Going Garfield isn't really the best way to face the day. Garfield is lazy and unmotivated to leave the comfort of his bed, and a Stoic is never attracted to his bed. But why hate Mondays today? I actually don't, Monday represents something so important which is a new start. The first day of the… Continue reading Mondays
How do you make sure that you achieve what you plan to do at the beginning of the year? A lot of people have made resolutions for the new year, but like so many promises, they end up being broken days or weeks into the year. For me, it has been six days since I… Continue reading Consistency is Key
I woke up with a terrible headache yesterday, because I was on a long trip from the province going home but that wasn't going to stop me from trying to accomplish for the day. As I have said in my previous post: the goal of the day is to accomplish at least one significant thing. And each success will bring in more success moving forward.
2018 is the year of the Stoic, and this means that I am embracing the philosophy of Marcus Aurelius as he reflects on his meditations. Today is the first day, and in the next few months I will be applying the tenets of the philosophy in accordance to how Marcus reminds himself. Today is about… Continue reading Starting the Year of the Stoic
I have been reflecting on a lot of things, and those involve my upcoming major project: The Year of the Stoic, a year long journey into adapting the reflections Marcus Aurelius made on his Meditations.
When I wake up unwillingly every morning, I must remind myself that I am waking up to do the work of a human being. This passage holds an idea I carry each morning, and hope to build the foundation by which I would push forward with my goals.
A little too negative for a blog about betterment and positivity? Well, this blog is about growth first and stoicism second, and Stoicism is about accepting reality. And when it comes to friends, there are certain rules that Robert Greene emphasizes in the 48 Laws of Power.