Sympatheia and Its Importance (IM 926)

Sympatheia is defined as the largely interconnectedness between many things. It’s an idea that all things are mutually woven together and therefore have an affinity for each other. Marcus Aurelius talks about this in Meditations. He says that everything in the universe in interconnected and are interdependent. The result of one happenings will affect the…

“Wuwei”: The Daoist Philosophy (IM 920)

‘Wuwei“, the term defined by Daoism, is the art of doing nothing. It is referred as inaction or non-action or an effortless action. It sounds paradoxical until it’s clear. This means going with the flow or with the nature or with the Dao (the way). It is just like flowing like a water with no…

The Culture And Us (IM 919)

Individual’s spatial experiences are shaped by their culture whether it be consciously or sub-consciously. The idea that we all are joining colleges and universities to get education, a good grade with the goal of getting a job so that we can make our life better is a kind of culture we have been following for…

Progress (IM 918)

Ray Dalio in his book “Principles- life and work” said that pain is a signal that you need to find a solution so that you can progress. Reflecting well while you are in pain gives us the most important lessons needed for your growth and progress. Carl Jung once said,”Man need difficulties. They are necessary for health.”…

Decision To Avoid Multiple Decisions (IM 912)

“You could live life right now. Let that determine what you do and say and think.” –Marcus Aurelius There are some decisions which can be made to avoid various decisions. And I desperately need it… Our every decisions are based on what we see, experience and think which is shaped by what we do everyday….

Being Wrong Is Not Wrong (IM 911)

No one likes being wrong. It is the nature of humans. Once we ignore of being wrong then it becomes a habit. Habit then determines our character. Aristotle once said, habits become our “second nature”. The Ancient Greek Philosopher used to say: True wisdom requires the capacity to delight in being proven wrong. Epicurus said…

The Six Mistakes Of Man; According To Cicero (IM 910)

“Six mistakes mankind keeps making century after century: Believing that personal gain is made by crushing others; Worrying about things that cannot be changed or corrected; Insisting that a thing is impossible because we cannot accomplish it; Refusing to set aside trivial preferences; Neglecting development and refinement of the mind; Attempting to compel others to…

Quotes I’m Pondering About… (IM 909)

These are the quotes I’m pondering about today: “These individual have riches just as we say that ‘We have fever’ when really fever has us.” -Seneca What we usually consider as impossible are simply an engineering problem… there is no law of physics preventing them.” – Michio kaku, Physicist “People think focus means saying “Yes”…

Busy Is A Decision (IM 907)

“I am busy” is one of the most unauthentic and lazy statement we make all most all the time. “I’m busy” is an another way of saying this is not important enough. We only do the things we want to do, period. Busy is a decision… The point is: we don’t find time to do…