Stoicism

A Guide in Modern Society to Life Long Habits of Self Discipline, Self-Control, and Mental Toughness
Narrated by: Mark Milroy
Length: 1 hr and 55 mins
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Publisher's Summary

There are many hidden gems in history that, if uncovered, could unleash so much physical and intellectual wealth needed to restore our society, in the midst of the transformative changes brought by modernism, back to glory. The Stoic philosophy is one such gem. It is an ancient philosophy developed to make people happy. Many times, people seek happiness in the wrong activities, the wrong people, and in the wrong things. The majority focuses on achievement so much that they forfeit the joy of the moment. Others are passive bystanders, and they derive a sense of satisfaction from criticizing and talking about other people. This book addresses both groups. The bystanders are advised to focus on their issues with the promise that an inward look and the development of virtue will bring you the most success. 

The overachievers are also advised to take a moment and relax, focus less on achievement, and take the time to appreciate their surroundings. This audiobook provides a comprehensive discussion of all that relates to Stoicism. It sets the foundation that Stoicism was developed based on ethics, physics, and logic. The audiobook also lists a number of philosophers that have been instrumental in the shaping and making of this philosophy, including Seneca the Younger, Cato the Younger, Marcus Aurelius, and Epictetus. These wise minds helped to challenge, question, approve, and even develop the Stoic philosophy. If philosophy has stood its ground since the third decade, it surely is worthy of you trying out and practicing, especially because it is meant to ensure that you live a happy, fulfilled life.

Inside this audiobook you will find:

  • The most detailed explanation of Stoicism philosophy
  • A comprehensive list of the philosophers and scholars who have helped shape Stoicism
  • A complete description of the Stoic disciplines
  • The most informative description of the virtues of Stoicism
  • A wholesome analysis of ways in which the three disciplines are applied in daily living 
  • A precise description of the need and the uses of logic in the activities you undertake every day. 
  • A detailed description of some practices you can take up once you understand various principles developed by different Stoic philosophers in the past
  • An ordered schedule listing, giving you a schedule of activities to do to practice Stoicism
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I'm a beginner on Stoicism

I'm a beginner on Stoicism. This book helped me understanding it much better. It's changing my view on this planet. This book amazed me indeed!

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Practical logic and reason will be applied

The listener will learn about the history of Stoicism, the differences between good and evil, vice and virtue, and positive and negative influences. Practical logic and reason will be applied.

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Easy to understand

Easy to understand. Great starting point to begin feeding your head. I plan on continuing my study of the stoics. Impressive!

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Excellent

"An excellent collection on stoicism. And an exercise in patience. Loved it.this audio book was provided by the author, narrator, or publisher at no cost in exchange for an unbiased review. "

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"An excellent collection on stoicism. And an exercise in patience. Loved it. This audio book was provided by the author, narrator, or publisher at no cost in exchange for an unbiased review. "

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Love it

I am listening this book at the ideal time. The words here prepared me inspired again and to begin another year with a crisp point of view on life.

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Great all around book about Stoicism

This book had a ton of good data to share. I found out about unemotional, its history, and what makes it so vital. It is a method for living dependent on antiquated reasoning standards. The book clarifies how thus of living causes you control your feelings, be a superior individual, and carry on with a superior life. It was an incredible perused.

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Love this book

The audience will find out about the historical backdrop of Stoicism, the contrasts among great and underhandedness, bad habit and righteousness, and positive and negative impacts. Useful rationale and reason will be connected. Is likewise extremely fascinating that Tanner even addresses how Stoicism impacts conduct brain research today.

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A captivating book

A captivating book which adjusts the rationality, occupants, brief history, and estimations of Stoicism from a profound and maybe regularly an extremely frighteningly scholarly endeavor into an entirely sensible,

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informative listen

This very much built manual is comprised on the learning to apply it in your day by day life. This all has been very much shown to advantage you through the tips a strategies to deal with dangerous feelings

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  • 06-30-20

Nice listen book....

This is an excellent book for those wanting to learn more about Stoicism. It's a great synthesis of some of the great Stoics' listen with easy to understand explanations. I found it very easy to read incredibly thought inducing. There are practical examples of how to apply Stoicism in everyday life which I found invaluable.

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  • Mckenna
  • 06-30-20

A just listen book...

I am just beginning my path to adopting a stoic life. This book has been a great resource. It is well listen and organized in a way that is actionable. Great book!

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  • Ana
  • 06-30-20

Nice listen book...

This is a good book about stoicism where in fact anybody that do not know much about stoicism or just starting learn about it can benefit a lot. It puts the foundations of stoicism in a learnable format. Thanks

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  • Kathryn
  • 06-30-20

Wow nice listen book...

This book is a great introduction stoicism from an expert. Full of information and practical steps. I received this book from the publisher and am glad I did. Fascinating listen!

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  • Esther
  • 06-30-20

A good listen book...

A good introduction to Stoicism. The first few chapters go in-depth with what stoicism is and the history before giving you a guide. There are great chapters devoted to emotional resilience.

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  • Valeria
  • 06-29-20

Nice listening book...

This is an excellent book for someone, like me, who is beginning the study of stoicism. It is actually a workbook with explanations of the elements of stoic practice and daily exercises to personalize the philosophy.

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  • Sadie
  • 06-29-20

Good one listen book..

I have enjoyed this so much that I have the book in my cart to buy. It isn't miraculous. It is smart, down-to-earth, practical information. Stoicism has survived this many centuries for a reason. I find that in today's DO EVERYTHING world this journal offers me a way to create breaks in my life. And to set up boundaries. I'm looking forward to reading the companion book now.

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  • Kendall
  • 06-29-20

Wow informative listen book

This is a super easy to follow journal. I enjoy the different writing prompts. It really sparks your thoughts. It’s a simple and short task to do each day but the results are very rewarding.

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  • Annabelle
  • 06-29-20

Wow wonderful audio book

One way to achieve your goals or get your life straightened out is to journal. This book is a great resource that only takes 5 minutes a day, so it is easy to fit into your schedule.

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  • Piper
  • 06-29-20

Awesome listen book

The book begins with a brief explanation of Stoicism followed by a very Stoic idea of practicing daily to develop a habit of thinking like a Stoic. Carefully cultivating your thinking and internal conversation from one stage to the next with provocative questions and space to write. A copy of this book was provided for review.