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Molon Labe (ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ) If there was but two word that evoke the Unconquered philosophy more as definitively as the phrase “Molôn Labe”. “Molon Labe” the fearless laconic expression of defiance, spoken by King Leonidas I of Sparta in response to the tyrannical King Xerxes I of Persia where it is estimated that 300 Spartans soldiers alongside 7,000 Greek Hoplites stood against an estimated Persian force of 300,000 and certain death. The response was to Xerxes I demand to lay down their arms and surrender. What ensued was a 3 day battle; the Battle of Thermopylae 480 BC, and one...

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Today's blog is a guest entry from Geoff Frewin. Geoff is a mindfulness and Peak performance coach doing some really interesting things. Geoffs attitude to the various setbacks display characteristics we could all learn from. Check him out on Instagram at Geoffrewin.Without further adieu...... As I move ever closer to my 60th Birthday in four months time, I live for now, this minute, of this day. I have no expectaions high or low, as that would have me looking into the future and guessing. I have studied mindfulness over the last 5 years, now qualified as a Practitioner, I work...

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