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10 Most Zen-Friendly Websites to Keep You Calm and Productive at Work. Do you feel like you can no longer cope with the stress of meeting your deadlines?

10 Most Zen-Friendly Websites to Keep You Calm and Productive at Work

Does the lack of concentration stop you from focusing on your goals? Are you stuck or stressed out? Then put your headphones on. Try using some of the most Zen-friendly websites on offer that really work wonders for keeping your cool in the workplace. Academic honor code - Wikipedia. History[edit] The documented history of an academic honor code dates back to 1736 at The College of William and Mary[1] and is the oldest honor code in the United States.

Academic honor code - Wikipedia

Still an tradition, students administer the honor pledge to each incoming student and educate faculty and administration on the relevance of the Code and its application to students' lives at the College. Students administer the Code through six Honor Councils and the Council of Chairs. Personal Code of Ethics. QUESTION: How do I develop a personal code of ethics?

Personal Code of Ethics

Every Man Should Have a Personal Code of Conduct: Here are 2 Great Examples. What do you stand for?

Every Man Should Have a Personal Code of Conduct: Here are 2 Great Examples

Not long ago, a post on Reddit struck a nerve. It was a post about the Code of the United States Fighting Force, and personal interpretations from a few Redditors. Definitely give the real Code a read, I’m sure you’re familiar with it. It’s the reason captured soldiers in movies only answer questions with their name, rank, and birthday. Mental Strength Of A Warrior. Creating and Living by Your Own List of Values : The Art of Non-Conformity. Everyone lives their life by some sort of internalized moral code, but many people don’t take the time to sort out what they really believe in.

Creating and Living by Your Own List of Values : The Art of Non-Conformity

Because of this disparity, we often feel conflicted when deciding how to make regular choices about time, money, and personal decisions. One definition of integrity is how closely your life aligns with your values. What Is Your Personal Code Of Honor. Why You Need A Personal Code And How to Create One. 12 Ethical Principles for Business Executives - Josephson Business Ethics.

Ethical values, translated into active language establishing standards or rules describing the kind of behavior an ethical person should and should not engage in, are ethical principles.

12 Ethical Principles for Business Executives - Josephson Business Ethics

The following list of principles incorporate the characteristics and values that most people associate with ethical behavior. How to Develop a Code of Ethics: 7 Steps. Edit Article Community Q&A Here you are, ready to live by your very own ethical principles and lead a satisfying and meaningful life.

How to Develop a Code of Ethics: 7 Steps

One can draw ideas and applications from one's religion, spiritual beliefs, higher order teachings, from a mentor or simply use your own gut instincts to implement these changes. Life Lesson Network. Cadet Honor Code - Wikipedia. Honor Code Monument at West Point The United States Military Academy, the United States Air Force Academy, and the Virginia Military Institute have a Cadet Honor Code as a formalized statement of the minimum standard of ethics expected of cadets.

Cadet Honor Code - Wikipedia

Other military-styled schools like Norwich University, Texas A&M, and The Citadel have similar codes which apply to both cadets and civilian students with their own methods of administration. [1] [2] [3] The United States Naval Academy has a related standard, known as the Honor Concept. Personal Code of Ethics.

Manage Your Energy. Developing self discipline. Time management series Self-discipline Self-discipline can be considered a type of selective training, creating new habits ofthought, action, and speech toward improving yourself and reaching goals.

Developing self discipline

Self-discipline can also be task oriented and selective.View self-discipline as positive effort, rather than one of denial. Schedule a small task for a given time of the day; Practice deliberate delaying. Schedule a particular task in the morning and once in the evening. The task should not take more than 15 minutes. Harness the power of routine. Why Self-Discipline Is Overrated. November 2008 Why Self-Discipline Is Overrated: The (Troubling) Theory and Practice of Control from Within By Alfie Kohn Para leer este artículo en Español, haga clic aquí Pour lire cet article en français, cliquer ici.

Why Self-Discipline Is Overrated

If there is one character trait whose benefits are endorsed by traditional and progressive educators alike, it may well be self-discipline. The Science of Self-Control: Can You Increase Your Willpower? Does any of this sounds familiar: You want to become an early riser, but once your alarm clock goes off, you hit the snooze button, and go back to sleep.You decide to eat healthier, but you find yourself ordering a meal at McDonald’s.You think that it would be great to hit the gym and shed those extra few pounds before the summer, but after a long way of work, you end up in a couch in front of the TV.

Yes? You are not alone. What You Need to Know about Willpower: The Psychological Science of Self-Control. Although Walter Mischel’s hot-cool framework may explain our ability to delay gratification, another theory known as willpower depletion has emerged to explain what happens after we’ve resisted temptation after temptation. Every day, in one form or another, you exert willpower. You resist the urge to surf the web instead of finishing your expense report. Military Courtesy and Discipline. Five Benefits to Military Discipline - What the Military Teaches About Self Discipline.

When a person joins the military, his first taste of discipline is external. His drill sergeants assume that he has no self discipline and thus seek to install it; left to his own devices, the soldier, sailor, or airman would be slovenly and too self absorbed to succeed. Had the new recruit chosen another life, college or a civilian job, his time away from the classroom or the shop would have been his own. He could have decided on his own when to get up, when to study and what to do after hours.

No one would have spoken to him about the shine on his shoes and the length of his hair. This is not to say that the young civilian would not find discipline in his life. So his first days in the military, aren’t pleasant ones. At first he is forced to do these things. Willpower and Self Discipline - Exercises and Guidance. By Remez Sasson Do you sometimes, feel that you lack the inner strength to take action, act assertively or be persistent? Army Secrets to Good Discipline. THE INGREDIENTS OF SELF. “A proper balance must be struck between indulgence and severity.

However, severity, despite occasional mistakes, is preferable to a lack of discipline.” -I Ching (1150 B.C) Why Self-Disciplined People Are Happier. It’s easy to think of the highly self-disciplined as being miserable misers or uptight Puritans, but it turns out that exerting self-control can make you happier not only in the long run, but also in the moment. The research , which was published in the Journal of Personality , showed that self-control isn’t just about deprivation, but more about managing conflicting goals.

Since most people associate highly disciplined folks with being more task-oriented — they’re not likely to be the life of the party, for example, or eager to act on a whim — the scientists decided to correlate self-control with people’s happiness, to determine if being self-disciplined leaves people feeling less joyful. The smartphone experiment also revealed how self-control may improve mood. Those who showed the greatest self-control reported more good moods and fewer bad ones. . ( MORE: With Age Comes Happiness ) Discipline.