Stoicism and the Art of Happiness: Teach Yourself - Ancient tips for modern challenges

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Hodder & Stoughton, Dec 27, 2013 - Self-Help - 224 pages
This new guide to finding a happier way of life draws on the ancient wisdom of the stoics to reveal lasting truths and proven strategies for enhanced wellbeing. By learning what stoicism is, you can revolutionise your life, learning how to - properly - 'seize the day', how to cope in the face of adversity, and how to come to terms with whatever situation you're in

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A well done outline of the principles and concepts surrounding Stoicism and how they relate to our lives and pursuit of happiness. For me philosophy is never an easy read as concepts can get far flung ... Read full review

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A true Stoic would count graphic design, layout, font size, etc, as a 'preferred indifferent', or maybe not even preferred. And yet, the layout of this book was a little maddening - same points ... Read full review

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About the author (2013)

Donald Robertson is a UKCP registered psychotherapist, specialising in cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT), clinical hypnosis, and other evidence-based approaches. He has been in practice as a therapist for over fifteen years and mainly treats clients with anxiety-related problems at his clinic in Harley Street, London. Donald is also an experienced trainer and workshop facilitator.

He is the author of dozens of articles in therapy journals and magazines and of the books The Philosophy of Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (2010) and The Practice of Cognitive-Behavioural Hypnotherapy (in press). He is also the editor of The Discovery of Hypnosis (2009), the complete writings of James Braid, the founder of hypnotherapy.

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