Letter 17. Change the way you think to be truly rich

In this series of blog posts I attempt to translate the Moral letters to Lucilius by Seneca into modern English. Letter 17. Change the way you think to be truly rich Don’t wait until sometime in the future to start practicing philosophy. The temptation is to wait until you are financially secure or have reached a pre-defined 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 …