My Journey to Stoicism (Part IV)

My journey to Stoicism started during the COVID-19 pandemic. In part IV of my journey to understanding Stoicism, I talk about how Stoicism led me to studying Jungian Psychology and what Stoicism means to me.

My Journey to Stoicism (Part III)

My journey to Stoicism started during the COVID-19 pandemic. In part III of my journey to understanding Stoicism, I talk about the pre-stoics, Socrates and Plato.

My Journey to Stoicism (Part II)

My journey to Stoicism started during the COVID-19 pandemic. In part II of my journey to understanding Stoicism, I talk about my understanding of Stoic Virtue.

My Journey to Stoicism (Part I)

My journey to Stoicism started during the COVID-19 pandemic. Like a lot of people, I was trying to cope with the stress of the pandemic, socially isolating, and transitioning to working from home. On top of that, I had just become a new father.

On the Sacred

ON THE SACRED DAVID ALEXANDER After Sharon LeBell’s Walled Garden meet up on 6/9/22 ‘On the Necessity of Holiness’ it has me thinking about the ideas “what is Sacred” or “what is Holy?” In my readings on Jungian psychology, the idea of the Sacred, or Sacred spaces, has come up a few times. I am particularly influenced […]

Prosoche: Stoic Mindfulness

PROSOCHE: STOIC MINDFULNESS WITH DAVID ALEXANDER THURSDAY, SEP 22, 3 PM (PST) REGISTER NOW Prosoche is the ancient Greek word for “focused attention” used by the Stoics as an important first step for a student of philosophy on the journey to understanding Wisdom and Virtue. My understanding of Mindfulness is particularly informed by Buddhism and […]