Wilhelm Schmid

Biography

Bestselling author, Wilhelm Schmid is the most significant and popular contemporary German moral philosopher. In his many books on topics such as 'happiness', 'love', the 'meaning of life', and 'balanced living' - to name only a few - he has been endeavoring to create a philosophy of the art of living for our time. He lives in Berlin, Germany, and travels around the world giving lectures and workshops on the philosophy of the art of living. He has been awarded the German Prize for Outstanding Services in Conveying Philosophy to the Public (2012), and the Swiss Prize for his philosophical contribution to the Art of Living (2013).

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Books

What We Gain As We Grow Older: On Gelassenheit
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 20,390. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2016 by Upper West Side Philosophers, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Aging well, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
Learning to live with one's own aging is the new task: making an art of what once was a given—growing older; turning our society's anti-aging bias into a true art of aging that will enable us to live with rather than against the inevitable. In ten practical steps, this book teaches you how to welcome and embrace growing older with 'gelassenheit' at any age.
High on Low: Harnessing the Power of Unhappiness (Winner of the 2015 Independent Publisher Book Award for Self Help)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 16,840. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2014 by Upper West Side Philosophers, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Depression, Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental health
Is not being happy really so bad? In HIGH ON LOW: HARNESSING THE POWER OF UNHAPPINESS, bestselling author Wilhelm Schmid argues that far from preventing us from living a full life, being unhappy is a crucial part of well-rounded, active, and creative living. Rather than treating unhappiness as an unwelcome interloper on our quest for happiness, we should harness the very power of not being happy.

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