STOICISM: The Simplistic Timeless Stoic Art of Better Living with Ancient Wisdom [1 ed.]

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STOICISM: The Simplistic Timeless Stoic Art of Better Living with Ancient Wisdom [1 ed.]

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Table of contents :
CONTENTS

PREFACE

PART I: ANCIENT WISDOM

Chapter 1 What is Stoicism?

Zeno

Epictetus

Seneca

Marcus Aurelius

Chapter 2 Is Stoicism for You

It is Therapeutic

It Develops the Moral Man

It Creates Happier Persons

It Lumps all Situations into one

It Encourages Passivity

It Positions the Stoic as almost Non-human

It is an Austere Ethic

Rationality

Famous Stoicism Practitioners

Present Stoicism Practitioners

Chapter 3 The Three Disciplines

1. The Discipline of Desire

2. The Discipline of Action

3. The Discipline of Assent (Stoic Mindfulness)

Chapter 4 Understand and Embracing Stoicism Philosophy

Live in Agreement with Nature

Achieving Virtue is the Highest Good

Be able to Distinguish between Virtues and Vices

Develop Immunity against Misfortune

Be Accepting of Everything that Happens

Be Mindful of your Action

View of the Origin of Suffering

Detachment from Desires

Their Practicality

Belief in the After Life

View of Suffering

Know what you can Control

PART II STOIC ART OF BETTER LIVING

Chapter 5 How To Be A Stoic

Chapter 6 Your Emotional Roller Coaster

Techniques to Deal with Anger

1. Do a Reflection.

2. Learn to Humor yourself.

3. Exercise Distancing

Techniques to Deal with Fear: Weakness

4. Anticipate the Evil

5. Detach from things that cause Fear

6. Practice Mindfulness To Deal with Fear

Techniques to Deal with Sadness

7. Change your Belief about the Situation

8. Ignore what you can’t Control

9. Do Morning and Evening Rituals

Techniques to Deal with Joy

10. Practice Mindfulness for Joy

11. Serve Others

Techniques to Deal with Trust

12. Keep your word

13. Learn to trust others

14. Treat others well

Techniques to Deal with Anticipation

15. Visualize the Misfortune.

16. Develop Indifference

17. Change the View

Techniques to Deal with Disgust

18. Determine what is affecting you

19. Do Daily Affirmations

20. Be Resilient

Techniques to Deal with Surprise

21. Practice Negative Visualization.

22. Practice Self-imposed Discomforts.

23. Practice Self-Control.

Chapter 7 Stoicism Practices

Control your Thinking

Do not Count Failure as the end.

Be Honest with yourself.

Put away the Distractions.

Chapter 8 Make Your Life Better with These Stoicism Rules

Chapter 9 Overcoming Adversity the Stoic Way

Use Negative Visualization

Be Calm

Practice Self-Denial

Don’t be so Hard on Yourself

Chapter 10 Be a Better Parent with Stoicism

CONCLUSION

NOTES

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

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