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234: Johann Hari on Depression and Lost Connections

1:01:32 | Jun 27th, 2018

Johann Hari is an author and a journalist. His previous book was a New York Times Best Seller and his newest, Lost Connections: Uncovering the Real Causes of Depression and the Unexpected Solutions, is no doubt on its way to share the same status. It...Show More
279: Skip Prichard on Mistakes and Success

44:39 | May 7th

Skip Prichard is the fifth president of OCLC, a global library cooperative that supports thousands of libraries in making information more accessible and more useful to people around the world. Among Skip’s many passions is his leadership insights bl...Show More
278: Dr. Ellen Hendriksen on Social Anxiety

45:03 | Apr 30th

Dr. Ellen Hendriksen is a clinical psychologist who helps millions calm their anxiety and be their authentic selves through her award-winning podcast, The Savvy Psychologist, and in the clinic at Boston University’s Center for Anxiety and Related Dis...Show More
276: Donna Cameron on Kindness

39:23 | Apr 16th

Donna Cameron has spent her career working with non-profit organizations and causes as an executive, consultant, a trainer and a volunteer. She’s the recipient of multiple awards an has published numerous articles. In 2011 she co-authored a book with...Show More
274: Oren Jay Sofer on Mindful Communication

54:52 | Apr 3rd

Oren Jay Sofer leads retreats and workshops on mindful communication and meditation at retreat centers and educational facilities around the United States.  He is the founder of Next Step Dharma and Mindful Healthcare and he holds a degree in Compara...Show More
273: Dr. Tererai Trent on Incredible Perseverance

57:07 | Mar 27th

Dr. Tererai Trent is an inspiring and dynamic scholar, educator, humanitarian, motivational speaker, author and the founder of Tererai International. Dr. Trent is one of the most internationally acclaimed voices for women's empowerment and quality ed...Show More
271: Eli Jaxon-Bear on Your True Self

40:35 | Mar 13th

Eli Jaxon-Bear founded and currently teaches through The Leela Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to world peace and freedom through universal self-realization. Eli is also the author of many books, including the one we discuss in this e...Show More
270: Essential Concepts: Consistency and Taking Small Steps

09:48 | Mar 10th

This mini episode is about the importance of taking small steps and how being consistent is not about being perfect.
269: Catherine Gray on Unexpected Joy

48:11 | Mar 6th

Catherine Gray is a listener favorite guest on the show. She’s been on once before to talk about her book, The Unexpected Joy of being Sober and we received so many messages about how people loved the conversation Eric had with her. In this episode, ...Show More
268: Jonathan Rottenberg, Ph.D. on Depression

50:06 | Feb 27th

Jonathan Rottenberg is an Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of South Florida where he’s the director of the mood and emotion laboratory. He’s also the author of the book, The Depths:  The Evolutionary Origins of the Depression Epide...Show More
267: Susan David, Ph.D. - Emotional Agility

46:50 | Feb 20th

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. Her book is, Emotional Agility: Get Unstuck, Embrac...Show More
266: Time for a Change?

10:15 | Feb 16th

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266: Parker Palmer - Reflections from Getting Older

56:12 | Feb 13th

Parker Palmer is a writer, teacher, and activist whose work speaks deeply to many people in many different walks of life. He’s the founder and senior partner in The Center for Courage and Renewal. He’s the author of many books, including his newest o...Show More
265: Dean Sluyter on Fearing Less

48:59 | Feb 5th

In This Interview, Dean Sluyter and I Discuss…His book, Fear Less: Living Beyond Fear, Anxiety, Anger, and AddictionRight View and how it relates to having less fear in your lifeHow right view is always liberatingAsking, “does it help?”“One mustn’t a...Show More
263: Jonathan Rauch on The Happiness Curve

46:17 | Jan 23rd

Jonathan Rauch is a senior fellow at the Brookings Institute, the author of 6 books (and many, many articles) and is a contributing editor of The Atlantic. His latest book is The Happiness Curve: Why Life Gets Better After 50. See what you think abou...Show More
262: John Zeratsky on Making Time Each Day for What Matters

51:04 | Jan 16th

John Zeratsky shares how to manage your time and energy, understand will power, and find more meaningful moments every day.
261: Marilyn Nelson on Her Beautiful, Powerful Poetry

38:23 | Jan 9th

Marilyn Nelson on Her Beautiful, Powerful Poetry Marilyn Nelson is an American poet, translator and children’s book author. She’s a professor emeritus at The University of Connecticut and the former poet laureate of Connecticut. In this episode, Eri...Show More
260: Roger Housden on Poetry for Difficult Times

44:48 | Jan 2nd

We talk with Roger Housden about how poetry helps during difficult times and he reads a stunning version of some great poems.
258: Paul Hannam on The Wisdom of Groundhog Day

37:39 | Dec 19th, 2018

Paul Hannam has started, owned and managed a number of successful businesses and he taught business and environmental management at Oxford University. His new book is The Wisdom of Groundhog Day: How to Improve Your Life One Day at a Time. Before you...Show More
257: Tim Pychyl on Procrastination

45:08 | Dec 12th, 2018

Tim Pychyl is an Associate Professor of Psychology at Carlton University and hosts a podcast called I Procrastinate. His book that we discuss in this episode is on that very topic – it’s called Solving the Procrastination Puzzle: A Concise Guide to S...Show More
256: Hilary Jacobs Hendel on How to Process Our Emotions

51:45 | Dec 4th, 2018

Hilary Jacobs Hendel is a psychotherapist who switched from practicing traditional talk psychotherapy to accelerated experimental dynamic psychotherapy. She teaches us that our core emotions are automatic and grounded in universal physical experience...Show More
255: Neil Pasricha on the Happiness Equation

49:01 | Nov 28th, 2018

Neil Pasricha is a New York Times bestselling author with books published in over a dozen languages. He’s spent 7 years (and counting!) on best-seller lists and his books have sold millions of copies. You may know his blog – 1000 Awesome Things – it’...Show More
252: Ruth King on Healing Racism

49:53 | Nov 7th, 2018

How we can heal the racial wounds inside us and inside society.
251: James Clear on the Compounding Power of Habits Part 2

36:20 | Oct 31st, 2018

Chances are, you've heard the name James Clear. Especially if you have done any research whatsoever about building habits. That's kinda his neck of the woods. His work has appeared in The New York Times, CBS This Morning, Time, Entrepreneur and he ha...Show More
249: Dr. Gabor Mate´ - Re-Release

52:02 | Oct 17th, 2018

This week we talk to Dr. Gabor Mate´ about addiction A renowned speaker, and bestselling author, Dr. Gabor Maté is highly sought after for his expertise on a range of topics including addiction, stress and childhood development. For twelve years Dr...Show More
248: Miguel Chen on Punk Rock and Buddhism

41:09 | Sep 26th, 2018

Miguel Chen is a meditation practitioner, a yoga instructor, a yoga studio owner and the bass player for a punk rock band. He has also published a book called I Wanna Be Well: How a Punk Found Peace and You Can Too. In this compelling episode, Eric a...Show More
242: Jillian Pransky on Deep, Somatic Listening

50:40 | Aug 15th, 2018

Jillian Pransky is a Certified Yoga Therapist, a teacher and an author of the new book, Deep Listening: A Healing Practice to Calm Your Body, Clear Your Mind and Open Your Heart. In this interview, Jillian dives deep into the topic of somatic listeni...Show More
241: Judson Brewer: Addiction and the Craving Mind

49:05 | Aug 8th, 2018

Judson Brewer MD PhD is widely considered an expert in the areas of habit change, the "science of self-mastery" and mindfulness training for addiction. He has published a number of peer-reviewed articles and book chapters, he has trained US Olympic c...Show More
240: Leaving My job

11:16 | Aug 5th, 2018

I'm talking about the fears that come with leaving my job and how I'm working with that. And I'm sharing the thoughts about going from your full-time job to something else you might love.
240: Josh Korda: Unsubscribe: Opt Out of Delusion

45:58 | Aug 1st, 2018

Josh Korda is the guiding teacher of Dharma Punx in NYC and a fully empowered Buddhist teacher in the Against the Stream lineage. He has led numerous online and residential retreats and is also widely known for his podcast and as an author. His new b...Show More
239: Introducing I, Survivor

10:58 | Jul 31st, 2018

There are so many podcasts about crime and tragedy - but few if any who give a voice to those who survived, who overcame adversity, and who could help others get out of the way of physical or emotional harm. Subscribe today: www.wondery.fm/isurvivor
238: Anne Bogel on Seeing the World Through Personality

49:23 | Jul 25th, 2018

Anne Bogel is an author, podcast host, avid reader and personality assessment expert. That's what you'll see when you read her new book, How Seeing the World Through the Lens of Personality Changes Everything. In this interview, Eric and Anne cover a...Show More
237: Culadasa on How the Mind Works Part 2

36:26 | Jul 18th, 2018

Culadasa is a meditation master with over 4 decades of experience in the Tibetan and Theravadan Buddhist traditions. He taught classes in neuroscience and psychology at the Universities of Calgary and Brittish Columbia. He now lives in the Arizona wi...Show More
236: Culadasa on How the Mind Works

46:58 | Jul 11th, 2018

Culadasa is a meditation master with over 4 decades of experience in the Tibetan and Theravadan Buddhist traditions. He taught classes in neuroscience and psychology at the Universities of Calgary and Brittish Columbia. He now lives in the Arizona wi...Show More
235: Amoda Maa on Living Your Awakening

39:25 | Jul 3rd, 2018

Amoda Maa is a contemporary spiritual teacher and author. You may recognize the titles of some of her books: How to Find God in Everything, Change Your Life Change Your World and Radical Awakening. Her new book, Embodied Enlightenment: Living Your Aw...Show More
230: Andrew Solomon Re-Release (Originally Ep #50) The Atlas of Depression

42:08 | Jun 20th, 2018

This week on The One You Feed we have Andrew Solomon. Andrew Solomon is a writer and lecturer on politics, culture and psychology. Solomon’s recent book, Far From the Tree: Parents, Children, and the Search for Identity, published on November 13, 2...Show More
231: Susan Piver on The Four Noble Truths of Love

48:13 | Jun 13th, 2018

Susan Piver is a New York Times bestselling author of 9 books and a renowned Buddhist teacher. This is Susan's second time on the show because we love her and her work so much. Her new book, The Four Noble Truths of Love: Buddhist Wisdom for Modern R...Show More
232: Michael Pollan on the New Science of Psychedelics and Consciousness

35:26 | Jun 6th, 2018

Michael Pollan is a writer whose books have topped the New York Times bestseller list time and time again. He teaches writing at Harvard and The University of California Berkley. In 2010, Time magazine name Michael Pollan one of the most influential ...Show More
231: Austin Channing Brown: On the Advancement of Racial Justice

51:08 | May 30th, 2018

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 c...Show More
231: Reissue: Frank Turner

29:01 | May 23rd, 2018

This week on The One You Feed we have Frank Turner. In honor of Frank's new record we are re-releasing one of Eric's favorite interviews. This was the 22nd interview of all time for The One You Feed. We will be back with a new episode next week. F...Show More
231: Adyshanti Part 2

47:29 | May 16th, 2018

Please Support The Show with a Donation Adyashanti is a renowned and gifted spiritual teacher. He's written many books, hosts meditation retreats and speaks around the world to large audiences at a time. With such a wide audience, it's amazing...Show More
229: Adyashanti on the Process and Experience of Awakening (part 1)

49:02 | May 9th, 2018

Please Support The Show with a Donation Adyashanti is a renowned and gifted spiritual teacher. He's written many books, hosts meditation retreats and speaks around the world to large audiences at a time. With such a wide audience, it's amazing that ...Show More
228: Mark Epstein on the Intersection of Buddhism and Psychotherapy

41:47 | May 1st, 2018

Please Support The Show with a Donation Mark Epstein is a psychiatrist in private practice in NYC and the author of many books about the intersection of Buddhism and psychotherapy. He's currently the clinical assistant professor in the postdoc...Show More
227: Barbara Bonner on Inspiring Generosity and Courage

37:09 | Apr 25th, 2018

Please Support The Show with a Donation Barbara Bonner started as an art historian and then went on to spend much of her professional career in nonprofit management, fundraising and philanthropy. Most relevant to this show, Barbara is the author ...Show More
226: Ulrich Boser on How to Get Better at Learning

37:12 | Apr 17th, 2018

Please Support The Show with a Donation Ulrich Boser is a best selling author and senior fellow with The Center for American Progress. He has been a contributing editor for US News and World Report and his work has appeared in the NY Times, Wall ...Show More
225: Tim Freke on the Evolution of the Human Psyche

45:35 | Apr 11th, 2018

Please Support The Show with a Donation Tim Freke is a truly pioneering philosopher. His many books, talks, and retreats have touched the lives of hundreds of thousands of people worldwide. Tim is the author of 35 books, the newest being Soul Sto...Show More
224: Cheri Huber On the Impact of Our Mind on Our Direct Experience

52:46 | Apr 4th, 2018

Please Support The Show with a Donation Cheri Huber is the author of 20 books and has been a student of zen for 35 years. She founded the Mountain View Zen Center and the Zen Monastery Peace Center, both in California, where she and other monk...Show More
223: 223: Rick Hanson on Growing Positive Qualities

41:45 | Mar 27th, 2018

Please Support The Show with a Donation Rick Hanson, PhD is a Neuropsychologist, teacher and author of many books. He is the founder of the Wellspring Center for Neuroscience and Contemplative Wisdom and an affiliate of the Greater Good Science C...Show More
222: Questions to Ask Yourself About Stress

05:29 | Mar 24th, 2018

This an an excerpt from our The One You Feed Stress Reducer Course The course is available for a limited time. Click here for more details
222: Jeff Warren on How to Meditate with a Busy Brain

49:39 | Mar 20th, 2018

Check out our new Stress Reducer Course Jeff Warren is a former journalist and more recently is a researcher, writer, and teacher of meditation and personal growth practices. His most recent book, written with Dan Harris, is called, Meditation for F...Show More
221: Introducing Safe For Work

11:39 | Mar 19th, 2018

Sometimes the workplace can get crazy and messy, that's where the podcast Safe For Work comes in. Join the former head of marketing for Nike, NatGeo, and the Oprah Winfrey Network, Liz Dolan and recovering lawyer turned comedian and executive recruit...Show More
221: Robert Wright on Why Buddhism is True

49:31 | Mar 14th, 2018

Please Support The Show with a Donation Robert Wright is an author and a scholar. His most recent book, Why Buddhism is True, is an analytical look comparing the ancient concepts of Buddhism and the more recent findings of modern science. The tit...Show More
220: Living the Questions

07:21 | Mar 10th, 2018

We all want answers, but often they aren't forthcoming. Learning to live within and with the questions is a art to learn. If you like these mini episodes Patrons get a bonus episode every month. Details here
220: Catherine Gray on the Joy of Being Sober

47:09 | Mar 7th, 2018

Please Support The Show with a Donation Catherine Gray is an award-winning writer and editor. Her most recent book is called, The Unexpected Joy of Being Sober. What a brilliant title and what a brilliant book. In it - and in this interview - Cat...Show More
219: Paul Dolan on Designing Your Life for Happiness

32:30 | Feb 28th, 2018

Please Support The Show with a Donation Paul Dolan is a Professor of Behavioral Science at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He's an expert on human behavior and happiness. Paul is also the author of the best selling book, Hap...Show More
218: Ellen Bass: Ellen Bass on the Power of Poetry in Your Life

44:53 | Feb 21st, 2018

Please Support The Show with a Donation Ellen Bass is a Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets. Her work has won award after award and rightly so - there's something so powerful, beautiful, true and often times darkly funny in her work. She ...Show More
217: Will Schwalbe: On the Love of Reading Books

44:53 | Feb 14th, 2018

Please Support The Show with a Donation Will Schwalbe is an author, entrepreneur, and journalist. He is also perhaps the most delightful, interesting and thoughtful person you've come across in a while. His love of books is infectious and as you ...Show More
216: David Loy on the Intersection of Buddhism and Modern Culture

35:37 | Feb 7th, 2018

Please Support The Show with a Donation David Loy is a professor, prolific writer, and teacher in the Japanese Zen Buddhism tradition. Much of his work has to do with what has happened as Buddhism has encountered modern western culture and vice v...Show More
215: Are You Too Easy or Too Hard on Yourself

06:46 | Feb 4th, 2018

When you are feeling down is it better to push yourself to do the things you know are good for you or should you allow yourself to take it easy and do less? Depends.... If you like these mini episodes donate to our Patreon campaign and get an ext...Show More
215: Leah Weiss on the Power of Mindfulness in the Workplace

42:39 | Jan 31st, 2018

Please Support The Show with a Donation   Leah Weiss wears many hats: she's a researcher, professor, consultant, and author. Much of her work to date has surrounded cultivating compassion in the workplace. Her upcoming book, to be released in March...Show More
214: Andy Couturier on Increasing your Happiness by Simplifying Your Life 

40:23 | Jan 24th, 2018

Andy Couturier lived in rural Japan many years ago and it changed his life. As he lived alongside people who were living profoundly satisfying lives, he learned what they were doing (or not doing!) to achieve this level of satisfaction and then he wr...Show More
213: Dillan Digiovanni on Activism and Identity

39:16 | Jan 17th, 2018

Please Support The Show with a Donation Dillan Digiovanni used to be a really angry activist. He believed his anger was an important driver to fuel his work to inspire change in the world. Then he had a revelation: His anger wasn't working. It wa...Show More
212: Elissa Epel on Telomeres and How our Choices Affect Them and our Health

34:14 | Jan 10th, 2018

Dr. Elissa Epel knows a lot about the science of stress. As a health psychologist, she specializes in research surrounding the role Telomeres and their length play in our body's response to stress. In this episode, she explains how the choices we mak...Show More
211: Steve Hagen on Perception, Conception, and Enlightenment

37:58 | Jan 3rd, 2018

Steve Hagen is the founder and teacher of the Dharma Field Zen Center in Minneapolis, MN and the author of several books on Buddhism, including Buddhism Plain and Simple which is one of the top five best selling books on Buddhism in the United States...Show More
210: Johann Berlin on Living a Fulfilling Life

34:33 | Dec 27th, 2017

Please Support The Show with a Donation Johann Berlin has worked with some of the world's greatest leaders, Fortune 500 companies, has spoken at a Ted conference and is in the process of writing a book about what it means to live a fulfilling life. ...Show More
209: Andrea Lieberstein on Mindful Eating to Nourish our Whole Selves

41:06 | Dec 20th, 2017

Please Support The Show with a Donation Andrea Lieberstein can teach you how to nourish your whole self so that you can have a healthier relationship with food. What does that mean? Well, often, we turn to food to nourish parts of our lives that it ...Show More
209: Bonus: The Why Try Effect with Dr. Jon Mills

18:01 | Dec 18th, 2017

Dr. Jon Mills is back and in this episode we discuss a paper that talks about self stigmatization and the "why try" effect. Self-stigma and the “why try” effect: impact on life goals and evidence-based practices https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/art...Show More
208: Peter Block: Freeing Yourself from Consumer Culture

41:57 | Dec 13th, 2017

Peter Block pursues the big questions in his life. What does that mean? Well, after listening to this episode, you'll know and I'll bet you'll do it, too. Peter has such a way with words that when he chooses them and puts them together, deep, profoun...Show More
207: Shozan Jack Haubner: Living with Leonard Cohen and a Zen Sex Scandal

39:09 | Dec 5th, 2017

Subscribe in iTunes Please Support The Show with a Donation Shozan Jack is a fascinating guy. He grew up in a Catholic home, studied philosophy, has been a stand-up comedian and has authored two books and many essays. He's got the gift of striki...Show More
206: Shozan Jack Haubner- No Self, an Opium High and a Death Sentence

33:09 | Nov 29th, 2017

Shozan Jack is a fascinating guy. He grew up in a Catholic home, studied philosophy, has been a stand-up comedian, has authored two books and many essays, was a screenwriter and poet and currently lives as a Zen monk and priest. He's got the gift of ...Show More
205: Tasha Eurich on Gauging and Growing our Self-Awareness

42:54 | Nov 22nd, 2017

Tasha Eurich is an organizational psychologist who is passionate about researching self-awareness and translating that research into practical, actionable information to aid in our discovery and improvement of our own self-awareness. In this intervie...Show More
205: Bonus: Thanksgiving Binge

04:55 | Nov 16th, 2017

Eric chats with Anne Bogel of What Should I Read Next? about their favorite episodes on each other podcasts! Feast on these shows @ www.Wondery.com/Thanksgiving   The One You Feed Binge:Good Life Project - Interview with Dani ShapiroHardcore His...Show More
204: Scott Kiloby on Awareness and Non-Duality

45:41 | Nov 14th, 2017

Scott Kiloby is a non-dual teacher who wants to help you and others experience awareness and no self in this lifetime. He helps people recover from addiction and has published a powerful book, the contents of which he discusses In this interview. Spe...Show More
203: Eric Maisel: Rethinking Mental Health

45:39 | Nov 8th, 2017

Dr. Eric Maisel is a prolific writer, to say the least. His numerous publications span the human experience and explore how to interact with the various situations that one may encounter. In this interview, he discusses a couple of his books and spen...Show More
202: Maia Szalavitz: A New Lens on Addiction

46:51 | Nov 1st, 2017

Maia Szalavitz is an American reporter and author who has focused much of her work on the topic of addiction. In this paradigm-shifting interview, she explains what she means by claiming that addiction is a learning disorder, a developmental disorder...Show More
201: Lewis Howes on the Masks of Masculinity and Healing His Childhood Wounds

42:53 | Oct 25th, 2017

Lewis Howes is a lot of things. He's been an athlete, a podcast host, an author. He's worn a lot of masks, you could say. In fact, that's exactly what he says in his new book and in this episode. He talks about how wearing these masks has not served ...Show More
200: Poe Ballantine

34:29 | Oct 18th, 2017

Poe Ballentine is a great writer. Thank goodness for that because it's through his gift and skill of writing that we get a glimpse into the experiences of his life which reach us at a moving level of beauty, truth, humility, and struggle. In this int...Show More
199: Robert Thurman- Buddhism and the Dalai Lama

30:27 | Oct 11th, 2017

Robert Thurman is the leading American expert on Tibetan Buddhism and he has recently written a book called Man of Peace: The Illustrated Life Story of the Dali Lama of Tibet. Whether you embrace the teachings of Buddhism or not, this episode will ed...Show More
Bonus: Eric talk with Dr. Jon Mills about the effects of trauma on current behavioral patterns

30:23 | Oct 7th, 2017

In the first of a new series, Eric talks with good friend and Ph.D. Jon Mills. Today we talk about a seminal paper in our understanding of how adverse childhood experiences can influence our lives decades later. We first explored this work in the con...Show More
198: Tim Urban Part Two

37:12 | Oct 3rd, 2017

Tim Urban writes a pretty famous blog called Wait But Why - have you read it? Whether you have or you've never heard of it before, this episode will not only thoroughly entertain you but it will also help you implement a playful yet powerful approach...Show More
197: Tim Urban: Wait but Why

34:31 | Sep 21st, 2017

Tim Urban writes a pretty famous blog called Wait But Why - have you read it? Whether you have or you've never heard of it before, this episode will not only thoroughly entertain you but it will also help you implement a playful yet powerful approach...Show More
196: Florence Williams: How Spending Time In Nature Has a Scientific, Measurable Impact on improving our health and mood - especially depression!

35:06 | Sep 19th, 2017

Florence Williams shares the scientific research behind the benefit to our mood and our health when we spend time in nature as part of our daily lives. Her book, The Nature Fix: Why Nature Makes Us Happier, Healthier and More Creative is full of prac...Show More
195: Danielle Laporte: Has your self-help become self-criticism?

38:52 | Sep 12th, 2017

Danielle LaPorte is all about being honest when it comes to her experiences on the path to self-improvement, self-growth, and self-empowerment. In this interview, she shares so much of herself that you will remark how brave, vulnerable and real she i...Show More
194: Scott Stabile: How Being Mindful Of Love, Forgiveness and Empathy Can Transform Your Life

44:39 | Sep 6th, 2017

Scott Stabile has lived through some very difficult things in his lifetime, from feeling shame about his sexuality to the murder of his parents when he was just 14 years old. He can verify that life can be very hard. Yet, he has gone on to live a lif...Show More
193: Lisa Feldman Barrett: A Conversation about How Our Emotions, Like Depression, Are Constructed in Our Brain

46:44 | Aug 30th, 2017

Have you ever wondered how emotions are made in our brains? This conversation with Lisa Feldman Barrett will explain this and more and as a result, you will be astounded. Full of scientifically backed concepts that you've probably never heard before,...Show More
192: Sean Carroll: Theoretical Physics and the Meaning of Life

50:50 | Aug 22nd, 2017

Think theoretical physics is irrelevant to your everyday life and way over your head? You'll think differently after listening to this interview with Sean Carroll, theoretical physicist, poetic naturalist, and author.The meaning of life, the finitude...Show More
191: Spring Washam: Meditation, Ayahuasca, Trauma and Depression

44:59 | Aug 16th, 2017

This week we talk to Spring Washam 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 ...Show More
Bonus: Eric Interviewed on Awesome at Your Job Podcast

37:19 | Aug 13th, 2017

Eric is interviewed on Awesome at Your Job podcast.  Lot's of the key ideas from the show are discussed here.
190: Akshay Nanavati- Fear and Depression

37:08 | Aug 8th, 2017

This week we talk to Akshay Nanavati After overcoming drug addiction, alcoholism, PTSD from fighting the war in Iraq and recovering from the brink of suicide, Akshay Nanavati has since explored the most hostile environments on the planet and built a...Show More
189: Eric Barker: Success and Happiness

44:42 | Aug 1st, 2017

This week we talk to Eric Barker Eric is a thought leader in the field of success. His humorous but practical blog, Barking up the Wrong Tree, presents science-based answers and expert insight on success in life. Over 270,000 people subscribe to his...Show More
188: Gregg Krech: Procrastination, Taking Action and Mindfulness

34:58 | Jul 26th, 2017

This week we talk to Gregg Krech GREGG KRECH is an author, poet, and one of the leading authorities on Japanese Psychology in North America. His work has been featured in THE SUN magazine, Tricycle, SELF, Utne Reader, Counseling Today, Cosmopolitan ...Show More
187: Matthew Quick 3rd Time: Mental Health, Alcohol, Anxiety and Getting Healthy

49:32 | Jul 18th, 2017

Please Support The Show With a Donation   This week we talk to Matthew Quick Matthew Quick is the New York Times bestselling author of The Silver Linings Playbook, which was made into an Oscar-winning film; The Good Luck of Right Now; Love May Fail...Show More
186: Russ Harris Part Two

28:03 | Jul 11th, 2017

Please Support The Show With a Donation   This week we talk to Russ Harris Russ Harris is a medical practitioner, psychotherapist, and leading expert in acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT). His books include ACT with Love, ACT Made Simple, The ...Show More
185: Russ Harris

40:59 | Jul 5th, 2017

Please Support The Show With a Donation   This week we talk to Russ Harris Russ Harris is a medical practitioner, psychotherapist, and leading expert in acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT). His books include ACT with Love, ACT Made Simple, The ...Show More
184: Justin Stenstrom

31:57 | Jun 28th, 2017

Please Support The Show With a Donation   This week we talk to Justin Stenstrom Justin Stenstrom the founder of EliteManMagazine.com, the host of the Elite Man Podcast on iTunes, a best-selling author, life coach, and speaker. He has been featured ...Show More
183: Heather Havrilesky

47:34 | Jun 21st, 2017

LA Times- Michael Owen Baker     Please Support The Show With a Donation   This week we talk to Heather Havrilesky Heather Havrilesky writes the popular advice column Ask Polly for New York Magazine’s The Cut. She is the author of the memoir Disa...Show More
182: Colin Gawel: Fatherhood and Resilience

46:11 | Jun 14th, 2017

Please Support The Show With a Donation   This week we talk to Colin Gawel Colin Gawel is the guitarist of the American rock band, Watershed. Colin also has a solo career both with and without his backing band - Colin Gawel and the Lonely  Bones. T...Show More
181: Chris Niebauer

37:48 | Jun 7th, 2017

Please Support The Show With a Donation   This week we talk to Chris Niebauer Chris Niebauer received his Ph.D. in Cognitive Neuropsychology from the University of Toledo where he specialized in left-right brain differences. He has conducted resear...Show More
180: Thomas Sterner

40:31 | May 31st, 2017

Please Support The Show With a Donation   This week we talk to Thomas Sterner Thomas Sterner is the founder and CEO of The Practicing Mind Institute. He is considered an expert in Present Moment Functioning. He is a popular and in-demand speaker wh...Show More
179: Dani Shapiro

46:30 | May 24th, 2017

Credit Kwaku Alston     Please Support The Show With a Donation   This week we talk to Dani Shapiro Dani Shapiro is the bestselling author of three memoirs and 5 novels.  Her work has appeared in The New Yorker, Granta, Tin House. The New York Ti...Show More
178: Peter Singer

45:48 | May 17th, 2017

Please Support The Show With a Donation   This week we talk to Peter Singer Peter Albert David Singer, is an Australian moral philosopher. He is the Ira W. DeCamp Professor of Bioethics at Princeton University and a Laureate Professor at the Centre...Show More
177: Kurt Gray

38:25 | May 10th, 2017

Photo Kris Snibbe/Harvard News Office     Please Support The Show With a Donation   This week we talk to Kurt Gray Kurt Gray is an assistant professor at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. He received his BSc from the University of Wa...Show More
176: Sam Weinman

33:28 | May 3rd, 2017

Please Support The Show With a Donation   This week we talk to Sam Weinman about losing Sam Weinman is Golf Digest’s digital editor. He previously covered professional golf and the NHL for Gannett Newspapers. His first book is called WIN AT LOSING:...Show More
175: Tom Asacker

40:31 | Apr 26th, 2017

[powerpress] Please Support The Show With a Donation   This week we talk to Tom Asacker Tom Asacker, a popular speaker and acclaimed author, is recognized by Inc. Magazine, M.I.T., and Y.E.O. as a past member of their Birthing of Giants executive l...Show More
174: Sarah Kaufman

41:19 | Apr 19th, 2017

Please Support The Show With a Donation   This week we talk to Sarah Kaufman about grace SARAH L. KAUFMAN is a Pulitzer Prize-winning critic, author, journalist and educator. For more than 30 years, she has focused on the union of art and everyday ...Show More
173: Joey Svendsen: Depression and Fundamentalist Christianity

41:25 | Apr 12th, 2017

Please Support The Show With a Donation   This week we talk to Joey Svendsen Joey Svendsen grew up in Charleston, SC and received a degree in Elementary Education from Winthrop University in 1999. After graduation, he taught school for 5 years and ...Show More
172: Mark Shapiro

40:08 | Apr 5th, 2017

Please Support The Show With a Donation   This week we talk to Mark Shapiro about being authentic Mark Shapiro is a former marketing director at Showtime Networks Inc., Mark left his six-figure corporate job after 12 years and is on a mission to br...Show More
171: Charles Fernyhough

37:17 | Mar 29th, 2017

Please Support The Show With a Donation   This week we talk to Charles Fernyhough about the voices in our heads Charles Fernyhough is a writer and psychologist. His non-fiction book about his daughter’s psychological development, A Thousand Days of...Show More
170: Daniel Levitin

41:30 | Mar 22nd, 2017

©Peter Prato Please Support The Show With a Donation   This week we talk to Daniel Levitin Daniel Levitin is an award-winning scientist, musician, author and record producer. He is the author of three consecutive #1 bestselling books: This Is You...Show More
169: Richard Rohr Part 2

54:55 | Mar 15th, 2017

Please Support The Show With a Donation   This week we talk to Richard Rohr, again Fr. Richard Rohr is a globally recognized ecumenical teacher bearing witness to the universal awakening within Christian mysticism and the Perennial Tradition. He is...Show More
Mini Episode: God and the 12 Steps

07:30 | Mar 12th, 2017

Many people could benefit from a 12 Step program to help handle their addictions but the issue of not believing in God can be a real blocker for them. I discuss a way to use 12 Step programs while not believing in God.
168: Richard Rohr

39:58 | Mar 8th, 2017

Please Support The Show With a Donation   This week we talk to Richard Rohr   Fr. Richard Rohr is a globally recognized ecumenical teacher bearing witness to the universal awakening within Christian mysticism and the Perennial Tradition. He is a Fr...Show More
167: Erik Vance

44:36 | Feb 28th, 2017

a   Please Support The Show With a Donation   This week we talk to Erik Vance about the power of our expectations Erik Vance is a native Bay Area writer replanted in Mexico as a non-native species. Before becoming a writer he was, at turns, a biolog...Show More
166: Adyashanti

56:48 | Feb 21st, 2017

Please Support The Show With a Donation   This week we talk to Adyashanti about waking up Adyashanti, author of The Way of Liberation, Resurrecting Jesus, Falling into Grace, and The End of Your World, is an American-born spiritual teacher devoted t...Show More
165: Dean Quick

38:30 | Feb 15th, 2017

[powerpress] Please Support The Show With a Donation   This week we talk to Dean Quick about the healing power of music Dean Quick, MT-BC is the Program Director and Board Certified Music Therapist for TranscendED, a treatment center for eating diso...Show More
164: Emma Seppälä

30:09 | Feb 8th, 2017

Please Support The Show With a Donation   This week we talk to Emma Seppälä about success and happiness Emma Seppälä, Ph.D is Science Director of Stanford University’s Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education and the author of The H...Show More
163: Srini Rao

35:13 | Feb 1st, 2017

Please Support The Show With a Donation   This week we talk to Srini Rao about being unmistakable Srini Rao is the host and founder of The Unmistakable Creative podcast. He has written multiple books including the Wall Street Journal bestseller The ...Show More
The Middle Way- Mini Episode

05:57 | Jan 29th, 2017

Please Support The Show With a Donation   The Middle Way One of the wisest teachings I have found is the middle way. Both Aristotle and the Buddha taught it. The Middle Way has been used as a wisdom tool in many traditions.       Please Support The...Show More
162: Greg Marcus

33:54 | Jan 25th, 2017

Please Support The Show With a Donation   This week we talk to Greg Marcus about the spiritual practice of Mussar Greg Marcus has a BA in Biology from Cornell University, and earned his Ph.D. in biology from MIT.  He worked for ten years as a market...Show More
161: Brian Tom O'Connor

34:38 | Jan 18th, 2017

Please Support The Show With a Donation   This week we talk to Brian Tom O'Connor Brian Tom O’Connor is an actor, theatre director, cabaret performer, and formerly depressed guy who stumbled onto the source of joy and happiness in the background of ...Show More
160: Emily Esfahani Smith

39:16 | Jan 10th, 2017

Please Support The Show With a Donation   This week we talk to Emily Esfahani Smith Emily Esfahani Smith is the author of The Power of Meaning: Crafting a Life That Matters She graduated from Dartmouth College and earned a master of applied positive...Show More
159: Koshin Paley Ellison

32:42 | Jan 4th, 2017

Please Support The Show With a Donation   This week we talk to Koshin Paley Ellison Sensei Koshin Paley Ellison, cofounded the New York Zen Center for Contemplative Care,  which delivers contemplative approaches to care through education, direct ser...Show More
Bonus Holiday Re-Issue: Rick Hanson

44:07 | Jan 3rd, 2017

This week we talk to Dr. Rick Hanson about hardwiring happiness into our brain Rick Hanson, Ph.D., is a neuropsychologist and author of Hardwiring Happiness: The New Brain Science of Contentment, Calm, and Confidence as well as Buddha's Brain: The P...Show More
Holiday Bonus Re-Issue: Glennon Doyle Melton

57:29 | Jan 1st, 2017

This week we talk to Glennon Doyle Melton about staying open to life    In This Interview Glennon and I Discuss... The One You Feed parable. Having to get through the bad stuff to get to the good stuff. Being terrified of pain. If we work with our n...Show More
Bonus Holiday Re-Issue: BJ Fogg- Habits

35:45 | Dec 31st, 2016

This week we talk to BJ Fogg about changing our behavior Dr. BJ Fogg directs the Persuasive Tech Lab at Stanford University. A psychologist and innovator, he devotes half of his time to industry projects. His work empowers people to think clearly ab...Show More
Bonus Holiday Re-Issue: James Clear

50:46 | Dec 31st, 2016

This week we talk to James Clear about building habits  James Clear is an entrepreneur, weightlifter, and travel photographer. He writes at JamesClear.com, where he talks about scientific research and real-world experiences that help you rethink you...Show More
Holiday Bonus Re-Issue: Noah Levine- Meditation, Suffering and Mindfulness

41:05 | Dec 29th, 2016

Please Support The Show With a Donation This week on The One You Feed we have Noah Levine. We were lucky enough to sit down with Noah in the Against the Stream headquarters in Los Angeles. Noah's teachings are core to everything that I have come to b...Show More
158: Dr. Dan Siegel

44:39 | Dec 28th, 2016

Please Support The Show With a Donation   This week we talk to Dr. Dan Siegel Daniel Siegel, MD is a graduate of Harvard Medical School and completed his postgraduate medical education at UCLA He is currently a clinical professor of psychiatry at th...Show More
Bonus Holiday Re-Issue: Maria Popova

1:05:45 | Dec 27th, 2016

Our guest today is Maria Popova: a writer, blogger, and critic living Brooklyn, NY.  She is best known for Brainpickings.org, which features her writing on culture, books, and many other subjects. Brain Pickings is seen by millions of readers every m...Show More
Bonus Holiday Reissue- Dan Millman

38:50 | Dec 25th, 2016

For Group Transformation Program email eric@oneyoufeed.net   To make a donation click here   This week on The One You Feed we have Dan Millman. Dan is a former world champion athlete, university coach, martial arts instructor, and college professor a...Show More
157: Claire Hoffman

47:19 | Dec 21st, 2016

Please Support The Show With a Donation   This week we talk to Claire Hoffman Claire Hoffman works as a magazine writer living in Los Angeles, writing for national magazines, covering culture, religion, celebrity, business and whatever else seems in...Show More
156: Jesse Browner

34:03 | Dec 14th, 2016

Please Support The Show With a Donation   This week we talk to Jesse Browner Jesse Browner is the author of the novels The Uncertain Hour and Everything Happens Today. His latest book is the memoir How Did I Get Here: Making Peace with the Road Not ...Show More
155: Lesley Hazleton

39:06 | Dec 7th, 2016

Please Support The Show With a Donation   This week we talk to Lesley Hazleton Lesley Hazleton  is a British-American author whose work focuses on "the vast and volatile arena in which politics and religion intersect." Her latest book, Agnostic: A S...Show More
154: Benjamin Shalva

40:43 | Nov 30th, 2016

Please Support The Show With a Donation   This week we talk to Benjamin Shalva Benjamin Shalva is the nationally renowned author of Ambition Addiction: How to Go Slow, Give Thanks, and Discover Joy Within and Spiritual Cross-Training: Searching thro...Show More
153: Michelle Gielan

44:16 | Nov 23rd, 2016

Please Support The Show With a Donation   This week we talk to Michelle Gielan Michelle Gielan, national CBS News anchor turned positive psychology researcher, is the bestselling author of Broadcasting Happiness. Michelle is the Founder of the Insti...Show More
152: Roger Housden

34:27 | Nov 16th, 2016

Get more information on The One You Feed Coaching Program. Enrollment open until November 22nd Please Support The Show With a Donation   This week we talk to Roger Housden about dropping the struggle Roger Housden founded and ran The Open Gate, a co...Show More
Post Election Mini-Episode

05:49 | Nov 10th, 2016

This is a very brief summary of my thinking today post-election.
151: Mike McHargue (Science Mike)

40:15 | Nov 8th, 2016

Please Support The Show With a Donation   This week we talk to Mike McHargue about beliefs Mike McHargue (better known as Science Mike) is the best-selling author of Finding God in the Waves, host of Ask Science Mike and co-host of The Liturgists Po...Show More
150: Shinzen Young: Meditation, Mindfulness and Enlightenment

43:50 | Nov 2nd, 2016

This week we talk to Shinzen Young about the science of enlightenment Shinzen Young is an American mindfulness teacher and neuroscience research consultant. His systematic approach to categorizing, adapting and teaching meditation has resulted in col...Show More
149: Michael Bungay Stanier

44:46 | Oct 26th, 2016

Please Support The Show by Donation   This week we talk to Michael Bungay Stanier about habits Michael Bungay Stanier is the founder of Box of Crayons, a company that helps organizations do less Good Work and more Great Work. He’s the author of seve...Show More
148: Eric Kaufmann

41:05 | Oct 19th, 2016

Please Support The Show by Donation   This week we talk to Eric Kaufmann about leadership Eric Kaufmann guides leaders to make better decisions and achieve better results. He has consulted for hundreds of leaders, including executives and teams at S...Show More
149: Jonathan Fields

45:48 | Oct 12th, 2016

Join our new The One You Feed Facebook Discussion Group   This week we talk to Jonathan Fields about living a good life Jonathan Fields is a New York City dad, husband, and he currently runs a mission-driven media and education venture, Good Life Pr...Show More
147: Barbara Karnes

38:15 | Oct 5th, 2016

Join our new The One You Feed Facebook Discussion Group   This week we talk to Barbara Karnes about living and dying well Barbara Karnes, RN, is an internationally respected speaker, educator, author and thought leader on matters of death and dying....Show More
146: Melody Warnick

38:03 | Sep 27th, 2016

Join our new The One You Feed Facebook Discussion Group   This week we talk to Melody Warnick Melody Warnick has been a freelance journalist for more than a decade, she has written for Reader’s Digest, O: The Oprah Magazine, Redbook, The Atlantic’s ...Show More
145: Taylor Hunt

41:02 | Sep 21st, 2016

Join our new The One You Feed Facebook Discussion Group   This week we talk to Taylor Hunt Taylor Hunt is a devoted student of Ashtanga, a system of yoga originally transmitted by Sri K. Pattabhi Jois. The system is now transmitted by his teacher, S...Show More
144: Tara Brach

44:36 | Sep 14th, 2016

Join our new The One You Feed Facebook Discussion Group   This week we talk to Tara Brach Tara Brach is an American psychologist and proponent of Buddhist meditation. She is a guiding teacher and founder of the Insight Meditation Community of Washin...Show More
143: Matthew Quick

37:31 | Sep 7th, 2016

This week we talk to Matthew Quick about mental health Our guest this week is Matthew Quick. He is here for his second visit to The One You Feed. He is the New York Times bestselling author of The Silver Linings Playbook, which was made into an Oscar...Show More
142: Howard Martin (HeartMath)

38:08 | Aug 31st, 2016

Join our new The One You Feed Facebook Discussion Group   This week we talk to Howard Martin (HeartMath) about the intelligence of the heart Howard Martin is one of the original leaders who helped found HeartMath. HeartMath was founded to help indiv...Show More
141: Ralph White

36:49 | Aug 24th, 2016

This week we talk to Ralph White  Ralph White is co-founder of the New York Open Center, America’s leading urban institution of holistic learning where his current role is Creative Director. The Open Center receives almost 60,000 visits annually from...Show More
Mini Episode Reissue

04:50 | Aug 22nd, 2016

This was on my mind this week. I thought it would be good to revisit this episode- Eric Life will always take effort Most of us have a fantasy that we will hit some point where life won't take effort. We will read the right book, learn the right medi...Show More
140: Tami Simon

33:51 | Aug 17th, 2016

Get more information on The One You Feed Coaching Program. Enrollment open until August 20th   This week we talk to Tami Simon about What Matters Most Tami Simon founded Sounds True at the age of 22 with the mission of disseminating spiritual wisdom...Show More
Bonus Episode: Eric interviewed on the Life on Purpose Show

1:02:35 | Aug 14th, 2016

Get more information on The One You Feed Coaching Program. Enrollment open until August 20th     This is a bonus episode of Eric being interviewed by Greg Berg on his excellent Life on Purpose podcast From Greg's show notes: What is a life worth ...Show More
139: Matthew Fox

47:02 | Aug 10th, 2016

This week we talk to Matthew Fox about The Four Paths to God Matthew Fox is an American priest and theologian. Formerly a member of the Dominican Order within the Roman Catholic Church, he became a member of the Episcopal Church following his expulsi...Show More
138: Conor O'Brien- Villagers

24:30 | Aug 3rd, 2016

This week we talk to Conor O'Brien about celebrating our uniqueness Conor O'Brien is an Irish singer and songwriter for the band Villagers. The band came to prominence in 2010 with the release of their debut album, Becoming a Jackal. Released to crit...Show More
137: Brad Warner

40:39 | Jul 27th, 2016

This week we talk to Brad Warner about not being a jerk Brad Warner is an ordained Zen teacher and author of the books There Is No God And He Is Always With You , Sit Down and Shut Up and Hardcore Zen. He’s also a writer for the Suicide Girls website...Show More
136: Michelle Segar

37:25 | Jul 20th, 2016

This week we talk to Michelle Segar about making lasting change Michelle Segar, PhD, is a motivation scientist and author of critically acclaimed “No Sweat! How the Simple Science of Motivation Can Bring You a Lifetime of Fitness” . She is also the D...Show More
135: James R Doty

36:57 | Jul 13th, 2016

This week we talk to James R Doty about the power of compassion James R Doty, MD, is a Clinical Professor in the Department of Neurosurgery at Stanford University and the Director of the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education at St...Show More
134: Parker J Palmer

53:32 | Jul 5th, 2016

Photo Credit: Dan Kowalski, Bainbridge Island, WA   This week we talk to Parker J Palmer about finding wholeness Parker J. Palmer, is the founder and Senior Partner of the Center for Courage & Renewal. He is a world-renowned writer, speaker and act...Show More
133: A.H. Almaas

23:07 | Jun 29th, 2016

This week we talk to A.H. Almaas about spiritual awakening A. H. Almaas is the pen name of A. Hameed Ali, creator of the Diamond Approach to Self-Realization. The Diamond Approach is a contemporary teaching that developed within the context of both a...Show More
132: Dr. Norman Rosenthal

30:22 | Jun 22nd, 2016

This week we talk to Norman Rosenthal about transcendental meditation Dr. Norman Rosenthal is a world-renowned psychiatrist, public speaker and best-selling author who is known for his innovative research and inspirational writings. He is currently c...Show More
131: Kira Asatryan

33:43 | Jun 15th, 2016

This week we talk to Kira Astrayan about overcoming loneliness Kira Asatryan is certified relationship coach, author, blogger, loneliness expert, and speaker. She loves to speak publicly on the topic of loneliness, as it's a problem of epidemic propo...Show More
130: John Prendergast

49:48 | Jun 8th, 2016

This week we talk to John Prendergast about tuning into our body John J. Prendergast, PhD, is a psychotherapist, retired professor of psychology, spiritual teacher, and founder and editor-in-chief of Undivided: The Online Journal of Nonduality and Ps...Show More
129: Russell Simmons

27:36 | Jun 1st, 2016

This week we talk to Russell Simmons about being a giver   Russell Simmons is an American entrepreneur and author. He began his entrepreneurial career in his youth, but on the wrong side of the law, selling marijuana to make money while an active mem...Show More
128: Benjamin Shalva

34:58 | May 24th, 2016

This week we talk to Benjamin Shalva about spiritual cross training Benjamin Shalva is a rabbi, writer, and yoga instructor, he leads spiritual cross-training seminars and workshops around the world. He received his rabbinical ordination from the Jew...Show More
Behavior Change Mistake #2

05:23 | May 21st, 2016

Get more information on The One You Feed Coaching Program. Enrollment open until May 25th     The #2 Mistake Most People Make When Trying to Change Behavior: Dropping Old Behaviors Without Putting Something In Their Place Nature abhors a vacuum. ...Show More
127: Robbie Vorhaus

43:38 | May 17th, 2016

This week we talk to Robbie Vorhaus about following your heart Robbie Vorhaus is widely recognized as one of the top three reputation and crisis experts and advisors in the world. Robbie’s path is fascinating: On the outside, renowned crisis expert ...Show More
The #1 Mistake People Make When Trying to Change Behavior

06:04 | May 14th, 2016

The #1 Mistake Most People Make When Trying to Change Behavior Starting Too Big The key to making lasting change is to break things down into really small steps. Most people want to start at point A and jump to Point Z but you don’t get there ove...Show More
126: Mary O"Malley

53:53 | May 11th, 2016

This week we talk to Mary O'Malley about awakening to the world around us Mary O’Malley is an author, teacher, and counselor whose work awakens others to the joy of being fully alive.  Her inspired and transformative approach to compulsions offers a ...Show More
125: Dan Harris and Oren Sofer

49:53 | May 4th, 2016

This week we talk to Dan Harris and Oren Sofer about mindful communication Our guests this week are Dan Harris and Oren Sofer.   Dan was a previous guest and we discussed his great book, 10% Happier. In addition, Dan is the current anchor on the week...Show More
124: Colin Beavan

36:09 | Apr 27th, 2016

This week we talk to Colin Beavan about being happy AND changing the world Colin Beavan’s writing, speaking, consulting and activism have encouraged tens of thousands of people to examine their lives to discover what’s really important to them. He is...Show More
123: Steven C Hayes

44:35 | Apr 19th, 2016

This week we talk to Steven C Hayes about getting out of our minds and into our lives Steven C Hayes is Nevada Foundation Professor at the Department of Psychology at the University of Nevada. He is an author of over 35 books and over 500 scientific ...Show More
122: Aaron Anastasi

32:01 | Apr 12th, 2016

This week we talk to Aaron Anastasi about not listening to the voices that hold us back Aaron Anastasi is a Southern California native who graduated with a master’s degree from Princeton where he studied philosophy and psychology. He’s also a serial ...Show More
121: Robert Sessions

37:31 | Apr 5th, 2016

A native of South Dakota, Robert Sessions earned a B.A. from Drake University and a Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Michigan.  Before focusing on photography, for more than four decades he taught at Kirkwood Community College, Grinnell Col...Show More
120: Rick Heller

37:25 | Mar 30th, 2016

This week we talk to Rick Heller about secular meditation Rick Heller is the author of the new book, Secular Meditation: 32 Practices for Cultivating Inner Peace, Compassion, and Joy — A Guide from the Humanist Community at Harvard. Rick leads weekly...Show More
119: Rebecca Newberger Goldstein

32:53 | Mar 22nd, 2016

This week we talk to Rebecca Newberger Goldstein about the relevance of philosophy in today's world Rebecca Newberger Goldstein is an American philosopher who is also a novelist and public intellectual. She is the author of ten books, many of which c...Show More
118: Tara Mohr

40:13 | Mar 15th, 2016

This week we talk to Tara Mohr about playing big Tara Mohr is an expert on women’s leadership and well-being. She helps women play bigger in sharing their voices and bringing forward their ideas in work and in life. Tara is the author of Playing Big:...Show More
Keep Trying- Mini Episode

04:47 | Mar 13th, 2016

Real change is possible but it takes time- Keep Trying!   JK Rowling was broke and depressed and her book had been rejected by 12 different publishers. This was right before Harry Potter was finally accepted and hit the big time.   It took me th...Show More
117: Dr. Gabor Mate´

46:18 | Mar 8th, 2016

This week we talk to Dr. Gabor Mate´ about addiction Get a free download of Eric's key quotes and ideas from Dr. Mate's work.  A renowned speaker, and bestselling author, Dr. Gabor Maté is highly sought after for his expertise on a range of topics in...Show More
Solomon's Paradox

05:37 | Mar 6th, 2016

Make Better Decisions using Solomon's Paradox King Solomon was said to be wiser than anyone in Egypt. What we don't hear, is that while Solomon was great at giving advice to others, he was notoriously bad at dealing with his own life issues, ultimate...Show More
116: Barry Mangione

27:07 | Mar 1st, 2016

This week we talk to Barry Mangione about how there are no easy answers Barry Mangione is an author, musician, podcaster, life coach, and pediatric physical therapist. Barry was once a struggling alcoholic suffering from depression, failed relationsh...Show More
115: Mark Nepo

44:10 | Feb 23rd, 2016

This week we talk to Mark Nepo about the mysteries of life Mark Nepo is a poet, philosopher and cancer survivor who has taught in the fields of poetry, health, and spirituality for forty years. A New York Times #1 bestselling author, he has publish...Show More
115: Mirabai Starr

44:59 | Feb 16th, 2016

This week we talk to Mirabai Starr about grief and healing Mirabai Starr writes, speaks and leads retreats on the inter-spiritual teachings of the mystics. Known for her revolutionary translations of John of the Cross, Teresa of Avila, and Julian of ...Show More
114: Chris Grosso

47:30 | Feb 9th, 2016

This week we talk to Chris Grosso about Everything Mind Only the third repeat guest on the The One You Feed, Chris Grosso is a public speaker, writer, and author of Indie Spiritualist: A No Bullshit Exploration of Spirituality and Everything Mind: ...Show More
The Second Arrow- Mini Episode

07:47 | Feb 5th, 2016

The Second Arrow  “The Buddha once asked a student, “If a person is struck by an arrow, is it painful?” The student replied, “It is."The Buddha then asked, "If the person is struck by a second arrow, is that even more painful?” The student replie...Show More
113: Rainn Wilson

50:30 | Feb 1st, 2016

This week we talk to Rainn Wilson about the courage to be hopeful Rainn Wilson is best known for his Emmy-nominated role as Dwight Schrute on NBC’s The Office. Wilson also voiced the alien villain Gallaxhar in Monsters vs. Aliens (2009) and star...Show More
112: Manoush Zomorodi

36:15 | Jan 26th, 2016

This week we talk to Manoush Zomorodi about remaining human in a digital age This interview was recorded live in the WNYC studios in New York city, home of other popular podcasts like RadioLab, The New Yorker Radio Hour and Freakonomics. Manoush Zo...Show More
111: Belinda Gore

49:01 | Jan 19th, 2016

This week we talk to Belinda Gore about The Enneagram This episode was recorded outdoors, live before an audience Belinda Gore is a psychologist, coach and experienced seminar leader who is skilled in supporting high-level learning and personal dev...Show More
110: Toni Bernhard

38:34 | Jan 13th, 2016

This week we talk to Toni Bernhard about not getting what we want Toni Bernhard was a law professor at the University of California—Davis when she became very ill. Since then she had dealt with, and helped teach the world about how to deal with chr...Show More
109: John Lee Dumas

38:18 | Jan 5th, 2016

This week we talk to John Lee Dumas John Lee Dumas is the Founder and Host of EntrepreneurOnFire, awarded 'Best of iTunes 2013'. John interviews today's most inspiring and successful Entrepreneurs 7-days a week and has been featured in Forbes, Fast...Show More
108: Megan Feldman Bettencourt

40:33 | Dec 30th, 2015

This week we talk to Megan Feldman Bettencourt about forgiveness Megan Feldman Bettencourt is an award-winning writer and journalist. She has reported from many countries, and her journalism has appeared in publications including The San Francisco ...Show More
107: Kristin Neff

31:04 | Dec 22nd, 2015

Interested in behavior change? Please help us out by taking our short 3 question survey and receive a free guide: The 5 Biggest Behavior Change Mistakes     This week we talk to Kristin Neff about self compassion Kristin Neff is a self-compassion ...Show More
106: Monk Yunrou

36:21 | Dec 16th, 2015

Please help us out by taking our short 3 question survey and receive a free guide: The 5 Biggest Behavior Change Mistakes     This week we talk to Monk Yunrou about modern Taoism Taoist Monk Yunrou in as author, activist, and tai chi master, Yunro...Show More
105: Guy Winch

41:43 | Dec 9th, 2015

Please help us out by taking our short 3 question survey and receive a free guide: The 5 Biggest Behavior Change Mistakes     This week we talk to Guy Winch about emotional first aid Guy Winch, Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist, keynote and TED sp...Show More
104: Loch Kelly

38:27 | Dec 2nd, 2015

Please help us out by taking our short 3 question survey and receive a free guide: The 5 Biggest Behavior Change Mistakes   This week we talk to Loch Kelly about awake awareness Loch Kelly, MDiv, LCSW, is a teacher, consultant, and leader in the f...Show More
103: Deborah Schoeberlein David

46:07 | Nov 24th, 2015

Please help us out by taking our short 3 question survey and receive a free guide: The 5 Biggest Behavior Change Mistakes     This week we talk to Deborah Schoeberlein David about integrating mindfulness into daily life Deborah Schoeberlein David ...Show More
102: Mark Manson

35:20 | Nov 17th, 2015

This week we talk to Mark Manson about making sacrifices Mark Manson is an author and personal development consultant.  His writing is a different take on the self help genre. He calls it self help from a first-person perspective. He’s been publishe...Show More
101: Eric and Chris

49:16 | Nov 11th, 2015

This week Eric and Chris get interviewed It has been 100 episodes of The One You Feed and as a way to makr the occasion we asked our friend Greg from the Life on Purpose podcast to interview Chris and I together. We talk about why we started the show...Show More
100: Steve Almond

49:44 | Nov 3rd, 2015

This week we talk to Steve Almond about the good and bad in all of us Steve Almond spent seven years as a newspaper reporter in Texas and Florida before writing his first book, the story collection My Life in Heavy Metal. His books, Candyfreak, and ...Show More
99: don Miguel Ruiz

34:52 | Oct 27th, 2015

© Noel Cianci, 2012 [powerpress]   This week we talk to don Miguel Ruiz about the stories we tell ourselves Don Miguel Ruiz is a renowned spiritual teacher and internationally bestselling author. He has spent the past three decades guiding studen...Show More
98: Mike Peters of the Alarm

37:20 | Oct 20th, 2015

This week we talk to Mike Peters Mike Peters is a Welsh musician, best known as the lead singer of The Alarm. Between 2011 and 2013, Peters was the vocalist for Big Country as well as The Alarm. A two time cancer survivor he founded the Love Hope St...Show More
97: Michael Taft: Meditation and Mindfulness for Geeks

42:13 | Oct 13th, 2015

This week we talk to Michael Taft about better mediation Michael W. Taft is an author, editor, meditation teacher, and neuroscience junkie. He is currently a meditation coach specializing in secular, science-based meditation training in corporate set...Show More
96: Casey Schwartz

31:41 | Oct 7th, 2015

This week we talk to Casey Schwartz about the science of neuropsychoanalysis CASEY SCHWARTZ is a graduate of Brown University and has a Masters Degree in psychodynamic neuroscience from University College London. She has worked as a staff writer at ...Show More
95: Amy Banks

47:59 | Sep 29th, 2015

Amy Banks, M.D., has devoted her career to understanding the neurobiology of relationships. In addition to her work at the Jean Baker Miller Training Institute (JBMTI), she was an instructor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. She is the first p...Show More
94: Kevin Breel: Depression and Comedy

35:06 | Sep 23rd, 2015

Kevin Breel is a 21-year-old writer, comedian, and activist for mental health. His work has been featured by NBC, CBS, The Huffington Post, MTV, CNN, The Today Show, Mashable and The Wall Street Journal.  His passionate TEDx talk entitled "Confession...Show More
93: Tony Horton

33:15 | Sep 14th, 2015

[powerpress]   This week we talk to Tony Horton about the law of consistency Tony Horton is the master behind the best-selling fitness series: P90X®, P90X2®, 10-Minute Trainer®, his latest 30-minute dynamo P90X3® and the brand new “X” series prequ...Show More
92: Sharon Salzberg

40:08 | Sep 8th, 2015

Sharon-Salzberg the one you feed     This week we talk to Sharon Salzberg about the essential question Sharon Salzberg is one of the worlds best know Buddhist teachers and has been leading meditation retreats worldwide since 1974. She teaches both...Show More
91: BJ Fogg- Habits

34:06 | Sep 2nd, 2015

This week we talk to BJ Fogg about changing our behavior Dr. BJ Fogg directs the Persuasive Tech Lab at Stanford University. A psychologist and innovator, he devotes half of his time to industry projects. His work empowers people to think clearly ab...Show More
90: Jeff Goins

38:52 | Aug 26th, 2015

This week we talk to Jeff Goins about The Art of Work Jeff Goins is a full-time writer who lives just outside of Nashville, Tennessee, with his wife, son, and border collie. He has authored four books and frequently speaks on writing, creativity, an...Show More
89: Todd Henry

1:18:19 | Aug 19th, 2015

This week we talk to Todd Henry about developing your authentic voice Todd Henry teaches leaders and organizations how to establish practices that lead to everyday brilliance. He is the author of three books (The Accidental Creative, Die Empty, and ...Show More
Mini Episode- Consistency

06:42 | Aug 16th, 2015

Mini Episode: Consistency The importance of consistency in behavior change. Consistency of action is critical. It's amazing what a series of small steps taken day after day can do.   "What you do every day matters than what you do once in awhile"- Gr...Show More
88: Rabbi Rami Shapiro

52:32 | Aug 12th, 2015

[powerpress]   This week we talk to Rabbi Rami Shapiro about perennial wisdom Rabbi Rami Shapiro is an award-winning author, poet, essayist, and educator whose poems have been anthologized in over a dozen volumes, and whose prayers are used in pra...Show More
87: Johnette Napolitano

38:20 | Aug 4th, 2015

[powerpress]   This week we talk to Johnette Napolitano of Concrete Blonde Johnette Napolitano is an American singer, songwriter and bassist best known as the lead vocalist/songwriter and bassist for the alternative rock group Concrete Blonde. Joh...Show More
86: Kerry Patterson

36:20 | Jul 28th, 2015

This week we talk to Kerry Patterson Kerry Patterson is the four-time New York Times best-selling co-author of Crucial Conversations, Crucial Accountability, Influencer, and Change Anything. He received his doctorate from Stanford. He has been featu...Show More
85: Justin Sullivan (New Model Army)

29:57 | Jul 21st, 2015

[powerpress]   This week we talk to Justin Sullivan from New Model Army Justin Sullivan is an English singer and songwriter. He is the frontman and lyricist of the British rock band New Model Army, which he formed in 1980 together with drummer Rob...Show More
84: Scott Gornto

32:23 | Jul 14th, 2015

This week we talk to Scott Gornto about the stories we tell ourselves R. Scott Gornto, is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Certified Sex Therapist and Expert on Relationships and Personal Development. Scott works with Individuals, Couples, ...Show More
83: Brigid Schulte

39:33 | Jul 8th, 2015

Brigid Schulte is an award-winning journalist for the Washington Post and Washington Post magazine. She was part of a team that won the Pulitzer Prize. She is also a fellow at the New America Foundation. She is a regular contributor to the She The Pe...Show More
84: Bob Proctor

44:34 | Jun 30th, 2015

image by Filip Cedarholm [powerpress]   This week we talk to Bob Proctor about thought and action Bob Proctor is an author, lecturer, counselor, business consultant, entrepreneur, and teacher  of positive thinking, self-motivation and maximizing h...Show More
82: Dr. Rick Hanson

42:26 | Jun 24th, 2015

This week we talk to Dr. Rick Hanson about hardwiring happiness into our brain Rick Hanson, Ph.D., is a neuropsychologist and author of Hardwiring Happiness: The New Brain Science of Contentment, Calm, and Confidence as well as Buddha's Brain: The P...Show More
81: Jackie Warner

38:39 | Jun 17th, 2015

This week we talk to Jackie Warner about using exercise and food to improve low mood Jackie Warner is best known as the star of Bravo’s “Work Out” and “Thintervention” Jackie is one of the world’s most sought-after fitness experts. She wrote two New...Show More
Mini Episode: The Elephant and The Rider

06:00 | Jun 13th, 2015

Mini Episode: The Elephant and The Rider One of my favorite books is The Happiness Hypothesis: Finding Modern Truth in Ancient Wisdom by Jonathan Haidt. In it, Haidt poses several "Great Ideas" on happiness espoused by thinkers of the past - Plato, B...Show More
80: Karen Valencic

39:42 | Jun 10th, 2015

This week we talk to Karen Valencic about using movement to get unstuck Karen Valencic is the founder of Spiral Impact, an Indianapolis-based speaking, training and development company, which she founded in 1992. Valencic leverages her expertise in ...Show More
79: Akshay Nanavati

29:48 | Jun 2nd, 2015

This week we talk to Akshay Nanavati about learning to use our fear Akshay Nanavati is an explorer, volunteer firefighter, former U.S. Marine, and masters graduate in journalism from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications. He has been moun...Show More
Bonus Re-Release

49:06 | May 28th, 2015

We have gotten so many questions about habits lately that we thought we would re-release one of our most popular episodes of 2014 with James Clear. With classic pieces of advice like "Never Miss Twice" and "reduce the scope, stick to the schedule" th...Show More
78: Simon Sinek

30:58 | May 26th, 2015

This week we talk to Simon Sinek about leadership Simon Sinek is an author best known for popularizing the concept of "the golden circle" and to "Start With Why", described by TED as "a simple but powerful model for inspirational leadership all start...Show More
77: Lama Surya Das

33:36 | May 20th, 2015

This week we talk to Lama Surya Das about looking beyond ourselves Lama Surya Das is one of the foremost Western Buddhist meditation teachers and scholars, one of the main interpreters of Tibetan Buddhism in the West, and a leading spokesperson for t...Show More
Mini Episode: No Easy Street

06:14 | May 17th, 2015

Life will always take effort Most of us have a fantasy that we will hit some point where life won't take effort. We will read the right book, learn the right meditation, rub the right crystal and our troubles will vanish. I think this is a fallacy. L...Show More
76: Johann Hari

56:27 | May 13th, 2015

This week we talk to Johann Hari about battling our demons Johann Hari is a British journalist. He has written for many of the world’s leading newspapers and magazines, including the New York Times, Le Monde, the Guardian, the Los Angeles Times, the ...Show More
75: Edward Slingerland

40:09 | May 5th, 2015

This week we talk to Edward Slingerland about trying not to try Edward Slingerland is a Professor of Asian Studies and Canada Research Chair in Chinese Thought and Embodied Cognition at the University of British Columbia, and was educated at Princeto...Show More
Bonus Re-Issue: Rich Roll from March 2014

39:30 | Apr 30th, 2015

Bonus Re-Issue from March 2014 This week on The One You Feed we have Rich Roll. Rich Roll  is a 47-year old, accomplished vegan ultra-endurance athlete and former entertainment attorney turned full-time wellness & plant-based nutrition advocate, mot...Show More
74: Rich Roll and Julie Piatt

45:44 | Apr 30th, 2015

This week we talk to Rich Roll and Julie Piatt about the challenges and the joys of transformation. Rich Roll is a 47-year old, accomplished vegan ultra-endurance athlete and former entertainment attorney turned full-time wellness & plant-based nutri...Show More
73: Dale Partridge

42:58 | Apr 29th, 2015

This week we talk to Dale Partridge about putting people above profit. Dale Partridge is a serial entrepreneur and CEO/Co-Founder of Sevenly.org and Startupcamp.com. In less than two years, Sevenly has given over $2.7 million in $7 donations to chari...Show More
72: Chris Hoke

49:44 | Apr 22nd, 2015

This week we talk to Chris Hoke about finding spirituality within the darkness  Chris Hoke is a jail chaplain and minister to Mexican gang and migrant worker communities in Washington’s Skagit Valley. His experiences are recounted in his new book, Wa...Show More
71: Carol Dweck

26:43 | Apr 15th, 2015

[powerpress]   This week we talk to Carol Dweck about mindset Carol S. Dweck, Ph.D., is one of the world’s leading researchers in the field of motivation and is the Lewis and Virginia Eaton Professor of Psychology at Stanford University. Her researc...Show More
70: David Redish

36:46 | Apr 7th, 2015

This week we talk to David Redish about decision making David Redish is currently a professor in the Department of Neuroscience at the University of Minnesota. He received his undergraduate degree in writing and computer science from Johns Hopkins i...Show More
Mini Episode- My Cup is Too Full

04:24 | Apr 5th, 2015

The confirmation bias, The Einstellung Effect and an old Zen tale.     Some of our most popular interviews that you might also enjoy: Kino MacGregor Strand of Oaks Mike Scott of the Waterboys Todd Henry- author of Die Empty Randy Scott Hyde
69: Jake Ducey

37:57 | Mar 31st, 2015

This week we talk to Jake Ducey about our purpose When Jake Ducey decided to quit and leave behind a college basketball scholarship and business school at 19, he had no idea that he would slowly become a leading voice for his generation. It was only...Show More
Mini Episode: One Day at a Time

04:20 | Mar 30th, 2015

One Day at a Time is a cliche but under the surface there is an enormous amount of wisdom.     Some of our most popular interviews that you might also enjoy: Kino MacGregor Strand of Oaks Mike Scott of the Waterboys Todd Henry- author of Die Empty R...Show More
68: Byron Katie- The Work

35:09 | Mar 24th, 2015

This week we talk to Byron Katie about questioning our thoughts Byron Kathleen Mitchell, better known as Byron Katie is an American speaker and author who teaches a method of self-inquiry known as "The Work of Byron Katie" or simply as "The Work". Sh...Show More
Mini Episode- Small Changes

06:31 | Mar 23rd, 2015

Getting unstuck, small changes add up over time, a little bit of something is better than a lot of nothing and the power of keystone habits.   Visit our website for more information
67: Glennon Doyle Melton

55:49 | Mar 17th, 2015

This week we talk to Glennon Doyle Melton about staying open to life    In This Interview Glennon and I Discuss... The One You Feed parable. Having to get through the bad stuff to get to the good stuff. For more information visit our website..
66: Josh Shipp

48:04 | Mar 10th, 2015

Josh Shipp aka “The Teen Whisperer” is a former at-risk foster kid turned teen advocate. His TV series TEEN TROUBLE (A&E / Lifetime) documented his work with teens in crisis. He is the author of “The Teen’s Guide to World Domination“, and was listed ...Show More
Mini Episode: The Fundamental Attribution Error

06:08 | Mar 7th, 2015

We hold ourselves and others to different standards. The Fundamental Attribution Error can wreak havoc in our lives and relationships.   Visit our website...     Some of our most popular interviews that you might also enjoy: Kino MacGregor Strand of...Show More
65: Maria Popova of Brain Pickings

1:04:05 | Mar 2nd, 2015

[powerpress]   This week we talk to Maria Popova about Brain Pickings and living a good life.  Our guest today is Maria Popova: a writer, blogger, and critic living Brooklyn, NY.  She is best known for Brainpickings.org, which features her writing o...Show More
64: Dr David K Reynolds

39:23 | Feb 24th, 2015

This week we talk to Dr. David K Reynolds about Constructive Living Dr. David K Reynolds is the creator of Constructive Living. Constructive Living is a Western approach to mental health education based in large part on adaptations of two Japanese p...Show More
Mini Episode: The Persistent Illusion

04:58 | Feb 21st, 2015

The persistence of the illusion that people or things will make us happy is astonishing, despite much evidence to the contrary.
63: Roland Merullo

43:34 | Feb 17th, 2015

This week we talk to Roland Merullo about focusing on our internal life Roland Merullo is the author of nine novels, including Breakfast with Buddha and Lunch with Buddha, A Little Love Story and American Savior. Merullo's nonfiction writing include...Show More
Mini Episode- Feelings, Thoughts and Actions

05:07 | Feb 14th, 2015

We are all interested in how we feel but our emotions are one thing we cannot change directly. We can however change our behavior or thoughts and then bring about emotional change.     Some of our most popular interviews that you might also enjoy: K...Show More
62: Amy Clover

39:43 | Feb 10th, 2015

Amy Clover is the founder of StrongInsideOut.com and the driving force behind the 2014 Strong Inside Out Tour. 8 Years ago she was battling depression and OCD and after a near suicide checked herself into the hospital. Now she helps other people take...Show More
Mini Episode- Tending Our Own Gardens

09:22 | Feb 8th, 2015

[powerpress]   An approach to dealing with all the craziness out in the world: tend to you own garden.     Some of our most popular interviews that you might also enjoy: Kino MacGregor Strand of Oaks Mike Scott of the Waterboys Todd Henry- author of...Show More
61: Tony Stubblebine

56:37 | Feb 4th, 2015

This week we talk to Tony Stubblebine about the science of behavior design Tony Stubblebine co-founded Coach.Me (formerly knows as Lift) on the idea that positive reinforcement and community support could be deployed universally to help people achie...Show More
Mini Episode- The Power of Appreciation

05:17 | Feb 1st, 2015

[powerpress]   We all know that gratitude and appreciation are important but we need to actually do them for the benefit to occur.     Some of our most popular interviews that you might also enjoy: Kino MacGregor Strand of Oaks Mike Scott of the Wat...Show More
60: Gabriele Oettingen

45:43 | Jan 28th, 2015

This week we talk to Gabriele Oettingen about rethinking positive thinking. Gabriele Oettingen is a Professor of Psychology at New York University and the University of Hamburg. She is the author of more than a 100 articles and book chapters on thin...Show More
Mini Episode: Decision Fatigue and the Power of Routines

07:03 | Jan 24th, 2015

Routines don't drain us, they strengthen us when used correctly. Deciding what to do all the time wears us out and saps out strength.     Some of our most popular interviews that you might also enjoy: Kino MacGregor Strand of Oaks Mike Scott of the ...Show More
59: Alex Cornell

33:17 | Jan 21st, 2015

This week we talk to Alex Cornell about overcoming creative blocks. Alex Cornell is an interface designer, filmmaker, and periodic musician. He lives in San Francisco and is currently working at Moonbase. He released a book in 2012 called Breakthrou...Show More
Mini Episode: The Parable of the Farmer and the Horse

06:31 | Jan 19th, 2015

Today we discuss another parable and talk about learning to live with equanimity.     Some of our most popular interviews that you might also enjoy: Kino MacGregor Strand of Oaks Mike Scott of the Waterboys Todd Henry- author of Die Empty Randy Scot...Show More
58: Susan Piver

41:43 | Jan 13th, 2015

This week we talk to Susan Piver Susan Piver is a Buddhist teacher and the New York Times bestselling author of seven books, including The Hard Questions and the award-winning How Not to Be Afraid of Your Own Life. Her latest book is entitled The Wi...Show More
57: Gregg Swanson

32:51 | Jan 6th, 2015

This week we talk to Gregg Swanson about the warrior mindset Gregg Swanson is a leading, physical, emotional,  spiritual and mental strength coach and expert. He has authored several books and over 100 articles on these subjects. His life defining m...Show More
56: Emily White

41:02 | Dec 30th, 2014

This week we talk to Emily White about making connections in the real world Emily White is a former lawyer turned writer. She is the author of Lonely, Learning to Live With Solitude. She has written for  the Daily Mail,  the New York Post, the Huffi...Show More
Mini Episode: Negative Emotions

04:43 | Dec 28th, 2014

[powerpress]         Some of our most popular interviews that you might also enjoy: Kino MacGregor Strand of Oaks Mike Scott of the Waterboys Todd Henry- author of Die Empty Randy Scott Hyde     Beans- The One You Feed
56: Congressman Tim Ryan

40:10 | Dec 23rd, 2014

(Photo For The Dispatch by Pete Marovich)   This week we talk to Tim Ryan about mindfulness in everyday life Tim Ryan is the U.S. Representative for Ohio's 13th congressional district, serving since 2003. He is the author of  A Mindful Nation: How a...Show More
Mini Episode: Notice, Don't Resist

04:55 | Dec 21st, 2014

Often it is resisting what is happening to us that causes more pain than the thing itself. Eric talks about another approach.
Bonus Re-Release: Todd Henry

34:24 | Dec 18th, 2014

Todd Henry describes himself as “an arms dealer for the creative revolution” Todd is the founder of Accidental Creative, a company that helps creative people and teams generate brilliant ideas.  He regularly speaks and consults with companies, both l...Show More
55: Therese Borchard

38:42 | Dec 16th, 2014

This week we talk to Therese Borchard about handling depression. Therese Borchard is the author of Beyond Blue and The Pocket Therapist. She blogs for Everyday Health and is an Associate Editor and a regular contributor to Psych Central. She writes ...Show More
54: James Clear

48:26 | Dec 8th, 2014

James Clear is an entrepreneur, weightlifter, and travel photographer. He writes at JamesClear.com, where he talks about scientific research and real-world experiences that help you rethink your health and improve your life. His blog gets millions of...Show More
53: Michael Galinsky

37:18 | Dec 2nd, 2014

This week we talk to Michael Galinsky about the role of emotions in physical pain  Michael Galinsky is an American filmmaker, cinematographer, photographer, and musician who has produced and directed a number of documentaries, including Battle from ...Show More
Mini Episode- The Exhaustion of Avoidance

05:09 | Nov 30th, 2014

Eric discusses how tiring avoidance can be and proposes some solutions.
52: Robert Biswas-Diener

33:08 | Nov 25th, 2014

This week we talk to Robert Biswas-Diener about the upside of your dark side. Robert Biswas-Diener  is a psychologist, author and instructor at Portland State University. Biswas-Diener's research focuses on income and happiness, culture and happines...Show More
51: Jeffrey Rubin

39:30 | Nov 19th, 2014

This week we talk to Jeffrey Rubin about the art of flourishing Dr. Jeffrey Rubin is widely regarded as one of the leading authorities on the integration of meditation and psychotherapy. In his ground-breaking and critically acclaimed Psychotherapy ...Show More
Bonus Re-Release: Andrew Solomon

35:37 | Nov 15th, 2014

Andrew Solomon is a writer and lecturer on politics, culture and psychology. Solomon’s newest book, Far From the Tree: Parents, Children, and the Search for Identity, published on November 13, 2012, won the National Book Critics Circle award for nonf...Show More
50: Dan Wilson

36:06 | Nov 10th, 2014

[powerpress]   This week we talk to Dan Wilson This is another interview that has great personal significance to us. Dan was part of Trip Shakespeare which is one of Eric's all-time favorite bands. He also went on to form Semisonic another band that...Show More
49: Alex LIckerman

37:31 | Nov 4th, 2014

Alex Lickerman is a physician, former assistant professor of medicine and director of primary care, and current assistant vice president for Student Health and Counseling Services at the University of Chicago. He’s also been a secular Buddhist since ...Show More
49: Jordan Harbinger

35:53 | Oct 30th, 2014

[powerpress]   This week we talk to Jordan Harbinger about the power of awareness and intention Jordan Harbinger is the founder of The Art of Charm. The Art of Charm helps men to improve their social skills so that they can succeed in business and li...Show More
Mini Episode 10: Setbacks and Dissapointments

07:54 | Oct 26th, 2014

"A setback is not permission to abandon your plans" - Chris Brogan   Eric talks about handling setbacks and disappointments
48: Joel Zaslofsky

38:35 | Oct 22nd, 2014

Joel Zaslofsky is the founder of The Value of Simple website and podcast. He is an author, speaker, and curator. He the author of Experiencing Curating: How to Gain Focus, Increase Influence and Simplify You Life. He is the creator of The Continuos C...Show More
47: Kristoffer Carter

50:22 | Oct 14th, 2014

This week we talk to Kristoffer Carter about building an Epic Life Kristoffer Carter ("kc") is a meditation expert for rapid growth start-ups, facilitator, & experience designer for Good Life Project, created by Jonathan Fields. By day, KC helps lead...Show More
Mini Episode- 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

04:21 | Oct 13th, 2014

A brief preview from the upcoming 7 Habits of Highly Effective People course offered by The One You Feed
46: Christine Hassler

50:55 | Oct 8th, 2014

Christine Hassler left her successful job as a Hollywood agent at 25 to pursue a life she could be passionate about . . . but it did not come easily. After being inspired by her own unexpected challenges and experiences, she realized her journey was ...Show More
Mini Episode 9- Envy and Comparision

06:07 | Oct 6th, 2014

This week Eric discusses Envy and Comparison In Dante's Inferno the envious had their eyes sewn shut. In our day we have a lot of social media comparison. We discuss some approaches to handling envy and comparison   Some of our most popular intervie...Show More
45: Emiliya Zhivotovskaya

38:58 | Sep 30th, 2014

I was lucky enough to catch Emiliya Zhivotovskaya near the end of Camp GLP and we were able to sit down in her small room on the floor, holding microphones and have this conversation. I think we were both very tired after a great weekend at camp. She...Show More
Mini Ep 8- The Role of Willpower and Anger in Depression

05:33 | Sep 27th, 2014

This week Eric responds to a follow on Twitter. I posted a tweet the other day that said: "The best way out of depression is to hate it and not let yourself get used to it" I got this response from a follower: "NOT TRUE - you cannot will yourself out...Show More
044: Jonathan Rottenberg

43:50 | Sep 23rd, 2014

This week we talk to Jonathan Rottenberg Jonathan Rottenberg is a leading researcher in the area of emotion and psychopathology, where he has focused on major depression. He is author of the  book, The Depths: The Evolutionary Origins of the Depress...Show More
043: Chris Grosso - The Indie Spiritualist

36:49 | Sep 16th, 2014

This week we talk to Chris Grosso Chris Grosso is an author, independent culturist, spiritual aspirant, recovering addict, speaker, and professor with en*theos Academy. He writes for Origin magazine, Mantra Yoga + Health magazine and created the pop...Show More
Mini Episode 7- Positive Concentration

04:41 | Sep 13th, 2014

This week Eric discusses positive concentration techniques to counteract rumination.
042: Chris Guillebeau

30:21 | Sep 10th, 2014

[powerpress]   This week we talk to Chris Guillebeau Chris Guillebeau is a New York Times bestselling author and modern-day explorer. During a lifetime of self-employment that included a four-year commitment as a volunteer executive in West Africa...Show More
Mini Episode #6-Rumination

06:52 | Sep 8th, 2014

Eric explores rumination and how damaging it can be to our mental health. What is it? What's the difference between rumination and self reflection? Hebb's Law and the role it plays in rumination. How to escape rumination. Rough Transcript: ...Show More
041: Mishka Shubaly

49:13 | Sep 2nd, 2014

This week we talk to Mishka Shubaly Our guest today is author Mishka Shubalay. After receiving an MFA from Columbia University, Mishka promptly quit writing to play music. He lived out of a Toyota minivan for a year, touring nonstop, and has shared ...Show More
Mini Episode #5- An Open Letter to the Jackass Who Left Us a 1-Star Review

08:39 | Aug 31st, 2014

Eric starts to respond to a negative review and uses as it a way to explore the negativity bias and steps to work with it.   Some of our most popular interviews that you might also enjoy: Kino MacGregor Strand of Oaks Mike Scott of the Waterboys...Show More
040: Jonathan Fields

42:26 | Aug 26th, 2014

Jonathan Fields describes himself as a father, a husband, a maker and a man who cares deeply about, loves and admires those closest to him and is humbled and grateful for the opportunity to create, to connect and to serve. He is the creator of The G...Show More
039: Timber Hawkeye

40:08 | Aug 20th, 2014

This week we talk to Timber Hawkeye Timber Hawkeye is the author of the very popular book Buddhist Boot Camp. He offers a non-sectarian approach to being at peace with the world.  His book was created from a series of blog posts and emails that fri...Show More
Bonus Re-Release- Watsky

31:06 | Aug 16th, 2014

Watsky: In celebration of Watsky's new album and our 300,000 listen we decided to re-release our very first episode. It remains our most downloaded episode and one of my favorites. Enjoy.
038: Julien Smith

37:52 | Aug 12th, 2014

This week we talk to Julien Smith. Julien Smith is the CEO of Breather, an on-demand space company, as well as the New York Times bestselling author of three books. Two of these, Trust Agents and The Impact Equation, were written with Chris Brogan (...Show More
037: Srini Pillay

45:45 | Aug 5th, 2014

Srini Pillay M.D. Founder and CEO of NeuroBusiness Group Srini Pillay, M.D. is Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and Invited Faculty at Harvard Business School. He is also the Founder and CEO of NeuroBusiness Group...Show More