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Airplane Mode

Health & Wellness Podcasts

We’re all looking to live smarter in a world that won't slow down. So take a deep breath, and listen to Airplane Mode. Each week, host Clay Skipper interviews the most thoughtful people we know—business geniuses, writers, fashion designers, comedians, pro athletes, artists, and beyond—and steals their secrets to creativity, success, surviving tech, and staying sane. Brought to you by GQ.

We’re all looking to live smarter in a world that won't slow down. So take a deep breath, and listen to Airplane Mode. Each week, host Clay Skipper interviews the most thoughtful people we know—business geniuses, writers, fashion designers, comedians, pro athletes, artists, and beyond—and steals their secrets to creativity, success, surviving tech, and staying sane. Brought to you by GQ.

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We’re all looking to live smarter in a world that won't slow down. So take a deep breath, and listen to Airplane Mode. Each week, host Clay Skipper interviews the most thoughtful people we know—business geniuses, writers, fashion designers, comedians, pro athletes, artists, and beyond—and steals their secrets to creativity, success, surviving tech, and staying sane. Brought to you by GQ.

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@GQMagazine

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English

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Episodes

Introducing "Smarter Better Faster Stronger"

6/24/2021
Olympic athletes push relentlessly to be physically and mentally stronger than their competition—Smarter Better Faster Stronger, hosted by GQ writer Clay Skipper, figures out how they do both. Even if you're not gunning for gold, you'll come away with advice on how to build better habits, manage doubt and fear, handle sudden success, and push past your comfort zones. You know: advice we could all use. Subscribe everywhere you listen to podcasts. Apple Spotify Google Podcasts Stitcher Learn...

Duration:00:01:40

Special Presentation: How to Feel Less Alone

2/11/2021
We're excited to bring Airplane Mode listeners a sneak peek at a brand new podcast from SELF Magazine: Checking In. It's the advice podcast where we answer real health and wellness questions from real people like you. Hosted by SELF’s Editor in Chief, Carolyn Kylstra, and featuring trusted experts, doctors, therapists, thought leaders, and even a few celebrities, we’re diving deep into what it really means to be healthy. On this episode of Checking In, we hear from Deanne, a listener who...

Duration:00:23:30

Special Presentation: Shame Exorcism

2/11/2021
We're excited to bring Airplane Mode listeners a sneak peek at a brand new podcast from SELF Magazine: Checking In. It's the advice podcast where we answer real health and wellness questions from real people like you. Hosted by SELF’s Editor in Chief, Carolyn Kylstra, and featuring trusted experts, doctors, therapists, thought leaders, and even a few celebrities, we’re diving deep into what it really means to be healthy. In this episode of Checking In we hear from June, a woman who uses a...

Duration:00:29:35

Special Presentation: Sex Tips for Queer People (Or Anyone)

2/11/2021
We're excited to bring Airplane Mode listeners a sneak peek at a brand new podcast from SELF Magazine: Checking In. It's the advice podcast where we answer real health and wellness questions from real people like you. Hosted by SELF’s Editor in Chief, Carolyn Kylstra, and featuring trusted experts, doctors, therapists, thought leaders, and even a few celebrities, we’re diving deep into what it really means to be healthy. On this episode, Queer Eye star Jonathan Van Ness and sex therapist...

Duration:00:34:08

Special Presentation: When Stress Gets Physical

2/10/2021
We're excited to bring Airplane Mode listeners a sneak peek at a brand new podcast from SELF Magazine: Checking In. It's the advice podcast where we answer real health and wellness questions from real people like you. Hosted by SELF’s Editor in Chief, Carolyn Kylstra, and featuring trusted experts, doctors, therapists, thought leaders, and even a few celebrities, we’re diving deep into what it really means to be healthy. In the first episode, we hear from a listener, Sarah, who has been...

Duration:00:26:43

Special Presentation: Finding the One (Therapist Who Gets You)

2/10/2021
We're excited to bring Airplane Mode listeners a sneak peek at a brand new podcast from SELF Magazine: Checking In. It's the advice podcast where we answer real health and wellness questions from real people like you. Hosted by SELF’s Editor in Chief, Carolyn Kylstra, and featuring trusted experts, doctors, therapists, thought leaders, and even a few celebrities, we’re diving deep into what it really means to be healthy. In this episode we hear from Ecaroh, a young Black woman who needs help...

Duration:00:32:49

Special Presentation: End the Doom Scroll

2/10/2021
We're excited to bring Airplane Mode listeners a sneak peek at a brand new podcast from SELF Magazine: Checking In. It's the advice podcast where we answer real health and wellness questions from real people like you. Hosted by SELF’s Editor in Chief, Carolyn Kylstra, and featuring trusted experts, doctors, therapists, thought leaders, and even a few celebrities, we’re diving deep into what it really means to be healthy. In this episode, we meet Alexa, a social media editor who is looking...

Duration:00:24:13

Introducing SELF: Checking In

11/16/2020
Introducing Checking In, the advice podcast where we answer real health and wellness questions from real people like you. Hosted by SELF’s Editor in Chief, Carolyn Kylstra, and featuring trusted experts, doctors, therapists, thought leaders, and even a few celebrities, we’re diving deep into what it really means to be healthy. Checking In launches on Monday, November 16th, with new episodes releasing weekly. Subscribe to get episodes right when they drop at 6:00 am EST. Listen to Checking In...

Duration:00:01:05

Introducing In Vogue: The 1990s

9/24/2020
The story of a pivotal decade, In VOGUE: The 1990s is a new audio docuseries that revisits the pivotal moments in 90’s culture through the lens of fashion. From slip dresses with army boots to colorful tracksuits and minimal pantsuits, Vogue experts and star guests highlight the stories in fashion history that reflected this new era of connectivity. Presented by Anna Wintour and hosted by Hamish Bowles, this fashion podcast examines how the 90s sparked a cultural fusion that continues to...

Duration:00:02:47

Superstar Whisperer Steve Stoute on Making it Big and the Power of "Outrageous" Work Ethic [Ep. 20]

3/17/2020
What do Beyonce, Kobe Bryant, Jimmy Iovine, and Jack Dorsey all have in common? They've all worked their asses off (duh)—and they’re all connected to Steve Stoute. As a longtime advertising and music executive (and a recently appointed consultant to the New York Knicks), Stoute made a name for himself by working creatively alongside some of the biggest names in sports, music, and business. Here, he addresses the recent Spike Lee-New York Knicks controversy, tells stories from decades spent...

Duration:00:33:56

How to Bet on Yourself with Shea Serrano, Teacher Turned Best-Selling Author [Ep. 19]

3/10/2020
Shea Serrano became a writer when, as a teacher in need of some extra money, he did a Google search for jobs you can do from home. “I didn't have any journalism experience. I didn't know anybody. All I had was the computer and the internet, and I figured that shit out,” says Serrano, who's now a staff writer at The Ringer. Along the way, he wrote three New York Times bestsellers and has established himself as a perennial Twitter all-star (where, when he’s not firing off extremely funny...

Duration:00:45:24

Confidence Lessons from a Stand-Up Comic with Joel Kim Booster [Ep. 18]

3/3/2020
According to comedian Joel Kim Booster, a stand-up audience "can smell the blood in the water if you're not confident." Even though, at 31, Joel has been performing jokes for nearly a decade, he says he's only felt confident for part of that time. On this episode, he unpacks how he got comfortable being in front of a crowd, what comedy and humor have done for his confidence offstage, and why, of all the places he performs, cruise ships are the most nerve-wracking. Learn more about your ad...

Duration:00:41:26

Confidence Lessons from a Stand-Up Comic with Joel Kim Booster [Ep. 18]

3/3/2020
According to comedian Joel Kim Booster, a stand-up audience "can smell the blood in the water if you're not confident." Even though, at 31, Joel has been performing jokes for nearly a decade, he says he's only felt confident for part of that time. On this episode, he unpacks how he got comfortable being in front of a crowd, what comedy and humor have done for his confidence offstage, and why, of all the places he performs, cruise ships are the most nerve-wracking.

Duration:00:41:26

The Tool that Helps High Performance Athletes Unlock Mastery and Confidence [Ep. 17]

2/25/2020
Michael Gervais is a sports psychologist who works with athletes in “high stakes or consequential environments.” The experience with his clients—which range from the Seattle Seahawks (who he helped win a Super Bowl in 2014) to skydiver Felix Baumgartner (who he helped free fall from 130,000 feet as part of the Red Bull Stratos project in 2012)—has shown him that there's one skill that proves more important to success than any other: the ability to respond constructively to the present...

Duration:00:46:13

The "Queen of Pain" and Ultra Endurance Athlete Rebecca Rusch on the Power of Pessimism [Ep. 16]

2/18/2020
With a legendary resume that includes everything from rock climbing to whitewater rafting to marathon mountain biking, Rebecca Rusch isn't just an ultra endurance icon—she has also been dubbed adventure sports' "Queen of Pain." (At 38, she won the first 24-hour bike race she entered, and has since gone on to complete the Ho Chi Minh Trail and part of the Iditarod Trail on a bike.) And yet she's always doubted her abilities and felt like she has more to learn—and cites that sense of...

Duration:00:51:29

How to Overcome Insecurity, According to Hollywood’s Favorite Therapist [Ep. 15]

2/11/2020
Dr. Barry Michels has spent decades helping his clients in the entertainment industry overcome the self-doubt holding them back from delivering their most compelling performances or writing their most nail-biting scripts. Drawing on years of experience as a psychotherapist, he explains why our society is in need of a radical reimagining of the idea of confidence, and why it all begins with accepting the reality that everyone is insecure. Most importantly, he shares the tools he uses to help...

Duration:00:56:16

Musician Lauv on How to Quiet the Negative Voices and Embrace Success [Ep. 14]

2/4/2020
For a long time, Ari Leff made music that largely went unnoticed. But even after finding mega pop success writing and producing under the name Lauv, he still wrestled with self-doubt and struggled to work or create in the face of depression and anxiety. Now, with a debut album "How I'm Feeling" due out March 6th, he shares how he got his confidence back, how he calms his nerves and quiets negative self-talk, and what he's learned about getting out of the way of his own success. Learn more...

Duration:00:22:55

NBA Sharpshooter J.J. Redick on Keeping Your Confidence Under Pressure [Ep. 13]

1/28/2020
Over the course of four years at Duke and 14 in the NBA, J.J. Redick has proven himself to be one of basketball’s deadliest sharpshooters. A few hundreds of thousands of jumpers later, he has some thoughts on building the self-belief that will keep you confident under immense pressure and through any slump. Plus: the power of preparation, the joy of exceeding your own expectations, and the key to not psyching yourself out. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:45:12

A Master Cave Diver's Secret to Overcoming Fear and Panic [Ep. 12]

1/21/2020
Jill Heinerth’s life story is one of wild adventure, with more than 30 years spent scuba diving beneath glaciers and into dark, underwater caves (once spending 13 consecutive hours on a dive). Not all of those dives have gone well. For our second conversation on confidence, Heinerth explains what we can all learn about managing fear, staying calm, and beating panic from her three decades of surviving underwater. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:47:44

Jalen Rose on How He Developed "Irrational Confidence" [Ep. 11]

1/14/2020
Jalen Rose has spent nearly 30 years being cool in public: first, as a basketball phenom and member of Michigan's famed Fab Five; then, as a 13-year NBA vet with a big game and bigger personality; now, as a beloved and unapologetic ESPN co-host for Get Up! and Jalen & Jacoby. On the first episode of Airplane Mode season 2, Rose explains why self-belief starts with convincing yourself you're the best (even if you're not), his path to radical self-acceptance, and where he found the nerve to...

Duration:00:30:21