Episode #161 – How to be a PhilosopherWhat is it that separates the philosophers from the imposters? What makes a person truly wise? In this episode Simon Drew shares a passage from Epictetus that will encourage you to show your virtue through actions, not words. This is the way of a true philosopher. To contact Simon…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 #160 – Nurture Like a Mother, Protect Like a FatherIn live we need both positive and negative. We can’t always be thinking positive, and we definitely can’t always be thinking negative. In this episode Simon Drew shares a message from Jim Rohn that encourages us to have a little bit of balance in our…Read details
Episode #159 – Wednesday Podcast (24/10/18) – Daily DisciplinesDaily habits and disciplines are extremely important. We need to make habit of the helpful and useful disciplines in our life, and in today’s Wednesday podcast Simon Drew shares listeners’ answers to the question “which daily disciplines have been most beneficial to you and why?”. To contact Simon…Read details
Episode #158 – Don’t AssumeBuilt into us as human beings is a tendency to make quick judgements about people and situations, but even though this can be and has been helpful, most of the time this habit only gets in the way. In this episode Simon Drew shares a passage from Epictetus and encourages us…Read details
Episode #157 – Ignorance Isn’t Always BadWhen you have specific goals for your life there are things that you’ll need to learn and there are things that you’ll need to avoid. Ignorance isn’t always bad, and in this episode Simon Drew shares some wise advice from Epictetus about the path to the good life. To contact…Read details
Episode #156 – Time is Flying ByIn this episode Simon Drew shares an important message from Seneca about the quick passing of our time. Now is the time to live, learn and love, and now is the time to become a stronger, wiser, better human being. 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 #155 – Let Nothing Surprise YouAs humans we tend to think that life should conform to our desires, but the reality is that we must conform to the nature of the world. In this episode Simon Drew shares a passage from Seneca where he encourages us to be unsurprised by the potential happenings of…Read details
Episode #154 – Stoic People Skills Part 3 – Don’t Be a “Me Monster”We all know a person, or maybe the person is ourselves, who is always dominating conversations with stories and anecdotes, never leaving room for others to share. In this episode Simon Drew shares some quick advice from Epictetus that encourages us to…Read details
Episode #153 – Burn The BoatsThere are times in our lives where we need to burn the boats. There are things that we need to achieve, and sometimes the best way to achieve is to cut some ties and declare that there are no other options. In this episode Simon Drew encourages us to burn…Read details
Episode #152 – The Sound and Wholesome Plan of LifeIs your appetite getting in the way of your happiness? Do you want more than you actually need? In this episode Simon Drew shares some wise instruction from Seneca about what it is that we really need in 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…Read details