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when life hits you hard what do you do when you face challenges in love and friendship and when life throws curveballs at you what do you do in this Modern Age most people cannot handle tough times frustration setbacks or failure but there is a way of navigating life through a storm it is stoicism it is not a religion it’s a practical way to live a good life in this video I will tell you seven practical stoic lessons that will shift your life to a new level lesson one understanding what is in our control the wise stoic philosopher epic tetus once said The more we value things outside our control the less control we have in our life this means that spending our energy on things that we can’t change is like trying to catch the wind with our hands it’s impossible and tiring think of it like like this when you’re playing soccer and it starts to rain you can’t stop the rain but what you can control is how you play in the rain you can choose to keep playing with joy adjust your strategy or find a way to use the slippery feel to your advantage so whenever you’re faced with a challenge ask yourself is this something I can control if the answer is no Let It Go like a leaf floating down a river if yes then that’s where you put your energy and focus this way you become the master of your happiness just like epicus taught us remember it’s not the rain shapes our game it’s how we play in it lesson two control your emotion epicus once said it’s not what happens to you but how you react to it that matters the storic philosopher taught that we should not be controlled by extreme emotions but instead maintain a sense of inner peace and equilibrium when something bad happens in life life throws a curveball at us it’s natural to feel upset and depressed but stoicism teaches us to pause and reflect on our reactions instead of letting disappointment take over we can look for the lesson or the silver lining in the situation in everyday life this could mean taking a deep breath when you start to feel overwhelmed by anger or frustration and asking yourself is my reaction going to help the situation often we’ll find that staying calm allows us to think more clearly and make better decisions so the next time you find yourself in a tough spot remember that you have the power to choose your response we don’t have any control over the event by practicing emotional resilience we can face life’s upss and downs with a steady heart and a clear mind just as epicus encouraged Embrace this lesson and cultivate a tranquil Spirit ready to face whatever comes our way with Grace and wisdom lesson three live according to Nature epicus taught live in agreement with nature this means recognizing our place in the larger scheme of things and living in a way that aligns with our true nature and the natural world consider a river flowing to the Sea it doesn’t resist its path or try to flow backward it simply moves forward navigating around rocks and through valleys like the river we can strive to understand our own paths and flow with life’s current rather than against it in your daily life embrace your unique talents and contribute them to your community except a change in plans with Grace and understand that just like seasons change life’s phases come and go so next time you face a decision or challenge think of the flowing river ask yourself how can I move forward in a way that feels natural and right to me by living in harmony with our nature and the world we find greater peace and fulfillment just as epicus encourages us to do let’s practice being like the river embrace ing our journey with trust and openness ready to flow with life’s everchanging currents Lesson Four practice mindfulness the wise stoic philosopher Marcus Aurelius reminded us confine yourself to the present this means focusing our attention on what’s happening right now rather than worrying about the past or the future imagine you’re walking through a garden but instead of looking at the flowers around you you’re thinking about a disagreement you had yesterday or worrying about a test tomorrow if you’re lost in these thoughts you’ll miss the beauty and peace of the Garden in front of you in everyday life practicing mindfulness could be as simple as really listening when a friend talks to you without thinking about what you’ll say next or it could mean enjoying your meal noticing the flavors and textures rather than eating quickly while distracted by your phone so the next time you find your mind wandering to the past or the future gently bring your attention back to the present moment ask yourself what can I appreciate right now by being fully present we can experience life more deeply and find joy in simple things just as Marcus Aurelius advised embrace the present with Open Hearts and and Minds cherishing each moment for the unique gift it is lesson five view obstacles as opportunities Marcus Aurelius provided a powerful perspective when he said the impediment to action advances action what stands in the way becomes the way this means that the very challenges we face can become paths to growth and achievement imagine you’re working on a project and encounter a problem that seems insurmountable instead of viewing it as a roadblock consider it a puzzle to solve this shift in perspective can transform a frustrating situation into an exciting challenge pushing you to develop new skills and find innovative solutions in day-to-day life this principle can be applied in various situations from dealing with a difficult person to overcome coming a personal setback each obstacle presents a unique opportunity to practice patience creativity and resilience so when faced with a challenge ask yourself how can this obstacle Help Me Grow by embracing difficulties as opportunities to learn and improve we follow Marcus aurelius’s guidance and turn our struggles into Stepping Stones toward our goals adopt this stoic mindset and approach life’s obstacles with a sense of curiosity and optimism ready to discover the opportunities hidden within them lesson six practicing gratitude epic Titus said he is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not but rejoices for those which he has this highlights the power of focusing on our blessings rather than our or LAX imagine you’re looking through your closet and feeling like you have nothing to wear a common feeling that can lead to dissatisfaction Instead try shifting your focus to the clothes you do have and the memories or Comfort they bring you this simple Act of gratitude can transform your outlook and elevate your mood incorporating gratitude into daily life can be as straightforward as starting or ending your day by thinking of three things you’re thankful for they can be as significant as family and health or as simple as a sunny day or a delicious meal so whenever you catch yourself dwelling on What’s Missing pause and consider what you’re thankful for by practicing gratitude we align with epictetus’s wisdom enriching our lives with positivity and contentment cultivate a habit of GR gratitude cherishing the abundance in our lives and finding joy in The Simple Pleasures that surround us lesson seven accept mortality sakica once said while we are postponing life speeds by this Stark reminder tells us that time is our most valuable resource and we must use it intentionally pursuing our passions and dreams and caring for those we love love imagine your time as a bank account with each day depositing 24 new hours for you to spend how you spend these hours is crucial spending them on what truly matters they can be working towards your dreams spending quality time with family or nurturing your passions like making wise Investments That enrich your life and the lives of those around you in our daily routines it’s easy to follow into the Trap of Killing Time on things that don’t add value to our lives or help us grow whether it’s mindlessly scrolling through social media procrastinating or engaging in activities that don’t align with our deeper goals these habits can lead to regrets so let’s take senica’s words to heart and be mindful of how we use our time each moment is an opportunity to build the life we dream of to learn something new to laugh to love and to contribute to the well-being of our families and communities by embracing this stoic principle we can ensure that we don’t just pass through life but truly live it making Every Day Count by pursuing what genuinely fulfills us and enriching the lives of those we cherish commit to being present purposeful and passionate making the most of the the time we have and creating a Legacy of Love achievement and joy now before ending I want you to take action don’t just always watch motivational videos now take action write down your promise that you will change your life at any cost you will become the best version of yourself I will read your promise and I will feature the most inspiring comment in our 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