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Karen Duffy with Francis Gasparini

Article will be available on Sunday, April 9th, 2023

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Sunday, April 9th, 2023

Thoughts on writing letters

Stoic Everyday || KAREN DUFFY WITH FRANCIS GASPARINI

Seneca’s great work “Epistulae Morales ad Lucilium,” known in English as “Letters From A Stoic,” consists of 124 missives to Lucilius Junior, a younger friend and colleague.

Article will be available on Wednesday, May 3rd, 2023

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Wednesday, May 3rd, 2023

Go unstuck yourself

Practicing Stoicism || KAREN DUFFY WITH FRANCIS GASPARINI

In life you can sometimes feel stuck. What came before is done. It seems like there’s nothing ahead of you. Or perhaps you have a goal or dream but you don’t see how to get there from where you are; your progress is halted.

Article will be available on Wednesday, July 26th, 2023

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Wednesday, July 26th, 2023

Paradise is a library

Practicing Stoicism || KAREN DUFFY WITH FRANCIS GASPARINI

“Don’t just say that you’ve read books, show that through them you have learned to think better, to be a more discriminating and reflective person.”

Article will be available on Saturday, September 16th, 2023

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Saturday, September 16th, 2023

Freedom from the fear of death

Practicing Stoicism || KAREN DUFFY WITH FRANCIS GASPARINI

I’m just unencumbered with the fear of death. This is one of the great gifts of Stoic freedom.

Article will be available on Wednesday, November 22nd, 2023

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Wednesday, November 22nd, 2023

Living in the present

Practicing Stoicism || KAREN DUFFY WITH FRANCIS GASPARINI

Our lives are made of precious, exclusive, limited edition Right Nows. By focusing on the present, we remain aware and engaged with our actions, judgments, and decisions.

Article will be available on Saturday, January 27th, 2024

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Saturday, January 27th, 2024

Three cheers for anxiety!

Practicing Stoicism || KAREN DUFFY WITH FRANCIS GASPARINI

Article will be available on Wednesday, January 31st, 2024

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Wednesday, January 31st, 2024

Who cares? Stoics do

Practicing Stoicism || Karen Duffy with Francis Gasparini

There’s a persistent myth that we Stoics suppress our emotions and are impaired in our ability to feel and express love – that our approach to life is, who cares? We know that’s not true.