The Good Life Handbook

Epictetus' Stoic Classic Enchiridion
Narrated by: Jeffrey Marr
Length: 39 mins
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The Good Life Handbook is a rendering of Enchiridion in plain English. It is a concise summary of the teachings of Epictetus, as transcribed and later summarized by his student Flavius Arrian.

The handbook is a guide to the good life. It answers the question, "How can we be good and live free and happy, no matter what else is happening around us?"

Ancient Stoics lived in a time of turmoil under difficult conditions. So, the solutions they found to living free were tested under very stringent conditions. For example, the author of this handbook was a lame slave who made himself free and happy later in life by following the principles set out in this audiobook.

Now The Stoic Gym offers The Good Life Handbook by Dr Chuck Chakrapani to interested listeners.

©2016 Chuck Chakrapani (P)2017 Chuck Chakrapani

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The good life.

Easy to understand , brief, and easy to listen. Highly recommend for those who want to use it as daily practice.

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Enjoyed

Overall I enjoyed this version of Enchiridion. The sound quality isn’t the best, but you can tell the reader is reading something he actually knows about and is passionate about. I also like the translation as it slightly differs from other versions and I feel I grasped a few new concepts from this work. Worth it considering it costs <$3 🙂

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A nice little gem

Great narration from Jeffery Marr. Many useful, short life lessons in this little gem of a book.

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  • 01-16-19

Very short and couldn't take narrator seriously

The adolescent sounding voice grated on me. The quality of the material deserved someone that could speak with more gravitas.

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  • 11-05-18

Great Book

loved it. The narrator could have been a little slower as the content needs processing

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  • 09-04-17

A Classic

A Classic and must for anyone interested in Stoicism, self improvement and living a Good life