Episode #7 – Happiness is Natural

In this episode Simon Drew discusses advice from Seneca in regards to happiness. Happiness is our natural state, and it requires no great toil.

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Episode #7 – Happiness is Natural

Episode #6 – Choose Who You Will Be (Refining Your Personal Philosophy)

Episode #6 – Choose Who You Will Be (Refining Your Personal Philosophy) In this episode Simon Drew encourages you to take your own personal philosophy seriously. How are you living your life? Do you live with purpose and intention? The great Stoic philosophers were serious about living with intention, and they shared some amazing advice…

Episode #5 – The Criticism That Comes With Life Change

Episode #5 – The Criticism That Comes With Life Change In this episode I’ll be talking to those of you who are currently on a journey of life change. I’m speaking to those of you who want more than the average existence; those who want everything that life can offer. The Stoics of the past…

Episode #4 – The Trichotomy of Control and the Promise of Stoicism

Episode #4 – The Trichotomy of Control and the Promise of Stoicism In this episode Simon Drew discusses the Trichotomy of Control, along with the ultimate promise of Stoicism, as outlined by Epictetus. This quote basically sums it all up: “Happiness and freedom begin with a clear understanding of one principle: Some things are within…

Episode #3 – The Core Values of Stoicism

Episode #3 – The Core Values of Stoicism In this episode Simon Drew outlines the 10 core values of Stoicism, which are: 1 – Virtue is the ultimate goal of life. 2 – Excessive passions and emotions should be avoided. 3 – Fate happens to us all. 4 – We must be aligned with nature.…

Episode #2 – A Brief History of Stoicism

Episode #2 – A Brief History of Stoicism In this episode Simon Drew gives a brief history of Stoicism, as well as an overview of the main stoic philosophers. If you’d like to read about Stoicism, here is a list of the best books to start with: 1 – Letters from a Stoic by Seneca…

Episode #1 – Welcome to the Practical Stoic Podcast

Episode #1 – Welcome to the Practical Stoic Podcast Welcome to the very first episode of the Practical Stoic Podcast! I’m so excited to have you come along on this journey with me as I gather the greatest and most practical pieces of ancient stoic wisdom and share them with the purpose of helping you…

Searching For Good, Episode #16: Maxwell Moore

Searching For Good, Episode 16: Maxwell Moore Guest: Maxwell Moore Recommended by: Daniel & Sarah Lovelace (Episode #15) About Maxwell: Maxwell was raised in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains of Tennessee and was  first exposed to old-time DIY crafts like and soap-making and blacksmithing as a child. He has called California home for the last…

Searching For Good, Episode 15: Sarah and Daniel Lovelace

Searching For Good, Episode 15: Sarah & Daniel Lovelace Guest: Sarah & Daniel Lovelace Recommended by: Simone Wright (Episode #12) About Sarah & Daniel: Sarah and Daniel (and Ruby) Lovelace are an extraordinary couple living in California, USA. When they moved from their home country, the United Kingdom, they discovered that Sarah was pregnant with…

The Three Gratitudes

The Three GratitudesExpressing sincere and honest gratitude for the beauty that you have in your life is one of the most meditative and nourishing exercises that you can do. Gratitude is the most positive and helpful attitude that you can develop, and I would like you to take a moment to consider what I call…