An Unstoppable Force: Part Three

“Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” — Confucius You know, if I didn’t know who Confucius was, I would assume he’s a character from a comic book. Hear me out — people in comic books seem to hold a ton of wisdom that shines through whenever the plot finds it convenient. It’s a cynical approach to … Continue reading An Unstoppable Force: Part Three

An Unstoppable Force: Part Two

“Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.” — Confucius Work is a frustrating topic for a lot of people.  Some people hate their jobs. Others love them. Unfortunately most of the time, the people you meet don’t like their jobs. Why? Why would people actively choose to do something they dislike every day? Why would … Continue reading An Unstoppable Force: Part Two

An Unstoppable Force: Part One

“It does not matter how slowly you go so long as you do not stop.” — Confucius Kong Qui, otherwise known as Confucious, was a chinese philosopher from around 500 B.C. He was a huge advocate for teaching becoming a valid vocation, and his teachings formed a way of life that we now call Confucianism.  Confucianism revolves around the idea that human beings are naturally … Continue reading An Unstoppable Force: Part One

Changing the Moment: Part Three

“Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love” — Lao Tzu Unfortunately, we have a distinct lack of kindness in our societies.  People are rude to each other. They get angry at each other because of their driving skills and give them a rude gesture. They yell at people for doing their job wrong. Wars rage out at … Continue reading Changing the Moment: Part Three

Changing the Moment: Part Two

“When you are content to be simply yourself and don’t compare or compete, everybody will respect you.” — Lao Tzu Respect is a funny thing. Some people think everyone deserves it. Some think it’s something you earn through hard work and dedication to yourself and others. Others still think it’s a combination of the two. What I know to be true is that respect is … Continue reading Changing the Moment: Part Two

Changing the Moment: Part One

“Do the difficult things while they are easy and do the great things while they are small. A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.” — Lao Tzu It’s difficult to do things.  It’s hard to drag ourselves out of our comfy little spots and start moving and getting things done. It’s hard to motivate ourselves. When these moments happen, what … Continue reading Changing the Moment: Part One

The Process of Self Mastery: Part Two

“He who pursues fame at the risk of losing his self is not a scholar.” — Zhang Zhou Fame, like money, is a multiplier. It brings out whatever is beneath all the outside layers of someone. If they’re truly greedy and self centered, it will shine through after fame or money. Because of this, it’s important to remember to look after ourselves when we’re achieving … Continue reading The Process of Self Mastery: Part Two