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Give a man a gun and he can rob a bank. Give a man a bank and he can rob the world.

Inhji bookmarked Boredom is but a window to a sunny day beyond the gloom

Next time you find yourself in a boring situation, throw yourself fully into it – instead of doing what we normally do, which is to step further and further back. If this feels like too much of an ask, the Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh advocates simply appending the word ‘meditation’ to whatever activity it is that you find boring, for example, ‘standing-in-line meditation’.

Inhji bookmarked Why Some People Are Always Running Late

“Whatever comes after the ‘but’ is what counts,” says Sapadin. She tells people to change the word ‘but’ to ‘and’. ‘But’ denotes opposition and blockage; ‘And’ denotes connection and resolution, she explains, so “the task becomes less daunting, the fear less of an obstacle.