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Love University: A Podcast Where you can Learn How to: Love-Yourself, Others, & a Higher Power! Hosted by Renowned Clinical Psychologist Dr. Alex Avila www.loveuniversity.love

Love University with Dr. Alexander Avila Dr. Alexander Avila

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    • 4.7 • 21 Ratings

Love University: A Podcast Where you can Learn How to: Love-Yourself, Others, & a Higher Power! Hosted by Renowned Clinical Psychologist Dr. Alex Avila www.loveuniversity.love

    FROM SHY NERD TO CONFIDENT LADIES MAN:THE AMAZING TRANSFORMATIONAL STORY OF REGGIE, OUR BELOVED LOVE UNIVERSITY PRODUCER

    FROM SHY NERD TO CONFIDENT LADIES MAN:THE AMAZING TRANSFORMATIONAL STORY OF REGGIE, OUR BELOVED LOVE UNIVERSITY PRODUCER

    On our recent Love University episode, we welcomed back (via flashbacks) our beloved former producer, Reggie.  Reggie first came to us as an autistic, college-educated young man who was shy and had terrible luck with women. Nearly thirty, and never having a relationship with a woman, Reggie received dating advice from our Love University faculty of world-renowned matchmakers and love experts. Over the course of four years with the show, Reggie gained confidence in his dating and relationship skills, and is now on his way to finding the love of his life. In this retrospective, we pay honor to Reggie, and send him loving energy for an amazing future of love and happiness.  Bon Voyage, Reggie, may your love be deep and your happiness everlasting.

    • 9 min
    YOUR BODY TEMPLE: HOW TO ENJOY AMAZING HEALTH AND A WONDERFUL BODY

    YOUR BODY TEMPLE: HOW TO ENJOY AMAZING HEALTH AND A WONDERFUL BODY

    Would you like to have amazing health and a wonderful body? On our Love University podcast, we learned how to live long and healthy. The key is to treat your body like a temple—respecting it, taking care of it, and recognizing its psychological and spiritual value in your life.  Here’s what you can do to create an wonderful, strong, and amazing body:
    *Do fitness that fits you: Find an exercise practice that motivates you, whether it’s weightlifting, dance, running, martial arts, or the like. When you do an exercise you enjoy, you are more likely to continue doing it, and you will get in better shape. 
    *Reward Yourself: Give yourself a reward whenever you hit an exercise goal (a certain amount of weight lifted or aerobic time), or a diet milestone (cut down on fatty foods; increase vegetables). Maybe you will buy yourself a new outfit, get a new CD, book, or DVD; or you will treat yourself to a massage or social outing. When you reinforce yourself for reaching your exercise and diet goals, you will feel more motivated to continue setting even higher goals for yourself.

    *Commit to love your body as an instrument of the Higher Nature. Your body is your greatest physical treasure. Every day when you wake up, say to yourself,  “I am grateful for you, my body. I will do everything I can to make you healthy, to increase your energy and power, and to use you for good while I’m here on earth. I love you, my body. You are my great friend. You belong to me for all of the wonderful purposes I desire, for all of the enjoyments I can experience, and for all of the contributions I can make to the world while I still have you. Thank you, body, for all you have given me.”

     Honor Your Body Temple: Your Instrument of Peace, Love, and Joy

    When you see your body as a sacred and loving instrument of the Higher Nature, your perspective on health and fitness will change. Where before, you may have stuffed yourself with food or harmful substances, neglected your exercise and sleep, and mistreated your body, now you know better. You begin to realize what a marvelous gift your body is. You recognize all of the amazing things that you can accomplish while you’re still in your body. You appreciate your body’s ability to experience, learn, grow, contribute, and love. 

    To keep your body strong and healthy, make sure you get enough exercise and maintain a healthy diet and adequate sleep. Also, participate in stress-reduction activities such as meditation, spiritual practice, leisure activities, and time spent with loved ones. When you do these things, you will help your body develop immunity to disease. You will enjoy your fullest longevity, and you will actualize your greatest emotional and spiritual potential. Always remember: Your body is your temple for excellence, love, and joy. Protect it, honor it, take care of it, and use it for your maximum higher purpose, every day of your life.

    • 13 min
    HOW TO FIND SECURITY IN A SCARY WORLD: MEET THE SECURITY SEEKERS WHO KEEP US FEELING SAFE AND PROTECTED

    HOW TO FIND SECURITY IN A SCARY WORLD: MEET THE SECURITY SEEKERS WHO KEEP US FEELING SAFE AND PROTECTED

    • 18 min
    DO YOU WANT TO BE RICH? UNLOCK THE SECRETS OF LOVING MONEY ENERGY AND ATTRACT PROSPERITY AND WEALTH WITHOUT LIMITS

    DO YOU WANT TO BE RICH? UNLOCK THE SECRETS OF LOVING MONEY ENERGY AND ATTRACT PROSPERITY AND WEALTH WITHOUT LIMITS

    • 16 min
    MEET YOUR KNOWLEDGE SEEKER: THE SOUL MATE WHO DOES IT WITH INTUITION AND THINKING

    MEET YOUR KNOWLEDGE SEEKER: THE SOUL MATE WHO DOES IT WITH INTUITION AND THINKING

    Are you a sapiophile—someone who is attracted to intelligence in a prospective mate? If so, the Knowledge Seeker could be the ideal match for you. On Love University, we discussed the GuyType (personality style) known as the Knowledge Seeker—the intellectual type of person who has a strong intuition and logic.  If you’re interested in being with a Knowledge Seeker, here’s what you need to know to win their heart:
    *Be competitive with them. Knowledge Seekers like to compete. Engage them in a stimulating game of chess, poker, or word game.  Let them know you’re up for the intellectual challenge and they will be attracted to you.
    *Develop a taste for sarcasm.  They often enjoy sarcastic humor. If you’re a more feeling type, don’t take it personally when they say sarcastic things to you. See the humor in what they’re saying and realize that your witty companion likes to play with words and it’s not an attack against you.
    *Demonstrate your competence. Knowledge Seekers value smart and competent people. They can’t stand incompetence. Show off your talents, brag about your accomplishments, showcase your education or awards.  Although other types may be turned off by too much prideful boasting, the Knowledge Seeker will respect and admire you for your successes and abilities.
    *Put on your debate hat.  This personality type loves to argue and debate in an intellectual and emotionally detached way.  Debate them on the latest hot and controversial topics involving politics, religion, sex, technology, law, and finance. Don’t worry about things getting heated—they love a back and forth debate on the issues as an intellectual exercise.
    *Don’t overwhelm them with touchy feely stuff.  Most Knowledge Seekers are not overly emotional. Although they can logically understand feelings, they don’t want to be smothered by them. If you’re a feeler yourself (you make decisions based on your emotions), then learn how not to take things personally with the Knowledge Seeker.  Save your feelings for your priest or shrink (or your best girlfriend).  With the Knowledge Seeker, keep it mainly objective and logical and you’ll get along just fine.
    The Knowledge Seeker may not for everyone. If you’re a Knowledge Seeker yourself (high in Intuition and Thinking), then they are probably your best love match. If you’re more of a feeling personality, a relationship with them can be more of a challenge—you can be hurt by their sharp criticisms, and they can be feel flooded by your emotional side. Yet, if you’re a Feeler, you can still make it work with a Knowledge Seeker (you can balance each other), provided that you respect each other’s style. Ideally, however, you would do well with a Knowledge Seeker if you’re one yourself.  It’s true that when the Knowledge Seeker is your mate, you will be with a marvelously interesting partner who can solve the puzzles of the universe and motivate you to find your own inner genius.

    • 18 min
    FIND YOUR MEANING SEEKER: THE SOUL MATE WHO DOES IT WITH INTUITION AND FEELING

    FIND YOUR MEANING SEEKER: THE SOUL MATE WHO DOES IT WITH INTUITION AND FEELING

    Would you like to find a soul mate who is intuitive, sensitive, romantic, and wants to find the meaning in life? If so, then your ideal match may be the Meaning Seeker—a unique personality type that loves psychology, philosophy, spirituality, the arts, and finding the meaning in life. On Love University Podcast, we discussed the unique characteristics of this Meaning Seeker GuyType (romantic personality style), as well as where to meet them, how to win their heart, and how to have a great, long-term relationship with them. Here's what we learned:
     
    1. Go Where the Meaning Is:  To meet a Meaning Seeker, get involved in online or offline groups that revolve around psychology, philosophy, spirituality, the arts, and humanitarian/philanthropic ventures. The Meaning Seeker wants to make a difference in the world, and you can help them do just that if the two of you unite your missions and values.
     
    2. Communicate with words of meaning and feeling.  Meaning Seekers are hopeful romantics. They appreciate words of endearment like “Honey” and “Sweetheart,” as well as true gifts of appreciation (a handwritten note or poem).  They also like to discuss deep, philosophical topics such as life after death, intelligent beings in others universes, and how to bring more love and compassion to the world.
     
    3. Express yourself through spirituality. Meaning Seekers are often spiritual or religious individuals who want to understand the purpose of life and bring their talents to fruition to help the world.  Pray, meditate, and take spiritual workshops with your Meaning Seeker Soul Mate.  Help each other achieve the fullest potential and you will have a happy and loving relationship.
     
    The Meaning Seeker (intuitive and feeling) can be the best mate for you. Always striving for growth, improvement and intimacy, they are excellent mates and spouses. Start today and express your authenticity and love toward others and the world, and you may soon find yourself with the Meaning Seeker love of your life.

    • 21 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
21 Ratings

21 Ratings

ashmaaac ,

Love University

The dating podcast are always my favorite to listen to and are really helpful in my dating life. I’m a huge over thinker about everything, especially dating and tend to be confused about certain situations I encounter with dating but these podcast allow me to view those situations from a different perspective and not overthink it as much. Such a great podcast to listen to daily!

pretty late ,

Great Podcasts

Why time and space are not real was an awesome podcast! This podcast really opens your eyes. It made me think of different perspectives which we should all try to do. I think it was nicely structured, great facilitation on the interviews part, and awesome explanations on the interviewee’s part.

Love Student ,

Interesting Topics

I enjoy that Dr. Avila presents us with actual terms that describe what he is teaching us, but also does a great job in explaining them so that anyone can follow along. This podcast not only informs us about all types of love, but it gives us the opportunity to put it into practice. Therefore, I have some homework to catch up on!

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