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Deborah-Schoeberlein-David

 

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This week we talk to Deborah Schoeberlein David about integrating mindfulness into daily life

Deborah Schoeberlein David is a teacher, education consultant and curriculum developer. Deborah's most recent book is Living Mindfully: At Home, At Work and in the World . An earlier book, Mindful Teaching and Teaching Mindfulness: A Guide for Anyone Who Teaches Anything, is now in its fourth reprint and has been translated into Spanish and Korean. Deborah's other publications include multiple articles in professional journals and trade magazines; and online postings, including more than 60 blogs for the Huffington Post.

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 In This Interview Deborah and I Discuss...

  • The One You Feed parable
  • Her new book
  • How the mind naturally wanders
  • How mindfulness is not a panacea
  • Bringing mindfulness into all aspects of our lives
  • Exploring different styles of meditation
  • The practice of adding in instead of adding on
  • Integrating mindfulness into activites that we are already doing
  • Focus, Observe, Refocus
  • Learning to break our habitual reaction patterns
  • Increasing the space between stimulus and response
 
 
  

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This week we talk to Mark Manson about making sacrifices

Mark Manson is an author and personal development consultant.  His writing is a different take on the self help genre. He calls it self help from a first-person perspective.

He’s been published and quoted on CNN, Huffington Post, Business Insider, Yahoo! News, The Sydney Morning Herald and a variety of other publications. He is also the CEO and Founder of Infinity Squared Media LLC.
 
His blog is read over 2 million times a month.

 
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 In This Interview Mark and I Discuss...

  • The One You Feed parable
  • Being aware of what we think is important
  • Opportunity Cost
  • The fallacy of being able to do everything
  • The sacrifice inherent in doing anything great
  • The subtle art of not giving a F*!%
  • The best friend test for relationships, its not what you think
  • Mark's issue with The Secret
  • The dangers of positive thinking
  • How action can be the cause of motivation

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Direct download: Mark_Manson_Final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:53pm EDT

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This week Eric and Chris get interviewed

It has been 100 episodes of The One You Feed and as a way to makr the occasion we asked our friend Greg from the Life on Purpose podcast to interview Chris and I together. We talk about why we started the show, what it's like making it and what we've learned from it. We also feature a song that each of us has written.

Thanks to each and every one of you for listening to the show.

You can hear the full version of Chris' song My Body Betrays Me here

You can hear the full version of Eric's song Grass is Greener here

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Direct download: Episode100Eric_ChrisFinal.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00pm EDT

 

Steve Almond- The One You Feed

 

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This week we talk to Steve Almond about the good and bad in all of us

Steve Almond spent seven years as a newspaper reporter in Texas and Florida before writing his first book, the story collection My Life in Heavy Metal. His books, Candyfreak, and Rock and Roll Will Save Your Life: A Book by and for the Fanatics Among Us were New York Times Bestsellers. His short fiction has been included in The Best American Short Stories and Pushcart Prize anthologies, and his collection, God Bless America, won the Paterson Prize for Fiction. Almond writes commentary and journalism regularly for The New York Times Magazine and The Boston Globe. A former sports reporter and play-by-play man, his latst book is called Against Football: One Fan's Reluctant Manifesto.

He is also the co host of the popular Dear Sugar podcast that he co-hosts with Cheryl Strayed.

 
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 In This Interview Steve and I Discuss...

  • The beginnings of the Dear Sugar column
  • Being funny and poignant at the same time
  • What makes good writing
  • How to make an advice column good
  • The culture of treating everything like a joke or with irony
  • Kurt Vonnegut
  • Language, storytelling and humor as a way to fight of despair
  • The declining American culture
  • The One You Feed parable
  • The two stories that we are constantly telling the world
  • How the two wolves keep fighting all our lives
  • The flattening out of character in American discourse
  • How we all contain great and terrible qualities
  • How our culture makes a god out of convenience

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Direct download: Steve_Almond_Final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:55pm EDT

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