Are you suffering because of a future that may not even be bad? Or may even be far greater than you fear? Or may not even happen at all?

If something sucks, or worse, is terrible, do we suffer? Maybe you think yes. Is that situation of suffering definite (at least in your current perception of reality)? Maybe you also think yes. And is your current reality 100% certain and present (at least in your own perception)? Maybe that’s …

Everytime you get in the shower, do you freak the fuck out when water starts coming down?… When you’re out, instead of thinking: ‘It’s starting to rain, time to go home’, what about instead thinking: ‘It’s starting to rain, time to STAY LONGER.’? There’s no such thing as good or bad weather. (& The philosophy of: some dude taking photos of the storm at the beach in the rain)

Good weather. Bad weather. Blah blah whatever. How much does the weather run your life? Is it the weather that stops you from doing what you want to do, or you? If the weather controls what you do and don’t do, you’re not the driver of your own life. You’re …

If you managed to survive okay without something or someone before they came into your life, you can live without it after it’s gone

What’s the most important thing or person/people/animal in your life? At some point they came into your life, right? But before that, you were fine living without them, so it’s realistic that you can be fine without them (And you will be without them at some point). If you have a baby, meets …

The Stoicism of: Chloe (the ‘Wow we’re going to Disneyland do I look like I give a fuck’ girl)

Stoicism’s about focusing on and thinking only about the things you can control. And forgetting about the things you can’t. It’s about focusing on now, and not taking anything–past, present or future–for granted. Because one, your future’s not guaranteed AT ALL, two, at any moment you could leave life, and three, it’ll be over …