Stoicism in a World out of Your Control

None at The Assemblage | NoMad

Wed, May 22 at 7:30 p.m.   |   90 minutes

Join Massimo Pigliucci at the gorgeous NoMad Assemblage location for an evening of practical spiritual exercises to help us gain perspective on common obstacles that we perceive daily.


​An ancient belief system made new, Stoicism teaches us how to accept the things we cannot change and how to live a good life. It helps us improve our outlook, increase our wellbeing, and thrive in the face of adversity. But how does one live like a Stoic? In this Olio, philosopher Massimo Pigliucci guides us through a series of spiritual exercises, each based on a common obstacle. Learn how to distinguish between things that you do and do not control, focus on the former, and achieve more peace of mind.

Teacher: Massimo Pigliucci
Venue: The Assemblage | NoMad
Add to Calendar May 22, 20197:30 p.m. May 22, 2019 America/New_York Think Olio | Stoicism in a World out of Your Control Join Massimo Pigliucci at the gorgeous NoMad Assemblage location for an evening of practical spiritual exercises to help us gain perspective on common obstacles that we perceive daily. None

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