I think I was wrong not to follow the Greek tradition of flying a kite with my family on Ash Monday. It cost me approximately $ 80,000. Of course I don’t get scared, because I know it would happen sooner or later. It’s part of the game.
These times are the most useful for poker players. This is when you rescan your game, try to find weaknesses, observe your game play and give yourself criticism. I believe that negative fluctuations keep you grounded and if your smart enough this could be a blessing for the long run.
Finally, if we play poker and learn to control our impulses will we become better human beings? Someone once said that to become a great player, you have to be a good person. I don’t agree with that 100%, but there is some sensibility in that thought.