Want Contentment? Don’t Travel, Use Reason – Letter 28

In this series of blog posts I attempt to translate the Moral Letters to Lucilius by Seneca into modern English. In letter 28 Seneca describes no matter how much you travel, you won’t be able to escape your thoughts. Lots of people travel to shake off gloomy thoughts. But you’ll find that no matter how far you Read More …

How big business is turning us all into big babies

Hi, I’m a lovely blog post. How are you today? Are you having some fun? I hope so. I think it’s great that you’ve decided to stop by. It’ll make me sad if you get angry after you’ve read me. But, hey, it’ll make me smile if you leave a comment. Do you like the Read More …

Letter 18. Practice Self-Control

In this series of blog posts I attempt to translate the Moral letters to Lucilius by Seneca into modern English. Letter 18. Practise Self-Control As the year comes to a close, people tend to hold extended celebrations, follow social routines and get lost in activity. The question is, do you change your daily schedule and join in, or not? Read More …