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Is death still frightening if you believe the self is an illusion? An astonishing study of Tibetan Buddhists

<i>By</i> Christian JarrettImagining ourselves as no longer existing is, for most of us, terrifying. Buddhism may offer some reassurance. A central tenet of …

Read Stoicism

<i>Your first philosophers: Marcus Aurelius, Epictetus, Seneca, and one strange new face. Why the first books people read about Stoicism should be by</i> …

Moral letters to Lucilius/Letter 104

CIV. On Care of Health and Peace of Mind[edit]<p><b>1.</b> I have run off to my villa at Nomentum, for what purpose, do you suppose? To escape the city? No; to …

Moral letters to Lucilius/Letter 78

LXXVIII. On the Healing Power of the Mind[edit]<p><b>1.</b> That you are frequently troubled by the snuffling of catarrh and by short attacks of fever which …

Moral letters to Lucilius/Letter 54

LIV. On Asthma and Death[edit]<p><b>1.</b> My ill-health had allowed me a long furlough, when suddenly it resumed the attack. "What kind of ill-health?" you …

A Stoic's guide to becoming mentally strong

Grit. Resilience. Mental toughness. We hear a lot about them these days. But maybe we shouldn't. Why?<p>Because there have been good solutions to the …

Meditations on strategy and life

motivation.

“At dawn, when you have trouble getting out of bed, tell yourself: ‘I have to go to work–as a human being. What do I have to complain of, if I’m …

100 Things I Learned in 10 Years and 100 Reads of Marcus Aurelius’s Meditations

Almost exactly ten years ago, I bought the <i>Meditations</i> of Marcus Aurelius on Amazon. Amazon Prime didn’t exist then and to qualify for free shipping, …

From ancient to modern Stoicism — part I

Home <b>›</b> Ancient Stoicism <b>›</b> <b>From ancient to modern Stoicism — part I</b><p><i>on</i> January 26, 2016 • ( 27 )<p>I have now being studying Stoicism intensively for close …

6 Stoic Rituals That Will Make You Happy

<i>This post originally appeared on bakadesuyo.com</i><p>People have enormous respect for ancient wisdom. They just don’t read it. Funny thing is, we’re more …

Happiness

This Is How To Resist Distraction: 4 Secrets To Remarkable Focus

Have you said any of these recently?• <i>I get distracted and procrastinate.</i>• <i><br>I make plans but I don’t follow through on them.</i>• <i><br>I get things done… but not the</i> …

Immunosuppressive agents for treating IgA nephropathy

<b>John</b>: IgA nephropathy is a kidney condition, leading to kidney failure for many of those who are affected. About 10-20% of patients require dialysis …

IgA Nephropathy - Mayo Clinic - New Treatment Option

IgA Nephropathy 2015 update Prof Hussein Sheashaa 28 Nov 2015

IgA nephropathy (Berger disease) - causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, pathology