When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive, to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love.
Why is it so hard to do the things that are in line with our goals but not with our desires at that moment? How can we harness the power of our minds to create a steady fountain of self-discipline each day?
Dealing with Negative People: Advice from a Roman Emperor
I believe happiness is 10% circumstances and 90% attitude.
How you react to your circumstances makes the biggest impact – and the way you choose to deal with negative people is no exception.
As the ruler of a vast empire, Marcus Aurelius had to deal with negative people on a daily basis. In his writings – the self-addressed Meditations – Aurelius provides us with a quote about dealing with negative people that I find to be an incredibly helpful reminder for setting my attitude.