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Practical Wisdom for a Better Life
Open-minded discussions of habits, meditation, wisdom, depression, anxiety, happiness, psychology, philosophy, and motivation.

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iHeart Radio 2022 Podcast Award Nominee - Best Spirituality & Religion Podcast
Practical Wisdom for a Better Life
Open-minded discussions of habits, meditation, wisdom, depression, anxiety, happiness, psychology, philosophy, and motivation.

    Joanna Macy on Work That Reconnects

    Joanna Macy on Work That Reconnects

    Joanna Macy is an environmental activist, author, a scholar of Buddhism, general systems theory, and deep ecology. She has written and co-authored many books, including translating much of Rilke’s work

    Eric and Joanna discuss her translations of Rilke along with her important “Work That Reconnects”.

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    Joanna Macy and I Discuss her Work That Reconnects and…Her book translation, Letters to a Young Poet by RilkeThe joy she experienced translating the work of Rilke with her coauthor Anita BarrowsHaving patience, curiosity and learning "to live the questions now" Asking ourselves how can we trust and be trustedHer important work called "The Work That Reconnects"Her three visions of living"Business as Usual" refers to the growth economy and capitalism"The Great Unraveling" refers to the world losing its coherence"The Great Turning" is the slowing down the destruction of the world and building new ways of doing thingsHer important activist workKnowing what we can control, but still caring about what we can't controlHow this work is a "celebration of the awareness of the great reciprocity at the heart of the universe"


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    Curiosity and Activism with Sophia Bush

    The Questioning Mind with Stephen Mitchell




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    Emma Gannon on Community and Connection in an Online World

    Emma Gannon on Community and Connection in an Online World

    Emma Gannon is a bestselling author, speaker, novelist, and the host of the number 1 creative careers podcast in the UK called “Ctrl Alt Delete”.  

    Eric and Emma discuss her latest book, Disconnected: How to Stay Human in an Online World

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    Emma Gannon and I Discuss Community and Connection in an Online World and…Her book, Disconnected: How to Stay Human in an Online WorldThe belief that everyone is creative and need to feed their creativityThe joy and challenge when your creative work becomes your paid workHow our online and offline behaviors and interactions are often not alignedConnection and how she compares humans to treesThe power of community and connection, both online and in-personNoticing when spending too much time online leads to emotional disconnectionUnderstanding self-sabotage and noticing the feelings associated with that behaviorFinding the balance of striving to be successful and happinessHer thoughts on cancel cultureHer first novel, OliveThe shame and guilt that women often feel for their life choicesEmma Gannon Links:

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    How to Become Unlonely with Jillian Richardson

    How to Find Joy and Community with Radha Agrawal

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    Catherine Gray on The Lasting Joy of Being Sober

    Catherine Gray on The Lasting Joy of Being Sober

    Catherine Gray is a Sunday Times Bestselling author of five books, including debut smash hit The Unexpected Joy of Being Sober. She’s sold well over a quarter of a million books and her books have now been translated into nine languages. She’s been sober since 2013. Catherine has also written about being single later in life and learning to appreciate the ordinary.  

    Eric and Catherine discuss her latest book, Sunshine Warm: Unexpected Sober Joy That Lasts

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    Catherine Gray and I Discuss The Lasting Joy of Being Sober and…Her book, Sunshine Warm: Unexpected Sober Joy That LastsThe power of getting more specific with your gratitude listsBeing several years removed from addiction and in the advanced stages of recoveryUnderstanding that addiction doesn’t have to define you, but that it’s always thereNo longer defining herself as an alcoholic after several years of sobrietyAddiction can be the difference between what you intend to do and what you actually doHow addiction is a spectrum and not black or whiteThe issues with labeling yourself as an addictWhat matters most is asking yourself if your life would be better without the substance or behaviorThe challenge with addictions that are considered socially acceptable How most experts agree there isn’t such a thing as an addictive personalitySome people may have addictive tendencies based on various traitsUnderstanding that our perception of ourselves is what shapes our reality
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    Catherine Gray (2018 Interview)

    Catherine Gray on Unexpected Joy (2019 Interview)

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    Emily Balcetis on How to Focus and Accomplish Goals

    Emily Balcetis on How to Focus and Accomplish Goals

    Emily Balcetis is an Associate Professor of Psychology at New York University. She is the author of more than 70 scientific publications and her work has been covered in Forbes, Newsweek, Time, National Public Radio, Cosmopolitan, GQ, and many others. She has also received numerous awards for her work.  

    Eric and Emily discuss her book, Clearer, Closer, Better: How Successful People See the World

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    Emily Balcetis and I Discuss How to Focus and Accomplish Goals and…Her book, Clearer, Closer, Better: How Successful People See the WorldHer decision to tackle learning to play drumsThe four tools of accomplishing a goalWhat it means to materialize a goalHow our brains can’t be trusted to accurately assess our progress toward our goalThe importance of writing down and tracking progress Figuring out what we want to accomplish AND creating a plan of actionForeshadowing obstacles that might get in our way and how you’ll deal with them increases your chances of successThe value of narrowing your focus of attentionHow time is a big determinant of what goals we set and whether we reach those goalsFinding ways to connect your current self with your future self can make it easier to make tougher choices that lead to better outcomes laterHow it sometimes makes sense to have a “wide bracket” or broader perspectiveThe power of framing and how what we see predicts what we doEmily Balcetis Links:

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    How to Change with Katy Milkman

    Behavior Change with John Norcross

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    • 57 min
    Regina Louise on Strategies for Unconditional Self-Love

    Regina Louise on Strategies for Unconditional Self-Love

    Regina Louise] is an American author, child advocate, and motivational speaker, who is best known for successfully navigating through more than thirty foster home placements as a ward of the California Juvenile Court system.

    Eric and Regina discuss her book, Permission Granted: Kick-Ass Strategies to Bootstrap Your Way to Unconditional Self-Love

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    Regina Louise and I Strategies for Unconditional Self-Love and…Her book, Permission Granted: Kick-Ass Strategies to Bootstrap Your Way to Unconditional Self-LoveGrowing up in difficult circumstances and still feeling her worthHow we can all benefit from a cleared-out heart Learning to grow through what we go throughUnderstanding that you can’t change the past, but you can reclaim your dignity and self-worthLearning to be with the difficult feelings inside of usUnderstanding that the tragedy she endured was not personalHow she learned to protect and value herself when her caregivers couldn’tHer introjections leading to her growthThe tendency to feed the “less than” of herselfTaking responsibility for her own healingCreating distance and making meaning of her past experiencesRegina Louise Links:

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    Radical Self Love with Sonya Renee Taylor

    Perfecting Self Love with Scott Stabile

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    Stephen Guise on How to Form Elastic Habits

    Stephen Guise on How to Form Elastic Habits

    Stephen Guise is an international best-selling author, blogger, and entrepreneur. His books have been translated into 17 languages, including his latest book, Elastic Habits: How to Create Smarter Habits That Adapt to Your Day.

    Eric and Stephen discuss his unique approach to creating good habits that are adaptable to your life and unique circumstances.

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    Stephen Guise and I Discuss How to Form Elastic Habits and…His book,  Elastic Habits: How to Create Smarter Habits That Adapt to Your DayHow bad habits fulfill some needsAn elastic habit is one that creates flexibility and more points of progressHow flexibility is strength when it comes to obstaclesLateral flexibility is having several different options to achieve the same goalVertical flexibility is having the option to move the intensity of the activity up or downThe roles of the different levels: mini, plus, and eliteHow to work with feelings and motivation in establishing habitsHow to apply the lateral and vertical flexibility to habits Cues or triggers are what prompts you to do the behaviorThe different types of cues or triggers: time. activity, daily, emotional, and window Intelligent tracking and why it’s important in establishing new habitsThe process for creating and implementing “elastic” habits Stephen Guise Links:

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    Tiny Habits for Behavior Change with BJ Fogg

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