The One You Feed

Eric Zimmer|Wondery

iHeart Radio 2022 Podcast Award Nominee - Best Spirituality & Religion PodcastPractical Wisdom for a Better LifeOpen-minded discussions of habits, meditation, wisdom, depression, anxiety, happiness, psychology, philosophy, and motivation.

Time for a Change?
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Jillian Richardson is the founder of The Joy List, which is a newsletter with the mission of making New York City – and eventually the world – a less lonely place. She also hosts The Joy List Social, an event where you can show up by yourself and leave with a new friend. In this episode, Jillian and Eric talk about her new book, Unlonely Planet: How Healthy Congregations Can Change the World.  But wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!Jillian Richardson and I Discuss How to Become Unlonely and …Her book, Unlonely Planet: How Healthy Congregations Can Change the WorldSome of the barriers that get in the way of making friendshipsSome strategies we can use to make friendshipsThree relationship strengthening tacticsHow to know when vulnerability slides into needinessThat looking for the “perfect” person or group of people can stump you in your search for meaningful connectionWhen you might want to reflect on your relationship to the idea of groupsWhere to start when you’re lonely and want to connect with othersHow to meet people if you’re an introvertThe importance of being kind to yourself in this processJillian Richardson Links:Jillian’s WebsiteTwitterInstagramUpstart: The fast and easy way to get a personal loan to consolidate, lower your interest rate, and pay off your debt. Go to www.upstart.com/wolfFeals: Premium CBD delivered to your doorstep to help you manage stress, anxiety, pain, and sleeplessness. Feals CBD is food-grade and every batch is tested so you know you are getting a truly premium grade product. Get 50% off your first order with free shipping by becoming a member at www.feals.com/wolfIf you enjoyed this conversation with Jillian Richardson, you might also enjoy these other episodes:How to Find Joy and Community with Radha AgrawalBelonging and Connection with Sebene SelassieSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Dec 7

53 min 59 sec

Oliver Burkeman is a British journalist and writer based in New York. He is well known not only for his amazing books, but he also wrote a popular weekly column on psychology called “This Column will Change Your Life” which was printed weekly between 2006 and 2020.  Oliver joins Eric for a third time on the show, and in this episode, they discuss many things, including his new book, “Four Thousand Weeks: Time Management for Mortals”But wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!Oliver Burkeman and I Discuss Time Management for Mortals and …His book, “Four Thousand Weeks: Time Management for Mortals”How we invest more energy and focus on trying to escape certain feelingsFinitude and understanding that life is finiteTime and how we relate to it as something we have and useThe idea that we are time rather than we have timeAccepting the truth of your finitude allows you to live more in the presentConfusing meaningful with extraordinaryCosmic insignificance therapy suggests that we reexamine the threshold of what makes a meaningful lifeOur tendency to want to define and measure what is meaningful in lifeHow the pursuit of using time well can lead us to live in the future rather than being presentAsking ourselves if something is expanding or contracting to usThe modern attention economy and being aware if we are choosing where our attention goesHow the things that matter most to us can provoke unpleasant emotions that lead to seeking distractionsThe problem isn’t how things are, but rather how we think they should beTrying too hard to be present in the moment Accepting the impossibility of complete control Oliver Burkeman Links:Oliver’s WebsiteTwitterOliver’s PostsCalm App: The app designed to help you ease stress and get the best sleep of your life through meditations and sleep stories. Join the 85 million people around the world who use Calm to get better sleep. Get 40% off a Calm Premium Subscription (a limited time offer!) by going to www.calm.com/wolfIf you enjoyed this conversation with Oliver Burkeman, you might also enjoy these other episodes:Oliver Burkeman on Modern Time Management (2019)Oliver Burkeman (2014)Living Between Worlds with James HollisSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Dec 3

51 min 49 sec

Jonah Berger is a professor at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He's an international bestselling author, a world-renowned expert on word of mouth, social influence, consumer behavior, and how products, ideas, and behaviors can catch on.In this episode, Eric and Jonah discuss his book, The Catalyst: How to Change Anyone's Mind.But wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!Jonah Berger and I Discuss How to Change Anyone's Mind and …His book, The Catalyst: How to Change Anyone's MindHow people changeThat most decisions that we make are shaped by other peopleThe major mistake most of us make when it comes to trying to change behavior in ourselves and othersHow to create change by reducing the barriers and energy requiredFeeling like we should do something vs because we want to do somethingPeople's zones of acceptance and rejectionWhat it means to "highlight a gap" and how it can help us changeHow the costs of change often come due before the benefits of change are experiencedWhat factors drive Identification vs DifferentiationJonah Berger Links:Jonah's WebsiteTwitterInstagramBest Fiends: Engage your brain and play a game of puzzles with Best Fiends. Download for free on the Apple App Store or Google Play.   If you enjoyed this conversation with Jonah Berger, you might also enjoy these other episodes:Mimetic Desires in Everyday Life with Luke BurgisEffectively Thinking Ahead with Bina VenkataramanSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Nov 30

45 min 30 sec

Stressed by Holiday Expectations?Join Eric and The One You Feed Community for a FREE online gathering on November 30th at 8pm Eastern Time. (Recording will be available for 72 hours)In this free live event, Eric will teach a Spiritual Habit that will allow you to release these types of stress and touch into a deeper feeling of wholeness, peace, steadiness, and presence. Register Now!In case you’re just recently joining us, or however long you’ve been a listener of the show, you may not realize that we have over 7 years of incredible episodes in our archive! We’ve had so many wonderful guests that we decided to handpick one of our favorites that may be new to you, but if not, is definitely worth another listen! Mark Manson is an author and personal development consultant. His writing is a different take on the self-help genre that he calls self-help from a first-person perspective. Mark has been published and quoted on CNN, Huffington Post, Business Insider, Yahoo! News, The Sydney Morning Herald, and a variety of other publications. He is also the CEO and Founder of Infinity Squared Media LLC.But wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!Mark Manson and I Discuss Important Lessons in Life and …Opportunity costs and being aware of the sacrificesHis most popular article, The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*&The misconception of confidenceThe friendship test in romantic relationshipsHow he applies logic in his writingPositive thinking and his issue with “The Secret”How inspiration often comes from taking actionHis “Do Something” principleMistaking happiness for pleasureHow true happiness comes from the meaning of our experiencesOur need to always be challenged in lifeHow our pursuits change as we get olderHis article on Ken Wilbur, an American philosopherMark Manson Links:Mark’s WebsiteInstagramTwitterFacebookIf you enjoyed this conversation with Mark Manson, you might also enjoy these other episodes:Everyday Courage with Ryan HolidayLove, Grace, and Grit with Sebastian SiegelSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

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Nov 26

36 min 56 sec

Stressed by Holiday Expectations?Join Eric and The One You Feed Community for a FREE online gathering on November 30th at 8pm Eastern Time. (Recording will be available for 72 hours)In this free live event, Eric will teach a Spiritual Habit that will allow you to release these types of stress and touch into a deeper feeling of wholeness, peace, steadiness, and presence. Register Now!Iain McGilchrist is a psychiatrist, author, lecturer, and former Oxford Literary Scholar. He is committed to the idea that the mind and brain can be understood only by seeing them in the broadest possible context, that of the whole of our physical and spiritual existence, and of the wider human culture in which they arise – the culture which helps to mold, and in turn is molded by, our minds and brains.Today Iain and Eric discuss his book, The Master and His Emissary: The Divided Brain and the Making of the Western World.But wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!Iain McGilchrist and I Discuss The Divided yet Connected Brain and …His book, The Master and His Emissary: The Divided Brain and the Making of the Western WorldThat creativity requires resistanceThe differences between the two hemispheres of our brainHow distinctions are important but divisions are invented by usThe ways our brain hemispheres work togetherThat our world is currently dominated by left brain hemisphere thinkingThe ways we might address the crises we face as a species and worldHow he responds to the critics of a right brain/left brain theoryThe ways in which our hemispheres are connected and work togetherThe difference between our two hemispheres isn’t as much what they do but how they do itThe 8 portals our brain uses to get information about the worldThe 4 powers we have to arrive at truthIain McGilchrist Links:Iain’s WebsiteTwitterFacebookUpstart: The fast and easy way to get a personal loan to consolidate, lower your interest rate, and pay off your debt. Go to www.upstart.com/wolfIf you enjoyed this conversation with Iain McGilchrist, you might also enjoy these other episodes:Whole Brain Living with Dr. Jill Bolte TaylorLessons About the Brain with Lisa Feldman BarrettSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Nov 23

47 min 53 sec

Jeremy Lent is an author and speaker whose work investigates the patterns of thought that have led our civilization to its current crisis of sustainability.Today Jeremy and Eric discuss his new book, The Web of Meaning: Integrating Science and Traditional Wisdom to Find Our Place in the UniverseBut wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, Jeremy Lent and I Discuss the Integration of Science and Traditional Wisdom in Life and …His book, The Web of Meaning: Integrating Science and Traditional Wisdom to Find Our Place in the UniverseThe difference between want and intention Understanding the power of kindness toward the “negative” parts of usHis character, “Uncle Bob,” who represents the dominant worldviewWorldview is the lens through which we see and make sense of everything How humans pattern meaning into the world based on what our culture tells usCultural mindfulness frees us to open up to other possibilitiesThe idea that humans are selfish or have a “selfish gene” and how science refutes thisThe self-organization of life: the different parts make the whole and the whole relates to the different partsHuman nature and how cooperation, not competition has led to the abundance of life on earthDifferences between Eastern and Western traditional beliefs in regard to human natureThe negative aspects of humans’ ability to cooperateThe Taoist notion of Wu-Wei (effortless action) and Yu-Wei (purposive action)Integrating two elements of human consciousness; conceptual (left brain) and animate (right brain)The most important relationship in life is the “I’ and the “self”Chi is translated to matter and energy that make up the universeLi is how Chi is organizedHow the deep spiritual traditions from the past add richness to what modern science revealsThe realization that deep human intuitions are our internal validation of what science tells us about how the universe really isFractals and the holarchy or structure of life’s interconnectednessJeremy Lent Links:Jeremy’s WebsiteJeremy’s BlogTwitterFacebookNovo Nordisk – Explore the science behind weight loss and partner with your healthcare provider for a healthy approach to your weight management.If you enjoyed this conversation with Jeremy Lent, you might also enjoy these other episodes:Neuroscience Behind our Reality with James KingslandMike McHargue (Science Mike)Science and the Sacred with Sasha SaganSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Nov 19

55 min 49 sec

Jacob Nordby is an author whose many quests have led him to a deep fascination with life in all of its weird splendor. He’s the founder of Manifesto Publishing House and he penned the award-winning novel, The Divine Arsonist, and a non-fiction book, Blessed Are the Weird: A Manifesto for Creatives.  Today Jacob and Eric discuss his new book is, The Creative Cure: How Finding and Freeing Your Inner Artist Can Heal Your Life. But wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, Jacob Norby and I Discuss Creativity as a Cure and …His book, The Creative Cure: How Finding and Freeing Your Inner Artist Can Heal Your LifeHow he defines creativityHow creativity can bring you back to your truest self Why he believes every human being is creativeThe three enemies of creativityThe connection between spirituality and creativityFeeling an inward longing to come home to yourselfRebuilding his life after burning it to the groundHow imagination can work for us or against usAllowing our thoughts and emotions yet not empower themThe three questions he answers every dayHow to create more choice points in our daily livesJacob Nordby Links:Jacob’s WebsiteTwitterInstagramFacebookTalkspace is the online therapy company that lets you connect with a licensed therapist from anywhere at any time at a fraction of the cost of traditional therapy. It’s therapy on demand. Visit www.talkspace.com or download the app and enter Promo Code: WOLF to get $100 off your first month.Feals: Premium CBD delivered to your doorstep to help you manage stress, anxiety, pain, and sleeplessness. Feals CBD is food-grade and every batch is tested so you know you are getting a truly premium grade product. Get 50% off your first order with free shipping by becoming a member at www.feals.com/wolfIf you enjoyed this conversation with Jacob Nordby, you might also enjoy these other episodes:Finding Your Creativity with Julia CameronWriting for Healing with Maggie SmithSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Nov 16

59 min 19 sec

Beth Jacobs is a clinical psychologist in private practice and a former faculty member of the Feinberg School of Medicine of Northwestern University. She is also a teacher in the Soto Zen tradition and incorporates Buddhist studies and meditation into her work as both a psychologist and a writer.  In this episode, Eric and Beth discuss her book,  The Original Buddhist Psychology: What the Abhidharma Tells Us about How We Think, Feel, and Experience LifeBut wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, Beth Jacobs and I Discuss Original Buddhist Psychology and …Her book, The Original Buddhist Psychology: What the Abhidharma Tells Us about How We Think, Feel, and Experience LifeAbhidharma is the structural layout of the Buddha’s original vision of the universeUnderstanding the complex laws of how forces move together in the universeThe entity of “me” exists from the arbitrary framework we create for ourselvesThe 5 skandhas are what is used to construct our reality: form, feelings, perceptions, habit formations, consciousnessesNeuropsychology and the 17 steps of perceptionInterdependent origination is the idea that everything is in motion and connectedHow consciousness is just an interactionThe various lists of lists in the AbhidharmaEnergy, mindfulness, and investigation The idea of gently removing our obstructionsWriting and meditation as powerful tools for awakeningBeth Jacobs Links:Beth’s WebsiteNovo Nordisk – Explore the science behind weight loss and partner with your healthcare provider for a healthy approach to your weight management.If you enjoyed this conversation with Beth Jacobs, you might also enjoy these other episodes:How to Find Bliss with Bob ThurmanInner Freedom Through Mindfulness with Jack KornfieldSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Nov 12

49 min 38 sec

Austin Kleon is a writer, artist, and speaker. Austin also speaks about creativity for organizations such as Pixar, Google, SXSW, and many others. He is the author of many books, including Steal Like an Artist, and Newspaper Blackout.In this episode, Eric and Austin discuss his book, Keep Going: 10 Ways to Stay Creative in Good Times and BadBut wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, Austin Kleon and I Discuss How to Stay Creative and …His book, Keep Going: 10 Ways to Stay Creative in Good Times and BadHow his deep work has usually originated from a dark placeLife is about the balance between the light and dark in usHis long term pessimism and short term optimismMaking peace with things not ever getting easier and learning to enjoy the now.How there are no perfect conditions in life so no sense waiting or worrying about what’s nextIf/And statements and how life is not linear in that wayHis reflection on the book her wrote 10 years agoTrying to get back to the beginner’s mindSeeking curiosity over wisdomOrdinary life + extra attention = the extraordinaryPaying attention by drawing, writing, reading poetry, or walkingTrying to view things as an artist mightForget the noun, do the verbThe importance of having a hobbiesHow energy can be found in books and works of artAustin Kleon Links:Austin’s WebsiteTwitterInstagramUpstart: The fast and easy way to get a personal loan to consolidate, lower your interest rate, and pay off your debt. Go to www.upstart.com/wolfCalm App: The app designed to help you ease stress and get the best sleep of your life through meditations and sleep stories. Join the 85 million people around the world who use Calm to get better sleep. Get 40% off a Calm Premium Subscription (a limited time offer!) by going to www.calm.com/wolfIf you enjoyed this conversation with Austin Kleon, you might also enjoy these other episodes:Finding Your Creativity with Julia CameronWriting as a Path to Awakening with Albert Flynn DeSilverSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Nov 9

53 min 56 sec

Jon Acuff is a New York Times bestselling author of seven books. He’s also an INC Magazine Top 100 Leadership speaker and has spoken to hundreds of thousands of people at conferences and companies around the world, including FedEx, Nissan, Microsoft, Lockheed Martin, and many others.  In this episode, Eric and Jon discuss his new book, Soundtracks: The Surprising Solution to OverthinkingBut wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, Jon Acuff and I Discuss Overthinking, Internal Soundtracks, and …His book, Soundtracks: The Surprising Solution to OverthinkingHow action eliminates overthinking and inaction breeds overthinkingThe importance of deciding as few times as possibleOverthinking is when what you think gets in the way of what you wantViewing our thoughts as repetitive soundtracks that become our playlist“Pulling the thread” when processing your feelingsHow fear gets a voice but doesn’t get a voteLearning to identify your broken soundtracksEvaluating your thoughts and asking is it true, is it helpful, is it kind?Getting support from others can help retire your broken soundtracksHow we can’t stop overthinking but we can replace it with another thoughtViewing our thoughts as a dial that we can turn down and not a switch that we can turn offFinding activities that get you out of your headFlipping your broken soundtracks to the oppositeThe important process of repeating new soundtracksFinding ways to remind yourself of new soundtracksTying new thoughts to a symbol by making it personal, visible, and simpleJon Acuff Links:Jon’s WebsiteTwitterInstagramFacebookYouTubeNovo Nordisk – Explore the science behind weight loss and partner with your healthcare provider for a healthy approach to your weight management.If you enjoyed this conversation with Jon Acuff, you might also enjoy these other episodes:Perfecting Self-Love with Scott StabileNeuropsychology and the Thinking Mind with Dr. Chris NiebauerSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Nov 5

55 min 21 sec

Sebastian Siegel is a British American screenwriter, director, author, and actor from Oxford, England. His new movie is Grace and Grit, based on the American philosopher Ken Wilber’s, 1991 memoir. John Mackey had to say about the new movie, “This movie will shake you, and maybe even awaken you in some way. This movie is a must-see, especially for anyone interested in love or consciousness.”In this episode, Eric and Sebastian discuss his movie, Grace and Grit.But wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, Sebastian Siegel and I Discuss Love, Grace, Grit, and …His new movie, Grace and Grit, a story of love beyond lifeKen Wilber’s memoir and brilliant body of work that inspired this filmThe beautiful story of love and transformation How taking action is a catalyst in the growth of your different relationshipsKnowing that we always have a choice in how we respond to what life gives usWhat it means to have both grace and the grit to push through challenges in life How exercise and pushing beyond his physical limits is a spiritual practice for himRemembering and cultivating awareness that every moment is a spiritual practiceHis admiration of and inspiration from philosophers Alan Watts and Ken WilberThe gentleness and gracefulness of Ramana Maharsi’s work about being in service to loveThe metaphor of the bent finger of reaching out to God, within and through ourselvesThe paradoxes woven into lifeSebastian Siegel Links:Sebastian’s WebsiteGrace and GritInstagramBest Fiends: Engage your brain and play a game of puzzles with Best Fiends. Download for free on the Apple App Store or Google Play.   Skillshare is an online learning community that helps you get better on your creative journey. They have thousands of inspiring classes for creative and curious people. Sign up via www.skillshare.com/feed and you’ll get a FREE one-month trial of Skillshare premium membership.Talkspace is the online therapy company that lets you connect with a licensed therapist from anywhere at any time at a fraction of the cost of traditional therapy. It’s therapy on demand. Visit www.talkspace.com or download the app and enter Promo Code: WOLF to get $100 off your first month.If you enjoyed this conversation with Sebastian Siegel, you might also enjoy these other episodes:Perfecting Self-Love with Scott StabileHow to Find Zest in Life with John KaagSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Nov 2

48 min 9 sec

Guy Winch, Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist, keynote and TED Talk speaker, and author whose books have been translated into twenty languages. In this episode, Eric and Guy discuss his book Emotional First Aid: Healing Rejection, Guilt, Failure, and Other Everyday Hurts.But wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, Guy Winch and I Discuss Emotional First Aid and …His book, Emotional First Aid: Healing Rejection, Guilt, Failure, and Other Everyday HurtsUnderstanding that we need to tend to our emotional wounds just as we would physical woundsBuilding emotional resiliency by addressing these small woundsHow to treat the emotional wound of rejectionIdentifying exactly what the hurt feelings areHow the brain registers physical and emotional pain in the same wayLearning to improve low self-esteemWriting exercises to help deal with rejection and failureHow ruminating can easily become a habit and lead to depressionThe dangers of rumination: stewing vs. doingHow rumination is vulnerable to distraction, engage your mind somewhere elseWhat works and doesn’t work in building self-esteemBuilding self-compassionThe detective mindset vs. a harmful and self-critical mindsetGuy Winch Links:Guy’s WebsiteTwitterFacebookInstagramIf you enjoyed this conversation with Guy Winch, you might also enjoy these other episodes:Jonathan Rottenberg on DepressionTasha Eurich on Growing Self AwarenessSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Oct 29

42 min 15 sec

Jack Kornfield is one of the key teachers to introduce Buddhist mindfulness practice to the West. Over the years, Jack has taught in centers and universities worldwide. He’s led international Buddhist teacher meetings and has worked with many of the great teachers of our time. He holds a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology and his books have been translated into 20 languages and sold more than a million copies. He is also a father, a husband, and an activist.In this episode, Eric and Jack discuss his book, No Time Like the Present: Finding Freedom, Love, and Joy Right Where You AreBut wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, Jack Kornfield and I Discuss Inner Freedom Through Mindfulness and …His book, No Time Like the Present: Finding Freedom, Love, and Joy Right Where You AreThe first step to dealing with difficult emotions is seeing and accepting what’s thereHow practicing mindfulness expands your window of tolerance Tools to help us remember the vastnessRemembering that our story is always changingHow we are bound to experience both the beauty and pain in lifeThe importance of compassion How there are many simple practices to transform our heart and mindChoosing the best spiritual practices based on what we’re drawn toHis work with Father Greg Boyle, writer of Tattoos on the HeartThe possibility of seeing the Buddha-nature in every human beingThe refuge in community and how we need each otherTrusting that we’re part of something bigger than ourselvesLearning to trust our inner knowledge, heart, and bodyAccepting our fear and understanding that growth comes after fearThe doubting mind and our capacity to recognize itLearning to not judge the thoughts that come up in meditationHis shift in life from actively getting things done into relaxing more and seeing how things turn outHow we all have the seeds of awakening within usJack Kornfield Links:Jack’s WebsiteTwitterFacebookInstagramIf you enjoyed this conversation with Jack Kornfield you might also enjoy these other episodes:Effortless Mindfulness with Loch KellyTara BrachSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Oct 26

50 min 55 sec

Brian Broome is a poet, screenwriter, and instructor in the Writing Program at the University of Pittsburgh.  He has been a finalist in The Moth storytelling competition and won the grand prize in Carnegie Mellon University’s Martin Luther King’s Writing Awards.In this episode, Eric and Brian discuss his book, Punch Me Up to the Gods: A MemoirBut wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, Brian Broom and I Discuss his Journey to Healing, Recovery, and …His book, Punch Me Up to the Gods: A MemoirHow he was raised in an environment where men are taught to be tough and masculine.Understanding that parents are doing the best they can and having grace with themHow he learned more about his father after his death when writing his bookHis journey to getting sober and healing from childhood woundsWhat sobriety looks like for him nowRecognizing his defense mechanismsLearning to not be ashamed of taking medication for anxiety and depressionHow he started writing in rehab lead to becoming a therapeutic tool for himBeing ruled by shame and how all-consuming it was The ideas of masculinity that remain from his upbringingHis thoughts about masculinity not being a useful concept, but rather being human is what’s importantExternal support is important, but only you can save yourselfBrian Broome Links:Brian’s WebsiteFacebookInstagramNovo Nordisk – Explore the science behind weight loss and partner with your healthcare provider for a healthy approach to your weight management.If you enjoyed this conversation with Brian Broome, you might also enjoy these other episodes:Masks of Masculinity with Lewis HowesLeading in Life with Michael Brody WaiteSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

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Oct 25

53 min 2 sec

Michael Taft is a meditation teacher and best-selling author of many books such as The Mindful Geek and Nondualism. He is also the host of the podcast, Deconstructing Yourself.In this episode, Eric and Michael discuss spiritual practices and learning to deconstruct and reconstruct ourselves.But wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, Eric and Michael Taft Discuss Deconstructing Yourself and …His podcast and blog titled “Deconstructing Yourself”Learning to “untangle” the concepts and emotions that can overwhelm usThe importance of “reconstructing” ourselves after the “deconstructing”Taking our meditation practice from the cushion into everyday lifeFinding what is sacred to you and bringing more of it into your lifeDefining and distinguishing between psychology and spirituality Thoughts and feelings and seeing their constructivenessVipassana practices and his work with Shinzen YoungDifferences between early and later Buddhist practices and traditionsHow real spirituality contends with the intense human conditionMichael Taft Links:Michael’s WebsiteDeconstructing Yourself PodcastTwitterTalkspace is the online therapy company that lets you connect with a licensed therapist from anywhere at any time at a fraction of the cost of traditional therapy. It’s therapy on demand. Visit www.talkspace.com or download the app and enter Promo Code: WOLF to get $100 off your first month.Calm App: The app designed to help you ease stress and get the best sleep of your life through meditations and sleep stories. Join the 85 million people around the world who use Calm to get better sleep. Get 40% off a Calm Premium Subscription (a limited time offer!) by going to www.calm.com/wolfIf you enjoyed this conversation with Michael Taft, you might also enjoy these other episodes:Michael Taft Interview (2015)Paths of Spiritual Awakening with Henry ShukmanSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Oct 19

51 min 34 sec

Jonathan Robinson is a psychotherapist, best-selling author of many books, and a professional speaker. His work has been translated into 47 languages. Jonathan has made numerous appearances on the Oprah show and CNN as well as other national TV talk shows. He has spent over 35 years studying the most practical and powerful methods for personal and professional development and is also known for his popular podcast, Awareness Explorers.In this episode, Eric and Jonathan discuss enlightenment as well as various techniques to explore our awareness.But wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, Eric and Jonathan Robinson Discuss How to Explore Our Awareness and …His definition of enlightenment: a shift in identity from ego-personality to presence and awarenessEnlightenment is being at peace in the present momentHis humbling experience of speaking to Mother TheresaExperimenting with and being willing to try different techniques to help shift your viewHow having gratitude and saying “Thank You” many times a day can change your experienceTechniques and phrases for working with our judgmental mindLearning to not take our views so seriouslyHow being more playful in our lives can bring the feeling of freedomHis powerful technique for happiness: not letting your mind take over when you’re enjoying somethingThe different forms of inquiry we can practiceQuestions we can ask that can reorient ourselves from our problem seeking mindsMaking a pain and pleasure list and scheduling things from your pleasure listJonathan Robinson Links:Jonathan’s WebsiteAwareness Explorers PodcastFacebookUpstart: The fast and easy way to get a personal loan to consolidate, lower your interest rate, and pay off your debt. Go to www.upstart.com/wolfIf you enjoyed this conversation with Jonathan Robinson, you might also enjoy these other episodes:Dorothy Hunt on The Heart of AwarenessMary O’Malley on Practical AwakeningSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Oct 15

52 min 14 sec

Ryan Holiday is one of the world’s foremost thinkers and writers on ancient philosophy and its place in everyday life. He’s a sought-after speaker, strategist, and the author of many best-selling books.In this episode, Eric and Ryan discuss his book, Courage is Calling: Fortune Favors the BraveBut wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!Enrollment for the Spiritual Habits Group Program is now open through October 12. Click here to learn more and signup!In This Interview, Eric and Ryan Holiday Discuss Everyday Courage and …His book, Courage is Calling: Fortune Favors the BraveThe 4 cardinal virtues that a good life depends onCourage, both physical and moral, is the willingness to put yourself at riskHow fear gets in the way of courageLearning to get specific with our fearsCourage is also about sharing our vulnerabilities with othersThe importance of just getting startedHow courage requires making decisionsDetermining and gaining clarity on our personal valuesStoicism and how it encompasses the core virtuesSimilarities and differences between Buddhism and StoicismHeroism goes beyond courage, doing something for the greater good or greater than oneselfHow it requires courage to have belief and hope that things can change for the betterHis courage to open a bookstore in the midst of the pandemicRyan Holiday Links:Ryan’s WebsiteTwitterInstagramFacebookFeals: Premium CBD delivered to your doorstep to help you manage stress, anxiety, pain, and sleeplessness. Feals CBD is food-grade and every batch is tested so you know you are getting a truly premium grade product. Get 50% off your first order with free shipping by becoming a member at www.feals.com/wolf If you enjoyed this conversation with Ryan Holiday, you might also enjoy these other episodes:How to be Fearless with Jessica HagyConscious Leadership with Eric KaufmannSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

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Oct 12

53 min 55 sec

Kristoffer Carter is a spiritual teacher at the intersection of consciousness and business. He is a frequent speaker, author, and founder of This Epic Life, a website and podcast devoted to conscious living.  In this episode, Eric and Kristoffer discuss his book, Permission to Glow: A Spiritual Guide to Epic Leadership.But wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!Enrollment for the Spiritual Habits Group Program is now open through October 12. Click here to learn more and signup!In This Interview, Eric and Kristoffer Discuss Permissions to Glow and …His book, Permission to Glow: A Spiritual Guide to Epic LeadershipDeveloping a conscious awareness of our internal experienceHow a meditation practice strengthens our ability to listen to the inner voiceThe “frenemies” within usSurrendering the ego and having trust in othersHow he brings spirituality into his work with corporate leadership training Giving ourselves permission to claim our own power“Permission to Chill” and pausing to see things as they areThe 3 phases of meditation“Permission to Feel all the Feels” “Permission to Glow in the Dark” and befriending the darkness“Permission to Glow in the Light” and connecting with othersKristoffer Carter’s Links:Kristoffer’s WebsiteInstagramFacebookTwitterLinked InNovo Nordisk – Explore the science behind weight loss and partner with your healthcare provider for a healthy approach to your weight management.If you enjoyed this conversation with Kristoffer Carter, you might also enjoy these other episodes:Kristoffer Carter (2014)Tasha Eurich on Growing Self-AwarenessTransformative Mindfulness with Shauna ShapiroSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

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Oct 8

53 min 22 sec

Dr. Rick Hanson and Forrest Hanson are hosts of the popular podcast, Being Well. Rick is a psychologist who writes and teaches about the essential inner skills of personal well-being, psychological growth, and contemplative practice, and together they address many of these issues on their podcast.In this episode, Eric and Ginny discuss how to be well and experience psychological growth with Rick and Forrest.But wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!Enrollment for the Spiritual Habits Group Program is now open through October 12. Click here to learn more and signup!In This Interview, Eric, Ginny, Rick, and Forrest Discuss Learning How to Be Well and …Their podcast, Being WellThe “dreaded experience” and how we organize our lives to avoid our fear, shame, vulnerabilityHow growth comes from facing and leaning into our dreaded experiencesLimiting beliefs and how our self-conception is 6 months out of dateUnderstanding that our brains are forecasting machinesRick’s experience in a body massage skills workshopPausing to take in the positive experiences that come on the other side of facing the dreaded experiencesThe assumptions that Forrest must be perfectly adjusted being the son of a psychologistNature versus nurture and how we all have wounds to deal with, no matter our upbringingThe upper reaches of potential Becoming comfortable with the experience of admitting fault is how we free ourselvesAsking where the forces of control are in our livesDistinguishing between our internal and external forcesHow our circumstances can be unfair, and yet our healing is our responsibilityWe have a moral responsibility to decide which “wolf” we will feed The hope in knowing that all storms will pass Dr. Rick Hanson and Forrest Hanson Links:Rick’s WebsiteRick’s FacebookForrest’s WebsiteForrest’s InstagramForrest’s FacebookBeing Well on InstagramBest Fiends: Engage your brain and play a game of puzzles with Best Fiends. Download for free on the Apple App Store or Google Play.   Peloton: Now you can get a Peloton bike for $400 off! And of course, the bike is an incredible workout, but did you know that on the Peloton app, you can also take yoga, strength training, stretching classes, and so much more? Learn all about it at www.onepeloton.com.  If you enjoyed this conversation with Dr. Rick Hanson and Forrest Hanson, you might also enjoy these other episodes:Dr. Rick Hanson (2018)Dr. Rick Hanson (2015)Being Human with Krista TippettSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Oct 5

54 min 28 sec

Luke Burgis is an entrepreneur who has founded and led multiple companies. He is currently Director of Programs at The Center for Principled Entrepreneurship at the Catholic University of America. He is also the founder and Director of Fourth Wall Ventures, an incubator that he started to build, train, and invest in people and companies that contribute to a healthy human ecology. In this episode, Eric and Luke discuss his book, Wanting: The Power of Mimetic Desire in Everyday LifeBut wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!Enrollment for the Spiritual Habits Group Program is now open through October 12. Click here to learn more and signup!In This Interview, Luke Burgis and I Discuss Mimetic Desires in Everyday Life and …His book, Wanting: The Power of Mimetic Desire in Everyday LifeHuman desires and how they apply to the wolf parableMimetic desire refers to how we imitate the desires of other peopleHow particular modeled desires come from a sense of lackThe importance of understanding that our desires are driven by imitationLearning to exercise more freedom in what we desireDesire is the energy of movement toward or away from somethingAnti-mimetic desire is having the ability to not engage in what you desireThe differences between thin and thick desiresThe paradox of desires and values: “Do we desire what we value or do we value what we desire?”Recognizing the hierarchy of our values and evaluating our desires accordinglyA fulfillment story is sharing a personal story with someone else about something in your life that gave you enduring joyUnderstanding the social nature of our desiresLuke Burgis Links:Luke’s WebsiteTwitterInstagramFacebookCalm App: The app designed to help you ease stress and get the best sleep of your life through meditations and sleep stories. Join the 85 million people around the world who use Calm to get better sleep. Get 40% off a Calm Premium Subscription (a limited time offer!) by going to www.calm.com/wolfIf you enjoyed this conversation with Luke Burgis, you might also enjoy these other episodes:How to Find Zest in Life with Dr. John KaagFinding Zen in the Ordinary with Christopher KeevilSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Oct 1

53 min 8 sec

Najwa Zebian is an activist, author, speaker, and educator. Najwa recently launched a digital school, Soul Academy, and a podcast, Stories of the Soul.  Her work has been featured in the New York Times, Glamour, Elle, Huffington Post, and more. She’s well known for her TEDx Talk “Finding Home Through Poetry“In this episode, Eric and Najwa discuss her new book, Welcome Home: A Guide to Building a Home For Your Soul.But wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!Enrollment for the Spiritual Habits Group Program is now open through October 12. Click here to learn more and signup!In This Interview, Najwa Zebian and I Discuss How to Build a Home for Your Soul and …Her book, Welcome Home: A Guide to Building a Home For Your Soul.Her search for the feeling of home within herselfLearning to see herself through her own eyes and not other’s eyesThe feeling of being loved needs to come from withinHow to balance being at home in yourself with your relationships with other peopleIdentifying your “guest list” who you’d welcome into your homeBeing at home in yourself allows for the best connections with othersBeing worthy of love is not based on pleasing others or working hard for itSelf-acceptance is about knowing who you are and not focusing on what other people thinkChanging the question from “why can’t I have that” to “why don’t I have that” The self-fulfilling prophecy of what you believe is what you will liveSelf-accountability and choosing your actionsForgiveness is not a one-step thing, but a constant process of choosing to let goThe activities of the blank canvas mirror and the unveiling mirrorFinding clarity and asking yourself “what’s next?”Choosing to speak to yourself kindlyNajwa Zebian Links:Najwa’s WebsiteTwitterInstagramSkillshare is an online learning community that helps you get better on your creative journey. They have thousands of inspiring classes for creative and curious people. Sign up via www.skillshare.com/feed and you’ll get a FREE one-month trial of Skillshare premium membership.If you enjoyed this conversation with Najwa Zebian, you might also enjoy these other episodes:Finding Grace with Eiman Al ZaabiIntimate Conversations with the Divine with Caroline MyssSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Sep 28

1 hr 1 min

Carol S. Dweck, Ph.D., is one of the world’s leading researchers in the field of motivation and is the Lewis and Virginia Eaton Professor of Psychology at Stanford University. Her research has focused on why people succeed and how to foster success.  She has held professorships at Columbia University and Harvard University, has lectured all over the world, and has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Her work has been featured in such publications as The New Yorker, Time, The New York Times, The Washington Post, and The Boston Globe, and she has appeared on Today and 20/20. In this episode, Carol and Eric discuss her book, Mindset: The New Psychology of Success.But wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, Carol Dweck and I Discuss Fixed and Growth Mindset and …Her book, Mindset: The New Psychology of SuccessHow in the growth mindset we believe in our ability to grow and changeIn the fixed mindset we become afraid to not know or to failListening to and accepting what our minds thinkLearning to talk back to our default mindsetRecognizing that we have a choice of our mindsetHow we can have a fixed and growth mindset in different areas of our livesA growth mindset doesn’t say that there aren’t differences in skills and abilityHow people with the fixed mindset are not inspired by role modelsThe mindset approach can be used in regards to personalityThat teenagers that are taught the growth mindset are less likely to become depressedLearning to use the growth mindsetIn a growth mindset we can see criticism as feedback, as a way to changeRelationships grow better in a growth mindsetCarol Dweck Links:Mindset WorksTwitterInstagramTalkspace is the online therapy company that lets you connect with a licensed therapist from anywhere at any time at a fraction of the cost of traditional therapy. It’s therapy on demand. Visit www.talkspace.com or download the app and enter Promo Code: WOLF to get $100 off your first month.If you enjoyed this conversation with Carol Dweck, you might also enjoy these other episodes:Brandi Lust on Growth via the Present MomentEmma SeppalahSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Sep 24

29 min 58 sec

Jonathan Fields is a father, husband, award-winning author, executive producer, and host of one of the top-ranked podcasts in the world, The Good Life Project. He also speaks globally to groups and organizations and his work has been featured widely in the media including The New York Times, The Washington Post, Oprah Magazine, and many others. In this episode, Jonathan and Eric discuss his book, Sparked: Discover Your Unique Imprint for Work that Makes You Come Alive. But wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, Jonathan Fields and I Discuss How to Discover Your Sparketype and …His book, Sparked: Discover Your Unique Imprint for Work that Makes You Come AliveThe 10 impulses that underlie the drives that humans haveWhy the words “life purpose” and “passion” often lead us down the wrong pathHow very often in life there’s not A “right” answerHow to find out your SparketypeThe difference between primary, shadow, and anti sparketypesEric’s SparketypeHow to align your work with your Sparketype (without blowing up your life!)How to figure out the answer to “what am I going to do with my life?”How to step into the important work of self discoveryJonathan Fields Links:Jonathan’s WebsiteTwitterInstagramUpstart: The fast and easy way to get a personal loan to consolidate, lower your interest rate, and pay off your debt. Go to www.upstart.com/wolfPeloton: Of course the bike is an incredible workout, but did you know that on the Peloton app, you can also take yoga, strength training, stretching classes, and so much more? Learn all about it at www.onepeloton.comIf you enjoyed this conversation with Jonathan Fields, you might also enjoy these other episodes:Jonathan Fields (2016)Jonathan Fields (2014)See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Sep 21

52 min 3 sec

Dr. Miles Neale is among the leading voices of the current generation of Buddhist teachers and is a forerunner in the emerging field of Contemplative Psychotherapy. He is a licensed psychotherapist in private practice, an international speaker, and a faculty member of the Tibet House (US) and Weill Cornell Medical College.  In this episode, Miles and Eric discuss his book, Gradual Awakening:  The Tibetan Buddhist Path of Becoming Fully HumanBut wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, Dr. Miles Neale and I Discuss Gradual Awakening and…His book, Gradual Awakening:  The Tibetan Buddhist Path of Becoming Fully HumanHow a person’s mythology is held in the unconscious with the framework that was formed in childhoodShadow work is diving deep into the unconscious or the inner childThe process of going from understanding our behavior to changing it How processing emotions need to be included in behavior changeThe importance of establishing a new framework in the complex inner workBecoming fully human is complex and requires commitmentThe gradual and direct paths to awakening experiencesHow awakening requires a new framework within the psycheThe importance of understanding the complexities of psychedelicsThe paradigm of the current wellness movement and materialismHow we can miss the power of many transformative techniques Aligning ourselves with the greater goodDr. Miles Neale Links:Miles’s WebsiteInstagramYouTubeIf you enjoyed this conversation with Dr. Miles Neale, you might also enjoy these other episodes:Awakening in Life with Ryan OelkeSpiritual Awakening with AdyashantiSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

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Sep 17

56 min 5 sec

Maia Szalavitz is an American reporter and New York Times best-selling author who has focused much of her work on the topic of addiction. She has won awards from the National Institute on Drug Abuse, the Drug Policy Alliance, the American Psychological Association and the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology for her 30 years of groundbreaking writing on addiction, drug policy and neuroscience.In this episode, Maia and Eric discuss her book, Undoing Drugs: The Untold Story of Harm Reduction and the Future of Addiction.But wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, Maia Szalavitz and I Discuss The Case for Harm Reduction and…Her book: Undoing Drugs: The Untold Story of Harm Reduction and the Future of AddictionWhat “harm reduction” means in the case of additionThe truth behind why we have the drug policies that we currently haveDifferentiating between the terms dependence and addictionThe real problem of addiction being the compulsive behavior that’s ruining your lifeThe role of moderation in substance use in people in recoveryHow to know whether or not moderation or abstinence is right for youThe problem with a binary approach to drug useThe harm reduction recovery approach as any positive changeThe difficult but crucial role of being a beginner to learn what’s right for youMaia Szalavitz Links:Maia’s WebsiteTwitterFeals: Premium CBD delivered to your doorstep to help you manage stress, anxiety, pain, and sleeplessness. Feals CBD is food-grade and every batch is tested so you know you are getting a truly premium grade product. Get 50% off your first order with free shipping by becoming a member at www.feals.com/wolfIf you enjoyed this conversation with Maia Szalavitz, you might also enjoy these other episodes:Maia Szalavitz on a Different Lens of Addiction (2017)Judson Brewer on Addiction and the Craving MindSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Sep 14

58 min 40 sec

Bob Thurman is a professor of Indo-Tibetan Buddhist Studies in the Department of Religion at Columbia University. He’s also the President of the Tibet House US, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the preservation and promotion of Tibetan civilization. He’s also the President of the American Institute of Buddhist Studies.  In this episode, Bob and Eric discuss his book, Wisdom is Bliss: Four Friendly Fun Facts That Can Change Your LifeBut wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, Bob Thurman and I Discuss How to Find Bliss and …His book:  Wisdom is Bliss: Four Friendly Fun Facts That Can Change Your LifeHow our civilization is based on fearThe wisdom in the bliss view is that reality is good and that you get back what you put into it.The Four Friendly Fun Facts he renamed from the four noble truthsHow altruism strengthens our sense of self-worthTo be noble means you become more “we” oriented than “me” orientedThe deepest level of reality is love, abundance, energyFirst Friendly Fact is to take responsibility to understand our ultimate reality or we will sufferSecond Friendly Fact is the diagnosis- to understand that we are not the center of everythingThird Friendly Fact is the prognosis or needing to unlearn and opening ourselves to what we really areFourth Friendly Fact is the “therapy” or the eightfold path of how we can open our own minds to find freedom and blissOur tendency to see things as absolute rather than relativeInvestigation is the real practice of Buddhism and meditation is a toolRealistic mindfulness is noticing what’s going on in the real worldThe three types of wisdom are born of learning, unlearning, and freedomBob Thurman Links:Bob’s WebsiteInstagramFacebookTwitterBest Fiends: Engage your brain and play a game of puzzles with Best Fiends. Download for free on the Apple App Store or Google Play.   If you enjoyed this conversation with Bob Thurman, you might also enjoy these other episodes:Robert Thurman on Buddhism and The Dalai LamaPaul Hannam on The Wisdom of Groundhog DaySee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Sep 10

52 min 42 sec

In this very special episode hosted by our very own Ginny, we dive deep into the longtime friendship of Eric and Chris. They share how their friendship began many years ago, how they began the podcast together, and answer some great questions submitted by our wonderful Patreon supporters.But wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!Ginny Interviews Eric & Chris Where They Discuss Friendship and …How their friendship beganTheir shared love of musicEric and Chris describe each other’s best qualitiesTheir shared sense of humor and how they laugh at themselvesHow Eric hired and fired Chris, twiceTheir favorite memories of attending Waterboys concert and going backstageHow they shelter their friendship when working together The life-changing gift that Chris gave to EricTheir ease in sharing important things in life with each otherHow their dark moments can be their funniest momentsWhat makes them best friendsTheir friendship through the ups and downs of each other’s recoveryThe importance of understanding and not judging in the darkest momentsThe pros and cons to working with people you loveEric and Chris Links:Friendship Playlist on SpotifyInstagramFacebookTwitterSkillshare is an online learning community that helps you get better on your creative journey. They have thousands of inspiring classes for creative and curious people. Sign up via www.skillshare.com/feed and you’ll get a FREE one-month trial of Skillshare premium membership.Calm App: The app designed to help you ease stress and get the best sleep of your life through meditations and sleep stories. Join the 85 million people around the world who use Calm to get better sleep. Get 40% off a Calm Premium Subscription (a limited time offer!) by going to www.calm.com/wolfIf you enjoyed this conversation with Eric and Chris, you might also enjoy these other episodes:Mike Scott of The WaterboysEric and Chris Get Interviewed for the 100th EpisodeSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Sep 7

1 hr 22 min

Nedra Glover Tawwab is a New York Times bestselling author, licensed therapist, and sought-after relationship expert.  Nedra helps people create healthy relationships by teaching them how to implement boundaries.In this episode, Nedra and Eric discuss her book, Set Boundaries, Find Peace: A Guide to Reclaiming YourselfBut wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, Nedra Glover Tawwab and I Discuss How to Set Boundaries and …Her book, Set Boundaries, Find Peace: A Guide to Reclaiming YourselfBoundaries are defined as something needed to feel comfortable in relationships and in lifeHer exploration of boundaries in her work and personal lifeHow the things that we keep talking about likely need boundariesThe importance of setting boundaries early in relationshipsBeing yourself and honoring your own boundariesPorous boundaries are when we are passive and afraid to express themRigid boundaries are when boundaries become wallsHealthy boundaries have flexibility based on different situationsHow setting boundaries can be uncomfortable but necessaryHealthy and unhealthy approaches to setting boundariesThe 3 steps to set a boundary: be clear, be direct, and deal with your discomfortWorking through conflicting boundaries with othersThe difference between ultimatums and threats Nedra Glover Tawwab Links:Nedra’s WebsiteInstagramFacebookUpstart: The fast and easy way to get a personal loan to consolidate, lower your interest rate, and pay off your debt. Go to www.upstart.com/wolfIf you enjoyed this conversation with Nedra Glover Tawwab, you might also enjoy these other episodes:Conversations for Radical Alignment with Alex Jamieson and Bob GowerBeing Heart Minded with Sarah BlondinSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Sep 3

47 min 28 sec

Greg McKeown is an author, public speaker in leadership, and business strategist. Greg often speaks on how to live and lead as an essentialist. He has dedicated his career to discovering why some people and teams break through to the next level—and others don’t. His writing has appeared or been covered by The New York Times, Fortune, HuffPost, Politico, and Harvard Business Review. He is the CEO of McKeown Inc. whose clients include Adobe, Apple, Google, Facebook, Pixar, Twitter, and Yahoo!.In this episode, Eric and Greg discuss his book, Effortless: Make it Easier to Do What Matters Most. But wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, Greg McKeown and I Discuss How to Make Life Easier and …His book, Effortless: Make it Easier to Do What Matters MostThe power of gratitude – and how it literally cannot be overpracticedThe practice of saying something you’re grateful for after every time you complainWhat it means to live in the gain vs. live in the gapAsking yourself, “what if there’s no other way than this to grow in this life?”The many ways we make life harder than it needs to beThat holding a grudge is a primary way of making life harder than it isThe power of asking the question: “What did I hire this grudge to do? Is it doing it?”The way conditions on forgiveness still trap you overtimeUsing words to create the future relationships I wantThe role and power of Deep ListeningGreg McKeown Links:Greg’s WebsiteInstagramFacebookTwitterIf you enjoyed this conversation with Greg McKeown, you might also enjoy these other episodes:Finding Zen in the Ordinary with Christopher KeevilMelody Warnick on Loving the Place You LiveSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Aug 31

59 min 5 sec

Therese Borchard is the author of Beyond Blue and The Pocket Therapist. She blogs for Everyday Health and is an Associate Editor and a regular contributor to Psych Central. She writes about her own struggles with depression.In this episode, Eric and Therese discuss her book, Beyond Blue: Surviving Depression & Anxiety and Making the Most of Bad GenesBut wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, Therese Borchard and I Discuss Strategies for Depression and …Her book, Beyond Blue: Surviving Depression & Anxiety and Making the Most of Bad GenesHer struggle with treatment-resistant depressionHow she combined a holistic and traditional approach to treating her depressionAvoiding important conversations when hungry, angry, lonely, and tired (HALT)The importance of connecting with others who share the same challengesWhy there are not more depression support groupsThe difference between mental health and 12 step cultureLearning to live with the messiness of life and accepting things as they areTherese Borchard Links:Therese’s WebsiteProject Hope and BeyondFacebookTwitterIf you enjoyed this conversation with Therese Borchard, you might also enjoy these other episodes:Brent Williams on Recovering From DepressionMark Henick on Suicide and DepressionSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Aug 27

39 min 2 sec

Bela Koe-Krompecher is a writer, social worker, professor, lecturer, and owner of long-time established record label, Anyway Records. He was Eric’s sponsor in AA at one point and he, Eric, and Chris have been friends for a very long time. In this episode, Eric and Bela discuss his book, Love, Death, and Photosynthesis.But wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, Bela Koe-Krompecher and I Discuss Life, Recovery, Music and …His book, Love, Death, and PhotosynthesisHow he is able to care about people but not carry their burdensHis two now-deceased best friends who struggled with mental illness and substance abuseHis history with substance abuse, mental illness, and the path of recoveryThe types of support people need in their lives in order to changeHow childhood trauma can impact the way people build trustThe term “recovery-capitol”Having faith in your choicesThe way he prioritizes living a life of non-judgement of othersWhen you want to pull away, lean inThe role of music in his lifeBela Koe-Krompecher Links:Bela’s WebsiteTwitterInstagramTalkspace is the online therapy company that lets you connect with a licensed therapist from anywhere at any time at a fraction of the cost of traditional therapy. It’s therapy on demand. Visit www.talkspace.com or download the app and enter Promo Code: WOLF to get $100 off your first month.If you enjoyed this conversation with Bela Koe-Krompecher, you might also enjoy these other episodes:Writing for Healing with Maggie SmithImprovising in Life with Stephen NachmanovitchSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Aug 24

52 min 45 sec

John Mabry is a United Church of Christ pastor and is the Director of the Spiritual Direction Program at Chaplaincy Institute. He is the lead singer of 2 bands in the Bay area and is the author of many novels and books on theology, spirituality, and spiritual guidance. In this episode, Eric and John discuss his book, Soul Journeys: Christian Spirituality and Shamanism as Pathways for Wholeness and UnderstandingBut wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, John Mabry and I Discuss Shamanism, Spirituality, and …His book, Soul Journeys: Christian Spirituality and Shamanism as Pathways for Wholeness and UnderstandingHow life is messy for everyone and how we’re not seeing everyone’s entire pictureHis Shamanic journey experience of finding wisdom and healingThe upper, middle, and lower worlds as part of a shamanic journeyHis spirit animal, the pantherHow practice and training our imagination can form relationships with spiritual realitiesThe importance of leaving room for mysteryHow our culture reinforces that only what can be measured and explained is realUsing the word trust rather than believeHis morning practice of imaginative prayerHis exploration into the different spiritual traditions and finding where his heart livesJohn Mabry Links:John’s WebsiteFacebookCalm App: The app designed to help you ease stress and get the best sleep of your life through meditations and sleep stories. Join the 85 million people around the world who use Calm to get better sleep. Get 40% off a Calm Premium Subscription (a limited time offer!) by going to www.calm.com/wolfIf you enjoyed this conversation with John Mabry, you might also enjoy these other episodes:How Perception Creates Reality with John PerkinsGregg SwansonSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Aug 20

41 min 24 sec

Katy Milkman is a Professor at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, host of Charles Schwab’s popular podcast “Choiceology with Katy Milkman”, which explores key lessons from behavioral economics about decision making, and the former president of the Society for Judgment and Decision Making. She’s also the co-founder and co-director of the Behavior Change for Good Initiative.In this episode, Eric and Katy discuss her book, How to Change: The Science of Getting from Where You Are to Where You Want to Be. But wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, Katy Milkman and I Discuss How to Change and …Her book, How to Change: The Science of Getting from Where You Are to Where You Want to BeThe biggest barriers to change (and how to overcome them)The importance of recognizing the choices you’re making when you’re actually making themThe benefit of making it fun to do what’s needed to accomplish goalsHow to combine intrinsic and extrinsic motivation to maximize the benefitThe non-linear nature of changeThe key to sustained habitsHow important it is to apply both flexibility and discipline to habitsKaty Milkman Links:Katy’s WebsiteTwitterPeloton: Of course the bike is an incredible workout, but did you know that on the Peloton app, you can also take yoga, strength training, stretching classes, and so much more? Learn all about it at www.onepeloton.comFeals: Premium CBD delivered to your doorstep to help you manage stress, anxiety, pain, and sleeplessness. Feals CBD is food-grade and every batch is tested so you know you are getting a truly premium grade product. Get 50% off your first order with free shipping by becoming a member at www.feals.com/wolfIf you enjoyed this conversation with Katy Milkman, you might also enjoy these other episodes:Tiny Habits for Behavior Change with BJ FoggBehavior Change with Dr. John NorcrossSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Aug 17

56 min 10 sec

Dr. John Kaag is Professor and Chair of Philosophy at the University of Massachusetts. He has written extensively on academic philosophy but his work has also appeared in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Paris Review, and Harper’s Magazine.  In this episode, John and Eric discuss his new book, Sick Souls, Healthy Minds: How William James Can Save Your Life.But wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, Dr. John Kaag and I Discuss How to Find Zest in Life and …His book, Sick Souls, Healthy Minds: How William James Can Save Your LifeWilliam James’s philosophy of sick soulsJames’s important message of not being alone in having a sick soulHow having a “maybe” means there is possibilityThe theory of emotions and how the body keeps scoreHabits are a tool that allows us to negotiate our world in an easier wayThe downside to habits is that they can make us less aware and go on autopilotThe danger of midlifeBeing able to expand our consciousness and view of the world Confusing the immediate for the important and meaningfulRealizing that your will can only take you so far How you can orient yourself to the circumstances you are faced withHaving zest for life is what makes it significant How we tend to repeat actions when we are in midlife, making it difficult to see the newnessHow his brush with death caused him to seek the zest in lifeLearning to find zest in the commitment is the task of lifeFinding the balance between habit and noveltyDr. John Kaag Links:John’s WebsiteTwitterBest Fiends: Engage your brain and play a game of puzzles with Best Fiends. Download for free on the Apple App Store or Google Play.   If you enjoyed this conversation with Dr. John Kaag, you might also enjoy these other episodes:Unsafe Thinking with Jonah SachsMaking Time for What Matters with John ZeratskySee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Aug 13

54 min 35 sec

Jessica Hagy is an artist and writer of many books which have been translated into over a dozen languages. Her blog, Indexed, won a Webby award. She is a visual storyteller and her simple, brilliant drawings illustrate the connections between things.  In this episode, Jessica and Eric talk about her book,  How to Be Fearless: In 7 Simple Steps.But wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, Jessica Hagy and I Discuss How to Be Fearless and …Her book, How to Be Fearless: In 7 Simple StepsThat inside every fear is a hopeDwell on what you want instead of what worries youHow envy isn’t shameful, it’s powerfulHow her diagrams boil things down to their essenceWays we can build hope within ourselvesHow one small accomplishment motivates you towards your next Resourcefulness as finding treasure everywhereThat intense emotions aren’t a problem, they can be our powerThe importance of making plans to make progressThe relationship between isolation and fearJessica Hagy Links:Jessica’s WebsiteTwitterInstagramUpstart: The fast and easy way to get a personal loan to consolidate, lower your interest rate, and pay off your debt. Go to www.upstart.com/wolfIf you enjoyed this conversation with Jessica Hagy, you might also enjoy these other episodes:Jessica Hagy (Interview from 2014)Poetry in Every Day Life with Jaqueline SuskinSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Aug 10

50 min 40 sec

Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor is a Harvard-trained and published neuroanatomist. In 1996, Jill experienced a severe hemorrhage in the left hemisphere of her brain, causing her to lose the ability to walk, talk, read, write, or recall any of her life. Her memoir, My Stroke of Insight documents her experience with her stroke and her 8-year recovery and it spent 63 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list. Her new book is Whole Brain Living: The Anatomy of Choice and the Four Characters that Drive Our Life.But wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor and I Discuss Whole Brain Living and …Her book, Whole Brain Living: The Anatomy of Choice and the Four Characters That Drive Our LifeThe wolf parable as it relates to the right and left hemispheres of the brainThe differences between the right and left brain and how they work togetherLosing her left brain function as a result of a stroke and being left with just the present momentThe division between the science of the left brain and the spirituality of the right brainThe function of the amygdala in the left and right hemispheresFour different “characters” of the brainHow we can change the habitual patterning of our circuitry Mindfulness is choosing purposefully to train our automatic responsesA “brain huddle” is bringing the four characters together as a teamB.R.A.I.N. huddle:  breath, recognize, appreciate, inquire, navigateOur lives are a collaboration of our whole brainDr. Jill Bolte Taylor Links:Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor’s WebsiteTwitterFacebookPeloton: Of course the bike is an incredible workout, but did you know that on the Peloton app, you can also take yoga, strength training, stretching classes, and so much more? Learn all about it at www.onepeloton.comIf you enjoyed this conversation with Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor, you might also enjoy these other episodes:Neuropsychology and the Thinking Mind with Dr. Chris NiebauerLessons About the Brain with Lisa Feldman BarrettSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Aug 6

53 min 3 sec

This is Adyashanti’s fourth time as a guest on the show! He’s an American spiritual teacher who offers talks, online study courses, and retreats in the U.S. and abroad. He’s also the co-founder of the Open Gate Sangha Meditation Center and is the author of many books, including the one he and Eric discuss in this episode, The Direct Way: Thirty Practices to Evoke Awakening.But wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, Adyashanti and I Discuss Spiritual Awakening and …His book, The Direct Way: Thirty Practices to Evoke AwakeningThe evolution of his innate competitive nature and its role in his spiritual growthThat we tend to go towards our strengths in any situation, regardless of whether or not it’s what the situation actually calls forHow he describes spiritualityHis teacher’s instruction to him: “Always and only teach from your own experience.”His answer to the question What do you trust?The Spiritual HeartThe difference he sees in awakening and enlightenmentThe damaging myths of awakeningAdyashanti Links:Adyashanti’s WebsiteTwitterInstagramFacebookBiOptimizers: Just 2 capsules of their Magnesium Breakthrough taken before bed gives you all 7 forms of magnesium so that you sleep better at night. Go to www.magbreakthrough.com/wolf and use the promo code WOLF10 at checkout to save 10%.If you enjoyed this conversation with Adyashanti, you might also enjoy these other episodes:Adyashanti on Living in the Service of Truth (Part 1)Adyashanti on Living in the Service of Truth (Part 2)Awakening in Life with Ryan OelkeSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Aug 3

51 min 25 sec

Johann Hari is the New York Times bestselling author of Chasing the Scream, which has been adapted into a feature film. Johann was twice named ‘National Newspaper Journalist of the Year’ by Amnesty International UK He has written for the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, and many other publications. His latest book is Lost Connections: Uncovering the Real Causes of Depression and the Unexpected Solutions, In this episode, Johann and Eric discuss his book that proposes a more holistic, societal look at the causes and treatment of depression.But wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, Johann Hari and I Discuss Lost Connections and …His new book, Lost Connections: Uncovering the Real Causes of Depression and the Unexpected SolutionsThe two kinds of human connectionIntrinsic (internal) and extrinsic (external) motivations“Junk” valuesThe more you’re driven by extrinsic values, the more likely you’ll suffer from anxiety and depression in your lifeOur society drives us to live in this extrinsic wayThe whole point of advertising is to make us feel inadequate and our problems can be solved by buyingExtrinsic motives can crowd out the more fulfilling intrinsic motivesThe 9 causes of depression and anxietyThe need to look more holistically at anxiety and depression than just a chemical imbalanceThe loneliest culture that has ever beenThe importance of addressing the deep environmental factors/reasons why we’re so depressed and anxiousOur sense of home and sense of belongingThe problems manifested by being isolated and alone and the benefit of being part of a “tribe”Realizing that you’re not the only one who struggles and feels the way you doGrief and the diagnosis of depressionJust having a chemical imbalance means your pain doesn’t have meaningDepression and not having your needs metFollowing the pain to its sourcePathologizing DepressionJohann Hari Links:Johann’s WebsiteTwitterInstagramFacebookTalkspace is the online therapy company that lets you connect with a licensed therapist from anywhere at any time at a fraction of the cost of traditional therapy. It’s therapy on demand. Visit www.talkspace.com or download the app and enter Promo Code: WOLF to get $100 off your first month.Calm App: The app designed to help you ease stress and get the best sleep of your life through meditations and sleep stories. Join the 85 million people around the world who use Calm to get better sleep. Get 40% off a Calm Premium Subscription (a limited time offer!) by going to www.calm.com/wolfIf you enjoyed this conversation with Johann Hari, you might also enjoy these other episodes:Johann Hari (2015)Recovering from Depression with Brent WilliansSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Jul 30

1 hr 2 min

Sonya Renee Taylor is a former national and international poetry slam champion, author, educator, and activist. She is also the founder of The Body Is Not An Apology, which is a digital media and education company promoting radical self-love and body empowerment as the foundational tool for social justice and global transformation.In this episode, Sonya and Eric discuss radical self-love: what it is, why we struggle to practice it, and the pathways to cultivate it so that we become the highest version of ourselvesBut wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, Sonya Renee Taylor and I Discuss Radical Self Love and …Her book, The Body Is Not An Apology: The Power of Radical Self LoveNatural Intelligence says that we come here already wired to become the highest version of ourselvesHow she defines our “body” and how to uncover our issues which are the result of damaging societal messagesHow we can heal our issues with our bodyHow to remove the obstructions that tell us we’re not enough, clearing the way to radical self-loveThe role of inquiry and insight on the path to radical self-loveThat even after profound insights, it can take a while for us to live these harmful conditionings out of our systemThe three “peaces”The metaphor of the acorn and the oak treeThe four pillars of practiceThe collective nature of this journeySonya Renee Taylor Links:Sonya’s WebsiteInstagramFacebookTwitterSkillshare is an online learning community that helps you get better on your creative journey. They have thousands of inspiring classes for creative and curious people. Sign up via www.skillshare.com/feed and you’ll get a FREE one-month trial of Skillshare premium membership.Feals: Premium CBD delivered to your doorstep to help you manage stress, anxiety, pain, and sleeplessness. Feals CBD is food-grade and every batch is tested so you know you are getting a truly premium grade product. Get 50% off your first order with free shipping by becoming a member at www.feals.com/wolfIf you enjoyed this conversation with Sonya Renee Taylor, you might also enjoy these other episodes:Perfecting Self Love with Scott StabileSelf Compassion with Kristin NeffSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Jul 27

53 min 33 sec

Rainn Wilson is a well-known actor, comedian, podcaster, producer, and writer. He’s also a former guest of The One You Feed, and this time, he is with Reza Aslan, Reza is a professor of creative writing at the University of California, Riverside, and is the best-selling author of Zealot, The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth. Rainn and Reza host the popular podcast, Metaphysical Milkshake.In this episode, Rainn & Reza discuss spirituality, religion, and this journey called life.But wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, Rainn Wilson & Reza Aslan and I Discuss Spiritual Journeys and …Their new podcast, Metaphysical MilkshakeHappiness, positive psychology, and Dr. Martin Seligman’s workHow increased joy and well being comes from acts of serviceRealizing that what you are seeking is already within youThe spiritual act of pausing rather than reactingRituals as a form of rememberingBeliefs are meaningless if we don’t practice regularlyThe journey to find God is internal, not outside of usEsoteric and exoteric properties of religionFaith and doubt and how they are meant to go togetherRainn Wilson & Reza Aslan Links:Metaphysical Milkshake – YouTubeRainn’s WebsiteReza’s WebsiteRainn’s TwitterReza’s TwitterPeloton: Of course the bike is an incredible workout, but did you know that on the Peloton app, you can also take yoga, strength training, stretching classes, and so much more? Learn all about it at www.onepeloton.comStitch Fix knows that when you look your best, you feel your best. Every piece is hand-picked for your fit, your style, and your life. Visit stitchfix.com/wolf to take your style quiz and get 25% off your order when you keep everything in your fix. If you enjoyed this conversation with Rainn Wilson & Reza Aslan, you might also enjoy these other episodes:Discovering Spiritual Truths with Pete HolmesCultivating Mindfulness with Cory AllenSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

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Jul 23

56 min 34 sec

Mingyur Rinpoche is a much-loved and accomplished Tibetan Buddhist meditation teacher. When not attending the monasteries under his care in Inda and Nepal, Rinpoche spends time each year traveling and teaching worldwide. In this episode, Mingyur Rinpoche talks about his book, In Love With The World: A Monks Journey Through The Bardos of Living and Dying.But wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, Mingyur Rinpoche and I Discuss How to Fall in Love with the World and …His book, In Love With The World: A Monk’s Journey Through The Bardos of Living and DyingThe power of choosing where we place our attentionHow the opportunity to experience yourself differently is always availableWhy it’s important to differentiate between yourself and your emotionsWhat his father told him about his panic attacks as a young childObject-oriented meditation vs. Subject-oriented meditationThe power of letting feelings come and go while resting in awareness, which is something biggerThe only reliable liberation from suffering That it’s our preoccupation with a problem that nails it in placeHow to work with difficult feelings and situations in life so that we suffer lessHis 4-year wandering retreatThe lesson he learned: If you love the world, the world loves you backHis near-death experienceMingyur Rinpoche Links:Mingyur’s WebsiteInstagramTwitterBiOptimizers: Just 2 capsules of their Magnesium Breakthrough taken before bed gives you all 7 forms of magnesium so that you sleep better at night. Go to www.magbreakthrough.com/wolf and use the promo code WOLF10 at checkout to save 10%.Upstart: The fast and easy way to get a personal loan to consolidate, lower your interest rate, and pay off your debt. Go to www.upstart.com/wolfIf you enjoyed this conversation with Mingyur Rinpoche on How to Fall in Love with the World, you might also enjoy these other episodes:Belonging and Connection with Sebene SelassieAwakening in Life with Ryan OelkeSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Jul 20

53 min 31 sec

Sophia Bush is an American actress, activist, director, and producer. She starred as Brooke Davis in the WB/CW drama series One Tree Hill and as Erin Lindsay in the NBC police procedural drama series Chicago P.D. She hosts the podcast, “Work in Progress” and is also well known for her philanthropy work and social activism.In this episode, Eric and Sophia share a meaningful conversation about a variety of things including spirituality, nature, curiosity, maturity, growth, and activism.If you need help with or are looking for support in working with your thoughts, emotions, and behaviors, check out The One You Feed Coaching Program. To learn more and to schedule a free 30-minute call with Eric, visit oneyoufeed.net/coachBut wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, Sophia Bush and I Discuss Curiosity, Activism, and …The dangerous idea of trying to be perfect and ignoring the bad feelings Seeing the “flat” versions of others and not the whole personHow her work is what she does, but not who she isHer desire to make connections with real peopleThe ebb and flow of balancing her work and personal lifeNature and the environment as her house of worshipSpirituality and how it allows her to relinquish her desire for controlThe wisdom in spiritual traditionsMaturity is learning to be okay with not having answersHer capacity to be more tender and curious Asking what we can do to change policies and systemsEveryone has a part to play in activism on important topicsHow anxiety and self-criticism show up in her lifeHer collection of affirmations and evidence of the truthMaking space for fear and leaning into the truth from trusted peopleSophia Bush Links:Work in Progress with Sophia BushInstagramTwitterFacebookSkillshare is an online learning community that helps you get better on your creative journey. They have thousands of inspiring classes for creative and curious people. Sign up via www.skillshare.com/feed and you'll get a FREE one-month trial of Skillshare premium membership.Talkspace is the online therapy company that lets you connect with a licensed therapist from anywhere at any time at a fraction of the cost of traditional therapy. It's therapy on demand. Visit www.talkspace.com or download the app and enter Promo Code: WOLF to get $100 off your first month.If you enjoyed this conversation with Sophia Bush on Curiosity and Activism, you might also enjoy these other episodes:Being Heart Minded with Sarah BlondinLiving Skillfully with Gretchen RubinSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

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Jul 16

58 min 31 sec

Philip Goldberg is a skilled public speaker, meditation teacher, and an ordained Interfaith Minister. He also leads tours to India and cohosts the popular podcast, “Spirit Matters Talk.”In this episode, Eric and Philip discuss his book, Spiritual Practice for Crazy Times: Powerful Tools to Cultivate Calm, Clarity, and CourageBut wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, Philip Goldberg and I Discuss Perspectives, Spiritual Practices, and …His book, Spiritual Practice for Crazy Times: Powerful Tools to Cultivate Calm, Clarity, and CourageHow a spiritual practice gives us a foundation for managing life’s challengesHis experience of seeking equanimity over the yearsThe importance of practicing meditation dailyIncorporating practices before meditation, such as movement or yoga posePractices for after meditation when you’re in a deeper, quieter placeLearning to pay attention and shift our thoughts from the extremesHow resilience comes from regularly practicing these approachesSpiritual perspective expands your view from a bigger placeScientific perspective of finding the awe and vastness of time and spaceHistorical perspective of looking at world conditions throughout historyPerspective from asking what we can learn from this experiencePerspective of human interconnectednessPhilip Goldberg Links:Philip’s WebsiteTwitterFacebookInstagramCaviar is a food delivery app that brings premium local restaurants to your door. Get $10 off any order of $20 or more, by entering “FEED” at checkout. Download caviar the app today!Relief band is the #1 FDA-cleared 100% drug-free anti-nausea wristband that has been clinically proven to relieve and effectively prevent nausea and vomiting associated with motion sickness, anxiety, migraines, hangovers, morning sickness, chemotherapy, and so much more. Go to www.reliefband.com and use promo code WOLF for 20% off plus free shipping and a 30-day money-back guarantee.Best Fiends: Engage your brain and play a game of puzzles with Best Fiends. Download for free on the Apple App Store or Google Play.   If you enjoyed this conversation with Philip Goldberg on Perspectives and Spiritual Practices, you might also enjoy these other episodes:Benjamin ShalvaGreg MarcusSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Jul 13

47 min 9 sec

Christopher Keevil is an ordained Zen teacher who has been practicing since 1991 and teaching since 1998 in the lineage of his teacher, Zen Master Bo Mun. He is also the Managing Director and founder of Wellspring Consulting and is the founder and host teacher of Garden Oak Sangha.In this episode, Eric and Christopher discuss his book, Finding Zen in the Ordinary: Stories and ReflectionsIf you need help with or are looking for support in working with your thoughts, emotions, and behaviors, check out The One You Feed Coaching Program. To learn more and to schedule a free 30-minute call with Eric, visit oneyoufeed.net/coachBut wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, Christopher Keevil and I Discuss Finding Zen in the Ordinary and …His book, Finding Zen in the Ordinary: Stories and ReflectionsLearning to live life by choosing to be here and nowPaying attention in the present moment and seeing what’s here without judgmentMeditation tips for beginnersMeditation practice is training to become presentHis process of writing and finding deeper meaningVisualizing spiritual growth as a helix that has movement and cyclesHow our deeper self can move us to take actionHaving both faith, doubt, and courage in life The emotional imperative of “I am” is a mirageChristopher Keevil Links:Christopher’s WebsiteTwitterBiOptimizers: Just 2 capsules of their Magnesium Breakthrough taken before bed gives you all 7 forms of magnesium so that you sleep better at night. Go to www.magbreakthrough.com/wolf and use the promo code WOLF10 at checkout to save 10%.Calm App: The app designed to help you ease stress and get the best sleep of your life through meditations and sleep stories. Join the 85 million people around the world who use Calm to get better sleep. Get 40% off a Calm Premium Subscription (a limited time offer!) by going to www.calm.com/wolfIf you enjoyed this conversation with Christopher Keevil on Finding Zen in the Ordinary, you might also enjoy these other episodes:Hardcore Zen with Brad WarmerPractical Zen with Grace SchiresonSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Jul 9

51 min 40 sec

Resmaa Menakem is a therapist with decades of experience who is currently in private practice in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He specializes in trauma, body-centered psychotherapy, and violence prevention. He has also appeared on the Oprah Winfrey Show and Dr. Phil as an expert in conflict and violence. In this episode, Eric and Resmaa discuss his book, My Grandmother’s Hands: Racialized Trauma and the Pathway to Mending our Hearts and Bodies.But wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, Resmaa Menakem and I Discuss Racialized Trauma and …His book, My Grandmother’s Hands: Racialized Trauma and the Pathway to Mending our Hearts and BodiesHis definition of Trauma: Something that happened too much, too soon, too fast, or too long without something that was reparativeA sense of stuckness as an indicator of TraumaRacialized TraumaLooking at White and Black Body TraumaWhite body supremacyBeing nice vs. being anti-racistTuning into our bodies to heal racial TraumaCollective healingThe power of not jumping to intellectualizing the wounds that need healingResmaa Menakem Links:Resmaa’s WebsiteTwitterInstagramFacebookVionic Shoes offers comfortable, stylish, and supportive footwear made with their signature Three-Zone comfort with Ultimate Arch Support technology. They offer a 30-day wear test so if you’re not completely satisfied, you can return or exchange after 30 days. Visit vionicshoes.com and enter promo code: WOLF to get free shipping.Skillshare is an online learning community that helps you get better on your creative journey. They have thousands of inspiring classes for creative and curious people. Sign up via www.skillshare.com/feed and you’ll get a FREE one-month trial of Skillshare premium membership.If you enjoyed this conversation with Resmaa Menakem on Racialized Trauma, you might also enjoy these other episodes:Deep Transformation with Spring WashamHealing Trauma with Judith BlackstoneSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Jul 6

49 min 46 sec

Rutger Bregman is one of Europe’s most prominent young thinkers. A historian and author, Rutger has published several books on history, philosophy, and economics. His book, History of Progress, was awarded the Belgian Liberales Prize for best nonfiction book of 2013.In this episode, Eric and Rutger discuss his book Humankind: A Hopeful History, where they delve into the scientific, historical, and philosophical components of human nature.If you need help with or are looking for support in working with your thoughts, emotions, and behaviors, check out The One You Feed Coaching Program. To learn more and to schedule a free 30-minute call with Eric, visit oneyoufeed.net/coachBut wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, Rutger Bregman and I Discuss Human Nature, Hope, and …His book, Humankind: A Hopeful HistoryAsking the scientific questions and the philosophical questionsThe opposing theories of basic human natureEvolutionary biology and the survival of the friendliestCollective intelligence is what makes humans specialThe paradox of humans being the kindest and also the cruelest speciesHis rules for a realistic view of human nature: when in doubt, assume the bestThe broken systems that are created for the small percentage rather than the largest percentage of peoplePygmalion effect is the power of expectations; we become what we think we will becomeImportant distinctions between empathy and compassionUnderstanding that changing the world begins with changing ourselvesRutger Bregman Links:Rutger’s WebsiteTwitterFacebookTalkspace is the online therapy company that lets you connect with a licensed therapist from anywhere at any time at a fraction of the cost of traditional therapy. It’s therapy on demand. Visit www.talkspace.com or download the app and enter Promo Code: WOLF to get $100 off your first month.Ana Luisa Jewelry makes beautiful, high-quality, and sustainably crafted jewelry pieces that are also affordable! Visit analuisa.com/wolf and enter Promo code: WOLF for 10% off your purchase.Relief band is the #1 FDA-cleared 100% drug-free anti-nausea wristband that has been clinically proven to relieve and effectively prevent nausea and vomiting associated with motion sickness, anxiety, migraines, hangovers, morning sickness, chemotherapy, and so much more. Go to www.reliefband.com and use promo code WOLF for 20% off plus free shipping and a 30 day money back guarantee.If you enjoyed this conversation with Rutger Bregman on Human Nature and Hope, you might also enjoy these other episodes:Deep Transformation with Spring WashamHow our Perception Creates Reality with John PerkinsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Jul 2

59 min

Jacqueline Suskin is a poet, educator, and author of many books and collections. She is best known for her project Poem Store, where she composes improvisational poetry for patrons who choose a topic in exchange for a unique verse. Poem Store has been her main occupation since 2009 and has taken her around the world writing nearly 40,000 spontaneous poems. Her new book is Every Day is a Poem: Find Clarity, Feel Relief, and See Beauty in Every Moment.In this episode, Eric and Jacqueline share a meaningful conversation about the beauty of poetry and how it is accessible to everyone simply by bringing awareness and cultivating awe in our everyday lives.If you need help with or are looking for support in working with your thoughts, emotions, and behaviors, check out The One You Feed Coaching Program. To learn more and to schedule a free 30-minute call with Eric, visit oneyoufeed.net/coachBut wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, Jacqueline Suskin and I Discuss Poetry in Everyday Life and …Her book, Every Day is a Poem: Find Clarity, Feel Relief, and See Beauty in Every MomentHow darkness can be a beautiful teacherPoetry bridges the gap between pain and greater possibilityListening to peoples’ stories and being able to reflect what they’re feeling through her poemsHow poetry and art reflect the energy needed to make important choices in lifeThe word awe contains both fear and wonderHow we can learn to cultivate awe in our livesLearning to see things in the way a poet doesThe heart of poetry is curiosity, observation, and connecting small things to large thingsLearning to choose meaning in your lifeHow writing things down clarifies things for yourselfOur senses are tools we can use as an entry point into discoveryThe poem she created on the spot about The Parable of the Two Wolves:Jacqueline Suskin Links:Jacqueline’s WebsiteTwitterInstagramFacebookStitch Fix knows that when you look your best, you feel your best. Every piece is hand-picked for your fit, your style, and your life. Visit stitchfix.com/wolf to take your style quiz and get 25% off your order when you keep everything in your fix. Vionic Shoes offers comfortable, stylish, and supportive footwear made with their signature Three-Zone comfort with Ultimate Arch Support technology. They offer a 30-day wear test so if you’re not completely satisfied, you can return or exchange after 30 days. Visit vionicshoes.com and enter promo code: WOLF to get free shipping.If you enjoyed this conversation with Jacqueline Suskin on Poetry in Everyday Life, you might also enjoy these other episodes:Writing for Healing with Maggie SmithThe Power of Poetry with Ellen BassSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Jun 29

53 min 23 sec

Krista Tippett is the host of On Being, the Peabody Award-winning public radio show and podcast. On Being opens up the animating questions at the center of human life. What does it mean to be human and how do we want to live? Krista is the author of “Speaking of Faith: Why Religion Matters” and “Einstein’s God: Conversations About Science and the Human Spirit.”In this episode, Eric and Krista talk about what it means to be human and the importance of learning to listen when asking the big questions in life.If you need help with or are looking for support in working with your thoughts, emotions, and behaviors, check out The One You Feed Coaching Program. To learn more and to schedule a free 30-minute call with Eric, visit oneyoufeed.net/coachBut wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, Krista Tippett and I Discuss Being Human and …Her work as a journalist trying to bring humanness to the storiesHow science and religion ask different questions Listening is a spiritual virtue that we need to cultivateThe big question of what it means to be humanLoving and living life’s questionsParadox and ambiguity of human existenceHaving a reverence for mysteryDepression as a black pandora’s boxThe things that go wrong for us become part of our gifts to the worldThe path to spiritual genius is through being fully humanSpirituality is the inner work that accompanies the outer work of our livesHumor as a spiritual virtueHow she has never met a wise person who does not laugh oftenKrista Tippett Links:Krista Tippett’s WebsiteTwitterInstagramFacebookVionic Shoes offer comfortable, stylish, and supportive footwear made with their signature Three-Zone comfort with Ultimate Arch Support technology They offer a 30-day wear test so if you’re not completely satisfied, you can return or exchange after 30 days. Visit vionicshoes.com and enter promo code: WOLF to get free shipping.Caviar is a food delivery app that brings premium local restaurants to your door. Get $10 off any order of $20 or more, by entering “FEED” at checkout. Download caviar the app today!If you enjoyed this conversation with Krista Tippett on Being Human, you might also enjoy these other episodes:Brandi Lust on Growth via the Present MomentConnecting with What Matters with Mark NepoSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Jun 25

48 min 17 sec

Reverand Seifu Singh-Molares is the Executive Director of Spiritual Directors International and an ordained Zen Buddhist Priest. He’s a practicing Spiritual Director and Companion and motivational speaker. In a previous life, he was an executive at Microsoft where he successfully grew international groups and divisions and provided leadership to multicultural teams around the world.In this episode, Eric and Seifu talk about the role of a Spiritual Director or Spiritual Companion in helping us find our way on our own spiritual path.But wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, Seifu Singh-Molares and I Discuss Spiritual Direction and …That we have choices and we become our intentionsWhat the terms Spiritual Direction or Spiritual Companion meansThe role of deep listening in Spiritual DirectionThe intimate infiniteThe difference between a Spiritual Companion and a Priest or ReverendWhat goes on during a Spiritual Direction sessionThe role of relaxing into the unknowing to find our own wayLearning to live into and love the questions of our lifeFinding authenticity in the world’s great religionsThe mystery of the truth that love permeates the universeWhat the word spiritual means to himThe role of music in his spiritual journeyHis experiential shamanic educationSeifu Singh-Molares Links:Seifu’s WebsiteSDI WorldTwitterInstagramFacebookBiOptimizers: Just 2 capsules of their Magnesium Breakthrough taken before bed gives you all 7 forms of magnesium so that you sleep better at night. Go to www.magbreakthrough.com/wolf and use the promo code WOLF10 at checkout to save 10%.Ana Luisa Jewelry makes beautiful, high-quality, and sustainably crafted jewelry pieces that are also affordable! Visit analuisa.com/wolf and enter Promo code: WOLF for 10% off your purchaseIf you enjoyed this conversation with Seifu Singh-Molares on Spiritual Direction, you might also enjoy these other episodes:Scott Edelstein on Finding a Spiritual TeacherHenry Shukman on Spiritual AwakeningSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Jun 22

47 min 14 sec

Jonah Sachs is an author, speaker, and viral marketing trailblazer who helped spur the 21st-century values revolution, which brought the ideas of social change to the forefront of business and popular culture. Jonah’s work has been featured in the New York Times, Washington Post, CNN, Fox News, NPR, and many others. He also pens a column for Fast Company, which named him one of today’s 50 most influential social innovators.  In this episode, Eric and Jonah talk about the ways he encourages and challenges us to think differently in an effort to bring forth important social change.But wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, Jonah Sachs and I Discuss Unsafe Thinking and …His book, Unsafe Thinking: How To Be Nimble and Bold When You Need It MostHis organization “One Project” and its important missionHow his unique storytelling approach creates a compelling narrative for important social changeWhat individuals can do to contribute to changeThe radical act of volunteering more and working for pay lessThe safe thinking cycle is relying on your old patterns of thinkingWhat fear and stress do in our brainLearning to use fear as a way to empower yourselfHow stepping out into the uncomfortable zones is what leads to changeMotivational synergy is about focusing on both the intrinsic motivational factors and extrinsic motivation to keep it goingCreative work and understanding the trap of intuitionCultivating intuition by continuing to explore new ideas and ways of thinkingHow redefining problems can lead to new solutionsJonah Sachs Links:Jonah Sach’s WebsiteTwitterBest Fiends: Engage your brain and play a game of puzzles with Best Fiends. Download for free on the Apple App Store or Google Play.   If you enjoyed this conversation with Jonah Sachs on Unsafe Thinking, you might also enjoy these other episodes:Effectively Thinking Ahead with Bina VenkataramanLessons About the Brain with Lisa Feldman BarrettSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Jun 18

55 min 54 sec