Mind & Spirit

Sometimes, it takes only one sentence to defeat a person. (Image:  Pixabay /  CC0 1.0)

How to Suffer Properly?

A strange question, indeed. What does it mean to suffer properly? Does this question justify suffering? No one likes to suffer, right? So why would you even think of doing it properly? We don’t want to do it at all!…

Remaining still is important for achieving clarity in thoughts. (Image:  Pixabay /  CC0 1.0)

The Art of Being Still

Modern man is so accustomed to his mind working constantly that he is unaware of what being still is like. Stillness does not mean that you completely become physically inactive. Instead, it is the process of ridding your mind of…

You don't have to be a Kung Fu Panda to gain from inner peace. (Image: Screenshot / YouTube)

The Tremendous Power of Inner Peace

Keeping abreast of the times and changing with them is something really worth striving for. With the COVID-19 spreading around the world, people are looking for alternative ways that can help bolster a positive state of mind. Many people have experienced…

Fear of failure can strike during the last stage of a challenge. (Image:  Pixabay /  CC0 1.0)

The Biggest Fears in Our Lives

Fear is the greatest debilitating factor in our lives. It prevents us from fully exploring our potential, venturing into unfamiliar areas, meeting new people, standing up for our values; in short, living a full life. Many people consider they have…

Maintaining spiritual, mental, and physical equilibrium is crucial to living a life that measures up with your true potential. (Image:  Pixabay /  CC0 1.0)

Achieving Equanimity: Know Thyself

Maintaining your state of equilibrium spiritually, mentally, and physically is crucial when it comes to living a life that measures up with your true potential. In a world that constantly throws you into a state of chaos, equanimity is the…

When you’re alone, your first thoughts might be of desperation. (Image:  Pixabay /  CC0 1.0)

The Feeling of Being Alone

Feeling abandoned by the world? Forgive the pun, but you’re not alone. Never has the world been so connected and lonely at the same time. Loneliness is scary, emotionally depleting, and physically dangerous for many people. If you suffer from…

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How to Suffer Properly?

A strange question, indeed. What does it mean to suffer properly? Does this question justify suffering? No one likes to suffer, right? So why would you even think of doing…

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The Art of Being Still

Modern man is so accustomed to his mind working constantly that he is unaware of what being still is like. Stillness does not mean that you completely become physically inactive.…

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The One Powerful Thing to Combat Stress

What’s stressing you? Is it the nagging of your other-half? The news? Or the simplest of things? Anything can stress you out; even thinking about the idea of stress gives…

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The Tremendous Power of Inner Peace

Keeping abreast of the times and changing with them is something really worth striving for. With the COVID-19 spreading around the world, people are looking for alternative ways that can help…

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The Biggest Fears in Our Lives

Fear is the greatest debilitating factor in our lives. It prevents us from fully exploring our potential, venturing into unfamiliar areas, meeting new people, standing up for our values; in…

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Achieving Equanimity: Know Thyself

Maintaining your state of equilibrium spiritually, mentally, and physically is crucial when it comes to living a life that measures up with your true potential. In a world that constantly…

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The Feeling of Being Alone

Feeling abandoned by the world? Forgive the pun, but you’re not alone. Never has the world been so connected and lonely at the same time. Loneliness is scary, emotionally depleting,…

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How to Talk to Children About Death

Death is the inevitable end of all life. No one escapes it. As adults, most of us have come to terms with this reality and the limits of our mortality.…

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Practice Makes Perfect

Regardless of your area of expertise, there is always room for improvement. This is especially true if you’re a professional in the performing arts. It’s nearly impossible to be happy…

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The Many Incarnations of Courage

Making the decision to live, in itself, can be an act of courage. There are many dimensions to the concept of courage. “Courage is not the absence of fear. Courageous…

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Praying to God at Easter

On the Friday afternoon of April 10, U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted that on Easter Sunday, there would be millions of Christians celebrating Easter and the resurrection of Christ: “At…

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A Real Master

General Zuo Zongtang (1812-1885) of the Qing Dynasty was a fan of the strategic board game Go and also an expert at the game himself.