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A Practical Guide to Stoic Wisdom

Are you wise, or do you tend to act like a fool?

Chances are, you’re less wise than you think. Your mind continuously tricks itself, and your biases screw you over while you are ignorant of most.

For example, when things go well, you’ll likely attribute it to yourself. When things go wrong, you blame it on the situation. Sounds familiar? I know it does to me.

It took a long time for me to understand I am less wise than I like to believe. The older I get, the more I realize how little I know. The truth of the matter is that most of us are stupid or foolish at best. 

For Stoics, you are wise, or you are not. There is no in-between. Luckily, we can strive to become wise. How? Through deliberate practice.

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Why We All Need a Philosophy for Life

We all need guidance in life.

We're not given a manual when we become adults, yet we're expected to know how to navigate life.

Does anyone wonder why we're in deep shit?

Sure, some may look at a religious text for help. Others are into self-improvement to get the most out of life. But very few people are happy. Their approach to life is not working for them.

How does life feel to you?

Being human, how's that going for you? Do you have any idea what the heck you're doing? Or where you're going in life? Do things work out for you, or do you complain a lot?

Don't feel ashamed, we all screw up.

But what if there's a way to make things better? Little by little, every day, improve our situation and our attitude toward others. And feel better as a result.

Is this possible?

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