Posts tagged "philosophy"

Practicing what you preach

Our identities are often dictated by the plans, decisions, and actions that we make throughout the day. It can sometimes be a challenge to honor the principles you want to demonstrate. This may instances where you are making decisions for yourself, or serving as a leader for a group or organization. In my own contexts,…

Viewing your life as a project

One helpful focus that I've found in Stoic philosophies is the opportunity to consider our lives as an ongoing project. This includes a regular journey of ethical self-development. I first started this journey as I had just graduated from college. My Aunt and Uncle indicated that I had a job and was single with no…

Examining your impressions

Many times in life, we unthinkingly accept our first impressions as true. We celebrate ourselves as thoughtful, critical, intelligent beings, and yet we don’t always use these capacities. It is essential that we distinguish the impressions we make on the world, and his these impact our choices and decisions. External impressions can be deceiving. What…