There are a few different ways to build unshakeable confidence, and I’m going to list a few with a caveat*.
What would be possible if we went through less to have more?
Think of this wide expanse we call life. Suppose reality was like a sheet and you and I are ‘shapes’ popping up in this sheet. We are like sock puppets – Shakespeare could’ve been a little more specific – All the world is a stage, and we are merely sock puppets.
We have these bi-weekly learning sessions at work – and what someone is taking up next week is ‘The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People’ – and as so often before, synchronicity touches my life again. The chapter assigned to me for preparation and discussion is chapter 2 – Begin with the end in mind. […]
I was reading this book last night. It had this conversation between an old couple. Talking about what they should have done. And could have done. And the chances they didn’t take. And it’s something I have talked about before. And wondered about too, what is really important to you? When you are sitting on […]
No single thing abides, But all things flow Fragment to fragment clings And things thus grow. – Lucretius, On the Nature of Things (hat tip to a very wise woman – who sent me this when i was in school) As i struggle with limits, and boundaries and try to make the most of my […]
Rainer Maria Rilke is considered one of the German language’s greatest 20th century poets. His haunting images tend to focus on the difficulty of communion with the ineffable in an age of disbelief, solitude, and profound anxiety — themes that tend to position him as a transitional figure between the traditional and the modernist poets. […]