Self-Control

The Many Benefits of Stoic Thinking

I had only a brief brush with Stoic thought as a philosophy major in college, and like most people, misunderstood it’s 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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A Simple Framework for Better Decision-Making Using The Octocision Grid™

When it comes time to make a decision, as it does many times each day, it’s important not to be too simplistic and jump without thinking, and it’s also important to think about the context and consequences without getting bogged down. Making good decisions in real time is a constant juggling act between jumping to …

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Stop Anxiety And Panic Attacks

How To Stop Anxiety And Worry With Simple Thought Control

Anxiety: A Widespread Problem According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, “Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the U.S., affecting 40 million adults in the United States age 18 and older, or 18.1% of the population every year.” As a young adult, I had serious problems with anxiety including panic …

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