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On Purpose with Jay Shetty

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My name is Jay Shetty, and my purpose is to make wisdom go viral. I’m fortunate to have fascinating conversations with the most insightful people in the world, and on my podcast, I’m sharing those conversation with you. New episodes Mondays and Fridays. Listen anywhere you get your podcasts, and please rate and review the podcast if you enjoy it. Live life today ON PURPOSE.

My name is Jay Shetty, and my purpose is to make wisdom go viral. I’m fortunate to have fascinating conversations with the most insightful people in the world, and on my podcast, I’m sharing those conversation with you. New episodes Mondays and Fridays. Listen anywhere you get your podcasts, and please rate and review the podcast if you enjoy it. Live life today ON PURPOSE.


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My name is Jay Shetty, and my purpose is to make wisdom go viral. I’m fortunate to have fascinating conversations with the most insightful people in the world, and on my podcast, I’m sharing those conversation with you. New episodes Mondays and Fridays. Listen anywhere you get your podcasts, and please rate and review the podcast if you enjoy it. Live life today ON PURPOSE.






Ryan Holiday ON: Eliminating Fear From Your Life & Push Past Them This Year

Do you want to meditate daily with me? Go to go.calm.com/onpurpose to get 40% off a Calm Premium Membership. That's only $42 for the whole year! Experience the Daily Jay. Only on Calm Jay Shetty talks to Ryan Holiday about why being too comfortable won’t help you grow. When you take risks, you prepare yourself to be mentally and emotionally present and be ready for what may happen. Taking risks without fearing what might happen is the foundation that allows us to evolve for better even when...


7 Ways to Break Bad Habits & Let Go of Things That No Longer Serve You

What is pattern interruption? It is the core value to successfully break a bad habit. To successfully embrace change, you need to change the usual. You need to alter your routine. You need to adjust the patterns you are so used to following and replace it with a new one. In truth, you can’t remove something without replacing it with something better. In this episode, Jay Shetty shares simple yet doable ways to gradually break free from unwanted habits to form new and meaningful ones. Try...


Dwyane Wade ON: Letting Go of Validation to Become Your Best Self

Jay Shetty talks to NBA legend Dwyane Wade about his journey on and off the court. From staying true to his spiritual belief through every game and creating meaningful relationships with his family and friends to helping and building a community out of passion and goodwill and looking past the present to be able to do more. As a three-time NBA Champion, Olympic Gold medalist, and thirteen-time NBA All-Star, Dwyane Wade has experienced a whirlwind career. Wade officially retired from the NBA...


7 Relationship Intentions to Manifest Love in 2022

If the past year was a year of failed relationships and unhealthy partnerships, you can always turn things around and start anew. Whether it’s reconnecting with an old friend, spending time with your family or your partner, you can always find ways to reignite the lost connections. Make this year a year of positive and genuine relationships. Make this year count! In this episode, Jay Shetty talks about the steps and activities we can all start doing for the betterment of our relationships...


Ed Winters ON: Every Argument Against Veganism & How to Stop Letting Culture Control Your Diet

Jay Shetty sits down with Ed Winters to uncover his path to veganism, from regularly eating chicken burgers to becoming one of the world’s leading advocates of switching to a vegan lifestyle. We discuss the influence our cognitive biases & cultural habits have on our lifestyle choices, what actually constitutes animal cruelty & what we can do about it, and how we can vote for change with the dollars we spend at the grocery store. Ed Winters is a vegan educator, public speaker and content...


7 Steps to Manifesting Results in 2022

Many of us practice the habit of making a new year’s resolution, often to change something, to achieve something, or build something. Our resolutions are pointed toward starting fresh and having a productive year ahead. But some don’t get to fulfill this list. Some don’t get to make a significant change in their life because they often don’t develop the resolve to fulfill them. The goal is clear but the path to reach that goal is undefined and the intention to create that path isn’t...


Gwyneth Paltrow Interviews Jay Shetty ON: Daily Actions to Build Life-Changing Habits & Training Your Mind to Break Old Patterns

This is a special episode of On Purpose where Gwyneth Paltrow sits down with Jay Shetty in her goop event held at the Porsche Design Center in Los Angeles with only 150 people in the audience. We get to listen to Jay’s journey as a monk and his career shift after leaving monkhood, how we can condition our mind to find strength and happiness, and what can help us learn how to appreciate our step by step journey. Gwyneth is an American actress and lifestyle innovator. She won an Oscar for...


10 Lessons I have Learned from the Last 300 Episodes of On Purpose

When you think about the past, what can you remember the most? What have become the most memorable moments in your life? Was it a childhood trip on the beach? A Christmas present that you still kept with you until today? In this episode, Jay Shetty shares the lessons he has learned from his past interviews and solo episodes, and how life changing these conversations are for the past two years. Get your copy of Think Like a Monk today by clicking this...


Scott O’Neil ON: Quality Time Over Quantity Time & Why Presence is the Key to Deeper Relationships in Life, Love, and Work

Scott O'Neil sits down with Jay Shetty to talk about positive intent. It’s in assuming a positive intent in all that we do where we can calmly and level-headedly make important decisions, resolve conflicts, and engage in difficult conversations. And when we transition into another phase in our life, we all need to surround ourselves with people who can give us constructive, honest feedback. Scott is the Chief Executive Officer of Harris Blitzer Sports & Entertainment, an organization with...


9 Powerful Reflection Questions for 2021

The new year begins next week, now is the time to reflect on everything that has happened in your life in 2021. In this episode, Jay Shetty shares 9 questions that you can use to reflect on the past, to show up as your best self in the future. There’s no need to wait for New Years to become a new you. Get your copy of Think Like a Monk today by clicking this link! https://thinklikeamonkbook.com/ Like this show? Please leave us a review here - even one sentence helps! Post a screenshot of...


Simi & Haze ON: Keeping a Beginner’s Mind & Communicating Effectively in any Relationship

Simi and Haze Khadra chat with Jay Shetty about using the influence they have built together over the years and the experiences they’ve had while living in different countries, they are very vocal about humanitarian oppression the world is not fully seeing, continuous learning through books and proper education, and creating a brand that aims to support inclusion and diversity. Simi & Haze, Khadra also known as the fashion duo called Simi & Haze, are of Palestinian descent, born in Saudi...


4 Things We Stress About & 6 Steps to Reduce Anxiety During This Time

Who doesn’t love the holidays? But we all know the most wonderful time of the year can be stressful. Whether it’s the stress of giving gifts, difficult family members reopening old wounds, heated debates with that stubborn aunt or uncle, it’s important to remain calm and stay present. In this episode, Jay Shetty shares 4 of the most common sources of Christmas stress, along with 6 simple, practical steps to reduce anxiety during the most wonderful time of the year (or family gatherings in...


Maitreyi Ramakrishnan ON: Imposter Syndrome & How to Navigate Self-Doubt In Any Stage of Your Journey

Maitreyi Ramakrishnan chats with Jay Shetty about her acting journey. Breaking through the film industry requires a lot of hard work and a lot of people don’t actually take into consideration the amount of work she has put in to continuously play the title role. Add in a good amount of luck and her will to stand for herself and never shy away from asking questions. Maitreyi is best known for portraying Devi Vishwakumar, a 15-year-old high school sophomore, in Netflix's hit series, Never...


9 Mistakes We Make in Love and Relationships

What are your expectations in your current relationship? Do you wish for your partner to like the things that you like, enjoy the things that you enjoy doing, and share the same passion with you? Or do you want your partner to carve their own path along with you? In many relationships, this idealism that your partner needs to like what you like, love what you love, and hate what you hate in the pretext that it should be how they show their love for you can be toxic. It can strip away your...


Liz Plosser ON: Becoming a Morning Person Even if You Aren’t One & How to Create a Morning Routine That Works For You

Liz Plosser chats with Jay Shetty to talk about the beauty of setting your morning right. The things that happen throughout the day are often beyond our control that leaves us frustrated and disappointed. This is why setting the right energy in your morning, after waking up, can help you become better prepared for what may happen within the day and still maintain a positive composure. Liz is the Editor-in-Chief of Women’s Health, overseeing the brand across its print and digital platforms...


9 Career Mistakes to Avoid & 9 Habits to Grow

The career path that we choose is influenced by a lot of factors - our mindset, goals, passion, and most especially the circumstances that surround us. We have a vision of where we want to be, but sometimes, we take a different route, we take a detour. And that’s completely okay. You can have stopovers, fill up your gas, grab a bite and quench your thirst. You can have those moments where you go astray. And you can always return to that path that will lead you to success. In this episode...


Justin Baldoni interviews Jay Shetty ON: Self-Compassion & Finding Your Purpose Through Service

What happens when we ask ourselves if our actions are rooted in being of service to humanity or if they are self-serving? Podcast host, New York Times bestselling author, and former monk, Jay Shetty shares his fascinating journey of being raised by and around powerful women, how masculinity manifested in insecurities, and how he discovered that service is at the core of his being. Jay makes ancient wisdom relevant and accessible as he invites us to lean into self-compassion, solitude, and a...


8 Ways to Create More Peace and Balance in your Life Starting Today

We all have our own struggles. We all have battles we face daily and fight differently. We all have baggage that we drag around anywhere we go. We all have that something that takes away our peace. And because we get caught up in situations we didn’t expect and get caught in, our stress levels rise and because of this, we find it hard to cool down and relax at the end of our day. In this episode of On Purpose, Jay Shetty shares with us ways, both small and big, to calm down and maintain a...


Demi Lovato ON: Depression, Healing, & Finding Your Own Identity

Demi Lovato chats with Jay Shetty about expanding your consciousness. It’s about finding grace and compassion for others when people don’t have a clear understanding of your own consciousness and how you identify as. It’s about holding your ground and staying calm when some people aren’t ready to accept you for who you truly are. And it’s about strengthening your resolve through meditation. Demi gained popularity as Mitchie Torres in the musical television film Camp Rock and its sequel Camp...


8 Habits of Happy & Successful Couples to Improve Your Relationship

A lasting relationship doesn't just thrive on love alone. It takes a lot of work… a lot of hard work from both partners. It isn’t a simple walk in the park or a picnic at the beach. It’s about putting into heart the daily grind to make the relationship work while enjoying the feelings of happiness and being loved and appreciating your partner’s effort every single day. In this episode of On Purpose, Jay Shetty enumerates the habits that make successful relationships work and last for a...