Stoicism and the Valley of Unhappiness

Middle age has always been an unhappiness battlefield. In this post I explore how to avoid these feelings. To get out of the expected valley of unhappiness. To take action to spend time with those who make you happy. To avoid things that cause you unhappiness. To be happy with the person you are now. Read More …

Letter 12. ​Embrace age and its benefits

In this series of blog posts I attempt to translate the Moral letters to Lucilius by Seneca into modern English. Letter 12. Embrace age and its benefits I’m feeling my age; memories are fading and gone are the days where I can act on impulse. If I do this now it hurts too much. Even tough structures Read More …