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.
February is the Month of Decision & Action, and so what decisions have I made that translated into action? These is the reflection for the past 11 days, as I have been pursuing the Year of the Stoic, and I guess I can be proud of the decisions I have made in the past near 3-ish weeks into the second month. So what have I done?
Month 2 of the Year of the Stoic, and I am focusing on the power of decision.
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Today is a fasting day, 24 hours and eating resumes at 9PM tonight, but not really because after that meal would be another 9 to 12 hour fast from sleeping. It would be a challenge as with all intermittent fasting that lasts more than 16 hours, but I have gone through 62 hours without food before, now I'm just trying to make a consistent 24 hours twice weekly.
When I started this project yesterday I thought that all the effort would be mental, but I ended up doing a weird workout all together.
The Year of the Stoic is going awesome, and I've been mentally preparing for the past week on how I am about to go about the year of change in state of mind, body and soul. And I've already started checking out things for my goals of the week by waking up at around 4:30am and going to do my workout for the morning, but other than those things I want to start my first project of the year.