• Practical Stoicism

  • Your Action Guide on How to Implement the Stoic Philosophy into Your Own Life
  • By: David Dillinger
  • Narrated by: Stacy James Near
  • Length: 3 hrs and 3 mins
  • 4.7 out of 5 stars (12 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Would you like to learn how to slow down and savor the deeper meaning of life?

Do you want to focus on developing personal virtues that will help you become a better person?

Are you looking for a practical guide on how to apply stoicism to your day-to-day life?

If your answer is yes, then keep reading because you’re about to find what you’re looking for. 

Time is the one thing we all could use more of, isn’t it? But our issue with time is not in the amount but the intention with which we use it.  

Just think about it: We all have the standard 24 hours in a day; the only difference is how we choose how to spend or invest it. 

Your relationship with time will define your perspective on life. If you want to live a meaningful life and become a better person, you have to be mindful of using your time wisely. 

Stoicism principles can help you accomplish that.

In 2019, a study published in The Behavior Therapist, Vol. 42, No. 2, conducted by D. Robertson and T. Codd explored stoicism’s similarities to modern psychotherapy practices. 

The findings show stoicism offers people a permanent and efficient alternative to their existing worldview. This alternative is aligned with modern psychotherapy techniques and might provide a framework for long-term change. In other words, this book is the daily road map you need to not only learn a new set of practices, but give you a whole new perspective on what a virtuous life looks like.

In this guide, you will discover: 

  • Why gratitude is an essential practice to a happier life, even if you’re currently struggling to be thankful for your life 
  • Practical ways on how to develop the ability to appreciate the things you have instead of focusing on what you’re missing 
  • How to slow down and savor the meaningful little things amid a demanding career and family life 
  • A step-by-step prescription for handling yourself and your actions in the world that can easily be applied to your personal experiences 
  • Why tranquility is a virtue you need to free yourself from anxiety and how to get it in no time 
  • Daily meditations filled with thought-provoking and soul-searching exercises to help you develop the ability to start each day with a joyful heart 
  • How to redefine yourself based on your actions instead of your possessions and why this habit alone can turn your life upside down 
  • The tools you need for a much-needed shift in your perspective to stop feeling stuck in a rut and trapped in a monotonous routine
  • And so much more! 

If you want to learn how to navigate this life well and stop distractions in their track, this set of practical stoic principles will help you find the path to a meaningful happy life.

So, if you want to learn how to slow down and live your life to the fullest, click the “buy now” button now!

©2020 David Dillinger (P)2021 David Dillinger

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Amazing book indeed!

This is not the stoicism that many mistakes as being emotionally mute, this is the stoicism that enables you to live joyfully. Amazing book indeed!

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Easy to follow!

Easy to follow the language compared to some other titles. Pleasant narration. lots of stoic insight and wisdom to learn and cultivate. If you're just starting your Stoic journey, this is one of the best books.

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THIS is the book I needed.

THIS is the book I needed. Like the author, I found that cognitive behavior therapy tools help control the mind, but studying the Stoics helps you learn how to LIVE.

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I discover a book like this.

Once you understand a concept and can apply it in your daily life, you may not practice it perfectly, but you can really see the benefit in striving to do so! The narration is really good as well. I am grateful when I discover a book like this.

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Influenced by them.

A very useful survey of the teachings of the Stoics, quoting both from primary sources and the writings of later authors influenced by them.

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It's helpful to compare!

It's helpful to compare and contrast these views, and to have them placed in context by the author of this work. Recommended.

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Very easy to follow.

Great book with many great unique ideas. Beautifully narrated and I love how he organized the ideas by topics. Very easy to follow. I can’t believe even 2000 years later same ideas apply to our lives today.

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Really impressive book!

I found parts to be amusing as well as helpful in dealing with everyday life. Really impressive book!

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A quick look at its history and basics.

Most of those things take practice, and I think, it would be your choice to practice stoicism, which in my opinion could take a long time if you were born and raised in a different environment. But this is a good guide for a beginner and a quick look at its history and basics.

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It is well explained.

It is well explained. Although you might not end up starting to practice, you will learn a few things on how to accept life and everything that happens in your life, without asking why and reacting in the most calmest and acceptive way possible.

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  • DAVID JONH SMITH
  • 03-08-22

practical stoicism

a very ry well written that gives a good insight into the basics of stoicism .

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  • Luciana Jimenez
  • 02-26-21

Practiced in my life.

The speaker was easy to listen to and narrated well. I enjoyed hearing all the lessons that could be taken and practiced in my life.

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  • Greg Xanders
  • 02-23-21

I’m a big fan of Stoic philosophy.

I’m a big fan of Stoic philosophy. As such, I enjoy listening to about it often and seeing if I can find more and new insights on it that I can adopt in my own life. There are many such insights in this one.

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