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8. Find Strength in Adversity

8. Find Strength in Adversity

Key Idea: Use challenges to grow stronger. 

  • When I fail a test, I see it as a chance to learn and improve my study habits.
  • If I lose a game, I focus on effectively training more for the next one.


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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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