The Most Powerful Weapon you can use: Being alone
Alone is better than the crowd.
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The Most Powerful Weapon you can use: Being alone
We human beings are social creatures, we like to spend time with people who we admire the most or love.
It’s easy to stand in the crowd but it takes courage to stand alone. — Mahatma Gandhi
Peoples are social so we call them extroverts and people who don't like meeting with unknown people are called introverts.
Introverts also spend time with people, but they spend time with people they own and are most likely to be friends or close members.
So we all spend time with another person.
Sometimes we need to think about our life or any specific topic. Most people in big cities don’t have time to think about something. They are in hurry like other people.
Sometimes we need space and time to think, get relaxed, doing nothing. The alone time is most important, we get time to think.
One of my friends, who was an Intern in a big eCommerce store, spend 10–12 hours in the store, come back home and sleep.
This was a daily routine of getting up, getting ready, going to the store, coming back, and sleeping.
He doesn’t have enough time to get think about their career, life, relationship, etc.
You need time to think alone.
But, in my experience, alone has two categories, happy, and without happiness.
Alone with happiness is a great time to explore your inner self. Thinking about your possible ideas and thinking in deep.
“When I am alone I am happy” — William Carlos Williams
Being alone with sadness is bad for you, it can destroy you and you will probably think about why you are sad. You will feel in the deep hole.
You just have to overcome this, in any possible way.
Being alone is not bad for anyone. You are alone in sad or happy can shape your thinking and yourself accordingly.
Like Steven Aitchison said, “ Being alone has a power that very few people can handle”.
⛏️Tools Worth Sharing
Dall. E -2: This is an interesting one that can create images with your query with the help of AI. It’s in the beta stage, but if you use it you can feel the power of artificial intelligence and how it can revolutionize in the next 2-3 years.
I haven’t gotten access to this tool but I have watched some videos and it’s crazy.
📕 Book of The week
I continue reading 22 immutable laws of marketing, quite an interesting book for marketing people and also who want to know about the world where we live and the companies that dominate their market. How they are able to do that?
🗨️Quote worth sharing
Non-fiction is what is possible and fiction is what could be possible. —Soubhagya sahu
🖼️ Picture worth sharing
Without Hope, 1945 by Frida Kahlo
This painting was painted in the year of 1945 when Frida Kahlo was forced to be fed by the prescription of her doctor. In the back of this painting Frida Kahlo wrote down the following explanation:
Not the least hope remains to me...Everything move in time with what the belly contains. ”
At that time Frida Kahlo was suffered from a lack of appetite due to her many surgeries and numerous illnesses. She became very thin and malnourished. Her doctor, Dr. Eloesser, prescribed her complete bed rest and a forced fattening diet of puréed food every two hours.
In this painting, Frida Kahlo depicts what she went through with the "forced feeding" diet. The disgusting food with animals and skulls was held by the wooden structure which used to hold her canvases for painting. It seems her arms are pinned underneath and cannot help with the situation. The background is a deserted Mexican landscape showing both the sun and the moon. The situation seems to be Without Hope.
Who is Frida Kahlo?
Frida Kahlo is one of the greatest artists of all time born in July 6, 1907 in Coyocoan, Mexico City, Mexico.
Watchtower of Turkey By Leonardo Dalessandri
It’s an emotion that captured lots of emotions around the world. The director Leonardo Dalessandri traveled 3500km in 20 days to film this piece of art. This video is an inspiration for many artists and videographers.
100 Tips for a Better Life By IdeaPunk
Twenty-Five Useful Thinking Tools By Scott H. Young
Most people think being smart is about having more facts. Trivia shows like Jeopardy! epitomize this view of knowledge. The smartest people are the people with the most names, dates, and places stored away inside their minds.
This is probably the least important and useful part of learning though. Instead of facts, I’d prefer to focus on knowledge that acts as tools. The more you have, the more ways you can approach different problems.
Charlie Munger, Warren Buffet’s longtime investing partner at Berkshire Hathaway, calls these mental models. More mental models mean you have more ways to solve more problems.
This is a topic that has been discussed a lot before, but I’d like to take a different angle at it.
Ryan Holiday in JRE podcast.
Ryan Holiday is an American author, public relations strategist, bookstore owner, and host of the podcast The Daily Stoic. He is a former director of marketing for American Apparel. He is the founder of the daily stoic where he shares stoicism — one of the ancient philosophies.
Question of this week
How many hours do you sleep in a day?
a) 8 hours
b) 6 hours
c) 10 hours
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