Posts tagged Discipline

Practice Common Sense

“Our wealth of common sense fails to become common practice.” Eric Greitens, Resilience It has never been easier to acquire knowledge. Yet, this knowledge rarely becomes wisdom. While knowledge means knowing, wisdom means doing –…

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Surprised by Improvement

While you are on the Meaningful Path, improving your life every day, it’s often hard to notice progress. I have written almost every day this year. I journaled, finished my thesis, wrote on this blog…

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Small Sins Lead to Catastrophes

We tend to assume that as long as we avoid obvious bad outcomes, we’ll avoid catastrophe. This assumption is wrong. Catastrophes are often a result of a small sin repeated over time. You don’t die…

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If you Stop…

… you deteriorate. There is a temptation of taking it easy once we’ve made progress. We think we can hit pause, take a break and pick up where we’ve left off. More often than not,…

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Modern Bread and Games

In ancient Rome emperors tried to win the approval of the public with food and entertainment. Today, this idea has evolved. You are being addicted to food by the high amount of sugar in it,…

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New Year in December

Most people make New Year’s resolutions around New Year. But, what if you’d make New Year’s resolutions in December? The idea is to specify what you want to do in 2020 one month in advance…

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