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Mark Blankenship and Sarah D. Bunting are journalists, friends, and music fans who love talking about pop music of all stripes.
 
Praise and Worship with the Choir and Orchestra of Mount Paran Church in Atlanta, Georgia.
 
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Cylon George of Spiritual Living for Busy People shares his thoughts on the extraordinary power of savoring your life. Episode 1405: The Extraordinary Power of Savoring Your Life by Cylon George of Spiritual Living For Busy People on Noticing Life Cylon George is a spiritual chaplain, musician, devoted husband, and busy dad of six. He loves lis ...…
 
Nir Eyal shares why you make terrible life choices. Episode 1404: Confirmation Bias: Why You Make Terrible Life Choices by Nir Eyal of Nir And Far on How to Live with Curiosity Nir Eyal writes, consults, and teaches about the intersection of psychology, technology, and business. The M.I.T. Technology Review dubbed Nir, “The Prophet of Habit-For ...…
 
Dusti Arab with Rowdy Kittens shares her thoughts on getting lost in the twitterverse and other misadventures. Episode 1403: Getting Lost in the Twitterverse and other Misadventures by Dusti Arab with Rowdy Kittens on How to Digital Detox Tammy Strobel is a photographer, writer, teacher, and founder of RowdyKittens.com. She loves morning views, ...…
 
Cait Flanders shares what consumes your mind controls your life and finances. This is part 2 of 2. Episode 1402: [Part 2] What Consumes Your Mind Controls Your Life (and Finances) by Cait Flanders on Decreasing Social Media Use Cait Flanders started Blonde on a Budget to document her debt repayment journey. After paying it off, she adopted a mi ...…
 
Cait Flanders shares what consumes your mind controls your life and finances. This is part 1 of 2. Episode 1401: [Part 1] What Consumes Your Mind Controls Your Life (and Finances) by Cait Flanders on Digital Detox Cait Flanders started Blonde on a Budget to document her debt repayment journey. After paying it off, she adopted a minimalist lifes ...…
 
James Altucher shares the one learning technique that scared the s**t out of Bruce Lee. Episode 1400: The One Learning Technique That Scared The S**t Out of Bruce Lee by James Altucher on Training the Body & Brain James Altucher is an American hedge fund manager, entrepreneur, bestselling author, and podcaster. He has founded or cofounded more ...…
 
We really earn our parental warning sticker with our discussion of Cee Lo's gleefully obscene hit "F##k You." We also discuss virtuosic singing, reality show cats, and the best music video Sinead O'Connor never made. Our intro is by David Gregory Byrne, and our outro is by George Harrison. Want to leave us a voicemail? Just call 646-389-0767! Y ...…
 
Ramit Sethi of I Will Teach You to be Rich shares how to stop feeling overwhelmed. Episode 1399: Dealing with Anxiety: How to Stop Feeling Overwhelmed by Ramit Sethi of I Will Teach You To Be Rich Ramit wants to use money to say YES. He knew there was a better way to live a rich life—if we could use psychology to focus on what actually works. N ...…
 
Rachel Shanken of MindBodyWise shares 7 ways to make the most of your life. Episode 1398: 7 Ways to Make the Most of your Life by Rachel Shanken of MindBodyWise on Living In The Moment Rachel Shanken is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Yoga Instructor, and now a Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy Practitioner. Her philosophy is simple: what you see ...…
 
Chris Guillebeau shares his thoughts on personal responsibility and showing up. Episode 1397: Personal Responsibility and Showing Up by Chris Guillebeau on How To Take Ownership of Your Life Chris Guillebeau is a New York Times bestselling author and modern-day explorer. He is the author of 5 books and his daily podcast, Side Hustle School, is ...…
 
Brian Gardner with No Sidebar shares his thoughts on minimalism in the real world. Episode 1396: Minimalism in the Real World: A Life without Sidebars by Brian Gardner of No Sidebar on Simple Living Benefits No Sidebar was created by Brian Gardner and is all about designing a simpler life. He and the contributing authors want to help you figure ...…
 
Jay and Heather Harrington of Life and Whim share the magic of early morning. Episode 1395: The Magic of Early Morning by Jay & Heather Harrington of Life And Whim on How to Become An Early Riser Jay and Heather Harrington are the husband and wife team behind Life and Whim. They started Life and Whim after moving their family to Traverse City, ...…
 
Helene Massicotte of Free To Pursue shares her thoughts on dealing with conflict. Episode 1394: Dealing with Conflict - Time Is On Your Side by Helene Massicotte of Free To Pursue on How To Be Patient Helene Massicotte blogs about living life on your terms and experiencing true personal freedom. She describes herself as a person in search of al ...…
 
Marc Chernoff of Marc and Angel Hack Life shares 6 things you should love about your life. Episode 1393: 6 Things You Should Love About Your Life by Marc Chernoff of Marc And Angel on How To Be Happier Marc and Angel Chernoff are New York Times bestselling authors, professional coaches, full-time students of life, admirers of the human spirit, ...…
 
We're ranking every song on Hole's grunge-grrrrl classic album "Live Through This," and we may never stop screaming about milk. Special guest John Ramos joins us on this rediscovery of songs we blasted nonstop 25 years ago. Our intro is by Andrew Byrne, and our outro is by Bettie Serveert. Want to leave us a voicemail? Just call 646-389-0767! Y ...…
 
Kristine Klussman asks how meaningful is your life. Episode 1392: How Meaningful Is Your Life? by Kristine Klussman on How to Find Meaning and Passion in Life Kristine Klussman specialized in Health Psychology (Behavioral Medicine) at Harvard Medical School, then founded and ran the Health Psychology program and post-doctoral training programs ...…
 
Anthony Ongaro of Break the Twitch shares 10 helpful habit guidelines. Episode 1391: 10 Helpful Habit Guidelines by Anthony Ongaro of Break The Twitch on How to Improve Self Discipline After years of impulse spending on Amazon and elsewhere, Anthony Ongaro realized that his one-click purchase habits were more of a physical Twitch than an intent ...…
 
Colin Wright of Exile Lifestyle shares his thoughts on surface tension. Episode 1390: Surface Tension by Colin Wright of Exile Lifestyle on How to Acquire Deep Knowledge & Communicate Effectively Colin Wright is a professional author and international speaker who co-founded a publishing company and travels full-time, moving to a new country eve ...…
 
2 shorter posts from Joshua Fields Millburn of The Minimalists on life and learning from failure. Episode 1389: Life Is An Acquired Taste AND Resolving to Learn from Failure by Joshua Fields Millburn of The Minimalists Joshua Fields Millburn & Ryan Nicodemus write about living a meaningful life with less stuff for 4 million readers. As featured ...…
 
Joshua Becker of Becoming Minimalist shares why the emptiness of sports is most felt in victory. Episode 1388: The Emptiness of Sports is Most Felt in Victory by Joshua Becker of Becoming Minimalist on Pursuing Passions Joshua Becker and his family decided to live with fewer possessions after a conversation with his neighbor in 2008. As a resul ...…
 
David Cain of Raptitude shares why there is no right decision. Episode 1387: There Is No Right Decision by David Cain of Raptitude on How To Make Well Informed Decisions Quickly David Cain is a writer and entrepreneur living in Winnipeg, Canada. On a particular boring day at his office job in 2009, he started Raptitude. His interest has always ...…
 
Michael Mehlberg of Modern da Vinci shares one life hack every high achieving entrepreneur should know. Episode 1386: One Life Hack Every High Achieving Entrepreneur Should Know by Michael Mehlberg of Modern da Vinci on Purpose Michael Mehlberg is an entrepreneur and certified agile project manager who specializes in productivity and organizati ...…
 
Which songs are better because of how they're used in a TV show? Exhibit A is "The Night We Met" by Lord Huron featuring Phoebe Bridgers, which gets us talking about John Travolta, our favorite teachers, and the country's relationship to death during the Civil War. Our intro is by Andrew Byrne, and our outro is from the documentary Death and th ...…
 
T.K. Coleman shares 6 questions that will keep you intellectually honest. Episode 1385: 6 Questions That Will Keep You Intellectually Honest by TK Coleman on How to Pursue Self Improvement T.K. Coleman is the Co-Founder & Education Director of Praxis. He is a prolific writer and speaker with a singular mission: to awaken people to their own cre ...…
 
Benjamin Hardy shares what happens when you take full responsibility of your life. Episode 1384: What Happens When You Take Full Responsibility of Your Life by Benjamin Hardy on Accountability Benjamin Hardy has been the top writer on Medium.com since late 2015. He focuses on self-improvement, motivation, and entrepreneurship. His writing is fu ...…
 
Elana Miller of Zen Psychiatry shares her thoughts on writing the truth when in doubt. Episode 1383: When in Doubt, Write the Truth by Elana Miller of Zen Psychiatry on How To Tell The Truth Elana Miller is a psychiatrist based out of Los Angeles, California. She loves to write, read, and make music. Elana received her B.A. in psychology at Har ...…
 
Courtney Carver of Be More With Less shares a good place to start if you are a beginner minimalist. Episode 1382: Beginner Minimalist? This is a Good Place to Start by Courtney Carver of Be More With Less on Simple Living Courtney Carver was stopped in her tracks with a scary MS diagnosis after decades of debt, discontent, and trying to do it a ...…
 
Ellen Burgan of If It Brings You Joy shares her thoughts on optimism being a choice. Episode 1381: Optimism: It's a Choice by Ellen Burgan of If It Brings You Joy on How To Be More Positive Minded Ellen Burgan is a midlife woman who loves to have fun, yet has a big appreciation for the art of relaxation. She prefers to live spontaneously and go ...…
 
Jennifer of Simply Fiercely shares 5 ways to use your journal for self care. Episode 1380: 5 Ways to Use Your Journal For Self Care by Jennifer of SimplyFiercely on Best Personal Development Practices Jennifer is a traveller, minimalist and dream chaser. She grew up near Baltimore, Maryland but she caught a bad case of wanderlust at an early ag ...…
 
Krista O'Reilly-Davi-Digui of A Life In Progress shares how a few thoughts that will help you do hard things. Episode 1379: Do Hard Things. These Thoughts Will Help by Krista O'Reilly-Davi-Digui on Self-Growth & Challenging Yourself Krista O'Reilly-Davi-Digui's mission as a Joyful Living Educator is to help messy humans like herself quiet the n ...…
 
A straightforward chat about Joni Mitchell's "Help Me" unexpectedly leads to cole slaw, The Amazing Race Canada, and how to paint on a grain of rice. But that's Joni Mitchell, right? She inspires all kinds of things! Our intro is by David Gregory Byrne, and our outro is by Prince. Want to leave us a voicemail? Just call 646-389-0767! You can em ...…
 
Allison Carmen shares her thoughts on finding a new way to react to problems. Episode 1378: Finding A New Way To React To Problems by Allison Carmen on Compassion & Dealing with Anger and Emotion Allison Carmen holds a B.A. in accounting, a J.D. of Law, and a Master’s of Law in taxation. After working for a large law firm in Manhattan, Allison ...…
 
Michael Blankenship of Get Your Gusto Back shares the real reason that you're always tired. Episode 1377: The Real Reason That You're Always Tired by Michael Blankenship of Get Your Gusto Back on How to Have More Energy Michael Blankenship wants you to know that he gets it if you're tired, you're burnt out and you're sick of doing the same thin ...…
 
An excerpt from the book The Power of Vital Force: Fuel Your Energy, Purpose, and Performance with Ancient Secrets of Breath by Rajshree Patel Episode 1376: An Excerpt from The Power of Vital Force: Fuel Your Energy, Purpose, and Performance by Rajshree Patel Rajshree Patel is a mind and meditation expert and an international self-awareness coa ...…
 
Katie Ping of More Of What Matters Blog shares 8 lessons to remember when traveling. Episode 1375: 8 Lessons to Remember When Traveling by Katie Ping of More Of What Matters Blog on How To Have Inspired Travel Katie Ping is a small-town writer, yogi, and mama who values simplicity. She spent decades of her life people-pleasing and drowning in g ...…
 
Tynan shares his thoughts on brain training. Episode 1374: Brain Training by Tynan Tynan was named as one of the top 25 best bloggers in 2013 by Time Magazine. He believes in making deliberate decisions and breaking away from the herd mentality. He likes learning new things, building habits, exposing the world, connecting with awesome people, a ...…
 
Cylon George of Spiritual Living for Busy People shares how he disappoints people and how you can too. Episode 1373: How I Disappoint People (And How You Can Too) by Cylon George of Spiritual Living For Busy People Cylon George is a spiritual chaplain, musician, devoted husband, and busy dad of six. He loves listening to people’s stories and he ...…
 
Leo Babauta of Zen Habits shares his thoughts on how to deal with major disruptions to your routine. Episode 1372: How to Deal With Major Disruptions to Your Routine by Leo Babauta of Zen Habits on New Habit Formation Leo Babauta created Zen Habits, which is about finding simplicity and mindfulness in the daily chaos of our lives. It’s about cl ...…
 
Thanks to Styx's low-key insane rock anthem "Come Sail Away," we're talking about benevolent aliens, the Monroe Doctrine, and the moistest balladry known to man. Plus, there's a birthday chart reading with an unexpected connection to horror films! Our intro is by Laura Barger and Jack Baldelli, and our outro is by Aimee Mann. Want to leave us a ...…
 
Heather Aardema with No Sidebar shares five ways to transform your stress into something better. Episode 1371: Five Ways to Transform Your Stress Into Something Better by Heather Aardema with No Sidebar on Healthy Living No Sidebar was created by Brian Gardner and is all about designing a simpler life. He and the contributing authors want to he ...…
 
Jay and Heather Harrington of Life and Whim share their thoughts on slowing down your life through the magic of first moments. Episode 1370: Slow Down Your Life Through the Magic of First Moments by Jay & Heather Harrington of LifeAndWhim Jay and Heather Harrington are the husband and wife team behind Life and Whim. They started Life and Whim a ...…
 
Steve Pavlina shares his thoughts on having a cup of tea with the grim reaper. Episode 1369: A Cup of Tea With the Grim Reaper by Steve Pavlina on How To Live A Life of Greatness & Achieve Your Potential Steve Pavlina is widely recognized as one of the most successful personal development bloggers on the Internet, with his work attracting more ...…
 
Mark Manson shares 3 important life skils nobody ever taught you. This is part 2 of 2. Episode 1368: [Part 2] 3 Important Life Skills Nobody Ever Taught You by Mark Manson on How To Make A Decision Mark Manson was a full-time professional dating coach for men from 2008 until 2011. Sick of the industry, he wrote his first book, Models: Attract W ...…
 
Mark Manson shares 3 important life skills nobody ever taught you. This is part 1 of 2. Episode 1367: [Part 1] 3 Important Life Skills Nobody Ever Taught You by Mark Manson on How To Stop Taking Things Personally Mark Manson was a full-time professional dating coach for men from 2008 until 2011. Sick of the industry, he wrote his first book, Mo ...…
 
Rachel Shanken of MindBodyWise shares how to break the cycle of self-criticism. Episode 1366: How to Break the Cycle of Self-Criticism by Rachel Shanken of MindBodyWise on How To Improve Self Worth Rachel Shanken is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Yoga Instructor, and now a Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy Practitioner. Her philosophy is simple: ...…
 
Greg Audino shares his thoughts on making intentional mistakes. Episode 1365: On Making Intentional Mistakes by Greg Audino with OLD Podcast on How To Take Action In Your Life Greg Audino is both a certified life coach and an actor. He combines his passions to create short and digestible videos which shine new light on the turbulent areas of li ...…
 
When is a terrible musical a wonderful musical? When the musical is "Co-Op." We're talking about the original cast recording for the flawless episode of Documentary Now!, and we're geeking all the way out over it. We're also talking about Sondheim, the demands of good parody, and (of course) cocaine. Our intro is by Andrew Byrne, and our outro ...…
 
Marc Chernoff of Marc and Angel Hack Life shares 4 reasons you need to keep doing hard things to be happy, healthy and successful. Episode 1364: 4 Reasons You Need to Keep Doing Hard Things to Be Happy, Healthy and Successful by Marc Chernoff of Marc & Angel Marc and Angel Chernoff are New York Times bestselling authors, professional coaches, f ...…
 
Kacie Main shares her thoughts on the healing process. Episode 1363: The Ruse by Kacie Main on How To Heal Ourselves & The Healing Process Kacie Main's affinity for writing started as a child, writing arguably overly emotional letters to family, friends, and boyfriends, and even an anonymous poem to a widowed neighbor. The first paper she wrote ...…
 
Calista Tee with OLD Podcast on creating fulfilling opportunities. Episode 1362: Creating Fulfilling Opportunities by Calista Tee with OLD Podcast on Creativity & Accountability Calista Tee is a digital marketer and a lifestyle blogger. Having survived an accident, she brings awareness to the importance of taking an active approach to changing ...…
 
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