Mindfulness is not a standard Stoic term, but the concept plays an important role in Stoic thinking. For our purposes, if we define mindfulness as the art of paying deliberate attention, then we will see its critical role in moving us towards Stoic virtues and towards the good life.
The positive side of Covid-19?
No, I haven’t gone completely nuts. Really. So much has been written on the negative aspects of Covid-19 and rightly so. Maybe you remember that I wrote a blog, too! Yet many of us fail to notice the brilliant silver lining surrounding this dark cloud.
We are right to be terrified of this ugliest and most brutal of all emotions. Other emotions have some degree of peace and quiet. But anger is all action. It explodes the impulse of grief with an inhuman desire for weapons, blood, and torture.
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