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Marcus Aurelius – How To Wake Up Early (Stoicism)

In this video we will be talking about 10 important insights for waking up early from the writings of Marcus Aurelius. He was also a devout student of the philosophy of Stoicism. During his rule, Aurelius found the time to construct a series of autobiographical writings, now known as the Meditations. Which is why in this video, we will be using some of his wisdom as a motivation to talk about 10 things we should do to wake up early. So here are 10 important insights for waking up early from Marcus Aurelius.

01. Find your Ikigai

02. Prepare yourself for mornings

03. Avoid distractions after you wake up

04. Wake up consistently

05. Go easy on yourself

06. Practice voluntary hardship

07. Find an accountability partner

08. Remind yourself of death

09. Practice negative visualisation every morning

10. Appreciate your life I hope you enjoyed watching the video and hope you find these insights very insights very helpful for you to wake up early everyday. Even though Marcus Aurelius wrote it 2,000 years ago — his insights on Stoicism still carry strong weight today. Stoicism is a school of Hellenistic philosophy founded by Zeno of Citium in Athens in the early 3rd century BC. Even though it is over 2000 years old, more and more people are discovering how Stoicism is not only relevant to modern times, but can be applied in very simple, yet strong ways.

 

Marcus Aurelius – How To Wake Up Early (Stoicism)