The Stoic Jew

Some Stoic Strategies for Being Late (Epictetus - Enchiridion 1,4,17; Aurelius - Meditations 4:8; Seneca - Letter #13)

October 24, 2022 Rabbi Matt Schneeweiss Season 10 Episode 5
The Stoic Jew
Some Stoic Strategies for Being Late (Epictetus - Enchiridion 1,4,17; Aurelius - Meditations 4:8; Seneca - Letter #13)
Show Notes

Synopsis: In today's episode I answer the following question, submitted by a listener: "I get very stressed out when I am late for something, and I would like to stop getting so stressed or get better at calming down. This feels like a stoicism type of thing. Do you have any podcast episodes that talk about this?" If you, too, get stressed out when you're late, try these out and let me know what you think! And if you have strategies of your own, please let me know!

Related Rabbi Schneeweiss Content:
- That's a Jacket, Not a Bad Cat!
- TSJ Interlude - I Got Got By An Impression!
- Does Stoicism Promote Catastrophizing?

- Epictetus, Enchiridion (The Handbook), Chapters 1,4,17
- Aurelius, Meditations 4:8
- Seneca, Letter #13: On Groundless Fears
- Koheles 7:20
- Mishlei 24:16
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