How to Practice Stoicism and Develop Grit

7 powerful exercises to improve how you think, feel, and perform

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A (Very) Quick Introduction to Stoicism

1. Count Grits

2. Give Yourself a Hedonic Reset

3. Practice Identifying the Trichotomy of Control

4. Rewrite Goals to Be Internally Defined

5. Try Practicing Negative Visualization

6. Practice the “Everyone Is Doing the Best They Can” Mantra

7. Pause After All Criticism

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