In the words of Epictetus, “It is impossible for a man to learn what he thinks he already knows.” Here are some great Stoicism resources, categorised into Books, Websites, Courses, Podcasts and Videos.


The Best Stoicism Books – an extensive list of both introductory and advanced books on Stoicism.


How To Be A Stoic – An evolving guide to practical Stoicism for the 21st Century. Massimo Pigliucci, author of How To Be A Stoic, deals with Stoic principles and their application in modern life.

Daily Stoic – Also linked to a book of the same name (The Daily Stoic by Ryan Holiday), this site features Stoic wisdom, quotes and interviews with experts in the field.

Modern Stoicism – The home of Stoic Week, Stoicism Today and Stoicon, Modern Stoicism is a private, limited by guarantee – and most importantly, not-for-profit – company, and another goldmine of Stoicism info.

Stoicism Subreddit – With over 60,000 subscribers, the Stoicism subreddit is an active place to philosophise with others interested in how Stoicism can be applied to their daily lives.


Stoicism: the Very Basics by Massimo Pigliucci – an introduction to the fundamental ideas of ancient Stoicism, with a focus on its practical applications to modern everyday living.

The 7-Day Guide by Daily Stoic – this highly curated 7-Day Guide will expand your knowledge and provide actionable tools and ideas to make you stronger, more resilient and happier.

Free Guide to Stoic Practice by Donald Robertson – The Stoic Therapy Toolkit is a sort of cheat sheet for Stoic practices. It’s a six-page PDF created along with graphic designer Rocio de Torres, which you’re welcome to download and use free of charge.

Stoic Mindfulness & Resilience Training (SMRT) by Donald Robertson – this four-week long, introductory course will teach you basic Stoic practices for use in daily life.

Stoicism in a Week by Modern Stoicism – a free, guided day-by-day, week long course you can take at anytime, as an introduction to Stoic philosophy as a way of life.

Epictetus’ Enchiridion – Ancient Philosophy & Peace of Mind – this course, produced by Gregory B. Sadler, is designed to assist learners in studying a classic text of Stoic philosophy, Epictetus’ Enchiridion (or handbook). You’ll come away with a solid understanding of key concepts of this practical approach to the problems and challenges of life.


The 7 Best Stoicism Podcasts – If you need a quick dose of Stoicism but don’t have your copy of Meditations close by then a good podcast show might be what you need. Luckily there’s a few out there so here’s a compilation of the top 7 in no particular order!


Ancient Philosophy: The Stoic School – An extensive YouTube playlist featuring Gregory B. Sadler covering a wide range of topics related to the ancient Stoic school of Philosophy.

Daily Stoic channel – regularly updated channel featuring Ryan Holiday discussing Stoic principles in relation to modern life.

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