Episode #75 – Change Your Focus, Change Your Life

Episode #75 – Change Your Focus, Change Your LifeIn this episode Simon Drew discusses the importance of the things that you focus on. What you focus on and the opinions that you have will, to a large extent, determine what you see and how you see it. If you believe that overall people are bad,…

Episode #74 – The Wednesday Podcast (04/04/18)

Episode #74 – The Wednesday Podcast (04/04/18)In this episode Simon Drew shares your answers to the question “Which animal represents Stoicism to you and why?” Obviously the human being is the only animal that can be a true Stoic, however it is also important to look to nature and the world around us for inspiration…

Episode #73 – The Stoic Response to Evil

Episode #73 – The Stoic Response to EvilIn life we are faced with all kinds of evil. As Stoics, it is our duty to not only understand the difference between good and evil, but also to understand how we can create more good in the world while we stand up to evil. In this episode…

Episode #72 – Interview with Maxwell Moore

Episode #72 – Interview with Maxwell MooreIn this episode Simon Drew shares an interview with Maxwell Moore from 2017. This interview was a part of a podcast by Simon called “Searching For Good”. Maxwell might not be a Stoic, however his life experiences certainly are inspiring, and any Stoic would get a lot of value…

Episode #71 – The Wednesday Podcast (28/03/18)

Episode #71 – The Wednesday Podcast (28/03/18)Stoicism can be helpful in every area of life, and particularly in the way that we make decisions. In this episode Simon Drew shares listener answers to the question “How does Stoicism impact the way that you make decisions?”. This episode is full of practical advice for better decision…

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,…