Episode #20 – The Gifts of Nature

There is no doubt that nature is one of the main focal points of Stoicism. Stoics love spending time in nature, and learning from it as well. In this episode Simon Drew shares some Stoic wisdom and praise for nature and it’s many

Episode #19 – The Inner War (Our Battle for True Authenticity)

Episode #19 – The Inner War (Our Battle for True Authenticity) In this episode Simon Drew discusses the battle that is happening constantly in the minds of men and women all around the world; the battle for true authenticity. Are you who you say you are? Do people see you differently to who you actually…

Episode #18 – Becoming Unbreakable

Episode #18 – Becoming Unbreakable The Stoics were able to truly master the art of becoming unbreakable. Through practicing hardship and cultivating a disciplined and resilient mindset, they were able to face any challenge in life with courage and determinism. In this episode Simon Drew shares some ideas for how you can become unbreakable. To…

Episode #17 – Wealth of the Mind (What You Have vs. What You Know)

Episode #17 – Wealth of the Mind (What You Have vs. What You Know) There is only one true wealth, and that is the wealth found in the mind. Knowledge, virtue, skills, values, and information is ome thing that cannot be taken from you. Where would you be if you lost everything right now? The…

Episode #15 – The Power of Words

Episode #15 – The Power of Words Your words have much more power than you can comprehend. Words can change the world. Words can help people to see light, or they can push people into the darkness. In this episode Simon Drew shares advice from the Stoics about how words can be used most effectively.…

Episode #14 – The Power of Laughter (Stoic Advice for Laughing at Life)

Episode #14 – The Power of Laughter (Stoic Advice for Laughing at Life) Laughter is one of the most beautiful expressions of joy and happiness. The Stoics believed in the power of humor and laughter, and in this episode Simon Drew shares some wisdom about the powerful effect that laughter can have in your life…

Episode #13 – The Power of Examples and Mentors

Episode #13 – The Power of Examples and Mentors We all need good examples in our lives. We need people against whom we can measure our progress; people who we can aspire to be like. The Stoics also felt this way, and they shared some great advice on the topic. In this episode Simon Drew…

Episode #11 – Seneca Shames Fake Students (My Favorite Rant by Seneca)

Episode #11 – Seneca Shames Fake Students (My Favorite Rant by Seneca) When it comes to long, detailed, passionate rants about people, not many come close to those written by Seneca. One of my all-time favourite passages by Seneca is one where he exposes the downfalls of fake students. In this podcast, I would like…