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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 more at DailyStoic.com.

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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 more at DailyStoic.com.

    Ask Daily Stoic: Ryan and Author Rich Cohen On How to Succeed When Everyone’s Against You

    Ask Daily Stoic: Ryan and Author Rich Cohen On How to Succeed When Everyone’s Against You

    On today’s Daily Stoic Podcast, Ryan and author Rich Cohen talk about the ever-changing lens through which we judge historical figures, how the subjects of several of Cohen’s books reached success in the face of seemingly-insurmountable opposition, and...

    • 46 min
    This Is Not a Drill

    This Is Not a Drill

    "Many of us can be forgiven for having thought that this life thing was pretty easy. The last few decades have been pretty good to us. Booming economies. Great technology. Our wars have had limited impact on our populace and our recessions have been...

    • 2 min
    This Is How It Will Feel

    This Is How It Will Feel

    "Zeno dreamed of following in his father’s footsteps, into the family business. Panaetius did the same, becoming a famous diplomat, just as he was expected to. Cicero strove, as few have ever striven, to cast aside his family’s humble origins and reach...

    • 2 min
    You Must Run War Games

    You Must Run War Games

    "In Rome, as today, things went wrong all the time. Wars broke out. Earthquakes struck. Pandemics infected populations. In Rome, as in our time, people were constantly caught off guard by these things."Learn the exercise that the Stoics performed to...

    • 3 min
    Daily Stoic Sundays: The Daily Stoic, August 9

    Daily Stoic Sundays: The Daily Stoic, August 9

    In today's episode, Ryan describes the new leather-bound edition of The Daily Stoic and reads today's entry.Get your copy of the limited leather-bound edition of The Daily Stoic: https://dailystoic.com/leather/***If you enjoyed this week’s podcast, we’d...

    • 11 min
    Ask Daily Stoic: Ryan and Writer S.C. Gwynne Discuss the Great Stories and Leaders of the American Civil War

    Ask Daily Stoic: Ryan and Writer S.C. Gwynne Discuss the Great Stories and Leaders of the American Civil War

    On today’s Daily Stoic Podcast, Ryan takes a deep dive into the American Civil War with author and journalist S.C. Gwynne. They discuss the immense bloodshed of the conflict and the strategies utilized, compare the merits of its most notable political...

    • 43 min

Customer Reviews

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6 Ratings

Adrian Patrascu Ro ,

Best Podcast

Ryan has a great philosophy of life that he enjoys sharing with us. I recommend you listen to it, it will help in good times and in bad times.

serj2323 ,

Greatest starter for my day

I usually start my day with the message the stoic has to share and makes me think for a while and prepare for the day.
I really enjoy and warmly recomend it.

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