When the waters are calm, it is easy to keep an even keel.
It is when the waters get rougher than we face challenges.
This is where your own personal philosophy comes in.
If you have allowed yourself to get shifted off course by all the ripples in life, the bigger waves will capsize your boat.
The trick is to knowing that when the big waves get to you, they may be nothing more than a ripple themselves.
Your boat is the important thing here.
Not the waves around it.