The Daily Stoic

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Get Active In Your Own Rescue (12/31/2019)

There is an old saying that a "scholar made is a soldier spoiled". We want to be both scholars and soldiers - soldiers in the good fight. That's what's next for you. Move forward, move onward. Another

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Taking The Bite Out Of It (12/30/2019)

You can take the bite out of any tough situation by bringing a calm mind to it. By considering it and meditating on it in advance.

生きてれば起こり得る様々な困難な状況も、冷静で前向きな態度で乗り越えられる人々がいる。誰にとっても避けられない死に直面したときにも、彼ら

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Give Thanks (12/29/2019)

Even if today was your last day on earth - if you knew in advance that it was going to end in a few short hours - would there still be plenty to be grateful for? How much better would your life be if

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On Being Remembered (12/28/2019)

"Everything lasts for a day, the one who remembers and the remembered."

忘れられることを恐れて、人は本を書いたり、自分の名を冠した建物を作ろうとするのかもしれない。でも、このエントリーではアウレリウス本人でさえも、多くの人には忘れ去られるか、あるいはその名を知ることなしに世を去る人の方が多いことが書かれている。ストア派哲人の

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Don't Let Your Soul Go First (12/27/2019)

"It's a disgrace in this life when the soul surrenders first while the body refuses to." - Marcus Aurelius

「身体的な死よりも先に、魂が死んでしまうのは屈辱的なものだ」

今日のエントリーには、マルクス・アウレリウスが困難な人生を歩みながらも、最後まで強い精神で生き抜いたことが書かれていた。

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Life is Long - If You Know How to Use It (12/26/2019)

So today if you find yourself rushed or uttering the words "I just don't have enough time", stop and take a second. Is this actually true? Or have you just committed to a lot of unnecessary things? 
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Don't Burn the Candle at Both Ends (12/25/2019)

Today, you may face things that try your patience, require considerable focus or clarity, or demand creative breakthroughs. Life is a long haul - it will mean many such moments. Are you going to be ab

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Meaningless...Like a Fine Wine (12/24/2019)

You are just a conduit, a vessel that temporarily held or interacted with these fancy items. 

自分の精神の安定を損ねかねないほど何かを熱望しているとしたら、人生が終わる時には、その欲望の対象も大して意味をもたないということを思い出そう。その意味で、人の人生とはある種の乗り物に過ぎないのだ。

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What Are You So Afraid of Losing? (12/23/2019)

Most of us are afraid of dying. But sometimes this fear begs the question: To protect what exactly? For a lot of people the answer is: hours of television, gossiping, gorging, wasting potential, repor

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Stake Your Own Claim (12/22/2019)

Your own experiences have value. You have accumulated your own wisdom too. Stake your claim. Put something down for the ages - in words and also in example.

先人が残した含蓄のある言葉を引用するよりも、自分自身の経験から学んだことを自分の言葉

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