It is not that we have a short time to live, but that we waste a lot of it. Life is long enough, and a sufficiently generous amount has been given to us for the highest achievements if it were all well invested. But when it is wasted in heedless luxury and spent on no … Continue reading Quote

The unknown is you

What makes you who you are today are all the unknown experiences — be it tragic or wonderful. Wait, what are you talking about? Remember all the tough times you went through — when you failed at things that looked simple but weren’t, were bullied by people you considered friends, broke your bones in an accident yet came out … Continue reading The unknown is you

Control your mind.

Epitectus.Friends, partners, and family members will eventually leave you. Material objects come and go. Emotions are momentarily. But what’s forever with you are your thoughts — the way you think. When you can control what and how you think not letting external factors affect or control you, then you’ve won over your mind. Stoics emphasize the importance … Continue reading Control your mind.