Tuesday, November 1, 2022

Daily Stoic: Nov 1

 November has a theme: Acceptance

Don't wish everything to happen as you wish it would, but rather wish that everything happens as it actually will - then your life will flow well.

Epictetus


Hummm... this one is hard for me. For me, I think this means that wishing for an outcome is fine. But when any outcome occurs, either positive or negative - then we have to find a way to accept it and move on from there.

Simply railing about what happened is not productive.

And yes, I do have a problem with this. :-)

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I am pretty sure this has been paraphrased