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Meditation Mindfulness Podcast Relationships

Ep. 34: Jonni Pollard — How to Experience Life as a Sacred Expression of Love

My guest this week focuses on the big questions of our existence: Who are we? Why are we here? And how can we experience fulfillment? Jonni Pollard describes his inspiring…

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Ep. 33: Dr. James Kelley — Adversity as a Pathway to Personal Growth

In this week’s episode, I discussed with Dr. James Kelley the sometimes surprising effects of adversity—what James calls the “crucible’s gift.” Life’s challenges may offer the opportunity to grow in strength…

Anxiety Treatment Podcast Trauma

Ep. 32: Dr. Mark Powers — The Best Tested Ways to Treat Anxiety and Trauma

Countless individuals experience debilitating anxiety or major trauma that can lead to conditions like posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). My guest this week is psychologist Dr. Mark Powers, who specializes in…

Parenting Podcast Sleep

Ep. 31: Dr. Jodi Mindell — How to Help Your Baby Sleep through the Night

Most new parents will wish at some point that their baby were sleeping more soundly. Thankfully there are proven techniques for helping young children to sleep through the night. My…

Meaning Podcast Trauma

Ep. 30: Dr. Omid Naim — Telling a Better Story about Health and Healing

My guest this week is Dr. Omid Naim, who specializes in integrative psychiatry. I thought I knew what that meant before our conversation, but what I learned was much more…

Depression Nutrition Podcast Stress

Ep. 29: Dr. Julia Rucklidge — Can Nutrition Prevent Depression and Promote Resilience?

 Psychologist Julia Rucklidge was disturbed by two trends she observed: Psychological conditions like depression and anxiety were becoming more and more common. At the same time, rates of prescription…

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Podcast Sports

Ep. 28: Dr. Mitch Greene — Training the Mind for Better Athletic Performance

Anyone who’s played competitive sports knows that the mental game is at least as important as the physical one. My guest this week is clinical and sport psychologist Dr. Mitch…

Brain Podcast

Ep. 27: Dr. Martha Farah — Can Manipulating the Brain Make You Smarter?

Many people are looking for ways to gain a mental edge—students, artists, professionals, or just anyone trying to get through their day. My guest this week is psychologist Dr. Martha…

Podcast Voice

Ep. 26: Nora Whittaker Jones — How to Keep Your Voice Healthy and Strong

The voice is our fundamental means of communication, allowing us to translate the ideas in our heads into vibrations that eventually become ideas in other people’s heads. My guest this…

Martial Arts Mindfulness Podcast

Ep. 25: Dr. Bryce Carter — How to Build Strength and Resilience in Martial Arts

My guest this week is Dr. Bryce Carter, who has a fascinating background as both a highly trained practitioner and instructor of martial arts and a practicing clinical psychologist. On…