November 10th, 2021
For today, I felt like I did alright in my virtue completion, though not excellent, despite having an overall good day which is somewhat confusing. I think it’s because I succeeded in virtues that I already prioritize outside of this project, which is somewhat throwing myself through a loop, so that will need some getting used to. However, I felt like I had a definite improvement on cleanliness from yesterday, possibly bumping it up to a 6/10. I followed Luke’s advice from earlier and I felt like it really helped with preventing distractions from my desk space. However, I still felt at times, not the most efficient, putting my industry and productive downtime virtues at a 4/10 for today as I got distracted by my phone easily, and justified it as my rest which was not exceptionally fulfilling. The virtue of tranquility did not really come up as any nervousness or frustration was very small and not substantial enough to make an impact (so putting it at a N/A out of 10 possibly; I may need to redo my ranking system). Temperance was alright though (putting it at a 5/10), as I continued my SAT preparation, but maybe not on other ongoing long-term projects.
I am interested to see how my virtues improve, fail, or fluctuate as this blog continues. Good night!
2 thoughts on “Rafaela Grieco-Freeman: Day 2”
I tend to get distracted by my phone as well, I put it on do not disturb and put it across the room to make sure I have no distractions maybe that could help? I am glad that you did not feel any nervousness or frustration throughout your day, I hope tomorrow is the same. I hope you feel better about your other virtue rankings tomorrow. Goodnight!-Avery Kim:)
I definitely struggle with being distracted on my phone too. I also appreciate the fact that you were still able to have a good day even without improving on your virtues. It’s ok to not feel fulfilled, but make sure it doesn’t ruin your day. Not all days will be a 10/10 when it comes to your journey to moral perfection and it’s good that you were able to recognize that this day was good even though your virtues were at a 4/10.