The opportunism of the flâneur is great in life and business—but not in personal life and matters that involve others. The opposite of opportunism in human relations is loyalty, a noble sentiment—but one that needs to be invested in the right places, that is, in human relations and moral commitments. The error of thinking you know exactly where you are going and assuming that you know today what your preferences will be tomorrow has
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“You may not know in your mind where you are going, but you know it by doing.” Nassim Taleb “If you don’t know where you are going any road can take you there.” Lewis Carroll (Alice in Wonderland) “You can steer yourself in any direction you choose.” Dr. Seuss “The good life is a process, not a state of being. It is a direction not a destination.” Carl Rogers “Any intelligent fool can make
Self-determination theory (SDT) is a school of thought in psychology that explores the motivations behind people’s choices and how they relate to psychological needs. It looks at how we make decisions when there’s an absence of external influence. A self-determined individual is essentially someone who: Takes responsibility for their own actions Feels in control of their own behaviors, decisions and life direction Validates themself and finds motivation from within Makes decisions based on their
“Go as far as you can see, and when you get there you will see farther.” Orison Swett Marden “The path of one who shrinks from arriving at his goal will easily take the form of a labyrinth.” Walter Benjamin “In these parts you have to keep busy; otherwise you’re no-account. Here you just can’t sit, you have to be going someplace. It’s not easy for people like us.” Franz Hessel “We aim above
Intermittent fasting is a cycle of fasting and feasting. You eat, then stop. Eat, then stop. There are many different approaches, but the most common is to simply compress your eating window (typically 14-16 hours of fasting followed by 8-10 hours of feasting). When I tell people about the benefits I’ve experienced from intermittent fasting, their interest usually peaks… …until the point where the realization hits: You actually have to stop eating for a