Reflections on the Grind

thoughts on training and life of an introvert


leave a comment »

It’s that time of year when work is really, really overloading are the office. Everybody is way too busy. We are doing way too many things and we aren’t good at any of them. Most of the things we do aren’t important.

Doing something isn’t always better than doing nothing. By choosing to invest time doing something, you decrease your availability from other activities. Before deciding to spend time on something, ask yourself if it’s worth losing the opportunity of doing every other thing else.

I do my duty as best as I can. But after I finish, I let go. A stoic warrior doesn’t concern himself with the outcome. He does what’s he thinks is right.

Like aiming an arrow at a target, you do your best to perfectly aim and release. But on its way there, the arrow might be interrupted with things outside your control. Things may appear out of nowhere and make you miss your aim. It doesn’t matter. You did your part. It’s senseless to try to control the universe. Detach yourself from the outcome.


Written by Rop

May 4, 2016 at 6:46 pm

Posted in thoughts

Tagged with ,

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: