Episode 27: The Ancient Philosophy That Doesn’t Give a F*ck (ft. Ryan Holiday)

April 24, 2024

About the Episode

There’s an ancient philosophy that could actually help you give fewer f*cks, and unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably heard of it.

Stoicism has been helping people manage their stress and anxiety for thousands of years and today, it’s more relevant than ever.

Ryan Holiday is the New York Times Bestselling author of multiple books on Stoicism. He believes that Stoicism is the framework that can help you be a normal person in an increasingly crazy world.

Today’s episode dives into the life-altering benefits of following a philosophy that encourages you to focus on what you can control, and fuck the rest.

Ryan Holiday Quotes From the Episode

I think what Stoicism speaks to and has always spoken to is this idea that we don’t control the world around us, but we know we have some control over ourselves.
It’s easy to say no to things you’re not being offered.
All you can really do in this life is carry your own fucking weight.
Most people care too much about the things that other people told them they should care about.
You got to learn the rules before you break them.

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