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  • How to Think Like a Roman Emperor

  • The Stoic Philosophy of Marcus Aurelius
  • By: Donald Robertson
  • Narrated by: Donald Robertson
  • Length: 8 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
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Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius was the final famous Stoic philosopher of the ancient world. The Meditations, his personal journal, survives as one of the most loved self-help and spiritual classics of all time. In How to Think Like a Roman Emperor, psychotherapist Donald Robertson weaves stories of Marcus’ life from the Roman histories together with explanations of Stoicism - its philosophy and its psychology - to enlighten today’s listeners. He discusses Stoic techniques for coping with problems such as irrational fears, bad habits, anger, pain, and illness.

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  • This book got me through a difficult time.

  • By Anonymous User on 17-04-19

For troubled souls

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Reviewed: 21-05-19

I read it while I was going through some tough times. It helped me calm down take a step back and look at live as a whole. My biggest take away from this book is to do my duty without attachment.