Tag: PHILOSOPHY

Brittany Polat | Stoic Parenting & Stoicon x Women 2021

Brittany Polat is the author of Tranquility Parenting: A Guide to Staying Calm, Mindful, and Engaged. She holds a Ph.D. in applied linguistics but currently researches and writes about Stoic psychology and philosophy. Brittany’s latest project is Living in Agreement, where she applies her lifelong interest in human nature to the discourse and practice of […]

Kathryn Koromilas | Creativity, Stoicism & Stoicon-x Women 2021

Kathryn Koromilas is a writer, educator and co-organiser and host of Stoicon-x Women 2021. She presented at Stoicon-x Athens, 2019 on journaling practices and hosted a 4-hour “Journaling with the Stoics” discussion/workshop as a Stoicon-x 2020. She’s the host of the Stoic Salon, a Facebook group dedicated to reading and writing with the Stoics, and […]

Steve Karafit | Seneca on Practicing What You Preach

In this episode Simon speaks with Steve Karafit from the Sunday Stoic Podcast about Seneca’s 20th letter – On Practicing What You Preach.  Listen to the Sunday Stoic Podcast here: https://www.sundaystoicpodcast.com/

Seneca on Trust and Friendship

In this episode Simon Drew discusses Seneca’s thoughts on trust and friendship, derived from Seneca’s Epistles 3:2-4. 

Seneca on Desire, Wealth and Gratitude

In this episode Simon breaks down the important lessons on desire, wealth and gratitude found in verse 6 of Seneca’s second epistle. For coaching with Simon go to simonjedrew.com/coaching/ To support the show on Patreon go to patreon.com/simonjedrew/

Seneca’s Daily Learning Habit

In this episode Simon reflects on one of Seneca’s daily learning habits which can help any student of philosophy to better digest specific lessons and ideas.  Quote mentioned in the episode: Epistle 2:4-5

Who was Seneca and Why Should We Study Him?

In this series, join Simon Drew as he dives deep into the writings of Lucius Annaeus Seneca – the renowned Stoic philosopher, politician, and playwright. In this episode Simon gives a brief overview of Seneca’s life, and he sets the scene for the episodes to come. Become a patron at patreon.com/simonjedrew/ to support Simon’s work […]

Sharon Lebell on Holidays, Traditions & Rituals

Sharon Lebell is a writer, speaker and author of “The Art of Living – A Classical Manual on Virtue, Happiness and Effectiveness”, a collection of her own interpretations of Epictetus’ best writings. In this conversation Simon and Sharon discuss holidays, traditions and rituals, and the important role they play in culture.  Buy The Art of […]

A Holiday Recipe for Personal Transformation

For as long as I can remember, I have really loved the Christmas season. Of course, having grown up as a Latter Day Saint in a Christian society, and having parents who have made their entire living in Christmas decorations, it seems only natural that I would have a certain affinity for this holiday. But […]

A Holiday Recipe for Personal Transformation

For as long as I can remember, I have really loved the Christmas season. Of course, having grown up as a Latter Day Saint in a Christian society, and having parents who have made their entire living in Christmas decorations, it seems only natural that I would have a certain affinity for this holiday. But […]