Assemble Your Life, Action By Action | Ryan Holiday | Marcus Aurelius' Meditations

Assemble Your Life, Action By Action | Ryan Holiday | Marcus Aurelius' Meditations

In Marcus Aurelius’ “Meditations,” he reminds himself to assemble his life, action by action. Not dwelling on the past or being anxious about the future. Ryan Holiday discusses the impact of this idea. Daily Stoic is a community built around the teachings of Stoicism. If you’re wondering “What does Stoicism mean?”, “Who was Marcus Aurelius?”, “How to be a stoic?” or “How to practice stoicism in daily life?” check out the Daily Stoic: https://dailystoic.com/freeguide Stoicism is a practical philosophy. It’s built for action, not endless debate. The main thinkers that…

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You Can't Be Perfect, But Keep Trying | Ryan Holiday | Daily Stoic Podcast

You Can't Be Perfect, But Keep Trying | Ryan Holiday | Daily Stoic Podcast

Ryan Holiday discusses why you can’t be perfect on the Daily Stoic Podcast. Daily Stoic is a community built around the teachings of Stoicism. If you’re wondering “What does Stoicism mean?”, “Who was Marcus Aurelius?”, “How to be a stoic?” or “How to practice stoicism in daily life?” check out the Daily Stoic: https://dailystoic.com/freeguide Stoicism is a practical philosophy. It’s built for action, not endless debate. The main thinkers that the Daily Stoic focuses on in stoicism are Marcus Aurelius, Epictetus, and Seneca. The Daily Stoic is a guide to…

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Seneca On The Shortness of Life | Ryan Holiday | Daily Stoic Thoughts #21

Seneca On The Shortness of Life | Ryan Holiday | Daily Stoic Thoughts #21

In “On The Shortness of Life,” Seneca points out the absurdity of wasting our lives worrying about death when we so often fail to make the most of our lives. Ryan Holiday discusses death and Stoicism. Daily Stoic is a community built around the teachings of Stoicism. If you’re wondering “What does Stoicism mean?”, “Who was Marcus Aurelius?”, “How to be a stoic?” or “How to practice stoicism in daily life?” check out the Daily Stoic: https://dailystoic.com/freeguide Stoicism is a practical philosophy. It’s built for action, not endless debate. The…

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Do You Want to Be Happy? | Ryan Holiday | Daily Stoic Podcast

Do You Want to Be Happy? | Ryan Holiday | Daily Stoic Podcast

Ryan Holiday discusses Stoicism and how we choose to make ourselves angry. If we could stop seeking out things that outrage us, we may have a better control over our own happiness. Daily Stoic is a community built around the teachings of Stoicism. If you’re wondering “What does Stoicism mean?”, “Who was Marcus Aurelius?”, “How to be a stoic?” or “How to practice stoicism in daily life?” check out the Daily Stoic: https://dailystoic.com/freeguide Stoicism is a practical philosophy. It’s built for action, not endless debate. The main thinkers that the…

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How To Overcome Toxic People | Ryan Holiday | Daily Stoic Thoughts #18

How To Overcome Toxic People | Ryan Holiday | Daily Stoic Thoughts #18

Ryan Holiday discusses using stoicism and how to overcome toxic people. Marcus Aurelius says “The best revenge is not to be like your enemy.” The most important thing is to stop letting toxic people affect you. Negativity can be difficult to handle, but if you’re able to put the negativity in perspective, you will be better equipped for dealing with toxic people. Daily Stoic is a community built around the teachings of Stoicism. If you’re wondering “What does Stoicism mean?”, “Who was Marcus Aurelius?”, “How to be a stoic?” or…

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This Is How You Change The World | Ryan Holiday on Blake Mycoskie | Daily Stoic Podcast

This Is How You Change The World | Ryan Holiday on Blake Mycoskie | Daily Stoic Podcast

Ryan Holiday talks about how you change the world, discussing founder of TOMS Blake Mycoskie and his stand against gun violence. Daily Stoic interview with Blake:https://dailystoic.com/blake-mycoskie-interview/ If you want to know how to start changing the world, it starts with taking the actions you know you can take to work towards changes you can enact. Stoicism is not a philosophy of complacency, but one of reasonable action. As the Marcus Aurelius quote goes, “Life is short, and the fruit of this life is good character and acts for the common…

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Do Not Avoid This Thought | Ryan Holiday | Daily Stoic Podcast

Do Not Avoid This Thought | Ryan Holiday | Daily Stoic Podcast

Ryan Holiday discusses how Robert Greene concludes “The Laws of Human Nature with a meditation on memento mori, the reminder of death. https://prints.dailystoic.com/products/memento-mori-pendant “Many of us spend our lives avoiding the thought of death. Instead, the inevitability of death should be continually on our minds. nderstanding the shortness of life fills us with the sense of purpose and urgency to realize our goals. Training ourselves to confront and accept this reality makes it easier to manage the inevitable setbacks, separations, and crises in life gives us a sense of proportion…

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Ryan Holiday | Advice That Changed My Life | Alive Time vs Dead Time |

Ryan Holiday | Advice That Changed My Life | Alive Time vs Dead Time |

Robert Greene told Ryan Holiday at a crucial moment to decide whether his time would be alive time or dead time. We don’t always get to choose our circumstances, but we can still often choose how to engage with them. Daily Stoic is a community built around the teachings of Stoicism. If you’re wondering “What does Stoicism mean?”, “Who was Marcus Aurelius?”, “How to be a stoic?” or “How to practice stoicism in daily life?” check out the Daily Stoic: https://dailystoic.com/freeguide Stoicism is a practical philosophy. It’s built for action,…

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Why You Should Say No | Stoicism | Ryan Holiday Daily Stoic Thoughts #14

Why You Should Say No | Stoicism | Ryan Holiday Daily Stoic Thoughts #14

Seneca pointed out that we carefully protect out material possessions, and freely waste our time. Why should you say no? Because when you don’t choose how you spend your time, other people will spend it for you. More at: https://dailystoic.com/freeguide In this episode of Stoic Thoughts, Ryan Holiday discusses why you should start saying no, and how you can have more time if you do. Stoicism puts great value on time, and by saying no to things you don’t really want to do, you are saying yes to the things…

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What Is the Difference Between Ego and Confidence? | Ryan Holiday Daily Stoic Thoughts #15

What Is the Difference Between Ego and Confidence? | Ryan Holiday Daily Stoic Thoughts #15

People wonder what the difference between ego and confidence is. Confidence is based on reality, ego is a story we make up about our own greatness. Stoicism is about building confidence and humility and destroying ego. https://dailystoic.com/freeguide Ego Is The Enemy Medallion: https://prints.dailystoic.com/products/ego-is-the-enemy-medallion People draw on the examples of Kanye West and Donald Trump to say ego is a good thing and can help promote success, but it’s not clear that ego helps these people. That argument also says nothing of the havoc ego wreaks in the lives of people…

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