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When life gives you lemons … 4 Stoic tips for getting through lockdown from Epictetus

Born into slavery, then crippled by his master and exiled by the Emperor Domitian, Epictetus (c.60-135 CE) has become arguably the central figure in today’s global revival of Stoicism.

A straight-talking advocate of the idea philosophy should help people flourish even in hard times, Epictetus has much to offer as we wrestle with pandemic lockdowns and uncertainty.

  • Matthew Sharpe
  • The Conversation

Here are four tips from perhaps the most stoic of the Stoics:

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