Jonas Salzgeber, Author at NJlifehacks

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“The Little Book of Stoicism: Timeless Wisdom to Gain Resilience, Confidence, and Calmness”—Order Now

I’m delighted to announce, that after a long and arduous journey, The Little Book of Stoicism is finally out! Nothing changed my life as favorably as Stoic philosophy, and this is the book I wish existed when I started my journey. I honestly believe it’s the most practical and beginner-friendly book on Stoicism on the market. Not […]

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16 Rules Every Stoic Must Follow

How to be a Stoic? We all enjoy some ancient Stoic wisdom. But what does it mean to live like a modern Stoic? What principles should we live by? And how to follow their advice? As you’ll learn in the first rule, Stoic philosophy is really a matter of practice. You want to be a warrior of […]

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Why Listening Trumps Speaking

“Let silence be your goal for the most part; say only what is necessary, and be brief about it. On the rare occasions when you’re called upon to speak, then speak, but never about banalities like gladiators, horses, sports, food and drink—common-place stuff. Above all don’t gossip about people, praising, blaming or comparing them.” – […]

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To Err Is Human, To Forgive Divine

“Whenever you take offense at someone’s wrongdoing, immediately turn to your own similar failings, such as seeing money as good, or pleasure, or a little fame—whatever form it takes. By thinking on this, you’ll quickly forget your anger, considering also what compels them—for what else could they do? Or, if you are able, remove their […]

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Why Anger Is Your Worst Enemy

“Keep this thought handy when you feel a fit of rage coming on—it isn’t manly to be enraged. Rather, gentleness and civility are more human, and therefore manlier. A real man doesn’t give way to anger and discontent, and such a person has strength, courage, and endurance—unlike the angry and complaining. The nearer a man […]

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