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Reading the Stoics

By Dan Wilcock

Reading ancient Stoic philosophers such as Epictetus, Seneca, and Marcus Aurelius does not require a classroom setting, nor a professor with proper academic credentials. 553 more words

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Communication

COMMUNICATION comes from the Latin “communicare”, meaning “to share”.  It is the activity of conveying information through the exchange of ideas, feelings, intentions, attitudes, expectations, perceptions or commands, as by speech, non-verbal gestures or writing. 243 more words

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Know your Heart, to know Your Mind.

Know and understand your emotions. Avoid repressing or exulting any emotion.

When we react too strongly to something, we run the risk of loosing our composure, if not our mind. 95 more words

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Quote of the day, Sept. 10

Epictetus, on listening

“Nature has given men one tongue and two ears, that we may hear twice as much as we speak.”

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Huns Are Meanies

This week in the Great Books Project we finish a great novel while pretending we haven’t fallen further behind on the posting schedule. Let’s get right to it. 656 more words

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Huns Are Meanies

This week in the Great Books Project we finish a great novel while pretending we haven’t fallen further behind on the posting schedule. Let’s get right to it. 656 more words

Wisdom Wednesday

Every Wednesday I have decided that I might just create a little reoccurring blog post because, who doesn’t love a good blogging routine? Saying that though, not all of these posts are going to follow the same theme.They could vary from quotes from others, life tips or even little bits of wisdom from me. 215 more words

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