Happiness Thought for The Day – September 26, 2021: fortify your mind for happiness

“The point is not to wish for these adversities but for the virtue that makes adversities bearable.” – Seneca The preamble to this quote from Seneca was a brief discussion of some examples of strife that he or other members of the Roman Empire might endure, namely illness and war. Sadly, these two adversities areContinue reading “Happiness Thought for The Day – September 26, 2021: fortify your mind for happiness”

Happiness Thought for the Day- September 24, 2021: Happiness comes from beautiful choices

“If your choices are beautiful, so too will you be.” – Epictetus When a person takes care of their physical health by eating nutritious food, drinking water, exercising, and abstaining from junk, the result is a visibly attractive and healthy body (not to mention a presumably healthy and joyous mind as the two are inextricablyContinue reading “Happiness Thought for the Day- September 24, 2021: Happiness comes from beautiful choices”

Happiness Thought For the Day, September 22, 2021: Focus your attention

“You become what you give your attention to.” – Epictetus It often makes me marvel with wonder when I read from authors who lived thousands of years ago and realize that people in bygone millennia were concerned with the same issues and notions as we are today. Speaking over 1,800 years ago, Epictetus could littleContinue reading “Happiness Thought For the Day, September 22, 2021: Focus your attention”