What would Marcus Aurelius Do? (Stoic Lesson #28)

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How can you be reminded to stay on the virtuous path when the proverbial s**t hits the fan? Who can help you not slip back into less desired habits?

In Week 28's lesson from A Handbook for New Stoics, we ponder who we'd imagine as the "Sage on our Shoulder" - helping guide us on the path to virtue vs. vice.

These sages are meant to serve as your ruler - a tool to help "straighten you out" (as Seneca advises). They're someone who you admire - whose attributes or behaviors could serve as a good reminder of what TO do in a given situation.

Who would you select as your "Sage"? Would you have different helpers for different situations? Let us know via Facebook or YouTube.

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