The Stoic Jew

Stoicism, Habit Cultivation, and Elul (Epictetus - Discourses 2:18)

August 10, 2021 Rabbi Matt Schneeweiss Season 5 Episode 14
The Stoic Jew
Stoicism, Habit Cultivation, and Elul (Epictetus - Discourses 2:18)
Show Notes

Synopsis: In today’s episode, which was supposed to air on Rosh Chodesh Elul, we examine the underappreciated role of habit cultivation in Stoicism, and I teach a valuable technique for establishing new habits which I learned from James Clear’s Atomic Habits and BJ Fogg’s Tiny Habits.

This week's Torah content has been sponsored by Joey and Estee Lichter in honor of the marriage of Isaac and Aviva.

Sources:
- Epictetus, Discourses 2:18
- James Clear, Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones
- BJ Fogg, Tiny Habits: The Small Changes that Change Everything
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