A Stoic’s Diary- Part 2

A Stoic’s Diary- Part 2 Awareness is your starting point. Before you read this, consider reading- What is Stoicism? A Stoic’s Diary- Part 1 Consider going to a grocery store. Your visit to the store will only be productive if you know what sort of articles you need to buy. Or, you can visit the store without […]

What is Stoicism?

Stoicism (n) the endurance of pain or hardship without the display of feelings and without complaint. I have been reading different philosophies for the past few months now. And, I am amazed at knowing the deeper reasons behind most of the philosophies. To start with it, I first read a basic philosophy book titled “Myths […]

Let the positive thoughts dominate your brain

The desire for more positive experience is itself a negative experience. And, paradoxically, the acceptance of one’s negative experience is itself a positive experience. Wanting positive experience is a negative experience; accepting negative experience is a positive experience. The more you desperately want to be happy and loved, the lonelier and more afraid you become, regardless […]

Let’s stay depressed for a while…

Humans are manipulative by nature. We tend to manipulate everything that pleases us. We have altered earth’s natural composition (thanks to pollution), our own relations and whatnot! Sometimes, it’s better to stay natural. Now why this entire philosophical introduction? Well, Remember the last time you felt sad or depressed about something bad happened to you? […]