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“The Unexamined Life Is Not Worth Living”

Socrates said, “The unexamined life is not worth living.”¬† When asked to refrain from teaching this, he chose to end his life by drinking hemlock. For the last few weeks, this phrase keeps coming up in conversation which prompted me to write about it. How does examining one’s life relate to self-care? Because part of self-care is learning to listen to our “inner voice” and become clear about who we are and what is truly nourishing. Not in a self-centered way but a self-respectful one.¬†However, in today’s frenetic, “need to… Read more “The Unexamined Life Is Not Worth Living”