I’m not one for fufu, duckies and bunnies, sunshine and rainbows, feel good sentiments and cliches… but this one is pretty simple.
If you want to be respected you should start by showing respect to others.
If you want people to be kind to you then start by being kind to them.
Don’t expect someone to love you if you don’t love them.
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.