In a way, meditation could be one of the best tools to master your self. Once you master yourself you can master your life.
Fear is gravity, always telling you to take the easier path, and always downhill. Walk uphill: It is the door into awe and freedom. "
This Stoic practice is designed to provide a catalyst for change towards becoming an ideal human being. Of course, this is a never-ending quest.
Taking control of your desires will help you to stop the train of desires before it leaves the station and builds a full head of steam
Perhaps this is one of the best Stoic practices that helps to distance or detach yourself from where you are right now and more importantly where is your mind.
Let us consider ourselves as a musical instrument. It might be a guitar, a piano or any other instrument. Every daily act of ours is the sound of that instrument. You may not necessarily hear or see its vibration, but you can feel its presence.