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How to Be a Stoic – an evolving guide to practical Stoicism for the 21st century Stoic advice: chronic pain [Feel free to submit a question for this column, addressing it at massimo at howtobeastoic dot org.] K. wrote: I read your response with interest to the person who regretted their back surgery. I have a similar situation, though my… Read More › What do I disagree about with the ancient Stoics? How to be a Stoic (this blog) is meant to chart and share my progress in the study and practice of Stoicism as a philosophy of life. So far, I have published a whopping 365 posts since the inception of… Read More › Seneca to Lucilius: on the futility of half-way measures Live long and prosper, says the famous Vulcan salute introduced by actor Leonard Nimoy in the original Star Trek series. I’m sure Mr.

How to Be a Stoic: An Interview With Massimo Pigliucci We first interviewed Professor Massimo Pigliucci back in 2015 after his popular piece in New York Times on Stoicism became one of the most shared and viewed articles on the site. And today, with the release of his new book on stoic philosophy we decided to again reach out and ask him about all the imaginary conversations he had with Epictetus in the book (a once common literary structure that is sadly rare these days). We also used the opportunity to ask him about useful Stoic exercises we can apply in our day-to-day to pop culture recommendations to his thoughts on the rise in popularity—and accompanying criticism—of Stoicism. Enjoy the interview that follows and don’t forget to check out his new book, How to Be a Stoic: Using Ancient Philosophy to Live a Modern Life, which is out now. Your new book offers an exploration of Stoicism through conversations with Epictetus. How did you decide to take this approach? Exactly. Good question. Related posts:

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Type Descriptions — The Enneagram Institute Below are links to short descriptions of each of the Enneagram Types. See a free, complete expanded type description of Type Eight (“The Challenger”) as a sample of the 2,800-word type profiles that you will have access to to when you take the validated RHETI Enneagram test. The Rational, Idealistic Type: Principled, Purposeful, Self-Controlled, and Perfectionistic The Caring, Interpersonal Type: Demonstrative, Generous, People-Pleasing, and Possessive The Success-Oriented, Pragmatic Type: Adaptive, Excelling, Driven, and Image-Conscious The Sensitive, Withdrawn Type: Expressive, Dramatic, Self-Absorbed, and Temperamental The Intense, Cerebral Type: Perceptive, Innovative, Secretive, and Isolated The Committed, Security-Oriented Type: Engaging, Responsible, Anxious, and Suspicious The Busy, Fun-Loving Type: Spontaneous, Versatile, Distractible, and Scattered The Powerful, Dominating Type: Self-Confident, Decisive, Willful, and Confrontational

The New Electrified Bikes From VanMoof Are Really Hard To Steal It’s not all the time that a company’s product gets correctly compared to both Apple and Tesla (which it seems just about every brand is shooting for). The new electric bikes from VanMoof, the Electrified S2 and X2, are sleek and modern (Apple-esque) and all electric (the Tesla nod) and they’re shipping in May or June, available for pre-order now. With a motorized top speed of 22 miles an hour and a Turbo Boost function that gives you instant acceleration, they’ll make hills less of a chore. They’ll go 37 to 90 miles on a charge (depending on how often you’re using that Turbo Boost) and come with a whole host of anti-theft deterrents including rider-recognition through your phone, a tamper-detecting extra loud alarm and a push button stealth lock at the back wheel. Even with all the enhanced anti-theft features, a bike worth a few Ks is a mighty tasty target for a thief. [Get one]

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