Stoicism is a school of philosophy of personal ethics founded by Zeno of Citium in Athens in the early third century BCE. According to its teachings, happiness can be found by accepting the moment as it presents itself, accepting what is not within one’s control, and not allowing oneself to be controlled by an emotional reaction to events. One of the primary mindsets of a stoic is “I cannot choose my circumstances, I can only choose my reaction to my circumstances.”
Can Stoicism teach us how to live? A lot of people seem to think so. They identify as “modern Stoics,” a movement that has gained traction over the past two decades, with thousands of members now congregating online and off to practice a self-help version of the philosophical life.
In this video, we will be talking about 7 things you can do in your evenings from the evening routine of Marcus Aurelius. Marcus Aurelius was a Roman Emperor and a student of Stoicism. During his rule, Aurelius constructed a series of autobiographical writings, now known as the Meditations.
Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius was the final famous Stoic philosopher of the ancient world. The Meditations, his personal journal, survives to this day as one of the most loved self-help and spiritual classics of all time.
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