Living a life of virtue is the chief aim of the Stoics. To do so, we must understand what Virtue is. Here is my take on it. The four virtues in Stoicism are; Wisdom, Justice, Courage, and Temperance. It is time to take a look at Justice and what it means to be just.
Living a life of virtue is the chief aim of the Stoics. To do so, we must understand what Virtue is. Here is my take on it. The four virtues in Stoicism are; Wisdom, Justice, Courage, and Temperance. To start delving into each of the Virtues, we begin with Wisdom.
On Dealing with loss shows you my ten rules which help me get through difficult times. Rules such as; No Alchohol, Take care of yourself, Don’t blame, Get creative, and more.
“If you don’t have a consistent goal in life, you can’t live it in a consistent way.” Marcus Aurelius, Meditations Over the years I have learned that consistency is key to success. And you can apply this to any aspect
An interesting mix between Philosophy, Self Help, and an (auto) biography. Summary The book, written by Shannon Lee, the daughter of Bruce Lee, takes you on different journeys. First of all, it introduces you to the philosophy of Bruce Lee.
On Reading deals with my journey from a non-reader to a book enthusiast. Besides that, I look at how reading can influence our lives.
When dealing with the general public we can find plenty of moments for friction. For example, when we travel, go to the shop or drive our car. This last example is exactly where Epictetus made my life a lot more
“Whatever fate one man can strike can come to all of us alike.” Publilius, from Seneca, On the Happy Life Our lives seem easy until we hit an obstruction. Sometimes it feels like the only thing we are doing is
Who was Seneca? A brief introduction into the life of Seneca and a little scene of how I pictured meeting him would be like.
On What we Control
“Some things are in our control and others not. Things in our control are opinion, pursuit, desire, aversion, and, in a word, whatever are our own actions. Things not in our control are body, property, reputation, command, and, in one word, whatever are not our actions.” – Epictetus, Enchiridion