Mindfulness: Marcus Aurelius

A Stoic and Buddhist overlap. From Meditations by Marcus Aurelius The things you think about determine the quality of your mind. Your soul takes on the color of your thoughts (5.16). It’s not external things that trouble you but your judgement of them—and this you can erase immediately (8.47). Stick to what’s in front of you—idea,Continue reading “Mindfulness: Marcus Aurelius”

Marcus Aurelius: Mindfulness

Mindfulness is another overlap between Stoicism and Buddhism. From Meditations by Marcus Aurelius External things aren’t the problem Don’t be driven this way and that, but always behave with justice and see things as they are (4.22). The things you think about determine the quality of your mind. Your soul takes on the color of yourContinue reading “Marcus Aurelius: Mindfulness”