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Today, we discuss about the View From Above. It’s the most popular Stoic practice for generating a sense of calm, perspective, and purpose.

What it is, how to practice it, and the risks associated with the practice. We also touch on the importance of consuming art and how you can use art to get into a Stoic mental state.

Arvo Pärt

6 Ways to Practice the View from Above

(03:23) The View From Above

(16:48) How to Practice

(24:39) Philosophically Grounding the Exercise

(30:31) View From Above In Art

(34:53) Risks

Become more Stoic with the Stoa app.

Thanks to Michael Levy for graciously letting us use his music in the conversations.