Humans struggle with a phenomenon known as hedonic adaptation – we get used to what we have and want more (aside: this is one of several interesting behaviours that fall under the realm of Behavioural Science – check out Min’s BehavLab blog on that here!). Stoicism attempts to counter this problem by resetting our expectations through … Continue reading Internet Detox
We’ve got aching feet as we write this week’s post. For our challenge today we decided to go a day without sitting. We take for granted the amount of sitting we typically do in a day – in some ways it’s been refreshing to have a day long stretch. In fact, many health studies have … Continue reading Taking a stand
Today we’re having a hazy, hangry Sunday, as we’ve embarked upon a 24 hour fast. That means we started fasting after dinner last night, and are restricting ourselves to only drinking water until we cross the 24 hour mark this evening. 8:00 AM – This is going to be fun! 11:00 AM – Atypical bickering begins … Continue reading Hanger Management
Welcome to Stoic Sundays! This site is a chronicle as we, Greg and Min, try to become more resilient through the practice of Stoicism. Stoicism is an ancient Greek philosophy that was popular during the Roman Empire, and is gaining modern popularity, notably among entrepreneurs such as Tim Ferriss. Stoicism values the use of rational thinking to overcome negative emotions and … Continue reading Our Stoic journey ahead.