The Stoic Within
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The Stoic Within

The Power of Mind

The Stoics on reason to overcome emotion

Our mind is a powerful thing. The Stoics believed that in order to live a good life, we needed to embrace the power of our mind and use reason and rationality to detach from the overpowering of emotions. This did not mean to have a “stiff upper lip,” rather, it meant to learn how to control ourselves in situations through reason so that powerful emotions could not…

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Learning to live a virtuous life through the fundamental teachings of the Stoics.

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D.A. DiGerolamo

Lessons in philosophy, self-development, leadership, and strategy. stoicwithin.com. Socials: @stoicwithin / @dadigerolamo