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I am Ricardo Guaderrama. Everyday I ask myself that question and the best answers I’ve found come from the Stoics and like minded people. One thing that these people have in common is that they are tough and brave, but compassionate and caring as well. They are smart and applied, but they also enjoy their lives to the fullest. Stoic Answers is a place of inquiry, a place to decipher how to live your life to the fullest, regardless of your circumstances.
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“If you want to improve, be content to be thought foolish and stupid.”― Epictetus Enough of improving Epictetus. It seems like everything in Stoicism is about improving, about making yourself better, all the time. But that’s now the only thing I care about. The concept of insight is superbly interesting, alluring. Just like the concept ofContinue reading “The Case for Insight”
Some courage is needed to talk about thriving in these times. Coping would be a better word to describe the situation of many, many people. The situation is looking dire and it doesn’t look like is going to end soon. And, still, I’m as bold as to use the headline ´How to thrive all theContinue reading “How To Thrive, All The Effin Time”
“Beer makes you feel the way you ought to feel without beer.” ― Henry Lawson Wasn’t that quote from Benjamin Franklin? Well for time’s sake, let us stick with Henry’s, all right? Being drunk is fantastic, isn’t it? Nervous about talking to that cute girl? Here you go, sir, have a beer, how about two? Ah,Continue reading “How To Be Free From Care As If You Were Drunk, But Sober”