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Live Stoic

By Matt Schmidt

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The ancient philosophy Stoicism has been called the Art Of Living. It is a practical philosophy that can bring improvement in all aspects of life. Live Stoic shows how to implement the practice of Stoicism into our lives and shows how we can bring our lifestyles to their fullest potential.

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The ancient philosophy Stoicism has been called the Art Of Living. It is a practical philosophy that can bring improvement in all aspects of life. Live Stoic shows how to implement the practice of Stoicism into our lives and shows how we can bring our lifestyles to their fullest potential.

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Rank #1: LS ep 076 : On The Trials of Travel

Oct 02 2018
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In this letter Seneca writes about a transformation he had on travel that he made. Travel lets us reinvent ourselves again and again. We simply open our eyes and hearts and modification happens. When you travel with your eyes and your mind open, you recognize that you’re not the same individual you were when you […]

Rank #2: LS ep 075 : On Quiet and Study

Sep 26 2018
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At the beginning of this letter, Seneca describes the aspect of noise as a distraction. He describes noisy sports events and street vendors of the day. The way he describes these can almost be like sports events, bars and street vendors of today. Despite differing causes of noise and distraction, to Seneca it is words […]

Rank #3: LS ep 074 : On Vatia’s Villa

Sep 26 2018
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In this letter, Seneca goes into detail about the exterior of the house of one Vatae. He mentions that it is not where one lives that is important. “The place where one lives, however, can contribute little towards tranquillity; it is the mind which must make everything agreeable to itself. “ But he mentions something […]

Rank #4: LS ep 073 : On Asthma and Death

Sep 21 2018
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Asthma is a severe disease associated with breathing. Asthma has drugs that are often used to reduce the symptoms of the attack but these drugs come with side effects in some people. The side effects may include shaking and sleeplessness. Always ensure you get your doctor’s approval before using any asthma drug or medication. Seneca […]

Rank #5: LS ep 072 : On The Faults of the Spirit

Sep 17 2018
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Seneca starts of with a great story of a sea voyage he was taking. After some trials he was in a situation where he reflected on how the body gives us warning of what may be ailing us. This happens as illness or injury get worse and go untreated. When I finally calmed my stomach […]

Rank #6: LS ep 071 : On Choosing Our Teachers

Sep 12 2018
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In this letter Seneca describes three kinds of people. The first are those who have made life for the fullest on their own with a minimum of help. These are people who may be called self made working from the ground up to achieve success. “Epicurus remarks that certain men have worked their way to […]

Rank #7: LS ep 070 : On Baiae and Morals

Sep 09 2018
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According to Wikipedia Baiae was an ancient Roman town situated on the northwest shore of the Gulf of Naples, and now in the vicinity of Bacoli. It was a fashionable resort for centuries in antiquity, particularly towards the end of the Roman Republic, when it was reckoned as superior to Pompeii, Herculaneum, and Capri by […]

Rank #8: LS ep 069 : On Our Blindness and Its Cure

Sep 05 2018
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In this letter Seneca does not really talked literally about blindness but in the figurative sense. We are blind to the fact that we have limiting beliefs in what we can accomplish. We live lives of complacency refusing to leave our comfort zones. We are afflicted by anxiety of the unknown. We cannot let go […]

Rank #9: LS ep 068 : On The Shortness of Life

Sep 02 2018
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One of the aspects of Stoicism is the finality of death, that death comes to everyone. It cannot be avoided and it comes to everyone. What Seneca writes that people waste their time on things that do not matter. Time is the most precious commodity and cannot be renewed. In other years time did not […]

Rank #10: LS ep 067 : On The Quibbling of Philosophers

Aug 30 2018
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Two words representing two distinct concepts are found in this letter. One is quibbling and the other is counsel. Quibbling is defined as arguing or raising objections about a trivial matter. Seneca seems to write about how some philosophers quibble over matters and ideas that have no real importance or relevancy other than to hear […]