March 25, 2020 - The Stoic Gym Blog
How To Deal With Annoying People, The Stoic WayAlthough we may not consider it a major problem, we all experience annoyances in our daily life. Annoyances make us angry or irritated and make our life less pleasant. What is the Stoic solution to this problem?
March 24, 2020 - The Stoic Gym Blog
How To Make Or Break HabitsWhen we quickly judge a person or a situation, we do so out of habit, not out of careful consideration. In fact, most of our judgments about people and situations are based on habits. If our habits are faulty so will our judgments be.
June 2, 2018 - Ancient Stoicism in Plain English
Freedom from AnxietiesWhen you are anxious about the future, you are mostly concerned with what is not under your control.
May 6, 2018 - Ancient Stoicism in Plain English
Be Committed to Your Choice1. Everything comes at a price. 2. You can choose either restraint and dignity or having a good time without regard to anything else. 3. You can have either, but you have to choose one. 4. No matter what you choose, do it wholeheartedly.
May 2, 2018 - Ancient Stoicism in Plain English
How to Achieve Freedom – 41. As long as you desire an external thing, you will have a master. The person who has control over the external thing will be your master. 2. The way to achieve freedom is not by fulfilling your desires, but by letting go of them.
April 28, 2018 - Ancient Stoicism in Plain English
How to Achieve Freedom – 31. The person who cannot be blocked is free. 2. The person who can be blocked is a slave. 3. You cannot be blocked if you don’t desire external things, things that are not your own. 4. This is the road to freedom.
April 25, 2018 - Ancient Stoicism in Plain English
How to Achieve Freedom – 21. Understand what is under your control and what is not under your control. 2. Be prepared to let go of things you don’t own. 3. External things are not the problem, but they we judge them is the problem
April 21, 2018 - Ancient Stoicism in Plain English
How to Achieve Freedom – 1You are free when you live as you wish; when you cannot be compelled, obstructed, or controlled; your choices cannot be blocked; when you get your desires fulfilled, and when you don’t face anything you want to avoid.
March 31, 2018 - Ancient Stoicism in Plain English
Train to Confront the Fear of Death1. There is no shame in anything that is not of your making. 2. You should never fear the future. You will always have resources to cope with whatever happens.
March 28, 2018 - Ancient Stoicism in Plain English