Facing Fear The Right Way

I think most of us have one fear or another. A fear may lurk in our subconscious mind. Hidden away in a dark corner. A fear that you’d rather not confront head on. Something that you wish would go away. Something that you wish would leave you alone. In this post I’ll explore why you Read More …

Letter 15. Brain First, Body Second

In this series of blog posts I attempt to translate the Moral letters to Lucilius by Seneca into modern English. Letter 15. Brain First, Body Second Having a philosophy of life allows you to train your mind as though you would train your body. If you don’t have one then it’s a little like doing no Read More …

Letter 14. Get the basics right

In this series of blog posts I attempt to translate the Moral letters to Lucilius by Seneca into modern English. Letter 14. Get the basics right Don’t obsess over your health or looks. Leading a healthy life is a balance, you don’t have to try to look like a body-builder or a cover model. Of course it’s Read More …

Letter 4. Don’t Fear Death

In this series of blog posts I attempt to translate the Moral letters to Lucilius by Seneca into modern English. Letter 4. Don’t Fear Death Achieve calmness by tackling your fear of death and desire for a longer life. Fear of the moment of death is pointless anyway as your existence leaves you constantly. It isn’t as though all your whole life disappears Read More …