How To Eliminate 90% Of Your Regret And Anxiety By Thinking Like A Roman Emperor

Part 1: Develop the Skill of Eudaimonia

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

Part 2: Fear nothing

“Remembering that I’ll be dead soon is the most important tool I’ve ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life.” — Steve Jobs

Part 3: Use Pain As Your Teacher

The Negative Visualization Exercise

“Named must your fear be before banish it you can” — Yoda

Part 4: Respond, Not React

The Cheat Sheet


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A collection of personal essays on startups, personal growth, productivity, and optimism.