Month 2 of the Year of the Stoic, and I am focusing on the power of decision.
Going Garfield isn't really the best way to face the day. Garfield is lazy and unmotivated to leave the comfort of his bed, and a Stoic is never attracted to his bed. But why hate Mondays today? I actually don't, Monday represents something so important which is a new start. The first day of the… Continue reading Mondays
I can't really imagine how much a change in perspective can have in my life, it's only been two weeks but I feel like the days are longer and that is awesome.
I was thinking about the culture of complaint the world, and even me, is suffering daily. A lot of people feel that the world is unfair, and it really is. When the universe shuffled the cards of life, some people get dealt a great hand in the form of great genetics, wealthy families, or a strong… Continue reading The Circumstances Doesn’t Care How I Feel
In any journey of skill development, there will always be four stages, and each stage will have a plateau in between each one. The only times a plateau isn't present is at the very beginning and at the very end. In these transitions is where the habit is tested and successful determines whether or not… Continue reading The Second Plateau is Always Difficult
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.
How do you make sure that you achieve what you plan to do at the beginning of the year? A lot of people have made resolutions for the new year, but like so many promises, they end up being broken days or weeks into the year. For me, it has been six days since I… Continue reading Consistency is Key