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Learn to be rational in unstable moments

When feeling stressed and as having lost control of the things, try taking a moment of break. Then, think reasonably about the cause of your behaviour and calm down as much as possible. Furthermore, be compassionate towards yourself: for every single issue there is a solution.

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Whenever you meet someone else in distress, make them go through the below filter in order to get to the root of the issue:

  • How can I help?
  • I am sorry things did not work out as expected
  • Please take your time to think about all this and let me know if you need me
    It might not make any difference to you, but it will mean a lot for them in these moments.

When the ones around you lose their patience and start taking it out on you regarding things only they are responsible for, show compassion. Being compassionate towards other always goes a long way. And it almost always pays off, as when the storm has passed, people remember who helped them patiently.

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Early European chess players changed the game

Early European chess players turned the chess game to reflect their society's political structure.

  • Originally, chess was a game of war. Horsemen, elephant-riding fighters, charioteers and infantry protected the "shah" and his counsellor, the "firz."
  • But Europeans changed the "shah" to a king, the "vizier" to queen, the "elephants" to bishops, the "horses" to knights, the "chariots" to castles, and the "foot soldiers" to pawns.
  • Instead of representing the units in an army, the pieces now stood in for Western social order - those who fought (knights), those who prayed (clergy) and those who worked (the rest).