The Stoics believed in practicing “ataraxia.” - Deepstash
The Stoics believed in practicing “ataraxia.”

The Stoics believed in practicing “ataraxia.”

This term means a state of serene calmness and untroubled mind, aiming to be indifferent to external events.


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