Exploring Philosophy As A Way Of Life With Brandon Tumblin

In my mission to make philosophy sexy and down to earth, I’m on a never-ending journey to interview interesting people, philosophers and those who have been impacted by Stoicism.

A conversation I enjoyed recently was with the host of the Strong Stoic podcast Brandon Tumblin. Brandon brings an awesome perspective to the world of philosophy with his blend of storytelling, penchant for challenging ideas and psychology-based thoughts.

In this interview we discuss philosophy as a way of life, pushing beyond the surface level of Stoicism, making ancient ideas accessible and a hell of a lot more. 

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Addressing Self-Care, Mental Health Conditions And Philosophy With Stoicare’s Paul Wilson

Caregiving is a full-time job. One that impacts the mental health of the care provider as much as the person who is being cared for. Finding ways to develop a self-care practice for yourself is essential, especially in the mental health field as Paul Wilson will tell you.

A mental health practitioner and volunteer at Stoicare, Wilson shares great insight into the state of the mental health system in the UK and how Stoicism can be applied for caregivers. 

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Transcending The Ego And Calming The Monkey Mind With Graham McDowell

Walking the line between psychology and philosophy is an interesting road to travel. People who walk the path have a tendency to be hunting for life’s most burning questions and in Graham McDowell I see a fellow traveller.

A psychotherapist and mindfulness coach, McDowell is the creator of The Monkey Mind programme and specialises in treatment of anxiety, depression and other mental health disorders.

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Constantine Sandis On The Psychology Of Philosophy And Wittgenstenian Ethics

The lines between philosophy and psychology are always blurring, with many psychological practices having their origins in ancient philosophical work. Reconciling both disciplines is an ongoing process and Constantine Sandis has devoted his life to connecting these two worlds together.

Academic and author, Sandis has published a wide range of books and in this interview he talks about how philosophy helped him cope with cancer, the influence of Nietzsche, Wittgenstein and more.

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Eve Riches On Stoic Self-Care And The Power Of Different Perspectives

One of the many fascinating aspects of Stoicism is the path that each person takes to finding it. For Eve Riches, it was a gradual process that eventually influenced her psychology work and led her towards being a big part of Modern Stoicism and The Aurelius Foundation.

Stoic Athenaeum chatted to Eve about her Stoic experiences, the importance of bringing different perspectives into philosophy and the Stoicare project aimed at helping caregivers.

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