A Prescription for Resolution

“No wound is more cruel to the spirit of resolve than that dealt by failure.”

-Arnold Bennet

I’ve lately been devouring self-help books from the early 1900′s. Many have been on the topic of willpower, creativity, personal development and mental efficiency. They are surprisingly cogent and applicable given that they were written almost 100 years ago. The latest book, Mental Efficiency And Other Hints to Men and Women, by Arnold Bennet, includes a 3-part ¬†prescription for carrying out resolutions which I think is surprisingly still applicable to today’s men and women. Here is my summary. Read the rest of this entry »