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Living A Focused Life

Editorial || CHUCK CHAKRAPANI

Our time is short

How to do I lead my best life? This dilemma is common to all humans, not just Stoics. When we ask ourselves this question, the first thing we need to realize is that our life is made up of time. When we waste our time, we waste our life. Yet time goes faster than we realize, as Seneca realized.


The Stoic Gym - Visit Our New Website

Editorial || Editor

Over the past several months, we have been redesigning our website in an effort to make it the single most useful website for Stoic practitioners. While the website does offer articles that relate to Stoic theory, our main emphasis is on practice: What can I do now to lead a better life?


Stoic miscellany

Editorial || Editor

BE A PHILOSOPHER-IN-RESIDENCE IN ATHENS 

Alkistis Agio and Matina Agiorgiti announce the Philosopher-in-Residence program at the Agiorgiti residence. The residence is open for those who want to spend some time in Athens (one week to one year) pursuing their philosophical interest. The program is open to everyone who is interested in ancient Greek philosophy. 


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Who were the hopefulists (Epistikoi)?

Editorial || CHUCK CHAKRAPANI

The “Hopefulists” 

It seems that there was a little-known group of Greek philosophers known as the “Hopefulists’ (Elpistikoi). 


The most Stoic city in the world?

Editorial || CHUCK CHAKRAPANI

When I look out of my window I can see the flatiron building featured on the cover. Why is it featured here? I will come to it in a minute. But first a question.


The festival is life is on. Are we present?

Editorial || CHUCK CHAKRAPANI

I have been fortunate enough to travel the world several time and see many wondrous things. But there are also countries I haven’t been to and sights I haven’t seen. One such sight that I had always wanted to see, but never had the opportunity, was the Northern Lights. 


A wobbly Stoic on his mother’s passing

Editorial || CHUCK CHAKRAPANI

What is a ‘Stoic response’ to a loss?