Posts Tagged: "seneca"

Trichothomy of Control

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The Stoics advise us to perform a kind of triage with respect to the elements of our life and sort them into: those we have no control over, those we have complete control over, and those we have some but not complete control over....


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A core message from Stoicism is that perceptions are not real – they are wholly manufactured by our minds. “Everything you can imagine is real” –  Pablo Picasso Reality is the interpretation of the events that happens around us.  We are processing external events via an intracate filter of culture,...

North Star

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What is your “grand goal in living”? What is the one goal that you are unwilling to sacrifice to attain other goals? If you don’t know your one goal, you might not see your North Star yet. Without a North Star, despite all your efforts, successes and satisfactions, there is...