Books

How To Think Like A Roman Emperor: The Stoic Philosophy Of Marcus Aurelius

Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius was the final famous Stoic philosopher of the ancient world. The Meditations, his personal journal, survives to this day as one of the most loved self-help and spiritual classics of all time. […more]

Stoicism And The Art Of Happiness

This new guide to finding a happier way of life draws on the ancient wisdom of the stoics to reveal lasting truths and proven strategies for enhanced wellbeing. By learning what stoicism is, you can revolutionise your life, learning how to – properly – ‘seize the day’, how to cope in the face of adversity, and how to come to terms with whatever situation you’re in. […more]

The Philosophy Of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Why should modern psychotherapists be interested in philosophy, especially ancient philosophy? Why should philosophers be interested in psychotherapy? There is a sense of mutual attraction between what are today two thoroughly distinct disciplines. However, arguably it was not always the case that they were distinct. […more]

The Practice Of Cognitive-Behavioral Hypnotherapy: A Manual For Evidence-Based Clinical Hypnosis

Hypnotherapy is arguably the oldest modality of psychological therapy, at least in the modern sense. Cognitive research on hypnosis has continued to evolve alongside the assimilation of modern cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) techniques within the framework of hypnotherapy and vice versa. […more]

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Build Your Resilience

feelings. You will learn a comprehensive toolkit of effective therapeutic strategies and techniques, drawing upon innovative ‘mindfulness and acceptance-based’ approaches to cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT), combined with elements of established psychological approaches to stress prevention and management. The book also draws upon classical Stoic philosophy to provide a wider context for resilience-building. […more]

Meditations by Marcus Aurelius (Introduction by Donald Robertson)

Meditations is a series of personal journals written by Marcus AureliusEmperor of Rome from 169 to 180 AD. The last of the “Five Good Emperors,” he was the most powerful and influential man in the Western world at the time. Marcus was one of the leaders of Stoicism, a philosophy of personal ethics which sought resilience and virtue through personal action and responsibility. Stoicism, viewed as a foundation of modern self-help, has inspired many personal development and psychotherapy approaches through to the present day. […more]

Letters from a Stoic (Capstone Classics)

Since Roman antiquity, Lucius Annaeus Seneca’s Letters have been one of the greatest expressions of Stoic philosophy. In a highly accessible and timeless way, Seneca reveals the importance of cultivating virtue and the fleeting nature of time, and how being clear-sighted about death allows us to live a life of meaning and contentment. Letters from a Stoic continues to fascinate and inspire new generations of readers, including those interested in mindfulness and psychological techniques for well-being. […more]

The Discovery of Hypnosis: The Complete Writings of James Braid, the Father of Hypnotherapy

writings of James Braid, the man who coined the term “hypnotism” and founded hypnotherapy. Also includes Braid’s “lost manuscript”, written just before his death, in which he reviews his life’s work for the French Academy of Sciences. Excerpts from the writings of his most devoted follower, Dr. John Milne Bramwell, are also included, which describe Braid’s life and work. The current editor provides detailed prefatory essays and commentary for the modern reader. […more]

Verissimus: The Stoic Philosophy of Marcus Aurelius

Verissimus is a forthcoming graphic novel from author Donald Robertson, with stunning artwork from award-winning illustrator Zé Nuno Fraga, due for publication by St. Martin’s Press. It tells the story of Marcus Aurelius, based on the surviving Roman histories, and interweaves Stoic philosophy from his personal notes The Meditations. [..more]