Stoicism, a philosophy that emphasizes self-control and rationality, is often misunderstood as being selfish. But is this true? In this blog post, we will delve into how Stoicism can lead to acts of kindness and generosity, and explore how Stoic philosophers such as Epictetus, Seneca, and Marcus Aurelius encouraged altruistic behavior in their teachings.Continue reading “Looking for the truth: Is Stoicism selfish?”
Living with uncertainty: A Stoic’s perspective
Are you tired of feeling anxious? Constantly worried about the future? You’re not alone. For centuries, the Stoics have been grappling with the same struggles. In this blog post, we’ll explore the relationship between Stoicism and uncertainty and discover how to ensure that we’re living in the present moment.Continue reading “Living with uncertainty: A Stoic’s perspective”
Mastering Anger: The Stoic Way to Emotional Balance
Anger is powerful.
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.Continue reading “Mastering Anger: The Stoic Way to Emotional Balance”
Breaking Free From Boredom: A Stoic Guide
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.Continue reading “Breaking Free From Boredom: A Stoic Guide”
Personality and Philosophy: Are Stoics more Introverted?
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.Continue reading “Personality and Philosophy: Are Stoics more Introverted?”