I was recently on a car ride with my boss. As a decision-maker for the company, she tends to ask me for my opinion on matters that I feel are far above my pay grade, but that’s what makes her such a great leader. She treats everyone as equals and makes even the daily do-ers…… Continue reading Criticism. What is it Good for?
I heard a quip from someone years ago long before I read about Commonplacing so, unfortunately, I cannot give them credit. I vaguely remember the context as I was complaining to an older and far wiser friend about friendship woes. I wasn’t sure what I should do about a certain friend in my life that was causing…… Continue reading How to surround yourself with the best people possible.
This weekend I had the opportunity to partake in a Wim Hof Method workshop. It was intense. If you aren’t familiar with “The Ice-Man” and his method check out his website. Just the welcoming picture will give you an idea of what this man is all about. The workshop itself contained everything I expected: breathing exercises, explanations…… Continue reading Learn to say “thank you,” it might be the only thing you can give.
I’m relatively new to the stoicism game but was pleasantly surprised to find that in action, my life is already better. I woke up to this morning to six emails, in Spanish, thanking me for my enrollment in six different courses from the website Udemy. Bizarre, as I haven’t purchased anything from Udemy. On top…… Continue reading Letting go of control
Expect nothing from anyone and you’ll never be disappointed.
What are the possibilities when we’re willing to be wrong?