Optimism… pessimism… Same bullshit.

The optimist taking an exam believes ‘I will definitely pass the exam’. And if they don’t it leaves them completely devastated, not being prepared for the chance they wouldn’t)t prepared for not passing it). A pessimist thinks ‘There’s no way I’ll pass’ and spends their whole time wasting life in a disgusting …

Here’s my review of Marcus Aurelius’ Meditations (and Stoicism): Just look at the state of the book. [+ The philosophy of: Marcus Aurelius]

6 weeks ago, my copy of Marcus Aurelius Meditations looked like this: And yesterday, after consciously taking my time to read as little of it every day as possible (so as to think about and most importantly try put it into practice) I finished. Just over a month later (not 20 years), now …

One word changes everything

A friend wrote to me today telling me it’s been an ‘interesting’ time for me lately. Now, you don’t need to know what ‘interesting’ means in this case, but interesting is the right way to put it. There is no good, no bad, no sad, no tough, no difficult things that happen. …