On setbacks

You have experienced a couple of bad” events in the last 24 hours. Each of them could be construed as being part of a much grander scheme of a bad day,” but I’m afraid that idea doesn’t exist. Each event is one hand in the ongoing cash game of life. With each hand you lose, you must again resist change to your reason and ability to play well. You show up for the next hand because it’s the only one that matters. Understand that not all hands are yours to win. They are only yours to play. You might play well and lose. You might play poorly and lose. Either way, your job is to focus on how you play, rather than allow failure to put you on tilt and cause more delays.