The Art of Living

Author: Epictetus
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781625583369
Release Date: 2013-01-03
Genre: Philosophy

No writings of Epictetus himself are really known. His discourses were transcribed and compiled by his pupil Arrian (author of the Anabasis Alexandri). The main work is The Discourses, four books of which have been preserved (out of an original eight). Arrian also compiled a popular digest, entitled the Enchiridion, or Handbook. In a preface to the Discourses, addressed to Lucius Gellius, Arrian states that "whatever I heard him say I used to write down, word for word, as best I could, endeavouring to preserve it as a memorial, for my own future use, of his way of thinking and the frankness of his speech."

Philosophy Imprisoned

Author: Sarah Tyson
Publisher: Lexington Books
ISBN: 9780739189481
Release Date: 2014-07-30
Genre: Philosophy

Editors Sarah Tyson and Joshua M. Hall convene an international group of philosophical thinkers—from both inside and outside prison walls—who draw on a variety of historical figures and critical perspectives to think about prisons in our new historical era.

The Secret of Shelter Island

Author: Alexander Green
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470522283
Release Date: 2009-06-15
Genre: Business & Economics

How to lead a "rich" life during trying economic times In The Secret of Shelter Island, nationally renowned financial analyst and bestselling author Alexander Green explores the complicated relationship we all have with money and reveals the road map to a rich life. Drawing on some of today's best minds and many of history's greatest thinkers, The Secret of Shelter Island is both a much-needed source of inspiration and an insightful look at the role of both money and values in the pursuit of the good life. Addresses what really matters when it comes to money and how to make smarter decisions with what you have Describes the profound connection between money, character, personal philosophy, and outlook Other bestselling titles by Green: The Gone Fishin' Portfolio If you want to understand what ultimately provides meaning, contentment, and the satisfaction of a life well-lived, then read The Secret of Shelter Island.

Virtue in Media

Author: Patrick Lee Plaisance
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781134596218
Release Date: 2014-07-17
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

This work establishes a contemporary profile of virtue in professional media practice. Author Patrick Lee Plaisance examines the experiences, perspectives, moral stances, and demographic data of two dozen professional exemplars in journalism and public relations. Plaisance conducted extensive personal "life story" interviews and collected survey data to assess the exemplars’ personality traits, ethical ideologies, moral reasoning skills and perceived workplace climate. The chosen professionals span the geographic United States, and include Pulitzer Prize winners and trendsetting PR corporate executives, ranging from rising stars to established veterans. Their thoughts, opinions, and experiences provide readers with an insider’s perspective on the thought process of decision makers in media. The unique observations in this volume will be stimulating reading for practitioners, researchers, and students in journalism and public relations. Virtue in Media establishes a key benchmark, and sets an agenda for future research into the moral psychology of media professionals.

Unexpected Wealth

Author: Bonnie Brown Hartley
Publisher: Cambio Press
ISBN: 9780972798570
Release Date: 2006-02-01
Genre: Finance, Personal

An Introduction to Human Operations Psychotherapy

Author: Steve Davidson
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9781442256644
Release Date: 2017-07-27
Genre: Psychology

In this book, Steve Davidson offers an innovative approach to psychotherapy and to personal development that builds upon operations theory and the idea that by methodically building operational competence, by identifying needs and wants, and then taking necessary action, we have a better opportunity to find happiness and personal fulfillment.

Keep It Simple Make It Real

Author: Jan Olsson
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 9781452273099
Release Date: 2009-05-27
Genre: Education

A realistic approach to assessing student behavior, staff morale, and school climate and creating a proven-to-work character development program that can dramatically turn around student behavior.

Author: Платон
Publisher: Litres
ISBN: 9785040867516
Release Date: 2017-10-14
Genre: Fiction

The Simple Living Guide

Author: Janet Luhrs
Publisher: Broadway
ISBN: 0553067966
Release Date: 1997
Genre: Health & Fitness

Offers advice to those seeking to simplify their lives and provides strategies, inspiration, and resources for establishing a thoughtful life style

The four agreements

Author: Miguel Ruiz
ISBN: 9603641995
Release Date: 2001
Genre: Self-actualization (Psychology)

Once and Future Myths

Author: Phil Cousineau
Publisher: Conari Press
ISBN: UVA:X004551360
Release Date: 2001-08-01
Genre: Social Science

Phil Cousineau illustrates how myths are the stories of real life whether people are conscious of them as myths or not. He shows readers how, by becoming aware of myths in both their historical and present form, they can read the world better, with a deeper understanding of work, love, creativity, and spirituality. The book retells classic myths such as Eros and Psyche and provides new accounts of more contemporary mythmakers such as Jim Morrison and Vincent van Gogh, illustrating how these legends have affected history, culture, and individuals. The timelessness of myth is conveyed through Cousineau's discussions of the mythology of travel, mentors, cities, baseball, and vampires.

The Olympic Odyssey

Author: Phil Cousineau
Publisher: Quest Books (IL)
ISBN: 0835608336
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Sports & Recreation

The US Olympic Committee gave each Summer 2004 athlete this book for showing how the Games inspire contestants, trainers, fans, and nations alike. Its mythology and sports stories offer metaphors for living with passion, compassion, focus, and fairness.