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Stoic Mettle
A podcast about Stoicism Each week the host presents Stoic quotes or ideas and uses stories from his own life to drill it into your mind. Short, practical and actionable.
Occasional reflections on the wisdom of Ancient Greek and Roman philosophers. More at Please consider supporting Stoic Meditations. Become a supporter of this podcast:
I'm creating podcast episodes offering practical wisdom for everyday life -- solutions to modern human concerns -- informed by the ancient philosophical school of Stoicism popularized by thinkers including Seneca, Epictetus, and Marcus Aurelius. Improve your quality of life by implementing a strong mental framework informed by Stoic Philosophy!I explore topics such as gratitude; acceptance; overcoming adversity; finding meaning in life; moderation; dealing with change; friendship; loneliness ...
Stoicism is the ultimate philosophy for a well-lived life. In this biweekly podcast Simon Drew shares practical ancient stoic advice for modern times.
Stop being led around by life and take control. The Sunday Stoic Podcast explores the application of ancient philosophy to modern life. Stoicism will help you to remember what is important in life, not to be affected by things you can't control, how to be mindful everyday and how to make life better for those around you.
Learning is best accentuated when you learn from vicarious experiences and not just your own. This is a place where Manish Dhawan and Puneet Khurana, interview interesting people from different walks of life. This is our endeavor to unearth the value system and thought process of maverick decision makers from the world of Investing, Psychology, Business, Sports and others.
Stoic Coffee Break
"Act on your principles, not your moods." A weekly meditation on how Stoic principles can help you be a better human.
The Daily Stoic
The audio companion to's daily email meditations, read by Ryan Holiday. Each daily reading will help you cultivate strength, insight and wisdom necessary for living the good life. Every word is based on the two-thousand plus year old philosophy that has guided some of history’s greatest men and women. Learn more at:
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The Stoic Lifestyle
Stoic Mettle
A podcast about Stoicism Each week the host presents Stoic quotes or ideas and uses stories from his own life to drill it into your mind. Short, practical and actionable.
Stoic Habits
Make Stoicism a habit every day.
Thought pieces to help you learn more about Stoic philosophy, as well as other relevant philosophy beyond Stoicism, and how to apply it to matters of social justice, as well as anything else in your life that you may need it for.
Stoic Society
In a world gone soft let's look back and see what the Stoics can teach us about true grit.
Instagram: @social_stoic_dancer It is about my daily stories and how I use stoicism, practical psychology, social skills, and dancing to find my passion in life 🐺
Wandering Stoic
This is the Wandering Stoic podcast. A place where I talk about Stoicism, politics, history, culture, and what it's like to be a homeless citizen of the world. Made on location, usually in a tent and always dirty. Currently somewhere in Europe.
Talking about wisdom how you Should approach life, how you should see it and respond to it
Stoic Argenis
Listen in as I share daily motivational, stoic quotes, philosophies and thoughts about life and business.
A show dedicated to exploring top Commercial producers and hands on training in the field.
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Musonius Rufus reminds us that self control is a crucial component of the cardinal virtue of temperance. This doesn't mean we cannot enjoy pleasures, only that we need to do it in proper measure. Become a supporter of this podcast:
The philosophy of Stoicism seems to give the impression of being the resilient strong willed individual tackling obstacles alone. Stoicism is about acceptance and making reasoned choices. Part of that is accepting help from others when we need it. In turn we may be in a position to help others fate permitting.…
How often do we look outside of ourselves to know what to do? How often do we doubt ourselves and look to others to find a solution to a problem? How often do we seek the opinions of others to feel like we’re on the right path? This weeks episode is about learning how to find the wisdom in yourself. “Dig within. Within is the wellspring of Good ...…
Seneca says that we should greedily enjoy our loved ones, right now. Because we have no idea how long we will enjoy the privilege of their company and affection. Pay attention to the here and now. Become a supporter of this podcast:
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In this episode Simon shares a story about a professional pianist and relates this story to life, encouraging us to live each day like a professional. Simon also gives listeners the chance to contribute to the Mental Awareness Foundation - a charity in Australia that raises awareness about mental health issues. Donate in the link below. DONATE ...…
You're listening to the Stoic Solutions Podcast - practical wisdom for everyday life. I'm your host, Justin Vacula and my voice has mostly returned following a week break for episode 72 'Taking the High Road.'Visit my website at where you can email me; connect with me on social media; find past episodes; and join my Di ...…
Everyone is capable of change. All it takes is the right belief system. When you find the truth about yourself it is a simple matter of changing results in life. This gives greater control over circumstances. Small changes give the mindset for different results in life.
To wish for things we cannot have is to wish for a fig in winter. We must align our desires with reality if we are going to earn the Stoic moniker! Thanks to Cat for joining as a Patron. Check out her art at
Failing quickly means learning lessons quickly and moving on in life. Failure does not have to define someone. It is not something that should be avoided or ignored. It is an opportunity. To fail quickly means not dwelling on what happened and going forward as a stronger individual.
In today's episode Simon Drew shares a rebroadcast of what he believes has been one of the most important messages to take away from this podcast. Please listen again as it's a message that cannot be heard too many times. To contact Simon Drew: One-on-one mindset coaching: Facebook: ...…
Stoicism is often accused of counseling to suppress emotions. This quote from Seneca clearly shows it doesn't. Then again, we don't want to wallow in grief and let it paralyze us, because we have duties toward the living. Become a supporter of this podcast:
Our beliefs pattern and shape our lives. Our beliefs are formed based on our experience and the people around us. But we must shape our beliefs with the reasoned mind. We may take beliefs for granted and assume they are correct. It may be necessary to look at what happens with a critical and thoughtful mind to ensure your beliefs are correct.…
All of us have day jobs. Even professional philosophers are still professors or authors, which means they have other responsibilities than just thinking and reading. That means that like the rest of us, they’ve got meetings to take and phone calls to make and paperwork to do and politics to play. And that’s okay. It’s only an issue when, if we’ ...…
Asthma is a severe disease associated with breathing. Asthma has drugs that are often used to reduce the symptoms of the attack but these drugs come with side effects in some people. The side effects may include shaking and sleeplessness. Always ensure you get your doctor’s approval before using any asthma drug or medication. Seneca presents se ...…
Seneca reminds us that one of the simplest and cheapest of pleasures is to engage in a continuous conversation with the best minds humanity has ever produced. By reading a (good) book. Become a supporter of this podcast:
Confucius was once asked for advice by a student, and in replying essentially urged him to wait and be patient. Later he was asked for advice by another student, and advised that student to not be patient and to solve the problem immediately. An observant third student noticed the seemingly contradictory nature of Confucius’ responses and asked ...…
Seneca suggests that we should change our attitude toward being busy: don't surrender yourself to your affairs, but loan yourself to them and you will live a happier life. Become a supporter of this podcast:
Stoicism gives the individual understanding of what is in their control and what is not. Through this dichotomy emerges a stronger sense of self-responsibility. This self-responsibility helps to cultivate an understanding of what we as individuals can be grateful for in our lives.
It was on this day in the year 86 AD, that Antoninus Pius, the man who would become best known as the stepfather of Marcus Aurelius, was born. Most people, even followers of Stoicism, don’t know much about Antoninus. This is sad because he was a truly great man. “Antoninus would have had the reputation of being the best of sovereigns,” Joseph E ...…
What should we do when life doesn't go our way? Seeing as life will very rarely conform itself to our desires this is something that we should probably think about, right? Well the Stoics did think about this and they came up with an eloquent solution, so in this episode Simon Drew shares this solution and offers some wise advice from the Stoic ...…
Seneca says that for many people the furnishings of their lives are more than enough, but they keep wanting more, thus dooming themselves to unhappiness and turmoil. Become a supporter of this podcast:
A mind that does not follow principles of Stoicism may be unhealthy like the rest of the body. But the practice of gratitude with the practice of Stoicism has many benefits that can enhance both physical and mental health.
It’s famously said that you should learn from the mistakes of others because you can’t live long enough to make them all yourself. In that way, the books we read and the information we digest gives us an advantage to those who choose to learn by painful trial and error. In studying the Stoics, we’re able to adopt a mentality battle tested by so ...…
Seneca starts of with a great story of a sea voyage he was taking. After some trials he was in a situation where he reflected on how the body gives us warning of what may be ailing us. This happens as illness or injury get worse and go untreated. When I finally calmed my stomach (for you know that one does not escape seasickness by escaping fro ...…
How many great things have never happened because of fear? How many times did you give up on a dream because of fear? This weeks episode, we’re going to talk about fear, what it is, what it does, and how to move past it. This last week, I had the good fortune to be in the studio at the filming of Creative Live’s podcast week. It was one of the ...…
Seneca clarifies one of the famous Stoic paradoxes: no, you shouldn't live every day as if it were your last. But you should live every day to the fullest because you don't know which one will be your last. Become a supporter of this podcast:
A gratitude journal may seem like another task to be completed with no results. The journal must be done daily to produce long term results. The gratitude journal or any type of journal provides a tool the brings fulfillment and freedom of the soul and mind.
"Wealth consists not in having great possessions, but in having few wants." Epictetus Check out my vlog and YouTube channel: Sign up for the newsletter at
"Wealth consists not in having great possessions, but in having few wants." Epictetus Check out my vlog and YouTube channel: Sign up for the newsletter at
In Aaron Thier’s novel The World Is A Narrow Bridge (the title is a proverb we have written about before), one of the main characters is a runner. His wife teases him for his dedication to this hobby, which he claims settles his mind and makes him feel less crazy. She jokes that “it’s a craziness problem that makes you run and run.” His reply a ...…
Do you ever find yourself jumping into new projects or careers and then dropping off as things get difficult? This may be because you hadn't carefully considered the costs and rewards of these new endeavours prior to you starting them. In this episode Simon Drew shares some sound advice from Epictetus regarding what to to before you start somet ...…
People are continually trying to find joy in their lives. Often a source of joy comes from what we already have instead of what we may want. The key to recognizing this is to have gratitude. Gratitude helps shape the understanding what you have in the present can be your source of joy.
The Stoics advise us over and over again that exile is not something to fear. We generally don't face exile in the same way the Greeks and Romans did, but we can live in exile without even leaving home. Stoic week is coming up! Find out more at
Seneca reminds Lucilius that a full human life is about being useful, and particularly about helping others. Sure, you can withdraw from the world and live in peace, but then you are arguably already dead. Become a supporter of this podcast:
Marcus Aurelius described the soul and the will as a fortress that can be impregnable from externals. But we do not need to keep ourselves behind the walls of our fortress. It can be a source of strength and inner greatness to provide the mindset to bring fulfillment.
The line from Confucius was that “Virtue is never solitary; it always has neighbors.” What he meant by that was that good behavior and good thinking is contagious. In a way, virtue is like the homeowner who moves into a rundown neighborhood and through that investment and the cheerful improvements they make to their own home and the friends and ...…
What happens when you're faced with a difficult situation or a test of your inner and outer strength? In this episode Simon Drew shares a story from a recent personal training session and he relates it to one of Marcus Aurelius's most inspiring quotes. PT SAM CARSON FACEBOOK: PT SAM CARSON INSTAGRAM: https: ...…
This morning I'm starting the day with advice from Marcus Aurelius: "The Pythagoreans bid us in the morning look to the heavens that we may be reminded of those bodies which continually do the same things and in the same manner perform their work, and also be reminded of their purity and nudity. For there is no veil over a star. " Meditations B ...…
Marcus tells us that, regardless of how people around us behave, we should keep following our moral compass, just like an emerald keeps its color regardless of what others are doing. Become a supporter of this podcast:
One of the tenets of Stoic philosophy is to be of service to others. But to be effective you must set your own foundation. You must believe in yourself with clarity and self awareness. Understanding beliefs and values sets the foundation of self-control and wisdom.
The New York Times Obituary section this past weekend featured a somberly diverse list of losses: William Jordan, the impressionist, was dead at 91. Erich Lessing, a photographer died at 95. Amanda Kyle Williams, the crime writer, at 61. Randy Weston, the Jazz pianist, at 92. Mac Miller, the rapper at 26. Not included, of course, are the thousa ...…
Epictetus engages in a short dialogue with one of his students, asking him a trick question. How would you answer the question of whether pleasure is a good thing, something to be proud of? Become a supporter of this podcast:
Confucius, like Seneca, was an interesting hybrid of philosopher and politician. For instance, in addition to his teachings and writings, he pushed for “a revival of a unified royal state, whose rulers would succeed to power on the basis of their moral merits instead of lineage.” His justification for participating in the complicated, corruptin ...…
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What do people feel when they're around you? What's the dominant vibe that people get from you? Do they feel peaceful? Do they feel loved? Or do they feel anxious and negative? In this episode Simon Drew encourages us to look closer into the vibe that we give to the people around us. To contact Simon Drew: One-on- ...…
In this letter Seneca describes three kinds of people. The first are those who have made life for the fullest on their own with a minimum of help. These are people who may be called self made working from the ground up to achieve success. “Epicurus remarks that certain men have worked their way to the truth without any one’s assistance, carving ...…
Modern day mental health therapies like Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) have connections to Stoicism in practice. For those needing help talk therapy is a great way to get that help in conjunction to Stoicism. Developing the reasoning mind may require different things for different people. Talk therapy may be one of those things for some.…
Musonius Rufus articulates the Stoic equivalent of "no pain, no gain," in part as a rebuke to the Epicureans. Engaging in social and political life is painful, but it's the right thing to do. Become a supporter of this podcast:
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