Aug 20, 2021
Why is Stoicism growing so popular today? Amid the problems of systemic racism, the Covid-19 pandemic, political upheaval, climate change, people are facing constant financial, mental, and emotional challenges. Stoicism was designed to help people stay calm in the chaos and develop happiness by determining their sphere of control. Robin and Ben discuss the philosophy of Stoicism and their favorite Stoics: Epictetus and Marcus Aurelius. They also hold a lively discussion about the things that are in one's control and the things that are beyond an individual's control. Join them to learn how the Stoics faced the challenges in their lives and how we can learn the best way to face today's challenges with calm and clarity. This episode could improve your mental and emotional health!