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Epictetus:Other people's views and troubles can be...

Other people’s  views and troubles can be contagious. Don’t sabotage yourself by unwittingly adopting negative, unproductive attitudes through your associations with others.”
― Epictetus


Advice for the Holidays -- Mother, Zeno, and Apuleius Always Said: "Two Ears, One Mouth"

"Mother always said: 2 ears, one mouth" @holdengraber @LIVEfromtheNYPL #7wordbiography pic.twitter.com/4EvbctfOUX

— Fashpo (@fashpo) October 18, 2015

Now that the holiday season is upon us, hordes of Americans will brave weather and traffic to reunite with their families.

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The least lamentable alternative must suffice....


“It is not the one with many possession  who is rich, but the one who has no needs.”

~~ Philoxenos ~~

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Daily Pearls Of Virtual Wisdom

50 Rejections…and Counting

So, a strange thing happened on the way to racking up 50 rejection letters. That’s right. For those of you wondering, I have submitted my various stories and… 1,042 more words

Stoic Week (Wednesday): Mind The...Things. I Guess.

Today’s theme is “mindfulness,” but I find myself not particularly mindful this morning. I mean, not yet. It’s still early. I could improve. Maybe after some cocoa, and a little nap before lunch. 236 more words

Philosophical Mess-making

Why Marcus Aurelius Sucks

I was studying A Level Philosophy so of course I knew everything. 1,742 more words