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Episode #180 - Seneca on Stoicism's True Aim

12/14/2018
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Some people get the idea that Stoicism can teach us to be harsh and unforgiving people, but that is merely a misunderstanding. Stoicism actually sets it's aim at improving our interactions with the people in our lives, and in this episode Simon Drew shares a passage from Seneca that will encourage us all to be more compassionate and loving people. To contact Simon Drew: risetothegoodlife.com/contact/ One-on-one mindset coaching: risetothegoodlife.com/coaching/ Facebook:...

Duration:00:05:28

Episode #179 - Think

12/11/2018
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Do your actions all have a purpose? Are you living with intention? As simple as it may sound, in this episode Simon Drew encourages us to think more often, and to live a life of intention. 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 A PATRON ON PATREON: patreon.com/simondrew/

Duration:00:06:06

Episode #178 - The Simple Way of Life

12/9/2018
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How can some people have no wisdom but be purely happy if the Stoics teach that wisdom leads to happiness? This is the question posed by one of our listeners, and in this episode Simon Drew does his best to resolve this seeming conflict. 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 A PATRON ON PATREON:...

Duration:00:11:51

#177 - Turn The Other Cheek

12/6/2018
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What are we to do when people act poorly to us, and when people act in a way that is contrary to how we should be treating our fellow humans? In this episode Simon Drew shares a passage from Musonius Rufus that encourages us to turn the other cheek. 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 A PATRON ON...

Duration:00:07:31

#176 - Think For Yourself and be Suspicious of Convention

12/5/2018
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Conventional thinking often leads down the wrong path, and the Stoics knew this and taught that we should avoid the crowd, and avoid conventional thought. In this episode Simon Drew encourages us to think for ourselves and to live lives that represent our own decisions and conclusions. 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...

Duration:00:14:42

#175 - Don't Let Tomorrow Steal Today

12/2/2018
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How should we order our lives? Should we make long and specific plans? Or should we live day-to-day with correct principles? In this episode Simon Drew shares a quote from Seneca and discusses the balance between long term planning and living in the moment. 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 A...

Duration:00:09:38

#174 - Cut The Act

11/30/2018
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In this episode Simon Drew shares his thoughts on a recent listener's email and also encourages us to live with authenticity. He shares some wise words from Seneca that will hopefully inspire you to life a life that is true to your real self. 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 A PATRON ON PATREON:...

Duration:00:07:13

#173 - You Do You

11/27/2018
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There are happy people in every walk of life, and in this episode Simon Drew encourages us to look for happiness and fulfilment not only on one path, but instead to take wisdom from all studies, religions, and philosophies that can lead to our desired results. It's not your religion, your wealth, or your country of birth that makes you happy, but rather it's your own personal philosophy. To contact Simon Drew: risetothegoodlife.com/contact/ One-on-one mindset coaching:...

Duration:00:06:39

#172 - Choose Your Role Carefully and Live It Fully

11/25/2018
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We are all actors in a play, and we all play an important part. But some people know their roles, and others don't. Whether you're the hero or the villain, or even if you're just in the chorus, you're contributing to the play in a very important way. In this episode Simon Drew encourages us to think carefully about the role we want to play, and then to live that role with intention and power. To contact Simon Drew: risetothegoodlife.com/contact/ One-on-one mindset coaching:...

Duration:00:06:20

#171 - Sharing My Beliefs

11/23/2018
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In this episode Simon Drew responds to a listeners email and shares some of his beliefs with the audience. He also encourages us to be student's of ideas first and students of people second. 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 A PATRON ON PATREON: patreon.com/simondrew/

Duration:00:09:57

#170 - Think About How Far You've Come

11/20/2018
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In this episode Simon Drew shares a message from the heart and thanks all of his coaching clients, listeners, patreon supporters and fans, and he also encourages us to think about how far we've already come. You may be surprised to learn just how many goals you're currently hitting. 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...

Duration:00:07:53

#169 - What Do You Really Own?

11/18/2018
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What really belongs to you? It seems like an easy question to answer, but it may be more complicated than you think. In this episode Simon Drew shares a Stoic perspective on what we actually own. 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 A PATRON ON PATREON: patreon.com/simondrew/

Duration:00:04:57

#168 - You Are Complicit in Being Harmed

11/14/2018
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When somebody insults you it's important to decide upon how much responsibility you ought to take for the hurt you feel. In this episode Simon Drew shares some advice from Epictetus that will encourage you to take full responsibility for the role you play in being harmed by people or words. To contact Simon Drew: risetothegoodlife.com/contact/ One-on-one mindset coaching: risetothegoodlife.com/coaching/ Facebook: facebook.com/practicalstoicwisdom/ Twitter: ​twitter.com/Simonjedrew WANT...

Duration:00:06:18

#167 - Set Yourself Up To Win

11/12/2018
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In this episode Simon Drew encourages us to set ourselves up to win by only joining competitions (or setting goals) that we know we can win. This sounds like a sad way to live, but it will all make sense when you understand the principle. 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 A PATRON ON PATREON:...

Duration:00:08:31

#166 - Stop Drifting

11/9/2018
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In this episode Simon Drew shares some wise words from the Stoics to encourage us to live with intention and to stop drifting. Live with purpose, and act as if your life is important, which it most certainly is. 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 A PATRON ON PATREON: patreon.com/simondrew/

Duration:00:06:33

#165 - Make Light of Your Troubles

11/7/2018
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Life is easier when you can laugh about the tough times. In this episode Simon Drew encourages us to make light of our troubles, this leading to a happier and easier 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 WORK? BECOME A PATRON ON PATREON: patreon.com/simondrew/

Duration:00:03:30

#164 - Your Troubles are Leaves

11/4/2018
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In this episode Simon Drew shares some words from Marcus Aurelius that will hopefully ease your mind when it comes to your troubles. Your troubles and problems are just like leaves, soon to be blown away in the wind. 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 A PATRON ON PATREON: patreon.com/simondrew/

Duration:00:05:47

#163 - Put a Different Valuation on Yourself

11/2/2018
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Sometimes the way we value ourselves is unfair to say the least. In this episode Simon Drew shares some wise advice from the Stoics that will encourage you to place different valuations on yourself; one that sees you for what you really are. 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 A PATRON ON PATREON:...

Duration:00:05:28

#162 - Simon Drew Interviewed by Trent Holbert from the "Fit For The Kingdom Podcast"

10/30/2018
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In this episode Simon Drew shares an interview that he recently did on the Fit For The Kingdom Podcast with Trent Holbert. They discuss Stoicism, stories from Simon's life, and how Christians can use Stoicism to enhance their faith. 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 A PATRON ON PATREON:...

Duration:01:03:21

#161 - How to be a Philosopher

10/28/2018
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What 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 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...

Duration:00:05:15