Good Life Project podcast

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." Listen now! Hosted on Acast. See [acast.com/privacy] (http://acast.com/privacy) for more information. Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for more information.

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." Listen now! Hosted on Acast. See [acast.com/privacy] (http://acast.com/privacy) for more information. Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for more information.

 

#965

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] (https://amzn.to/3Y0g7lQ) , 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] (https://www.catalyzingpurpose.com/) | [Instagram] (https://www.instagram.com/catalyzingpurpose/) | [Episode Transcript] (https://www.goodlifeproject.com/podcast/how-to-live-with-chronic-invisible-pain-samira-rajabi) If you LOVED this episode you’ll also love the conversations we had with [Sean Mackey] (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/good-life-project/id647826736?i=1000658860861) about the science of pain. Check out our offerings & partners: ---Join My New Writing Project: [Awake at the Wheel] (https://jonathanfields.substack.com/about) --- [Visit Our Sponsor Page For Great Resources & Discount Codes] (https://www.goodlifeproject.com/sponsors/) Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for more information. ... Read more

15 Jul 2024

58 MINS

58:52

15 Jul 2024


#964

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] (https://drromie.com/) | [Instagram] (https://www.instagram.com/DrRomie) | [Episode Transcript] (https://www.goodlifeproject.com/podcast/grief-is-love-navigating-loss-healing-transformation-with-marisa-renee-lee) If you LOVED this episode you’ll also love the conversations we had with [Light Watkins] (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/good-life-project/id647826736?i=1000497278963) about meditation. Check out our offerings & partners: ---Join My New Writing Project: [Awake at the Wheel] (https://jonathanfields.substack.com/about) --- [Visit Our Sponsor Page For Great Resources & Discount Codes] (https://www.goodlifeproject.com/sponsors/) Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for more information. ... Read more

11 Jul 2024

1 HR 08 MINS

1:08:15

11 Jul 2024


#963

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] (https://amzn.to/45w4d4Z) . 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 glimpse into the underground traditions surrounding entheogenic medicines like ayahuasca. You can find Rachel at: [Website] (https://www.swimminginthesacred.com/) | [Episode Transcript] (https://www.goodlifeproject.com/podcast/the-role-of-psychedelic-guides-shamans-wisdom-from-the-underground-with-rachel-harris) If you LOVED this episode you’ll also love the conversations we had with [Adam Gazzaley] (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/good-life-project/id647826736?i=1000524446787) about the science of psychedelics. Check out our offerings & partners: ---Join My New Writing Project: [Awake at the Wheel] (https://jonathanfields.substack.com/about) --- [Visit Our Sponsor Page For Great Resources & Discount Codes] (https://www.goodlifeproject.com/sponsors/) Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for more information. ... Read more

08 Jul 2024

1 HR 04 MINS

1:04:49

08 Jul 2024


#962

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] (https://amzn.to/3OY4YLl) 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 you want to think deeply, achieve your goals, and live more purposefully in our frantic world, don't miss this essential listen. You can find Johann at: [Instagram] (https://www.instagram.com/johann.hari) | [Website] (https://johannhari.com/) | [Episode Transcript] (https://www.goodlifeproject.com/podcast/how-to-reclaim-your-attention-in-the-digital-age-johann-hari-on-stolen-focus-and-starting-an-attention-movement) If you LOVED this episode you’ll also love the conversations we had with neuroscientist [Adam Gazzaley] (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/good-life-project/id647826736?i=1000524446787) on brain function, memory, focus, and his lab's psychedelics research impacting emotions and health. Check out our offerings & partners: ---Join My New Writing Project: [Awake at the Wheel] (https://jonathanfields.substack.com/about) --- [Visit Our Sponsor Page For Great Resources & Discount Codes] (https://www.goodlifeproject.com/sponsors/) Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for more information. ... Read more

04 Jul 2024

1 HR 08 MINS

1:08:00

04 Jul 2024


#961

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 masterclass in choosing yourself. You can find Emma at: [The Hyphen Substack] (https://thehyphen.substack.com/) | [Instagram] (https://www.instagram.com/emmagannonuk) | [Episode Transcript] (https://www.goodlifeproject.com/podcast/how-to-overcome-career-burnout-and-find-your-true-definition-of-success-with-emma-gannon) If you LOVED this episode you’ll also love the conversations we had with [Cleo Wade] (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/good-life-project/id647826736?i=1000637005356) on words for tender times. Check out our offerings & partners: ---Join My New Writing Project: [Awake at the Wheel] (https://jonathanfields.substack.com/about) --- [Visit Our Sponsor Page For Great Resources & Discount Codes] (https://www.goodlifeproject.com/sponsors/) Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for more information. ... Read more

01 Jul 2024

58 MINS

58:34

01 Jul 2024


#960

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. Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for more information. ... Read more

29 Jun 2024

24 MINS

24:29

29 Jun 2024


#959

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] (https://www.goodlifeproject.com/podcast/questioning-thoughts-for-inner-freedom-transforming-anger-into-spiritual-liberation) You can find Byron Katie at: [Website] (https://thework.com/) | [Instagram] (https://www.instagram.com/byron.katie/) | [Listen to Our Full-Length Convo with Byron Katie] (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/good-life-project/id647826736?i=1000393875402) You can find Lama Rod Owens at: [Website] (https://www.lamarod.com/) | [Instagram] (https://www.instagram.com/lamarodofficial/) | [Listen to Our Full-Length Convo with Lama Rod] (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/good-life-project/id647826736?i=1000512022072) Check out our offerings & partners: ---Join My New Writing Project: [Awake at the Wheel] (https://jonathanfields.substack.com/about) --- [Visit Our Sponsor Page For Great Resources & Discount Codes] (https://www.goodlifeproject.com/sponsors/) Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for more information. ... Read more

27 Jun 2024

1 HR 04 MINS

1:04:10

27 Jun 2024


#958

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] (https://amzn.to/4aOCuxp) , 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. You can find Neha at: [Website] (https://nehasangwan.com/) | [Instagram] (https://www.instagram.com/doctorneha/) | [“The Awareness Prescription for Burnout” interactive PDF] (https://intuitiveintelligenceinc.com/burnout-rx/) | [Episode Transcript] (https://www.goodlifeproject.com/podcast/what-is-burnout-really-a-doctors-holistic-cure-for-chronic-stress-exhaustion-and-cynicism) If you LOVED this episode you’ll also love the conversations we had with [Yvonne Ator on our sister podcast, SPARKED] (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/sparked/id1610198312?i=1000623021199) , about ways to reframe burnout. Check out our offerings & partners: ---Join My New Writing Project: [Awake at the Wheel] (https://jonathanfields.substack.com/about) --- [Visit Our Sponsor Page For Great Resources & Discount Codes] (https://www.goodlifeproject.com/sponsors/) Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for more information. ... Read more

24 Jun 2024

58 MINS

58:40

24 Jun 2024


#957

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] (https://amzn.to/3yCBbEv) , 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. You can find Marisa at: [Website] (https://www.marisareneelee.com/) | [Instagram] (https://www.instagram.com/marisareneelee/) | [Episode Transcript] (https://www.goodlifeproject.com/podcast/grief-is-love-navigating-loss-healing-transformation-with-marisa-renee-lee) If you LOVED this episode you’ll also love the conversations we had with [Claire Bidwell Smith] (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/good-life-project/id647826736?i=1000651028543) about moving through grief. Check out our offerings & partners: ---Join My New Writing Project: [Awake at the Wheel] (https://jonathanfields.substack.com/about) --- [Visit Our Sponsor Page For Great Resources & Discount Codes] (https://www.goodlifeproject.com/sponsors/) Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for more information. ... Read more

20 Jun 2024

1 HR 01 MINS

1:01:30

20 Jun 2024


#956

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] (https://amzn.to/459Z0zx) 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] (https://www.kellybclancy.com/) | [Episode Transcript] (https://www.goodlifeproject.com/podcast/games-neuroscience-and-shaping-reality-with-kelly-clancy) If you LOVED this episode you’ll also love the conversations we had with [Nir Eyal] (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/good-life-project/id647826736?i=1000448419611) about becoming indistractable. Check out our offerings & partners: ---Join My New Writing Project: [Awake at the Wheel] (https://jonathanfields.substack.com/about) --- [Visit Our Sponsor Page For Great Resources & Discount Codes] (https://www.goodlifeproject.com/sponsors/) Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for more information. ... Read more

17 Jun 2024

56 MINS

56:17

17 Jun 2024


#955

Top Pain Researcher | The 6 Keys to Relieving Pain

Stanford neuroscientist Sean Mackey, MD, PhD reveals pain is highly subjective, shaped by our beliefs and experiences - not just injury signals. He unpacks chronic pain's persistence, promising treatment strategies like brief behavioral therapies, and research toward personalizing care through biomarkers and digital platforms. An illuminating look at pain's complexities. You can find Sean at: [Website] (https://seanmackey.people.stanford.edu/) | [Instagram] (https://www.instagram.com/stanford.pain/) | [Episode Transcript] (https://www.goodlifeproject.com/podcast/understanding-your-unique-experience-of-pain-a-neuroscientists-approach-sean-mackey) If you LOVED this episode you’ll also love the conversations we had with [Dr. David Spiegel] (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/good-life-project/id647826736?i=1000638061196) about the surprising science of hypnosis, pain & habit change. Check out our offerings & partners: ---Join My New Writing Project: [Awake at the Wheel] (https://jonathanfields.substack.com/about) --- [Visit Our Sponsor Page For Great Resources & Discount Codes] (https://www.goodlifeproject.com/sponsors/) Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for more information. ... Read more

13 Jun 2024

1 HR 08 MINS

1:08:01

13 Jun 2024


#954

How To Be You | Jeffrey Marsh

Non-binary author Jeffrey Marsh shares their journey from childhood rejection to joyfully embracing identity. They explore finding life-changing language/community, the path out of self-hatred, and why pronouns matter for human dignity. Marsh dives into myths of control, self-acceptance beyond gender/sexuality, and actively cultivating happiness. Their hard-won wisdom offers an inspiring roadmap for living authentically from their groundbreaking book, [How To Be You] (https://amzn.to/3yrqeRJ) . An uplifting must-listen on belonging and being true to yourself. You can find Jeffrey at: [Website] (http://www.jeffreymarsh.com/) | [Instagram] (https://www.instagram.com/thejeffreymarsh/) | [Episode Transcript] (https://www.goodlifeproject.com/podcast/jeffrey-marsh-on-finding-joy-as-a-non-binary-person-self-acceptance-and-living-authentically) If you LOVED this episode you’ll also love the conversations we had with [Trystan Reese] (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/good-life-project/id647826736?i=1000466593727) about living and advocating for your truth. Check out our offerings & partners: ---Join My New Writing Project: [Awake at the Wheel] (https://jonathanfields.substack.com/about) --- [Visit Our Sponsor Page For Great Resources & Discount Codes] (https://www.goodlifeproject.com/sponsors/) Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for more information. ... Read more

10 Jun 2024

1 HR 03 MINS

1:03:11

10 Jun 2024


#953

How to Break Bad Habits & Create Lasting Change | Nicole Vignola

What if you could rewire your brain to dismantle limiting beliefs and negativity? Neuroscientist Nicole Vignola reveals the power of neuroplasticity in this fascinating listen. Drawing from her book, [Rewire: Break the Cycle, Alter Your Thoughts and Create Lasting Change (Your Neurotoolkit for Everyday Life)] (https://amzn.to/4c3tJk7) , Nicole provides a roadmap to upgrade your neural circuitry through visualization, meditation, and science-backed practices. You'll learn to overcome subconscious programming and negativity bias. Imagine having more control over your reality by harnessing neuroplasticity. If you want to become the architect of your best life, this mind-expanding episode is essential. You can find Nicole at: [Website] (https://www.nicolesneuroscience.com/) | [Instagram] (https://www.instagram.com/nicolesneuroscience) | [Episode Transcript] (https://www.goodlifeproject.com/podcast/rewire-your-brain-for-peak-mental-performance-with-neuroscientist-nicole-vignola) If you LOVED this episode you’ll also love the conversations we had with [Light Watkins] (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/good-life-project/id647826736?i=1000621713151) about reclaiming a freer story and making big changes in life. Check out our offerings & partners: ---Join My New Writing Project: [Awake at the Wheel] (https://jonathanfields.substack.com/about) --- [Visit Our Sponsor Page For Great Resources & Discount Codes] (https://www.goodlifeproject.com/sponsors/) Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for more information. ... Read more

06 Jun 2024

58 MINS

58:02

06 Jun 2024


#952

Maggie Smith | Good Bones, Good Life

Poet Maggie Smith candidly unpacks the lightning strike success of her viral 2016 poem ["Good Bones"] (https://maggiesmithpoet.com/poem/good-bones/) and how it strained her marriage, ultimately unraveling - an upheaval she unflinchingly explores in her vulnerable memoir [You Could Make This Place Beautiful] (https://amzn.to/4cgpKkr) . Smith discusses metabolizing life's "unanswerable mysteries" through writing, going viral as an introvert, modeling authenticity for her kids, and our struggle to embrace life's "andness." With radiant honesty, she pursues the uncomplicated truth of simply being herself through stillness and creativity. This profound dialogue is a masterclass on upheaval, art, and what it means to truly live a good life from one of today's vital literary voices. You can find Maggie at: [Website] (https://maggiesmithpoet.com/) | [Instagram] (https://www.instagram.com/maggiesmithpoet/) | [Episode Transcript] (https://www.goodlifeproject.com/podcast/maggie-smith-on-finding-your-voice-through-poetry-going-viral-and-embracing-lifes-unanswerable-mysteries) If you LOVED this episode you’ll also love the conversations we had with [Liz Gilbert] (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/good-life-project/id647826736?i=1000653114506) about writing yourself letters from love. Check out our offerings & partners: ---Join My New Writing Project: [Awake at the Wheel] (https://jonathanfields.substack.com/about) --- [Visit Our Sponsor Page For Great Resources & Discount Codes] (https://www.goodlifeproject.com/sponsors/) Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for more information. ... Read more

03 Jun 2024

54 MINS

54:37

03 Jun 2024


#951

Rethinking Happiness, What We’re Getting Wrong | Stephanie Harrison

What if everything society told you about how to find happiness was misleading? My guest Stephanie Harrison, author of [New Happy: Getting Happiness Right in a World That's Got It Wrong] (https://amzn.to/44vWmUz) , challenges the cultural conditioning around chasing achievements, wealth, and status as the path to joy. She provides insights from positive psychology research and her own experience with depression to unravel the myths behind our collective pursuit of happiness. Stephanie offers a practical philosophy centered on sharing our gifts of humanity, wisdom, and talent to create ripples of lasting well-being for ourselves and others. Tune in to rethink what true happiness means and how you can live it. You can find Stephanie at: [Website] (https://www.thenewhappy.com/) | [Instagram] (https://www.instagram.com/newhappyco) | [Episode Transcript] (https://www.goodlifeproject.com/podcast/uncovering-the-myths-behind-our-pursuit-of-happiness-with-stephanie-harrison) If you LOVED this episode you’ll also love the conversations we had with [Dan Lerner] (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/good-life-project/id647826736?i=1000640285116) about the science of passion. Check out our offerings & partners: ---Join My New Writing Project: [Awake at the Wheel] (https://jonathanfields.substack.com/about) --- [Visit Our Sponsor Page For Great Resources & Discount Codes] (https://www.goodlifeproject.com/sponsors/) Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for more information. ... Read more

30 May 2024

54 MINS

54:32

30 May 2024


#950

How Rituals and Habits Make Life Better | Michael Norton

What's the difference between habits and rituals, and how can everyday routines shape our lives? Author Michael Norton reveals the hidden power of rituals in his new book, [The Ritual Effect: From Habit to Ritual, Harness the Surprising Power of Everyday Actions] (https://amzn.to/3QzC8DH) . Discover how rituals create meaning, bind groups, help us grieve, and provoke a diversity of emotions. Learn to appreciate current rituals and add new ones to enhance your relationships, mental health, personal growth and more. Michael’s research shows rituals do far more than habits, transforming the emotional impact of mundane actions. Tune in for practical steps to tap into the ritual effect and imbue your life with greater connection and significance. You can find Michael at: [Website] (https://michaelnorton.com/) | [LinkedIn] (https://www.linkedin.com/in/michael-i-norton/) | [Episode Transcript] (https://www.goodlifeproject.com/podcast/the-surprising-science-of-rituals-how-everyday-actions-shape-our-lives-michael-norton) If you LOVED this episode you’ll also love the conversations we had with [James Clear] (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/good-life-project/id647826736?i=1000640499067) about habits. Check out our offerings & partners: ---Join My New Writing Project: [Awake at the Wheel] (https://jonathanfields.substack.com/about) --- [Visit Our Sponsor Page For Great Resources & Discount Codes] (https://www.goodlifeproject.com/sponsors/) Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for more information. ... Read more

27 May 2024

59 MINS

59:00

27 May 2024


#949

How To Heal Injury, Illness & Disease with Regenerative Medicine | Dr. Adeel Khan

Could regenerative medicine transform how we treat disease and even reverse aging? Dr. Adeel Khan shares groundbreaking insights on leveraging stem cells, gene editing, and tissue engineering to unlock healthcare's full potential. Learn how induced pluripotent stem cells are being used to regrow neurons in Parkinson's patients' brains. Hear about revolutionary gene therapies that could permanently alter genetics to cure chronic illnesses. Discover the incredible possibilities emerging at the intersection of cellular medicine, CRISPR, and 3D-printed organs. But also gain wisdom for navigating this complex landscape responsibly. Dr. Khan provides an accessible primer on the risks, limitations, and realistic timeline for bringing these powerful technologies into standard practice. The future of medicine has arrived - tune in to stay at the cutting edge of what will soon be possible. You can find Adeel at: [Website] (https://eterna.health/) | [Instagram] (https://www.instagram.com/dr.akhan) | [Episode Transcript] (https://www.goodlifeproject.com/podcast/reversing-aging-and-healing-the-body-with-stem-cells-and-gene-therapy-adeel-khan) If you LOVED this episode you’ll also love the conversations we had with [Dr. Frank Lipman] (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/good-life-project/id647826736?i=1000576080340) about the 6 pillars of well-being. Check out our offerings & partners: ---Join My New Writing Project: [Awake at the Wheel] (https://jonathanfields.substack.com/about) --- [Visit Our Sponsor Page For Great Resources & Discount Codes] (https://www.goodlifeproject.com/sponsors/) Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for more information. ... Read more

23 May 2024

1 HR 01 MINS

1:01:35

23 May 2024


#948

Rethinking Sex, Desire and Intimacy | Spotlight Convo

Unlock the secrets to a mind-blowing sex life and deeper intimacy. This boundary-pushing episode brings together three trailblazing experts to shatter myths and reignite your desire. Vanessa Marin provides communication exercises and a "sex menu" to explore new realms of pleasure. Emily Nagoski, author of Come As You Are, shares neuroscience insights to rewire your brain for extraordinary orgasms. And Nicole Prause reveals cutting-edge research on using brain stimulation to boost libido or reduce hypersexuality. From overcoming shame to navigating mismatched drives, they guide you through candid conversations about erotic empowerment. Discover practical techniques to fan the flames of passion, prioritize pleasure, and create profound emotional and physical connections. Whether you're struggling with a dormant sex life or seeking the keys to next-level bliss, this is your roadmap to unlocking ecstasy. Get ready for a pleasure revolution! [Episode Transcript] (https://www.goodlifeproject.com/podcast/reignite-sexual-desire-and-intimacy) You can find Vanessa at: [Website] (https://sextalksbook.com/) | [Instagram] (https://www.instagram.com/vanessaandxander/) | [Listen to Our Full-Length Convo with Vanessa] (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/good-life-project/id647826736?i=1000615235818) You can find Emily at: [Website] (https://www.emilynagoski.com/) | [Instagram] (https://www.instagram.com/enagoski/) | [Listen to Our Full-Length Convo with Emily] (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/good-life-project/id647826736?i=1000643753808) You can find Nicole at: [Website] (https://www.liberoscenter.com/) | [Twitter] (https://twitter.com/NicoleRPrause) | [Listen to Our Full-Length Convo with Nicole] (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/good-life-project/id647826736?i=1000623633900) Check out our offerings & partners: ---Join My New Writing Project: [Awake at the Wheel] (https://jonathanfields.substack.com/about) --- [Visit Our Sponsor Page For Great Resources & Discount Codes] (https://www.goodlifeproject.com/sponsors/) Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for more information. ... Read more

20 May 2024

1 HR 29 MINS

1:29:38

20 May 2024


#947

How to Get Unstuck, A Scientific Approach | Britt Frank

Feeling stuck and can't break free? Neuropsychotherapist and author Britt Frank shares science-based insights on getting unstuck. Learn what underlies stuckness, how to reframe procrastination, collaborate with your inner parts, and move forward with self-compassion. Britt offers eye-opening new perspectives on relationships, play, possibility and more. Discover her powerful tools from [The Getting Unstuck Workbook: Practical Tools for Overcoming Fear and Doubt - and Moving Forward with Your Life] (https://amzn.to/3ydyHw4) to overcome fear, doubt, and shame and start making real change. If you've ever felt trapped in life, this episode will give you a breakthrough understanding and practical way to get unstuck. You can find Britt at: [Website] (https://www.scienceofstuck.com/) | [Instagram] (https://www.instagram.com/brittfrank) | [Episode Transcript] (https://www.goodlifeproject.com/podcast/how-to-get-unstuck-and-move-forward-in-life-with-neuropsychotherapist-britt-frank) If you LOVED this episode you’ll also love the conversations we had with [Charlie Gilkey] (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/good-life-project/id647826736?i=1000652101381) about finishing projects that matter. Check out our offerings & partners: ---Join My New Writing Project: [Awake at the Wheel] (https://jonathanfields.substack.com/about) --- [Visit Our Sponsor Page For Great Resources & Discount Codes] (https://www.goodlifeproject.com/sponsors/) Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for more information. ... Read more

17 May 2024

58 MINS

58:32

17 May 2024


#946

How to Make the Mundane Feel Magical (Including Relationships) | Cass Sunstein

Do you ever feel like you're just going through the motions without fully appreciating life's gifts? My guest Cass Sunstein, co-author of [Look Again: The Power of Noticing What Was Always There] (https://amzn.to/3UcSjrw) , explores how we unintentionally become desensitized to the amazing parts of our lives through "habituation." Learn how shaking up routines can reawaken childlike awe and help you see your relationships, work, and world with fresh eyes again. Cass shares fascinating research on habituation and practical tips for breaking out of "auto-pilot" to rediscover meaning in your marriage, health, community and more. This inspiring chat will open your eyes to the extraordinary possibilities waiting right in front of you - if only you know how to look again. You can find Cass at: [Website] (https://hls.harvard.edu/faculty/cass-r-sunstein/) | [Instagram] (https://www.linkedin.com/in/csunstein/) | [Episode Transcript] (https://www.goodlifeproject.com/podcast/rewiring-your-brain-to-see-the-extraordinary-in-the-everyday-with-cass-sunstein) If you LOVED this episode you’ll also love the conversations we had with [Daniel Kahneman] (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/good-life-project/id647826736?i=1000603396092) about how our brains do weird things to our behavior. Check out our offerings & partners: ---Join My New Writing Project: [Awake at the Wheel] (https://jonathanfields.substack.com/about) --- [Visit Our Sponsor Page For Great Resources & Discount Codes] (https://www.goodlifeproject.com/sponsors/) Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for more information. ... Read more

13 May 2024

1 HR 00 MINS

1:00:14

13 May 2024


#945

How to Keep the Spark Alive: Secrets from 40 Years of Love Research with Drs. Julie and John Gottman

What makes love last decades instead of years? After studying thousands of couples, Drs. Julie and John Gottman discovered what separates the masters from the disasters. Learn their research-backed secrets, like the 5:1 magic ratio, bids for connection, and the 4 horsemen to avoid. It's all here - including insights from their book, [Eight Dates: Essential Conversations for a Lifetime of Love] (https://amzn.to/2H5NnQM) . You can find The Gottman's at: [Website] (https://www.gottman.com/) | [Instagram] (https://www.instagram.com/gottmaninstitute) | [Episode Transcript] (https://www.goodlifeproject.com/podcast/the-science-of-love-and-what-makes-relationships-last-insights-from-decades-of-research-john-and-julie-gottman) If you LOVED this episode you’ll also love the conversations we had with [Eli Finkel] (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/good-life-project/id647826736?i=1000607052478) about the self-actualized marriage. Check out our offerings & partners: ---Join My New Writing Project: [Awake at the Wheel] (https://jonathanfields.substack.com/about) --- [Visit Our Sponsor Page For Great Resources & Discount Codes] (https://www.goodlifeproject.com/sponsors/) Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for more information. ... Read more

09 May 2024

1 HR 04 MINS

1:04:42

09 May 2024


#944

Free Will is a Lie | Robert Sapolsky

What if everything you think about free will is an illusion? Behavioral scientist Robert Sapolsky makes a provocative case that free will is largely fiction. Drawing from his book, [Determined: A Science of Life Without Free Will] (https://amzn.to/4d5GnAg) , he deconstructs the idea through neurobiology, genetics, and anthropology. Sapolsky explores startling implications for criminal justice, achievement, and being human. From reframing punishment to questioning meritocracy, he doesn't flinch from disruptive conclusions. Can we truly "choose" anything? Get ready to have your perception of human behavior radically reshaped in this mind-bending dialogue. You can find Robert at: [Website] (https://profiles.stanford.edu/robert-sapolsky?tab=bio) | [Episode Transcript] (https://www.goodlifeproject.com/podcast/no-free-will-neuroscientist-robert-sapolsky-on-biology-justice-and-the-illusion-of-choice) If you LOVED this episode you’ll also love the conversations we had with [Milton Glaser] (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/good-life-project/id647826736?i=1000480088619) about how different people and experiences influence your path. Check out our offerings & partners: ---Join My New Writing Project: [Awake at the Wheel] (https://jonathanfields.substack.com/about) --- [Visit Our Sponsor Page For Great Resources & Discount Codes] (https://www.goodlifeproject.com/sponsors/) Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for more information. ... Read more

06 May 2024

1 HR 05 MINS

1:05:04

06 May 2024


#943

How to Stop Overthinking & Dial Down Chatter | Emiliya Zhivotovskaya

Feeling weighed down by incessant overthinking and anxiety? Unlock shockingly simple mindset shifts to disarm unhelpful mental chatter and regain control. Positive psychology expert Emiliya Zhivotovskaya reveals the core forms of draining thought patterns like worry spirals, harsh self-judgment and obsessive rumination. More importantly, you'll learn potent "talk-back" tricks to befriend (not fight) your inner voice. Subdue the overthinking monster keeping you stuck. Tap into newfound mental calm and creative energy. This masterclass in mastering your mindset will transform how you relate to the voice in your head. You can find Emiliya at: [Website] (https://theflourishingcenter.com/) | [Instagram] (https://www.instagram.com/theflourishingcenter/) | [Mind Over Chatter Course] (https://theflourishingcenter.com/goodlife) | [Episode Transcript] (https://www.goodlifeproject.com/podcast/5-simple-mindset-shifts-to-stop-overthinking-and-overcome-anxiety-with-emiliya-zhivotovskaya) If you LOVED this episode you’ll also love the conversations we had with [Ethan Kross] (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/good-life-project/id647826736?i=1000525387755) about handling chatter. Check out our offerings & partners: ---My New Book [Sparked] (https://sparketype.com/book/) ---My New Podcast [SPARKED.] (https://pod.link/1610198312) --- [Visit Our Sponsor Page For Great Resources & Discount Codes] (https://www.goodlifeproject.com/sponsors/) Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for more information. ... Read more

02 May 2024

1 HR 10 MINS

1:10:54

02 May 2024


#942

How to Make Life-Changing Friendships | Spotlight Convo

In our disconnected world, are you longing for deeper bonds and a true sense of belonging? Discover how to cultivate extraordinary friendships, nurture healing communities, and transform the way you show up in relationships. This powerful episode brings together three trailblazers - Mia Birdsong on reimagining family beyond the nuclear model, Dr. Marisa Franco sharing the science of making profound platonic connections, and Dr. Joy Harden Bradford illuminating the restorative magic of women's circles and sisterhoods. Through candid stories and research-backed insights, you'll gain practical tools for initiating authentic friendships, resolving conflict with empathy, and creating safe spaces to be truly seen and supported. Whether you crave more intimacy, community, or platonic love, this conversation will inspire you to invest in the meaningful relationships that allow you to thrive. [Episode Transcript] (https://www.goodlifeproject.com/podcast/the-power-of-showing-up-cultivating-meaningful-connections-deep-friendships-healing-communities) You can find Mia at: [Website] (http://www.miabirdsong.com) | [Instagram] (https://www.instagram.com/miabirdsong/) | [Listen to Our Full-Length Convo with Mia] (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/good-life-project/id647826736?i=1000551353125) You can find Marisa at: [Website] (https://drmarisagfranco.com/) | [Instagram] (https://www.instagram.com/drmarisagfranco/?hl=en) | [Listen to Our Full-Length Convo with Marisa] (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/good-life-project/id647826736?i=1000583255145) You can find Joy at: [Website] (https://hellodrjoy.com/) | [Instagram] (https://www.instagram.com/hellodrjoy/) | [Therapy for Black Girls podcast] (https://pod.link/1223803641) | [Listen to Our Full-Length Convo with Joy] (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/good-life-project/id647826736?i=1000617922641) Check out our offerings & partners: ---Join My New Writing Project: [Awake at the Wheel] (https://jonathanfields.substack.com/about) --- [Visit Our Sponsor Page For Great Resources & Discount Codes] (https://www.goodlifeproject.com/sponsors/) Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for more information. ... Read more

29 Apr 2024

1 HR 04 MINS

1:04:13

29 Apr 2024


#941

How to Unlock Potential You Never Knew You Had | Jeff Karp

What if overcoming challenges and living an extraordinary life is simpler than you think? Jeff Karp shares his unlikely journey from a struggling student to pioneering Harvard professor and serial entrepreneur. Jeff developed a toolbox of “life ignition” practices to unlock creativity and possibility, despite learning differences. He reveals how embracing curiosity transformed his work and relationships. We explore tools to spark ideas, reframe failure, and lower the “activation energy” for change. Jeff explains how he turned to nature for inspiration to overcome setbacks in the lab, leading to breakthrough innovations. Discover how small mindset shifts can unlock your innate potential. Jeff Karp’s new book is [LIT: Life Ignition Tools: Use Nature's Playbook to Energize Your Brain, Spark Ideas, and Ignite Action] (https://amzn.to/4cSUp8g) . You can find Jeff at: [Website] (https://jeffkarp.com/) | [LinkedIn] (https://www.linkedin.com/in/jeffkarpboston/) | [Episode Transcript] (https://www.goodlifeproject.com/podcast/unlocking-your-curiosity-how-tapping-into-wonder-can-ignite-your-best-life) If you LOVED this episode you’ll also love the conversations we had with [Ozan Varol] (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/good-life-project/id647826736?i=1000608131583) about drinking in life and making big things happen. Check out our offerings & partners: ---My New Book [Sparked] (https://sparketype.com/book/) ---My New Podcast [SPARKED.] (https://pod.link/1610198312) --- [Visit Our Sponsor Page For Great Resources & Discount Codes] (https://www.goodlifeproject.com/sponsors/) Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for more information. ... Read more

25 Apr 2024

1 HR 17 MINS

1:17:01

25 Apr 2024