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How to Act with Intention (Stoic Lesson #35)

Have you ever found yourself doing something and you didn't realize you were (or why)?

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Expand Your Circle of Caring (Stoic Lesson #34)

It's often easier for us to have compassion, patience, and caring for those within our 'inner...

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The Power of Perspective

When many of us hear the word "conflict" we may tense up, begin to sweat, start to put on...

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Design a Mindful Life (Stoic Lesson #33)

If you always have an audience - where someone is watching you - would that change the ways in...

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Practice Stoic Sympathy Stealthily (Stoic Lesson #32)

As you continue to learn new ways to navigate this 'world outside of your control' through these...

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Act with Reservation (Reserve Clause) (Stoic Lesson #31)

When it comes to your activities, are you "placing all of your eggs in the Outcome basket"?

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How to Do Whatever 'Political' Good You Can (Stoic Lesson #30)

Are you doing whatever you can to help your 'polis'? That's the question the Painted Porch Team...

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How to Journal like a Stoic (Stoic Lesson #29)

Are you taking time to reflect on each day to celebrate, evaluate, and iterate? That's the focus...

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

How can you be reminded to stay on the virtuous path when the proverbial s**t hits the fan? Who...

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