The best among professional diplomats I have known are also excellent everyday diplomats. it is even hard to imagine that someone who is not a good everyday diplomat could become a good professional diplomat.
One can practice philosophy without being a philosopher. In fact, good philosophers may not even realize that they are philosophers.
Push your limits – but gently.
Any human game, first of all, is a mental game. All mental games require focus, concentration, and strategy. Enjoy your life – your biggest mental game.
Thinking may not always be victorious. So, act!
Acting may not always be victorious. So, think!
Don’t blame others, improve yourself.
Peace and happiness don’t need to be hidden, and struggle and sorrow don’t need to be exposed.
Be silly to be wise, be wise to be silly.