A Simple Modern Approach to Stoicism

A Simple Modern Approach to StoicismThis article providing a plain English introduction to Stoic practice has attracted a huge amount of interest on the internet.  Since yesterday afternoon, twelve thousand people have read it, it’s been shared nearly 100 times on Facebook and 80-90 times in Tweets.  It’s taken from material being developed for the forthcoming book Teach yourself Stoicism.  You can also read about Stoicism and stress prevention in Donald’s book Build your Resilience (2012), which has a chapter on Stoic philosophy.

See the link to our Philosophy of CBT blog below for the article:

A Simple Modern Approach to Stoicism


About the author

Donald is a writer and trainer, with over twenty years’ experience. He’s a specialist in teaching evidence-based psychological skills, and known as an expert on the relationship between modern cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT) and and classical Greek and Roman philosophy. Donald is the original founder of The UK College of Hypnosis & Hypnotherapy, setting up in 2003 under the name Hypnosynthesis. Donald developed the evidence-based hypnotherapy approach taught in the College. He also has been instrumental in the further integration of hypnosis with CBT - both via the training courses of the College and his publication: The Practice of Cognitive Behavioural Hypnotherapy. He passed the College along to Mark Davis in 2013. He now lives in Canada

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