What Is Amor Fati?

This short explainer will provide you with a straightforward understanding of what Amor Fati is and how you can use it in your Stoic practice. Definition Of Amor Fati The phrase “amor fati” is Latin for “love of one’s fate.” It describes the attitude whereby one not only accepts everything that happens in life, including…

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Interview With Daniel Vargas, Creator Of The Stoic Sage

Daniel Vargas is the creator and host of the Stoic Sage podcast, where he focuses on using past knowledge to empower people of today. The podcast series discusses modern challenges using Stoic wisdom from nearly 2,000 years ago. The goal is to help guide people on "how to think" rather than telling them "what to…

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What Is Memento Mori?

This short explainer will provide you with a straightforward understanding of what Memento Mori is and how you can use it in your Stoic practice. Definition Of Memento Mori The phrase “memento mori” is Latin for “remember you must die.” It is a reflection on the impermanence of life and a constant reminder not to…

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Let’s Ask For Forgiveness

Let’s ask for forgiveness. Let’s ask forgiveness for all those times we have let fear have its way.  When we didn’t have the courage to step forward fully and take hold of the great things life was offering.  When we didn’t have the courage to make a stand in defense of ourselves or someone else.…

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How To Meditate Like A Stoic

As a practitioner of Stoicism, I’m always looking for ways to cement the Stoic principles into my daily life. I read, absorb, take notes and repeat in order to learn. Then I attempt to practice what I’ve learned by applying the lessons to specific situations and decisions every day. I try to follow the virtuous…

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Interview With Jon Brooks Of HighExistence & The Stoic Handbook

Jon Brooks is the co-owner of the popular HighExistence site, and a thought leader on the modernisation and practical implementation of Stoic philosophy. Through his work with his Stoic Handbook website and podcast, he aims to take ancient, esoteric wisdom and translate it for modern people who seek self-fulfilment. I have been very impressed with…

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The Alien Report

We humans have fallen mindlessly into the habit of overcomplicating things. And by things I mean pretty much everything. We invent value where there would otherwise be none, we apply imaginary judgements that make us anxious, we rarely see what’s in front of us simply for what it is. Anthony de Mello has a nice…

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Interview With Instagram’s The Everyday Stoic

The Everyday Stoic is a popular account sharing Stoicism content across several social media platforms. In a short time it has built up a following of over 100,000 on Instagram and 380,000 on YouTube. It was great to be able to interview the man behind the account, William Mulligan, recently to find out a bit…

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What’s Next For What Is Stoicism?

For a while I have been considering what’s next for What Is Stoicism?  I started the blog and most of the associated social media channels just over four years ago and have loved creating Stoic content and interacting with fellow Stoics. Although I discovered Stoicism a while before I created the blog, What Is Stoicism?…

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