Daily Steps In Self Mastery – Day 1: Poise

noun; Graceful and elegant bearing in a person.


Today I will avoid all nervous and unnecessary movements of the body, and all thoughts that cause waste of nerve force; I will cultivate calmness, repose, peacefulness, and deliberateness.

My Exercise:

Sit still, thoroughly relax the body, empty the mind of distracting thoughts, and concentrate on the following:

  1. Poise which gives Power.
  2. Poise which gives Purpose.
  3. Poise which gives Self Control.
  4. Poise which discloses Possibilities.
  5. Poise which Accumulates Mental Force

“The star of the unconquered will, he rises in my breast, serene, and resolute, and still, and calm, and self-possessed.” ~Longfellow