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When something gets to you, be like Kobe (or at least try to)

When force of circumstance upsets your equanimity, lose no time in recovering your self-control and do not remain out of tune longer than you can help. Habitual recurrence to the harmony will increase your mastery of it.

– Marcus Aurelius, from Meditations

So in other words, when something or someone pisses you off (or tries to), be like Kobe:

In the face of fire, stay in your normal state, tranquility, a place of balance and calm, Ataraxia (or at least waste as little time as possible in getting back to it). Like the axe that strikes at a knot in wood –the one who bears the full force is the axe.

So fuck ‘I wanna be, I wanna be, I wanna be like Mike.’ Be like Black Mamba.