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Stoicism For Dealing With Stressful Situations

As you might imagine, there is a way of seeing a lot of what happens on a daily and weekly basis as stressful, annoying, difficult, and just generally sucky. I am working at NOT seeing it that way at all, but it’s easy to get into that mindset, which means it all becomes that much … Continue reading Stoicism For Dealing With Stressful Situations

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Trying To Make Sense Of It All

I have been home for a couple of weeks after backpacking in Colombia for 9 weeks. The weather here in Nova Scotia has been all over the place, which is to be expected I suppose for this time of year. The question I have is anyone else out there just a bit ...fed up with … Continue reading Trying To Make Sense Of It All

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18 Powerful Life Quotes

“Forgive others, not because they deserve forgiveness, but because you deserve peace.” – Jonathan Lockwood Huie “When the whole world is silent, even one voice becomes powerful.” – Malala Yousafzai “Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.” – Confucius Buddha Quotes That Will Make You Reflect And Think “Most people do not listen with … Continue reading 18 Powerful Life Quotes

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Knowledge Needs Action

"Use whatever knowledge you have but see its limitations. Knowledge alone does not suffice; it has no heart. No amount of knowledge will nourish or sustain your spirit; it can never bring you ultimate happiness or peace. Life requires more than just knowledge. It requires intense feeling and constant energy. Life demands the right action … Continue reading Knowledge Needs Action

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10 Reasons Why We Don’t Stick to Things

We all do it in some form — tell ourselves we’re going to do something, and then we often end up not sticking to that plan. Maybe one or more of these will resonate with you: You say you’re going to stick to a certain diet or way of eating, and then you end up … Continue reading 10 Reasons Why We Don’t Stick to Things