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Eight Stoic Mantras for Creators – Love Your Work, Episode 154

November 29 2018 – 07:30am

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We’re wired to seek pleasure, and avoid pain. But to make it as a creator, you need to push yourself outside of your comfort zone. Many things that feel good about creating can hold you back, while many things that feel bad are powerful fuel.

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Stoicism is a philosophy that has been getting a lot of attention lately. Ryan Holiday, who we talked with on episode 31 is one modern popularizer of Stocism. In today’s episode, I share with you eight mantras I tell myself to resist temptations that will only hurt my creative work in the long run.

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