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Something Mighty and Sublime

Rest not!Life is sweeping bygo and dare before you die.Something mighty and sublime,leave behind to conquer time.— Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Goethe once wrestled with the desire to accomplish great things while enjoying the comforts of a bourgeois lifestyle. By all accounts he succeeded in transcending the ordinary with his writing. And what of us?…

Personal Growth | Philosophy

To Live, To Think

The life that I could still live, I should live, and the thoughts that I could still think, I should think. — C. G. Jung, The Red Book Life is a brief flash and soon gone. Live while we may, make the most of this time, for soon we fade away. Life reminds us of…

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No Regrets

The Regret Minimization Framework is simple. The goal is to minimize the number of regrets in life. So when faced with a difficult decision:(1) Project yourself forward into the future.(2) Look back on the decision.(3) Ask “Will I regret not doing this?”(4) Act accordingly.— @SahilBloom This Regret Minimization Framework business seems a bit hokey, doesn’t…

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Haze Be Damned

“No one cares about your potential if you never deliver.” — @orangebook There are many moments when we don’t feel like doing whatever it is we must do. The last two days were filled with a few examples for me. Ultimately we’ve got to follow through on our obligations if we’re ever going to achieve…