Finance Stoic 26 – Where am I a loudmouth?

In public, avoid talking often and excessively about your accomplishments and dangers, for however much you enjoy recounting your dangers it’s not so pleasant for others to hear about your affairs. Epictetus, Enchiridion, 33.14 Today’s question was where am I a loudmouth? Historically, I’ve been a poor conversationalist. I don’t know if it is because I was […]

Finance Stoic 20 – Pause, reflect, cool down!

The soul is like a bowl of water, and our impressions are like the ray of light falling upon the water. When the water is troubled, it appears that the light itself is moved too, but it isn’t. So, when a person loses their composure it isn’t their skills and virtues that are troubled, but […]