What Stoic Exercise Should You Try?

Stoicism is an ancient philosophy that focuses on constant self-improvement, tolerance of others, and using logic to navigate our complicated world. Ancient Stoics like Marcus Aurelius, Epictetus, and Seneca all practiced Stoicism through meditation and thought exercises. 

In this quiz, you'll answer a few questions about yourself, and we'll recommend a Stoic exercise for you to try. 🙂 Enjoy!

What's one thing you struggle with?

1. I'm a pessimist.
2. I get easily overwhelmed.
3. I have a lot going on in my mind.
4. I overreact easily.
5. I have a hard time overcoming setbacks.

How would your friends most likely describe you?

1. Hard-working, but submissive.
2. Outgoing, but apprehensive.
3. Passionate, but quick-tempered.
4. Friendly, but self-centered.
5. Thoughtful, but scatter-brained.

What keeps you awake at night?

1. A problem I had at work.
2. Financial concerns.
3. Too many racing thoughts to name!
4. Loneliness.
5. Something I said in anger but now regret.

If you could eliminate one thing from the world, what would it be?

1. Poverty.
2. Death.
3. Confrontation.
4. Struggle.
5. Miscommunication.

What is your greatest fear?

1. That I'll lose everything.
2. That the world is getting more dangerous.
3. That my voice will never be heard.
4. That I'll face a problem I can't overcome.
5. That I might lose someone I love.

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