The challenge for the weekend warrior. For the end of the week, I decided to place the updates of Saturday and Sunday on one post because for the weekend, I am at a physical & mental break where my learning isn't really stopping but breaks out of the routine for a refresher so that as… Continue reading The Weekend Warrior
Transform into something! That's the goal for the month, and I am taking steps to do that and it's all about following through and believing the undeniable capacity of the human spirit. Will is the cause behind every action, and I will my transformation. This month really is focused on Tony Robbins, life coach and… Continue reading Getting Back on the Horse
April of 2018 in the Year of the Stoic is the Month of Change. I started the year with Gratitude, followed by Choices then by Reflection, this month is about making a change. Will is the first cause behind every action. - Avra, the First Green Lantern With every thing I have gone through for… Continue reading The Month of Change
It wasn't too long ago when I kept feeling a vibration on my right leg, just on the pocket part of the pants where I normally keep my phone. Whenever I would be walking around I would find myself tapping my pocket for my phone, and even taking it out, clicking the lock button and… Continue reading Turning off the Vibration Notification on My Phone was the Best Thing I Did for My Peace of Mind
For the month of reflection, one exercise the novice Stoic should practice daily is thinking about the quality of words in his vocabulary. For the world is difficult enough, and it would be absurd to punish oneself by choosing to live by words that does not affirm to the standard of living free from the passions of fear, anger and worry.
To reflect is simply what it means: to see an yourself. When we reflect, we look at ourselves and assess the changes that has transpired the last time we tried to see ourselves. This is important as a Stoic because, no matter how much you put into becoming Stoic, if you do not stop and see how the actions you take are affecting you, then how can you be sure that you are doing the right thing.
Yesterday I began to emulate Marcus Aurelius by writing my own meditations, to remind me to be Stoic and not allow the troubles of life to overcome me. Because for the past two years I have been involved in some shady business and have had been kept from earning for a living, kept unemployed and been… Continue reading A Morning of Gratitude