Michael J. Gelb is a creativity, innovation and leadership expert, best selling author and sought-after speaker. He shares the 7 most important relationship building skills needed for leaders, from his new book The Art of Connection. He reminds us why these skills make such a big (and positive!) difference in all of our interactions.
Vidyamala Burch has learned to live a happy and meaningful life despite her chronic pain. Her life’s work has been to help people in similar situations. She shares how we can bring mindfulness and kindness to all of our experiences - including the difficulties we all endure - so that we can be our best selves regardless of circumstances.
Dan Harris is an ABC News Anchor and author of 10% Happier and his latest book, Meditation for Fidgety Skeptics. He discusses tools for learning meditation, especially for those who say they can’t sit still. He’s funny and honest, and shares how meditation has helped him handle conflict and everyday annoyances with those who matter most in his life.
Rob Dube is an author and the President of a company ranked by Forbes as one of America’s Best Small Companies. He's passionate about the positive effects meditation can have on our brains, bodies and hearts and shares how his meditation practice has changed his life, his company and his leadership style.And, hear about his amazing Leadership Retreat!
Leora Fulvio, a therapist and mindfulness teacher, shares several practices for changing our relationship to food so we can, ultimately, eat more mindfully. She also discusses why diets fail, and how black and white thinking related to food can sabotage us. “What are you really craving?” is the all-important question she likes to ask.
Enjoy this Valentine's Day Meditation, created by Chrissy Carter. Valentine’s Day, at its heart, is an opportunity to practice love in all many forms. Chrissy shares that It starts from within, with love for ourselves with no strings attached. We’re believers!
Emily Fletcher, former stressed-out broadway actress, now world-class meditation teacher and Founder of Ziva Meditation, shares how a combination of mindfulness, meditation and manifesting can help optimize performance for anyone. Her Stress-Solution program gives high performers simple meditation hacks to stress less and accomplish more.
Jonathan Foust is an author and a guiding teacher with the Insight Meditation Community of Washington DC. With wisdom and humor, he shares some suggestions for how we can become more familiar with the feelings that fuel our anxiety and anger. He also shares some great advice for dealing with conflict in our personal relationships.
Denise Jacobs is the author of Banish the Inner Critic: Silence the Voice of Self-Doubt to Unleash Your Creativity and Do Your Best Work. She shares several ways you can turn down the negative voice in your head and quiet that inner bully so you can do anything more effortlessly. Great insights if you've ever experienced self-doubt!
Dianne Bondy is a leading advocate for positive body image, at any size. She's a celebrated yoga teacher and social justice activist who shares how her personal journey began with negative body image and low self esteem. She shares the tools she used to shift to a positive body image, and how she now helps others do the same.
Stefanie Goldstein, mother, psychologist and mindfulness teacher shares this original meditation and short inspirational message created in honor of the 2017 Women's March. She inspires us to connect with and lead from our hearts, and reminds us that we can choose how we show up in our lives each and every day.
Dr. Rick Hanson is a psychologist and author of several books, including his most recent NY Times Bestseller, Hardwiring Happiness. He shares how we can hardwire our brains for more happiness using simple practices that help us cultivate and experience the good in our lives, while reducing our natural negativity biases.
Kristen is the founder of Best Self Magazine and believes that it's always possible to rescript our lives to be our 'best selves,' and to live more authentically and with more joy. She shares her own 'reinvention' journey and why Best Self was born out of the vision to inspire, empower and connect us to one another.
In this New Year's episode, Host Patricia Karpas shares some of the gems from her 2017 guests. Spoiler Alert: keep your heart open, make peace with your inner critic, life is messy, real love is about connection and more! Emily Fletcher, Founder, Ziva Meditation and Meditation Studio App Teacher, provides inspiration for the New Year.
Dr. Joe Dispenza, a NY Times bestselling author, researcher and educator is driven by the conviction that each of us has the potential for greatness and unlimited abilities, including the ability to heal ourselves. He shares how he healed himself after a devastating bike accident and the mind-body work he's continued to do to help others.
Karen Brody, Women's well-being expert and author of Daring To Rest, a 40 day Program for Women, shares how Yoga Nidra has the power to reboot and transform our exhausted lives. If you're tired, cranky or the least bit overwhelmed and in need of a power nap, this one is for you.
Congressman Tim Ryan, Author of A Mindful Nation, shares why mindfulness plays such a big role in his life. He believes that honoring and valuing diversity, and listening to one another, can help us build empathy and find solutions that connect us, rather than divide us. His vision for an America 2.0 is one where our priority is truly taking care of one another.
Noah Levine is an author, Buddhist teacher, founder of Against the Stream and Refuge Recovery centers and is featured on Meditation Studio App. He believes that all individuals have the power and potential to free themselves from the suffering that is caused by addiction. His programs offer an alternative to theistic 12-step programs.
Albert Flynn DeSilver is a poet, meditation teacher and author of the recent book, Writing as a path to Awakening. He shares how his rough childhood led him to writing, poetry and meditation. He believes that writing coupled with a meditation practice can help us unleash our own creativity and that we all have the potential to be great writers.
Harvard-trained Physician, Parneet Pal, discusses her efforts to revolutionize healthcare by looking at prevention and "Lifestyle as Medicine." She shares her personal story and why she believes behavior change and mindfulness are our best tools to inspire a healthier mind and body.