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And Then It Hit Me with Cory Allen

294 EpisodesProduced by Cory AllenWebsite

Learn how ordinary people became extraordinary–from the inside out. Join author Cory Allen as he asks the world’s leading thinkers what THE insight was that hit them, which was a turning point in their path to greatness. This podcast will give you behind-the-scenes blueprints that will show you the … read more

294 Episodes | 2017 - 2024

#38 Mindful Habit Change

February 19th, 2024

11:30

In this episode, I share mindfulness tools that will help you shape your habits with greater intention, clarity, and purpose.

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#37 Nate Klemp – Open

February 12th, 2024

50:42

Nate Kemp is a NYT bestselling author and mindful philosopher. In this episode, we discuss how to keep from closing off while living in our …

#36 See Clearly, Suffer Less

February 5th, 2024

13:48

In this episode, I share how our perspective shapes our experience and why seeing reality clearly frees us from suffering and helps us live the lives we desire. 

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#35 Three Ways To Feel More Alive

January 29th, 2024

14:20

In this episode, I share three important things I focus on that help keep me feeling alive, energized, and optimistic about the future. 

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#34 The Magic Of Non-Attachment

January 22nd, 2024

15:48

In this episode, I talk about how understanding impermanence helps us stay unattached to our story of what “should be” so we can deeply experience …

#33 Emotional Wisdom

January 15th, 2024

13:16

In the episode, I share why we often shortchange what our emotions are trying to tell us and how we can live better lives by learning to hear our own emotional wisdom.
 
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#32 We Are All Background Characters

January 8th, 2024

15:18

In this episode, I talk about letting go of the parts of our ego that keep us feeling above other people so we can deeply connect in meaningful ways.

#31 Why It's Good When Things Don't Work Out

January 1st, 2024

11:10

In this episode, I talk about how we can take advantage of moments when things don’t work out and create even better outcomes than we had imagined.

#30 Michael Phillip – Do The Hard Thing

December 28th, 2023

1:09:01

Michael Phillip is host of the Third Eye Drops podcast. In this episode, we talk about the creative shift of Andre 3000, overcoming mental resistance, and the power of Memento Mori. 

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#29 Ground Yourself With Gratitude

December 18th, 2023

11:54

In this episode, I talk about why gratitude is important and how to use it to let go of what doesn’t matter and stay connected to the meaningfulness …

#28 Jillian Turecki – On Love

December 11th, 2023

38:44

Jillian Turecki is a relationship coach, teacher, and writer. In this episode, we discuss Jillian’s path to becoming a hugely influential relationship coach and some key insights she has learned about relationships …

#27 Dr. Mariel Buque – Break The Cycle

December 4th, 2023

44:05

Dr. Mariel Buque is a psychologist and world-renowned intergenerational trauma expert. In this episode, we talk about epigenetics, intergenerational …

#26 Why Should You Meditate?

November 30th, 2023

15:58

In this episode, I share two core reasons you should meditate and how they have the capacity to improve every part of your life.

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#25 How To Trust Yourself

November 27th, 2023

11:56

In this episode, I talk about what it actually means to trust yourself and how you can use your mindful awareness to gain personal insights beyond …

#24 Growth Lives In The Unknown

November 20th, 2023

12:34

In this episode, I talk about what it realistically means to grow, why it’s harder than people think, and how you can learn to easily do such a hard …

#23 Alli Webb – The Messy Truth

November 13th, 2023

40:08

Alli Webb is the founder of Drybar and a NYT bestselling author. In this episode, we talk about Ali’s inner journey as she founded and sold her …

#22 Billy Chapata – The Artist’s Way

November 6th, 2023

44:36

Billy Chapata is a writer, best-selling author, and creative based in Atlanta. In this episode, we talk about authentic creativity, living from the heart, and letting go of creative social pressure.

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#21 Own Your Focus, Own Your Life

October 30th, 2023

16:50

In this episode, I talk about how to build your focus so you can respond to life instead of react to it and live with more intention, clarity, and presence.

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#20 Brianna Pastor – Good Grief

October 23rd, 2023

41:56

Brianna Pastor is a writer, empath, and advocate. In this episode, we discuss how Brianna’s struggle with intense depression was a catalyst for her …

#19 Robert Sapolsky – Determined

October 16th, 2023

49:50

Robert Sapolsky is a Stanford Neurology Professor and New York Times Bestselling author. In this episode, we discuss Robert’s view that humans have …

#18 Perspective Is Power

October 9th, 2023

12:24

In this episode, Cory talks about how your perspective shapes your reality and offers several big-picture methods for positively changing your mindset. 

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#17 How To Create Meaningful Change That Lasts

October 2nd, 2023

11:12

In this episode, Cory talks about how we can feel powerless, why creating change takes time, and how we can intentionally reshape our lives.

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#16 Dr. Sara Kuburic – It’s On Me

September 25th, 2023

31:48

Sara Kuburic is an existential psychotherapist, author, and writer on Instagram as @millennial.therapist. In this episode, we talk about the three …

#15 Vex King – Closer To Love

September 18th, 2023

1:03:44

Vex King is a #1 Sunday Times bestselling author and spiritual teacher. In this episode, we talk about how Vex discovered his path as a writer, …

#14 Dr Nicole LePera – How To Be The Love You Seek

September 11th, 2023

49:16

Dr. Nicole LePera is a New York Times Bestselling author and holistic psychologist. In this episode, we discuss trauma bonds, conditioned thinking, …

#13 Focusing On What Truly Matters

September 4th, 2023

12:04

In this episode, I discuss why paying attention to how we show up for people we love in small moments transforms our lives.

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#12 Being Present With What Is

August 28th, 2023

13:06

In this episode, I talk about acknowledging what is so we can see reality with greater clarity and take meaningful action.

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#11 James McCrae - Out Of The Ego And Into The Ocean

August 21st, 2023

56:43

James McCrae is an author, poet, creative mentor, and podcaster. 

In this episode, we learn how staring into the ocean helped James go from having an existential breakdown to becoming a thriving conscious creator.

#10 Naming Your Pain Will Set You Free

August 14th, 2023

13:52

On this podcast, I talk about the suffering we all feel in life and how labeling your emotions is a valuable path to self-understanding and letting go.

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#9 Devi Brown - Deeply Well

August 10th, 2023

28:38

Devi Brown is a master well-being educator, corporate advisor, and author.

In this conversation, we talk about how meditation changed Devi’s life, the moment she discovered ownership of her inner life, and what it means …

#8 Kristen Butler - The Power of Positivity

August 7th, 2023

45:26

Kristen Butler is the founder of @powerofpositivity, one of the first meme quote pages on social media with 50M+ followers.

In this talk, we discuss …

#7 BLK ODYSSY - Diamonds & Freaks

August 3rd, 2023

1:01:50

Juwan Elcock is a singer, producer, and artist that makes music under the name BLK ODYSSY.

In this conversation, we talk about Juwan’s path to becoming a genre-bending musician, staying true to yourself amidst the noise …

#6 Minaa B - Owning Our Struggles

July 31st, 2023

51:52

“Shout out to the people who are brave enough to call us out. It’s important for people to be open enough in their friendships to receive someone wanting to be compassionate and talk to them about what’s happening in …

#5 Danny Miranda - Go Inward To Find The Truth

July 27th, 2023

1:13:19

“Sometimes in the shower, you think, ‘Wow, these are best ideas.’ Well, what if you could experience that for an hour at a time? That’s what …

#4 Liz Tran - The Karma Of Success

July 24th, 2023

1:05:43

“Clarity is kindness. When you have a tough conversation with someone, it can be a bridge between you to create more understanding versus creating a chasm."

Liz Tran is the founder of Reset, podcaster, executive coach, …

#3 Chris Ferreiras - How You Love Is Who You Are

July 20th, 2023

1:32:08

“The only thing that separates you from another person is a simple gesture. Sometimes that gesture is kindness. Sometimes it’s patience. Sometimes it’s the openness to create space and let another person exist as who …

#2 Nikki Walton - Hearing Wisdom In The Silence

July 17th, 2023

45:26

“No matter what I’m doing, there is awareness. That awareness sounds like silence and feels like love. And it’s what will always carry you through.”

Nikki Walton is a best-selling and NAACP Image Award-nominated author, …

#1 East Forest - How Mushrooms Created A Musical Revolution

July 10th, 2023

55:37

East Forest plays electro-acoustic music coined "blissful" (NPR) and "immersive" (Wired). He has three #1 albums that charted on iTunes as well as …

And Then It Hit Me

July 5th, 2023

7:52

In this episode, Cory shares an announcement about the podcast.

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How To Touch The Present Moment

July 3rd, 2023

12:58

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June 12th, 2023

44:00

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Why You Shouldn’t Be Nice

May 29th, 2023

11:28

When we become more self-aware and decide to be a better force in the world, we often mistake being nice for being kind. In this episode, Cory talks …

Listener Questions #2

May 22nd, 2023

19:00

In this episode, I answer listener questions about: why we stay attached to negative situations, what it means to be spiritual, and what to do if you’re treated poorly in a relationship.

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Listener Questions #1

May 15th, 2023

19:34

In this episode, I answer listener questions about: what got me into mindfulness, how to deal with shame, and the difference between standing up for …

The Power Of Belief

May 8th, 2023

13:30

While putting in the work to grow, we are all inevitably hit with resistance. In this episode, I discuss why learning to trust our instincts and reflect on our accomplishments is key in the long game of the path. 

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How To Build Focus

May 1st, 2023

16:16

We often think of our focus as something outside our control. However, there are many ways we can cultivate a solid and consistent ability to think …

Why Letting Go Works

April 24th, 2023

14:48

We’re often told to let go of negative emotions, reactions, and feelings of internal conflict. Yet, we are rarely told how to do so. In this episode, …

How To Build Self-Trust

April 17th, 2023

13:50

What is self-trust? In this episode, I talk about what self-trust is, how to cultivate it, and why it will make you more effortlessly powerful in …

How Calmness Creates Confidence

April 10th, 2023

11:00

In this episode, I talk about how cultivating a sense of calmness creates a sense of confidence which makes your mind and presence undeniably strong.

Myq Kaplan

April 3rd, 2023

48:22

In this episode, I talk with comedian Myq Kaplan about the beginning of his healing path, the rules of Tibetan Buddhist debate, and his new album …

The Power Of Perspective

March 27th, 2023

14:46

In this episode, I talk about how thinking from multiple perspectives gives you more empathy, creates deeper connections, and brings patience and …

Setting Relationship Boundaries

March 20th, 2023

12:04

In this episode, I talk about the importance of setting boundaries in relationships and why sometimes people don’t deserve full access to us. 

Awareness Is Growth

March 13th, 2023

14:50

In this episode, I talk about how we can use our self-awareness to shift our behavior patterns and grow in the present moment.

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Overcoming Self-Consciousness

March 6th, 2023

12:52

In this episode, I talk about why self-consciousness limits our ability to thrive and how to overcome it by shifting our thinking habits.

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Nedra Glover Tawwab – Drama Free

February 27th, 2023

32:06

Nedra Glover Tawaab is a New York Times bestselling author and therapist. In this episode, we talk about unhealthy family relationships, setting boundaries, and her new book Drama Free.

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Stopping Self-Fulfilling Prophecies

February 20th, 2023

13:24

In this episode, I talk about how the stories our minds create can trick us into manifesting our fears and how to overcome them.

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Redefine Yourself Often

February 13th, 2023

21:22

Taking the time to look at and question the patterns you live in is useful. In this episode, I talk about how redefining yourself helps you release …

Protecting Your Energy

February 6th, 2023

14:20

In this episode, I talk about why protecting your energy is crucial for accomplishing your goals and how to reshape your life to serve your higher purpose.  

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How to Stop Overthinking

January 30th, 2023

10:52

Overthinking is a form of resistance. In this episode, I talk about why we get caught up in our minds, how to work through overthinking, and ways to move forward with consistent clarity.

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Where You Speak From Matters

January 23rd, 2023

12:54

Have you ever noticed that where someone is speaking from can tell you a lot about how they are feeling and where their mind is at? In this episode, I talk about the value of speaking from deep within so you can share …

Why Who We Spend Our Time With Makes Who We Are

January 16th, 2023

17:28

In this episode, I talk about the importance of being mindful about who you spend time with so that you can make sure the people in your life are …

Should We Meditate to “Fix” Ourselves?

January 9th, 2023

15:10

Some teachers say we shouldn’t try to “fix” ourselves with meditation. While that can be true, the lack of clarity around the topic can also be …

Moving On From Past Mistakes

January 2nd, 2023

16:32

It’s easy to let mistakes we’ve made in the past hold us down, color how we see ourselves, and keep us from growing. In this episode, I share why …

The Power of Vulnerability

December 26th, 2022

17:00

Vulnerability is one of those terms that means different things to different people. When misused, vulnerability can end up serving our ego. But when …

Plateaus On the Path

December 19th, 2022

18:09

There are natural peaks and valleys on the inward path, but what happens when we hit a plateau that we can’t find our way through? In this episode, I talk about a common plateau on the path and how to move forward and …

Fresh Perspectives On Gratitude

December 12th, 2022

14:10

We often look to gratitude as a method for offsetting negative mindsets. But does using gratitude like this shortchange its benefits in every day life? In this episode, I share fresh perspectives on gratitude and offer …

Dr. Nicole LePera - How to Meet Your Self

December 5th, 2022

1:00:28

Dr. Nicole LePera is an author and clinical psychologist. In this episode, we talk about recognizing your patterns, self-healing, and her new book …

How to Clear Your Mind During Stressful Times

November 28th, 2022

17:30

The irony of being stressed is that it keeps us from thinking clearly in the moments we need to the most. In this episode, I talk about how to deal with stress, chunk out the stories in your mind, trust your instincts, …

Mindful Communication

November 21st, 2022

14:36

Good communication is one of the most important and often overlooked aspects of good living. In this episode, I share how to strengthen your communication by asking clarifying questions, resisting assumptions, being …

Portals On The Path

November 14th, 2022

22:44

In this episode, I share what’s been a key to success in many aspects of my life. I talk about why staying open, present, and fluid keeps your path …

Alexandra Elle – How We Heal

November 7th, 2022

37:24

Alex Elle is an author and restorative writing teacher. In this episode, we talk about gracefully dealing with our suffering, softening ourselves …

Why Authenticity Deepens Connections

October 31st, 2022

15:10

In this episode, I talk about what authenticity actually is, how we can be embrace the fullness of who we are, and why being authentic brings us ease …

Overcoming Self-Limiting Thoughts

October 24th, 2022

18:48

Why do we have self-limiting thoughts and how can we overcome them? In this episode, I talk through what self-limiting thoughts are, why they appear, and methods for leaving them behind

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Christopher Willits - Gravity

October 17th, 2022

53:18

Christopher Willits is a composer, music producer, and artist. In this episode, we talk about music as a healing force, how the creative path mirrors life, and his new album Gravity. 

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How to Notice Your Mindful Growth

October 10th, 2022

16:50

Many of us strive to increase our mindful awareness but struggle to tell if we are making any progress. On this episode, I share several fundamental …

Yung Pueblo – Lighter

October 3rd, 2022

53:18

Yung Pueblo is a writer, speaker, and meditator. In this episode, we talk about letting go, the wisdom of impermanence, and his new book Lighter.

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Why Do We Worry When Things Start Going Well?

September 26th, 2022

14:14

Why is that when things finally start going well we get anxious that something is going to mess it up? In this episode, I talk about how our attachment to growth can cause anxiety and how to overcome it. 

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Sean Carroll - The Biggest Ideas In The Universe

September 19th, 2022

45:02

Sean Carroll is a quantum physicist, author, and podcast host. In this episode, we talk about the wonder of the universe, reducing anxiety by …

Sharing Your Wisdom With Others

September 12th, 2022

17:18

As we start improving our lives, we can’t help wanting to share what we’ve learned with others so their lives can be bettered too. In this episode, I share how to offer our experiences to others and why leading by …

Perfecting Your Morning Routine

September 5th, 2022

14:34

Building the right morning routine can take your game to the next level. In this episode, I talk about what morning routines are, why they are …

What Is Right Speech?

August 29th, 2022

16:34

In Buddhism, there’s a practice called Right Speech in which you mindfully watch what you say to keep from being negative, judgmental, or verbally …

Letting Go to Move Forward

August 22nd, 2022

16:08

Sometimes the stories we tell ourselves about who we are can become limiting and keep us from growing. In this episode, I talk about why we create those stories and how letting go of them is the path to constant …

No Such Thing As Normal

August 15th, 2022

15:18

There’s no need to feel guilty about not meeting standards we never agreed to in the first place. In this episode, I talk about taking charge of our …

Why Reflection Makes You Timeless

August 8th, 2022

14:26

The fast pace of life trains us to make reactive decisions and never spend time thinking deeply about the direction we’re heading in. In this episode, I share why taking time to reflect and put space in your life is …

Staying Grounded with Gratitude

August 1st, 2022

17:34

People often say that focusing on gratitude makes our lives better. But what exactly is gratitude practice? In this episode, I share what gratitude is, why it’s easy to overlook what’s going right in our lives, and how …

Relaxing Into Authenticity

July 25th, 2022

15:32

Why do our personalities change depending on who we are around? In this episode, I talk about letting go of personality performance and settling deeper into who we really are, so that we can live comfortably and …

Christopher Ryan – Civilized To Death

July 18th, 2022

52:32

Chris Ryan is a NYTs bestselling author and the host of Tangentially Speaking. In this episode, we talk about the way travel shifts your …

The Power of Stillness

July 11th, 2022

16:12

What is stillness and how can it change our lives? In this episode, I talk about how to bring stillness into your life and the way it will give you …

Susan Cain - Bittersweet

July 4th, 2022

1:01:58

Susan Cain is a NYT bestselling author. In this episode, we talk about the role sadness and longing play in our lives and the way they influence our …

Mindfully Changing Behavior Habits

June 27th, 2022

17:40

How can we change the habits and behavior patterns that hold us back? In this episode, I answer this listener question and share how we can use …

Breaking The Barriers of Change

June 23rd, 2022

17:58

How can we know what changes in life we'd like to make, think about them often, but still somehow not manage to make them a reality? In this episode I talk about the three barriers to change and how to overcome them. 

Self Love & Loving Awareness

June 20th, 2022

20:14

How can we practice self-love while releasing attachment to the ego-self? In this episode I answer this listener question, share how we can do this, and explain loving awareness. 

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How Releasing Attachments Helps Us Grow

June 16th, 2022

17:52

Releasing our attachments doesn’t mean that we don’t care. It just means we’re done with letting things in life control how we feel, what we do, and …

Desire Free

June 13th, 2022

15:28

Self-discipline isn’t depriving yourself of things, it's giving yourself freedom from being controlled by them.  How can we change our relationship …

Why You Are Not Your Thoughts

June 9th, 2022

15:40

I've had hundreds of people tell me that they feel guilty because of the thoughts they have. I share why we are not our thoughts and how to shape who we become in this episode.

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Journey Judgment

June 6th, 2022

16:42

As we grow, we're able to see parts of ourselves that need healing more easily. While that's a valuable skill, it can also cause tension. That's because this skill makes it easier for us to see where others need to grow …

Building Confidence

May 30th, 2022

9:38

How can we build our self-belief? By not trying to impress anyone other than ourselves. In this episode, I talk about building confidence and finding inner trust through mindset change.

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Mark Watts - Being In the Way

April 4th, 2022

59:44

Mark Watts is the director of the Alan Watts Organization and host of the Being In the Way podcast. In this episode, we talk about the foundational ideas of his father’s work and bringing the legendary lecture …

Michael Phillip – Turning Anxiety Into Opportunity

March 28th, 2022

59:08

Michael Phillip is the host of the Third Eye Drops podcast. In this episode, we talk about taking charge of anxiety, constructive motivation, and keeping your growth path positive.

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Dr. Ellen Vora - The Anatomy of Anxiety

March 14th, 2022

59:35

Dr. Ellen Vora is a holistic psychiatrist and author. In this episode, we talk about the increase of anxiety across the world, why anxiety manifests …

Vanessa Van Edwards – The Science of People

March 7th, 2022

1:04:32

Vanessa Van Edwards is behavioral investigator and bestselling author. In this episode, we talk about verbal and physical cues, and what traits create charisma.

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Mark Epstein – The Zen of Therapy

February 28th, 2022

59:36

Dr. Mark Epstein is psychiatrist and author. In this episode, we talk about how Buddhism interfaces with and enhances traditional Western psychotherapy.

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David Nichtern – Discovering The Meditator

February 14th, 2022

1:13:32

David Nichtern is a meditation teacher, author, and student of Chogyam Trungpa. In this episode, we talk about spiritual eclecticism and putting the dharma into practice.

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Ethan Kross – The Chatter In Our Head

February 7th, 2022

1:01:40

Ethan Kross is an award-winning Psychologist. In this episode, we talk about the voice in our head, why it matters, and how to control it.

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Daniel Pink - The Power of Regret

January 31st, 2022

51:56

Daniel Pink is a 4X New York Times bestselling author. In this episode, we talk about the power of regret and why looking backward can be a potent …

Whitney Goodman – The End of Toxic Positivity

January 24th, 2022

49:44

Whitney Goodman is a Radically Honest Psychotherapist. In this episode, we talk about the rising social trend of toxic positivity and how to keep it real in a performative world.

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Carl Erik Fisher – The History of Addiction

January 17th, 2022

52:18

Carl Erik Fisher is an addiction psychiatrist, bioethics scholar, and Columbia University professor. In this episode, we talk about the history of …

James McCrae

January 10th, 2022

1:01:36

James McCrae is a poet, meme-artist, and podcaster. In this episode, we talk about the magic of language, wisdom that hides in plain sight, and the power of slowing down.

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Ian Morgan Cron

January 3rd, 2022

1:01:28

Ian Morgan Cron is an Enneagram teacher and bestselling author. In this episode, we talk about the ancient personality typing tool called The …

Lavender Suarez

December 27th, 2021

59:58

Lavender Suarez is a sound healing practitioner, meditation teacher, and artist. In this episode, we talk about the way sound shapes our lives, anechoic chambers, and her new book Transcendent Waves.

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Michael Phillip

December 20th, 2021

1:06:54

Michael Phillip is the host of The Third Eye Drops podcast. In this episode, we talk about the psychology of Carl Jung, the wisdom of Greek …

Chris Williamson

December 13th, 2021

1:00:18

Chris Williamson is the host of The Modern Wisdom podcast. In this episode, we talk about cutting out digital noise, separating fact from fiction, and learning from failure.

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Rupert Spira

December 6th, 2021

1:01:50

Rupert Spira is a Non-Duality teacher and author. In this episode, we talk about the essence of Non-Duality, the nature of consciousness, and how one can discover the awareness of “I Am.”

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East Forest

November 22nd, 2021

1:02:30

East Forest is a musician and podcaster. In this episode, we talk about his incredible ceremony-style performances, cultivating mental strength, and …

Jon Hopkins

November 15th, 2021

1:08:22

Jon Hopkins is a British musician and producer. In this episode, we talk about his shift away from beat-based music, taking guidance from deep within, and his new album Music For Psychedelic Therapy.

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Alexandra Elle

November 8th, 2021

53:36

Alexandra Elle is an author, healing facilitator, and breathwork coach. In this episode, we talk about facing change with courage, setting …

Paul Bloom

November 1st, 2021

46:36

Paul Bloom is a psychology professor at Yale University and bestselling author. In this episode, we talk about the human quest for pleasure and why …

Dr. Amishi Jha

October 25th, 2021

59:13

Dr. Amishi Jha is a neuroscientist and professor of psychology. In this episode, we talk about the science of attention and memory, and how we can …

Michael Phillip

October 18th, 2021

1:17:22

Michael Phillip is host of the Third Eye Drops podcast. In this episode, we talk about how science proving or disproving an afterlife might affect …

Sidarta Ribeiro

October 11th, 2021

55:58

Sidarta Ribeiro is a neuroscientist and author. In this episode, we talk about why we dream, what happens in the brain while dreaming, and the …

Neil Shubin

October 4th, 2021

52:52

Neil Shubin is an Evolutionary Biologist and author. In this episode, we talk about the history of human evolution, the rapid growth of human brains, …

Ramin Nazer

September 27th, 2021

1:13:02

Ramin Nazer is an artist, podcast host, and comedian. In this episode, we talk about creativity in the age of algorithms, shedding layers of personal identity, and how serious most animals seem.

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Eric Zimmer

September 20th, 2021

58:42

Eric Zimmer is host of The One You Feed. In this episode, we talk about integrating powerful insights, seeing below the layers of Self in meditation, …

Dominic Liber

September 13th, 2021

59:28

Dominic Liber is a Diamond Inquiry teacher and author. In this episode, we discuss methods of self-inquiry, overcoming the inner-critic, and what starts to happen as you gain inner freedom.

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Dr. Lisa Miller

September 6th, 2021

1:13:18

Dr. Lisa Miller is a New York Times bestselling author and professor of Clinical Psychology at Columbia. In this episode, we discuss her research …

Dr. Dan Engle

August 30th, 2021

1:16:44

Dr. Dan Engle is an integrative psychiatrist and neurocognitive restoration expert. In this episode, we dive deep into the details of MDMA assisted …

Ron Friedman

August 23rd, 2021

48:06

Ron Friedman is a psychologist and behavior change expert. In this episode, we talk about reverse engineering success, why building the habit of …

James McCrae

August 16th, 2021

1:06:40

James McCrae is a poet and meme-artist. In this episode, we talk about art in the post-internet age, the magic of memes, and his new book How to Laugh in Ironic Amusement During Your Existential Crisis.

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Robert Thurman

August 9th, 2021

1:33:28

Robert Thurman is a scholar of Tibetan Buddhism and founder of Tibet House US. In this episode, we talk about enlightenment, the evolution of …

Michael Phillip

August 2nd, 2021

1:18:48

Michael Phillip is the host of Third Eye Drops. Today we celebrate episode #300 by talking about psychonaut perennialism, shaking off self-identification, and building a personal lane in society.

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Simon Critchley

July 26th, 2021

1:00:34

Simon Critchley is an English philosopher, professor, and author. In this episode, we talk about the fallacy of authenticity, why philosophy is driven by disappointment, and how to think for yourself.

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Matt Haig

July 19th, 2021

52:27

Matt Haig is a New York Times bestselling author. In this episode, we talk about the unexpected success of Midnight Library, shaking off anxiety with gratitude, and jewels from The Comfort Book. 

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Bonus: Methodical Mindfulness Training

July 15th, 2021

32:11

In this bonus episode, Cory shares a classical method of mindfulness training based on the original texts from the Theravada tradition.

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Matthewdavid

July 5th, 2021

1:05:58

Matthewdavid is a music producer and the founder of Leaving Records. In this episode, we talk about all-genre music, the philosophy of sound, and the current digital landscape of the music industry.

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Dr. Ellie Anderson

June 28th, 2021

54:44

Ellie Anderson is a Professor of Existential philosophy. In this episode, we dive deep into phenomenology, existentialism, and the question of free …

Tami Simon

June 21st, 2021

58:32

Tami Simon is the founder of Sounds True. In this episode, we talk about how she created an innovative publishing company that has released over 6,000 spirituality titles, working with legendary wisdom teachers, and her …

Chris Williamson

June 14th, 2021

1:32:28

Chris Williamson hosts the Modern Wisdom podcast. In this episode, we talk about existential anxiety, how to gain clarity on what you’re truly …

Luke Burgis

June 7th, 2021

51:30

Luke Burgis is an entrepreneur and author. In this episode, we talk about the power of mimetic desire, why we copy the behavior of others, and how to …

Terry Riley

May 31st, 2021

51:10

Terry Riley is a legendary composer that pioneered the Minimalist music movement. In this episode, we talk about stopping time with sound, how Terry composes music, and some of his incredible adventures in sound over …

Jordan Ellenberg

May 24th, 2021

51:38

Jordan Ellenberg is a NYT bestselling author and Mathematician. In this episode, we talk about the hidden geometry of nature, information, music, and human behavior.

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Andy Norman

May 17th, 2021

1:11:34

Andy Norman is a public philosopher and author. In this episode, we talk about the evolutionary origins of human reasoning and how to build mental …

David Nichtern

May 10th, 2021

1:56:44

David Nichtern is a meditation teacher, author, and student of Chogyam Trungpa. In this episode, we talk about mindfully making a living from your …

Heino Falcke

May 3rd, 2021

55:08

Heino Falcke is an astrophysicist who made history by capturing the first picture of a black hole. In this episode, we talk about black holes, …

Yung Pueblo

April 26th, 2021

1:02:44

Yung Pueblo is an author, speaker, and meditator. In this episode, we talk about the deep wisdom of Buddhist philosophy, Diego’s writing process, and his new book Clarity & Connection.

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Jamie Wheal

April 19th, 2021

51:12

Jamie Wheal is an author and founder of the Flow Genome Project. In this episode, we talk about the current Meaning Crisis, democratized transcendence, and his new book Recapture The Rapture.

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Kevin Kelly

April 5th, 2021

52:46

Kevin Kelly is the founder of Wired, a New York Times bestselling author, and photographer. In this episode, we talk about Kevin’s 40 years of travel through rural Asia and his unreal new photo book Vanishing Asia.

This …

Luvvie Ajayi Jones

March 29th, 2021

47:18

Luvvie Ajayi Jones is a 2X New York Times best-selling author. In this episode, we talk about ways to destroy your fear, find your confidence, and embrace your true self.

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Steve Leder

March 22nd, 2021

52:36

Steve Leder is a rabbi, scholar, and author. In this episode, we talk about what we can learn from death, how to work with loss, and mushroom burial …

Nedra Glover Tawwab

March 15th, 2021

51:34

Nedra Glover Tawwab is a therapist and boundary expert. In this episode, we talk about the value of setting boundaries in your life, learning how to say no (even to yourself), and her new book Set Boundaries, Find Peace.

Dr. Jud Brewer

March 8th, 2021

59:22

Dr. Jud Brewer is a psychiatrist, neuroscientist, and author. In this episode, we talk about the causes of modern anxiety, how they create addictive …

Dr. Bruce Greyson

March 1st, 2021

51:31

Dr. Bruce Greyson is the leading expert on near-death experiences. In this episode, we talk about what Bruce has discovered during his lifelong research of NDEs and how they changed the people that had them.

This …

Sharon Salzberg

February 22nd, 2021

51:22

Sharon Salzberg is a Buddhist teacher and New York Times bestselling author. In this episode, we talk about the Buddhist concept of impermanence, the four noble truths, and her new online course The Way of the Buddha.

Justin Boreta

February 15th, 2021

1:15:22

Justin Boreta is a Grammy-nominated musician. In this episode, we talk about meditation, how ambient music found its place in popular culture, the …

Jedidiah Jenkins

February 8th, 2021

1:23:02

Jedidiah Jenkins is a New York Times bestselling author. In this episode, we talk about the search for meaning and self-awakening in a world filled with complexity, and his new book Like Streams to the Ocean.

This …

Dr. Carl Hart

February 1st, 2021

58:48

Dr. Carl Hart is an expert in neuropsychopharmacology and professor of psychology at Columbia University. In this episode, we talk about Carl’s …

Frank Wilczek

January 25th, 2021

1:05:08

Frank Wilczek is a Nobel Prize-winning physicist and author. In this episode, we talk about the fundamental physical laws of the universe, the value of complementarity, and the deep design of nature. 

This episode is …

Steven Kotler

January 18th, 2021

1:19:00

Steven Kotler is a New York Times bestselling author and flow researcher. In this episode, we deep dive into the cutting-edge neuroscience of flow state and discuss his new book The Art of Impossible.

This episode is …

Rameshwar Das

January 4th, 2021

1:17:42

Rameshwar Das is a writer and Ram Dass’ co-author. In this episode, we talk about the impactful life of Ram Dass, experiences with legendary guru …

Kevin Kaiser

December 28th, 2020

1:19:50

Kevin Kaiser is a mentor, speaker, and author. In this episode, we talk about embracing essentialism, discovering your purpose, and shaking off subconscious conditioning.   

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Sasha Sagan

December 14th, 2020

57:28

Sasha Sagan is the author of For Small Creatures Such as We. In this episode, we talk about the power of creating your own rituals, secular views on …

Bryan Noll

December 7th, 2020

2:00:46

Bryan Noll aka Lightbath is a musician, composer, and synthesist. In this episode, we talk about the power of staying present during peak moments of …

Philip Goff

November 30th, 2020

1:21:48

Philip Goff is a philosopher, consciousness researcher, and author. In this episode, we talk about panpsychism, truth decay, the physics of …

Katherine May

November 23rd, 2020

1:05:48

Katherine May is the author of Wintering and The Electricity of Every Living Thing. In this episode, we talk about the importance of self-restoration, the courage of living life your way, and how we can live better by …

Charlie Ambler

November 16th, 2020

1:13:44

Charlie Ambler is the founder of DailyZen and host of the Normal Adult Human podcast. In this episode, we talk about waking up to your own …

Loving Kindness Guided Meditation

November 3rd, 2020

14:06

Cory offers a Loving Kindness Meditation to help ease the extra tension and anxiety flowing out there today.

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Michael Phillip

November 2nd, 2020

1:03:04

Michael Phillip is the wonder-weaving host of the Third Eye Drops podcast. In this episode, we talk about healing modern suffering with archetypal …

Ramin Nazer

October 26th, 2020

1:25:48

Ramin Nazer is an artist and the host of the Rainbow Brainskull podcast. In this episode, we talk about finding possibilities in limitation, the …

Brian Muraresku

October 19th, 2020

56:46

Brian Muraresku is the author of The Immortality Key. In this episode, we talk about the role psychedelics played in the origins of Western …

W. Keith Campbell

September 28th, 2020

57:16

W. Keith Campbell Ph.D. is a narcissism expert, Professor of Psychology, and author. In this episode, we talk about different kinds of narcissism, …

Sah D’Simone

September 21st, 2020

1:00:26

Sah D’Simone is a meditation teacher, author, and spiritual guide. In this podcast, we talk about wisdom embodying different forms, the path to individual freedom, and Sah’s new book Spiritually Sassy.

This episode is …

Blake Crouch

September 14th, 2020

48:08

Blake Crouch is a New York Times bestselling author. In this episode, we talk about how memories shape our reality, why the collective consciousness …

Spencer Stephenson

September 7th, 2020

1:14:36

Spencer Stephenson is a music producer and multi-instrumentalist that creates music under the name Botany. In this episode, we talk about finding the …

Erick Godsey

August 17th, 2020

1:04:36

Erick Godsey is the host of The Myths That Make Us and an Integrative Psychotherapist. In this podcast, we talk about listening to your inner voice, Erick’s ongoing faith experiment, and the importance of human …

Sebene Selassie

August 10th, 2020

55:16

Sebene Selassie is a dharma teacher, author, and speaker. In this episode, we talk about the importance of feeling connected to others, recognizing …

Michael Phillip

August 3rd, 2020

1:14:16

Michael Phillip is the wonder-weaving host of the Third Eye Drops podcast. In this episode, we talk about the importance of integrity in a shifting society, the mystery of the self, and the value of loving-kindness.

 

Hamilton Souther

July 20th, 2020

1:07:25

Hamilton Souther is a public speaker, master shaman, and the founder of Blue Morpho. In this podcast, we talk about how life has changed in the Amazon rainforest and promising new potentials for the growth of humanity. 

Damien Echols

July 13th, 2020

1:01:48

Damien Echols is a New York Times bestselling author, public speaker, and scholar of Magick. In this podcast, we talk about the history of magick, …

Christine Hassler

July 6th, 2020

51:48

Christine Hassler is a best-selling author, keynote speaker, master coach, and podcast host. In this powerful episode, we talk about releasing …

Joe List

June 29th, 2020

1:10:10

Joe List is a comedian and host of Tuesdays with Stories and Mindful Metal Jacket. In this podcast, we talk about protecting your brain from the …

Ariel Garten | Untangle

June 22nd, 2020

1:04:14

Ariel Garten is a co-founder of the MUSE headband, neuroscientist, artist, and entrepreneur. In this podcast, we talk about the neuroscience of …

James Nestor | Breath

June 15th, 2020

1:01:16

James Nestor is a New York Times bestselling author and journalist. In this podcast, we talk about the evolution of human breathing, transcendent …

Mehcad Brooks | You Have A Chance

June 8th, 2020

1:16:34

Mehcad Brooks is an actor and anti-racist spiritual activist. In this podcast, we talk about the consciousness shift in recent months, the wisdom of inviting our ego to be heard, and a dance with death that changed …

Scott Barry Kaufman | Transcend

May 25th, 2020

57:20

Scott Barry Kaufman is a cognitive psychologist, author, and podcast host. In this podcast, we discuss the work of Abraham Maslow, the possible …

Christopher Willits | The Unknown Sea

May 18th, 2020

1:04:54

Christopher Willits is an artist, guitarist, and co-founder/director of Envelop. In this podcast, we talk about his prolific career as a contemporary …

Dr. Rick Hanson | Neurodharma

May 11th, 2020

58:14

Dr. Rick Hanson is a psychologist and New York Times bestselling author. In this podcast, we talk about the current mindfulness brain science, the …

Myq Kaplan | A.K.A.

May 4th, 2020

1:31:14

Myq Kaplan is a comedian who has performed on the Tonight Show, the Late Show with David Letterman, Late Night with Seth Meyers, and more. On this podcast, we talk about the absurdity of normalcy, the power of …

Susan Piver | Open Heart In The Cloud

April 27th, 2020

57:08

Susan Piver is the New York Times bestselling author of nine books and the founder of The Open Heart Project. In this podcast, we talk about the …

Sarah Urist Green | You Are an Artist

April 20th, 2020

48:38

Sarah Urist Green is the creator, curator, and host of The Art Assignment. In this podcast, we talk about how each of us is naturally artistic, different methods to spark creativity, and her new book You Are an Artist.

JP Sears | Fact Chunker

March 23rd, 2020

2:02:30

JP Sears is a YouTube superstar, comedian, author, life coach and host of the Awaken with JP Show. In this episode, we get real serious for a chat about only eating ice, unmanifesting things in your life that you don’t …

Eric Zimmer | The One You Feed

March 16th, 2020

1:03:46

Eric Zimmer is a podcast host, behavior coach, speaker, and author. In this episode, we talk about the trap of comparative suffering, the fluidity of enlightenment, and the birth of his podcast The One You Feed. 

This …

Michael Phillip | Reality Is A Wavy Line

March 9th, 2020

1:04:50

Michael Phillip is a speaker, writer, and host of the Third Eye Drops podcast. In this podcast, we talk about the weirdness and novelty of charisma, …

Yung Pueblo | Inward and Upward

March 2nd, 2020

1:06:58

Yung Pueblo is the pen name for writer, speaker, and meditator Diego Perez. This podcast is packed full of goodness. We talk about our inward …

Sophia Rokhlin | Keys to the Universe

February 10th, 2020

1:07:34

Sophia Rokhlin is an ethnobotanist, anthropologist, speaker and author of the book When Plants Dream. In this episode, we talk about her …

East Forest | The Sound Within

February 3rd, 2020

1:17:54

East Forest is an ambient, modern classical, and electro-acoustic musician as well as the host of the Ten Laws podcast. In this episode, we go deep into the universal language of music, creative processes, and how sound …

Dr. Shauna Shapiro | Good Morning, I Love You

January 27th, 2020

55:51

Shauna Shapiro is a clinical psychologist who has been studying the science of mindfulness for over 20 years. In this podcast, we talk about the …

Hal Elrod | The Miracle Equation

January 20th, 2020

53:36

Hal Elrod is the author of the international bestseller The Miracle Morning and a top-rated keynote speaker. In this podcast, we talk about consciousness shifts, turning miracles into realities, and the power of …

Miles Neale | The Wisdom of Virtue

January 13th, 2020

1:25:30

Miles Neale is a Contemplative Psychotherapist, Buddhist teacher, faculty member of Tibet House US, and author. In this episode, we talk about Miles’ …

Hansa Bergwal | Death Can Teach Us To Live

January 6th, 2020

1:04:52

Hansa Bergwal is the co-founder of the WeCroak App which is inspired by a Bhutanese folk saying: to be a happy person, one must contemplate death …

Spring Washam | A Fierce Heart

December 23rd, 2019

59:48

Spring Washam is a meditation teacher, author, and a member of the teacher’s council at Spirit Rock Meditation Center. In this podcast, we talk about what really goes down at meditation retreats, what we can learn from …

Michael Phillip | Chasm of Creation

December 16th, 2019

1:06:56

Michael Phillip is the wonder-seeking host of the Third Eye Drops podcast. In one of Michael’s most powerful appearances to date, we talk about …

Justin Boreta | Listen, Dream

December 9th, 2019

1:11:41

Justin Boreta is a music producer and member of The Glitch Mob and Superposition. In this episode, we talk about ambient music as the perfect …

Christopher Bache | The Mind of the Universe

November 25th, 2019

54:26

Christopher Bache Ph.D. is professor emeritus in the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies at Youngstown State University and on the advisory board for the Grof Foundation. In this podcast, we discuss the …

Joe Patitucci | The Sound of Plants

November 11th, 2019

1:08:27

Joe Patitucci is the founder of Data Garden, creator of PlantWave, and a multimedia healing artist. In this podcast, we talk about the technology …

Philip Goff | Galileo's Error

November 4th, 2019

47:18

Philip Goff is a philosopher, author, and consciousness researcher at Durham University, UK. In this podcast, we talk about the hard problem of consciousness, panpsychism, and his new book Galileo's Error: Foundations …

Sanjay Rawal | Joy Through Exertion

October 21st, 2019

44:21

Sanjay Rawal is a documentary filmmaker, student of Sri Chinmoy, and lifelong runner. In this podcast, we talk about running as a spiritual practice, the Running Monks of Japan, and Sanjay’s film about the 3100-mile …

Loch Kelly | Effortless Mindfulness

October 7th, 2019

55:30

Loch Kelly is a leader in the field of meditation and psychotherapy. He is the author of the award-winning Shift into Freedom and founder of the Open-Hearted Awareness Institute. Loch is an emerging voice in modernizing …

NOW IS THE WAY

September 24th, 2019

9:57

Today is the day! My book "Now Is the Way: An Unconventional Approach to Modern Mindfulness" is out now. 

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Michael Phillip | Riding Infinity

September 23rd, 2019

1:00:02

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Erik Davis | High Weirdness

September 9th, 2019

1:11:11

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Seane Corn | Revolution of the Soul

September 2nd, 2019

54:48

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Brian Swimme | Journey of the Universe

August 26th, 2019

1:10:34

Brian Swimme is an evolutionary cosmologist and professor at the California Institute of Integral Studies. His work focuses on the fourteen billion …

Albert Flynn DeSilver | Writing as a Path to Awakening

August 19th, 2019

58:29

Albert Flynn DeSilver is a poet, author, and workshop leader. He has taught thousands of people an embodied, inter-connected approach to creativity which uses meditation to connect them to their natural artistic flow.

Donald Hoffman | Why Evolution Hid The Truth

August 12th, 2019

54:12

Donald Hoffman is a professor of cognitive science at The University of California, Irvine. He studies how our perception influences our reality and delivered an incredible TED talk called “Do we see reality as it is?”

Jonathan Fields | How to Live A Good Life

July 29th, 2019

56:56

Jonathan Fields is a bestselling author and founder of Good Life Project, one of the top-ranked podcasts in the world.

Many of us know how to live a good life. But how can we live a life with purpose? In this podcast, …

Kevin Kaiser | And Then I Woke Up

July 22nd, 2019

1:09:31

Kevin Kaiser is an author, mentor, speaker and founder of And Then I Woke Up.

What happens when your methods for living a good life are put to the test? In this podcast, we talk about popping out of social programming, …

Charles Eisenstein | Wisdom of Unlearning

July 8th, 2019

1:00:16

Charles Eisenstein is an author and public speaker that focuses on cultural evolution, consciousness, climate change, gift-economy, and civilization.

Duncan Trussell | Basic Goodness

July 1st, 2019

1:29:10

Duncan Trussell is a stand-up comedian, writer, and host of The Duncan Trussell Family Hour podcast.

How can we leave behind the gimmicks and tap into an authentic and long-lasting experience of the present? In this …

Annaka Harris | Conscious

June 24th, 2019

1:11:48

Annaka Harris is an author, editor, meditation teacher and consultant for science writers, specializing in neuroscience and physics. Her new book

Michael Phillip | Age of Wonder

June 17th, 2019

1:09:30

Michael Phillip is the wonder-seeking host of the Third Eye Drops podcast. He melds minds with artists, authors, philosophers, and scientists in a quest for greater understanding of himself and our world.

Is the …

David Krakauer | The Science of Complexity

June 10th, 2019

1:02:38

David Krakauer is an evolutionary biologist whose research focuses on the evolutionary history of information processing mechanisms in biology and …

Ellen Hendriksen | How to Be Yourself

May 27th, 2019

58:34

Ellen Hendriksen is a clinical psychologist who helps millions calm their anxiety through her Savvy Psychologist podcast and also at Boston …

Suzanne Ciani | A Life in Waves

May 13th, 2019

59:05

Suzanne Ciani is a legendary composer, pioneering sound designer, and Grammy-nominated electronic musician. She has made fifteen albums, created award-winning sounds and effects, and is the first female composer to …

Daniel Pinchbeck | Balancing the Earth

May 6th, 2019

59:50

Daniel Pinchbeck is an author and leading voice in the contemporary shamanism movement. Among his most popular works are Breaking Open the Head, …

Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith | Existence in the Unfurling

April 29th, 2019

1:18:57

Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith is a composer, performer, music producer, and modular synthesis guru. Her magical swirling music has been celebrated by NPR, …

John F Simon Jr | Stream-Entry Creativity

April 15th, 2019

1:08:28

John F Simon Jr is a pioneering artist whose works have appeared in the Museum of Modern Art, Guggenheim, Whitney, and countless others. He also wrote a book called Drawing Your Own Path, which offers a meditative path …

JP Sears | Completely Relatable

April 1st, 2019

2:41:48

JP Sears is a YouTuber, comedian, author, speaker, wisdom seeker and all around awesome human being. He has racked up over 300 million views with his online videos and hosts the enlighteningAF podcast Awaken with JP …

Charlie Ambler | Don’t Serve Your Thoughts Tea

March 25th, 2019

1:13:57

Charlie Ambler is the founder of DailyZen and online apparel brand Strike Gently Co. On his mindfulness blog, he writes about meditation, …

Rev. angel Kyodo williams | Love And Justice Are Not Two

March 18th, 2019

58:27

Rev. angel Kyodo williams is an esteemed Zen priest, author, spiritual teacher, and activist. She is the founder of the Center for Transformative Change and the author of two potent books Being Black: Zen and the Art …

Ramin Nazer | You Control So Many Atoms

March 11th, 2019

2:05:13

Ramin Nazer is an artist, comedian, and host of The Rainbow Brainskull Hour podcast. He manifests his unique creative vision in the form of …

Mark Coleman | From Suffering to Peace

March 4th, 2019

1:04:58

Mark Coleman is a senior meditation teacher at Spirit Rock Meditation Center, where he has taught for almost twenty years. Through Mark’s …

James Doty | The Magic of Compassion

February 25th, 2019

1:10:28

Dr. James Doty is a clinical professor of neurosurgery at Stanford University and director of the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education. He’s also the author of the NYT's bestselling book, Into the …

Michael Phillip | Nurture Your Knowledge

February 18th, 2019

1:13:37

Michael Phillip is the wonder-seeking host of the Third Eye Drops podcast. He melds minds with artists, authors, philosophers, shamans, and scientists in a quest for greater understanding of himself and our reality.

On …

Emily Fletcher | Stress Less, Accomplish More

February 4th, 2019

1:00:11

Emily Fletcher is the founder of Ziva and regarded as an expert in meditation for high performance. She’s been named one of the top 100 women in wellness to watch, has taught more than 15,000 students around the world …

Jeff Warren | The Head Trip

January 21st, 2019

1:10:47

Jeff Warren is an author and meditation teacher. He co-authored Meditation for Fidgety Skeptics with Dan Harris and wrote his own deep book about consciousness called The Head Trip. Jeff teaches meditation to all walks …

Matt Haig | Notes On A Nervous Planet

January 14th, 2019

59:11

Matt Haig is a British author and mental health advocate. His internationally bestselling memoir Reasons to Stay Alive, How To Stop Time, and five other novels have been translated into thirty languages. Matt’s honest …

Josh Korda | Opt Out Of Delusion

January 7th, 2019

1:13:18

Buddhist teacher Josh Korda has been teaching at Dharmapunx NYC since 2005 and has a large spiritual counseling private practice. He has written for Tricycle, Lion’s Roar, Shambhala Sun and authored his own book, …

Miles Neale | Gradual Awakening

December 24th, 2018

1:31:11

Contemplative Psychotherapist Dr. Miles Neale is breaking new ground. He’s a leading Buddhist teacher, faculty member of Tibet House US, …

Brian Ramisch | Notes From The Inner World

December 17th, 2018

1:22:00

Shiatsu Alchemist Brian Ramisch is a therapeutic bodyworker that focuses on bringing harmony to the body, mind, and spirit. Through his unique balancing approach, he relieves pressure from the nervous system and …

Susan Piver | The Four Noble Truths Of Love

December 10th, 2018

1:15:40

NYT bestselling author and meditation teacher Susan Piver has taught thousands of people the magic of meditation in workshops, events, and retreats all over the world. In her new book The Four Noble Truths of Love, …

George Haas | The Meaningful Life

December 3rd, 2018

56:20

Meditation teacher George Haas spent a lot of time seeking while he was growing up in New York. After experiencing a bout of particularly deep …

William Von Hippel | The Social Leap

November 26th, 2018

1:18:01

Psychology professor William Von Hippel has spent his career exploring social hypothesis. By researching human evolutionary psychology, he’s been …

Damien Echols | High Magick

November 5th, 2018

1:14:16

West Memphis Three member Damien Echols has lived a life none of us can imagine. In the mid 90’s, Damien and two others were wrongly convicted of …

Kevin Kelly | Gratitude Is The Only Prayer

October 15th, 2018

48:11

Wired founder Kevin Kelly is an editor, photographer and New York Times bestselling author. In this podcast, we discuss how social media is changing the way people see reality, his infamous 1000 True Fans essay, and …

Michael Phillip | Computer Love

October 1st, 2018

1:21:33

Wonder-seeking Michael Phillip hosts the Third Eye Drops podcast where he melds minds with artists, authors, philosophers, shamans, and scientists. In this episode, we dive deep into how a future with conscious …

Frank Ostaseski | Learning From Dying

September 3rd, 2018

1:01:14

End of life care pioneer Frank Ostaseski is a renowned Buddhist teacher who co-founded the Zen Hospice Project and the Metta Institute. In this touching podcast, Frank shares what sitting with thousands of people at the …

Shozan Jack Haubner | Zen Confidential

August 27th, 2018

52:57

Zen Priest and Author Shozan Jack Haubner lived for 13 years as a monk in a Buddhist monastery. He shares what life was like as a monk, insights that he gained from his experience and his journey returning home to Los …

John F Simon Jr | Your Life Is A Self-Portrait

August 20th, 2018

1:04:43

Artist John F Simon Jr talks with me about creative blocks, artistic charge ups, and the cycles of existence. 

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Shinzen Young | The Science of Enlightenment

August 13th, 2018

1:15:00

Mindfulness teacher Shinzen Young talks with me about samurais, paths to enlightenment, and his vision for a technological meditation revolution.

Dr. Daniel Siegel | Wheel of Awareness

August 6th, 2018

1:00:14

Professor of psychiatry and NYT bestselling author Dr. Daniel Siegel talks with me about the mind and his new book Aware: The Science and Practice of Presence

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Devendra Banhart | The Luminosity of Now

July 30th, 2018

2:01:51

Musician Devendra Banhart talks with me about his spiritual path, the importance of art, and writing his new record.

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Kevin Kaiser | All Is Well

July 23rd, 2018

1:04:02

Writer Kevin Kaiser talks with me about finding answers in the simplicity of the present, consciousness as a species, and the power of stillness.

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Jon Hopkins | Singularity

July 2nd, 2018

1:28:56

Electronic musician Jon Hopkins joins me for a talk about his exploration of consciousness, how he creates his incredible music, and his new album

Dr David Vago | Mapping The Meditative Mind

June 18th, 2018

1:16:25

Neuroscientist Dr David Vago joins me to talk about studying the brain scans of meditators, how meditation changes different areas of the brain …

Michael Phillip | Waves of Being

June 11th, 2018

1:17:27

Third Eye Drops host Michael Phillip joins me for a talk about staying fresh by putting yourself in uncomfortable situations, seeing life from other points of view and the wonder of synchronicity. 

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Botany | The Light Is Raw

June 4th, 2018

1:01:20

Electronic musician Botany joins me for a talk about creating kaleidoscopic music, listening to artistic intuition and his new record The Skull …

Lama Tsultrim Allione | Journey Into The Mandala

May 28th, 2018

57:32

Legendary Buddhist teacher Lama Tsultrim Allione joins me for a chat about her early awakening experiences in Tibet, the mandala of the five …

Donald Hoffman | The Case Against Reality

May 22nd, 2018

1:19:11

Cognitive Scientist Donald Hoffman joins me for a chat about the illusion of reality, why natural selection does not favor truth, and consciousness as a recursive social network of identities.

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Brian Ramisch | Collecting Reality Maps

May 14th, 2018

2:36:23

Shiatsu Alchemist Brian Ramisch joins me for a chat about genre-bending reality, the value of deep self-inquiry, and the human social game.

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Kelly Carlin | Hearing Yourself Through The Noise

May 7th, 2018

1:04:58

Teacher and author Kelly Carlin speaks to me about defining her personal sovereignty, unplugging from social media, the nature of consciousness, and growing up with George.

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Vince Horn | The Deep End Of The Awakening Pool

April 30th, 2018

1:17:57

Buddhist Geeks founder Vince Horn joined me for a chat and it quickly became clear that we had shared similar inner experiences while prodding at our brains over the years. We took advantage of our familiarity with the …

Gretchen Rubin | What Makes A Person Happy

April 16th, 2018

54:45

Four-time NYT bestselling author Gretchen Rubin joins me to discuss how she began her writing career, what makes a person happy, and her new book, The Four Tendencies.

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Ryan Holiday | The Conspiracy Of Writing

March 12th, 2018

55:05

Ego is the Enemy author Ryan Holiday joins me to discuss writing, the artistic process, and his new book Conspiracy: Peter Thiel, Hulk Hogan, …

Culadasa | The Mind Illuminated

March 5th, 2018

1:30:29

Meditation teacher and author Culadasa joins me to discuss his four decades of Buddhist practice, the ten stages of meditation, and his book The Mind …

Daniele Bolelli | Drinking Wine From The Skulls Of Public Intellectuals

February 26th, 2018

1:09:51

Author and History on Fire host Daniele Bolelli joins me to discuss the current rise of public intellectuals and what fundamental things a person can …

John F Simon Jr | Understanding Your Story

February 19th, 2018

1:01:07

Artist and teacher John F Simon Jr joins me for a white hot chat about creativity, awareness, and how people understand their own story. 

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#118 Michael Phillip | The Strange Richness Of Inner Human Life

February 12th, 2018

1:07:44

Third Eye Drops host Michael Phillip joins me for a chat about language, the peculiar richness of people’s inner lives, and how we ascribe value to …

#117 Aubrey Marcus | Own The Day, Own Your Life

February 5th, 2018

1:07:25

Onnit CEO and author Aubrey Marcus joins me for a chat about riding the momentum of life, his favorite ways to stay focused, and writing his new book  Own The Day, Own Your Life.

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#116 Roshi Joan Halifax | Standing At The Edge

January 29th, 2018

38:55

Zen priest and Buddhist teacher Roshi Joan Halifax joins me to discuss her humanitarian work, four decades of meditation practice, and new book  Standing At The Edge.

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#115 Kevin Kaiser | Taking Ownership Of Life

January 8th, 2018

58:12

Bestselling author and Intentional Living guru Kevin Kaiser joins me to discuss how to express yourself to the fullest and take ownership of your …

#114 Jillian Pransky | Deep Listening

December 25th, 2017

1:00:15

Author and Restorative Yoga expert Jillian Pransky joins me on The Astral Hustle. We discuss the importance of the witness mind, how an expanded body changes the way we think, and her book Deep Listening.

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#113 Robert Thurman | Man of Peace

December 18th, 2017

1:05:17

The great Robert Thurman joins me on The Astral Hustle. We discuss what he has learned from the Dalai Lama over the course of their 50 year friendship, how experiencing nirvana is like being blown away, and his …

#112 William MacAskill | Doing Good Better

December 11th, 2017

1:09:15

Oxford University philosophy professor and Effective Altruism movement co-creator William MacAskill joins me on The Astral Hustle. We discuss how helping others increases our well being, the misconceptions of altruism, …

#111 Elena Brower | Meditation Without Striving

December 4th, 2017

54:27

Meditation teacher and author Elena Brower joins me on The Astral Hustle. We discuss softening ourselves in daily life, meditation without striving, and growing comfortable with self-awareness.

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#110 Megan Devine | It’s OK That You’re Not OK

November 27th, 2017

1:09:51

Grief advocate and psychotherapist Megan Devine joins me on The Astral Hustle. We discuss cultural blindspots around grief, why people are scared to …

#109 Genevieve von Petzinger | The Origin Of Symbolism

November 13th, 2017

1:09:19

Paleoanthropologist and cave art researcher Genevieve von Petzinger joins me on The Astral Hustle. We discuss the origins of symbolism and what our …

#108 Dr Rick Hanson | How To Hardwire Happiness

November 6th, 2017

59:57

Psychologist and NYT best selling author Dr Rick Hanson joins me on The Astral Hustle. Rick shares how we can use positive neuroplasticity to …

#107 Dr Judson Brewer | Unwinding Anxiety

October 23rd, 2017

59:23

Psychiatrist and famous TED talker Dr Judson Brewer joins me on The Astral Hustle. We discuss ways to reduce anxiety, how we can use curiosity to hack negative mindsets, and his new app  Unwinding Anxiety

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#106 Lewis Howes | The Mask of Masculinity

October 16th, 2017

37:13

School of Greatness host Lewis Howes joins me on The Astral Hustle. We discuss the trauma Lewis experienced as a child that drove him to help others …

#105 Sharon Salzberg | Real Love

October 9th, 2017

1:04:26

Renowned mindfulness teacher and NYT bestselling author Sharon Salzberg joins me on The Astral Hustle. We discuss the importance of connecting …

#104 Aubrey Marcus | Grabbing The Slippery Ego

September 25th, 2017

1:05:13

Human optimizer and Onnit CEO Aubrey Marcus joins me on The Astral Hustle. In this kaleidoscopic conversation we discuss the slipperiness of the ego, experiencing pure quantum potentiality and much more.

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#103 Tali Sharot | The Influential Mind

September 18th, 2017

55:47

Neuroscientist, TED talker, and author Tali Sharot joins me on The Astral Hustle. We discuss the nature of influence, how to avoid mental pitfalls by …

#102 Donald Hoffman | How Our Perception Creates Reality

August 28th, 2017

1:12:47

Cognitive Scientist and TED talker  Donald Hoffman joins me on The Astral Hustle. We discuss how perception creates reality, evolutionary psychology, …

#101 Ryan Nicodemus | Everything That Remains

August 21st, 2017

1:18:59

Ryan Nicodemus of The Minimalists joins me on The Astral Hustle. We discuss his introduction to minimalism, the ways it has changed his him, and how others can benefit from clearing the clutter in their lives. 

This …

#100 Dr Judson Brewer | The Craving Mind

July 17th, 2017

56:29

Psychiatrist, famous TED talker, and Mindfulness training expert Judson Brewer MD PhD joins me on The Astral Hustle. We discuss how mindfulness can …

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