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Addiction Joy Love Podcast

Ep. 78: Laura McKowen — Leave Behind Your Addictions and Reclaim Your Freedom

My guest this week is Laura McKowen, author of the memoir, We Are the Luckiest: The Surprising Magic of a Sober Life. This was great discussion not just about the…

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) Depression Mindfulness Podcast

Ep. 77: Dr. Stuart Eisendrath — How to Improve Depression Treatment With Mindfulness Practice

My guest this week is psychiatrist Dr. Stuart Eisendrath, who specializes in mindfulness-based treatment of depression. We discussed his new book, When Antidepressants Aren’t Enough: Harnessing the Power of Mindfulness…

Love Podcast Relationships

Ep. 76: Robyn Spizman — How to Create Opportunities to Love on Purpose

My guest this week is Robyn Spizman, author of a recent book called Loving Out Loud: The Power of a Kind Word. We focused on ways to share more love…

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Depression Podcast Suicide

Ep. 75: Kristi Hugstad — How to Open the Conversation About Depression and Suicide

My guest this week is Kristi Hugstad, author of a book called Beneath the Surface: A Teen’s Guide to Reaching Out When You or Your Friend Is in Crisis. Kristi…

Anxiety Panic Podcast

Ep. 74: Capt. Tom Bunn — How to Use Human Connection to Conquer Fear and Panic

My guest this week is Captain Tom Bunn, a former airline pilot who is now a psychotherapist. Tom specializes in treating panic, which he got into through helping people with…

Gardening Gratitude Joy Love Podcast

Ep. 73: Dr. Ross Gay — Attending to the Love That Surrounds Us

My guest this week is poet and professor Dr. Ross Gay. I loved Ross’s recent book, The Book of Delights (affiliate link), which we talked a lot about in this…

Career Grit Meaning Podcast

Ep. 72: Aaron Walker — How to Build a Life of Success and Significance

My guest this week is Aaron Walker, author of View From the Top (affiliate link). Aaron is a lifelong businessman, having started fourteen companies, as well as a life coach….

Gardening Grief Healing Podcast

Ep. 71: Margo Rabb and Chris Fehlhaber — Finding Healing and Magic in a Pleasure Garden

 My guests (plural!) this week are author Margo Rabb and horticulturist Chris Fehlhaber. It’s the first time I’ve had two guests on the podcast, and my first face-to-face interview….

Healing Meaning Podcast Self Compassion Stress

Ep. 70: Dr. Jill Carnahan — Finding Faith and Purpose on the Road to Healing

My guest this week is Dr. Jill Carnahan, a physician who specializes in functional medicine. This approach focuses on identifying the root cause of illnesses, rather than just using medication…

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Grief Love Podcast Poetry

Ep. 69: Ada Limón — Love, Loss, Grief, Joy: Saying “Yes” to It All

My guest this week is poet Ada Limón. We discussed several of the recurrent themes in Ada’s two most recent collections of poetry: Bright Dead Things and The Carrying—death, grief, love, joy, and…