Episode #70 – Coming to Terms With Death

Episode #70 – Coming to Terms With DeathIn this episode Simon Drew shares an email from a listener and discusses the importance of coming to terms with the fact that we will all die. Any moment could be your last, and at any moment you could lose a loved one. Without a sound understanding of…

Episode #69 – Interview with Kai Whiting

Episode #69 – Interview with Kai WhitingIn this episode Simon Drew has a wide ranging discussion with Kai Whiting. This episode will be extremely helpful for anyone who is thinking about how to make better decisions through the lens of Stoicism. ABOUT KAI WHITING: Kai Whiting is a university lecturer and researcher based at the University…

Episode #68 – The Wednesday Podcast (21/03/18)

Episode #68 – The Wednesday Podcast (21/03/18)Stoicism has the potential to completely transform not only a person’s mental wellbeing but also their physical health. In this episode Simon Drew asks the question “Has Stoicism positively impacted your physical health, and if so, how?”. He then shares some answers from fellow listeners. Enjoy this episode!———————————————————————————-To contact…

Episode #67 – Practical Thoughts on Appreciating What You Have Now

Episode #67 – Practical Thoughts on Appreciating What You Have NowIt’s often the case that society will tell us to aim at one thing, while philosophy asks us to aim at another (often the opposite). We are told that we should want nicer things, things that we don’t currently have. We are told that we…

Episode #66 – Interview with Massimo Pigliucci

In this episode Simon Drew talks with Massimo Pigliucci about Stoicism, online debates, growing up in Rome, applying Stoic principles to modern life, and adapting the ancient philosophy to the 21st century. ABOUT THE GUEST: Massimo Pigliucci is a Professor of Philosophy at the City University of New York. His research is concerned with philosophy of science,…

Episode #65 – The Wednesday Podcast (14/03/18)

Episode #65 – The Wednesday Podcast (14/03/18)As we go through life our world-views are challenged and moulded, and we hopefully become better people as a result, and that’s what this episode is all about: change. Simon Drew shares your answers to the question: How has Stoicism changed your past behaviours or world-views? We had some…

Episode #64 – On What We Should Prize

Episode #64 – On What We Should PrizeWhat is it that we should value most in our lives? What is most important, and what is insignificant? Often the world says that we should seek one thing but the Stoics say that we should seek another, and this is one of those times. In this episode…

Episode #63 – Interview with Roderic Yapp

Episode #63 – Interview with Roderic YappIn this episode, Simon Drew has a wide-ranging conversation with Roderic Yapp. About Rod: Roderic Yapp is a specialist leadership consultant and accredited coach. He supports major business transformations by improving the capability of leaders so that they can execute the transformation strategy.A former Royal Marines Officer, he was fortunate…

Episode #62 – The Wednesday Podcast (07/03/18)

​Episode #62 – The Wednesday Podcast (07/03/18)In this episode Simon Drew discusses ​your answers to the question: Which life challenges have turned out to be blessings, and why? As Stoics, it is our duty to make the most out of every challenge or setback in life, and so in this episode you’ll hear from some…

Episode #61 – Be the Change

​Episode #​61 – ​Be the Change​One of the most empowering decisions that anyone can make is to take personal responsibility. The Stoics often taught that a person should try to change themselves before they try to change the world, and in this episode Simon Drew shares an example where one of his coaching clients did…