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Master Your Emotions to Achieve Authentic Happiness

Master Your Emotions to Achieve Authentic Happiness

Controlling emotions is key to maintaining stability. Marcus Aurelius used Stoic practices to manage his temper and maintain a balanced emotional state, achieving what Stoics define as authentic happiness.

Stoic practices like cognitive distancing help manage emotional responses. This technique involves stepping back from one’s immediate feelings to respond with reason and logic, leading to more thoughtful and less impulsive reactions.

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High School Reading Teacher. Book lover. Sharing insights to inspire discovery. "Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body." – Joseph Addison

"How to Think Like a Roman Emperor" (2019) delves into the principles of Stoicism through the life and writings of Marcus Aurelius. As a revered Roman emperor, his leadership qualities were deeply influenced by Stoic philosophy, which also offers timeless lessons for personal growth today.

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