Have You Ever Considered What It Means to Be Remarkable?
The more I thought about it the questions and conclusions seemed endless. Can anyone be remarkable? How does one go about being remarkable? What makes one person more remarkable than another? Is it circumstances, intelligence, social status, gender? Or, as is the common assumption, are remarkable people simply born remarkable? In this regard the usual suspects come to mind; Einstein, Socrates’, Michelangelo etc. To the casual observer, one of the few common denominators that stand out amongst these incredible talents is the realization that remarkable men and women are prevalent in every area of society and all fields of study. Likewise, the spectrum of accomplishments accredited these rare species is in some ways as vast and telling as the circumstances of their early years.Does Facebook Cause Cliques?
When I was a child, I had no desire to run to a huddle of girls at school recess and be a part of a clique. Fortunately, I was a bit of a loner. You’d see so many girls getting caught up in them. They really can be very hurtful. Jumping ahead a few decades, I find myself dealing with new interaction mediums like Facebook. It seems that the potential for cliques developing here is very real. This article explains what I’ve experienced first hand and offers some suggestions for dealing with it in a healthy and constructive way.5 Reasons to Look In The Mirror – What Our Facial Structures Reveal About Us
A mirror can be our best friend. What? Get out a mirror right now and follow along with me as I take you on a tour of your wonderful, unique face. You are looking at your gifts, talents, abilities, communication style and your story. Let the world see the true you.The Feeling You Are Afraid to Fear Is Running Your Life
Fight or Flight – you’ve certainly experienced it. Your heart rate and blood pressure elevate. Several hormones are then released into the bloodstream – the most significant being epinephrine or adrenaline and cortisol. These hormones temporarily boost your ability to focus, remember and react spontaneously. But once the intensity reaches a certain level these drop off and concentration, mood and flexibility are compromised.Not Giving Up When You Think You Must
There comes a time in all our lives when the pace of life overwhelms us to a point where we either consider or decide upon giving up. Whether life is structured in such a way as to be chaotic or not is, in some ways, beside the point. We can decide to restructure our lives where we have control, but where we don’t, we need to make the best of a poor situation.Do Nothing Which Is Of No Use – Samurai Principle Number 9 – A Book of Five Rings
Don’t do anything unless there is some profit or good that will result from your actions. If nothing good will come of it, then don’t do it.How To Easily Master Any Skill And Rapidly Achieve Greatness
Learning is something that most people think is a chore. But being a natural learner is your birthright. The truth about you is incredible.Is It Better To Give Than Receive?
Are you a giver or a receiver? Most of us are one or the other, but did you know that you can be healthier and happier being both? Find out the characteristics of both and how you can be a giver and a receiver!Past, Present or Future?
Which one are you more inclined to live in? We all will have one that we are best at living in, and one we are not so good at living in. Time was once described to me as “endless moments of now”. And that is true because as soon as we try to think about ‘this’ moment… no ‘this’ moment… no ‘this’ moment… it is gone. It’s in the past and that moment in the future you are looking forward to – well it just became now, and as now became the past you can see time really is a wonderful thing!Paying Attention – Samurai Principle Number 8 – A Book of Five Rings
Just as with things that are apparently important, we can’t always be sure that something that appears to be unimportant won’t turn out to be extremely critical. So, as a consequence, we should pay attention to these small, trifling details, just in case it turns out to be important. Plus, we might just learn something from an unimportant matter that can be applied, in the future, to an important one.Perceiving The Unseen – Samurai Principle Number 7 – A Book of Five Rings
The first step in learning to see that which cannot be seen is realizing the existence of such things. So many people are so busy paying attention to what’s right in front of them that they miss clues as to everything else that’s around them.Developing Intuitive Judgment and Understanding – Samurai Principle Number 6 – A Book of Five Rings
Face it. We live in a complex world. The world was highly complex in Miyamoto Musashi’s time when he wrote A Book of Five Rings and it has only grown more so in the 350 + years since then. A more complex world requires a greater level of judgment and intuition from us if we are going to survive and thrive. Musashi understood this in 1645 and if he were alive today he would understand it now.