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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 ...
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Embrace who you really are. Embrace what makes you unique. Embrace your weirdness. Because chances are it’s special. 🎙️ Listen to Rainn Wilson’s interview on The Daily Stoic or watch it on YouTube 📓 Grab your own leather bound signed edition of The Daily Stoic! Check it out at the Daily Stoic Store: https://store.dailystoic.com/ 🎟 Ryan Holiday is g…
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If you read the news, it feels like the world is falling apart. Zoom out. Take a sideways glance. Get the outside of the issue, the problem, the day’s events. Seek perspective. Ask DS: How do we know when we are sticking to our values versus leaving them behind? What can we learn from President Carter’s campaigning versus his leadership while in of…
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Falling short today does not have to mean that everything is falling apart. Stop torturing yourself! Be present. Focus primarily on what is front of you. 💡 Slay Your Stress: A Daily Stoic 20 Day Challenge | dailystoic.com/stress 🎟 Ryan Holiday is going on tour! Grab tickets at ryanholiday.net/tour ✉️ Want Stoic wisdom delivered to your inbox daily?…
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Gary Vaynerchuck, better known as Gary Vee, has always had his finger on the pulse of digital media. His content pyramid is the secret behind how some of your favorite online creators built their platform and is the playbook used by the biggest digital marketing agencies in the world. Gary joins Ryan Holiday at the Daily Stoic studio to talk about …
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We must retain possession of ourselves. We must get a hold of ourselves. No matter what they do to us. No matter how unfair or frustrating life (and bullies) can be. Books Mentioned: Letters from a Stoic - Seneca - https://www.thepaintedporch.com Meditations - Marcus Aurelius - https://www.thepaintedporch.com Courage Under Fire - James Stockdale - …
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We are in an imperfect world populated with flawed people. We ourselves are flawed. We can’t afford to feel or act superior. We have too much work to do, there is too much good we can do. 💡We designed The Daily Stoic Leadership Challenge: Ancient Wisdom For Modern Leaders to mirror the kind of education that produced historically great leaders like…
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Twenty centuries ago, the Roman era Stoic philosopher Seneca joked that the one thing fools all have in common is that they are always getting ready to live. But they never do it. Is that who you want to be? Check out the full article on https://dailystoic.com/ 🎟 Order tickets to Ryan's tour dates at ryanholiday.net/tour ✉️ Want Stoic wisdom delive…
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Having interviewed over 1,000 people, how does Jordan Harbinger decide who he brings on his wildly successful podcast, The Jordan Harbinger Show? What guests, topics, or advertisers has he turned down despite how click-worthy or lucrative they are? Listen in to today’s conversation with Jordan Harbinger and Ryan Holiday to hear them talk about why …
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We’re in an election year here, not just in America but across the world. Let us learn from Seneca. 📓 Grab your own leather bound signed edition of The Daily Stoic! Check it out at the Daily Stoic Store: https://store.dailystoic.com/ 📚 Pick up a copy of The Greatest Empire: A Life of Seneca by Emily Wilson at The Painted Porch | https://www.thepain…
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Courage is the mother of all virtues, Aristotle said, because in a world that’s not virtuous, it’s a brave thing to go out there and do what needs to be done. Ask DS: What does Ryan do with his journals once they are full? How can Stoicism be practical and relevant in today’s environment? Does Ryan try to teach Stoicism to his kids? (check out Dail…
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You keep going. You do your best. Even if life has kicked the crap out of you. 🎟 Ryan Holiday is going on tour! Grab tickets at ryanholiday.net/tour ✉️ Want Stoic wisdom delivered to your inbox daily? Sign up for the FREE Daily Stoic email at https://dailystoic.com/dailyemail 🏛 Get Stoic inspired books, medallions, and prints to remember these less…
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At the time of this recording, Jordan Harbinger had just published over 1,000 episodes of his podcast, The Jordan Harbinger Show. Throughout the years, Jordan has interviewed icons like Kobe, Malcolm Gladwell, Danny Trejo, Mark Cuban and more. Ryan has also had the pleasure of being a guest on the show multiple times since he met Jordan over a deca…
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Journaling is one of the most essential exercises in Stoic philosophy. You find your own way. You find your own style. You get your own benefits. But only if you do it. 📓 Looking to start a journaling practice or get back into one? The Daily Stoic Journal is more than 50% off right now on Amazon! You can also grab a signed copy of The Daily Stoic J…
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Marcus Aurelius wrote Meditations to himself, yet he only speaks positively of people he knows in those pages. This is the price of success, of a platform, of power—that is, responsibility. 📓 Pick up a signed edition of The Daily Stoic Journal: 366 Days of Writing and Reflection on The Art of Living: https://store.dailystoic.com/ 🎟 Ryan Holiday is …
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📕 Right Thing, Right Now is out! To purchase your own copy and get exclusive bonuses, head here: https://store.dailystoic.com/ ✉️ Want Stoic wisdom delivered to your inbox daily? Sign up for the FREE Daily Stoic email at https://dailystoic.com/dailyemail 🏛 Get Stoic inspired books, medallions, and prints to remember these lessons at the Daily Stoic…
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📕 Right Thing, Right Now is out! To purchase your own copy and get exclusive bonuses, head here: https://store.dailystoic.com/ Grab a copy of Unreasonable Hospitality: The Remarkable Power of Giving People More Than They Expect by Will Guidara here Follow Will Guidara on Instagram and X: @wguidara ✉️ Want Stoic wisdom delivered to your inbox daily?…
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“As a historian, we have to look unflinchingly at the past, looking at the record of events as they happened. But commemoration—what we choose to celebrate and honor—is something different.” - General Ty Seidule 🎙️ General Ty Seidule On Our Responsibility To Study, Understand And Grapple With History 🎟 Order tickets to Ryan's tour dates at ryanholi…
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Happy Fourth of July! While you are grilling and relaxing with friends, remember that the comfort you enjoy now grew out of a philosophy that was made to embrace discomfort and to do the right thing, whatever the costs. Today’s Ask DS features questions asked from the audience at Robert Greene and Ryan Holiday’s live talk in Los Angeles: What does …
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There is a hidden cost to everything you own. Things don’t just cost you monetarily. They cost you mentally, too. 🎙️Listen to Kevin Rose’s full interview on The Daily Stoic 📚 Pick up a copy of Fight Club by Chuck Palahniuk at The Painted Porch: https://www.thepaintedporch.com/ ✉️ Want Stoic wisdom delivered to your inbox daily? Sign up for the FREE…
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Tune in to hear part 2 of Ryan’s conversation with Max Joseph, the creator behind the new docuseries HAPPINESS on YouTube. Max talks with Ryan about the philosophy, science, and secrets to being truly happy that he learned on his quest around the world talking with experts. In addition to being a documentarian, Max Joseph co-hosted MTV’s show Catfi…
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🎥 Watch the YouTube video of What Stoicism Gets Wrong ✉️ Want Stoic wisdom delivered to your inbox daily? Sign up for the FREE Daily Stoic email at https://dailystoic.com/dailyemail 🏛 Get Stoic inspired books, medallions, and prints to remember these lessons at the Daily Stoic Store: https://store.dailystoic.com/ 📱 Follow us: Instagram, Twitter, Yo…
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📓 Pick up a signed edition of The Daily Stoic Journal: 366 Days of Writing and Reflection on The Art of Living: https://store.dailystoic.com/ 📚 Pick up a copy of Lonesome Dove by Larry McMurtry at The Painted Porch 🗓️ By scratching off the Memento Mori Calendar every week, you will not only see how much life you've already lived, but also how much …
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📚 Grab a copy of The War of Art by Steven Pressfield at The Painted Porch: https://www.thepaintedporch.com/ 🎙️Listen to Steven Pressfield’s interview on The Daily Stoic ✉️ Want Stoic wisdom delivered to your inbox daily? Sign up for the FREE Daily Stoic email at https://dailystoic.com/dailyemail 🏛 Get Stoic inspired books, medallions, and prints to…
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You may know Max Joseph from MTV’s show Catfish, which he co-hosted for 7 seasons, or from his movie We Are Your Friends which starred Zac Efron. Max’s latest project is a docuseries called HAPPINESS, in which Max is trying to crack the code on the philosophy, science, and secrets behind true happiness. In this Part 1 conversation, Ryan and Max tal…
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📓 Grab your own leather bound signed edition of The Daily Stoic! Check it out at the Daily Stoic Store: https://store.dailystoic.com/ 📚 Pick up a copy of Elon Musk by Walter Isaacson at The Painted Porch: https://www.thepaintedporch.com/ ✉️ Want Stoic wisdom delivered to your inbox daily? Sign up for the FREE Daily Stoic email at https://dailystoic…
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