The One You Feed

300 EpisodesProduced by Eric Zimmer

"This podcast saved my life"- Amy W Conversations about Creating a Life Worth Living. Open minded discussions of habits, meditation, wisdom, depression, anxiety, happiness, psychology, philosophy, and motivation.

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276: Donna Cameron on Kindness

April 16th, 2019

39:23

Donna Cameron has spent her career working with non-profit organizations and causes as an executive, consultant, a trainer and a volunteer. She’s the …

275: Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D. on Mindfulness and Depression

April 10th, 2019

47:38

Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D. is the co-founder of the Center for Mindful Living in West Los Angeles and is the creator of the 6-month Coaching and …

274: Oren Jay Sofer on Mindful Communication

April 3rd, 2019

54:52

Oren Jay Sofer leads retreats and workshops on mindful communication and meditation at retreat centers and educational facilities around the United …

273: Dr. Tererai Trent on Incredible Perseverance

March 27th, 2019

57:07

Dr. Tererai Trent is an inspiring and dynamic scholar, educator, humanitarian, motivational speaker, author and the founder of Tererai International. …

271: Eli Jaxon-Bear on Your True Self

March 13th, 2019

40:35

Eli Jaxon-Bear founded and currently teaches through The Leela Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to world peace and freedom through universal self-realization. Eli is also the author of many books, …

270: Essential Concepts: Consistency and Taking Small Steps

March 10th, 2019

9:48

This mini episode is about the importance of taking small steps and how being consistent is not about being perfect.

269: Catherine Gray on Unexpected Joy

March 6th, 2019

48:11

Catherine Gray is a listener favorite guest on the show. She’s been on once before to talk about her book, The Unexpected Joy of being Sober and we received so many messages about how people loved the conversation Eric …

268: Jonathan Rottenberg, Ph.D. on Depression

February 27th, 2019

50:06

Jonathan Rottenberg is an Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of South Florida where he’s the director of the mood and emotion …

267: Susan David, Ph.D. - Emotional Agility

February 20th, 2019

46:50

Susan David is a psychologist on faculty at Harvard Medical School. She’s also the co-founder and co-director of The Institute of Coaching at McLean …

266: Parker Palmer - Reflections from Getting Older

February 13th, 2019

56:12

Parker Palmer is a writer, teacher, and activist whose work speaks deeply to many people in many different walks of life. He’s the founder and senior partner in The Center for Courage and Renewal. He’s the author of …

265: Dean Sluyter on Fearing Less

February 5th, 2019

48:59

In This Interview, Dean Sluyter and I Discuss…

263: Jonathan Rauch on The Happiness Curve

January 23rd, 2019

46:17

Jonathan Rauch is a senior fellow at the Brookings Institute, the author of 6 books (and many, many articles) and is a contributing editor of The Atlantic. His latest book is The Happiness Curve: Why Life Gets Better …

262: John Zeratsky on Making Time Each Day for What Matters

January 16th, 2019

51:04

After a career as a designer in the tech industry, John Zeratsky became obsessed with the idea of re-designing time. He’s a writer who has written …

261: Marilyn Nelson on Her Beautiful, Powerful Poetry

January 9th, 2019

38:23

Marilyn Nelson on Her Beautiful, Powerful Poetry

Marilyn Nelson is an American poet, translator and children’s book author. She’s a professor emeritus …

260: Roger Housden on Poetry for Difficult Times

January 2nd, 2019

44:48

Roger Housden is a second time guest on the show – you might remember him from episode 152. He founded The Open Gate which is a conference and workshop center in England that introduced the work of Ram Dass and Thich …

258: Paul Hannam on The Wisdom of Groundhog Day

December 19th, 2018

37:39

Paul Hannam has started, owned and managed a number of successful businesses and he taught business and environmental management at Oxford …

257: Tim Pychyl on Procrastination

December 12th, 2018

45:08

Tim Pychyl is an Associate Professor of Psychology at Carlton University and hosts a podcast called I Procrastinate. His book that we discuss in this …

256: Hilary Jacobs Hendel on How to Process Our Emotions

December 4th, 2018

51:45

Hilary Jacobs Hendel is a psychotherapist who switched from practicing traditional talk psychotherapy to accelerated experimental dynamic psychotherapy. She teaches us that our core emotions are automatic and grounded …

255: Neil Pasricha on the Happiness Equation

November 28th, 2018

49:01

Neil Pasricha is a New York Times bestselling author with books published in over a dozen languages. He’s spent 7 years (and counting!) on …

252: Ruth King on Healing Racism

November 7th, 2018

49:53

Ruth King is an emotional wisdom author, coach, and consultant. She's a guiding teacher at Insight Meditation Community of Washington and she's on …

251: James Clear on the Compounding Power of Habits Part 2

October 31st, 2018

36:20

Chances are, you've heard the name James Clear. Especially if you have done any research whatsoever about building habits. That's kinda his neck of the woods. His work has appeared in The New York Times, CBS This …

249: Dr. Gabor Mate´ - Re-Release

October 17th, 2018

52:02

This week we talk to Dr. Gabor Mate´ about addiction

A renowned speaker, and bestselling author, Dr. Gabor Maté is highly sought after for his expertise on a range of topics including addiction, stress and childhood …

248: Miguel Chen on Punk Rock and Buddhism

September 26th, 2018

41:09

Miguel Chen is a meditation practitioner, a yoga instructor, a yoga studio owner and the bass player for a punk rock band. He has also published a book called I Wanna Be Well: How a Punk Found Peace and You Can Too. In …

242: Jillian Pransky on Deep, Somatic Listening

August 15th, 2018

50:40

Jillian Pransky is a Certified Yoga Therapist, a teacher and an author of the new book, Deep Listening: A Healing Practice to Calm Your Body, Clear Your Mind and Open Your Heart. In this interview, Jillian dives deep …

241: Judson Brewer: Addiction and the Craving Mind

August 8th, 2018

49:05

Judson Brewer MD PhD is widely considered an expert in the areas of habit change, the "science of self-mastery" and mindfulness training for …

240: Leaving My job

August 5th, 2018

11:16

I'm talking about the fears that come with leaving my job and how I'm working with that. And I'm sharing the thoughts about going from your full-time …

240: Josh Korda: Unsubscribe: Opt Out of Delusion

August 1st, 2018

45:58

Josh Korda is the guiding teacher of Dharma Punx in NYC and a fully empowered Buddhist teacher in the Against the Stream lineage. He has led numerous …

239: Introducing I, Survivor

July 31st, 2018

10:58

There are so many podcasts about crime and tragedy - but few if any who give a voice to those who survived, who overcame adversity, and who could …

238: Anne Bogel on Seeing the World Through Personality

July 25th, 2018

49:23

Anne Bogel is an author, podcast host, avid reader and personality assessment expert. That's what you'll see when you read her new book, How Seeing the World Through the Lens of Personality Changes Everything. In this …

237: Culadasa on How the Mind Works Part 2

July 18th, 2018

36:26

Culadasa is a meditation master with over 4 decades of experience in the Tibetan and Theravadan Buddhist traditions. He taught classes in …

236: Culadasa on How the Mind Works

July 11th, 2018

46:58

Culadasa is a meditation master with over 4 decades of experience in the Tibetan and Theravadan Buddhist traditions. He taught classes in …

235: Amoda Maa on Living Your Awakening

July 3rd, 2018

39:25

Amoda Maa is a contemporary spiritual teacher and author. You may recognize the titles of some of her books: How to Find God in Everything, Change Your Life Change Your World and Radical Awakening. Her new book, 

234: Johann Hari on Depression and Lost Connections

June 27th, 2018

1:01:32

Johann Hari is an author and a journalist. His previous book was a New York Times Best Seller and his newest, Lost Connections: Uncovering the Real …

230: Andrew Solomon Re-Release (Originally Ep #50) The Atlas of Depression

June 20th, 2018

42:08

This week on The One You Feed we have Andrew Solomon.

Andrew Solomon is a writer and lecturer on politics, culture and psychology.

Solomon’s recent …

231: Susan Piver on The Four Noble Truths of Love

June 13th, 2018

48:13

Susan Piver is a New York Times bestselling author of 9 books and a renowned Buddhist teacher. This is Susan's second time on the show because we love her and her work so much. Her new book, The Four Noble Truths of …

232: Michael Pollan on the New Science of Psychedelics and Consciousness

June 6th, 2018

35:26

Michael Pollan is a writer whose books have topped the New York Times bestseller list time and time again. He teaches writing at Harvard and The …

231: Austin Channing Brown: On the Advancement of Racial Justice

May 30th, 2018

51:08

Austin Channing Brown is a writer, speaker, and practitioner who helps schools, nonprofits, and religious organizations practice genuine inclusion. …

231: Reissue: Frank Turner

May 23rd, 2018

29:01

This week on The One You Feed we have Frank Turner.

In honor of Frank's new record we are re-releasing one of Eric's favorite interviews. This was the 22nd interview of all time for The One You Feed.

We will be back with …

231: Adyshanti Part 2

May 16th, 2018

47:29

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Adyashanti is a renowned and gifted spiritual teacher. He's written many books, hosts meditation retreats and speaks around the world to large audiences at a time. With such a wide …

229: Adyashanti on the Process and Experience of Awakening (part 1)

May 9th, 2018

49:02

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Adyashanti is a renowned and gifted spiritual teacher. He's written many books, hosts meditation retreats and speaks around the world to large audiences at a time. With such a wide …

228: Mark Epstein on the Intersection of Buddhism and Psychotherapy

May 1st, 2018

41:47

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Mark Epstein is a psychiatrist in private practice in NYC and the author of many books about the intersection of Buddhism and psychotherapy. He's currently the clinical assistant …

227: Barbara Bonner on Inspiring Generosity and Courage

April 25th, 2018

37:09

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Barbara Bonner started as an art historian and then went on to spend much of her professional career in nonprofit management, fundraising and philanthropy. Most relevant to this …

226: Ulrich Boser on How to Get Better at Learning

April 17th, 2018

37:12

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Ulrich Boser is a best selling author and senior fellow with The Center for American Progress. He has been a contributing editor for US News and World Report and his work has …

225: Tim Freke on the Evolution of the Human Psyche

April 11th, 2018

45:35

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Tim Freke is a truly pioneering philosopher. His many books, talks, and retreats have touched the lives of …

224: Cheri Huber On the Impact of Our Mind on Our Direct Experience

April 4th, 2018

52:46

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Cheri Huber is the author of 20 books and has been a student of zen for 35 years. She founded the Mountain View Zen Center and the Zen Monastery Peace Center, both in California, …

223: 223: Rick Hanson on Growing Positive Qualities

March 27th, 2018

41:45

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Rick Hanson, PhD is a Neuropsychologist, teacher and author of many books. He is the founder of the Wellspring …

222: Questions to Ask Yourself About Stress

March 24th, 2018

5:29

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222: Jeff Warren on How to Meditate with a Busy Brain

March 20th, 2018

49:39

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Jeff Warren is a former journalist and more recently is a researcher, writer, and teacher of meditation and personal growth practices. His most recent book, written with Dan …

221: Introducing Safe For Work

March 19th, 2018

11:39

Sometimes the workplace can get crazy and messy, that's where the podcast Safe For Work comes in. Join the former head of marketing for Nike, NatGeo, …

221: Robert Wright on Why Buddhism is True

March 14th, 2018

49:31

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Robert Wright is an author and a scholar. His most recent book, Why Buddhism is True, is an analytical look …

220: Living the Questions

March 10th, 2018

7:21

We all want answers, but often they aren't forthcoming. Learning to live within and with the questions is a art to learn.


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220: Catherine Gray on the Joy of Being Sober

March 7th, 2018

47:09

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Catherine Gray is an award-winning writer and editor. Her most recent book is called, The Unexpected Joy of Being Sober. What a brilliant title and what a brilliant book. In it - …

219: Paul Dolan on Designing Your Life for Happiness

February 28th, 2018

32:30

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Paul Dolan is a Professor of Behavioral Science at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He's …

218: Ellen Bass: Ellen Bass on the Power of Poetry in Your Life

February 21st, 2018

44:53

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Ellen Bass is a Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets. Her work has won award after award and rightly so …

217: Will Schwalbe: On the Love of Reading Books

February 14th, 2018

44:53

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Will Schwalbe is an author, entrepreneur, and journalist. He is also perhaps the most delightful, interesting …

216: David Loy on the Intersection of Buddhism and Modern Culture

February 7th, 2018

35:37

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David Loy is a professor, prolific writer, and teacher in the Japanese Zen Buddhism tradition. Much of his …

215: Are You Too Easy or Too Hard on Yourself

February 4th, 2018

6:46

When you are feeling down is it better to push yourself to do the things you know are good for you or should you allow yourself to take it easy and …

215: Leah Weiss on the Power of Mindfulness in the Workplace

January 31st, 2018

42:39

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Leah Weiss wears many hats: she's a researcher, professor, consultant, and author. Much of her work to date …

214: Andy Couturier on Increasing your Happiness by Simplifying Your Life 

January 24th, 2018

40:23

Andy Couturier lived in rural Japan many years ago and it changed his life. As he lived alongside people who were living profoundly satisfying lives, he learned what they were doing (or not doing!) to achieve this level …

213: Dillan Digiovanni on Activism and Identity

January 17th, 2018

39:16

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Dillan Digiovanni used to be a really angry activist. He believed his anger was an important driver to fuel his work to inspire change in the world. Then he had a revelation: His …

212: Elissa Epel on Telomeres and How our Choices Affect Them and our Health

January 10th, 2018

34:14

Dr. Elissa Epel knows a lot about the science of stress. As a health psychologist, she specializes in research surrounding the role Telomeres and …

211: Steve Hagen on Perception, Conception, and Enlightenment

January 3rd, 2018

37:58

Steve Hagen is the founder and teacher of the Dharma Field Zen Center in Minneapolis, MN and the author of several books on Buddhism, including 

210: Johann Berlin on Living a Fulfilling Life

December 27th, 2017

34:33

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Johann Berlin has worked with some of the world's greatest leaders, Fortune 500 companies, has spoken at a Ted conference and is in the process of writing a book about what it …

209: Andrea Lieberstein on Mindful Eating to Nourish our Whole Selves

December 20th, 2017

41:06

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Andrea Lieberstein can teach you how to nourish your whole self so that you can have a healthier relationship …

209: Bonus: The Why Try Effect with Dr. Jon Mills

December 18th, 2017

18:01

Dr. Jon Mills is back and in this episode we discuss a paper that talks about self stigmatization and the "why try" effect.

Self-stigma and the “why try” effect: impact on life goals and evidence-based practices

208: Peter Block: Freeing Yourself from Consumer Culture

December 13th, 2017

41:57

Peter Block pursues the big questions in his life. What does that mean? Well, after listening to this episode, you'll know and I'll bet you'll do it, too. Peter has such a way with words that when he chooses them and …

206: Shozan Jack Haubner- No Self, an Opium High and a Death Sentence

November 29th, 2017

33:09

Shozan Jack is a fascinating guy. He grew up in a Catholic home, studied philosophy, has been a stand-up comedian, has authored two books and many …

205: Tasha Eurich on Gauging and Growing our Self-Awareness

November 22nd, 2017

42:54

Tasha Eurich is an organizational psychologist who is passionate about researching self-awareness and translating that research into practical, …

205: Bonus: Thanksgiving Binge

November 16th, 2017

4:55

Eric chats with Anne Bogel of What Should I Read Next? about their favorite episodes on each other podcasts!

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204: Scott Kiloby on Awareness and Non-Duality

November 14th, 2017

45:41

Scott Kiloby is a non-dual teacher who wants to help you and others experience awareness and no self in this lifetime. He helps people recover from …

203: Eric Maisel: Rethinking Mental Health

November 8th, 2017

45:39

Dr. Eric Maisel is a prolific writer, to say the least. His numerous publications span the human experience and explore how to interact with the …

202: Maia Szalavitz: A New Lens on Addiction

November 1st, 2017

46:51

Maia Szalavitz is an American reporter and author who has focused much of her work on the topic of addiction. In this paradigm-shifting interview, she explains what she means by claiming that addiction is a learning …

201: Lewis Howes on the Masks of Masculinity and Healing His Childhood Wounds

October 25th, 2017

42:53

Lewis Howes is a lot of things. He's been an athlete, a podcast host, an author. He's worn a lot of masks, you could say. In fact, that's exactly …

200: Poe Ballantine

October 18th, 2017

34:29

Poe Ballentine is a great writer. Thank goodness for that because it's through his gift and skill of writing that we get a glimpse into the experiences of his life which reach us at a moving level of beauty, truth, …

199: Robert Thurman- Buddhism and the Dalai Lama

October 11th, 2017

30:27

  Robert Thurman is the leading American expert on Tibetan Buddhism and he has recently written a book called Man of Peace: The Illustrated Life Story of the Dali Lama of Tibet. Whether you embrace the teachings of …

Bonus: Eric talk with Dr. Jon Mills about the effects of trauma on current behavioral patterns

October 7th, 2017

30:23

In the first of a new series, Eric talks with good friend and Ph.D. Jon Mills. Today we talk about a seminal paper in our understanding of how adverse childhood experiences can influence our lives decades later. We …

198: Tim Urban Part Two

October 3rd, 2017

37:12

    Tim Urban writes a pretty famous blog called Wait But Why - have you read it? Whether you have or you've never heard of it before, this episode will not only thoroughly entertain you but it will also help you …

197: Tim Urban: Wait but Why

September 21st, 2017

34:31

    Tim Urban writes a pretty famous blog called Wait But Why - have you read it? Whether you have or you've never heard of it before, this episode will not only thoroughly entertain you but it will also help you …

196: Florence Williams: How Spending Time In Nature Has a Scientific, Measurable Impact on improving our health and mood - especially depression!

September 19th, 2017

35:06

    Florence Williams shares the scientific research behind the benefit to our mood and our health when we spend time in nature as part of our daily lives. Her book, The Nature Fix: Why Nature Makes Us Happier, …

195: Danielle Laporte: Has your self-help become self-criticism?

September 12th, 2017

38:52

Danielle LaPorte is all about being honest when it comes to her experiences on the path to self-improvement, self-growth, and self-empowerment. In this interview, she shares so much of herself that you will remark how …

194: Scott Stabile: How Being Mindful Of Love, Forgiveness and Empathy Can Transform Your Life

September 6th, 2017

44:39

  Scott Stabile has lived through some very difficult things in his lifetime, from feeling shame about his sexuality to the murder of his parents …

193: Lisa Feldman Barrett: A Conversation about How Our Emotions, Like Depression, Are Constructed in Our Brain

August 30th, 2017

46:44

  Have you ever wondered how emotions are made in our brains? This conversation with Lisa Feldman Barrett will explain this and more and as a result, …

192: Sean Carroll: Theoretical Physics and the Meaning of Life

August 22nd, 2017

50:50

Think theoretical physics is irrelevant to your everyday life and way over your head? You'll think differently after listening to this interview with …

191: Spring Washam: Meditation, Ayahuasca, Trauma and Depression

August 16th, 2017

44:59

    This week we talk to Spring Washam Spring Washam is a well-known meditation and dharma teacher based in Oakland, California. She is a founding member and core teacher at the East Bay Meditation Center located in …

Bonus: Eric Interviewed on Awesome at Your Job Podcast

August 13th, 2017

37:19

Eric is interviewed on Awesome at Your Job podcast.  Lot's of the key ideas from the show are discussed here.

190: Akshay Nanavati- Fear and Depression

August 8th, 2017

37:08

    This week we talk to Akshay Nanavati After overcoming drug addiction, alcoholism, PTSD from fighting the war in Iraq and recovering from the …

189: Eric Barker: Success and Happiness

August 1st, 2017

44:42

    This week we talk to Eric Barker Eric is a thought leader in the field of success. His humorous but practical blog, Barking up the Wrong Tree, presents science-based answers and expert insight on success in life. …

188: Gregg Krech: Procrastination, Taking Action and Mindfulness

July 26th, 2017

34:58

    This week we talk to Gregg Krech GREGG KRECH is an author, poet, and one of the leading authorities on Japanese Psychology in North America. …

187: Matthew Quick 3rd Time: Mental Health, Alcohol, Anxiety and Getting Healthy

July 18th, 2017

49:32

  Please Support The Show With a Donation   This week we talk to Matthew Quick Matthew Quick is the New York Times bestselling author of The Silver Linings Playbook, which was made into an Oscar-winning film; The Good …

186: Russ Harris Part Two

July 11th, 2017

28:03

  Please Support The Show With a Donation   This week we talk to Russ Harris Russ Harris is a medical practitioner, psychotherapist, and leading expert in acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT). His books include ACT …

185: Russ Harris

July 5th, 2017

40:59

Please Support The Show With a Donation   This week we talk to Russ Harris Russ Harris is a medical practitioner, psychotherapist, and leading expert in acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT). His books include ACT …

184: Justin Stenstrom

June 28th, 2017

31:57

Please Support The Show With a Donation   This week we talk to Justin Stenstrom Justin Stenstrom the founder of EliteManMagazine.com, the host of the Elite Man Podcast on iTunes, a best-selling author, life coach, and …

183: Heather Havrilesky

June 21st, 2017

47:34

LA Times- Michael Owen Baker     Please Support The Show With a Donation   This week we talk to Heather Havrilesky Heather Havrilesky writes the …

182: Colin Gawel: Fatherhood and Resilience

June 14th, 2017

46:11

  Please Support The Show With a Donation   This week we talk to Colin Gawel Colin Gawel is the guitarist of the American rock band, Watershed. …

181: Chris Niebauer

June 7th, 2017

37:48

Please Support The Show With a Donation   This week we talk to Chris Niebauer Chris Niebauer received his Ph.D. in Cognitive Neuropsychology from …

180: Thomas Sterner

May 31st, 2017

40:31

  Please Support The Show With a Donation   This week we talk to Thomas Sterner Thomas Sterner is the founder and CEO of The Practicing Mind Institute. He is considered an expert in Present Moment Functioning. He is a …

179: Dani Shapiro

May 24th, 2017

46:30

Credit Kwaku Alston     Please Support The Show With a Donation   This week we talk to Dani Shapiro Dani Shapiro is the bestselling author of three memoirs and 5 novels.  Her work has appeared in The New Yorker, …

178: Peter Singer

May 17th, 2017

45:48

Please Support The Show With a Donation   This week we talk to Peter Singer Peter Albert David Singer, is an Australian moral philosopher. He is the Ira W. DeCamp Professor of Bioethics at Princeton University and a …

177: Kurt Gray

May 10th, 2017

38:25

Photo Kris Snibbe/Harvard News Office     Please Support The Show With a Donation   This week we talk to Kurt Gray Kurt Gray is an assistant …

176: Sam Weinman

May 3rd, 2017

33:28

    Please Support The Show With a Donation   This week we talk to Sam Weinman about losing Sam Weinman is Golf Digest’s digital editor. He …

175: Tom Asacker

April 26th, 2017

40:31

  [powerpress] Please Support The Show With a Donation   This week we talk to Tom Asacker Tom Asacker, a popular speaker and acclaimed author, is …

174: Sarah Kaufman

April 19th, 2017

41:19

    Please Support The Show With a Donation   This week we talk to Sarah Kaufman about grace SARAH L. KAUFMAN is a Pulitzer Prize-winning critic, …

173: Joey Svendsen: Depression and Fundamentalist Christianity

April 12th, 2017

41:25

  Please Support The Show With a Donation   This week we talk to Joey Svendsen Joey Svendsen grew up in Charleston, SC and received a degree in Elementary Education from Winthrop University in 1999. After …

172: Mark Shapiro

April 5th, 2017

40:08

  Please Support The Show With a Donation   This week we talk to Mark Shapiro about being authentic Mark Shapiro is a former marketing director at Showtime Networks Inc., Mark left his six-figure corporate job after …

171: Charles Fernyhough

March 29th, 2017

37:17

  Please Support The Show With a Donation   This week we talk to Charles Fernyhough about the voices in our heads Charles Fernyhough is a writer …

170: Daniel Levitin

March 22nd, 2017

41:30

  ©Peter Prato Please Support The Show With a Donation   This week we talk to Daniel Levitin Daniel Levitin is an award-winning scientist, musician, author and record producer. He is the author of three …

169: Richard Rohr Part 2

March 15th, 2017

54:55

  Please Support The Show With a Donation   This week we talk to Richard Rohr, again Fr. Richard Rohr is a globally recognized ecumenical teacher bearing witness to the universal awakening within Christian mysticism …

Mini Episode: God and the 12 Steps

March 12th, 2017

7:30

Many people could benefit from a 12 Step program to help handle their addictions but the issue of not believing in God can be a real blocker for …

168: Richard Rohr

March 8th, 2017

39:58

  Please Support The Show With a Donation   This week we talk to Richard Rohr   Fr. Richard Rohr is a globally recognized ecumenical teacher bearing witness to the universal awakening within Christian mysticism …

167: Erik Vance

February 28th, 2017

44:36

 a   Please Support The Show With a Donation   This week we talk to Erik Vance about the power of our expectations Erik Vance is a native Bay Area writer replanted in Mexico as a non-native species. Before becoming a …

166: Adyashanti

February 21st, 2017

56:48

  Please Support The Show With a Donation   This week we talk to Adyashanti about waking up Adyashanti, author of The Way of Liberation, Resurrecting Jesus, Falling into Grace, and The End of Your World, is an …

165: Dean Quick

February 15th, 2017

38:30

[powerpress] Please Support The Show With a Donation   This week we talk to Dean Quick about the healing power of music Dean Quick, MT-BC is the Program Director and Board Certified Music Therapist for TranscendED, a …

164: Emma Seppälä

February 8th, 2017

30:09

  Please Support The Show With a Donation   This week we talk to Emma Seppälä about success and happiness Emma Seppälä, Ph.D is Science Director of Stanford University’s Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and …

163: Srini Rao

February 1st, 2017

35:13

  Please Support The Show With a Donation   This week we talk to Srini Rao about being unmistakable Srini Rao is the host and founder of The …

The Middle Way- Mini Episode

January 29th, 2017

5:57

Please Support The Show With a Donation   The Middle Way One of the wisest teachings I have found is the middle way. Both Aristotle and the Buddha …

162: Greg Marcus

January 25th, 2017

33:54

    Please Support The Show With a Donation   This week we talk to Greg Marcus about the spiritual practice of Mussar Greg Marcus has a BA in …

161: Brian Tom O'Connor

January 18th, 2017

34:38

  Please Support The Show With a Donation   This week we talk to Brian Tom O'Connor Brian Tom O’Connor is an actor, theatre director, cabaret performer, and formerly depressed guy who stumbled onto the source of joy …

160: Emily Esfahani Smith

January 10th, 2017

39:16

  Please Support The Show With a Donation   This week we talk to Emily Esfahani Smith Emily Esfahani Smith is the author of The Power of Meaning: …

159: Koshin Paley Ellison

January 4th, 2017

32:42

    Please Support The Show With a Donation   This week we talk to Koshin Paley Ellison Sensei Koshin Paley Ellison, cofounded the New York Zen Center for Contemplative Care,  which delivers contemplative approaches to …

Bonus Holiday Re-Issue: Rick Hanson

January 3rd, 2017

44:07

    This week we talk to Dr. Rick Hanson about hardwiring happiness into our brain Rick Hanson, Ph.D., is a neuropsychologist and author …

Holiday Bonus Re-Issue: Glennon Doyle Melton

January 1st, 2017

57:29

  This week we talk to Glennon Doyle Melton about staying open to life    In This Interview Glennon and I Discuss... The One You Feed parable. Having to get through the bad stuff to get to the good stuff. Being …

Bonus Holiday Re-Issue: BJ Fogg- Habits

December 31st, 2016

35:45

    This week we talk to BJ Fogg about changing our behavior Dr. BJ Fogg directs the Persuasive Tech Lab at Stanford University. A psychologist …

Bonus Holiday Re-Issue: James Clear

December 31st, 2016

50:46

  This week we talk to James Clear about building habits  James Clear is an entrepreneur, weightlifter, and travel photographer. He writes at JamesClear.com, where he talks about scientific research and real-world …

Holiday Bonus Re-Issue: Noah Levine- Meditation, Suffering and Mindfulness

December 29th, 2016

41:05

    Please Support The Show With a Donation This week on The One You Feed we have Noah Levine. We were lucky enough to sit down with Noah in the Against the Stream headquarters in Los Angeles. Noah's teachings are core …

158: Dr. Dan Siegel

December 28th, 2016

44:39

    Please Support The Show With a Donation   This week we talk to Dr. Dan Siegel Daniel Siegel, MD is a graduate of Harvard Medical School and …

Bonus Holiday Re-Issue: Maria Popova

December 27th, 2016

1:05:45

    Our guest today is Maria Popova: a writer, blogger, and critic living Brooklyn, NY.  She is best known for Brainpickings.org, which features her …

Bonus Holiday Reissue- Dan Millman

December 25th, 2016

38:50

For Group Transformation Program email eric@oneyoufeed.net   To make a donation click here   This week on The One You Feed we have Dan Millman. Dan is a former world champion athlete, university coach, martial arts …

157: Claire Hoffman

December 21st, 2016

47:19

  Please Support The Show With a Donation   This week we talk to Claire Hoffman Claire Hoffman works as a magazine writer living in Los Angeles, …

156: Jesse Browner

December 14th, 2016

34:03

  Please Support The Show With a Donation   This week we talk to Jesse Browner Jesse Browner is the author of the novels The Uncertain Hour and Everything Happens Today. His latest book is the memoir How Did I Get …

155: Lesley Hazleton

December 7th, 2016

39:06

  Please Support The Show With a Donation   This week we talk to Lesley Hazleton Lesley Hazleton  is a British-American author whose work focuses on …

154: Benjamin Shalva

November 30th, 2016

40:43

  Please Support The Show With a Donation   This week we talk to Benjamin Shalva Benjamin Shalva is the nationally renowned author of Ambition Addiction: How to Go Slow, Give Thanks, and Discover Joy Within and …

153: Michelle Gielan

November 23rd, 2016

44:16

  Please Support The Show With a Donation   This week we talk to Michelle Gielan Michelle Gielan, national CBS News anchor turned positive …

152: Roger Housden

November 16th, 2016

34:27

  Get more information on The One You Feed Coaching Program. Enrollment open until November 22nd Please Support The Show With a Donation   This week …

Post Election Mini-Episode

November 10th, 2016

5:49

This is a very brief summary of my thinking today post-election.    

151: Mike McHargue (Science Mike)

November 8th, 2016

40:15

  Please Support The Show With a Donation   This week we talk to Mike McHargue about beliefs Mike McHargue (better known as Science Mike) is the best-selling author of Finding God in the Waves, host of Ask Science Mike …

150: Shinzen Young: Meditation, Mindfulness and Enlightenment

November 2nd, 2016

43:50

    This week we talk to Shinzen Young about the science of enlightenment Shinzen Young is an American mindfulness teacher and neuroscience research …

149: Michael Bungay Stanier

October 26th, 2016

44:46

  Please Support The Show by Donation   This week we talk to Michael Bungay Stanier about habits Michael Bungay Stanier is the founder of Box of Crayons, a company that helps organizations do less Good Work and more …

148: Eric Kaufmann

October 19th, 2016

41:05

  Please Support The Show by Donation   This week we talk to Eric Kaufmann about leadership Eric Kaufmann guides leaders to make better decisions …

149: Jonathan Fields

October 12th, 2016

45:48

  Join our new The One You Feed Facebook Discussion Group   This week we talk to Jonathan Fields about living a good life Jonathan Fields is a New York City dad, husband, and he currently runs a mission-driven media …

147: Barbara Karnes

October 5th, 2016

38:15

  Join our new The One You Feed Facebook Discussion Group   This week we talk to Barbara Karnes about living and dying well Barbara Karnes, RN, is an internationally respected speaker, educator, author and thought …

146: Melody Warnick

September 27th, 2016

38:03

  Join our new The One You Feed Facebook Discussion Group   This week we talk to Melody Warnick Melody Warnick has been a freelance journalist for more than a decade, she has written for Reader’s Digest, O: The Oprah …

145: Taylor Hunt

September 21st, 2016

41:02

  Join our new The One You Feed Facebook Discussion Group   This week we talk to Taylor Hunt Taylor Hunt is a devoted student of Ashtanga, a system of yoga originally transmitted by Sri K. Pattabhi Jois. The system is …

144: Tara Brach

September 14th, 2016

44:36

Join our new The One You Feed Facebook Discussion Group   This week we talk to Tara Brach Tara Brach is an American psychologist and proponent …

143: Matthew Quick

September 7th, 2016

37:31

  This week we talk to Matthew Quick about mental health Our guest this week is Matthew Quick. He is here for his second visit to The One You Feed. He is the New York Times bestselling author of The Silver Linings …

142: Howard Martin (HeartMath)

August 31st, 2016

38:08

  Join our new The One You Feed Facebook Discussion Group   This week we talk to Howard Martin (HeartMath) about the intelligence of the heart Howard Martin is one of the original leaders who helped found …

141: Ralph White

August 24th, 2016

36:49

      This week we talk to Ralph White  Ralph White is co-founder of the New York Open Center, America’s leading urban institution of holistic …

Mini Episode Reissue

August 22nd, 2016

4:50

This was on my mind this week. I thought it would be good to revisit this episode- Eric Life will always take effort Most of us have a fantasy that …

140: Tami Simon

August 17th, 2016

33:51

  Get more information on The One You Feed Coaching Program. Enrollment open until August 20th   This week we talk to Tami Simon about What Matters …

Bonus Episode: Eric interviewed on the Life on Purpose Show

August 14th, 2016

1:02:35

Get more information on The One You Feed Coaching Program. Enrollment open until August 20th     This is a bonus episode of Eric being interviewed by …

139: Matthew Fox

August 10th, 2016

47:02

    This week we talk to Matthew Fox about The Four Paths to God Matthew Fox is an American priest and theologian. Formerly a member of …

138: Conor O'Brien- Villagers

August 3rd, 2016

24:30

    This week we talk to Conor O'Brien about celebrating our uniqueness Conor O'Brien is an Irish singer and songwriter for the band Villagers. The band came to prominence in 2010 with the release of their debut …

137: Brad Warner

July 27th, 2016

40:39

    This week we talk to Brad Warner about not being a jerk Brad Warner is an ordained Zen teacher and author of the books There Is No God And He Is Always With You , Sit Down and Shut Up and Hardcore Zen. He’s also a …

136: Michelle Segar

July 20th, 2016

37:25

  This week we talk to Michelle Segar about making lasting change Michelle Segar, PhD, is a motivation scientist and author of critically acclaimed “No Sweat! How the Simple Science of Motivation Can Bring You a …

135: James R Doty

July 13th, 2016

36:57

    This week we talk to James R Doty about the power of compassion James R Doty, MD, is a Clinical Professor in the Department of Neurosurgery at Stanford University and the Director of the Center for Compassion and …

134: Parker J Palmer

July 5th, 2016

53:32

Photo Credit: Dan Kowalski, Bainbridge Island, WA   This week we talk to Parker J Palmer about finding wholeness Parker J. Palmer, is the founder …

133: A.H. Almaas

June 29th, 2016

23:07

    This week we talk to A.H. Almaas about spiritual awakening A. H. Almaas is the pen name of A. Hameed Ali, creator of the Diamond Approach to Self-Realization. The Diamond Approach is a contemporary teaching that …

132: Dr. Norman Rosenthal

June 22nd, 2016

30:22

    This week we talk to Norman Rosenthal about transcendental meditation Dr. Norman Rosenthal is a world-renowned psychiatrist, public speaker and best-selling author who is known for his innovative research and …

131: Kira Asatryan

June 15th, 2016

33:43

    This week we talk to Kira Astrayan about overcoming loneliness Kira Asatryan is certified relationship coach, author, blogger, loneliness expert, and speaker. She loves to speak publicly on the topic of loneliness, …

130: John Prendergast

June 8th, 2016

49:48

    This week we talk to John Prendergast about tuning into our body John J. Prendergast, PhD, is a psychotherapist, retired professor of …

129: Russell Simmons

June 1st, 2016

27:36

    This week we talk to Russell Simmons about being a giver   Russell Simmons is an American entrepreneur and author. He began his entrepreneurial career in his youth, but on the wrong side of the law, selling …

128: Benjamin Shalva

May 24th, 2016

34:58

    This week we talk to Benjamin Shalva about spiritual cross training Benjamin Shalva is a rabbi, writer, and yoga instructor, he leads spiritual cross-training seminars and workshops around the world. He received …

Behavior Change Mistake #2

May 21st, 2016

5:23

Get more information on The One You Feed Coaching Program. Enrollment open until May 25th     The #2 Mistake Most People Make When Trying to Change …

127: Robbie Vorhaus

May 17th, 2016

43:38

      This week we talk to Robbie Vorhaus about following your heart Robbie Vorhaus is widely recognized as one of the top three reputation and …

The #1 Mistake People Make When Trying to Change Behavior

May 14th, 2016

6:04

  The #1 Mistake Most People Make When Trying to Change Behavior Starting Too Big The key to making lasting change is to break things down into really small steps. Most people want to start at point A and jump to …

126: Mary O"Malley

May 11th, 2016

53:53

    This week we talk to Mary O'Malley about awakening to the world around us Mary O’Malley is an author, teacher, and counselor whose work awakens …

125: Dan Harris and Oren Sofer

May 4th, 2016

49:53

 
This week we talk to Dan Harris and Oren Sofer about
mindful communication
Our guests this week are Dan Harris and Oren Sofer.
 
Dan was a previous …

124: Colin Beavan

April 27th, 2016

36:09

 

 
This week we talk to Colin Beavan about being happy AND
changing the world
Colin Beavan’s writing, speaking, consulting and activism have
encouraged …

123: Steven C Hayes

April 19th, 2016

44:35

 
 
This week we talk to Steven C Hayes about getting out of our minds and into our lives
Steven C Hayes is Nevada Foundation Professor at the …

122: Aaron Anastasi

April 12th, 2016

32:01

 
 
This week we talk to Aaron Anastasi about not listening to the voices that hold us back
Aaron Anastasi is a Southern California native who graduated …

121: Robert Sessions

April 5th, 2016

37:31

 
 
 
A native of South Dakota, Robert Sessions earned a B.A. from Drake University and a Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Michigan.  Before focusing on photography, for more than four decades he taught …

120: Rick Heller

March 30th, 2016

37:25

 
 
This week we talk to Rick Heller about secular meditation
Rick Heller is the author of the new book, Secular Meditation: 32 Practices for …

119: Rebecca Newberger Goldstein

March 22nd, 2016

32:53

 
 
This week we talk to Rebecca Newberger Goldstein about the relevance of philosophy in today's world
Rebecca Newberger Goldstein is an American …

118: Tara Mohr

March 15th, 2016

40:13

 
This week we talk to Tara Mohr about playing big
Tara Mohr is an expert on women’s leadership and well-being. She helps women play bigger in sharing their voices and bringing forward their ideas in work and in life. …

Keep Trying- Mini Episode

March 13th, 2016

4:47

 
 
Real change is possible but it takes time- Keep Trying!
 

JK Rowling was broke and depressed and her book had been rejected by 12 different publishers. This was right before Harry Potter was finally accepted and hit the …

117: Dr. Gabor Mate´

March 8th, 2016

46:18

 
 
This week we talk to Dr. Gabor Mate´ about addiction
Get a free download of Eric's key quotes and ideas from Dr. Mate's work. 
A renowned speaker, and bestselling author, Dr. Gabor Maté is highly sought after for his …

Solomon's Paradox

March 6th, 2016

5:37

 
Make Better Decisions using Solomon's Paradox
King Solomon was said to be wiser than anyone in Egypt.
What we don't hear, is that while Solomon was …

116: Barry Mangione

March 1st, 2016

27:07

 
 
 
This week we talk to Barry Mangione about how there are no easy answers
Barry Mangione is an author, musician, podcaster, life coach, and pediatric …

115: Mark Nepo

February 23rd, 2016

44:10

 
 
This week we talk to Mark Nepo about the mysteries of life

Mark Nepo is a poet, philosopher and cancer survivor who has taught in the fields of poetry, health, and spirituality for forty years. A New York Times #1 …

115: Mirabai Starr

February 16th, 2016

44:59

 
 
This week we talk to Mirabai Starr about grief and healing
Mirabai Starr writes, speaks and leads retreats on the inter-spiritual teachings of the …

114: Chris Grosso

February 9th, 2016

47:30

 
 
 
This week we talk to Chris Grosso about Everything Mind

Only the third repeat guest on the The One You Feed, Chris Grosso is a public speaker, …

The Second Arrow- Mini Episode

February 5th, 2016

7:47

 
The Second Arrow

 “The Buddha once asked a student, “If a person is struck by an arrow, is it painful?” The student replied, “It is."The Buddha then …

113: Rainn Wilson

February 1st, 2016

50:30

 
 
This week we talk to Rainn Wilson about the courage to be hopeful

Rainn Wilson is best known for his Emmy-nominated role as Dwight Schrute on …

112: Manoush Zomorodi

January 26th, 2016

36:15

 
 
This week we talk to Manoush Zomorodi about remaining human in a digital age
This interview was recorded live in the WNYC studios in New York city, …

111: Belinda Gore

January 19th, 2016

49:01

 
 
This week we talk to Belinda Gore about The Enneagram
This episode was recorded outdoors, live before an audience

Belinda Gore is a psychologist, …

110: Toni Bernhard

January 13th, 2016

38:34

 
This week we talk to Toni Bernhard about not getting what we want

Toni Bernhard was a law professor at the University of California—Davis when she became very ill. Since then she had dealt with, and helped teach the …

109: John Lee Dumas

January 5th, 2016

38:18

 

 
 
This week we talk to John Lee Dumas

John Lee Dumas is the Founder and Host of EntrepreneurOnFire, awarded 'Best of iTunes 2013'. John interviews …

108: Megan Feldman Bettencourt

December 30th, 2015

40:33

 
 
This week we talk to Megan Feldman Bettencourt about forgiveness

Megan Feldman Bettencourt is an award-winning writer and journalist. She has reported from many countries, and her journalism has appeared in …

107: Kristin Neff

December 22nd, 2015

31:04

 
Interested in behavior change? Please help us out by taking our short 3 question survey and receive a free guide: The 5 Biggest Behavior Change Mistakes

 
 
This week we talk to Kristin Neff about self compassion

Kristin …

106: Monk Yunrou

December 16th, 2015

36:21

Please help us out by taking our short 3 question survey and receive a free guide: The 5 Biggest Behavior Change Mistakes

 
 
This week we talk to Monk Yunrou about modern Taoism

Taoist Monk Yunrou in as author, activist, …

105: Guy Winch

December 9th, 2015

41:43

Please help us out by taking our short 3 question survey and receive a free guide: The 5 Biggest Behavior Change Mistakes

 
 
This week we talk to Guy Winch about emotional first aid

Guy Winch, Ph.D., is a licensed …

104: Loch Kelly

December 2nd, 2015

38:27

Please help us out by taking our short 3 question survey and receive a free guide: The 5 Biggest Behavior Change Mistakes

 
This week we talk to Loch Kelly about awake awareness

Loch Kelly, MDiv, LCSW, is a teacher, …

103: Deborah Schoeberlein David

November 24th, 2015

46:07

Please help us out by taking our short 3 question survey and receive a free guide: The 5 Biggest Behavior Change Mistakes

 
 
This week we talk …

102: Mark Manson

November 17th, 2015

35:20

 

This week we talk to Mark Manson about making sacrifices

Mark Manson is an author and personal development consultant.  His writing is a different …

101: Eric and Chris

November 11th, 2015

49:16

 

This week Eric and Chris get interviewed
It has been 100 episodes of The One You Feed and as a way to makr the occasion we asked our friend Greg from the Life on Purpose podcast to interview Chris and I together. We …

100: Steve Almond

November 3rd, 2015

49:44

 

 
 

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

Steve Almond spent seven years as a newspaper reporter in Texas and Florida …

99: don Miguel Ruiz

October 27th, 2015

34:52

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This week we talk to don Miguel Ruiz about the stories we tell ourselves
Don Miguel Ruiz is a renowned spiritual teacher and internationally bestselling author. He has spent the past three …

98: Mike Peters of the Alarm

October 20th, 2015

37:20

 
 
This week we talk to Mike Peters

Mike Peters is a Welsh musician, best known as the lead singer of The Alarm. Between 2011 and 2013, Peters was the vocalist for Big Country as well as The Alarm.
A two time cancer …

97: Michael Taft: Meditation and Mindfulness for Geeks

October 13th, 2015

42:13

  This week we talk to Michael Taft about better mediation Michael W. Taft is an author, editor, meditation teacher, and neuroscience junkie. He is …

96: Casey Schwartz

October 7th, 2015

31:41

 
 
This week we talk to Casey Schwartz about the science of neuropsychoanalysis

CASEY SCHWARTZ is a graduate of Brown University and has a Masters …

95: Amy Banks

September 29th, 2015

47:59

 

Amy Banks, M.D., has devoted her career to understanding the neurobiology of relationships. In addition to her work at the Jean Baker Miller …

94: Kevin Breel: Depression and Comedy

September 23rd, 2015

35:06

    Kevin Breel is a 21-year-old writer, comedian, and activist for mental health. His work has been featured by NBC, CBS, The Huffington Post, MTV, …

93: Tony Horton

September 14th, 2015

33:15

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This week we talk to Tony Horton about the law of consistency

Tony Horton is the master behind the best-selling fitness series: P90X®, P90X2®, 10-Minute Trainer®, his latest 30-minute dynamo P90X3® and the …

92: Sharon Salzberg

September 8th, 2015

40:08

Sharon-Salzberg the one you feed
 
 

This week we talk to Sharon Salzberg about the essential question

Sharon Salzberg is one of the worlds best know Buddhist teachers and has been leading meditation retreats worldwide …

91: BJ Fogg- Habits

September 2nd, 2015

34:06

  This week we talk to BJ Fogg about changing our behavior Dr. BJ Fogg directs the Persuasive Tech Lab at Stanford University. A psychologist and …

90: Jeff Goins

August 26th, 2015

38:52

 
 

This week we talk to Jeff Goins about The Art of Work

Jeff Goins is a full-time writer who lives just outside of Nashville, Tennessee, with his …

89: Todd Henry

August 19th, 2015

1:18:19

 

This week we talk to Todd Henry about developing your authentic voice

Todd Henry teaches leaders and organizations how to establish practices that lead to everyday brilliance. He is the author of three books (The …

Mini Episode- Consistency

August 16th, 2015

6:42

 
Mini Episode: Consistency
The importance of consistency in behavior change. Consistency of action is critical. It's amazing what a series of small steps taken day after day can do.
 
"What you do every day matters than …

88: Rabbi Rami Shapiro

August 12th, 2015

52:32

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This week we talk to Rabbi Rami Shapiro about perennial wisdom

Rabbi Rami Shapiro is an award-winning author, poet, essayist, and …

87: Johnette Napolitano

August 4th, 2015

38:20

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This week we talk to Johnette Napolitano of Concrete Blonde

Johnette Napolitano is an American singer, songwriter and bassist best known …

86: Kerry Patterson

July 28th, 2015

36:20

 
 

This week we talk to Kerry Patterson

Kerry Patterson is the four-time New York Times best-selling co-author of Crucial Conversations, Crucial Accountability, Influencer, and Change Anything.
He received his doctorate …

85: Justin Sullivan (New Model Army)

July 21st, 2015

29:57

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This week we talk to Justin Sullivan from New Model Army

Justin Sullivan is an English singer and songwriter. He is the frontman and …

84: Scott Gornto

July 14th, 2015

32:23

 

This week we talk to Scott Gornto about the stories we tell ourselves

R. Scott Gornto, is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Certified Sex Therapist and Expert on Relationships and Personal Development. Scott …

83: Brigid Schulte

July 8th, 2015

39:33

 
 

 

Brigid Schulte is an award-winning journalist for the Washington Post and Washington Post magazine. She was part of a team that won the Pulitzer …

84: Bob Proctor

June 30th, 2015

44:34

 
image by Filip Cedarholm
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This week we talk to Bob Proctor about thought and action

Bob Proctor is an author, lecturer, counselor, …

82: Dr. Rick Hanson

June 24th, 2015

42:26

 
 

This week we talk to Dr. Rick Hanson about hardwiring happiness into our brain

Rick Hanson, Ph.D., is a neuropsychologist and author of Hardwiring …

81: Jackie Warner

June 17th, 2015

38:39

 
 

This week we talk to Jackie Warner about using exercise and food to improve low mood

Jackie Warner is best known as the star of Bravo’s “Work Out” and “Thintervention”
Jackie is one of the world’s most sought-after …

Mini Episode: The Elephant and The Rider

June 13th, 2015

6:00

 
Mini Episode: The Elephant and The Rider
One of my favorite books is The Happiness Hypothesis: Finding Modern Truth in Ancient Wisdom by Jonathan Haidt.
In it, Haidt poses several "Great Ideas" on happiness espoused by …

80: Karen Valencic

June 10th, 2015

39:42

 

This week we talk to Karen Valencic about using movement to get unstuck

Karen Valencic is the founder of Spiral Impact, an Indianapolis-based …

79: Akshay Nanavati

June 2nd, 2015

29:48

 

This week we talk to Akshay Nanavati about learning to use our fear
Akshay Nanavati is an explorer, volunteer firefighter, former U.S. Marine, and …

Bonus Re-Release

May 28th, 2015

49:06

We have gotten so many questions about habits lately that we thought we would re-release one of our most popular episodes of 2014 with James Clear. …

78: Simon Sinek

May 26th, 2015

30:58

 

This week we talk to Simon Sinek about leadership
Simon Sinek is an author best known for popularizing the concept of "the golden circle" and to …

77: Lama Surya Das

May 20th, 2015

33:36

 
  
This week we talk to Lama Surya Das about looking beyond ourselves
Lama Surya Das is one of the foremost Western Buddhist meditation teachers and …

Mini Episode: No Easy Street

May 17th, 2015

6:14

 
Life will always take effort
Most of us have a fantasy that we will hit some point where life won't take effort. We will read the right book, learn the right meditation, rub the right crystal and our troubles will …

76: Johann Hari

May 13th, 2015

56:27

This week we talk to Johann Hari about battling our demons
Johann Hari is a British journalist. He has written for many of the world’s leading newspapers and magazines, including the New York Times, Le Monde, the …

75: Edward Slingerland

May 5th, 2015

40:09

  
This week we talk to Edward Slingerland about trying not to try
Edward Slingerland is a Professor of Asian Studies and Canada Research Chair in Chinese Thought and Embodied Cognition at the University of British …

Bonus Re-Issue: Rich Roll from March 2014

April 30th, 2015

39:30

Bonus Re-Issue from March 2014

This week on The One You Feed we have Rich Roll.
Rich Roll  is a 47-year old, accomplished vegan ultra-endurance athlete …

74: Rich Roll and Julie Piatt

April 30th, 2015

45:44

 
This week we talk to Rich Roll and Julie Piatt about the challenges and the joys of transformation.
Rich Roll is a 47-year old, accomplished vegan …

73: Dale Partridge

April 29th, 2015

42:58

 
This week we talk to Dale Partridge about putting people above profit.
Dale Partridge is a serial entrepreneur and CEO/Co-Founder of Sevenly.org and Startupcamp.com. In less than two years, Sevenly has given over $2.7 …

72: Chris Hoke

April 22nd, 2015

49:44

 
This week we talk to Chris Hoke about finding spirituality within the darkness
 Chris Hoke is a jail chaplain and minister to Mexican gang and migrant worker communities in Washington’s Skagit Valley. His experiences …

71: Carol Dweck

April 15th, 2015

26:43

 
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This week we talk to Carol Dweck about mindset

Carol S. Dweck, Ph.D., is one of the world’s leading researchers in the field of …

70: David Redish

April 7th, 2015

36:46

  
This week we talk to David Redish about decision making

David Redish is currently a professor in the Department of Neuroscience at the University of Minnesota. He received his undergraduate degree in writing and …

Mini Episode- My Cup is Too Full

April 5th, 2015

4:24

 
The confirmation bias, The Einstellung Effect and an old Zen tale.
 
 

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69: Jake Ducey

March 31st, 2015

37:57

 
This week we talk to Jake Ducey about our purpose

When Jake Ducey decided to quit and leave behind a college basketball scholarship and business …

Mini Episode: One Day at a Time

March 30th, 2015

4:20

One Day at a Time is a cliche but under the surface there is an enormous amount of wisdom.
 
 

Some of our most popular interviews that you might also …

68: Byron Katie- The Work

March 24th, 2015

35:09

 
This week we talk to Byron Katie about questioning our thoughts
Byron Kathleen Mitchell, better known as Byron Katie is an American speaker and author who teaches a method of self-inquiry known as "The Work of Byron …

Mini Episode- Small Changes

March 23rd, 2015

6:31

Getting unstuck, small changes add up over time, a little bit of something is better than a lot of nothing and the power of keystone habits.
 
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67: Glennon Doyle Melton

March 17th, 2015

55:49

 
This week we talk to Glennon Doyle Melton about staying open to life
 
 In This Interview Glennon and I Discuss...

The One You Feed parable.
Having to get through the bad stuff to get to the good stuff.

For more …

66: Josh Shipp

March 10th, 2015

48:04

Josh Shipp aka “The Teen Whisperer” is a former at-risk foster kid turned teen advocate. His TV series TEEN TROUBLE (A&E / Lifetime) documented his work with teens in crisis. He is the author of “The Teen’s Guide to …

Mini Episode: The Fundamental Attribution Error

March 7th, 2015

6:08

We hold ourselves and others to different standards. The Fundamental Attribution Error can wreak havoc in our lives and relationships.
 
Visit our …

65: Maria Popova of Brain Pickings

March 2nd, 2015

1:04:05

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This week we talk to Maria Popova about Brain Pickings and living a good life. 

Our guest today is Maria Popova: a writer, blogger, and critic living Brooklyn, NY.  She is best known for Brainpickings.org, …

64: Dr David K Reynolds

February 24th, 2015

39:23

This week we talk to Dr. David K Reynolds about Constructive Living

Dr. David K Reynolds is the creator of Constructive Living. Constructive Living is …

Mini Episode: The Persistent Illusion

February 21st, 2015

4:58

The persistence of the illusion that people or things will make us happy is astonishing, despite much evidence to the contrary.

63: Roland Merullo

February 17th, 2015

43:34

  
This week we talk to Roland Merullo about focusing on our internal life

Roland Merullo is the author of nine novels, including Breakfast with …

Mini Episode- Feelings, Thoughts and Actions

February 14th, 2015

5:07

 

We are all interested in how we feel but our emotions are one thing we cannot change directly. We can however change our behavior or thoughts and …

62: Amy Clover

February 10th, 2015

39:43

 
 
Amy Clover is the founder of StrongInsideOut.com and the driving force behind the 2014 Strong Inside Out Tour. 8 Years ago she was battling depression and OCD and after a near suicide checked herself into the …

Mini Episode- Tending Our Own Gardens

February 8th, 2015

9:22

[powerpress]  
An approach to dealing with all the craziness out in the world: tend to you own garden.
 
 

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61: Tony Stubblebine

February 4th, 2015

56:37

   
This week we talk to Tony Stubblebine about the science of behavior design

Tony Stubblebine co-founded Coach.Me (formerly knows as Lift) on the …

Mini Episode- The Power of Appreciation

February 1st, 2015

5:17

[powerpress]  
We all know that gratitude and appreciation are important but we need to actually do them for the benefit to occur.
 
 

Some of our most …

60: Gabriele Oettingen

January 28th, 2015

45:43

 
This week we talk to Gabriele Oettingen about rethinking positive thinking.

Gabriele Oettingen is a Professor of Psychology at New York University …

Mini Episode: Decision Fatigue and the Power of Routines

January 24th, 2015

7:03

 
Routines don't drain us, they strengthen us when used correctly. Deciding what to do all the time wears us out and saps out strength.
 
 

Some of our …

59: Alex Cornell

January 21st, 2015

33:17

 
 
This week we talk to Alex Cornell about overcoming creative blocks.

Alex Cornell is an interface designer, filmmaker, and periodic musician. He lives in San Francisco and is currently working at Moonbase. He released …

Mini Episode: The Parable of the Farmer and the Horse

January 19th, 2015

6:31

  
Today we discuss another parable and talk about learning to live with equanimity.
 
 

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58: Susan Piver

January 13th, 2015

41:43

 

This week we talk to Susan Piver

Susan Piver is a Buddhist teacher and the New York Times bestselling author of seven books, including The Hard Questions and the award-winning How Not to Be Afraid of Your Own Life. Her …

57: Gregg Swanson

January 6th, 2015

32:51

 
This week we talk to Gregg Swanson about the warrior mindset

Gregg Swanson is a leading, physical, emotional,  spiritual and mental strength coach and expert. He has authored several books and over 100 articles on these …

56: Emily White

December 30th, 2014

41:02

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

Emily White is a former lawyer turned writer. She is the author …

Mini Episode: Negative Emotions

December 28th, 2014

4:43

[powerpress]  
 
 
 

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Kino MacGregor
Strand of Oaks
Mike Scott of the Waterboys
Todd Henry- …

56: Congressman Tim Ryan

December 23rd, 2014

40:10

 
(Photo For The Dispatch by Pete Marovich)
 
This week we talk to Tim Ryan about mindfulness in everyday life

Tim Ryan is the U.S. Representative for …

Mini Episode: Notice, Don't Resist

December 21st, 2014

4:55

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

Bonus Re-Release: Todd Henry

December 18th, 2014

34:24

 Todd Henry describes himself as “an arms dealer for the creative revolution”
Todd is the founder of Accidental Creative, a company that helps …

55: Therese Borchard

December 16th, 2014

38:42

 
This week we talk to Therese Borchard about handling depression.

Therese Borchard is the author of Beyond Blue and The Pocket Therapist. She blogs …

54: James Clear

December 8th, 2014

48:26

 
 

James Clear is an entrepreneur, weightlifter, and travel photographer. He writes at JamesClear.com, where he talks about scientific research and real-world experiences that help you rethink your health and improve …

53: Michael Galinsky

December 2nd, 2014

37:18

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

Michael Galinsky is an American filmmaker, cinematographer, …

Mini Episode- The Exhaustion of Avoidance

November 30th, 2014

5:09

Eric discusses how tiring avoidance can be and proposes some solutions.

52: Robert Biswas-Diener

November 25th, 2014

33:08

 
This week we talk to Robert Biswas-Diener about the upside of your dark side.

Robert Biswas-Diener  is a psychologist, author and instructor at …

51: Jeffrey Rubin

November 19th, 2014

39:30

  
This week we talk to Jeffrey Rubin about the art of flourishing

Dr. Jeffrey Rubin is widely regarded as one of the leading authorities on the integration of meditation and psychotherapy. In his ground-breaking and …

Bonus Re-Release: Andrew Solomon

November 15th, 2014

35:37

Andrew Solomon is a writer and lecturer on politics, culture and psychology.
Solomon’s newest book, Far From the Tree: Parents, Children, and the …

50: Dan Wilson

November 10th, 2014

36:06

[powerpress]  
This week we talk to Dan Wilson

This is another interview that has great personal significance to us. Dan was part of Trip Shakespeare which is one of Eric's all-time favorite bands. He also went on to form …

49: Alex LIckerman

November 4th, 2014

37:31

 

Alex Lickerman is a physician, former assistant professor of medicine and director of primary care, and current assistant vice president for Student Health and Counseling Services at the University of Chicago. He’s …

49: Jordan Harbinger

October 30th, 2014

35:53

 
 
[powerpress]  
This week we talk to Jordan Harbinger about the power of awareness and intention
Jordan Harbinger is the founder of The Art of Charm. The Art of Charm helps men to improve their social skills so that they …

Mini Episode 10: Setbacks and Dissapointments

October 26th, 2014

7:54

"A setback is not permission to abandon your plans" - Chris Brogan
 
Eric talks about handling setbacks and disappointments 

48: Joel Zaslofsky

October 22nd, 2014

38:35

 
 
Joel Zaslofsky is the founder of The Value of Simple website and podcast. He is an author, speaker, and curator. He the author of Experiencing Curating: How to Gain Focus, Increase Influence and Simplify You Life. He …

47: Kristoffer Carter

October 14th, 2014

50:22

 
 
  
This week we talk to Kristoffer Carter about building an Epic Life
Kristoffer Carter ("kc") is a meditation expert for rapid growth start-ups, facilitator, & experience designer for Good Life Project, created by …

Mini Episode- 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

October 13th, 2014

4:21

A brief preview from the upcoming 7 Habits of Highly Effective People course offered by The One You Feed

46: Christine Hassler

October 8th, 2014

50:55

Christine Hassler left her successful job as a Hollywood agent at 25 to pursue a life she could be passionate about . . . but it did not come easily. …

Mini Episode 9- Envy and Comparision

October 6th, 2014

6:07

 

 
This week Eric discusses Envy and Comparison
In Dante's Inferno the envious had their eyes sewn shut. In our day we have a lot of social media comparison.
We discuss some approaches to handling envy and comparison
 

Some …

45: Emiliya Zhivotovskaya

September 30th, 2014

38:58

 

 
  
I was lucky enough to catch Emiliya Zhivotovskaya near the end of Camp GLP and we were able to sit down in her small room on the floor, holding …

Mini Ep 8- The Role of Willpower and Anger in Depression

September 27th, 2014

5:33

 

 
This week Eric responds to a follow on Twitter.
I posted a tweet the other day that said:
"The best way out of depression is to hate it and not let …

44: Jonathan Rottenberg: Depression and Evolution

September 23rd, 2014

41:48

      This week we talk to Jonathan Rottenberg Jonathan Rottenberg is a leading researcher in the area of emotion and psychopathology, where he …

43: Chris Grosso - The Indie Spiritualist

September 16th, 2014

36:48

 
  
This week we talk to Chris Grosso
Chris Grosso is an author, independent culturist, spiritual aspirant, recovering addict, speaker, and professor …

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