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Good Life Project
Good Life Project
Jonathan Fields / Wondery

What does it mean to live a good life? What's the role of happiness, meaning, work, love, purpose, kindness, friendship, and more?... more

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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 · 47 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, 23 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 · 56 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, 2 minutes
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, 4 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, 2 minutes
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 · 56 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, 13 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, 8 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, 1 minute
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, 5 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 · 53 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 · 58 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, 2 minutes
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 · 58 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, 4 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, 8 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, 3 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, 2 minutes
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 · 55 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 · 58 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 · 58 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 · 57 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, 9 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, 24 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 · 57 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, 4 minutes
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, 6 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, 12 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, 6 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 · 1 hour,
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, 7 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, 1 minute
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, 2 minutes
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
Donna Carpenter | Building Burton: A Love Story

Donna Carpenter met Burton founder, Jake Burton Carpenter in a Southern Vermont bar on New Year’s Eve 1981. Within a... more

24 Aug 2020 · 1 hour, 5 minutes
Dave Evans & Bill Burnett | Designing Your Work Life

Dave Evans is a Lecturer in the Product Design Program at Stanford, Management Consultant, and co-founder of iconic gaming company,... more

20 Aug 2020 · 1 hour, 20 minutes
Arlan Hamilton | It's About Damn Time

As a kid, Arlan Hamilton loved music and eventually found her way into the world of live concerts, working as... more

17 Aug 2020 · 54 minutes
Dan Tomasulo | Learned Hopefulness

The incoming Academic Director and core faculty member at the Spirituality Mind Body Institute (SMBI), Teachers College, Columbia University, Dan... more

13 Aug 2020 · 1 hour, 12 minutes
Marta Zaraska | Growing Young

Marta Zaraska is a Polish-Canadian science journalist who has written everywhere from the Washington Post, and Scientific American to New... more

10 Aug 2020 · 59 minutes
Al Roker | Weathering Life

Al Roker is a co-anchor of NBC’s Today, an Emmy-award winning journalist, and a New York Times bestselling author. He... more

06 Aug 2020 · 50 minutes
Nzinga A. Harrison, MD | Power, Recovery & Equity

As a physician with specialties in addiction medicine and psychiatry who has spent her career focusing on stigma reduction and... more

03 Aug 2020 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
Nicholas Palmquist | Dance, Equity and Access

This conversation is different, it’s actually two conversations recorded four-months apart. Be sure to keep listening after our guest, Nicholas... more

30 Jul 2020 · 1 hour, 43 minutes
Gay Hendricks | Genius, Limits & Conscious Luck

Gay Hendricks exploded onto the human potential scene in 2009 with his mega New York Times bestselling book, The Big... more

27 Jul 2020 · 57 minutes
Lea Thau | The Art of Reinvention

Starting as an unpaid intern at The Moth when it was still a local storytelling group in New York City,... more

23 Jul 2020 · 1 hour, 6 minutes
Joél Leon | Keeping Life Real

Joél Leon is a storyteller, performer, poet, musician, and author. Born and raised in the Bronx, from the earliest age,... more

20 Jul 2020 · 59 minutes
T Kira Madden | Making Work That's Felt in the Spine

T Kira Madden is a writer, photographer, amateur magician, and a powerful voice and editor, earning fellowships from the New... more

16 Jul 2020 · 1 hour, 9 minutes
Michael Gervais | Finding Mastery

Michael Gervais is a high-performance psychologist working in high-stakes environments with some of the best in the world, training the... more

13 Jul 2020 · 1 hour, 8 minutes
Arielle Duhaime-Ross | Shining the Light

Arielle Duhaime-Ross is the host of Reset, a podcast that re-evaluates the role of technology in our lives, from Stitcher... more

09 Jul 2020 · 1 hour, 8 minutes
Mia Birdsong | How We Show Up

Mia Birdsong is a pathfinder, community curator, and storyteller who engages the leadership and wisdom of people experiencing injustice to... more

06 Jul 2020 · 59 minutes
Dan Heath | Upstream Thinking & Moment Making

Dan Heath is the co-author, along with his brother, Chip, of four New York Times bestselling books: Made to Stick,... more

02 Jul 2020 · 1 hour, 9 minutes
Milton Glaser | Make Things That Move People [Best Of]

Iconic artist, designer, and New York Magazine cofounder, Milton Glaser's (http://www.miltonglaser.com/) work has been seen everywhere from the halls of... more

29 Jun 2020 · 53 minutes
Ann Patchett | On Solitude, Writing & Indie Bookstores

A graduate of Sarah Lawrence College and the Iowa Writer’s Workshop, Ann Patchett is the multi-award-winning and New York Times... more

25 Jun 2020 · 53 minutes
Elaine Welteroth | More Than Enough

Elaine Welteroth is a New York Times bestselling author, an award-winning journalist and a producer and judge on the new Project... more

22 Jun 2020 · 1 hour, 23 minutes
James McBride | A Life of Music, Words & Love

James McBride is an accomplished musician and author whose books have been translated into 19 languages and sold millions of... more

18 Jun 2020 · 48 minutes
Judge Victoria Pratt | On Restorative Justice [Best Of]

Growing up outside Newark, NJ, Judge Victoria Pratt found herself in the role of translator, advocate, and champion at a... more

15 Jun 2020 · 1 hour, 8 minutes
John O'Leary | Choosing Awe

In 1987, John O’Leary was a curious nine-year-old boy. Playing with fire and gasoline, he created a massive explosion in... more

11 Jun 2020 · 1 hour, 8 minutes
Alix Spiegel | Telling Revelatory Stories

Graduating Oberline, Alix Spiegel landed in Chicago and stumbled upon a help-wanted ad that would lead to an internship with... more

09 Jun 2020 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
Lance Allred | Masculinity Reimagined

Lance Allred was born legally deaf in a polygamist commune in rural Montana. When he was 13, his family escaped... more

05 Jun 2020 · 1 hour, 11 minutes
Austin Channing Brown | I'm Still Here

Austin Channing Brown is a writer, speaker and media producer providing inspired leadership on racial justice. She is the author... more

03 Jun 2020 · 1 hour, 8 minutes
James Nestor | The Power of Water and Breath

James Nestor has written for Outside, Scientific American, The Atlantic, Dwell, The New York Times, and more. His book Deep:... more

28 May 2020 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
Jameela Jamil | On Adversity, Celebrity and Activism

Jameela Jamil an actor, writer, podcaster, and activist. Leaving behind a high-profile life as a host and DJ on two of... more

26 May 2020 · 56 minutes
Dani Shapiro | A Year of Secrets, Savoring and Sacrifice

Dani Shapiro is a New York Times bestselling author and gifted examiner of life, especially her own. Her latest book,... more

21 May 2020 · 1 hour, 7 minutes
Stephanie Danler | The Road to Stray

Stephanie Danler is a novelist, memoirist, and screenwriter. She is the author of the international bestseller, Sweetbitter, and the creator... more

19 May 2020 · 59 minutes
Maya Shanbhag Lang | What We Carry

Simultaneously parenting her daughter while caring for a mom who was vanishing into dementia, Maya Shanbhag Lang, found herself reexamining... more

14 May 2020 · 1 hour, 14 minutes
John Caglione, Jr. | Academy Award-Winning Makeup Artist

John Caglione, Jr. is an Academy Award and Emmy Award-Winning Makeup Artist. Obsessed with monster movies as a kid, he began... more

12 May 2020 · 58 minutes
Jacqueline Novogratz | Manifesto for a Moral Revolution

Jacqueline Novogratz co-founded Rwanda’s first microfinance institution, Duterimbere, before launching the groundbreaking impact-investment and activist platform, Acumen. Nineteen years in,... more

07 May 2020 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
Adam Cayton-Holland | Comedy in a Time of Darkness

Acclaimed comic, Adam Cayton-Holland, has appeared on Conan, The Late Late Show with James Corden, Comedy Central Presents, @midnight, and... more

05 May 2020 · 1 hour, 1 minute
Macy Gray | Life Beyond "I Try."

Macy Gray's unmistakable rasp, soul, and powerful spirit established as a 21st-century music icon with her triple-platinum album On How Life Is... more

30 Apr 2020 · 1 hour,
Brad Montague | Becoming Better Grownups

Brad Montague is the co-creator of Kid President, the internet sensation featured on Soulpancake Youtube channel. As a writer and... more

28 Apr 2020 · 1 hour,
Jennifer Louden | Rediscovering Desire and Meaning

Jennifer Louden is a personal growth pioneer who helped launch the concept of self-care with her first bestseller, The Woman’s... more

23 Apr 2020 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
Stephen Haff | Still Waters in a Storm

Stephen Haff is the founder of Still Waters in a Storm, a one-room school serving mostly Spanish-speaking immigrant children in... more

21 Apr 2020 · 1 hour, 28 minutes
Pete Holmes | On Comedy, God, Power, and Life.

Pete Holmes is a comedian, writer, cartoonist, spiritual seeker, and the host of the You Made It Weird (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/you-made-it-weird-with-pete-holmes/id475878118) podcast.... more

16 Apr 2020 · 1 hour, 17 minutes
Dr. Sayantani DasGupta | A Foot in Three Worlds

Dr. Sayantani Dasgupta has a foot in three worlds: medicine, teaching and writing. Growing up the daughter of Indian immigrants,... more

14 Apr 2020 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
Danny Koentopp | On Devotion to Craft

Danny Koentopp wakes up every morning, gets dressed, has a bite to eat, kisses his wife and kids, and heads... more

09 Apr 2020 · 1 hour, 10 minutes
Cooking as an Act of Love | Samin Nosrat [Best Of]

For Samin Nosrat, cooking is love. A way to gather, delight and savor time with those you love. Maybe, at... more

07 Apr 2020 · 1 hour, 20 minutes
The Science of Age Reversal | David A. Sinclair, Ph.D.

What if you could reverse the aging process? Sounds like science fiction, but the new science of aging is turning... more

02 Apr 2020 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
Powered by Kombucha | Daina Trout

Daina Trout thought she was starting a hair-growth company with her husband and best friend, before pivoting to become Health-Ade Kombucha, a... more

31 Mar 2020 · 1 hour, 7 minutes
The Art and Science of Listening | Kate Murphy

Kate Murphy is a Houston, TX-based reporter whose writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Economist, Agence France-Presse,... more

26 Mar 2020 · 1 hour, 7 minutes
20 Tools to Tame Anxiety | Emiliya Zhivotovskaya

Anxiety is at an all-time high right now, and there are valid reasons for concern. At the same time, most... more

24 Mar 2020 · 2 hours, 5 minutes
Awakening to Your Dream | Dr. Tererai Trent [Best Of]

Born in a small village with no electricity or running water in Zimbabwe, Dr. Tererai Trent was married in her... more

19 Mar 2020 · 53 minutes
IN-Q | Poetry Rising

IN-Q is a National Poetry Slam champion, award-winning poet, and multi-platinum songwriter. His groundbreaking achievements include being named to Oprah's... more

17 Mar 2020 · 1 hour,
John Hodgman | An Unlikely Life

John Hodgman started his career as a literary agent, but found himself launched into TV when, after an appearance to... more

12 Mar 2020 · 1 hour, 10 minutes
Glennon Doyle | Untamed

Glennon Doyle is the author of New York Times bestselling memoirs Love Warrior and Carry On, Warrior, and the powerful new... more

10 Mar 2020 · 1 hour, 6 minutes
Morgan Harper Nichols | The Ultimate Love Letter

Morgan Harper Nichols is a writer, artist, and musician. While on the road performing, she cultivated her passion for writing... more

05 Mar 2020 · 1 hour, 19 minutes
David Heinemeier Hansson | A Different Lens on Work

Living in Malibu, by way of Denmark, David Heinemeier Hansson is the co-founder & CTO at Basecamp and the New... more

03 Mar 2020 · 1 hour, 38 minutes
The Things We Do For Money | Jill Schlesinger

Jill Schlesinger is an Emmy-nominated and Gracie Award-Winning Business Analyst for CBS News. She covers the economy, markets, investing and... more

27 Feb 2020 · 1 hour, 12 minutes
Nontraditional Fatherhood & Family | Trystan Reese

After years of on-the-ground advocacy work, Trystan Reese burst into the public consciousness on a global scale in 2017 when... more

25 Feb 2020 · 1 hour, 10 minutes
A Life of Activism and Writing | Jamia Wilson

Jamia Wilson is an activist, writer, and speaker. As director of The Feminist Press at the City University of New... more

20 Feb 2020 · 1 hour, 8 minutes
The Evolution of an Artist | Cey Adams

Cey Adams, a New York City native, emerged from the legendary downtown street art movement to eventually exhibit alongside fellow... more

18 Feb 2020 · 1 hour, 8 minutes
The 4 Noble Truths of Love | Susan Piver [Best Of]

Susan Piver is the New York Times best-selling author of 9 books, a speaker, and founder of the largest virtual mindfulness... more

13 Feb 2020 · 1 hour, 8 minutes
Making Music that Bridges Worlds | Elisapie

Raised in the small, rugged town of Salluit at the edge of the Arctic Circle, Elisapie fell in love with music... more

11 Feb 2020 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
A Liberated Mind | Steven C. Hayes, PhD

Steven Hayes was a young psychology professor when he started having debilitating anxiety and panic attacks. Let down by conventional... more

06 Feb 2020 · 1 hour, 13 minutes
Ophira Eisenberg | A Well-Storied Life

Ophira Eisenberg hosts NPR’s nationally syndicated comedy, trivia show Ask Me Another where she interviews and plays silly games with... more

04 Feb 2020 · 1 hour, 21 minutes
Make Things That Move People | Milton Glaser [Best Of]

Iconic designer and New York Magazine cofounder, Milton Glaser's work has been seen everywhere from the halls of global industry... more

30 Jan 2020 · 47 minutes
Success Interrupted [and reimagined] | Sharon Epperson

Sharon Epperson is CNBC's senior personal finance correspondent, appears regularly on the syndicated program On the Money and Public Television's... more

28 Jan 2020 · 56 minutes
Loving Yourself (the truth) | Kamal Ravikant

Kamal Ravikant has meditated with monks in the Himalayas, served as a US Army Infantry soldier, cofounded several tech-companies and... more

23 Jan 2020 · 1 hour, 22 minutes
Ambassador Samantha Power | Education of an Idealist

Samantha Power served as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, as well as a member of President Obama’s cabinet. In... more

21 Jan 2020 · 1 hour, 18 minutes
Reimagining Work | A Path to Meaning & Joy

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

16 Jan 2020 · 1 hour, 24 minutes
Scientist, Astronaut, Explorer | Kathryn Sullivan

Dr. Kathryn Sullivan is a distinguished scientist, astronaut, leader and teacher. She was one of the first six women to... more

14 Jan 2020 · 1 hour, 21 minutes
How to Live a Good Life

What is a good life and how do we live it? In today's special episode, Jonathan Fields debunks the three... more

09 Jan 2020 · 1 hour, 19 minutes
Ben Folds | Music, Creativity & Nonconformity

Acclaimed musician, composer and creative visionary, Ben Folds, has created an enormous body of genre-bending music that includes mega-hit pop... more

07 Jan 2020 · 1 hour, 9 minutes
To Succeed at Anything, Do This. (2020)

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

02 Jan 2020 · 1 hour, 28 minutes
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Ben Folds | Music, Creativity & Nonconformity
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Acclaimed musician, composer and creative visionary, Ben Folds, has created an enormous body of genre-bending music that includes mega-hit pop albums with... more