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Good Life Project

989 episodes - English - Latest episode: about 1 month ago - ★★★★★ - 2.9K ratings

What does it mean to live a good life? Is it about happiness, health, friendship, love, or meaning? What about work, wealth, purpose, service, or something else? Can you live a good life even when things are hard? These are the questions and topics we explore every week in conversation with leading voices from health, science, art, industry, mindset, and culture, like Brené Brown, Matthew McConaughey, Mel Robbins, Alex, Elle, Adam Grant, Elizabeth Gilbert, Yung Pueblo, Maya Shankar, Mitch Albom, Glennon Doyle & hundreds more. The New York Times says, "the show’s holistic approach to fulfillment is bound to resonate." Listen now! Hosted on Acast. See for more information.

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Grief is Love: Navigating Loss, Health & Transformation | Marisa Renee Lee

June 20, 2024 04:01 - 1 hour - 84.5 MB

Author Marisa Renee Lee dives deep into her book Grief Is Love: Living with Loss, recounting personal losses that sparked an awakening - grief stems from love, a vital truth for healing. She dispels myths about "moving on" from grief, instead advocating to embrace it. Marisa shares how marginalized communities face disproportionate grief with little support, underscoring the need for change. You'll learn about self-compassion, vulnerability, and creating "certainty anchors" amidst uncertain...

How to Tap the Power of Games to Live a Better Life | Kelly Clancy

June 17, 2024 04:01 - 56 minutes - 77.3 MB

What if the games we play reveal deeper truths about human nature and society? In this mind-expanding conversation, neuroscientist Kelly Clancy, author of Playing with Reality: How Games Have Shaped Our World explores the profound role of games and game theory in understanding ourselves and actively shaping reality itself. Get ready to rethink what constitutes "winning" and embrace an "infinite game" philosophy focused on mutual flourishing over ego-driven conquests. You can find Kelly at:...

Top Pain Researcher | The 6 Keys to Relieving Pain

June 13, 2024 04:01 - 1 hour - 93.4 MB

Stanford neuroscientist Sean Mackey, MD, PhD reveals pain is highly subjective, shaped by our beliefs and experiences - not just injury signals. He unpacks chronic pain's persistence, promising treatment strategies like brief behavioral therapies, and research toward personalizing care through biomarkers and digital platforms. An illuminating look at pain's complexities. You can find Sean at: Website | Instagram | Episode Transcript If you LOVED this episode you’ll also love the conversati...

How To Be You | Jeffrey Marsh

June 10, 2024 04:01 - 1 hour - 86.8 MB

Non-binary author Jeffrey Marsh shares their journey from childhood rejection to joyfully embracing identity. They explore finding life-changing language/community, the path out of self-hatred, and why pronouns matter for human dignity. Marsh dives into myths of control, self-acceptance beyond gender/sexuality, and actively cultivating happiness. Their hard-won wisdom offers an inspiring roadmap for living authentically from their groundbreaking book, How To Be You. An uplifting must-liste...

How to Break Bad Habits & Create Lasting Change | Nicole Vignola

June 06, 2024 04:01 - 58 minutes - 79.7 MB

What if you could rewire your brain to dismantle limiting beliefs and negativity? Neuroscientist Nicole Vignola reveals the power of neuroplasticity in this fascinating listen. Drawing from her book, Rewire: Break the Cycle, Alter Your Thoughts and Create Lasting Change (Your Neurotoolkit for Everyday Life), Nicole provides a roadmap to upgrade your neural circuitry through visualization, meditation, and science-backed practices. You'll learn to overcome subconscious programming and negati...

Maggie Smith | Good Bones, Good Life

June 03, 2024 04:01 - 54 minutes - 75 MB

Poet Maggie Smith candidly unpacks the lightning strike success of her viral 2016 poem "Good Bones" and how it strained her marriage, ultimately unraveling - an upheaval she unflinchingly explores in her vulnerable memoir You Could Make This Place Beautiful. Smith discusses metabolizing life's "unanswerable mysteries" through writing, going viral as an introvert, modeling authenticity for her kids, and our struggle to embrace life's "andness." With radiant honesty, she pursues the uncomplic...

Rethinking Happiness, What We’re Getting Wrong | Stephanie Harrison

May 30, 2024 04:01 - 54 minutes - 74.9 MB

What if everything society told you about how to find happiness was misleading? My guest Stephanie Harrison, author of New Happy: Getting Happiness Right in a World That's Got It Wrong, challenges the cultural conditioning around chasing achievements, wealth, and status as the path to joy. She provides insights from positive psychology research and her own experience with depression to unravel the myths behind our collective pursuit of happiness. Stephanie offers a practical philosophy cen...

How Rituals and Habits Make Life Better | Michael Norton

May 27, 2024 14:34 - 59 minutes - 298 MB

What's the difference between habits and rituals, and how can everyday routines shape our lives? Author Michael Norton reveals the hidden power of rituals in his new book, The Ritual Effect: From Habit to Ritual, Harness the Surprising Power of Everyday Actions. Discover how rituals create meaning, bind groups, help us grieve, and provoke a diversity of emotions. Learn to appreciate current rituals and add new ones to enhance your relationships, mental health, personal growth and more. Mic...

How To Heal Injury, Illness & Disease with Regenerative Medicine | Dr. Adeel Khan

May 23, 2024 04:01 - 1 hour - 84.6 MB

Could regenerative medicine transform how we treat disease and even reverse aging? Dr. Adeel Khan shares groundbreaking insights on leveraging stem cells, gene editing, and tissue engineering to unlock healthcare's full potential. Learn how induced pluripotent stem cells are being used to regrow neurons in Parkinson's patients' brains. Hear about revolutionary gene therapies that could permanently alter genetics to cure chronic illnesses. Discover the incredible possibilities emerging at the...

Rethinking Sex, Desire and Intimacy | Spotlight Convo

May 20, 2024 04:01 - 1 hour - 123 MB

Unlock the secrets to a mind-blowing sex life and deeper intimacy. This boundary-pushing episode brings together three trailblazing experts to shatter myths and reignite your desire. Vanessa Marin provides communication exercises and a "sex menu" to explore new realms of pleasure. Emily Nagoski, author of Come As You Are, shares neuroscience insights to rewire your brain for extraordinary orgasms. And Nicole Prause reveals cutting-edge research on using brain stimulation to boost libido or ...

How to Get Unstuck, A Scientific Approach | Britt Frank

May 17, 2024 04:01 - 58 minutes - 80.4 MB

Feeling stuck and can't break free? Neuropsychotherapist and author Britt Frank shares science-based insights on getting unstuck. Learn what underlies stuckness, how to reframe procrastination, collaborate with your inner parts, and move forward with self-compassion. Britt offers eye-opening new perspectives on relationships, play, possibility and more. Discover her powerful tools from The Getting Unstuck Workbook: Practical Tools for Overcoming Fear and Doubt - and Moving Forward with You...

Find Your Team with Rex Chapman, from Ways to Win

May 15, 2024 16:47 - 5 minutes - 7.05 MB

Sharing an episode of a podcast called Ways to Win, where Coach Cal and Craig Robinson use on-court wisdom to solve your off-court problems. Craig talks with prominent athletes, business leaders, and celebrities, who reveal insights that made them into the leaders they are today. Like President Obama, who shared how he deals with pressure by projecting confidence, believing in your team, and taking criticism. In this episode, Kentucky basketball legend and former NBA star Rex Chapman discus...

How to Make the Mundane Feel Magical (Including Relationships) | Cass Sunstein

May 13, 2024 04:01 - 1 hour - 82.7 MB

Do you ever feel like you're just going through the motions without fully appreciating life's gifts? My guest Cass Sunstein, co-author of Look Again: The Power of Noticing What Was Always There, explores how we unintentionally become desensitized to the amazing parts of our lives through "habituation." Learn how shaking up routines can reawaken childlike awe and help you see your relationships, work, and world with fresh eyes again. Cass shares fascinating research on habituation and pract...

How to Keep the Spark Alive: Secrets from 40 Years of Love Research with Drs. Julie and John Gottman

May 09, 2024 04:01 - 1 hour - 88.9 MB

What makes love last decades instead of years? After studying thousands of couples, Drs. Julie and John Gottman discovered what separates the masters from the disasters. Learn their research-backed secrets, like the 5:1 magic ratio, bids for connection, and the 4 horsemen to avoid. It's all here - including insights from their book, Eight Dates: Essential Conversations for a Lifetime of Love. You can find The Gottman's at: Website | Instagram | Episode Transcript If you LOVED this episod...

Free Will is a Lie | Robert Sapolsky

May 06, 2024 04:01 - 1 hour - 89.4 MB

What if everything you think about free will is an illusion? Behavioral scientist Robert Sapolsky makes a provocative case that free will is largely fiction. Drawing from his book, Determined: A Science of Life Without Free Will, he deconstructs the idea through neurobiology, genetics, and anthropology. Sapolsky explores startling implications for criminal justice, achievement, and being human. From reframing punishment to questioning meritocracy, he doesn't flinch from disruptive conclusio...

How to Stop Overthinking & Dial Down Chatter | Emiliya Zhivotovskaya

May 02, 2024 04:01 - 1 hour - 97.4 MB

Feeling weighed down by incessant overthinking and anxiety? Unlock shockingly simple mindset shifts to disarm unhelpful mental chatter and regain control. Positive psychology expert Emiliya Zhivotovskaya reveals the core forms of draining thought patterns like worry spirals, harsh self-judgment and obsessive rumination. More importantly, you'll learn potent "talk-back" tricks to befriend (not fight) your inner voice. Subdue the overthinking monster keeping you stuck. Tap into newfound ment...

How to Make Life-Changing Friendships | Spotlight Convo

April 29, 2024 04:01 - 1 hour - 88.2 MB

In our disconnected world, are you longing for deeper bonds and a true sense of belonging? Discover how to cultivate extraordinary friendships, nurture healing communities, and transform the way you show up in relationships. This powerful episode brings together three trailblazers - Mia Birdsong on reimagining family beyond the nuclear model, Dr. Marisa Franco sharing the science of making profound platonic connections, and Dr. Joy Harden Bradford illuminating the restorative magic of wome...

How to Unlock Potential You Never Knew You Had | Jeff Karp

April 25, 2024 04:01 - 1 hour - 106 MB

What if overcoming challenges and living an extraordinary life is simpler than you think? Jeff Karp shares his unlikely journey from a struggling student to pioneering Harvard professor and serial entrepreneur. Jeff developed a toolbox of “life ignition” practices to unlock creativity and possibility, despite learning differences. He reveals how embracing curiosity transformed his work and relationships. We explore tools to spark ideas, reframe failure, and lower the “activation energy” fo...

Elizabeth Gilbert | The Simple Practice That Changed Her Life (and might change yours)

April 21, 2024 14:50 - 1 hour - 88.1 MB

What if writing simple letters of love to yourself could change everything? Liz Gilbert shares an unusual practice that became her lifeline during painful times. Discover how tapping into self-compassion through daily letter writing provides surprising wisdom and comfort. Liz explains the transformative power of listening to your heart's guidance - something she now shares with thousands on her popular Substack, Letters From Love. Learn to turn inward and receive the unconditional love and...

How Thinking About Death Can Change Your Life | Alua Arthur

April 18, 2024 04:01 - 54 minutes - 74.4 MB

What if facing mortality could unlock the secret to living fully? My guest Alua Arthur, a death doula and author of Briefly Perfectly Human: Making an Authentic Life by Getting Real About the End, knows firsthand how confronting death can transform how we live. In this thought-provoking episode, we dive into taboo topics like grief, loss, and our cultural avoidance of mortality. Alua shares insights from her deeply personal journey of embracing end-of-life experiences, leading to more mean...

How to Be Fully You in a Relationship | Mark Groves & Kylie McBeath

April 15, 2024 04:01 - 1 hour - 89.6 MB

Are you ready to break free from codependent patterns and create authentic connection? Mark Groves and Kylie McBeath share transformative insights from their new book, Liberated Love: Release Codependent Patterns and Create the Love You Desire on how to heal attachment wounds, set boundaries, and communicate openly to find freedom in your relationships. Learn why we conform to societal expectations, how to tap into your body's wisdom, and steps for becoming interdependent without losing yo...

How to Get Unstuck & Finish What Matters | Charlie Gilkey

April 11, 2024 04:01 - 1 hour - 110 MB

Struggling to focus and finish what matters most? Learn how to build momentum and transform your identity from idea generator to accomplished doer on this episode with Charlie Gilkey, author of Start Finishing: How to Go From Idea to Done. Discover why we fail to be productive, then rewire your brain, schedule, and actions to see beyond distractions. Implement "focus blocks" during peak energy times. Make conscious choices to displace low-value activities. Finish a small number of importan...

How to Build a Creative Career (and make great money) | Joy Sullivan

April 08, 2024 04:01 - 1 hour - 87 MB

What does it take to leave behind the safety of a corporate career to wholeheartedly pursue your creative passions? In this inspiring conversation, poet Joy Sullivan pulls back the curtain on her journey from accomplished marketing professional to full-time artist and author of the new poetry collection Instructions for Traveling West. She busts myths that you have to starve, suffer, or lose it all to follow your dreams, revealing how she built her portfolio career through courage, commitm...

Anne Lamott | Seeing Love in Everything

April 04, 2024 04:01 - 59 minutes - 82.3 MB

Beloved author Anne Lamott joins us to share profound wisdom and insights from her seven decades of living, loving, and learning. In her latest book Somehow: Thoughts on Love, she compiles a lifetime of lessons on compassion, community, and the inner life to help us endure life's turbulence. Anne reflects on the power of vulnerability, finding your true self, and becoming an unlikely elder. She explores unforgettable metaphors like doors, hinges, and minus tides. With her trademark wit and...

How to Breathe Through Grief | Claire Bidwell Smith

April 01, 2024 04:01 - 57 minutes - 79.7 MB

What if leaning into grief could lead to profound personal growth? My guest Claire Bidwell Smith, therapist and author of Conscious Grieving: A Transformative Approach to Healing from Loss, shares how engaging with your pain fully can uncover meaning and purpose. We discuss the gift hidden within life’s losses, how to healthily process complicated grief, the importance of rituals and community, continuing bonds with the deceased, and more. Claire explains how grief transformed her life aft...

How to Achieve Financial Freedom: Jen Sincero & Vivian Tu | Spotlight Convo

March 28, 2024 04:01 - 54 minutes - 74.4 MB

Jen Sincero went from being broke and depressed to a #1 New York Times bestselling author with You Are a Badass and You Are a Badass at Making Money. Vivian Tu escaped Wall Street to build a viral online finance empire and now author of the new book, Rich AF: The Winning Money Mindset That Will Change Your Life. These two powerhouse women share their incredible journeys and hard-won wisdom on how ordinary people can achieve extraordinary success. Jen and Vivian get vulnerable about overc...

The Power of Contagious Generosity | Chris Anderson

March 25, 2024 04:01 - 56 minutes - 77.6 MB

Can generosity go viral? TED curator Chris Anderson believes it can in our hyperconnected world. In his new book Infectious Generosity: The Ultimate Idea Worth Spreading, Chris explores how small acts of kindness can ripple out in surprising ways. Learn how to tap into the asymmetric power of generosity, fight online negativity with delight, and share stories that light up human emotions. Chris and host Jonathan Fields discuss how practicing courage, creativity and authenticity can help sp...

The Surprising Secret to Finding Calm in a Stormy Life | Morgan Housel

March 21, 2024 04:01 - 1 hour - 97 MB

Are you struggling to keep up in a world of dizzying change? My guest Morgan Housel offers a surprising solution: focus on timeless truths. In his book Same As Ever: A Guide to What Never Changes, Morgan reveals how embracing enduring aspects of human nature can be our guide. We discuss how masterful storytelling moves hearts more than facts, how to balance uncertainty with possibility, and why there’s no formula for “the good life” except the one you design yourself. Join us for a fascina...

Science-backed Tools to Dial-down Stress | Dr. Jenny Taitz

March 18, 2024 04:01 - 1 hour - 85.7 MB

Feeling overwhelmed and defeated by stress? It doesn’t have to be that way. In this episode, UCLA psychologist and author of Stress Resets: How to Soothe Your Body and Mind in Minutes, Dr. Jenny Taitz shares how reframing your mindset transforms your relationship with stress and anxiety. Discover science-backed techniques to shift thought patterns, regulate emotions, and tap into inner resilience—allowing you to thrive while pursuing a meaningful life, not just survive. Whether it’s parent...

How to Unwind Anxiety | Dr. Jud Brewer

March 14, 2024 04:01 - 1 hour - 84.8 MB

Neuroscientist and addiction expert Dr. Judson Brewer unveils a practical, evidence-based approach to transforming your relationship with anxiety. Learn how to "unwind" worry and fear by understanding the habit loop of anxiety, applying mindfulness tools, and accessing your brain's innate wisdom. Discover why anxiety persists and how retraining your brain can create more ease and joy, drawing from Jud's research and bestselling book, Unwinding Anxiety: New Science Shows How to Break the Cy...

How to Set Goals You Actually Achieve (and love along the way) | Jon Acuff

March 11, 2024 04:01 - 1 hour - 97 MB

What fuels your biggest dreams? How do you set goals that light you up instead of burn you out? New York Times bestselling author Jon Acuff reveals how to ditch external pressures and re-center your goals around joy. Jon explains why starting with a "fun goal" builds confidence for bigger dreams, and how to stay motivated by tapping into creative flow states. Learn how to define success on your own terms through Jon's unique 3-step methodology from his new book All It Takes Is A Goal: The ...

How to Rewrite the Narrative on Aging | Ashton Applewhite

March 07, 2024 05:01 - 58 minutes - 80.7 MB

Ageism distorts how we view aging and harms us at every stage of life. My guest today, Ashton Applewhite, author of This Chair Rocks: A Manifesto Against Ageism, reveals where these stereotypes come from and how they seep into our minds. She explains powerful ways we can identify and challenge ageism in ourselves, our communities, and society. Ashton shares eye-opening facts that counteract myths about decline, along with steps to build a more age-inclusive world. If getting older fills yo...

Dismantling Anxiety & Generational Trauma Through Mindfulness | Dan Harris

March 04, 2024 05:01 - 1 hour - 85.2 MB

After an on-air panic attack, ABC anchor Dan Harris, author of the 10-year anniversary edition of "10% Happier,"  embarked on a quest to understand his lifelong anxiety. If you've ever experienced self-doubt, imposter syndrome, or a fear of coming undone, don't miss this uplifting conversation with Dan Harris on living more fully and freely. Harris traces generational roots back to a suicidal great-grandfather, realizing he could either be crushed by these demons or befriend them. This cris...

The Stunning Science of Mind-Body Unity | Ellen Langer

February 29, 2024 05:01 - 1 hour - 89.5 MB

What if being more mindful could lead to better health, happiness and fulfillment? Pioneering psychologist Ellen Langer reveals how on this week's episode. Known as the "mother of mindfulness," Ellen shares insights from over 45 years of research showing how our thoughts directly impact our physical and mental well-being. Learn simple yet profound tips to become more present, question assumptions and unlock healthier living. Ellen explains how mindfulness is about engaging actively with th...

The Science of Memory & How to Keep It | Charan Ranganath

February 26, 2024 05:01 - 1 hour - 45.7 MB

Can memory improvement unlock a better life? Neuroscientist Charan Ranganath reveals how memory intertwines with happiness, relationships, creativity, and meaning. In his new book Why We Remember: Unlocking Memory's Power to Hold on to What Matters, Charan shares research on how memories form, the role of sleep, aging's effects, and practical ways to remember what matters. Learn how to harness your brain’s memory systems for personal growth and fulfillment. Discover techniques to preserve ...

How to Connect Quickly & Deeply With Anyone | Charles Duhigg

February 22, 2024 05:01 - 59 minutes - 81.5 MB

What if you could communicate effortlessly with anyone, instantly establishing trust and connection? According to Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Charles Duhigg, author of the new book Supercommunicators: How to Unlock the Secret Language of Connection, the most compelling communicators don't possess any magical talents. They've simply mastered the hidden rules that govern how we connect through conversation. Learn techniques to identify the 3 types of exchanges occurring simultaneously ...

How to Hack Your Blood Sugar & Feel Amazing | Jessie Inchauspé

February 19, 2024 05:01 - 1 hour - 83.3 MB

Want to cut cravings, boost energy, and take control of your health? Biochemist and bestselling author Jessie Inchauspé shares surprising hacks to steady your blood sugar in this fascinating conversation. Learn how timing sweets, pairing carbs with fat/protein, and starting your day without sugar can work wonders. Jessie busts myths around whole grains and fruit while translating complex science into simple, sustainable habits. Discover how to eat the foods you love in a healthier way from...

How to Feel Like You Matter | Isaac Prilleltensky

February 15, 2024 05:01 - 54 minutes - 74.3 MB

What if mattering could be the key to living your best life? Psychologist Dr. Isaac Prilleltensky joins us to unpack the profound human need for mattering. Isaac explains the two components of mattering—feeling valued and adding value. Discover how cultivating mattering through fairness, purpose, and small generous acts can transform health, happiness, work, and relationships. Learn why extremism rises when mattering is lacking, and how finding meaning by contributing to something bigger t...

How to Make "Life-changing" Friendships (and why they matter) | Rhaina Cohen

February 12, 2024 05:01 - 54 minutes - 75 MB

What if your closest friendships were just as significant as your marriage? My fascinating guest Rhaina Cohen, author of The Other Significant Others: Reimagining Life with Friendship at the Center, reveals compelling research on how profound platonic bonds can provide the same fulfillment and devotion as romantic ones. Tune in to hear Rhaina's eye-opening stories that reimagine social connection. We explore how to nurture deeper intimacy in friendships and move beyond limiting cultural bi...

How to Open Hearts & Change Minds | Blair Imani

February 08, 2024 05:01 - 1 hour - 87.9 MB

After following in her activist parents' footsteps, Blair Imani reached her breaking point organizing protests in college. She shares how rediscovering spirituality helped her let go of toxic expectations and heal. Blair realized education was a more sustainable way for her to impact change as a historian and creator of the popular Smarter In Seconds educational video series. She discusses learning self-care, listening to your values when making decisions, and embracing practices like yoga...

How to Get the Sleep You Need (a Scientific Approach) | Chris Winter, MD

February 05, 2024 05:01 - 1 hour - 90.9 MB

Do you ever feel like you barely slept even after a full night in bed? You're not alone. Sleep expert Dr. Christopher Winter reveals the truth about the perception gap between how we think we're sleeping and reality. Discover science-backed techniques to get better rest, change your mindset around sleep, and stop obsessing over routines. Dr. Winter shares insights from his book The Sleep Solution and busts myths around optimal sleep needs. Learn how to ditch the anxiety around sleep and be...

How to Bring More Pleasure into Life (and Sex) | Emily Nagoski

February 01, 2024 05:01 - 1 hour - 94.8 MB

Sex educator Emily Nagoski reveals how to sustain passionate intimacy over the long haul with research from her groundbreaking new book, Come Together: The Science (and Art!) of Creating Lasting Sexual Connections. She explains why pleasure trumps desire, how stress impacts connection, and the importance of open communication about desires. Emily offers practical steps to invite more pleasure into relationships as bodies change, and rejects cultural grind in favor of ease. Her insights on n...

January Jumpstart | On Belonging

January 29, 2024 05:01 - 1 hour - 85.6 MB

This January Jumpstart episode explores how we can rediscover our deepest sense of belonging within. Zen priest Rev. angel Kyodo williams and spiritual leader Melissa Carter share how embracing all of ourselves allows us to fully inhabit our humanity. By returning to our inner wholeness through mindfulness, we can move through the world from a place of truth, connect authentically with others, and transform society. Episode Transcript You can find Rev. angel Kyodo williams at: Instagram | ...

How to Reset Your Stress Response and Rewire Your Brain for Resilience with Harvard Expert Dr. Aditi Nerurkar

January 25, 2024 05:01 - 1 hour - 105 MB

In this episode, Dr. Aditi Nerurkar, author of The Five Resets: Rewire Your Brain and Body for Less Stress and More Resilience, shares how to reframe our relationship with stress. She explains why feeling overwhelmed is a common human experience, not a personal failing. Simple, science-backed techniques like breathing, social connection, journaling, and eliminating multitasking can help our minds and bodies reset. Dr. Nerurkar offers realistic ways to introduce ease into our days through s...

January Jumpstart | On Movement

January 22, 2024 05:01 - 1 hour - 88.7 MB

This January Jumpstart episode explores how movement strengthens your mind, body, and immunity. What if exercise could unlock your brain's creativity and make you happier, healthier, and more focused? Neuroscientist Dr. Jennifer Heisz and physician Dr. Gabrielle Lyon reveal how movement strengthens your mind, body, and immunity. Learn how to reframe exercise as playful self-care, not monotonous drudgery. Discover how muscle builds resilience against disease while microbursts of activity boo...

A More Joyful & Less Regret-filled Way to Live | Leo Babauta

January 18, 2024 05:01 - 54 minutes - 74.9 MB

Feeling like you're always behind in life? Leo Babauta joins us to explore why we get stuck chasing unrealistic expectations, and simple mindset shifts that can transform your days into a graceful, meaningful, and fun game worth playing. Discover how to ditch perfectionism and embrace self-compassion to experience more ease and joy right now. You can find Leo at: Website | Instagram | Zen Habits Podcast | Episode Transcript If you LOVED this episode you’ll also love the conversations we ha...

January Jumpstart | On Exquisite Attention

January 16, 2024 05:01 - 1 hour - 87.2 MB

This January Jumpstart episode explores the power of exquisite attention - the ability to direct your focus with intention to create moments of profound presence. Renowned mindfulness teacher Tara Brach shares practices like RAIN to help awaken us from anxious, judgmental trances. Leading researcher Dacher Keltner illuminates how awe opens our eyes to everyday wonder and possibility. Learn simple tools to train moment-to-moment awareness and presence. Discover how slowing down, looking cl...

How Mindfulness Turned Down the Noise in My Head | Plus a Bonus Guided Mediation

January 14, 2024 05:01 - 39 minutes - 54.6 MB

When constant ringing and noise from tinnitus brought anxiety, despair and sleepless nights, Jonathan stumbled upon an unlikely antidote - mindfulness meditation. What began as therapy to cope with daily torment evolved into a profound practice for creativity, clarity and calm. Learn how mindfulness helped Jonathan find peace despite unrelenting symptoms, trained his brain to let go of fixating on the noises, and transformed his life. You'll also be led through a soothing lovingkindness me...

How to Make Change Your Ally | Brad Stulberg

January 11, 2024 05:01 - 1 hour - 88 MB

Change is hard. But what if embracing change led to your greatest growth? My guest is Brad Stulberg, bestselling author of Master of Change: How to Excel When Everything Is Changing – Including You. Brad shares how we can cultivate “rugged flexibility” to gracefully navigate cycles of order, disorder and reorder. Imagine harnessing the storms of change to help you grow into your best self. Brad upends conventional wisdom, showing how accepting impermanence allows us to become our best selv...

January Jumpstart | On Purpose & Meaning

January 09, 2024 05:01 - 1 hour - 87.9 MB

What really brings meaning and purpose to life? This episode is part of our January Jumpstart series where each week we dive into concepts to drive real change through learning and action. Get science-backed insights from an 80-year Harvard happiness study revealing how relationships and activities—not money or fame—unlock fulfillment with our guide, Robert Waldinger. Discover philosophical wisdom and practical tips to continually reconnect with what matters through relationships, reflectio...


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