Hardship, in forcing us to exercise greater patience and forbearance in daily life, actually makes us stronger and more robust. From the daily experience of hardship comes a greater capacity to accept difficulties without losing our sense of inner calm. Of course, I do not advocate seeking out hardship as a way of life, but …

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Diet Plan for Beginners

As a culture we’ve turned dieting into an exercise in deprivation. Crash diets rarely provide lasting results. But a smart, planned-out diet plan can keep hunger at bay and lead to slow and steady weight loss over the longer term. Don’t know where to start? Read my article on for more

Ripped Recipes

Here’s a site I stumbled upon the other day. It’s a must-view for anyone looking to keep the flavour in their food without compromising health. I plan to try a few of these recipes out this weekend!                

Jason’s Law

Here’s an excellent post from Jason at It consists of 10 rules that directly contradict the essence of Jante’s Law, which was a list of rules popularized by Aksel Sandemose in the novel A Refugee Goes Beyond Limits (1933). The law basically discourages individuals from aspiring to achieve their dreams, and was quite widespread …

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Rules to Live By

I stumbled upon a blog that outlines some VERY GOOD habits to live by if happiness is something you strive for (and that should apply to ALL of you). What’s a life if it doesn’t involve true happiness!? Here’s the cliff notes:  Wake up early  Exercise daily  Disengage (clear your mind before bed)  Learn new …

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