Episode #120 – The Truth About TruthsTruth can be found in many places, and one of the noblest teachings of the Stoics is that our teachers are our guides, not our masters. In this episode Simon Drew shares a message from Seneca which encourages us to learn from the past while still carving out our…Read details
In many parts of the world today people are looking for alternative frameworks with which to align their lives. We’ve lived in this bubble for so long that tells us that if we can have more and buy more and spend more and have more followers then, and only then, we can have the joy and true happiness that we so desperately search for.
But what if there was a belief system, or a framework for your life, that could grant you true happiness and inner peace at any stage of your life, no matter if you’re rich or poor, lonely or surrounded by friends, in a great career or struggling to get by? Well, I present to you the ancient Greek philosophy that is Stoicism.
Join me as I present weekly episodes showcasing some of the best and most practical advice from the great stoic philosophers.
Episode #119 – Every Discipline Affects The RestOne of the main themes throughout the main works of Stoicism is the interconnectedness of everything. The Stoics taught that everything is connected, and that we as humans are all connected as well. In this episode Simon Drew focuses on the idea that every discipline affects the rest,…Read details
Episode #118 – Your Options in This MomentWhat is really within your power? What can you do in this moment? In this episode Simon Drew shares a mantra from Marcus Aurelius that will give you the strength to make the correct decisions as you navigate through life. To contact Simon Drew: risetothegoodlife.com/contact/One-on-one mindset coaching: risetothegoodlife.com/coaching/Facebook: facebook.com/practicalstoicwisdom/Twitter: twitter.com/Simonjedrew WANT TO SUPPORT MY…Read details
Episode #117 – Seasick Seneca (and Other Matters of the Spirit)How can philosophy help us to identify failings of the spirit? How can a love of wisdom allow us to be better able to see our faults, and then to correct them? In this episode Simon Drew shares a favourite story from Seneca that can…Read details
Episode #116 – Living in Public ViewWhat if everyone could see everything you were thinking and doing all the time? Would you be comfortable? Would you be confident that you were living a good life? In this episode Simon Drew shares some wise advice from the Stoics about how we should be living our lives…Read details
Episode #115 – James Drew Interviews Simon DrewIn this episode Simon Drew is interviewed by his brother James Drew. Simon discusses many topics including his earlier life, schooling, parents, meeting his wife, personal growth, and other things. ABOUT JAMES (Interviewer): A journalism graduate of the University of the Sunshine Coast in Queensland, Australia, James moved to…Read details
Episode #114 – Before You JudgeIt’s hard not to judge others. We all have certain ideas of how people should live their lives, and that mixed with our inbuilt impatience towards humanity can create the perfect recipe for unhealthy judgement of others. In this brief episode Simon Drew shares some wise advice from Marcus Aurelius…Read details
Episode #113 – The Wednesday Podcast (04/07/18)Today’s Wednesday podcast is all about the best advice that people in our community have ever received. Simon Drew shares some great advice that has changed people’s lives, and hopefully some of this advice will be life-changing for you too. To contact Simon Drew: risetothegoodlife.com/contact/One-on-one mindset coaching: risetothegoodlife.com/coaching/Facebook: facebook.com/practicalstoicwisdom/Twitter: twitter.com/Simonjedrew WANT TO SUPPORT MY WORK? BECOME…Read details
Episode #112 – A Call For Action as Time Passes ByTime is always moving, no matter what we’re doing. Every moment spent in bad habits or with negative people is a moment we will never receive again. Life doesn’t care about our goals or about how we spend our time. It just keeps on moving…Read details
Episode #111 – Interview with Frank MosherIn this episode Simon Drew has a conversation with international traveller and photographer, Frank Mosher. ABOUT THE GUEST: Frank Mosher is a California based photographer who decided to sell his possessions to travel the world with his fiance and his 12 year old son. Spending most nights in a tent…Read details