Philosophy

what you can control

Focus On What You Can Control For Greater Success In Life

Focus on what you can control It is extremely important if you want to be successful in life, to understand what you can control and what you cannot control. This important insight was first emphasized by the ancient Greek Stoics who lived, taught and practiced about 2000 years ago. They believed strongly in the value …

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The Many Benefits of Stoic Thinking

I had only a brief brush with Stoic thinking as a philosophy major in college, and like most people, misunderstood its tremendous value. I thought “being Stoic” meant being tough and not showing your feelings. Nothing could be further from the truth. I was reintroduced to Stoic thinking when, based on my other readings, amazon.com suggested …

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