What does it mean to be a stoic?


What does it mean to be a stoic?Being stoic is being calm and almost without any emotion. When you're stoic, you don't show what you're feeling and you also accept whatever is happening. The noun stoic is a person who's not very emotional. The adjective stoic describes any person, action, or thing that seems emotionless … Continue reading What does it mean to be a stoic?

The pursuit of happiness: The Gita and philosopher Seneca provide a roadmap to tranquility | The Indian Express


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Perfect soul


The spiritually perfect souls can exhibit supreme excellence in any mode of life which they may be required to adopt for the spiritual upliftment of other souls. Perfection does not belong to God as God, nor does it belong to man as man; but we get perfection when man becomes God, or when God becomes … Continue reading Perfect soul

Strategy+Business Newsletter


Ideas that workSeptember 3, 2020Share:    What is an office for now?Remote working may be here to stay, but don’t write off the office just yet.by Linda Rodriguez McRobbie NEW Creating Breakthrough Strategies(Live Online)Oct 5–12, 2020Learn the Strategic Learning process, a unique 4-step model which has been applied successfully by many global companies and not-for-profit organizations to create and … Continue reading Strategy+Business Newsletter

Beside the point? Punctuation is dead, long live punctuation | Aeon Essays


Photo by Corbis/Getty Florence Hazrat is a Leverhulme Early Career Fellow in the School of English at the University of Sheffield, working on parentheses in Renaissance romance. Her first book ‘Refrains in Early Modern Literature’ is forthcoming, and she is currently writing a book called ‘Standing on Points: The History and Culture of Punctuation’.Listen here … Continue reading Beside the point? Punctuation is dead, long live punctuation | Aeon Essays

Life coaching is unregulated and growing rapidly. Should it be reined in? | Psyche Ideas


Elias Aboujaoudeis a psychiatrist, researcher and author at Stanford University in California, where he is director of the Stanford OCD Clinic. He has published several peer reviewed studies and four books, including Virtually You: The Dangerous Powers of the e-Personality (2011) and Compulsive Acts: A Psychiatrist’s Tales of Ritual and Obsession (2008). Edited by Lucy Foulkes Life coaches – and their … Continue reading Life coaching is unregulated and growing rapidly. Should it be reined in? | Psyche Ideas

GASTRO OBSCURA NEWSLETTER


Life-Saving HindsightOn the outskirts of Botswana’s Okavango Delta region lies the Moremi Game Reserve—a 1,900-square-mile wildlife sanctuary home to leopards, hyenas, and, most importantly, lions. Unsurprisingly, these ambush predators threaten neighboring farmers’ livelihoods by preying on their free-roaming cattle. In response, farmers turned to a surprising method: painting eyes on their cows’ butts.READ MOREA Genius … Continue reading GASTRO OBSCURA NEWSLETTER

Quotes of the week


English   Translate messageTurn off for: German Confucius"Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change."via Today's Quote https://ift.tt/34gtxvK September 01, 2020 at 10:57AMvia RSS Feed https://www.brainyquote.com/authors/confucius-quotesIris Murdoch"Between saying and doing, many a pair of shoes is worn out."via Today's Quote https://ift.tt/2lJpoP3 September 02, 2020 at 10:57AMvia RSS Feed https://www.brainyquote.com/authors/iris-murdoch-quotesJohn Burroughs"Leap, and the net will appear."via Today's Quote https://ift.tt/2MT5Sfy September 03, 2020 at 10:57AMvia RSS … Continue reading Quotes of the week

International day of clean air for blue skies 7 th sept.


3. International Day of Clean Air for Blue Skies – 7 September This day is celebrated to increase interest in the international community about clean air. It aims to emphasize the need to make further efforts to improve air quality, including reducing air pollution, to protect human health. Content marketing ideas: Listicle idea: X Plants you can … Continue reading International day of clean air for blue skies 7 th sept.

Random Facts


Most catfish are normally active at night, however the Peppered Cory Catfish is active more often during the day. Johnny Cash took only three voice lessons before his teacher advised him to stop taking lessons and to never deviate from his natural voice. Rabbits can be literally “scared to death” if approached by a predator … Continue reading Random Facts

Seth godin newsletter


Efficient or productive? When time gets short (for new parents or startup founders, for example) we naturally focus on getting efficient. We can remove extraneous details and distractions and magically get much faster at getting tasks done. But being efficient is not the same as being productive. Productive is the skill of getting the right things done, … Continue reading Seth godin newsletter

Did you know.


Did you know... ... that today is Fight Procrastination Day? Today is a day to get things done, a call to action. To many people, procrastination is a way of life. The more difficult the action or decision, the easier it is to join the league of procrastinators. Today is a day to fight procrastination. … Continue reading Did you know.