12 episodes

On Renewal explores how we build the capacity to respond to change and create conditions for regeneration. Hosted by Sam Sager, the show features conversations that explore how to bring vitality to our bodies, minds, organizations, society and the natural world around us.

On Renewal Sam Sager

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 2 Ratings

On Renewal explores how we build the capacity to respond to change and create conditions for regeneration. Hosted by Sam Sager, the show features conversations that explore how to bring vitality to our bodies, minds, organizations, society and the natural world around us.

    Training for the Long Game with Mehdi Yacoubi

    Training for the Long Game with Mehdi Yacoubi

    Mehdi Yacoubi joins to explore the transformative nature of strength training and the power of playing the long game. We discuss how to make exercise enjoyable, the downsides of health optimization, and ways to overcome resistance. Mehdi highlights how he balances intense training with his roles as a new father and founder of Vital, a social network for health. Throughout this discussion, we explore how can intentionally embrace exercise to increase our capacity to meet the challenges of life. 
    Connect with Mehdi: Twitter: @Mehdiyac 
    Newsletter: The Long GameCompany: Vital Social Health
    Connect with Sam: 
    Twitter: @sc_sager
    Personal Writing: onrenewal.substack.com
    You can join Sam’s newsletter on Intuitive Fitness at intuitivefitness.substack.com
    If you have any questions, feedback, or ideas on the podcast, please email us at onrenewal@substack.com

    • 42 min
    The Mystical in the Mundane with Tracy Townsend

    The Mystical in the Mundane with Tracy Townsend

    Dr. Tracy Townsend joins to discuss her experiences with psychedelics as a tool for transformation and healing. She explains why she is leaving a career as an orthopedic surgeon to launch, Eleusia Health, a start-up focused on psychedelic medicine and holistic care. We cover the use cases and potential impact of psychedelics, especially when incorporated with modalities like meditation and breathwork. Tracy share’s her perspective on topics like conscious experience as a controlled hallucination, the illusion of separation, and being in “right relationship” to life.Connect with Tracy: Twitter: @tracyktownsendSite: tracytownsendmd.comConnect with Sam: Twitter: @sc_sagerWriting: onrenewal.substack.comJoin Sam’s newsletter on Intuitive Fitness here: intuitivefitness.substack.comIf you have any questions, feedback, or ideas on the podcast, please email us at onrenewal@substack.com This is a public episode. If you would like to discuss this with other subscribers or get access to bonus episodes, visit onrenewal.substack.com

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Creative Experiments with Charlotte Grysolle

    Creative Experiments with Charlotte Grysolle

    Charlotte Grysolle joins to share about her experiences exploring the nervous system, writing online, and completing a year of creative experiments. We chat about how she applies nerdy concepts like neuroplasticity and myelination in her own life. Charlotte gives practical tips on how individuals can reframe stress, unlock creativity, and cultivate calm on a daily basis. She even demonstrates how one can drop into panoramic vision in real-time during the episode. Throughout the discussion, you’ll hear how Charlotte is evolving in real-time through her experiences transitioning from a 10-year advertising career to online writing and supporting the students of Write of Passage.Connect with Charlotte: Twitter: @chargrysolleWriting: charlottegrysolle.comNewsletter: charlottegrysolle.com/newsletterWorkshop: Your Year of Creative ExperimentsConnect with Sam: Twitter: @sc_sagerWriting: onrenewal.substack.comYou can join Sam’s newsletter on Intuitive Fitness at intuitivefitness.substack.comIf you have any questions, feedback, or ideas on the podcast, please email us at onrenewal@substack.comGo Deeper:A Simple Visual Technique To Trick Your Mind Into Relaxation by Charlotte GrysolleReframe Stress as a Source of Energy by Charlotte Grysolle:Discovering Joy Through Embodied Exercise by Sam SagerIntroduction and Description of the Psychological Sigh: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kSZKIupBUuc&ab_channel=TimFerriss This is a public episode. If you would like to discuss this with other subscribers or get access to bonus episodes, visit onrenewal.substack.com

    • 48 min
    Self-unfolding and Slow Change with Steve Schlafman

    Self-unfolding and Slow Change with Steve Schlafman

    Steve Schlafman, a professional coach and writer, joins to share his perspective on change. He tells stories from his own life including his journey with addiction, pivot from a successful career in VC, and experience coaching high achievers. We discuss habits to support recovery, change as a slow wave, and the power of self-unfolding. Steve shares about parts-work, the shadow, and wholeness through his experiences with internal family systems (IFS). Lastly, we explore ways to rethink ambition and how many of society’s biggest problems are a “being problem”.If this conversation resonates, you may enjoy Steve’s free annual review template. You can access it here: annualreview.life.Connect with Steve: Twitter: @schlafWriting: schlaf.co/writingCoaching: Writing: schlaf.co/coachingConnect with Sam Sager: Twitter: @sc_sagerWriting: onrenewal.substack.comFitness: intuitivefitness.coGo Deeper:We Are multiple, Discovering The Many Parts of Yourself by Steve SchalfmanRethinking Ambition by Steve Schalfman:Work, Ambition, and Identity by Sam Sager This is a public episode. If you would like to discuss this with other subscribers or get access to bonus episodes, visit onrenewal.substack.com

    • 1 hr 12 min
    Move Better, Hurt Less with Sam Martin

    Move Better, Hurt Less with Sam Martin

    Sam Martin joins for a deep dive on the human body and movement patterns. We talk about why so many of us have restricted or painful movement and what we can do to address it. Sam discusses the key movements that all humans should be able to do and practical approaches to regaining these natural capacities without getting overwhelmed. We dig into nerdy topics like neuromuscular reeducation, pressure points, and full range of motion loading. But most of all Sam provides inspiration and actionable advice on how to reconnect to our bodies and train in a way that actually feels good.Connect with Sam Martin: Twitter: @movebettersamMoveBetterProject: https://movebetterproject.com/YouTube: MoveBetterProject VideosConnect with Sam Sager: Twitter: @sc_sagerWriting: onrenewal.substack.comWebsite: intuitivefitness.coEssay: Discovering Joy Through Embodied Exercise This is a public episode. If you would like to discuss this with other subscribers or get access to bonus episodes, visit onrenewal.substack.com

    • 1 hr 13 min
    Productivity as Emotion Regulation with Dan Shipper

    Productivity as Emotion Regulation with Dan Shipper

    Dan Shipper, Co-Founder of Every, joins to explore productivity through the lens of emotion regulation. We talk about how beneath the tools and technology, it’s really about psychology, neuroscience, physiology, relationships, and our environment. Dan highlights examples of how he applies these ideas in building a company and living a meaningful life. He shares stories of his journey with anxiety and panic attacks, selling his first company, and channeling more of himself into his current work with Every.Connect with Dan: Twitter: @danshipperSuperOrganizers: every.to/superorganizersConnect with Sam: Twitter: @sc_sagerWriting: onrenewal.substack.comYou can join Sam’s newsletter on Intuitive Fitness here: intuitivefitness.substack.comIf you have any questions, feedback, or ideas on the podcast, please email us at onrenewal@substack.com This is a public episode. If you would like to discuss this with other subscribers or get access to bonus episodes, visit onrenewal.substack.com

    • 1 hr 9 min

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