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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.

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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