Episode #145 – Choosing Who You Will Be (Important Rebroadcast)

#145 – Choosing Who You Will Be (Important Rebroadcast)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: risetothegoodlife.com/contact/One-on-one mindset coaching: risetothegoodlife.com/coaching/Facebook: facebook.com/practicalstoicwisdom/Twitter: ​twitter.com/Simonjedrew WANT TO SUPPORT…

Episode #144 – Amor Fati

Episode #144 – Amor FatiWhat 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…

Episode #143 – What To Do Before You Start Something New

Episode #143 – What To Do Before You Start Something NewDo 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…

Episode #142 – Dig Deep

Episode #142 – Dig DeepWhat 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: https://www.facebook.com/samcarsonpt/PT SAM CARSON INSTAGRAM:…

Episode #141 – What’s Your Vibe?

Episode #141 – What’s Your Vibe?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…

Episode #140 – Seneca’s Teachings on Grief

Episode #140 – Seneca’s Teachings on GriefWhat did the Stoics say about the grieving process? How should we grieve the loss of a loved one and when is the right time to stop? As it turns out the Stoics, Seneca especially, had a lot to say about grief, and in this episode Simon Drew shares…

Episode #139 – Moving Away from Mediocrity

Episode #139 – Moving Away from MediocrityWhat can a person do to stop the slow decline into mediocrity? We all make poor choices from time to time, but what happens when those choices compound over time and lead you down a road that is far from where you want to be? In this episode Simon…

Episode #138 – There’s Nothing Special About Us

Episode #138 – There’s Nothing Special About UsIs there really anything special about us? Is there a secret ingredient that places human beings in a special realm? In this episode Simon drew shares an exercise that will hopefully help you to become a kinder, humbler and a more understanding person. To contact Simon Drew: risetothegoodlife.com/contact/One-on-one mindset coaching: risetothegoodlife.com/coaching/Facebook: facebook.com/practicalstoicwisdom/Twitter: ​twitter.com/Simonjedrew WANT…

Episode #137 – Why Are You Doing That?

Episode #137 – Why Are You Doing That?How often do you really stop and think about why you do the things you do? How often do you question your actions and try to get to the real motivations behind who you are and how you act? This is the kind of inquiry that philosophy requires…

Episode #136 – Stoic People Skills Part 2 – Listening

Episode #136 – Stoic People Skills Part 2 – ListeningOne of the most difficult yet most valuable skills to develop is that of active listening. Most of us speak far more than we listen, and in this episode Simon Drew shares some wise advice about the art of listening. 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…