Fort the third time this year, United Kingdom Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, has ordered a warship to sail through the Cuban Strait. Leaders of the US Progressive Party admonished the action saying, “The United Kingdom would be wise to not meddle in American affairs.” Is Cuba part of the USA or is it an independent nation? The question not only still stands, but is becoming increasingly heated.
Since 1951 the island of Cuba (aka The American Republic of Cuba) has been a self-governed, self-sufficient island nation off the coast of North America. …
9. Put yourself up for review. Interrogate yourself.
Possibly the most impactful of stoic teachings. To realize that I consist of two people, my animalistic human and my higher thinking self, and to let the latter analyze the actions of the former. The writing style of Meditations has been so useful in my own journaling and inner dialogue.
Thanks for bringing stoicism to so many Ryan!
Make sure you’re not drowning in information and inspiration but instead taking action and moving forward.
The kryptonite of ambitious young people in todays age. Too many things to learn, to much personal development to read, to many gigs to try, and no progress actually made.
Great advice, particularly on not just chasing a well paid job like so many focus on. I find so many people my age (mid-20's) take this well written advice out of context.
They think they need to building all 7 streams at the same time and in doing so fail to get more than 1 off the ground.
From what I've seen in people who have reached a later stage in life and possess some if not all of these seven streams is that the built one at a time.
They started with earned income, leveraged the skills and network from the job into profit and business, and then leveraged those profits into the other streams as mentioned above.
Focusing on building one at a time until stable seems to be the surest course of action for readers in their 20's.
On race day millions of people will watch the jockey and the horse triumphantly cross the finish line and both become well know. However, horse racing is a lot like most things in life. It’s not exactly what it appears to be. Behind the scenes, there is a trainer who brought all the pieces together to make this victory possible.
Horse racing has three major players: the horse, the jockey, and the trainer. …
When you graduate from college and begin full blown adulthood there is one small change that many people struggle to make. This one change takes very little effort to make but becomes harder and harder to make the longer you drag it out. Make this change now and watch your energy increase, your wallet get fatter, and your productivity go up.
The change I speak of?
Cutting Back on the Booze.
My mother is one of the healthiest, happiest and most successful people I know. She’s 50 years old, looks like she’s 40, runs marathons, and operates a multiple six…
Here’s a game changing thought for you.
The way you your morning goes impacts the way your day will go. The way your day goes impacts the way your week goes. And the way your week goes impacts the way your life goes.
Imagine tomorrow that you woke up and were Tom Brady for a day. Some of you men reading might be ready to die after being Tom Brady for a day. Just walk around the streets for a few hours and have a few thousand women clamoring over you, throw a few balls to Gronk and go home…