Episode #130 – Stoic People Skills Part 1 – Mind Your Manners

Episode #130 – Stoic People Skills Part 1 – Mind Your MannersWe all know that we have to learn how to interact harmoniously and courteously with our fellow people, but how do we act? In this series of episodes Simon Drew will share some of the best tips from the Stoics in regards to developing…

Episode #129 – Highlights from the Patreon Supporters Live Lesson & Q&A

Episode #129 – Highlights from the Patreon Supporters Live Lesson & Q&AIn this episode Simon Drew shares some highlights from this month’s live lesson and Q&A with Patreon supporters. If you’d like to come to these live sessions you can support the show by becoming a patron at patreon.com/simondrew/. 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…

Episode #128 – Endure It

Episode #128 – Endure ItWhat are you worried about? What pains are you going through? The Stoics offered much advice on the topic of enduring the trials of life, and in this brief episode Simon Drew shares some wise advice from Marcus Aurelius which will help you to endure much more than what you think…

Episode #127 – Doing Difficult Things

Episode #127 – Doing Difficult ThingsOne of the most common teachings of Stoicism is that we should not only be preparing ourselves for difficulties in the future, but also that we should be actively seeking out difficult tasks so that we can strengthen our body and mind. In this episode Simon Drew shares some wise…

Episode #126 – Before You Make This Choice

Episode #126 – Before You Make This ChoiceWhy do we constantly make the wrong decisions even though we know they are wrong? Why do we lack discipline and will power? In this episode Simon Drew shares some wise advice from Epictetus that will hopefully provide you with a process for better decision making. To contact Simon…

Episode #125 – A Humbling Message

Episode #125 – A Humbling MessageIt’s sometimes easy to let the small things in life annoy us or get in the way of our ultimate peace and fulfilment. We get so wound up over things that really make no difference, and in this episode Simon Drew shares some wise passages from Marcus Aurelius that will…

Episode #124 – The Folly of Pleasing People

Episode #124 – The Folly of Pleasing PeopleTrying to please everyone is one of the quickest paths to anxiety and stress, and the Stoics often warned us against placing too much importance on what other people think. In this episode Simon Drew shares some wise words from Marcus Aurelius and Epictetus about the opinions of…

Episode #123 – Interview with Peter Spiegel

Episode #123 – Interview with Peter Spiegel In this episode Simon Drew talks with Peter Spiegel about learning, health, Stoicism, and personal development. About the Guest: Peter Spiegel, M.Ed. is an educator, father, health coach, personal trainer and co-founder of the SimplyHealthME podcast. He teaches clients to relearn how to learn by rediscovering their personal love of…

Episode #121 – Justin Vacula Interviews Simon Drew

Episode #121 – ​Justin Vacula Interviews Simon Drew​In this episode Justin Vacula from the Stoic Solutions Podcast interviews Simon Drew. ​They discuss many aspects of Stocism and how it applies to various situations in life, and they also discuss Simon’s own journey with Stoicim and personal growth. 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 #120 – The Truth About Truths

Episode #120 – The Truth About TruthsTruth can be found in many places, and one of the noblest teachings of the Stoics is that our teachers are our guides, not our masters. In this episode Simon Drew shares a message from Seneca which encourages us to learn from the past while still carving out our…