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"This podcast saved my life"- Amy W
Practical Wisdom for a Better Life
Open minded discussions of habits, meditation, wisdom, depression, anxiety, happiness, psychology, philosophy, and motivation.

    Johann Hari on Lost Connections

    Johann Hari on Lost Connections

    Johann Hari is the New York Times bestselling author of Chasing the Scream, which has been adapted into a feature film. Johann was twice named ‘National Newspaper Journalist of the Year’ by Amnesty International UK He has written for the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, and many other publications. His latest book is Lost Connections: Uncovering the Real Causes of Depression and the Unexpected Solutions, 

    In this episode, Johann and Eric discuss his book that proposes a more holistic, societal look at the causes and treatment of depression.

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    In This Interview, Johann Hari and I Discuss Lost Connections and …His new book, Lost Connections: Uncovering the Real Causes of Depression and the Unexpected SolutionsThe two kinds of human connectionIntrinsic (internal) and extrinsic (external) motivations“Junk” valuesThe more you’re driven by extrinsic values, the more likely you’ll suffer from anxiety and depression in your lifeOur society drives us to live in this extrinsic wayThe whole point of advertising is to make us feel inadequate and our problems can be solved by buyingExtrinsic motives can crowd out the more fulfilling intrinsic motivesThe 9 causes of depression and anxietyThe need to look more holistically at anxiety and depression than just a chemical imbalanceThe loneliest culture that has ever beenThe importance of addressing the deep environmental factors/reasons why we’re so depressed and anxiousOur sense of home and sense of belongingThe problems manifested by being isolated and alone and the benefit of being part of a “tribe”Realizing that you’re not the only one who struggles and feels the way you doGrief and the diagnosis of depressionJust having a chemical imbalance means your pain doesn’t have meaningDepression and not having your needs metFollowing the pain to its sourcePathologizing DepressionJohann Hari Links:

    Johann’s Website

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    Facebook

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    If you enjoyed this conversation with Johann Hari, you might also enjoy these other episodes:

    Johann Hari (2015)

    Recovering from Depression with Brent Willians

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    Sonya Renee Taylor on Radical Self Love

    Sonya Renee Taylor on Radical Self Love

    Sonya Renee Taylor is a former national and international poetry slam champion, author, educator, and activist. She is also the founder of The Body Is Not An Apology, which is a digital media and education company promoting radical self-love and body empowerment as the foundational tool for social justice and global transformation.

    In this episode, Sonya and Eric discuss radical self-love: what it is, why we struggle to practice it, and the pathways to cultivate it so that we become the highest version of ourselves

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    In This Interview, Sonya Renee Taylor and I Discuss Radical Self Love and …Her book, The Body Is Not An Apology: The Power of Radical Self LoveNatural Intelligence says that we come here already wired to become the highest version of ourselvesHow she defines our “body” and how to uncover our issues which are the result of damaging societal messagesHow we can heal our issues with our bodyHow to remove the obstructions that tell us we’re not enough, clearing the way to radical self-loveThe role of inquiry and insight on the path to radical self-loveThat even after profound insights, it can take a while for us to live these harmful conditionings out of our systemThe three “peaces”The metaphor of the acorn and the oak treeThe four pillars of practiceThe collective nature of this journeySonya Renee Taylor Links:

    Sonya’s Website

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    Facebook

    Twitter

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    If you enjoyed this conversation with Sonya Renee Taylor, you might also enjoy these other episodes:

    Perfecting Self Love with Scott Stabile

    Self Compassion with Kristin Neff

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    • 53 min
    Rainn Wilson & Reza Aslan on Spiritual Journeys

    Rainn Wilson & Reza Aslan on Spiritual Journeys

    Rainn Wilson is a well-known actor, comedian, podcaster, producer, and writer. He’s also a former guest of The One You Feed, and this time, he is with Reza Aslan, Reza is a professor of creative writing at the University of California, Riverside, and is the best-selling author of Zealot, The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth. Rainn and Reza host the popular podcast, Metaphysical Milkshake.

    In this episode, Rainn & Reza discuss spirituality, religion, and this journey called life.

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    In This Interview, Rainn Wilson & Reza Aslan and I Discuss Spiritual Journeys and …Their new podcast, Metaphysical MilkshakeHappiness, positive psychology, and Dr. Martin Seligman’s workHow increased joy and well being comes from acts of serviceRealizing that what you are seeking is already within youThe spiritual act of pausing rather than reactingRituals as a form of rememberingBeliefs are meaningless if we don’t practice regularlyThe journey to find God is internal, not outside of usEsoteric and exoteric properties of religionFaith and doubt and how they are meant to go together


    Rainn Wilson & Reza Aslan Links:

    Metaphysical Milkshake – YouTube

    Rainn’s Website

    Reza’s Website

    Rainn’s Twitter

    Reza’s Twitter

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    If you enjoyed this conversation with Rainn Wilson & Reza Aslan, you might also enjoy these other episodes:

    Discovering Spiritual Truths with Pete Holmes

    Cultivating Mindfulness with Cory Allen

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    • 56 min
    Mingyur Rinpoche on Falling in Love With the World

    Mingyur Rinpoche on Falling in Love With the World

    Mingyur Rinpoche is a much-loved and accomplished Tibetan Buddhist meditation teacher. When not attending the monasteries under his care in Inda and Nepal, Rinpoche spends time each year traveling and teaching worldwide. 

    In this episode, Mingyur Rinpoche talks about his book, In Love With The World: A Monks Journey Through The Bardos of Living and Dying.

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    In This Interview, Mingyur Rinpoche and I Discuss How to Fall in Love with the World and …His book, In Love With The World: A Monk’s Journey Through The Bardos of Living and DyingThe power of choosing where we place our attentionHow the opportunity to experience yourself differently is always availableWhy it’s important to differentiate between yourself and your emotionsWhat his father told him about his panic attacks as a young childObject-oriented meditation vs. Subject-oriented meditationThe power of letting feelings come and go while resting in awareness, which is something biggerThe only reliable liberation from suffering That it’s our preoccupation with a problem that nails it in placeHow to work with difficult feelings and situations in life so that we suffer lessHis 4-year wandering retreatThe lesson he learned: If you love the world, the world loves you backHis near-death experienceMingyur Rinpoche Links:

    Mingyur’s Website

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    If you enjoyed this conversation with Mingyur Rinpoche on How to Fall in Love with the World, you might also enjoy these other episodes:

    Belonging and Connection with Sebene Selassie

    Awakening in Life with Ryan Oelke

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    • 53 min
    Sophia Bush on Curiosity and Activism

    Sophia Bush on Curiosity and Activism

    Sophia Bush is an American actress, activist, director, and producer. She starred as Brooke Davis in the WB/CW drama series One Tree Hill and as Erin Lindsay in the NBC police procedural drama series Chicago P.D. She hosts the podcast, “Work in Progress” and is also well known for her philanthropy work and social activism.

    In this episode, Eric and Sophia share a meaningful conversation about a variety of things including spirituality, nature, curiosity, maturity, growth, and activism.

    If you need help with or are looking for support in working with your thoughts, emotions, and behaviors, check out The One You Feed Coaching Program. To learn more and to schedule a free 30-minute call with Eric, visit oneyoufeed.net/coach

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    In This Interview, Sophia Bush and I Discuss Curiosity, Activism, and …The dangerous idea of trying to be perfect and ignoring the bad feelings Seeing the “flat” versions of others and not the whole personHow her work is what she does, but not who she isHer desire to make connections with real peopleThe ebb and flow of balancing her work and personal lifeNature and the environment as her house of worshipSpirituality and how it allows her to relinquish her desire for controlThe wisdom in spiritual traditionsMaturity is learning to be okay with not having answersHer capacity to be more tender and curious Asking what we can do to change policies and systemsEveryone has a part to play in activism on important topicsHow anxiety and self-criticism show up in her lifeHer collection of affirmations and evidence of the truthMaking space for fear and leaning into the truth from trusted peopleSophia Bush Links:

    Work in Progress with Sophia Bush

    Instagram

    Twitter

    Facebook

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    If you enjoyed this conversation with Sophia Bush on Curiosity and Activism, you might also enjoy these other episodes:

    Being Heart Minded with Sarah Blondin

    Living Skillfully with Gretchen Rubin

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    • 58 min
    Philip Goldberg on Perspectives and Spiritual Practices

    Philip Goldberg on Perspectives and Spiritual Practices

    Philip Goldberg is a skilled public speaker, meditation teacher, and an ordained Interfaith Minister. He also leads tours to India and cohosts the popular podcast, “Spirit Matters Talk.”

    In this episode, Eric and Philip discuss his book, Spiritual Practice for Crazy Times: Powerful Tools to Cultivate Calm, Clarity, and Courage

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    In This Interview, Philip Goldberg and I Discuss Perspectives, Spiritual Practices, and …His book, Spiritual Practice for Crazy Times: Powerful Tools to Cultivate Calm, Clarity, and CourageHow a spiritual practice gives us a foundation for managing life’s challengesHis experience of seeking equanimity over the yearsThe importance of practicing meditation dailyIncorporating practices before meditation, such as movement or yoga posePractices for after meditation when you’re in a deeper, quieter placeLearning to pay attention and shift our thoughts from the extremesHow resilience comes from regularly practicing these approachesSpiritual perspective expands your view from a bigger placeScientific perspective of finding the awe and vastness of time and spaceHistorical perspective of looking at world conditions throughout historyPerspective from asking what we can learn from this experiencePerspective of human interconnectednessPhilip Goldberg Links:

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    If you enjoyed this conversation with Philip Goldberg on Perspectives and Spiritual Practices, you might also enjoy these other episodes:

    Benjamin Shalva

    Greg Marcus

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