‘The Better Life’ is the result of a wisdom quest the author engaged in after having lost more than one third of his fortune in an unlucky real estate investment. During this time of great loss and financial difficulty, he remembered and applied some of the teachings of the ancient stoics, and this helped him overcome the personal crisis and recover both emotionally and financially.
Anger is one of the most common emotions we possess and we face in daily life, something that destroys peace of mind and relationships, and causes tremendous hardships to the angry person and those around him, eventually affecting mental and physical health. This book of 50 powerful quotes will open the eyes of the angry person and encourage him or her to seek some therapy or anger management.
This book is an assemblage of some of the most insightful and enlightening ideas which have been extracted from the writings of four of the most influential figures in the philosophy of Stoicism: Seneca, Musonius Rufus, Epictetus, and Marcus Aurelius.
In this book, M. James Ziccardi presents in an easy to follow format the key passages and principal ideas that are put forward in six of Seneca’s most important works:
On the Shortness of Life
On the Happy Life
On Peace of Mind
Portions of this book have been extracted from M. James Ziccardi’s "Roman Stoicism: Words to Live (and Die) By".
The Enchiridion of Epictetus is a classic Stoic text, now written in modern English. Long considered an excellent manual of practical philosophy, you can apply it beneficially to your everyday life. The timeless message of the Enchiridion is as practical today as it was in ancient Greece. Perhaps this is where the it gets its enduring power and long-life. It really does work, start using it today.