When You Need Encouragement

When you need encouragement, think of the qualities the people around you have: this one’s energy, that one’s modesty, another’s generosity, and so on. Nothing is as encouraging as when virtues are visibly embodied in the people around us, when we’re practically showered with them.
It’s food to keep this in mind.
~ Marcus Aurelius (Meditations 6.48)

We know that we are influenced by the people we socialise with.

For good or bad.

So, why not make sure those we hang around with exhibit those virtues that we need when we have lost our get up and go.

Because there will be a time where they will be looking to us for the same.

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