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The Right Way To Gossip

As destructive as gossip is normally, turned on its head it can be an incredible force for good. A recent e-mail from Darren Hardy described the power of reverse-gossip: talking about people, behind their backs, in a positive¬†way. Read about it here.¬† It’s akin to

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What is Wisdom?

On one level, wisdom is nothing more than the ability to take your own advice. – Sam Harris In this construction, wisdom is not some universal thing, applicable to everyone, but ideas and practices that if applied to one’s life are helpful or useful. What

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(Manson’s) Law of Avoidance

I was reading a great article from Mark Manson wherein he introduces a Law. He calls it Manson’s Law of Avoidance and it goes as follows: The more something threatens your identity, the more you will avoid doing it. This is such a valuable thought

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The Power of Your Environment

How our environment shapes us is something I have often thought about. What we surround ourselves with can either build us up, or not. Our physical environment, who we associate with, the books, music and ideas we pay attention to and the thoughts we entertain

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Living, or Getting Ready to Live?

Oliver Wendell Holmes said, “Many people die with their music still in them. Why is this so? Too often it is because they are always getting ready to live. Before they know it, time runs out.” I love waking up to those two choices I

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