The Stoic Jew

Habit Tracking and Sefiras ha'Omer (Epictetus - Discourses 2:18)

May 18, 2022 Rabbi Matt Schneeweiss Season 8 Episode 6
The Stoic Jew
Habit Tracking and Sefiras ha'Omer (Epictetus - Discourses 2:18)
Show Notes

Synopsis: In today’s episode we go over a practical habit cultivation (or habit removal) tip from Epictetus, which is expanded upon by James Clear in Atomic Habits. The mitzvah of Sefiras ha’Omer serves as the ideal scaffolding for this method, and there are enough days left in this year’s count to initiate a habit cultivation experiment of your own!

Related Rabbi Schneeweiss Content:
- Why Do We Count the Omer? Three Explanations You (Probably) Haven't Heard
- Stoicism, Habit Cultivation, and Elul

- Epictetus, Discourses 2:18
- Ryan Holiday and Stephen Hanselman, The Daily Stoic, May 16th: The Chain Method
- James Clear, Atomic Habits, Chapter 16: How to Stick with Good Habits Every Day
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