Category Archives for Philosophy

Do Good Habits Lead to A Good Life?

“Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but we rather have those because we have acted rightly. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.” – AristotlePersonally, this is my favorite quote by Aristotle, I […]

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Philosophy Books to Improve Your Work Life

Is philosophy the pathway to a better work life? At Erudite Ingenuity, we believe that it is important to explore topics that might seem esoteric or unfamiliar to help you see things from a different perspective. If you read only business books in your quest to get ahead at work, you will miss out! We […]

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Do You Have Control?

How important is a sense of control? I have been asking myself this question for the past couple of weeks. I am a control freak, I have been very busy at home lately…We moved a few months ago. I must have forgotten how stressful it is to move. There are so many moving pieces to […]

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Fostering a Sense of Empowerment…

I wanted to share one of my favorite TED Talks. Amy Cuddy researches how our body language shapes who we are, she purports that one can actually “Fake it till you become it.” In her research, Cuddy discovered that “Our bodies can change our minds, and our minds can change our behavior, which will ultimately […]

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Decisions, decisions, decisions…

So, you decided you need a new couch…excellent, now just run off to the store and choose from the hundreds of selections or, better yet, jump on the Internet and make a selection from thousands of choices. Isn’t it exhausting?  The choice of a new couch is actually one of the smaller decisions you may […]

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Happiness…is it achievable?

A great TED Talk to jumpstart the year…Robert Waldinger conducted a study for over 70 years on happiness. In his talk, Waldinger declares unequivocally that it isn’t about money or success, happiness comes from healthy, social relationships. He eloquently states, “So this message, that good, close relationships are good for our health and well-being, this […]

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