Dr. Robert Waldinger, psychiatrist and Zen Roshi, and best-selling author enters the mind meld.
Dr. Waldinger is a Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, where he directs the Harvard Study of Adult Development, the longest-running study of human thriving ever conducted.
Dr. Waldinger is also the NYT Bestselling author of The Good Life.
In this mind meld, Robert shares his singular wisdom on what it really means to live a fulfilling life, how buddhism, introspective practices, and spirituality have changed his life, our need for a unifying myth, the power of noticing the small beauties in life, the deep importance of meaningful relationships, and more.
Autodidactic mythologist, psychology extraordinaire, and Myths That Make Us podcast host, Erick Godsey returns for a truly titanic mind meld.
In this one we dip our wonder nuggets in many-a-rabbit hole: What it means to live a good life (eudaemonia), esoteric buddhist practices, the surprising scholarly research on reincarnation, Carl Jung, Platonic philosophy, and much, much more.
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"The power of positive thinking" is a phrase that feels so cliche that I can hardly say it without gagging. Jadedness aside, is there something to it? Can you really "rewire" yourself to be more positive and successful?
In short, yes. Quite a bit of research has been done on various forms of visualization, meditation, and positive psychology exercises. In this wonder dip, I share some potent positive psychology techniques and riff on why optimism, gratitude, and positivity, in general, are so vital.
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Artist, musician, and friend, Colin Frangicetto returns!
In this one, we riff on the surreal origins of our friendship, why the creative journey is a spiritual process, the muse, taking your inner-voice seriously, the most mind-boggling synchronicity that's ever happened to us, and much more.