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: risetothegoodlife.com/contact/One-on-one mindset…

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…

Episode #47 – The Wednesday Podcast (31/01/18)

​Episode #4​7 – The Wednesday Podcast (31/01/18)​In this Wednesday podcast, Simon Drew reads your answers to the question “Which Stoic practice/principle do you struggle with the most, and why?” There are some really great answers in this episode, and it’s empowering to hear about other Stoics who are trying to build new habits and overcome obstacles.…

Episode #46 – Musonius Rufus; Empowering Women Since 25 AD

​Episode #46 – Musonius Rufus; Empowering Women Since 25 AD​It can definitely seem like Stoicism, and philosophy in general, is flooded with men. ​Most of the Stoics are men, most of the people who are joining the facebook group are men, and many of the ​most prominent Stoics in today’s society are men. There is…

Episode #45 – Stop Sleeping, Live Your Purpose, Love Yourself

​Episode #45 – Stop Sleeping, Live Your Purpose, Love Yourself​Do you have a hard time getting up in the morning? Is life just getting a little too repetitive and boring? Are you lacking in motivation? Well if that’s you, then this episode will hopefully give you some insights that will whip your life back into…

Episode #44 – The Wednesday Podcast (24/01/18)

​Episode #​44 – The Wednesday Podcast (24/01/18)​In this episode Simon Drew reads your answers to the question, “who is your favorite Stoic and why?”. Thank you to all of you who answered! If you didn’t submit an answer today, but would like to in the future, just go to risetothegoodlife.com and subscribe to my mailing…

Episode #43 – Your Most Precious Resource

​Episode #42 – Your Most Precious ResourceIn this episode Simon Drew discusses your most precious resource (time). He shares some amazing words from Seneca and encourages you to change the way that you see your life, and how you live it. Also he shares some of Senecas advice about how we should see our time as…

Episode #42 – Do Less, Better

Episode #42 – Do Less, BetterIn this episode Simon Drew shares some advice from Marcus Aurelius about our need to do less, but to do it better. Are you spreading yourself too thin? Do you need to scale back and focus more on the important parts of life? If the answer is yes, then this…

Episode #41 – The Wednesday Podcast (17/01/18)

Episode #41 – The Wednesday Podcast (17/01/18) In this episode Simon Drew shares your answers to the question “which Stoic practice has most positively impacted your life over the past year?”. He discusses practices like gratitude, the trichotomy of control, and living each day as a separate life. Thank you to all of you who…