Episode #81 – Is Life Happening TO You, or FOR You?

Episode #81 – Is Life Happening TO You, or FOR You?In this episode Simon Drew shares some advice from Epictetus regarding the power of thoughts and perceptions. Do you see your life as happening TO you? Or do you see it as happening FOR you? These are two very different opinions that lead down very…

Episode #80 – The Wednesday Podcast (18/04/18)

Episode #80 – The Wednesday Podcast (18/04/18)Most people want to become better, and we all want better results in our lives. Many practices and actions lead to positive results, but some things that we do can have disproportionate results. In this episode Simon Drew reads answers from listeners about things that they’re doing that are…

Episode #79 – Anchor Yourself To The Present

Episode #79 – Anchor Yourself To The PresentWe do not own the past, and we do not own the future. The only time that we have is this moment, and we are faced daily with the choice of how we will spend this moment. In this episode Simon Drew discusses a beautiful lesson from Marcus…

Episode #78 – Interview with Danny Vega

Episode #78 – Interview With Danny VegaIn this episode Simon Drew has a wide ranging conversation with Danny Vega. ABOUT THE GUEST: A native of Miami, Florida, Danny received his bachelor’s degree in political science from Columbia University in 2004, where he was a member of the football team and a three-time Dean’s List recipient. Danny…

Epsode #77 – The Wednesday Podcast (11/04/18)

Episode #77 – The Wednesday Podcast (11/04/18)Parenting can be one of the greatest challenges that anyone can face. Raising a child is one of the most important jobs a person can do, and so it’s important to do it right. In this episode Simon Drew shares peoples answers to the question: “How has Stoicism influenced…

Episode #76 – What’s That Smell?

Episode #76 – What’s That Smell?Some people smell. Some people have bad breath. These are the facts of life! You can’t change that, but maybe there’s a Stoic formula for dealing with people who have bad breath or smelliness. In this brief episode, Simon Drew shares some advice from Marcus Aurelius about how we should…

Episode #75 – Change Your Focus, Change Your Life

Episode #75 – Change Your Focus, Change Your LifeIn this episode Simon Drew discusses the importance of the things that you focus on. What you focus on and the opinions that you have will, to a large extent, determine what you see and how you see it. If you believe that overall people are bad,…

Episode #74 – The Wednesday Podcast (04/04/18)

Episode #74 – The Wednesday Podcast (04/04/18)In this episode Simon Drew shares your answers to the question “Which animal represents Stoicism to you and why?” Obviously the human being is the only animal that can be a true Stoic, however it is also important to look to nature and the world around us for inspiration…

Episode #73 – The Stoic Response to Evil

Episode #73 – The Stoic Response to EvilIn life we are faced with all kinds of evil. As Stoics, it is our duty to not only understand the difference between good and evil, but also to understand how we can create more good in the world while we stand up to evil. In this episode…

Episode #72 – Interview with Maxwell Moore

Episode #72 – Interview with Maxwell MooreIn this episode Simon Drew shares an interview with Maxwell Moore from 2017. This interview was a part of a podcast by Simon called “Searching For Good”. Maxwell might not be a Stoic, however his life experiences certainly are inspiring, and any Stoic would get a lot of value…