Joel Zaslofsky – your community-animating, convention-challenging show host – taps into all his powerful (and often quirky) strategies in a diverse mix of conversations and solo episodes. For example, you'll get chats with TED Talk hotshots like Andy Puddicombe on meditation, experts like Tsh Oxenreider on gratitude, humble influencers like Joshua Becker on minimalism, or Paleo superstars like Mark Sisson on Primal-living. The show has 100,000s of downloads because listeners love to deeply explore the slower side of life, simplicity through mindfulness, and intentional living … among other things. Do you need help with your "stuff," personal relationships, or your relationship with money? Do you enjoy nerdy riffs about spreadsheets or casual references to 1990s music? Subscribe to Smart and Simple Matters now and download this popular, groovy show.
Facilitation in Small Groups: How to Have More Influence and Action with Less Stress and Conflict – SASM 130
This special solo episode features how to kick start any conversation, keep it humming, and leave people buzzing. Plus, how to have influence without the need for power or control and the key qualities of great facilitators.
How to Be Human and Our 9 Core Needs with Ry Edwards – SASM 129
This episode features Ry Edwards to explore the nine core human needs that govern everything in life, simple questions that will help you understand why you do what you do, and why love is helping others meet their core human needs.
My 12 Favorite Podcast Episodes Ever – SASM 128
This special solo episode features what wins the water wars: distilled, reverse osmosis, tap, or spring water. Plus why your light environment is more important than food, exercise, and sleep. AND how grief is culturally learned and when empathy isn’t serving anyone.
How to Ask Better Community Questions: It’s as Easy as ABCD with Cormac Russell – SASM 127
This episode features Cormac Russell to explore why our unexpressed gifts can do tremendous harm, how an institutionalized five-year-old changed his life direction, and why community makes a better verb than a noun.
Dear Isolated, Detached, and Helpless Individual – SASM 126
This special solo episode features what the loneliness industry is rubbing your nose in (often successfully), some eye-opening stats about how much our isolation costs us, and what the President of the Rugged Individualists Society needs you to know.
How the Modern Simplicity Movement Thrives with Dan Hayes – SASM 125
This episode features Dan Hayes on how to be a strong believer without an organized belief system, why a walk can be better for your head than your body, how the origins of our modern simplicity movement started with the Industrial Revolution,
great podcast for better living
Diverse content on simplifying your life, Joel has interviews with great guests and his solo podcasts are always interesting, thought-provoking and insightful. Love it!
DIfferent in a great way
Joel is one of a kind and his interviews reflect that unique style and approach to life. As a lover of great podcasts I highly recommend listeners check this great take on living life in a simpler and deeper way.
Keep up the funk
This is a podcast worthy of a subscribe. Quality production and content. Great information to use on a daily basis. Keep up the funk.