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Stress: Learning from the Ancient Greeks

An Ancient Greek Wisdom Approach to Manage Stress

John Kyriazoglou
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Language:  English
Description of a seven-step stress management approach with over 30 sets of actions to manage your stress inspired by ancient Greek wisdom (principles, quotations and world-views).
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This book (first of a series of 2 books) describes a seven-step stress management approach with over 30 sets of actions to improve the management of your stress inspired by 7 principles (temperance, faith, justice, harmony, friendship, etc.), quotations and world-views of ancient Greek philosophers, such as: Aristotle, Socrates, Plato, Epicurus, Epictetus, etc.

About the Author

John Kyriazoglou obtained a B.A. (Honours) from the University of Toronto, Canada, also earning a Scholastic award for Academic Excellence in Computer Science. John has worked in Canada, England, Switzerland, Luxembourg, Greece, Saudi Arabia and other countries for over 49 years, as a Senior IT manager, Managing Director, IT auditor and consultant, in a variety of clients and projects, in both the private and the public sectors. He has published several books and articles in professional publications, has served in numerous scientific committees and is a member of several professional and cultural associations.

He is currently the Editor-in-Chief for the Internal Controls Magazine (U.S.A.) and consulting on Data Privacy and Security Issues (GDPR, e-Privacy, etc.) to a large number of private and public clients.

To support your organization in any issues related to John's work, books and experience you may contact him, at jkyriazoglou@hotmail.com


  • Dedication
  • Overview and Contents
  • Prologue: Stress and Ancient Greek Wisdom
  1. Stress Management Approach
    1. Stress Management Steps
    2. Sources for the Stress Management Approach
    3. Conclusion
  2. Know Your Authentic Self
    1. Overview
    2. Know Your Authentic Self Actions (KS)
    3. Conclusion
  3. Change Your Mindset
    1. Overview
    2. Changing Your Mindset Actions (CM)
    3. Conclusion
  4. Manage Your Basic Activities Better
    1. Overview
    2. Managing Your Basic Activities Better Actions (MY)
    3. Conclusion
  5. Fortify Your Body, Mind and Soul
    1. Overview
    2. Fortifying Your Body, Mind and Soul Actions (FS)
    3. Conclusion
  6. Become More Resilient
    1. Overview
    2. Becoming More Resilient Actions (BR)
    3. Conclusion
  7. Commit to a Higher Purpose
    1. Overview
    2. Committing to a Higher Purpose Actions (FA)
    3. Conclusion
  8. Connect With Nature
    1. Overview
    2. Nature Connection Actions (NA)
    3. Conclusion
  • Epilogue
  • Appendix 1: Three Delphi Maxims and Their Meaning
  • Appendix 2: Stress Glossary
  • End Notes
  • Bibliography