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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.

    An Honest Dollar Is an Impressive Thing

    An Honest Dollar Is an Impressive Thing

    "It’s not the quantity that we should care about. Something earnestly made and sold for a fair price, whether it’s millions of units or a few dozen: that’s honorable. Something earned with real effort: that’s honorable, whether it’s earned by sweeping...

    • 3 min
    Jeni Britton Bauer of Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams On Running a Business in Moments of Crisis

    Jeni Britton Bauer of Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams On Running a Business in Moments of Crisis

    Ryan speaks with Jeni Britton Bauer, founder of Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams, about finding a diet that works for you, the trials of running a growing business during the coronavirus pandemic, and, of course, how the Stoics would have felt about ice...

    • 1 hr 3 min
    There’s a Time to Make and a Time to Manage

    There’s a Time to Make and a Time to Manage

    "There are lots of things you can pay people to do for you. You can pay them to mow your lawn or do your taxes. You can pay them to drive you from one place to another and you can pay them to sell things for you. But the one thing you cannot pay people...

    • 2 min
    Will You Do Your Duty?

    Will You Do Your Duty?

    "In one sense, it’s hard to argue with the statistics that any individual’s vote makes a difference. One person out of so many? When more than 50% of the population doesn’t even bother? In a country of gerrymandering and voter suppression? In the other,...

    • 5 min
    BONUS: Ryan Talks with Robert Greene On Today's World

    BONUS: Ryan Talks with Robert Greene On Today's World

    On this special bonus episode of the Daily Stoic Podcast, Ryan speaks with Robert Greene about the irrationality that runs through our society, the increasing frequency of scams and cons and how to deal with them, and the best strategy for focusing your...

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Don't Lose Your Connection to the Outdoor/Build Up, Don't Tear Down

    Don't Lose Your Connection to the Outdoor/Build Up, Don't Tear Down

    This week we launch a new feature—every Monday, Ryan sets an intention for the week based on his book The Daily Stoic Journal. In addition to the weekly intention, Ryan also reads today's email, which exhorts you to take the time to go outdoors and...

    • 8 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
1.4K Ratings

1.4K Ratings

SJ-34 ,

Great Daily Podcast!

Great episode with Robert Greene!

All around fantastic podcast. Thought provoking and digestible as most of the daily episodes are only a couple of minutes.

Keep it up!

Dddd.Hhhh. ,

Used to be good, getting worse and worse

Unsubscribing due to the lack of stoicism.

Freebeefrisbee ,

Miss the non-political message

Used to love this podcast, but no longer interested in hearing the political opinions tied into the stoic message. Unfortunately, I think you are turning half of your audience away from hearing about stoicism in an effort to push your political bent.

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