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Archive by Tag: Book Excerpt

To Sum Up Self-Help

Virtually every self-development book points its reader to the mind and to the adjustment of some beliefs/perspectives. After reading a few, it’s not difficult to realize that those who’ve dedicated themselves to finding the secrets of success and happiness understand[...]

Security from Money

Our culture has been filled with many myths revolving around financial education. In addition to separating our daily life into work and play, these myths have conditioned people’s minds to view money completely backwards from what it actually is. Like[...]

Bruce Lee’s Thoughts on Adversity

“Adversity causes the mind to think properly. In a time when everything goes well, my mind is pampered with enjoyment, possessiveness, etc. Only in times of adversity, privation, or mishap, does my mind function and think properly of my state.[...]

The Story of the Shopkeeper’s Son and the Secret to Happiness

A certain shopkeeper sent his son to learn about the secret of happiness from the wisest man in the world. The lad wandered through the desert for forty days, and finally came upon a beautiful castle, high atop a mountain.[...]

The Business is a Dojo for the Entrepreneur

“A dojo is a miniature cosmos where we make contact with ourselves – our fears, anxieties, reactions, and habits. It is an arena of confined conflict where we confront an opponent who is not an opponent but rather a partner[...]

The Basis of the Dalai Lama’s Philosophy

“Sometimes when I meet old friends, it reminds me how quickly time passes. And it makes me wonder if we’ve utilized our time properly or not. Proper utilization of time is so important. While we have this body, and especially[...]

Tao Te Ching – Verse 2 – Relativity

We know beauty because there is ugly. We know good because there is evil. Being and not being, having and not having, create each other.   Difficult and easy, long and short, high and low, define each other, just as[...]