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What You Resist Tends To Persist

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.

But these negative emotions are going to come up and when you identify them as bad and try to refuse them with all your energy, what happens is that you give them even more power.

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A Simplified Definition Of Stoicism

A Simplified Definition Of Stoicism

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.

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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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Memento Mori

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.

Thinking about death highlights the short duration of life; this practice gives us a sense of urgency to pursue the things that a...

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Evoking Sad Emotions Deliberately

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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EMOTIONS

EMOTIONS

One big misconception people have about emotions is there are good and bad ones.

We should not identify specific emotions as being good or bad as there is a reason why we feel what we feel.

For example, people often relate envious emotion (the feeling of wanting something that ...

We're not immune to loss

We are going to experience negative emotions in life (anger, sadness, heartbreak, etc.) 

And recognizing that our mindset is not at the mercy of external events, but rather something that is under our own control can go a long way in fostering a healthier, happier outlook.

Remove Negativity

Remove Negativity

The people who have a negative mindset, are those who always complain, blame, criticize, give pressure, give orders, and compares. Try to avoid them, although it is not possible to avoid everyone. But you can try these methods - 

  1. Allocate Time: Set up a time for these ...

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