Why It Matters To Set Your Own Social Limits

March, 2020, it was the start of the Corona Pandemic here in the Netherlands. A week prior to the lockdown measures were in place I was already home with a burn-out. Years of built up stress and always giving in to social pressure from people got me in this position. It was one of theContinue reading “Why It Matters To Set Your Own Social Limits”

Review: How To Think Like A Roman Emperor — Donald Robertson

Genre: Non-Fiction / Philosophy / Psychology Publisher: MacMillan Audio / Audible ISBN: 9781250621436 Edition: Audiobook Length: 8h 30m Release Date: 02-04-2019 Summary: The life-changing principles of Stoicism taught through the story of its most famous proponent. Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius was the final famous Stoic philosopher of the ancient world. The Meditations, his personal journal,Continue reading “Review: How To Think Like A Roman Emperor — Donald Robertson”

How I Deal With Fear Of Missing Out, Part 2

Last week I told you about how I deal with Fear of Missing Out, or FOMO for short. In that blog entry I focussed on the part of FOMO that has everything to do with the sheer amount of options we have to spend our free time with all kinds of different media. What IContinue reading “How I Deal With Fear Of Missing Out, Part 2”

The Modern Stoic Approach #1: What Others Think of You

Hello everyone! As some of you may know, I fancy myself somewhat of a modern day stoic. Stoicism has been around for ages and it is a take on life that makes life a whole lot less miserable. One of the main principles of stoicism is that you don’t care about anything that’s going onContinue reading “The Modern Stoic Approach #1: What Others Think of You”