The Stoics practiced one of the most important mindset philosophies: Amor Fati.

Epictetus reminds us,

"Do not seek for things to happen the way you want them to; rather, wish that what happens happen the way it happens: then you will be happy." – Epictetus Click To Tweet

Amor Fati is means looking at life through a positive lens that encourages us to accept what we have and stop struggling. Because struggle is nothing more than refusing to accept what we have.

Consider this: When you’re unhappy at work, you start to fight it. It irritates you. You whine about how much you despise it. And the battle is a manifestation of this bad energy. Because you don’t accept what is, you’re resisting it. And the issue will continue to endure as long as you continue to oppose it.

Your attitude will alter if you embrace it for what it is—if you practise Amor Fati.

Robert Greene expresses his love for Amor Fati brilliantly:

“Through Nietzsche, I discovered Amor Fati. I just fell in love with the concept because the power that you can have in life of accepting your fate is so immense that it’s almost hard to fathom. You feel that everything happens for a… Click To Tweet

So remember: change your attitude, it can change your life.

Amor Fati – Love of Fate

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