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SHARON LEBELL

Where we put our attention is our life

Feature || SHARON LEBELL

Our focus decides our experience


The passionate perils of anger

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“The Stoics have offered us invaluable lessons in the dangers of failing to discipline our passions.”


The Stoic approach to virtue: Who decides?

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“Favour “living the questions” over marshaling arguments to advance or defend cherished or conclusive points of view.”


Lessons in Stoic virtue from Ukraine

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“Wherever you find yourself and in whatever circumstances, give an impeccable performance.”


In praise of trying

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“Let us return again and again to the courage it takes to try and try again.”


A roadmap out of depression

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“Stoicism reminds us that beneficial, sustained improvement tends to grow incrementally. ”


Put virtue first, joy will follow

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“This is the genius of Stoicism: removing the factors that eclipse joy.”


Disaster is virtue’s opportunity

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“Holding to our true aspirations no matter what is going on around us is an endeavour that naturally arises from courage, moderation, justice, and wisdom.”


Being true to ourselves

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“Holding to our true aspirations no matter what is going on around us is an endeavour that naturally arises from courage, moderation, justice, and wisdom.”


Stoicism and wabi-sabi

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“Wake up to the simple exquisite now. To this. Not to what could be, not to more would be better, but to a deep appreciation of the supposed minor details of everyday life.”


Seeing virtue as the answer

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“Virtue is the answer to just about any of our questions.”


The trap of ‘Stoic creed’

Feature || Sharon Lebell

“Stoicism has neither a catechism nor an official declaration of faith.”


Shift your attention to flourish

Feature || SHARON LEBELL

Stoicism speaks of flourishing as an ideal. Many ask, “flourishing sounds great, but how do you do it?” By these itty-bitty shifts in attention. That’s it.


Stillness points us outward

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“Stillness is not a means to deny, submerge, or otherwise repudiate the self. It is simply through the wisdom of stillness we see that the self or the soul is healthiest and happiest when it is pointed outward rather than inward.”


Are We Wise or Playful?

Feature || SHARON LEBELL

Keeping the creative spark alive.