Use Massimo Pigliucci's Daily Philosophical Journal to Gamify Practical Wisdom
Developing practical wisdom isn't the easiest virtue to develop, but there is a tried and tested method: the philosophical journal.
On Dealing with Future Uncertainty
Enchiridion Chapter 32 / 53: Here Epictetus advises us on how to look to the future and whether or not we should take predictions about it seriously.
Trust The Cosmic Perspective
Enchiridion Chapter 31/53: In this lesson from Epictetus, we explore the utility of having the cosmic perspective of life over the egoic perspective.
Take Full Responsibility for Your Role in Relationships
Chapter 30/53: In this Stoic breakdown we look at the best way to think about our own role in relationships so we can maximize our wellbeing and effectiveness.
Use The Mental Contrasting Method to End Dabbling and Achieve Mastery
Many of us spend our lives dabbling from one thing to the next without ever committing to anything with all our hearts. This makes us feel as though we've wasted our time and squandered our potential. So what's the solution?
"What If" Technique to Discover the Source of Your Anxiety
The "What If" Technique comes from Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), which is an effective, science-backed therapeutic system inspired by Stoic philosophy and it helps you discover the root of your anxieties.
Stoic Cheat Sheet: Volume 2
In this second volume of the Stoic Handbook cheat sheets, you can read the essential wisdom of chapters 5-10 of Epictetus' manual, and listen to companion audio reflections.
Armour Yourself Against Mental Assault
Chapter 28/53: Why would we stop others from hurting us physically but allow them to do so emotionally?
Nature Is Not Evil, It Just "Is"
Chapter 27 / 53: In this lesson by Epictetus, reminds us of a common Stoic theme. We see that nature itself, as a whole, is neither good nor bad—we have the freedom to choose the meaning of reality in our response.
"See Yourself as a Friend" Technique for Managing Distress
Chapter 26 / 53: Epictetus recommended that when we are faced with setbacks, one of the best ways to ease the suffering is to imagine it happening to a friend.