Taking Stoic teachings into US women’s prisons.
“If we take a step back, and see the big picture, we may come to realize that not only the good things, but also the challenges we have endured, are responsible for shaping who we are.”
“We can suffer or we can choose to do everything in our control to relieve our suffering.”
“Knowing ourselves and our talents will be a guide in choosing the roles which correspond to us, and will also allow us to fulfill our potential.”
“Stoicism is the key to unlocking wisdom. It helps us to deal with the stresses of modern life”
“Stoic virtue should be the blade we use to sculpt our character into an excellent one.”