Seneca on not letting others tell us how we feel

“Do me a favour, when men surround you and try to talk you into believing that you are unhappy, to consider not what you hear but what you yourself feel, and to take counsel with your feelings and question yourself independently, because you know your own affairs better than anyone else does.” Seneca Source: SenecaContinue reading “Seneca on not letting others tell us how we feel”

Seneca on being your own counsel

“No man can have a peaceful life who thinks too much about lengthening it, or believes that living through many consulships is a great blessing.” Seneca Source: Seneca (2014-10-23). Letters From A Stoic: Epistulae Morales AD Lucilium (Illustrated. Newly revised text. It shouldn’t be too hard to deduce that if we spend all of ourContinue reading “Seneca on being your own counsel”