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Stoicism for a Modern World

This book contains almost everything I know about Stoicism! After spending several years reading, studying and (most importantly) practising Stoicism in my daily life, I've compiled all of my knowledge and put it in writing for all of you.

Introducing Stoic practices into your life is incredibly rewarding, with many tangible benefits. A Stoic attitude has helped me grow a YouTube channel to over 18 million views, conquer challenges of mental and physical strength (detailed in the book) and shift my mindset to view obstacles as opportunities. Stoicism can guide you in every situation and this book aims to provide you with the teaching and techniques you will need to reach your goals. Put simply, this is a guide on how to live a rewarding life.

The book breaks down key concepts from some of the most highly influential Stoic works, written by the most well-known Stoic philosophers of the past. It shows how many of the principals documented are still relevant today and can be used in everyday life.

Stoicism for a Modern World is actually two books. The first focuses on the philosophy itself and how it can help you, the second examines the philosophers and explains their work.

The book includes historical and personal anecdotes with explanations on how Stoic teaching still applies in a more modern, digital context. By following the insights and wisdom contained in this book, you will be shown the self-discipline and self-awareness needed to live well.

I hope you enjoy.

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Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • . . . Chapter 1. My Journey with Stoicism
  • . . . . . . Lesson 1: Practicing (and Learning From) Hardship
  • . . . . . . Lesson 2: There Is Always A Choice
  • . . . Chapter 2. The Four Virtues
  • . . . . . . Sophia (Wisdom)
  • . . . . . . Andreia (Courage)
  • . . . . . . Dikaiosyne (Justice)
  • . . . . . . Sophrosyne (Temperance)
  • . . . Chapter 3. How a Stoic Uses YouTube
  • . . . . . . Embrace Change
  • . . . . . . Focus Your Attention
  • . . . . . . Commenting and Trolls
  • . . . . . . Balance
  • . . . . . . Don’t Just Sit On The Sidelines
  • . . . Chapter 4. “The Godfather” - Zeno
  • . . . Chapter 5. “The Slave” - Epictetus
  • . . . Chapter 6. “The Advisor” - Seneca
  • . . . Chapter 7. “The Emperor” - Marcus Aurelius
  • Epilogue
  • Bibliography
  • Photo Credits
  • About The Author


Is this book good for a beginner dipping their toes into Stoicism?

Yes. Absolutely. The first part talks about the philosophy at a general level, explaining key concepts. You'll also get my personal story of how I have used Stoicism to achieve "mega-challenges".

Is this book good for experienced Stoics?

Yes. The second part is more detailed, and written for people who want to deep-dive into some of the great works of Stoicism to understand more about what the Stoic philosophers were saying and how it can be applied in today's world.

What format will the book come in?

Stoicism for a Modern World is an eBook that will be delivered in PDF, EPUB and MOBI formats. An audiobook version is also available in MP3 and M4B formats.

Is there a return policy?

I have a 30-day no-questions-asked refund policy. If you don't like it, let me know and I will refund your money.

What if I have another question?

Send me an email at adam@artofimprovement.co.uk.

About the Author

Adam is the creator of educational YouTube channels The Art of Improvement and Eudaimonia which together have over 700,000 subscribers.

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