Jon Brooks

Hey! I’m Jon Brooks, Creative Director of HighExistence. Right now I'm extremely interested in how we can use the science of learning to better embody Stoic philosophy. I write a weekly Stoic newsletter called The Stoic Handbook, which you can subscribe to here.

Jon Brooks's Articles | HighExistence

Stoicism Deconstructed: Visual Breakdowns of 5 Ancient Cheat Codes For Unshakeable Confidence and Tranquility

This article explores the first 5 chapters of an iconic Stoicism text: The Enchiridion by Epictetus....

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Justin Noppé: Success is a Skill That Can Be Trained Like a Muscle (#46)

To work directly with Justin and the HighExistence team, you can learn more about The Ascent here....

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The Ascent: How to Make a Living Doing What You Love (HEx Dialogues #8)

The Ascent is the new 8-week online meaningful work mastermind brought to you by HighExistence....

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Dan Munro: There Is No Happy Life Without Honesty (HEx #44)

Down the Rabbit Hole is your weekly injection of wisdom, wonder, and well being sent straight...

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Shadow Work and Self-Improvement Blindspots (HEx Dialogues #7)

Those of us interested in personal development, sometimes use it as a form of "productive procrastination." The HighExistence team discuss how to get around this common trap.

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The Intersection of Play, Flow, Social Skills, and Depression (HEx Dialogues #6)

In such stressful time, understanding the link between play, flow, social skills, and depression is vital.

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1P LSD: The Ultimate Psychonaut’s Cheatsheet

Note from editor Jon Brooks: What follows is an article written by Dominic Milton Trott, author of...

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Richard “Shaky” Shore — MMA as a Path to Self-Improvement

Richard Shore tells his story of going from a tiny MMA gym with 12 people to owning a world class facility with 3 UFC athletes.

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Jules Evans — Finding a Way Through Spiritual Emergency

Jules Evans in conversation about how we can recognise and navigate a spiritual emergency.

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Learning Expert Reveals Little Known Reading Hacks

In my first conversation with learning expert Justin Noppé we spent a couple hours going over the...

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Patrick McKeown: How to Breathe in a Pandemic [Video]

The nose is a remarkable organ. The more you breathe through it, the better it works, and...

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The Productivity Ninja Manifesto: Change Your Life One Task at a Time

That’s why some of this stuff is not a joke. We’re talking months of work—useful...

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Seneca’s Groundless Fears: 11 Stoic Principles for Overcoming Panic [Video]

Note: I’ve just started a YouTube channel where I’m going to be creating epic video...

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How Spending 3 Weeks Secluded In The Peruvian Jungle Working With Sacred Plant Medicines Changed Me

I get faced with the question, “Why would you do more than one plant medicine retreat or...

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