132 episodes

Everyday Endorphins is a mental health and happiness podcast hosted by Stella Stephanopoulos that discusses the importance of finding joy in daily living. What brings you endorphins? Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/stella-stephanopoulos/support

Everyday Endorphins Stella Stephanopoulos

    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0 • 33 Ratings

Everyday Endorphins is a mental health and happiness podcast hosted by Stella Stephanopoulos that discusses the importance of finding joy in daily living. What brings you endorphins? Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/stella-stephanopoulos/support

    EP #131: The Power of Positivity & Mental Resilience: Lessons from Competitive Athletics with Rick Macci, Professional Tennis Coach & Dr. Niva Jerath, Board-Certified Doctor in Neuromuscular Medicine

    EP #131: The Power of Positivity & Mental Resilience: Lessons from Competitive Athletics with Rick Macci, Professional Tennis Coach & Dr. Niva Jerath, Board-Certified Doctor in Neuromuscular Medicine

    Hear from elite tennis coach and trainer to Serena & Venus Williams, Rick Macci, and Dr. Niva Jerath, former elite tennis player and board-certified doctor in neuromuscular medicine, on the power of our positive thoughts.

    Dr. Niva and Rick co-authored "Billion Dollar Mind" which dives deep into lessons learned through tennis on getting our minds right, and how we can train our brains for more positive thinking.

    In this episode, we discuss:


    Dr. Niva & Rick’s shared background in tennis and lessons they've learned on grit/resilience through the sport
    The inspiration for co-authoring “Billion Dollar Mind” - a guide on the power of positive thoughts
    The neuroscience behind positive thinking & how this impacts our quality of life
    The importance of not letting our thoughts control us
    How Dr. Niva & Rick define happiness, and what brings them endorphins


    ---

    Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/stella-stephanopoulos/support

    • 47 min
    EP #130: From CIA Case Officer to Community Leader: A Conversation with Emily McCarthy, Co-Founder of GORUCK

    EP #130: From CIA Case Officer to Community Leader: A Conversation with Emily McCarthy, Co-Founder of GORUCK

    Tune into this week's episode featuring Emily McCarthy, Co-Founder and Chief Community Officer of GORUCK, which is an apparel company that supports rucking - a form of physical activity inspired by military training.

    We discuss:


    Emily's unconventional career path in the CIA.
    Key lessons Emily learned while in the CIA on navigating high-pressure environments, cultivating positive self-belief and confidence.
    Why building strong interpersonal relationships and having a support system is crucial for well-being.
    The health benefits of rucking, and why the community aspect of GORUCK has played a significant role in its success as a brand.
    How Emily defines happiness and what brings her endorphins!


    ---

    Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/stella-stephanopoulos/support

    • 50 min
    EP #129: Unlocking Mental Wealth: Exploring the Intersection of Health, Happiness, and High Performance with William Hicks, Co-Founder of Magic Mind

    EP #129: Unlocking Mental Wealth: Exploring the Intersection of Health, Happiness, and High Performance with William Hicks, Co-Founder of Magic Mind

    Hear from William Hicks, co-founder of nootropics company Magic Mind, on the power of unlocking our mental wealth to live healthier, happier, and more fulfilled lives. In this episode, William shares:


    Strategies for navigating high pressure environments coming from a background in Investment Banking
    The inspiration + mission behind Magic Mind, the world's first ever mental performance shot
    Why intentionally is key to balancing all aspects of our well-being
    The five pillars of 'mental wealth' and how this concept impacts our overall well-being
    The role that peace plays in cultivating joy
    What brings William endorphins


    ---

    Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/stella-stephanopoulos/support

    • 38 min
    EP #128: The Art of Surrendering - Why We Grieve During Growth with Kute Blackson, Transformational Speaker & Best-Selling Author

    EP #128: The Art of Surrendering - Why We Grieve During Growth with Kute Blackson, Transformational Speaker & Best-Selling Author

    They say one of the secrets to a well-lived life, free of suffering, is the ability to let go and surrender. This week I got to chat with Kute Blackson on the magic of learning to let go of what no longer serves you, and how grief often shows up through the process of letting go.

    Kute is a transformational speaker, best-selling author, and has been recognized as the "Mindfulness guru that billionaires go to for advice" by Inc Magazine.

    In this episode, Kute shares:


    His backstory and how he sought spirituality his entire life
    How to distinguish anxiety versus feeling our intuition
    What derails us from following our intuition
    The practice of surrendering and how fear disrupts our ability to let go
    Why grieving is a key component to surrender
    How Kute defines happiness & what brings him endorphins

    For more information on Kute's spiritual event "Boundless Bliss" in Bali 2024, click here.


    ---

    Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/stella-stephanopoulos/support

    • 51 min
    EP #127: The Neuroscience of Morality & Creating High Value Experiences with Dr. Paul Zak, Chief Immersion Officer, Author, and Researcher

    EP #127: The Neuroscience of Morality & Creating High Value Experiences with Dr. Paul Zak, Chief Immersion Officer, Author, and Researcher

    Thrilled to have Dr. Paul Zak, researcher, TED speaker, and author of "Immersion: The Science of the Extraordinary and Source of Happiness," on the podcast this week to explore the science of morality and how to create more high value experiences in life.
    We discuss:

    The breakthrough research led by Paul’s lab that discovered oxytocin as the moral molecule
    The role that oxytocin plays when building trust and how trust influences moral behavior
    What ‘peak experiences’ are in life, and the neuroscience that supports how we can create more extraordinary moments
    Paul’s philosophy on happiness, well-being, and morality as a professor and researcher
    What brings Paul endorphins


    ---

    Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/stella-stephanopoulos/support

    • 48 min
    EP #126: Not All Screen Time is Created Equal - How to Enhance Your Digital Wellness Routine with Larissa May, Founder of #HalftheStory

    EP #126: Not All Screen Time is Created Equal - How to Enhance Your Digital Wellness Routine with Larissa May, Founder of #HalftheStory

    Excited to kick off Mental Health Awareness month featuring none other than the multi-hyphenate Larissa May, Founder of #HalftheStory, which is a non-profit that is on a mission to empower the next generation's relationship with technology.

    We discuss...


    How Larissa’s struggles with mental health in college sparked inspiration for developing #HalftheStory


    How Larissa defines digital wellness and certain practices to enhance our digital well-being


    What it means to move from “passive” to “active” technology consumption


    Strategies for digital flourishing and for developing a healthier relationship to technology


    Larissa’s perspective on entrepreneurship, her morning routine as a founder, and theories on joy


    What brings Larissa endorphins


    ---

    Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/stella-stephanopoulos/support

    • 35 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
33 Ratings

33 Ratings

DBopst ,

Great podcast!

Stella is a great host and asks thought provoking questions to get the best out her guests! Such a great concept for a show!

Le rocks ,

Wonderful, lighthearted listen

A very informative and very fun to listen to Podcast that gives you a wide array of tools and tricks to better your overall mental wellbeing. Stella does a great job facilitating and interviewing her guests, plus the ~50min length is also perfect to put on for a longer drive or commute!

nycgirl2467 ,

Amazing listen

Sharp, witty, and a must- listen if you’re looking for tips on happiness

Top Podcasts In Health & Fitness

Huberman Lab
Scicomm Media
On Purpose with Jay Shetty
iHeartPodcasts
The School of Greatness
Lewis Howes
Ten Percent Happier with Dan Harris
Ten Percent Happier
Pursuit of Wellness
Mari Llewellyn
Passion Struck with John R. Miles
John R. Miles

You Might Also Like