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Pulling The Thread with Elise Loehnen
Pulling The Thread with Elise Loehnen
Elise Loehnen and Audacy

45-minute conversations and investigations with today's leading thinkers, authors, experts, doctors, healers, scientists about life's biggest questions: Why do we do what... more

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Working with the Divine (Nicole Avant)

“I really think that the past, we can go back to it and we definitely learn lessons because I'm always... more

06 Jun 2024 · 49 minutes
Recovering Our Ability to Feel (Prentis Hemphill): TRAUMA

“I think we need each other. I say this all the time, there are some things that are too big... more

03 Jun 2024 · 51 minutes
The Myth of Resilience (Soraya Chemaly)

“This is the richness of the traditional wife explosion, right? There's this simple idea that you get to choose. Now... more

30 May 2024 · 58 minutes
Finding Fear in the Body (Resmaa Menakem): TRAUMA

“Here's what I would say: peace will happen when people invest in cultivating peace as opposed to war. Peace will... more

27 May 2024 · 47 minutes
Take Back Your Brain (Kara Loewentheil)

“There are studies showing that, once your basic needs are met, and you're not worried about losing your house, losing... more

23 May 2024 · 53 minutes
Where Trauma Begins (Peter Levine, Ph.D): TRAUMA

“There are therapies where the person is made to relive their traumas over and over and over again. It's called... more

20 May 2024 · 47 minutes
Choosing Wholeness Over Wokeness (Africa Brooke)

“In writing my book, I wanted to bring it back to the self because being online allows us to have... more

16 May 2024 · 58 minutes
A Toolkit for Working with Your Trauma (James Gordon, M.D.): TRAUMA

“Now the tragedy, in one sense is a tragedy, that often people only become open when they've suffered horribly when... more

13 May 2024 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
The Complexity of Weight Loss Drugs (Johann Hari)

“I realized I think there's a few things that are in our heads that are so deep in the culture.... more

09 May 2024 · 1 hour, 34 minutes
Coming Soon: Special Series on Trauma

Hi, It’s Elise, host of Pulling the Thread. Starting next Monday, I’m doing another special series—this set is about trauma,... more

06 May 2024 · 1 minute
Loving the End (Alua Arthur)

“When we can pause for a moment and rifle through all that noise to figure out what the root of... more

02 May 2024 · 51 minutes
On Telling The Truth (Nell Irvin Painter)

“But one thing the whole “Karen” thing did, which I think was very good, was that it pointed out the... more

25 Apr 2024 · 47 minutes
When it's Time to Leave (Joy Sullivan)

“What is that instinct that might be asking me to do something really unadvisable or radical or leap outside the... more

18 Apr 2024 · 56 minutes
Introducing: Million Dollar Advice

Million Dollar Advice is a work and career advice podcast hosted by friends and colleagues Kim Lessing and Kate Arend.... more

16 Apr 2024 · 2 minutes
When Love Feels Unbearable (Anne Lamott)

“You want to find yourself? Give. We're not hungry for what we're not getting. We're hungry for what we're not... more

11 Apr 2024 · 45 minutes
Understanding the Drama Triangle (Courtney Smith)

“From my perspective, one of the reasons we tell stories is it helps give us a sense of who we... more

04 Apr 2024 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
The Power of Girls (Mattie Kahn)

“I think historically we have always seen that intergenerational partnership is the way that movements grow and expand and the... more

28 Mar 2024 · 56 minutes
Breaking Family Patterns (Vienna Pharaon)

“Part of middle life is that hopefully there's a little bit of wisdom there. And I think that is part... more

21 Mar 2024 · 55 minutes
The Upsides of Menopause (Lisa Mosconi, PhD)

“It's important to realize that yes, menopause can come with symptoms, but the symptoms are not alien symptoms. We've seen... more

14 Mar 2024 · 1 hour, 6 minutes
When Spirituality and Science are the Same (Jeffrey Kripal)

“Historically, there's no such thing as a pure tradition. And I also think as human beings, we transcend these religions... more

07 Mar 2024 · 1 hour,
Five Things I’m Thinking About: The Creative Process, Pricing Your Work, Inspiration vs. Discernment, Insanity, and the Etymology of Should

Hi, it’s Elise Loehnen, host of PULLING THE THREAD. Today, it’s just me. I’m sharing five things I’ve been thinking... more

29 Feb 2024 · 37 minutes
The Basics of Spiral Dynamics (Nicole Churchill)

“Turquoise is looking for how do we bring back the village? How do we live in community again? Why are... more

22 Feb 2024 · 1 hour, 19 minutes
On Being Basic (Kate Kennedy)

“When I went back and looked at some of these shows that I loved, I noticed that the writer's room... more

15 Feb 2024 · 1 hour, 1 minute
On Maintaining Desire (Emily Nagoski, PhD)

“The deal is your bodies are going to change over time and people can stay attracted to somebody's body over... more

08 Feb 2024 · 59 minutes
Why Conflict is Critical (John & Julie Gottman, PhDs)

“Every single human being is a pack animal. That's what we are biologically. We would die if we didn't depend... more

01 Feb 2024 · 1 hour, 1 minute
Where Does Fatphobia Come From? (Kate Manne)

“I think there's a lot of assumptions in play here that a good body is a thin one, a thin... more

25 Jan 2024 · 1 hour, 1 minute
On Self-Regulation (Aliza Pressman, PhD)

“I think that with regulation, the funny thing is that it's either I want to control the weather around my... more

18 Jan 2024 · 1 hour, 1 minute
Seeing Each Other’s Pain (Rabbi Sharon Brous)

"How do we center the voices that traditionally and historically we know existed, but were only marginalized in the tradition?... more

11 Jan 2024 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
Embracing the Shadow (Connie Zweig, PhD)

“If you have a reaction to a stranger or someone in the media or someone in politics or someone who's... more

04 Jan 2024 · 54 minutes
Five Things I’ve Learned this Year

Today, it’s just me. I thought I’d round out the year by trying something different, and offering five big things... more

28 Dec 2023 · 42 minutes
What Actually Motivates Change? (Carrie Wilkens, PhD): ADDICTION

“Nobody wants to be somebody with a serious substance use problem. Nobody wants to be addicted to a substance. I... more

26 Dec 2023 · 59 minutes
How Story Can Heal (Akiva Goldsman)

“I think what's interesting about healing, psychological healing, is there's always a narrative that helps. So sometimes when you go to... more

21 Dec 2023 · 50 minutes
On Reducing Harm & Saving Lives (Maia Szalavitz): ADDICTION

“I think it's really important for, you know, people to realize that you can totally be an absolutely excellent parent... more

18 Dec 2023 · 59 minutes
The Malleability of the Brain (David Eagleman)

“As you grow older, your brain is able to keep rewiring all the time. And so we have this impression... more

14 Dec 2023 · 1 hour, 6 minutes
Breaking the Addiction Binary (Carl Erik Fisher, M.D.): ADDICTION

“I want to say that it's not just some idea about suffering, it's also a function of social and economic... more

11 Dec 2023 · 1 hour,
The Gordian Knot of Mental Illness (Rachel Aviv)

“I think what one of the things that's interesting to me is like when we think about what causes distress... more

07 Dec 2023 · 43 minutes
Reimagining Recovery (Holly Whitaker): ADDICTION

“For years, I was asking myself whether or not I was an alcoholic versus really asking myself whether or not... more

04 Dec 2023 · 57 minutes
Grappling with Part X (Phil Stutz)

“If there is this part of you that you think is inferior, the weak spot, something you're ashamed of, etc.,... more

30 Nov 2023 · 43 minutes
Coming Soon: Special Series on Addiction

Starting next Monday, I’m doing another special series—this set is about addiction. You’ll hear from four distinct voices in the... more

27 Nov 2023 · 2 minutes
On Cultivating Creativity & Abundance (Richard Christiansen)

“I’m grateful for seasons. I'm so happy that there can be a winter and there can be a spring and... more

22 Nov 2023 · 58 minutes
The Risk It Takes To Bloom (Raquel Willis)

“Well, the interesting thing is, I guess some of this came from writing the book too, but all of those... more

16 Nov 2023 · 45 minutes
Human Design as a Road Map to the Soul (Chetan & Carola): MYSTICAL SYSTEMS

Chetan: “The human design chart, is basically a match to your unique particular frequency, whether it's partially ancestral, whether it's... more

13 Nov 2023 · 1 hour, 5 minutes
Does Love Require Complete Acceptance? (Jedidiah Jenkins)

“Nature, the universe, speaks in metaphor, and one of its truest things is paradox, is holding two things that are... more

09 Nov 2023 · 54 minutes
The Mystical Roots of Tarot (Mark Horn): MYSTICAL SYSTEMS

“One of the things that we do on Yom Kippur is we read the story of Jonah, the prophet who... more

06 Nov 2023 · 47 minutes
Whose Pain Counts? (Susan Burton)

“I mean, I do think that I have an abiding interest in women's bodies. In how our bodies can be... more

02 Nov 2023 · 57 minutes
The Secret Astrological System (Jade Luna): MYSTICAL SYSTEMS

“The more we let go of, the more we receive. I feel that I live in that light. I believe... more

30 Oct 2023 · 1 hour,
When We Hold Ourselves Apart (Chloé Cooper Jones)

“That's just like the human struggle, is how is it that our interiority and the way that we're perceived externally,... more

26 Oct 2023 · 57 minutes
The Practical Magic of the Enneagram (Courtney Smith): MYSTICAL SYSTEMS

"Part of what happens when human beings experience difficulty is the same difficulty, the same fact pattern, can resonate very... more

23 Oct 2023 · 1 hour, 21 minutes
Conflict as a Tool for Growth (Esther Perel)

“You cannot differentiate when you never fight. Fighting is also a tool for differentiation, for having two people be able... more

19 Oct 2023 · 59 minutes
Air the Griefances, not the Grievances (Yeshua, channeled by Carissa Schumacher)

This is a channeled transmission of Yeshua, from Thursday, October 12, 2023.  This was part of an online study group for... more

17 Oct 2023 · 2 hours, 2 minutes
Coming Soon: Special Series on Mystical Systems

Yes, it’s a Monday and not a Thursday, but today, I’m announcing something special. Kicking off next week, we’re going... more

16 Oct 2023 · 3 minutes
Simplifying Wellness (Liz Moody)

“I just think that never being the one to say no to yourself is so powerful for so many reasons.... more

12 Oct 2023 · 1 hour,
Healing Our Money Fears (Farnoosh Torabi)

“We think that money is just going to solve the problem. We think that we can get rid of the... more

05 Oct 2023 · 59 minutes
Feeling into Collective Presence (Thomas Hübl)

“Everything we heal, we mature, we develop in ourselves, is never just for ourselves only. It's always also eco-systemically relevant.... more

28 Sep 2023 · 1 hour, 7 minutes
Thinking Our Way to Health (Ellen Langer)

“But it's also okay not to get it right. You know, people mistakenly think that they want perfection, say you're... more

21 Sep 2023 · 50 minutes
Contending with Panic (Matt Gutman)

“I think a lot of us embody this, what I call the paradox of the courageous coward, right? Like, we're... more

14 Sep 2023 · 1 hour, 8 minutes
The Science of Failing Well (Amy Edmonson)

“It’s, you know, all but hardwired to resist failure, to not want to be blamed. You know, it's an instinct... more

07 Sep 2023 · 52 minutes
On What We Can Become (Kate Bowler)

“I’m really hopeful that we're evolving past our very hyper individualistic understanding of like, my health, wealth and happiness is... more

31 Aug 2023 · 58 minutes
Why Do We Expect Life to Be Any Other Way? (Nora McInerny)

“Sometimes it feels like empathy, sympathy, sorrow, grief are scarce resources, because we certainly treat them like that. And if... more

24 Aug 2023 · 1 hour, 11 minutes
Navigating Heartbreak (Florence Williams)

“It's okay to not be perfect. I don't wanna be judging myself for my imperfections. I actually wanna be accepting... more

17 Aug 2023 · 59 minutes
What We’ve Chosen to Forget (Baratunde Thurston)

“Energy doesn't dissipate. You know it moves, but it doesn't die. And the big bang that happened 15.7 billion years... more

10 Aug 2023 · 1 hour, 1 minute
Accepting the Invitation (Frank Ostaseski)

“Acceptance is kind of a choice. We say, I accept this. That's the way they are. Surrender feels different. It... more

03 Aug 2023 · 57 minutes
Contending with Fear (Jakki Leonardini)

“A loving being isn't domineering and a loving being is not going to judge you and certainly isn't going to... more

27 Jul 2023 · 1 hour, 1 minute
Our Collective Psychological Development (John Churchill, Psy.D)

“There's a deep need for all of us to grow up, like we are now being handed tools of the... more

20 Jul 2023 · 1 hour, 8 minutes
The WiFi of the Body (Lauren Roxburgh)

"So trauma can get stuck in our tissues.You know, our emotions can actually be stuck in our tissues because in... more

13 Jul 2023 · 51 minutes
When Women Tell the Truth About Their Lives (Dre Bendewald)

“So circling can be very personal, meaning you have your own awareness. It's not like, you know, you come to... more

06 Jul 2023 · 1 hour,
Reconciling with What We Didn’t Receive (Minka Kelly)

“And I am not thankful for how hard it was. I don't believe we have to suffer to be great... more

29 Jun 2023 · 1 hour, 5 minutes
Standing at the Edge (Roshi Joan Halifax)

“I think there are a number of ways that we move into action that's characterized by integrity and where, you... more

22 Jun 2023 · 46 minutes
Finding Our Desire (Emily Morse)

“Sex is not a quick fix when there's these foundational challenges that you're having, you're like, I know how to... more

15 Jun 2023 · 1 hour, 11 minutes
The Myth of the Linear Life (Bruce Feiler)

“A million Americans a week are quitting a job. This number is almost twice as high as it's ever been... more

08 Jun 2023 · 1 hour, 6 minutes
Being Transcendent (Geena Rocero)

“I believe certainly, I know now, after have going through this years and years of feeling ashamed of who I... more

01 Jun 2023 · 1 hour, 6 minutes
How to Change the World (Austin Channing Brown)

“When you are quite literally told that you are not human. What option do you have? What’s the other option... more

25 May 2023 · 59 minutes
The Making of On Our Best Behavior (my editor, Whit Frick)

“If I remember correctly, I think you ran as fast as you could to the thing that you're more comfortable... more

18 May 2023 · 1 hour, 20 minutes
What Makes Marriages Work (Stan Tatkin)

“One thing my work has taught me is how human interaction is a comedy of errors. People are making so... more

11 May 2023 · 1 hour, 1 minute
The Best Strangers in the World (Ari Shapiro)

“But I now think about how wonderful it is that some of these radio stories that meant a lot to... more

04 May 2023 · 59 minutes
Knitting Together our Lives (Peggy Orenstein)

“Women spent so much time in the ancient world spinning, like they spent all their time, any spare moment. And... more

27 Apr 2023 · 52 minutes
A Fully Sensed Life (Gretchen Rubin)

“So one of the things I explored in life in Life in Five Senses was the value of boredom. Because... more

20 Apr 2023 · 56 minutes
Reconceiving Our Lives (Maggie Smith)

“For people who have been in a long relationship and then it goes off the rails and ends, it’s a... more

13 Apr 2023 · 58 minutes
Igniting Creativity (Ozan Varol)

“Ideas don't arrive with a bang. There is no parade. The big thing never screams that it's a big thing.... more

06 Apr 2023 · 58 minutes
Making Sense of Time (Jenny Odell)

“I guess for me the real tragedy is this idea of a life where you're getting further and further away from... more

30 Mar 2023 · 53 minutes
A Mapmaker for the Soul (Cynthia Bourgeault)

“We are in a time where everything that we think we have taken for granted in terms of human achievement,... more

23 Mar 2023 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
The Origins of Inequality (Angela Saini)

“People have always fought against anyone trying to impose power on them or trying to assert their status on them.... more

16 Mar 2023 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
Falling in Love With the World (Katherine May)

“When I'd gone off and got lost in the woods and I walked for hours and I just couldn't find... more

09 Mar 2023 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
Self-Healing In The Dark (Tara Schuster)

“And we are made of stars, you know. It's not some fun little thing I'm trying to make everyone feel... more

02 Mar 2023 · 54 minutes
Managing Unhealthy Family Relationships (Nedra Tawwab)

“I think the biggest challenge with codependency is, when a family member is catered to when their unhealthy or toxic... more

23 Feb 2023 · 51 minutes
The Friendships We Need (Will Schwalbe)

“A conversation that I hope this book sparks, because it's such a fun conversation, is the conversation about like, gay... more

16 Feb 2023 · 57 minutes
Learning to See Our Parents as They Are (Priscilla Gilman)

“And the moment when she admitted that she had been wrong, that was the greatest healing moment for me of... more

09 Feb 2023 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
What We’re After (Solo Episode)

In today’s episode—my first ever solo attempt—I explain how my spirituality emerged out of a largely secular, nature-based childhood, how... more

02 Feb 2023 · 52 minutes
Understanding Spiritual Power (Carissa Schumacher)

“This is the time where it's kind of like the things that we didn't get right. We need to start... more

26 Jan 2023 · 1 hour, 50 minutes
It Begins and Ends with Breath (James Nestor)

“Look at how we've convoluted and complicated. The most simple things. Look at nutrition now. How many supplements are we... more

19 Jan 2023 · 54 minutes
In Search of Paradise (Pico Iyer)

“There are many places I'd love to see and I know I would learn from. But if I never see... more

12 Jan 2023 · 1 hour, 1 minute
Working with the Power of Earth (Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee, PhD)

“We're aware that we're in an ecological crisis. We are destroying our own ecosystem. We're aware there's loss of biodiversity,... more

05 Jan 2023 · 1 hour, 9 minutes
Where Self Meets World (Dan Siegel, M.D.)

“How do we actually with due speed, cuz this is a timely issue, start to live in modern culture, which... more

29 Dec 2022 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
The Kitchen Healer (Jules Blaine Davis)

“I mean, nourishing is truly, honestly, it is, it is, uh, an activism. It is it, the, the minute you... more

22 Dec 2022 · 1 hour, 6 minutes
Processing Our Collective Past (Thomas Hübl)

“If you don't change things that we already feel we should change or we feel called to change, if you're... more

15 Dec 2022 · 59 minutes
On Collaborating With Ourselves (Alexandra Grant)

“Now I'm making something that I didn't imagine. It's not going like I imagined, but it's going. And then when... more

08 Dec 2022 · 59 minutes
Living a Committed Life (Lynne Twist)

“But a life devoted to something larger than yourself is a life worth living. It's a life that is in... more

01 Dec 2022 · 58 minutes
The Boundaries We Need (Melissa Urban)

“Boundaries don't tell other people what to do. They tell other people what you are willing to do to take... more

23 Nov 2022 · 1 hour, 5 minutes
The Closet of Inauthenticity (Jessi Hempel)

“My childhood was a childhood in the closet. I had some good things. I had some bad things, like living... more

17 Nov 2022 · 48 minutes
Recovering Every Part of Ourselves (Richard Schwartz, PhD)

“I’m trying to map the territory in the center world, just the way I did with families and the distinction... more

10 Nov 2022 · 1 hour, 1 minute
Decolonizing Wellness (Chelsey Luger & Thosh Collins)

"We have offered a model, the seven circles, that helps people to understand that it's not just food and fitness,... more

03 Nov 2022 · 1 hour, 10 minutes
The Power of Visual Thinkers (Temple Grandin, PhD)

“The thing is the type of thinking where you can figure out how mechanical things work. It’s a different kind... more

27 Oct 2022 · 1 hour, 5 minutes
Being a Good Enough Person (Dolly Chugh)

“What I'm positing is, is an ability to grapple with contradiction. So that's the paradox mindset that Wendy Smith, Maryanne... more

20 Oct 2022 · 55 minutes
When Women Lead (Julia Boorstin)

“But my other favorite thing about the confidence piece, as someone who can be very anxious and nervous myself, is... more

13 Oct 2022 · 1 hour,
A Map to Your Soul (Jennifer Freed, PhD)

“Well, I think of it like the metaphor of the ensemble in a great musical, like everybody has to know... more

06 Oct 2022 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
What Makes Love Last (John & Julie Gottman, PhDs)

“I’ve never really figured out how come we stop asking each other questions. You know, we always do that in... more

29 Sep 2022 · 1 hour,
Embracing Uncertainty (Estelle Frankel)

“Sometimes you can't see the full path. And so you don't even venture into the unknown, you know, you're unhappy,... more

22 Sep 2022 · 56 minutes
When Stress Becomes Illness (Gabor Maté, M.D.)

“Where in your life where you're not saying yes, but there's a, yes. That wants to be said where there's... more

15 Sep 2022 · 1 hour, 9 minutes
What Makes Us Whole (Susan Cain)

“I think we all have these stories, you know, whether they come through bereavements or betrayals or, or whatever, we,... more

08 Sep 2022 · 59 minutes
The Fallacy of Time Management (Oliver Burkeman)

“There seems to be this basic idea that if you make a system including a human life, more efficient, capable... more

01 Sep 2022 · 56 minutes
Touching the Other Side (Laura Lynne Jackson)

“What I know is that no one is alone. There's no sense of isolation or sadness or disconnection that I... more

25 Aug 2022 · 1 hour, 5 minutes
The Power of Myth to Heal (Kwame Scruggs, PhD)

“I tear up at the drop of a hand and got another facilitator who tears up quicker than I do.... more

18 Aug 2022 · 55 minutes
Overriding Implicit Bias (Jessica Nordell)

“I mean, the idea that we're colorblind or, or gender blind or age blind or something, is ridiculous. I mean,... more

11 Aug 2022 · 56 minutes
The Power of the Enneagram (Susan Olesek)

“And I just feel that people, I now I have so much more perspective, but at the time, even I... more

04 Aug 2022 · 56 minutes
Navigating Quarterlife (Satya Doyle Byock)

“The focus of adulthood has been on stability, just, you know, find a job and don't leave it, find a... more

28 Jul 2022 · 55 minutes
Understanding the Intelligence of the Universe (Jeddah Mali)

“So natural intelligence has this ability to bring order when we allow it to. The reason that we don't see... more

21 Jul 2022 · 57 minutes
The Mystery of Spontaneous Healing (Jeffrey Rediger, M.D., M.Div)

“If you don't know how to say no, your body will eventually say no for you. I think there is... more

14 Jul 2022 · 51 minutes
Introducing History is US

Written and narrated by award-winning author and Professor of African American Studies at Princeton University, Dr. Eddie S. Glaude, “History... more

11 Jul 2022 · 3 minutes
The Map of Loss (Mary-Frances O’Connor, PhD)

“I think I find great comfort in this idea that when you form that bond, when you fall in love,... more

07 Jul 2022 · 46 minutes
The Power of Boundaries (Nedra Tawwab)

“As a therapist, I started to discover that when people need boundaries, they start to have issues around anxiety in... more

30 Jun 2022 · 54 minutes
Finding the Mother Tree (Suzanne Simard)

“As scientists, we often look at one thing and we say, oh, that's the one thing it's competing for light.... more

23 Jun 2022 · 55 minutes
Don’t Wait to Live (Rabbi Steve Leder)

“There are 12 questions that enable every person who's willing to, to answer them, to reevaluate their life and their... more

16 Jun 2022 · 1 hour, 1 minute
Finding the Sacred Pause (Jennifer Rudolph Walsh)

“I didn't wanna be still, I had to be still, but I, I, I wanted more than anything to continue... more

09 Jun 2022 · 50 minutes
Bringing Our “Wise Adults” into Relationship (Terry Real)

“I talk about dysfunctional relational stances that would repeat over and over again. For example, angry pursuit is an oxymoron.... more

02 Jun 2022 · 56 minutes
From A Slight Change of Plans: "I Don't Feel Like a Boy, I Am a Boy"

I'm sharing a special preview of A Slight Change of Plans, a podcast all about who we are and who... more

01 Jun 2022 · 14 minutes
The Beauty of Aging (Nigma Talib, N.D.)

“I think the key is to really believe it when you see something that you're doing every day in your... more

26 May 2022 · 52 minutes
Why Do We Suffer? (Carissa Schumacher)

"If you are in a Western life and, and are designed as an empath or a spiritual being that feels... more

19 May 2022 · 1 hour, 9 minutes
Understanding Essential Labor (Angela Garbes)

"This to me is basic, but it feels like we've drifted really far from it in our culture. That to... more

12 May 2022 · 58 minutes
Understanding Emotional Inheritance (Galit Atlas, PhD)

"When we talk about the ghost of the unsaid, we're talking about the inherited feelings of our parents, unprocessed trauma,... more

05 May 2022 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
Where Are Our Huddles? (Brooke Baldwin)

"I talk to so many women who, you know, we talk about huddle and we talk about, I referenced, you... more

28 Apr 2022 · 1 hour, 5 minutes
When Illness is Not Validated (Meghan O’Rourke)

“One reason I wrote the book is that the lack of recognition is such a powerful harm done to patients.... more

21 Apr 2022 · 47 minutes
Navigating Conflict (Amanda Ripley)

“Usually in high conflict, the conflict becomes the whole point. So you make a lot of mistakes and you can... more

14 Apr 2022 · 58 minutes
Living Without Lying (Martha Beck, PhD)

“I’ve won arm wrestles with big muscular men, right out of prison because you align the energy. Everything wants to... more

07 Apr 2022 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
Why Closure is a Myth (Pauline Boss, PhD)

You have to have something new to hope for sure. You might still keep hoping that somebody with a terminal... more

31 Mar 2022 · 59 minutes
Having Conversations We’d Rather Avoid (Celeste Headlee)

"So if we take that off the table, if we take off this, this goal of changing somebody's mind, then... more

24 Mar 2022 · 53 minutes
Passing as “Normal” (Katherine May)

“I increasingly feel that modern life is becoming intolerable for everyone, whether they're neurodivergent or not. I think we've noticed... more

17 Mar 2022 · 56 minutes
What Our Anxiety Tells Us (Ellen Vora, M.D.)

“I think we're due for a cultural rebranding around crying. I think that crying, you know, if we start to... more

10 Mar 2022 · 53 minutes
Manifesting What We Actually Want (Lacy Phillips)

"When I would witness somebody that I identify with in whatever capacity of what I'm calling in, have, what I... more

03 Mar 2022 · 57 minutes
Why Design Matters—and the Courage to Create New (Debbie Millman)

I think what makes it much more difficult to, to have the courage, to continue to experiment, you know, look... more

24 Feb 2022 · 58 minutes
The Psychology of the Body (Olivia Laing)

That's what I think is so funny about this is like a hundred years on these things that he's talking... more

17 Feb 2022 · 47 minutes
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