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Jean-Paul Sartre was born in 1905 in Paris, France and is considered to be one of the main popularizers of existential thinking. For Existentialists, life has no fundamental meaning or truth beyond what is created by our decisions and actions within it.
The core of Existential thought is the the notion that as humans, we have no predetermined purpose, and consequently, there is no specific way to live. Rather, both purpose and a way to live comes only from living life and making choices within it. And we are free to choose what we do.
For Sartre, there are endless ways to live and all are equally absurd, all equally meaningless, and all equally worthy. We have freedom to mold life any way we wish, coupled with a deep desire for wanting to mold it as best we possibly can. But we lack any ability to know if our choices are good or bad or right or wrong. And hence, we can never know if what we choose is what's best for us.
This access to endless information and potential solutions to dealing with life has given rise to increasing anxieties, depressions and confusions.
85 % of millionaires read at least two books per months.
So, as cliche as it sounds, people who read, succeed.
The biggest problem with reading is the starting point, actually starting to read - we buy tons on books for "later" and we never read them.
By physically scheduling a time and place for starting to read, you're setting an appoint to do so. And we tend to respect our appointments.
All Negativity is not bad as research shows people:
Though issue arises when the mind only sees the negative.
The term for this is called Negativity Bias, Negative experiences have a greater effect on us than positives experiences this means we give more importance to the negative.
Meaning we have a tendency to highlight all the negatives things in our life even in reality they are insignificant.
Whenever you have a thought, an electrical charge is triggered, the two synapses grow together, rewiring the brain's circuitry making it easier for the thought to trigger.
This strengthens the brain to think of that thought again. That's not great for those who have been constantly thinking negative thoughts.
This allows one's brain to be rewired to have a more negative personality.
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