5 Ways You Can Apply Stoicism in Your Life

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“You could leave life right now. Let that determine what you do and say and think.” — Marcus Aurelius.

Remind yourself of this everyday — momento mori.

Note what Hierocles says;
The first admonition, therefore, is very clear, easily obtained, and is common to all men. For it is a same assertion, which every man will consider as evident. And it is this: Act by everyone, in the same manner as if you supposed yourself to be him, and him to be you.

“Say to yourself first thing in the morning: today I shall meet people who are meddling, ungrateful, aggressive, treacherous, malicious, unsocial. But I have seen that the nature of good is what is right, and the nature of evil is what is wrong; and I have reflected that the nature of the offender himself is akin to my own — not a kinship of blood or seed, but a sharing in the same mind, the same fragment of divinity…” — Marcus Aurelius

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Stephen Mwesigye

Stephen Mwesigye

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