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The Practicing Stoic

A Philosophical User's Manual

The book distills the teachings of Stoic philosophy, focusing on practical applications for modern life, and presents insights from ancient Stoic thinkers on topics such as handling adversity, the nature of happiness, and the control of emotions. It serves as a guide to understanding and implementing Stoic principles to improve mental resilience and overall well-being.

Key points:

1. Emotion Control: The book highlights Stoicism's belief that emotions are based on perceptions. We can't control events, but we can control our reactions, leading to tranquility.

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