20 episodes

Stoicism is the immensely influential philosophy behind much Western thinking and modern talking therapies such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. It also has immense relevance to modern life and has genuine psychological benefits. The Stoic Psychology podcast brings you advice from Stoic philosophy, and modern psychological theory so you may live a more contented, fulfilled life. Weekly episodes feature host Alex MacLellan sharing his own thoughts on modern issues, or interviews with guests about Stoicism, Psychology and how to live well.

The Stoic Psychology Podcast Alex MacLellan

    • Self-Improvement

Stoicism is the immensely influential philosophy behind much Western thinking and modern talking therapies such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. It also has immense relevance to modern life and has genuine psychological benefits. The Stoic Psychology podcast brings you advice from Stoic philosophy, and modern psychological theory so you may live a more contented, fulfilled life. Weekly episodes feature host Alex MacLellan sharing his own thoughts on modern issues, or interviews with guests about Stoicism, Psychology and how to live well.

    Episode 20 - Interview with Kai Whiting part 2

    Episode 20 - Interview with Kai Whiting part 2

    Part 2 of Alex's interview with Kai Whiting. Kai is a researcher and lecturer on sustainability at the University of Lisbon in Portugal talks with Alex about the generation blame game and other facets of sustainability.This is the second of a...

    • 39 min
    Episode 19 - Interview with Kai Whiting Part 1

    Episode 19 - Interview with Kai Whiting Part 1

    The first interview of 2020 is here and what an absolute belter of a conversation it is! Kai Whiting, researcher and lecturer on sustainability at the University of Lisbon in Portugal talks Alex through his troubles with 'Backpack-gate', what makes...

    • 48 min
    Episode 18 - Health Models and Stoicism

    Episode 18 - Health Models and Stoicism

    This week on the show Alex continues his summary of 'The Happiness Hypothesis' by Jonathan Haidt, and discusses an influential model from Health Psychology called the Extended Parallel Process Model and how it made him think of Stoicism and it's potenti...

    • 28 min
    Episode 17 - Cognitive Dissonance and Stoicism

    Episode 17 - Cognitive Dissonance and Stoicism

    This episode has a new feature, as well as other announcements, but there is also a (one-sided) discussion about what cognitive dissonance is, and whether Stoicism has anything to add to the conversation!If you enjoy the show remember to review and...

    • 26 min
    Episode 16 - Stoicism and The Environment

    Episode 16 - Stoicism and The Environment

    Anecdote and bandwagon alert! Alex has jumped on the environmental bandwagon and has a long anecdote about backpacks to explain it! There is also talk of why nature may help psychological restoration and some Stoic views on conservation.If you enjoy the...

    • 22 min
    Episode 15 - Talking About Resilience

    Episode 15 - Talking About Resilience

    The first episode of the New Year and Alex has an announcement! Before that though, is a conversation about resilience, the trouble we take to measure it and where Stoicism can fit in.If you enjoy the show remember to review and subscribe, and if you wa...

    • 27 min

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