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20 Ancient Quotes To Inspire You When You Need A Kick In The Ass

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The Pursuit Of HappinessThe Pursuit Of Happiness

Many people today lead hard lives, full of stress, worry, and unfulfilled dreams. However when we complain, we sometimes forget to put things in perspective. People in the ancient days had to lead lives that were much harsher than the lives of people today.

Disease, war, death, fear were constant threats and ever-present at every corner. Just getting enough food to eat was a constant struggle for almost everyone. This did not stop people from leading happy lives, from striving to improve themselves and from trying to make the best of circumstances.

Ancient wisdom can inspire you to take matters into your own hands, to not sit on your ass, but instead to make something of your life. This wisdom inspired great men throughout history. Leaders like Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson used ancient classics to guide them to become the men that they became. You…

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7 Things People Who Achieve Their Resolutions Don’t Do

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It’s that time of the year again. So how long did your New Year’s Resolution last this year? Did you at least make it past the first week? You don’t say? You stud, you made it three whole weeks without giving up!

At this rate you are bound to finish at least 1 of your resolutions in the next 250 years. Let’s hope they invent immortality soon. 🙂

Every New Year’s Day, millions of people around the world do the same exact thing. They make a resolution to finally do something about that one thing that has been bothering them, to finally start exercising, to finally start eating healthy, to finally quit smoking, to finally start learning that foreign language. Usually that resolve doesn’t make it past the day they recover from the hangover from their Big Ball Drop celebration.

According to very accurate scientific research, 8% of…

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The rise of the selfie stick

A commentary on how people are losing empathy, are becoming more narcissistic and selfish. Proof? The selfie-stick!

http://gainweightjournal.com/the-end-of-the-world-is-near-the-selfie-stick-is-here/

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Advice on picking up chicks from an ancient Roman PUA who lived 2000 years ago

Ovid was a Roman poet, but he also actually wrote a manual on how to pick up chicks. It’s a great read and the advice is still pertinent today.

Click on the link below to read:

http://gainweightjournal.com/the-original-pua-learn-to-pick-up-chicks-the-way-the-ancient-romans-did/

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Impostor syndrome

Have you ever felt like a fraud or an impostor, just like you don’t belong? You might be suffering from impostor syndrome, a psychological effect. Click on the article below to find out what it is and how to combat it:

http://gainweightjournal.com/frauds-r-us-do-you-feel-like-an-impostor/

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Real gladiator training

You want to find out how ancient roman gladiators trained for real? This article has the exercises that the gladiators really did (complete with quotes from ancient sources):

http://gainweightjournal.com/the-real-gladiator-workout-train-like-a-gladiator/

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