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Commune with Jeff Krasno

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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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English


Episodes

Where to Live to Live Longer with Ryan Frederick

5/26/2022
Place plays a significant but often unacknowledged role in longevity. Ryan Frederick is an expert on the intersection of place and healthy aging, and in this episode he shares how choosing the right place to live – especially in the second half of life – can promote purpose, facilitate human connection, catalyze physical activity, support financial health, and increase your healthspan. This podcast is supported by Blinkist. Try Blinkist Premium free for 7 days! See for yourself why Jeff...

Duration:01:27:02

Commusings: Nostalgia Means Our Pain

5/24/2022
This week’s missive explores relativity theory within the context of human transience. It may be a bit maudlin in parts, but I have been exploring the Japanese aesthetic concept of wabi-sabi – the delightful sadness that characterizes impermanence. Commusings is our format where we take a moment to think deeply on the topics of spirituality, philosophy, and culture. For more musings and quotes, connect with us on Instagram at @onecommune or @jeffkrasno or sign up for the Commusings...

Duration:00:10:33

Reduce Your Biological Age Through Epigenetics with Dr. Kara Fitzgerald

5/19/2022
Chronological age is the number of birthdays we’ve celebrated, but according to Dr. Kara Fitzgerald’s recent clinical studies, it’s just a number. Listen to Kara and Jeff discuss the reasons we should be paying more attention to biological age, and come away from this episode with diet and lifestyle suggestions that have been proven to lower it, regardless of the number of candles on your birthday cake. This podcast is supported by Thrive Market and Blinkist Join Thrive Market today and get...

Duration:01:56:10

Lesson: Living in the Field of Abundance with Michael B. Beckwith

5/17/2022
We live in a field of infinite energy that's never created nor destroyed; rather, it continues to transmute itself over and over again. You can't deplete abundance. Abundance is everywhere. Today’s lesson is about this field of abundance and our awareness, relation to, and perception of it. In the second half of this lesson we'll celebrate another person’s success and prosperity in a guided meditation. In celebrating their prosperity, you’re embracing the seed of prosperity within you. If...

Duration:00:26:24

The Lure and the Lies of Processed Food with Dr. Robert Lustig

5/12/2022
Processed food is causing 88% of Americans to suffer from metabolic dysfunction. In this episode Dr. Lustig unveils some of the biggest nutritional myths propagated by Big Food, why the medical establishment treats symptoms with drugs instead of the underlying disease, and key biomarkers you should be looking at to take control of your own healthcare. This podcast is supported by: Banyan Botanicals offers organic products and informative content to support all people toward greater health...

Duration:01:01:43

Lesson: My Mother Terrifies Me with Byron Katie

5/10/2022
Today's episode is an excerpt from the Commune course, The Work of Byron Katie. In this session, Lena recalls a time when her mother was enraged in the car, drinking in the back seat. Katie then walks Lena through her current thoughts around this event and asks for each thought: Is it true? Can you absolutely know that it's true? How do you react, what happens, when you believe that thought? And, who would you be without the thought? These four questions are followed by turning around the...

Duration:00:40:55

What Will Be on Your Tombstone? with davidji

5/5/2022
Years ago, davidji was walking past a row of cardboard boxes when a hand reached out and grabbed his leg. A face peered up from inside one of the boxes and asked, “What’s gonna be on your tombstone?” In this podcast, davidji discusses the impact of that moment as well as practical ways to bring meditation – and meaning – into your life. Stay tuned for a new Commune course with davidji coming soon to the Commune course platform in June 2022. Visit onecommune.com/davidji to sign up for a free...

Duration:02:31:06

Lesson: The Clothing Industry’s Pollution with Paul Hawken

5/3/2022
The clothing industry is one of the world’s worst polluters, accounting for 8-10% of total annual greenhouse gas emissions. So what does a regenerative closet look like? Can we move toward seeing clothing as a true “investment” rather than simply fashion? If you liked this excerpt, get a 5-day free pass to Paul Hawken’s Commune course, Regeneration, at onecommune.com/regeneration. Regeneration is your invitation to join an inclusive movement for all members of humanity to address the threat...

Duration:00:23:51

Why Sunlight Is Vital for Health & Immunity with Dr. Roger Seheult

4/28/2022
Sunlight provides much more than just Vitamin D and melatonin is not just for helping you go to sleep at night. Listen to Roger and Jeff discuss the latest research in light therapy to better understand why sunlight is vital for health and immunity — and how to optimize your exposure. Come away from this podcast with clear morning and evening as well as seasonal dos and don’ts, plus important recommendations if you supplement with melatonin. This podcast is supported by Seed. Visit seed.com...

Duration:01:36:55

The Protein Myth with Dr. Zach Bush

4/27/2022
Protein is the most overemphasized and over-consumed macronutrient in the American diet, but for reasons that may surprise you. In less than an hour, Dr. Zach Bush will bust the protein myth — because your health depends on it. Whether you are vegan or a regular meat-eater (or somewhere in between) this is must-know info. To watch Dr. Zach Bush’s full Vital Health course on Commune – as well as access more than 100 other life-changing health and wellness programs – visit onecommune.com/trial...

Duration:01:03:23

You Are a Superorganism with Ara Katz

4/22/2022
Every day scientists are learning something new about the human-microbe relationship, and today’s guest, Ara Katz, and her company Seed, are right at the cutting edge of these discoveries. Dive in for an extended conversation on the latest microbiome research, including the most effective ways to care for the non-human half of you so you can digest better, have more energy, and stay in peak health. Visit seed.com and use code COMMUNE for a discount on your first month’s subscription. Get a...

Duration:02:26:15

Meditation for Serene Energy

4/19/2022
Love is an effusive state of being that emerges from an absence of need. Where there is no clinging or craving, there is only a presence that is simultaneously serene and energetic. From this condition of lightness, compassion and benevolence naturally emerge. This meditation is a journey toward this effervescent experience. For many more meditations, visit onecommune.com/trial to try Commune Membership free for 14 days.

Duration:00:11:37

Fiber Fuel Your Life with Dr. Will Bulsiewicz

4/14/2022
95% of people in America are fiber deficient, and fiber is the primary fuel for the microbes in your gut. So what happens when you malnourish your gut microbiome? Today Jeff and Dr. Bulsiewicz discuss the myriad chronic diseases that are downstream from poor gut health — and how to eat to avoid them. This podcast is supported by Thrive Market - Join today and get 40% off your first order and a FREE gift over $50 when you go to thrivemarket.com/commune Learn about Commune and all our courses...

Duration:01:58:06

Commusings: Moving On

4/12/2022
In Japanese aesthetics, there is a concept known as yūgen, which has no real translation even though we have all felt it. In the Chinese philosophical texts from which the term was taken, yūgen meant "deep" or "mysterious." But really it points to a sensation of sadness. Not grief per se, but, rather, a delightful kind of wistfulness akin to the feeling that arises when listening to Satie or Debussy. It is strongly related to the acceptance of transience that is associated with wabi-sabi....

Duration:00:16:59

Proactive vs. Reactive Healthcare with Dr. Robin Berzin

4/7/2022
After years of writing prescriptions in rushed, 15-minute appointments, Dr. Robin Berzin launched her own functional medicine startup, Parsley Health, to help patients address the root causes of their health concerns. In this episode, Jeff and Robin talk about the connection between diet and chronic fatigue, why exercise is so good for mental health, how excess blood sugar literally frosts your insides, and ways to proactively raise your baseline health. For more functional medicine...

Duration:01:17:42

Commusings: The Sound of Sadness

4/5/2022
Sound is a neurological phenomenon. In the air, it’s just a wave form. It’s only a sound when your brain decodes it, and then your conscious mind assigns it meaning. What mechanisms, then, allow a series of sounds to express melancholy? And how much of that experience is "real" versus an illusion? Commusings is our format where we take a moment to think deeply on the topics of spirituality, philosophy, and culture. For more musings and quotes, connect with us on Instagram at @onecommune or...

Duration:00:19:24

Love's Greatest Lesson with Marianne Williamson

3/31/2022
Relationships exist to teach us. To show us the places within that need our kindness and to reveal our sharp edges ready for softening. In this extended excerpt from her Commune course on Relationships, Marianne Williamson offers a roadmap to miraculous relationships free of judgment, blame, and fear. Watch her full course for free with a 14-day Commune Membership trial at onecommune.com/trial. This podcast is supported by The Women Rising Virtual Conference and Banyan Botanicals. Visit...

Duration:00:48:12

Commusings: The Course of Nature

3/29/2022
To quote Alan Watts, “If you want to understand the metaphysical, then deeply study the physical.” This musings explores the principle that, hidden in the patterns of physiology and ecology, is the operating system of the universe, the Tao, the course of nature. Commusings is our format where we take a moment to think deeply on the topics of spirituality, philosophy, and culture. For more musings and quotes, connect with us on Instagram at @onecommune or @jeffkrasno or sign up for the...

Duration:00:17:07

The Keys to Longevity with Dr. Mark Hyman

3/24/2022
We think of aging as a normal consequence of getting older, but looked at a different way, aging can be seen as a disease — driven by upstream factors such as what we eat and think, the quality of our relationships and microbiome, exposure to toxins and allergens, and so on. The takeaway that Dr. Mark Hyman and Jeff discuss today: You don’t have to age the way you see so prevalent in modern society. As new research emerges, the field of human longevity is entering an exciting phase of...

Duration:01:15:03

Commusings: The Physical and Spiritual Dimensions of Fasting

3/22/2022
What do Jesus, Muhammad and the Buddha have in common? All three went on extended spiritual journeys, and as part of these inward quests they all suspended their consumption of food. This musings delves into the detailed physiology of fasting, but even in the depths of the science, there's always an appreciation that in describing the minutiae of the mitochondria we are also appreciating the universe’s cosmic intelligence. Commusings is our format where we take a moment to think deeply on...

Duration:00:23:31