Rules to Live By Health Mental Health Mindfulness Technology Relationships Everyday life

Codex Vitae

A brief documentation of my beliefs

Rules to Live By

I should approach everything with self-reflection and aim for constant self-awareness.

I should always engage with life through common sense and logic.

I should be grateful for each day of my life.

I should be honest and direct.

I should never self-pity myself.

I should remind myself about all the sacrifice done just so I could be well.

I should spend meaningful time with my family.

I should be brave.

I should have an open mind and a warm heart.

I should be calm and collected.

I should admit my mistakes and learn from them.

I should keep my ego in check.

I should help my close ones and expect nothing in return.

I should listen more and talk less.

I should focus on myself and my development, yet never grow into an egocentric.

I should always have good intentions towards people until proven otherwise.

I should always honour my wife.

I should always strive to improve the security to the lives of my loved ones.

I should use physical power only as self-defense.

I should not spend all of my time in comfort, since comfort leads to stagnation.

I should care for my own personal life more than anyone's other.

Health

Regular exercise is vital to one's physical and mental health.

Social comparion is toxic. Compare yourself with yourself from yesterday.

Physical pain could teach one resilience and mental strength.

Combat sports are great for being more disciplined.

Sugar is deadly.

Stress management and stress reduction play a vital role in one's longevity.

Sleep plays the most crucial role in one's longevity.

Mental Health

If one lacks purpose, they'll experience inner turmoil.

Mental resilience can be self-taught.

Self-desception and wishful thinking decay our mental health.

Mindfulness

Mindfulness meditation is crucial in the path of self-discovery.

Journaling allows us to look inwards and gives us a clear perspective for ourselves.

Kindness towards ourselves allows us to strip away our ego and understand what and who we are at that moment.

While counterintuitive at first glance, lovingkindness meditation works.

Technology

Technology has completely changed how the world works.

Our brains are not adapted for the current technology that we produce and consume.

Due to the rapid advancement of our technology, we need to protect ourselves of informational overload on a daily basis.

Technology raises the living standard of all beings.

Technology is going to be either our saviour or our demise.

Most of the current tech is extremely addictive.

Relationships

You never win with yelling. You only lose from it.

Relationships are like muscle fibre – once broken, they could heal, but they'll never going to be the same.

If you love someone dearly and you know they're the one – marry them.

Family is forever.

Don't keep anything away from your loved one.

Show your gratefulness towards your loved one each and every day.

Treat your loved one's family as yours.

Toxic relationships kills. If you discovers such signs – leave.

Always aim for equality.

Spend more time with your loved ones, because none of us lives forever.

Everyday life

Don't tolerate laziness.

There is no shame in honest work.

Always smile back to children.

Always respect someone's uniform.

Aim to help the elderly. Never turn down a request for help from seniors. You'll become one soon.

Respect your origins, remember your history, never become fantasised.

If your able to save the life of an animal without gravely endangering yours, always do it.

Give back to the ones in need.

Never disrespect anyones beliefs, if they're not doing any harm to anyone.

Never make fun of people in need.

Always give up your seat to those in need.

Don't chew with your mouth open.

Don't boost with any type of wealth.

Eat as you're in a restaurant and everybody is watching you. When at a restaurant, eat as you eat at home.

Hold the door for your loved one.

Never hide who you are and where are you from.