CafeTruth: Stoicism for Living Life Boldly

Kevin Ruess and his good friend Steve host the Cafe Truth podcast where they have meaningful conversations about Stoic philosophy, spirituality, entrepreneurship, living as an expatriate, and more.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 53m. Bisher sind 36 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint jede zweite Woche.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 1 day 10 hours 58 minutes


episode 36: From Introvert to Globetrotter - Florian Borgeat

In this episode, Kevin and his good friend Florian discussed their experiences as introverts growing up and the transformation that took place in order to live a more enriching life.


 2021-09-24  n/a

episode 35: The App that Reminds You, You’re Gonna Die: Hansa Bergwall

In this episode, Kevin had the opportunity to talk with Hasna Bergwall, the co-founder of the WeCroak app that encourages people to lead happier lives by thinking about death five times a day. 1.WeCroak is a smartphone app based on the Bhutanese principle that to live a happy life; one must meditate on one's own death five times a day 2. Because after all, we're all going to die. No one gets out of this alive. 3. Life is short and precious, rare and special, and we want to use it well. 4...


 2021-09-08  50m

episode 34: Art - The Journey Not the Destination is the Prize

In this episode, Kevin talks about how we should initiate how to express ourselves to the world. How should we have time to speak to know what we are passionate about and find enjoyment in the journey we are heading to in our life.


 2021-08-25  n/a

episode 33: [Chats with Steve] Living Abroad, Raising Healthy Children, Choosing Freedom

Kevin and Steve discuss society's resistance to living a life true to one's self as well as how to raise healthy children in a way that empowers them, all while allowing them to understand and respect the consequences of their choices. Referenced In this Episode * don Miguel Ruiz - Author of The Four Agreements * Miguel Ruiz Jr. * Inception


 2021-07-14  1h45m

episode 32: Have to Vs. Get to: Two Modalities of Thinking

In this week, Kevin discusses shifting a common attitude of feeling like one Has to do something to a more grateful feeling that one Gets to do those things. ==References and Links== Ancient Rome Will Never Get Old. Take It From Mary Beard.


 2021-06-25  56m

episode 31: [Chat's w/ Steve] No One's Important Enough for Me to Be Mad at Them

Kevin and Steve have a discussion about past mistakes and poor choices and how to move on with forgiveness of oneself. (Amongst other topics . . .) --Show Notes-- Original quote from don Juan mentioned in this episode: “Are you angry at me, don Juan?" I asked when he returned. He seemed surprised at my question.
"No! I'm never angry at anybody! No human being can do anything important enough for that. You get
angry at people when you feel that their acts are important...


 2021-06-01  2h7m

episode 30: Gregory David Roberts: Living the Spiritual Path, a Conversation

Kevin dives into a deep conversation with Gregory David Roberts in this episode about the Spiritual Path


 2021-05-11  1h22m

episode 29: How I Claimed my Divinely Bestowed Energy to Break Years of Depression

In this solo episode, Kevin chats about a growing up with a default layer of depression and he used the concept of breaking agreements in order to recover his divinely bestowed energy and break free from the path of stuckness he found himself on.


 2021-04-27  44m

episode 28: Gratitude: The Great Antidote to Feeling Crappy

Kevin discusses the power of gratitude to fight the tendency of most humans to be petty in our complaints about our daily reality and our dissatisfaction with it.


 2021-04-13  44m

episode 27: What Stoic Fasting Can Teach us About Pleasure, Empathy, and Gratitude: Audio

Audio narration of the blog piece: What Stoic Fasting Can Teach us About Pleasure, Empathy, and Gratitude


 2021-03-30  14m