Exercise & Hardship

Exercise and hardships Exercise is one of those things that you either love or hate. Sometimes all you want to do is get down to the gym or go for a run and other days you have to battle with your mind and force yourself to work out. Exercise for our ancestors was part of…Continue reading “Exercise & Hardship”

On What Little Remains

Check out this post from Invictus Everyone is loaned 24 hours a day. This is a debt that cannot be repaid, unlike your credit card where you can pay off the balance and then make another withdrawal. With time once it’s gone, it’s gone for good. With each day, week and year that passes soContinue reading “On What Little Remains”

And another to eat them

It’s one thing to put bread and wine away in a store room and another to eat them – Epictetus Epictetus makes the point that eating bread and wine gets used and absorbed by the body whereas just leaving on the shelves does nothing until eaten and compares it to philosophy (and other studies) WhatContinue reading “And another to eat them”

Overcoming Resistance

“The amateur believes he must first overcome his fear; then he can do his work. The professional knows that fear can never be overcome.” -Steven Pressfield, The War of Art Imagine if Bilbo never left the shire, Or Luke Skywalker never went to the Death Star Imagine that before they left the door, They talkedContinue reading “Overcoming Resistance”

The trials we encounter

The trials we encounter will introduce us to our strengths – Epictetus We all know someone who talks the big game, but then something comes up and they’re nowhere to be seen (maybe its you) Then theirs that shy timid person who you never hear a peep out of but something challenges them and allContinue reading “The trials we encounter”