Sophrosyne... Balance and A Healthy Mind


Sophrosyne (Σωφροσύνη) the Greek Goddess Spirit of Moderation, Self-Control, Temperance and Discretion, was one of the first good spirits to escape from Pandora’s Box when it was opened.


Today the ancient ideal can be best described as involving a healthy mind, balance and moderation, and is perhaps best expressed by two of the Oracle at Delphi’s famous sayings:


“Nothing in excess and Know thyself.”