'Good Fortune' is dedicated to understanding, practicing, and maintaining a Stoic outlook towards life.
Episode 19: Virtue
In this episode, Matt Van Natta talks about the Stoic view of Virtue. Questions asked and answered:
How does Stoicism describe virtue?
But what is virtue?
How can we be virtuous?
Episode 18: Conflict
In this episode, Matt Van Natta talks about how Stoics deal with personal conflict. Questions asked and answered:
What is the Stoic view of personal conflict?
How does a Stoic respond to conflict?
How does this radical viewpoint apply to life today?
Episode 17: The Stoic Fool
In this episode, Matt Van Natta talks about why Stoics will sometimes be considered foolish by others. Questions asked and answered:
Why would practitioners of philosophy be considered foolish?
What benefit is there to being foolish in the Stoic way?
How can I be certain I'm being Stoically foolish and not generally foolish?
Episode 16: Progress
In this episode, Matt Van Natta addresses progress in Stoic philosophy. Questions asked and answered:
How do Stoics define Progress?
How does a Stoic practice the philosophy?
How can we know if we're missing the point of Stoicism?
Episode 15 - Stoic Self-Care
In this episode, Matt Van Natta addresses Stoic self-care. Questions asked and answered:
What does Stoicism advise, when I've had my fill of life's stresses?
How can I find personal harmony in a discordant world?
Why does Stoicism recommend brief and basic mental renewal?
Extrasode 14.5 The Good Fortune Handbook
The Good Fortune Handbook consists of the transcripts of thirteen Good Fortune podcast episodes along with additional posts of the past five years from the website, Immoderate Stoic. Whether you read it cover to cover, or use the helpful appendixes to jump to specific questions about Stoic practice, this handbook is a useful companion on your Stoic journey.
I love the bite sized podcasts here. I love that there’s no intrusive chatter and I do love the crow. Thanks for making time and thought that goes into the program.
Stoicism in your everyday life
Really enjoy learning how I can apply stoic beliefs in my daily life and truly believe it is making me a more thoughtful, better person.
Thank you Matt. You are truly making a difference
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