Posts tagged self-development
Appreciation and How to Ignite It!

Even in the case of loss there is opportunity to gain or find reasons to be appreciative. Did you catch that? In loss there is opportunity. Loss is nothing more than change and change is nothing more than an opportunity to gain understanding and choose a different direction to go in. It all depends on how you choose to respond. With life being the ultimate collection of events, memories and experiences, it is important in all times to be cognizant and appreciative of all the things we’ve been able to learn, withstand, accomplish in spite of, make more of with less, and the like.

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Live for The Moment (LFTM)

Too often, people treat life as if it were some sort of monetary investment, acting as if the habit of saving applies to their goals or pursuits, putting off what can be done now for later. Here’s the irony. In most cases, the latter is achieved with far greater success than is the application of the monetary precept of saving. Silly, right? Why not choose to live instead? When the time is right, whisper to yourself, Live for The Moment (LFTM).

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Self-Discovery: Passion + Purpose + Why = Meaning

Self-Discovery is the process of finding yourself and obtaining insight into your own character, values and beliefs.  An awakening, if you will.  It also involves figuring out how you got to where you are presently while appreciating the past and focusing on the future.  In some cases, the process includes a rediscovery of your true passion, purpose and why.  In other words, self-discovery is the first step towards creating harmony within yourself and fulfilling your life’s meaning.

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The Dreaded Opinion - The Good Side

“For human nature is such that if A. and B. are engaged in thinking in common, and are communicating their opinions to one another on any subject, so long as it is not a mere fact of history, and A. perceives that B.‘s thoughts on one and the same subject are not the same as his own, he does not begin by revising his own process of thinking, so as to discover any mistake which he may have made, but he assumes that the mistake has occurred in B.‘s. In other words, man is naturally obstinate.” Arthur Schopenhauer, Arthur Schopenhauer's Collection (8 books)

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