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Occasional reflections on the wisdom of Ancient Greek and Roman philosophers. More at https://massimopigliucci.com. Please consider supporting Stoic Meditations. (cover art by Marek Škrabák; original music by Ian Jolin-Rasmussen, www.jolinras.info). Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/stoicmeditations/support
 
Rationally Speaking is the bi-weekly podcast of New York City Skeptics. Join host Julia Galef and guests as they explore the borderlands between reason and nonsense, likely from unlikely, and science from pseudoscience. Any topic is fair game as long as we can bring reason to bear upon it, with both a skeptical eye and a good dose of humor! We agree with the Marquis de Condorcet, who said that in an open society we ought to devote ourselves to "the tracking down of prejudices in the hiding p ...
 
Point of Inquiry is the Center for Inquiry's flagship podcast, where the brightest minds of our time sound off on all the things you're not supposed to talk about at the dinner table: science, religion, and politics. Guests have included Brian Greene, Susan Jacoby, Richard Dawkins, Ann Druyan, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Eugenie Scott, Adam Savage, Bill Nye, and Francis Collins. Point of Inquiry is produced at the Center for Inquiry in Amherst, N.Y.
 
Happy Vs Flourishing explores happiness, contentment, enjoying life- living a good life. What does living a good life mean to you? Is "Happiness" something you pursue? How does your business fit into enjoying life, the hours you work, the amount you earn. What about your personal life; the quality of sleep you have, how stressed you get, meditation, nutrition, relaxation, breathing... Tony Winyard and guests explore this weekly. This is Series 2 which starts from August 25, 2020. Series 1 wa ...
 
Interviews w/ authors, entrepreneurs, athletes and others on resilience, getting on or getting over life’s set ups and setbacks. If research exists on how people bounce back, he talks about it. If there are physical practices, proven psychologies or philosophies that can help people build personal foundations before the storms come, he digs into it.
 
Stephen Hawking once said that intelligence is the ability to adapt to change... so let’s adapt. Hosted by author and entrepreneur, Steve Glaveski, Future Squared brings you conversations with preeminent thought leaders from myriad disciplines such as startups and entrepreneurship, technology, corporate innovation, psychology, philosophy, economics, politics, biology, human performance and productivity, motivation and self development, management and leadership, health and fitness and more t ...
 
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In this episode, my focus is on how to find peace of mind amidst turmoil and persistent uncertainty. So many things that are directly affecting our lives are also out of our direct control - and it can be maddening. Serenity now. The Ancient Greeks used the term ataraxia, which means a state of serene calmness. Steven Gambardella writes in the Soph…
 
Massimo Pigliucci is a Professor of Philosophy at City College and an author. The stoic teachings have helped people for thousands of years, Massimo is undertaking the not-so-small task of attempting to update and improve the body of work. Expect to learn Massimo's favourite lessons from stoicism, how to apply the dichotomy of control to your life,…
 
Tim Campos is the CEO of Woven and Ex-CIO of Facebook. We live in a world with a surplus of information. How we cut through that noise and arrive at a place where we can make effective decisions quickly is the job of productivity systems. As someone who doubled the productivity of Facebook's workforce, Tim knows the limitations of high pressure, hi…
 
Hamilton Souther is a Master Ayahuasca Shaman. Psychedelics are the cool kid on the block in 2020, from plant medicine holidays to recreational DMT trips. Today we get to learn from a 20 year veteran of over 4000 ceremonies. Expect to learn what it's like to learn shamanism from the greatest masters in history, why plants have a place in a medicali…
 
Matt Johnson is a professor, researcher, and writer specializing in the application of neuroscience and psychology to the business world. Matt received his PhD in Cognitive Psychology/Neuroscience from Princeton University in 2013. His focus now is ultimately about bridging the gap between science and business, and to this end he works across sever…
 
From humble beginnings with a small supplement retail store in Randwick, Izhar Basha has gone on to create and head internationally recognised and celebrated Australian supplements brand, EHPlabs. After an autoimmune disease diagnosis forced Izhar to leave a successful law career, his mission has been to help people focus on their health and wellbe…
 
This week on The MiFit Podcast I interview Stu Brauer founder of WTF Gym Talk. Stu has been in the fitness industry for over a decade and has worked his way intro owning Urban Movement, doing gym consulting, and creating both educational and entertaining content for micro gym owners. In many ways, Stu is pioneering the micro-gym fitness industry an…
 
Jay Morton is a Former SAS Operator and Two-time Everest Summitee. Becoming a soldier means dealing with fear, coping with pressure and performing with excellence. The SAS is the best of the best and today we learn the key lessons from Jay's 14 year career. Expect to learn how humour can help with fear, whether climbing Everest is harder than the S…
 
Rob Bell is a MegaChurch Pastor and an author. When you're compelled to discover why we are here there are a number of potential routes you can go down, becoming the pastor of a church with 10,000 people in it which takes over a mall to fit them all in is one of them. Expect to learn how spirituality can be compatible with a modern rational life, h…
 
In the second installment of the Strong Opinions, Weakly Held series, I'll be tackling DEI programs, and how they can backfire and cause more harm than good. --- Listen to Future Squared wherever you find your podcasts, or find us online at www.nofilter.media/futuresquared
 
What does the Puritan founder of both the state of Rhode Island and the Baptist Church have to say about modern evangelicals? Roger Williams had certain ideas that didn't fit into 17th century England or its American colonies. Freedom of conscience, separation of church and crown, fair treatment of indigenous peoples, and supporting the rights of w…
 
Diana Rodgers is a dietitian, author and a film producer. The case for veganism is often made, today we get to hear the other side of the argument. Expect to learn whether vegans or meat eaters live longer, the environmental, nutritional and ethical reasoning behind Diana's justification for eating meat, if you truly can get all your nutrients from…
 
Dr. Leanne Domash has had a life-long interest in the creative process and the intersection of imagination, spirituality and psychotherapy. She is a psychologist/psychoanalyst, writer and playwright and Certified Embodied Imagination Practitioner. Dr. Domash has written and spoken widely about the creative process, the uses of imagination, the heal…
 
This week on The MiFit Podcast I am accompanied by Julian Treasure. Julian is a sound and communication expert whose mission is to help people and organizations listen better and create healthier and more effective sound, include speaking. He is author of the books How to be Heard and Sound Business. Julian has also been featured on Ted Talks 5 tim…
 
Rationally Speaking returns from hiatus with a look at a clash between two generations: Millennials, and their parents' generation, the Baby Boomers. Faced with stagnant wages and rising costs of education, rent, and health care, Millennials have a tougher path to economic security than Boomers did. And a growing number of millennial writers argue …
 
Sevan Matossian is a filmmaker and a parent. 90% of people will have children at some point in life, yet we're never given the same insights for raising kids that we learn for our own personal growth. Expect to learn the key principles that Sevan focusses on when parenting 3 young boys, how to keep your relationship stable when having children, why…
 
John Roa is an entrepreneur and an author. We often hear about the galactic successes of high growth startups, but what is the price that the founders pay to enable it? Expect to learn what the real culture of silicon valley is, how your business can cause a psychotic breakdown, what John realised is truly valuable in life, how market sentiment and…
 
Seth Godin is an entrepreneur, marketer and an author. “Process saves us from the poverty of our intentions” - Elizabeth King. Seth is an absolute boss and fully delivers on this episode as we discuss how to overcome creative hurdles and ship your work. Expect to learn what learning to juggle can teach us about achieving goals, how to deal with cri…
 
Rebekkah has spent twenty-five years in the field of embodied well-being. After working in therapeutic mindfulness for 15 years, she studied Mind-Body Medicine at Saybrook University and conducted clinical research in somatic self-regulation. Based on her research in mind-body medicine, her comprehensive training with the Somatic Experiencing Insti…
 
Happy Vs Flourishing episode 11 is with Frederika Roberts who has travelled the world speaking at international positive psychology and positive education conferences. She is a speaker, trainer, lecturer and published author, she supports individuals and organisations to practise, promote and embed wellbeing practices into everyday life and we talk…
 
After recording almost 100 shows I often get asked, “What’s your favorite episode you’ve recorded so far?” Similar to a parent, it’s too difficult to pick your favorite. However, one of my favorite people that i’ve had the privilege to interview twice is Justin Sua. Justin is a sports mental performance coach for the Tampa Bay Rays. Prior to workin…
 
Sheldon Solomon is a social psychologist at Skidmore College and an author. Humans are a unique animal in that we are aware of our own mortality. One day we will die, and we know it. This fact has a huge impact on how we live our lives, perhaps it's the most important fact we know. Expect to learn how Sheldon's experiments have proven that death an…
 
David Prior is a lifelong entrepreneur. He founded Baroda Packaging, which was acquired in 2007, before turning his eye to yoghurt, with Five:AM Organics, which after just three years in the market was acquired for $80 million. A year later, in 2015, David proceeded to invest half of his net worth into the acquisition of Bladnoch Distillery, a 200 …
 
Reeves Wiedeman is an author and a Contributing Editor for New York Magazine. At one point, WeWork was one of the world's highest ever valued private companies. Now it's in free fall. Expect to learn why WeWork was so overvalued, where it got all it's capital from, the fundamental flaw in the business model, how personality & charm can overcome obj…
 
Jodie Eckleberry-Hunt is a board-certified health psychologist who swears her way to sanity using cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness, humor, positive psychology, and profanity. Jodie has more than 25 years of professional experience helping others find meaning in a crazy world. Follow Jodie and get some inspiration on Facebook, Twitter, and …
 
Episode 10 of Happy Vs Flourishing is with Caroline Sherlock who is a functional medicine practitioner, inspiring people to make simple, achievable dietary changes, guiding them towards foods and drinks that taste great but which also benefit their health. She specialises in personalised nutrition and lifestyle medicine, following the Functional Me…
 
Gad Saad is a Lebanese-Canadian evolutionary psychologist at the John Molson School of Business who applies evolutionary psychology to marketing and consumer behaviour. His latest book is The Parasitic Mind: How Infectious Ideas Are Killing Common Sense, and it explores the numerous idea pathogens permeating today’s social landscape, such as, but n…
 
This week on The MiFit Podcast I interview sport scientist Max Schmarzo. Max is the owner is Strong by Science and co-owner of Upper Echelon Nutrition. Max has also written two books titled “Applied Principles of Power Development” and “Isometrics for Performance.” If you love learning about the science, research, and improving your athletic perfor…
 
Chris Voss is the Ex Lead International Kidnapping Negotiator for the FBI, a CEO & author. Chris is someone who has negotiated under the highest imaginable pressure with kidnappers, bank robbers and terrorists. Expect to learn the single most powerful phrase in communication, how to say no more effectively, how to improve your confidence during a d…
 
Robert Glazer is a CEO and an author. Closing the gap between where we are and where we could be is one of the most important pursuits in life. Today expect to learn Robert's best advice for elevating your spiritual, physical, intellectual and emotional capacities, why looking for a cerebral answer to every problem can be a poor strategy, the most …
 
Jason Smith is a Jungian analyst based in the beautiful Cape Ann region north of Boston, Massachusetts.Jason began his training as a psychotherapist at Pacifica Graduate Institute where he received a Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology with an emphasis in Depth Psychology in 2001. After relocating to Massachusetts, Jason began his psychoanalyt…
 
Author J.R. Becker joins Leighann Lord in this episode of Point of Inquiry to speak about his book series, Annabelle & Aiden. The series is a pro-science children's book series that explores science, philosophy, and critical thinking. Their conversation dives into: What inspired Becker to write the series How the books teach critical thinking and a…
 
Konstantin Kisin is a comedian and podcaster. Growing up in Russia gives you a unique insight into culture, identity and politics. Hopefully this episode doesn't end up with us in the Gulag. Expect to learn why Darren Grimes being called in by the MET Police is bad for everyone, what the current day and the Soviet Union have in common, who Konstant…
 
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