Sophrosyne: the art of mindful moderation - Deepstash
What is sophrosyne?

Sophrosyne is an ancient word. Sophrosyne comes from ancient Greek σωφροσύνη (sōphrosúnē, “soundness of mind, temperance, prudence”), based on σῶς (sôs, “safe, sound”) and φρήν (phrḗn, “mind”).

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Sophrosyne: the art of mindful moderation

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Sophrosyne vs Hubris

Choosing sophrosyne over hubris is to choose temperance over impatience, self-control over self-confidence, calm over resentment. To the ancient G...

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3 ways to practice sophrosyne
  1. Practice mindful moderation. Do you really need to buy this product? Do you really want to eat that extra piece of cake? Just take a minute to really think ab...

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