Episode #35 – Goals

Episode #35 – Goals   The goal-setting time of year is upon us, and in this episode Simon Drew shares some great wisdom from Epictetus that can help you to become the person who you want to be in 2018. EPICTETUS QUOTE: “Now is the time to get serious about living your ideals. Once you…

Episode #34 – Gratitude and Charity

Episode #34 – Gratitude and Charity In this holiday season it’s sometimes easy to focus on what everyone else has instead of focusing on all the abundance that we enjoy ourselves. In this episode Simon Drew shares some stoic advice about gratitude and charity, as well as some challenges for you for the end of…

Episode #33 – Wherever You Go, There You Are

Episode #33 – Wherever You Go, There You Are Since humanity began we have been inventing new ways to escape. To escape our surroundings, to escape our circumstances, to escape our past, to escape our future, to escape our fears and troubles. We escape using alcohol, drugs, sex, travel, wealth, fame, fancy cars, possessions, big…

Episode #32 – Why Are You Here?

Episode #32 – Why Are You Here? Why are you here? What’s the purpose of your life? In this episode Simon Drew shares some great advice from Viktor Frankl and Marcus Aurelius, and encourages you to find a deeper meaning for your 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…

Episode #31 – How to Deal With Anger

Episode #31 – How to Deal With Anger What do we do about anger? How can we truly control what seems like natural responses to annoying situations? In this episode Simon Drew tackles anger and offers a Stoic solution to this and other negative emotions. To contact Simon Drew: risetothegoodlife.com/contact/ One-on-one mindset coaching: risetothegoodlife.com/coaching/ Facebook: facebook.com/practicalstoicwisdom/ Twitter:  twitter.com/Simonjedrew …

Episode #30 – Feeling Troubled?

Episode #30 – Feeling Troubled? This episode is dedicated to those of you who are going through something right now; those who are feeling troubled, or feeling as though things just aren’t going how they had planned. Simon Drew shares some Stoic consolation and encouragement from Marcus Aurelius. To contact Simon Drew: risetothegoodlife.com/contact/ One-on-one mindset coaching: risetothegoodlife.com/coaching/…

#29 – Stop Waiting for Tomorrow

#29 – Stop Waiting for Tomorrow Most people delay the most important parts of life until “tomorrow”, but as we all know deep down, tomorrow never comes. If you’re not going to do it today, then you won’t do it tomorrow. In this episode Simon Drew shares a quote from Seneca, and encourages us to…

Episode #28 – Life’s Limitations (And How to Live With Them)

Episode #28 – Life’s Limitations (And How to Live With Them) Let’s face it, life is not all flowers and rainbows. Life has many limitations, and it’s sometimes difficult to understand how to surpass, or even come to terms with these limits. In this episode Simon Drew shares some practical Stoic advice for how to…

Episode #27 – Get Back Up and Try Again

Episode #27 – Get Back Up and Try Again It’s often difficult to make great changes in life, but what happens when you keep on trying to become better, and somehow you always fall back into those same old negative habits? Well the Stoics had some great advice in this area, and in this episode…

Episode #26 – Is Your Ego Keeping You From Learning?

Episode #26 – Is Your Ego Keeping You From Learning? Sometimes the only thing keeping a person from learning or growing is their own ego. People have the tendency to believe that they are already smart enough to know all that they need to know, and sometimes this can be very unhelpful in many circumstances.…