Episode 96

The Art of Moving On: Practical Wisdom for Life’s Toughest Moments

In this episode of 'Stillness in the Storms,' Steven Webb delves into the challenges of moving on from life's difficult moments. Join Steven as he shares practical wisdom for overcoming adversity and finding strength in the face of hardship. Tune in for insights that can help you navigate life's toughest challenges with grace and resilience.

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Episode Summary:

In this reflective episode, Steven Webb explores the challenges of dealing with difficult times, from personal grief and business failures to the universal human experience of suffering. Drawing on personal anecdotes and philosophical insights, Steven offers practical wisdom for moving on, building resilience, and finding stillness amidst chaos.


  • [0:00] - Introduction
  • [1:00] - The grieving process and hitting rock bottom
  • [5:23] - Personal experiences of suffering and moving on
  • [17:16] - Meditation and loneliness
  • [21:12] - Reflection, growth, and responsible use of substances
  • [24:00] - Building resilience and closing thoughts

Key Points:

• The universality of suffering and the human experience of dealing with difficult times.

• Practical strategies for moving on, including mindfulness and self-reflection.

• The importance of building resilience and embracing the temporary nature of life's challenges.


  1. "Breathe out relaxed. And remember this moment is temporary, it will move on. You don't have control over time. It will move on no matter what. Life will dish you another problem next week."
  2. "Reflect and grow, use this experience to learn about yourself."

Links and References:

Inner Peace Meditations Podcast

Steven Webb Blog

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Podcast and Host Info:

Welcome to "Stillness in the Storms," hosted by Steven Webb. Paralyzed in a diving accident, Steven transformed adversity into a journey of resilience and self-discovery. As the Mayor of Truro, he blends Zen Buddhism and Stoicism to guide you towards inner peace.

Join us every Friday at 4 PM for insights that turn life's storms into opportunities for growth. This podcast is your weekly retreat, a sanctuary where understanding takes place.

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