Stoic Zen; 10 Crucial Life Lessons from Ancient Eastern and Western Philosophy
We are in constant search of something to concern ourselves with, and this can be stimulating and enjoyable. But solving problems for eternity is bound to eventually become hell.
Even if you believe in an afterlife, whatever vessel you inhabit in the afterlife will not be you; it will be a different existence. Simply remember that you will die; enjoy your problems while you can because they will eventually be lifted.
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