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BRANDON TUMBLIN

Having the courage to be yourself

Feature || Brandon Tumblin

It’s an act of strength and courage to be yourself.


How should a Stoic prepare for a hurricane?

Feature || BRANDON TUMBLIN

“We realize with time that there’s more than enough within our control to keep us busy for the rest of our lives.”


We don’t own anything

Feature || BRANDON TUMBLIN

“Every moment you get the opportunity to experience the full richness of existence. That can take many forms, from developing a virtuous habit to appreciating a beautiful sunset to feeling deep gratitude for a loved one.”


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.”


Losing faith as a Stoic

Feature || BRANDON TUMBLIN

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


Choosing your duty

Feature || BRANDON TUMBLIN

“In plain English, we might say that a Stoic must balance the following: what is useful to the world and society, and what your strengths and interests are.”


The stoic approach to overcoming cowardice

Feature || BRANDON TUMBLIN

“All virtues can be thought of as a habit, and the virtues of courage and strength are no exception. Life provides you opportunities every day to practice strength and courage.”