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The One You Feed

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

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  • 20.01.2021
    58 MB
    01:01:11
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    371: Maggie Smith on Writing for Healing

    Maggie Smith is a poet whose work has been widely published, anthologized, and has appeared in Best American Poetry, the New York Times, The New Yorker and elsewhere. Her latest book, Keep Moving: Notes on Loss, Creativity, and Change, a collection of essays and quotes, is a national bestseller. In this episode, Maggie and Eric discuss this new book and how for her, writing poetry is having a conversation with herself, problem solving, and healing on paper. If you’d like to start out this new year restoring some balance and putting some healthy habits in place, or if you’re tired of waiting for the right circumstances to make progress towards your goals, Eric, as a behavior coach, can help you. To book a free, no-pressure 30-minute call with Eric to see if working with him in The One You Feed Personal Transformation Program is right for you, click here.But wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, Maggie Smith and I discuss Writing for Healing and…Her book, Keep Moving: Notes on Loss, Creativity, and ChangeThe dark time in her life that gave birth to her growthHow hope is imaginative and necessary if you’re to come out of difficultyThe role of endurance in healingGratitude as a practice even in the darkest timesThat big life changes are often identity issues that cause us to ask “who am I now?”Another meaning to the phrase “it’s always something!”The reality that we pave the path of the future one step at a timeHer experience as a recovering pessimistThe difference between her poetry and her essaysThe role of setting in her poetryHow it never feels good in the long run to have done the wrong thingPost Traumatic GrowthMaggie Smith Links:maggiesmithpoet.comInstagramTwitterKiwiCo: The subscription service that sends your child hands-on science, art, and geography projects each month to build confidence, creativity, and critical thinking skills. Get 30% off your first month plus free shipping on any crate line with the promo code FEED at www.KiwiCo.comFitTrack Dara Smart Scale: It accurately measures 17 vital health metrics including body composition, hydration levels, and so much more. Stop measuring weight and start measuring health with FitTrack. Go to www.getfittrack.com/wolf to get 50% off your order – plus! for a limited time, you’ll save an additional 10%! Calm App: The app designed to help you ease stress and get the best sleep of your life through meditations and sleep stories. Join the 85 million people around the world who use Calm to get better sleep. Get 40% off a Calm Premium Subscription (a limited time offer!) by going to www.calm.com/wolfIf you enjoyed this conversation with Maggie Smith on Writing for Healing, you might also enjoy these other episodes:Writing as a Path to Awakening with Albert Flynn DeSilverPower of Poetry with Ellen Bass

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  • 13.01.2021
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    58:48
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    370: Dr. Jud Brewer on Habits to Heal Anxiety

    Dr. Jud Brewer is a thought leader in the field of habit change and the science of self-mastery. He is the Director of Research and Innovation at the Mindfulness Center and associate professor in psychiatry at the School of Medicine at Brown University. In this episode, Eric and Dr. Jud talk about his book, Unwinding Anxiety: New Science Shows How to Break the Cycles of Worry and Fear to Heal Your Mind and they explore something called the Habit Loop, using it to understand and heal difficult emotions like anxiety.If you’d like to start out this new year restoring some balance and putting some healthy habits in place, or if you’re tired of waiting for the right circumstances to make progress towards your goals, Eric, as a behavior coach, can help you. To book a free, no-pressure 30-minute call with Eric to see if working with him in The One You Feed Personal Transformation Program is right for you, click here.But wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, Dr. Jud Brewer and I discuss Habits for Healing Anxiety and…His book, Unwinding Anxiety: New Science Shows How to Break the Cycles of Worry and Fear to Heal Your MindReward-Based LearningTrigger, Behavior, ResultThe Habit LoopAddiction defined as continued use despite adverse consequencesHabits: Set and ForgetHow if we don’t pay attention to how rewarding the habit is right now, we can’t change the behaviorHow to heal anxiety as well as emotional eating using the Habit LoopThe role of curiosity in healing anxietyLearning to be with difficult emotions and learning to allow them to passHow to remember to be mindful throughout the dayDr. Jud Brewer Links:drjud.comInstagramTwitterGreen Chef: The first USDA Certified Organic Meal Kit Company that makes eating well easy and affordable. Go to www.greenchef.com/wolf90 and use code WOLF90 to get $90 off including free shipping.Peloton: Of course the bike is an incredible workout, but did you know that on the Peloton app, you can also take yoga, strength training, stretching classes, and so much more? If you download the Peloton App today through January 30, 2021 you get 2 free months free! Kettle & Fire: Bone Broth and soups carefully crafted by world-class chefs, made with the best whole ingredients and the bones of humanely raised animals delivered right to your door. Go to www.kettleandfire.com/wolf and use promo code WOLF for 20% off.If you enjoyed this conversation with Dr. Jud Brewer on Habits for Healing Anxiety, you might also enjoy these other episodes:Dr. Jud Brewer on Addiction and the Craving Mind (August, 2018)BJ Fogg on Tiny HabitsJames Clear on Compounding Nature of Habits-Part 1James Clear on Compounding Nature of Habits-Part 2

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  • 06.01.2021
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    52:50
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    369: Mirabai Starr on the Divine Feminine

    Mirabai Starr is an award-winning author of creative non-fiction and contemporary translations of sacred literature. She taught Philosophy and World Religions at the University of New Mexico-Taos for 20 years and now teaches and speaks internationally on contemplative practice and inter-spiritual dialog. Her latest book is called, WILD MERCY: Living the Fierce & Tender Wisdom of the Women Mystics.In this episode, Eric and Mirabai explore the intersection of interspirituality and the divine feminine – specifically, as it shows up in her life and in the life of the women mystics whose stories she tells. It’s *finally* a new year! While there’s no doubt that 2021 will have its challenges, there is so much you can do to make it a wonderful year for you on a personal level. If you’d like to start out this new year restoring some balance and putting some healthy habits in place, or if you’re tired of waiting for the right circumstances to make progress towards your goals, Eric, as a behavior coach, can help you. To book a free, no-pressure 30-minute call with Eric to see if working with him in The One You Feed Personal Transformation Program is right for you, click here.But wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, Mirabai Starr and I discuss the Divine Feminine and…Her book, WILD MERCY: Living the Fierce & Tender Wisdom of the Women MysticsA few of her favorite women mysticsThe Divine Feminine EnergyBelief structures that no longer serve us wellBeing engaged in the world as a spiritual practiceHow drawing from many spiritual traditions is like digging one well with many different toolsThe way she has created her spiritual practice over timeFeminine wisdom teachingsThe morning rituals that start her dayThe practice of the SabbathThe link between creativity, spirituality, and mysticismMirabai Starr Links:mirabaistarr.comInstagramFacebookTwitterCalm App: The app designed to help you ease stress and get the best sleep of your life through meditations and sleep stories. Join the 85 million people around the world who use Calm to get better sleep. Get 40% off a Calm Premium Subscription (a limited time offer!) by going to www.calm.com/wolfTalkspace is the online therapy company that lets you connect with a licensed therapist from anywhere at any time at a fraction of the cost of traditional therapy. It’s therapy on demand. Visit www.talkspace.com and enter Promo Code: WOLF to get $100 off your first month.If you enjoyed this conversation with Mirabai Starr on the Divine Feminine, you might also enjoy these other episodes:Mirabai Starr (2017)Spirituality and Anti-racisim with Sonia RobertsBeing Heart Minded with Sarah Blondin

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  • 29.12.2020
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    56:42
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    368: Koshin Paley Ellison on Becoming Wholehearted

    Sensei Koshin Paley Ellison is a Zen teacher and co-founder with his partner, Sensei Chodo Robert Campbell, of the New York Zen Center of Contemplative Care. He’s also an author, a Jungian psychotherapist, and a Certified Chaplaincy Educator. In this episode, Koshin Paley and Eric discuss his newest book, Wholehearted: Slow Down, Help Out, Wake Up, and how we can live in such a way that we integrate all of the parts of ourselves into a loving, wholehearted being.As we approach a new year, there’s no doubt that 2021 will have its challenges, but there is so much you can do to make it a wonderful year for you on a personal level. If you’d like to start out this new year restoring some balance and putting some healthy habits in place, or if you’re tired of waiting for the right circumstances to make progress towards your goals, Eric, as a behavior coach, can help you. To book a free, no-pressure 30-minute call with Eric to see if working with him in The One You Feed Personal Transformation Program is right for you, click here.But wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, Koshin Paley and I discuss Becoming Wholehearted and…His book, Wholehearted: Slow Down, Help Out, Wake UpThe comment from a stranger that helped shape his pathThe problem with being a “lone wolf”How to work with your preferences in a skillful wayThe importance of being open to learning from whatever is happeningLearning to see your friends and enemies as equalsThe bridge of compassionHis practice to cultivate unconditional loveWholehearted as integrating oneself and one’s lifeLife as a journey of endlessly unfolding“Good enough” community and sanghaLearning to be at one with our own pain because it is the place of freedomKoshin Paley Ellison Links:zencare.orgInstagramFacebookTwitterBest Fiends: Engage your brain and play a game of puzzles with Best Fiends. Download for free on the Apple App Store or Google Play.Calm App: The app designed to help you ease stress and get the best sleep of your life through meditations and sleep stories. Join the 85 million people around the world who use Calm to get better sleep. Get 40% off a Calm Premium Subscription (a limited time offer!) by going to www.calm.com/wolfIf you enjoyed this conversation with Koshin Paley Ellison on Becoming Wholehearted, you might also enjoy these other episodes:Koshin Paley Ellison (Jan, 2017)Being Heart Minded with Sarah Blondin

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  • 23.12.2020
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    57:18
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    367: Wim Hof on Mind Over Matter

    Wim Hof is a Dutch extreme athlete noted for his ability to withstand freezing temperatures. Wim has set world records for swimming under ice and prolonged full-body contact with ice and still holds the record for a barefoot half marathon on ice and snow. He attributes these feats to the technique outlined in his book, The Wim Hof Method.In this episode, Wim and Eric talk about how we can cultivate strength, resilience, and healing within ourselves using the three techniques outlined in his method. As we approach a new year, there’s no doubt that 2021 will have its challenges, but there is so much you can do to make it a wonderful year for you on a personal level. If you’d like to start out this new year restoring some balance and putting some healthy habits in place, or if you’re tired of waiting for the right circumstances to make progress towards your goals, Eric, as a behavior coach, can help you. To book a free, no-pressure 30-minute call with Eric to see if working with him in The One You Feed Personal Transformation Program is right for you, click here.But wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, Wim Hof and I Discuss Mind Over Matter and…His book, The Wim Hof MethodHow he developed his indomitable spirit at 12 years oldWhy he chooses discomfort over comfort every dayThe role of hormetic stress in awakening our inner strengthOur innate capacity to deal with diseaseThe three components of The Wim Hof MethodHow we can engage in daily cold exposure Breathing techniques to support the immune systemThe science that supports The Wim Hof MethodWim Hof Links:wimhofmethod.comWim Hof Breathing ExercisesInstagramFacebookTwitterKettle & Fire: Bone Broth and soups carefully crafted by world-class chefs, made with the best whole ingredients and the bones of humanely raised animals delivered right to your door. Go to www.kettleandfire.com/wolf and use promo code WOLF for 20% off.SimpliSafe: Get comprehensive protection for your entire home with security cameras, alarms, sensors as well as fire, water, and carbon monoxide alerts. SimpliSafe is having a huge holiday sale! Visit simplisafe.com/wolf for a free home security camera and a 60-day risk-free trial.Pachamama: Produces extraordinary high quality, organic CBD products. Out of 248 CBD brands, they are one of four to receive the purity award from The Clean Label Project. Visit www.enjoypachamama.com and use code WOLF for 25% off.If you enjoyed this conversation with Wim Hof on Mind over Matter, you might also enjoy these other episodes:Akshay NanavatiRalph De La Rosa on the Mind as Your Teacher

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  • 15.12.2020
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    56:37
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    366: Dr. Aziz Gazipura on Transforming Your Inner Critic

    Dr. Aziz Gazipura is a clinical psychologist and one of the worlds leading experts on social confidence. After being stuck in shyness and social anxiety himself for almost 10 years, he became determined to find a way to social freedom. In this episode, Eric and Aziz discuss his book, On My Own Side: Transform Self Criticism And Self Doubt Into Permanent Self Worth And Confidence. They dive into the connection between our inner critic and social anxiety and talk about how to transform your inner world into one that is supportive and ultimately freeing. As we approach a new year, there’s no doubt that 2021 will have its challenges, but there is so much you can do to make it a wonderful year for you on a personal level. If you’d like to start out this new year restoring some balance and putting some healthy habits in place, or if you’re tired of waiting for the right circumstances to make progress towards your goals, Eric, as a behavior coach, can help you. To book a free, no-pressure 30-minute call with Eric to see if working with him in The One You Feed Personal Transformation Program is right for you, click here.But wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, Dr. Aziz Gazipura and I Discuss Transforming Your Inner Critic and…His book, On My Own Side: Transform Self Criticism And Self Doubt Into Permanent Self Worth And ConfidenceMisconceptions about what it means to be on our own side or practice self-compassionWhat it means to run on “clean” or “dirty” fuel when it comes to how we motivate ourselvesWhy self-affirmations often don’t work very wellInternal family systemsHow to work skillfully with our inner criticWhen reason doesn’t eliminate the feeling inside of usThat there is no fundamental protection from all pain, danger, and lossThe role of empathy when addressing our inner criticThat the inner critic represents fear within usThe 5 steps to tame your inner criticTaking time to decide who is the head of your “Inner household”The internal mantra of “We can handle what comes our way”Cultivating the skills that allow us to step into our uncomfortable emotionsDr. Aziz Gazipura Links:socialconfidencecenter.comInstagramFacebookTwitterPachamama: Produces extraordinary high quality, organic CBD products. Out of 248 CBD brands, they are one of four to receive the purity award from The Clean Label Project. Visit www.enjoypachamama.com and use code WOLF for 25% off.Plushcare: Provides excellent primary and urgent healthcare through virtual appointments. It’s easy to book online and you can even get same-day appointments. They accept most major insurance carriers, are available in all 50 states and you get prescriptions sent to your local pharmacy. To start your free 30-day trial, go to www.plushcare.com/wolfCalm App: The app designed to help you ease stress and get the best sleep of your life through meditations and sleep stories. Join the 85 million people around the world who use Calm to get better sleep. Get 40% off a Calm Premium Subscription (a limited time offer!) by going to www.calm.com/wolfIf you enjoyed this conversation with Dr. Aziz Gazipura on Transforming Your Inner Critic, you might also enjoy these other episodes:Dr. Ellen Hendriksen on Social AnxietyTara Mohr

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  • 08.12.2020
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    365: Sonia Roberts on Spirituality and Anti-Racism

    Sonia Roberts is an educator, writer, creator, and activist. Sonia writes about racism, spirituality, parenting, and much more in her Spiritually Speaking blog. Her first book is White Ally: A Guide To Cultivating A Deeply Spiritual Anti-Racism Practice. In this episode, Eric and Sonia explore the intersection of transformational inner work within ourselves and transformational outer work in the world, specifically when it comes to practicing anti-racism.But wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, Sonia Roberts and I Discuss Spirituality and Anti-Racism and…Her book, White Ally: A Guide To Cultivating A Deeply Spiritual Anti-Racism PracticeThe intersection of transformational inner work within ourselves as well as transformational outer work in the worldTransforming suffering into something beautifulYogas ten guidelines, the Yamas and Niyamas Instances when it’s not necessarily beneficial for Black people to share their personal stories of experiences with racismThe way that yoga and meditation practices can be instrumental in facilitating social changeThe ethical components that underlie yogaThe practice of gratitude amidst privilegeIdentifying the places of your privilege and subsequently acting in service of those who are marginalizedThe idea of intent vs. impact in matters of race and racismThe difference between being shamed and being held accountableSonia Roberts Links:awakenedlovewarrior.comInstagramSkillshare is an online learning community that helps you get better on your creative journey. They have thousands of inspiring classes for creative and curious people. Be one of the first thousand to sign up via www.skillshare.com/wolf and you’ll get a FREE trial of Skillshare premium membership.Indeed: Helps you find high impact hires, faster, without any long term contracts and you pay only for what you need. Get started with a free $75 credit to boost your job post and get in front of more quality candidates by going to www.indeed.com/wolf BLUBlox offers high-quality lenses that filter blue light, reduce glare, and combat the unhealthy effects of our digital life. Visit BluBlox.com and get free shipping worldwide and also 15% off with Promo Code: WOLF15If you enjoyed this conversation with Sonia Roberts on Spirituality and Anti-Racism, you might also enjoy these other episodes:Racial Justin with Austin Channing BrownHealing Racism with Ruth King

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  • 02.12.2020
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    50:25
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    364: Paria Hassouri on Parenting a Transgender Child

    Paria Hassouri is a pediatrician, writer, transgender rights activist, wife and mother of three children. Her personal essays have been published in the New York Times, Washington Post, LA Times, Huffington Post, and many more.In this episode, Eric and Paria talk about her book, Found In Transition: A Mother’s Evolution During Her Child’s Gender Change. Her story of understanding, accepting, and ultimately supporting her daughter as a transgender girl is so honest and beautiful and inspiring. But wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, Paria Hassouri and I Discuss Parenting a Transgender Child and…Her book, Found In Transition: A Mother’s Evolution During Her Child’s Gender ChangeThe question, “Am I acting out of love or am I acting out of fear?”The story of her middle child coming out as a trans girlThe process she went through of educating herself about transgender children and teenagersThe factors that ultimately guided her towards supporting her child’s transitionThe change that shifted her outlook and her child’s outlook for the futureHer journey through denial, anger, acceptance, support, and ultimately celebration about her child’s transitionHer internal struggle about her child’s transitionThe power of finding people who have been through what you’re going throughThe stories we make up about our identities – and how they can changeParia Hassouri Links:pariahassouri.comTwitterInstagramBest Fiends: Engage your brain and play a game of puzzles with Best Fiends. Download for free on the Apple App Store or Google Play. Talkspace is the online therapy company that lets you connect with a licensed therapist from anywhere at any time at a fraction of the cost of traditional therapy. It’s therapy on demand. Visit www.talkspace.com and enter Promo Code: WOLF to get $100 off your first month.BLUBlox offers high-quality lenses that filter blue light, reduce glare, and combat the unhealthy effects of our digital life. Visit BluBlox.com and get free shipping worldwide and also 15% off with Promo Code: WOLF15If you enjoyed this conversation with Paria Hassouri on Parenting a Transgender Child, you might also enjoy these other episodes:Andrew SolomonGlennon DoyleAllyship and Activism with Jamia Wilson

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  • 24.11.2020
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    363: Cory Allen on Cultivating Mindfulness

    Cory Allen is a writer, musician, meditation teacher, and creator of the podcast, The Astral Hustle, which focuses on how to live better with leading experts in mindfulness, neuroscience, and philosophy. Cory believes that the more we understand ourselves, the less we suffer.In this episode, Cory and Eric discuss his book, Now Is The Way: An Unconventional Approach To Modern Mindfulness.But wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, Cory Allen and I Discuss Cultivating Mindfulness and…His book, Now Is The Way: An Unconventional Approach To Modern MindfulnessThe role of our actions in determining who we areHow to differentiate between helpful and unhelpful negative thoughts and emotionsThe most effective way to widen the gap between stimulus and responseThe watching mind and the doing mindWhy the notions of emptiness and non-self needn’t be scaryThe answer to the question, “Does my life even matter?”How we assign meaning rather than find meaning in lifeWhat it means to dilute strong emotions or ruminating thoughts when they ariseCory Allen Links:www.cory-allen.orgTwitterInstagramBLUBlox offers high-quality lenses that filter blue light, reduce glare, and combat the unhealthy effects of our digital life. Visit BLUblox.com and get free shipping worldwide and also 15% off with Promo Code: WOLF15SimpliSafe: Get comprehensive protection for your entire home with security cameras, alarms, sensors as well as fire, water, and carbon monoxide alerts. SimpliSafe is having a huge holiday sale! Visit simplisafe.com/wolf for a free home security camera and 40% off any security system. Pachamama: Produces extraordinary high quality, organic CBD products. They are one of three companies in over 200 top selling CBD brands to actually test negative for leads, metals, and pesticides and test positive for having the right amount of CBD. Visit www.enjoypachamama.com and use code WOLF for 25% off.If you enjoyed this conversation with Cory Allen on Cultivating Mindfulness, you might also enjoy these other episodes:Effortless Mindfulness with Loch KellyTransformative Mindfulness with Shauna Shapiro

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  • 18.11.2020
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    56:37
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    362: Bina Venkataraman on Effectively Thinking Ahead

    Bina Venkataraman is an American journalist, author, and science policy expert. She is currently the Editorial Page Editor of The Boston Globe and a fellow at New America. Bina is a frequent public speaker whose appearances have included the TED mainstage, NPR, Aspen Ideas, MSNBC, CNN, and university campuses around the world. Bina formerly served as Senior Advisor for Climate Change Innovation in the Obama White House and she also advised the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology in responding to the Ebola epidemic, promoting patient access to cancer therapies, and reforming public school science education. In this episode, Bina and Eric discuss her book, The Optimist’s Telescope: Thinking Ahead in a Reckless Age, and how we can live in the present in such a way that we also create the future that we’d like to inhabit.But wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, Bina Venkataraman and I Discuss Effectively Thinking Ahead and…Her book, The Optimist’s Telescope: Thinking Ahead in a Reckless AgeHow to make decisions about the futureThe untold story of the marshmallow testHow most people don’t look past 15 years in the futureTools for more effectively imagining the futureTools for more effectively planning for the futureBeing present while also orienting for the futureWhen we’re more likely to make bad decisionsThe role of implementing impulse buffersWhen an “if/then” strategy can be most helpful to youHow our past informs our view of the futureSocial movements that influence lasting changeBina Venkataraman Links:writerbina.comTwitterTransparent Labs offer a variety of supplements and protein powders that include science-based ingredients and have no sugar, fat, lactose, artificial colors, or sweeteners. Check out Eric’s favorite, 100% Grass-Fed Whey Isolate that comes in many delicious flavors. Visit transparentlabs.com and use Promo code WOLF to receive 10% off your order.Calm App: The app designed to help you ease stress and get the best sleep of your life through meditations and sleep stories. Join the 85 million people around the world who use Calm to get better sleep. Get 40% off a Calm Premium Subscription (a limited time offer!) by going to www.calm.com/wolf BLUBlox offers high-quality lenses that filter blue light, reduce glare, and combat the unhealthy effects of our digital life. Visit BluBlox.com and get free shipping worldwide and also 15% off with Promo Code: WOLF15If you enjoyed this conversation with Bina Venkataraman on Effectively Thinking Ahead, you might also enjoy these other episodes:Hardcore Zen with Brad WarnerGabriele Oettingen

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  • 10.11.2020
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    361: Life Through Poetry with IN-Q

    IN-Q is an award-winning poet, best-selling author, and multi-platinum songwriter. His groundbreaking achievements include being named to Oprah’s SuperSoul 100 list of the world’s most influential thought leaders, being the first spoken word artist to perform with Cirque Du Soleil, and being featured on A&E, ESPN, and HBO’s Def Poetry Jam. He’s inspired audiences around the world through his live performances and storytelling workshops. Many of his recent poetry videos have gone viral with over 70 million views combined.When IN-Q reads or recites his poetry, it is a moving, powerful experience. In this episode, he reads several of his poems and he and Eric talk about many aspects of life and how he expresses those aspects through his poetry. But wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, IN-Q and I Discuss Life Through Poetry and…His book, Inquire WithinHow it’s easier to hate than to create but creating is a lot more satisfyingThat for him, poetry is either purging or praying or bothHow we’re all storytellersThat everything is a spiritual practiceHow we’re afraid to be a student at something, to look foolish, but if we never look foolish, we’ll never be brilliantHis poem, Inquire WithinThe way spirituality is logical for himThe role that gratitude plays in his lifeHow his work holds paradoxesHis poem, ProblemsThe ways enlightenment can sneak into our livesHis two definitions of hopeSeeing the difficult reality while also holding hope for betterIN-Q Links:in-q.comFacebookInstagramSimpliSafe: Get comprehensive protection for your entire home with security cameras, alarms, sensors as well as fire, water, and carbon monoxide alerts. Visit simplisafe.com/wolf for a free HD home security camera and a 60-day risk-free trial.Skillshare is an online learning community that helps you get better on your creative journey. They have thousands of inspiring classes for creative and curious people. Be one of the first thousand to sign up via www.skillshare.com/wolf and you’ll get a FREE trial of Skillshare premium membership.If you enjoyed this conversation with IN-Q on Life Through Poetry, you might also enjoy these other episodes:Ellen BassRoger Housden

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  • 03.11.2020
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    360: Ella Frances Sanders on Musings on a Vast Universe

    Ella Frances Sanders is an internationally-bestselling author and illustrator of three books. Her third book, Eating the Sun: Small Musings on a Vast Universe, was the recipient of the 2019 Whirling Prize for Prose and has been translated into many languages.In this episode, Eric and Ella have a delicious conversation about this lovely book that contains all sorts of interesting facts and beautiful illustrations about our universe and how we as humans relate to such things.But wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, Ella Frances Sanders and I Discuss her Musings on a Vast Universe and…Her book, “Eating the Sun: Small Musings on a Vast Universe”Her take on the wolf parable and how it’s about choosing possibility over panicHow moving slowly helps us notice a lot of what’s goodOur relationship to plants and to the sunHow giving plants human characteristics helps us connect and care about themThe challenge in understanding the scale of thingsWe see things through filters without thinking about itHow science works with laws and things that we know are trueOur choices are affected by how we are influenced by the world around us How the universe is moving toward ultimate chaosOur memories are susceptible to alterations and get filtered through the present momentHow we are only remembering the last time we rememberedStressful situations can affect memoryThe half-life of facts is the amount of time it takes for a fact to become untrueElla Frances Sanders Links:ellafrancessanders.comTwitterInstagramIndeed: Helps you find high impact hires, faster, without any long term contracts and you pay only for what you need. Get started with a free $75 credit to boost your job post and get in front of more quality candidates by going to www.indeed.com/wolfTransparent Labs offer a variety of supplements and protein powders that include science-based ingredients and have no sugar, fat, lactose, artificial colors, or sweeteners. Check out Eric’s favorite, 100% Grass-Fed Whey Isolate that comes in many delicious flavors. Visit transparentlabs.com and use Promo code WOLF to receive 10% off your order.Best Fiends: Engage your brain and play a game of puzzles with Best Fiends. Download for free on the Apple App Store or Google Play. If you enjoyed this conversation with Ella Frances Sanders on Musings on a Vast Universe, you might also enjoy these other episodes:David ChristianSasha Sagan

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  • 27.10.2020
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    359: Special Episode: Resilience During Challenging Times

    Due to the ongoing global pandemic, devastating natural disasters, contentious elections, and instances of heartbreaking violence and injustice, challenging times continue. To help you strengthen your resilience, we’re releasing this special episode which features all-new interviews with 4 previous guests of the show. The guests of this special episode are Ellen Bass, Parker Palmer, Spring Washam, and Ralph De La Rosa.But wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, We Discuss Resilience During Difficult Times and…How art can help us connect with our inner experience during challenging timesEllen Bass’ motto to cultivate resilience: “work more, worry less”That if we can get the step small enough, there’s always a positive step we can take to helpThe impact of taking care of ourselves on other peopleThe importance of cultivating gratitude for small thingsWhen our hearts are broken open, they grow largerLearning to value small actionsThe motto: “if you can’t get out of it, get into itThe importance of literally changing the channel to limit our intake of distressing newsHow to be in the world but not of the worldWorking with fear skillfullyHow mind and body parallel themselvesMaking time to allow, be with, and be in our emotionsThe importance of metabolizing and digesting our emotionsHow we’re designed to go through stress and bounce backOther Links:Ellen BassParker PalmerSpring WashamRalph De La RosaBLUBlox offers high-quality lenses that filter blue light, reduce glare, and combat the unhealthy effects of our digital life. Visit BluBlox.com and get free shipping worldwide and also 15% off with Promo Code: WOLF15Calm App: The app designed to help you ease stress and get the best sleep of your life through meditations and sleep stories. Join the 85 million people around the world who use Calm to get better sleep. Get 40% off a Calm Premium Subscription (a limited time offer!) by going to www.calm.com/wolf If you enjoyed this conversation on Resilience During Challenging Times, you might also enjoy these other episodes:Special Episode #1: How to Work from HomeSpecial Episode #2: Strategies for Emotional HealthSpecial Episode #3: How to Work with AngerSpecia Episode #4: Tips for Living in Close Quarters

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  • 21.10.2020
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    358: Dr. Shauna Shapiro on Transformative Mindfulness

    Dr. Shauna Shapiro is a professor, best-selling author, clinical psychologist, and internationally recognized expert in mindfulness and compassion. She has published over 150 journal articles and 3 critically acclaimed books translated into 16 languages. Her most recent book is called, Good Morning, I Love You: Mindfulness and Self Compassion Practices to Rewire Your Brain for Calm, Clarity, and Joy.In this episode, Eric and Shauna Shapiro talk about how we can cultivate transformative mindfulness through daily practices that nurture kindness and compassion towards ourselves.But wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, Dr. Shauna Shapiro and I Discuss Transformative Mindfulness and…Her book, Good Morning, I Love You: Mindfulness and Self Compassion Practices to Rewire Your Brain for Calm, Clarity, and JoyHow she first learned the idea that what you practice grows strongerWhy your attitude and how you pay attention is so important when it comes to mindfulness3 pillars of mindfulnessWhat she learned from studying shameThe effectiveness of self-compassionThe ways mindfulness prepares the mind for learningThe difference between mindfulness and meditationWhat your mood in the morning and your mood in the evening says about your longevityThe question you can ask yourself in the morning to prime your mind to look for the good throughout the dayThe ways mindfulness can lose its transformative powerSelf-improvement vs Self-liberationHow perfection is the antithesis of evolutionThe benefits of a regular meditation practiceHer practice of “Good Morning, I Love You”Dr. Shauna Shapiro Links:drshaunashapiro.comFacebookInstagramPlushcare: Provides excellent primary and urgent healthcare through virtual appointments. It’s easy to book online and you can even get same-day appointments. They accept most major insurance carriers, are available in all 50 states and you get prescriptions sent to your local pharmacy. Go to www.plushcare.com/wolfTransparent Labs offer a variety of supplements and protein powders that include science-based ingredients and have no sugar, fat, lactose, artificial colors or sweeteners. Check out Eric’s favorite, 100% Grass-Fed Whey Isolate that comes in many delicious flavors. Visit transparentlabs.com and use Promo code WOLF to receive 10% off your order. Talkspace is the online therapy company that lets you connect with a licensed therapist from anywhere at any time at a fraction of the cost of traditional therapy. It’s therapy on demand. Visit www.talkspace.com and enter Promo Code: WOLF to get $100 off your first month.If you enjoyed this conversation with Dr. Shauna Shapiro on Transformative Mindfulness, you might also enjoy these other episodes:Self Compassion with Kristin NeffEffortless Mindfulness with Loch KellyThe Heart of Awareness with Dorothy Hunt

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  • 13.10.2020
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    357: Raising an Aging Parent with Dr. Ken Druck

    Dr. Ken Druck is a leading mental health expert in the areas of civility, relationships, and aging. Ken writes regularly for the national press and he is the author of several books including the one discussed in this episode, Raising an Aging Parent: Guidelines for Families in the Second Half of Life.In this episode, Eric and Dr. Ken Druck talk about caring for an aging parent, finding meaning after great loss, helping ourselves receive the love that’s offered to us, and how to live through the difficult nature of the difficult situations we will face in our lives. But wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, Dr. Ken Druck and I Discuss Raising an Aging Parent, and…His book, Raising an Aging Parent: Guidelines for Families in the Second Half of LifeStanding in the ashes of your “Plan A” in lifeThe tragedy of the death of his daughterThe choice to make your pain the central organizing principle of your life or choosing a life where purpose and meaning are the central organizing principlesOur wholeness coming out of brokenessHow aging is grieving the loss of our younger self and accepting yourself as you are todayLiving in a “both-and” rather than an “either-or” worldThat when we care for an aging parent, we’re giving life back to the parents that gave life to usGiving our parents the good things we have in our hearts to give as they face some of the biggest challenges of their livesThe importance of being a healthy caregiver and not becoming a “slave caregiver”Figuring out what is “enough” as a caregiverAllowing ourselves to receive the love as our parents offer it, rather than waiting for the way we want itFiguring out what stands in the way of us receiving other people’s love, gratitude, and generosityShowing ourselves compassion in moments of difficult decisionsThe work and legacy of an aging parentPutting our house in orderDr. Ken Druck Links:kendruck.comTwitterFacebookInstagramIndeed: Helps you find high impact hires, faster, without any long term contracts and you pay only for what you need. Get started with a free $75 credit to boost your job post and get in front of more quality candidates by going to www.indeed.com/wolfBest Fiends: Engage your brain and play a game of puzzles with Best Fiends. Download for free on the Apple App Store or Google Play. SimpliSafe: Get comprehensive protection for your entire home with security cameras, alarms, sensors as well as fire, water, and carbon monoxide alerts. Visit simplisafe.com/wolf for a free HD camera.If you enjoyed this conversation with Dr. Ken Druck on Raising an Aging Parent, you might also enjoy these other episodes:Alan CastelKamla KapurJohn Zeratsky

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  • 07.10.2020
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    356: Julia Cameron on Finding Your Creativity

    Julia Cameron is an American teacher, author, artist, poet, playwright, novelist, filmmaker, and much more. She is best known for her book, “The Artist’s Way.“In this episode, in addition to discussing her book, “The Artist’s Way,” Eric and Julia talk about finding your creativity and her famous practice known as “Morning Pages.”But wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, Julia Cameron and I Discuss Finding Your Creativity and…Her book, “The Artist’s Way“Her many strategies for feeding her good wolfCreative recovery is the process of tracking back to our original selvesCreativity as a spiritual practice“Morning Pages” is her daily practice of writing 3 pages longhand about anything that is on your mind first thing in the morningThe importance of writing no more or no less than the 3 pages.Morning pages are aimed at moving out of inertia into action.Learning to write past our inner critic is how we train ourselves to move past fearCloud thoughts are the thoughts that drift into your consciousness that are not connected to anythingMorning pages are your tough love friend and are not meant to be rereadCreativity can come from happiness as well as painThe reward for paying attention is a sense of well being that counters loneliness“Artist Dates” are expeditions out of your house that you find delightful or brings you joyThe myth that artists are born and not madeHow perfectionism stands between you and your creativityThe process of creativity is more important than the end productMoving past perfectionism with your morning pagesWalking is another important creative tool The secret doubt is our skeptical sense that a higher power isn’t interested in us.The voice of guidance is kind, intuitive, truthful, and supportiveJulia Cameron Links:juliacameronlive.comTwitterInstagramFacebookTransparent Labs offer a variety of supplements and protein powders that include science-based ingredients and have no sugar, fat, lactose, artificial colors or sweeteners. Check out Eric’s favorite, 100% Grass Fed Whey Isolate that comes in many delicious flavors. Visit transparentlabs.com and use Promo code WOLF to receive 10% off your order.Plushcare: Provides excellent primary and urgent healthcare through virtual appointments. It’s easy to book online and you can even get same-day appointments. They accept most major insurance carriers, are available in all 50 states and you get prescriptions sent to your local pharmacy. Go to www.plushcare.com/wolf to start your free 30-day trial. Calm App: The app designed to help you ease stress and get the best sleep of your life through meditations and sleep stories. Join the 85 million people around the world who use Calm to get better sleep. Get 40% off a Calm Premium Subscription (a limited time offer!) by going to www.calm.com/wolfIf you enjoyed this conversation with Julia Cameron on the Finding Your Creativity, you might also enjoy these other episodes:Albert Flynn DeSilverByron Katie

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  • 29.09.2020
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    355: James Kingsland on the Neuroscience of Behind Our Reality

    James Kingsland is a science and medical journalist with 25 years of experience working for publications such as New Scientist, Nature, and, most recently, The Guardian. On his own blog, Plastic Brain, he writes about neuroscience and Buddhist psychology. In this episode, Eric and James Kingsland discuss his book, Am I Dreaming: The Science of Altered States from Psychedelics to Virtual Reality and Beyond.But wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, James Kingsland and I Discuss the Neuroscience Behind Our Reality, and…His book, Am I Dreaming: The Science of Altered States from Psychedelics to Virtual Reality and BeyondWhat the best neuroscience tells us about how the brain worksThat we don’t see the world directly, objectively as it isOur experiential reality as a combination of what we expect to see and the feedback from what our senses are telling us is therePrediction Error CodingHow the brain mainly pays attention when you surprise itThat the Buddha discovered that we see a conditioned view of the worldThe types of things that go wrong in the brainViewing mental illness and addiction through the prediction functionality of the brainHow altered states can help when things go wrong in the brainExpanded the flexibility of the brainWhat happens in the brain during sleep and dreaming His experience with hypnosisActive InferenceJames Kingsland Links:Plasticbrainblog.comTwitterBLUBlox offers high-quality lenses that filter blue light, reduce glare, and combat the unhealthy effects of our digital life. Visit BluBlox.com and get free shipping worldwide and also 15% off with Promo Code: WOLFSkillshare is an online learning community that helps you get better on your creative journey. They have thousands of inspiring classes for creative and curious people. Get 2 FREE months of premium membership at www.skillshare.com/feedIf you enjoyed this conversation with James Kingsland on the Neuroscience Behind Our Reality, you might also enjoy these other episodes:Daniel LevitinCasey SchwartzDr. Rick Hanson

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  • 22.09.2020
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    354: Judith Grisel on the Neuroscience of Addiction

    Dr. Judith Grisel is a professor of Psychology at Bucknell University. Judith is a behavioral neuroscientist with a particular interest in addiction. Her work includes trying to determine what is different about people who develop drug addictions before they ever try a drug. In this episode, Judith and Eric discuss her book, “Never Enough: The Neuroscience and Experience of Addiction” where she shares her personal experience of overcoming addiction as well as her passion for research into the neuroscience of addiction.But wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, Judith Grisel and I Discuss the Neuroscience of Addiction, and…Her book, Never Enough: The Neuroscience and Experience of Addiction" Channeling her strong will and enthusiasm for addiction into recovery Focusing on what she wanted rather than what she didn't wantThe complexity of addiction is there are so many factors that lead to itNature via nurture as well as the inherited risks of addictionThe increased risk of teenagers with addictive disorders when using drugs or alcohol while the brain is still developing.The neural states associated with addiction also come from our history, culture, socialization, communication, and even microbiomes.The "debt of addiction is accrued when borrowing good feelings from the future is due"Mechanisms of what happens in the brain when abusing substancesTolerance is when the brain adapts and counteracts the effects of the drugDependence is when you no longer like yourself without the drugYounger adults may be more prone to addiction, but also more resilient.Her experience of receiving tough love from her parents that ultimately led to recovery.How isolation causes addiction and addiction causes isolationConnection is crucial in the process of recoveryDr. Judith Grisel Links:Judy GriselTed TalkPlushcare: Provides excellent primary and urgent healthcare through virtual appointments. It’s easy to book online and you can even get same-day appointments. They accept most major insurance carriers, are available in all 50 states and you get prescriptions sent to your local pharmacy. Go to www.plushcare.com/wolf to start your free 30-day trial.Jordan Harbinger Show: One of Eric’s favorite podcasts, the Jordan Harbinger Show, is where self-motivated people, just like you, dig deep into the untapped wisdom of the world’s sharpest minds- from legendary creators to intelligence operatives, iconoclastic writers to visionary change-makers. You’ll learn new strategies, perspectives, and tactics you won’t find anywhere else, then take these valuable insights into your own life and live what you listen to. You can find it on Apple Podcasts or SpotifyIf you enjoyed this conversation with Judy Grisel on the Neuroscience of Addiction, you might also enjoy these other episodes:Dr. Gabor Mate’Johann HariMaia Szalavitz

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  • 15.09.2020
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    353: Brad Warner on Hardcore Zen

    Brad Warner is an ordained Zen teacher and the author of many books, including There is No God and He is Always With You, Zen Wrapped in Karma Dipped in Chocolate, and Hardcore Zen, Brad is the creator of the “Hardcore Zen” blog and YouTube Channel and is also a punk rock bass player in the band, Zero Defex. He has published work in Buddhist magazines Shambala Sun, Buddha Dharma, and Tricycle as well as rock magazines such as Alternative Press, Maximum Rock and Roll, and Razorcake.But wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, Brad Warner and I Discuss Hardcore Zen and …His book, “Letters to a Dead Friend About Zen”Absolute truth and relative truthThe Buddhist precepts – there are no universal rules that apply to everythingThe universe is a living entity that is affected by our actionsWhy he wrote this book for his friend who diedIceberg metaphor – what can be seen is what we know about ourselves, but we also have unseen and unknowable parts of ourselves.His thoughts on Buddha being a geniusThe Buddha, the Dharma, and the SanghaA goal of not having a goal is also a goalBeing in a goal-oriented societySeeing things as they are and realizing that we’re wrongThe challenge of accepting our current reality as how it's supposed to be and not how we want it to be.Working with our desires for things to be a certain wayBrad Warner Links:hardcorezen.comTwitterFacebookYouTubeIndeed: Helps you find high impact hires, faster, without any long term contracts and you pay only for what you need. Get started with a free $75 credit to boost your job post and get in front of more quality candidates by going to www.indeed.com/wolf Calm App: The app designed to help you ease stress and get the best sleep of your life through meditations and sleep stories. Join the 85 million people around the world who use Calm to get better sleep. Get 40% off a Calm Premium Subscription (a limited time offer!) by going to www.calm.com/wolf SimpliSafe: Get comprehensive protection for your entire home with security cameras, alarms, sensors as well as fire, water, and carbon monoxide alerts. Visit simplisafe.com/wolf for free shipping and a 60-day money-back guarantee. If you enjoyed this conversation with Brad Warner on Hardcore Zen, you might also enjoy these other episodes:Brad Warner )2016 Episode)Shinzen YoungShozan Jack Haubner

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  • 09.09.2020
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    352: Kelly Wilson on Being Liberated from Anxiety

    Kelly Wilson, Ph.D., is a Professor of psychology at the University at Mississippi. He is Past President of the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science, and winner of the University of Mississipi’s prestigious Elsie M. Hood Outstanding Teacher Award. Dr. Wilson is one of the co-developers of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and has written several books, including Things Might Go Terribly, Horribly Wrong: A Guide to Life Liberated from Anxiety.In this episode, Kelly Wilson and Eric discuss his approach to helping others to become liberated from their anxiety.But wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, Kelly Wilson and I Discuss Being Liberated from Anxiety and…His book, Things Might Go Terribly, Horribly Wrong: A Guide to Life Liberated from Anxiety.Anxiety is not as a disease or that we’re brokenHis past view of vulnerability as being the enemyHis theory that 1 out of 2 people has experienced some form of suffering or hardship in their lifeHow labels can obscure a personBefore talking about acceptance, it’s important to understand what matters.His approach to this therapy is about the direction towards what you love rather than just eliminating symptoms.Your suffering may be due to how it’s being carried, not that it’s being carried.Facing our difficulties is how we come to understand what courage and sacrifice look likeValues and vulnerability as a starting place in therapyIdentifying what would make the hardest thing worthwhileWhen we don’t know our values, identify where it hurtsIf the burden could be lifted, what would you allow?Reclaiming what we value by taking redemptive actionThe next right thing is acknowledging where you’ve been wrongCommitted action is just the next action that brings you back to who you want to beIt’s all about moving in the right direction, not the distanceKelly Wilson Links:onelifellc.comTwitterFacebookPeloton: Wondering if a Peloton bike is right for you? You can get a free 30 day home trial and find out. If you’re looking for a new way to get your cardio in, the Peloton bike is a great solution. Eric decided to buy one after his 30-day free trial. Visit onepeloton.comIndeed: Helps you find high impact hires, faster, without any long term contracts and you pay only for what you need. Get started with a free $75 credit to boost your job post and get in front of more quality candidates by going to www.indeed.com/wolf Best Fiends: Engage your brain and play a game of puzzles with Best Fiends. Download for free on the Apple App Store or Google Play. If you enjoyed this conversation with Kelly Wilson on Being Liberated from Anxiety, you might also enjoy these other episodes:Steven C. HayesRuss Harris (Part 1)Russ Harris (Part 2)

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  • 02.09.2020
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    351: Spring Washam on Deep Transformation

    Spring Washam is a well-known meditation and dharma teacher based in Oakland, California. She is a founding member and core teacher at the East Bay Meditation Center located in downtown Oakland. She is the founder of Lotus Vine Journeys an organization that blends indigenous healing practices with Buddhist wisdom. In addition to being a teacher, she is also a healer, facilitator, spiritual activist, and writer. Spring is considered a pioneer in bringing mindfulness-based healing practices into diverse communities and is committed to enriching the lives of disenfranchised people everywhere.In this episode, Spring Washam and Eric talk about how we can foster deep transformation within ourselves and our world.But wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, Spring Washam and I Discuss Deep Transformation and…Her book, A Fierce Heart: Finding Strength, Courage, and Wisdom in Any MomentBalancing action and contemplationFocusing on what you are fighting for (not just what you’re fighting against)Her constant, daily practice of forgivenessUprooting greed, hatred, and delusion to heal her heart and mindHer profound experiences of interconnectedness Why she takes things far less personally now but still feels the pain of lifeThe deep shift in the heart that transforms someone into an antiracistHer Sunday program: The Church of Harriet Tubman & The Underground Railroad CrewConnecting to our ancestors and learning from historyHow no one is exempt from the 10,000 joys and the 10,000 sorrows of lifeThe way faith in a bigger, loving force can lead to beautiful transformation when pain in life happens to usThe lawful unfolding of the universeWaking up to our innate Buddha natureTransforming difficulty into growthGiving our suffering meaning for transformationDropping into the body to feel the energy and find the blocks in the heartGetting curious when we feel triggered Being afraid of our feelings blocks our transformationMeeting our numbness with loving self careDeveloping self-compassion and compassion for othersSeparation being at the core of many of our woundsThat our whole journey is about letting goSpring WashamLinks:springwasham.comThe Church of Harriet Tubman & The Underground Railroad CrewTwitterInstagramFacebookBLUblox offers high-quality lenses that filter blue light, reduce glare, and combat the unhealthy effects of our digital life. Visit BLUblox.com and get free shipping and also 15% off with Promo Code: WOLFTalkspace is the online therapy company that lets you connect with a licensed therapist from anywhere at any time at a fraction of the cost of traditional therapy. It’s therapy on demand. Visit www.talkspace.com and enter Promo Code: WOLF to get $100 off your first month.If you enjoyed this conversation with Spring Washam on Deep Transformation, you might also enjoy these other episodes:Soring Washam (2017 Interview)Sarah Blondin

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  • 29.08.2020
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    350: Ibram X. Kendi on Being an Antiracist

    Ibram X. Kendi is an American author, historian, and scholar of race and discriminatory policy in America. He is the Director for the Center for Antiracist Research at Boston University and he received the National Book Award for Non-Fiction for his book, Stamped From The Beginning: The Definitive History Of Racist Ideas In America. In this episode, Ibram X. Kendi and Eric talk about his recent book, How To Be An Antiracist.But wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, Ibram X. Kendi and I Discuss Being an Antiracist and…His book, How To Be An AntiracistHow he defines the word “racist”The problem at the core of racismHow to determine if a policy is racist or antiracistRacial discriminationDifferentiating between people and policiesThe importance of viewing individual behaviorsHow mistakes impact people of different racesIbram X. Kendi Links:ibramxkendi.comTwitterInstagramIf you enjoyed this conversation with Ibram X. Kendi on Being an Antiracist, you might also enjoy these other episodes:Jamia WilsonAustin Channing BrownRuth King

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  • 26.08.2020
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    349: Sasha Sagan on Science and the Sacred

    Sasha Sagan is a writer who has also worked as a television producer, filmmaker, editor, and speaker. Sasha’s writing has appeared in New York Magazine, O Magazine, Literary Hub, and others. Her latest book is called, For Small Creatures Such As We: Rituals For Finding Meaning In Our Unlikely World.In this episode, Sasha Sagan and Eric talk about bringing a sense of sacredness to a scientific world, maintaining our awe and wonder, and the role and importance of ritual in our lives.But wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, Sasha Sagan and I Discuss Science, the Sacred, and…Her book, For Small Creatures Such As We: Rituals For Finding Meaning In Our Unlikely WorldMaintaining our sense of awe even as we discover the explanations for thingsSitting with the discomfort of not knowing to foster wonderFollowing our curiosity and having questions as we follow the threads to discoveryGoing through the right of passage of an existential crisisThe fact that things end makes them preciousHow so much of ritual is processing changeRitual being a 3 step path from a state of separateness to a state of togethernessThe wisdom in having rituals that mark timeCreating ritualsThe positive and negative of our human tendency to find patternsTolerating ambiguityThe need for nuanceInterconnectednessSasha Sagan Links:sashasagan.comTwitterInstagramBLUblox offers high-quality lenses that filter blue light, reduce glare, and combat the unhealthy effects of our digital life. Visit BLUblox.com and get free shipping and also 15% off with Promo Code: WOLFPlushcare: Provides excellent primary and urgent healthcare through virtual appointments. It’s easy to book online and you can even get same-day appointments. They accept most major insurance carriers, are available in all 50 states and you get prescriptions sent to your local pharmacy. Go to www.plushcare.com/wolf to start your free 30-day trial.Calm App: The app designed to help you ease stress and get the best sleep of your life through meditations and sleep stories. Join the 85 million people around the world who use Calm to get better sleep. Get 40% off a Calm Premium Subscription (a limited time offer!) by going to www.calm.com/wolf If you enjoyed this conversation with Sasha Sagan on Science and the Sacred, you might also enjoy these other episodes:Lesley HazletonGretchen Rubin

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  • 19.08.2020
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    348: Albert Flynn DeSilver on Writing as a Path to Awakening

    Albert Flynn DeSilver is an American poet, memoirist, novelist, speaker, and workshop leader. He is the author of several books of poems, a memoir titled “Beamish Boy (I am not my story): A Memory of Recovery and Awakening”, and the book discussed in this episode: Writing as a Path to Awakening: A Year to Becoming an Excellent Writer and Living an Awakened LifeIn this episode, Albert Flynn DeSilver and Eric talk about using writing, poetry, and contemplative practices as a way to guide us on the path to awakening to our true selves.But wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, Albert Flynn DeSilver and I Discuss Writing as a Path to Awakening and…Attention and action are needed to transcend our conditioningAwakening means waking up to the reality of existence, that we are not our mindsWaking up to our true nature as opposed to conditioned natureHow writing is a creative act that can wake us up to full potentiality or higher truthWriting and meditation as contemplative practices that support each other.Poetry is a way to talk about that which can’t be spoken ofHow reading poetry is a very different and visceral reading experienceWriting with a sense of curiosity and explorationFreewriting exercises – setting up to write what’s there, internally and externallyRealizing we are in collaboration with all of the energy around usUsing prompts for writing for awakening practiceGaining perspective and distance from the voices in our headSetting yourself up for success with intentionalityThe paradox of being “the greatest invention ever” and “completely insignificant”Albert Flynn DeSilver Links:albertflynndesilver.comFacebookTwitterInstagramBombas: “The most comfortable socks on the planet” – Eric Zimmer. Visit www.bombas.com/wolf and enter offer code: wolf to save 20%SimpliSafe: Get comprehensive protection for your entire home with security cameras, alarms, sensors as well as fire, water, and carbon monoxide alerts. Visit simplisafe.com/wolf for free shipping and a 60-day money-back guarantee. Indeed: Helps you find high impact hires, faster, without any long term contracts and you pay only for what you need. Get started with a free $75 credit to boost your job post and get in front of more quality candidates by going to www.indeed.com/wolfIf you enjoyed this conversation with Albert Flynn DeSilver, you might also enjoy these other episodes:Ellen BassSue Monk Kidd

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  • 11.08.2020
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    347: Josh Johnson on Humor and Healing

    Josh Johnson is a comedian and an Emmy-nominated writer. He is currently a writer on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah and a former writer and performer on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. Josh was named New York’s Funniest Comic at the New York Comey Festival in 2018.In this episode, Josh Johnson and Eric talk about comedy and how humor can facilitate healing, understanding, and our connection with one another. But wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, Josh Johnson and I Discuss Humor and Healing and…The duality of being humanUsing humor as a coping mechanism that can facilitate healingHow when you laugh you feel no painThat levity can strip something of its power over usWhat it means to be truly contentThe role of comedy in his lifeThe relationship between objectivity and comedyHow he’d rather try and fail on stage than not try something out of fearThe prevalence of mental health issues in comediansThe way humor can change our perspectivesHow he approaches depressive episodes in his own lifeHow skewed our feedback can be based on who surrounds usJosh Johnson Links:joshjohnsoncomedy.comYouTubeFacebookTwitterInstagramIndeed: Helps you find high impact hires, faster, without any long term contracts and you pay only for what you need. Get started with a free $75 credit to boost your job post and get in front of more quality candidates by going to www.indeed.com/wolfBest Fiends: Engage your brain and play a game of puzzles with Best Fiends. Download for free on the Apple App Store or Google Play.Talkspace: the online therapy company that lets you connect with a licensed therapist from anywhere at any time. Therapy on demand. Non-judgemental, practical help when you need it at a fraction of the cost of traditional therapy. Visit www.talkspace.com and enter Promo Code: WOLF to get $100 off your first month.If you enjoyed this conversation with Josh Johnson on Healing and Humor, you might also enjoy these other episodes:Pete HolmesPaul Gilmartin

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  • 05.08.2020
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    346: Understanding Emotions with Susan David

    Susan David is a psychologist on faculty at Harvard Medical School. She’s also the co-founder and co-director of The Institute of Coaching at McLean Hospital and is CEO of Evidence-Based Psychology. Along with speaking and consulting, Susan is also the author of Emotional Agility: Get Unstuck, Embrace Change, and Thrive in Work and Life.In this episode, Susan David and Eric examine how we can experience, interpret, talk about, and relate to our emotions so that we live a life that is more intentional and deeply rooted in what we value. But wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, Susan David and I Discuss Understanding Emotions and…Her book, Emotional Agility: Get Unstuck, Embrace Change and Thrive in Work and LifeThe problem of going on autopilot through our habitual actionsThe problem of going on autopilot through the habits of our internal worldThe benefits of taking time to think about what we value and then examining our habitual patterns to find ways they might be out of alignmentThat we own our emotions, they don’t own usValues as qualities of actionEngaging with choice points in life Actions as votes towards the person we want to beThe mistaken view of emotions as good or badEmotions as signposts for the things we care aboutThat emotions are data, not directivesHow to decipher whether emotions are old habitual patterns or present-day valuable signalsAsking, “Is my believing this emotion opening me up to thrive or shutting me down into something small?”Being compassionate and curious with difficult emotionsHearing yourself when you describe your emotionsUtilizing emotion granularity to more accurately label and better understand emotionsThe skill of noticing our emotions so that they don’t define usDifferentiating emotions from thoughtsEmotions during times of uncertaintyGentle acceptance as a prerequisite to changeSusan David Links:susandavid.comEmotional Agility QuizTed Talk: The Gift and Power of Emotional CourageFacebookTwitterInstagramAthletic Greens: The all in one daily drink to get daily nutritional needs, support better health and peak performance. Visit www.athleticgreens.com/feed to get 20 free daily travel packs with your first purchase. Calm App: The app designed to help you ease stress and get the best sleep of your life through meditations and sleep stories. Join the 85 million people around the world who use Calm to get better sleep. Get 40% off a Calm Premium Subscription (a limited time offer!) by going to www.calm.com/wolf SimpliSafe: Get comprehensive protection for your entire home with security cameras, alarms, sensors as well as fire, water, and carbon monoxide alerts. Visit simplisafe.com/wolf for free shipping and a 60-day money-back guarantee. If you enjoyed this conversation with Susan David on Understanding Emotions, you might also enjoy these other episodes:Susan David (February, 2019)Hilary Jacobs Hendel

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  • 28.07.2020
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    345: A.H. Almaas on Discovering our Essence

    A. H. Almaas is the pen name of A. Hameed Ali. He is the founder of the Diamond Approach to Self-Realization which is a contemporary teaching that developed within the context of both ancient spiritual teachings and modern depth psychology theories. He has authored eighteen books about spiritual realization, including the Diamond Heart series, The Pearl Beyond Price, The Void, The Alchemy of Freedom, and his newest book, Love Unveiled: Discovering the Essence of the Awakened Heart.In this episode, A.H. Almaas and Eric explore how to use curiosity, inquiry, courage, kindness, and love to discover our true nature, which he refers to as our “essence”. It is a deep and freeing approach to achieve healing and wholeness within ourselves. But wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, A.H. Almaas and I Discuss Discovering our Essence and…His newest book, Love Unveiled: Discovering the Essence of the Awakened HeartThe Diamond ApproachWhat he means when he talks about our “essence”The difference between personality and essenceSeeing our children’s essential nature and loving them for itThe Theory of HolesThe role of inquiry in feeling your emotionAccessing your emotions by seeing what’s in the way of feeling themPrinciples that ground us in inquiry so we might see the totality of our experience in the present momentThe difference between and integration of psychology and spiritualityThe result of staying with our direct, immediate experienceHow wanting to change ourselves interferes with our ability to study and learn about ourselvesIncluding our desires in our inquiryThat “allowing things to be exactly as they are” is the highest teaching there isBecoming consistently curious about what’s happeningHow to learn to stay with emotional painThe similarities between sadness and kindnessInquiring about our essence A.H. Almaas Links:diamondapproach.comTwitterInstagramFacebookBLUblox offers high-quality lenses that filter blue light, reduce glare, and combat the unhealthy effects of our digital life. Visit BLUblox.com to get free shipping and also 15% off with Promo Code: WOLFTalkspace: the online therapy company that lets you connect with a licensed therapist from anywhere at any time. Therapy on demand. Non-judgemental, practical help when you need it at a fraction of the cost of traditional therapy. Visit www.talkspace.com and enter Promo Code: WOLF to get $100 off your first month.SimpliSafe: Get comprehensive protection for your entire home with security cameras, alarms, sensors as well as fire, water, and carbon monoxide alerts. Visit simplisafe.com/wolf for free shipping and a 60-day money-back guarantee. If you enjoyed this conversation with A.H. Almaas on Discovering Our Essence, you might also enjoy these other episodes:A.H. Almaas (2016)James FinleyHenry Shukman

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  • 22.07.2020
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    344: Sarah Blondin on Being Heart Minded

    Sarah Blondin is a writer and videographer from British Columbia, Canada. She’s also the creator and host of the well-known podcast “live awake“. In this episode, Sarah and Eric discuss her book, “Heart Minded, How to Hold Yourself and Others in Love”, where she shares how we can learn to train our minds to listen and follow our hearts.But wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, Sarah Blondin and I Discuss Being Heart Minded and…Her book, “Heart Minded, How to Hold Yourself and Others in Love.” Listening to the longing that guides us to the dark placeHow grace is like the wind that comes from within lifting us up from the mireCreating a mainline to the heart will move you forward, but we must learn to be aware of it.How taking responsibility for our pain becomes our strengthSeeing from the perspective of the heart and learning to see beyond the painFeeling and giving yourself permission begins the healing processAddressing and not avoiding your afflictionsBecoming empowered to stop choosing to go to the dark place comes with time and practiceBringing the mind down to the heartHow the unharnessed mind is frantic and is an ungrounded companionThe call of the heart is living and leading with loveThe heart gives us a strength to help us maneuver difficult timesTraining the mind to start following the heart’s agendaAs the heart grows, it infiltrates our consciousness and moves us into a more harmonious state.Creating boundaries for yourself when suffering and struggle show up“Inner hospitality” comes from learning how to stay and allowing your feelings to move in then out.How achievements and pursuits hold little value compared to what we create within ourselvesSarah Blondin Links:sarahblondin.comTwitterInstagramBLUblox offers high-quality lenses that filter blue light, reduce glare, and combat the unhealthy effects of our digital life. Visit BLUblox.com to get free shipping and also 15% off with Promo Code: WOLFSkillshare is an online learning community that helps you get better on your creative journey. They have thousands of inspiring classes for creative and curious people. Get 2 FREE months of premium membership at www.skillshare.com/feedSimpliSafe: Get comprehensive protection for your entire home with security cameras, alarms, sensors as well as fire, water, and carbon monoxide alerts. Visit simplisafe.com/wolf for free shipping and a 60-day money-back guarantee. If you enjoyed this conversation with Sarah Blondin on Being Heart Minded, you might also enjoy these other episodes:Sue Monk KiddDorothy Hunt

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    343: Mini Episode: On and On it Goes (Coronavirus Update)

    Spiritual Habits Group Program – Find Solid Ground In Shaky Times: Join Eric in this virtual, live group program to learn powerful Spiritual Habits to help you access your own deep wisdom and calm steadiness – even when the world feels upside down. Click here to learn more and sign up. Enrollment ends on Sunday, July 19th, 2020In this mini-episode, Eric discusses the importance of having a spiritual practice so that you can have a strong foundation from which to build upon in your life. This has never been more important than right now as we face the seemingly unending coronavirus crisis we are currently in.The realization in his recovery that he didn't have anything sustainable or grounding in his lifeDiscovering a spiritual life when you don't believe in God in the traditional senseFinding spiritual principles such as acceptance, mindfulness, generosity, kindness, and love as a way to orient his life.Learning to make these principles the center of your lifeLiminal space as waiting spaceUsing this space as a fertile ground where transformation can happenLearning to engage with what is here, right now.Using this time as an opportunity to let go and surrender to a greater potentialChoose growth over stagnationChoose thriving or survivingLearning the key spiritual principles and changing our habits to incorporate these key principles in our daily lives. If you like these mini-episodes donate to our Patreon campaign and get an extra mini-episode per month.

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  • 14.07.2020
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    343: Justin Michael Williams on Meditation and Activism

    Justin Michael Williams is an author, a top 20 recording artist, and a transformational speaker who is using music and meditation to wake up the world. With over a decade of teaching experience, Justin has become a pioneering voice of color for the new healing movement. Between his podcast, keynotes, and motivational online platforms, Justin’s teachings have now spread to more than 40 countries around the globe. His new book is, Stay Woke: A Meditation Guide for the Rest of Us.In this episode, Eric and Justin Michael Williams explore the connection between meditation and activism, which is to say, the work we do to heal ourselves and then the work we go do to help heal our world. Spiritual Habits Group Program – Find Solid Ground In Shaky Times: Join Eric in this virtual, live group program to learn powerful Spiritual Habits to help you access your own deep wisdom and calm steadiness – even when the world feels upside down. Click here to learn more and sign up. Enrollment is open now through Sunday, July 19th, 2020But wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, Justin Michael Williams and I Discuss Meditation and Activism and…His new book, Stay Woke: A Meditation Guide for the Rest of UsThe role, place, and importance of inner work and outer workThat out of all the healing modalities he’s tried, meditation has had the biggest impact on his lifeHow it’s not always our thoughts that create our realityThat awareness calls us to get up off of our meditation cushion and take actionThat the real reason we meditate is to become more aliveThat we meditate not to disconnect but to reconnectThat actions create our worldThe two things that co-create our reality: What happens to us and our reaction to it That privilege isn’t about what you’ve gone through, it’s about what you haven’t had to go throughDe-colonizing the oppression that lives within us and de-colonizing the external structures that hold us back in the worldCalling people forward vs calling people outHow we can’t shame people into long term changeThe type of meditation he teaches: Freedom MeditationThat the guru is within youJustin Michael Williams Links:justinmichaelwilliams.comTwitterInstagramFacebookIndeed: Helps you find high impact hires, faster, without any long term contracts and you pay only for what you need. Get started with a free $75 credit for your first job post and get in front of more quality candidates by going to www.indeed.com/wolf Calm App: The app designed to help you ease stress and get the best sleep of your life through meditations and sleep stories. Join the 85 million people around the world who use Calm to get better sleep. Get 40% off a Calm Premium Subscription (a limited time offer!) by going to www.calm.com/wolfIf you enjoyed this conversation with Justin Michael Williams on Meditation and Activism, you might also enjoy these other episodes:Austin Channing BrownJamia WilsonJeff Warren

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  • 07.07.2020
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    342: Ellen Bass on the Power of Poetry

    Ellen Bass is a poet, non-fiction author, and teacher. She is the author of many collections and books including Like a Beggar, The Human Line, and Mules of Love. Ellen’s poems also appear frequently in The New Yorker, American Poetry Review, and many other journals. She’s been awarded three Pushcart Prizes, The Lambda Literary Award, The Pablo Neruda Prize, and The New Letters Prize. Ellen also teaches in the MFA Writing Program at Pacific University. Her newest collection of poetry is entitled Indigo. This is Ellen’s second time as a guest on the show.In this episode, Ellen and Eric discuss the power of poetry – how it can change us and deepen our experience of and attention to the world around us. Ellen reads some of her incredibly beautiful poetry and as a result, we are indeed changed.Spiritual Habits Group Program – Find Solid Ground In Shaky Times: Join Eric in this virtual, live group program to learn powerful Spiritual Habits to help you access your own deep wisdom and calm steadiness – even when the world feels upside down. Click here to learn more and sign up. Enrollment is open now through Sunday, July 19th, 2020Need help with completing your goals in 2020? The One You Feed Transformation Program can help you accomplish your goals this year.But wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, Ellen Bass and I Discuss the Power of Poetry and…Her new book of poetry, IndigoHow gratitude and love help her combat fearHer practice as a poet is to take suffering and make artThe poem that took her 12 years to writeThat worthwhile things are hard to do – even for expertsWanting to be changed after writing or reading a poemHer poem, Taking My Old Dog Out To Pee Before BedHer poem, EnoughWhat she thinks about when she hears someone else read her poetry as well as how poetry is to be read and heard “out loud”Her poem, The Long RecoveryTrying not to resist the life we have and instead, hurl ourself more deeply into itGreat poets and their poetry teach us to observe the world more closely and see it as sacred and beautifulHer poem, Any Common DesolationEllen Bass Links:ellenbass.comTwitterInstagramFacebookAshford University: Their online bachelor’s and master’s degrees allow you to learn on a convenient and flexible schedule. There’s no fee to apply and no standardized testing to enroll. Go to ashford.edu/wolf Athletic Greens: The all in one daily drink to get daily nutritional needs, support better health and peak performance. Visit www.athleticgreens.com/feed to get 20 free daily travel packs with your first purchase. Daily Harvest: Delivers absolutely delicious organic, carefully sourced, chef-created fruit and veggie smoothies, soups, overnight oats, bowls, and more. To get $25 off your first box go to www.dailyharvest.com and enter promo code FEEDIf you enjoyed this conversation with Ellen Bass on the power of poetry, you might also enjoy these other episodes:Ellen Bass (2018 Interview)Marilyn Nelson

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  • 30.06.2020
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    341: Lisa Mosconi on Eating for Brain Health

    Lisa Mosconi holds a PhD degree in Neuroscience and Nuclear Medicine and is a certified Integrative Nutritionist and holistic healthcare practitioner. At Weil Cornel Medical College in New York, she is the Director of the Women’s Brain Initiative in the Department of Neurology, Associate Director of the Alzheimer’s Prevention Clinic, and Associate Professor of Neuroscience in Neurology and Radiology. She has published over 100 peer-reviewed papers in prestigious medical journals and is the author of 2 books, both of which she and Eric discuss in this episode: Brain Food: The Surprising Science of Eating for Cognitive Power and The XX Brain: The Groundbreaking Science Empowering Women To Maximize Cognitive Health and Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease.Spiritual Habits Group Program - Find Solid Ground In Shaky Times:Join Eric in this virtual, live group program to learn powerful Spiritual Habits to help you access your own deep wisdom and calm steadiness - even when the world feels upside down. Click here to learn more and sign up. Enrollment is open now through Sunday, July 19th, 2020Need help with completing your goals in 2020? The One You Feed Transformation Program can help you accomplish your goals this year.But wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, Lisa Mosconi and I Discuss the Eating for Brain Health and…Her books, Brain Food: The Surprising Science of Eating for Cognitive Power and The XX Brain: The Groundbreaking Science Empowering Women To Maximize Cognitive Health and Prevent Alzheimer’s DiseaseHow the foods we eat contribute to our brain healthNeuronutrition: the science of how to nourish our brain via the foods we eatHow in our health, genes load the gun but lifestyle pulls the triggerFoods you eat have an almost immediate impact on the health and function of your brainThe damage that results to your brain from eating a Western dietThe brain health benefits of a Mediterranean dietThe importance of drinking water – especially to support your brainThat the human brain is 80% water and therefore is very sensitive to dehydrationThe most important foods and nutrients for brain healthThe beneficial role in the brain of Omega 3 fatty acids in addition to antioxidantsNutritional benefit of whole foods vs supplementsDetrimental nature of regular consumption of processed foodThat health should not be a privilege of the wealthyThe energy production and protective roles of estrogen in the brainThe unique properties of women’s health and women’s brainsHow to reduce your risk of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia through the foods you eatWhat women can do to support their brains The detrimental nature of chronic stress on women’s brainsLisa Mosconi Links:lisamosconi.comTwitterInstagramSeed: Scientifically validated, next-generation probiotics. Their mission: to bring much-needed precision, efficacy, and education to the global probiotics market. Go to www.seed.com/wolf or use promo code WOLF for 15% off your first month of The Daily Symbiotic.Talkspace: the online therapy company that lets you connect with a licensed therapist from anywhere at any time. Therapy on demand. Non-judgemental, practical help when you need it at a fraction of the cost of traditional therapy. Visit www.talkspace.com and enter Promo Code: WOLF to get $100 off your first month.Grammarly: The digital writing tool that you can rely on to get your message across clearly, effectively, and correctly. It works where you work: in Gmail, Google Docs, Slack and many other platforms. Get 20% off Grammarly Premium when you sign up at www.grammarly.com/feedIf you enjoyed this conversation with Lisa Mosconi on Eating for Brain Health, you might also enjoy these other episodes:Lisa Feldman BarrettFlorence Williams

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  • 24.06.2020
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    340: Jamia Wilson on Allyship and Activism

    Jamia Wilson is a feminist activist, writer, and speaker. As director of the Feminist Press at the City University of New York and the former VP of programs at the Women’s Media Center, Jamia has been a leading voice on women’s rights issues for over a decade. Her work has appeared in numerous outlets, including the New York Times, the Today Show, CNN, Elle, BBC, Rookie, Refinery 29, Glamour, Teen Vogue, and The Washington Post. She is the author of Young, Gifted, and Black, the introduction and oral history in Together We Rise: Behind the Scenes at the Protest Heard Around the World, Step Into Your Power: 23 Lessons on How to Live Your Best Life, ABC’s of AOC, and the co-author of Road Map for Revolutionaries: Resistance, Advocacy, and Activism for All.In this episode, Jamia and Eric discuss many aspects of how we can work to develop a deeper understanding of one another, specifically in the realm of racism. Through a path that involves deep listening, allyship and activism, we can find our way to a better world together.The wisdom and practice of self-compassion is a foundational principle that Eric teaches and helps his private clients learn to apply through the 1-on-1 Spiritual Habits Program. To learn more about this program, click here.Need help with completing your goals in 2020? The One You Feed Transformation Program can help you accomplish your goals this year.But wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, Jamia Wilson and I discuss Allyship, Activism, and…Her book, Road Map for Revolutionaries: Resistance, Advocacy, and Activism for AllHow to disagree with people and get comfortable with conflictHer experience with racismWhen it can be a mistake to give people the benefit of the doubtThe way your lived experience can impact your worldviewWhite AllyshipDeep ListeningThe importance of involving the people closest to the problem when finding a solutionWhite fragilityThe processes of learning and unlearning as lifelong processesRecognizing that we can have privilege in some areas and not in othersA beginners guide to White AllyshipSimple steps to take for local activismJamia Wilson Links:jamiawilson.comTwitterInstagramFacebookAthletic Greens: The all in one daily drink to get daily nutritional needs, support better health and peak performance. Visit www.athleticgreens.com/feed to get 20 free daily travel packs with your first purchase.Best Fiends: Engage your brain and play a game of puzzles with Best Fiends. Download for free on the Apple App Store or Google Play.SimpliSafe: Get comprehensive protection for your entire home with security cameras, alarms, sensors as well as fire, water, and carbon monoxide alerts. Visit simplisafe.com/wolf for free shipping and a 60-day money-back guarantee.If you enjoyed this conversation with Jamia Wilson on Allyship and Activism, you might also enjoy these other episodes:Ruth KingAustin Channing Brown

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  • 23.06.2020
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    339: James Gordon on Healing Trauma

    Dr. James Gordon is an American author and psychiatrist known for mind-body medicine. Dr. Gordon is internationally recognized for using self-awareness, self-care, and group support to heal population-wide psychological trauma. He is the founder and executive director of The Center for Mind-Body Medicine as well as the director of Mind Body Studies and clinical professor at Georgetown Medical School at Georgetown University. In this episode, he and Eric discuss his book, The Transformation: Discovering Wholeness and Healing After Trauma.Click here to schedule a free 30-minute intro coaching call with Eric to see if working 1-on-1 with him is a fit for you to help you build habits that ground and support you in these times of uncertainty. But wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, Dr. James Gordon and I Discuss Healing Trauma and…His book, The Transformation: Discovering Wholeness and Healing After TraumaThe two common and dangerous misconceptions about psychological traumaThat trauma comes to everyone sooner or laterHow everyone can access the path to healing after traumaPost Traumatic TransformationThe antidote to the fight or flight responseWays to experience your own ability to shift feelings of anxiety to calmThe best time to start healing traumaHow to heal population-wide psychological traumaHis wartime work of healing traumaMind-body medicineTechniques and expressive meditation for healing traumaThe role of drawing in dealing with traumaThe wise guide technique for accessing wisdom and healing traumaDr. James Gordon Links:The Center for Mind Body MedicineTwitterInstagramFacebookSkillshare is an online learning community that helps you get better on your creative journey. They have thousands of inspiring classes for creative and curious people. Get 2 FREE months of premium membership at www.skillshare.com/feed If you enjoyed this conversation with Dr. James Gordon on Healing Trauma, you might also enjoy these other episodes:Judith BlackstoneDr. Jon Mills

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  • 10.07.2020
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    338: Ruth King on Healing Racism (Re-release)

    We’re re-releasing another episode this week as we continue to be in the midst of a crisis point of racial injustice here in the United States. Ruth King is another leading voice on this important issue and we hope that you find wisdom and healing in her words.We hope you’ll take some time to pause, listen to what she has to say, and consider the ways in which you might take some action to further healing and justice at whatever scope and scale you are able. To that end, we’ve created a small resource guide to point you in a few directions that we think might be helpful as you look to further educate yourself on what action steps to take. Donate to or get involved with:Southern Poverty Law Center- The Southern Poverty Law Center is dedicated to fighting hate and bigotry and to seeking justice for the most vulnerable members of our society. Using litigation, education, and other forms of advocacy, the SPLC works toward the day when the ideals of equal justice and equal opportunity will be a reality. https://www.splcenter.org/ NAACP Legal Defense Fund- The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. is America’s premier legal organization fighting for racial justice. Through litigation, advocacy, and public education, LDF seeks structural changes to expand democracy, eliminate disparities, and achieve racial justice in a society that fulfills the promise of equality for all Americans. https://www.naacpldf.org/Campaign Zero- Funds donated to Campaign Zero support the analysis of policing practices across the country, research to identify effective solutions to end police violence, technical assistance to organizers leading police accountability campaigns and the development of model legislation and advocacy to end police violence nationwide. https://www.joincampaignzero.org/Ideas of other ways to get involved:Sign the petition for George Floyd- Yes millions have signed and so can you.- https://www.change.org/p/mayor-jacob-frey-justice-for-george-floydI found this to be a great article that had lot’s of action to take- 75 Things White People Can Do for Racial JusticeSo many of the changes we need to see regarding police brutality have to happen at the local level. That is good news because it’s easier to get involved and have more impact. This page has Campaign Zero’s list of issues by city and state:There are so many books out there but here are some books that come highly recommended:“White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk about Racism” by Robin DiAngelo“How to Be an Antiracist” by Ibram X. Kendi“Biased: Uncovering the Hidden Prejudice That Shapes What We See, Think, and Do” by Jennifer L. Eberhardt “Raising White Kids” by Jennifer Harvey “So You Want to Talk About Race” by Ijeoma Oluo “The Black and the Blue: A Cop Reveals the Crimes, Racism, and Injustice in America’s Law Enforcement” by Matthew Horace and Ron Harris “The Fire Next Time” by James Baldwin“Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race” by Reni Eddo-Lodge“They Can’t Kill Us All: Ferguson, Baltimore, And A New Era In America’s Racial Justice Movement” by Wesley Lowery“The Third Reconstruction: How a Moral Movement Is Overcoming the Politics of Division and Fear” by Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove and William Barber II“Between the World and Me” by Ta-Nehisi Coates“Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You” by Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi“The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness” by Michelle AlexanderThe End of Policing- Alex S. Vitale (free book)In This Interview, Ruth King and I Discuss Healing Racism and …Her book, Mindful of Race: Transforming Racism From The Inside OutThe value of being curious about the good and bad wolves inside of usRacism being a heart disease that is curableHer open heart surgery at the age of 27Rage being an exit routeRage being energy moving through the bodyHabitual patterns of racism being a layer on top of the real issue that we can’t tolerate – they are defense mechanismsRacial affinity groups6 hindrancesThe structure of racismRacism vs PrejudiceRacist vs RacismUnderstanding our own experience with racism and talking about itWhat it’s like to be “membered”Individual vs group identityDiversity within the body of colorRuth King LinksRuthking.netFacebookDaily Harvest: Delivers absolutely delicious organic, carefully sourced, chef-created fruit and veggie smoothies, soups, overnight oats, bowls, and more. To get $25 off your first box go to www.dailyharvest.com and enter promo code FEEDBeachbody On Demand: Workout at home with this easy to use streaming service with over 1300 super effective workouts suited for anybody at any time. Listeners of the show can get a free trial membership when you text WOLF to the number 303030. But wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!

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    337: Austin Channing Brown on Racial Justice (Re-Release)

    Austin Channing Brown is a writer, speaker, and practitioner who helps schools, nonprofits, and religious organizations practice genuine inclusion. She is passionate about the advancement of racial justice and reconciliation and her words will most certainly move you to action. In her work, she shares her experiences as a black woman who “navigates whiteness on a regular basis”. After listening to this interview and reading her book, your mind and heart will be broadened towards understanding and inclusion – regardless of where you are on that spectrum today. We’re re-releasing this episode because as we’re in the midst of a crisis point of racial injustice here in the United States, Austin Channing Brown is a leading voice on racial justice and her wisdom and perspective can benefit us all. We hope you’ll take some time to pause, listen to what she has to say, and consider the ways in which you might take some action to further healing and justice at whatever scope and scale you are able. To that end, we’ve created a small resource guide to point you in a few directions that we think might be helpful as you look to further educate yourself on what action steps to take. Donate to or get involved with:Southern Poverty Law Center- The Southern Poverty Law Center is dedicated to fighting hate and bigotry and to seeking justice for the most vulnerable members of our society. Using litigation, education, and other forms of advocacy, the SPLC works toward the day when the ideals of equal justice and equal opportunity will be a reality. https://www.splcenter.orgNAACP Legal Defense Fund- –https://www.naacpldf.org/– The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. is America’s premier legal organization fighting for racial justice. Through litigation, advocacy, and public education, LDF seeks structural changes to expand democracy, eliminate disparities, and achieve racial justice in a society that fulfills the promise of equality for all Americans. Campaign Zero- https://www.joincampaignzero.org/– Funds donated to Campaign Zero support the analysis of policing practices across the country, research to identify effective solutions to end police violence, technical assistance to organizers leading police accountability campaigns and the development of model legislation and advocacy to end police violence nationwide.Ideas of other ways to get involved:Sign the petition for George Floyd- Yes millions have signed and so can you.75 Things White People Can Do for Racial JusticeSo many of the changes we need to see regarding police brutality have to happen at the local level. That is good news because it’s easier to get involved and have moe impact. This page has Campaign Zero’s list of issues by city and state:There are so many books out there but here are some books that come highly recommended:“White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk about Racism” by Robin DiAngelo“How to Be an Antiracist” by Ibram X. Kendi“Biased: Uncovering the Hidden Prejudice That Shapes What We See, Think, and Do” by Jennifer L. Eberhardt “Raising White Kids” by Jennifer Harvey “So You Want to Talk About Race” by Ijeoma Oluo “The Black and the Blue: A Cop Reveals the Crimes, Racism, and Injustice in America’s Law Enforcement” by Matthew Horace and Ron Harris “The Fire Next Time” by James Baldwin“Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race” by Reni Eddo-Lodge“They Can’t Kill Us All: Ferguson, Baltimore, And A New Era In America’s Racial Justice Movement” by Wesley Lowery“The Third Reconstruction: How a Moral Movement Is Overcoming the Politics of Division and Fear” by Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove and William Barber II“Between the World and Me” by Ta-Nehisi Coates“Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You” by Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi“The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness” by Michelle AlexanderIn This Interview, Austin Channing Brown and I Discuss Racial Justice and…Her book, I’m Still Here: Black Dignity in A World Made for WhitenessThe importance and value of angerHow we can fight the monsters without becoming the monstersThat anger reveals something is wrongWhite fragility – sadness and angerNaming the things that can come in the way of a discussion, before the discussion happensRealising racial biasTransformation comes after a moment of realizationThe idea of “whiteness being normal”Books to read to gain an understanding of racial injusticeDisunity in ChristWhy Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?: And Other Conversations About RaceHow to look for opportunities to talk with others about topics of racial injusticeCheck out “Be the Bridge”The white confessional being a shortcut to true reconciliationSkipping the confessional story and moving straight to the action step you’ll take nextWhat reconciliation means to herRacial justice and reconciliationRadical ReconciliationHow reconciliation should revolutionize the relationships we have with each otherThe celebration of blackness that is throughout the bookCultural misappropriationAustin Channing Brown Linksaustinchanning.comFacebookTwitterDaily Harvest: Delivers absolutely delicious organic, carefully sourced, chef-created fruit and veggie smoothies, soups, overnight oats, bowls, and more. To get $25 off your first box go to www.dailyharvest.com and enter promo code FEEDTalkspace: the online therapy company that lets you connect with a licensed therapist from anywhere at any time. Therapy on demand. Non-judgemental, practical help when you need it at a fraction of the cost of traditional therapy. Visit www.talkspace.com and enter Promo Code: WOLF to get $100 off your first month.But wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!

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    336: Nir Eyal on Becoming Indistractable

    Nir Eyal is an author whose writing on technology, psychology, and business has appeared in the Harvard Business Review, The Atlantic, Psychology Today, and many other renowned publications. Previously, he taught as a Lecturer in Marketing at the Stanford Graduate School of Business and Design School. In this episode, Nir and Eric discuss his new book, Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life. You can find all of the most up to date crisis help & support resources that Eric is making available through The One You Feed by going to www.oneyoufeed.net/helpThe wisdom and practice of self-compassion is a foundational principle that Eric teaches and helps his private clients learn to apply through the 1-on-1 Spiritual Habits Program. To learn more about this program, click here.Need help with completing your goals in 2020? The One You Feed Transformation Program can help you accomplish your goals this year.But wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, Nir Eyal and I discuss Becoming Indistractable and…His book, Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your LifeHow what we pay attention to determines our quality of lifeThe importance of being in control of how you spend your time and attention in lifeWhen it comes to being distracted, there are the blamers, the shamers, and the claimersThat the root cause of distraction is uncomfortable sensationsTime management is pain managementHow you can’t stop emotions but you can respond to themThe 4 key steps of becoming indistractableTraction and Dis-tractionHow anything can become a distractionThat you can’t call something a distraction unless you know what you are distracted fromThe tyranny of the to-do listDeciding with intent when you’re going to do somethingTimeboxingMastering our internal triggers: Learning to work with our uncomfortable emotionsThe 3 reasons we get distractedThe antidote to impulsive behaviorUsing an identity to help us become indistractableNir Eyal Links:nirandfar.com; FREE Schedule MakerTwitterInstagramFacebookBest Fiends: Engage your brain and play a game of puzzles with Best Fiends. Download for free on the Apple App Store or Google Play. SimpliSafe: Get comprehensive protection for your entire home with security cameras, alarms, sensors as well as fire, water, and carbon monoxide alerts. Visit simplisafe.com/wolf for free shipping and a 60-day money-back guarantee.Seed: Scientifically validated, next-generation probiotics. Their mission: to bring much-needed precision, efficacy, and education to the global probiotics market. Go to www.seed.com/wolf or use promo code WOLF for 15% off your first month of The Daily Symbiotic.If you enjoyed this conversation with Nir Eyal on the Becoming Indistractible, you might also enjoy these other episodes:Chris BaileyJames Clear Part 1James Clear Part 2

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    335: Laura McKowen on the Magic of Being Sober

    Laura McKowen is an author, award winning blogger and host of Spiritualish, a show that provides an irreverent take on self help. She has been featured on WebMD, the New York Post, Bravo, the Today Show, and more. Laura also hosts sold out retreats and courses teaching people to say Yes to a bigger life. In this episode, she and Eric discuss her newest book, “We are the Luckiest, the Surprising Magic of a Sober Lfie”You can find all of the most up to date crisis help & support resources that Eric is making available through The One You Feed by going to www.oneyoufeed.net/helpThe wisdom and practice of self-compassion is a foundational principle that Eric teaches and helps his private clients learn to apply through the 1-on-1 Spiritual Habits Program. To learn more about this program, click here.Need help with completing your goals in 2020? The One You Feed Transformation Program can help you accomplish your goals this year.But wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, Laura McKowen and I Discuss the Magic of Being Sober and…Her book, We Are the Luckiest: The Surprising Magic of a Sober LifeAddiction isn’t about will power or being badHow we as humans are “magnificent monsters” in that we all have light and dark inside of usBeing in a liminal space is where transformation takes place. Looking at challenging times and asking “What is this trying to teach me?”Embracing the mystery of not knowingHow addiction demands everythingHaving a “split mind” – the conflict of wanting to drink and knowing that you shouldn’tThe cognitive dissonance between who we think we are and what we’re doingBeing afraid of how you’ll feel when you’re not drinkingUnderstanding that sobriety gets better, then it gets worse, then it’s differentHer experience with AA and the positive and negative aspects of this recovery programThe importance of dealing with the physical body in recoveryThe fear of “aloneness” and not having a home within ourselves Dealing with the ongoing struggle and need to be fixed or saved by someoneLearning to not being afraid of herself and starting to build self esteem and dignityLaura McKowen Links:lauramckowen.comTwitterInstagramFacebookGrammarly: The digital writing tool that you can rely on to get your message across clearly, effectively, and correctly. It works where you work: in Gmail, Google Docs, Slack and many other platforms. Get 20% off Grammarly Premium when you sign up at www.grammarly.com/feedCryo-freeze CBD Roll-On by Omax Health: Quick, effective, and long-lasting relief from joint and muscle aches and pains. Enter promo code WOLF to get 20% off and free shipping of any Omax Health product at www.omaxhealth.comIf you enjoyed this conversation with Laura McKowen on the Magic of Being Sober, you might also enjoy these other episodes:Catherine GrayMishka ShubalyAnna David

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    334: Scott Barry Kaufman on Living a Transcendent Life

    Scott Barry Kaufman is a cognitive scientist interested in the development of intelligence, creativity, and personality. He applies a variety of perspectives to come to a richer understanding and appreciation of all kinds of minds and ways of achieving greatness. In this episode, he and Eric discuss his book, Transcend: The New Science of Self Actualization. They discuss many ways in which we can go beyond coping and, instead, set our sights a bit higher to thrive in our day to day life, regardless of the circumstances. Scott Barry Kaufman shows us how the ordinary life is always, at its heart, the extraordinary life.You can find all of the most up to date crisis help & support resources that Eric is making available through The One You Feed by going to www.oneyoufeed.net/helpThe wisdom and practice of self-compassion is a foundational principle that Eric teaches and helps his private clients learn to apply through the 1-on-1 Spiritual Habits Program. To learn more about this program, click here.But wait - there's more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It's that simple and we'll give you good stuff as a thank you! In This Interview, Scott Barry Kaufman and I discuss Living a Transcendent Life and…His book, Transcend: The New Science of Self ActualizationThat the way you frame a question can influence how you feelHow to take the leap towards growth so that your focus is no longer on simply copingThe idea of spending our days in transcendent ways What it means to copeThe detrimental path of Experiential Avoidance The importance of integrating everything that’s happening right now within yourselfHow to view your personal growth opportunities while others are sufferingThe difference between those who are creative amidst uncertainty and those who struggle to be creative in the same conditionsBeing open to embracing new experiences by letting go of the need for controlGoing right to the heart of the fears that you have so that you can make peace with themThat we don’t grow all at once and in a linear wayScott Barry Kaufman Links:scottbarrykaufmanTwitterFacebookYouTube Channel“Demons on the Boat” VideoDaily Harvest: Delivers absolutely delicious organic, carefully sourced, chef-created fruit and veggie smoothies, soups, overnight oats, bowls, and more. To get $25 off your first box go to www.dailyharvest.com and enter promo code FEEDSkillshare is an online learning community that helps you get better on your creative journey. They have thousands of inspiring classes for creative and curious people. Get 2 FREE months of premium membership at www.skillshare.com/feed Best Fiends: Engage your brain and play a game of puzzles with Best Fiends. Download for free on the Apple App Store or Google Play. If you enjoyed this conversation with Scott Barry Kaufman on Living a Transcendent Life, you might also enjoy these episodes:Mark NepoLinda Graham

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    333: Sue Monk Kidd on The Longings of Our Heart

    Sue Monk Kidd was raised in the small town of Sylvester, Georgia, a place that deeply influenced the writing of her first novel, The Secret Life of Bees. Her 1990 book, When the Heart Waits, has become a touchstone on contemplative spirituality. Sue serves on the Writers Council for Poets & Writers, Inc and is well known for her work in feminist theology. Her new book is a novel called, The Book of Longings. You can find all of the most up to date crisis help & support resources that Eric is making available through The One You Feed by going to www.oneyoufeed.net/helpFor a free video in which Eric teaches you 3 perspectives you can take to help you navigate these challenging times, go to www.spiritualhabits.netNeed help with completing your goals in 2020? The One You Feed Transformation Program can help you accomplish your goals this year.But wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, Sue Monk Kidd and I discuss Longings of our Heart and…Her book, The Book of LongingsThat what you pay attention to will either devour you or save you because we become what we pay attention toThe particular genius that dwells in every personHow she first decided that she wanted to write fiction when she was in her 40sAsking the prayer that’s at the bottom of your heartHow being visible and being audible in the world is a choice to express the largeness that’s inside each of usThat we can nurture the largeness in another person, even if the largeness is inconvenient for usGod as an essence that lives everywhere, the being-ness in our midstThe many ways we conceptualize and thereby connect with GodWhy suffering results in increased kindness in some while it hardens othersThe role of vulnerability in our personal growthWhen her therapist told her that the pain won’t kill you but the running from it might.What it means to “let life be” when both beautiful and terrible things happenRadical acceptanceHow the path to healing is right through the woundFacing our pain so our soul can metabolize it and we can move through it and move onWhat it means to be a mother beyond having actual childrenThe middle places in life where the waiting and the work happensHer writing processThe silence beneath her wordsHer life as a prayerHow letting go is not a one-time thingThat life is like a spiralSue Monk Kidd Links:SueMonkKidd.comTwitterFacebookInstagramTalkspace: the online therapy company that lets you connect with a licensed therapist from anywhere at any time. Therapy on demand. Non-judgemental, practical help when you need it at a fraction of the cost of traditional therapy. Visit www.talkspace.com and enter Promo Code: WOLF to get $100 off your first month.SimpliSafe: Get comprehensive protection for your entire home with security cameras, alarms, sensors as well as fire, water, and carbon monoxide alerts. Visit simplisafe.com/wolf for free shipping and a 60-day risk-free trial.If you enjoyed this conversation with Sue Monk Kidd on the Longings of our Heart, you might also enjoy these other episodes:Parker J. PalmerTara Brach

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    332: Henry Shukman on Paths of Spiritual Awakening

    Henry Shukman is a poet, writer, and Associate Zen Master who lives in New Mexico where he teaches at Mountain Cloud Zen Center. He has published eight books to date of fiction, poetry, and non-fiction. He writes regularly for Tricycle, The New York Times, and other publications. In this episode, Eric and Henry discuss his beautifully written book, One Blade of Grass: Finding the Old Road of the Heart, a Zen Memoir.You can find all of the most up to date crisis help & support resources that Eric is making available through The One You Feed by going to www.oneyoufeed.net/helpThe wisdom and practice of self-compassion is a foundational principle that Eric teaches and helps his private clients learn to apply through the 1-on-1 Spiritual Habits Program. To learn more about this program, click here.Need help with completing your goals in 2020? The One You Feed Transformation Program can help you accomplish your goals this year.But wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, Henry Shukman and I discuss Paths of Spiritual Awakening and…His book, One Blade of Grass: Finding the Old Road of the Heart, a Zen MemoirHow to work with the 3 poisons that we all have: Greed, Ill Will, DelusionOpening up to pain (rather than turning away from it) so that we can healHis experience with dysthymia The awakening experiences he has had in his lifeLearning how to be with his pain and wounds in order to healA major myth of meditationHow he knew he was ready to work with a spiritual teacherHis realization that awakening experiences are doorways and we must then step onto the paths they open up to in order to continue our spiritual growthThe value of community in spiritual growthThe trouble with thinking you have to do things aloneDiscovering for ourselves the deep experience of the ordinary moments of our livesThe wisdom of cherishing the normal and finding beauty in ordinary thingsPoetry as the practice of paying very close attention to thingsThe different levels of loveHenry Shukman Links:Mountaincloudzencenter.comFacebookSeed: Scientifically validated, next-generation probiotics. Their mission: to bring much-needed precision, efficacy, and education to the global probiotics market. Go to www.seed.com/wolf or use promo code WOLF for 15% off your first month of The Daily Symbiotic.Clean Cult: Makes effective cleaners with non-toxic ingredients you recognize and packaging that’s landfill-free. To get 25% off your first customized starter kit go to www.cleancult.com/wolf (this offer is good through May 30th, 2020)Best Fiends: Engage your brain and play a game of puzzles with Best Fiends. Download for free on the Apple App Store or Google Play. If you enjoyed this conversation with Henry Shukman on Paths to Spiritual Awakening you might also enjoy these other episodes:Loch KellyRyan OelkeNorman Fischer

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    331: Special Episode: Tips for Living in Close Quarters

    Many of us are staying at home right now because of the COVID-19 pandemic and if you live with people, chances are you have had moments of feeling irritated, frustrated, or annoyed as a result of being cooped up in close quarters together. This special episode has all-new interviews with 5 previous guests of the show, each offering you tips to help you navigate the difficult feelings and situations that come with spending so much time at home with loved ones. The guests of this special episode are Susan Piver, Lodro Rinzler, Rosalind Wiseman, Ralph De La Rosa, Rick HansonYou can find all of the most up to date crisis help & support resources that Eric is making available through The One You Feed by going to www.oneyoufeed.net/helpYou can also access a free video in which Eric teaches you 3 perspectives you can take to help you navigate these challenging times by going to www.spiritualhabits.netIn This Episode, We discuss Tips for Living in Close Quarters and…That we are all subject to unbidden moods in these circumstancesHow to grow closer through experiencing the ups and downs togetherResisting the urge to solve the “problem” of difficult feelingsTo be with each other we need to be comfortable being with ourselvesStrategies to help you avoid snapping at your loved ones Turning towards your feelings rather than your thoughts How we’re face to face with our own minds right nowFeeling what we feel without judgment and without a storylineWhat to do when you feel highly triggered The simple question we can ask ourselves before acting on a feelingWhat to do to prepare before having a difficult conversation with someone you live withHow humor can helpWays to cultivate a warmer heartThat listening is being prepared to be changed by what you hearA helpful structure for family or household meetingsHow we can prepare for difficult emotional experiencesTaking ownership of our own emotionsHow to relate to our irritationRemembering the people you live with are suffering, tooThe phrase, “Like me, you, too, ____”How to reduce the way we take things personallyThe neuroscience of why tuning into internal bodily sensations worksBeachbody On Demand: Workout at home with this easy to use streaming service with over 1300 super effective workouts suited for anybody at any time. Listeners of the show can get a free trial membership when you text WOLF to the number 303030. Clean Cult: Makes effective cleaners with non-toxic ingredients you recognize and packaging that’s landfill-free. To get 25% off your first customized starter kit go to www.cleancult.com/wolf (this offer is good through May 30th, 2020)Laurel Springs: An accredited online private school for students K-12. Personalize the learning program and learning schedule for your unique child with Laurel Springs’ diverse and enriched curriculum. Register your child at www.laurelsprings.com/wolf and receive a waived registration fee.Links to Other Episodes:Susan PiverLodro RinzlerRosalind Wiseman; ‘Rosalind’s “Tiny Habits:Ralph De La RosaRick Hanson

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    330: Dr. Christian Conte on Radical Anger Management

    Dr. Christian Conte is one of the country’s most accomplished mental health specialists in the field of anger and emotional management. He specializes in working in the prison system with people convicted of violent crimes. In this episode, he and Eric discuss his book, Walking Through Anger: A New Design for Confronting Conflict in an Emotionally Charged World. If this conversation about radical anger management rubs you the wrong way in the beginning, we invite you to get curious about your reaction and stay with the conversation – you may feel and think differently by the end of the episode.You can find all of the most up to date crisis help & support resources that Eric is making available through The One You Feed by going to www.oneyoufeed.net/helpThe wisdom and practice of self-compassion is a foundational principle that Eric teaches and helps his private clients learn to apply through the 1-on-1 Spiritual Habits Program. To learn more about this program, click here.Need help with completing your goals in 2020? The One You Feed Transformation Program can help you accomplish your goals this year.But wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, Christian Conte and I discuss Radical Anger Management and…His book, Walking Through Anger: A New Design for Confronting Conflict in an Emotionally Charged WorldWorking with our own anger The relationship between our ego and our angerAnger managementThat our expectations influence our experience of the worldHindsight biasHow anger is a wonderful motivatorThat if we loosen our grip on being right, we can humble ourselves to receive other perspectivesThe metaphor of only being able to see one side of the boxSwitching to a position of curiosity That certainty is an emotion, not a cognitionLeading humility and curiosity lessens the intensity of a situationBy saying, “here’s what I’m seeing, please teach me about what you’re seeing”, you can change the energy of the conversationHow we can drain our own limbic system in the midst of feeling angryWhat it means that our mind wants to match our bodyWhy he recommends that we go to bed angry (instead of following the old adage that says otherwise)That when we understand something intellectually, we think we’ve mastered putting it into practice in our livesThat extreme language produces extreme emotionsHow we’re not disturbed by things – we’re disturbed by our view of thingsThat certainty is at the heart of a lot of angerDr. Christian Conte Links:drchristianconte.comFacebookTwitterYouTubeGrammarly: The digital writing tool that you can rely on to get your message across clearly, effectively, and correctly. It works where you work: in Gmail, Google Docs, Slack and many other platforms. Get 20% off Grammarly Premium when you sign up at www.grammarly.com/feedClean Cult: Makes effective cleaners with non-toxic ingredients you recognize and packaging that’s landfill-free. To get 25% off your first customized starter kit go to www.cleancult.com/wolf (this offer is good through May 30th, 2020)Cryo-freeze CBD Roll-On by Omax Health: Quick, effective, and long-lasting relief from joint and muscle aches and pains. Enter promo code WOLF to get 20% off and free shipping of any Omax Health product at www.omaxhealth.comIf you enjoyed this conversation with Dr. Christian Conte on Radical Anger Management, you might also enjoy these other episodes:Special Episode: How to Work with AngerLiz FosslienHilary Jacobs Hendel

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    329: Mini Episode: Allowing Yourself to Feel Everything and Post Traumatic Growth

    You can find all of the most up to date crisis help & support resources that Eric is making available through The One You Feed by going to www.oneyoufeed.net/helpIn this mini episode, Eric shares helpful advice and many suggestions on how to deal with strong emotions during this global pandemic. He also offers a hopeful message about the personal growth that can come from such challenges.Allow yourself to be where you areLower your expectations if you need toBe kinder to yourself and practice self compassion (see Kristin Neff episode)Journaling can be a helpful practicePost traumatic growth - turning adversity into something betterAllowing ourselves to explore thoughts and feelings can help not only cope, but create meaning in our lives7 areas of growth that can come from adversityThe importance of routine and structure in our days

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    329: Mark Nepo on Connecting to What Matters

    Mark Nepo is a poet, philosopher and cancer survivor who has taught in the fields of poetry, health, and spirituality for 40 years. Mark is a New York Times #1 selling author who has published numerous books and audio projects. In this episode, Eric and Mark discuss his book, The Book of Soul: 52 Paths to Living What Matters. This episode is a tonic to the suffering that we are facing right now in the midst of a pandemic. This conversation offers some of the most liberating wisdom that, when connected to, releases us from the grip of fear so that we are living from a place of presence, peace, and connecting to what matters. You can find all of the most up to date crisis help & support resources that Eric is making available through The One You Feed by going to www.oneyoufeed.net/helpThe wisdom and practice of self-compassion is a foundational principle that Eric teaches and helps his private clients learn to apply through the 1-on-1 Spiritual Habits Program. To learn more about this program, click here.Need help with completing your goals in 2020? The One You Feed Transformation Program can help you accomplish your goals this year.But wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, Mark Nepo and I discuss Connecting to What Matters and…His new book, The Book of Soul: 52 Paths to Living What MattersThe value in cooperating, listening and working with things (rather than trying to bend them to our will)That “sin”, as literally translated, is the same as “opaque” or, “not seeing”That when we lose sight of the vastness to which we belong, succumbing to our narrow condition, we paint everything with the color of our troubleHow the surface of the ocean is what’s choppy and as we go down below the surface, we connect with the depth that is less tumultuous“Rightsizing” our perspective on troubles by putting them in a larger perspective of vastness and wholenessHow to move at the pace of what is real: synchronizing the moving pace of mind, heart, and body That the power of reading out loud is like the difference between reading sheet music and hearing it in our heads vs. actually playing the musicThat we meditate not to be great meditators, but to be clear vesselsHow we’ve become “addicted to the noise of things falling apart”That things are always simultaneously falling apart and coming togetherWe are challenged to honor what we’re going through while at the same time remembering that what we’re going through doesn’t define usAsking “What is actually happening?” so we might identify right actionWaiting for the cloud of fear to pass so that you can decipher what is actually dangerous How in the modern world we have catastrophized our relationship to the unknownThat the unknown can produce love and beauty just as it can produce difficulty and hardshipsThe truth that there is no “there”, there’s only “here”That often, when you can’t leave a difficult situation, you realize that everything you need is right hereThe menacing assumption that life is somewhere other than where we areThat out of fear, we make a god of survival. But without thriving, what’s the point?Mark Nepo Links:marknepo.comFacebookTwitterInstagramBeet Elite: Helps you to go further and longer when taken before your workout. www.livehuman.com/wolf to get 20% off your 1st purchaseSimpliSafe: Get comprehensive protection for your entire home with security cameras, alarms, sensors as well as fire, water, and carbon monoxide alerts. Visit simplisafe.com/wolf Free shipping and a 60-day risk-free trial.Skillshare is an online learning community that helps you get better on your creative journey. They have thousands of inspiring classes for creative and curious people. Get 2 FREE months of premium membership at www.skillshare.com/feed If you enjoyed this conversation with Mark Nepo on Connecting to What Matters,you might also enjoy these other episodes:Mark Nepo (2016 Interview)Lama Surya DasSharon Salzberg

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    328: Adreanna Limbach on Befriending our Difficult Feelings

    Adreanna Limbach is a head-teacher at MNDFL Meditation Studios in New York City. Adreanna’s work has been featured in the New York Times, Women’s Health, Refinery 29, and Yoga Journal. Her new book is, Tea and Cake with Demons: A Buddhist Guide to Feeling Worthy. In this episode, Adreanna and Eric talk about how to be more skillful in the ways in which we relate to our “demons” – in other words, how we can go about befriending difficult feelings. You can find all of the most up to date crisis help & support resources that Eric is making available through The One You Feed by going to www.oneyoufeed.net/helpThe wisdom and practice of self-compassion is a foundational principle that Eric teaches and helps his private clients learn to apply through the 1-on-1 Spiritual Habits Program. To learn more about this program, click here.Need help with completing your goals in 2020? The One You Feed Transformation Program can help you accomplish your goals this year.But wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, Adreanna Limbach and I discuss Befriending our Difficult Feelings and…Her book, Tea and Cake with Demons: A Buddhist Guide to Feeling WorthyHow difficult it was for her to write her bookHow hard it is to create anythingThe value of tenacityThe story her book is based onHow our demons, or difficult feelings, can be very personal but they all look a lot alikeThe unskillful ways that we deal with our difficult feelingsAsking our demons “what do you have to teach me?”How questions open things while answers shut them downIdentifying your “exit” when you’re feeling uncomfortable in your own skinThe 4 Noble Truths of BuddhismAdreanna Limbach Links:adreannalimbach.comFacebookInstagramSeed: Scientifically validated, next-generation probiotics. Their mission: to bring much-needed precision, efficacy, and education to the global probiotics market. Go to www.seed.com/wolf or use promo code WOLF for 15% off your first month of The Daily Symbiotic.

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    327: Special Episode: How to Work with Anger

    So many of us are feeling angry for a myriad of reasons amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. To help us better understand and work with our anger, Eric reached out to several previous guests of the show to ask them if they would be willing to talk with him for a special edition of The One You Feed Podcast about anger. They all generously agreed at a moment’s notice and this episode featuring 4 “mini-interviews” is the result. These are all new conversations with previous guests, Rick Hanson, Hilary Jacobs Hendel, Ruth King, and David Richo.You can find all of the most up to date crisis help & support resources that Eric is making available through The One You Feed by going to www.oneyoufeed.net/helpIn This Episode, We discuss How to Work with Anger and…That anger is a natural and normal responseUtilizing anger rather than letting anger utilize usHow anger can feel good in the moment but it corrodes over timeFinding peace when confronted with the truth of uncertaintyMindfully noticing and naming our angerAnger being triggered by perceived danger and it readies us for a fightThe danger of blocking our angerThat we feel anger as energy that wants to get outUsing fantasy to release the energy of anger When calm, making a list of “state-changers” for yourselfNoticing our coping strategies in the face of things we can’t controlThe critical choice of what to do with the energy of angerBeing informed by our anger instead of reacting out of itChanneling the energy in constructive ways rather than damaging waysGetting curious about what the anger is trying to tell us – rather than focusing on what it’s saying about other peopleGetting fiercely clear about rather than ablaze in the fire of our angerWhen we’re in the anger, we lose touch with how it’s impacting our bodiesSetting the intention of doing no harm That fear is often underneath angerNot acting out of anger because it can be abusiveLinks to Other Episodes:Rick HansonHilary Jacobs HendelRuth KingDavid Richo

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    326: Special Episode: Crisis Strategies for Mental and Emotional Health

    You can find all of the most up to date crisis help & support resources that Eric is making available through The One You Feed by going to www.oneyoufeed.net/helpAs the COVID-19 pandemic intensified earlier this week, Eric reached out to several previous guests of the show to ask them if they would be willing to talk with him for two special edition episodes of The One You Feed Podcast. They all generously agreed at a moment’s notice and this episode is the second of those two episodes. These mini-interviews are with 6 leaders in the realms of mental health and spirituality. Eric talks with each of them about how to deal with difficult thoughts and offers practical strategies for emotional health during these challenging times. These are all new conversations with previous guests, Parker Palmer, Mirabai Starr, Lewis Howes, Steven C. Hayes, Scott Stabile, and Sharon Salzberg.In This Special Episode, We discuss Strategies for Emotional Health and…Turning our attention to those who are vulnerable and need our helpThe connection between anxiety and uncertaintyAccepting the truth that there are many things we cannot controlBeing attentive to what we can controlHow reflecting on and learning from suffering can be therapeuticThat dissolution is a good thing: You’ve lost an illusion and you’re that much closer to realityHow to abide in a space of not knowingThe paradox of actively helping the situation by doing less, staying put and slowing downReorienting to what we really need vs. our tendencies towards overconsumptionHow to be mindful and Feed Our Good Wolf during a time of crisisThat constantly seeing crisis media alerts is like seeing a car crash every 2 minutes – we benefit from placing boundaries on how often we consume media coverage Creating meaning amidst sufferingHow psychological flexibility can help us move through difficultyHow to move through a crisis so that you come out of it with post-traumatic growthWays to work with your anger towards others during this crisisWays to work with your fear about this crisisThe helpful pillars of self-care that can really support us in crisisLooking for ourself in others to bring empathy What it means to connect to our hearts and soulsThe importance of giving yourself grace and forgiveness during a crisisHow loving-kindness meditation can help usHow staying home can mimic the effects of a reflective retreatA guided meditation from Sharon SalzbergCalm App The #1 rated app for meditation. They have meditations, sleep stories, soothing music, and Calm masterclasses with may One You Feed Guests. Get 40% off a Calm Premium Subscription (a limited time offer!) by going to www.calm.com/wolf Peloton: Wondering if a Peloton bike is right for you? You can get a free 30 day home trial and find out. If you're looking for a new way to get your cardio in, the Peloton bike is a great solution. Eric decided to buy one after his 30-day free trial. Visit onepeloton.com Laurel Springs: An accredited online private school for students K-12. Personalize the learning program and learning schedule for your unique child with Laurel Springs' diverse and enriched curriculum. Register your child at www.laurelsprings.com/wolf and receive a waived registration fee.Links to Other Episodes:Parker J. PalmerMirabai StarrLewis HowesSteven C. HayesScott StabileSharon Salzberg

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    325: Special Episode: How to Work From Home

    As the COVID-19 pandemic intensified earlier this week, Eric reached out to several previous guests of the show to ask them if they would be willing to talk with him for a special edition of The One You Feed Podcast. They all generously agreed at a moment’s notice and this episode is the result. These mini-interviews are with 4 experts on the subject of human behavior and Eric talks with each of them about how we might go about structuring our time, environment and mindset on living and working from home. These are all new conversations with previous guests, David Kadavy Charlie Gilkey, Chris Bailey, and Liz FosslienYou can find all of the most up to date crisis help & support resources that Eric is making available through The One You Feed by going to www.oneyoufeed.net/helpIn This Episode, We discuss…How to set boundaries for yourself in your time, space, and mindThe Pomodoro MethodWays to divide your physical space for workSetting up mental boundaries to get into and out of a work mindsetMisdiagnosing distractions when they’re actually challenges of competing prioritiesPre-work, lunchtime, and post-work routinesMaking your environment work for youThat your environment matters more than your willpower over the long termHow to be productive while in crisis modeReplacing your commute-to-work time with self-care activitiesBest practices for consuming the news while working from homeHow it’s ok to feel feelings during this difficult timeBest practices for managing people Deciding the next day’s priorities at the end of the previous dayNot letting praise be something that gets lost while working virtuallyEmotionally proof-reading your messages before sending

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    324: Kristin Neff on Self Compassion

    Kristin Neff is an Associate Professor at The University of Texas at Austin’s Department of Educational Psychology. With her partner Chris Germer, she has developed an empirically-supported training program called Mindful Self-Compassion that is taught by thousands of teachers worldwide. She co-authored The Mindful Self-Compassion Workbook as well as the book, Teaching the Mindful Self Compassion Program: A Guide For Professionals. In this episode, Kristin and Eric dive into the topic of self-compassion and discuss what it is and isn’t. Kristin also shares how to practice self compassion as well as leads listerns through a self-compassion practice. The wisdom and practice of self-compassion is a foundational principle that Eric teaches and helps his private clients learn to apply through the 1-on-1 Spiritual Habits Program. To learn more about this program, click here.Need help with completing your goals in 2020? The One You Feed Transformation Program can help you accomplish your goals this year.But wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, Kristin Neff and I discuss Self Compassion and…Her book, The Mindful Self-Compassion WorkbookThat what we practice grows strongerThe science of contemplative practiceWhat self-compassion isTreating yourself with the same kindness you’d show to a dear friend Starting with mindfulnessThe connectedness of compassion The fact that we suffer unites us as human beingsQuintessential question, “What do I need?”Myths of self-compassion and how it is a powerful antidote to shameThe Inner Ally vs. Inner EnemyConstructive self-criticismHow to practice and the physiology of self compassion.The self-compassion break Why and how self-criticism harms usKristin Neff Links:selfcompassion.orgTwitterFacebookDaily Harvest delivers delicious organic, carefully sourced, and chef-created fruit and veggie smoothies, soups, overnight oats, bowls and more. To get $25 off your first box, go to www.dailyharvest.com and enter promo code FEEDSimpliSafe: Get comprehensive protection for your entire home with security cameras, alarms, sensors as well as fire, water, and carbon monoxide alerts. Visit simplisafe.com/wolf for free shipping and a 60-day risk-free trial.If you enjoyed this conversation with Kristin Neff, you might also enjoy these other episodes:Kristin Neff (2015)Guy WinchElisha Goldstein

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