William McClure

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Marcus Aurelius on Mortality and the Key to Living Fully

“The only thing that isn’t worthless: to live this life out truthfully and rightly. And be patient with those who don’t.”<p><i>“Death is our friend,”</i> Rilke wrote in an exquisite 1923 letter, <i>“precisely because it brings us into absolute and passionate presence with all that is here, that is natural, that</i> …

Life's Stories

How you arrange the plot points of your life into a narrative can shape who you are—and is a fundamental part of being human.<p>In Paul Murray's novel <i>Skippy Dies,</i> there’s a point where the main character, Howard, has an existential crisis.“‘It’s just not how I expected my life would be,'" he …

Psychology

Hegel on Knowledge, Impatience, the Peril of Fixed Opinions, and the True Task of the Human Mind

“Impatience asks for the impossible, wants to reach the goal without the means of getting there.”<p>I frequently lament a particularly prevalent pathology of our time — our extreme impatience with the dynamic process of attaining knowledge and transmuting it into wisdom. We want to have the knowledge, …

Mastering the Art of Relationship Yoga

When you hear the word "Yoga", it's likely that words like stretching, exercise, practice, flexibility, bending, and twisting come to mind. That's because the primary association that most Westerners have with yoga has to do with the "on the mat" or physical aspects of the practice of yoga or …

The Biggest Barrier to Wealth Is Your Self-Limiting Beliefs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I’ve made millions by trading penny stocks and teaching my students how to do the same, but what a lot of people don’t know about me is that I was a philosophy major in college. My career has obviously taken me in a different direction, …

Stocks

Stress Is Your Brain Trying to Avoid Something

Stress exists in every workplace, and all of us have probably tried a few trendy stress-management approaches. But rather than trying the latest fad, it may be more effective to understand how stress works and where it comes from, so that you can create your own methods for dealing with it.<p>Stress …

Self-help

When He Says Yoga Saved His Life, He's Not Exaggerating

Yes, it's a cliche: "Yoga saved my life."<p>Google the phrase, and you'll get 12 million matches!<p>But when Walter Mugbe says it, he really means it. It's not an exaggeration. It's the truth.<p>When Mugbe was 7, growing up in Nairobi, Kenya, his father, John, died in a car accident. John Mugbe was an …

Yoga

When Leaving Becomes Arriving: Poet and Philosopher David Whyte on Ending Relationships

“Sometimes everything has to be inscribed across the heavens so you can find the one line already written inside you.”<p><i>“To love without knowing how to love wounds the person we love,”</i> the great Zen teacher Thich Nhat Hanh cautioned in his illuminating treatise on love. But even when this incremental …

Literature

From beginning to breakup: a history of HP's highs and lows

HP's recent decision to split into two companies is undoubtedly a big deal. It's a cornerstone of Silicon Valley, and it has been synonymous with PCs for much of its lifetime. However, this is really just the latest chapter for a technology legend that has witnessed plenty of triumphs and disasters …

5 Simple Moves to Eliminate Low Back Pain for Good

Chronic low back pain, which affects millions of Americans each year, is often caused by a sedentary lifestyle and/or heavy use, which might sound a …

Yoga

Rhapsody in Blue: A Finnish Stylist at Home in the Hamptons

Today, to inaugurate our Scandi Midsummer issue, we’re exploring unseen rooms and corners of Tiina Laakonen and Jon Rosen’s Finnish-accented house …

Brain Pickings Gets Made for Flipboard

Inside Flipboard / February 11, 2014<p>Maria Popova is one of the Internet’s finest hunter-gatherers. Powered by a curious mind and a deep appreciation …

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On the Red Couch with Author Gretchen Rubin

Inside Flipboard / July 11, 2013<p>It’s been four years since author Gretchen Rubin published The Happiness Project, a book in which she studies …