‘The Weather Outside is weather’ – On the Weather [The philosophy of: Kunu from Forgetting Sarah Marshall, Example, Snufkin, Illy and I guess mine]

The weather outside is weather. This could be your last day on earth. So you can either lament something that WAY out of your control (the weather) or do whatever you want to do anyway (in rain it can actually become an even more tangible and memorable experience). This is …

The things we most avoid doing are the things that we should. Now. (& The Stoicism of: Tim Ferriss & Former champion weightlifter Jerzy Gregorek)

That thing you’re avoiding doing, that conversation you’re avoiding having, that decision you’re afraid to make… do it. Now. Before you do it, you are chained to fear of it, and fear and paralysis from inaction and the status quo. Be honest with yourself and with the people in your …

The Philosophy of: Socrates and The Mighty Boosh’s Vince Noir – Question everything. Even what the black bits in bananas are.

This is Vince Noir from The Mighty Boosh. The greatest TV character in television history of TV (television vision)? I say yes please. And just Socrates used to do (which also pissed people off), here is questioning the stuff that is assumed. Because actually if someone says they know what …

What are you attached to? If you remove it from your life, can you handle it? + The Philosophy of: Socrates (on indifference)

Is it possible to not get attached to anything? Because nothing is actually yours. Your house, your car, your lifestyle, your marriage, your dog, your possessions, they’re not yours. They can easily be removed from your life in ways you have no control over (maybe even suddenly without warning). Oh okay. …

Everything you do, do it for a reason – The Philosophy of: Miyamoto Musashi [pt.1]

Do Nothing, which is of no use. – Miyamoto Musashi Scrolling through your Instagram news feed for 35 minutes ‘just because, you know’, or just opening Snapchat for a couple minutes because ‘you know, why not’ or saying I’m bored and scrolling through your Instagram feed for 28 more minutes is a waste of …

The Stoicism(?) of Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll – Did the Seattle coach just undermine his own belief in his players (and/or in himself)? [+ The -for reals- Stoicism of: LA Chargers Quarterback Philip Rivers]

Seattle head coach Pete Carroll is one of the most recognisable Stoics in the world (at least in the world of sports). And today, the Seattle Seahawks needed to win to make the NFL playoffs. But not only that, they needed another result to go their way, in a game that …