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Thinking About Sad Moments: An Empowering Practice

Death for example is outside of your control and it happens to everyone.

But you can control the way you relate to it: instead of viewing it as a moment of immense sadness, make it a great catalyzing help.

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It is a philosophical system that concentrates on separating the things you can control from the things you cannot control and then teaches you to introduce in your daily routine habits that help you focus most of your energy on the things that are under your control.

Think about how you relate to the emotions you don't want to feel and that you try to avoid: sadness or anger for example.

Part of the stoic practice is related to meditating on the certainty of death and finding freedom is it instead of being overwhelmed by it.

Seeking out artistic cues to catalyze emotions that previously you've tried to avoid will help you to relate differently to events like death. Because most likely what you're horrified about is not so much death, but the way you're emotionally relating to the concept of d...

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