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This week we talk to Emily White about making connections in the real world

Emily White is a former lawyer turned writer. She is the author of Lonely, Learning to Live With Solitude. She has written for  the Daily Mail,  the New York Post, the Huffington Post, and The Guardian. Her latest book which will be released in January is called Count Me In: How I Stepped Off the Sidelines, Created Connection, and Built a Fuller, Richer, More Lived-in Life.

 In This Interview Emily and I Discuss...

  • The One You Feed parable.
  • Understanding loneliness.
  • The difference between loneliness and depression.
  • Social Depression.
  • The exhaustion of being lonely around other people.
  • The definition of loneliness.
  • How it's becoming harder to make ties in our culture.
  • Why loneliness is increasing across the society.
  • How finding belonging takes effort.
  • That belonging doesn't come right away.
  • How much belonging is available if we look for it.
  • How caring isn't cool in our culture.
  • The difference between public and private belonging.
  • The main objections he hears to mindfulness practice.
  • How this is the first generation in American history that has a shorter life expectancy than their parents.

Emily White Links

Emily White Homepage

Lonely The Book Homepage

 

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Beans- The One You Feed

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This week we talk to Tim Ryan about mindfulness in everyday life

 In This Interview Tim and I Discuss...

  • The One You Feed parable.
  • How we can't know what wolf we are feeding without awareness.
  • The importance of time for contemplation.
  • How meditation can increase the space between stimulus and response.
  • His path to mindfulness.
  • What mindfulness means to him.
  • The regret of missing our lives by being distracted.
  • Trying to remain mindful in Congress.
  • Bringing mindfulness education to the Youngstown School System.
  • Teaching kids to pay attention.
  • Mindfulness doesn't make you soft, it makes you tough.
  • Mindfulness = mental toughness.
  • Mindfulness gives us the ability to get back up when we have been knocked down.
  • How Mindfulness has been shown to accelerate the healing process.
  • The main objections he hears to mindfulness practice.
  • How this is the first generation in American history that has a shorter life expectancy than their parents.

Tim Ryan Links

Tim Ryan Homepage

Tim Ryan Congressional Home 

Tim Ryan on Facebook

Tim Ryan on Twitter

 

 

 

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Often it is resisting what is happening to us that causes more pain than the thing itself. Eric talks about another approach.

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 Todd Henry describes himself as “an arms dealer for the creative revolution”

Todd is the founder of Accidental Creative, a company that helps creative people and teams generate brilliant ideas.  He regularly speaks and consults with companies, both large and small, about how to develop practices and systems that lead to everyday brilliance. Todd’s work has been featured by Fast CompanyFortuneForbes,HBR.orgUS News & World Report, and many other major media outlets.

His latest book, Die Empty: Unleash Your Best Work Every Day, unlocks the forces that cause even the brightest, most skilled people to become stagnant in their life and career, and introduces practices that help them build a body of work they can be proud of.

It’s been called “A simple, elegant and masterful manual for leading a fulfilled life” by David Allen, author of Getting Things Done, and Steven Pressfield, author of The War of Art says “If you can read this book and not be inspired, you need a 100% full-body-and-soul transplant.”

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  • The One You Feed parable.
  • What mediocrity means.
  • The Seven Deadly Sins of Mediocrity.
  • How little choices become a big choice.
  • How to pick your battles.
  • Why the phrase “no one on their deathbed ever wished for another day at the office” is wrong.
  • What the west coast should have to match the Statue of Liberty.
  • How no one loves every part of their job and that’s ok.
  • That a little of something is better than a lot nothing.
  • What are Mapping, Making and Meshing?
  • The difference between Drivers, Drifters and Developers.
  • What is the Project Plateau?
  • What is the core practice to transform your work?
  • Common Sense is not Common Practice.
  • What is the Bliss Station?
  • Where is the most valuable land in the world?

Todd Henry Links

Todd Henry homepage

Todd’s latest book: Die Empty

The Accidental Creative homepage

Todd Henry author page on Amazon

 

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Therese Borchard- The One You Feed

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This week we talk to Therese Borchard about handling depression.

Therese Borchard is the author of Beyond Blue and The Pocket Therapist. She blogs for Everyday Health and is an Associate Editor and a regular contributor to Psych Central. She writes about her own struggles with depression.

 In This Interview Therese and I Discuss...

  • The One You Feed parable.
  • Battling treatment resistant depression.
  • Turning struggle into service.
  • Her long battles with depression.
  • Treating depression holistically.
  • Combining traditional medicine with alternative medicine.
  • How positive thinking is of no use during extreme depression.
  • How there are no easy answers to depression.
  • Not having important conversations when we are hungry, angry, lonely and tired.
  • How it is possible to be depressed and grateful at the same time.
  • How diet is important but is not enough to solve depression.
  • How there is rarely a simple fix for depression.
  • How tiring faking that we are happy can be.
  • The importance of connecting with others who share the same challenges.
  • Why there are not more depression support groups?
  • The difference between mental health and 12 step culture.
  • Learning to accept our limitations.

Therese Borchard Links

Therese Borchard Blog

Therese Borchard on Pysch Central

Therese Borchard on Twitter

Therese Borchard on Facebook

 

 

 

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James Clear- The One You Feed

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James Clear is an entrepreneur, weightlifter, and travel photographer. He writes at JamesClear.com, where he talks about scientific research and real-world experiences that help you rethink your health and improve your life. His blog gets millions of visitors per year.

 In This Interview James and I Discuss...

  • The One You Feed parable.
  • How money can be an addiction that society rewards.
  • How much we over estimate one defining moment versus steady day to day behavior.
  • The aggregation of marginal gains- improve by 1% in everything you do.
  • Small changes can lead to big results.
  • Reduce the Scope, Stick to The Schedule.
  • Not letting your emotions drive your behavior.
  • The difference between professionals and amateurs.
  • It's not the result that matters but the action and habit.
  • The 2 Minute Rule.
  • How willpower often comes after we start, not before.
  • "Start with something so easy you can't say no to it"- Leo Babuta
  • You don't have to be great at the start, you just need to be there.
  • Learning from our failures and seeing it as a data point.
  • Seeing failure as an event, not as part of us.
  • How mentally tough people define themselves by their persistence, not failure.
  • Acquiring more mental toughness or grit.
  • How 21 days to create a habit is a myth.
  • Missing a habit once in awhile is not a big deal.
  • Never missing twice.
  • Fixed Mindset versus Growth Mindset.
  • How your job is to live out your unique path.
  • The difference between competitiveness and comparison.
  • How the performance matters, not the judgement of it.
  • Ambition and contentment are not opposites.

James Clear Links

James Clear Homepage

James Clear Free Habits Kit

James Clear Twitter

James Clear Facebook

 

 

 

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Michael Galinksy- The One You Feed

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This week we talk to Michael Galinsky about the role of emotions in physical pain 

Michael Galinsky is an American filmmaker, cinematographer, photographer, and musician who has produced and directed a number of documentaries, including Battle from Brooklyn and Who Took Johnny. He also runs a production and distribution company called Rumur. He is currently running a Kickstarter campaign to fund his new film, All The Rage which is based on the pioneering work of Dr John Sarno. Dr Sarno is a leading figure in understanding the role of emotions in physical pain.

 In This Interview Michael and I Discuss...

  • The One You Feed parable.
  • The history of Dr John Sarno.
  • How being a "goodist" can create strong repression and anger.
  • How repressed emotions can cause physical pain.
  • His family history with Dr. Sarno.
  • His personal battles with pain.
  • How Howard Stern, Larry David and John Stossel are fans of Dr. Sarno.
  • How pain is a normal problem but chronic pain is a failure of the body to heal itself.
  • The challenges in healing the emotional issues that can cause physical pain.
  • The role of fear in causing physical complaints.
  • Meditation practice as a way to manage challenging emotions.
  • How pain can be a barometer of how we are doing emotionally.
  • Knowing is not the same as doing.
  • The difference between acceptance and repression.

Michael Galinsky Links

Michael Galinsky Twitter

Michael Galinksy/ Rumur Home page

All the Rage Kickstarter campaign

 

 

 

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