There’s no doubt that we all get angry, sometimes even at the most minor inconveniences. However, when that angers causes us to harm ourselves or others, then it becomes destructive. The Stoic approach to anger is to understand it as a natural and normal emotion, but also to recognize that it is ultimately up to the us to control our response to it.
In this article, we will explore how Stoics should deal with this anger in their daily lives. We will delve into the Stoic beliefs about the nature of anger, its causes and the techniques for controlling it.
Boredom is a common experience that affects us all. It is a state of mind characterized by a lack of interest in our surroundings leading to feelings of restlessness and dissatisfaction. While it may seem harmless at first, boredom can have negative effects on both our mind and body, leading to negative thoughts, fatigue, and even unhealthy habits. In this article, we will explore the Stoic perspective on boredom and the techniques they use to cope with it.
A question that is often raised when discussing Stoics are inherently introverted. Some argue that the focus on self-control and introspection in Stoicism aligns with the traits of introversion, while others believe the philosophy can be practiced by people of all personality types.
In this blog post, we will take a closer look at the relationship between Stoicism and introversion, and explore how the philosophy can appeal to both introverts and extroverts alike.
This blog post focuses on the relationship between Stoic philosophy and the desire for wealth. These ancient philosophers had a unique viewpoint on the role of money in our lives. They believed that it should not be our ultimate goal or source of happiness, but rather it should be viewed as a means to an end, a tool to be used to achieve other things in life. In this post, we will explore whether Stoics care about money, looking at the practical advice they offer us on financial decision-making and managing financial stress.
As we strive for emotional mastery, Stoics must learn to overcome jealousy. It can consume us and prevent us from living a fulfilling life. Jealousy is often irrational and destructive, leading us to focus on others’ possessions or actions instead of our own goals. In this post, we will examine the ways Stoics deal with jealousy and provide practical strategies for overcoming it.