Lifestyle | Stoicism

Stoic Reminders

Welcome to the second half of the year!  Is the year half full or half empty?  I’ll go with full…  While WordPress doesn’t recognize it, I’ve written every day this year and plan to continue doing so for as long as I’m able to.  I bounce around a lot with topics, but I write about…

Habits | Lifestyle | Stoicism

The Second Step is Easier

“A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step” – Chinese Proverb The first burpee is the worst one. More specifically, the first push-up on the first burpee is the worst one. Sure, they don’t get more pleasant later in the set, but then it’s just fatigue. On the first one you have…

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Stoicism and Daily Habits

I’m pondering a pair of quotes from the stoics.  They go well together of course; each a call to action.  And these quotes also pair well with two books I’m reading right now. “Give yourself fully to your endeavors.  Decide to construct your character through excellent actions and determine to pay the price of a…

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Christmas Stoicism

On”Do what nature demands.  Get a move on – if you have it in you – and don’t worry whether anyone will give you credit for it.  And don’t go expecting Plato’s Republic; be satisfied with even the smallest progress, and treat the outcome of it all as unimportant.” – Marcus Aurulius Stoicism and Christianity…