The One Take Stoic

174 EpisodesProduced by Megan Johnson

The One Take Stoic is a daily podcast where we talk about the power of mindset. Most days we dissect a stoic quote, on occasion we talk to other individuals who have used mindset to be amazing. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/onetakestoic/support

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174: Human Connection

July 17th, 2019

12:44

Today we are using a quote to talk about human inner connection. Yes every man may be an island, however, that is not the whole story. At the root of …

153: to be broken, is to be human

July 16th, 2019

9:30

Today we are using an Instagram post from last year, to help us shift our mindset and understand that we are all broken. From our broken places we can grow and become better versions of ourselves. If you are going …

172: Rising above your circumstance

July 8th, 2019

11:02

Today we are using a Marcus Aurelius quote to talk about improving your lot in life. As usual, if you want to say hi to the voice behind the One Take Stoic you can find me at: Thrivingonfat.com  

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171: Refining Your Truth

July 5th, 2019

9:46

Today we're talking about being open to new ideas even if they are contrary to what you currently hold dear or currently believe.

Yes, sometimes we …

170: Enjoy the moments you have

July 2nd, 2019

10:58

Today we are using a Marcus Aurelius quote to help us appreciating what we have. We use it to help us understand that the next minutes of our lives are not promised us. Death comes for everybody at different times, in …

169: Wealth

July 1st, 2019

10:34

Today we are using an Epictetus quote to talking about obtaining true wealth. As usual, if you want to say hi to the voice behind the One Take Stoic you can find me at: Thrivingonfat.com  

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168: Adding to a conversation

June 28th, 2019

10:18

Today we are're using a Cato quote to better understand when to talk, and when to allow silence.

Sometimes it's difficult to realize when we are …

167: Assembling your life

June 27th, 2019

7:20

Today we are taling about assembling our life. When making a change or staying on a path, its important to remember that we have the choice to continue forward.

Our daily steps to stay on track, develops into the …

166: I'm Possible

June 25th, 2019

11:37

Today we are talking about the idea of something being impossible. To which I offer the question: if given the right mindset, can we overcome the obstacles in our way?

After all, look at Roger Bannister, before him, we …

consistency: the slippery fish

June 22nd, 2019

13:14

Today we are talking about consistency. I haven't had much with ya'll, so I do apologize. I will make it a point be more consistent. As usual, if you …

164: Youthful Enthusiasm

June 16th, 2019

6:07

Today we are talking about not losing you enthusiasm. Growing old does not mean losing that zest for life you had as a kid.

The funny thing is, when …

163: to be evenminded

June 13th, 2019

11:40

Today we are talking about maintaining your cool under pressure. Take note of the times you lose your cool and try and find the core reason you flew …

162: The only real mistake

June 9th, 2019

10:51

Today we talk about failure and how important it is the keeping pushing through it. As usual, if you want to say hi to the voice behind the One Take Stoic you can find me at: Thrivingonfat.com  

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161: If at first you don't succeed

June 6th, 2019

8:27

Fiailure is the best learning and growing tool we have. As we fail, we are given the opportunity to see what we are made of.

So don't let this …

160: I'm Back

June 3rd, 2019

14:02

Good morning friends; I am back in action! The move went well, and I am still getting settled in. The big stuff is done and I am able to once again talk to y'all daily, so thank you for understanding my going dark for a …

159: Weakness

May 26th, 2019

9:47

This episode was supposed to drop Friday, but there was a hiccup with the drop date. Enjoy.

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158: Do what is right

May 23rd, 2019

11:57

While we went to stay true to ourselves , and not compromise our integrity, that does not mean that you will never be in the wrong.

Yes you want to stay true to yourself so you do not tilt and windmills. However if you …

157: Allowing confidence

May 21st, 2019

13:07

Having confidence does not mean that you have to be cocky.

Nor is confidence innate, instead it is something you can build, and even get better.

156: Reexamining wrongs

May 20th, 2019

6:43

Today we are using a Marcus Aurelius quote to talk about examining our wrongs instead of focusing on the wrongs that others do. Some it can be easy to point out when others make mistakes, so it is my challenge to you to …

155: Plan But Also Act

May 18th, 2019

10:15

Today we are talking about a Seneca quote. I hope you enjoy.

As usual, if you want to say hi to the voice behind the One Take Stoic you can find me at: Thrivingonfat.com  

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154: A work in progress

May 11th, 2019

17:14

You may not be where you want to be, but be happy with the path you are on.
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Enjoy life's happy moments while you are striving from greatness.
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Don't let your future expectations cloud your judgment. And happy …

153: Anger

May 10th, 2019

8:50

As usual, if you want to say hi to the voice behind the One Take Stoic you can find me at: Thrivingonfat.com  

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152: Contextualizing problems

May 7th, 2019

6:23

Today we are talking about problems, and how with the proper insight we can use these difficulties into positives.

We can turn our problems into …

151: Conquering the world

May 5th, 2019

12:41

Today, we talk about conquering the world... Well maybe not, when I say, conquering the world, I mean your biggest goal.

Before we can focus on conquering the world, we need to first conquer ourselves.

In order to do …

150: The pure and simple truth?

May 5th, 2019

22:10

Today we talk about the many faces of truth. I hope you enjoy!!

As usual, if you want to say hi to the voice behind the One Take Stoic you can find me at: Thrivingonfat.com  

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149: Life is a mountain

May 2nd, 2019

12:46

The beauty of life is that there are ups, downs, valleys, and peaks. At each stage in our life, we have different expectations for us.

I have said this before and I'll say it again, life is a journey, it's an adventure, …

148: Not allowing emotions to control you

April 30th, 2019

7:52

Today we are talking about emotions. They are a necessary part of life. Keeping that in mind, however, it is important that we do not allow them to …

147: Black, white and gray all over

April 28th, 2019

14:16

Today we're talking about the importance of having both rules and structure, as well as freedom from those rules.

In some parts in our lives, we will …

146: The true source of wealth

April 27th, 2019

11:26

Today we are talking about wealth.

It's important to note that true wealth does not come from what we can purchase, but instead it comes from the experiences that we have. A poor man can be wealthy if he has the right …

146: Internal happiness

April 25th, 2019

10:36

Today we're talking about cultivating happiness. Not just from experiences or from our possessions but from a mindset shift. This mindset shift helps …

145: Is it right, is it true?

April 24th, 2019

7:57

Today we are using a Marcus Aurelius quote to talk about truth and morality.

This quote serves as a litmus test for action. When we are contemplating what to do, all we need to ask is: "Is it right; is it true?"

If one …

144: happy with the present

April 23rd, 2019

16:28

Today we are talking about being happy with what we have. I hope yih enjoy!! As usual, if you want to say hi to the voice behind the One Take Stoic you can find me at: Thrivingonfat.com  

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142: We communicate with action

April 20th, 2019

17:01

Today we are focusing on communication.

Many of us have heard the old adage, "it's not about what you say, but how you say it."

Today we take that …

142: Gaining strength with emotions

April 18th, 2019

20:11

Today we talk about strength. We talk about what it is, and what it is not. Strength is not having everything go your way. Strength comes from pushing through pain and obstacles to obtain your goals regardless of life's …

141: Struggle is not failure

April 17th, 2019

11:01

Today we are talking about the importance of dealing with struggle, and how it is not a prerequisite to failure. You can give up and fail after you struggle, but if you pus through the struggle, you can come out the …

140: strength in community

April 17th, 2019

15:54

Good morning folks!! today will be a double show (the second dropping later today.) For now, however, I hope you enjoy our talk about community and …

139: Broken, but not beaten

April 15th, 2019

14:34

The world can break you, but it cannot defeat you. Setbacks happen, but do not let the define you. Allow yourself to grow through the broken parts so you can become an improved better version of yourself. Are you ready …

138: smile at trouble

April 11th, 2019

8:51

Today we are using a Thomas Paine quote to focus on growing from missteps and smiling in the face of adversity. Throughout our daily struggles, it is easy to feel overwhelmed and uncertain about what we are going …

137: A hero's journey

April 9th, 2019

14:21

Today we are talking about the hero's journey, and how with each journey we grow with failure. It is not about taking little leaps so that we do not fall, instead, it is about taking huge leaps to get to where we want …

136: Words carry weight

April 8th, 2019

13:55

Today we are focusing upon the the weight that words carry. Regardless of if they are in print, on social media or in between our ears. Our words can …

135: One step at a time

April 7th, 2019

16:16

Today we are talking about the importance of being mindful while we are taking one step at a time. Since the only moment we have is the one we are …

134: Allow yourself to live

April 5th, 2019

6:14

Today we are talking a look at a Marcus Aurelius quote to think about the concept of allowing yourself to live. Allow yourself try and to fail. Because that is where the beauty of life comes from. When were are able to …

133: Bringing it all together

April 4th, 2019

11:42

Today we are bringing a few ideas we have been talking about this past week together. It all comes down to understanding that time is bit a given, so we need to take action on making ourselves better now. If we keep …

132: never let go

April 3rd, 2019

8:45

Today we are focusing on finding the thing that drives us towards action. Take a moment and reflect on what you are passionate about. What dreams do you have? How can you tie those things into your daily life so that …

131: Belief

April 3rd, 2019

14:33

today we are using another Arnold Schwarzenegger quote, to talk about belief. In order to get better, or push through perceived obstacles you need to …

130: Growing from failure

April 1st, 2019

9:15

Today we take a quote quote from Arnold Schwarzenegger to help us think about growing from failures. We grow most when we are forced to keep on …

129: A new life; a new you

March 29th, 2019

7:30

Today we are talking about how changes in your life can often require a different you. This is not a bad thing because as we change and grow, and allows us to get better. Often times we either grow or atrophy. Which …

129: You are worth it

March 28th, 2019

6:36

Today I am sharing the welcome email to my 31-Day Primal Challenge because in it I speak about you being worth it. It is as true for those who will …

128: What is in our control

March 27th, 2019

8:07

Today we are using an Epictetus quote to take a look at the things we control. 

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127: The Day 1 Mentality

March 26th, 2019

14:52

I am back from my official vacation, I was supposed to be gone this week two, but now it is a stay-cation, so I am getting chores and other stuff done. So, I will be posting daily podcasts again. I hope you enjoy the …

126: He who does wrong

March 20th, 2019

18:48

 not a lot of show notes today. please enjoy the episode. As usual, if you want to say hi to the voice behind the One Take Stoic you can find me at: Thrivingonfat.com   Instagram: www.instagram.com/thrivingonfat/  …

125: Connecting with the people aroud you

March 18th, 2019

12:01

Today we are talking about fostering human connection. It is all too easy to get caught up in the daily grind of life and not make time for our loved ones. So today I wanted to talk a moment to remind everyone to enjoy …

124: If a devil is on your back

March 17th, 2019

8:42

Today we are using a song lyric to look at the need for flexibility when executing a plan. Tell me what you think about my spin on this idea! As usual, if you want to say hi to the voice behind the One Take Stoic you …

123: Daedalus and destiny

March 14th, 2019

15:54

Today we are taking a look at Seneca quote to put our fears and desires into perspective. I also pull from Greek myth to tie the topic together. I …

122: Profound Pooh Bear

March 12th, 2019

20:45

Today we are using a Winnie the Pooh quote to remind us that we are brave, strong and smart. 

It is easy to allow ourselves to forget our positive attributes, but it is equally important that we remember that we are …

121: Allowing yourself to be happy

March 11th, 2019

10:59

Today we are talking about the mindset of happiness. It comes from the proper mix of expectation and understanding that not everything will go our ways. 

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119: Appreciate what you have

March 10th, 2019

13:18

Today we are talking about appreciating what you have, instead of going for the next new thing, just because everyone else has it. 


This quote is much like, "the grass is always greener on the other side" quote. What …

118: Listen to your body

March 8th, 2019

6:04

Today is a short episode, but we talk about an important topic, which is listening to your body. This an important thing to do, because if we are not listening to the signals our body is sending us then we cannot give …

117: the bravery to be yourself

March 7th, 2019

15:01

Today we are talking about having the bravery to be yourself. For some, this topic may come second nature, and for others, it can be difficult. 


For …

116: Allowing yourself the space for growth

March 6th, 2019

0:08

Today we are talking about allowing yourself to grow, by letting the right people into your life. 

This is not about segregating yourself in a cone of safety. Instead, it is about understanding what you need for your …

115: Anger Management

March 5th, 2019

9:15

Today we are talking about self-control and the freedom that comes from controlling your anger. 

This can be applied to any strong emotion. There is …

114: Quantifying success

March 4th, 2019

15:52

There is no quote today, just me talking to you about enjoying the process. I also share with you about how I am using benchmarks to judge success in  one of my current goals.

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113: enjoy each moment

March 3rd, 2019

7:59

So the episode released above schedule. Haha. Gotta love tech, luckily I caught the error, enjoy the episode!!



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112: Words carry weight

March 2nd, 2019

8:18

Today we are talking about choosing our words. We spoke about this quote during yesterdays podcast, and today we are fleshing it out. 

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111: The many faces of bravery

March 1st, 2019

15:29

Today we are talking about the different types of bravery. It is not just about the bravery to run into a burning building or to defend your country or family. Bravery is much more about being brave to be yourself. To …

110: The evolution of evil

February 28th, 2019

19:08

Today I take you through a journey if someone from being an advocate to a participant in the evil act. 

It isn't always a quick thing, in fact, it is often times a slow steady progression that corrodes our virtue. This …

109: overcoming difficulties

February 27th, 2019

13:59

Today we are talking about overcoming difficulties, through mindset.   

Specifically the notion that we are not given more than we can handle. Which …

108: Good or evil is a matter of perception

February 26th, 2019

16:37

Today we are talking about the mindset behind perceiving positive or negative events. 

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107: growing through fear

February 25th, 2019

11:40

Today we are dissecting fear, and how it is only a reaction to events. Fear is nothing that is set in stone, fears can be conquered. The important thing is to understand that the fear you have is based upon an event, …

106: Life is lost when we are uncaring

February 24th, 2019

14:10

Today we are talking about living life mindfully. It is easy to get caught up in the mind suck that is life, but it is important to remember that in …

105: Live strong and prosper

February 23rd, 2019

11:26

Today we are using a quote from ketogeek, to talk about being strong in order to prosper in life. Strength can come in an emotional, physical, or mentally state. Your personal focus will depend upon what you need the …

104: Opinion

February 22nd, 2019

9:42

Today we are talking about changing your perception of events, by changing your mindset. 

It really can be as easy as that. We all perceive the rate …

103: building community

February 21st, 2019

17:25

Today we are using a Seneca quote to talk about building community and the importance of guidance. 

Sometimes we need an outside observer to help us in our path. Which us why I offer coaching. Also as the social …

102: It's all mental

February 20th, 2019

11:14

Today we are talking about building mental toughness. We all have the ability to build mental toughness, however, we all build it in different ways. We discuss a few different ways to build mental toughness.

As usual, …

101: Do what you love; love who you are

February 19th, 2019

12:56

Today we are talking about love. I guess I missed the Valentine's episode. Joking aside.   

It's important that we love what we do, and that we try to fit in time for doing what we love. Heck, this is why I share my …

100: Don't wait for life

February 18th, 2019

10:53

Today we are joined by special guest Robert Sikes. During the show we talk about doing what you love in life in order to find fulfillment without …

099: Happiness

February 16th, 2019

5:30

Today is a short and sweet talk about happiness. It all comes down to finding what makes you happy and doing as much of that as possible. 

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098: enjoy the precious moment's

February 15th, 2019

11:47

Today there is no quote, however, we are talking about enjoying the precious and sometimes seemingly insignificant moments in life. After all, life is just a tapestry of many small moments that weave together into a …

097: forgiveness helps us grow

February 14th, 2019

11:35

Today we are talking about the importance of forgiveness. Yes, people will hurt you, yes people will make you angry. However, if you hold on to that, …

096: Quality over quantity

February 13th, 2019

9:29

Many of us say this, but how many of us really think about what is meant to strive for quality over quantity? That is what this quote boils down to. It is about wanting the best quality from life, even if it means that …

095: Allow failure to teach you

February 12th, 2019

10:47

Today we are talking about failure. We all will fail in life. That is a given the important thing is to adjust our view on failure. 

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094: Don't let fear of death keep you from living

February 11th, 2019

10:03

Today we are talking about living! It's important to not get too caught up in the end goal to where we forget to live our lives. Sometimes we get so …

093: Slow steady steps

February 10th, 2019

12:09

This quote reminds me of the song, " Play the ants go marching one by one." As we continue in a straight line it is important for us to take these small steps forward to improve ourselves leaps and bounds over time.  

092: Being in the moment

February 9th, 2019

5:42

Short and sweet episode. Today try and be here now. Turn off the tech and connect.

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091: Without determination and drive, talent is useless

February 8th, 2019

13:33

We start our talk outlining that every great person out there was at one time a novice, or an amatuer. 

We also talk about Muggsy Bogues and his career as one  the shortest basketball players in the sport. This is the …

090: Treat each day as a gift

February 7th, 2019

10:26

This message can be taken in many different ways, from readjusting your mental strength or focus to taking an extra moment of gratitude when the stuff keeps fitting the fan. 

It's important to remember that above all …

089: The deception of prosperity

February 6th, 2019

15:36

Today we are talking about not allowing ourselves to become beguiled by prosperity. Yes good things will happen to bad people, and bad things will happen to good people. Regardless of how we land on the spectrum. We …

088: Fate With Jonathan Shane

February 4th, 2019

8:26

Today we have Jonathan Shane on the line, we spent a little bit of time talking about fate. You can either go along willingly, or you can go kicking and screaming, either way you will end up in the same spot. Regardless …

087: Striving For Greatness

February 3rd, 2019

9:19

Sorry about no posting his earlier. I worked over night last night to prep for Super Bowl. 

Greatness is not given; it is earned. 

Today we talk about greatness. It comes with struggle and perseverance. In order to be …

086: Rolling with the punches

February 2nd, 2019

14:27

Today we are talking about rolling with the punches, and understanding what you control. I also offer some ideas when implementing a change. The goal …

084: The faces of bravery

January 31st, 2019

9:29

Today we are talking about bravery. I got off on a tangent, but I think I successfully brought it back around. 

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085: Finding what excites you

January 30th, 2019

10:44

Today we are talking about finding the  thing that excites you. The thing that get you pumped and motivated for the day. 

Find that thing that allows you to work all day, and still feel energized to attack the rest of …

083: You don't have to like me

January 28th, 2019

7:03

Today we are talking about people not liking us. As long as we are being a mean or spiteful person, it's okay if people don't like you. 

No one can …

082: live more; plan less

January 26th, 2019

6:18

Today we're using a nugget of knowledge from Seneca. To help us be present and live life. Don't get so caughcaught up in planning that you forget to live! 


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081: sharing your gifts

January 25th, 2019

12:29

Today we talk about being kind, and sharing. Geez I feel like aan after school special. Haha. But I really do think its an important topic. We also …

080: Be humble; be kind

January 22nd, 2019

12:21

Today we are diving into a Cicero quote to explore the responsibility that comes with power. The humble nature we need to cultivate when we have …

079: Tomorrow will never come

January 21st, 2019

12:01

Today we are talking about accountability, and pushing yourself to be better. To become the best you possible. 

After all, only you know what you can accomplish. 

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078: Becoming you own master

January 18th, 2019

10:20

Today we focus on mastering yourself in order to become free.  It can be extremely difficult to be free if you are being ruled by your emotions. When …

076: Let the truth free you

January 16th, 2019

12:06

Part of learning the truth can be difficult, hard even. But after the initial pain, hurt or agaer subsides, there is a feeling of solace. 

Yes, you …

075: Bravery With Danny Part 2

January 13th, 2019

15:48

Today on the podcast we have special guest Danny Vega.  Danny Vega is a an amazing individual. When he was growing up he said  her wanted to be a strong man, and he sure ended up fitting the bill,  however he is also  a …

074: Bravery with Danny Part 1

January 12th, 2019

16:15

 Today on the podcast we have special guest Danny Vega. Danny Vega is a an amazing individual. When he was growing up he said her wanted to be a strong man, and he sure ended up fitting the bill, however he is also  a …

073: enjoying life.

January 11th, 2019

12:00

Today we talk about enjoying life. Sometimes it may seem difficult or hard, but it is important to live everyday as mindfully as we can! Yes things …

072: Being a good person

January 10th, 2019

7:26

Good morning all! It's a short episode today. But still a very important topic, it all comes down being a good person. Respecting others like you …

071: Reaching the stars

January 8th, 2019

8:13

Today we are ususing a Seneca quote to talk about reaching for difficult goals. Striving for the stars is not easy, but every step of the way is …

070: Control

January 7th, 2019

6:58

Today we use two quotes to help Us realize what we can control. Here's a hit, it really isn't that much. 


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069: Hurt

January 6th, 2019

13:19

Today we may be hitting a hard topic, which is dealing with people who hurt you because they are hurt. 

As usual, if you want to say hi to the voice behind the One Take Stoic you can find me at:
Thrivingonfat.com 

068: A calm mind

January 5th, 2019

11:44

Today we are talking about maintaining you mental calm during times of trial or adversity. 


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067: The Crossover

January 4th, 2019

15:22

Today we are crossing over with my Thriving on Fat Podcast! I am just sharing with you how starting this podcast and what not has helped my with my overall goal with the Thrivingonfat brand my goals in the future. 


As …

066: The 2 Rules

January 3rd, 2019

9:08

Today is another Marcus Aurelius quote, with this quote we are talking about not allowing ourselves to become disillusioned by what we feel to be true. 

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065: freedom comes from choosing our response

January 2nd, 2019

12:50

Today we are using a Victor Frankl quote to tatalk about the freedom that come from choosing our response. Sometimes all we need to do is take a moment before responding to help clear our mind and respond without …

064: it's about the journey

January 1st, 2019

9:32

Today we re talking about making progress towards your goals, consistently over time. After all, anything worth doing, will take time. You can do it! And Happy New Year!!!!

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062: Asking for help

December 29th, 2018

8:49

Sometimes we need to ask for help from others, even if we don't want to. Its important to humble ourselves enough to understand we cannot do it all ourselves. When we ask for assistance, it is not a mark of weakness, …

061: Anxiety about future events

December 28th, 2018

10:39

Today we are talking about calming an anxious mind. You can do this. Just take it one day, one step at a time.


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060: The after Christmas episode

December 26th, 2018

2:56

No quote today, just enjoy today. Be thankful for what you have and who you   e enjoying the holidays with. 


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059: Building mental strength

December 24th, 2018

15:10

We truly have power over ourselves, when we have power over our mind. We can fail to have the power, which allows us to drift along with daily …

058: Wabi-Sabi Part 2

December 22nd, 2018

7:19

Today we are finishing up our talk on Wabi-sabi we started a week or so ago. 


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056: Creating a happier life

December 20th, 2018

16:19

Today we are talking about a Marcus Aurelius quote, about mindset. Specifically about shifting you thoughts to reflect a more positive outlook on life. I hope you enjoy this talk.

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055: Communication takes two people

December 19th, 2018

11:02

No quote today, instead today I am just talk to you guys about a lack of communication I had. Along witb how I went about fixing it. I hope you get something from the episode.

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054: Pushing through trials

December 18th, 2018

14:07

Today is the tough love episode. So often there are excuses about why we cannot change, when in all reality. It is these struggles that push us to greatness.

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053: If want want it, work for it

December 17th, 2018

6:56

Today we are using an Epictetus quote to talk about doing. Stop planning what you will do, and start acting. Yes you may fall, but that gives you the opportunity to dust yourself off and try again.

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052: Be Patient

December 16th, 2018

8:59

Today we are back with the X-man to get some knowledge bombs! It's a quote from my favorite wheelchair bound professor. It's from an awesome movie!

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051: Life is like a play

December 15th, 2018

7:43

Today we are using a Seneca quote to examine life. It was an interesting quote to say the least.

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050: A lost path is not lost forever

December 14th, 2018

14:14

Today we are talking about a Professor Xavier quote. With this quote, we talk about how as humans we will fail, and that's okay. The important point is that we learn from the fall and factor that in on our next attempt. …

049: Becoming powerful

December 13th, 2018

16:03

Today we are talking about power. More specifically, how power comes from within. When we can control ourselves, we are most powerful.

As usual, if …

048: Time

December 12th, 2018

13:12

Today we are using a Seneca quote to talk about time management. I know you may be excited, but please control you excitement.

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048: Endure it.

December 11th, 2018

8:31

Today we are talking about pushing through the difficulties, and getting things done. The quote is from Marcus Aurelius.

As usual, if you want to say …

046: creating luck

December 10th, 2018

10:29

Today is a lucky episode! Well, it can be. But really today we are talking about creating lunch with a Seneca quote.

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045: Defend thyself

December 9th, 2018

14:50

Today is another Star Wars quote. What can I say, I cannot get enough to this green guy.

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044: One step at a time

December 8th, 2018

7:38

Chinese proverb time! Today we are going over the quote I am starting the book I mentioned a week ago off with. We talk about starting your journey, rather than just planning it.

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043: truths depend upon our point of view

December 7th, 2018

16:55

Today is an Obi Won quote!! The Marcus Aurelius quote I mentioned is:

"Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth."
Marcus Aurelius, Meditations

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042: Don't Demand

December 6th, 2018

10:41

Good morning, today we are talking about an Epictetus quote. This quote sparked a conversation about managing expectations to fit what is happening rather than what we want to happen.

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041: This is why you fail

December 4th, 2018

14:16

Another Yoda quote, yes, he may be my favorite fictional quasi-stoic. Jedi can be stoic right? Anywho, we talk about self-perception and how/why we fail. Check it out and let me know what you think!

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040: Train yourself to let go

December 3rd, 2018

6:31

Today we did a Yoda Quote! We talked about training yourself to prepare to lose what you value most.
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039: The Hero's Journey

December 2nd, 2018

14:39

Today we're talking about the Hero's journey and how it relates to stoicism.
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038: wabi sabi

December 1st, 2018

11:02

Today we are talking about a type of Japanese aesthetic that focuses on finding beauty in the broken. I hope you enjoy our talk!!!
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037: Do not give up, stand up

November 30th, 2018

10:47

Today on the podcast we talk about another comic franchise! I snagged a quote from X-Men today, that talks about what is expected from X-Men.
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036: being thankful

November 29th, 2018

7:39

This is a podcast I recorded on Thanksgiving, but, not the one I released on Thanksgiving, so I hope you enjoy a moment of Thankfulness and gratitude.

035: A Single Hope

November 28th, 2018

9:45

Today is an Epictetus quote, one of his shorter ones. During the episode we talk about not putting your eggs in on basket.
Epictetus was a Stoic who was prominent in the early second century B.C./C.E.
Our understanding …

034: Justifying death

November 27th, 2018

13:20

Today we are talking about another Captain America quote, to honor the late and great Stan Lee. He will be missed. 
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033: No, you move.

November 26th, 2018

11:04

Today we are talking about a Captain America quote, to honor the late and great Stan Lee. He will be missed.
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032: sailing on a favorable wind

November 25th, 2018

6:10

Hey guys! Sorry I haven't released an episode in the past two days, I have been as sick as a dog. However now I am feeling much better. But you're not here for that, today to quote is from Seneca.
If you do not already …

031: Happy Thanksgiving!

November 22nd, 2018

7:39

Happy Thanksgiving everyone! No plugs today, just enjoy your day with whomever you have in your life.

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030: opinion and self perception

November 21st, 2018

13:46

Time for another episode and again we are back to Marcus Aurelius. I hope you didn't miss his words of Wisdom too much.
As a reminder was not only one of the last "5 Good Emperors", but he was also a well renowned stoic. …

029: People who anger you

November 20th, 2018

13:24

Today we are talking about an Epictetus quote. The idea that when people anger you, they control you. So it is up to us to be in control of …

028: There is no try.

November 19th, 2018

10:10

Today we go to the light side of the force with words of wisdom from everyone's favorite green guy. Sorry Kermit, I'm talking about Yoda. I need to do more Star Wars quotes.
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027: Know who you are

November 18th, 2018

14:59

Today we are talking about an Epictetus quote. The idea the we first need to know who we are, them we can adorn ourselves as needed. As is it so often is the case with Epictetus, it comes down to understanding …

026: expecting impedes life

November 17th, 2018

9:22

Today is another Seneca quote, it's about living for today. Plan for tomorrow, yes, but not at the expense for the day we have.
If you do not already …

025: Learning from life

November 16th, 2018

10:38

Today we have a Seneca quote for you! He is my second favorite Stoic, let's not tell Epictetus.
This Seneca quote is so true! Learning doesn't only …

024: get it from within

November 15th, 2018

11:50

Today we talk about getting goodness for ourselves, not from out side sources.
In case you didn't know, Epictetus was a Stoic who was prominent in the early second century B.C./C.E. (which was about four hundred years …

023: raising in the morning

November 14th, 2018

10:35

Good morning!! Sorry this one is a little late, I had it posted to drop at 4 PM. And I just noticed the error. Haha. I hope you enjoy the podcast!
It's time for another episode. Again we are back to Marcus Aurelius. I …

022: After Hostilities End

November 13th, 2018

12:21

Hey guys today I wanted to take a moment and talk about the end of hostilities, be it in war, or other venues.
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021: know what you control

November 12th, 2018

20:25

Welcome to another episode of the one take stoic. Today we are doing a two part episode. The first part we are talking about my thoughts on the …

020: Adaptability and Rolling With the Punches

November 11th, 2018

15:35

Good Morning ALL! Today I am not addressing, but talking about an adaptable mindset. During this I pull from my stoic learnings and other mindset …

019: A Rough Road To Greatness

November 10th, 2018

11:07

Welcome to another episode of the podcast and happy Saturday! Today we have a Seneca quote for you! He is my second favorite Stoic, but we wont tell Epictetus that.
This Seneca quote sparks a disscussion about …

018: If something seems difficult

November 9th, 2018

14:10

Good morning!! It's time for another episode. Again we are back to Marcus Aurelius. I hope you didn't miss his words of Wisdom too much.
As a reminder was not only one of the last "5 Good Emperors", but he was also a …

017: Judging the day

November 8th, 2018

16:55

Good morning folks! Today we are venturing out of my normal quotes, and talking about a quote I snagged from an awesome podcast I was listening to. …

016: The darkness inside

November 7th, 2018

10:04

Today we talk about the seething underbelly the lives it all of us. Okay, so that might be a exaggeration, but my point is the same. Today I wanted to talk about the neccessary darkness in us that must balance out our …

015: Conquering the world

November 6th, 2018

15:52

 Zeno of Citium (he lived around 336 – 265 B.C/B.C.E) was the founder of the Stoic School of philosophy in Athens. The philosophy taught that the …

014: even to live can ba a struggle

November 5th, 2018

12:48

Good morning all! Today it's a quote from everyone's favorite statesman Seneca. We are talking about the difficulty it life, because we all deal with …

013: Batman, Epictetus, and Philosophy

November 4th, 2018

13:10

Today we spoke a bit about a new book I purchased, then we got in not the Epictetus quote. The idea of getting happiness from internal instead of external sources is a common theme in stoicism. And one come come back to …

012: Difficulties strengthen the mind

November 3rd, 2018

9:30

Today's quote comes from Seneca he lived around 4 BC – AD 65. (His full name is: Lucius Annaeus Seneca, you may also know him as Seneca the Younger) …

011: finding something to be thankful for

November 2nd, 2018

15:28

Today we talk about being thankful, and how it can easily change given the circumstances.

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010: reactions are what matters

November 1st, 2018

10:21

When I was recording, when I referred to Epictetus, I got Epicurious and Zeno mixed in all into one. However zeno was the founder of the stoic idea, not Epictetus. Also Epicurious is another philosophy altogether.

009: Be happy

October 31st, 2018

8:36

Good morning!! It's time for another episode. Again we are back to Marcus Aurelius. I hope you didn't miss his words of Wisdom too much.
As a reminder was not only one of the last "5 Good Emperors", but he was also a …

O08: The unconquerable mind

October 30th, 2018

11:16

Today's quote comes from a different stoic, I know I know. Not Marcus Aurelius, gasp!!! But for realz, this on is from Seneca he lives around 4 BC …

007: The Past Can Illuminate the Future

October 29th, 2018

10:08

Good morning!! It's time for another episode. For the third (non interview episode) in a row we have a quote from Marcus Aurelius. I swear there are other stoics beside him.
He was not only one of the last "5 Good …

006: Meeting Majik Part 2

October 28th, 2018

20:25

This is part 2 of my talk with Majik. Please enjoy and I'll talk at you again tomorrow!

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005: Meeting Majik Part 1

October 27th, 2018

17:58

Today is a little break from the regular format. I met a gentlemen the other day who's positivity was out standing, so I asked him on the cast. This …

004: The art of indifference

October 26th, 2018

9:31

Good morning!! It's time for another episode, today the is again from the man, the myth, the legend and my favorite stoic, Marcus Aurelius. Yes I play favorites, also the picture is of him, look at those stone like eyes.

003: Dyed With Thoughts

October 25th, 2018

9:11

Good morning!! It's time for another episode, today the quote is from my favorite stoic The Roman Emporer Marcus Aurelius. Aside from being most well known as Roman Emporer, because of the movie Gladiator, He was also a …

002: My Morning Routine

October 25th, 2018

16:43

Hey peeps! Welcome to the second edition of the cast!!! I am sorry that this one was out a bit late, but the ending got cut off, so I had to rerecord. Yey! With that, I really hope you enjoy the content, if you do let …

001: What is Stoicism?

October 23rd, 2018

8:55

Welcome to the first full episode of The One Take Stoic! Today was talk about what stoicism means to me.

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000: Introductory Episode

October 22nd, 2018

3:44

In this episode, I introduce you to the format and we talk a bit about stoicism.

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