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6. Moderation

6. Moderation

Key Idea: Avoid extremes and find balance.


  • I balance school work and free time so I don’t get overwhelmed.
  • I eat healthy but also allow myself occasional treats.


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Think about the daily stress we face—school, relationships, and future plans. Yes, it can be overwhelming. That's the same for Marcus Aurelius, he faced huge pressures too, as a leader of a vast empire. He wrote "Meditations" as a way to remind himself to stay focused, calm, and grounded. With it, his thoughts can help us handle our own challenges with more peace and strength.

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