Do you believe in yourself? Marcus Aurelius told himself: Stand up Straight – not Straightened. Make sure you have the believe in yourself to take yourself through life.
Who was Epictetus? Find out in this brief introduction where I also describe how I envision attending one of his lesson.
On Taking Responsibility. A reflection on what it means to take responsibility and how it can change you.
On Dealing with Frustrating People
“That sort of person is bound to do that. You might as well resent a fig tree for secreting juice. (Anyway, before very long you’ll both be death – death and soon forgotten.)” – Marcus Aurelius
What is Stoicism? Stoicism is a Hellenistic philosophy from around the 3 century BC. With its goal to life a peaceful life by living a life of Virtue.
Marcus Aurelius is one of the most famous Stoics. He was one of the five great Roman emperors. But more importantly, because his personal notes survived and are available for us to read. Although he never meant for these notes to be published, someone took them and bundled them into a book. The so-called Meditations have helped millions of people throughout history.