16 Gift Ideas For The Stoics In Your Life

Stoicism is supposed to be a living, breathing thing. Not just words you look at on a page once, but something you carry with you—something you use to live. So that, as Seneca put it, the “words become works.” And he also urged us to take the words he and the other Stoics had written … Continued

8 Stoic Secrets to Help You Build Mental Toughness

This is a guest post by Alex J. Hughes who is a writer and software product manager based in Nashville, TN. Join his reading list for 5+ monthly book recommendations–with notes so you can start to dig in–and his latest articles.  What distinguishes the greats is the will to keep going when others start dropping off and to … Continued

Do the Dangerous Thing

It was today in 1520 that the explorer Ferdinand Magellan crossed from the Atlantic Ocean into the Pacific Ocean, the first European explorer to ever do so, and inching his way closer to a complete circumnavigation of the globe. One cannot study Magellan and not be impressed by his feats of Stoic discipline and self-control. … Continued