Understanding Passive Aggressive Behavior Guest Post by Carthage

Passive aggressive behavior has various traits and many ways of disguising the way a person with this behavioral problem truly feels at any given moment. This type of behaviour is reactive and is identified by non-verbal aggressive actions or reactions. Anger and frustration is bottled up instead of being discussed in a proactive manner and…

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The Tao Te Ching: Verse Forty-Eight

Pursue knowledge, daily gain Pursue Tao, daily loss Loss and more loss Until one reaches unattached action With unattached action, there is nothing one cannot do Take the world by constantly applying non-interference The one who interferes is not qualified to take the world                                                   …

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The Tao Te Ching: Verse Forty-Three

The softest things of the world Override the hardest things of the world That which has no substance Enters into that which has no openings From this I know the benefits of unattached actions The teaching without words The benefits of actions without attachment Are rarely matched in the world                                                                    Lao Tzu Verse Forty-Three…

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The Tao Te Ching: Verse Forty-Two

Tao produces one One produces two Two produce three Three produce myriad things Myriad things, backed by yin and embracing yang Achieve harmony by integrating their energy What the people dislike Are alone, bereft, and unworthy But the rulers call themselves with these terms So with all things Appear to take loss but benefit Or…

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The Tao Te Ching: Verse Forty-One

Higher people hear of the Tao, they diligently practice it Average people hear of the Tao They sometimes keep it and sometimes lose it Lower people hear of the Tao, they laugh loudly at it If they do not laugh, it would not be the Tao Therefore a proverb has the following: The clear Tao…

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The Tao Te Ching: Verse Thirty-Nine

Those that attained oneness since ancient times: The sky attained oneness and thus clarity The earth attained oneness and thus tranquility The gods attained oneness and thus divinity The valley attained oneness and thus abundance The myriad things attained oneness and thus life The rulers attained oneness and became the standard for the world These…

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The Tao Te Ching: Verse Thirty-Seven

      The Tao is constant in non-action Yet there is nothing it does not do If the sovereign can hold on to this All things shall transform themselves Transformed, yet wishing to achieve I shall restrain them with the simplicity of the nameless The simplicity of the nameless They shall be without desire Without desire,…

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