Why wake up stressing? When waking up is a blessing.
work ethic does not mean to work all the time to the exclusion of everything
else in our lives. It means to work in a focused and efficient way, to maximize
our potential, and to know when to stop working so as to be more efficient and
effective the next day.
in nature changes, and so must we. Even phenomena that appear to be constant
like the rising sun and orbiting moon will at some moment cease to do so.
Change is perpetual; only the timescale arbitrates variations of its frequency
It is through hunger, weariness, exhaustion, and deprivation that virtue can most readily be found, and where character may best be forged. We must empty the tank from time to time to discover what we are made of.
Regret is only appropriate when it relates to a violation of the conscience. Each day brings a series of choices; we should lament only those decisions that have strayed from virtue and integrity.