Stoic Solutions Podcast

Stoic Solutions Podcast

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88: Discussion with Caleb Ontiveros
Sep 20 • 39 min
You’re listening to the Stoic Solutions Podcast - practical wisdom for everyday life. I’m your host, Justin Vacula with episode 88 Discussion with Caleb Ontiveros. We talk about parallels between games and life; mindfulness meditation; frugality; and much…
87: Discussion with Tyler Martina
Sep 14 • 54 min
You’re listening to the Stoic Solutions Podcast - practical wisdom for everyday life. I’m your host, Justin Vacula with episode 87 Discussion with Tyler Martina. Around this time last year, I spoke with Tyler Martina of Mr. Inkwells Tattoo Shop concerning…
86: Happiness From Within
Sep 11 • 14 min
You’re listening to the Stoic Solutions Podcast - practical wisdom for everyday life. I’m your host, Justin Vacula with episode 83 – Disappointment With Society. I explore finding inner contentment, a real sustainable happiness, through exploration of…
85: Crossroads
Sep 5 • 12 min
You’re listening to the Stoic Solutions Podcast - practical wisdom for everyday life. I’m your host, Justin Vacula with episode 85 – Crossroads – where I explore personal updates and how to face major decisions with prudence and courage. Visit my website…
84: Progress and Setbacks
Feb 17 • 9 min
You’re listening to the Stoic Solutions Podcast - practical wisdom for everyday life. I’m your host, Justin Vacula with episode 84 – Progress and Setbacks. I explore the upsides of setbacks explaining why they might not be so terrible and how progress can…
83: Disappointment With Society
Jan 27 • 10 min
You’re listening to the Stoic Solutions Podcast - practical wisdom for everyday life. I’m your host, Justin Vacula with episode 83 – Disappointment With Society. I explore disappointment we may feel towards degeneracy in the modern age and how we can best…
82: Positive Masculinity, Response to the American Psychological Association
Jan 13 • 14 min
I offer a response to a recent article from the American Psychological Association which considers traditional masculinity — marked by stoicism, competitiveness, dominance, and aggression — to be, on the whole, harmful. Classical Stoicism, free from…
81: Poker
Jan 5 • 12 min
You’re listening to the Stoic Solutions Podcast - practical wisdom for everyday life. I’m your host, Justin Vacula with episode 81 - Poker. I talk about parallels between Stoicism, life, and poker. One can apply Stoicism to be a much better poker player…
80: Year End Reflections
Dec 24, 2018 • 10 min
You’re listening to the Stoic Solutions Podcast - practical wisdom for everyday life. I’m your host, Justin Vacula with episode 80 – Year End Reflections. I dispute conspicuous consumption, praise a frugal lifestyle, talk about my goals, and discuss my…
79: Perspective
Dec 16, 2018 • 7 min
You’re listening to the Stoic Solutions Podcast - practical wisdom for everyday life. I’m your host, Justin Vacula with episode 79 – Perspective. Stoicism can help you have a more appropriate perspective, increased contentment, and equip you for…
78: God Is A Question, Not An Answer With Dr. William Irwin
Dec 9, 2018 • 40 min
You’re listening to the Stoic Solutions Podcast - practical wisdom for everyday life. I’m your host, Justin Vacula with episode 78: God is a Question, Not an Answer with Dr. William Irwin. Dr. Irwin — fond of the Stoic tradition mentioned in his book —…
77: Leisure
Nov 25, 2018 • 8 min
You’re listening to the Stoic Solutions Podcast - practical wisdom for everyday life. I’m your host, Justin Vacula with episode 77 – Leisure. Add leisure to your life to experience joy, find meaning, and have balance. Be mindful of costs associated with…
76: Joy
Oct 27, 2018 • 8 min
You’re listening to the Stoic Solutions Podcast - practical wisdom for everyday life. I’m your host, Justin Vacula with episode 75 – Joy. I talk about the importance of positive emotions and how they can help us experience fulfillment in day-to-day…
75: Calculated Risks
Oct 21, 2018 • 9 min
You’re listening to the Stoic Solutions Podcast - practical wisdom for everyday life. I’m your host, Justin Vacula with episode 75 – Calculated Risks. Visit my website at stoicsolutionspodcast.com where you can email me; connect with me on social media;…
74: Influencing Others’ Behavior
Oct 7, 2018 • 9 min
You’re listening to the Stoic Solutions Podcast - practical wisdom for everyday life. I’m your host, Justin Vacula with episode 74 - Influencing others’ behavior. I discuss the role we can play in inspiring others and exerting some level of influence in…
73: Routine
Sep 30, 2018 • 8 min
You’re listening to the Stoic Solutions Podcast - practical wisdom for everyday life. I’m your host, Justin Vacula with episode 73 – Routine. Visit my website at stoicsolutionspodcast.com where you can email me; connect with me on social media; find past…
72: Taking The High Road
Sep 23, 2018 • 9 min
You’re listening to the Stoic Solutions Podcast - practical wisdom for everyday life. I’m your host, Justin Vacula and my voice has mostly returned following a week break for episode 72 ‘Taking the High Road.’ Visit my website at stoicsolutionspodcast.com…
71: Cathy Young
Sep 10, 2018 • 81 min
You’re listening to the Stoic Solutions Podcast - practical wisdom for everyday life. I’m your host, Justin Vacula. This is Episode 71 with special guest Cathy Young. We talk about free speech, the injustice taking place in left-leaning social justice…
70: Perfectionism
Aug 28, 2018 • 9 min
You’re listening to the Stoic Solutions Podcast - practical wisdom for everyday life. I’m your host, Justin Vacula. This is Episode 70 – Perfectionism – Discussion about the perils of too much orientation towards perfection. We should strive for a happy…
69: A Vegan Lifestyle
Aug 17, 2018 • 10 min
You’re listening to the Stoic Solutions Podcast - practical wisdom for everyday life. I’m your host, Justin Vacula. This is Episode 69 – A Vegan Lifestyle – Reflections on my personal diet and why you should consider making changes for your health, your…
68: Filmmaker Kenny Luck
Aug 11, 2018 • 42 min
Kenny Luck is an author, filmmaker; photographer; videographer; and a doctoral student studying Human Development at Marywood University in Scranton, Pennsylvania. He released the documentary ‘Half Empty: Life in America’s Unhappiest City’ in 2016 and…
67: Stoicism, Not Feminism
Aug 2, 2018 • 10 min
You’re listening to the Stoic Solutions Podcast - practical wisdom for everyday life. I’m your host, Justin Vacula. This is Episode 67 – Stoicism, Not Feminism: A response to a July 2018 New York Times piece titled ‘What Feminists Can Do for Boys’ written…
66: Core Concepts In Stoicism
Jul 28, 2018 • 11 min
I provide a short overview of practical core ideas in Stoicism which can help you live a more productive, examined, and fulfilled life. — Support through Patreon and Paypal Donate: http://justinvacula.com/donate/ Find Justin Vacula online and listen to…
65: Simon Drew Of The Practical Stoic Podcast
Jul 21, 2018 • 46 min
Today’s guest is Simon Drew, host of The Practical Stoic Podcast. We talk about self-improvement, goal setting, motivation, finding meaning in life, spending time well, reducing anxiety, friendship, and music. Simon Drew is a Stoic mindset coach, a…
64: Dr. Regan Lance Reitsma on Stoicism and Christianity
Jul 16, 2018 • 55 min
You’re listening to the Stoic Solutions Podcast - practical wisdom for everyday life. I’m your host, Justin Vacula. This is Episode 64: Dr. Regan Lance Reitsma on Stoicism and Christianity Today’s guest is Dr. Regan Lance Reitsma, Assistant Professor of…
63: Interview with Musicians of Cellar Darling
Jul 8, 2018 • 42 min
You’re listening to the Stoic Solutions Podcast - practical wisdom for everyday life. I’m your host, Justin Vacula. This is Episode 63: Interview with the musicians of Cellar Darling. Anna Murphy (songwriter, vocalist, hurdy gurdy player, and flutist)…
62: Dr. David Kyle Johnson On Free Will and Science Fiction
Jun 30, 2018 • 52 min
You’re listening to the Stoic Solutions Podcast - practical wisdom for everyday life. I’m Justin Vacula and this is episode 62 – David Kyle Johnson on Free Will and Science Fiction. We talk about Mr. Spok, emotions, deliberation, neuroscience, changing…
61: Ward Farnsworth Author Of The Practicing Stoic
Jun 24, 2018 • 37 min
You’re listening to the Stoic Solutions Podcast - practical wisdom for everyday life. I’m Justin Vacula and this is episode 61 – Ward Farnsworth author of The Practicing Stoic. We talk about the psychological benefits of applying Stoicism, finding…
60: Steve Karafit Of The Sunday Stoic Podcast
Jun 16, 2018 • 43 min
You’re listening to the Stoic Solutions Podcast - practical wisdom for everyday life. I’m Justin Vacula and this is episode 60 – Steve Karafit of the Sunday Stoic Podcast. We talk about how Stoicism can help us overcome adversity including grief and…
58: Donald Robertson on Modern Stoicism and Online Communities
Jun 9, 2018 • 60 min
You’re listening to the Stoic Solutions Podcast - practical wisdom for everyday life. I’m Justin Vacula and this is episode 58 – Modern Stoicism and Online Communities with Donald Robertson. We talk about the appeal of Stoic Philosophy in modern times,…
59: Responsibilities To Society And Other Beings
Jun 4, 2018 • 13 min
You’re listening to the Stoic Solutions Podcast - practical wisdom for everyday life. I’m Justin Vacula and this is episode 59 – Responsibilities to Society and Other Beings – a bonus episode this week brought to you by a generous donation from a Patreon…
57: Men Going Their Own Way (MGTOW) with SunriseHoodie
Jun 1, 2018 • 56 min
You’re listening to the Stoic Solutions Podcast - practical wisdom for everyday life. I’m Justin Vacula and this is episode 57 – Men Going Their Own Way (MGTOW) with SunriseHoodie. Today’s special guest, YouTube content creator SunriseHoodie, joins me to…
56: Conversation with Massimo Pigliucci
May 26, 2018 • 60 min
You’re listening to the Stoic Solutions Podcast - practical wisdom for everyday life. Today’s special guest Massimo Pigliucci joins me to talk about practical applications of Stoicism, how Stoic Philosophy can benefit us in modern times, and address…
55: Rationality with Kai Whiting
May 20, 2018 • 47 min
You’re listening to the Stoic Solutions Podcast - practical wisdom for everyday life. Kai Whiting joins me to chat about what it means to be rational drawing upon information presented in his paper ‘Are Neandrethals Rational: A Stoic Approach.’ We discuss…
54: Prom Dress Cultural Appropriation?
May 6, 2018 • 9 min
You’re listening to the Stoic Solutions Podcast - practical wisdom for everyday life. I respond to the charge of cultural appropriation leveled at teenager Keziah Daum who wore a traditional Chinese dress to her high school prom event. I focus on Stoic…
53: Five Stoic Mantras You Can Use
May 3, 2018 • 11 min
You’re listening to the Stoic Solutions Podcast - practical wisdom for everyday life. I identify and explain five Stoic mantas you can use in times of adversity to help you better navigate life and put Stoicism into action: all is well with the commander;…
52: Gregory Sadler on Human Nature
Apr 22, 2018 • 47 min
You’re listening to the Stoic Solutions Podcast - practical wisdom for everyday life. Today’s guest Gregory Sadler taught Philosophy, Religious Studies, and Critical Thinking courses at universities and prisons for twenty years. He’s a public speaker,…
51: Is Jordan Peterson A Stoic?
Apr 15, 2018 • 24 min
You’re listening to the Stoic Solutions Podcast - practical wisdom for everyday life. Although Jordan Peterson does not consider himself a Stoic or mention Stoicism as an inspiration, there are many parallels between messages from Stoic thinkers and…
50: Stoicism and Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) with Matt Thornton
Apr 8, 2018 • 46 min
You’re listening to the Stoic Solutions Podcast - practical wisdom for everyday life. In today’s episode, I have a conversation with Matt Thornton about parallels between Stoic Philosophy and mixed martial arts, particularly Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Even…
49: Podcast and Personal Updates
Apr 1, 2018 • 10 min
You’re listening to the Stoic Solutions Podcast - practical wisdom for everyday life. Visit my website at stoicsolutionspodcast.com where you can connect with me on social media and listen to past episodes. Support my work by becoming a donor through…
48: Stoicism and Sustainability with Kai Whiting
Mar 18, 2018 • 60 min
You’re listening to the Stoic Philosophy Podcast - practical wisdom for everyday life. In this episode, I talk with university lecturer and researcher Kai Whiting about sustainability; Dieselgate, car buying decisions; Epitectus and ice cores; the need to…
47: Guilt
Mar 12, 2018 • 11 min
You’re listening to the Stoic Philosophy Podcast - practical wisdom for everyday life. Visit my website at justinvacula.com where you can connect with me on social media and see past content on Soundcloud, YouTube, iTunes, Google Play, and Stitcher.…
46: Loneliness
Mar 4, 2018 • 13 min
You’re listening to the Stoic Philosophy Podcast - practical wisdom for everyday life. Visit my website at justinvacula.com where you can connect with me on social media and see past content on Soundcloud, YouTube, iTunes, or Stitcher. Support my work by…
45: Practical Value of Philosophy
Feb 25, 2018 • 11 min
You’re listening to the Stoic Philosophy Podcast - practical wisdom for everyday life. Visit my website at justinvacula.com where you can connect with me on social media and see past content on Soundcloud, YouTube, iTunes, or Stitcher. Support my work by…
44: Hold on to a Fraction of Your Sanity
Feb 17, 2018 • 11 min
You’re listening to the Stoic Philosophy Podcast - practical wisdom for everyday life. Visit my website at justinvacula.com where you can connect with me on social media and see past content on Soundcloud, YouTube, iTunes, or Stitcher. Support my work by…
43: Is Ignorance Bliss?
Feb 4, 2018 • 11 min
You’re listening to the Stoic Philosophy Podcast - practical wisdom for everyday life. Visit my website at justinvacula.com where you can connect with me on social media and see past content on Soundcloud, YouTube, iTunes, or Stitcher. Support my work by…
42: Preferring Frugality
Jan 28, 2018 • 10 min
You’re listening to the Stoic Philosophy Podcast - practical wisdom for everyday life. Visit my website at justinvacula.com where you can connect with me on social media and see past content on Soundcloud, YouTube, iTunes, or Stitcher. Support my work by…
41: Is Emotion Knowledge?
Jan 21, 2018 • 10 min
You’re listening to the Stoic Philosophy Podcast - practical wisdom for everyday life. Visit my website at justinvacula.com where you can connect with me on social media and see past content on Soundcloud, YouTube, iTunes, or Stitcher. Support my work by…
40: Popular Approval
Jan 15, 2018 • 11 min
You’re listening to the Stoic Philosophy Podcast - practical wisdom for everyday life. Today’s episode titled ‘Scorning Popular Approval’ draws upon the Meditations of Marcus Aurelius. Visit my website at justinvacula.com where you can find links to my…
39: Thinking about the Distant Future
Jan 7, 2018 • 8 min
You’re listening to the Stoic Philosophy Podcast - practical wisdom for everyday life. Visit my website at justinvacula.com where you can find links to my social media portals and see past content on Soundcloud, YouTube, iTunes, or Stitcher. Support my…
38: Dave Guerrieri on Dungeons & Dragons
Dec 30, 2017 • 39 min
Hello everyone. Justin Vacula here. You’re listening to the Stoic Philosophy Podcast - practical wisdom for everyday life. Today’s episode features special guest Dave Guererri who will talk with me about parallels between Stoic Philosophy and Dungeons &…
37: Amanda Grippo on the Benefits of Mental Health Counseling
Dec 17, 2017 • 37 min
You’re listening to the Stoic Philosophy Podcast - practical wisdom for everyday life. Today’s episode features special guest Amanda Grippo who will talk with me about the benefits of mental health counseling. Visit my website at justinvacula.com where…
36: Coping With Negative Emotions
Dec 10, 2017 • 9 min
You’re listening to the Stoic Philosophy Podcast - practical wisdom for everyday life. Today’s Stoic Philosophy Podcast episode — informed by the writings of Seneca and featuring lyrics from the Cellar Darling song ‘Hullabaloo’ — explores ways to…
35: Anxiety
Nov 25, 2017 • 8 min
You’re listening to the Stoic Philosophy Podcast - practical wisdom for everyday life. Today’s episode, largely informed by the writings of Marcus Aurelius, focuses on the topic of anxiety. I offer practical approaches for coping with anxiety. Visit my…
34: Gratitude Intervention in Elementary School
Nov 10, 2017 • 13 min
You’re listening to the Stoic Philosophy Podcast - practical wisdom for everyday life. I describe an intervention tailored to elementary school students which can especially benefit a population within a school-based behavioral health program. Themes…
33: Lew Hastings On Native American Culture
Oct 29, 2017 • 47 min
You’re listening to the Stoic Philosophy Podcast - practical wisdom for everyday life. Today’s episode features special guest Lew Hastings. We talk about Native American culture and its parallels to Stoic Philosophy. Lew Hastings has been the host of the…
32: Road To Reason Television Appearance
Oct 22, 2017 • 50 min
You’re listening to the Stoic Philosophy Podcast - practical wisdom for everyday life. Today’s episode contains a recorded discussion I had with the host of the television show Road to Reason – A Skeptic’s Guide to the 21st Century. I talk about Stoicism…
31: Coping With One’s Own Death
Oct 13, 2017 • 9 min
I explore how we can better come to terms with our eventual death by applying wisdom from Stoic Philosophy - cultivating courage, acceptance, and gratitude. We can think of death as a natural inevitable process of the human experience and reframe our…
30: Revisiting A Healthy Lifestyle
Sep 27, 2017 • 11 min
I talk about changing mindset away from unhealthy eating; breaking & questioning bad habits; advocate for a vegan diet; and offer money-saving healthy tips. The Stoic Philosophy Podcast explores the tradition of Stoicism with goals to inform, empower, and…
29: Contentment
Sep 15, 2017 • 7 min
We can work toward contentment by being mindful of unproductive thoughts and actions which may hinder us and seek to make positive changes; have a sense of purpose in life; be more productive and less lazy; question our desires and eliminate or greatly…
28: Stoicism, Islam, and Community Activism with Tim Maloney
Sep 4, 2017 • 37 min
I talk about Stoicism, Islam, and community activism with American Muslim Tim Maloney. We also explore tolerance; learning from others; anger; acceptance; handling adversity; overcoming fears; dealing with difficult people; and resilience. Tim Maloney is…
27: Death With Dignity
Aug 24, 2017 • 14 min
For Seneca, several central thoughts on death with dignity appear through his letters: use your time well while you still can and don’t let life pass you by for life is short and chance can drastically alter or end your life; we should be prepared to end…
26: Stoicism And Humility With Dr. Regan Lance Reitsma
Aug 16, 2017 • 55 min
I talk about the virtue of humility with Dr. Regan Lance Reitsma. We explore competing definitions for humility; versions of humility worth wanting; potential paradoxes when considering particular conceptions of humility; pride; moral failings; moral…
25: Moderation and Self-Control
Aug 9, 2017 • 11 min
We can have a more productive life through exercising moderation and self-control. We can question popular opinion; be introspective; take accountability for our thoughts and actions; stop making excuses and blaming others; limit our desires; shun a life…
24: Finding Meaning in Work
Aug 1, 2017 • 10 min
Today’s episode — Finding Meaning in Work — is brought to you by a generous donation through PayPal. Thanks for your support. Consider donating through PayPal or Patreon to gain exclusive benefits I offer to supporters. We can find meaning in work through…
23: Complaining
Jul 26, 2017 • 10 min
I talk about complaining. Rather than merely complaining, we should take action to change that which we can and work toward a better quality of life including realistic goals. For that which we cannot change, we can work on acceptance, be more grateful…
22: Recovering from the Past
Jul 18, 2017 • 9 min
I talk about practical methods to recover from events in the past. Excessive focus on past events and brooding can be harmful to us, but we can take steps to move our focus away from the past through acceptance; reforming our thoughts; questioning our…
21: Applying Stoicism With Travis Hume
Jul 11, 2017 • 56 min
Travis Hume joins me to talk about applications of Stoicism in many areas of life including college and the workplace. Travis Hume is the creator, administrator, and writer at http://www.ApplyingStoicism.com. He is 27 years old, and currently serves as a…
20: Desolation
Jul 5, 2017 • 10 min
I’ll discuss what desolation means; talk about a form of self-reliance worth wanting; explain reasons why we want help from others; talk of benefits of good relationships with others; explain the drawbacks of desolation; and argue for courageousness in…
19: Stoic Philosophy for Secular Humanists Speech
Jun 29, 2017 • 70 min
I spoke for the Humanist Association of Greater Philadelphia’s speaker series for June 2017. Secular humanists — subscribing to no religious worldview — face questions of how they can find meaning in life, have an ethical foundation, cope with hardships,…
18: Stoicism and Anger with Gregory Sadler
Jun 27, 2017 • 48 min
Gregory Sadler joins me for a conversation about Stoicism and anger. We talk about the negative consequences of anger; how to reduce anger and stress; how to better handle testing situations; benefits of a more content mindset; and much more. Gregory B.…
17: Acceptance
Jun 16, 2017 • 12 min
I talk about the benefits of a mindset including an attitude of acceptance drawing upon passages from ‘Seneca’s Letters From a Stoic.’ Rather than merely complaining — lamenting our situation in life and events happening around us which are outside our…
16: Suicide, Finding the Will to Live
Jun 8, 2017 • 15 min
I explore passages in Seneca’s ‘Letters from a Stoic’ relating to the topic of suicide which can encourage people to find the will to live working to improve by taking action; enduring suffering; having a sense of gratitude; having hope for the future;…
15: Stoicism and Henry David Thoreau with Kenny Luck
Jun 5, 2017 • 41 min
Kenny Luck is the author of Thumbing Through Thoreau published by Tribute Books in 2010; a filmmaker; a photographer; a videographer; and a doctoral student studying Human Development at Marywood University in Scranton Pennsylvania. He joins me to discuss…
14: The Benefits of Philosophy with Dr. David Kyle Johnson
May 26, 2017 • 43 min
Why should we study Philosophy? What practical benefits may be gained from Philosophy? What impact does Philosophy have on society? How can we respond to those who call Philosophy useless? David Kyle Johnson is an associate professor of philosophy at…
13: Friendship
May 22, 2017 • 14 min
What does a good friendship look like? Who should we admit into our circle of friends? Which qualities should we look for in people? How should we engage with our friends? What are some benefits of social relationships? How can we share our thoughts and…
12: Dr. William Irwin on Stoic Philosophy and Existentialism
May 17, 2017 • 48 min
Dr. William Irwin — Chair of the Philosophy department at King’s College in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania — joins me to discuss parallels between Stoic Philosophy and Existentialism; his recent book ‘The Free Market Existentialist: Capitalism Without…
11: Overcoming Adversity and Welcoming Challenge
May 14, 2017 • 14 min
Drawing upon writings from Seneca, I talk about cultivating an appropriate mindset in which to overcome adversity and welcome challenge. I explore preparation; foresight; acceptance; avoiding self-defeating thoughts and actions; focusing on processes…
10: Coping with Grief and Death
May 10, 2017 • 13 min
Improving our mindset by studying Stoic Philosophy and being more mindful of our emotions can help us better cope with grief and death. We can have a radical acceptance of that which happens around us recognizing what is outside of our control and…
9: A Positive Sense Of Self
May 7, 2017 • 13 min
I talk about cultivating positive character traits, virtue, and a strong mindset in order to have a solid personal foundation and purpose in life. Having a positive sense of self is something within our control which is built from a strong inner…
8: Egalitarianism & Current Events With YouTuber DisturbingTrends
May 4, 2017 • 52 min
I spoke with YouTube user Disturbing Trends concerning Stoic Philosophy, egalitarianism, and current events. We explore the nature of egalitarianism and moral progress. What might equality look like? Shall we prefer equality of opportunity over outcome?…
7: A Healthy Vegetarian Lifestyle
May 2, 2017 • 11 min
In recent years, following a healthy vegetarian diet, regular exercise, and various mindset changes, I went from about 300 pounds to sustaining 170 pounds. People ask about how I lost weight and which changes I’ve made to my life, so I’ll take some time…
6: Desire
May 2, 2017 • 8 min
Drawing upon themes in Seneca’s ‘Letters to a Stoic,’ I discuss negative consequences of desires, vices, and how we can change our mindset to life a more modest content life. Desires can distract us from our worthwhile goals, compromise our character,…
5: On The Shortness Of Life
May 2, 2017 • 9 min
I explore Seneca’s letter ‘On the Shortness of Life’ offering commentary on themes such as gratitude, humility, purpose, desire, setting goals, friendship, moderation and change. This video was an old recording from my YouTube channel. I re-uploaded here…
4: Finding Meaning In Life
May 2, 2017 • 13 min
This was an old recording from my YouTube channel. I re-uploaded here with remastered audio quality. Drawing upon themes in Epictetus’ Discourses, I talk about finding meaning in life - addressing barriers people may face to finding meaning & positive…
Stoic Solutions Podcast Episode 3: Gratitude
May 2, 2017 • 8 min
This is a compilation of my notes from a March 2017 Stoic Philosophy discussion group I hosted in Willow Grove, Pennsylvania with the Humanist Association of Greater Philadelphia. Audio is taken from my YouTube channel. I explore the philosophical…
2: Stoic Philosophy Introduction
May 2, 2017 • 4 min
I met with author and independent documentary filmmaker Kenny Luck to record a high-quality short video talking about Stoic Philosophy. I talk about my educational background; topics discussed within Stoic Philosophy such as handling change, improving…