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…

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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…

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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,…

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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 anger Discard your anxiety Overcome your fears Be a better friend to yourself Increase your peace of mind Improve your resilience in the face…

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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…

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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…

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Here’s What We Are (A Brief Perspective Reset)

Here’s what we are: the most abundant and widespread species of primate. One species among millions of other species that exist on the planet called Earth. Here’s what a species is: a word that our species made up to mean a group of living organisms consisting of similar individuals capable…

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