"In the end what matters most is
How well did you live
How well did you love
How well did you learn
to let go"
-- Unknown Author
"In the end, only three things matter: how much you loved, how gently you lived, and how gracefully you let go of things not meant for you."
-- Gautama Buddha
More from All Is Well in the Great Mess
November 6, 2020
I have experimented with other exercises, but journaling is my primary Stoic exercise, although I journal a variety of ways. One of the better starting points (not historically Stoic, but influenced by Stoicism) is the philosophical meditation routine from the The Philosopher's Mail, although I personally bring more Stoic elements into it by, in addition to the questions listed there, I ask what the different experiences say about what I value, whether these values concern virtues/vices or ex...
"Why should I fear death? If I am, death is not. If death is, I am not. Why should I fear that which can only exist when I do not?" -- Epicurus ...