Ancient wisdom for the modern world – If you’re looking for a book on stoicism that covers a broad range of issues, in an easily digestible format then you’ve come to the right place!
If you have ever wondered about the importance of being good, fair-minded and balanced of spirit, or how you could easily put an end to anxiety, deal with stress or cope with the unpleasant people in your life, this anthology of informal, easy to read articles from the Stand-up Philosophers is for you!
Each article stands on its own, making a firm stoic point such as how to cope with changing circumstances, the shortness of our lives and our inevitable death as well as a whole range of diverse topics created by authors who have studied extensively at the ‘university of life.’
This book serves as an introduction to stoicism an ancient and powerful mental discipline that is designed to preserve our naturally occurring peace of mind. Indeed, it is so powerful a discipline that the inventors of cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) were so impressed that they borrowed heavily from it.
There’s no hocus-pocus here, just stoicism, which is like self-help on steroids and an ideal read for those short on time amid busy modernity. There is no requirement to read the book from start to finish, just browse any article that you fancy in any order, they can all be finished in the time that it takes you to drink your coffee.
The whole world can go to hell in a hand cart, but you won’t be too disturbed you’ll just finish your coffee knowing that you have it within you to deal with any problems as and when they come. That’s why the authors have called this anthology ‘The Stoic Coffee Book,’ but you can drink any other of your favorite tasty beverage of your choice if you prefer!