Ever wondered how you would react in case of a sudden unforeseeable physical attack? If you and your loved ones were to face sudden and unstoppable harm, would you be able to stand in its way? Modern society inflicts a false sense of security upon modern-day citizens when in reality the dangers of malevolent incidents such as burglaries, robberies or pure hooliganism are just as real now as they were in medieval ages.
Although there is no exact definition as to what being your best self means, it can be agreed upon that it means being able to tap into your potentials and use them to a maximum to make a difference to the world around you.
You may get several higher educations, read thousands of books and attend hundreds of workshops, but if you never leave your city or country, you will never understand the real world. There are too many things that are not described in the books, and there are even more things that are described from the author’s point of you.
Here are five tips that can help you make your writing process less complex and terrifying, find joy in it, and become a great writer eventually.
Regardless of whether you’re already in a leadership position or you’re simply looking to improve your existing skills, being a driven and motivated leader is an essential skill to have in life.
Very rarely do any of us, neither children or adults, spend quality time in the natural world of forests, rivers, marshes, and the like. Our need to control the natural settings of the world around us has led us into avoiding contact with the natural world that doesn’t have concrete sidewalks and close cut lawns.
As part of my process of self-discovery, I’ve outlined ten principles that are important to me, and the reasons why they are important: 1. Consent / nonaggression, because nonconsensual actions (aggression) are evil. 2. Loyalty, because disloyal people have caused me a lot of pain. 3. Truth, because living a lie hurts sooner or later.
Remember back when you were a kid? You would just do things. You never thought to yourself, “What are the relative merits of learning baseball versus football?” You just ran around the playground and played baseball and football. You built sand castles and played tag and asked silly questions and looked for bugs and dug up grass and pretended you were a sewer monster.
Throughout life, we stumble upon a continuous flow of information, both useful and useless. To be successful and up-to-date, we have to process it very quickly. Although the need for constant training and developing of the brain is undeniable, very few of us can effectively cope with large amounts of un-ordered information.
Whether you’re in the U.S. or not, the results of yesterday’s election can bring up some strong feelings — maybe outrage or depression, maybe elation and shock, maybe contempt for others. In this crazy emotional time, I urge you to try a compassion practice.