The Stoics’ Secret to Staying Calm in the Storms of Life

Why Tranquility is a Choice (But That Doesn’t Mean It’s Easy)

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Since nearly its inception, around 300 BCE in ancient Greece, Stoicism has had a mistaken reputation for promoting a robot-like, unemotional attitude. But the goal of Stoicism isn’t to eliminate emotions so much as bad responses to emotions.

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