sometimes it does not. Most of the virtues on the list always have relevance to us though. Doing something for someone who can never repay you. Our journey of growth in life can be described as a journey of developing both insights and also virtues/qualities.
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Above all else, they will flourish. Related qualities: boldness, fearlessness, decisiveness, leadership, assertiveness, confidence, magnanimity. Practicing them is said to protect one against temptation from the seven deadly sins. Without equanimity, life is an emotional roller-coaster. Plugging away in solitude at a gripping task is a gratifying process in and of itself. Its not about being moralistic, but about being congruent to our own conscience and values, in all our actions. Pushing past your comfort zone can take you to a healthy, authentic, satisfying place.
Virtues to live by