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What advice do the Stoics have for managing social anxiety?

In this conversation, Caleb Ontiveros and Michael Tremblay talk about Epictetus on anxiety – and how his advice for dissolving anxiety can be applied to social situations.

(03:29) Epictetus On Anxiety

(13:13) You Will Not Have Anxiety If You Do This

(23:42) Learning From Experience

(26:36) Epictetus On How To Make It Happen

(34:40) Why Is It Weird To Treat Social Skills Like A Craft?

(38:34) Focus On What Is Up To You

(47:14) Summarizing Epictetus On Anxiety

(48:22) Epictetus's Two Handles

(51:35) Learning From Negative Feelings


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