How’s your 2018 going?
Kanye West said, “Name one genius that ain’t crazy, I can’t let these people play me”. A couple of days into 2018 I cried my first tears of the year. My PMP application was audited, and while I submitted my signed experience to them, I got a reply that they closed my application because my experience wasn’t enough. I received the e-mail late in the night, while I was studying. I couldn’t help it, I cried and felt defeated. And then immediately comforted myself that everything is going to be okay, it is a minor hiccup that I can fix quickly anyway. It is true, I have to do some more extra work like freaking read the application guidelines thoroughly (which I should have done first), but it’s nothing more than that. I need to stay focused.
“You don’t have to turn this into something. It doesn’t have to upset you.” – Marcus Aurelius
Interestingly, the Week 1 reflections on The Daily Stoic Journal included things like “What things are truly in my control?” and “What am I learning or studying for?”, which might seem like basic reflections but these are things we often take for granted. I have to say I feel more relaxed, calm and light lately. So much of what we hear, read and consume daily are bullsh*t, you have to either cover your nose or learn to live with the smell.
In other news, I finally made perfect poached eggs and I think we should start celebrating these small achievements!
In more Kanye West News
Agree or disagree, Kanye West is a genius and one of the best musicians alive. The video above is on how West’ uses the human voice as the ultimate instrument. #mindblown