Concentrate, just… concentrate. I recently watched a video featuring Jordan Peterson discussing the Egyptian god Horus, who was highly revered … More
The Hard Part Of Stoicism. What Determines Whether You’re A Slave Or A Free Man
You will ever remain a slave as long as you do not disentangle your relationship with the externals (stuff that … More
Stop Getting Ready To Live And Live
“Putting things off is the biggest waste of life: It snatches away each day as it comes and denies us...
Accept Everything, But Don’t Be Passive
I love climbing up a good big and scary mountain. I hate, with all my heart though, the alpine morning. … More
Affirmations Do Not Work, Do This Instead
Have you ever done morning affirmations? Like, “I’m awesome, I’m awesome, I’m awesome, ad infinitum”? I have. I don’t believe...
The Importance of being OK with Rejection
“Freedom is the only worthy goal in life. It is won by disregarding things that lie beyond our control.”― Epictetus The … More
How You See Stress Matters
It is not what things are objectively and in themselves, but what they are for us, in our way of looking...
How To Be Comfortable With The Uncomfortable
“It is not death that a man should fear, but he should fear never beginning to live.”― Marcus Aurelius I quit … More
Response Control, Or How To Be Burned Alive And Be OK With It
“Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional.” Buddha The man burning in the picture above is Thich Quang Duc. He was...
Why It Is Hard To Understand Non-Freedom
Epictetus was a slave. That makes him interestingly different from the other prominent Stoics Marcus Aurelius and Seneca. Check out … More