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The 7 Noble Pursuits

Health

Eat well. Move often. Go easy on the vices. Take care of your mind and body, and your spirit will require less heavy lifting.

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The 7 Noble Pursuits

The 7 Noble Pursuits

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Health

Eat well. Move often. Go easy on the vices. Take care of your mind and body, and your spirit will require less heavy lifting.

Joy

You find it in moments of action and novelty, connection and capability. When you create, learn, experience and share. 

It's the thrill and happiness that requires no reward, no validation to receive. 

Peace

This is your inner calm.

You can find it in nature, but you also nurture it yourself: by tidying up, taking care of your mind and your heart, saying thank you, forgiving others, accepting what has passed and who you are, staying genuinely true to yourself and aligning with your moral standards. 

Communion

It is an unbroken, multi-nodal dialogue between you and your surroundings.

You build it by valuing life, cultivating connections through compassion and love, opening yourself up through vulnerability, attaching securely to other secure people, finding belonging and shepherding it for others by striving for equality. 

Purpose

It's the drive, it's what keeps you alive.

You can find it in other people, places and things — or by simply opening doors and holding them open for others. 

Wisdom

Wisdom is more than just the accumulation of knowledge, it is the thoughtful and enlightened application of it. 

Freedom

You can find it by conquering the demons that keep you paralyzed, small and dependent, by acquiring enough capital to survive and achieve stability, by expressing yourself.

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