Aug 17 • 1HR 10M

Design your Mind with Stoicism

Listen to my conversation with bestselling author, Ryan A. Bush

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Donald J. Robertson
Ryan A Bush
Ryan A. Bush
Donald Robertson, the author of "How to Think Like a Roman Emperor", and a cognitive-behavioral therapist, talks about how to apply Stoicism in the modern world, discussing philosophy, psychology and self-improvement with guests from all walks of life. Available on Google and Apple podcasts.
Episode details

In this episode, I talk to Ryan A. Bush, author of Designing the Mind: The Principles of Psychitecture and the forthcoming Become Who You Are: A New Theory of Self-Esteem, Human Greatness, and the Opposite of Depression. Bonus: Ryan is generously offering listeners two free ebooks from his website, called the Psychitect’s Toolkit and The Book of Self Mastery.

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  • What is Designing the Mind and Psychitecture?

  • How Ryan’s background in design influenced his approach to self-improvement

  • The main thing Ryan thinks people should learn to stop doing

  • The philosophical influences on Ryan’s work

  • How Ryan became interested in Stoicism

  • How Ryan’s work draws on cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT)

  • The role of metacognition and meditation

  • Ryan’s views about anger

  • How his new book, Become Who You Are, differs from his previous book


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