For more than 2,000 years, Stoicism has offered a message of resilience in the face of hardship; little wonder, then, that it is having such a revival in our own troubled times. But is it really the case that we shouldn't care about our work, our loved ones, or our own lives? According to the old Stoics, yes. In this refreshing guide, Massimo Pigliucci clarifies how you can embrace the joyful bonds of affection, the satisfactions of a job well done, and the grief that attends loss. In his hands, Stoicism isn't about feats of indifference, but about enduring pain without being overwhelmed, while enjoying pleasures without losing our heads.
A Field Guide To A Happy Life: 53 Brief Lessons for Living
Author: Massimo Pigliucci.