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How to Beat Stress

Stress consumes modern life. We seek to manage it in a myriad of ways. We read self-help books, do exercises, and go to conferences. Yet, the best way to manage stress was communicated nearly two-thousand years ago.

Fragile Societies, Resilient Citizens

I had the pleasure of listening to a lecture by the Science Fiction author David Brin. It is amazing how one hour can pack so much. I only wish that I had brought my recorder.

Life Lessons from a Seal

In 2014, Admiral McRaven gave the University of Austin commencement address. I thought it would be worth summarizing his ten points.

Discipline Verses Self-Discipline

To help your child understand discipline, merely point them to Wikipedia. “Discipline is the suppression of base desires, and is usually understood to be synonymous with restraint and self-control. Self-discipline is to some extent a substitute for motivation.” So says Wikipedia, source of all Truth.