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Murphy was a Stoic

“Whatever can go wrong, will go wrong” Murphy’s law Being a Stoic mean’s preparing for the worst, including visualizing it beforehand to temper it’s emotional impact. If it does not happen then what comes instead is a happy surprise. This does not mean I am a pessimist, just a realist. I don’t think about the […]

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My Values

Values are the behaviors I believe are important for me to cultivate in my life. To me they are critical thinking (skepticism), courage (to act or not act), temperance (moderated behavior and emotion) and compassion (for the misfortune of others). I will use these as guideposts in my decisions to determine my best course of […]

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What if…

Second guessing myself (playing the “what if” game), is a waste of my most precious resource, time. All my life I am making choices, and as a Stoic, I now attempt to make those choices based on what I believe will best align with my values, beliefs and objectives. Sometimes the choices will bring about […]

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