Eric Zimmer Wondery public
[search 0]
More

Download the App!

show episodes
 
Loading …
show series
 
Susan Cain is an author who has appeared in The New York Times, The Atlantic, The Wall Street Journal, and many other publications. Her record-smashing TedTalk has been viewed over 30 million times and was named by Bill Gates as one of his all-time favorite talks. Susan is the author of the book, Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World that Can’t…
 
What does the future hold? And how do we make sure we're making the best decisions for ourselves? In today's episode with David Christian, you will discover answers to these questions and much more! "What are the skills involved in trying to think about the future? To construct future stories that are closer to the truth than other future stories? …
 
Jessica Nordell is an award-winning author, science writer, and speaker known for blending rigorous science with compassionate humanity. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, The Atlantic, The Washington Post, and many others. She is the recipient of a Gracie Award from American Women in Radio and Television, was named a Best New Poet by Tra…
 
Josh Peck is an actor, comedian, podcast host and author who began his career as an actor in the late 90s, originally rising to prominence for his role in the sitcom Drake and Josh. He has had a successful acting career ever since, appearing in films like The Wackness and 13. He is also the voice of Eddie in the Ice Age franchise. In this episode, …
 
Sonya Curry is an entrepreneur, educator, founder of the Christian Montessori School of Lake Norman, as well as the co-host of the Raising Fame Podcast. She is the mother of Stephen, Sydel, and Seth Curry and often speaks of her experiences as a mother, educator, and Christian, sharing testimony about her faith in parenting and education. In this e…
 
Dan Harris is best known for his work on ABC News, Nightline and Good Morning America. He is the author of the book, 10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge, and Found Self-Help That Actually Works–A True Story In this episode, Eric and Dan discuss his original skepticism of meditation and the benefits h…
 
Rachel Krantz is one of the three founding editors of Bustle, the recipient of the Peabody Award, the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights International Radio Award, The Investigative Reporters and Editors Radio Award, and The Edward R. Murrow Award for her work as an investigative reporter for YR Media. Rachel is also the host of …
 
Mary O’Malley is the author of many books and a speaker and has studied with Patricia Sun, Steven Levine, Jack Kornfield, Pema Chodron, Adyashanti, and more! Since the early 1980’s she has been writing books, speaking to groups, leading retreats, and working with people all over the world. In this episode, Eric and Mary O’Malley discuss how to brin…
 
Kute Blackson is an inspirational speaker and transformational teacher. Born in Ghana, West Africa, Kute’s multicultural upbringing as the child of a Japanese mother and a Ghanaian father has spanned four different continents. His unique lineage lay the foundation for his approach to breaking down barriers and unlocking an individual’s true gifts a…
 
Carl Erik Fisher is an addiction physician, bioethics scholar, and author He is an assistant professor of clinical psychiatry at Columbia University and also hosts the podcast “Flourishing After Addiction” In this episode, Eric and Carl Erik Fisher discuss his book, The Urge: Our History of Addiction. But wait, there’s more! The episode is not quit…
 
Debbie Millman is a writer, designer, educator, artist, brand consultant and host of the podcast, Design Matters. Debbie was named one of the most creative people in business by Fast Company Magazine and one of the most influential designers working today by Graphic Design USA. She is the author of 7 books, including her most recent, Why Design Mat…
 
Christian Jarrett is the author, editor or contributor to ten books, spanning psychology, neuroscience, self-help and productivity. He is recognized as a chartered psychologist and associate fellow of the British Psychological Society. and is the Deputy Editor of Psyche, a global digital magazine that illuminates the human condition through psychol…
 
Martha Beck is a bestselling author, life coach, and speaker who specializes in helping individuals and groups achieve greater levels of personal and professional success. She is the author of nine nonfiction books and one novel, and has been a longtime contributor to O, The Oprah Magazine. Her most recent book is The Way of Integrity: Finding the …
 
Oliver James is a body-led psychotherapist and breathworker known for integrating breath, movement, and body work to support personal transformation and self exploration. Eric and Oliver discuss his book, 21 Breaths: Breathing Techniques to Change Your Life But wait, there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you…
 
Michael Unbroken is an entrepreneur, best-selling author, coach, speaker, and advocate for survivors of childhood trauma. He is the host of The Think Unbroken Podcast that features experts, researchers, psychologists, therapists, and change-makers in the trauma and CPTSD healing space. In this episode, Eric and Michael discuss his book, Think Unbro…
 
Lauren Zander is a life coach, university lecturer, public speaker and co-founder and chairwoman of The Handel Group. Her book, Maybe It’s You: Cut the Crap. Face Your Fears. Love Your Life, is what she and Eric discuss in this episode. Lauren has an incredibly useful approach to uncovering your limiting inner dialogue so that you can truly catapul…
 
David Whyte is a poet and author who also leads the Many Rivers Organization and Invitas, the Institute for Conversational Leadership, which he founded in 2014. David is the author of many poetry collection and prose books, including his newest book, Still Possible In this episode, Eric and David discuss several of David’s beautiful poems from his …
 
Radhule Weininger, MD, PHD, is a clinical psychologist, psychotherapist, and meditation teacher. She leads meditation groups in Santa Barbara and retreats globally, at La Casa de Maria Retreat Center, Spirit Rock, Insight LA, the Esalen Institute, and the Garrison Institute. She is the author of HeartMedicine: How to Stop Painful Patterns and Find …
 
Richard Schwartz began his career as a systemic family therapist and an academic and has developed Internal Family Systems (IFS) in response to clients’ descriptions of various parts within themselves. He focused on the relationships among these parts and noticed that there were systemic patterns to the way they were organized across clients. Dr. S…
 
Meghan O’Rourke is a journalist, poet, and New York Times Bestselling author. Her work often tackles challenging subjects like grief, illness, and more. Her previous books include the best-selling memoir The Long Goodbye, and the acclaimed poetry collections Sun in Days, Once, and Halflife. Meghan is passionate about advocating for those living wit…
 
Cory Allen is a writer, musician, and the creator of the podcast, The Astral Hustle. He focuses on how to live better with leading experts in mindfulness, neuroscience, and philosophy. In Cory’s first appearance on the show, he discussed his book Now is the Way. Today, Cory and Eric discuss mindfulness, identity, and much more! In this episode, Eri…
 
Sarah Stein Greenberg is the Executive Director of the Hasso Plattner Institute of Design. Sarah helps lead the d. school, an interdisciplinary institute at Stanford that nurtures innovators and spreads design thinking. In this episode, Eric and Sarah Stein Greenberg discuss her book, Creative Acts for Curious People: How to Think, Create, and Lead…
 
Eric Johnson is the Director of the Center for Decision Sciences, Columbia Business School at Columbia University. His research examines the interface between behavior decision research economics and the decisions made by consumers, managers, and their implications for public policy, markets, and marketing. In this episode, Eric and Eric Johnson di…
 
Dan Millman is a former world champion gymnast, university coach, martial arts instructor, and college professor. He is the author of 13 books, including The Way of the Peaceful Warrior which was made into a feature film starring Nick Nolte. His most recent book written with his daughter Sierra is The Creative Compass: Writing Your Way from Inspira…
 
Bayo Akomolafe is a widely celebrated international speaker, post-humanist thinker, poet, teacher, public intellectual, essayist, and the author of two books – one of which he and Eric discuss in this episode. In this episode, Eric and Bayo discuss These Wilds Beyond Our Fences: Letters To My Daughter On Humanity’s Search For Home. But wait – there…
 
Jonice Webb is the pioneer of Childhood Emotional Neglect (CEN)™ awareness. She is a licensed psychologist and has enriched and kindled the discussion of this overlooked and under addressed topic by writing the first self-help book dedicated to CEN recovery titled “Running on Empty: Overcoming Your Childhood Emotional Neglect” In this episode, Eric…
 
This is our 500th episode (!!!) and to celebrate the milestone, we decided to do something a bit different. In this episode, Eric and Chris reminisce about the very first episode of the show, and then we hear from many listeners of the show! We hear what the parable means to them, stories of their struggle and transformation, and what the show has …
 
Caroline Williams is a science journalist and editor. She’s a consultant for and a regular contributor to New Scientist. Her new work has also appeared in The Guardian, the Boston Globe, BBC Future, and BBC Earth among others. In this episode, Eric and Caroline discuss her book, Move: How the New Science of Body Movement Can Set Your Mind Free. But…
 
Kevin Mitchell is an author and an Associate Professor of Genetics and Neuroscience at Trinity College Dublin. His research is aimed at understanding the genetic program specifying the wiring of the brain and its relevance to variation in human faculties. Kevin is also the author of the science blog, Wiring the Brain, and a number of books and publ…
 
Carlin Quinn is the founder and current director of Education For Racial Equity. She is also a coach, facilitator, therapist, equity consultant to organizations, communities, and individuals interested in dismantling systems of oppression and co-creating cultures of equity, mutual liberation and rooted in compassion and non-violence. In this episod…
 
Massimo Pigliucci is a Professor of Philosophy at the City College of New York, former co-host of the Rationally Speaking Podcast, and former editor in chief for the online magazine Scientia Salon. His research interests include the philosophy of science, the relationship between science and philosophy, the nature of pseudoscience, and the practica…
 
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 Huffington Post, and The Guardian. Her latest book is called Count Me In: How I Stepped Off the Sidelines, Created Connection, and Built a Fuller, Richer, More Lived-in Life. In this e…
 
Liz Fosslien regularly leads interactive, scientifically-backed workshops about how to create a culture of belonging, help remote workers avoid burnout, navigate different work styles and effectively harness emotion as a leader. Her work has been featured by The New York Times, Ted, The Economist, and NPR. She is also the co-author and illustrator …
 
Laura McKowen Founder and CEO of The Luckiest Club, a global sobriety support organization, and host of Tell Me Something True podcast. Laura has been published in The New York Times, and her work has been featured in The Atlantic, The Wall Street Journal, the TODAY show and more and is the bestselling author of We Are The Luckiest: The Surprising …
 
William Irvine, a professor at Wright State University, thinks, teaches, and writes about philosophy. He is the author of many books and publications including the one he and Eric discuss in this episode, The Stoic Challenge: A Philosopher’s Guide to Becoming Tougher, Calmer, and More Resilient. In this episode, Eric and Bill discuss what it means …
 
La Sarmiento has been practicing Vipassana meditation since 1998. They are the guiding teacher of the Insight Meditation Community of Washington’s BIPOC and LGBTQIA+ Sanghas, a mentor for the Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Certification Program and Cloud Sangha, a contributor to the Ten Percent Happier app, and a graduate of Spirit Rock’s Community…
 
Alex Riley is an award-winning science writer. In 2019 he received a Best Feature award from the Association of British Science Writers for his reporting on the Friendship Bench, a project that began in Zimbabwe in 2006. Alex’s articles have been published by New Scientist, Mosaic, Nautilus Magazine, the BBC, and others. In this episode, Alex and E…
 
Maggie Smith is a poet and author of the national bestsellers Goldenrod and Keep Moving: Notes on Loss, Creativity, and Change, as well as Good Bones, The Well Speaks of Its Own Poison, and Lamp of the Body. Maggie’s poems and essays are widely published and anthologized, appearing in Best American Poetry, The New York Times, The New Yorker, The Pa…
 
Brandon Beachum is a podcaster, entrepreneur, writer, philosopher, and truth seeker. He’s the host of the Positive Head podcast which has amassed over 20 million downloads and reached #2 in the Spirituality category in Apple Podcasts. Brandon recently launched a new late-night style consciousness-elevating talk show called Optimistic, as well as hi…
 
Max Lugavere is a filmmaker, health and science journalist and the author of the New York Times best-seller Genius Foods: Become Smarter, Happier, and More Productive While Protecting Your Brain for Life, published in 8 languages around the globe. He is also the host of the #1 iTunes health podcast The Genius Life. Max appears regularly on the Dr. …
 
Danté Stewart is a speaker and a writer whose work in the areas of race, religion, and politics has been featured on CNN and in The Washington Post, Christianity Today, Sojourners, The Witness: A Black Christian Collective, Comment, and elsewhere. He received his BA in sociology from Clemson University and is currently studying at the Candler Schoo…
 
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: Practical Wisdom for Women Who Want to Speak Up, Create, and Lead, named a best book of the year by Apple’s iBooks and now in paperback. In the book…
 
Mark Coleman is an author and senior meditation teacher at Spirit Rock Meditation Center. Mark holds a MA in Clinical Psychology and draws on his extensive experience in working with people as a therapist and coach. He is also an unabashed nature lover and, through his organization Awake in the Wild, he shares his passion for integrating meditation…
 
Dr. Amishi Jha is a professor of psychology at the University of Miami. She serves as the Director of Contemplative Neuroscience for the Mindfulness Research and Practice Initiative, which she co-founded in 2010. She received her Ph.D. from the University of California–Davis and postdoctoral training at the Brain Imaging and Analysis Center at Duke…
 
Sarah Fay is an author and activist. Her writing appears in many publications, including The New York Times, The Atlantic, Time Magazine, The New Republic, Longreads, The Michigan Quarterly Review, The Rumpus, The Millions, McSweeney’s, The Believer, and The Paris Review, where she served as an advisory editor. She is currently on the faculty of th…
 
Jonny Miller is best known for hosting the Curious Humans Podcast and for his TEDx talk on “The Gifts of Grief” Jonny coaches ambitious founders to scale themselves and runs an online cohort-based training called Nervous System Mastery. He is also the co-founder of Maptia, a global visual storytelling platform. In this episode, Eric and Jonny discu…
 
Tony Rezac is an author, men’s coach, and the creator and host of the podcast, Basecamp for Men. Basecamp seeks to be a resource for men looking to live more courageously, authentically, and from the heart. Tony participated in The Mankind Project’s New Warrior Training in May 2004 and has been a leader in the field of men’s personal development ev…
 
Florence Williams is a journalist, author, and podcaster. She is a contributing editor at Outside Magazine and a freelance writer for the New York Times, New York Times Magazine, National Geographic, The New York Review of Books, Slate, Mother Jones and numerous other publications. In this episode, Eric and Florence discuss her new book, Heartbreak…
 
Brad Stulberg researches, writes, and coaches on health, well-being, and sustainable performance. His work has been featured in The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, New Yorker, Atlantic, Los Angeles Times, Time Magazine, Forbes, and more. In his coaching practice, he works with executives, entrepreneurs, and physicians on their performance and …
 
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. Brigid is a regular contributor to the She The People blog and has written for Style, Outlook, and other outlets. She writes about work-life issue…
 
Loading …

Quick Reference Guide

Copyright 2022 | Sitemap | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service
Google login Twitter login Classic login