Category: Philosophy

Summer with a Roman Emperor; an introduction to Stoic Philosophy

“Don’t explain your philosophy. Embody it – Epictetus.” Part of my summer reading this year has focused on Stoic Philosophy.  It’s a school of thought that dates back to the...

/ August 6, 2017
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Poem: Stoic 101

Stoic 101 What did you expect that the winds would howl around all others and leave you unruffled Or for the Suns Ray’s to travel light-years to warm you and...

/ July 21, 2017

Humble persistence: Accepting the lessons of our elders

Last weekend we celebrated the passing of My Grandfather who was 95. I use the word ‘celebrate’ as there was so much to rejoice in, given his long life. On...

/ February 28, 2017

Wise words from acclaimed actor Jeff Goldblum

via GIPHY The more I’ve researched Jeff Goldblum the more I’d love to meet him.  It seems that he’s one of those actors who has perfected playing, well, himself.  He...

/ February 3, 2017

Dealing with Impostor Syndrome

“Kings and Philosophers shit, and so do ladies” – Michel de Montaigne Impostor syndrome, we all feel it.  Like we shouldn’t be doing what we’re doing.  Like we gate-crashed the...

/ January 12, 2017

Resolutions: Your Great, Great Grandfather arrives in his time machine, what do you tell him?

  “We all embody the dreams of our ancestors and with that, there’s a responsibility” – Brandan “B-MIKE” Odums   It’s that time of year again, a time when we...

/ December 21, 2016