Fortune gives us nothing which we can really own. – Seneca I should remember my mortality, and the mortality of others. How silly will all my resentments look like, in a future not so far from now. Live in this moment, every minute of the day, but do your best not to embarrass your future […]Read More Fortune gives us nothing which we can really own
You could leave life right now. Let that determine what you do and say and think. – Marcus Aurelius Yes, indeed. It is a bummer, isn’t it? How different would we all act, if we knew that this was our last day? It could be! We often act as if there was unlimited time. Things […]Read More You could leave life right now
Don’t let the FOMO fool you today. A day is just a day. Important, precious, but also fleeting. Temporary. Keep your vigilance, but regret nothing. Look into every hour, what are you going to do. Look back at every hour; did you do what and how you wanted, but don’t obsess and do not think […]Read More What a precious privilege!
Introduction This blog post describes a continuous training you can do to incorporate Philosophy and contemplation in to your life. Enjoy! (or at least look at your suffering more objectively) The Schedule Daily Morning Meditation What will you do today, fate permitting? Go through your day step by step. What opportunities and challenges you expect […]Read More A Practice Routine
Choose ONE of these questions or thinking tasks. Ponder, and write down your answers and thoughts on it, or just work it over in your head. * What do I still lack in order to achieve freedom from negative emotions? * What do I need to achieve tranquility? * What am I? – A rational […]Read More Morning Meditation, the tasks
I have procrastinated. I have wasted time. I have, I do and probably will, and so will you. Here’s an annoying little slice of truth that you don’t want: In all things, the only way to do it is to do it. Sounds dumb, right? It is. But it is also the truth. You can […]Read More Stop procrastinating! (You can stop tomorrow, if today’s not good for you)
A nice little exercise to clarify your direction, in regard to life in general, or in relation to some specific thing. Make two short lists: Desired. The things you most desire for yourself in life. Admired. The qualities you find most praiseworthy and admirable in other people. You will often find yourself with two very different […]Read More Desired vs. Admired