The Sophist
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The Sophist

Stoicism: You Are What You Think

“Your soul takes on the colour of your thoughts” — Marcus Aurelius

Narcissus by Michelangelo Caravaggio, c. 1597 (detail) (source: Wikimedia Commons. Public Domain).

Doctors and nutritionists often say to us: “you are what you eat”. It’s the best nutritional advice you can get because it’s pretty much true.

There are 50–70 million cells in your body and every one of them is replaced. If we don’t consume enough nourishing food our skin…

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Steven Gambardella

Steven Gambardella

I am a history PhD sharing the lessons of philosophy and history with practical benefits for your life and work. Get in touch: stevengambardella@gmail.com