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In this video we will be talking about The 10 ways to be happy from the writings of Seneca. Seneca was a Roman statesman and stoic philosopher, who in his book “De Vita Beata” which explains the path to happiness within the context of Stoic philosophy.
So here are 10 important insights for happiness from Seneca.
01. Live with Arete
02. Accept whatever happens
03. Take Responsibility
04. Be mindful of your anger
05. Know where you are going
06. Don’t follow the crowd
07. Admit money into your home, not your heart
08. Cherish the present
09. Give without expectations
10. Always be youthful
I hope you enjoyed watching the video and hope you find these insights very insights very helpful and you remain happy.
Seneca was a stoic philosopher and rhetorician. He’s one of the first stoics for which there are considerable literary remains for us to study. He believed that happiness is an internal affair and wrote a book specifically on happiness called “De Vita Beata” which explains the path to happiness within the context of Stoic philosophy.
Stoicism is a school of Hellenistic philosophy founded by Zeno of Citium in Athens in the early 3rd century BC. Even though it is over 2000 years old, more and more people are discovering how Stoicism is not only relevant to modern times, but can be applied in very simple, yet strong ways.
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