Marcus Aurelius

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Summary Born in 121 AD, Marcus Aurelius is consider the last of the “5 Good Emperors” of the Roman Empire. He was a strong practitioner of Stoic philosophy and his untitled works are considered some of the strongest representations of ancient Stoics.  Key Takeaway Marcus Aurelius was very big on the power of the mind, and that you have the divine…

Neil Strauss

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Summary Born in 1969, Neil Strauss ( also known as “Style” ) was involved in the pickup artist community during the late 90s and early 2000s. During this time he saw many great transformations in his life, both good and bad, but ultimately ended up leaving these communities and writing his memoirs of those times.  Key Takeaway Neil Strauss’s experiences…

Peter Guber

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Summary Born in 1942, Peter Guber is an entrepreneur, educator, and author. He has spent the good majority of his life in the movie business, producing films such as Rain Man and Batman. He has built his whole life around the power of storytelling.  Key Takeaway Peter Guber discovered the power of stories, on how we make sense of our world…

Friedrich Nietzsche

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Summary Born in 1844, Friedrich Nietzsche is controversial, often publicly slandered and misinterpreted philosopher that believed very heavily in the growth of the self to rise above the difficulties of life.  Key Takeaway Friedrich Nietzsche was very keen on being mindful of where you find yourself and what influences your morals. In his works he talks about “slave” and “master” moral…

Benjamin Franklin

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Summary Born in 1706, Benjamin Franklin is one of the founding fathers of the United States and signer of the declaration of independence. He has been many things in his life, including a printer, publisher, scientist, politician, and inventor. Key Takeaway Benjamin Franklin was huge on focusing on intent in your life. He talks about the importance of a schedule…

Confucius

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Summary Confucius’s was a Chinese philosopher born around 551 B.C. in China who focused very deeply on working with your fellow human beings. Many of his teachings are focused on building strong bonds and being a good person.   Key Takeaway Be good, and you will be happy. Respect those who are better than you but always seek growth while respecting…

Epictetus

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Summary Epictetus was a slave born in 55 AD, and lived in Rome for the better part of his life until he was banished, after which he lived in Greece. He is commonly known to walk around with a crutch, but otherwise regardless of his circumstances he focused on living a developed, happy life. Key Takeaway Epictetus’s works more or…

Seneca The Younger

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Summary Seneca is a Roman philosopher that was born in 4 AD and died in 65 AD. He’s written many works on “Stoicism”, or the philosophy of personal ethics. It is a belief structure that is focused on accepting the moments as they are as they come without judgement or aggression against external forces.  Key Takeaway Seneca discusses many subjects…

Robert T. Kiyosaki

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Summary Robert Kiyosaki was born an raised in Hilo, Hawaii and grew up idolizing his “Rich Dad”, a friends father, and his “Poor Dad”, his own father. Throughout his growing life he received conflicting advice from both his fathers. He became financially wise thanks to his ability to compare and contrast his two fathers. Key Takeaway Roberts books offer fantastic insights…

Getting Started with ByMorte

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Welcome to ByMorte, if you haven’t already be sure to download the app.    Getting Started So, you got the app, now what? When getting started the app will pick a day 10 years into the future, that day is designated as your “Death Day”. Everyday the ByMorte app will count down how many days you have left until your…