Episode #100 – What Makes the Difference?

Episode #100 – What Makes The Difference? It’s been an amazing ride so far, and we’re already up to our 100th episode! In this episode Simon Drew shares his gratitude to all supporters of the show, talks about some goals for the future of the podcast, and shares some tips for what will make the big…

Episode #99 – Interview with Brian Williamson

Episode #99 – Interview with Brian WilliamsonIn this episode Simon Drew has a wide-ranging conversation with Brian Williamson. ABOUT THE GUEST: Brian is a husband, father of three, and grandfather of two (and one on the way).  He owns a 7-figure nutrition company, focusing on the Ketogenic Diet, and stoicism is something he’s always been drawn…

Episode #98 – Interview with Ward Farnsworth

Episode #98 – Interview with Ward FarnsworthIn this episode Simon Drew has a wide ranging conversation with Ward Farnsworth, author of a new book called “The Practicing Stoic”. ABOUT THE GUEST: Ward Farnsworth is Dean of the University of Texas School of Law.  He was educated at Wesleyan University and the University of Chicago, and taught previously…

Episode #97 – Stoicism and Compassion

Episode #97 – Stoicism and CompassionStoicism is not a philosophy that encourages us to harden up and become emotionless beings, although that is sometimes how it is portrayed. Some believe that Stoicism says little about our need to have compassion and charity towards humanity, but in this episode Simon Drew shares some wise words from…

Episode #96 – Interview with Zachary Babcock

Episode #96 – Interview with Zachary BabcockIn this episode Simon Drew has an empowering conversation with podcast host and goal achievement coach Zachary Babcock. ABOUT THE GUEST: Zachary Babcock is a former drug addict who spent over 5 years of his life in prison. He grew up in Ferguson, Missouri while being raised by his mother.…

Episode #95 – The Wednesday Podcast (23/05/18)

Episode #95 – The Wednesday Podcast (23/05/18)Stoicism can be a powerful tool that we can use to help us to achieve our goals. Whether your goal is to become more grateful or to take a million dollar company to a 10 million dollar company, there are principles within Stoicism that can help you on your…

Episode #94 – Seneca on Negative Visualisation

Episode #94 – Seneca on Negative VisualisationOne of the most powerful Stoic techniques is that of negative visualisation. Through the practice of negative visualisation we can gain a better perspective in life, receive a greater motivation to live to the fullest, and put in place contingency plans that tell us what we should to to…

Episode #93 – A Simple Tip for Breaking Bad Habits

Episode #93 – A Simple Tip for Breaking Bad HabitsHow do we break bad habits? It’s one of the most commonly asked questions, and although there are plenty of time-tested solutions out there, we still all seem to be at odds with where to start. Luckily, the Stoics were known for their simple and practical…

Episode #92 – The Wednesday Podcast (16/05/18)

Episode #92 – The Wednesday Podcast (16/05/18)In this episode Simon Drew shares your answers to the question: What do you struggle with most on your Stoic journey? It helps sometimes to know that other people are also struggling with the things that you find to be difficult, and when we know that we’re not alone…

Episode #91 – Interview with Kai Whiting (Part II)

Episode #91 – Interview with Kai Whiting (Part II)In this episode Simon Drew has a second discussion with Kai Whiting, this time based around his newest paper entitled “Were Neanderthals Rational? A Stoic Approach.”ABOUT KAI WHITING: Kai Whiting is a university lecturer and researcher based at the University of Lisbon, Portugal. His specialist subjects are…