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How to Be a Stoic

The first line of Epictetus’ manual of ethical advice, the Enchiridion—“Some things are in our control and others not”—made me feel that a weight was being lifted off my chest.

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Life Hacks from Marcus Aurelius: How Stoicism Can Help Us

Stepping back from emotional and physical chaos to reach a state of calm, clear-headed thinking is the bedrock of Stoicism, a philosophy famously practiced by Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius. Learn more in this Knowledge@Wharton interview with author and psychotherapist Donald Robertson.

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Want an Unconquerable Mind? Try Stoic Philosophy

Members of a brainy movement across the pond are reviving ancient stoic thought and coupling it with modern psychology to strengthen mental resilience. Their ideas hold fascinating promise for business and government leaders tackling global problems in a turbulent, post-recession slump.

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How Stoicism Can Offer Peace of Mind During Pandemic and Beyond

Fundamentally, Stoics believe in understanding the difference between what is within your power and what isn’t.

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The Value of Reason in the Stoic Philosophies of Epictetus and Aurelius

According to the Stoic philosophers Epictetus and Marcus Aurelius, virtue comes through a proper understanding of nature, its processes, as well as one’s place in it.

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7 Science-Based Strategies to Boost Your Willpower and Succeed with Your New Year’s Resolutions

It’s that time of year when people make their New Year’s resolutions—indeed, 93% of people set them, according to the American Psychological Association.

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