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Wilhelm Schmid

Self-Acceptance - Making Life Easier

(German title: Selbstfreundschaft)
ca. 120 pages
Clothbound
2018
Wilhelm Schmid
Foto: Wilhelm Schmid
© Jürgen Bauer

Wilhelm Schmid, free philosopher, born in 1953, lives in Berlin and teaches Philosophy at the University of Erfurt and as visiting Professor at the State University of Tiflis/Georgia.

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In his new book, Wilhelm Schmid builds on the reflections of his bestseller Gelassenheit (What We Gain As We Grow Older, more than 500.000 copies of the German edition sold) and leads the way to genuine self-acceptance: The basis for equanimity is a friendly, reliable relationship with one’s own self. It substantiates self-confidence, which allows for a better dealing with oneself and others.

The concept of self-acceptance can encourage all those who feel drained and worn out. It can be a remedy for those for whom self has become a wound, inflicted by others, by life, by bad circumstances. A strengthening of self-relation can offer perspective to those who have to cope by themselves. Not least it can help those who have only come to know self-deprivation and obligation that find it liberating to look after their own person, without exposing themselves to the dangers of excessive self-love.

Other publications

Sexout/Sexout (2015)

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Gelassenheit/What We Gain as We Grow Older (2014)

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Unglücklich sein/Unhappiness (2012)

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Liebe/Love (2011)

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Die Liebe neu erfinden/Re-inventing Love (2010)

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Glück/Happiness (2007)

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Schönes Leben?/Beautiful Life? (2005)

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Die Kunst der Balance/The Art of Balance (2005)

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Mit sich selbst befreundet sein/To Be Friends With Ourselves (2004)

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Philosophie der Lebenskunst/Philosophie der Lebenskunst (1998)

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