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Calmer. Wiser and happier.  That's the goal of ZEN commuter, the weekday podcast designed to start your day off right. If your days are filled with stress and lacking direction, then you will definitely want to tune in.  I interview amazing thought leaders in order to have you seeing different ways to live a calmer, more purposeful life.  

On the days I am at the mic alone, I help you greet each day with hope and optimism.  And I even help you discover better ways to treat your body and you mind.

Isn't it about time you got to work in a better mood?  You will, with ZEN commuter.

Feb 7, 2017

2017 seems daunting for a great many people.  There are those who see the world as chaotic and turbulent.  On a grand scale it seems there are challenges to overcome, and on a personal level there are the same, if not more challenges.  How do you face adversity.  How do you thrive in difficult times.  John Vespasian knows how, and he learned it from a source that many would not expect.  John has spent many years researching ancient greek culture to answer that very question: how do we thrive in difficult times.

Ancient greeks didn't have a tenth of the advances we have today, and yet they thrived.  Today I am very pleased to welcome back to the show, John Vespasian, as he discusses his latest book, aptly titled, How to Thrive in Difficult Times.

What you will learn in this episode:

  • "Why harsh, rigid solutions are unwise"
  • The importance of self-sufficiency as told by Diogenes
  • How the riddle of the Sphinx was solved

Helpful links from this episode:

Thriving in Difficult Times: 12 Lessons from Ancient Greece to Improve your Life today

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