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Embark on a transformative journey with "The One You Feed" podcast, hosted by Eric Zimmer. Drawing wisdom from the old parable of the two wolves within us, this show explores growth and well-being. Through insightful interviews with thought leaders and experts in development, Eric delves into topics like mindfulness, resilience, and positive habits. Gain practical advice and reflective insights to navigate life's challenges and nurture your inner strength. "The One You Feed" is a valuable resource, offering inspiration and actionable strategies for a more fulfilling existence. Join Eric as he shares wisdom, fostering the growth of the positive wolf within you. Feed your curiosity and embark on a transformative path with "The One You Feed"!

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    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.5 • 2.2K Ratings

Embark on a transformative journey with "The One You Feed" podcast, hosted by Eric Zimmer. Drawing wisdom from the old parable of the two wolves within us, this show explores growth and well-being. Through insightful interviews with thought leaders and experts in development, Eric delves into topics like mindfulness, resilience, and positive habits. Gain practical advice and reflective insights to navigate life's challenges and nurture your inner strength. "The One You Feed" is a valuable resource, offering inspiration and actionable strategies for a more fulfilling existence. Join Eric as he shares wisdom, fostering the growth of the positive wolf within you. Feed your curiosity and embark on a transformative path with "The One You Feed"!

    The Path of Aliveness: Exploring Mindfulness and Awakening with Christian Dillo

    The Path of Aliveness: Exploring Mindfulness and Awakening with Christian Dillo

    In this episode, Christian Dillo discusses the path of aliveness, which includes mindfulness and awakening. He shares his realization of how sensorial experiences have a deep impact of attention and energy in our habits. Christian also delves deeper into the fundamental sense of aliveness underlying both our positive and negative states, sharing his insights on how to wisely approach mindfulness and awakening in life.
    In this episode, you will be able to:
    Deepen your mindfulness by engaging with sensory experiences on a whole new level Understand and interpret bodily sensations to enhance your spiritual practice Navigate through feelings of tiredness and discover how it can be a part of your spiritual journey Explore the concept of body fullness and its relationship with mindfulness in your daily life Balance your effort in spiritual practice to achieve a more harmonious and fulfilling experience To learn more, click here!
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    • 53 min
    Understanding the Science of the Mind with Paul Bloom

    Understanding the Science of the Mind with Paul Bloom

    In this episode, Paul Bloom, delves into the importance of understanding the science of the mind. He explains the psychological benefits of balancing pleasure and values and also the impact of upbringing versus genetics on behavior. Paul's work captures the intricate nature of human motivation and the multifaceted aspects of what it means to be a good person.
    In this episode, you will be able to:
    Gain a deeper understanding of motivational pluralism in psychology and its impact on behavior Discover the significant role genetics play in shaping personality traits and behavior Uncover the psychological benefits of finding a balance between pleasure and core values Explore the impact of upbringing versus genetics on behavior and decision-making Learn effective strategies for managing depression and anxiety to improve mental well-being To learn more, click here!
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    • 45 min
    How to Unlock the Secret Language of Connection with Charles Duhigg

    How to Unlock the Secret Language of Connection with Charles Duhigg

    In this episode, Charles Duhigg delves into how to unlock the secret language of connection through effective communication. His research uncovers how connection and communication are an important determining factor in one’s health, happiness, and success. With his expertise in communication and human behavior, Charles shares many valuable insights for individuals looking to strengthen their personal connections and relationships.
    In this episode, you will be able to:
    Master the art of deepening personal relationships for meaningful connections Uncover the impact of childhood experiences on your communication style for better understanding Enhance workplace communication skills for a more collaborative and productive environment Understand the different types of conversations you are entering for the most effective communication Learn effective strategies to ask deep questions that foster genuine connections To learn more, click here!
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    • 52 min
    Mind Over Matter: The Power of Mindfulness for Wellbeing with Ellen Langer

    Mind Over Matter: The Power of Mindfulness for Wellbeing with Ellen Langer

    In this episode, Ellen Langer brings her extensive research and wisdom to the power of mindfulness for well-bring. Her unique perspective offers a refreshing take on mindfulness as a way of being, not just a practice. With a focus on self-awareness and open-mindedness, her work emphasizes the transformative power of mindfulness in improving decision-making skills and overall well-being.
    In this episode, you will be able to:
    Discover the key differences between mindfulness and meditation, and how they can positively impact your daily life Uncover the profound impact of mindfulness on chronic diseases and how it can transform your well-being Explore the psychological effects of stress on health and learn strategies to cultivate a more mindful lifestyle Learn how the mind-body unity can significantly influence your health outcomes and overall well-being Gain practical strategies for improving mindfulness and well-being, empowering you to make more mindful decisions in your daily life To learn more, click here!
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    • 57 min
    A Journey to Self Discovery and Sobriety with Matthew Quick

    A Journey to Self Discovery and Sobriety with Matthew Quick

    In this episode, Matthew Quick shares his insights of his journey to self-discovery and sobriety. His experience in Jungian analysis provides a unique perspective for listeners. Matthew also offers his profound understanding of the role of the psyche in personal development, overcoming addiction, and navigating creative blocks.
    In this episode, you will be able to:
    Understand shame and its effect on interactions with others
    Explore the concept of individuation and self-awareness
    Balance intrinsic and extrinsic motivations in creative work
    Understand unconscious motivations behind addictive behaviors and the need for comfort and security
    Embrace the delicate balance between seeking external recognition and staying true to internal creative impulses
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    • 51 min
    The Beauty and Power of Friendship with Will Schwalbe

    The Beauty and Power of Friendship with Will Schwalbe

    In this episode, Will Schwalbe shares some of his insights and experiences about forming deep friendships in adulthood. He discusses his latest book about an unlikely friendship that formed years ago and explores how their lasting connection is so powerful.
    In this episode, you will be able to:
    Understand the lasting impact and deep connection of friendships Discover the power of finding shared values among the differences between friends Embrace the challenges when conflict arises among friends Grasp the healing power of vulnerability in strengthening relationships Learn the immense value of giving and receiving support in friendships To learn more, click here!
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    • 1 hr 17 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
2.2K Ratings

2.2K Ratings

AndreaElizabethK1988 ,

Great show

I love the topics and guests on this show. As a therapist it keeps me inspired with with new wisdom, information, and perspectives to help myself and others. The ripple impact of a show like this is amazing. I love the hosts back story and his vulnerability sharing. Thank you for this great show! :)

onekoolguy ,

ads kill it

too many ads to enjoy

It is a 5 ,

Not too much woo

A friend recommended this podcast. I’ve been binging a bit and absolutely love it. While much of the content is a bit “woo woo”, Eric always brings it back to the concrete and life applicable.

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