Wisdom

Self-Awareness and Emotional Intelligence: The Keys To Your Best Self

“Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.” ― C.G. Jung “Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakens.” ― C.G. Jung “These are the characteristics of the rational soul: self-awareness, self-examination, and self-determination. It …

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Don’t Complain or Blame

“What you’re supposed to do when you don’t like a thing is change it. If you can’t change it, change the way you think about it. Don’t complain.”  ― Maya Angelou The late great poet and writer Maya Angelou had a knack for both getting to the heart of our struggles in life, and for …

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What Are The Main Differences Between Epicureanism And Stoicism?

This post originally appeared on Quora: What are the main differences between epicureanism and stoicism? The garden and the veranda. The Epicureans   The Epicureans were materialists in the modern, scientific sense. They accepted the physics of Democritus that the universe was composed entirely of empty space filled with atoms of differing shapes and weights that …

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