10 Powerful Lessons From the Book “The Art of the Good Life”

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1. Peak-end Rule:

You remember the high point and the end point of your holiday, but the rest is forgotten.

Remind to make them as sweet as possible.
2. Plans are nothing. Planning is everything.

A good life is not a stable state or condition.

The good life is only achieved through constant readjustment.
3. Inflexibility as a Stratagem

When it comes to important issues, flexibility isn’t an advantage – it’s a trap.

Use radical inflexibility to reach long-term goals that would be unrealizable if their behavior were more flexible.
4. Reality Doesn’t Care About Your Feelings

Accepting reality is easy when you like what you see, but you’ve got to accept it even when you don’t – especially when you don’t.
5. Counter-productivity

A basic rule of the good life is as follows: if it doesn’t genuinely contribute something, you can do without it.

Next time, try switching on your brain instead of reaching for the nearest gadget.
6. Do Nothing Wrong and the Right Thing Will Happen

So do your best to systematically eliminate the downside in your life – then you’ll have a real chance of achieving a good life.

There are old pilots and there are bold pilots, but there are no bold old pilots.
7. Why You Didn’t Earn Your Successes

Your successes are fundamentally based on things over which you have no control whatsoever.

Stay humble. Remind yourself daily that everything you are, everything you have and can do, is the result of blind chance.
8. Don’t make your emotions your compass.

Because our emotions are so unreliable, a good rule of thumb is to take them less seriously – especially the negative ones.
9. THE Authenticity Trap

Restrict authenticity to keeping your promises and acting according to your principles.

The rest is nobody else’s business.
10. THE 5 Second No

Once Seneca said: “All those who summon you to themselves, turn you away from your own self.”

So give the five-second no a trial run. If you cannot say ‘Yes’ to something in five seconds, the answer is ‘No’.
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कुंडली में 12 भाव होते हैं। कैसे ज्योतिष द्वारा रोग के आंकलन करते समय कुंडली के विभिन्न भावों से गणना करते हैं आज इस पर चर्चा करेंगे।
कुण्डली को कालपुरुष की संज्ञा देकर इसमें शरीर के अंगों को स्थापित कर उनसे रोग, रोगेश, रोग को बढ़ाने घटाने वाले ग्रह


रोग की स्थिति में उत्प्रेरक का कार्य करने वाले ग्रह, आयुर्वेदिक/ऐलोपैथी/होमियोपैथी में से कौन कारगर होगा इसका आँकलन, रक्त विकार, रक्त और आपरेशन की स्थिति, कौन सा आंतरिक या बाहरी अंग प्रभावित होगा इत्यादि गणना करने में कुंडली का प्रयोग किया जाता है।


मेडिकल ज्योतिष में आज के समय में Dr. K. S. Charak का नाम निर्विवाद रूप से प्रथम स्थान रखता है। उनकी लिखी कई पुस्तकें आज इस क्षेत्र में नए ज्योतिषों का मार्गदर्शन कर रही हैं।
प्रथम भाव -
इस भाव से हम व्यक्ति की रोगप्रतिरोधक क्षमता, सिर, मष्तिस्क का विचार करते हैं।


द्वितीय भाव-
दाहिना नेत्र, मुख, वाणी, नाक, गर्दन व गले के ऊपरी भाग का विचार होता है।
तृतीय भाव-
अस्थि, गला,कान, हाथ, कंधे व छाती के आंतरिक अंगों का शुरुआती भाग इत्यादि।

चतुर्थ भाव- छाती व इसके आंतरिक अंग, जातक की मानसिक स्थिति/प्रकृति, स्तन आदि की गणना की जाती है


पंचम भाव-
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षष्ठ भाव-
रोग भाव कहा जाता है। कुंडली मे इसके तत्कालिक भाव स्वामी, कालपुरुष कुंडली के स्वामी, दृष्टि संबंध, रोगेश की स्थिति, रोगेश के नक्षत्र औऱ रोगेश व भाव की डिग्री इत्यादि।