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PASSAGE OF THE WEEK:
The point is that the future is out of our control. It is uncertain, and also vast. We have to be aware of that, yes, but we don’t need to suffer, particularly not in advance. Because we have plenty of time to prepare, and plenty of wide open present before us still as well.
— Don’t Suffer In Advance (Listen)
YOUTUBE TAKEAWAY OF THE WEEK:
In one of the most-watched videos on the Daily Stoic YouTube Channel, Ryan discusses how to cultivate one of the most useful and rare things in the world: mental toughness.
Watch the full video: How Stoics Develop a Strong Mindset
PODCAST TAKEAWAY OF THE WEEK:
In a recent episode of the Daily Stoic podcast, Ryan Holiday speaks with author and journalist Timothy Egan about how extremism ties into politics, how to teach American history, misconceptions about white supremacy, and one of the key lessons he has learned through his work:
Listen to the full episode: Timothy Egan on Extremism and Fear
WHAT RYAN HOLIDAY IS READING:
— Fuzz: When Nature Breaks the Law by Mary Roach
YOUR STOIC WEEKEND REMINDER:
Difficulties strengthen the mind.
It’s counterintuitive but true: one of the best ways to increase your mental capabilities is to do things that are physically challenging.
That’s one of Seneca’s great quotes,
We do difficult things because they are good for us. They make us stronger. They assert control over our bodies in a way that is transferable the next time we are tempted by some impulse or inclined to take the easier route. They make us better at doing the next hard thing that life has in store for us.
Do something difficult today!
(For some more life-changing quotes from Seneca….watch this video!)
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