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A Handbook for New Stoics

How to Thrive in a World Out of Your Control-52 Week-by-Week Lessons
Paperback Book
The Experiment
May, 2019
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$24.95 CAD
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A pragmatic philosophy more popular than everhere are 52 ancient lessons to help you overcome adversity and find tranquility in the modern world

An ancient belief system made new, Stoicism teaches us how to accept the things we cannot change and how to live a good life. It helps us improve our outlook, increase our wellbeing, and thrive in the face of adversity. But how does one live like a Stoic?

In A Handbook for New Stoics, renowned philosopher Massimo Pigliucci and practitioner Gregory Lopez guide readers through 52 weekly lessons, each based on a common obstacle. Stressing out about a meeting at work? Try listing the things you can control and those you cant. Epictetus writes: In our power are thought, impulse, will to get, and will to avoidin other words, our own attitudes. Discover what you can control, and quicklyachieve peace of mind.

Featuring quotes from philosophers, analysis by the authors, and journaling activities, these lessons enable readers to reframe their perceptions and be happier.

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