Title : HOW TO BE A STOIC : USING ANCIENT PHILOSOPHY TO LIVE A MODERN LIFE
Author : MASSIMO PIGLIUCCI
ISBN/ISSN : 9780465097951
An engaging guide to how stoicism--the ancient philosophy of epictetus and marcus aurelius--can provide lessons for living in the modern world. In how to be a stoic, philosopher massimo pigliucci offers stoicism, the ancient philosophy that inspired the great emperor marcus aurelius, as the best way to attain it. Stoicism is a pragmatic philosophy that teaches us to act depending on what is within our control and separate things worth getting upset about from those that are not. By understanding stoicism, we can learn to answer crucial questions: should we get married or divorced? How should we bank in a world nearly destroyed by a financial crisis? How can we survive great personal tragedy?
Title : WATERSIDE MODERN
Author : DOMINIC BRADBURY
ISBN/ISSN : 9780500293041
From the mediterranean to the pacific ocean and the tropical idylls of southeast asia, this book takes an international trip to the world's most stunning waterside homes. It features photographs of each house that reveal its architecture, interior design and surroundings, while plans provide an additional layer of information
Title : BEASTLY BRAINS : HOW ANIMALS USE THEIR BRAINS TO TALK, AND FEEL
Author : NANCY F CASTALDO
ISBN/ISSN : 9780544633353
In this fascinating nonfiction account, author nancy f. Castaldo reveals just what's going on inside the minds of animals, and through understanding animal intelligence we discover more about ourselves, including far more similarities than one might expect. Humans may have the biggest brains, but intelligence is not a quality exclusive to only us!
Title : FUNCTIONAL FITNESS - THE PERSONAL TRAINERS GUIDE.
Author : ERIC LITWIN
ISBN/ISSN : 9781782550945
Functional fitness contains exercises that focus on activities everyone needs to be healthy, fit and successful in everyday life. Regardless of whether you are working out or as a personal trainer with busy executives, overweight client, back pain patients or simply people who want to function better in daily life.
Title : STITCH-BY-STITCH
Author : JANE BULL
ISBN/ISSN : 9780241257319
Introduces beginners to the basic techniques of knitting, embroidery, crocheting, needlepoint, and patchwork and provides step-by-step instructions for a variety of projects.