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This is an extract from the book Stoic Tranquility, which is the plain English version of Seneca’s discourse ‘On Tranquility.’
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?
A description of three books: Epictetus and Laypeople by Erlend D. MacGillivray; A Field Guide to a Happy Life by Massimo Pigliucci; Stoic Philosophy and Social Theory by Will Johncock
Stoicon 2020 / Stoic week
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When we are in the grip of negative emotions, worries, and anxieties, fear can still take hold of us and cloud our judgment, even if we practice Stoicism regularly. We can deal with these problems by knowing that we have resources available for whatever life may throw at us and remembering that we are more resilient than we think.
1 - Is there any storm that is more powerful than impressions that drive out reason? [Epictetus, D2.17]