This is a getting started guided to help you learn more about Buddhism. I’m not an expert, but I can share a quick roundup of resources that might help you on your way.
In the book, The Art of Living: The Classical Manual on Virtue, Happiness, and Effectiveness, by Epictetus, with a new interpretation by Sharon Lebell, we learn the real purpose of philosophy and how we can apply it t our lives so we can find a more sustainable path of happiness and flourish with skill.
In the book, Unlimited Power: The New Science of Personal Achievement, Tony Robbins shares the approach he used to create his ideal day, his ideal environment, and ultimately, his ideal life.
The Gift of Adversity: The Unexpected Benefits of Life’s Difficulties, Setbacks, and Imperfections (Book Review)
In The Gift of Adversity, best-selling author and psychiatrist Rosenthal tackles the topic of adversity in a very deep and significant way. Through stories and reflection, he shows us that to live authentic and meaningful lives, we need to engage with our own failures and defeats. The key is to find value in our mistakes and misfortunes, and to use adversity as a way to grow stronger and wiser throughout life.
In Being Strategic, Erika Andersen shows us how to use “What’s the Hope”, “What’s in the Way,” and “What’s the Path” to be more strategic and move our lives in the direction of the future we hope for.
Mindfulness is the art of staying aware and paying close attention to the here and now with interest and curiosity. If you’re practicing mindfulness, three rules from Peaceful Warrior can help. In Peaceful Warrior, Socrates shares three rules of life with Dan.