Stoic advice: how do I deal with unhappy memories?

B. writes: I would like to ask what do you think Stoicism has to say on the topic of ruminations over unhappy memories. I, as probably a lot of people, tend to randomly remember such, and sometimes it takes me minutes to calm down. I know all the reasonable answers like: you were a child, you couldn’t know better; no one remembers it except you; even if, it doesn’t matter; we all have learned our

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Philosophy as a Way of Life

Philosophy as a Way of Life

by Massimo Pigliucci. Practical philosophy, science, pseudoscience & good reasoning. Complete index of articles at https://massimopigliucci.org/essays/