Category Archives: Self Improvement

Core Life Skills

“An archer ought not to hit the mark sometimes and miss it sometimes: anything that gets its results by chance is not a skill.” – Seneca Here’s a brief summary of the core virtues (skills) that matter most in my … Continue reading

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Welcome ELSA with Love

“The Four Noble Truths are pragmatic rather than dogmatic. They suggest a course of action to be followed rather than a set of dogmas to be believed. The four truths are prescriptions for behavior rather than descriptions of reality.” – … Continue reading

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Tips for Time Management

“Much of what we say and do is not necessary, and if you get rid of that, you will have more leisure and be less disturbed.” – Marcus Aurelius 1. Don’t read personal email within the first few hours of … Continue reading

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Adjust Mindset towards Offenders

“Keep these nine points in your mind – take them as gifts from the Muses! – and begin at long last to be a human being, while life remains.” – Marcus Aurelius Things have a way of embedding themselves into … Continue reading

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Avoid Unnecessary Suffering

‘Suffering is neither unendurable nor everlasting, if you keep its limits in mind and do not add to it through your own imagination.’ – Epicurus Whether grieving loss or separation, or experiencing the tension of fatigue or anxiety, the reins … Continue reading

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Sharpen the Mind

“At every moment keep a sturdy mind on the task at hand… giving up every distraction, emotional subversion of reason, and all drama, vanity, and complaint… mastery over a few things makes it possible to live an abundant and devout … Continue reading

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Revive the Veins of Amity

“Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.” – Viktor E. Frankl What do you do? Where are you from? What … Continue reading

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Attain Peace of Mind

“There is nowhere that a person can find a more peaceful and trouble free retreat than in his own mind, especially if he has within himself the kind of thoughts that let him dip into them and so at once … Continue reading

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Cut to the Chase

“The chief task in life is simply this: to identify and separate matters so that I can say clearly to myself which are externals not under my control, and which have to do with the choices I actually control.” – … Continue reading

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After a 36 hour fast

“I fast for greater physical and mental efficiency.” – Plato Fasting is an age old practice of abstaining from food. Today many are availing of it to enhance their health and wellbeing. This presentation is neither about substantiating nor refuting … Continue reading

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