"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.
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.
Stoic Quotes on Anxiety to Organize a Chaotic Mind
A handy Stoic reference guide to understanding and working with anxiety.
The Stoic Antidote to Envy
Chapter 25 / 53: In this guide, Epictetus reminds us that in life there is always a price of admission to get the things we want. If we do not pay it, we cannot expect the goods. This way of thinking is very useful for navigating feelings of envy and bitterness.
Never Sacrifice Integrity for Wealth
Chapter 24 / 53: Here the Stoic master Epictetus gives five potent arguments against the mindless pursuit of status and wealth.
Stoic Evening Reflection Meditations
A resource page of guided Stoic evening reflections.
The Dangers of Approval Seeking
Chapter 23/53: In this lesson, Epictetus highlights an important issue we can run into when we chase the approval of others.