A Stoic Approach to Managing Our Emotions

The philosopher Chrysippus argued that emotions are not things that happen to us, but things we do.

Edvard Munch. Melancholy. From a series of paintings on the emotions. Public domain via .

The philosopher who couldn’t hold his drink

The philosopher Chrysippus was born sometime around 279 BCE in the town of Soli, now on the southern coast of Turkey. He remains…