Start with focusing on your inner life. No matter how much money you have in the bank and no matter where you live, there is something that is universal for all of us... our inner lives... we all have to deal with our own thinking, our own emotions, our past... Your overall wellbeing will be … Continue reading Post #97. Focus Your Inner Life First
Why is it so hard for us to know what we want in life? I had a conversation yesterday with a woman in her 50's. With a sad look in her face, which turned into a little laugh while shrugging her shoulders, she told me "I still don't know what I want to do with my … Continue reading Post #96. Place Joy & Success in Your Immediate Control Zone
Analysis Paralysis is when we procrastinate on making a decision because we have “too many options” and want to make the “right decision”. I believe this will be a great challenge in our age of infinite possibilities. It feels like we are sort of waking up to our innate capacity as human beings to become … Continue reading Post #95. Analysis Paralysis
"If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them." - Henry David Thoreau I’ve been wanting to summarise what I believe to be the keys to reaching a goal or a purpose in life. I’ve thought about it … Continue reading Post #94. The 4 Essential Skills For Reaching any Destination
“We always have a choice about the contents and character of our inner lives.” - Epíktētos, Greek Stoic Philosopher, AD 50 -135 Our inner lives... This is where all the choices happen. Aware or unaware. Freedom is a choice. We are always free on the inside. This freedom can only be lost by forgetting we have … Continue reading Post #93. Use Your Inner Freedom
"Happiness and freedom begin with a clear understanding of one principle: Some things are within our control, and some things are not. It is only after you have faced up to this fundamental rule and have learned to distinguish between what you can and can't control that inner tranquility and outer effectiveness becomes possible." – Epíktētos, Greek … Continue reading Post #92. The Stoic Principle of Control
"First say to yourself what you would (will) be; then do what you have to do." - Epíktētos, Greek Stoic Philosopher, AD 50 -135. Imagine you have a challenging conversation infront of you. What do you normally do? How do you feel? Perhaps you feel a bit anxious, worried, tense... I don't know... We feel whatever … Continue reading Post #91. First, Say to Yourself What You Would Be.