Stoic Coffee Break

159 EpisodesProduced by Erick Cloward

"Act on your principles, not your moods." A weekly meditation on how Stoic principles can help you be a better human.

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158 - How To Be Alone

December 9th, 2018


Humans are very social creatures. It is our ability to be social and to cooperate in large numbers that has enabled us to create such amazing societies. We usually feel most at home when we’re with others, but there are …

157 - Don't Feed the Trolls

December 3rd, 2018


One of the hazards of being alive is the fact that we’re never going to please everyone. We’re going to have people that will not like what we do. People are going to criticize whatever it is we’re doing. And in the …

156 - What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

November 26th, 2018


What could possibly go wrong? I think one of the biggest mistakes that we as humans make is that we are far too optimistic about how something we’re …

155 - Interview with Jeff Emtman of Here Be Monsters

November 19th, 2018


This weeks episode is an interview with Jeff Emtman from the Here Be Monsters podcast. This is my first time interviewing someone, and Jeff is a very …

154 - The Paradox of Change

November 12th, 2018


One of the weirdest things about being a human is how we get comfortable with our habits, and resist change, while at the same time we get bored when things stay the same. In this weeks episode will talk about how to …

Interview on Memento the Stoics - Santiago Proaño

November 10th, 2018


153 - Hatred of Others

November 5th, 2018


Are you disturbed by the political landscape that has changed so rapidly over the last 4 years? As more and more authoritarian parties come into …

152 - Vulnerability and the Real You

October 29th, 2018


Why is it hard for us to be vulnerable, especially when it comes to those we care about the most? Partners, children, family, close friends - if …

151 - To Be Unshaken

October 22nd, 2018


Do you struggle to live up to your principles? Do feel like when you make a mistake that all your efforts were not worth it? In this weeks episode, we’re going to talk about how to approach mistakes in a much more …

150 - The Un-Pursuit of Happiness

October 15th, 2018


The Un-Pursuit of Happiness

Do you struggle to find happiness within yourself? Do you despair every time you watch the news? In today’s episode, we’re going to talk about how to get over this despair and how pursuing …

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