Stoic emperor Marcus Aurelius—despite being one of the most talked-about men in history—managed not to care what others may have thought of him.
Why we might benefit—in face of our shortcomings— from giving ourselves a break.
The Buddhist story of how one student faced & learned to overcome Fear.
Why “Melancholy” is noble & natural, a less averse & more honest emotion.
Ashoka the Great was the ideal Chakravartin ruler, who used Buddhism as a template for just & benevolent governance.