Journalling is a great way to empty your mind, attend your inner voice, contemplate on issues and conflicts, derive solutions to them, get inspired again, feel relaxed and reflect on your life that will nourish your soul. continue reading...
Everyday that man would go from shop to shop to gather some money. That's what all beggars do. But he is different. His clothes are filthy, torn and disgusting but that man always "tucks in" in his shirt and wears "a belt" to support his pant.
Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you're living? If yes, you'll die soon because you won't do anything to push yourself & grow. When you don't grow guess what happens? You die! SO EXPAND YOUR VISION & KEEP MAKING YOURSELF AND THE DIFFERENT AREAS OF YOUR LIFE BETTER. AIM TO GET HEALTHIER/ EARN MORE MONEY/ IMPROVE ROMANCE/ SOCIALIZE BETTER.. I hope you get it... (the motivation!)
A few years ago, When I was 16-17 years of age, I got habitual to getting frustrated. I went through a ton of drama, miseries and emotional breakdowns. That time all I had wanted was a shoulder to lean on, and that was my "expectation mindset" that I slapped on the face of every human being I came in contact with. I was expecting "certain feelings" from OTHERS to feel good about myself.
Ancient Philosophers resembling the "stoic" community made use of the technique known as "contemplation of your own death" to live a worthy life. They used to cultivate the habit of thinking that they are dead already and the day they are living today is the bonus they received from god.
I have realised that when the time's destined, people will come into your life & when the time's over, people leave. The person who loves you today may not love you 3 months from now, because the time's over. Everything will come, stay and leave when it's time. Everything comes, stays and leaves to teach us something, to make us grow.
It is man's duty to live in conformity with the divine will, and this means, firstly, bringing his life into line with 'nature's laws', and secondly, resigning himself completely and uncomplainingly to whatever fate may send him. Only by living thus, and not setting too high a value on things which can at any moment be taken away from him, can he discover that true, unshakeable peace and contentment to which ambition, luxury and above all avarice are among the greatest obstacles. - Seneca
The outer conditions of a person's life will always be found to be harmoniously related to his inner state. This does not mean that a man's circumstances at any giving time are an indication of his entire character, but that those circumstances are so intimately connected with some vital thought-element within himself that, for the time being, they are indispensable to his development.
Piers Steele is a leading research scientist. After analyzing hundreds of studies on motivation, he came up with a little equation to capture the essence of motivation. It’s a little abstract on first blush but worth internalizing and using as one of our tools. I recommend keeping this ready at hand and using it often … Continue reading Motivation = Expectancy times Value divided by Impulsivity times Delay.
The reality is not as obvious and simple as we like to think. Some of the things that we accept as true and take at face value are notoriously wrong. Scientists and philosophers have made every effort to change our common perceptions of it. The 10 examples below will show you what I mean.
Aretè is a greek word which means excellence and virtue. Being the highest expression of yourself every single moment throughout your life will bring you true happiness because the gap between who you currently are and what you are capable of, lies the anxiety/depression/etc.
A good mother is a wise and intelligent woman. Her foresight for her family is vivid, she's highly intuitive, she is a great decision maker because she knows that every single decision of her's can either make or break a family. She's able to analyses and foresee the effects of her actions and decisions on her family.
Below are my 16 handpicked lines from many books, I find them fascinating and valuable enough to share'em with you. This is quick and super deep! The unexamined life is not worth living - Socrates