Stoic Approach to Mental Health

Have you ever wondered how we viewed and managed Mental Health in ancient times? Can we apply their philosophies today to improve our mental health?

In this episode of me&my health up we explore this topic of how ancient philosopher’s such as Marcus Aurelius viewed and tackled mental health and how you can apply it today with UK-based copywriter Jamie Ryder. We discuss how schools of thought like Stoicism can be beneficial for mental health, especially for men who may not want to discuss their experiences. Jamie also shares how reframing philosophy as a way of life rather that something to study makes it more accessible and even fun once you start to apply it.

About Jamie Ryder

Jamie Ryder is a UK-based copywriter and content marketer with a deep interest in mental health and philosophy. He’s on a mission to make philosophy sexy and down to earth and explores the subject through different lenses to make timeless ideas new again.

You can check out his work over at Stoic Athenaeum, where he has lots of long and short-form content championing different schools of thought.


Instagram and Twitter: @stoicathenaeum


Letters From A Stoic by Seneca

About me&my Health Up & Host

me&my Health Up seeks to enhance and enlighten the wellbeing of others. Host Anthony Hartcher is the CEO of me&my wellness which provides holistic health solutions using food is medicine, combined with a holistic, balanced, lifestyle approach. Anthony holds three bachelor’s degrees in Complementary Medicine; Nutrition and Dietetic Medicine; and Chemical Engineering.

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This is a recording of a podcast that took place on 17 June 2022.
Note the advice and information is general in nature. Always seek the guidance of your doctor or other qualified health professional with any questions you may have regarding your health or a medical condition.