Episode #57 – Interview with Gregory B Sadler

​Episode #​57 – ​Interview with Gregory B. SadlerIn today’s episode Simon Drew interviews Gregory B. Sadler about philosophy, Stoicism, and anything in between. ​ABOUT GREG: Gregory B Sadler is the President and co-founder of ReasonIO. In his work he engages in public speaking, content production, consulting, philosophical counseling, and he provides 1-on-1 tutorials.  All of…

Episode #56 – The Wednesday Podcast (21/02/18)

​Episode #​56 – ​The Wednesday Podcast (21/02/18)​This episode is all about relationships! Simon Drew shares your answers to the question “how has Stoicism improved your relationships?”. ​So if you’ve been looking for some tips for how to use Stoicism to make you a better lover or friend then this is your episode. To contact Simon Drew:…

Episode #55 – Some Practical Thoughts on Fear

​Episode #55 – Some Practical Thoughts ​on Fear​In this episode Simon Drew shares a mountain climbing experience and discusses some ideas about how Stoicism ​can help anyone to be more effective in situations where they feel vulnerable or scared. The ultimate goal of for us is inner tranquility and outer effectiveness, as Epictetus said, and…

Episode #54 – Interview with William Ferraioldo

​Episode #​54 – ​Interview with William Ferraiolo   ​In today’s episode Simon Drew interviews William Ferraiolo. William received a Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Oklahoma in 1997. Since that time, he has been teaching philosophy at San Joaquin Delta College in Stockton, California. His books include: Cynical Maxims and Marginalia, and Meditations on Self-Discipline…

Episode #53 – The Wednesday Podcast (14/02/18)

​Episode #​53 – ​The Wednesday Podcast (14/02/18)In this episode Simon Drew ​reads and discusses your answers to the question “which Stoic principles have helped you to overcome anger?” We had some really amazing answers from everyone, so make sure you listen carefully and pick some strategies that you can impliment into your life. To contact Simon…

Episode #52 – The Value of Motivational Stimuli

​Episode #​52 – ​The Value of Motivational ​Stimuli ​Sometimes the motivational and personal-development movement gets a bad wrap, and sometimes this is for good reason, but in this episode Simon Drew ​suggests that there is value in continuously exposing the mind to positive and motivating messages that will inspire courage, determination, and self-worth in the…

Episode #51 – Interview with Ryan Holiday

​Episode #​51 – ​Interview with Ryan Holiday In this interview Simon Drew talks with Ryan Holiday about Stoic rituals, habits, and life-hacks. If you’re new to Stoicism, or if you’re a seasoned Stoic then this interview will be ​both insightful and practical. Ryan Holiday is an ​American author, marketer, entrepreneur, and media strategist. Since dropping out of…

Episode #50 – The Wednesday Podcast (07/02/18)

​Episode #50 – ​The Wednesday Podcast (07/02/18)​In this week’s Wednesday Podcast Simon Drew reads your answers to the question “how were you first introduced to Stoicism”. There are some really great answers from inspiring listeners, and there are also some great ideas for where you can find some added Stoic inspiration. To contact Simon Drew: http://www.risetothegoodlife.com/contact/Facebook:…

Episode #49 – Seneca’s Recipe for True Friendship

​Episode #49 – Seneca’s ​Recipe ​for True Friendship ​We all need reminders from time to time about what it truly means to be and to have a great friend. Friendship is one of the greatest joys of life, and in this episode Simon Drew shares some advice from Seneca regarding the art of friendship. To contact…

Episode #48 – Mind Your Own Business

​Episode #​48 – Mind Your Own Business​We live in a time when it is easier than ever to become completely engrossed in what other people are doing and saying. We spend hours on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram looking at where other people are, what they’re doing, who they’re with, and what they’re saying. But in…