At every hour, give your full concentration… to carrying out the task in hand with a scrupulous and unaffected dignity and affectionate concern for others and freedom and justice, and give yourself space from other concerns… You see how few things you need to be able to live a smoothly flowing life. – Marcus Aurelius, Meditations, 2.5
Enrol now! Stoic Week 2017 begins on October 16th, and lasts seven days. It's an international online event, open to everyone, and completely free of charge. Stoic Week has been running every year since 2013. Last year, 3,400 people enrolled. You can read more background information on Stoic Week on the Modern Stoicism website.
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Stoic Week consists of seven chapters, one for each day of the week. It gives you an opportunity to join thousands of other participants around the world as they learn to apply Stoic concepts and techniques in their daily lives. Please contact us if you have any questions. Stoic Week has been widely covered in the media in previous years and you can find links to various articles in newspapers and magazines on the Modern Stoicism website.
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