How To Be Unshakeable In Every Situation
Stoicism, an ancient philosophy founded in Athens by Zeno of Citium, offers practical wisdom for navigating life’s challenges. Its teachings remain relevant today, providing a roadmap for cultivating inner peace and resilience. This article explores key Stoic principles that can help us become unshakeable in every situation.
Don’t Worry About What You Can’t Control
Stoicism teaches us to focus our energy on what we can control and let go of what we can’t. The weather, the past, other people’s actions—these lie beyond our control. Worrying about them only leads to frustration and unhappiness. Instead, we should focus on our actions, decisions, and attitudes—areas within our control. As a famous Stoic philosopher, Epictetus, once said, “We cannot control the impressions others form about us, and the effort to do so only debases our character.”