Daily Stoic Podcast

About The Daily Stoic Podcast

The Daily Stoic Podcast is a daily podcast hosted by #1 New York Times bestselling author Ryan Holiday. Each weekday the podcast features the audio version of our popular Daily Stoic email meditations. A short 2-3 minute Stoic inspired meditation designed to help you live your best life.

The podcast is downloaded over over 23 million times since launching last year.

Two to three times per week we also featured long-from interviews with a variety of guests. Past guests include #1 New York Times bestselling author Tim Ferriss, three time Olympian Dominique Dawes, 6X NBA all-star Pau Gasol, former NASCAR champion Danica Patrick, HBO star comedian Pete Holmes, sportscaster Michele Tafoya, radio host Charlamagne Tha God, former NAVY SEAL Jocko Willink, Congressman Dan Crenshaw, and dozens more.

You can subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Spotify, Stitcher, Buzzsprout, or wherever you listen to podcasts.

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Latest episodes

Oct 18: Ryan Speaks at the Commonwealth Club

Oct 17: Ferkat Jawdat – Fighting Against Chinese Repression

Oct 14: MLB’s Eric Byrne – How to Keep Going When Your Body Wants to Quit

Oct 11: Who Is Seneca?

Oct 10: ESPN’s Paul Kix – How Anyone Can Change Everything

Oct 7: Scott Barry Kaufman – How to Use Psychology to Solve Real-World Problems

Oct 4: It’s the Little Moments That Make the Big Lessons

Oct 3: Ryder Carroll – The Power of Journaling

Sep 30: Ryan and Stephen Hanselman Talk About Their Newest Book, Lives of the Stoics

Sep 27: Epictetus’s Five Most Significant Quotes

Sep 26: Manu Ginóbili – NBA Spurs Legend on the Philosophy of Peak Performance

Sep 23: Nils Parker, Bestselling Writer and Editor Behind Lives of the Stoics, The Obstacle Is the Way and The Daily Stoic

Sep 20: Daily Stoic Sundays: Seven Stoic Ways to Find a Better Life

Sep 19: Guy Raz — “How I Built This” and Solving Our Big Problems

Sep 16: Martellus Bennett – Super Bowl Champion on Finding Success

Sep 13: Daily Stoic Sundays: Five Life-Changing Quotes From Seneca

Sep 12: Ask Daily Stoic: Ryan and Lacrosse Legend Paul Rabil On What It Takes to Become the Best

Sep 9: Ask Daily Stoic: Ryan and Niki Papadopoulos Go Inside Writing About Stoicism

Sep 6: Daily Stoic Sundays: The Stoic Art of Not Caring

Sep 5: Ask Daily Stoic: Ryan and Anne Applebaum Ask How Does a Stoic Resist Tyranny?

Sep 2: Ask Daily Stoic: Ryan and Jocko Willink On How to Thrive in Challenging Times

Aug 30: Daily Stoic Sundays: 10 of the Most Stoic Moments in History

Aug 29: Ask Daily Stoic: Ryan and Mark Manson Discuss What You Should Actually Give a F*** About

Aug 26: Ask Daily Stoic: Ryan and Dominique Dawes on Olympic Gold and Pursuing Excellence

Aug 23: Daily Stoic Sundays: 5 Life Changing Quotes from Marcus Aurelius

Aug 22: Ask Daily Stoic: Ryan and Robert Greene Discuss the Laws of Human Nature

Aug 19: Ask Daily Stoic: Ryan and Angel Parham On Why Studying the Classics Is So Important

Aug 16: Daily Stoic Sundays: How to Turn Your Trials Into Triumphs

Aug 15: Ask Daily Stoic: Ryan and Donald Robertson On the Brilliance and Insights of Marcus Aurelius

Aug 12: Ask Daily Stoic: Ryan and Author Rich Cohen On How to Succeed When Everyone’s Against You

Aug 9: Daily Stoic Sundays: The All-New Leatherbound Daily Stoic

Aug 8: Ask Daily Stoic: Ryan and Writer S.C. Gwynne Discuss the Great Stories and Leaders of the American Civil War

Aug 5: Ask Daily Stoic: Ryan and Sportswriter Kate Fagan Talk About Stoicism in Sports

Aug 2: Daily Stoic Sundays: Ryan Talks Stoicism with the Cleveland Browns

Aug 1: Ask Daily Stoic: Ryan and David Epstein Talk Range & Resilience

July 29: Ask Daily Stoic: Ryan and Wellness Expert Kimberly Snyder Talk Stillness, Yoga, and the Beauty of Daily Life

July 26: Daily Stoic Sundays: How Seneca Overcame Stress

July 25: Ryan and Comic Pete Holmes Talk Work-Life Balance and Why Joy Matters

July 22: Ask Daily Stoic: Ryan and James Romm Talk Seneca, Nero and Dying Every Day

July 18: Ask Daily Stoic: Ryan and Dr. Harvey Karp Talk Preparation, Patience, and How to Be a Great Parent

July 15: Ask Daily Stoic: Ryan and Maria Konnikova Talk Poker, Psychology, and Focusing on What You Can Control

July 12: Daily Stoic Sundays: Find Contentment Where You Are NOW With Stoicism and Stillness

July 11: Ask Daily Stoic: Ryan and Congressman Dan Crenshaw Talk Fortitude, Outrage, and How to Be Inspired By History

July 8: Ask Daily Stoic: Ryan and Writer David Frum Discuss Political Courage and Standing Up For Your Beliefs

July 5: Ask Daily Stoic: Ryan and Billy Bush Discuss the Stoic Reaction to Public Shaming and How to Grow Beyond It

July 4: This Work Must Continue

July 1: Ask Daily Stoic: Ryan and E.S. Schubert Talk the Purpose of Monuments and Why Statues Matter

June 27: Ask Daily Stoic: Ryan and Jessica Lahey Talk Parenting, the Process of Writing, and How to Fail Gracefully

June 24: Ask Daily Stoic: Ryan and Lauryn and Michael Bosstick (The Skinny Confidential) Talk Stoic Morning Routines and How to Manage Your Life in Quarantine

June 20: Ask Daily Stoic: Ryan and Brett McKay Talk Parenting, Living Through History, and Modern Manliness

June 17: Ask Daily Stoic: Ryan and Ben Hardy Talk Family, Self-Improvement, and How to Take On a Challenge

June 14: Daily Stoic Sundays: It’s Always the Time to Act Bravely

June 13: Ask Daily Stoic: Ryan and UT Basketball Coach Shaka Smart Talk Self-Control and Using Your Time Wisely

June 10: Ask Daily Stoic: Ryan and Author Tom Mueller Talk Whistleblowers, Courage, and Doing the Right Thing

June 7: Daily Stoic Sundays: This Is Why You Have to Care

June 6: Ask Daily Stoic: Ryan and Sunday Night Football’s Michele Tafoya Talk Stoicism and Making the Most of Each Day

June 3: Ask Daily Stoic: Ryan and Charlamagne tha God Talk Opening Your Mind and Political Power

May 29: Daily Stoic Sundays: How Marcus Aurelius Conquered Stress (and the Rest of Us Can Too)

May 28: Ask Daily Stoic: Ryan and Coach George Raveling Talk Meeting Harry Truman, Reading and the Perils of Ego

May 24: Daily Stoic Sundays: You Must Stare This Scary Fact in the Face

May 23: Ask Daily Stoic: Ryan and Coach Buzz Williams (Texas A&M) Talk Habits, Time Management and the Lessons You Can Learn from the Pandemic

May 20: Ask Daily Stoic: Ryan Talks Freedom and Personal Responsibility with David French

May 17: Daily Stoic Sundays: Ryan Talks with South Carolina Football About How to Practice Stoicism

May 16: Ask Daily Stoic: Ryan and Historian Andrew Roberts Talk Leadership, Character and How One Person Can Change The World

May 13: Ask Daily Stoic: Ryan and NBA G League Coach Coby Karl Answer Your Questions About Stoicism and Sports

May 7: Daily Stoic Sundays: Life Comes at You Fast. So You Better Be Ready.

May 6: Ask Daily Stoic: Ryan and Robert Greene Talk Plagues, Politics, and Polarization

May 3: Daily Stoic Sundays: All You Need Are a Few Small Wins Every Day

May 2: Ask Daily Stoic: Ryan Talks Books, Basketball, and Stoicism with NBA Legend Pau Gasol

Apr 26: Daily Stoic Sundays: What Marcus Aurelius Can Teach Frontline Responders During COVID-19

Apr 25: Ask Daily Stoic: Ryan Talks Social Media, Social Distancing, and Stoicism with Rep. Mike Gallagher

April 19: Daily Stoic Sundays: Using Stoicism To Become Unbeatable

April 18: Ask Daily Stoic: Ryan and John Brownstein Discuss the Science Behind the Pandemic

April 12: Daily Stoic Sundays: The Important Thing Is to Not Be Afraid

April 11: Ask Daily Stoic: Ryan Holiday & Tim Ferriss Discuss “Alive Time vs Dead Time”

April 4: Ask Daily Stoic: Ryan Holiday & Chris Guillebeau Discuss Stoicism During COVID-19