Do you want to SUPERCHARGE your life by learning and practicing the golden principles of MARCUS AURELIUS as embodied in his masterpiece, MEDITATIONS? YES! I am your friendly guide Mr. Smart in your journey to explore and adopt these principles and life hacks. SUBSCRIBE ME so that I can continue making such animated videos especially for YOU. Let us start with my favorite quote from Meditations,

“The impediment to action advances action.
What stands in the way becomes the way.”

This impediment can be some close friend stabbing in your back, cut-throat competition in your industry or job market, your competitors hitting below the belt, conspiring and non-cooperative people around you, grudge of your boss at the workplace, not so professional work associates or team members, your revolting military generals or non-cooperative rulers of neighboring counties. Everyone has a lesson to learn from this universal quote from Marcus Aurelius ‘ masterpiece, Meditations. That’s the reason many towering personalities from the corporate world and entrepreneurship to politics and sports are fond of Stoicism in general and Marcus Aurelius’ book Meditations in particular.
Dear fellows! Do you wonder if Meditations is a purposefully written book or something else? It is, in fact, a bedside private journal of Marcus Aurelius who was among the most powerful men from 161 to 180 AD as the Roman Emperor. These private notes were never meant to be published for fanfare or commercial interests. Thus, the insights in Meditations are the genuine and honest thoughts of one of the deepest thinkers of all times.

5:11 #1 Mind Your Own Business
7:30 #2 Two Wrongs Don’t Make a Right
9:02 #3 Don’t Care About the Opinion of Others
10:39 #4 Embrace Change
11:48 #5 Get Focused Before You Die
13:00 #6 “What Stands in the Way Becomes the Way”
14:33 #7 “Choose Not to be Harmed… and You Haven’t Been”
15:51 #8 “Let Thy Deeds Be Few”

1) “How to Be Stoic” by Massimo Pigliucci:
2) “Courage Under Fire” by James Stockdale:
3) “Stoicism and the Art of Happiness” by Donald Robertson:
4) “How to Think like a Roman Emperor” by Donald Robertson:
5) “The Philosophy of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy” by Donald Robertson:
6) “A Guide to the Good Life” Joy by William Irvine:
7) “Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder” by Nassim Nicholas Taleb:
8) “Stoic Warriors” by Nancy Sherman:
9) “Stoicism” by John Sellars:
10) “Stoics, Epicureans, and Sceptics” by R. W. Sharples:

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15 Lessons from the Enchiridion:
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Marcus Aurelius on Stoicism and Anger Management:
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