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A podcast about living a beautiful life unedited conversations about living a beautiful, happy, and meaningful life

A podcast about living a beautiful life unedited conversations about living a beautiful, happy, and meaningful life
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United States

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A podcast about living a beautiful life unedited conversations about living a beautiful, happy, and meaningful life

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English

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Episodes

Episode 26: Birthdays and Happily Ever Afters

4/16/2019
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Hello! We’re back to start Season 3 after life threw us some curve balls (as it does) since the new year began. For this season, we’d like to share some of the ways we’re bringing both beauty and meaning into our lives every day. In […]

Duration:00:28:24

Episode 25: Finding Meaning in Connection to Our World

1/8/2019
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With this episode, we are wrapping up our class, “The Meaning of Life,” as well as season 2 of La Belle Vie Show. We take a look at the teachings of the Native American holy man, John Fire Lame Deer and the 14th Dalai Lama. […]

Duration:00:34:25

Episode 24: Living an Authentic and Supernormal Life

1/2/2019
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We continue our discussion of the course “The Meaning of Life” and the concept of true freedom as defined by two seemingly unrelated figures, Friedrich Nietzsche and Mahatma Gandhi. We felt liberated by Nietzsche’s idea of being the heroines of our own autobiographies but then […]

Duration:00:49:12

Episode 23: Meaning of Life in Death

12/19/2018
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We continue our discussion of the course “The Meaning of Life” and with the theme of death in a lecture on Tolstoy’s the Death of Ivan Ilyich. Tolstoy shows us that instead of confronting death and reflecting on whether we are living as we should, […]

Duration:00:36:55

Episode 22: Finding Meaning in Society

12/12/2018
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We are continuing our discussion of the course “The Meaning of Life: Perspective’s from the World’s Great Intellectual Traditions” with a look at Hume’s emphasis on society as the basis of finding happiness and why it is reasonable to believe in things that may not […]

Duration:00:35:04

Episode 21: Meaning in Impermanence and Mindfulness

12/4/2018
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We continue with our discussion of the course “The Meaning of Life: Perspective’s from the World’s Great Intellectual Traditions” with a look at Buddhism. We focus in on the central concept of the impermanence of all things and how this connects us with the meaning […]

Duration:00:36:48

Episode 20: Culture Versus Nature. What Best Expresses the Meaning of Life?

11/27/2018
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We continue our discussion of the course “The Meaning of Life: Perspective’s from the World’s Great Intellectual Traditions” with an exploration of Confucianism and Daoism. While Confucianism focuses on formality and culture and Daoism takes an almost opposite view emphasizing simplicity and subjectivity, it seems […]

Duration:00:24:26

Episode 19: Acting Rationally for Happiness

11/6/2018
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We start with a quick look at the utility of a new personality quiz, What’s Your Sparketype? by Jonathan Fields then continue our discussion of the course “The Meaning of Life: Perspective’s from the World’s Great Intellectual Traditions.” We look at the philosophy of the […]

Duration:00:36:42

Episode 18: Finding Meaning in Mystery

10/30/2018
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We continue with our discussion on the course “The Meaning of Life: Perspective’s from the World’s Great Intellectual Traditions” with Aristotle’s Nichomachean Ethics and the Biblical Book of Job. Aristotle strikes us as very pragmatic, even a bit too “black and white” for our taste but his […]

Duration:00:28:57

Episode 17: Each Life Has Its Place

10/23/2018
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For season two of La Belle Vie Show, we will be discussing concepts and ideas from a course entitled “The Meaning of Life: Perspective’s from the World’s Great Intellectual Traditions” at the Great Courses taught by Professor Jay L. Garfield of Smith College. The course starts with […]

Duration:00:23:29

Episode 16: Missed Opportunities

7/12/2018
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We check in regarding the content and format of our podcast and decide we prefer diving in the deep end of the pool and “bottom-feeding” on the heavier topics. We then talk about the idea of our lives being “missed opportunities.” Are we really ok […]

Duration:00:45:14

Episode 15: Anxiety and Existential Angst

6/19/2018
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Anxiety seems to affect more and more people these days. We discuss how anxiety can arise as a result of asking life’s big questions and ask whether it can actually inspire you to seek a better life. We end with a roundup of some podcasts […]

Duration:00:39:17

Episode 14: Meaning and Importance of Home

6/7/2018
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We explore something we consider an essential part of la belle vie: home. What does home mean? What makes a place feel like home? How much of your identity is formed by where you come from, where you’ve lived, and where you live now? We […]

Duration:00:42:09

Episode 13: Interests and Passions

6/1/2018
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What does it mean to be interested in something? Passionate? Or just curious? To what extent do our interests and hobbies affect our day to day lives and even shape our lives? We delve into these questions and also discuss how our interests change over […]

Duration:00:43:10