Compassion in Action

Compassion in Action

Linda: Sylvia and Seymour have been married for more than fifty years. We consider them wise elders in our tribe. They still travel extensively and wherever they go they keep up their rigorous work out routine that includes swimming,

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Sympathetic Joy Part 2

Sympathetic Joy Part 2

Enthusiastic acknowledgment of their successes.

 Who is the happiest of man? He who values the merits of others and in their pleasure takes joy, even though it was his own.

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Practice Does Not Necessarily Make Perfect

Practice Does Not Necessarily Make Perfect

Linda: Becoming competent in any endeavor requires the building of skills necessary for competence and mastery.

The general principles include (but are not limited to):

Practice
Commitment
Learning
Training
Practice
Technical guidance
Practice
Prioritizing

And oh,

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The Jonah Complex

The Jonah Complex

Now the word of the Lord came unto Jonah saying, “Arise, go to Nineveh, that great city and cry against it.” But Jonah rose up to flee and he found a ship and went down into it from the presence of the Lord.

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What Does Self-actualization Mean?

What Does Self-actualization Mean?

Linda: Abraham Maslow coined the term self-actualization and defined it as “the desire to become more and more of what one is, to become everything that one is capable of becoming.” He also stated that accomplishing the goal of self-actualization brings “profound happiness serenity and richness of the inner life.”

Having a spouse plays a very large role in reaching our goal of self-actualization.

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