The Obstacle Is the Way

Comments and mentions from HN threads:

Ask HN: Books you wish you had read earlier?

K0SM0S: I found The Obstacle is the Way by Ryan Holiday to be a very good introduction to Stoicism.

Ask HN: Best books you read in 2017?

csnewb: Helped me deal with personal issues, but it's still a work in progress.

Ask HN: Favorite nonfiction books of 2018?

rayalez: Amazing introduction into stoic philosophy, by Ryan Holiday (author of Trust me I'm lying). He summarized everything I wanted to learn about the subject, and explained it extremely well. Absolute best book to read in hectic/stressful situations, audio version is great too.

Ask HN: What books changed the way you think about almost everything?

jimmy1: ...which really helped me learn how to roll with the punches, and turn everything into an opportunity, a challenge. If something wasn't fair, wasn't right, seemed impossible, it didn't become my destruction, it became my motivation.