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September 22, 2017

 Pratibha A., Contributor Saying ‘No’ does not always show a lack of generosity and that saying ‘Yes’ is not always a virtue.” – Paulo Coelho To follow up on an earlier post, I wanted to take the time to address one of the most common myths surrounding generosity: that being generous means saying yes to […]

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Published on September 22, 2017 15:33 • 9 views

September 18, 2017

I was strolling in the gardens of an insane asylum when I met a young man who was reading a philosophy book. His behavior and his evident good health made him stand out from the other inmates. I sat down beside him and asked: ‘What are you doing here?’ He looked at me, surprised. But […]

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Published on September 18, 2017 08:41 • 6 views
I was strolling in the gardens of an insane asylum when I met a young man who was reading a philosophy book. His behavior and his evident good health made him stand out from the other inmates. I sat down beside him and asked: ‘What are you doing here?’ He looked at me, surprised. But […]

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Published on September 18, 2017 08:41 • 215 views

September 13, 2017

by Miyamoto Musashi   1. Accept everything just the way it is. 2. Do not seek pleasure for its own sake. 3. Do not, under any circumstances, depend on a partial feeling. 4. Think lightly of yourself and deeply of the world. 5. Be detached from desire your whole life long. 6. Do not regret […]

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Published on September 13, 2017 16:40 • 211 views
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September 11, 2017

by Rania Naim  I can’t wait for the day when life finally makes sense, when we find the silver lining in every tragedy, when we learn the lesson from each mistake and when we understand why our hearts needed to get broken a few times to let love in. I can’t wait for the day that […]

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Published on September 11, 2017 08:26 • 238 views

September 8, 2017

EN FRANçAIS ICI>>> Sept questions sur ‘Aleph’ __________________ In his most personal novel to date, internationally best-selling author Paulo Coelho returns with a remarkable journey of self-discovery. Like the main character in his much-beloved The Alchemist, Paulo is facing a grave crisis of faith. As he seeks a path of spiritual renewal and growth, he […]

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Published on September 08, 2017 20:07 • 110 views

September 6, 2017

  What is anxiety playmate? What is anxiety playmate? Playmate, what is agony? You all say day and night ‘love, love’- Tell me, playmate, what is love! Is it only torment? It is only shedding tears? Is that only sorrow’s breathing? Why then in what expectation of joy People hopefully embrace such sorrow? In my […]

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Published on September 06, 2017 14:08 • 24 views
  What is anxiety playmate? What is anxiety playmate? Playmate, what is agony? You all say day and night ‘love, love’- Tell me, playmate, what is love! Is it only torment? It is only shedding tears? Is that only sorrow’s breathing? Why then in what expectation of joy People hopefully embrace such sorrow? In my […]

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Published on September 06, 2017 14:08 • 240 views

August 31, 2017

by Anna Verasai We are all told that compromise is a good virtue to keep everyone happy and maintain balanced relationships. But will you be happy compromising on your talent and creativity? Will you reach your goals if you keep on compromising? If your answer to any of these questions is a no; then stop […]

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Published on August 31, 2017 18:06 • 305 views