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What does it mean to live a good life? Is it about happiness, health, friendship, love, or meaning? What about work, wealth,... more

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The Truth About Manifesting | Science, Myths & Practical Steps - Summer Series Pt.1

We've all experienced that magical feeling of something we've longed for becoming real - a creative project finally coming together,... more

05 Jun 2023 · 55 minutes
How to Talk About Sex, Let Go of Shame & Get What You Need | Vanessa Marin

Sex and relationship expert Vanessa Marin discusses the taboo nature of discussing sex and how it can lead to unmet... more

01 Jun 2023 · 1 hour, 6 minutes
How to Stop Fighting And Start Talking (and Healing) | Stan Tatkin

We want to hear from YOU! Take our survey.Conflicts are inevitable in long-term relationships. But often we argue in ways... more

29 May 2023 · 1 hour,
Embracing Change, Creativity & Play | Manoush Zomorodi

We want to hear from YOU! Take our survey.Ever wish you had the courage to try something entirely new? To... more

25 May 2023 · 1 hour,
How to Feel Significant (again?) | Seth Godin

We want to hear from YOU! Take our survey.Beyond money, what truly matters is meaning and purpose - feeling like... more

22 May 2023 · 53 minutes
How to Get Unstuck (a scientific take) | Adam Alter

We want to hear from YOU! Take our survey.Have you ever felt stuck in any part of your life? Trapped... more

18 May 2023 · 1 hour, 6 minutes
How to Be Unstoppable | Oksana Masters

We want to hear from YOU! Take our survey.Born in 1989 Ukraine with extensive physical challenges, missing bones and parts... more

15 May 2023 · 56 minutes
7 Days to Unlock Your Best Sleep | Dr. Aric Prather

We want to hear from YOU! Take our survey.What if you could transform your sleep in just seven days? What... more

11 May 2023 · 59 minutes
Nedra Glover Tawwab | Better Boundaries, Better Life [Best of]

We want to hear from YOU! Take our survey.These last few years have tested our boundaries on nearly every level.... more

08 May 2023 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
How to Regain Focus & Attention | Gloria Mark, PhD

We want to hear from YOU! Take our survey.Could Your Smartphone Be Destroying Your Focus? Have our attention spans, will... more

04 May 2023 · 59 minutes
AI and Excellent Advice for Living | Kevin Kelly

We want to hear from YOU! Take our survey.You’ve heard about it everywhere, but what does AI have to do,... more

01 May 2023 · 49 minutes
The 6 Magic Words of Persuasion | Jonah Berger

We want to hear from YOU! Take our survey.Have you ever wondered why some people seem to have a magical... more

27 Apr 2023 · 50 minutes
Rainn Wilson | Reimagining Spirituality

We want to hear from YOU! Take our survey.Ever notice how, increasingly, spirituality, and especially, religion, have become these loaded... more

24 Apr 2023 · 55 minutes
The Surprising Science of Motivation (it’s not what you think) | Emily Balcetis

Have you ever wondered what sets successful people apart, and how they stay motivated to achieve their goals? What if... more

20 Apr 2023 · 54 minutes
How Not to Be Defined by Your Worst Moment | Shaka Senghor [Best of]

I’m fascinated by the idea of snap decisions, how some can lead to amazing outcomes, and others can destroy lives.... more

17 Apr 2023 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
Tap the 5 Senses for Happiness, Pleasure & Connection | Gretchen Rubin

What if there was a secret pathway that could dramatically expand the level of joy, creativity, pleasure, and connection you... more

13 Apr 2023 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
How to Awaken Your Genius | Ozan Varol

Have you ever felt like you’ve got so much more potential inside you, but you have no idea how to... more

10 Apr 2023 · 1 hour,
Finding Strength in Surrender | Laura Cathcart Robbins

Have you ever felt like the only one in the room? That uneasy feeling of being different, isolated, or misunderstood,... more

06 Apr 2023 · 1 hour,
The Science of a Deeply-Connected Marriage | Eli Finkel

The science is crystal clear, deep, genuine, healthy and enduring relationships are at the center of a well-lived life. But,... more

03 Apr 2023 · 1 hour, 7 minutes
Bridging the Divide: Lessons in Empathy | Spotlight Convo

One of our core values and beliefs here at Good Life Project is that every human being, regardless of how... more

30 Mar 2023 · 1 hour, 10 minutes
7 Habits to Dramatically Improve Focus | Jonathan Fields

We live in a world of near-constant distraction, making it harder and harder to focus, to be present and attentive... more

27 Mar 2023 · 1 hour,
How to Come Home to Yourself | Arielle Estoria

Have you ever felt like you're living a life that isn't truly yours? Maybe you long to uncover the most... more

23 Mar 2023 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
How to Connect Deeper & Love Better | Rick Hanson, PhD

What if there was a game-changing relationship practice or tool or strategy that was capable of not only transforming your... more

20 Mar 2023 · 53 minutes
The Power of International Education | StudyUK [bonus episode]

Are you living your best life? It's a question we've all asked ourselves, but have you considered the role that... more

16 Mar 2023 · 46 minutes
Anne Lamott | Finding Joy in the Journey

My first exposure to Anne Lamott’s work was her iconic book, Bird By Bird, which as a writer, was transformative.... more

13 Mar 2023 · 54 minutes
How to Make Better Decisions | Daniel Kahneman

So, you think you’re making good decisions, but are you really? And, what about the hidden scripts and noisy inputs... more

09 Mar 2023 · 51 minutes
How to Break the Grip of Cravings | Amy Shah, MD

Are you tired of feeling like you’re powerless against your cravings, no matter how much you try to resist them?... more

06 Mar 2023 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
A Radically Holistic Take on Greatness | Lewis Howes

When you hear the term “greatness,” what do you think? For most people, images of world-class athletes, innovators, performers, leaders... more

02 Mar 2023 · 56 minutes
Microjoys: Finding Hope When Life’s Not Okay | Cyndie Spiegel

Have you ever had a moment or experience, maybe even an entire season of life that was so hard, so... more

27 Feb 2023 · 59 minutes
How to Turn Anxiety Into a Superpower | Dr. Wendy Suzuki

Have you ever felt overwhelmed or helpless in the face of anxiety? Like the more you try to manage it,... more

23 Feb 2023 · 56 minutes
How to Finish What Matters & Get More Free Time | Spotlight Convo

How many times have you said yes to something, started it, gotten halfway through, then either been distracted, run out... more

20 Feb 2023 · 1 hour, 22 minutes
Cole Arthur Riley | Reclaiming the Stories That Shape Us

Cole Arthur Riley grew up in a house full of loud, funny, and loving personalities, but as a kid, she... more

16 Feb 2023 · 1 hour, 6 minutes
How to Identify & Heal Your Origin Wound (we all have them) | Vienna Pharaon

What if you were, unknowingly being controlled by unresolved pain from your past, even minor, or momentary experiences, ones that... more

13 Feb 2023 · 1 hour, 6 minutes
Is Entrepreneurship Right for You? | Amy Porterfield

Ever wonder if entrepreneurship is for you? Whether starting a personal business like coaching or consulting, building around an idea,... more

09 Feb 2023 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
The Truth About Paradise (It's Not What You Think) | Pico Iyer

What if paradise was real? But, instead of searching and traveling a journey to the far ends of the earth... more

06 Feb 2023 · 1 hour, 7 minutes
How to Stop Pleasing Everyone But Yourself | Natalie Lue

How might your life be different if you’d gotten comfortable saying no in your earliest days? No to other people’s... more

02 Feb 2023 · 1 hour, 5 minutes
Love, Heartbreak & Healing, an Artist’s Journey | Timothy Goodman

What if you didn’t have to keep everything bottled up? Or show up a certain way? Or deny what you’re... more

30 Jan 2023 · 54 minutes
How to Thrive in a Rapidly-Changing Work World | Gabriella Rosen Kellerman

How do you get through each day, let alone build a meaningful, connected and rewarding career when rapid-fire, constant change,... more

26 Jan 2023 · 1 hour, 1 minute
7 Ways to Find Calm | Kickstart 2023

In a world that seems to be constantly in motion, it can be difficult to find calm. Whether it's the... more

23 Jan 2023 · 1 hour, 19 minutes
A Groundbreaking Approach to Health | Dr. Casey Means

If you weren’t paying attention to your health before the last few years, you are now. Question is, what should... more

19 Jan 2023 · 1 hour, 21 minutes
What Should I Do With My Life? Start Here | Kickstart 2023

What should I do with my life? How can we actually make different choices that just might let us figure... more

16 Jan 2023 · 59 minutes
The Surprising Science About Relationships & Happiness | Robert Waldinger

What if the key to living a good life is actually a lot closer than we all realize? Whether you're... more

12 Jan 2023 · 1 hour, 8 minutes
A Simple Model for a Really Good Life | 2023 Kickstart

So as we all step into this year together, there's a big question that I think is on everybody's mind.... more

09 Jan 2023 · 1 hour, 12 minutes
How to Expand Time & Increase Happiness | Cassie Holmes

What does it mean to be time-poor? We've all heard the old phrase, "time is money," usually in the context of... more

05 Jan 2023 · 1 hour,
How to Succeed at Anything Worth Doing | 2023 Kickstart

What if this was the year you actually did the thing that you have dreamed of doing, the thing that's... more

02 Jan 2023 · 1 hour, 10 minutes
The Hug | Stories. Kindness. Love. And connection.

As we bring this year to a close, we wanted to reflect on human beings. Stories. Kindness. Love. And connection.... more

29 Dec 2022 · 1 hour, 18 minutes
On Openness and Equality in the Workplace | Deborah Owens

We’re in a moment where more people are awakening to the reality that there is no such thing as a... more

26 Dec 2022 · 1 hour, 6 minutes
Parker J. Palmer | How to Let Your Life Speak

So, what might happen if you let go of what you thought your life would or should be, and created... more

22 Dec 2022 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
On The Power of Hope & Action | Father Greg Boyle & Fabian Debora

When you’re in your darkest hour, dealing with tough circumstances that don’t seem to have an end in sight, it... more

19 Dec 2022 · 53 minutes
How to Age-Proof Your Brain | Dr. Marc Milstein

If a magic pill existed that could transform the health of your brain and keep it from aging as you... more

15 Dec 2022 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
Chip Conley | How To Reimagine Your Second Act (or third)

Chip Conley shares how the early seed of an idea around the deep wisdom and value and sharing, learning and... more

12 Dec 2022 · 59 minutes
How I Took a Month Off to Write & Make Art (then what REALLY happened)

So today is a little bit of a different episode for you. As I sit here recording this, I have... more

08 Dec 2022 · 48 minutes
How Systems Free Us & Community Lifts Us Up | Neil Pasricha

Here’s a weird statement, my friend, Neil Pasricha, is simultaneously one of the free-est, and also most rules-based and systematized... more

05 Dec 2022 · 1 hour,
Jessica Nordell | How to Reveal & Change Our Hidden Scripts

Have you ever realized how often you think without really thinking? Jessica is an award-winning author and science writer known for... more

01 Dec 2022 · 58 minutes
How to Be Creative | Spotlight Convo

As we head into the final month of the year, which for many has been a year of re-emergence and... more

28 Nov 2022 · 1 hour, 10 minutes
How to Find Meaning Through Work, Set Boundaries, & Embrace Change | A Good Life Jam With Eric Zimmer

For a lot of us, 2020 was the wake-up call we desperately needed to be able to look at our... more

24 Nov 2022 · 1 hour, 8 minutes
How to Lead with Love (even when it’s hard) | Bishop Michael Curry

How do you step into conversations, whether personal or professional, family, friends, colleagues, or even perceived or real adversaries, and... more

21 Nov 2022 · 1 hour, 11 minutes
5 Life-Changing Holiday Survival Habits | Jonathan Fields

Ahh, that holiday time of year. A time for celebration and joy and generosity and reflection. And also a whole... more

17 Nov 2022 · 1 hour, 1 minute
Love & Lightning: A Heart-Centered Take on Work & Life | Jadah Sellner

Imagine, after years of struggling to find your way in different careers and trying out business ideas, you created something... more

14 Nov 2022 · 1 hour, 10 minutes
How to Live Longer (and Better) | David A. Sinclair, Ph.D.

Question for you: what if you could slow down, stop or even reverse your aging process? What if you could... more

10 Nov 2022 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
Anand Giridharadas | How to Change Minds

Is it even possible to have a genuinely open conversation that holds the potential to persuade someone to your point... more

07 Nov 2022 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
Alex Elle | How to Heal

I’ve come to realize something, we are all healing from something. All the time. Maybe it’s a physical illness or... more

03 Nov 2022 · 59 minutes
An Inspiring Comeback Story | Mike Han

Sometimes, life brings us to our knees in order to also bring us back to our essence. Question is, what... more

31 Oct 2022 · 1 hour, 1 minute
5 Life-Changing Relationship Habits | Jonathan Fields

So what if I told you that the things that will make the biggest difference in your life, your health,... more

27 Oct 2022 · 1 hour, 14 minutes
Jerry Saltz | How Art Changes Us (and is being changed by us)

Imagine working as an artist for a decade only to burn out, melt down, and vanish from that world to... more

24 Oct 2022 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
Dr. Marisa G. Franco | How to Make Adult Friends (and Why They Matter)

Friends matter, more than you even know. A lack of genuine, open, loving friends can lead to profound loneliness. And... more

20 Oct 2022 · 1 hour, 13 minutes
Elaine Aron, PhD | How Highly Sensitive People Thrive

So, what if being highly sensitive was actually a superpower, not something to be fixed?If you've ever heard the term,... more

17 Oct 2022 · 1 hour, 8 minutes
Maria Garcia | Anything For Selena

Have you ever been so deeply affected by another person that their story literally gives your life context and meaning... more

13 Oct 2022 · 58 minutes
Rabbi Danya Ruttenberg | How to Make Amends When We Cause Harm (and we all will)

We all mess up. Sometimes in small ways, but other times big ones. Sometimes privately, other times publicly. We don’t... more

10 Oct 2022 · 1 hour, 1 minute
Rolf Potts | What if You COULD Take that Dream Trip?

Traveling the world, especially for an extended period, may be a luxury you only dream about or can only do... more

06 Oct 2022 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
Jessi Hempel | The Power of Living Authentically, Even When it’s Hard

So, what’s your biggest secret? And, what’s the cost you’ve been bearing for living, or trying to live, under its... more

03 Oct 2022 · 1 hour,
Yung Pueblo | How to Create Clarity & Connection

Why is it that, so often, we need to be brought to our knees in order to wake up to,... more

29 Sep 2022 · 1 hour, 8 minutes
Catherine Burns | How To Tell A Captivating Story

Did you ever wish you could be that person who captivated a room, a gathering, an audience, a date with... more

26 Sep 2022 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
Rabbi Rami Shapiro | Spiritual, But Not Religious? What’s Really Going On.

You’ve heard the call, “I’m not religious, but I am spiritual.” What does that even mean? And, why are so... more

22 Sep 2022 · 57 minutes
Amanda Ripley | How to Navigate Conflict With Greater Ease

Life today can feel like wall-to-wall conflict. And most of us, well, we plain hate the feeling it gives us.... more

19 Sep 2022 · 1 hour,
5 Life-Changing Habits | Jonathan Fields

So we all have habits and routines, rituals, and behaviors that we do in the name of living our best... more

15 Sep 2022 · 1 hour,
DJ DiDonna | How to Take a Life-Changing Break

Let’s suspend judgment, just for a minute. What if you could take a few weeks, months, maybe even an entire... more

12 Sep 2022 · 1 hour, 9 minutes
Susan Piver | The Enneagram: A Powerful, Different Take on a Life-changing Tool

When you hear the word - enneagram, you likely have one of three replies: Oh, yay, can’t get enough of... more

08 Sep 2022 · 58 minutes
Ari Weinzweig | How Business Can Change the World, One Life at a Time

Imagine, being in your 20s, fresh out of washing dishes at a local restaurant, borrowing just enough money to open... more

06 Sep 2022 · 1 hour, 9 minutes
Jen Sincero | How to Be a Badass @ Money & Life

How do you flip the switch from struggle and futility to wild, unbridled joy and success? And how does money... more

01 Sep 2022 · 53 minutes
How to Create Life-Changing Boundaries | Spotlight Convo

This has been a year that has tested our boundaries on nearly every level. Work, friendship, family, community, geography, politics,... more

29 Aug 2022 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
Carolyn Chen | When Work Becomes Religion (and how it preys on us)

You may not think of your work as your religion, but for many, it’s trying to become exactly that! Without... more

25 Aug 2022 · 55 minutes
Simran Jeet Singh | On Bringing Us Back Together

We’ve all been othered, felt like we didn’t belong, at some point or moment in our lives. It feels awful.... more

22 Aug 2022 · 53 minutes
Patrice Washington | The Truth About Wealth (It’s Not What You Think)

What if wealth wasn’t what we thought? Sure, money is a part of it, and access, status, and at least... more

18 Aug 2022 · 50 minutes
Frank Lipman | The 6 Pillars of a Happy, Healthy Life [Best of]

Is happiness just in your mind, or does your body play a role? Is health just in your body, or... more

15 Aug 2022 · 58 minutes
Lisa Miller, Ph.D. | The Surprising Science of Spirituality

Whether you consider yourself a spiritual person, or not, your brain - yes, you - is wired for spirituality in... more

11 Aug 2022 · 1 hour, 8 minutes
Sabaa Tahir | All My Rage

Imagine leaving everything you know behind to start a life in a brand new country, all in hopes of providing... more

08 Aug 2022 · 58 minutes
Steve Magness | The Truth About Toughness (a better way to do hard things)

Adults do this thing — and maybe you've already done it yourself since you've grown up — where they go... more

04 Aug 2022 · 1 hour, 6 minutes
JoAnna Garcia Swisher | How to Stay True to Yourself, While Going for a Dream

How do you balance both the weight and the sense of possibility of pursuing a massive dream? Especially when you... more

01 Aug 2022 · 59 minutes
Colin O'Brady | The Power of Quests (and how to mount yours)

So, what would make someone strap a sled loaded with 375 pounds of food and supplies onto their body, then... more

28 Jul 2022 · 1 hour, 14 minutes
Tiffani R. Moore | Living & Flourishing With Chronic Illness

Imagine, after years of living on your own, building a 15-year career an award-winning career as a Creative Consultant and... more

25 Jul 2022 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
Ibram X. Kendi | How to Raise an Antiracist

One of the things I’ve come to believe during the now 10-year journey of Good Life Project is that there... more

21 Jul 2022 · 53 minutes
John Rzeznik | Goo Goo Dolls to Good Good Life [Best Of]

How does a founding member of one of the biggest bands of the last few decades create such incredible music,... more

18 Jul 2022 · 1 hour, 11 minutes
Dr. Jennifer Heisz | Move Your Body, Ease Your Mind

We all know how exercise and fitness can impact and improve our physical health. But, what about what it can... more

14 Jul 2022 · 1 hour, 5 minutes
Kerri Kelly | The Myth of Wellness & How We Truly Heal

We’ve all heard the call to self-care, some have even heeded it. But what if, beyond the core concept of... more

11 Jul 2022 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
Angus Fletcher | Sparking Creativity with the Power of Storytelling

The fact that you're listening to this podcast right now tells me ‌you likely already know the power of a... more

07 Jul 2022 · 1 hour, 8 minutes
Gail Devers | How to Take Back Control of Your Life and Health

Today's guest, Gail Devers, was a rising star in the world of running, winning title after title. Until her body... more

05 Jul 2022 · 1 hour, 1 minute
Jake Wesley Rogers | Embracing What Makes You Different

Vogue Magazine named today’s guest, Jake Wesley Rogers, Gen Z's Elton John, but truth is, he is a wildly-talented, 25-year-old... more

30 Jun 2022 · 48 minutes
Abby Wambach | Doing Hard Things & Falling in Love [Best Of]

For generations, Abby Wambach’s name has been synonymous with soccer. A two-time Olympic gold medalist, FIFA World Cup Champion, and... more

27 Jun 2022 · 1 hour, 14 minutes
Tara Westover | Educated: The Story Behind the Phenom

If you haven't heard of Tara Westover's memoir Educated. yet, you're in for a real treat. Her massive blockbuster book... more

23 Jun 2022 · 58 minutes
Jenna Kutcher | How “Are” You? No, Really.

When's the last time you've answered the question, "How are you?" honestly? Whether small talk is a good thing, a bad... more

20 Jun 2022 · 1 hour, 8 minutes
Florence Williams | What Heartbreak Does to Your Body (and what to do about it)

Heartbreak. We all experience it. It’s a horrible feeling, but can it actually, literally, break your heart, along with the... more

16 Jun 2022 · 55 minutes
Terry Real | How “Me First” Culture Destroys Us (and what to do about it)

So, what if being fiercely self-reliant and individualistic was actually a terrible thing? I know, I know, sounds silly. I... more

13 Jun 2022 · 57 minutes
Danica Roem | The Power of Living Authentically (even when it’s hard)

My guest today, Danica Roem, went from fronting a Death Metal band by night while building a career as an... more

09 Jun 2022 · 54 minutes
Nabil Ayers | Building a Living & Life Around a Passion

Imagine being a kid who loved music, who’d been brought up with jazz literally in his blood, graduating college, then,... more

06 Jun 2022 · 1 hour, 6 minutes
Rabbi Steve Leder | How to Live What Matters

With everything going on in the world recently, we've likely all thought to ourselves at some point, "Is humanity lost?"... more

02 Jun 2022 · 47 minutes
Jennifer Grey | Out of the Corner

When we consider the qualities and traits passed down throughout our family tree, we may think of the curly hair... more

31 May 2022 · 59 minutes
Chef Irene Shiang Li | How to Turn Passion & Play Into Impact & Success

When Chef Irene Li opened a food truck, mei mei, with her siblings, hoping to have fun together, build something... more

23 May 2022 · 53 minutes
Paul Conti, MD | Understanding Trauma & How to Heal From It

If you google the word “Trauma” you’ll find the top search results arrive in some form of the question “What... more

19 May 2022 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
Connie Lim aka MILCK | How to Break the Expectation Trap [Best Of]

Have you ever asked yourself: “Who am I? What do I stand for?” Many of us do ask these questions... more

16 May 2022 · 1 hour, 8 minutes
Julian Gilliam (LOGIK) | How to Embrace Your Inner Outlier & Change Culture

What if, instead of trying to fit in and be accepted, you embraced and harnessed the power of your inner... more

12 May 2022 · 1 hour, 14 minutes
Anne Helen Petersen | How To Make Your Work Fit Your Life

We’re all in a process of reimagining when it comes to work, looking at the changes we’ve made over the... more

09 May 2022 · 1 hour, 11 minutes
Johann Hari | Why You Can’t Pay Attention (and how to get it back)

I’ve come to believe that the quality and richness of our lives is, in no small part, determined by the... more

05 May 2022 · 1 hour, 7 minutes
Zoe Chance | How to Be More Influential (ethically)

What do you think of when you hear the word influence? Or the phrase, “be an influencer?” Maybe you think... more

02 May 2022 · 1 hour, 11 minutes
Wellness, Women & Wisdom | 4 Leading Voices

Is energy medicine real? What about Ayurveda? What about Western/modern medicine, what’s right and not so right about it? Does... more

28 Apr 2022 · 1 hour, 52 minutes
Blair Imani | How to Open Hearts & Change Minds

My guest today, Blair Imani, grew up in a house where sitting quiet in the face of any level of... more

25 Apr 2022 · 1 hour, 5 minutes
How Breathing Can Change Your Life | James Nestor [Best Of]

We all breathe. It just happens. But, what if the way you breathe made a massive difference in everything from... more

21 Apr 2022 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
Sara C. Mednick, PhD | How to Activate Your “Ease” Button

When was the last time you felt truly at peace? Relaxed, physically and emotionally at ease? How can you downregulate... more

18 Apr 2022 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
Shaka Senghor | How Not to Be Defined by Your Worst Moment

I’m fascinated by the idea of snap decisions, how some can lead to amazing outcomes, and others can destroy lives.... more

14 Apr 2022 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
Joan Osborne | A Life of Music, Travel & Activism

I still remember the first time I heard Joan Osborne’s iconic song, One of Us. I was 29, a couple... more

11 Apr 2022 · 57 minutes
Dr. Jud Brewer | How to Unwind Anxiety

Anxiety, even saying the word makes me a bit anxious. But, what if there was a way to unwind it... more

07 Apr 2022 · 1 hour, 1 minute
Susan Cain | The Power of Bittersweetness

Ever wonder why a certain sad song or even a few bars of just the right melancholy music will stop... more

04 Apr 2022 · 53 minutes
Good Food, Good Life | Legendary Chefs Take the Mic

Ever hear the phrase, “food is life?” Well, it rings true in so many ways. It’s not just about nutrition,... more

31 Mar 2022 · 1 hour, 23 minutes
Introducing SPARKED: Our New Podcast About Work & Life

Every week on the SPARKED podcast, we invite a listener to share what’s going on in their work & life,... more

30 Mar 2022 · 31 minutes
Mr. Chazz Lewis | How to Be a Teacher, Parent or Leader Who Changes Lives

Chazz Lewis’s mission in life is to enjoy the process of becoming the best version of himself and help others... more

28 Mar 2022 · 1 hour, 7 minutes
Hrishikesh Hirway | Life Beyond Song Exploder

Hrishikesh Hirway has been making music for as long as he can remember and, as an adult, spent years building... more

24 Mar 2022 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
Tom Bilyeu | How to Create Massive Impact

How’d a kid who loved movies and thought he’d be a filmmaker leave film school, and end up building a... more

21 Mar 2022 · 1 hour, 15 minutes
Jenny Blake | How to Create More Free Time

What would you give to have more free time, less stress & more ability to do the things you love,... more

17 Mar 2022 · 1 hour, 22 minutes
Arian Moayed | The Fear Never Leaves, You Just Keep Going [Best of]

Maybe you’ve seen this week’s guest, Arian Moayed, playing the role of Stewy on HBO’s Succession. Or in the breakaway... more

14 Mar 2022 · 1 hour, 19 minutes
Jordan Harbinger | How to Come Back From Disaster

What if you found yourself in the middle years of life, taking on responsibility, building a family, a reputation, a... more

10 Mar 2022 · 1 hour, 15 minutes
Amy Bloom | A “Good” Death (and why we need to talk about it)

What does it actually mean to have a “good” death? If you’re like most people, the very question - simply... more

07 Mar 2022 · 1 hour,
Sue Monk Kidd | How to “Change Lanes” & Reclaim Your Narrative

How does a surgical and pediatric nurse become one of the most widely acclaimed writers of our time? This was... more

03 Mar 2022 · 1 hour,
Rosie Acosta | How to Feel Radically Loved (even by you)

How do you create a radical change in direction in your life? My guest today, Rosie Acosta, found herself asking... more

28 Feb 2022 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
Bessel van der Kolk, MD | The Body Keeps the Score

These last few years have dealt a lot of blows to our state of mind, body, and health. On some... more

24 Feb 2022 · 1 hour,
Debbie Millman | How to Design a Life

How do you design a life of wonder and love, contribution and meaning, joy and expression? At the end of... more

21 Feb 2022 · 54 minutes
Mia Birdsong | Reimagining Family & Friendship [Best Of]

What do you think of when you hear the word “family?” For some, it’s feelings of love, belonging, support. For... more

17 Feb 2022 · 1 hour,
How to Love & Be Loved

When the curator of the longest-running study on human flourishing, the Grant Study, was asked if there was any one... more

14 Feb 2022 · 56 minutes
Cole Arthur Riley | Reclaiming the Stories That Shape Us

Cole Arthur Riley grew up in a house full of personalities that she describes as loud and funny, but as... more

10 Feb 2022 · 1 hour, 6 minutes
7 Ways to Find Calm (Even in a Storm)

Ever wonder what it would be like to have a near-magical ability to find yourself at peace, to dial in... more

07 Feb 2022 · 1 hour, 23 minutes
Janine Kwoh | Saying Yes to the Call to Create

Ever look at someone who has made an astonishing change in career, leaving behind what seemed like a dream career,... more

03 Feb 2022 · 1 hour,
Dan Pink | The Surprising Upside of Regret

We’ve all been told, try to live a life without regret. But, what if regret was actually a good thing?... more

31 Jan 2022 · 1 hour, 6 minutes
Parker J. Palmer | How to Let Your Life Speak

So, what might happen if you let go of what you thought your life would or should be, and created... more

27 Jan 2022 · 1 hour, 1 minute
How to Get Unstuck & Finish What Matters | Charlie Gilkey [Best Of]

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24 Jan 2022 · 1 hour, 18 minutes
Imara Jones | On the Power of Representation

Imagine walking through life, knowing who you are, but not feeling like you can live as that person? That was... more

20 Jan 2022 · 57 minutes
How to Bring Purpose & Possibility Into Your Work | The 2022 Plan

Millions of us are re-examining the role of work in our lives, getting more honest about what it needs to... more

17 Jan 2022 · 1 hour, 1 minute
Agapi Stassinopoulos | How to Speak to Spirit

When you think about the word “prayer,” does it repel you, trigger you, or draw you in? My guest today,... more

13 Jan 2022 · 1 hour,
How to Feel More Alive | The 2022 Plan

These last few years have left so many of us feeling drained, stifled, without energy, excitement or well, happiness or... more

10 Jan 2022 · 1 hour, 1 minute
Yrsa Daley-Ward | Meeting Yourself Where You Are

My guest today, Yrsa Daley-Ward, is an author, actor, model, and screenwriter of mixed Jamaican and Nigerian heritage. Growing up... more

06 Jan 2022 · 1 hour,
How to Accomplish Big Things | The 2022 Plan

Is there something big that you would love to accomplish in this new year? Something maybe you've been thinking about... more

03 Jan 2022 · 1 hour, 9 minutes
2021 Inspiration, Ideas & Insights That Moved Us

As we bring this year to a close, and what a year it’s been, I’ve been reflecting on how profound... more

30 Dec 2021 · 1 hour, 45 minutes
Elizabeth Lesser | Courage Over Comfort [Best Of]

Even as a kid, my guest, Elizabeth lesser was the rebel, the activist, the feminist in the family. Growing up... more

27 Dec 2021 · 59 minutes
Mansi Shah | Reclaiming Your Narrative

My guest today, Mansi Shah, spent years building a stunning career as a lawyer in the fast-moving world of Hollywood... more

23 Dec 2021 · 57 minutes
Cathy Heller | How To Be Intentional

How do you live a good life? That’s the question we’ve been asking here for nearly a decade. My guest... more

20 Dec 2021 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
Jeffrey Marsh | How To Be You

You may know my guest today, Jeffrey Marsh, from their spiritual and inclusive messages that have received over 1 billion... more

16 Dec 2021 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
How to Do the Ultimate Year-End Review

We tend to take on one of 3 modes as we head into the end of the year:Rush To The... more

13 Dec 2021 · 1 hour, 10 minutes
Nedra Glover Tawwab | Better Boundaries, Better Life

This has been a year that has tested our boundaries on nearly every level. Work, friendship, family, community, geography, politics,... more

09 Dec 2021 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
Micah Johnson | How a Pro Athlete Launched a Digital Art Revolution

From the age of 3, Micah Johnson knew what he wanted to be when he grew up - a professional... more

06 Dec 2021 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
Mark Groves | Human Connection Specialist

Imagine going to college and getting a minor in ‘you!’ Well, that’s just one of the semi-wild ideas that bubbled... more

02 Dec 2021 · 1 hour, 1 minute
Keisha N. Blain | On the Path to Freedom

With the rigor of a world-class researcher and the intention of someone who cares deeply about the human condition and... more

29 Nov 2021 · 1 hour, 1 minute
On Gratitude | Anne Lamott, Janice Kaplan & Jonathan Fields

We’re entering a time of year where gratitude is on our minds. And, honestly, it’s also been a year, even... more

25 Nov 2021 · 1 hour, 1 minute
Dr. Chanda Prescod-Weinstein | All Things Being Equal, Nothing Ever Is

One of the leading physicists of her generation, Dr. Chanda Prescod-Weinstein is a Professor of Physics and Core Faculty Member... more

22 Nov 2021 · 59 minutes
Jeffrey Davis | A Wonder-Full Life

What if you could work, play, and live in a state of wonder? Even now! That’s the question I explore... more

18 Nov 2021 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
Tim Ferriss | On Love, Loss & Meaning [Best Of]

If you LOVED this episode:You’ll also love the conversations we had with Kamal Ravikant about reimagining life and learning to... more

15 Nov 2021 · 1 hour, 23 minutes
Rev. Dr. Jacqui Lewis | A Fierce Love

The Rev. Dr. Jacqui Lewis is an author, Activist, and Public Theologian, the first woman and first Black Senior Minister... more

11 Nov 2021 · 1 hour,
Andy J. Pizza | Your Creative Pep Talk

Imagine going through life with the name, Andy J. Pizza. That’s what my guest today goes by, but it wasn’t... more

08 Nov 2021 · 1 hour, 23 minutes
Anthony Trucks | Shifting Your Identity

If you LOVED this episode:You’ll also love the conversations we had with Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor about how we can... more

04 Nov 2021 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
Diego Perez (Yung Pueblo) | Clarity & Connection

Born in Guayaquil Ecuador, Deigo Perez - who is known by the pseudonym Yung Pueblo - moved with his family... more

01 Nov 2021 · 1 hour, 8 minutes
Shelly Tygielski | Awakening to Your Call

Brought up in a deeply observant Jewish Orthodox household with a reverence for her family’s history, Shelly Tygielski embraced the... more

28 Oct 2021 · 1 hour, 10 minutes
Alan Cumming | Making Peace & Claiming Joy

Surviving what he describes as a tormented childhood riddled with abuse, Alan Cumming turned to acting, before he knew it... more

25 Oct 2021 · 46 minutes
Najwa Zebian | You Are Your Home

Najwa Zebian is a Lebanese-Canadian activist, author, speaker, and educator who developed a passion for language at a young age,... more

21 Oct 2021 · 1 hour, 22 minutes
Adam J. Kurtz | Art, Life & Backhanded Optimism

Adam J. Kurtz (whose artist’s identity is Adam JK, is a designer, artist, and speaker whose work is rooted in... more

18 Oct 2021 · 55 minutes
Dr. Maya Shankar | Change Happens

Imagine being so drawn to a pursuit as a kid, it consumes most of your waking hours, rapidly becomes your... more

14 Oct 2021 · 1 hour, 1 minute
Joanne Lee Molinaro | The Korean Vegan

Joanne Molinaro was deep into her career as a full-time attorney when she started blogging as The Korean Vegan, a... more

11 Oct 2021 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
Julia Cameron | Living the Artist’s Way [Best Of]

In 1992, after years of teaching workshops on creative unblocking, Julia Cameron self-published The Artist's Way, which became a global... more

07 Oct 2021 · 1 hour,
Matt Haig | Reasons to Stay Alive (and then some)

At the age of 24, living in Ibiza, Matt Haig stepped to the ledge of a cliff with the intention... more

04 Oct 2021 · 54 minutes
Kristoffer Carter (“KC”) | Permission to Glow

I first met Kristoffer Carer nearly a decade ago when he raised his hand to participate in the inaugural Good... more

30 Sep 2021 · 1 hour, 11 minutes
Mel Robbins | The High 5 Habit & Beyond

Mel Robbins is one of the leading voices in personal development and transformation and an international bestselling author. Her work... more

27 Sep 2021 · 1 hour, 6 minutes
The Joy of Work [For Real] | Sparked Stories

So question for you: When was the last time you did something where it was so immersive, so enjoyable it... more

23 Sep 2021 · 56 minutes
Jonathan & Cyndie | Turning the Mic on Jonathan

This episode will be unlike any conversation we’ve ever aired on Good Life Project. For the first time on the... more

20 Sep 2021 · 54 minutes
Jessi Hempel | Creating Space to Grow

I’ve been a fan of Jessi Hempel’s writing and amazing podcast, Hello Monday, for years now, but it was her... more

16 Sep 2021 · 1 hour,
Valarie Kaur | A Revolutionary Love

Valarie Kaur is an activist, documentary filmmaker, lawyer, educator, and faith leader. She rose to global acclaim in late 2016... more

13 Sep 2021 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
Justin Baldoni | Reimagining Work, Love & Masculinity

After years in the entertainment world, Justin Baldoni, found that classic breakout moment as an actor in the role of... more

09 Sep 2021 · 52 minutes
Kate Johnson | Radical Friendship

Friends make life better. We’ve all experienced that. But, could a very specific kind of friendship - Radical Friendship -... more

07 Sep 2021 · 56 minutes
Rev. angel Kyodo williams | A Path to Collective Liberation

Rev. angel Kyodo williams has been bridging the worlds of liberation, love, and justice her entire adult life. Her critically... more

02 Sep 2021 · 1 hour,
Jameela Jamil | On Adversity, Celebrity and Activism [BEST OF]

My guest today, Jameela Jamil, was a household name in the UK for years. Hosting shows on T4 and BBC... more

30 Aug 2021 · 57 minutes
Tara Brach | Wisdom For Anxious Times [BEST OF]

My guest today, Tara Brach, has been one of my teachers for years, though she never knew it. Back in... more

26 Aug 2021 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
Julia Galef | How to Stop Deluding Ourselves

We tend to think we’re smart, rational beings, making good choices based on clear information. In truth, we’re anything but.... more

23 Aug 2021 · 1 hour, 7 minutes
Katy Milkman | How to Change

Ever want to change something that really matters to you, but struggle to make it stick, let alone wonder how... more

19 Aug 2021 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
James Victore | How to Have a Point of View [BEST OF]

When James Victore was told by a professor, in his design program during college, that he wasn’t cut out for... more

16 Aug 2021 · 1 hour, 1 minute
How to Reclaim Work & Come Back to Life

Work, as we know it, is broken. Has been for a long time. But this moment we're in has brought... more

12 Aug 2021 · 54 minutes
Natalie Baszile | We Are Each Other’s Harvest

Farming has been a huge part of our history and culture for generations. But, there’s a part of the story... more

09 Aug 2021 · 57 minutes
Scott Shute | The Full Body Yes

How does a kid who grew up on a farm in the midwest, who struggled with mental illness on a... more

05 Aug 2021 · 57 minutes
Megan Devine | It's Still Okay to Not Be Okay

There’s something big happening that few people are really talking about in a meaningful and constructive way. A sense of... more

02 Aug 2021 · 56 minutes
Danielle Henderson | The Ugly Cry

Danielle Henderson is a TV writer, former editor for Rookie, cohost of the film podcast I Saw What You Did,... more

29 Jul 2021 · 1 hour, 6 minutes
Mental Health | Leading Voices

This past year and a half has pushed many of us to the brink, in a lot of ways. Relationships.... more

26 Jul 2021 · 1 hour, 19 minutes
Michelle Williams | Destiny’s Child, Darkness & Devotion

A member of the iconic Destiny's Child supergroup, along with Beyonce Knowles and Kelly Rowland, on the surface, Michelle Williams... more

22 Jul 2021 · 55 minutes
Ron Friedman, Ph.D. | The Truth About Greatness

Want to be great at something you love? Don’t follow the age-old tropes. For decades, we’ve been told that, in... more

19 Jul 2021 · 1 hour, 1 minute
Gary Kemp | Life Beyond Spandau Ballet

If I said the words, “I know this much is true,” a certain generation of humans would immediately start humming... more

15 Jul 2021 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
Elaine Aron, PhD | Highly Sensitive People

If you’re ever heard the term, “highly sensitive person,” or even been called highly sensitive and maybe even recoiled a... more

12 Jul 2021 · 1 hour, 8 minutes
Ocean Vuong | On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous

A refugee at the age of two, Ocean Vuong and his mom found themselves fleeing Saigon, Vietnam, traveling across the... more

08 Jul 2021 · 1 hour, 5 minutes
Dallas Graham | The Story of a Lifetime

Dallas Graham never planned to help kids tell their life stories. A fiercely creative and compassionate Salt Lake City graphic... more

05 Jul 2021 · 58 minutes
Glennon Doyle | Stepping Into Your Truth [BEST OF]

Glennon Doyle is an activist and founder and president of Together Rising an all-women-led foundation that has revolutionized grassroots philanthropy... more

01 Jul 2021 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
Lisa Congdon | Bringing Your Whole Self to Life

It seems, every time I sit down with my friend, illustrator, fine artist, and author Lisa Congdon, she’s in a... more

28 Jun 2021 · 53 minutes
Glo Atanmo | A Life Beyond Convention

When Glo Atamno stepped on a plane with a one-way ticket and $500 years back, she knew she wanted a... more

24 Jun 2021 · 56 minutes
Reimagining Relationships | Expert Panel

Would it surprise you to learn that the depth and quality of your relationships is the single biggest determinant of... more

21 Jun 2021 · 1 hour, 31 minutes
Ellen Hendriksen, PhD | Taming Social Anxiety [BEST OF]

It’s one thing to feel uncomfortable around others, especially new people in a new environment. But, it’s another thing when... more

17 Jun 2021 · 1 hour, 9 minutes
Ethan Kross | Chatter: Harnessing Our Inner Dialogue

If you’re like most people, there’s a certain amount of chatter that goes on in your head throughout the day.... more

14 Jun 2021 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
Aviva Romm, MD | Women's Health Revolution

The world of medicine is in a place of profound disruption, and that’s a really good thing. Because things have... more

10 Jun 2021 · 55 minutes
Adam Gazzaley | Neuroscience, Psychedelics & Attention

How does the neuroscience of attention affect nearly every aspect of our capacity to live good lives? How can we... more

07 Jun 2021 · 53 minutes
Meditation | Science, Soul & Practice

Today’s episode is special, it’s a unique meditation deep dive that brings together the deep, research-driven insights from Daniel Goleman,... more

03 Jun 2021 · 1 hour, 5 minutes
Chris Bosh | Letters to a Young Athlete

What happens when the thing you’ve loved since you were a kid, the thing that led you to become an... more

01 Jun 2021 · 58 minutes
Light Watkins | Knowing Where to Look

Growing up in Alabama in a family of six, Light Watkins never imagined he’d find himself in his mid-forties, some... more

27 May 2021 · 1 hour, 5 minutes
Brian Broome | Punch Me Up to the Gods

From the earliest age, Brian Broome was taught that a man was, basically, everything he wasn’t. The model of masculinity... more

24 May 2021 · 57 minutes
Priya Parker | The Art of Gathering [BEST OF]

So, how do you turn a gathering, whether over a meal or a giant event, into an experience of collective... more

20 May 2021 · 52 minutes
Sadhguru | The Truth About Karma

Ranked among the fifty most influential people in India, Sadhguru is a yogi, mystic, and visionary. He has been conferred... more

17 May 2021 · 1 hour, 1 minute
Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor | Whole Brain Living

In 2008, Jill Bolte Taylor gave the first-ever TED Talk to go massively viral. A Harvard-trained neuroscientist, she told the... more

13 May 2021 · 1 hour, 5 minutes
Axel Mansoor | Turning Self-Loathing Into Self-Love

How does someone who despised himself for most of his life go from loving himself and his life, and creating... more

10 May 2021 · 1 hour, 20 minutes
David Yarrow | One of the World’s Best-Selling Fine Art Photographers

David Yarrow is one of the world’s best-selling fine art photographers. He has spent the past decade documenting the natural... more

06 May 2021 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
Marlo Thomas & Phil Donahue | 40 Years Together, What's the Secret?

Iconic actress, producer, author and activist, Marlo Thomas, never wanted to marry. She saw what she believed was the way... more

03 May 2021 · 1 hour, 6 minutes
Ellen Bennett | Crafting Aprons for the World's Best Chefs

Growing up in LA, Ellen Bennett had no idea her summer spent with her grandma in a small town in... more

29 Apr 2021 · 53 minutes
Morgan Harper Nichols | How Far You Have Come

Morgan Harper Nichols is an artist and poet whose work is inspired by real-life interactions and stories. Morgan spent the... more

26 Apr 2021 · 57 minutes
Terri Cole | Let's Talk About Boundaries

Ever feel like life is one non-stop boundary issue? You’re not alone. And my guest, Terri Cole, can help. Before... more

22 Apr 2021 · 1 hour, 5 minutes
Indrani Pal-Chaudhuri | Changing Culture with Images & Story

Imagine being a young photographer, working to stand out and rise up in a hyper-competitive industry, then getting a call... more

19 Apr 2021 · 1 hour,
Elizabeth Miki Brina | Speak, Okinawa

Growing up outside Rochester, New York, all Elizabeth Miki Brina knew was that she was different, an outsider, and she... more

15 Apr 2021 · 49 minutes
Justin Tranter | Writing Songs the Whole World Sings

Justin Tranter is one of the top songwriters and collaborators in the music industry, writing with everyone from Lady Gaga,... more

12 Apr 2021 · 53 minutes
Anne Lamott | Blink Yourself Awake

My first exposure to Anne Lamott’s work was her iconic book, Bird By Bird, which as a writer, was transformative.... more

08 Apr 2021 · 54 minutes
Wu-Tang, Power & Possibility | Sophia Chang [BEST OF]

Sophia Chang is a force to be reckoned with. A soft-spoken French-lit major in college and the child of Korean... more

05 Apr 2021 · 1 hour, 5 minutes
John Rzeznik | Beyond the Goo Goo Dolls

Born and raised in Buffalo, NY, John Rzeznik is the founding-member, frontman and guitarist for iconic band, the Goo Goo... more

01 Apr 2021 · 1 hour, 11 minutes
Giada De Laurentiis | Life Beyond Food

With culinary training from Le Cordon Bleu in Paris, and a relatability that seems to light up the screen, many... more

29 Mar 2021 · 52 minutes
MILCK | Not Quiet

Connie Lim, whose artist name is MILCK, rose to widespread attention after a video of an a capella performance of... more

25 Mar 2021 · 1 hour, 7 minutes
Jen Hatmaker | A Wild Faith

Jen Hatmaker grew up in the church, surrounded by family and community, eventually rising up to become a central figure.... more

22 Mar 2021 · 55 minutes
Melissa Bernstein | Emerging From Shadow

Melissa Bernstein, along with her husband Doug, is the Co-Founder of the legendary toy company Melissa & Doug, which has... more

18 Mar 2021 · 1 hour, 1 minute
Mark Mann | Capturing Icons

My guest today is Glasgow born photographer, Mark Mann, who has built a stunning career, photographing many of the most... more

15 Mar 2021 · 1 hour, 7 minutes
Christa Couture | This, Too

Christa Couture is an award-winning performing and recording artist, filmmaker, writer and broadcaster. She is also proudly Indigenous (mixed Cree... more

11 Mar 2021 · 1 hour, 5 minutes
Lama Rod Owens | Love & Rage

Lama Rod Owens is a Buddhist minister, author, activist, yoga instructor and authorized Lama, or Buddhist teacher, in the Kagyu... more

08 Mar 2021 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
Mari Andrew | My Inner Sky

Mari Andrew is what I’d call a flaneur, she navigates the world in search of moments of discovery, wonder, serendipity... more

04 Mar 2021 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
Roy Kinsey | The Rapbrarian

My guest today, Chicago-born and raised, Roy Kinsey, is a bit of an anomaly. A black, queer-identified, rapper, and librarian... more

01 Mar 2021 · 56 minutes
Jamie Kern Lima | Just Watch Me

Jamie Kern Lima thought she’d spend her life in the world of broadcast TV, where after graduating, she began working... more

25 Feb 2021 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
Jake Wood | Once a Warrior

When Marine sniper Jake Wood arrived home in the States after two brutal tours in Iraq and Afghanistan, he wasn't... more

22 Feb 2021 · 58 minutes
Denise Kaufman | A Technicolor Life

At 73, Denise Kaufman is the ultimate renaissance woman, an active member of the ‘60s Bay Area psychedelic rock scene... more

18 Feb 2021 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
Miles Chamley-Watson | Redefining Cool

Miles Chamley-Watson is on a mission to take fencing mainstream. A British-born, 6-foot-four Black man, covered in tattoos with bleached... more

15 Feb 2021 · 46 minutes
Suleika Jaouad | Between Two Kingdoms

Born in New York City to a Tunisian father and a Swiss mother, Suleika Jaouad attended The Juilliard School's pre-college... more

11 Feb 2021 · 1 hour, 5 minutes
Louis Chude-Sokei | Floating Between Worlds

Born in the short-lived West African country of Biafra, Louis Chude-Sokei and his mom fled the country during the war... more

08 Feb 2021 · 1 hour, 6 minutes
Renee Jain | Reclaiming Ease

My guest, today, Renee Jain, started into her career as a tech entrepreneur who secretly suffered with her own sometimes... more

04 Feb 2021 · 1 hour, 8 minutes
Adam Grant | Think Again

What would it take to make you rethink a deeply held point of view or belief? That’s one of Adam... more

01 Feb 2021 · 1 hour, 1 minute
Raised by Rhythm | Ellen Harper

Ellen Harper has been around the folk music scene her whole life. Her mother, Dorothy Chase performed and taught banjo... more

28 Jan 2021 · 1 hour, 1 minute
Tara Brach | Wisdom For Anxious Times

My guest today, Tara Brach, has been one of my teachers for years, though she never knew it. Back in... more

25 Jan 2021 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
Live Life Colorfully | Jason Naylor

I first learned about today’s guest, Jason Naylor, through his art, which at that point, started appearing on walls and... more

21 Jan 2021 · 1 hour,
Unlocking Your Brain's Potential | Dr. Ryan D'Arcy

For generations, when it came to your brain, we pretty much assumed that once you reach adulthood, it pretty much... more

18 Jan 2021 · 59 minutes
Kat Vellos ⎮ Cultivating Better Friendships

Question, when was the last time you made a really good new friend, as a grown-up? Like the kind that... more

14 Jan 2021 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
Reinvent Yourself | Spark Your Work

What if your work could make you come alive? What if it could fill you with meaning, purpose, and excitement... more

11 Jan 2021 · 1 hour, 22 minutes
Peter Frampton | Do You Feel Like I Do

When I think about Peter Frampton, I’m immediately transported back to my teens when Peter’s musical juggernaut of a live-album,... more

07 Jan 2021 · 51 minutes
To Succeed at Anything, Do This [2021]

Success is not just about knowing what to do. It's about doing it. Information, plans and goals, alone, will not... more

04 Jan 2021 · 1 hour, 9 minutes
Music & Poetry That Stirs the Soul: A Retrospective

Over the history of this show, we’ve been incredibly blessed to not only have hundreds of guests in the physical... more

31 Dec 2020 · 1 hour,
Mark Nepo | Why We Need Each Other [Best Of]

There’s something about the sound of Mark Nepo’s voice that just puts me at ease. He’s been immersed in a... more

28 Dec 2020 · 1 hour, 5 minutes
Welcome to the Good Life Project podcast with Jonathan Fields

We’re on a quest to help you live a more meaningful, connected and vital life. Every week we share inspirational,... more

26 Dec 2020 · 1 minute
Christen Brandt & Tammy Tibbetts | Making a Difference

Christen Brandt and Tammy Tibbetts are on a mission to unlock the potential of girls and women, especially in parts... more

23 Dec 2020 · 1 hour, 1 minute
Avanti Kumar-Singh, MD | Ayurveda & Healing

I’ve been fascinated with alternative approaches to healing and medicine for my entire adult life. Especially when so many millions... more

21 Dec 2020 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
Peter Tunney | Art & Elevation

Peter Tunney is a legitimate force of nature with boundless creative energy, who loves spreading positive messages in unconventional ways.... more

17 Dec 2020 · 1 hour, 5 minutes
Kulap Vilaysack | Origin Story, It’s Complicated

Kulap’s parents fled violence in Laos, finding themselves in a refugee camp in Thailand, before moving to DC, where Kulap... more

14 Dec 2020 · 1 hour, 6 minutes
Ione Butler | Lift People Up

Ione is a British film, television and voiceover actress based in LA with many different credits including Marvel’s Black Widow,... more

10 Dec 2020 · 57 minutes
Seth Godin | Art & Work

Over the past few decades, Seth Godin has made quite a ruckus in nearly every domain he's explored, from business... more

07 Dec 2020 · 57 minutes
Jen Sincero | Badass Habits

Jen Sincero wants you to be a badass in all parts of life. And, as we head into the end... more

03 Dec 2020 · 58 minutes
Michele Harper | Beauty in Breaking

I first heard about my guest today, Michele Harper, when stumbled upon an essay she published earlier this year, entitled... more

30 Nov 2020 · 56 minutes
Matthew McConaughey | Just Keep Livin'

Five days into filming his first movie - Dazed & Confused - some 28 years ago, Matthew McConaughey’s dad, a... more

25 Nov 2020 · 1 hour, 37 minutes
Ozan Varol | Think Like a Rocket Scientist

Ozan Varol is a rocket scientist turned award-winning professor and bestselling author.A native of Istanbul, Turkey, Ozan Varol grew up... more

23 Nov 2020 · 58 minutes
Sara Hendren | A Better-Designed World

Sara Hendren was drawn to painting as a kid, studied it in college, then began to build her body of... more

19 Nov 2020 · 1 hour, 10 minutes
Tal Ben-Shahar | Happier, Even Now

Growing up in Israel, Tal Ben-Shahar wanted to be the best squash player in the world. He turned pro at... more

16 Nov 2020 · 1 hour,
Carla Hall | Say Yes!

Growing up in Nashville, Top Chef star, Carla Hall, was surrounded by soul food, especially dishes cooked by her beloved... more

12 Nov 2020 · 1 hour,
The Hug | Part 2

Today, we’re sharing part 2 of our special series, The Hug. Last week, we aired part 1 of the Hug,... more

09 Nov 2020 · 1 hour, 5 minutes
Light Watkins | Becoming Light [Best of]

Earning his living in a past life as a fashion model, Light Watkins, began yoga and meditation in-between casting calls... more

05 Nov 2020 · 1 hour, 14 minutes
Elizabeth Gilbert | Lightness from the Dark [Best of]

Elizabeth Gilbert is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Big Magic and Eat, Pray, Love, City of Girls... more

02 Nov 2020 · 1 hour, 11 minutes
The Hug | Part 1

Today, we’re doing something we’ve never done before. We’re about to head into a week like never before in the... more

29 Oct 2020 · 1 hour, 1 minute
Rebekah Taussig | Sitting Pretty

Rebekah Taussig is a Kansas City writer and teacher with her doctorate in Creative Nonfiction and Disability Studies. For the... more

26 Oct 2020 · 59 minutes
Julián Castro | A Life of Purpose and Service

My guest today is former, U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, mayor of San Antonio, Texas and presidential candidate,... more

22 Oct 2020 · 1 hour,
Cleo Wade | Leading and Creating from the Heart [Best Of]

My guest on today’s Best Of conversation, Cleo Wade, is a community builder, artist, activist, and the author of the... more

19 Oct 2020 · 1 hour, 8 minutes
Ani DiFranco, Zoe Boekbinder, Nathen Brown | The Prison Music Project

In 2010, folk-singer and songwriter Zoe Boekbinder (http://zoeboekbinder.com/) visited New Folsom Prison for the first time. What they thought would be one interesting... more

15 Oct 2020 · 1 hour, 18 minutes
Alex Jamieson & Bob Gower | How to Have Hard Conversations

Question - how do you talk to friends, family, colleagues, and acquaintances about things that matter - hard things -... more

12 Oct 2020 · 1 hour, 9 minutes
The Year of No Grudges | Andrea Gibson

Andrea Gibson is one of the most stirring and influential spoken word artists of our time. Best known for their... more

08 Oct 2020 · 1 hour, 7 minutes
Angela Duckworth | Grit and Beyond

In many circles, Angela Duckworth’s name has become synonymous with the word grit, this elusive trait that fuels the sustained... more

01 Oct 2020 · 1 hour,
Ashley C. Ford | Rising Into Joy [Best Of]

Ashley C. Ford lives in Brooklyn by way of Indiana, and she has a lot of jobs. She’s currently writing... more

28 Sep 2020 · 1 hour, 9 minutes
Bishop Michael Curry | Love is the Way

The Most Reverend Michael Curry is the first African American individual to serve as Presiding Bishop and Primate of The... more

24 Sep 2020 · 1 hour, 10 minutes
Chasing My Cure | Dr. David Fajgenbaum

As a kid, all David Fajgenbaum could think about was football. It consumed his life, being the quarterback on a... more

21 Sep 2020 · 1 hour, 1 minute
Elizabeth Lesser | Doing Power Differently

Elizabeth Lesser wants to set the record straight. The one that started all the way back with Adam and Eve.... more

17 Sep 2020 · 1 hour,
Own Not Run | Shannon and Bryan Miles

Bryan and Shannon Miles fell in love when they were young, got married, started a family and each started building... more

14 Sep 2020 · 1 hour,
Bruce Feiler | Mastering Change

Bruce Feiler is the author of six consecutive New York Times bestsellers, including Walking the Bible and Council of Dads,... more

10 Sep 2020 · 1 hour, 11 minutes
Dr. Yusef Salaam & Ibi Zoboi | Punching the Air

Today is a special conversation, featuring two guests. Dr. Yusef Salaam was just fifteen years old when his life was... more

08 Sep 2020 · 1 hour, 15 minutes
Kate DiCamillo | Tell the Truth, But Give 'Em Hope

Kate DiCamillo writes books for kids and young adults that also just happen to break open grownup’s hearts. Moving to... more

03 Sep 2020 · 54 minutes
Arian Moayed: Fear Never Leaves, Just Keep Going [Best Of]

Maybe you’ve seen today’s guest, Arian Moayed, on HBO’s Emmy-Award winning show, Succession, where he played Stewy. Or, in movies... more

31 Aug 2020 · 1 hour, 18 minutes
Sir Ken Robinson | How Are You Intelligent? [Tribute]

In February 2006, Sir Ken Robinson (http://sirkenrobinson.com/) stepped onto the TED stage and delivered the most viewed talk in the... more

27 Aug 2020 · 1 hour, 11 minutes
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Ashley C. Ford lives in Brooklyn by way of Indiana, and she has a lot of jobs. She’s currently writing her memoir,... more