Episode #158 – Don’t Assume

Episode #158 – Don’t AssumeBuilt into us as human beings is a tendency to make quick judgements about people and situations, but even though this can be and has been helpful, most of the time this habit only gets in the way. In this episode Simon Drew shares a passage from Epictetus and encourages us…

Episode #157 – Ignorance Isn’t Always Bad

Episode #157 – Ignorance Isn’t Always BadWhen you have specific goals for your life there are things that you’ll need to learn and there are things that you’ll need to avoid. Ignorance isn’t always bad, and in this episode Simon Drew shares some wise advice from Epictetus about the path to the good life. To contact…

Episode #156 – Time is Flying By

Episode #156 – Time is Flying ByIn this episode Simon Drew shares an important message from Seneca about the quick passing of our time. Now is the time to live, learn and love, and now is the time to become a stronger, wiser, better human being. To contact Simon Drew: risetothegoodlife.com/contact/One-on-one mindset coaching: risetothegoodlife.com/coaching/Facebook: facebook.com/practicalstoicwisdom/Twitter: ​twitter.com/Simonjedrew WANT TO SUPPORT MY WORK? BECOME…

Episode #155 – Let Nothing Surprise You

Episode #155 – Let Nothing Surprise YouAs humans we tend to think that life should conform to our desires, but the reality is that we must conform to the nature of the world. In this episode Simon Drew shares a passage from Seneca where he encourages us to be unsurprised by the potential happenings of…

Episode #154 – Stoic People Skills Part 3 – Don’t Be a “Me Monster”

Episode #154 – Stoic People Skills Part 3 – Don’t Be a “Me Monster”We all know a person, or maybe the person is ourselves, who is always dominating conversations with stories and anecdotes, never leaving room for others to share. In this episode Simon Drew shares some quick advice from Epictetus that encourages us to…

Episode #153 – Burn The Boats

Episode #153 – Burn The BoatsThere are times in our lives where we need to burn the boats. There are things that we need to achieve, and sometimes the best way to achieve is to cut some ties and declare that there are no other options. In this episode Simon Drew encourages us to burn…

Episode #152 – The Sound and Wholesome Plan of Life

Episode #152 – The Sound and Wholesome Plan of LifeIs your appetite getting in the way of your happiness? Do you want more than you actually need? In this episode Simon Drew shares some wise instruction from Seneca about what it is that we really need in life. To contact Simon Drew: risetothegoodlife.com/contact/One-on-one mindset coaching: risetothegoodlife.com/coaching/Facebook: facebook.com/practicalstoicwisdom/Twitter: ​twitter.com/Simonjedrew WANT TO SUPPORT…

Episode #151 – Thoughts on Long Term Goals

Episode #151 – Thoughts on Long Term GoalsShould we set long term goals? Of course there is always room for planning, but in this episode Simon Drew (and Epictetus) suggest that maybe a more immediate approach is necessary, and that maybe a broader vision of your future is what you need. To contact Simon Drew: risetothegoodlife.com/contact/One-on-one mindset…

Episode #150 – Journaling Techniques (The Wednesday Podcast)

Episode #150 – Journaling Techniques (The Wednesday Podcast)In this episode Simon Drew asks listeners to talk about their favourite journaling techniques, and if there’s one takeaway then it’s that there is more than one way to see positive results from journalling!5 Minute Journal: ​https://www.amazon.com/Five-Minute-Journal-Happier-Minutes/Daily Stoic Journal: https://www.amazon.com/Daily-Stoic-Journal-Writing-Reflection/To contact Simon Drew: risetothegoodlife.com/contact/One-on-one mindset coaching: risetothegoodlife.com/coaching/Facebook: facebook.com/practicalstoicwisdom/Twitter: ​twitter.com/Simonjedrew WANT TO SUPPORT MY…

Episode #149 – No Enemy Within

Episode #149 – No Enemy WithinIn this episode Simon Drew talks about his friend’s new album called “No Enemy Within”. He also discusses how the true aim of Stoicism and this podcast is to help us all to remove our inner enemies so that we can live lives of peace, wisdom, strength and purpose. Lachlan Hawkins…