Stoic Philosophy Thanksgiving Compilation

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Contemplate the virtue of gratitude this Thanksgiving through viewing my past reflections.

Since November of 2016, I’ve been producing a catalog of Stoic Philosophy content including videos, presentations, and podcasts. I’ve also hosted discussion groups with the Humanist Association of Greater Philadelphia encouraging people to examine their lives and find practical wisdom in the writings of Stoic Philosophers.

Holidays may especially be difficult for many who struggle with depression, heightened stress, grief, loneliness, and assorted mental health challenges. Perhaps reflecting on what’s going well in our lives, having a sense of gratitude for the positives, can help this Thanksgiving. Hang in there!

Find some inspiration in some of my content starting with older uploads and ending with newer material:

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Stay tuned for upcoming content including a podcast addressing anxiety and an episode about the benefits of counseling.

Justin Vacula

Justin Vacula hosts the Stoic Philosophy Podcast; serves as co-organizer and spokesperson for the Northeastern Pennsylvania (NEPA) Freethought Society; and has hosted monthly Stoic Philosophy discussion groups for the Humanist Association of Greater Philadelphia.

He has appeared on and hosted various radio shows and podcasts; participated in formal debates and discussions; was a guest speaker for college-level courses; was featured in local, national, and international news; and has been invited to speak at various national, local, and statewide events.

Vacula received bachelor’s degrees in Philosophy and Psychology, a minor in Professional Writing, and the distinguished W.A. Kilburn Memorial Award for Philosophy from King’s College in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. He is currently living in the Scranton, PA area attending Marywood University’s graduate-level Mental Health Counseling program and has worked with the Arc of Luzerne County’s Transition to Community Employment program as a teacher’s assistant and job coach alongside adult learners with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

He also plays poker; volunteers as a member of the website and media team for the Greyhawk Reborn Dungeons & Dragons campaign while playing at events in the Eastern United States; and enjoys metal music.