Seneca and Chronic Illness Thank You Tim Ferris {Chronic Illness Blog}

I have many podcasts I use to distract from pain, Tim Ferris does one better if I'm alert enough. I usually feel inspired. After hearing about Tim Ferris talk about Seneca for years I got my opportunity to read when I was up at 2 AM with a dislocated shoulder. Here was my sleepy take away,,,,

You do not run hither and thither and distract yourself by changing your abode; for such restlessness is the sign of a disordered spirit. The primary indication, to my thinking, of a well-ordered mind is a man's ability to remain in one place and linger in his own company. 

‘According To Seneca my current love affair with my Bed means I am ripe for some serious lessons in stoicism