Why you need to be careful about your relationship with social media

“It takes discipline not to let social media steal your time. Being effective at social media, whether for business or personal use, means capturing people who have short attention spans. They’re only a click away from a picture of a … Continue reading “Why you need to be careful about your relationship with social media”

What success is, what it isn’t, and why you should think more about it

“Try not to become a man of success. Rather become a man of value.” -Albert Einstein All these “success motivational” YouTube channels and Instagram pages all say the same things. They all talk about “the grind,” hustling hard, putting in … Continue reading “What success is, what it isn’t, and why you should think more about it”

Why being busy is overrated and what to do about it

“Love of bustle is not industry, it is only the restlessness of a hunted mind.” – Seneca “Being busy is a form of laziness – lazy thinking and indiscriminate action.” -Tim Ferriss There are plenty of times when being busy … Continue reading “Why being busy is overrated and what to do about it”

Why caring for others is one of the best things you can do for yourself

“No one can live happily who has regard to himself alone and transforms everything into a question of his own utility; you must live for your neighbor if you would live for yourself” -Seneca Selfishness is a poison. All things … Continue reading “Why caring for others is one of the best things you can do for yourself”

Why spending time alone may be the most important thing you do today

“All of humanity’s problems stem from man’s inability to sit quietly in a room alone.” ― Blaise Pascal How well can you spend time with yourself? Not just being by yourself while watching TV or doing other tasks. I mean, … Continue reading “Why spending time alone may be the most important thing you do today”

How to make your morning journal exponentially more effective

Like many fans of stoicism, I journal in the morning and the evening. Lately, I have been using the Stoa morning and evening routines to help guide this. These guides make sure I hit every point that I need to … Continue reading “How to make your morning journal exponentially more effective”