By Steve Prentice
Faucet into the facility that cool pondering generates--learn how going slower can truly assist you get extra performed, faster.
sooner than you fee your instant email for the fourth time this hour, wonder, is that this really assisting you get extra forward? Or is the strain to handle the speedy really pushing you backwards?
calm down takes a glance at our innate and strong habit to high-speed task, and exhibits the way it is robbing us of the facility to imagine creatively and to hook up with others (clients, colleagues, managers, or even relations) simply after we have to the most.
quiet down deals a provocative examine the price of slowing down in lots of points of our lives and demonstrates basically that to get additional forward, speedier, humans do really want to chill down. It's no longer approximately doing much less; it's approximately reaching extra via slowing down. calm down highlights the damaging results of velocity on productiveness and divulges the value...
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Men who are neither licentious nor wicked must consider only those sexual acts which occur in marriage and which are carried out for the creation of children to be right, since these acts are also lawful, but they must consider acts that chase after mere pleasure, even if they occur in marriage as wrong and unlawful. (2) Among other sexual relationships, the most illegitimate involve adultery, and the relationships in which males relate to males are no more tolerable than adulterous ones because this outrage is contrary to nature.
A man would not be a good citizen if he is unjust, and a woman would not manage her household well, if she does not do it with justice. 33 Furthermore, it is as right for a woman to be self-controlled as it is for a man. The laws punish equally a man who seduces and the woman who is seduced. Overeating, drinking too much, and other vices like these, which are acts of self-indulgence and which greatly shame those who are subject to them, show plainly that self-control is most essential for every human being, both female and male: through self-control alone and in no other way do we escape self-indulgence.
44 • Musonius Rufus 9. By Musonius, from the lecture on why exile is not an evil thing42 (1) When an exiled person was complaining about his exile, Musonius gave him words of advice along the following lines. How, he asked, could any sensible person be upset by being in exile? Exile certainly does not deprive us of water, earth, air, or the sun and the other stars. Nor indeed does it deprive us of human companionship, for everywhere and in every way we have fellowship with other human beings.