What do a cow, Coach Belichek, and a 62 year old professional ass kicker have in common?
The habit of STOICISM
In the video below, you’ll find out how to use that to your advantage as well.
Here’s the short version of the exercise. Watch the video to hear it explained in entertaining detail.
The idea is to: Examine your fears, so you can get them out of your way.
He advises doing this once a quarter and explains that while
some fears are well-founded, most are not. So, before you accept them as pertinent, examine them as follows:
DEFINE your fear, decide how you can PREVENT that drama, decide what you would do to REPAIR damage if the drama happened anyway
Answer this: What might be the benefits of an attempt or partial success?
Consider and Write down The Cost of Inaction
(emotionally, physically, financially, etc)
(6mos, 1 yr, 3yrs)
I’ll end as he did, with his trainer’s mantra and a philosophy of Seneca:
“Easy choices, hard life. Hard choices, easy life.” ~Jerzy Gregorek, Poland and the USA~
“We suffer more often in imagination than in reality.” ~Seneca~