By Brian Johnson
The category We by no means Had is not it a section ordinary that we went from technology to Math to heritage yet someway ignored the category on tips on how to stay? For a few wacky cause "Optimal dwelling one hundred and one" did not make the schedule... yet think if that category did exist and the lecturers integrated every person from the old-fashioned philosophers like Socrates, Marcus Aurelius, Emerson, Nietzsche and Buddha to fashionable sages like Joseph Campbell, Paulo Coelho, Dan Millman, Deepak Chopra, Byron Katie, Eckhart Tolle and Wayne Dyer plus the world's best optimistic psychologists like Sonja Lyubomirsky, Tal Ben-Shahar and Martin Seligman who're *scientifically* setting up how we will be able to dwell with extra happiness, that means and mojo.Think of this booklet as a Philosopher's notes on that outstanding classification. From "Spiritual Farts" and "110-Year outdated You"s to "The Tolle catch" and "Blissipline," you should have enjoyable getting your knowledge on during this inspiring, playful, clever and functional little booklet as Brian Johnson stocks 100 of his favourite gigantic rules on the way to create a existence brimming with a radiant enthusiasm purely stumbled on after we align with the basics of optimum residing.
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Take that drunk little poisoned monkey and make him crazy! THAT is how our minds tend to be. Psychologists actually have a way to describe this as well. Apparently somebody figured out how to count all those monkey-swings and came up with the stat that we have, on average, about 60,000 thoughts per day. ) Get this: 95% of those are *the same* thoughts from day to day to day. ) AND, 80% of those thoughts are *negative*! ” ANTs for short. Whether we see our minds as filled with crazy little drunk monkeys or equally crazy little drunk ANTs, let’s tame and sober ’em up!
So, plunge in! 15 Those two magical quotes are from Maslow’s somewhat text-bookish (and expensive) but AMAZING Motivation & Personality. Good stuff. And, check out the PhilosophersNote for more on the 19 characteristics of the self-actualizer. BRIAN JOHNSON | 49 DEEPAK & DHARMA D eepak’s The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success wins my award for most-densely-packed-with-wisdom book out there. Reading the chapter on his 7th Spiritual Law (The Law of Dharma) literally changed my life a few years ago. Basic idea: We all have a unique dharma/purpose/ destiny.
And, although the positive event wasn’t pervasive, the negative event is. And, although you wouldn’t take any credit for the positive event, the negative event is totally your fault. D’oh. On the other hand, the optimist looks at the negative event and believes it’s just a temporary set-back (Permanence), is just one part of your life that’s not as great as it could be (Pervasiveness) and is partly due to a poor economy so no need to take it all Personally. Explanatory styles. Powerful stuff. Check in on the good and “bad” stuff in your life.
A Philosopher's Notes: On Optimal Living, Creating an Authentically Awesome Life and Other Such Goodness, Vol. 1 by Brian Johnson