Using the Five Elements on the Job

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Application gives us a true test of whether we’ve integrated knowledge. Understanding something can give us intellectual pleasure, while taking a concept and putting it out “in the field” to work with life’s many scenarios provides us with deeper awareness. It’s a feedback mechanism that helps us improve on the …

Book Recommendation on Individualized Health Enhancement

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We have a few health evaluation layers to look at when considering how well we are: physical, mental/spiritual, emotional, material, nutrition, social. We also need to include genetic. Collectively, these factors lead us to acknowledge the principle, “Know Thy Self.” Example of Individualized Health If I go to a doctor …

Observation: A Social Media Trend

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Instagram’s algorithms are not working in users’ favor. They’ve reduced the % of followers who see our content, which means less engagement, less traffic, less opportunities for connection. For evidence, check out your ratios of followers to Likes or Views. This filtering may prompt some users to seek promotional methods …

10 Consciousness Traps to Transcend

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Along our spiritual path (growth path, personal development, call it what you wish) there are decision branches that sprout in many directions. These tend to be created based on our choices and sometimes they appear to be present not for our highest good. Maliciously intending to throw us off our …

7 Mind Skills for Clarity in Chaos

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Whether you’re in a professional environment or personal sphere, seeing clearly when “shit hits the fan” will enable you make optimal decisions. You see, I don’t believe in the concept of just freaking out. As a gentleman and professional, I don’t “lose my mind,” lose my temper or go out …

Library Beast – The Ultimate Self-Learning Resource List

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How would you define the ultimate resource? “Resourcefulness” is such a buzzword. We know it when we see it and yet it can still have this aloof nature. To be resourceful sounds like a positive trait. And when venturing into entrepreneurship, resourcefulness is one of the word’s closest relatives. But …

The Art of Professionalism

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People become students of various subjects to master them and reap benefits; they range from the cold and calculating sciences to the more empathetic arenas of music, dance and theater. Mental capacities are sharpened to handle social confrontations, creation and refinement of policies and building of communities through the realm …