Chris Winter is a neurologist, sleep specialist and author of the book, The Sleep Solution: Why Your Sleep is Broken and how to Fix It. He shares why we’re a culture of poor sleepers, how we got that way and includes five things we can do to improve our sleep right NOW. Spoiler alert...an attitude change might be the best tact of all.
David Eagleman is a prolific perception neuroscientist. He’s interpreted the stock market through a sensory vest, hosted a PBS series on the brain, and written several bestselling books. He tell us how to boost creativity and discusses his plans to expand our senses.
Dr. Rick Hanson is a psychologist and author of several books, including his NY Times Bestseller, Hardwiring Happiness. He shares how we can hardwire our brains for happiness using practices that help us cultivate and experience the good in our lives while reducing our natural negativity biases.
Jim Kwik is a celebrity brain trainer who teaches tools and techniques to optimize your brain to learn and remember. Jim works with Elon Musk, Jim Carrey, Richard Branson, - among many others. He shares his brain enhancing learning and memory techniques with Ariel Garten on today's episode.
Radha Agrawal is the author of Belong: Find Your People, Create Community and Live A More Connected Life. She answers the question “How the Heck do I Find My People So I can Live a Happier Life.” Radha, an entrepreneur in her 20’s, was feeling very isolated so decided to create Daybreaker— an early morning dance and wellness experience. She presents a powerful way to find and create meaningful communities.
Dr. Rudy Tanzi is a leading Alzheimer's researcher whose pioneering genetic research changed our understanding of the disease forever. We are also honoured that he is an advisor to Muse. He shares how meditation & supplements change the brain in ways we’re only beginning to understand, and provides practical prescriptions for protecting your brain.
Ariel Garten is the co-founder of Muse, the Brain Sensing Headband that gives you feedback as you meditate. She has an amazing background in neuroscience, psychotherapy and art. Ariel shares her personal story and why she created a neurotechnology tool that helps you understand what’s going on inside your brain while you’re meditating.
Dina Kaplan, Meditation Expert, Entrepreneur and Co-founder of the Path discusses why meditation has been so life-changing for her. She shares the importance of conscious leadership in our work and personal lives and she explains why the upcoming Mela retreat is so important for leaders who want to lead with more authenticity, awareness and compassion.
Rick Hanson, psychologist and best selling author, shares wisdom from his new book Resilient: How to grow an unshakable core of calm, strength and happiness. He shares how to use positive neuroplasticity to develop the 12 most essential inner strengths or resources needed to cope with the challenges we all face at one time or another.
Dr. Anne Marie Albano is a Clinical Psychologist, an expert on anxiety and mood disorders and author of You and Your Anxious Child. She describes the many different types of anxiety, what triggers it and why so many people suffer from anxiety disorders today. She shares groundbreaking coping skills for kids, teens and young adults
Fred Kofman is an author and leadership expert and has led teams at Linkedin, advised Google and conducted many workshops around the world. His newest book is The Meaning Revolution, The Power of Transcendent Leadership. He shares why serving a higher purpose at work motivates us much (much) more than any material incentives.
Stefanie Goldstein is a psychologist and mindfulness teacher and shares some of the wisdom and vulnerabilities she’s learned from being a mom. She believes it’s important to accept and even celebrate both the difficulties and joys of motherhood and shares why taking moments throughout the day to pause and listen to your own inner wisdom can help.
Nathalie Croix is a yogi, podcast entrepreneur and energy healer. She started meditating and doing yoga when she was 9 yrs old and shares how this has led to many great adventures and stories in her life. Her podcast, Life on Earth, is focused on “celebrating diversity one earthling at a time.”
Nataly Kogan is the author of Happier Now: How to Stop Chasing Perfection and Embrace Everyday Moments. She asks us to stop ‘waiting’ for happiness and teaches that true happiness is an ‘inside job.’ If we accept all of our feelings and embrace even our messy emotions, we can change our mindset to be more fulfilled every day.
Brad Warner is a punk rocker, Zen Buddhist and author of It Came From Beyond Zen. He’s been asking questions about the meaning of life since he was a child. He shares the practical wisdom (and answers to some questions) he’s gotten from Dogen, the Zen Master he’s studied for over 25 years. His earliest inspiration came from the Beatles.
In this Meditation, Elisha guides us to feel gratitude for all that the planet offers and to appreciate that we are all connected to it and to each other. “Commit to live in a way that expresses deep love for the planet and for all of life and this commitment and connection will invigorate each and every action you take.”
Fran Hauser, author of the new book "The Myth of the Nice Girl", discusses how ‘nice' can be a superpower and shares that we can be kind and strong; smart and empathetic; ambitious and likable while achieving careers that we love. Fran inspired the authentic Leadership Collection on Meditation Studio with guided meditations that accompany the book.
Elise Bialylew is the author of The Happiness Plan and founder of Mindful in May, a daily, online mindfulness program featuring leading experts, meditation teachers and neuroscientists. She shares why upgrading our inner technology can help us meet the increasingly complex demands of the time we’re living in. Check out Mindfulinmay.org.
Sakyong Mipham is the head of the Shambhala Lineage and the global network of over 200 Shambhala Meditation Centers. In his new book, The Lost Art of Good Conversation, he shares why conversation is truly what connects us to one another and to our common humanity and why it is so important to our emotional and mental wellbeing.
Tanja Pajevic is author of the memoir, The Secret Life of Grief. She shares the story of how difficult it was for her when her mom died suddenly, and why it is so hard to grieve any loss in our culture. Writing and meditation helped her to ride the waves of grief as they ambushed her well after the funeral ended.