Ancient Stoicism in Plain English

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November 18, 2016 - Ancient Stoicism in Plain English
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2-Modeling-the-Sage-Exercise

Use this exercise as an all-purpose one. You can use it for contemplation when you have free time or use it anytime you face a problem.

November 12, 2016 - Ancient Stoicism in Plain English
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1-The-Gatekeeper-Exercise

Use this exercise whenever something interferes with your happiness. The Gatekeeper exercise puts each negative thought to three tests before accepting it and letting into our mind.

November 12, 2016 - Ancient Stoicism in Plain English
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Stoic Mockery

Stoicism grew out of Cynicism. Take Cynicism, cut out its ascetic aspects, add a few more flourishes, and voila! You have Stoicism. Diogenes the Cynic was a famous philosopher of his day.

November 5, 2016 - Ancient Stoicism in Plain English
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What’s the core of Stoicism?

Stoicism has been in existence since 300 BC. Anything so enduring will have passed through different minds and is unlikely to have survived as an unchanging doctrine.

October 29, 2016 - Ancient Stoicism in Plain English
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A Sixty-Second Introduction to Stoic Philosophy

You can be free, happy, and serene no matter what else is happening around you, if you understand this basic truth: some things in life are under your control, and others are not.