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It is not that we have a short time to live, but that we waste a lot of it. Life is long enough, and a sufficiently generous amount has been given to us for the highest achievements if it were all well invested… So it is: we are not given a short life but we make it short, and we are not ill-supplied but wasteful of it… Life is long if you know how to use it.

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9 Life Lessons from Seneca on How to Manage Your Time Effectively.

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Intro

A good book or post can be hugely satisfying or even can change the world in you, can teach you about things beyond your daily horizons and can create characters so vivid you feel as if your really known them. Reading is highly enjoyable, you have a good resources.

9 ways to Cultivate a Lifetime Reading Habit

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Using active learning strategies is most effective

The majority of readers study by re-reading notes and textbooks - but the psychologists research, both in lab experiments and of actual students in classes, shows this is a terrible way to learn materical. Using active learning strategies - like flashcards, diagramming, and quizzing yourself is much more effective as is spacing out studying over time and mixing different topics together.

Re-reading is inefficient. Here are 8 tips for studying smarter.

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It's Ok, to procrastinate sometimes.

Leonardo only finished 15 artworks in his lifetime. He had so many interests and often lost interest once he solved a problem. He was terrible at following through with commissioned work and there is a lot of historical evidence of patrons pursuing Leonardo to finish a work. Some of his contracts even had finish clauses that if he didn’t finish by a certain date he had to return any money earned up to that point! 

4 Lessons from Leonardo da Vinci

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How's Everything is Balanced in this Universe?

Our universe is all of space and time and their contents, including planets, stars, galaxies and all other forms of matter and energy including us. A large body, such as the earth or the sun contains nearly equal numbers of positive and negative charges. There is brightest matter as well as dark matter, some of stars gets created while others gets destroyed. We estimate at about 100 billion the number of galaxies in the Universe, therefore there are about 100 billion stars being born and dying each year. Law of the Universe, everything created has some timeline and thus has be destroyed.

Everything should be balanced in this Universe

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What is it?

Sadness is a primary emotion that is expressed and perceived equally across cultures. Basic emotions such as anger, happiness and sadness are innate and universal. Understanding basic emotions in music is very quick and does not require musical training. For instance, hearing a sad cello performance may induce a genuine state of sadness in a listener. Sadness is generally seen as a negative emotion. But we tend to find it pleasurable in an aesthetic context, which is known as the paradox of enjoying sad music. 

6 Reasons Why We Enjoy Listening to Sad Music

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What is Thinking?

Thinking is the ultimate cognitive activity, consciously using our brain to make sense of the world around us and decide how to respond to it. Unconsciously our brain is still thinking and this is part of our cognitive process but is not what we normally call ‘thinking’. Our ability to be creative and imagine possible futures. As an extension of reasoning, this becomes less certain but still lets us think about what may happen and how we can influence this. 

The underrated power of “Quality Thinking”

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Watch your thoughts, they become words, Watch your words, they become actions, Watch your actions, they become habits, Watch your habits, they become character. Watch your character, it becomes your destiny.

What are the habits of Highly Effective People? - InfinityMiles

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The 80/20 principle (aka the Pareto principle) states that 80% of the results come to form 20% of the cause. A few things are important; most are not. He notices that a tiny number of pea pods in this garden produced the majority of the peas. At the time, Pareto was studying wealth in various nations. As he was Italian, he began by analyzing the distribution of wealth in Italy. To his surprise, he discovered that approximately 80 % of the land in Italy was owned by just 20 percent of the people.

Why a Few People Get Most of the Rewards? Why only 20% of people in this world are Rich? - InfinityMiles

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You have only one mind, but it has two areas with different functions. One part is your conscious mind. That’s your “objective mind” your waking mind. It makes choices. The other part is your subconscious mind. It is your “deep self”. Your conscious mind can reason. Your subconscious mind doesn’t reason or argue. Your conscious mind is the gardener, but the subconscious is the garden itself. This is largely a conscious decision and we all have the power to decide the type of person we wish to be

How to get everything you expected in your life? - InfinityMiles

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