“Character is built in the course of your inner confrontation. Character is a set of dispositions, desires, and habits that are slowly engraved during the struggle against your own weakness. You become more disciplined, considerate, and loving through a thousand small acts of self-control, sharing, service, friendship, and refined enjoyment. If you make disciplined, caring … Continue reading Character & Heroism
"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.
This is the second principle that I often come back to very often... I suggest to apply this principle when someone does something we don’t approve of... When someone is lying, sheeting, playing badly or being “flaky”, hard and... judgemental... there is always something underneath the word, behaviour, choice... We come back to an idea … Continue reading Post #75. Seek to Understand Rather Than to Judge (Principle No.2)
But only integrity allows us to choose the best possible option, depending on what outcome we want, and when we want it; now or in the future. See, this is how "what you believe about your future" is connected to your integrity. Dream big & see far. This will indirectly help you to "choose the … Continue reading Post #39. Knowledge Simply Gives Us More Options