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Amor Fati – The Power of Loving Your Fate

An unpleasant, unforeseen event occurs in our life. Maybe an illness, or maybe something smaller, like a power outage. What is our natural, immediate response? Greek philosopher Epectitus wrote about being able to differentiate between things that lie within our control and things that lie beyond. We can only control ourselves, our mind, our response […]

Sculpting the Mind Towards a Healthier You

“Any man could, if he were so inclined, be the sculptor of his own brain.” – Santiago Ramón y Cajal Neuroplasticity is the capability of our brain to change and rewire itself in response to experience and learning. As we grow older, though the rate of neuroplasticity might not remain what it was when we […]

Letter to Your Past Self

So often we tend to take ourselves for granted, we expect too much and then berate ourselves when we fall short. Our own self – someone who has stuck with us all these years, has seen us through our bad times and good, is frequently neglected. How long has it been that you have talked […]