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Marcus Aurelius was a Roman Emperor and philosopher who wrote Meditations; insights which were considered to give the meaning of life. The book was not written with the intent to be published. It offers a noteworthy chain of challenging situations which are a reflection on spirituality and enumerate the struggle to understand oneself and one's role in the universe. Written in the style of a journal, Meditations emphasizes that life in this world is short. Aurelius was a stoic philosopher who ...
 
For centuries, all sorts of people—generals and politicians, athletes and coaches, writers and leaders—have looked to the teachings of Stoicism to help guide their lives. Each day, author and speaker Ryan Holiday brings you a new lesson about life, inspired by the thoughts and writings of great Stoic thinkers like Marcus Aurelius and Seneca the Younger. Daily Stoic Podcast also features Q+As with listeners and interviews with notable figures from sports, academia, politics, and more. Learn m ...
 
My name is Rabbi Matt Schneeweiss. I am, first and foremost, an Orthodox Jew. My primary area of focus is the teachings of Shlomo ha'Melech (King Solomon) in Mishlei (Proverbs) and Koheles (Ecclesiastes). I also consider myself to be a student of the Stoic masters: Epictetus, Seneca, and Marcus Aurelius. Over the past two decades I have been exploring the relationship between Judaism and Stoicism - where they overlap, where they differ, and how they complement each other. This year I started ...
 
ACTA NON VERBA is a raw and real podcast with hard hitting interviews featuring people that live by the Ethos of “Actions, not words.” Join TEDx speaker, Bestselling Author, Veteran, and Leadership & Mindset Coach Marcus Aurelius Anderson as he goes inside the minds and experiences of the world’s most successful Warriors, Leaders, Entrepreneurs, and Experts to give you the Philosophies, Concepts, Tactics, and Strategies they use to turn Adversity into Victory and live an EXTRAORDINARY life b ...
 
The writings of J. B. Bury, on subjects ranging from ancient Greece to the 19th-century papacy, are at once scholarly and accessible to the layman. This work covers the period from the beginning of the Roman Empire until Gibbon begins; from Augustus through Marcus Aurelius and the Antoinine Emporers. (Summary by kmerline)
 
I'm creating podcast episodes offering practical wisdom for everyday life -- solutions to modern human concerns -- informed by the ancient philosophical school of Stoicism popularized by thinkers including Seneca, Epictetus, and Marcus Aurelius. Improve your quality of life by implementing a strong mental framework informed by Stoic Philosophy! I explore topics such as gratitude; acceptance; overcoming adversity; finding meaning in life; moderation; dealing with change; friendship; lonelines ...
 
This podcast is about growth and personal development. It originally began as a blog, however my goal is to communicate this information to as many audiences as possible. We are living in a time of great change, and I believe that many more individuals are beginning to seek for answers in a multitude of new ways. Ultimately, answers philosophical in nature come from within.
 
Conscious Millionaire Epic Achiever Podcast is an entrepreneurial, business, and mindset show that reveals the secrets of the world’s most Epic Achievers. Join Marcus Aurelius Anderson as he goes inside the minds of the world’s most successful entrepreneurs, athletes, authors, and experts who teach you how they turned their greatest Adversities into their most Epic Wins. Part of the Conscious Millionaire Network, heard by millions of listeners world-wide. More info, visit www.ConsciousMillio ...
 
Through years of coaching, keynote speaking and educating, Matt Beaudreau knows the struggle of trying to navigate the world in the 21st century, especially for today's youth. He created this podcast to offer valuable insight and advice, but don't take it from him- take it from the successful people you already know. Join us for conversations with industry leaders and today's prominent figures where they answer today's essential 11 questions about how they obtained success and happiness, and ...
 
A show for people who are ready to radically transform their lives through the use of The Enneagram, Stoicism, and other personal growth resources. Host Sarah Mikutel, founder of the Stoic Enneagram, shares interviews, stories, and actionable exercises to help you feel more peaceful, enjoy happier relationships, and live a more smoothly flowing life. If you’re stuck in a transition point — you know WHAT you want to change and can’t figure out WHY you can’t move forward — this show is the roa ...
 
The Blister Podcast is Blister's series of weekly conversations with the most fascinating and passionate people in the outdoor sports world. We’ll talk with top-level skiers, climbers, mountain bikers, snowboarders, product designers, and various Blister reviewers about their sport, their industry, and whatever else is on their minds— or ours. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
AudaciousNess showcases individuals who have set themselves bold, audacious goals and have worked to achieve them. Our purpose is to inspire people to act with the courage to create a positive impact in the world. Through interviewing 'regular people' about their audacious goals, we highlight the fact that role models are everywhere. Each and every one of us can have an impact in some way. Our goal is to enable a courageous community that honours their genius and lives their calling. The nam ...
 
Do you want to change your life? Join the 100 Days To Self Mastery Challenge! Your host Kevin McNamara takes the lessons he has learned from inspirational leaders like Marcus Aurelius, David Goggins, Jordan Peterson, Seneca, Epictetus, Amelia Earhart and others and brings them to life in the modern times we live. Kevin healed prostate cancer through natural means without medical intervention, lost his daughter, Holly, to SIDS when she was 5 months old and was a member of the Police Force in ...
 
Friends Greg and Bird are trying to become better thinkers by reading great works of literature. This podcast consists of their discussions of these works, in the hope that it would inspire readers and thinkers of all kinds to join the conversation. New episodes will generally be released on every third Saturday. Seinfeld references abound.
 
Henry David Thoreau once wrote, "it is time that we had uncommon schools, that we did not leave off our education when we begin to be men and women." Through the words and videos of this podcast you are about to enter an "uncommon school," one designed to provide you with valuable information that will fill a large gap in your life and your instructors are, without question, the greatest faculty ever assembled to teach the subject of success and how to achieve it. Napoleon Hill, Dorothea Bra ...
 
The Monk and the Hedonist is a podcast that explores longevity and resilience, and all the drivers that influence it from our cognitive to physical to emotional health. The show is hosted by Dr. Deepti Agarwal, a board certified Anesthesiologist and Pain Management physician, and Dr. Bobby Koneru, a board certified Radiation Oncologist and TEDx Speaker. Tune in weekly as we talk to world experts, peak performers, and influencers on the topics of longevity, neuropsychology, and functional and ...
 
Aurelius Ambrosius was a fourth century cleric who rose to become the Archbishop of Milan in 374 AD. His father was a powerful Roman general and the prefect of Gaul. His brother and sister were also consecrated as saints by the Catholic Church. As an infant, a swarm of bees settled over his face and flew away without harming the baby, but left behind a drop of honey and this was seen as a sign of his future eloquence and bees are often painted in his portraits as his symbols. Ambrosius (or A ...
 
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Want more Stoic inspired parenting wisdom? Subscribe to the Daily Dad Podcast, read each morning by Ryan on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Overcast, and all other streaming platforms. On today’s episode of the podcast, Ryan talks about Marcus Aurelius’ step-father Antoninus Pius and the effect he had on his philosophy. Antoninus was held up as an example…
 
Synopsis: In this last episode of the season, which is the last season of the first year of this podcast, I reflect on the year as a whole and on the role of this podcast in my year. If this episode is more “rambly” than usual, it’s only because I had a lot to say, and had to decide (in real time) what ought to be said, and how. Shlomo ha’Melech sa…
 
Robin Waterfield is a British classical scholar, translator, and editor, specializing in Ancient Greek philosophy. His books include, among many others, Why Socrates Died - Dispelling the Myths, Creators, Conquerers and Citizens - A History of Ancient Greece, The Greek Myths - Stories of the Greek Gods and Heroes Vividly Retold, and now by far the …
 
Written almost 2,000 years ago, Meditations is a collection of the private notes of Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius. While the author likely never intended his notes to be published, the collection has nevertheless become a cornerstone of Stoic philosophy literature and is still widely read today. In this episode, Bird and Greg discuss the work, cove…
 
We’re firing back up the Blister Book Club with mountaineer, climber, and big-wave surfer, Andrew Alexander King. Andrew and Jonathan discuss the Meditations of Marcus Aurelius, and why this book written in the 2nd century is still so relevant today when it comes to topics like the pursuit of fame, dealing with criticism, and more. TOPICS & TIMES: …
 
It's another What Are We Reading episode! Books this time: The Complete Peanuts, by Charles Schultz; An Introduction to Buddhism, by the Dalai Lama; Meditations, by Marcus Aurelius; Ask Iwata, edited by Hobonichi; Women Talking, by Miriam Toews; Steppenwolf, by Hermann Hesse; Project Hail Mary, by Andy Weir; Hey Kids! Comics!, by Howard Chaykin; Th…
 
Ryan read today’s meditation and talks to Classics scholar and professor Shadi Bartsch about Seneca’s contradictory service to the emperor Nero, why the classics are still relevant and important in modern society, how to use ancient texts as a way to reflect and think critically about oneself, culture, and politics, her translation of Virgil's The …
 
Kate Morgan chronicles the legal history of murder, discussing the cases that shaped UK murder laws Lawyer and writer Kate Morgan chronicles the legal history of murder, and explores the roles killers, victims, lawyers and judges have played in making UK murder law what it is today. She also discusses crimes that shaped the British legal system, fr…
 
“We live in a time when people who hear opinions they dislike think they can demand those opinions be unsaid or never repeated. How dare you criticize _______! Why did you have to go and get all political? You’ve offended me. You’re wrong! Shut up! Unfollow!” Ryan explains how you should respond when faced with differences of opinion. *** If you en…
 
The discussion continues with Mike and Shelise from the Mormons on Mushrooms podcast. Today we talk about soul groups, soul contracts, blueprints, overlays, and walk-ins. Join the new study group here. Fill out the Return to Kolob Extra Terrestrial Belief Survey here. Support the podcast on Patreon here…
 
Adrian Wooldridge discusses his new book Aristocracy of Talent, which explores meritocracy’s role in forging the modern world, and weighs up the challenges and advantages of a system in which people are advanced solely on the basis of their talents. (Ad) Adrian Wooldridge is the author of The Aristocracy of Talent: How Meritocracy Made the Modern W…
 
“As it is today, so it was in Rome. People have always tried to tell other people what they want to hear. Yeah, you’re doing great. Have you lost weight? I love your new haircut, boss. As a species, humans are quite good at obsequious flattering. That’s one of the things social media has harnessed: Our endless capacity for receiving and giving. We …
 
"Pivot" is the name of the game in today's episode. Our guest certainly has a deep understanding of what it's like to not have things work out the way you planned them. Phil Daru from a young age had wanted to play professional football and some decisions that he made became obstacles on his journey. But even still he pressed on. Until circumstance…
 
Ritchie Robertson responds to listener questions on the intellectual and philosophical movement that swept Europe in the 17th and 18th centuries How did the Enlightenment change the course of history? Why were elements of the established church so bitterly opposed to it? And are its ideals still relevant in the 21st century? Ritchie Robertson answe…
 
In a conversation recorded as part of our virtual lecture series, Olivette Otele discusses her book African Europeans: An Untold History, which charts the long history of Africans in Europe and explores the role that African individuals – from enslaved people to Roman emperors and medieval saints – have played in European history. (Ad) Olivette Ote…
 
On today’s episode of the podcast, Ryan talks to Malcolm Gladwell about his new book The Bomber Mafia which is an exploration of how technology and good intentions collided in the heat of the second world war, their mutual love of endurance sports, the critical infrastructure that surrounds art and culture, and more. Malcolm Gladwell is the author …
 
Kate Vigurs discusses the 39 female agents of the Special Operation Executive’s F-section, a diverse cohort of women recruited to carry out resistance work in occupied France during the Second World War – from wireless operation to crucial planning for D-Day. (Ad) Kate Vigurs is the author of Mission France: The True History of the Women of SOE (Ya…
 
“There’s no question that the last year and a half has been tragic. Millions of people have perished in a merciless pandemic, millions more are still dealing with the consequences. Businesses were destroyed. Jobs were lost that will never come back. Relationships were subjected to unimaginable strain. Institutions were stretched to their breaking p…
 
“Is your house dirty or just well-played in? Are you struggling or growing stronger through resistance training? Are you poor or unburdened? Are you rich or temporarily blessed?” Ryan explains why the way you view things can change how you respond to them, and reads The Daily Stoic’s entry of the day, on today’s Daily Stoic Podcast. Go Macro is a f…
 
We’re launching a brand-new premium podcast feed, HistoryExtra Plus – a subscription channel where we take you on a deep dive into the past, with even more on history’s most gripping events. Brought to you by the team behind HistoryExtra and BBC History Magazine, HistoryExtra Plus brings you an in-depth look at history’s most exciting stories and c…
 
Synopsis: In today’s episode I share an interesting experience I had this past Sunday involving a fly, an unexpected burst of compassion, and renewed insight into a couple of pesukim I say in Ashrei three times each day – all of which enhanced my appreciation of the mission of The Stoic Jew Podcast. Related Episodes: - Stoic Strategies for Coping w…
 
DH Lawrence’s work – such as The Rainbow, Women in Love and Lady Chatterley’s Lover – broke new ground and appalled censorious literary critics. Biographer Frances Wilson chronicles a pivotal decade in the writer’s turbulent life, characterised by a tempestuous marriage, a constant battle against class prejudice and a bitter backlash against vitrio…
 
On today’s episode Marcus Torgerson shares how he empowers people to “be nightmares for bad guys in the world and in their heads.” Listen in as Marcus and I discuss the tools needed to survive and thrive during violent encounters and how situational awareness can make a life changing difference in critical moments. We’ll also explore how Marcus hel…
 
Ryan reads today’s meditation and talks to Ultramarathon runner and author Dean Karnazes about his new book A Runner's High: My Life in Motion, his fascination with how far the human body can be pushed, finding the balance between pushing yourself and reaching your limits, the relation between writing and endurance sports, and more. Dean Karnazes i…
 
Synopsis: Today’s episode focuses on a practical application of Stoic techniques to one of the banes of my existence: the kosher ice cream truck, and its daemonic song. If you, too, have been subjected to this brutal strain and have employed your own successful coping strategies, please share them with me. As you’ll hear in my words and tone, this …
 
For the concluding episode of our series on the prime ministers that experts believe accomplished most during their time in 10 Downing Street, Anthony Seldon joins us to discuss the secrets of being a great leader, and some of the challenges facing those in charge over the last 300 years. (Ad) Anthony Seldon is the author of The Impossible Office?:…
 
“When the pandemic hit—as with all sudden or unexpected life events—people responded in myriad different ways. Some people denied it. Some people hoped to be exempted from it. Other people cowered in fear of it. As you likely saw among your own peer group, none of these responses were particularly effective.” Ryan explains why you must always stare…
 
Synopsis: Today’s episode may be thought of as a further elucidation of the concepts I’ve been speaking about in relation to my Mezuzah Experiment that’s been going on for the last two weeks. Although you can definitely listen to this one on its own, it’ll make more sense in context to listen to the “Sacred Pause”-related episodes linked below. As …
 
We talk to the CEO of Alpine-X about his vision of developing indoor snowsports destinations in North American metropolitan markets. Could this have a similar effect that indoor climbing gyms have had on the popularity of climbing? Could such indoor facilities help create a more inclusive and more diverse snowsports demographic? Could this lead to …
 
Daniel Wiseman of Secret Fire Apothecary Joins me to discuss some new and fascinating revelations within his great work. Daniel is an operative alchemist dwelling in the land of Nova Scotia. He is a wild crafter, farmer, clinical herbalist, and educator and all around epic human. join us as we dive into and rediscover the Secrets of Nature Check ou…
 
Welcome to Occult of Personality: esoteric podcast extraordinaire. I’m your host, Greg Kaminsky. In episode number 208, our friends Guido Mina di Sospiro and Joscelyn Godwin return to the show to discuss their recent book, Forbidden Fruits: An Occult Novel. I want to take a moment to explain why it’s been more than two months […]…
 
Mike and Shelise from the Mormons on Mushrooms podcast join Glenn to discuss the similarities and differences between Wendy Kennedy’s Pleiadian Perspectives and Joseph Smith’s early Mormon cosmology which greatly influenced our Mormon-formed minds. Fill out the new Extra Terrestrial Belief Survey here. Support the podcast on Patreon here…
 
Broadcaster and academic Alice Roberts joins us to discuss her new book Ancestors: A Prehistory of Britain in Seven Burials, which reveals what archaeological discoveries and cutting-edge science can tell us about Britain’s prehistoric past. (Ad) Alice Roberts is the author of Ancestors: A Prehistory of Britain in Seven Burials (Simon & Schuster, 2…
 
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