How to Drink Like a Roman Emperor: Stoicism as The Serenity Prayer on Steroids

Every so often I receive emails from people who have struggled to cope with their own alcoholism or that of their loved ones. They tell me how they’ve found great support and consolation in the writings of ancient Stoic philosophers, such as The Meditations of Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius. The ones who have experience of the Twelve […]

🎧 Listen to “Decoding the Mind of a Stoic Emperor”

I just recorded a new podcast on Marcus Aurelius and Stoicism for the High Existence website. Listen to Decoding the Mind of a Stoic Emperor The Stoics can teach you how to find a sense of purpose in life, how to face adversity, how to conquer anger within yourself, moderate your desires, experience healthy sources […]

Save 35% off How to Think Like a Roman Emperor on Amazon US

Save 35% off the list price if you order the best selling hardback now from Amazon US. Also available in audiobook and ebook formats. How to Think Like a Roman Emperor: The Stoic Philosophy of Marcus Aurelius was a #1 best seller in philosophy, has been nominated for two literary awards, and has received an […]

Series of Talks on Stoicism at Toronto Public Libraries

I’m delighted to announce that I’ve been invited to deliver a series of talks at several of the public libraries in my home city of Toronto. Follow the links below for more information… Fort York Library, Tuesday 9th July, 6.30-8pm Toronto Reference Library, Thursday 22nd August, 2-3.30pm Lillian H. Smith Library, Wednesday 11th September, 6.30-8pm […]

Stoicon-x Toronto

Save the date! The Toronto Stoics are hosting Stoicon-X on September 8th. Toronto is at the heart of the Stoicism movement, with the world’s largest actively philosophizing Stoic group. Stoicon-X events are annual conferences organized around the world. The theme for this year’s conference in Toronto is PRACTICE. Stoicism is a highly practical philosophy. It […]

First 300 Reviews of How to Think Like a Roman Emperor

How to Think Like a Roman Emperor: The Stoic Philosophy of Marcus Aurelius, my sixth book, came out in April. It’s now been rated/reviewed over 300 times on Goodreads. It has also been reviewed in several publications, including The Wall Street Journal. Mr. Robertson […] displays a sound knowledge of Marcus’ life and thought. The […]