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6 Lessons From Stoic Philosophy That Can Make Your Life Better Today

If you can’t find your way forward, try looking back — way back to 161 AD

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The reign of the Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius was defined by a pandemic, civil unrest, interminable wars, cultural decadence, and income inequality.

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