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On following our idols

Feature || PIOTR STANKIEWICZ

“Small things form habits, habits shape our character and our character, well, is who we truly are. This is the place to grow.”


Using Stoicism to Find our roles

Feature || SANTARA GONZALES

“Knowing ourselves and our talents will be a guide in choosing the roles which correspond to us, and will also allow us to fulfill our potential.”


Offensive language and Stoicism

Feature || BRANDON TUMBLIN

“It is easy to say that one should not get offended when someone says something upsetting to you, but it can be difficult to do when it happens.”


Dealing with regrets

Feature || GREG SADLER

“Regret and remorse aren’t good in themselves, but they may be a sign that there’s more work to do.”


Where we put our attention is our life

Feature || SHARON LEBELL

Our focus decides our experience


Telling worry to hit the road

Feature || MEREDITH KUNZ

“What can we do to better understand our role in the world once we realize how illogical it is, and how little we can influence and shape events? How can we move forward while refusing to give up or give in?”


Our time is limited: Seize the day

Feature || KAREN DUFFY

“There is a limit to the time assigned to you, and if you don’t use it to free yourself it will be gone and will never return.”


Four keys to dealing with stress

Feature || BRITTANY POLAT

“...built-up stress is a lot like anger: once you let it get the better of you, it’s hard to regain control of yourself...”


Marcus Aurelius on the human condition

Feature || DONALD ROBERTSON

Marcus Fronto, the tutor of Marcus Aurelius, talks about the pandemic that has been devastating the country. He says that death would be preferable under these circumsannces. Marcus Aurelius points out that death is a human experience common to every one of us and therefore cannot be good or bad.


What makes us human?

Feature || BRITTANY POLAT

“We have been richly endowed with cognitive and social abilities, but it’s up to us to make the most of them.”


The upside of a life turned upside down

Feature || KAREN DUFFY

“I had to move past mourning for my old life, and figure out how to make the most out of this life. It is up to me to play the hand I have been dealt.”


Living with absurdity

Feature || MEREDITH KUNZ

“What can we do to better understand our role in the world once we realize how illogical it is, and how little we can influence and shape events? How can we move forward while refusing to give up or give in?”


Losing faith as a Stoic

Feature || BRANDON TUMBLIN

“As a Stoic, that spark comes in the everyday opportunities for virtue: kindness, apologizing, and courage”


Stoic joy: The premise and the promise

Feature || PIOTR STANKIEWICZ

“The goal of Stoicism is to live a flourishing, satisfying, and joyful life.”


Seneca on the human condition

Feature || Editor

“You think that you will get there amid riches and accolades. This is to say that you seek joy in the midst of anxiety! You go after those things on grounds that they will bring you happiness and pleasure, when in fact they are causes of pain... ”