This gets me every now and then. When something bad is peeking over the horizon it can start to eat away at me like nothing else.
What’s worse is when that “something bad” is based on assumption, my own pessimism, being cynical, or my own irrational thoughts.
Breaking out of these miserable moods takes focus, friends… and sometimes a run or some extra time at the gym.
What do you do to break free of being miserable in advance?
Daily Journey is a collection of my thoughts from reading The Daily Stoic: 366 Meditations on Wisdom, Perseverance, and the Art of Living. My objective is to gain greater control of my emotional responses by reading and sharing my thoughts on stoicism with you all everyday over the course of a next year. If you would like to explore these topics with me, and others who are seeking to gain emotional control I these articles to the Mastery of Skill closed facebook group and would love for you to join in on the conversation.