The Stoic Mindset

A ten-step guide to reaching your peak potential

With The Stoic Mindset you’ll:

  • Find direction in your life
  • Learn to accept the things you cannot control
  • Dare to take action
  • Stay goal-oriented in a relaxed manner

The Stoic Mindset is out now!

Order now $22

From the people who’ve read it:

Relatable and inspiring… Unique and engaging.
Donald Robertson, author of How to Think Like a Roman Emperor
It’s about embracing a philosophy that fuels your drive, empowers your focus, and unlocks your full potential.
Erin Jackson, Olympic gold medalist

How to order

Out now!

  • Available as hardcover ($22)
  • Available as kindle-edition ($11,99)
  • Available as digital audio ($10.99)

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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.

Full Colour Illustrations & Practical Exercises

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


Who is Mark Tuitert?

Mark Tuitert won the gold medal in speed skating in the 1500-meter event at the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics.

After retiring from competitive speed skating, Mark has continued to make a positive impact as a bestselling author, successful entrepreneur with a global health and food business, host of the podcast Drive, motivational speaker, and representative for some of the largest organizations in the world. He has been featured on TED TALK, and also serves as an on-air speed skating pundit for Dutch Broadcaster NOS. Mark is a husband and a father of two.

Fluent in English and Dutch, he is now a #1 bestselling author in The Netherlands as well where his book, published by Maven Publishing in 2021 as Drive: Train Your Stoic Mindset, sold over 50,000 copies.

He owes his succes as an athlete and as an entrepreneur to the Stoic philosophers such as Seneca, Epictetus and Marcus Aurelius. He has made it his mission to help others by speaking and writing about these life lessons.

Is the book suitable for me?

The Stoic Mindset is a suitable for anyone who is interested in developing a steady mindset that will help you through life. Whether you’re on a winning streak or facing difficulties, the Stoic mindset will help you balance emotions so that you can be the best that you can be – regardless of the circumstances. It helps you determine which path in life you want to follow, and how to set the right priorities while doing so.

It is practical, inspiring and hands on, and suitable for any age.

Can I get in touch?

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I’d like some more details about the book

By all means!

224 pages

Full colour, with illustrations

Includes 10 training templates

Imprint Publisher: St. Martin’s Essentials

Available as Hardcover ($22) E-book ($11,99) and Digital Audio ($10,99)  

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