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Philosophy of the Stoics, the Ultimate Guide for Beginners to Understanding and Practicing Stoicism, Learn the Art of Happiness and How to Manage Your Emotions
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Summary

The word "stoic" comes from "stoicism". Today, these words mean indifference to all emotions whether it is pain, pleasure, hate, or love. However, stoicism is very different and encompasses a different set of ideas. The basic teachings of stoicism emphasizes that bad emotions come from bad judgments. The core of stoicism is to overcome destructive emotions through control. 

This book tells you everything you should know to control your thinking, build confidence, train your mind, and achieve true happiness. It includes key principles and 28 practical exercises for achieving happiness.

©2019 Kevin P. Ericcson (P)2019 Kevin P. Ericcson

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I really like this Stoicism audiobook

This little book is really wonderful. I'm extremely happy to get this book since I was searching for precisely this kind of book. The thing I preferred is the composition style and language is very understandable. I got many helpful ideas from this book. I really valued this book and imagined that it was extraordinarily educational. I highly suggested it to everybody. Wonderful beginners guide!!

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Wonderful audiobook

Stoicism that focus on one thing or water down the message and ideals of Stoicism and this audiobook is not like that! It shares the important points in a trough and efficient manner and i will definitely recommend this audiobook to those who are interested in this philosophy that I have become very passionate about so they can at least gain a better understanding without having to read all the books I am reading and this is an in-depth introduction that will leave you with a solid foundation which you can then use to continue your pursuit of understanding the Stoic ideals.

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learning and applying the concepts seemed tedious

I have been interested in Stoicism for a few years. I have even applied some of the philosophy to guide my life. However, learning and applying the concepts seemed very tedious.This book breaks down the concepts in a way that make them very easy to understand and remember. This allows me more time to actually apply Stoicism in my life. I am so glad I bought this book.

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The ideology of Stoicism has just a few main teach

The ideology of Stoicism has just a few main teachings, which then helps keep things simple along the way. Stoicism is going to set out to help us remember how unpredictable the world can be. It helps us remember how brief a moment our life is. This book helps me a lot.

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It's a fantastic book with simple, yet powerful

It's a fantastic book with simple, yet powerful descriptions of the most important Stoic assumptions. Great book for both those not very familiar with the philosophy, but also those, that maybe have listen a lot about it but still need some sort of structuring of the knowledge gained. It's easily worth 10 times the price. Buy it now!

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This book was given to me at a meeting

This book was given to me at a meeting by a companion, and tragically I harmed it so I purchased a duplicate on Amazon. It was well justified, despite all the trouble yet I do wish I purchased a physical duplicate with the goal that I could pass it on.

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This book is a great introduction to stoicism !

This book is a great introduction to stoicism ! It’s helped me shape the way I perceive my thoughts and help me prioritize my life. I’m going to reread this book and take notes on it this time. Definitely, recommend this over the ancient stoic texts as an introduction as it is more accessible to a modern reader. A must-listen for anyone who sincerely seeks to enjoy a better life through better living

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Philosophy can be a tough pill to swallow,

Philosophy can be a tough pill to swallow, it can be hard to understand if not delivered in a way that is simple and to the point, and that’s exactly what this book does for the topic of stoicism, something I’ve learned about before not never in depth like this. Stoicism is the idea that you must be virtuous and overcome negativity in your own life, which can be hard in and of it self, but the author creates such a dynamic idea about the philosophy that it can be used by anyone.

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Normally I am easily overwhelmed by topics pertain

Normally I am easily overwhelmed by topics pertaining to philosophy, but the writing style of this particular book kept me turning the pages. It is well listening, informative, interesting, and covers all the important aspects of stoicism. It was easy to audio and understand. I highly recommend it to anyone interested in philosophical matters!

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The book discusses wisdom, justice, and prudence

The book discusses wisdom, justice, and prudence; the cardinal virtues. It discusses the School of Philosophy - for which wisdom is the state in a fully developed human is the end of all ethical activity and is the goal of practicing virtue in the correct manner with one another and is thus the goal of an ethical life.

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  • 27-02-20

Very informative!

This book brought impressive achievements. This book told me everything I wanted to know and some more If you want a book with uncomplicated explanations, these ones for you.

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  • 27-02-20

Interesting!

Interesting substance. A portion of the Manipulation were totally new to me and I will begin utilizing them for my own tasks. This truly gives you another point of view.

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  • Michael
  • 27-02-20

I really enjoyed all the parts of the book.

This was a great book on the subject to introduce me to the basic concepts. The author did the great job here it was easy to understand the way he presented.I really enjoyed all the parts of the book.

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  • Ryan
  • 27-02-20

Wow !!!

This book is very much exciting and informative. This book is well written and that teaches how to personally improve the emotional skill.

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  • Alexander
  • 27-02-20

Great primer on Stoicism

This is a great primer for anyone curious about Stoicism. While it’s possible to begin listening the chapters about how to practice Stoicism I would recommend also listening about the History of Stoicism.

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  • Joseph
  • 27-02-20

introduces stoicism in an easy way

A nice collection of Stoic thinking written in a very conversational style. Generally that style isn’t what I prefer as it occasionally comes off as flippant. But if you are looking for a book to recommend on the subject that is accessible and doesn’t listen like a textbook then this is a good one.

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  • Nicholas
  • 27-02-20

a great look into the philosophy of Stoicism

Highly recommended book and a great look into the philosophy of Stoicism, which has helped me immensely in getting through some of the rough times in my life and also appreciating the great things which I have today. Stoicism teaches me not to focus on the things I cannot change and to accept the challenges in life, because most of the time these experiences make us stronger.

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  • Jack
  • 27-02-20

moments and practical life changing wisdom

This book saves time. It condenses the essence of many key stoicism books into an easy read full of great advice.I liked it so much after listing it on kindle,. So I can dog ear some pages, highlight, and make notes.

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  • William
  • 27-02-20

Perfect for a Stoicism Motivational Like myself.

Theory, practice & guidance. Perfect for a noob Stoic like myself. The best section for me was the 'hands-on' section, titled ""Preparing Practices"". This is where you learn the steps, ideas and practices used to achieve to your transformation

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  • William
  • 27-02-20

I enjoyed this audiobook very much.

I enjoyed this audiobook very much. It set out the basics of a philosophy which can be used by anyone to good effect.