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In each episode, we talk with inspiring scientists, thinkers, and other self-actualized individuals who will give you a greater understanding of yourself, others, and the world we live in. Scott Barry Kaufman explores the depths of human potential and tries to get a glimpse into human possibility in every episode.
 
Forrest Hanson is joined by his father, clinical psychologist Dr. Rick Hanson, and a world-class group of experts to explore the practical science of lasting well-being. Conversations focus on the key insights from psychology, science, and contemplative practice that you need to build reliable inner strengths, overcome your challenges, and get the most out of life. New episodes every Monday.
 
So the parable goes, an elder speaking with his granddaughter says, "In life, there are two wolves inside of us that are always at battle. One is a good wolf, which represents things like kindness, bravery, and love. And the other is a bad wolf, which represents things like greed, hatred, and fear. " The granddaughter stops and thinks about it for a second. She looks up at her grandfather and says, "Well, which one wins?" And the grandfather says, "The one you feed." When host Eric Zimmer wa ...
 
The American Express Open OPEN MINDS conversation series places you alongside some of the world's most brilliant thinkers as they examine how we live and work. Hosted by Eric Ries, bestselling author of The Lean Startup and The Startup Way, this podcast combines research from behavioral psychology, management science and the history of innovation, to offer deep insights on how to make your work life more productive, connected and fulfilling. Visit openforum.com/openminds to learn more about ...
 
5 minute summaries of The Jordan B. Peterson Podcast's episodes. Get the best insights and ideas in much less time, more at owltail.com Written summaries: https://www.owltail.com/summaries/91182-the-jordan-b-peterson-podcast Other podcast summaries in Apple Podcasts: http://bit.ly/5-min-summaries Other podcast summaries In other apps, search 'podcast summaries'. Join intellectual phenomenon Dr. Jordan Peterson and his daughter Mikhaila for enlightening discourse that will change the way you ...
 
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We often know what we “should” do, but that doesn’t mean it’s easy to do it. Today Dr. Rick and Forrest are joined by Dr. Scott Barry Kaufman and Dr. Jordyn Feingold to explore how we can learn to consistently choose our best selves, overcome barriers to growth, and fully actualize ourselves. About our Guests: Scott is a cognitive scientist, humani…
 
On CHECKING IN, Michelle Williams and her friends let it all out as they reveal their intimate experiences with depression, anxiety and their mental health journeys. Hosted by Michelle, these celebrity interviews will also offer skills on how to manage mental health hardships and even offer coping strategies for emotional well-being. Listen here an…
 
In This Episode, You'll Learn: How discovering a family secret led to a deeper understanding of herself The myth that what we don’t know can’t hurt us Exploring how every choice or decision we make impacts our lives and the lives of those around u How there is strength that comes from being able hold both the good and bad things in life at the same…
 
Welcome to The Human Potential Lab! In this special series of The Psychology Podcast, I will be doing solo episodes answering your burning questions about the mind, brain, human behavior, and human potential. In the first episode of this series, I will be tackling a question I’ve been obsessed with virtually my entire life: What is Intelligence? Ev…
 
We all want to live a fun and fulfilling life, but the hustle and bustle of everyday life can leave us feeling overwhelmed and exhausted. That's why it's so important to make time for fun, even as an adult. From reducing stress to better relationships and improving mental and physical health, carving out time for fun activities can have a transform…
 
In This Episode You'll Learn: How we can learn to align our inner and outer stories to create changes we want Why we need to give ourselves permission to dream and see what's possible The imporance of identifying the story that's keeping you from seeing what's possible How we can learn to structure our work and life so that we can enjoy it Implemen…
 
All of our relationships include some conflict, the big question is how skillfully we handle that conflict when it appears. Dr. Rick Hanson joins Forrest to walk us through some effective ways to deal with common forms of interpersonal conflict. They explore the four common disagreements, the subtle ways power shows up in our relationships, separat…
 
In this Episode, You'll Learn: What “achiever fever” is and the negative health effects that are linked to it How we often tie happiness and self worth to achieving and how to shift that perspective Why the inner critic often shows up and how we can learn to effectively deal with it How we can recognize our powerful default behaviors, learn to pay …
 
Today we welcome the Shadow Expert, Dr. Connie Zweig. She is a retired therapist, writer, Climate Reality Leader, and Citizens Climate Lobbyist. She is the co-author of Meeting the Shadow and Romancing the Shadow and the author of Meeting the Shadow of Spirituality. Her latest book is called The Inner Work of Age: Shifting from Role to Soul, which …
 
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is a powerful practice that has been proven to effectively reduce symptoms of depression and anxiety. But, while CBT can help bring us relief in the short term, it doesn't always create lasting change. That’s why many mental health professionals are now combining CBT with another technique - mindfulness. By combin…
 
In This Episode, You'll Learn: How his songs represent some of his values, like kindness and how we need to remember to be more kind in our interactions with each other. Learning persistance and his drive to keep going and never give up when faced with difficulty. Why he wrote the song, Get Better, which is about resilience and remembering there is…
 
The main topic we explore on the podcast, in many different ways, is change. How can we come to understand ourselves better, let go of who we were, and become who we wish to be? In this episode Dr. Rick and Forrest are joined by meditation teacher and former Zen monastic Caverly Morgan. They discuss how we can release our conditioning, identify the…
 
Nick Sonnenberg doesn’t believe there just aren’t enough hours in the day to get everything done. That’s because when his business was in crisis mode, he developed a framework for eliminating inefficiencies and preventing the sort of metawork – working on working – that leads to scavenger hunts and meetings that could be emails, and for that matter…
 
In this Episode, You Will Learn... The fundamental quality of recognizing the good in and having compassion for ourselves and how it's foundational in how we show up in relationships Recognizing tension in relationships and developing practices to help you determine what to do or say and when Asking yourself to choose harmony or truth in conflicts …
 
Today we welcome Gabriella Kellerman, the chief innovation officer at BetterUp and the head of BetterUp Labs. She is also a Harvard-trained physician with expertise in behavioral and organizational change, digital health, well-being, and AI. As a thought leader, Gabriella has been published in The Atlantic, Scientific American Mind, JAMA, and the H…
 
Alcohol is a pervasive part of many of our lives, but have you ever questioned your relationship with alcohol? Taking an honest look at the way we use alcohol can be a powerful tool in identifying our motivations behind drinking, allowing us to make more conscious decisions and better manage our consumption. Therapist, Author, and Founder of Therap…
 
In this Episode, We Discuss How to Eat for Better Mental Health and… The emerging field of nutritional psychiatry and why it's so important Simple strategies to enhance mental health and prevent mental health problems How exercising and eating well are the most powerful antidepressants Why healthier brains lead to less conflict, more love, and more…
 
Before becoming the “Buddhist brain guy” Dr. Rick spent over 30 years working in private practice as a couples counselor and family therapist. Today we’re leaning on that experience, and learning what we can do to build healthier, happier, and more fulfilling relationships. Today’s episode was based on Rick’s new book Making Great Relationships: Si…
 
In this episode you'll learn: Why motivation and will power are overrated when trying to make lasting changes Why you must understand the 5 stages behavior change and match your activity to the proper stage How slips up are inevitable and are perfect opportunities to learn How to use conflicting energy sources -the pushing away from unwanted behavi…
 
Today we welcome Perry Zurn and Dani Bassett. Dr. Perry Zurn is Associate Professor of Philosophy at American University. He is the author or coauthor of more than 75 publications in philosophy, political theory, trans studies, and network science and has given hundreds of talks at local, national, and international venues. His work has been genero…
 
Taking the time to reflect on our values and goals is an essential practice for living a meaningful life. By considering what is most important to us, we can gain a greater understanding of our place and purpose in this world. It can help us to determine what direction to go in and how to prioritize our time and energy. Reflecting on our values and…
 
In this Episode, you'll learn: How we often feed the wrong wolf without even realizing it What some of the hidden sources of stress are in modern day society How many stressors have become so familiar, we don't even recognize the stress they cause How we can learn to bring more calm into our lives by practicing being present Why calming our minds l…
 
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