Because there is some order in chaos, and some chaos in order.
Bold text by me. The ones marked are the ones I strive to follow every day.
- Rule 1: Own the morning
- Rule 2: Only focus on what’s in your control
- Rule 3: Don’t suffer imagined troubles
- Rule 4: Treat success and failure the same
- Rule 5: Just do one thing every day
- Rule 6: Make beautiful choices
- Rule 7: Constantly ask, “is this necessary?”
- Rule 8: Love your fate
- Rule 9: Speak with the dead
- Rule 10: Be strict with yourself and tolerant with others
- Rule 11: Turn obstacles upside down
- Rule 12: Remember: you are dying every day
Rule 3 is very powerful. Next time you are feeling stressed or anxious, repeat: stay in the now, focus on what you can control.