Maintaining Your Character

"It can ruin your life only if it ruins your character."   Ryan Holiday starts one of the chapters in his book Ego is the Enemy¬†with the above quote from Marcus Aurelius. Holiday, in both Ego is the Enemy and his previous book The Obstacle is the Way, outlines principles of stoic philosophy and connects … Continue reading Maintaining Your Character

The Reflections of a Stoic

Meditations is a work by Marcus Aurelius, the Roman Emperor from 161 to 180 AD. It is a collection of letters written by Aurelius in his common place book, a journal¬†where he wrote his important thoughts and reflections so that he could return to them and always be cognizant of the lessons life had provided … Continue reading The Reflections of a Stoic