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Open minded discussions of habits, meditation, wisdom, depression, anxiety, happiness, psychology, philosophy, and motivation.

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Stephen Mitchell is an author and translator who has dedicated much of his life to Zen practice. Eric and Stephen have an in depth discussion about the questioning mind as well as his work of translating many famous texts, including the Tao Te Ching, Bhagavad Gita, and Rilke’s “Letters To a Young Poet”. Stephen has also co-authored many books with his wife, Byron Katie, who is a former guest on the show. Need help with completing your goals in 2020? The One You Feed Transformation Program can help you accomplish your goals this year.But wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, Stephen Mitchell and I Discuss the Questioning Mind and…The parable: how reality cannot be broken into good or bad, it’s just what is.When authentic action that is true to yourself becomes second nature, it’s an expression of your own reality.His wife Katie’s words, “when we believe our thoughts, we suffer; when we question our thoughts, we don’t.”Suffering can end when we awaken to the truthDistinguishing between pain, a physical phenomenon, and suffering, a mental phenomenonSuffering often comes from being stuck in an imagined past or imagined futureHis translation of the Heart Sutra that is about openness rather than emptinessThe “don’t know” or questioning mind and how it doesn’t get stuck in judgementBeing immersed in an intense formal Zen practice for 7 yearsHis Koan studies that helped him get to a state of stillness and learn to hold the questioning mind without any content.Defining Koan studies as an existential problem meant to catapult the student into a space of questioning.  If you can rest in that space of not knowing, the answer will present itself to you.The mind’s relationship with it’s contentsDifference between the mind and what it thinks.We don’t suffer because of what happens to us, but rather how we think about what happens to us.Self inquiry and asking yourself the question, “Is it true”?How he learns the language of the text he’s translating.His work of translating is more than just learning the meaning of words, but also the music of the words.When translating text, his allegiance is to the spirit of the text and not just the literal meaning of the text.Joseph and the Way of Forgiveness: A Biblical Tale Retold is discussed in the post show conversation.Stephen Mitchell Links:stephenmitchellbooks.comFeals is premium CBD delivered to your doorstep that can help you manage stress, anxiety, pain, and sleeplessness. Feals CBD is food-grade and every batch is tested so you know you are getting truly premium grade product. Get 50% off your first order with free shipping by becoming a member at www.feals.com/wolf Daily Harvest delivers absolutely delicious organic, carefully sourced, chef-created fruit and veggie smoothies, soups, overnight oats, bowls and more. To get $25 off your first box go to www.dailyharvest.com and enter promo code FEEDIndeed: Millions of great candidates use Indeed every day to find their next opportunity. You can post a job in minutes and use screener questions to create your shortlist of qualified applicants fast. Skills tests for applicants are just one way Indeed helps you make smart hiring decisions quickly. Post your job today at www.indeed.com/wolf and get a free sponsored job upgrade on your first posting.  If you enjoyed this conversation with Stephen Mitchell on the Questioning Mind, you might also enjoy these other episodes:Byron KatieLoch Kelly
Gretchen Rubin is one of today’s most influential and thought-provoking observers of happiness and human nature. Gretchen is known for her ability to distill and convey complex ideas with humor and clarity in a way that’s accessible to a wide audience. She is the author of many books which have sold over 3.5 million copies worldwide in more than 30 languages. She also has an award-winning podcast, Happier with Gretchen Rubin. In this episode, Eric and Gretchen talk about how being strategic and smart about the ways we approach our habits and behavior can radically impact our likelihood of success.Need help with completing your goals in 2020? The One You Feed Transformation Program can help you accomplish your goals this year.But wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, Gretchen Rubin and I Discuss Living Skillfully and…How feeding our bad wolf can feel easier sometimesHow not eating sugar actually makes her feel betterAbstainers and ModeratorsTrying different approaches until you find the one that works for youDecision fatigueThe 4 Tendencies Model: the way people respond to expectationsUpholder, Questioner, Obliger, RebelKnowing your tendency type can help your tailor your approach and be more successful at living skillfully.Where personality comes fromHow much people can realistically change in lifeWhat and how much is really in our controlThe 21 Strategies of Habit ChangeHow cravings inevitably come and go (rather than the myth that they build and build until they overwhelm us)Accepting yourself AND expecting more from yourselfSkillshare is an online learning community that helps you get better on your creative journey. They have thousands of inspiring classes for creative and curious people. Get 2 FREE months of premium membership at www.skillshare.com/feed  Remrise is a personalized sleep solution that uses natural, plant-based formulas to help calm the mind, relax the body and get your circadian rhythm back on track. It’s drug-free and has no groggy side effects in the morning. To get 25% off your first month, go to www.getremrise.com/wolf and take their sleep quiz to determine which formulation is right for you. Phlur: Get a luxurious scent made with transparent, clean ingredients. Eric created his own sampler set that you can try! Get this curated sampler set or create your own. Get 20% off your first Phlur sampler set at www.phlur.com/wolfGretchen Rubin Links:gretchenrubin.comTwitterInstagramFacebookIf you enjoyed this conversation with Gretchen Rubin on Living Skillfully, you might also enjoy these other episodes:Ruth WhippmanJonathan Rauch
Fleet Maull is an author, consultant, trainer, meditation teacher and executive coach who facilitates deep transformation for individuals and organizations through his philosophy and program of Radical Responsibility. Fleet is a senior mindfulness meditation teacher in 2 highly respected traditions and is also a Roshi, or Zen Master, and dharma successor of Roshi Bernie Glassman of The Zen Peacemakers Community. In this episode, Eric and Fleet discuss his book, Radical Responsibility: How to Move Beyond Blame, Fearlessly Live Your Highest Purpose and Become An Unstoppable Force For Good. Need help with completing your goals in 2020? The One You Feed Transformation Program can help you accomplish your goals this year.But wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, Fleet Maull and I Discuss Radical Responsibility and…His book, Radical Responsibility: How to Move Beyond Blame, Fearlessly Live Your Highest Purpose and Become An Unstoppable Force For GoodOur decision about whether or not to let fear set in Fear and Survival Based ReactionGetting into your body to become more grounded, heart-centered and responsive Fear is an intelligent, natural human emotion How to become more resilientStrategies and approaches that people can use to be less afraidThe sympathetic and parasympathetic responses within usBreath awareness in addition to breathing techniquesNeurosomatic mindfulnessDefault Mode Network and the Task-Positive Network in the brainHow blame gives away our powerLetting go of the agenda of trying to control the people in your lifeThe difference between blame, fault, and ownershipMoving from victim to survivor and how we can choose the attitude we bring to any situationMindful self-compassion Fleet Maull Links:fleetmaull.comTwitterPeloton: Wondering if a Peloton bike is right for you? You can get a free 30 day home trial and find out. If you’re looking for a new way to get your cardio in, the Peloton bike is a great solution. Eric decided to buy one after his 30-day free trial. Visit onepeloton.com and enter Promo code “WOLF” to get $100 off of accessories with the purchase of a bike, and a free 30 day home trial.SimpliSafe: Get comprehensive protection for your entire home with security cameras, alarms, sensors as well as fire, water, and carbon monoxide alerts. Visit simplisafe.com/wolf Free shipping and a 60-day risk-free trial.Bombas: “The most comfortable socks on the planet” – Eric Zimmer www.bombas.com/wolf offer code wolf save 20%
I love Mark Manson's weekly newsletter called "Motherf*ckin’ Monday" where he discusses three ideas about the mind, life or the world.This weeks episode had three important ideas that I wanted to discuss and debate to some degree with Mark. They are:1. Your next big breakthrough is already here2. Is the growth mindset just another fad?3. Breakthroughs rarely feel good As someone who focuses on breakthroughs, transformations and slow changes over the time and someone who has gotten some mileage out of the growth mindset, I wanted to add my two cents to the discussion. I hope you enjoy.
317: Sarah Wilson on Anxiety

317: Sarah Wilson on Anxiety

2020-01-2800:49:467

Sarah Wilson is a New York Times Bestselling author, journalist and founder of iquitsugar.com. She has published 15 I Quit Sugar books in 46 countries and in 2017 and 2018, she was ranked as one of the Top 200 Most Influential Authors In The World. At 29, Sarah was the Editor and Chief of Cosmopolitan Magazine Australia and she has also been the host of Master Chef Australia. Her newest book is, First, We Make the Beast Beautiful: A New Journey Through Anxiety and it is this that she and Eric discuss in this episode. Need help with completing your goals in 2020? The One You Feed Transformation Program can help you accomplish your goals this year.But wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, Sarah Wilson and I Discuss Anxiety and…Her book, First, We Make The Beast Beautiful: A New Journey Through AnxietyWhere the mind goes, energy flowsThe idea of disconnection and reconnection in mental healthHow to know when the line into disordered anxiety has been crossedUnderstanding the role of medicine for anxiety, depression and other mental illnesses as well as the role of struggle in our inner life.The importance and role of therapy while also taking medication for mental disordersThe dynamic, changing nature of actively supporting mental wellnessStopping the cycle of getting anxious about being anxiousSitting in your suffering and ride it out rather than trying to beat or escape itThe slow approach for dealing with AnxietyHow walking can help AnxietyWays handwriting can help AnxietyWays space can help AnxietySpiritual idea of contraction vs expansionAsking yourself “Will this enlarge or contract my life?”Sarah Wilson Links:sarahwilson.comTwitterInstagramFacebookBest Fiends: Engage your brain and play a game of puzzles with Best Fiends. Download for free on the Apple App Store or Google Play. Indeed: Millions of great candidates use Indeed every day to find their next opportunity. You can post a job in minutes and use screener questions to create your shortlist of qualified applicants fast. Skills tests for applicants are just one way Indeed helps you make smart hiring decisions quickly. Post your job today at www.indeed.com/wolf and get a free sponsored job upgrade on your first posting.Calm App: The #1 rated app for meditation. They have meditations, sleep stories, soothing music, and Calm masterclasses with may One You Feed Guests. Get 40% off a Calm Premium Subscription (a limited time offer!) by going to www.calm.com/wolf If you enjoyed this conversation with Sarah Wilson on Anxiety, you might also enjoy these other episodes:Dr. Ellen HendriksenMatthew Quick
Steven C. Hayes is one of the founders of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and this is his second time on the show. This time, he and Eric discuss his new book, A Liberated Mind: How to Pivot Toward What Matters. Dr. Hayes is a Professor of Psychology at The University of Nevada Reno. He’s the author of 43 books and more than 600 scientific articles. He’s served as the President of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapy and The Association for Contextual Behavioral Science. He is one of the most cited psychologists in the world. In this episode, Dr. Hayes teaches what psychological flexibility is, how to cultivate it, and the ways in which it can improve your life.Need help with completing your goals in 2020? The One You Feed Transformation Program can help you accomplish your goals this year.But wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, Steven C. Hayes and I Discuss Psychological Flexibility and…His book, A Liberated Mind: How to Pivot Toward What MattersAsking “What is the problem we’re trying to solve?”Understanding what you really care about. Take what you’re really struggling with and flip it over, therefore allowing your pain to speak to youThe lengths we go to in order to protect ourselves from hurt“Psychological Flexibility” vs “Psychological Rigidity”6 processes or pivots that promote Psychological FlexibilityThe masks we put on to try and connect with others and belong in addition to our true belongingPivoting from cognitive fusion to diffusionThoughts as ongoing attempts at meaning-making The ability to think multiple things and be guided by what is usefulLiving according to your values as well as the qualities of being and doingResponse Ability – deciding what this is about for you Accepting what we feel and committing to act according to our valuesSteven C. Hayes Links:stevenchayes.comTwitterFacebookFeals: Premium CBD delivered to your doorstep to help you manage stress, anxiety, pain, and sleeplessness. Feals CBD is food-grade and every batch is tested so you know you are getting truly premium grade product. Get 50% off your first order with free shipping by becoming a member at www.feals.com/wolf Daily Harvest: Delivers absolutely delicious organic, carefully sourced, chef-created fruit and veggie smoothies, soups, overnight oats, bowls and more. To get $25 off your first box go to www.dailyharvest.com and enter promo code FEEDPhlur: Get a luxurious scent made with transparent, clean ingredients. Eric created his own sampler set that you can try! Get this curated sampler set or create your own. Get 20% off your first Phlur sampler set at www.phlur.com/wolf
Pete Holmes is an American comedian, actor, writer, producer, and podcaster. He is both a hilarious comedian and a deeply contemplative, spiritual person. In this episode, Eric and Pete discuss his book, Comedy Sex God where they go into detail about how Pete views and experiences the world. From how he has learned to deal with frustrations to the way he returns to the present moment and experiences God in his daily life, this interview explores his direct experience with so much spiritual wisdom. You will laugh and also be deeply touched and inspired by this engaging, thoughtful conversation about discovering spiritual truths.Need help with completing your goals in 2020? The One You Feed Transformation Program can help you accomplish your goals this year.But wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, Pete Holmes and I Discuss Spiritual Truths and…His book, Comedy Sex GodThe nature of lifeLighting up our pleasure centers can dull the rest of lifeHow sin is about being unconsciousThe consequences of our behavior are not waiting for us in the afterlife – they’re with us in the here and nowThe tension between being and doingMaintaining your center while doing a taskWhen Ram Dass told him, “don’t do funny, BE funny”The mistake of postponing your happiness until things are going your wayHis favorite mantraThat being here and saying yes to the present moment is the kingdom of heavenBeing present even while you’re planning in addition to non-resistanceThe story of you, your ego and how it likes to existHow he connects with his wife when he’s rushedThe role of curiosityWhen in doubt, zoom outHow God is a metaphor for a mysteryPete Holmes Links:peteholmes.comTwitterFacebookPeloton: Wondering if a Peloton bike is right for you? You can get a free 30 day home trial and find out. If you’re looking for a new way to get your cardio in, the Peloton bike is a great solution. Eric decided to buy one after his 30-day free trial. Visit onepeloton.com and enter Promo code “WOLF” to get $100 off of accessories with the purchase of a bike, and a free 30 day home trial.Remrise is a personalized sleep solution that uses natural, plant-based formulas to help calm the mind, relax the body and get your circadian rhythm back on track. It’s drug-free and has no groggy side effects in the morning. To get your first week FREE, go to www.getremrise.com/wolf and take their sleep quiz to determine which formulation is right for you. Skillshare is an online learning community that helps you get better on your creative journey. They have thousands of inspiring classes for creative and curious people. Get 2 FREE months of premium membership at www.skillshare.com/feed 
Linda Graham is a licensed marriage and family therapist and her work focuses on helping people strengthen capacities to cope with the challenges and crises of their lives. She also helps people recover an authentic sense of self, deepen into healthy relationships and engage with the world through meaningful, purposeful work. Her book is Resilience: Powerful Practices for Bouncing Back from Disappointment, Difficulty, and Even Disaster. In this episode, she and Eric talk about the neuroscience of resilience and specific ways to strengthen our resilience, no matter our starting point. When life gets difficult, this episode will teach you how to cultivate your resilience, bounce back and grow stronger. Need help with completing your goals in 2020? The One You Feed Transformation Program can help you accomplish your goals this year.But wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, Linda Graham and I Discuss Strengthening our Resilience and…Her book, Resilience: Powerful Practices for Bouncing Back from Disappointment, Difficulty, and Even DisasterThe neuroscience of resilienceAll emotions are signals to pay attention and take wise actionHow emotions run through our nervous system in about 20 seconds, unless we feed them with stories and with habitual patterns of responseIf we can allow difficult emotions and have compassion for ourselves for feeling them, we can shift the patterns in our brain away from that contracted state and into a more open state – the outcome is resilienceWhat resilience is Response flexibilityHow you respond to the issue, IS the issueThe severity of the stressor and the strength of our external resourcesOur own internal resourcesDifferentiating between our perception and our responseHow our attitude is a filter that our perception goes throughCultivating a resilience mindsetThe factors that influence our brain’s response flexibility. as well as how we can re-wire our brain’s response flexibilityHow to create new patterns of responding to difficultyThe default mode networkPractices that people can use to strengthen their resilienceA practice that will calm a panic attack in under 1 minuteThe things that accelerate brain changeChanging every “should” to a “could” That “should” creates contraction in the brain whereas “could” creates openness and possibility in the brainPausing to remember that we can be resilient and asking yourself “What story am I believing now?”How triggers become trailheadsLinda Graham Links:lindagraham-mft.netTwitterFacebookCalm App: The #1 rated app for meditation. They have meditations, sleep stories, soothing music, and Calm masterclasses with many One You Feed Guests. Get 40% off a Calm Premium Subscription (a limited time offer!) by going to www.calm.com/wolf Daily Harvest: Delivers absolutely delicious organic, carefully sourced, chef-created fruit and veggie smoothies, soups, overnight oats, bowls and more. To get $25 off your first box go to www.dailyharvest.com and enter promo code FEEDIf you enjoyed this conversation with Linda Graham on Strengthening our Resilience, you might also enjoy these other episodes:Elissa EpelRick Hanson
BJ Fogg teaches innovators about human behavior. He has a doctorate from Stanford and founded the Stanford Persuasive Tech Lab – now called the Stanford Behavior Design Lab – in 1988. In this episode, he and Eric discuss his new book, Tiny Habits: The Small Changes that Change Everything. There is so much practical, applicable wisdom in this episode. If you have any changes you want to make, any habits you’d like to start in your life, this episode could be a game-changer for you. In it, you’ll learn the “how-to” when it comes to the science of behavior change. It is a skill you can learn, even if you’ve struggled to make changes in your life before. And the best news? It’s incredibly do-able – if you know how.Are you ready to make some changes in your life in 2020? Click Here to book your Free Strategy Session with Eric!But wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, BJ Fogg and I Discuss Tiny Habits for Behavior Change and…His book, Tiny Habits: The Small Changes that Change EverythingThat people change best by feeling good, not feeling badThe Tiny Habits MethodThe technique of CelebrationLearning to be a friend to yourself and treat yourself accordingly When it comes to changing your behavior, looking at yourself as a baby who is learning to walkThe 3 things you should do to set yourself up to succeed when changing a behaviorStop judging yourselfTake your aspirations and break them down into tiny behaviorsEmbrace mistakes as discoveries and use them to move forwardGolden behaviorsThe problem of “all or nothing thinking” The problem of expecting perfection from yourself when it comes to habitsThat when it comes to habits, context is as important as the behavior itself. Change the context, it’s a different habit.The Fogg Behavioral Model: Motivation, Ability and a PromptTroubleshooting a behavior change problemThe danger in assuming you know someone else’s motivationTrying to motivate someone vs. taking away a de-motivatorWays we can make a behavior easy to doThat we can plant a tiny seed in a good spot and it will grow without coaxingBJ Fogg Links:bjfogg.comSkillshare is an online learning community that helps you get better on your creative journey. They have thousands of inspiring classes for creative and curious people. Get 2 FREE months of premium membership at www.skillshare.com/feed If you enjoyed this conversation with BJ Fogg on Tiny Habits for Behavior Change, you might also enjoy these other episodes:Michelle SegarJames Clear (Part 1)James Clear (Part 2)
Are you ready to make some changes in your life in 2020? Click Here to book your Free Strategy Session with Eric!Michelle Segar, PhD, is a motivation scientist and author of critically acclaimed “No Sweat! How the Simple Science of Motivation Can Bring You a Lifetime of Fitness” . She is also the Director of the Sport, Health, and Activity Research and Policy Center (SHARP) at the University of Michigan, and Chair of the U.S. National Physical Activity Plan’s Communications Committee.Her evidence-based ideas about what motivates people to choose and maintain healthy behaviors is changing the conversation across fields. She consults with global organizations on these issues and delivers keynotes and sustainable behavior change trainings. She ran with the Olympic Torch at the 1992 Olympic Games in Barcelona.In This Interview, Michelle Segar and I Discuss…The One You Feed parableHer book, No Sweat: How the Simple Science of Motivation Can Bring You a Lifetime of FitnessHow considering a different “why” for starting to be more physically active can be helpfulThat why we engage in physical activity and what it is that we do are critical when it comes to us sticking with itHow too many “whys” dilute their positive effect on usIntrinsic vs Extrinsic goalsHow answering the question, “What kind of physical activity did you enjoy doing as a kid?” can be importantThat we should start doing what makes us feel good and stop doing what makes us feel bad when it comes to physical activityThat any physical movement is better than none at all – Everything counts!That flexibility is a strategy for success when it comes to sustained physical activity in your lifeThe vicious cycle of failureThe sustainable cycle of self-careThat it’s important to focus one complicated behavior change at a timeThe self-care hierarchyMichelle Segar LinksHomepageTwitterLinkedIn
Are you ready to make some changes in your life in 2020? Click Here to book your Free Strategy Session with Eric!Tim Pychyl is an Associate Professor of Psychology at Carlton University and hosts a podcast called I Procrastinate. We discuss how to go from being a procrastinator to someone who gets things done. His book that we discuss in this episode is on that very topic – it’s called Solving the Procrastination Puzzle: A Concise Guide to Strategies for ChangeIn This Interview, Tim Pychyl and I Discuss Being a Procrastinator and…His book, Solving the Procrastination Puzzle: A Concise Guide to Strategies for ChangeHow it’s in the getting on in life that makes a lifeBeing a procrastinator can be an existential matterWhat he tells his children: I didn’t ask what you want to do or how you feel, I told you it’s time to make your bed.When we are procrastinators we delay getting on with our livesBeing an active member or your own lifeThe two ways being a procrastinator compromises our healthStressFewer wellness behaviorsTreatment delay “I’ll look after that later”Being a Procrastinator is a problem of self-regulated behaviorI won’t give in to feel goodGoal Intentions and Implementation intentionsWhen….then…Giving the monkey something to doWhat’s the next action?Keeping it smallHacks to work around our irrational thinkingMotivation and then Action or Action and then MotivationThe meaning behind our goalsMeaning and ManageabilityAsking what will this cost me if I put it off?Being a ProcrastinatorPrefer tomorrow over todayThinking “I’ll feel like doing it tomorrow”Affect forecastingThinking of your future self as a strangerDeveloping empathy for future selfSelf-handicap to preserve self-esteemTim Pychyl Procrastinator Episode LinksHomepageTwitterTim’s Psychology Today Page
Are you ready to make some changes in your life in 2020? Click Here to book your Free Strategy Session with Eric!Chances are, you’ve heard the name James Clear. Especially if you have done any research whatsoever about building habits. That’s kinda his neck of the woods. His work has appeared in The New York Times, CBS This Morning, Time, Entrepreneur and he has taught in colleges around the world. In this episode, part 2 of a 2 part series, he talks more about his new book, Atomic Habits: An Easy and Proven Way to Build Good Habits and Break Bad Ones. You’ll learn some really specific, easy and flat out “why didn’t I think of that” genius methods to apply to your life and habits.In this Interview, James Clear and I Discuss…His book, Atomic Habits: An Easy and Proven Way to Build Good Habits and Break Bad OnesHabits are a response to the physical cues in our environmentIncreasing the friction it takes to complete the taskThe more you increase the steps between you and the bad behavior or decrease the steps between you and the good behavior the betterHabit stacking/Anchoring“After _____ I will _____”The more specific the betterSocial environment and habitsYou want to join groups where your desired behavior is the normal behaviorMake it easyThe two-minute ruleA habit must be established before it can be improvedOptimize for the starting line rather than the finish lineMake it satisfyingFeel successful at the endBring the long-term consequences into the short term James Clear LinksHomepageInstagramTwitter
Are you ready to make some changes in your life in 2020? Click Here to book your Free Strategy Session with Eric! Chances are, you’ve heard the name James Clear. Especially if you have done any research whatsoever about building habits. That’s kinda his neck of the woods. His work has appeared in The New York Times, CBS This Morning, Time, Entrepreneur and he has taught in colleges around the world. In this episode, part 1 of a 2 part series, he talks about his new book, Atomic Habits: An Easy and Proven Way to Build Good Habits and Break Bad Ones. It’s a fascinating and educational discussion surrounding how to work with yourself and your habits to set yourself up for short and long-term success when it comes to behavior change. Everyone can benefit from listening to the wisdom in this episode. Enjoy.In This Interview, James Clear and I Discuss…His book, Atomic Habits: An Easy and Proven Way to Build Good Habits and Break Bad OnesHow habits can compound for you or against youThat small changes don’t seem to matter much in the momentThe 4 Laws of Behavior ChangeYour outcomes are a lagging measure of your effortsHow bamboo is like habitsYou need to build a foundation to see resultsHow work isn’t wasted, it’s storedFocusing on systems rather than goalsHow the outcome is a natural consequence of habitsThat goals restrict your happinessThe role of identity in behavior changeHow you choose to act is a vote towards the kind of person you want to bePutting your identity on the back burner while you accrue some evidenceGrowth vs Fixed MindsetHow humans are learning machinesThe 4 Stages of HabitsHow you interpret the cues in your life determines how you respond to themThe toolbox for breaking and building habitsJames Clear LinksHomepageInstagramTwitter
David Christian is a Distinguished Professor of History at Macquarie University and director of the school’s Big History Institute, which he founded with Bill Gates. David has delivered keynotes at conferences around the world including the Davos World Economic Forum and his TedTalk has been viewed more than 7 million times. He’s the author of numerous books and articles including the book we discuss in this episode, Origin Story: A Big History of Everything. This episode is truly awe-inspiring, fascinating and mind-blowing.Need help with completing your goals in 2019? The One You Feed Transformation Program can help you accomplish your goals this year.But wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, David Christian and I Discuss A Big History of Everything and…His book, Origin Story: A Big History of EverythingLooking for the balance in dualitiesWhat an origin story means to him as well as the guidance it offersHow modern society has lost touch with origin storiesLinking knowledge together as well as telling an ancient origin story using modern scienceKnowing who you are, where you are and what challenges you faceHaving a deep sense of awe for how things are as well as The story line of increasing complexityWhat we know & don’t know about The Big BangPure potentiality becoming energy and matterEverything that has ever been came from something that started 13.8 billion years ago, and was a million times smaller than the period at the end of a sentence.Emergence of stars, planets, and life happenedCells acting with purpose and preference and how collaboration and specialization is inherent.The origin of life and the appearance of humans, as well as the unique contribution that human beings that make the emergence of our species are all transformative events on the planet Earth.The impact of our utilization of fossil fuelsDavid Christian Links:www.mq.edu.au/bighistoryTwitterTed TalkFeals: Premium CBD delivered to your doorstep to help you manage stress, anxiety, pain, and sleeplessness. Feals CBD is food-grade and every batch is tested so you know you are getting truly premium grade product. Get 50% off your first order with free shipping by becoming a member at www.feals.com/wolf Calm App: The #1 rated app for meditation. They have meditations, sleep stories, soothing music, and Calm masterclasses with may One You Feed Guests. Get 40% off a Calm Premium Subscription (a limited time offer!) by going to www.calm.com/wolf Phlur: Get a luxurious scent made with transparent, clean ingredients. Eric created his own sampler set that you can try! Get this curated sampler set or create your own. Get 20% off your first Phlur sampler set at www.phlur.com/wolf
Cal Newport is a computer science professor at Georgetown University. In addition to his academic research, he writes about the intersection of digital technology and culture. He is the author of 6 books, his most recent being the New York Times bestseller, Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World. In this interview, Eric and Cal discuss how to optimize the role of tech in our lives so that it supports us in the life we want to live., rather than depleting us and causing us to feel like we are giving it too much of our time and energy.Need help with completing your goals in 2019? The One You Feed Transformation Program can help you accomplish your goals this year.But wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, Cal Newport and I Discuss Digital Minimalism and…His book, Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy WorldThe concerns about our digital lifestyleThe mixture of harm and benefit with social mediaThe costs of our digital lifestyleDigital Maximalist vs Digital MinimalistStarting with your values as a guide to decide what tech you use to maximize the time you can spend on things you valueHow to think about the role of tech in your lifeDeploying tech to support you in living life according to your valuesHaving a philosophy surrounding the use of tech in your lifeHow clutter is costlyAdding up the cost and value of somethingThe importance of optimization in addition to the role of tech in our livesIntentionality is satisfyingThe 3 step process for implementing digital minimalismCal Newport Links:calnewport.comDaily Harvest – Delivers absolutely delicious organic, carefully sourced, chef-created fruit and veggie smoothies, soups, overnight oats, bowls and more. To get $25 off your first box go to www.dailyharvest.com and enter promo code FEEDThe Great Courses Plus: Are you a life long learner? A perpetually curious person? The Great Courses Plus is an on-demand streaming service that offers courses taught by professors on a whole host of topics such as Human Behavior, Money Management Skills, Astronomy, Cooking and so much more. Listeners of the show get a full month of unlimited access to their library for FREE by signing up at www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/wolfRemrise is a personalized sleep solution that uses natural, plant-based formulas to help calm the mind, relax the body and get your circadian rhythm back on track. It’s drug-free and has no groggy side effects in the morning. To get your first week FREE, go to www.getremrise.com/wolf and take their sleep quiz to determine which formulation is right for you. 
Liz Fosslien is the Head of Content and Editorial at Humu, a company that uses behavioral science to make work better. She leads interactive scientifically-backed workshops about how to create a culture of belonging to help remote workers avoid burnout, navigate different work styles, and effectively harness emotion as a leader. Her work has been featured by The New York Times, The Economist, and NPR. Liz is the co-author and illustrator of the book, No Hard Feelings: The Secret Power of Embracing Emotions at Work. In this episode, she and Eric dive into the important and fascinating topic of the role of emotions in the workplace. You may think being “cool, calm and collected” at work is the right way to be but after listening to this episode, you will likely think differently.Need help with completing your goals in 2019? The One You Feed Transformation Program can help you accomplish your goals this year.But wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, Liz Fosslien and I Embracing Emotions at Work and …Her book, No Hard Feelings: The Secret Power of Embracing Emotions at Work.How we underestimate the emotions we bring to workTools to help with embracing emotions in the workplaceHow we make really bad decisions when we don’t reference our emotionsThe danger of being a “feelings fire hose” at workThe “Skill Swap” exercise at workThe New Rules of EmotionCaring about yourself more than you care about your workYour Support Network and your Challenge Network at workCommunicating what you need in the moment to another person Social DistancingWhy we lack motivation at workRelevant Emotions vs Irrelevant EmotionsLiz Fosslien Links:fosslien.comTwitterInstagramThe Great Courses Plus: Are you a life long learner? A perpetually curious person? The Great Courses Plus is an on-demand streaming service that offers courses taught by professors on a whole host of topics such as Human Behavior, Money Management Skills, Black Holes, the History of England and so much more. Listeners of the show get a full month of unlimited access to their library for FREE by signing up at www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/wolfPeloton: Wondering if a Peloton bike is right for you? You can get a free 30 day home trial and find out. If you’re looking for a new way to get your cardio in, the Peloton bike is a great solution. Eric decided to buy one after his 30-day free trial. Visit onepeloton.com and enter Promo code “WOLF” to get $100 off of accessories with the purchase of a bike, and a free 30 day home trial.SoFi Invest: A platform that makes investing easy by offering stocks, stock bits, crypto & automated investing all in one. With access to their financial advisors to answer any questions you have at no cost. Go to www.sofi.com/wolf, create an account, and they will give you $25 of free stock just for signing up.
Greg Marcus is a practitioner, facilitator, and innovator of American Mussar which is a 21st-century spiritual practice for an authentic and meaningful life. He has a B.A. in Biology from Cornell University and earned his Ph.D. in Biology from MIT. He worked for 10 years as a marketer in the Silicon Valley genomics industry, after which he became a stay at home dad, writer, life balance coach, and biotech consultant. His latest book is called The Spiritual Practice of Good Actions: Finding Balance Through the Soul Traits of Mussar. Need help with completing your goals in 2019? The One You Feed Transformation Program can help you accomplish your goals this year.But wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, Greg Marcus and I Discuss Spiritual Practice of Good Actions and …His book, The Spiritual Practice of Good Actions: Finding Balance Through the Soul Traits of MussarThe Jewish Spiritual Practice of MussarTaking mindful action in everyday lifeThe Soul Trait of EnthusiasmToo much of a Soul Trait vs not enough of a Soul TraitThe middle way as it relates to Soul TraitsFocusing on a Soul Trait for 2 weeksHow to move head knowledge into heart knowledgeThe Morning MantraPicking 1 specific action to takeJournalingThe Great Wall of Mussar – and how to overcome itHandling significant emotional disruptionHow our free will isn’t always accessible to usHow to slow the train of emotional disruptionShadow Soul TraitsInverting the Shadow Trait: What is the light that’s casting the shadow?Greg Marcus Links:americanmussar.comTwitterFacebookFabFitFun:  A women’s lifestyle subscription box filled with full-size premium items that you will love. Give yourself (or someone special in your life!) this gift – use the promo code FEED for $10 off your first box at fabfitfun.comCalm App: The #1 rated app for meditation. They have meditations, sleep stories, soothing music, and calm masterclasses with may One You Feed Guests. www.calm.com/wolf 25% off a Calm Premium Subscription.Talkspace: the online therapy company that lets you connect with a licensed therapist from anywhere at any time. Therapy on demand. Non-judgemental, practical help when you need it at a fraction of the cost of traditional therapy. Visit www.talkspace.com and enter Promo Code: WOLF to get $100 off your first month.
Dr. John Norcross is an internationally recognized expert on behavior change. He is Distinguished Professor of Psychology at the University of Scranton and a board-certified psychologist. He is the author of the acclaimed self-help book, Changeology: 5 Steps to Realizing Your Goals and Resolutions, has authored over 400 publications and has co-written and edited 22 books, principally in the areas of psychotherapy, clinical psychology, professional training, and self-change. In this episode, he and Eric discuss what the science of behavior change tells us when it comes to the do’s and don’t’s of creating new behaviors and putting an end to problematic ones. This episode is full of practical wisdom and is a must-listen for anyone looking to create meaningful, lasting change in their lives. Need help with completing your goals in 2019? The One You Feed Transformation Program can help you accomplish your goals this year.But wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, Dr. John Norcross and I discuss Behavior Change and…His book, Changeology: 5 Steps to Realizing Your Goals and ResolutionsOne of the colossal mistakes people make when trying to change their behaviorMotivation & willpower versus learnable skillsHarnessing the power of the science of behavior change as well as the 5 stages of behavior changeThe power of doing the right things at the right timePreparing to follow a behavior change programThe 90-day commitment for lasting behavior changeChronic Contemplation as well as what to do when you slip upThe findings from the New Years Resolutions StudyEnergy sourcesThe importance of a “change team” or a “support team”The common “countering” methods using “healthy opposites”How to apply the “healthy opposites” approach to emotional eatingThe truth: what is measured, improvesDealing with urges as well as cravingsDr. John Norcross Links:changeologybook.orgTwitterFacebookBlinkist: Do you have an ever-growing list of books to read? Blinkist can help! With thousands of non-fiction books distilled down to their most salient points that you can consume in 15 minutes or less (audio available too!) go to www.blinkist.com/wolf for a 7-day free trial and then save 25% off your new subscription if you decide to sign up!Nimble: Get great electronics you can feel really good about. Nimble makes premium, everyday tech products (like portable chargers, wireless chargers, protective phone cases and more). They use only sustainable materials, work with ethical factories, and ship in 100% plastic-free packaging. They’ll recycle your old electronics, too. To get 25% off your first Nimble order, go to  www.gonimble.com/wolf and enter promo code WOLFPhlur: Get a luxurious scent made with transparent, clean ingredients. Eric created his own sampler set that you can try! Get this curated sampler set or create your own. Get 20% off your Phlur sampler set at Phlur.com/wolf
Loch Kelly is an author, meditation teacher, psychotherapist, and the founder of The Open-Hearted Awareness Institute. Loch works to help people access awakening as the next natural stage of human development. by offering in-person retreats, workshops, and online video and audio courses. He has served on the New York Insight Teachers Council and has collaborated with neuroscientists at Yale, U Penn and NYU in the study of how awareness training can enhance compassion and well being. Loch also studied extensively with Mingyur Rinpoche and was invited to teach direct realization by Adyashanti. As a licensed psychotherapist, Loch has been teaching seminars, supervising clinicians and practicing awareness psychotherapy in New York City for 30 years. His latest book is called, The Way of Effortless Mindfulness: A Revolutionary Guide for Living an Awakened Life.Need help with completing your goals in 2019? The One You Feed Transformation Program can help you accomplish your goals this year.But wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, Loch Kelly and I discuss Effortless Mindfulness and…His book, The Way of Effortless Mindfulness: A Revolutionary Guide for Living an Awakened LifeThe good wolf & the bad wolf: how there are no “bad” parts of usFeed the one who is aware of the two wolvesHow he defines “effortless mindfulness”Flow consciousnessDeliberate mindfulness vs effortless mindfulnessObjects of consciousness vs the space that objects are inMindfulness is about awakening rather than it just being about stress managementRelieving suffering at it’s rootSmall glimpses, many times and the practice of the “small glimpses” techniques.Dropping from head mind to heart mindNon-dual awareness How to practice the "small glimpses techniquesAwareness-based knowingLoch Kelly Links:lochkelly.orgTwitterFacebookInstagramDaily Harvest – Delivers absolutely delicious organic, carefully sourced, chef-created fruit and veggie smoothies, soups, overnight oats, bowls and more. To get $25 off your first box, go to www.dailyharvest.com and enter promo code FEEDSoFi Invest: A platform that makes investing easy by offering stocks, crypto & automated investing all in one. With access to their financial advisors to answer any questions you have at no cost. Go to www.sofi.com/wolf, create an account, and they will give you $25 of free stock just for signing up.Netsuite by Oracle: Netsuite by Oracle: the world’s #1 cloud business system. Netsuite is a business software that handles every aspect of your business in an easy to use cloud platform. Get Netsuite’s free guide, 7 Key Strategies to Grow Your Profits, by going to www.netsuite.com/wolf
Judith Blackstone is an innovative and experienced teacher in the contemporary fields of non-dual realization and spiritual, relational, and somatic psychotherapy. She developed The Realization Process, which is a direct path for realizing fundamental consciousness. She also teaches the application of non-dual realization for psychological, relational, and physical healing. Judith has taught The Realization Process for over 35 years throughout the United States and Europe. She currently has 6 books in publication including her latest book, Trauma and the Unbound Body: The Healing Power of Fundamental Consciousness.Need help with completing your goals in 2019? The One You Feed Transformation Program can help you accomplish your goals this year.But wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, Judith Blackstone and I discuss Healing Trauma through Consciousness and …Her book, Trauma and the Unbound Body: The Healing Power of Fundamental ConsciousnessUncovering fundamental consciousnessAttuning to the 3 components of fundamental consciousness: awareness, emotion, and physical sensationDefining traumaThe way we hold back things that won’t be met with approvalHow traumatic events cause us to be divided – driving us out of our fundamental nature of wholeness, which is fundamental consciousnessInhabiting our body vs scanning our bodyReleasing trauma through our bodiesHealing trauma through consciousnessPsychological healing in addition to spiritual awakeningThe role of memory in healing traumaAccessing memories through somatic connectionsHealing trauma in relation to other people as well as with other peopleJudith Blackstone Links:realizationprocess.orgFacebookThe Great Courses Plus: Are you a life long learner? A perpetually curious person? The Great Courses Plus is an on-demand streaming service that offers courses taught by professors on a whole host of topics such as Human Behavior, Money Management Skills, Black Holes, the History of England and so much more. Eric is currently enrolled in their course called, The Hidden Factor: Why Thinking Differently is Your Greatest Asset. Listeners of the show get a full month of unlimited access to their library for FREE by signing up at www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/wolfEverlyWell: Offers more than 35 at-home lab tests with super easy to follow instructions. Results are processed in a certified lab and reviewed by board-certified physicians and are then sent directly to you within days. The EverlyWell digital platform helps break down exactly what your results mean for you plus you can also set up a free discussion with a healthcare professional to discuss them. To start learning more about your health, go to everlywell.com/wolf and enter promo code WOLF for 15% off your testFabFitFun – A women’s lifestyle subscription box filled with full-size premium items that you will love. Give yourself (or someone special in your life!) this gift – use the promo code FEED for $10 off your first box at fabfitfun.comIf you enjoyed this conversation with Judith Blackstone on Healing Trauma through Consciousness, you might also enjoy these other episodes:Hilary Jacobs HendelMary O’Malley
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N Me

"many paths to the same summit"..great show !

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N Me

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Nitsanah Benyamini

I never cry

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Monkey D. Luffy

thank's!!

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Joe Veror

Sound quality is bad. Next time please normalize it before posting.

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SIDÓNIA Moniz

thanks 💪💖🌼🦢

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Anne Chappee

repeating the parable every time is boring.

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Shannon Sanford

Impromptu songs for somebody you love are AWESOME... they're a high compliment 💜💙❤️

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William Rachal-Curtis

Sucha great episode. Thank You!

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LoveAndThunder888

Good luck contacting Leonard Cohen

May 17th
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Nicole Adams

Wow I love this woman! She is finally hitting on what I have felt for 6 years ! Thank you thank you thank you !!

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Andrew Kucel

This is just a 10 minute ad for a coach. Waste of time.

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Jean Riviere

The poem Parker mentions around min 51: 'Thanks, Robert Frost' a poem by David Ray.

Feb 22nd
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Bill McFarlane

religion is deeply guilty of this way of thinking because people who have used their religion to say "it's God's will" or "it was meant to be"...

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Holly Clark

Awesome episode!!! You definitely need to have Bill Crawford PhD on your show. It ties right in to this. He wrote Life From the Top of the Mind and it's phenomenal!

Jan 15th
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Cory Acosta

holy crap! mind blown. ive recently escaped a 3yr relationship with a narcissist that literally had me seeking professional help because the gaslighting was so severe, i thought i was going crazy. every single day im dissecting our every conversation wondering what i did wrong. this episode has given me actual tools to help my obsession with what went wrong. i smiled listening to this knowing this is an actual practice to set me free. cory acosta

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Ward Black

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Flodo Bird

I used to deliver newspapers and would listen to the show all the time. Absolutley love it and Eric you truly are a gifted interviewer.

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Lindsay Kendall

Absolutely amazing ❤️

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Jason Callow

Thank you for the short description! It makes a massive difference! Keep up the great work!!

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