In the early days of the Trump Administration, we have been treated to conflicting information on a range of issues. Alternatively
Acknowledging the dualism between body and symbol in an awareness of death motivates us to live life to its fullest and to heal the world.
Our home was a literate and musical one, with little television or radio. This was the key to my motivation to explore the world through books.
Writers often behave like smart people. When they're not reading a lot of books, they're sitting alone somewhere staring at a blank piece of paper or a computer screen or a wall.
Don't believe everything you think, and definitely don't believe everything everyone else thinks. Notice it. Question it. Pay attention, and then see how it correlates with reality. Do some research. If there is a discrepancy, reality wins.
Whether you want to stand up to your annoying sister-in-law or just raise your hand more in meetings, here are five strategies to practice to close the confidence gap:
Is your week filled with meetings, huddles, stand-ups and project group get-togethers? Staff meetings, feedback meetings, customer meetings? For many of us, we spend so much of our work week speaking and listening and working toward consensus, that we have little or no time to do the work that needs to be done by ourselves, in deep thought.
Like any superpower, you need to cultivate and develop your intuition over time. Practice trusting your inner knowing. Get good at it. Let your intuition guide your life, for it will always lead you true.
Life is a scary situation, you see. Happiness and good fortune are so rare in this miserable world that if luck should strike, one should firstly take it as an exception to the rule that nothing good ever happens and secondly, if good does happen, be quiet about it.