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127/365 "Anyone can become angry - that is easy"

127/365 "Anyone can become angry - that is easy"

Anyone can become angry - that is easy. But to be angry with the right person, to the right degree, at the right time, for the right purpose, and in the right way —this is not easy. Aristotle, The Nicomachean Ethics

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126/365 You are allowed to let others be right
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125/365 Willpower keeps us focused

125/365 Willpower keeps us focused

In the mind’s arena, willpower (a facet of “ego”) represents a wrestling match between top and bottom systems. Willpower keeps us focused on our goals despite the tug of our impulses, passions, habits, and cravings. This cognitive control represents a “cool” mental system that makes an effort to pursue our goals in the face of our “hot” emotional reactions—quick, impulsive, …

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124/365 In the mind’s arena

124/365 In the mind’s arena

In the mind’s arena, willpower (a facet of “ego”) represents a wrestling match between top and bottom systems. Willpower keeps us focused on our goals despite the tug of our impulses, passions, habits, and cravings. This cognitive control represents a “cool” mental system that makes an effort to pursue our goals in the face of our “hot” emotional reactions—quick, impulsive, …

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123/365 Top-down attention

123/365 Top-down attention

The best response, he concluded, is to pay active top-down attention to the present moment and to positive thoughts and feelings, such as kindness and compassion. From "Rapt: Attention and the Focused Life", by Winifred Gallagher

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122/365 Everything we have is by chance

122/365 Everything we have is by chance

Everything we have is by chance and the higher up in life you go, the greater the fall is that awaits you. From the book On The Shortness Of Life: De Brevitate Vitae by Seneca

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121/365 Without focus, consciousness is in a state of chaos

121/365 Without focus, consciousness is in a state of chaos

To pursue mental operations to any depth, a person has to learn to concentrate attention. Without focus, consciousness is in a state of chaos. The normal condition of the mind is one of informational disorder: random thoughts chase one another instead of lining up in logical causal sequences. Unless one learns to concentrate, and is able to invest the effort, …

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