Nov 11, 2020
144 Stashed Ideas
Stoicism asserts that we don’t control and cannot rely on external events, only ourselves and our responses.
It means cultivates insightful knowing rather than just a brain overloaded with information.
Mindfulness creates space to let new information in and to allow us to see how it relates to what we already know.
Studies show that there are these are the three causes of regret:
When we decide to not actively pursue the things that we want to, in retrospect, it will bring enduring regrets of what could have been. There are some things that we could have done at that time and some we could have prevented had we not done it.
Music has contributed to gatherings and bonding among groups for centuries, which is always a good way to create relationships.
Music is a side effect of self-awareness and love in our species. Many birds sing songs with the purpose of attracting mates, and while a sparrow's song is not as complex as one sung by humans, it involves the same basic motivations.
Self-affirmations are a reflection of who you are. It is a way of thinking and writing about yourself, moreover, the things you stand for like your values in life. They are positive statements that we use to surmount the negative thinking. They do not rely on fake confidence or creating a fake reality.
They do have a bad reputation. So you have to do it in a way that doesn’t make you cringe.
We let our knowledge and experiences of the past project into our future, by making concrete predictions that this or that cannot happen due to what happened in the past.
But life is constantly changing, flowing like a river, and does not follow past patterns.