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You Don’t Control What Happens, You Control How You Respond

The most important practice in Stoic philosophy can guide us through the age of coronavirus

A photo of a woman sitting cross-legged, meditating, on the floor. A laptop with an open book and glasses is in front of her.
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TThe single most important practice in Stoic philosophy is differentiating between what we can change and what we can’t. What we have influence over and what we do not. In stressful times, I like to reread this…

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Ryan Holiday

Ryan Holiday

Bestselling author of ‘Conspiracy,’ ‘Ego is the Enemy’ & ‘The Obstacle Is The Way’ http://amzn.to/24qKRWR