Let someones actions towards you speak to their character and don't let you reactions to them tarnish yours.
Month: September 2017
Perseverance is a character trait that requires preparation and sustainment. When we must persevere we spend our physical, mental, and emotional reserves in order to meet the demands of stress. Fortune favors the prepared. Taking actions now to prepare for the day you need this strength is critical to carrying you through the hardest
Focus on growth for the betterment of you, your friends, and your family. Be a better person so your tribe is stronger. Grow the garden to feed your family, not to impress your neighbors.
Seeking the strength to act, the knowledge to solve problems, and the grit to preserver in adversity will get your further then longing for divine intervention on your behalf.
This Ted Talk has always been one of my favorites. Dr. Amber Chase tells us about her research and findings dealing with the human use of tools to augment our physical and mental capabilities.
Our system of beliefs about the world and our place in it is the fortress that protects us internally from the external pressures that can harm us emotionally. Reinforcing these walls increases our fortitude and makes us more resilient to the storms and other external storms and sieges of the outside world.
Humility goes a long way in preventing stress. Think about it for a minute... you get upset because someones actions hurt your ego and burst your bubble. What if that bubble had never been over inflated in the first place? Going through life with an entitled sense of power or purpose is setting yourself up for
We are constantly under siege. You must have a nice car. You must have the newest clothes. You must have the latest phone/computer/game/shoes/flat-screen/speaker... you get the point. Do you really need these things, or is the psychology of advertising just highly effective at manipulating you into spending your time and money seeking after the things that
This week's book was Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future by Peter Theil and Blake Masters.
It is very tempting to sit back and relax when everything is going our way. But this is when we have the greatest opportunity to set ourselves up for winning the next fight.