James Ryan


Stoicism: Live a Life of Virtue — Complete Guide on Stoicism provides an overview of the history of the stoic philosophy as well as profiles of some of the ancient masters who contributed to its development. In addition, it tells the stories of some modern practitioners of the philosophy who successfully used it to overcome difficult situations in their lives. We have also provided a number of exercises that you can use to help make Stoicism a part of your daily life.

Topics covered include:

The early history of Stoicism, from its founding as a school of thought by Zeno in 300 BC to its decline due to the growing popularity of Christianity, and its resurgence in modern times.Profiles of three masters who were important in the development of the Stoic philosophy: Epictetus, the former slave who became one of the most influential Stoic philosophers; Marcus Aurelius, the Roman emperor who helped promote its popularity; and the controversial Seneca, who sought to live the Stoic life in spite of his lavish lifestyle.Why Stoicism became popular in recent years and its appeal not only to people from all walks of life as well as those with differing belief systems.Practical exercises that you can use to practice Stoic mindfulness in your daily life, ranging from morning and evening reflections to keeping a mindfulness journal.Inspiring stories of people who have used Stoicism in order to overcome difficult situations in their daily lives, including the amazing story of Sam Sullivan, who used Stoic principles to not only recover from a crippling injury that left him paralyzed but also to successfully run for mayor of Vancouver.
56 printed pages
Original publication
Publication year
Ryan James

Other versions

Have you already read it? How did you like it?


    Azat Sagyndykovshared an impression4 months ago
    👍Worth reading
    🔮Hidden Depths
    💡Learnt A Lot

    Pranavi Venkatshared an impression2 years ago
    👍Worth reading
    💡Learnt A Lot


    Pranavi Venkathas quoted2 years ago
    were, and not as he wanted them to be
    Pranavi Venkathas quoted2 years ago
    today I will be meeting ingratitude, insolence, selfishness, interference and ill-will – all due to the offender’s ignorance of good and evil. By doing this, his intention was not to start his day on a sour note, but rather to prepare himself to face things as they
    Pranavi Venkathas quoted2 years ago
    Being a Stoic means you must act in the world, but not to create a particular

On the bookshelves

    Senem Cengiz
    Psychology & Self-Help
    • 945
    • 47
    Pavel Golovin
    • 9
Drag & drop your files (not more than 5 at once)