120 episodes

In the pursuit of a purposeful and anxiety-free life, this is a podcast series dedicated to practical applications of Stoic philosophy in our daily lives.

Stoicism for a Better Life Anderson Silver

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.7 • 38 Ratings

In the pursuit of a purposeful and anxiety-free life, this is a podcast series dedicated to practical applications of Stoic philosophy in our daily lives.

    Season 6; Episode 20 (120) - ON LETTING GO - Stoicism For a Better Life Podcast

    Season 6; Episode 20 (120) - ON LETTING GO - Stoicism For a Better Life Podcast

    Indifference is the greatest tool we Stoics have in navigating the poop that comes with life. Let us finish the season with some of the best advice Epictetus gives us. - Let it go.

    • 8 min
    Season 6; Episode 19 (119) - ON THE GREATER BODY AND THE WHOLE - Stoicism For a Better Life Podcast

    Season 6; Episode 19 (119) - ON THE GREATER BODY AND THE WHOLE - Stoicism For a Better Life Podcast

    I get knocked down...but I get up again! You ain't never gonna keep me down. Chumbawamba got it right. But how do we get back up when we get knocked down? Let me share another trick our Stoic ancestors teach us - Remember that you are part of the whole and a larger body.

    • 9 min
    Season 6; Episode 18 (118) - ON TRUE STRENGTH - Stoicism For a Better Life Podcast

    Season 6; Episode 18 (118) - ON TRUE STRENGTH - Stoicism For a Better Life Podcast

    We keep aiming for higher highs and judge our awesomeness on whether we attain said highs. However, true strength comes from the capacity to get back to yourself (your true self) at any given moment, especially when things around you seem difficult.

    • 7 min
    Season 6; Episode 17 (117) - ON REBIRTH (METEMPSYCHOSIS) & DAY ONE - Stoicism For a Better Life Podcast

    Season 6; Episode 17 (117) - ON REBIRTH (METEMPSYCHOSIS) & DAY ONE - Stoicism For a Better Life Podcast

    I was asked if I believe in rebirth. Let's talk about Metempsychosis) and treating every day as day one. If you can treat every day as a rebirth and the first day of a new behaviour pattern, you will find this cheat-code very useful.

    • 7 min
    Season 6; Episode 16 (116) - ON FEEDING THE POSITIVE VOICE - Stoicism For a Better Life Podcast

    Season 6; Episode 16 (116) - ON FEEDING THE POSITIVE VOICE - Stoicism For a Better Life Podcast

    There is a White Wolf (positive voice) and a Dark Wolf (negative wolf). The Dark Wolf inside us is filled with fear, anger, envy, jealousy, greed, and arrogance. The White Wolf is filled with peace, love, hope, courage, humility, compassion, and faith. They battle constantly, so make sure you feed the one you want, not the one your body (the vessel) wants.

    • 8 min
    Season 6; Episode 15 (115) - ON GRATITUDE TO BEAT PESSIMISM - Stoicism For a Better Life Podcast

    Season 6; Episode 15 (115) - ON GRATITUDE TO BEAT PESSIMISM - Stoicism For a Better Life Podcast

    We are naturally pessimistic animals, as pessimism was a necessary survival tool for our species. However, in today's modern world, pessimism is no longer necessary. Moreover, it is 100% detrimental to our mental health and general attitude. Practicing gratitude is the single most effective tool against pessimism. So, grab a pen and your journal and practice gratitude to save your body, mind, soul and general attitude towards life.

    • 7 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
38 Ratings

38 Ratings

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Excellent

Wonderfully sincere, thoughtful, and inspiring. Thank you Anderson.

I'M THE ONE LISTENER ,

Stoicism is a timeless philosophy

It is initially surprising, yet upon reflection not so much, that the lessons for life taught in stoicism is applicable for us today.

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