Ryan Holiday on Stoic Optimism

Ryan Holiday is the author of “The Obstacle is the Way”, a manual for approaching the obstacles we face in life and flipping them into advantages.

In this TEDTalk he discusses the philosophy of Stoicism, and how it can be used as a tool for not just dealing with difficulties, but actively prospering because of them.

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

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