So as I accomplish my goals for the day, I am only becoming more driven to be. I cleaned out my room, and this led me to read, which led me to finally start doing something else, and if this cascade of progress would continue, who knows what I can accomplish tomorrow? And the day after that.
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)
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
Be Stoic. No one can escape the realities of life, and facing those realities is the first thing one should accept each morning. BEGIN the morning by saying to thyself, I shall meet with the busy-body, the ungrateful, arrogant, deceitful, envious, unsocial And when those realities become to cumbersome, one is presented with a choice,… Continue reading Never Allow Your Weakest Moments to Define You
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'm dealing with so much right now, and though I don't swear, my circumstances just make me want to every single moment lately.
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.