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Commune is a podcast where we explore the ideas and practices that bring us together and help us live healthy, purpose-filled lives. We believe personal and societal health are two sides of the same coin, and that cultivating personal wellness is the first step toward making the world well. We connect with experts, scientists, and storytellers around food, health, social impact, mindfulness and movement practices, personal growth, and environmental action. In addition to being a podcast, Commune is also an online course platform where thousands of participants take each course together, day-by-day, for free. We then provide social tools that empower participants to form local action groups and implement their new knowledge in their communities.

Commune is a podcast where we explore the ideas and practices that bring us together and help us live healthy, purpose-filled lives. We believe personal and societal health are two sides of the same coin, and that cultivating personal wellness is the first step toward making the world well. We connect with experts, scientists, and storytellers around food, health, social impact, mindfulness and movement practices, personal growth, and environmental action. In addition to being a podcast, Commune is also an online course platform where thousands of participants take each course together, day-by-day, for free. We then provide social tools that empower participants to form local action groups and implement their new knowledge in their communities.
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Commune is a podcast where we explore the ideas and practices that bring us together and help us live healthy, purpose-filled lives. We believe personal and societal health are two sides of the same coin, and that cultivating personal wellness is the first step toward making the world well. We connect with experts, scientists, and storytellers around food, health, social impact, mindfulness and movement practices, personal growth, and environmental action. In addition to being a podcast, Commune is also an online course platform where thousands of participants take each course together, day-by-day, for free. We then provide social tools that empower participants to form local action groups and implement their new knowledge in their communities.

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Episodes

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

3/26/2019
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Functional medicine specialist Dr. Mark Hyman is here to help us have more meaningful and productive conversations with our doctors. For today’s episode, we treat you to a sample of his Commune course “Hacking Your Healthcare,” which is all about asking for the right tests and understanding the results through the lens of optimal health. Try the course for FREE for three days at http://commune.to/health-trial

Duration:00:23:56

The Solution to Meditation Hesitation?

3/19/2019
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Meet Emily Fletcher, meditation teacher and founder of the Ziva Technique. Even though so many of us feel like we SHOULD be meditating, we’re still not making time for it. With a simple shift in perspective, Emily and Jeff break down the barriers to entry for meditation. Explore Commune's video courses at www.onecommune.com. Learn more about The Ziva Technique at www.zivameditation.com.

Duration:00:35:30

Marianne Williamson on Spirituality Over Ambition

3/12/2019
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Running for President of the United States might seem like one of the most ambitious things a person could do, but Marianne Williamson sees it differently. While she lives a life of great achievement, she also lives a very spiritual life, not where she is making something happen, but where she is allowing everything to happen. In this episode Marianne teaches about how ambition gets in the way of spiritual transmission. Learn more and take her course at www.onecommune.com

Duration:00:21:49

Redefining Leadership: Block, Build, Be

3/9/2019
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When is it time to combine purpose with action? Even when we know what matters and what changes we’d like to see in the world, how we get there and how we implement them are critical parts of successfully affecting that change. In today’s special lecture from One Commune teacher Suzanne Sterling, we begin to learn ways to fashion a world of intention, connection, and equality. Learn more at www.OneCommune.com.

Duration:00:25:10

Redefining Leadership: Finding Your Voice

3/8/2019
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How can we find our voice, and work to unpack the cycles of silencing our bodies have experienced? What does it take to hone our ability to speak out, and speak for those still suffering? Take a listen to this inspiring lecture by teacher Suzanne Sterling, from the One Commune course, Redefining Leadership. Learn more at www.OneCommune.com.

Duration:00:22:35

Redefining Leadership: How Trauma Shapes Us

3/7/2019
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If we can identify and process our own traumas, using their presence to probe our own perspectives and beliefs, we can connect to the same root causes in others and see the world from viewpoints we never considered. In this special lecture from the One Commune course Redefining Leadership, join teacher Hala Khouri as we work to bring healing and comfort to all places and perspectives, giving others what they need to be whole. Learn more at www.OneCommune.com.

Duration:00:23:46

Redefining Leadership: Stress and the Body-Mind Balance

3/6/2019
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If you’ve ever been faced with a dangerous situation, chances are you’ve felt the build up of anxious energy and a rush of adrenaline. We need to release that stored energy, allowing ourselves to feel the full scope of our experience. By opening up and getting it out, we turn painful baggage into a source of strength. Enjoy this special lecture episode from teacher Hala Khouri, from the One Commune Course out now: Redefining Leadership. Learn more at www.OneCommune.com.

Duration:00:30:36

Redefining Leadership: Spirit, Power, and Intention

3/5/2019
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Identifying divinity in ourselves, seeing that same source in others, and developing empathy is critical if we are to lead effectively. By seeing the world from the perspective of others, we can bring new depth to our own choice and actions. Enjoy this special lecture from teacher Seane Corn, from the One Commune Course out now: Redefining Leadership. Learn more at www.OneCommune.com.

Duration:00:33:04

Redefining Leadership: Do the Work

3/4/2019
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When we use our internal journey as the basis for an active, positive, and innovative participation with others, we can lead with intention, find greater connection, and take actions that embody our love. Join Seane Corn, Suzanne Sterling, and Hala Khouri for a special peek into their One Commune Course: Redefining Leadership. Learn more at www.OneCommune.com.

Duration:00:26:20

The Superpower of Trauma

2/26/2019
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We have the power to resolve our traumas with mindful, embodied practices; break free from our past, find happiness in our present, and become better leaders.

Duration:00:32:44

The Leadership Within

2/19/2019
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The world is in crisis and humankind is searching for its next class of leaders. How can we develop tools for leading with humility and love?

Duration:00:33:23

Valentine's Day Special

2/12/2019
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Part love-story and part practical advice, Commune co-founders Jeff Krasno and Schuyler Grant invite you into their world of shared businesses, three daughters, and 30 years of marriage. What does it take to keep a partnership healthy when the goal isn't work-life balance, but rather work-life integration?

Duration:00:24:54

Open Your Breath, Open Your Life

2/5/2019
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How can we access extraordinary states of consciousness without using mind-altering drugs? The answer is as simple as the air we breath. By altering our breath, we can reveal suppressed nonverbal memories and connect to the dynamic stillness behind our thinking minds. In today’s episode, breathwork teacher Scott Schwenk explains how this ancient practice can deeply transform our quality of life.

Duration:00:30:55

Tapping into Healing

1/29/2019
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After years of struggling with anxiety attacks, drug abuse, and PTSD, Jennifer Partridge discovered tapping, which draws on modern psychology, Chinese medicine and neuroscience. She witnessed a change within herself and dedicates her life to helping others heal through tapping. Learn all about this powerful healing modality!

Duration:00:27:18

Rewire & Resolve: The Brain Science of Making Better Choices

1/22/2019
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What can we learn from modern neuroscience about achieving our highest potential? In this week’s episode, we go deep into the human psyche — literally. Meet Professor Moran Cerf, a neuroscientist and business professor who uses a truly groundbreaking process to observe the human brain directly from within.

Duration:00:25:28

You're (Still) A Little Bit Racist

1/15/2019
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Is everyone a little bit racist? Meet the founder of a 12-step program called Racists Anonymous, and examine the reality of your own implicit bias with UCLA research scientist and social psychologist Evelyn Carter.

Duration:00:46:42

Brendon Burchard on Achieving Your Highest Potential

1/8/2019
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We asked Brendon Burchard—a high performance expert, and one of the most-watched, quoted, and followed personal development coaches of our time—a very important question: How do highly successful people achieve so much without damaging their personal relationships or quality of life? After a near-death experience gave him a clarified sense of purpose, Brendon Burchard dedicated himself to helping people achieve their highest potential. In this episode Brendon shares how we can increase our...

Duration:00:41:01

Free Hugs

1/1/2019
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Ken Nwadike Jr. (aka “The Free Hugs Guy”) is known for his work in de-escalating violence during protests, riots, and political rallies. His life story is one of a determined, tender heart—reminding us that we can accomplish incredible things if we remain motivated by love. We talk with Ken about how he went from sharing a room with four siblings and his mother in a homeless shelter to inspiring millions of people around the world.

Duration:00:44:36

Jesus Was An Activist

12/25/2018
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What would Jesus do? Civil disobedience. Public demonstrations. Resisting authority. For this special Christmas episode, we take a look at Jesus Christ through the lens of activism… and there’s a lot to see. Listen to this soulful, biblical interview with Pastor Ron Buford, who is the founder of Racist Anonymous, and Pastor at the Congregational Church of Sunnyvale.

Duration:00:37:32

How We Gather

12/18/2018
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The fastest growing religion in America, is no religion at all! Religious disassociation is a trend being led by Millennials - the most plugged-in, racially diverse, and (apparently) least religiously affiliated generation in American history. So if they aren’t showing up in churches, then where are they gathering? To answer these questions, we talk to Angie Thurston, the Director of Formation at the On Being Impact Lab about “How We Gather,” a groundbreaking report she co-authored profiling...

Duration:00:29:55