The transformative journey towards embracing stoicism in their daily life. They discuss four guiding stoic principles that have enabled them to lead a more fulfilling life and effectively handle life’s challenges.
- The author found inspiration in the book “The Daily Stoic” by Ryan Holiday, which provides daily insights from ancient stoic philosophers, contextualized for modern life.
- A primary stoic principle the author adopted is focusing on what they can control and releasing concerns over what they can’t, which has reduced their stress.
- Living in the present moment is another stoic philosophy the author embraces, leading to a deeper appreciation of daily life and interpersonal interactions.
- Regular practice of gratitude, a key tenet of stoicism, has enhanced the author’s interpersonal relationships and personal contentment.
- Embracing adversity, rather than avoiding it, is a stoic concept that the author applies to daily challenges as a means to personal growth and resilience.