Acording to Merriam-Webster being stoic is defined as someone who accepts what happens without complaining or showing emotion. This is especially true when something bad or unpleasant is happening. However I think it’s more than that, I think it’s the ability to keep your emotions in check without suffering from the deep downs or the incredible high’s.
This ancient philosophy is alive and well thanks to the writings of Marcus Aurelius, Epictetus and Seneca. Many modern great minds and leaders were know to practice the teachings of Stoicism, from George Washington, Walt Whitman, Adam Smith, Ralph Waldo Emerson and many others. At it’s core are tools and teachings to help you live a better life, with courage, temperance, justice and wisdom.
“If at some point in your life, you should come across anything better than justice, truth, self-control and courage, … Read more