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.
Photo: Katrin Ray Shumakov/Getty Images

Bestselling author of ‘Conspiracy,’ ‘Ego is the Enemy’ & ‘The Obstacle Is The Way’

Sign up for The Forge Daily Tip

By Forge

A quick morning email to help you start each day on the right foot. Take a look.

By signing up, you will create a Medium account if you don’t already have one. Review our Privacy Policy for more information about our privacy practices.

Check your inbox
Medium sent you an email at to complete your subscription.

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store