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
Here are some very fundamental, big questions. Go ahead, give them a go. Even better if you write down your answers, and return to them once in a while. Task #1 Answer these. What is ultimately the most important thing in life to you? What do you want your life to ‘stand for’ or […]Read More Big Questions
Sunday’s theme was resilience. “Be like the headland, on which the waves break constantly, which still stands firm, while the foaming waters are put to rest around it. ‘It is my bad luck that this has happened to me.’ On the contrary, say, ‘It is my good luck that, although this has happened to me, […]Read More Stoic Week 2017 – Sunday