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Stillness is the key : an ancient strategy for modern life / by Ryan Holiday

By: Holiday, Ryan.
Publisher: London, U.K. : Profile Books, 2019Description: xvi, 264 p. ; 18 cm.ISBN: 9781788162050.Subject(s): Personal development | Work life balance | Stress
Contents:
MIND: The domain of the mind -- Become present -- Limit your inputs -- Empty the mind -- Slow down, think deeply -- Start journaling -- Cultivate silence -- Seek wisdom -- Find confidence, avoid ego -- Let go -- On to what's next... SPIRIT: The domain of the soul -- Choose virtue -- Heal the inner child -- Beware desire -- Enough -- Bathe in beauty -- Accept a higher power -- Enter relationships -- Conquer your anger -- All is one -- On to what's next... BODY: The domain of the body -- Say no -- Take a walk -- Build a routine -- Get rid of your stuff -- Seek solitude -- Be a human being -- Go to sleep -- Find a hobby -- Beware escapism -- Act bravely -- On to the final act.
Summary: Draws on a wide range of history's greatest thinkers to illustrate how crucial stillness is and how to cultivate it in our lives. Offers stories to show how we can benefit from stillness to service our ambitions, whether that is to build a successful business or find peace and self-direction.
Item type Home library Call number Status Date due Barcode Item reserves
Book Book Australia
209 HOL 2019 (Browse shelf) Issued 27/01/2020 CA014037
Book Book New Zealand
209 STI (Browse shelf) Issued 13/01/2020 CA015516
Total reserves: 2

MIND: The domain of the mind -- Become present -- Limit your inputs -- Empty the mind -- Slow down, think deeply -- Start journaling -- Cultivate silence -- Seek wisdom -- Find confidence, avoid ego -- Let go -- On to what's next... SPIRIT: The domain of the soul -- Choose virtue -- Heal the inner child -- Beware desire -- Enough -- Bathe in beauty -- Accept a higher power -- Enter relationships -- Conquer your anger -- All is one -- On to what's next... BODY: The domain of the body -- Say no -- Take a walk -- Build a routine -- Get rid of your stuff -- Seek solitude -- Be a human being -- Go to sleep -- Find a hobby -- Beware escapism -- Act bravely -- On to the final act.

Draws on a wide range of history's greatest thinkers to illustrate how crucial stillness is and how to cultivate it in our lives. Offers stories to show how we can benefit from stillness to service our ambitions, whether that is to build a successful business or find peace and self-direction.

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