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“Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but we rather have those because we have acted rightly. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.”
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Our happiness is a byproduct of our thoughts but focusing on only having positive thoughts is unrealistic. Instead, focus on not dwelling on the negative ones.
We do plenty of activities that do not contribute to the fullness of our life, some of them are mandatory but others are optional. Understanding how you spend your time makes it simpler to choose to do things that lend value to it, and that even makes the mandatory tasks easier to do.
We judge because we want to know the answer before we understand the challenge. The first step in moving past judgement is releasing the need for an answer.
Instead of judging, form an opinion. Judgements are assumptions that usually do not change. An opinion, however, is an isolated vie...
We are creatures of habit. Whether those habits serve us or hinder us is the difference between being happy or being stuck in a life where we merely exist.
Choosing the right habits is the ultimate lifehack to help you be happier. And those habits may be different for each of us.
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True non-attachment is quite the opposite: it allows us to live in this world fully, without being attached to people, things or thoughts that create suffering.
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Philosophy, for the deep thinkers, was a daily discipline that put an end to the anxiety and suffering.
Great men like Socrates, the many Stoics, Epicureans and many others knew about the fundamental flaw in our judgement that is the reason for our misery: Valuing...
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