On self-control, and what the Stoics really thought about emotions

Great post about controlling negative emotions on “How to Be a Stoic”

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Great post on controlling negative emotions on “How to Be a Stoic”.  Here’s the conclusion:

“Do you know why we have not the power to attain this Stoic ideal? … It is because we are in love with our vices; we uphold them and prefer to make excuses for them rather than shake them off. … The reason is unwillingness, the excuse, inability.”

If you are ready to face your own excuses and start doing things differently, head over to Massimo’s for a solid dose of encouragement:

 

Seneca to Lucilius: on self-control, and what the Stoics really thought about emotions — How to Be a Stoic

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