Posts tagged character
The point is not to look like our heroes, but to see like them.

Throughout time, there has been a practice of apprenticeships that have only recently begun to disappear. Apprenticeships allowed young men and women to choose a craft and learn at the side of a master craftsman. It gave them a practical, highly-educational approach to learning a skill. While traditional education would require a student to wait until tests were handed back days, sometimes weeks later, apprenticeships provided students with immediate feedback and tangible consequences to their mistakes. This hands-on form of learning under a master provided them with a key element of success: knowing where you want to be. The man or woman training them embodied who they were to become through their training. A master.

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An Unpopular Perspective on Pain

Some things can only be appreciated when contrasted with it's opposite. The things we love, we often take for granted until we've lost them. It is scientifically proven that gratitude is a key factor in happiness. In a roundabout sort of way... so is adversity.

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