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New Halifax Stoicism Meetup

I’ve just created a new Meetup group for people in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Halifax Stoicism Meetup

If you’re interested in Stoicism please join the group and come along to our inaugural meeting!  Please share this link if you’re in Nova Scotia as we’re just getting started.  Thanks!

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Starting Today: How to Think Like a Roman Emperor

Marcus GraffitiMy new online course, How to Think Like a Roman Emperor, on the Stoicism of Marcus Aurelius, and applying it to modern living, starts today.  I just want to say a big thank you to everyone who’s taking part!

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Elearning Survey

Please take a moment to complete this quick survey about elearning. Thanks for your help!

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SMRT Week Three: Stoic Mindfulness

Welcome to Week Three of SMRT 2016: Stoic Mindfulness

Week 2: Stoic Mindfulness

The big question for this week is:

What are the benefits of recalling what’s under your control and what isn’t in difficult situations? What would be the long-term consequences of blurring this distinction?

Please take a moment to post your thoughts about this question in the Comment section of the final page in Week Three, after doing reading for this week.

Some donations have already been received from participants via the PayPal button that’s been added to the site. We’re extremely grateful for even the smallest donations because they help to fund continual development of the site and covers ongoing expenses like our hosting costs. You can also contribute an amount of your own choosing right now by using this PayPal link.  Thanks for your support!

As always, if you need any help, please feel free to contact me.

Regards,

Donald Robertson
Course Facilitator

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SMRT Week Two: Stoic Virtues

Welcome to Week Two of SMRT 2016: Stoic Virtues

Week 2: Stoic Virtues

The big question for this week is:

What do you think would be the pros and cons of living a life in which you take excellence of character (Stoic “virtue”) to be the only thing that’s intrinsically good?

Please take a moment to post your thoughts about this question in the Comment section of the final page in Week Two, after doing reading for this week.

As always, if you need any help, please feel free to contact me.

Regards,

Donald Robertson
Course Facilitator

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The Stoic Library

The Stoic Library

The Stoic Library contains links to many resources available online…

http://www.ibiblio.org/stoicism/

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Stoicism Radio Programme on iPlayer

Stoicism BBC Radio Broadcast

In Our Time.  Melvyn Bragg explore Stoicism, the most influential philosophy in the Ancient World.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/console/p003k9fs

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Comments on the Barnes & Noble Blog

Barnes & Noble Blog

Comments on The Philosophy of CBT

http://bookclubs.barnesandnoble.com/t5/Unabashedly-Bookish-The-BN/Kegel-Exercises-for-the-Brain-Happy-Days-Albert-Ellis/bc-p/823624#M5055