In the past few years I’ve read every book on the Stoics, by those we’ve deemed ‘the stoics’, that I could find. The big three are Seneca, Epictetus, and Marcus Aurelius. Seneca was a wealthy businessman. Epictetus was a former slave. Marcus Aurelius was the emperor of Rome. It’s this diversity that’s attractive to any […]
Stop making excuses.
Stop finding reasons for your unhappiness, your failure in life.
Stop looking at the lives others lead and enviously wanting to be in their shoes, with their upbringing, and their social status.
Whining, complaining, giving reasons for why you’re failing, they’re all excuses and they all remove YOUR ability to BE HAPPY.
For fuck’s sakes it’s getting to be too much!