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You want to be happy. So why are you leaving it up to chance? There exists a wealth of knowledge that can help you live a life that has more joy, satisfaction, and purpose—and help you share these gifts with others. Harvard professor, PhD social scientist, bestselling author, and columnist Arthur Brooks is your teacher on the art and science of living a better life. In each episode, you will hear about research in the worlds of science, philosophy, theology, art, and literature. Then, Arthur ...
 
Dig into the art of disagreement and the power of love with social scientist Arthur Brooks. Against the backdrop of a toxic political climate engendered by the 2016 presidential election, season one focuses on the ways we can better disagree with our friends, family, and community. The second season focuses on love: what it means to find meaning in our work, loving our country, and how to love our enemies. Produced by the Vox Media Podcast Network.
 
For centuries, all sorts of people—generals and politicians, athletes and coaches, writers and leaders—have looked to the teachings of Stoicism to help guide their lives. Each day, author and speaker Ryan Holiday brings you a new lesson about life, inspired by the thoughts and writings of great Stoic thinkers like Marcus Aurelius and Seneca the Younger. Daily Stoic Podcast also features Q+As with listeners and interviews with notable figures from sports, academia, politics, and more. Learn m ...
 
Ali Wentworth has become a comedic authority on dissecting the shit show that is modern life. This season Ali speaks with experts, friends, celebrities, and moms about how to grow a teenager in the middle of a pandemic and how to grow your relationships, all of your relationships, including the one with yourself.
 
TheBlaze's books editor Ben Weingarten interviews leading conservative, libertarian and independent thinkers on topics ranging from defense, economics and politics to culture. Follow TheBlaze Books at www.facebook.com/theblazebooks/ and www.twitter.com/theblazebooks/. Follow Blaze Books podcast host Ben Weingarten on Twitter www.twitter.com/bhweingarten/ and read his commentary at www.theblaze.com/author/benjamin-weingarten/.
 
Featuring stories of new scientific research on human flourishing that translate these basic discoveries into practical tools. Bringing a mix of curiosity, compassion, and creativity that will appeal to all ages, host Richard Sergay and producer Tavia Gilbert shine a spotlight on the human impact at the heart of a cutting-edge social and scientific research project. This project was made possible through the generous support of a grant from Templeton World Charity Foundation.
 
Make a Plan > Make it Happen (formerly known as On The Make) is the podcast for side-hustlers who juggle their creative business alongside other commitments, but want to do more of what they love. I’m your host, Josephine brooks and I know your creative business is your ticket to the slower, more meaningful lifestyle you ache for. But to get there, you you’re going to need a route map and some support, that’s exactly what I’m sharing with you on this podcast. The episodes of Make a Plan > Ma ...
 
Boxing Podcast🥊🎧 Danny Z and Michael "Shep" Shepherd cover the biggest boxing events from around the globe with the most in-depth fight previews, guests, and hard-hitting analysis. Episodes released weekly. Follow the show on Twitter and Instagram: @thelastround12
 
The World Is Listening To DAVE RABBIT Are You? ”Dave Rabbit”, the “Godfather Of Pirate Radio”, welcomes you to "The Rabbit Zone". So Fasten Your Seat Belts, bring your seats and tray tables to their Fully Upright Position, then bend over and Kiss Your Ass Goodbye, because the “Dave Rabbit” & “Radio First Termer” Pirate Radio Experience is an Extremely Dangerous & Bumpy Ride! Everything Here Is FREE To Enjoy & Share! DAVE RABBIT LOVES JESSICA RABBIT Military EntertainmentNetwork In 2006, Dave ...
 
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Can money buy happiness? It’s easy to get trapped in a cycle of working more and more hours, chasing more and more money, in the hopes of getting happier. But after a certain point, despite our hard-wired belief to the contrary, more money doesn’t bring more happiness. In this episode, Arthur and Ceci discuss the sometimes complicated relationship …
 
Arthur Brooks sits down with Matt Lewis to discuss his book, Love Your Enemies. (First broadcast in March of 2019.) During the interview, they discuss: Why contempt (not anger) makes political compromise and progress impossible. How people and companies are profiting off of stoking political contempt Why forcing a smile can actually make you happy …
 
The scientific study of happiness is a relatively new field, but in the past 30 years it has exploded. Fantastic! What have we learned? First off, great news, it turns out that we are NOT completely powerless against our DNA. Sure, our genes play a significant role, but there are many very important areas of our "happiness portfolio" that are compl…
 
Ryan reads today's Daily Stoic email and talks to Arthur Brooks about the differences and similarities in Stoicism and Epicureanism, the obligation we have to each other as human beings, the importance of virtue in modern society, and more. Arthur C. Brooks is Professor of the Practice of Public Leadership at the Harvard Kennedy School and Professo…
 
“The people on your flight tomorrow will be slow and rude. They will recline their seats into you. They will clog the aisles. They will watch videos on their phone without earbuds in. They will fight you for the armrests, even though they obviously belong to the person in the middle seat. They will take too long in the bathroom. And they will do un…
 
Ryan reads today’s meditation and talks to Jessica Lahey about her new book The Addiction Inoculation: Raising Healthy Kids in a Culture of Dependence, how a Stoic should measure their success, the discovery of our genetic predisposition to addiction, and more. Jessica Lahey is the New York Times bestselling author of The Gift of Failure: How the B…
 
Meryl Pick takes a closer look at this week’s market news, including the exceptional performance from US markets off the back of a strengthening US economic recovery, as well as the question of what it will take before SA can start participating in the global economy once again.By Old Mutual Investment Group
 
“You look around and you see people rushing everywhere. Rushing through traffic. Rushing to get their kids down to bed. No time to talk. No time to sit. There is too much to do. There is somewhere to go, and the faster the better.” Ryan explains why this moment is so important, on today’s Daily Stoic Podcast. *** If you enjoyed this week’s podcast,…
 
“You clean and then it gets dirty. You do the dishes and then five minutes later, the sink is full again. You made it through your inbox in the morning and by the time late afternoon strikes, you’re already digging yourself out again.” Ryan explains the nature of continual change, and reads this week’s meditation from The Daily Stoic Journal, on to…
 
For this episode of the show, we are joined by draft cocktail wizard, Ben Scorah, co-founder of Road Soda & Lima Limon Cocktails. Since there seem to be so many questions around draft cocktails, we decided to bring on an expert and pioneer in the field who could give us an informative and thorough primer on all of the basics and fundamentals of a s…
 
Today’s episode features a section from Michael Fontaine’s How to Tell a Joke: An Ancient Guide to the Art of Humor part of Princeton University Press's Ancient Wisdom for Modern Readers series. How to Tell a Joke is a modern translation and collection of Cicero and Quintilian’s timeless advice about how to use humor to win over any audience. This …
 
On today’s episode, Ryan talks to Robin Waterfield about his new annotated translation of Marcus Aurelius’ Meditations, the art of translating ancient texts, the key Stoic concepts that Marcus writes about in Meditations, and more. Robin Waterfield is a British classical scholar, translator, and editor, specializing in Ancient Greek philosophy. He …
 
“It’s wonderful that you are so committed to this philosophy that you get these emails, and you have read these books. You probably know more about Stoicism than most people alive, and probably more than most people who have ever lived (being that most people knew nothing). You certainly know more today than you did yesterday or a year ago.” Ryan e…
 
Jonathan Taplin’s life has been an extraordinary journey that has put him at the crest of every major cultural wave in the past half century: he was tour manager for Bob Dylan and The Band in the 60s, producer of Mean Streets in the 70s, an executive at Merrill Lynch in the 80s, creator of the Internet’s first Video-on-Demand service in the 90s, an…
 
Jonathan Taplin’s life has been an extraordinary journey that has put him at the crest of every major cultural wave in the past half century: he was tour manager for Bob Dylan and The Band in the 60s, producer of Mean Streets in the 70s, an executive at Merrill Lynch in the 80s, creator of the Internet’s first Video-on-Demand service in the 90s, an…
 
On the heels of the largest student-led national protest aimed at highlighting the erasure of LGBTQ+ people in schools, Ali Wentworth revisits her conversation with Stephen Russell, Ph.D (Regents’ Professor of Child Development) to discuss ways families can support LGBTQ+ teens. Dr. Russell provides insight into the unique challenges faced by queer…
 
“The thing about most things we label as “bad” is that they aren’t. They just are. A virus isn’t evil. An economic depression isn’t malicious. They are unfeeling, indifferent, inhuman events. Their impact on humans, unfortunately, is not quite so neutral, but the fact remains: They are things that just are.” Ryan explains how a Stoic views external…
 
Bruce Mehlman of Mehlman Castagnetti Rosen & Thomas returns to discuss his latest infographic slideshow, “Woke Capitalism” & Its Discontents. Follow Bruce on Twitter: https://twitter.com/bpmehlman *** Follow Matt Lewis & Cut Through the Noise: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MattLewisDC Twitter: https://twitter.com/mattklewis Instagram: https://…
 
Bruce Mehlman of Mehlman Castagnetti Rosen & Thomas returns to discuss his latest infographic slideshow, “Woke Capitalism” & Its Discontents. Follow Bruce on Twitter: https://twitter.com/bpmehlman *** Follow Matt Lewis & Cut Through the Noise: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MattLewisDC Twitter: https://twitter.com/mattklewis Instagram: https://…
 
Suzanne McCormick is the U.S. president of United Way Worldwide — a role that includes supporting and shaping the work of 1,100 local chapters across the country. Listen as CaseyCast host and Casey Foundation President and CEO Lisa Hamilton chats with McCormick about how the United Way has evolved its programs and priorities to better support commu…
 
Ryan reads today’s Daily Stoic meditation and talks to Robin Waterfield about his new annotated translation of Marcus Aurelius’ Meditations, the historical accuracy of the critical moments that shaped Marcus’s life, the difference between high and low philosophy, and more. Robin Waterfield is a British classical scholar, translator, and editor, spe…
 
This conversation took place on February 24, 2016 at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. We welcomed scholars and theologians N.T. Wright and Richard B. Hays to discuss The Good News and The Good Life. In this eastertide season we hope this conversation will encourage and inspire us to live as resurrection people. Learn more about Richard H…
 
On Friday, July 10th we welcomed distinguished professor, author, and scholar Alan Jacobs to discuss his ever-timely book The Year of Our Lord 1943: Christian Humanism in an Age of Crisis. In his book, Jacobs describes how after the second World War, five Christian intellectuals presented strikingly similar visions for the moral and spiritual renew…
 
On Friday, July 24th we were honored to host award-winning and much-beloved novelist and essayist, Marilynne Robinson for a wide-ranging conversation on the art of writing as a means of exploring truth and engaging the questions around learning to live well, to love others, and to create a home and community in an often fractious world. Robinson, k…
 
Washington Post columnist Karen Tumulty talks about her new book, The Triumph of Nancy Reagan. Follow Karen Tumulty on Twitter. Sean McMeekin is a professor of history at Bard College, and the award-winning author of several books, including The Russian Revolution, July 1914, and The Ottoman Endgame. On this podcast, he discusses his new book, Stal…
 
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