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Neil is the the author of nine books and journals including: The Book of Awesome, a spinning rolodex of simple pleasures based on his 100-million-hit, award-winning blog 1000 Awesome Things, The Happiness Equation, originally written as a 300-page love letter to his unborn son on how to live a happy life, He also hosts an Apple “Best of” award-winning podcast called 3 Books where he is on an ‘epic 15-year-long quest to uncover the 1000 most formative books in the world. and he also shares his current writing on this blog and in a series of newsletters. In this episode, Eric and Neil discuss his latest book,   Our Book of Awesome:  A Celebration of the Small Joys That Bring Us Together   In This Interview, Neil and I Discuss.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Nickolas Butler is the author of many novels, including the internationally best-selling and prize-winning Shotgun Lovesongs, which has been optioned for film development and has been translated into ten languages. Nickolas is the recipient of many literary prizes and commendations and has published articles, reviews, short stories, and poetry in publications such as: Ploughshares, Narrative, and The New York Times Book Review, to name a few.  Eric and Nickolas discuss a few of his novels as well as how we can learn to embrace the important elements of 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! Nickolas Butler and I Discuss How to Embrace the Important Elements of Life and… His novels, Godspeed and Shotgun Lovesongs The fear and doubt he faces in his creative life Comparing our lives to others How we take for granted the basic things that previous generations worked hard for His relationship with his father and grandfather The differences in generations and what he hopes to teach his kids Trying to find empathy and understanding with those you don’t agree with The complexities of parent-child relationships  Why he writes essays for his local newspaper His idea of choosing a tree and practicing gratitude for that tree How friendships are special and unique human relationships Links: Nick’s Website Instagram Facebook By purchasing products and/or services from our sponsors, you are helping to support The One You Feed and we greatly appreciate it. Thank you! If you enjoyed this conversation with Nickolas Butler, please check out these other episodes: What We Can Learn from our Bad Wolf with Matthew Quick How to Find Meaning and Live a Good Life with Jonathan FieldsSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Father Gregory Boyle is an American Jesuit priest and the founder of Homeboy Industries in Los Angeles, the largest gang-intervention, rehabilitation, and reentry program in the world. He has received the California Peace Prize and been inducted into the California Hall of Fame. In 2014, the White House named Boyle a Champion of Change. He received the University of Notre Dame’s 2017 Laetare Medal, the oldest honor given to American Catholics. He is the acclaimed author of Tattoos on the Heart, Barking to the Choir, and his latest book,  Forgive Everyone Everything. Fabian Debora is the artist and illustrator of the book, Forgive Everyone Everything. His work has been showcased in solo and group exhibitions throughout the US and abroad.  Fabian served previously served as a counselor and the Director of Substance Abuse Services & Programming and a mentor at Homeboy Industries in Los Angeles and is now the Executive Director of Homebody Art Academy. 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! Father Greg Boyle & Fabian Debora and I Discuss How to Find Hope and Kinship His book, Forgive Everyone Everything The organization he founded, Homeboy Industries, to rehabilitate gang members Hope and how our focus must not be on outcomes How life is about removing the blindfold to see the goodness within us Joy is the love of being loving Equanimity and learning to not grasp at our pain Defining kinship as deep connection with others How we need to acknowledge privelege Fabian’s journey of recovery and his work with Homeboy Industries How his art represents his journey and lived experiences How he tells a story through his art His responsibility of an artist to combat stereotypes How he maintains hope amidst tragedy The legacy that he hopes to create for his family and community How kinship is a circle where everyone belongs Links: Father Greg’s Website Instagram Twitter Fabian's Website Fabian's Instagram By purchasing products and/or services from our sponsors, you are helping to support The One You Feed and we greatly appreciate it. Thank you! If you enjoyed this conversation with Father Greg Boyle and Fabian Debora, please check out these other episodes: Human Nature and Hope with Rutger Bregman Donna Hylton on Healing and HopeSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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Eric Maisel, PhD, is the author of more than 40 books, including Why Smart People Hurt, Making Your Creating Mark, The Future of Mental Health, The VanGogh Blues, Mastering Creative Anxiety, and Creativity for Life. Dr. Maisel is at the forefront of the movement to rethink mental health. He writes the Rethinking Psychology blog for Psychology Today. Eric and Dr. Maisel discuss his books Overcoming Your Difficult Family:  8 Skills for Thriving in Any Family Situation and The Future of Mental Health 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! Eric Maisel and I Discuss Why We Need to Rethink Mental Health and … His books, Overcoming Your Difficult Family:  8 Skills for Thriving in Any Family Situation and The Future of Mental Health Defining the skills needed to understand and deal with family dynamics Learning the best anxiety management tool for you, such as deep breathing or visualization The powerful device of visualizing the “calmness switch” within you Understanding that there is one of many possibilities to deal with challenges His book, Mastering Creative Anxiety Depression The importance of identifying what’s important to us and living our life purposefully  Stigmatization of mental health and how it promotes pharmaceutical  Understanding there is more help to treat depression than just medication and psychiatry His models of personality: Original Personality, Formed Personality, Available Personality Links: Eric’s website Twitter Instagram By purchasing products and/or services from our sponsors, you are helping to support The One You Feed and we greatly appreciate it. Thank you! If you enjoyed this conversation with Eric Maisel, please check out these other episodes: Challenges of Mental Health Diagnoses with Sarah Fay Gabe Howard on Mental HealthSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Nicole LePera, A.J. Jacobs, Martha Beck, Susan Cain and Cory Allen as our guests on this special “Thanksgiving” episode all about gratitude! Research from Harvard Medical School shows that “gratitude is strongly and consistently associated with greater happiness.  Gratitude helps people feel more positive emotions, relish good experiences, improve their health, deal with adversity, and build strong relationships."  We know that it’s good to give thanks but so many of us struggle to make it a regular practice and this episode will teach you how to do so and why it is worth prioritizing! 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! Our Special Guests and I Discuss How to Practice Gratitude and … Dr. Nicole LePera – how she defines gratitude and why it’s important How verbally stating or writing can activate feelings of appreciation Our tendency to pay attention to what we lack rather than what we have Shifting from “I have to” to “I am grateful for the opportunity” A.J. Jacobs – how practicing gratitude is a way to not take things for granted The hedonic treadmill and the “I’ll be happy” when trap His active practice of texting his mom every day what he’s grateful for How the more specific the better when it comes to expressing gratitude Martha Beck – how she was impacted when she first read about the benefits of gratitude How engaging in your senses is a good way to practice gratitude Her 3:1 gratitude practice – for every negative experience, think of 3 positive ones Reveling in what the soul yearns for sharpens a gratitude practice Susan Cain – how she notices and savors beautiful things How we need to both accept the beauty and the difficult realities of our existence The best gateway to gratitude is discovering what elevates us How she teaches her kids gratitude Cory Allen – how what we associate with gratitude is what makes us feel grounded and safe How he goes deeper into gratitude How gratitude comes from being present and getting curious The benefits of practice gratitude for its own sake Links: Dr. Nicole Lepera A.J. Jacobs Martha Beck Susan Cain Cory Allen By purchasing products and/or services from our sponsors, you are helping to support The One You Feed and we greatly appreciate it. Thank you! If you enjoyed these conversations about  Gratitude, please check out these other episodes: How to Make Life Easier with Greg McKeown How to Explore Our Awareness with Jonathan RobinsonSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Julie Simon is a licensed psychotherapist, life coach and certified personal trainer with over 30 years of experience in helping overeaters and imbalanced eaters mend their relationship with their feelings and ultimately themselves. She’s also the founder of the popular Los Angels based 12-week emotional eating recovery program. Eric and Julie discuss her book, When Food is Comfort: Nurture Yourself Mindfully, Rewire Your Brain and End Emotional Eating. 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! Julie Simon and I Discuss How to Manage Emotional Eating … Her book, When Food is Comfort: Nurture Yourself Mindfully, Rewire Your Brain and End Emotional Eating. The most common cause of emotional overeating is difficulty regulating our emotions, moods, thoughts, and behaviors When we disconnect from our emotions, we don’t learn necessary skills to regulate Attunement and attachment in early childhood that create neural pathways When we’re under the influence of emotional part of the brain, we’re not capable of reasoning The 7 skills involved in inner nurturing The importance of exploring our emotions and bodily sensations Our tendency to move away from unpleasant emotions by focusing on our thoughts How emotions present in the body first (before we have words for them) Real recovery is experiencing and moving through emotions Learning to practice soothing behaviors to restore ourselves to calm The goal is not to distract ourselves, but to calm ourselves enough to work on regulation skills How self validation is not condoning the behavior, but acceptance and self compassion Julie Simon Links Julie’s Website Facebook Twitter By purchasing products and/or services from our sponsors, you are helping to support The One You Feed and we greatly appreciate it. Thank you! If you enjoyed this conversation with Julie Simon check out these other episodes: Emotional Agility with Susan David Mindful Eating with Andrea LiebersteinSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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.  Eric and Jonathan chat about a few different topics relating to how we can bring more meaning and fulfillment into our daily activities that lead to living a good 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! Jonathan Fields and I Discuss How to Find Meaning and Live a Good Life … How people can bring more meaning and enjoyment to their day job The challenges and importance of setting boundaries for work time Learning to shift focus on how to be more effective rather than putting in more time The idea of investing in yourself when considering career or other life changes Jonathan’s “sparketype” framework Asking the question “How can I be a light in other people’s lives” in both professional and personal lives The process of change and how we can equip ourselves to handle forced change Finding the sweet spot of what motivates us and our approach to behavior change based on our personality How identifying our values can make behavior change more effective and sustainable Building flexibility and creating tolerance in your goals knowing perfection isn’t possible Knowing why we want to change is a critical component to making change and understanding Dealing with low moodspath to personal change Learning to be happy love yourself in your current state while you can also look to change Jonathan Fields Links Jonathan’s Website Instagram Twitter By purchasing products and/or services from our sponsors, you are helping to support The One You Feed and we greatly appreciate it. Thank you! If you enjoyed this conversation with Jonathan Fields check out these other episodes: Discover Your Sparketype with Jonathan Fields How to Lead a Happier Life with Dr. Laurie SantosSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Gillian Tietz is the host of Sober Powered, a top 50 mental health podcast, and the founder of Sober Powered Media, a podcast network of top mental health shows. She has a master’s in biology and worked in research labs in the Boston area. Getting sober in 2019 inspired her to start her podcast to help others understand why addiction happens and how to develop the coping skills they need to stay sober. After 2 years of consistent, hard work she left her career in biochemistry to start her network.  Eric and Gillian discuss her journey to sobriety and how she shares what she has learned with others on her podcast, Sober Powered. 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! Gillian Tietz and I Discuss How to Embrace Sobriety and … Her podcast, Sober Powered How she learned that watching TV did not support the life she wanted The start of her journey to sobriety Struggling with emotions that lead her to destructive habits Her struggles with body image Realizing how drinking caused her mental health to deteriorate How alcohol enhanced the problems she was trying to hide from Learning to accept that moderating drinking wasn’t possible The idea of harm reduction and the controversial opinions Finally seeking professional help when at the start of the quarantine How she wanted to start the podcast to share what she had learned to help others The value of finding support from sober communities on social media How we often don’t see the cause and effect of drinking when you’re in it The effects that alcohol has on the brain and mental health Post acute withdrawal and how the brain needs to learn to re-regulate without alcohol Gillian Tietz Links Gillian’s Website Instagram Facebook By purchasing products and/or services from our sponsors, you are helping to support The One You Feed and we greatly appreciate it. Thank you! If you enjoyed this conversation with Gillian Tietz check out these other episodes: The Unexpected Joy of Being Sober with Catherine Gray The Magic of Being Sober with Laura McKowenSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Scott Hershovitz is the Thomas G. and Mabel Long Professor of Law and Professor of Philosophy at the University of Michigan. He directs the University’s Law and Ethics Program and he co-edits Legal Theory.  Scott writes about law and philosophy. His academic work has appeared in the Harvard Law Review, The Yale Law Journal, and Ethics, among other places. In addition, he writes occasional essays about philosophy for the New York Times.  Before joining the Michigan faculty, he  served as a law clerk to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg of the United States Supreme Court and an attorney-advisor on the appellate staff of the Civil Division of the United States Department of Justice. Eric and Scott discuss his new book, Nasty, Brutish, and Short: Adventures in Philosophy withMy Kids 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! Scott Hershovitz and I Discuss What We Can Learn By Thinking Like a Kid and … His book, Nasty, Brutish, and Short: Adventures in Philosophy with My Kids Defining philosophy as the art of thinking How kids are natural philosophers and ask interesting questions Learning to think critically about our own ideas Distinguishing between what we think we should do and what we want to do The story of the Ship of Theseus and how we can compare it to our own identity How identity can be used as a tool in how we see ourselves in the world in both a negative and positive way Relativism and how we each get our own truth Epistemic bubbles and echo chambers  What we can learn when we talk to people who think differently than us  How we can look at other people with both objective or participant attitudes, depending on the circumstances Tempering our perspectives when we learn about others’ circumstances Scott Hershovitz Links Scott’s Website Twitter By purchasing products and/or services from our sponsors, you are helping to support The One You Feed and we greatly appreciate it. Thank you! If you enjoyed this conversation with Scott Hershovitz check out these other episodes: What We Know But Don’t Believe with Steve Hagen Everyday Courage with Ryan HolidaySee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Ayelet Fishbach, PhD, is the Jeffrey Breakenridge Keller Professor of Behavioral Science and Marketing at the University of Chicago, Booth School of Business . She is the past president of the Society for the Science of Motivation and the International Social Cognition Network. She is an expert on motivation and decision making. Dr. Fishbach’s groundbreaking research on human motivation has won the Society of Experimental Social Psychology’s Best Dissertation Award and Career Trajectory Award, and the Fulbright Educational Foundation Award. 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! Ayelet Fishbach and I Discuss How to Stay Motivated and … Her book, Get It Done:  Surprising Lessons from the Science of Motivation The myth of motivation is that we are failures Changing our situations is the most important step in staying motivated Setting goals for our real life situations, not our ideal situations Finding empathy for our future self Intrinsic motivation predicts sustained engagement  Choosing powerful goals that seem exciting and not a chore Approach goals as opposed to avoidance goals How assigning numbers to goals can be powerful The importance of framing our goals Why will power alone does not work Strategies for managing competing goals Remembering that we don’t have to act on our thoughts or ideas The middle problem when it’s hard to see progress and stay motivated Using time brackets for your goals  Why some goals never become habit The role of incentives in achieving goals How important it is to track progress Ayelet Fishbach Links Ayelet’s Website Instagram Twitter Facebook By purchasing products and/or services from our sponsors, you are helping to support The One You Feed and we greatly appreciate it. Thank you! If you enjoyed this conversation with Ayelet Fishbach check out these other episodes: Tiny Habits for Behavior Change with BJ Fogg How to Change with Katy MilkmanSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Matthew Quick is the New York Times bestselling author of The Silver Linings Playbook—which was made into an Oscar-winning film—and eight other novels. His work has been translated into more than thirty languages, received a PEN/Hemingway Award Honorable Mention, was an LA Times Book Prize finalist, a New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice, a #1 bestseller in Brazil, a Deutscher Jugendliteratur Preis 2016 (German Youth Literature Prize) nominee, and selected by Nancy Pearl as one of Summer’s Best Books for NPR. The Hollywood Reporter has named him one of Hollywood’s 25 Most Powerful Authors. 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! Matthew Quick and I Discuss What We Can Learn From Our Bad Wolf and … His book, We Are the Light What drew him to Jungian analysis and his ideas on synchronicity His healing journey and what he learned about himself Learning to face his pain from a sober light Losing access to a creative part of him when he stopped drinking How his work with his analyst replaced the alcohol in his life The importance of community What the term “father hunger” means His unique relationship with his analyst How he learned to redeem his father The important themes he covers in his latest novels Doing the hard work in the second half of life The respect he has developed for the craft of novel writing Matthew Quick Links Matthew’s Website Sign Up for Matthew’s Monthly Personal Letter (MPL) By purchasing products and/or services from our sponsors, you are helping to support The One You Feed and we greatly appreciate it. Thank you! If you enjoyed this conversation with Matthew Quick, check out these other episodes: Matthew Quick - 2017 Interview Matthew Quick - 2016 Interview Living Between Worlds with James Hollis See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Parker J. Palmer, is the founder and Senior Partner of the Center for Courage & Renewal. He is a world-renowned writer, speaker and activist who focuses on issues in education, community, leadership, spirituality and social change. He has reached millions worldwide through his nine books, including Let Your Life Speak, The Courage to Teach, A Hidden Wholeness, and Healing the Heart of Democracy. 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! Parker Palmer and I Discuss and … His book, Hidden Wholeness: A Journey Towards an Undivided Life What the idea of “the Soul” means to him His experiences with depression and the lesson he’s learned from it What “the divided life” is The importance of having both community and solitude The idea of “The Circle of Trust” The importance of letting another person work their way to the answer themselves His book, Healing the Heart of Democracy The important role that conflict brings to our form of government The Five Habits of the Heart Eustress is the positive effect of tension The two ways that the heart can break How those with different viewpoints can find common ground The Courage and Renewal Center Parker Palmer Links Parker’s Website Twitter Facebook By purchasing products and/or services from our sponsors, you are helping to support The One You Feed and we greatly appreciate it. Thank you! If you enjoyed this conversation with Parker Palmer, check out these other episodes: The Divided Yet Connected Brain with Iain McGilchrist Jonathan RauchSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Chelsey Luger is a writer and wellness advocate originally from North Dakota, an enrolled member of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa and descendant of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. She got her undergraduate degree at Dartmouth College, concentrating on comparative histories of global Indigenous cultures, and later earned an M.S. in Digital Media at Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism. She is the co-founder of Well For Culture. Her writing has appeared in the Atlantic, Huffington Post, Yes! Magazine, and other outlets. Thosh Collins is a photographer, board member for the Native Wellness Institute, and co-founder of Well For Culture. He is On Akimel O'odham, Seneca-Cayuga, and Osage, born and raised on the Salt River Reservation. He serves on the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Land Board, and remains politically and culturally active within his community. 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! Chelsea Luger & Thosh Collins and I Discuss How to Find Wellness in Indigenous Wisdom and ... Their book, The Seven Circles:  Indigenous Teachings for Living Well Beginning everything with gratitude is a key to our wellness journey Accepting the challenges and finding balance Chelsea's story of the dust storm and teaching resilience Focusing on solution based thinking for indigenous cultures to heal and thrive Expanding the common narrative of indigenous cultures to show resilience rather than brokenness Understanding the harm of cultural appropriation Keeping their cultural and spiritual practices private and sacred The seven circles include our connections to food, sleep, movement, ceremony, sacred space, community, and land. How the symbol of the medicine wheel represents interconnectedness of mental, physical, spiritual, and emotional Finding ways to integrate the circles of wellness Connecting to land is about remembering that we are not separate from nature Noticing and acknowledging the natural elements of this earth Adapting a subsistence world view How connecting emotion to day to day rituals creates the element of ceremony Chelsea Luger & Thosh Collins Links Chelsea & Thosh's Website Instagram Twitter By purchasing products and/or services from our sponsors, you are helping to support The One You Feed and we greatly appreciate it. Thank you! If you enjoyed this conversation with Chelsea and Thosh, check out these other episodes: Deep Transformation with Spring Washam What is Wellness Culture with Fariha Roisin  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Shozan Jack Haubner is the pen name of a Zen monk whose essays have appeared in The Sun, Tricycle, Buddha, Dharma, and The New York Times, as well as in the best Buddhist Writing series. Jack is the winner of a 2012 Pushcart prize and is the author of Zen Confidential Confessions of a Wayward Monk and Single White Monk. He is also the host of the YouTube channel Zen Confidential. 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! Shozan Jack Haubner and I Discuss How to Bring Zen Into Everyday Life and … His transition from monastic life to real world life Realizing that his growth has taken a different path after leaving the monastery Trusting in life, even when it’s really challenging The differences between the personal and intimate Noticing the moments of waking up that happen in daily life The challenges he experienced when in a leadership role His relationship with his dad Understanding the meanings of self and no self Shozan Jack Haubner Links Shozan Jack’s Youtube Channel Twitter Patreon Page By purchasing products and/or services from our sponsors, you are helping to support The One You Feed and we greatly appreciate it. Thank you! If you enjoyed this conversation with Shozan Jack Haubner, check out these other episodes: Shozan Jack Haubner on No Self (2017) Shozan Jack Haubner (2014 Interview)See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Susan Piver is the New York Times bestselling author of many books, including the award-winning “How Not to Be Afraid of Your Own Life”, “The Wisdom of a Broken Heart”, “Start Here Now: An Open-Hearted Guide to the Path and Practice of Meditation”, and “The Four Noble Truths of Love: Buddhist Wisdom for Modern Relationships”.  Susan has been a practicing Buddhist since 1993 and graduated from a Buddhist seminary in 2004. She is an internationally acclaimed meditation teacher, known for her ability to translate ancient practices into modern life. Her work has been featured on the Oprah show, TODAY, CNN, and in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal and others.  In 2013, she launched the Open Heart Project, the largest virtual mindfulness community in the world with 20,000 members. Her newest book is “The Buddhist Enneagram: Nine Paths to Warriorship.” In this episode, Eric and Susan discuss her newest book, The Buddhist Enneagram: Nine Paths to Warriorship 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! Susan Piver and I Discuss How to Discover Your Way of Being Through the Enneagram and … Her book:  The Buddhist Enneagram: Nine Paths to Warriorship Defining the enneagram as 9 paths or ways of being How the enneagram can be used in a variety of ways based on the person Defining warrior as one who is not afraid of oneself How it’s best to take multiple tests to best determine your enneagram type The subtypes of the enneagram and how they’re often easier to identify Patience is required to utilize the deep system of the enneagram How the enneagram defines our “cocoon” and also our way out of it The arc of transformation that includes the passions and the virtues How the enneagram leads us to compassion for ourselves and others How we should “feel the energy” of a number rather than declare our number Asking what does this mean to me, today Susan Piver Links Susan’s Website for The Open Heart Project Instagram Facebook By purchasing products and/or services from our sponsors, you are helping to support The One You Feed and we greatly appreciate it. Thank you! If you enjoyed this conversation with Susan Piver, check out these other episodes: The Four Noble Truths of Love with Susan Piver (2021) Eli-Jaxon Bear on Your True SelfSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Paul Gilmartin is a stand-up comedian, podcast host, and television personality best known as the long time host of TBS’ Dinner and a Movie.  Since 2011, Paul has been the host and executive producer of the podcast, Mental Illness Happy Hour. In this episode, Eric and Paul discuss his strategies and practical approaches to deal with fear and 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! Paul Gilmartin and I Discuss What How to Work Through Fear and Depression and … His podcast, Mental Illness Happy Hour How we all have something that we worship that orients our actions Learning to be truly and deeply vulnerable How there is no instant gratification in spirituality Living a fear based life and addictive behaviors Reconnecting with the body’s instincts Getting curious about the thoughts that come up during meditation The difference between self reflection and self obsession Strategies for moving away from self obsessing Finding himself stuck in the paralysis of perfection The importance of taking a break from the world when you need it The opposing forces of fear and hope Moving through his fears and depression How acting according to his values keeps him connected to his higher power His spiritual growth includes facing his everyday fears Learning to see past our mental barriers and realize what we’re capable of Paul Gilmartin Links Paul’s Website Twitter Instagram Facebook By purchasing products and/or services from our sponsors, you are helping to support The One You Feed and we greatly appreciate it. Thank you! If you enjoyed this conversation with Paul Gilmartin, check out these other episodes: Paul Gilmartin (2014 Interview) Discovering Spiritual Truths with Pete HolmesSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Dr. Laurie Santos is Professor of Psychology and Head of Silliman College at Yale University.  She is the host of the podcast The Happiness Lab and is an expert on human cognition and the cognitive biases that impede better choices. Her course, “Psychology and the Good Life,” teaches students what the science of psychology says about how to make wiser choices and live a life that’s happier and more fulfilling. Dr. Santos has been featured in numerous news outlets including the New York Times, NBC Nightly News, The Today Show, CBS This Morning, and more. She has won numerous awards both for her science and teaching from institutions such as Yale and the American Psychological Association. In this episode, Eric and Dr. Laurie Santos discuss the psychology of happiness and strategies on how to lead a happier life. Join Eric and Ginny in person for a Spiritual Habits Workshop at Omega in Rhinebeck, NY! For more details, visit oneyoufeed.net/omega 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! Dr. Laurie Santos and I Discuss How to Lead a Happier Life and … Her podcast, The Happiness Lab The research she does with dogs How animals are excellent guides on how to be present The power of doing little things and doing them often Focusing on the small things can help keep our “stories” accurate and positive Gratitude and delight practices are useful strategies to create happiness The impact of sound and learning to notice pleasant sounds Shifting our attitude of how we spend our time  (get to rather than have to) Understanding the scientific benefits can provide motivation to change behavior Self compassion helps to find the happy medium of being too harsh or easy on yourself Getting curious about our resistance to creating good habits How noticing and meditating on the rewards of a positive behavior hacks the brain systems Knowing that behavior change is easier when our environment supports the behavior Loneliness and how our intuitions are often wrong when trying to overcome it Dr. Laurie Santos Links Dr. Laurie’s Website Twitter Instagram By purchasing products and/or services from our sponsors, you are helping to support The One You Feed and we greatly appreciate it. Thank you! If you enjoyed this conversation with Dr, Laurie Santos, check out these other episodes: Ruth Whippman on The Complexities of Happiness Jonathan Rauch on The Happiness CurveSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Matthew Fox is an internationally acclaimed spiritual theologian, Episcopal priest, and activist. He holds a doctor in the History and Theology of Spirituality In this episode, Eric and Matthew discuss his book: Matthew Fox: Essential Writings on Creation Spirituality. Registration for The Well Trained Mind Program is now open!  Learn the foundations of mindfulness and create a more fulfilling spiritual practice in Ginny’s live virtual program that starts on October 9.  Visit oneyoufeed.net/mindfulness to learn more! 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! Matthew Fox and I Discuss What Creation Spirituality Means and … His book,  Matthew Fox: Essential Writings on Creation Spirituality. Creation spirituality is about the sacredness of nature and our existence Dualism as the fall of humanity How it’s easy to forget to savor the beauty of existence Accepting the “both/and” rather than “either/or: Learning to fall in love the world around us The 4 paths of creation spirituality Creativity is what distinguishes postmodern from modern science The importance of cultivating creativity in a spiritual journey How art can be a meditation How both creating and taking in art is being an artist Compassion is about sharing both the joy and sorrow with one another Hildegard’s tent of wisdom Matthew Fox Links Matthew’s Website Twitter Facebook By purchasing products and/or services from our sponsors, you are helping to support The One You Feed and we greatly appreciate it. Thank you! If you enjoyed this conversation with Matthew Fox, check out these other episodes: Matthew Fox (Interview from 2016) Creative Spiritual Practices with Clark StrandSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Diego Perez is a meditator and New York Times bestselling author who is widely known on Instagram and various social media networks through his pen name Yung Pueblo. Online he has an audience of over 2.7 million people. His writing focuses on the power of self-healing, creating healthy relationships, and the wisdom that comes when we truly work on knowing ourselves. In this episode, Eric and Yung Pueblo discuss his latest book, Lighter: Let Go of the Past, Connect with the Present, and Expand the Future Registration for The Well Trained Mind Program is now open!  Learn the foundations of mindfulness and create a more fulfilling spiritual practice in Ginny’s live virtual program that starts on October 9.  Visit oneyoufeed.net/mindfulness to learn more!540 Yung Pueblo and I Discuss How to Feel Lighter and … His book, Lighter: Let Go of the Past, Connect with the Present, and Expand the Future Human Habit vs. Human Nature What it means to live from compassion and self-awareness The anxiety and sadness that grew in him, starting in his childhood in poverty The life-changing moment that caused him to turn everything around That your initial reaction is usually your past trying to work its way into your present How he has gone about burning away the patterns that cause him misery His motto of “if this is helping you heal yourself, do it” Repetition in the positive sense The impact of gambling with his life in order to avoid his emotions  What to do and not do when you find yourself in a low mood The power of first letting whatever is happening to just be  Why it’s important to notice when a goal is slipping into a craving Yung Pueblo Links Diego’s Website Instagram By purchasing products and/or services from our sponsors, you are helping to support The One You Feed and we greatly appreciate it. Thank you! If you enjoyed this conversation with Yung Pueblo, check out these other episodes: Life Through Poetry with IN-Q The Art of Poetry and Prose with David WhyteSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Comments (56)

Ben Neat

too many ads

Jan 14th
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SIDÓNIA Moniz

Beautiful guest, Beautiful episode. So educational. Thank you sooooo much for 🌱

Oct 5th
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Rebecca Hinson Beck

Loved this episode! I needed every moment of this discussion. Keep shows like this coming!

Apr 8th
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Hot Stove

Anger is acceptable, rage and violence are not.

Dec 27th
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Jaime J

Love this episode, beautiful in every way!

Nov 11th
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Juan Carlos Hernandez

you can get Omegas from chia seeds, hemp seeds, and flaxseeds. not just fish

Sep 11th
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Andy Edwards

Warren Buffett may have exactly as much time as us but he probably doesn't have to devote nearly as much of it to menial chores, driving, or even taking notes and setting reminders (assuming he pays a personal assistant).

Jun 30th
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Deanna Treadway

My first listen with you, and I'll be back. I especially appreciated the attitude that we have more control over our own lives then we might think.

Jun 4th
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daisy

shew. needed

May 8th
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ID13177505

Keep politics out this doesn’t serve your listeners

Mar 24th
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SIDÓNIA Moniz

awww Thank you soooo much 🌟

Mar 20th
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Malayappan Abm

amazing!

Mar 14th
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nme

"many paths to the same summit"..great show !

Jan 15th
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nme

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Jan 8th
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Nitsanah Benyamini

I never cry

Oct 26th
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Monkey D. Luffy

thank's!!

Oct 1st
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Joe Veror

Sound quality is bad. Next time please normalize it before posting.

Sep 12th
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SIDÓNIA Moniz

thanks 💪💖🌼🦢

Aug 29th
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Anne Chappee

repeating the parable every time is boring.

Aug 23rd
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Shannon Sanford

Impromptu songs for somebody you love are AWESOME... they're a high compliment 💜💙❤️

Jul 8th
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