It sounds perfectly normal to be going on a detox, gym program or other health regime designed to make you a fitter person. But it would be a little weird if we shared we were on a ‘nice’ bootcamp, which helps us to become a better person. Really though, it shouldn’t be a strange thing to do. Wholesome self improvement is one of the most honourable things we can embark on. After all, your abiding influence is the only thing that will be left at the end of your life. And we’d all rather be loved than hated, right? And it sure makes you happier and your life a whole lot easier if you get along well with people.
Here are ten, sometimes forgotten virtues, greatly needed in the modern age.