In life there are things that we can’t and can control. The stoics argue that if we focus on what we control, we will live a good life. What can we control in stoicism? In stoicism, we can control what we say, think, and do. The stoics claimed that if we discipline our action, ourContinue reading “What You Can Control in Stoicism and How to Control it”
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The Most Important Virtue in Stoicism and How to Practice it
Stoicism is a fantastic philosophy to lead a greater life and to better manage negative emotions. Stoicism has a sort of “honor code” with many principles and virtues that lead you in the right direction. Virtues are marks of excellence, character traits that lead to a better life. The four virtues in stoicism are wisdom,Continue reading “The Most Important Virtue in Stoicism and How to Practice it”
The Biggest Lie Ever Told to Creative People
“CREATIVITY CANNOT BE FORCED” I was in psychology class a few days ago and we were going around saying the worst things about our break. An art student raised her hand, she said to the class, “the worst thing about my break was that I turned in a project 4 months late.” she then wentContinue reading “The Biggest Lie Ever Told to Creative People”
How to Start Reading Again After the School System Robbed the Passion from You
You’ve heard the quotes. “A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies, said Jojen. The man who never reads lives only one.” George R.R. Martin “The reading of all good books is like a conversation with the finest minds of past centuries.” Rene Descartes “The more that you read, the more things you willContinue reading “How to Start Reading Again After the School System Robbed the Passion from You”
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New Year’s 2022- How to Make Changes that Stick.
Its 2022. Today, January 1st, the gyms will be packed. The demand for healthier food will be high. The McDonalds lines will be shorter. Self-help book sales will increase. People will be nicer, happier, and more upbeat. To this reality we face on the new year’s, I feel pity. I feel bad over the ignoranceContinue reading “New Year’s 2022- How to Make Changes that Stick.”
You’re Young, Feeling Lost, Stuck, and Purposeless, here is what to do.
So, you’re young—probably under 20—feeling like you have no sense of direction. I’ve been there. First of all—this is a disclaimer—stop looking for quick fixes. Now. There is no one-step, quick-fix solution for this problem. It’s a process, and it can be a fun one. Discovering yourself is fun! Who said you need to struggle?Continue reading “You’re Young, Feeling Lost, Stuck, and Purposeless, here is what to do.”