cato

Stoicism for Modern Stresses: 5 Lessons from Cato

Julius Caesar wanted to end him. George Washington wanted to be him. And for two thousand years, he was a singular subject of plays, poetry, and paintings, with admirers as diverse as Benjamin Franklin, the poet Dante, and the Stoic emperor Marcus Aurelius. Yet, for all that, you’ve probably never...
seneca

Who Is Seneca? Inside The Mind of The World’s Most Interesting Stoic

This is part of our 3-part series on the three most important Stoic philosophers: Marcus Aurelius, Seneca and Epictetus. Here you will find a short introduction to Seneca, suggested readings, three exercises/lessons from him as well as a selection of quotes. You can also read our introduction to Stoicism if you...
epictetus

Who Is Epictetus? From Slave To World’s Most Sought After Philosopher

This is part of our 3-part series on the three most important Stoic philosophers: Marcus Aurelius, Seneca and Epictetus. Here you will find a short introduction to Epictetus, suggested readings, three exercises/lessons from him as well as a selection of quotes. You can also read our introduction to Stoicism if you...
stoic

Your Best Day Yet: Three Stoic Reminders To Start Your Morning With

If you’ve already signed up for our email series you know the importance of a morning ritual. Whether it is journaling or meditating or asking yourself difficult questions, having a morning ritual prepares you for the day. It allows you to begin and face what’s in front of you with...
jules-evans

Philosophy for Life: An Interview With Jules Evans

How did your to philosophy journey begin? What sparked your interest in Stoicism and philosophy as a way of life--or as you put it for life? If we understand correctly, you discovered it after struggling with some issues on your own in your adolescence? I think I read Marcus Aurelius...