And as I go through the day of constant thinking, I pondered upon my eating habits, of what I put in the temple that is my body. And that may seem too on the nose of matra-ishness, but a Stoic does think about what he eats. Because greed or desire for more than what one needs is against living by nature.
I'm going to do 30 pushups today. I got my room nice, clean and organized, so time to do something else. I said to myself yesterday that victories lead to victories, and I have to ride that momentum before it escapes me. And I have been letting my body go despite starting this blog with… Continue reading Build on your achievements
Today I will do something. Motivating oneself is very hard, because that involves seeking purpose or some form of drive. So for today, I'll make one; and it doesn't have to be some big thing, I just want to feel like I have something to aim for.
The cure for neurotic problems is simple: define a better version of yourself. With all the self reflection I have been doing, my greatest hindrance will always be my neurosis: The never-ending anxiety, the idle moments drowning in my thoughts, the day dreaming of what I could'a should'a would'a. I'm glad that I have no… Continue reading Define my Life on my Terms (Reflecting on the 25th Law)
With all the things going on with my life, I've decided that taking control means simply taking control. As I've said before, "I will not be a victim of my circumstances". So what does this mean for me moving forward?
I was reading the 48 Laws of Power and this law in particular took my attention. Re-Create Yourself is a path to power because turning into something that commands power only makes sense really. If me as a person is not one who is in control, then regardless of how I study the book, nothing can ultimately transpire.