A Stoic’s Guide to Becoming Fearless

On irrational anxiety and how to escape it.

Adrian Drew
Dec 20, 2020 · 7 min read

“Men are disturbed not by things, but by the view which they take of them.”

Finding the Right Kind of Fear

Making Sense of Fear

Fear of Rejection

“Today I escaped from anxiety. Or no, I discarded it, because it was within me, in my own perceptions — not outside.”— Marcus Aurelius

The Illusion of Control

Challenging Irrational Fears

The Takeaway

“We should always be asking ourselves: “Is this something that is, or is not, in my control?” — Epictetus

The Four Steps to Finding Your First Writing Client

Mind Cafe

Relaxed, inspiring essays about happiness.

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