Stoic rules and ACIM

I just copied this article and added #acim to the 50 rules. 😂 🤞

50 Very Short Rules for a Good Life From the Stoics by Ryan Holiday

✅ if the stoic rule matches my understanding of ACIM
❌ if the stoic rule does not match my understanding of ACIM
😶 if ACIM or I are silent on the matter


Focus on what you can control. #acim
You control how you respond to things. #acim
Ask yourself, “Is this essential?” #acim
Meditate on your mortality every day. #acim
Value time more than money and possessions. #acim
You are the product of your habits. #acim 😶
Remember you have the power to have no opinion. #acim
Own the morning. #acim
Put yourself up for review. Interrogate yourself. #acim
Don’t suffer imagined troubles. #acim
Try to see the good in people. #acim
Never be overheard complaining—even to yourself. #acim
Two ears, one mouth for a reason. #acim 😶
There is always something you can do. #acim 😶
Don’t compare yourself to others. #acim
Live as if you’ve died and come back (every minute is bonus time). #acim
“The best revenge is not to be like that.” —Marcus Aurelius #acim 😶
Be strict with yourself and tolerant with others. #acim
Put every impression, emotion, to the test before acting on it. #acim
Learn something from everyone. #acim
Focus on process, not outcomes. #acim
Define what success means to you. #acim
Find a way to love everything that happens. #acim ✅✅
Seek out challenges. #acim
Don’t follow the mob. #acim
Grab the “smooth handle.” #acim what.
Every person is an opportunity for kindness. #acim
Say no (a lot). #acim 😶
Don’t be afraid to ask for help. #acim
Find one thing that makes you wiser every day. #acim
What’s bad for the hive is bad for the bee. #acim
Don’t judge other people. #acim
Study the lives of the greats. #acim
Forgive, forgive, forgive. #acim ✅✅✅
Make a little progress each day. #acim
Journal. #acim 😶
Prepare for life’s inevitable setbacks. #acim
Look for the poetry in ordinary things. #acim
To do wrong to one, is to do wrong to yourself. #acim
Always choose “alive time.” #acim
Associate only with people that make you better. #acim
If someone offends you, realize you are complicit in taking offense. #acim
Fate behaves as she pleases…do not forget this. #acim
Possessions are yours only in trust. #acim 😶
Don’t make your problems worse by bemoaning them. #acim ✅😶
Accept success without arrogance, handle failure with indifference. #acim
Courage. Temperance. Justice. Wisdom. (Always). #acim
The obstacle is the way. #acim 😶
Ego is the enemy. #acim ✅😶✅
Stillness is the key. #acim 🎂

/- alex brady

Forgiveness offers everything I want. W-122