On average, how do people respond when you ask them how they’re doing? Do they say they’re fine? A common acronym for fine is: F – F-ed up I – Insecure N – Neurotic E – Emotional Or how about some more answers to “how are you?”: busy, crazy, overwhelmed, and tired, perhaps? On top
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Do you ever get that sinking feeling that you’ve been here before? You can’t quite put a finger on what feels so familiar, but it’s definitely like a 2-star remake of Groundhog’s Day. There’s nothing more discouraging than that feeling deep down in your gut of knowing you’re fighting the same battle as yesterday. I
It’s that magical time of year when all the unprepared people of the world start losing their sh*t. Or as the French like to say, “ou est ma merde de Noël?” Actually they don’t say that, but it sounds more refined, so let’s stick with it. Yes, it’s the time of year to truly fake
Now, more than ever before, time and space are compressed. Workers sprint to complete projects on time. Entrepreneurs from Dubai to Sydney to Burlington, VT are searching for the next trend, hoping to find it before their competition does. Husbands and wives rally to schedule anniversary celebrations together let alone weekly date nights. At the
Be honest with me. Does the title of this article send a shiver down your spine? When you think of Stoicism, what probably comes to mind is something dour, and perhaps a little rigid. But stoicism isn’t about my mother-in-law. No, no, no! Stoicism is actually quite the opposite of what you think it is.
The answer is yes. There’s nothing sexier than a cool, calm, low resting heart rate. Sexy indeed. But what do you envision when you picture a true Stoic? Go ahead…picture it. Well…? You pictured Angela Merkel, right? No, wait. Margaret Thatcher. Oh, I got it! Queen Elizabeth. For many people, the initial idea of Stoicism