Stoic Musings

Stoic Musings: Acceptance vs. Passivity. What’s The Difference?

So, Wednesday, and we’ve got two out of five pieces to the puzzle I’m trying to work into my thought process. Control what you can.  Ignore the rest. Events don’t upset you.  Beliefs do. Now we come to number three, which is where things really started coming together for me.  Because while the two pieces… Read More »Stoic Musings: Acceptance vs. Passivity. What’s The Difference?

Stoic Musings: Why What We Believe About Events Upsets Us More Than The Event.

Remember the last time someone upset you?  Did something that really hurt?  Did you stop to ask yourself, Why?  What do I believe about this event that caused the pain? I don’t know if it’s a rare person or not that will ask such a question of themselves.  I only know I began asking myself… Read More »Stoic Musings: Why What We Believe About Events Upsets Us More Than The Event.