How much better to heal than seek revenge from injury. Vengeance wastes a lot of time and exposes you to many more injuries than the first that sparked it. Anger always outlasts hurt. Best to take the opposite course. — Seneca
“ Progress is not achieved by luck or accident, but by working on yourself daily.” Epictetus
Today I would like to write to you about being healthy, happy and strong. Why is this important? Because you must love yourself and after you learn to love yourself, you will learn to love others. Self sacrifice is indeed a noble virtuous quality but ignoring your health and happiness is shameful. When I was Read More
It may be the weather, old injuries or something of that nature but lets face it, PAIN SUCKS! Working with pain can also be dangerous to yourself and others depending on what you do. Pain makes people do crazy things as well. Anyway I have come up with a couple perfect pain bombs for when Read More
“If someone succeeds in provoking you,” he said, “realize that your mind is complicit in the provocation.” – Epictetus
“If anyone can refute me—show me I’m making a mistake or looking at things from the wrong perspective—I’ll gladly change. It’s the truth I’m after, and the truth never harmed anyone.” – Marcus Aurelius
Living life by the clock can make one toxic I believe. They think to themselves that they need to do something before a certain time. This creates anxiety, depression and in turn makes such a person toxic to themselves and others. A toxic person never really enjoys the moment like us Stoics do.
I taught my children to be kind because everyone we meet is going through some kind of struggle.
As you are very well aware I am a great admirer of Marcus Aurelius the King of Rome. I can only imagine all the distractions that this man had. He no doubt worried about his kingdom with people coming to him with all sorts of issues. Even being the most powerful man on earth in Read More
I would like to talk to you about a buried treasure that I found out about several years back. The old man that told me about it drew me a map. He had silver hair and a receding hair line with many kind lines on his face. His eyes were a golden brown and he Read More