How To Conquer Uncertainty For a Better Life

Living is an art and like other forms of art we need to study it. We need to practice it in an attempt to master it. Not that its possible to completely master the art of living but its still worth pursuing this as a lifelong aspiration. Its also worth learning from the mistakes and Read More …

Reflections on Stoic Week 2015

As I worked through each day in Stoic Week 2015 I jotted down some thoughts. These were a quick and dirty stream of consciousness, my ideas and musings. The themes of each day unfolded, and I wrote. I found this exercise to be helpful in clarifying the suggested daily exercises. Reading these back, you could 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 …

Goals are hard. Want 100% success? Here’s how

For many years goals fixated me. I’ve long been a planner and a goal setter. In the past, I’d set a goal or three for the year, and then sub-goals for each month. Then I’d figure out what action steps to take each week and each day, and try to focus my day on those steps. Read More …