You are here because you believe that it is better to be a warrior in a garden, than a gardener in a war.
You want to conquer your goals without sacrificing your well-being, while also enjoying the things that matter most -- like spending time with people you love and pursuing your interests without guilt.
The Zen Stoic Path will guide you along the path to unshakable inner peace. You’ll be ready to conquer any challenge life throws your way -- while being peacefully present to each moment.
This unique approach blends the timeless wisdom of Zen Buddhism and Stoic philosophies--while integrating modern techniques of emotional mastery.
As you embark upon this journey with us, you can apply thousands of years of lessons...to improve your life today.
If you’re ready to:
Walk the path of your highest contribution so you genuinely feel fulfilled
Make decisions with precision and confidence, without wavering
Have time to relax or pursue your creative gifts...guilt-free
Be fully present with the ones you love, so your connections continually grow
The Zen Stoic Podcast will give you the power to use your emotions as a compass to guide you to supreme liberation. Nearly 100,000 listeners have benefited from this wisdom, and you can too.
Create unshakeable inner peace with the Zen Stoic Path today.
Stepping Into Greatness with Marc Von Musser | Season 2, Episode 12
In this episode, Victor Pierantoni interviews Mark Von Muser, a highly influential figure in Victor's life. Mark believes in selling from a heart-centered place and has helped his clients generate over a billion dollars in sales. They discuss the importance of recognizing and claiming one's greatness, overcoming victimhood, and the power of language and gratitude. Mark shares his personal experience with cancer and how shifting his mindset and focusing on gratitude led to his healing. The conversation emphasizes the importance of taking responsibility for one's life and choosing victory over victimhood. In this conversation, Mark shares his personal journey of resilience and the power of gratitude in the face of adversity. He emphasizes the healing energy of gratitude and the importance of maintaining a positive emotional state. Victor tells the Rainmaker story to illustrate the impact of our state of being on the world around us. He encourages listeners to embrace their challenges and use them as opportunities for growth. Mark also shares the story of the leopard to highlight the importance of owning one's unique gifts and living in alignment with one's purpose.
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Understanding vs. Control | Season 2, Episode 11
In this episode, Victor Pierantoni discusses the intention of understanding versus the delusion of control. He starts with the story of the farmer, highlighting the importance of not jumping to conclusions and being open to different perspectives. Victor explains that suffering arises from attachment to specific thoughts or perceptions and the mind's tendency to seek closure and reassurance. He emphasizes the need to question our beliefs and assumptions, as they often limit our understanding and lead to control. By practicing the intention of understanding and asking new questions, we can break free from the delusion of control and expand our perspective.
Suffering arises from attachment to specific thoughts or perceptions.The mind seeks closure and reassurance, often leading to control.Questioning our beliefs and assumptions expands our understanding.Practicing the intention of understanding and asking new questions breaks the delusion of control.
Tranquility Through Breath Work with Jeff Banman | Season 2, Episode 10
In this conversation, Jeff Banman and Victor Pierantoni discuss the importance of returning to our original breath and how it can help us feel safe and regulate our nervous system. They explore the purpose of life and the significance of living in the present moment. Jeff shares his current projects, including his podcast and retreats focused on physiological adaptation. They also discuss the impact of birth on our nervous system and the potential for creating anchored birthing centers. Jeff reflects on his personal evolution and the liberation of feeling emotions without identification. He also shares his experience with the Stella Ganglion Blocker shot and its impact on his system. In this conversation, Jeff Banman shares his personal journey of healing from trauma and finding emotional regulation. He discusses the impact of trauma on emotional regulation and the importance of creating anchors for safety and stability. Jeff emphasizes the role of the shot in creating space for healing and the need for aligned and inspired action. He also explores the concept of the anchored human and the importance of being the central nervous system for oneself and others. Jeff provides resources for further exploration and concludes by sharing what it means to live a liberated life.
Returning to our original breath can help us feel safe and regulate our nervous system.The purpose of life is to live it and be present in the moment.Creating safe environments, such as anchored birthing centers, can have a profound impact on individuals and society.Feeling emotions without identification can lead to a greater sense of liberation and self-awareness.Exploring new ways to regulate our system and finding new anchors can lead to personal growth and transformation. Trauma can impact emotional regulation and prevent individuals from experiencing a wide range of emotions.Healing from trauma requires a holistic approach that includes self-care, breath work, meditation, and creating a safe environment.The shot can provide a window of opportunity for healing, but it requires ongoing effort and a willingness to change one's environment.Anchors, such as meditation and other practices, can help regulate the central nervous system and create a sense of safety and stability.Living a liberated life means recognizing and honoring one's own needs and taking aligned and inspired action.Check out Jeff's work at: https://www.theanchoredhuman.com/
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Embrace vs. Resistance | Season 2, Episode 9
In this episode, Victor Pierantoni introduces the Zen Stoic framework for mastering emotions. He explains that the key to mastering emotions is not through controlling them, but through embracing and understanding them. The Intentions and Delusions framework is introduced as a way to live with unshakable inner peace. The four virtues of Stoicism are discussed, emphasizing the importance of accepting and embracing oneself. The five fundamental experiences of life are explored, with a focus on the first experience: feeling. The chapter on feeling delves into the intention of embrace versus resistance, highlighting the misconceptions about Stoicism and emotions. The purpose and importance of feeling emotions are explained, along with the use of emotions as a compass. The chapter concludes with practical tips on how to feel your feelings and the benefits of practicing embrace.
Mastering emotions involves embracing and understanding them, rather than controlling them.The Intentions and Delusions framework allows for unshakable inner peace.The four virtues of Stoicism (wisdom, temperance, justice, and courage) are important, but true inner peace comes from accepting and embracing oneself.The five fundamental experiences of life (feeling, thinking, doing, expressing, and being) are explored, with a focus on feeling.Embracing emotions allows for the processing of emotional debt and leads to physical and mental health benefits.Using emotions as a compass can guide decision-making and lead to a more authentic life.Embrace involves feeling both pleasant and unpleasant emotions, while resistance involves avoiding feelings.Borrowing from other experiences (thinking, doing, expressing, being) to avoid feeling creates emotional debt.Practicing embrace by feeling emotions fully can lead to clarity and authenticity.
Integrating The Psychological and Spiritual With Michael Ostrolenk | Season 2, Episode 8
In this episode, Victor Pierantoni interviews Michael Ostrolenk, a transpersonal psychologist and resilience coach. They discuss the difference between psychological work and spiritual work, and the importance of integrating both. They also explore the concept of state changes and the role of martial arts in character development. The conversation emphasizes the need for humility, appreciation, and self-reflection in personal growth. In this conversation, Victor Pierantoni and Michael Ostrilink discuss various topics including the sweetness of life, operating from a heartfelt place, exploring new coaching modalities, shaking up traditional therapy, intense outdoor adventure coaching, and living a liberated life.
Key Takeaways- Psychological work and spiritual work are both important for personal growth and should be integrated.- State changes can lead to profound realizations, but consistent practice is necessary to stabilize these changes.- Martial arts can be a powerful tool for character development and self-reflection.- Humility and appreciation are essential qualities in martial arts and personal growth. The sweetness of life is what makes life worth living.- Operating from a heartfelt place is essential for personal growth and helping others.- Exploring new coaching modalities can lead to breakthroughs in therapy and coaching sessions.- Shaking up traditional therapy and coaching methods can lead to more intense and transformative experiences.- Intense outdoor adventure coaching can provide opportunities for psycho-spiritual and physical growth.- Living a liberated life is an iterative process of freeing oneself from limitations and restrictions.- Honoring the human experience is important in personal and spiritual growth.
The 5 Subconscious Filters For Unshakeable Inner Peace | Season 2. Episode 7
This episode introduces Zen Stoic philosophy and the framework of intentions and delusions that allows for unshakable inner peace. The story of the Prodigal Son is shared as a metaphor for personal growth and self-discovery. Zen Buddhism and Stoicism are discussed as the foundations of Zen Stoic philosophy. The importance of living a life of intention and engaging fully with life is emphasized. The intentions and delusions framework, consisting of embrace versus resistance, understanding versus control, discipline versus expediency, sincerity versus performance, and unity versus separation, is explained.
Key Takeaways- Zen Stoic philosophy combines Zen Buddhism and Stoicism to create unshakable inner peace.- Living a life of intention and engaging fully with life is key to personal growth and self-discovery.- The intentions and delusions framework helps to understand and overcome emotional debt.- Embracing feelings, seeking understanding, practicing discipline, expressing sincerity, and embracing unity lead to emotional prosperity.
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