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
Have you ever found yourself in a nightmare where you are trapped in a horror movie and you have to survive the night until the dawn rises the next day? If you did, try doing that for 5 days and you will have an idea of the cliché I had to go through for the… Continue reading Survive the Week
I was thinking about the culture of complaint the world, and even me, is suffering daily. A lot of people feel that the world is unfair, and it really is. When the universe shuffled the cards of life, some people get dealt a great hand in the form of great genetics, wealthy families, or a strong… Continue reading The Circumstances Doesn’t Care How I Feel
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.