The Daily Stoic

By Daily Stoic

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.

  1. 1.
    Leaders Are Made Not Born | Keeping “The News” In Check
    12:05
  2. 2.
    Finding Calm – Chapter 3 from Nancy Sherman’s “Stoic Wisdom”
    1:14:20
  3. 3.
    Journalist Edward-Isaac Dovere on the Soul of America
    1:33:04
  4. 4.
    Don't Stuff Emotions Down
    2:57
  5. 5.
    Perfect Is Not The Goal | No One Has A Gun To Your Head
    6:04
  6. 6.
    Author Phillip Barlag on Roman History’s Lessons for Modern Life | This is Where Your Temper Will Take You
    1:23:40
  7. 7.
    Keep Returning Home
    2:28
  8. 8.
    You Don’t Need To Be So Reachable | Practice Gentleness Instead of Anger
    10:00
  1. 9.
    10 Pieces of Life Changing Wisdom From the Stoics
    17:06
  2. 10.
    NFL Cornerback Jeff Okudah on Achieving Greatness
    1:25:59
  3. 11.
    Can You Handle This?
    1:46
  4. 12.
    There's Two Ways To Go | Doing The Right Thing Is Enough
    8:04
  5. 13.
    Dave Asprey on Fasting and Optimizing Your Life | You Just Had A Scare
    1:19:06
  6. 14.
    Criticism is Loud, Respect is Quiet
    2:59
  7. 15.
    Do You Have A Heart for Any Fate? | Don’t Look For The Third Thing
    10:16
  8. 16.
    4 Strategies For Achieving Calm In Troubled Times
    21:02
  9. 17.
    Brad Stone on the Rise of Amazon and Leading With Empathy
    1:11:30
  10. 18.
    How To Think About Money
    2:28
  11. 19.
    Not Just To Read, But To Read Critically | Stop Monkeying Around
    8:23
  12. 20.
    Paul Skallas on the Lindy Effect and Standing the Test of Time | 'Normal' is the Enemy
    1:20:37
  13. 21.
    Here's How To Be Right
    2:36
  14. 22.
    Freedom to Do What? | Protect Your Own Good
    8:07
  15. 23.
    This Work Must Continue
    23:34
  16. 24.
    Classics Scholar Dr. Anika Prather on Healing the Present by Studying the Past
    1:20:37
  17. 25.
    Existence is What You Choose To See
    2:53
  18. 26.
    The Old Way Is Not Always Better | Do Your Job
    9:03
  19. 27.
    Dr. William Stixrud and Ned Johnson on Developing Confidence and Finding Purpose | You Never Know What Someone is Going Through
    1:15:11
  20. 28.
    Try To Stay in the Bubble
    2:40
  21. 29.
    This Will Be Your Undoing… If You Can’t Stop | What’s In Your Way Is the Way
    9:41
  22. 30.
    7 Stoic Productivity Strategies That Will Change Your Life
    15:24
  23. 31.
    Kate Fagan on the Perspective Shifting Reality of Death
    1:34:53
  24. 32.
    What's The Alternative?
    2:41
  25. 33.
    The Present Is All There Is | The Truly Educated Aren’t Quarrelsome
    8:21
  26. 34.
    Classics Scholar Shadi Bartsch on What Ancient Texts Reveal About Modern Life | This Is Making You Who You Are
    1:13:06
  27. 35.
    Don't Complain, Respond!
    3:05
  28. 36.
    You Can’t Let People Puff You Up | Take A Walk
    8:15
  29. 37.
    Marcus Aurelius' Most Important Education Came From This Man
    14:51
  30. 38.
    Malcolm Gladwell on Running, Writing, and Storytelling
    1:18:27
  31. 39.
    What Did You Learn?
    2:53
  32. 40.
    Your Perspective Is Everything | Offense or Defense?
    7:31
  33. 41.
    Ultramarathon Runner Dean Karnazes on the Virtue of Self-Discipline | And Now We Do What Is Necessary
    1:15:07
  34. 42.
    You Just Have To Accept It
    2:39
  35. 43.
    There’s Only One Path To Greatness | Try the Other Handle
    10:05
  36. 44.
    10 Pieces of Life Changing Wisdom From the Stoics
    16:22
  37. 45.
    Holocaust Survivor Dr. Edith Eger on the Gift of Forgiveness
    1:04:11
  38. 46.
    Don't Escape It. Create It.
    3:20
  39. 47.
    There Is Always Something Else Going On | You Can Do It
    8:00
  40. 48.
    A.J. Daulerio on Recovery and Finding Peace With Stoicism | What Can You Get For Free?
    1:18:59
  41. 49.
    Avoid This Sickness | Role Models
    7:10
  42. 50.
    If You’re Going To Make Something, Make It Beautiful
    6:44

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