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5 Zen Teachings That Will Help You Become a Wiser and Calmer Person

By |2020-06-09T22:58:58+03:00October 2nd, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Self-Improvement, Spirituality|Tags: , , , |

There are several Zen teachings that can be profoundly useful to our well-being. We can often feel worried, angry, confused or a number of other unhealthy emotions at various times in our lives. Zen teachings can help us deal and understand these emotions to make us much wiser and calmer individuals. But before we explore [...]

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10 of the Greatest Philosophical Novels of All Time

By |2019-08-14T23:00:56+03:00August 18th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Literature|Tags: , , |

Reading philosophical novels can be a brilliant way to engage in philosophical themes, ideas and teachings. It is quite understandable how one may find it daunting to tackle a thick, multivolume non-fiction work by someone like Arthur Schopenhauer or Immanuel Kant. Coming across something like Schopenhauer’s The World as Will and Representation on a bookshelf [...]

  • Jiddu Krishnamurti Quotes

8 Jiddu Krishnamurti Quotes That Will Help You Reach Inner Peace

By |2020-07-18T17:13:40+03:00August 3rd, 2019|Categories: Thought-Provoking Quotes, Food for thought|Tags: , , |

If you’re struggling with inner peace, it’s hard to find a place of sanctuary. However, Jiddu Krishnamurti quotes can help. It’s not easy finding peace sometimes. Just when you think you’ve got everything under control and rolling smoothly, something blindsides you, knocking you out of your state of pure love. I understand this feeling oh [...]

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7 Must-Read Fiction Books That Will Leave a Mark on Your Soul

By |2020-06-15T22:28:10+03:00July 13th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Literature|Tags: , , |

Reading is an important part of life, truly. There are many must-read fiction books that are sure to impress you. Despite the uprising of technology and ever-changing modifications of modern times, reading is still a timeless treasured activity. I remember a time when reading books, you know, the ones you can actually hold in your [...]

  • plato philosophy of education

What Plato’s Philosophy of Education Can Teach Us Today

By |2020-03-24T16:42:29+03:00July 7th, 2019|Categories: Education, Food for thought|Tags: , , , , |

Plato’s philosophy of education is a fascinating idea and one that Plato wanted to be implemented into Ancient Athenian society. Scholars still study and discuss it today, but what’s interesting is how Plato’s theory of education has influenced many beliefs and principles that modern society holds. It is a model of education and culture that [...]

  • modern stoicism happiness

How to Practice Modern Stoicism and Why It Will Make You Happier

By |2019-06-25T17:20:23+03:00June 25th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , |

Just one glance at the internet and you’ll be deluged with posts promising to reveal the secrets of everlasting happiness. But actually, there is no mystery to being happy, and modern stoicism can show you why. The word stoic suggests a longsuffering, patient, tolerant person that bears their burden without complaint. However, to imply that [...]

  • Eastern Philosophy Life lessons

7 Profound Lessons Eastern Philosophy Teaches Us about Life

By |2019-10-21T17:01:07+03:00June 12th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , |

Eastern philosophy does not differ from other philosophic teachings in its overall objective. This is to teach us to be wiser individuals and to ultimately provide guidance as to how to live well. Therefore, Eastern philosophical ideas are no different from Western philosophy is this sense. The distinction lies in how it suggests we can [...]

  • philosophical quotes about life

10 Philosophical Quotes about Life That Reveal the Truths We Often Neglect

By |2020-03-24T16:44:13+03:00June 4th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Thought-Provoking Quotes|Tags: , , , , , |

It is all too easy to focus on the wrong things, but these philosophical quotes will remind you of what is truly important in life. Philosophy offers a lot to the world. More than anything, it gives us insights into what is really important in life. Work, money and other responsibilities distract us from the [...]