Marcus Aurelius was born in 121 AD. He was the Roman emperor between 161 AD and 180 AD. His Meditations are our closest link to Ancient Stoicism and its practices.
Carolyn Gregoire is a senior writer at the
Huffington Post. Her focus areas include human behavior, psychology, and neuroscience. Her work has been featured in the
New Republic, Time magazine,
Scientific American, among other publications. Additionally, she is the coauthor of the book
Wired to Create. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.