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SANTARA GONZALES

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.”


Stoicism for a better you and a better planet

Feature || KAI WHITING, SANTARA GONZALES

“Stoicism is the key to unlocking wisdom. It helps us to deal with the stresses of modern life” Stoicism for a better you


How should Stoics grieve?

Feature || KAI WHITING, SANTARA GONZALES

“While the Stoics encourage us to allow for a natural release of emotion in the form of grief, they also remind us that in our mourning we should not become so overwhelmed that it prevents us from flourishing.”


The Stoic approach to the incarcerated

Feature || SANTARA GONZALES AND KAI WHITING

“How many of us can say with certainty that all our present thoughts, actions and attitudes are virtuous?”


Anger, the temporary madness

Feature || SANTARA GONZALES

“No one can live a happy life if he only thinks of himself and turns everything to his own purpose. You should live for the other person if you wish to live for yourself” - Seneca


The value of friendship

Feature || KAI WHITING, SANTARA GONZALES

“No one can live a happy life if he only thinks of himself and turns everything to his own purpose. You should live for the other person if you wish to live for yourself” - Seneca


Stoic virtue, the only good

Feature || KAI WHITING, SANTARA GONZALES

“Stoic virtue should be the blade we use to sculpt our character into an excellent one.”


What does boasting say about our character?

Feature || KAI WHITING, SANTARA GONZALES

“As a follower of Stoicism, we are not immune from the urge to boast or from placing too much importance on our reputation.”


Stoic joy is found in the journey

Feature || KAI WHITING and SANTARA GONZALES

“Stoic joy is a product of a deep dive into what it means to progress along the path of human flourishing and the peace of mind that comes when the superficial slips away.”