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How reading ‘Meditations’ by Marcus Aurelius helped me survive

Scroll | 02/05/2022 07:12 PM | Click to read full article

It is a common misconception that to be a Stoic is to be in possession of a stiff upper lip, to be free from the tumultuous waves of one’s emotions.

But what this interpretation of Stoicism gets wrong is that our emotions, even the most painful ones, need not be our enemies if we can learn to think of them as our guides.