The Christmas Holiday Spirit is traditionally motivated by the Golden Rule. “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.” In other words, everybody be nice to everybody.
During the holiday season, most people express that spirit by being as kind and as generous as they can to everyone they know and/or interact with—often no matter how those other people are or have been with and to them in the past.
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The Most Important Free-Will Choice
No one likes to be told what to do all the time. Even those who happily trade independence for being taken care of—don’t want all their daily life decisions made for them. We all tend to either aggressively or passively resist giving up control—unless it is absolutely necessary at a given time.
Anyone who has ever been totally controlled in life—by an overly strict parent, an unfair boss, a domineering spouse, etc., has very likely developed a strong conscious or unconscious resistance to taking orders in general. Continue reading “The Most Important Free-Will Choice”
Preventive Medicine: If You Skip, You Slip
You can’t be anxious and relaxed at the same time. You can’t be stressed and peaceful at the same time. And relaxed and peaceful almost always handles everything and everyone better than anxious and stressed does.
Ask your significant other, your family, your friends, your employers, your employees, your co-workers, or your teammates, etc. They’ll all tell you, of course, unless they’re afraid of you. Continue reading “Preventive Medicine is Better than Trying to Fix It Later”