How to be a Stoic – in Practice

A very useful guide by Massimo Pigliucci, with a header from the man who taught us how we should (stoically) roll… Worth a read.

If from the moment they get up in the morning they adhere to their ideals, eating and bathing like a person of integrity, putting their principles into practice in every situation they face — the way a runner does when he applies the principles of running, or a singer those of musicianship — that is where you will see true progress embodied, and find someone who has not wasted their time making the journey here from home. (Epictetus, Discourses I, 4.20)