Ancient message for a modern life 4.

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"Wisdom begins in wonder”.  Socrates (About 2400 years ago) I believe this is the biggest and most important message. In essence – you don't have to know how to change – you just need to be looking for the answer. When I was suffering severe anxiety, had bouts of depression, was suffering significant ill health from stress, I had no…
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Change and awareness…

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I think the most important line in this story is the one about raising awareness of problems. When we think it's 'just the way we are' we accept amazing problems and live with them for years. I did with panic and anxiety before I realised what was going on. Don't let a feeling, drive, or phobia rule your life. Change…
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Ancient message for a modern life 3.

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“Criticism comes easier than craftsmanship”. Zeuxis (about 2500 years ago) This is something we seem to suffer a lot from. It often seems that people who have found their own lives to be hard are too ready to knock back anyone trying to improve their own. Perhaps it's the thought that if someone else can change, then they would have…
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Simple Advice

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Some simple advice for the long weekend. While it's sunny take advantage of it an spend some time outside. It'll help your brain with a lot of stuff. See this link for some insight into just a few: http://www.healthline.com/health/depression/benefits-sunlight And remember: http://youtu.be/sTJ7AzBIJoI
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Ancient message for a modern life 2.

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“Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without”.   Buddha (about 2500 years ago) “Happiness resides not in possessions, and not in gold, happiness dwells in the soul”. Democritus (about 2500 years ago) “Happiness depends upon ourselves”. Aristotle (about 2300 years ago) Everyone seems to be telling us that happiness is something that comes from inside not from the world…
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