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The mind that is anxious about the future is miserable.


The mind that is anxious about the future is miserable. – Seneca What does that mean? Anxious. Nervous. Worried. The future can be a scary thing. However, being anxious doesn’t make it any less scary. Nor does it change the possibility … Continue reading

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A man’s as miserable as he thinks he is.


A man’s as miserable as he thinks he is. – Seneca What does that mean? To me, this is a statement of our relative condition. Someone from the very cold regions of the planet might be miserable at the equator, … Continue reading

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We either make ourselves miserable, or we make ourselves happy. The amount of work is the same.


We either make ourselves miserable, or we make ourselves happy. The amount of work is the same. – Carlos Castaneda What does that mean? The full quote is “The trick is in what one emphasizes. We either make ourselves miserable, … Continue reading

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