The Stoics lived a long time ago, but they had some startling insights into the human condition-insights which endure to this day. The philosophical tradition, founded in Athens by Zeno of Citium in 301 BC, endured as an active movement for almost 500 years, and contributions from dazzling minds such as Cicero, Seneca, and Marcus Aurelius helped create a body of thought with an extraordinary goal-to provide a rational, healthy way of living in harmony with the nature of the universe and in respect of our relationships with each other.
In many ways a precursor to Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT),
Stoicism provides an armamentarium of strategies and techniques for
developing psychological resilience, while celebrating all in life
which is beautiful and important. By learning what Stoicism is, you
can revolutionize your life and learn how to seize the day, live
happily and be a better person.
This simple, empowering book shows how to use this ancient wisdom
to make practical, positive changes in your life. Using
thought-provoking case studies, highlighting key ideas and things
to remember and providing tools for self-assessment, it
demonstrates that Stoicism is a proven, profound pathway to