What Is Memento Mori?

Learn more about the meaning behind Daily Stoic's most popular medallion.

Memento Mori Medallion

The The Memento Mori medallion. These coins are designed with the intention of carrying them in your pocket, a literal and inescapable reminder that “you could leave life right now.”

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Featured Products

DAILY STOIC 2020 CALENDAR

Daily Stoic 2020 Page-A-Day Desk Calendar.

365 days of Stoic quotes featuring quotes from the Emperor Marcus Aurelius, the playwright Seneca, or slave-turned-philosopher Epictetus, as well as lesser-known luminaries like Zeno, Cleanthes, and Musonius Rufus. Use this calendar to prepare for the challenges and demands of 2020. 

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MARCUS AURELIUS BUST

A 5.5” tall, hand-sculpted pewter portrait bust of Marcus Aurelius. Individually hand-numbered, patinated and waxed with an aged verdigris finish. Mounted on a 3”x3” marble base. Comes wrapped in an emerald-green velour pouch with an included hand-numbered and signed certificate of authenticity.

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MEMENTO MORI SIGNET RING

The Daily Stoic signet ring is inspired by the French painter Philippe de Champaign famous painting "Still Life with a Skull," which showed the three essentials of existence - the tulip (life), the skull (death), and the hourglass (time). 

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Amor Fati Medallion

Amor fati is a mindset that you take on for making the best out of anything that happens: Treating each and every moment—no matter how challenging—as something to be embraced, not avoided. To not only be okay with it, but love it and be better for it. 

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Memento Mori Pendant

Daily Stoic is excited to announce an easy way to keep 'memento mori' in mind. A beautiful memento mori pendant, a literal and inescapable reminder that “you could leave life right now.”

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DAILY STOIC CHALLENGE DECK

The Daily Stoic Challenge Deck features 30 individual challenge cards. Each card includes challenge instructions, a quote from Stoic philosophers like Marcus Aurelius and Epictetus, and an inspiring illustration.

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Daily Stoic Courses

Read To Lead: A Daily Stoic Reading Challenge

A 13-day reading challenge where we outline actionable ways for you to find great books to mine for wisdom and to build the beginnings of a great library with. You’ll learn to dissect a book like a pro, to remember more of what you read, to apply it to your life, and much more.

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TAMING YOUR TEMPER: THE 10-DAY STOIC GUIDE TO CONTROLLING ANGER

A 10-day course designed to provide you with the tools and techniques to control your anger and calm your mind. Using the wisdom of Marcus Aurelius, as well as other notable Stoic thinkers, we will help you seek the calm that Marcus sought, and build the strength that he forged, in order to weaken anger’s grasp on your life.  

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