Becoming Wise

By On Being Studios

The Becoming Wise podcast offers depth and discovery in the time it takes to make a cup of tea. Each episode is curated from hundreds of big conversations with wise and graceful lives. Reset your day. Replenish your sense of yourself and the world. On Being Studios is the producer of On Being, This Movie Changed Me, and more to come. Krista Tippett is the author of the New York Times bestselling Becoming Wise: An Inquiry into the Mystery and Art of Living. President Obama honored her with the National Humanities Medal for “thoughtfully delving into the mysteries of human existence.”

  1. 1.
    What did you love? What would you like to hear?
    0:36
  2. 2.
    Releasing Anger as an Act of Self-Compassion | Sharon Salzberg and Robert Thurman
    7:45
  3. 3.
    Healing Through Story | Desmond Tutu
    5:56
  4. 4.
    The Daily Opportunity in Randomness | Leonard Mlodinow
    7:38
  5. 5.
    The Inner Life of Social Change | Ruby Sales
    7:34
  6. 6.
    Empathy Rooted in Action | Terry Tempest Williams
    5:48
  7. 7.
    Who We’re Called to Become | James Martin
    6:23
  8. 8.
    Happiness Is Practice, Not Pleasure | Matthieu Ricard
    6:59
  1. 9.
    A Planetary Sense of Love | Natalie Batalha
    5:38
  2. 10.
    Our Lives Can Be Signposts for What's Possible | Vincent Harding
    6:46
  3. 11.
    Art and Justice Work Together | Rami Nashashibi
    5:48
  4. 12.
    Nurturing Our Children’s Souls | Sandy Eisenberg Sasso
    4:13
  5. 13.
    The Everyday Gift of Writing | Naomi Shihab Nye
    6:40
  6. 14.
    Friendship and the Democratic Process | Kwame Anthony Appiah | Becoming Wise
    5:48
  7. 15.
    Life Beyond the Mind | Eckhart Tolle
    6:12
  8. 16.
    We Believe Each Other into Being | Jennifer Michael Hecht
    4:24
  9. 17.
    The Pilgrimage of “Who Am I?” | Paulo Coelho
    4:50
  10. 18.
    Season Two Trailer
    2:05
  11. 19.
    Einstein Speaks to Us About Race | S. James Gates
    10:17
  12. 20.
    Trauma and Resilience Land in Our Bodies | Bessel van der Kolk
    8:51
  13. 21.
    Evil, Forgiveness, and Prayer | Elie Wiesel
    9:45
  14. 22.
    We Are the Beloved Community | John Lewis
    7:26
  15. 23.
    The Universe Participates in the Mystery of God | Guy Consolmagno and George Coyne
    7:58
  16. 24.
    I Feel, Therefore I Am | Eve Ensler
    6:20
  17. 25.
    We Reclaim Abandoned Spaces | Shane Claiborne
    9:32
  18. 26.
    We Choose Our Own Tribes | Seth Godin
    9:18
  19. 27.
    Spirituality Is Enfolded Into the Act of Living | Sylvia Boorstein
    11:15
  20. 28.
    The Good in the Other, the Doubt in Ourselves | Frances Kissling
    9:34
  21. 29.
    The Inner World Is a Great, Undiscovered Terrain | Pico Iyer
    8:14
  22. 30.
    Present to Life, Moment by Moment | Jon Kabat-Zinn
    6:14
  23. 31.
    The Paradox of Suffering and Love | Kate Braestrup
    11:12
  24. 32.
    Enriched by Difference | Jonathan Sacks
    9:35
  25. 33.
    The Hidden Hand of the Equations | Brian Greene
    6:34
  26. 34.
    The Desire to Know Each Other | Elizabeth Alexander
    7:31
  27. 35.
    Compassion for Our Bodies | Matthew Sanford
    8:17
  28. 36.
    Beauty Is an Edge of Becoming | John O'Donohue
    6:46
  29. 37.
    Courage Is Born from Struggle | Brené Brown
    8:40
  30. 38.
    Mapping Meaning in a Digital Age | Maria Popova
    11:00

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