'Bursting with practical wisdom and engaging stories ... a stoicism 2.0 for twenty-first century happiness' Skye Cleary 'A bold, contemporary updating of Stoicism for the present day' John Sellars, author of Lessons in Stoicism Learn how to survive life's hardships and enjoy its pleasures with the modern stoic mindset. For more than two thousand years, stoicism has offered a message of resilience in the face of hardship. Stoicism's resonance and influence is still as important today as more of us turn to its wisdom in modern times. In The Stoic Guide to a Happy Life philosopher Massimo Pigliucci offers a thoughtful, practical reinterpretation of Epictetus' 53 lessons for living a good life from his foundational Handbook. Each lesson offers a simple piece of wisdom to help tackle the challenges of daily life: from transforming the way you relate to colleagues, friends and loved ones to embracing the grief that follows loss. This enlightening book will help you to reclaim the power of your emotional response and let go of the things you can't control. It is your essential guide to channelling a happy stoic mindset.
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