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Good Life Project

What does it mean to live a good life? Is it about happiness, health, friendship, love, or meaning? What about work, wealth, purpose, service, or something else? Can you live a good life even when things are hard? These are the questions and topics we explore every week in conversation with leading voices from health, science, art, industry, mindset, and culture, like Brené Brown, Matthew McConaughey, Mel Robbins, Alex, Elle, Adam Grant, Elizabeth Gilbert, Yung Pueblo, Maya Shankar, Mitch Albom, Glennon Doyle & hundreds more. The New York Times says, "the show’s holistic approach to fulfillment is bound to resonate." Lis...

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Recent Episodes of Good Life Project


How to Live with Invisible Pain | Samira Rajabi

How to Live with Invisible Pain | Samira Rajabi

Ever felt weighed down by invisible pain or chronic illness nobody else can see? In this powerful conversation, trauma specialist Samira Rajabi gets refreshingly candid about her own decade-long journey navigating conditions like a benign brain tumor, headaches, and hearing loss.


Drawing from her book All My Friends Live in My Computer: Trauma, Tactical Media, and Meaning, Samira shares coping strategies for the daily struggle of invisible suffering. Discover mindset shifts, tactics for reducing stigma, and insights into radical presence despite inescapable pain.


You can find Samira at: Website | Instagram | Episode Transcript

Episode 15 July 2024 58m and 52s


The Busy Brain Cure | Dr. Romie Mushtaq

The Busy Brain Cure | Dr. Romie Mushtaq

Are you plagued by restlessness, lack of focus, and sleeplessness? Discover Dr. Romie Mushtaq's "The Busy Brain Cure" in this engaging interview. An award-winning neurologist, she reveals the surprising effects of chronic stress on our brains - and her revolutionary 8-week Brain Shift protocol to rewire for calm and clarity. Regain your mental edge through simple, research-backed micro-habits.


You can find Dr. Romie at: Website | Instagram | Episode Transcript


If you LOVED this episode you’ll also love the conversations we had with Light Watkins about meditation.


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Episode 11 July 2024 1h, 8m and 15s


A Rare Look at the Psychedelic Underground | Rachel Harris, PhD

A Rare Look at the Psychedelic Underground | Rachel Harris, PhD

Explore the mystical world of psychedelic guides with Rachel Harris, Ph.D., author of Swimming in the Sacred: Wisdom from the Psychedelic Underground. In this fascinating discussion, Harris pulls back the veil on the intuitive, somatic ways women elders have been guiding others on sacred psychedelic journeys for decades.


Discover the critical role of the shaman in holding the ceremonial container, the differences between Western guides and indigenously trained shamans, and wise advice for anyone curious about ethically exploring this realm. Whether you're new to psychedelics or a seasoned journeyer, this eye-opening conversation offers a rare...

Episode 8 July 2024 1h, 4m and 49s


How to Reclaim Focus in the Age of Distraction | Johann Hari

How to Reclaim Focus in the Age of Distraction | Johann Hari

Does it feel impossible to concentrate these days? You're not alone. In this fascinating discussion, the author of Stolen Focus: Why You Can’t Pay Attention - and How to Think Deeply Again reveals the hidden forces conspiring to hijack our attention spans. From predatory tech platforms to childhood culture shifts, Johann Hari exposes the surprising modern factors undermining our focus.


But it's not all bad news - he also shares empowering solutions for reclaiming our minds. You'll learn practical tips to sharpen your concentration alongside Johann's vision for an "attention movement" to reshape society. If yo...

Episode 4 July 2024 1h, 8m and


How to Reclaim Ease, Sanity & Success | Emma Gannon

How to Reclaim Ease, Sanity & Success | Emma Gannon

When award-winning author Emma Gannon burned out writing a book redefining success, she took a radical year away from nearly all work. Hear her raw journey barely able to function, winding down her podcast, and stripping life's essentials.


But one project remained: her Substack newsletter—a lifeline for creative rebirth. Emma shares the profound freedom of letting go, reclaiming her voice through solitude, and emerging with a "smaller but better" life of true integrity and ease.


If you've ever felt disillusioned by society's idea of "making it," Emma's courageous reinvention is a bold ma...

Episode 1 July 2024 58m and 34s


Nooks and Crannies

Nooks and Crannies

As life and business partners, Jonathan and Stephanie Fields have gone through many different phases of life together. From moving cross country to Colorado to recently becoming empty nesters, exploring various parts of the world remains constant. Road trips like this allow them to find the time and space to experience new things together – no matter where they are in their lives. 

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Episode 29 June 2024 24m and 29s


How to Transform Suffering Into Freedom | Spotlight Convo

How to Transform Suffering Into Freedom | Spotlight Convo

Trapped by thoughts and beliefs? Anger, grief keeping you stuck? Inspiring teachers Byron Katie and Lama Rod Owens overcame suffering through radical self-inquiry. Learn Katie's "The Work" method and Owens' "Radical Dharma" approach blending Buddhism and his Black, queer identity. Find clarity and freedom in every moment.


Episode Transcript


You can find Byron Katie at: Website | Instagram | Listen to Our Full-Length Convo with Byron Katie


You can find Lama Rod Owens at: Website | Instagram | Listen to Our Full-Length Convo with Lama Rod


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Episode 27 June 2024 1h, 4m and 10s


Leading Burnout Expert | How to Finally Feel Better

Leading Burnout Expert | How to Finally Feel Better

Exhausted, cynical, and ineffective? You could be experiencing burnout. In this candid conversation, Dr. Neha Sangwan provides a radical reframe, defining burnout as a profound mind-body disconnect from ignoring our core needs while chasing society's narrow "success."


Drawing from her book Powered by Me: From Burned Out to Fully Charged at Work and in Life, Dr. Sangwan outlines a holistic "burnout triad" and life-changing 5-part framework to realign your energy across physical, mental, emotional, social, and spiritual domains. Discover potent yet simple ways to escape the cycle by reconnecting to your deepest values.


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Episode 24 June 2024 58m and 40s


Grief is Love: Navigating Loss, Health & Transformation | Marisa Renee Lee

Grief is Love: Navigating Loss, Health & Transformation | Marisa Renee Lee

Author Marisa Renee Lee dives deep into her book Grief Is Love: Living with Loss, recounting personal losses that sparked an awakening - grief stems from love, a vital truth for healing. She dispels myths about "moving on" from grief, instead advocating to embrace it.


Marisa shares how marginalized communities face disproportionate grief with little support, underscoring the need for change. You'll learn about self-compassion, vulnerability, and creating "certainty anchors" amidst uncertainty.


Whether facing deep loss or supporting a loved one, this conversation provides a refreshing perspective on an inevitable experience.


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Episode 20 June 2024 1h, 1m and 30s


How to Tap the Power of Games to Live a Better Life | Kelly Clancy

How to Tap the Power of Games to Live a Better Life | Kelly Clancy

What if the games we play reveal deeper truths about human nature and society? In this mind-expanding conversation, neuroscientist Kelly Clancy, author of Playing with Reality: How Games Have Shaped Our World explores the profound role of games and game theory in understanding ourselves and actively shaping reality itself.


Get ready to rethink what constitutes "winning" and embrace an "infinite game" philosophy focused on mutual flourishing over ego-driven conquests.


You can find Kelly at: Website | Episode Transcript


If you LOVED this episode you’ll also love the conversations we had wit...

Episode 17 June 2024 56m and 17s

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