Tag: wisdom

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

Seneca on Learning Wisely

What is the best way to learn how to think? How can one effectively gain wisdom through study? In this episode Simon Drew discusses Seneca’s theory of learning wisely and gives examples from his own life where this theory has applied.  Quote mentioned: Seneca’s Epistles 2:2 To support the Practical Stoic Podcast go to patreon.com/simonjedrew/

Know Thyself | A Call to Curiosity, Duty & Reverence

Full text: I was recently reminded of a maxim that was inscribed on the temple of Apollo at Delphi – one which has actually been on my mind throughout this entire year. There are 147 of these maxims (you can find them here. Thanks to JC for sending this amazing list to me!), but this particular […]

Know Thyself | A Call to Curiosity, Duty & Reverence

I was recently reminded of a maxim that was inscribed on the temple of Apollo at Delphi – one which has actually been on my mind throughout this entire year. There are 147 of these maxims (you can find them here. Thanks to JC for sending this amazing list to me!), but this particular one has […]

Mid Year Review + 15 Lessons Learned so far in 2020

Mid Year Review + 15 Lessons Learned so far in 2020 15 Lessons Learned so far in 2020 1. I’ve learned that the goal of our study of philosophy is not to live in the way that they taught, but to think in the way that they thought. Anyone can follow a 10-step program, but the […]