How to resist temptations. 10 steps to resist temptation

how to resist temptations

Resist temptations

Resist temptations, such an arduous task. It is a problem that we all face. The information age has only made things worse.

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We all give in to temptations, some more than others. We do this despite our knowledge of the harm they can bring us. Moreover, we also judge others that give in to them.

Not only do we repeatedly fail to resist temptations, we expect others to be principled when dealing with them.

This slight hypocrisy is very common in most people and you can see it especially well in people that never fulfill their commitments and yet whine about politicians not fulfilling their promises.

If we cannot resist the temptations we have right now, how can we hope to do better once we do have more power and consequently more access to self-indulgence?

Just giving in to temptations can destroy entire lives and careers of people. This is why we must know how to resist temptations, especially if we want to move upwards in life.

“Because power corrupts, society’s demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.”

―John Adams

The power that comes with rising up only magnifies temptations. As a famous quote of John Dalberg-Acton goes-

“Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely.
Great men are almost always bad men, even when they exercise influence and not authority, still more when you superadd the tendency or the certainty of corruption by authority.”

―John Dalberg-Acton

Is it then possible to resist temptations? Can we resist temptations not only in the limited scope in which we operate, but even if we do gain power and prestige?

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How to have fulfilling relationships, love based on joy not pleasure

How to have fulfilling relationship The Perfect Advise

Fulfilling relationships and how we define love

Fulfilling relationships are something most of us aspire to have. All of us have our definitions of love and thus all of us make our ideas as to what relationships mean to us. Most of us romanticize love with the understanding that we get from movies, novels, and other forms of entertainment.

Lao Tzu in the book Tao Te Ching wrote

“love the whole world as if it were your self; Then you will truly care for all things.

-Lao Tzu

So much so that for some people finding a ‘soulmate’ has become one of, if not, the most important pursuits in their life. Without it, their life lacks meaning or is somehow incomplete. They keep looking for the partner that completes them and if fate wishes they might find them someday.

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