Sam M

Today’s Daily Stoic Meditation outlines that knowledge is key.

The person who is knowledgable cannot lose anything.

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“But the wise person can lose nothing. Such a person has everything stored up for themselves, leaving nothing to Fortune, their own goods are held firm, bound in virtue, which requires nothing from chance, and therefore can’t be either increased or diminished.”

— SENECA, ON THE FIRMNESS OF THE WISE, 5.4

Knowledge Is Valuable

Knowledge is valuable.

Knowledge is your most important asset.

Knowledge is something you can build and depend on.

Knowledge is something that you’ll always have, no matter what.

You Cannot Lose Anything

With knowledge, you cannot lose anything.

With knowledge, you do not depend on chance or fortune.

With knowledge, your goods are held firm.

With knowledge, you have the power.

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Today’s Daily Stoic Meditation outlines that your mind stays protected.

No matter what happens, nobody can get to your mind.

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“If you lay violent hands on me, you’ll have my body, but my mind will remain with Stilpo.”ZENO, QUOTED IN DIOGENES LAERTIUS, LIVES OF THE EMINENT PHILOSOPHERS, 7.1.24

Nobody Can Reach You

Nobody can reach you.

No matter how hard they try, or how weak you may appear, nobody can reach you.

Your mind is enclosed by a fortress, it always stays protected — nobody can reach you.

Inner Strength

Recognise your strength.

In dire situations and moments of great pain, do not forget your strength.

This strength, courage and greatness comes from your mind.

You have greatness within you.

You have a great inner strength.

You are courageous, strong and determined.

Do not forget this.

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Today’s Daily Stoic Meditation outlines that worry is common, especially after being exposed to danger.

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“For even peace itself will supply more reason for worry. Not even safe circumstances will bring you confidence once your mind has been shocked — once it gets in the habit of blind panic, it can’t provide for its own safety. For it doesn’t really avoid danger, it just runs away. Yet we are exposed to greater danger with our backs turned.”

SENECA, MORAL LETTERS, 104.10B

Worry Is Common

Worry is common.

Everybody worries, about the big and the small things.

It is entirely natural, despite how difficult and stressful it may be.

You Can Face It

You can face worry.

You can face distress and difficulty.

Even if the worry seems too difficult, too much or too intense — you can face it.

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Sam M

Sam M

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