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Get Active In Your Own Rescue (12/31/2019)

Get Active In Your Own Rescue (12/31/2019)

There is an old saying that a "scholar made is a soldier spoiled". We want to be both scholars and soldiers - soldiers in the good fight. That's what's next for you. Move forward, move onward. Another

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Taking The Bite Out Of It (12/30/2019)

Taking The Bite Out Of It (12/30/2019)

You can take the bite out of any tough situation by bringing a calm mind to it. By considering it and meditating on it in advance.

生きてれば起こり得る様々な困難な状況も、冷静で前向きな態度で乗り越えられる人々がいる。誰にとっても避けられない死に直面したときにも、彼ら

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Give Thanks (12/29/2019)

Give Thanks (12/29/2019)

Even if today was your last day on earth - if you knew in advance that it was going to end in a few short hours - would there still be plenty to be grateful for? How much better would your life be if

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On Being Remembered (12/28/2019)

On Being Remembered (12/28/2019)

"Everything lasts for a day, the one who remembers and the remembered."

忘れられることを恐れて、人は本を書いたり、自分の名を冠した建物を作ろうとするのかもしれない。でも、このエントリーではアウレリウス本人でさえも、多くの人には忘れ去られるか、あるいはその名を知ることなしに世を去る人の方が多いことが書かれている。ストア派哲人の

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Don't Let Your Soul Go First (12/27/2019)

Don't Let Your Soul Go First (12/27/2019)

"It's a disgrace in this life when the soul surrenders first while the body refuses to." - Marcus Aurelius

「身体的な死よりも先に、魂が死んでしまうのは屈辱的なものだ」

今日のエントリーには、マルクス・アウレリウスが困難な人生を歩みながらも、最後まで強い精神で生き抜いたことが書かれていた。

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Life is Long - If You Know How to Use It (12/26/2019)

Life is Long - If You Know How to Use It (12/26/2019)

So today if you find yourself rushed or uttering the words "I just don't have enough time", stop and take a second. Is this actually true? Or have you just committed to a lot of unnecessary things? 
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Don't Burn the Candle at Both Ends (12/25/2019)

Don't Burn the Candle at Both Ends (12/25/2019)

Today, you may face things that try your patience, require considerable focus or clarity, or demand creative breakthroughs. Life is a long haul - it will mean many such moments. Are you going to be ab

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Meaningless...Like a Fine Wine (12/24/2019)

Meaningless...Like a Fine Wine (12/24/2019)

You are just a conduit, a vessel that temporarily held or interacted with these fancy items. 

自分の精神の安定を損ねかねないほど何かを熱望しているとしたら、人生が終わる時には、その欲望の対象も大して意味をもたないということを思い出そう。その意味で、人の人生とはある種の乗り物に過ぎないのだ。

What Are You So Afraid of Losing? (12/23/2019)

What Are You So Afraid of Losing? (12/23/2019)

Most of us are afraid of dying. But sometimes this fear begs the question: To protect what exactly? For a lot of people the answer is: hours of television, gossiping, gorging, wasting potential, repor

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Stake Your Own Claim (12/22/2019)

Stake Your Own Claim (12/22/2019)

Your own experiences have value. You have accumulated your own wisdom too. Stake your claim. Put something down for the ages - in words and also in example.

先人が残した含蓄のある言葉を引用するよりも、自分自身の経験から学んだことを自分の言葉

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What Do You Have To Show For Your Years? (12/21/2019)

What Do You Have To Show For Your Years? (12/21/2019)

What if you could say that you really made something of this time that you had? What if you could prove that you really did live however many years? And not just lived them, but live them fully?

「〇〇年

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Fear the Fear of Death(12/20/2019)

Fear the Fear of Death(12/20/2019)

If death is truly the end, then what is there exactly to fear?

死に対する恐れさえも、死ぬことによって終わりが来る。

Human Scale (12/19/2019)

Human Scale (12/19/2019)

Sometimes we need to have the facts and figures spelled out in front of us to fully realize the scale at which humans happen to exist in the big scheme of things.

宇宙に地球が存在していた年月を考えると、人間がいかに長生きをしたとしても

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What Comes To Us All(12/18/2019)

What Comes To Us All(12/18/2019)

We all face the same end. Whether you conquer the known world or shine the shoes of the people who do, at the end death will be a radical equalizer - a lesson in abject humility.

「死と税金は避けられない」と言ったのはベ

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