Guest Post: The Stoic Idea of Living in Accordance with Nature

The following is a guest post from Enda Harte. Enda runs a newsletter, where he writes about Stoicism and other Philosophies. You can sign up below for free, and receive multiple emails weekly. https://theirishstoic.substack.com According to Nature The goal of life is to live in agreement with nature. Zeno of Citium The idea of "living according…

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How To Remind Yourself Like Marcus Aurelius

In his Discourses, Epictetus tells us that the practice of Stoicism is nothing more complicated than good preparation for what lies ahead: But what is philosophy? Doesn’t it simply mean preparing ourselves for what may come?Epictetus, Discourses 3.10.6 By taking on the Wisdom of the ancients, by learning it and putting it into practice, we’re…

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A Stoic’s Easy 3-Part Evening Routine

The Stoic way to put the finishing touches on your day We rightly place a lot of importance on our morning routines. Even if we’re not consistently doing the things we know will help us prepare for the day, we at least know we should be. We know the benefits of early journaling to clear the…

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What Is Stoic Eudaimonia?

This short explainer will provide you with a straightforward understanding of what eudaimonia is and how you can use it to guide your Stoic practice. Definition Of Stoic Eudaimonia Eudaimonia is a Greek term that translates to a state of being that encompasses terms such as “happiness”, “flourishing”, “fulfillment”, “well-being”, and the “good life.” The…

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Book Review – The Quest for Character

It’s impossible to be a student of Stoic philosophy in the modern day without coming across the work of Massimo Pigliucci. The Professor of Philosophy at the City College of New York is one the leading experts and popularizers of Stoicism in the early twenty-first century, having contributed books, talks, articles, podcasts, courses, videos, and…

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The Micro Morning Meditations

Refreshingly simple Stoic morning routines delivered to you daily Monday to Friday The principles of Stoicism can help you do many things. For example: Quell your angerDiscard your anxietyOvercome your fearsBe a better friend to yourselfIncrease your peace of mindImprove your resilience in the face of life’s challenges But these benefits only come with repeated…

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30 Ways To Instantly Be More Stoic

Short, practical tips on following virtue today and everyday How do you practice Stoicism? Do you adopt it as your philosophy of life and use it to guide your every thought and action? Do you dip in and out of its practical exercises semi-regularly? Maybe you’ve lapsed somewhat in your commitment to live an examined life…

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How To Eat, Drink, And Exercise Like A Stoic

Using Stoicism to inform healthy living For ancient practitioners of philosophies like Stoicism, the principles they adopted weren’t a set of rough guidelines or a list of quick life hacks. Their philosophy wasn’t something they dipped in and out of or referenced only in emergencies. No, for beginner students and philosopher-kings alike, Stoicism was their way…

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