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Commune is a podcast where we explore the ideas and practices that bring us together and help us live healthy, purpose-filled lives. We believe personal and societal health are two sides of the same coin, and that cultivating personal wellness is the first step toward making the world well. We conne… read more

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Dr. Zach Bush: Nature’s Quest for Coherence

December 2nd, 2021

1:41:22

From the carbon cycle to our feminine and masculine forms, the universe naturally organizes itself into incredibly complex yet beautifully harmonious …

Byron Katie: He's Trying to Control Me

November 30th, 2021

13:39

Today's episode is an excerpt from the Commune course, The Work of Byron Katie. In this session, Laurie is recalling a situation in which she felt …

Thanksgiving Special: Schuyler Puts Jeff in the Hot Seat

November 25th, 2021

1:16:36

The tables have turned as Commune Podcast host Jeff Krasno responds to questions from his wife Schuyler. The scope of guests here on the Commune Podcast is quite broad, and in the process of researching and hosting this …

Dr. Jolene Brighten: What Your Hormones Are Trying to Tell You

November 22nd, 2021

1:15:05

Think about your hormones like a symphony. When every instrument is in tune, they play a lovely song. If just one instrument is out of tune or one hormone is out of balance, you hear it — and you feel it. This hour-long …

Rabbi Mordecai Finley: Living a Life of Goodness

November 19th, 2021

1:42:27

Rabbi Mordecai Finley is a philosopher and religious leader renowned for articulating truths about the human condition through the Old Testament and …

Commusings: To Meat or Not to Meat?

November 16th, 2021

15:07

You don’t exactly “get protein from eating protein.” Some two hundred thousand proteins are synthesized by your cells using 21 amino acids — nine of which are not made endogenously in your body. So, you need to consume …

Commusings: Are You Surviving or Thriving? with Laurie-Beth Robbins

November 13th, 2021

15:39

This week's essay is from our beloved bon vivant Laurie-Beth Robbins (“LBR”), a regular Commune contributor who drinks life straight from the …

Chip Conley: Reviving the Role of Elder

November 11th, 2021

1:33:47

Experience is making a comeback, and Chip Conley – legendary entrepreneur, founder of the Modern Elder Academy, and author of Wisdom at Work – is leading the way. Today Chip and Jeff discuss the difference between …

Commusings: How to Activate Your Brain & Learn Better

November 9th, 2021

17:08

This week, Jeff geeks out about neuroplasticity — our ability to learn new skills and rewire the brain, even later in life. It turns out there are many techniques to optimize the creation of new neural networks so that …

Dr. William Li: Eat to Beat Disease

November 4th, 2021

1:32:46

Your body was designed to fight disease, and we have radically underestimated how foods can be used to amplify this innate power. In this episode, pioneering physician-scientist Dr. William Li empowers you to boost your …

Commusings: The Poetics of Healing with Jacqueline Suskin

November 2nd, 2021

15:32

As a poet, Jacqueline Suskin never anticipated playing a role in the health and wellness world. But after writing more than forty thousand …

Marc Champagne: The Question That Changes Everything

October 28th, 2021

1:21:13

We are all one question away from a different life, personally and professionally. What is the question that might change yours? Today's conversation is with Marc Champagne, who wrote the book Personal Socrates about …

Kimberly Snyder: Eating for Beauty Inside Out

October 26th, 2021

56:31

Today's lesson is a taste of Kimberly Snyder's 10-day Commune course, Beauty Inside Out. Visit onecommune.com/beauty to learn more about the course and sign up for a free trial.


Kimberly is passionate about changing how …

Dr. Roger Seheult: The Swiss Cheese Method of COVID Defense

October 22nd, 2021

1:47:03

In a media landscape filled with sensationalized information, Dr. Roger Seheult has provided consistent evidence-based information throughout the …

Commusings: If Greek Philosophers Played Parcheesi

October 19th, 2021

16:11

Today’s ramble from Jeff is an excavation of Stoicism inspired by his family's unfortunate Parcheesi and chocolate habits. Learn about this ancient …

Jules Evans: What Would a Stoic Do?

October 14th, 2021

1:47:02

The philosophy of Stoicism is more than 2,000 years old, but remains remarkably practical. Like the modern wellness movement, Stoicism is concerned …

Deepak Chopra: The Spontaneous Fulfillment of Desire

October 12th, 2021

1:10:22

Today's episode is an excerpt from Deepak Chopra's Commune course, The Nature of Reality. You can enjoy this program free for 6 days at onecommune.com/reality.


Matter, energy, information and everything we consider …

Dr. Mahmoud Ghannoum: Your Microbiome & COVID

October 7th, 2021

1:01:29

Your microbiome is home to much more than just bacteria. Dr. Mahmoud Ghannoum is a groundbreaking researcher focused on the role of the bacteriome …

Commusings: The Hostess with the Mostest

October 2nd, 2021

11:20

Are you actually attracted to her, or are the microbes who call your body home tipping the scale in their interest? More philosophically, the expansive power of our microbiome elicits questions regarding the very nature …

Zach Bush: The Second Birth of Humanity

September 30th, 2021

2:18:18

In some ways this conversation serves as Part 2 of our first podcast with Zach Bush, The Real Roots of Disease. However, this conversation is so expansive in scope — from the very micro of what is occurring right now in …

Marianne Williamson: How to Be a Better Spiritual Teacher

September 28th, 2021

51:03

Calling all leaders, teachers, healers, therapists, life coaches, spiritual guides, and anyone aspiring to be a beacon of light and love in this world. This audio workshop is an excerpt of Marianne’s 10-day Commune …

Paul Hawken: Ending the Climate Crisis in One Generation

September 23rd, 2021

1:59:15

The movement to reverse global warming will be the largest movement in the history of humankind, but it won't be because people want to "fight …

Commusings: Nothing Is in Control by Light Watkins

September 22nd, 2021

15:14

If you’ve been working all your life for the eventual payout of happiness, your moment has arrived — because you cannot be happy in the future. It's …

Brendon Burchard: The Key to Better Habits

September 16th, 2021

1:26:58

Brendon is a 3-time New York Times bestselling author and one of the world's most-watched, quoted, and followed personal development trainers. And …

Commusings: Our Own Worst Enemy

September 11th, 2021

13:18

We all remember where we were on September 11, 2001 — and the feeling of common grief and unity that followed. Now 20 years later, we have a new …

Dave Asprey: How to Live to 180 Years Old

September 9th, 2021

1:24:11

This conversation with biohacking pioneer Dave Asprey offers a wide spectrum of practical ways to enjoy more energy and live longer. You’ll learn what fuel to give your body (and when), how to keep your microbiome and …

Commusings: Falling...

September 4th, 2021

11:26

We strut through life confident that we are the thinker of our thoughts and feeler of our feelings. But, of course, that conception of reality is itself just a thought or a feeling. When we rigorously examine the nature …

Dr. Caroline Leaf: Healing Trauma & Stress with Neuroscience

September 2nd, 2021

1:19:14

Dr. Caroline Leaf is a communication pathologist and cognitive neuroscientist and the author of Cleaning Up Your Mental Mess and Switch On Your …

Commusings: It Happened in My Rearview Mirror by Murray Hidary

August 31st, 2021

25:01

Grief is something we all go through at some point in life. We don’t choose grief, it chooses us. The question is how will we deal with it when it arrives at our doorstep. This is Murray's story of loss and recovery.


The Nuances of Delta and Vaccine Efficacy with Dr. Stacey Klutts

August 26th, 2021

1:30:38

Dr. Klutts has both an MD and a PhD in biochemistry and is at the forefront of determining COVID policy for the entire veterans affairs system. As …

Commusings: Flying High with What's Genuine with Laurie-Beth Robbins

August 24th, 2021

16:40

This week's essay is from Laurie-Beth Robbins (“LBR”), a regular Commune contributor and eternal optimist who gets individuals excited about life. …

Charles Eisenstein: The Origin of the Wrongness in the World

August 19th, 2021

1:11:56

This audio workshop is an extended excerpt of Charles Eisenstein's Commune course, Political Hope. Our politics run on a mentality of war, and war …

Commusings: The Technology of Community by Jake Laub

August 17th, 2021

17:07

We tend to think of ecological solutions in terms of personal sacrifice or technology, but if one’s ability to “eco-sacrifice” is really a test of …

Ryron & Rener Gracie: Jiu-Jitsu’s Role in Reducing Violence

August 12th, 2021

1:22:16

Can teaching martial arts actually reduce violence? In this episode, Jeff talks with Brazilian jiu-jitsu master teachers Ryron and Rener Gracie about …

Justin Michael Williams: Don't Call Out, Call Forward

August 10th, 2021

17:06

Today's episode is an excerpt from the Commune course, Healing Conversations with Justin Michael Williams. If you are looking to improve the quality …

Commusings: An Act of God

August 5th, 2021

17:29

Prude or prurient. Mary or Jezebel. Why does Western culture have such a schizophrenic relationship with sex? In this Commusings Jeff walks a middle …

Byron Katie: My Love Life is Dependent on My Weight

August 3rd, 2021

13:24

Today's episode is an excerpt from the Commune course, The Work of Byron Katie. Starting with the belief, "My life is dependent on my weight," Katie walks Sarah through the four essential questions of The Work: Is it …

Zach Bush: The Real Roots of Disease

July 29th, 2021

2:05:40

Dr. Zach Bush doesn't keep his ideas in a neat ideological box. Instead, paints a sweeping picture of our interconnected world — one in which topics …

Commusings: If Alan Watts Played Piano

July 27th, 2021

9:41

This impromptu Commusings is what happens when Jeff listens to hours upon hours of the Zen philosopher Alan Watts while a road trip with his daughter — and then sits down at a piano.


To sign up for our weekly Commusings …

Russell Brand: The First 3 Steps to Recovery

July 22nd, 2021

1:15:40

This audio workshop is an extended excerpt of Russell Brand's Commune course on recovery. Whether you are mildly miserable, moderately despairing, or in a state of total desperation, this course can show you a new path …

Commusings: Superpowers in Her Tubes by David Romanelli

July 20th, 2021

11:34

Commusings is our Sunday morning newsletter where we take a moment to think deeply on the topics of spirituality, philosophy, and culture.


This week …

Pedro Andrade: What's Really Happening in the Amazon?

July 15th, 2021

1:05:51

Journalist Pedro Andrade recently spent 6 months deep in the Amazon with unparalleled access to many unique communities while filming a new documentary series for VICE. In this conversation, he discusses the complexity …

Walking Meditation: Discovering Anger’s Role in Your Life with Murray Hidary

July 13th, 2021

42:05

Today's episode is an excerpt from The Path to Presence with Murray Hidary, a 10-day walking meditation course that allows for a deep, embodied understanding of your emotions. You can enjoy this program free for 5 days …

Don't Half-Ass It: Life Lessons from Matthew McConaughey

July 8th, 2021

1:33:28

In this interview, Academy Award-winning actor Matthew McConaughey muses on his book Greenlights, an unconventional memoir filled with lessons learned the hard way for living with greater satisfaction. He and Jeff also …

Commusings: What Are You Afraid Of?

July 7th, 2021

20:18

Commusings is our Sunday morning newsletter where we take a moment to think deeply on the topics of spirituality, philosophy, and culture.


Today Jeff …

Farming for Human Health with Jeff Tkach

July 1st, 2021

50:29

Can organic farming feed the world? Jeff Tkach is the Chief Impact Officer for the Rodale Institute, which is at the forefront of studying the nutritional yield of organic as well as helping farmers transition their …

Commusings: From Mother Earth to Lover Earth by Jake Laub

June 29th, 2021

16:18

Commusings is our Sunday morning newsletter where we take a moment to think deeply on the topics of spirituality, philosophy, and culture.


Have you …

Living Long-Term in the Heart Chakra with Rich Roll and Julie Piatt

June 24th, 2021

1:07:35

What keeps a long-term relationship resilient? In their decades together, Rich Roll and Julie Piatt have weathered financial collapse and fame, …

Lesson: Overcoming Overwhelm with Brendon Burchard

June 22nd, 2021

33:51

Today's episode is an excerpt from Brendon Burchard's Commune course, The Wellness Masterclass, which teaches you how to cultivate long-lasting …

Karma & Your Destiny: Sadhguru at Commune Topanga

June 17th, 2021

1:20:37

In this recording of Sadhguru speaking at Commune Topanga, he answers audience questions on the nature of karma, how to "stay with the being rather than the doing," what to say to loved ones who have become depressed, …

Commusings: Being There

June 15th, 2021

15:20

Commusings is our Sunday morning newsletter where we take a moment to think deeply on the topics of spirituality, philosophy, and culture.


Today Jeff …

Find Your Daily Dose of Inspiration with Light Watkins

June 10th, 2021

1:25:30

What is inspiration and how can we tap into it every day? Light Watkins is a meditation teacher turned minimalist nomadic author. In today's episode, he and Jeff discuss excerpts from Light's new book – Knowing Where to …

Lesson: How to Deal with Insecurity with Sadhguru

June 8th, 2021

13:29

Today's episode is an excerpt from Sadhguru’s Commune course, Wisdom of the Mystic, which is filled with Sadhguru’s insights on joy, suffering, and …

Empathic Communication with John Kinyon

June 4th, 2021

1:03:08

We aren't going to solve the world's problems unless we learn to speak to each other in ways that facilitate connection and cooperation. So in this …

Sound Bath: Deep Forest with Mickey Hart and Zakir Hussain

June 2nd, 2021

14:44

Today's episode is an excerpt from Sound Consciousness: Drones for Sonic Bathing with Grateful Dead percussionist Mickey Hart and tabla virtuoso …

Commusings: If You Get Confused, Just Listen to the Music Play

May 27th, 2021

15:53

Commusings is our Sunday morning newsletter where we take a moment to think deeply on the topics of spirituality, philosophy, and culture.


Today Jeff …

Lesson: Complex Problems, Simple Permaculture Solutions with Warren Brush

May 25th, 2021

11:36

Today's episode is an excerpt from our Commune course, Principles of Permaculture with Warren Brush. If you are interested in this topic I recommend …

The Modern Middle Way with Yung Pueblo

May 20th, 2021

1:18:54

Diego Perez is a meditator, activist, and the author behind the pen name Yung Pueblo. Today’s conversation revolves around his latest book, Clarity …

Lesson: The Trauma-Healing Diet with Dr. James Gordon

May 18th, 2021

25:01

Today's episode is an excerpt from Dr. James Gordon's Commune course, Transforming Trauma, which shows you how to move from the wounded states of …

Police, Race, and the Media: Everything You Did and Didn’t Want to Know

May 13th, 2021

1:22:55

Police, race, inequality, and social justice — why is it so hard to have a thoughtful, nuanced conversation about these topics? This episode seeks …

Lesson: Types of Plastic and the Recycling Myth with Kate Nelson

May 11th, 2021

16:28

Today's episode is an excerpt from Kate Nelson's Commune course, The Plastic-Free Challenge, which offers step-by-step guidance on how you can reduce your dependency on plastic — and experience the incredible …

Commusings: The Blessing and the Curse

May 8th, 2021

26:40

Commusings is our Sunday morning newsletter where we take a moment to think deeply on the topics of spirituality, philosophy, and culture.


This …

Lesson: Carried Wounds with David Kessler

May 4th, 2021

20:07

Today's episode is an excerpt from David Kessler's Commune course, Help for the Hurting Heart, which guides you through the grieving process in a way that leaves you feeling at peace and free to create a life of meaning …

Fear Is Feedback with Koya Webb

April 29th, 2021

1:11:02

Our natural instinct is to get rid of fear. But when you start to understand fear as feedback, you can also see how fear opens opportunities for growth in your life. In today’s episode, Koya Webb, yoga teacher and …

Lesson: Our Relationship with the Sun with Warren Brush

April 27th, 2021

11:36

Today's episode is an excerpt from our Commune course, Principles of Permaculture with Warren Brush and Quail Springs. If you are interested in …

Commusings: We Are Stronger Than Our Struggles by Laurie-Beth Robbins

April 22nd, 2021

25:23

Commusings is our Sunday morning newsletter where we take a moment to think deeply on the topics of spirituality, philosophy, and culture.


If your …

Lesson: Conscious Leadership with Seane Corn

April 20th, 2021

20:22

Today's episode is an excerpt from our Commune course, Redefining Leadership with Seane Corn and Off the Mat Into the World. How can the principles of yoga teach you to be a better leader? What is your relationship to …

Permaculture and Regenerative Design with Warren Brush

April 15th, 2021

1:19:55

Permaculture teacher Warren Brush describes the essence of this growing movement as "a design science for regenerative human settlement." In other …

Lesson: Mastering the Art of Manifesting with Wayne Dyer

April 13th, 2021

1:24:25

In this talk recorded at Wanderlust Festival's Speakeasy lecture series, Dr. Wayne W. Dyer explores the territory of our highest selves and …

Commusings: Jesus, Guns, and Free Will

April 8th, 2021

21:59

Commusings is our Sunday morning newsletter where we take a moment to think deeply on the topics of spirituality, philosophy, and culture.


This week’s …

Lesson: Active & Passive Letting Go with Danielle LaPorte

April 6th, 2021

10:09

Today's episode is an excerpt from Danielle LaPorte's Commune course, Free + Clear. This course is all about reflecting on your recent past and then using that wisdom to do a life reset.


In this lesson Danielle discusses …

The Path to Post-Traumatic Growth with James S. Gordon, MD

April 1st, 2021

1:20:37

Here are two truths about trauma: We all experience it sooner or later, and with the right tools we can move through it and heal. In this episode, …

Lesson: Forgiveness with Michael B. Beckwith

March 30th, 2021

10:41

Today's episode is an excerpt from Michael B. Beckwith's Commune course, Meditations for Life’s Challenges, which offers meditations and visualizations to help you work with life’s common challenges, such as loneliness, …

Dying To Be Me with Anita Moorjani

March 25th, 2021

1:13:03

In 2006, after a four-year battle with cancer, Anita fell into a coma and was given just hours to live. Today she tells the story of her near-death experience, and how what she learned on “the other side” can teach us …

Lesson: How Digestion Works with Dr. Mary Pardee

March 23rd, 2021

12:18

Today's episode is an excerpt from Dr. Mary Pardee's Commune course, Gut Health, which offers a deep dive into how you can enjoy a healthy digestive system – from microbiome essentials to discussions about specific gut …

Can Voters Eat Pizza? with Richard Greene

March 18th, 2021

1:18:59

The tug-of-war over voting rights is centuries old, but has returned to the political stage as an existential issue for Democrats and Republicans. …

Commusings: If You Cover It In Sugar Then It Only Tastes Sweet

March 16th, 2021

22:16

Commusings is our Sunday morning newsletter where we take a moment to think deeply on the topics of spirituality, philosophy, and culture. This week …

Untangling Grief with David Kessler and Murray Hidary

March 11th, 2021

1:09:04

On today’s show, we are also joined by pianist, composer and meditation teacher, Murray Hidary. In conversation with grief expert David Kessler, …

Lesson: The Magic of Soil with Finian Makepeace

March 9th, 2021

26:44

Today's episode is an excerpt from the Commune course, Soil is the Climate Solution with Finian Makepace, a co-founder of the organization Kiss the …

Grief is Inevitable, Suffering is Optional with David Kessler and Liz Hernandez

March 4th, 2021

1:03:13

Unless you are incapable of love (and that sounds rather bleak) then at some point in your life, you will experience a deep loss. And it’s easy to get stuck in the cycle of suffering that grief brings. But as grief …

Lesson: Dreaming Reality with Deepak Chopra

March 2nd, 2021

22:38

Today's episode is an excerpt from Deepak Chopra's Commune course, The Nature of Reality. You can enjoy this program free for 6 days at onecommune.com/reality.


In this lesson Deepak asks one of the most fundamental …

Prescribing Food as Medicine with Dr. Robert Graham

February 25th, 2021

1:01:33

Why do hospitals serve the same food that made patients sick? What if insurance companies let doctors prescribe food in addition to pills? How can we encourage recipients of food assistance to cook healthier meals? As …

Commusings: The Hard Problem of Consciousness

February 23rd, 2021

9:04

Commusings is our Sunday morning newsletter where we take a moment to think deeply on the topics of spirituality, philosophy, and culture. This week …

The Indian Farmer’s Protest with Indy Rishi Singh

February 19th, 2021

57:01

The Indian farmer’s protest is being called the largest peaceful protest in human history, and the issues at its core affect hundreds of millions of …

Lesson: Optimal Nutrition with Dr. Mark Hyman

February 16th, 2021

23:08

Today's episode is an excerpt from Dr. Mark Hyman’s Commune course, Hacking Your Healthcare. You can enjoy this program free for 10 days at onecommune.com/healthcare.


In this lesson Dr. Hyman applies a functional …

The Love Extremist with Ethan Lipsitz

February 12th, 2021

56:18

The news media tends to cover extremists in hate — but what would a love extremist do? Ethan is a self-proclaimed love activist, using a variety of …

Commusings: Completing Yourself

February 10th, 2021

14:00

Commusings is our Sunday morning newsletter where we take a moment to think deeply on the topics of spirituality, philosophy, and culture. This week …

The Distracted Mind with Dr. Adam Gazzaley

February 4th, 2021

1:10:12

How do our ancient brains react to the modern world? This episode explores the nature of human attention, our susceptibility to distraction, and the unforeseen impacts of the attention economy. Jeff and Adam also …

Commusings: Laughter Is a Conduit for Truth

February 2nd, 2021

21:01

Jeff reveals a sordid secret, meets the queen of the DMV, and conquers fear with a funny accent. Along the way he muses on what makes him feel free and laughter as a conduit for truth. Today’s Commusings was not …

The Storm Never Came. Now What? with Matthew Remski and Julian Walker

January 29th, 2021

1:37:55

How do conspiracy theories go from swirling on social media to besieging the U.S. Capitol? What happens when a prophecy’s deadline passes and doesn’t …

Commusings: Another Street

January 27th, 2021

9:13

Each week Jeff writes a Sunday article titled Commusings where we take a moment to think deeply on the topics of spirituality, philosophy, and …

Vaccine Science with Dr. Jonathan Berman

January 22nd, 2021

1:42:42

When Dr. Jonathan Berman started the March for Science, he was surprised to see anti-vaccine advocates joining him. How could people who were …

Commusings: Make America Purple (What Are We Not Hearing?)

January 19th, 2021

15:29

Each week Jeff writes a Sunday article titled Commusings where we take a moment to think deeply on the topics of spirituality, philosophy, and …

Commusings: A Real Awakening

January 12th, 2021

26:43

Each week Jeff writes a Sunday article called Commusings, where we take a moment to think deeply on the topics of spirituality, philosophy, and …

Don't Call Out, Call Forward with Justin Michael Williams

January 9th, 2021

55:16

Instead of pointing fingers and tearing each other down, what if we discovered how to create a world that is better for all of us? Justin Michael Williams is focused on how we can heal our social divides by engaging in …

Commusings: When Lightning Strikes

January 5th, 2021

12:44

Each week Jeff writes a Sunday article called Commusings where we take a moment to think deeply on the topics of spirituality, philosophy, and …

A Circular Spiritual Journey with Ryan Weiss

January 1st, 2021

1:16:16

Ryan Weiss was raised Jewish, wandered away from institutional religion, discovered an alternate personal spiritual path, and then found his way back to a new understanding of Judaism. Today’s conversation explores the …

Commusings: Christmess

December 29th, 2020

14:53

Each week Jeff writes a Sunday article called Commusings where we take a moment to think deeply on the topics of spirituality, philosophy, and …

Jesus Was An Activist with Pastor Ron Buford

December 24th, 2020

37:02

What would Jesus do? Civil disobedience. Public demonstrations. Resisting authority. For this special Christmas episode, we take a look at Jesus …

Commusings: Go to Your Room

December 19th, 2020

14:24

Each week Jeff has been writing a Sunday article called Commusings where we take a moment to think deeply on the topics of spirituality, philosophy, …

Healing Our Collective Addictions with Russell Brand

December 15th, 2020

1:05:09

Very few of us are free from some form of addiction — alcohol, sugar, sleeping pills, sex, Instagram, co-dependent relationships, the list goes on. …

Lesson: Lovingkindness with Sharon Salzberg

December 13th, 2020

15:55

Today's episode is an excerpt of Sharon Salzberg's Commune course on Compassionate Resilience.


Lovingkindness is the common term for what in the Buddhist tradition is called metta. We talk about lovingkindness not in …

Solving Society's "Impossible Problems" with Charles Eisenstein

December 9th, 2020

59:17

The myth of the separate self underlies our entire civilization, says philosopher and author Charles Eisenstein. This dualistic view of the world pits people against each other and turns nature into something we want to …

Lesson: How to Have Miraculous Relationships with Marianne Williamson

December 6th, 2020

20:37

Today's episode is an excerpt of Marianne Williamson's Commune course on relationships.


A miracle happens when you stop thinking with fear and start thinking with love. To establish stronger connections, you need to go …

Commusings: Enough Is a Feast

December 3rd, 2020

14:43

Each week Jeff has been writing a Sunday article called Commusings where we take a moment to think deeply on the topics of spirituality, philosophy, …

Sleep Better with Dr. Michael Breus

December 1st, 2020

28:52

Sleep affects every system of the body — everything we do, we do better with a good night of sleep. Enter Dr. Michael J. Breus, aka The Sleep Doctor! With a specialty in Sleep Disorders, he is one of only 168 …

Commusings: Democracy Is Fragile

November 24th, 2020

25:28

As of this moment, democracy has held. In today’s episode, Jeff explores how the institutions of journalism and the judicial courts withstood an …

Vaccine Skepticism and Free Speech with Robert F. Kennedy Jr.

November 22nd, 2020

1:10:33

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. is best known as a distinguished environmental lawyer and advocate for environmental justice. In recent years, he has been an outspoken critic of Big Pharma, specifically as it pertains to …

Healing Through Understanding with Elena Brower

November 15th, 2020

1:03:08

When we say, “The nation needs to heal,” what does that actually look like on a personal level? In today’s conversation with yoga teacher Elena Brower, we discuss how to re-grow the roots of civil conversation and …

Commusings: Communion

November 11th, 2020

24:03

Each week Jeff has been writing a Sunday article called Commusings where we take a moment to think deeply on the topics of spirituality, philosophy, …

Commusings: A Solemn Pledge

November 3rd, 2020

22:22

Each week Jeff has been writing a Sunday article called Commusings where we take a moment to think deeply on the topics of spirituality, philosophy, …

Commusings: Be Ready

November 1st, 2020

16:13

Each week Jeff has been writing a Sunday article called Commusings where we take a moment to think deeply on the topics of spirituality, philosophy, …

A Mindful Nation with Rep. Tim Ryan

October 28th, 2020

51:21

Rep. Tim Ryan (D) is the congressman from Ohio’s 13th district and former presidential candidate. He is a daily meditator and the author of A Mindful …

Commusings: Good Grief

October 26th, 2020

21:00

Each week Jeff has been writing a Sunday article called Commusings where we take a moment to think deeply on the topics of spirituality, philosophy, …

Love and Rage with Lama Rod Owens

October 23rd, 2020

1:21:32

Lama Rod Owens is a Buddhist minister, Black activist, and author of Love and Rage: The Path of Liberation through Anger. As he says in this podcast, "Anger is the bodyguard for hurt." Anger wakes us up to what is …

Commusings: The Rona

October 18th, 2020

21:15

Each week Jeff has been writing a Sunday article called Commusings where we take a moment to think deeply on the topics of spirituality, philosophy, …

Can Americans Like Each Other Again? with Ash Ambirge

October 16th, 2020

1:13:20

A native of New Milford, Pennsylvania, author Ash Ambirge often serves as a translator, of sorts, between the languages of “rural America” and “coastal elite America.” In this conversation, Jeff and Ash discuss the …

Yoga is Politics with Seane Corn

October 8th, 2020

1:25:16

Seane Corn is a yoga teacher and passionate political activist who believes social issues cannot be separated from yoga and spirituality. Today we …

Commusings: The Middle Way

October 6th, 2020

15:18

Each week Jeff has been writing a Sunday article called Commusings where we take a moment to think deeply on the topics of spirituality, philosophy, …

Can the Courts Preserve Democracy?

September 30th, 2020

1:03:36

Judge Vaughn R. Walker served as a U.S. District Judge from 1989 to 2011, and while he was nominated by two Republican presidents, he also presided over many progressive decisions, including the case that paved the way …

Commusings: Small Is Beautiful

September 29th, 2020

13:46

Each week Jeff has been writing a Sunday article called Commusings where we take a moment to think deeply on the topics of spirituality, philosophy, …

The Light and Dark of Western Spirituality with Jules Evans

September 23rd, 2020

1:02:44

Jules Evans is a prolific philosopher who writes on a wide variety of topics from stoicism and cognitive behavioral therapy to Artisotle and …

Commusings: Antisocial Media

September 22nd, 2020

19:26

Each week Jeff has been writing a Sunday article called Commusings where we take a moment to think deeply on the topics of spirituality, philosophy, …

The Origins of QAnon

September 15th, 2020

1:37:57

This week, Jeff interviews the hosts of the Conspirituality podcast – Derek Beres, Julian Walker, and Matthew Remski – on the white nationalist and …

Commusings: You Split. I Choose.

September 13th, 2020

14:16

Each week Jeff has been writing a Sunday article called Commusings where we take a moment to think deeply on the topics of spirituality, philosophy, …

Ending Racism in One Generation with Justin Michael Williams

September 8th, 2020

1:23:52

During this summer of reckoning on social justice, Justin Michael Willams took a step back from his social media and realized that in the flood of traumatizing news we were losing our ability to see a future bigger than …

Parenting in a Pandemic with Dr. Rebecca Branstetter

September 1st, 2020

1:02:14

School psychologist and conscious parenting author Dr. Rebecca Branstetter has some advice for you in today's podcast: You are not homeschooling your …

Commusings: A Bridge to America’s Future

August 30th, 2020

18:29

Each week Jeff has been writing a Sunday article called Commusings where we take a moment to think deeply on the topics of spirituality, philosophy, …

Real Talk with #GIRLBOSS Sophia Amoruso

August 25th, 2020

41:52

In her early 20’s Sophia Amoruso launched an eBay store selling vintage clothing. A few years later, Nasty Gal skyrocketed to $100 million in revenue and Sophia found herself (for better or worse) as an icon of female …

Commusings: From Straw To Steel

August 23rd, 2020

11:37

Each week Jeff has been writing a Sunday article called Commusings where we take a moment to think deeply on the topics of spirituality, philosophy, …

Faith, Love and Resilience with Sharon Salzberg

August 18th, 2020

1:19:48

Self-compassion is a muscle we have to remind ourselves to flex, and Sharon Salzberg is one of the most experienced trainers for that exercise. In this episode, Jeff sits down with Sharon to discuss faith, resilience, …

Commusings: The Other Epidemic

August 16th, 2020

18:10

Each week Jeff has been writing a Sunday article called Commusings where we take a moment to think deeply on the topics of spirituality, philosophy, …

Canary in a Coal Mine

August 6th, 2020

29:35

The silhouette of Colin Kaepernick is ubiquitous. Stenciled on sidewalks and spray painted on boarded-up businesses, the image of Kaepernick has …

From the Archive: The Nature of Reality with Deepak Chopra

August 4th, 2020

35:43

Is reality real? Deepak Chopra has dedicated his life to the scientific and spiritual exploration of what is. In this episode, Jeff and Deepak talk about how everything we consider real—from your next thought to the …

From the Archives: Why Forgive?

July 28th, 2020

38:40

Is forgiveness a gift you give... yourself? Dr. Robert Enright, founder of the International Forgiveness Institute, shares facts that will shift your perspective, and hear one incredible woman tell her true story of …

Commusings: Walking Among the Divine

July 26th, 2020

11:41

Each week Jeff has been writing a Sunday article called Commusings where we take a moment to think deeply on the topics of spirituality, philosophy, …

How to be Plastic-Free with Kate Nelson

July 21st, 2020

35:54

While going to college in Santa Barbara, California - Kate Nelson looked around in the middle of a party at the sea of Red Solo cups half filled with …

Commusings: Navigating Post-Truth

July 18th, 2020

18:03

Each week Jeff has been writing a Sunday article called Commusings where we take a moment to think deeply on the topics of spirituality, philosophy, …

Truth and Conspiracy with Charles Eisenstein

July 14th, 2020

1:22:34

Our society's war of narratives is preventing us from having thoughtful, meaningful conversations around a shared goal. How did we get here? And how …

Commusings: Who Am I?

July 10th, 2020

16:41

Each week Jeff has been writing a Sunday article called Commusings where we take a moment to think deeply on the topics of spirituality, philosophy, …

The Poetry of Life with Jacqueline Suskin

July 7th, 2020

55:54

As humans, we often struggle to express our emotional realm, which can feel confusing, shadowy, and private. But words are vessels for emotions, and poetry can help us understand why we feel the way we feel — something …

Commusings: Interdependence Day

July 5th, 2020

15:20

Each week Jeff has been writing a Sunday article called Commusings where we take a moment to think deeply on the topics of spirituality, philosophy, …

EVRYMAN with Ashanti Branch, Touré, and Sascha Lewis

July 1st, 2020

1:10:31

We have to change the paradigm of what it means to be a man in our society. For so long, the ideal man was someone who suppressed his emotions, never showing that side of him to the world. But what has internalizing …

Pandemic of Love with Shelly Tygielski

June 25th, 2020

46:32

When COVID-19 swept through her community, Shelly Tygielski had a simple idea: Connect people who can give directly with those in need. Within days …

Commusings: Finding Fatherhood

June 21st, 2020

12:24

Today, in honor of Father’s Day, I share with you a piece entitled Finding Fatherhood. This episode is dedicated to my loving father.


Dying with Dignity with Ann Grant

June 19th, 2020

1:00:54

Our approach to dying is a reflection of how we think about so many other different parts of our life, which for many of us is based on fear. Though death is the only thing we are guaranteed in this life, the associated …

Commusings: Privilege

June 14th, 2020

14:31

Each week Jeff has been writing a Sunday article called Commusings where we take a moment to think deeply on the topics of spirituality, philosophy, …

Healing Through Sound with Jeralyn Glass

June 11th, 2020

46:42

Jeralyn Glass has dedicated her life to healing through sound, and plays her crystal singing bowls in a wide range of venues, from concert halls to cancer centers. However, this is not remotely where Jeralyn’s career …

Commusings: 8 Minutes, 46 seconds

June 6th, 2020

11:23

Each week Jeff has been writing a Sunday article called Commusings where we take a moment to think deeply on the topics of spirituality, philosophy …

The Breaking Point with Anasa Troutman

June 4th, 2020

1:50:22

What's different this time? Today, African-American community leader Anasa Troutman discusses race relations in America, and how the pandemic, …

For Those Battling in Paper Armor

May 29th, 2020

37:33

The global pandemic conscripts a different type of soldier, wearing a different sort of uniform. Dubbed "essential workers," they fight an invisible …

Sacred Space with India.Arie

May 27th, 2020

49:23

India.Arie is a prolific singer-songwriter and the winner of 4 Grammy awards, but today on the show we talk about a different dimension of her life …

Urban Coliving with Robert O'Neill

May 23rd, 2020

43:01

When you fly over a city and see all those backyard swimming pools and barbecues, do you ever wonder: What if we shared more resources? What if we …

The Fourth Way with Biet Simkin

May 20th, 2020

1:02:59

Raised by a shaman in New York City and signed to Sony Records at 19, Biet's life has been a rollercoaster of highs and lows, clarity and addiction. …

You Are a Coral Reef with Ara Katz

May 12th, 2020

57:13

Like a reef or rainforest, what we call a human is actually a multispecies superorganism — technically a "holobiont." We evolved to exist with our …

To My Fellow Mothers in Quarantine with Schuyler Grant

May 9th, 2020

39:26

None of us imagined motherhood under these conditions. Some of us are essential workers navigating front-line jobs, but most of us are now stay-at-home moms, our careers vying with our kids for breathing room. Schuyler …

What Drug Companies Don't Disclose with Allison Behringer

May 7th, 2020

49:34

Capitalism bombards us with the message, “You’re not enough, but to compensate we're going to sell you a product.” This gets particularly dangerous …

Tapping to Let Go with Nick Ortner

April 30th, 2020

55:06

Is your personal narrative true? Or do you manipulate and aggregate past phenomena to support your current story? Today, Nick Ortner, CEO of The …

Happiness Right Here with Danielle LaPorte

April 28th, 2020

59:09

Our patterns of behavior are often rooted in our lack of self-worth. When there is something wrong on the inside, our instinct is to look for external agents to deal with those issues. However, radiance only comes from …

Stay Woke with Justin Michael Williams

April 23rd, 2020

59:23

What is the new world story that will spin out of our situation? Meditation doesn’t necessarily lead to a passive life — it can also encourage an active one. Today, author and recording artist Justin Michael Williams …

Return to Local with Helena Norberg-Hodge

April 21st, 2020

53:05

If ever there was an opportunity to introduce a more local way of life, one not engineered for corporate globalism, it is now. Today’s guest is the founder and director of Local Futures, Helena Norberg-Hodge, who …

A Nutritional Wasteland with Ocean Robbins

April 14th, 2020

47:00

Why are so many of us sick when we value health? The American way of processing and marketing food is spreading. All over the world waistlines are expanding, hospitals are filling up, and people are getting sick with …

Allow Yourself to Let Go with Tracee Stanley

April 7th, 2020

53:16

When information overloads us, we need a reset. But how do we really surrender and let go of so much thinking? Today, Tracee discusses how Yoga Nidra can help us quiet the mind, unwind and understand our stories, and …

How to Support Your Immune System with Dr. Mark Hyman

March 31st, 2020

55:13

In today’s episode, Dr. Mark Hyman shares a wide range of options for boosting your immune system — from food groups and supplements to practices and …

Home Alone in Our Heads with Light Watkins

March 24th, 2020

54:45

Spending quality time with our own minds can be terrifying for our socially oriented species, and yet here we all are, home alone with thoughts for …

Coronavirus - The New Human Story

March 19th, 2020

40:45

Eventually this crisis will end, and at that point we have an opportunity to rewrite the story of humanity. Will we use this pause in business-as-usual to reassess consumerism, globalism, and how we define a well-lived …

Coronavirus and Our Common Humanity

March 15th, 2020

24:26

The spread of the coronavirus reflects our inter-connectivity, starkly highlighting our intertwined destiny and common humanity. We are not just individuals living among other individuals acting in our own …

Inquire Within with In-Q

March 10th, 2020

1:01:59

In-Q is a national poetry slam champion, multi-platinum songwriter and jaw-dropping performer with an incredible talent for weaving sound, rhythm, …

The Mind Architect

March 3rd, 2020

53:05

You might call this week’s guest an “inner designer.” Peter Crone helps professional athletes, entrepreneurs, parents, and (in this case) podcast …

Everything is Figureoutable with Marie Forleo

February 25th, 2020

48:56

As the founder of B-School, Marie Forleo has inspired over 55,000 students to step into their entrepreneurial potential. In this conversation she …

The Story of Separation with Charles Eisenstein (Part 2)

February 19th, 2020

37:43

The myth of the separate self underlies our entire civilization, says philosopher and author Charles Eisenstein. This dualistic view of the world pits people against each other and turns nature into something we want to …

The Story of Separation with Charles Eisenstein (Part 1)

February 12th, 2020

29:55

The myth of the separate self underlies our entire civilization, says philosopher and author Charles Eisenstein. This dualistic view of the world pits people against each other and turns nature into something we want to …

We Need a Secretary of Yoga with Dr. Chelsea Jackson Roberts

February 6th, 2020

49:16

If yoga means union, if we as practitioners aspire to see the interconnectedness of all, then how could it not be political practice? Dr. Chelsea …

Sober Curious with Ruby Warrington

January 28th, 2020

44:38

Would life be better without alcohol? It’s the nagging question more and more of us are finding harder to ignore, whether we have a “problem” with …

Behind the Curtain

January 21st, 2020

35:35

For every hour a teacher is on camera filming a Commune course, we spend several hours with them off camera — meeting, planning, having meals together. Today, Jeff chats with Commune’s head of content Jake Laub about …

Back Health for Life with Schuyler Grant

January 15th, 2020

52:03

If you have lower back pain, you are not alone: 80 percent of adults suffer low back pain at some point in their lives. Today our guide to this topic …

Super Attractor with Gabby Bernstein

January 8th, 2020

40:09

Gabrielle Bernstein is the author of more than six bestselling books, including her latest, Super Attractor: Methods for Manifesting a Life Beyond Your Wildest Dreams. That sounds pretty ambitious, but as you will hear …

The New Enlightenment

December 31st, 2019

20:54

So often we focus our New Year's resolutions on our deficiencies of character or habits, imagining a future with a better job, six-pack abs, or a …

The Words That Moved Me

December 24th, 2019

15:24

Pull up a chair by our digital fireside as Jeff reads three pieces that influenced him this year — a letter from spiritual teacher Ram Dass, a speech …

Restorative Justice

December 17th, 2019

50:24

Our culture typically defines justice through the lens of crime and punishment. Violate the law and you will be punished. But how does justice …

Healing Society’s Addictions with Russell Brand (Part 2)

December 10th, 2019

42:30

This is Part 2 of a two-part series on recovery with Russell Brand.


Last week we explored how 12-step recovery can be applied to the addictions in our lives, but can the same model work with our society? Can we …

Freedom from Addiction with Russell Brand (Part 1)

December 3rd, 2019

28:42

This is Part 1 of a two-part series on recovery with Russell Brand.


Very few of us are free from some form of addiction — alcohol, sugar, sleeping …

What's in a Thought?

November 26th, 2019

29:53

We spend our entire lives having thoughts, but because no one else can hear them we can fool ourselves into thinking they don't matter unless we act …

The Off-site Perspective

November 19th, 2019

24:55

We recognize the importance of self-reflection, but there is also tremendous value in stepping back as a business or a family to contemplate the bigger picture, the higher purpose, the deeper “why” behind it all. As we …

Advice For Advocates

November 14th, 2019

30:47

Today’s show is about what it means to be an advocate: why and how and with what intention we should speak up for the causes we care about.


We’ve …

Thoughts on Happiness

November 5th, 2019

27:16

What comes after the job, the money, the power? Why do we seek these things if not, in the end, for happiness? And is happiness simply a chemical symphony in the brain that we can hack into, or does true contentment lie …

Your Health is in Your Hands with Kelly Noonan Gores

October 29th, 2019

43:15

Modern allopathic medicine is brilliant at treating acute trauma, but it’s a big problem when we try to treat chronic health issues with the same approach. Today on the show Jeff speaks to Kelly Noonan Gores, writer, …

The Sixth Stage of Grief with David Kessler

October 23rd, 2019

42:36

How can we remember those who have died with more than just love and pain? David Kessler’s insights in this podcast are both professional and intensely personal. For decades he taught doctors, nurses, counselors, and …

The Hidden Meaning in Hardship with Michael B. Beckwith

October 15th, 2019

34:45

Hardship, loss, loneliness. These aspects of the human experience can be doorways for finding meaning in life. According to Michael B. Beckwith, founder of the Agape International Spiritual Center, the key is asking …

Your Hormones Are a Superpower with Dr. Jolene Brighten

October 8th, 2019

30:23

Dr. Jolene Brighten is a women's health naturopathic medical doctor and author of Beyond the Pill. She believes every woman (and the men in her life) …

Unplug Your Worry with Suze Yalof Schwartz

October 2nd, 2019

34:57

When life starts to overwhelm us, it can feel like there's nowhere to turn. Stress and anxiety comes in all shapes, sizes, and emotions. But what if we learned to turn inward and start to heal our minds from the inside …

Question Your Thoughts with Byron Katie

September 25th, 2019

50:51

Byron Katie became severely depressed while in her thirties. Over a ten-year period, her depression deepened, and for the last two years, Katie was seldom able to leave her bedroom. Then one morning, in the depths of …

The Tools for Joy with Danielle LaPorte

September 19th, 2019

37:55

Is it possible to remove all suffering from our lives? What is the difference between happiness and joy? Danielle LaPorte took this on as a research project for 10 years, and the metaphor she now uses is simple: Joy is …

Go With Your Gut with Dr. Mary Pardee

September 10th, 2019

36:43

Dr. Mary Pardee is a functional medicine and neuropathic doctor who specializes in gastroenterology. Often these days we hear the words, "gut …

Kiss the Ground with Finian Makepeace

September 3rd, 2019

47:14

We often consider the fight for global warming as simply the elimination of greenhouse gasses. We need more fuel efficient or electric cars, more …

The Beautiful State with Preethaji

August 27th, 2019

38:27

What does it mean to live in "The Beautiful State?" Each of our individual lives are full of positives and negatives, of successes and failures, and …

What We've Learned

August 20th, 2019

29:48

It's our pod-iversary! We've been doing the Commune Podcast one whole year now, and Jeff takes a look back on some of his favorite conversations. …

Politics and Spirituality with Marianne Williamson

August 13th, 2019

24:25

Marianne Williamson is a world-renowned spiritual teacher and bestselling author (Return to Love). She’s also an activist and former congressional candidate. The thread in her career is one of spiritual transformation …

Birth Wisdom from an OB-GYN with Dr. Suzanne Gilberg-Lenz

August 6th, 2019

42:49

What does childbirth look like from the doctor’s perspective? And how can women better work with their doctors – and the medical system as a whole – …

Birth Wisdom from a Midwife with Elizabeth Bachner

July 30th, 2019

33:30

Why does our birth culture treat low-risk women like high-risk patients? And how does that imact birth outcomes? Schuyler Grant, host of Commune's …

Birth Stories: Rewriting the Narrative

July 23rd, 2019

52:59

"Think for a moment about the stories you tell yourself about childbirth… None of us remember our own births, and many of us don’t even know our mother’s (or father’s) story of how we were born. And the births we hear …

Perfectly Imperfect with Kimberly Snyder

July 17th, 2019

39:00

What does it mean to live a “perfectly imperfect” life? To quote the Tao, “all can see beauty as beauty, only because there is ugliness.” Life is not …

Clean Beauty with Joy Reese and Luke Geddie

July 9th, 2019

35:32

Do you really know what’s in your beauty products? You might be putting toxic chemicals on your skin and in your body, and not even know it. Luckily, Joy Reese and Luke Geddie, mother and son founders of Skinny & …

The Soul of America

July 2nd, 2019

17:51

On the one hand, the U.S. Constitution separates church and state, but on the other, our inalienable right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness is "endowed by the Creator." In this episode, Jeff muses on the …

Urban Zen with Rodney Yee and Colleen Saidman Yee

June 25th, 2019

25:34

Rodney Yee and Colleen Saidman Yee, co-founders of Urban Zen, discuss the importance of contemplative care and how it can help fix a broken …

Kids Don't Listen, They Imitate

June 18th, 2019

15:31

Jeff and his Dad, Richard Krasno, explore the complexities and joys that define what it means to be a father. Through many of life’s, and …

Sleep Better with Dr. Michael Breus

May 28th, 2019

31:42

Sleep affects every system of the body — everything we do, we do better with a good night of sleep. Enter Dr. Michael J. Breus, aka The Sleep Doctor! With a specialty in Sleep Disorders, he is one of only 168 …

The Heart As Your Power Source with Danielle LaPorte

May 14th, 2019

36:49

We know our emotions greatly effect our overall wellbeing, but we aren't always in touch with our heart's true desires. Enter Danielle LaPorte - a poet, speaker, author and creator of The Desire Map, a project that's …

On Mothering Daughters

May 7th, 2019

35:18

In this special Mother's Day episode, guest host and "Commune muse" Schuyler Grant interviews her three daughters (ages 9, 11, and 14) on motherhood. Consider this your extra sassy insight into the Commune family.

Learn …

Beyond Recovery with Tommy Rosen

April 30th, 2019

48:24

The drug and opioid epidemic in America is no secret, with addiction hitting close to home for so many of us. In today’s episode we talk with …

Combating Stress with Brendon Burchard

April 23rd, 2019

27:51

Learning to manage stress and stop overwhelm might feel impossible, but with the right tools you can foster a dramatically healthier mindset improve …

Into The Ice with Wim Hof

April 16th, 2019

32:34

Get ready for an ice bath! Cold exposure is not only good training for the mind, but also has incredible health benefits on a cellular level. Meet …

Deepak Chopra on The Science of Reality

April 9th, 2019

33:22

How does a deeper understanding of reality – from how a butterfly sees to the nature of the quantum vacuum – help us fulfill our dreams? Listen to …

Learn to Human Better with Lauren Handel Zander

April 2nd, 2019

34:26

Lauren Handel Zander has helped motivate thousands of people to drop their excuses, dream big, and live into those dreams. In today’s episode, Lauren talks about how loving, radical self-honesty might also be the secret …

What is "Normal" Health? with Dr. Mark Hyman

March 26th, 2019

23:03

Functional medicine specialist Dr. Mark Hyman is here to help us have more meaningful and productive conversations with our doctors. For today’s …

The Solution to Meditation Hesitation? with Emily Fletcher

March 19th, 2019

34:53

Meet Emily Fletcher, meditation teacher and founder of the Ziva Technique. Even though so many of us feel like we SHOULD be meditating, we’re still not making time for it. With a simple shift in perspective, Emily and …

Marianne Williamson on Spirituality Over Ambition

March 12th, 2019

22:19

Running for President of the United States might seem like one of the most ambitious things a person could do, but Marianne Williamson sees it …

Redefining Leadership: Do the Work

March 4th, 2019

26:55

When we use our internal journey as the basis for an active, positive, and innovative participation with others, we can lead with intention, find greater connection, and take actions that embody our love. Join Seane …

The Superpower of Trauma with Hala Kouri

February 26th, 2019

32:22

We have the power to resolve our traumas with mindful, embodied practices; break free from our past, find happiness in our present, and become better …

The Leaders Within with Seane Corn

February 20th, 2019

33:52

The world is in crisis and humankind is searching for its next class of leaders. How can we develop tools for leading with humility and love?

Learn …

Valentine's Day Special

February 12th, 2019

25:10

Part love-story and part practical advice, Commune co-founders Jeff Krasno and Schuyler Grant invite you into their world of shared businesses, three daughters, and 30 years of marriage. What does it take to keep a …

Open Your Breath, Open Your Life with Scott Schwenk

February 5th, 2019

30:45

How can we access extraordinary states of consciousness without using mind-altering drugs? The answer is as simple as the air we breath. By altering our breath, we can reveal suppressed nonverbal memories and connect to …

Tapping into Healing with Jennifer Partridge

January 29th, 2019

27:47

After years of struggling with anxiety attacks, drug abuse, and PTSD, Jennifer Partridge discovered tapping, which draws on modern psychology, …

The Brain Science of Better Choices with Moran Cerf

January 22nd, 2019

24:48

What can we learn from modern neuroscience about achieving our highest potential? In this week’s episode, we go deep into the human psyche — literally. Meet Professor Moran Cerf, a neuroscientist and business professor …

Achieving Your Highest Potential with Brendon Burchard

January 8th, 2019

39:37

We asked Brendon Burchard—a high performance expert, and one of the most-watched, quoted, and followed personal development coaches of our time—a …

Free Hugs with Ken Nwadike Jr.

January 1st, 2019

44:36

Ken Nwadike Jr. (aka “The Free Hugs Guy”) is known for his work in de-escalating violence during protests, riots, and political rallies. His life …

Jesus Was An Activist with Pastor Ron Buford

December 25th, 2018

37:29

What would Jesus do? Civil disobedience. Public demonstrations. Resisting authority. For this special Christmas episode, we take a look at Jesus …

How We Gather with Angie Thurston

December 18th, 2018

29:26

The fastest growing religion in America, is no religion at all! Religious disassociation is a trend being led by Millennials - the most plugged-in, racially diverse, and (apparently) least religiously affiliated …

Our F'd Up Food System with Tim Ryan

December 11th, 2018

27:58

The American food system is broken. It’s literally killing us. Equally upsetting is learning how taxpayers (that’s you!) are funding this toxic feedback loop. In this episode, we talk with Congressman Tim Ryan about the …

The Modern Elder with Chip Conley

November 27th, 2018

33:33

By 2020 a quarter of all working people in the US will be 55 or older, but our youth-oriented culture leaves many of them feeling invisible, …

Hacking Your Healthcare with Dr. Mark Hyman

November 20th, 2018

36:26

Are you ready to take ownership of your own healthcare? Our current system is broken; we’re focused on treatments and pills rather than positive outcomes. Meanwhile, the rates for nearly every modern disease are …

On Soil with Ryland Engelhart

November 13th, 2018

34:33

You might be standing right on top of the answer to global warming—yes, soil! Unsustainable agricultural practices have a massive effect on the …

Healing a Warrior with Dan Nevins

November 6th, 2018

38:27

Dan Nevin’s life forever changed when he lost both his legs during combat in Iraq. Dan was forced to look inward, finding a path to healing and …

Nomophobia with Jess Davis

October 30th, 2018

40:08

Are you addicted? Nomophobia is the fear of being without or unable to use your mobile phone, and it affects nearly 2/3rds of all adults. How does …

Politics and Spirituality (Part 2) with Julie Oliver and Kerri Kelly

October 24th, 2018

39:00

What is the relationship between politics and spirituality? How can we harness our drive for personal wellness into civic engagement? While the …

Why We March with Emi Guereca

October 16th, 2018

31:23

Despite growing up in the United States illegally, Emiliana Guereca always believed she could achieve anything she wanted, but she never dreamed she …

Politics and Spirituality with Marianne Williamson

October 9th, 2018

25:07

Marianne Williamson is a world-renowned spiritual teacher and bestselling author (Return to Love). She’s also an activist and former congressional candidate. The thread in her career is one of spiritual transformation …

Good Mood Food with Jason Wrobel

October 2nd, 2018

37:37

How does our food affect our brains? How can we eat so we feel good, consistently? Jason Wrobel is the bestselling author of the cookbook and lifestyle guide, Eaternity, and the first plant-based chef with a primetime …

Who Am I? with Keith Mitchell Jennifer K Bosson

September 25th, 2018

45:14

How much control do we actually have over who we are? After a freak accident Former NFL linebacker Keith Mitchell lost his ability to play football, …

Why We Give with Father Frank Buckley, Rob Kaplan, and Jordan Grafman

September 18th, 2018

34:14

Why do we give, and what do we really get back when we do? Join us in exploring our reasons for giving with a music agent turned charity founder, and …

The Power of Community with Schuyler Grant

September 11th, 2018

29:32

What does it take to build a community, and how can it help us in times of grief? Meet Kula, the little yoga studio that opened its doors in downtown …

Yoga for All with Adriene Mishler

September 4th, 2018

30:29

While many online communities become mired in snarky comments and hurtful trolling, Adriene Mishler has curated an exception. Best known for her …

Save The Planet, Educate Girls with Paul Hawken and Katie Meyler

August 28th, 2018

39:12

Is it too late to reverse global warming? Not according to scientist and NYT bestselling author Paul Hawken, and the hidden heroes working on some …

You're a Little Bit Racist with Evelyn Carter and Pastor Ron Buford

August 21st, 2018

47:22

Is everyone a little bit racist? Meet the founder of a 12-step program called Racists Anonymous, and examine the reality of your own implicit bias …

Why Forgive? with Dr. Robert Enright and Ashley Spence

August 14th, 2018

35:56

Is forgiveness a gift you give... yourself? Dr. Robert Enright, founder of the International Forgiveness Institute, shares facts that will shift your perspective, and hear one incredible woman tell her true story of …

Bonus: Old & True

August 7th, 2018

11:34

In this bonus episode, you'll learn about who we are, what we believe in, and why we do what we do. Welcome to Commune! Subscribe now, new episodes every week.

Introducing: Commune

August 7th, 2018

2:59

Commune is a podcast where we explore the ideas and practices that bring us together and help us live healthy, purpose-filled lives.

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  • Queue episodes to create a personal continuous playlist
RadioPublic on iOS and Android
Or by RSS
RSS feed
https://feeds.megaphone.fm/commune

Connect with listeners

Podcasters use the RadioPublic listener relationship platform to build lasting connections with fans

Yes, let's begin connecting
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Find new listeners

  • A dedicated website for your podcast
  • Web embed players designed to convert visitors to listeners in the RadioPublic apps for iPhone and Android
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Understand your audience

  • Capture listener activity with affinity scores
  • Measure your promotional campaigns and integrate with Google and Facebook analytics
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Engage your fanbase

  • Deliver timely Calls To Action, including email acquistion for your mailing list
  • Share exactly the right moment in an episode via text, email, and social media
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Make money

  • Tip and transfer funds directly to podcastsers
  • Earn money for qualified plays in the RadioPublic apps with Paid Listens