Stoic Week 2016 – Tuesday

The text of the morning reflection is a passage that always resonates with me, especially the mentioning of bees. I have always admired bees in how they go about their tasks tirelessly, producing enough for themselves and more, while living in perfect balance with their environment.

Back in August I began a weightlifting program and I have been trying to stick to it as much as I can. Inevitably, things get in the way of the scheduled training and it does produce some self-scolding. Using the “reserve clause” was eye-opening, as today I have the flu and will not be able to train. I intended to train but it was not entirely in my control.

This approach is very effective to setting goals in an uncertain world.

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