What Is Success?

“It never ceases to amaze me: we all love ourselves more than other people, but care more about their opinions than our own.” Marcus Aurelius, Meditations 12.4 Has anyone you know announced big news recently? An engagement? A pregnancy? New job? New house? Were you happy for them? Were you…

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How To Combat Loneliness

What Is Loneliness? “Loneliness isn’t the physical absence of other people - it’s the sense that you’re not sharing anything that matters with anyone else.” The above is a quote from Johann Hari’s book Lost Connections. Judging by the reaction to a recent piece, it resonates with a lot of…

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How To Worry Less

Right now we’re all worried about something. The consequences of a past action, the status of a current relationship, how life will turn out for us years from now - whatever it may be, we worry that ultimately it won’t be favourable to us. But what is worry? The Oxford…

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A Man In Full

“I’m older than mosta you and I can tell you that the only real possession you’ll ever have is your character, that and your ‘scheme of life,’ you might say. The Manager has given every person a spark from His own divinity, and no one can take that away from…

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