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Most important human needs

Human beings need three basic things in order to be content: they need to feel competent at what they do; they need to feel authentic in their lives; and they need to feel connected to others. These values are considered "intrinsic" to human happiness and far outweigh "extrinsic" values such as beauty, money and status.

- Sebastian Junger Read more


The Primal Need to Feel Necessary

For many people, war feels better than peace and hardship can turn out to be a great blessing and disasters are sometimes remembered more fondly than weddings or tropical vacations. Humans don’t mind duress, in fact they thrive on it. What they mind is not feeling necessary.

- Sebastian Junger Read more



If you are not willing to be a fool, you can't become a master.

- Jordan B. Peterson Read more


Being Grateful


Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity (to take advantage).

- Kahlil Gibran Read more


Making Things Happen

The system is not built for you to succeed, you have to break through it.

- Matt Damon Read more


Those Who Feel Isolated and Lonely

Let's remember that taking even a brief moment to be kind, thoughtful, and friendly can inject great warmth and hope into a lonely person's day. Read more


You Get What You Are

The world doesn’t respond well to hustlers.

The world responds really well to people who take responsibility and give away credit.

- Seth Godin Read more


What would you not sacrifice for any amount of money?

In moments when you feel lost or uncertain, ask yourself this:  what in your life would you never sacrifice for any amount of money? Read more