Category Archives for Stoicism

Voluntary Discomfort: The Stoic Practice that Gets You Comfortable Being Uncomfortable

Get uncomfortable – sleep a night on the floor.This sounds unthinkable and ridiculous but it will actually do you good. I tried it myself – it’s tremendous! And after you’ve read the article, you’ll want to try it yourself.The Stoics taught me this idea of voluntary discomfort. They occasionally practiced getting uncomfortable in order to […]

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Amor Fati: Accept and Love Everything that Happens

Acceptance.It’s just so hard at times.We’re bold and ambitious and think we can bend everything straight.But we can’t. We can’t change reality. The second we realize something it’s already gone. It’s like grabbing at the wind. It’s there one second and you’re quick to reach out for it and baam – it’s gone. Ungrabbable.And if […]

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