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Stoics

Does God Live in Our Zip Code?

Shayne Looper | Posted 03.09.2016 | Religion
Shayne Looper

In her book, Epicureanism at the Origins of Modernity, the philosopher Catharine Wilson has asserted that "we are all, in a sense, Epicureans now." The biblical scholar N. T. Wright quotes Wilson, and calls her assessment "spot on."

A Stoic Guide to Coping With the Holidays

Skye Cleary | Posted 12.10.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Skye Cleary

With drunk and flirty coworkers at holiday parties, rowdy relatives at family gatherings, and the inherent foibles of holiday travels, there is a neve...

Good Grief, Charlie Brown

Tom Morris | Posted 05.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Tom Morris

Recently, I asked readers for some topics they'd like to see me blog on. I got lots of suggestions. I've written on two of them already. Today, I'll t...

7 Life Lessons We Can Learn From This Ancient School Of Success

Thai Nguyen | Posted 12.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Thai Nguyen

Stoicism emphasized a harmony between acceptance and change; the perfect balance between fate and free will. It's the wisdom to know when the leopard can't change it's spots, and when you can always teach an old dog new tricks.

The War on Grief

Robert D. Stolorow | Posted 10.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Robert D. Stolorow

The DSM-5, the most recent version of psychiatry's diagnostic bible, makes it possible to classify grieving that endures beyond a rather brief span of...

4 Problems Stoicism Can Help Us With

The Philosophers' Mail | Posted 07.14.2014 | World

‘Stoicism’ was a philosophy that flourished for some 400 years in Ancient Greece and Rome, gaining widespread support among all classes of society...

Want Happiness? Become a Practicing Stoic

Michael Shammas | Posted 01.23.2014 | Good News
Michael Shammas

Over the past two months I've read the works of all four great Roman Stoics -- Epictetus, Musonius Rufus, Seneca and of course Marcus Aurelius -- and with their help I've come to a few realizations

Five Reasons Why Stoicism Matters Today

Rob Goodman | Posted 09.29.2012 | Books
Rob Goodman

Stoicism still has a tremendous amount to teach us, especially in these passion-saturated times. What's more, the Stoic legacy has shaped our world in more ways than you might expect. Here are five reasons why Stoicism matters.