19. August 2009

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Welcome to the Institute

dr-sirotaOur mission is to educate and inform you; to bring you a greater understanding of yourself and of today’s society.

Through the articles and videos posted on this site, and through upcoming workshops and seminars, we aim to clarify the inner workings of the human psyche and show you a more direct path toward joy and fulfillment. In addition, we hope to provide you with a fresh perspective on popular culture, as seen through the lens of a new and powerful philosophy, Ruthless Compassion. The goal of the institute is to enable you to live with greater freedom, empowerment and happiness, to be in constructive, meaningful relationships and to make a positive contribution to your family and community.

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1. October 2010

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Webinar #4: 6 Secrets of a Successful Relationship

Ruthless Compassion Webinar called Secrets of a Successful Relationship

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1. October 2010

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Webinar #3: Relationship SOS

Ruthless Compassion Webinar called Relationship SOS

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7. June 2010

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The Next Webinar called: Practical Uses for Ruthless Compassion It is taking place Wednesday September 29 at 12 Noon EST
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7. June 2010

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Webinar #1: The End Of Dieting As We Know It

The very first Ruthless Compassion Webinar called The End of Dieting As We Know It which took place May 22nd 2010

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21. May 2010

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The Six Secrets of a Successful Relationship

There are a few basic truths which you should be aware of if you want a successful relationship. Having this knowledge will enable you to transform a mediocre relationship into something deeply satisfying. Although these truths are founded in common-sense, it’s as though they’ve been forever locked away in a vault for only the lucky few to access. It’s time to share these secrets with everyone.

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19. May 2010

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The Ten "C’s" of Couple Compatibility

Being a super-successful couple comes down to following the ten "C’s." These are ten concepts, all beginning with the letter "C," which will enable you to take your relationship to the next level.
Number one on the list is Commitment. Both people have to take the relationship seriously and be willing and able to stick with [...]

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18. May 2010

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12 Elements of Emotional Intelligence

Intellect and emotional intelligence are very different things. The former is the cognitive ability to synthesize and analyze data; to problem-solve and make associations based on available information. The latter is a set of innate and learned skills which facilitate relationships and enable a person to negotiate more easily through all areas of life.

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17. May 2010

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10 People You Need To Avoid In Life

Life is challenging enough without our adding to the things that might go wrong. Knowing more about the types of people to avoid and the kinds of problems they’re likely to create in our lives will help us prevent a lot of unnecessary suffering.

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4. January 2010

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Spiritual Egotism, Part 1: The Dark Side of New Age Philosophy

When I was nineteen years old, I went traveling with a friend on the West Coast of the United States. We met a lot of very interesting people along the way, and one of them stands out. He was a 20-something, self-proclaimed "spiritual seeker." Let’s call him "Cool Breeze."
He was the first person I’d ever [...]

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4. January 2010

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Spirital Egotism, Part 2: Ruthless Compassion as the Solution

Spiritual egotism seems to be everywhere, today. There are some books available on the market which, in my opinion, distort the true message of spirituality, which is that we are all interconnected and therefore responsible for one-another and for the planet. Some of these books even say that illness is caused by thinking bad [...]

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