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 <h1>The Stoic Road to Peace of Mind</h1>
 
 <p>
-If you are like most people, you might likely feel angry, frustrated,
-or disappointed many times. That’s also has been naturally the case for me,
-but I was told a trick that made it much easier for me to handle these
-situations some time, and it dates back to antiquity.
+If you are like most people, you probably feel angry, frustrated, or
+disappointed, often. That’s also has naturally been the case for me, but I
+was told a trick that made it much easier for me to handle these situations,
+and it dates back to antiquity. 
 </p>
 
 <p>
 <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stoicism">Stoicism</a> was an ancient 
-Greek school of thought (that is still of some influence today), which among
-other things advocated self-control and avoiding making your emotions and
-irrational desires influence your behaviour for the worst. What they claimed
+Greek school of thought (that still exercises some influence today), which
+among other teachings, advocated self-control and avoiding making your 
+emotions and irrational desires influence your behaviour for the worst. What
+they claimed
 was that painful feelings were not a direct result of an experience that
 induced pain, but rather the human mind's irrational interpretation of it.
 </p>