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

Brian Johnson, author of the Philosopher’s Notes, is back this week with another thought-provoking video.

In this 8-minute video, Brian provides simple, yet effective exercises to help us return to our “balanced state of mind” when we’re having one of those days, or going through a period of time, when we’re just not feeling ourselves.

Watch the video and share your responses to his techniques below.