The Stoic Mindset: Living the Ten Principles of Stoicism (Hardcover)
A ten-step guide to reaching your peak potential through the wisdom of Stoic philosophy by entrepreneur and Olympic champion speed skater Mark Tuitert.
For twenty years, Mark Tuitert has used the principles of Stoic philosophy to become a gold-medal winning Olympic champion athlete, successful entrepreneur, as well as to deal with the challenges in his professional and private life. Now, in the internationally-bestselling book The Stoic Mindset, Mark lays out the ten practical lessons through which everyone, in any situation, can develop a Stoic mindset.
Applying the teachings of Stoic masters including Marcus Aurelius, Seneca, and Epictetus to the twenty-first century, Tuitert empowers readers to discover how Stoicism can change their lives and help them reach their full potential. With a gift for breaking down difficult concepts into practical applications, Tuitert distills thousands of years of Stoic philosophy into ten short principles, with an action item at the end of each chapter to help readers actualize theories. One step at a time, readers learn to develop a mindset that is both focused and relaxed, so that they can find fulfillment in a chaotic and unpredictable world.
“In The Stoic Mindset, Mark brings Stoicism to life with anecdotes from his own life and Olympic sports career, making the ancient philosophy relatable and inspiring for all readers. Get ready to be motivated to live a more Stoic life with this unique and engaging book.”
—Donald Robertson, author of How to Think Like a Roman Emperor
"Mark’s ten Stoic principles resonated deeply with me. After reading this book, I can say: I’m a Stoic like Tuitert. The Stoic Mindset presents you with the ten fundamental principles that truly transform ambition into tangible, lifelong peak performance. It’s about embracing a philosophy that fuels your drive, empowers your focus, and unlocks your full potential."
—Erin Jackson, American speed skater and Olympic gold medalist
"The Stoic Mindset has captured timeless Stoic principles in the modern world perfectly. The stresses of sport at the elite world level are extreme....Mark's experiences at the very top of world sport have given him great insight and knowledge on how to deal with family, doubts, confusion, victory, happiness, sadness and everything in between!"
—Pat Cash, former professional tennis player and Wimbledon champion