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Wisdom of Stoicism

Stoicism is a philosophy of life developed by Zeno of Citium in the early 3rd century BC. It is a system of thought that teaches that the only things that are truly good are virtue and vice. So we should not be attached to external things like wealth, health, or pleasure, as they are outside of our control and can therefore be taken away from us at any time. Instead, we should focus on developing our own character and living in accordance with reason. The four cardinal virtues of Stoicism are: Wisdom : This is the virtue of using reason and logic to make good decisions. Wisdom helps us to understand the world around us and to live in accordance with nature. Courage : This is the virtue of facing our fears and doing what is right, even when it is difficult. Courage helps us to overcome challenges and to live a meaningful life. Justice : This is the virtue of treating others fairly and with respect. Justice helps us to build strong relationships and to create a just society. Temper


Happiness is a complex emotion that can be defined as: A state of well-being and contentment. A feeling of joy, satisfaction, and fulfillment. A positive evaluation of one's life. A sense of meaning and purpose in life. Happiness is often thought of as a goal in life, something that we all strive for. However, happiness is not something that we can achieve once and for all. There will be times when we experience sadness, anger, and other negative emotions. Happiness is a sustained state of well-being that is not dependent on any specific external factors. It is not same as pleasure, which is a fleeting feeling that is often associated with something specific like eating a delicious meal or getting a massage. Happiness is not something that happens to us. It is something that we create. It is not a destination. It is a journey. We will never reach a point where we are completely happy. However, we can always strive to be happier than we are today. There is