Our mind and it’s ability to overcome the influence of emotion to think rationally is arguably the most powerful resource we have.
If left untended and untrained, it can be weakened in atrophy to the point where it starts to do us more harm then good.
We must challenge ourselves physically, mentally, and emotionally in order to grow the fortitude and resolve we need to not only endure what life throws at us, but thrive in the midst of it.
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.