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Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche: The Lost Art of Good Conversation.

Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche is a dharma king and lineage holder of the Shambhala lineage, guiding thousands of students around the world on the path of meditation. With a unique blend of Eastern and Western perspectives, his teachings focus on living a courageous life based on wisdom, kindness and compassion. Using everyday life as a means […]

Sparking Others | Building Strength With Your Brain.

Good Life Riff: Have you ever been “sparked” by someone? Given permission to do the thing that was in your heart, acknowledged and seen for who you are, even when it seemed everyone else was shutting you down or telling you to take a different and often “safer” option? If so, you know the power of […]

Sheri Salata: From Oprah Winfrey to Owning Her Own Story.

Sheri Salata is the co-founder of STORY salata | hala, a media company producing print, television, film and the “This is Fifty with Sheri and Nancy.” Her new venture into the world of entrepreneurship is the evolution of the “staff job of all staff jobs,” a 20-year career with Oprah Winfrey, where Salata became executive producer of The Oprah […]

The Danger of Hindsight | Exercise Your DNA

Good Life Riff: Ah, hindsight! As they say, it really is 20-2o. When we look back at some decisions, we think, “wow, that was such a great call, I’m pretty smart.” But, then there are those other decisions. You know, the ones where a year or two down the road, you look back and think, “what […]

Jedidiah Jenkins: Living a Life of Intention and Adventure.

Jedidiah Jenkins is a storyteller, adventurer and powerful advocate for intentional living. Leaving behind his training in law to tap a lifelong gift for storytelling and a deep heart of service, Jedidiah joined the team at Invisible Children. They would eventually launch the KONY 2012 campaign, producing a video that went massively viral with more […]

Mind-Control, Daydreaming and Intelligence.

Good Life Riff: What if everything you knew to be truth and real was subject to complete manipulation? What if there was something anyone could do, in a relatively short matter of time, to lead you to first doubt your certainty and then eventually belief the complete opposite. Even if you’d been right, and there was […]

Byron Katie: Doing The Work and Awakening to Joy.

In 1986, at the bottom of a ten-year spiral into depression, Byron Katie woke up one morning to a state of constant joy that has never left her. She realized that when she believed her stressful thoughts, she suffered, but that when she questioned them, that suffering gave way to truth and then joy, and […]

Brain Training: What Really Works? | Cognitive Bias: Anchoring.

In today’s GLP Update, we’re talking about new research on brain training. And, we’re kicking off a series on “cognitive bias,” a/k/a the silly ways our minds fool us into thinking we’re more rational than we really are. Good Life Riff: In the first of our GLP Riffs on cognitive bias, we’re exploring a quirky, hidden […]

Dr. Tererai Trent: Reigniting Dreams and Empowering Women.

Dr. Tererai Trent is an internationally acclaimed voice for women’s empowerment and education. Hailed by Oprah Winfrey as her “all-time favorite guest,” Dr. Trent is an inspiring and dynamic scholar, educator, humanitarian, speaker, author, and the founder of Tererai International. Born in a small village with no electricity or running water in Zimbabwe (then, Rhodesia), […]

To Read Emotion, Don’t Look, Listen.

As the world goes digital, we yearn for more tactile experiences. And, in our Good Life Science news, if you want to be a human emotion detector, don’t look…listen. Good Life Riff: As the world has gone digital, we feel pain. Sure, there are benefits to an electronic existence, but truth is, we are wired to […]

Jordan Harbinger: Hacking Human Interaction (can it be done?)

Jordan Harbinger is the co-founder of The Art of Charm, a renowned social dynamics expert and host of the top-rated Art of Charm podcast, where he interviews leading entrepreneurs, celebrities, authors and experts on psychology, human performance, behavioral economics and success.. Harbinger helped develop one of the leading self-development programs in the world, co-created the Mastering […]

The Downside of Yes. Eat When You Rise (another reason).

In today’s GLP Update, we’re talking about the rarely-explored downside of being a “yes” person, and another study on why eating bigger breakfasts might help save your life. Good Life Riff: We hear it all the time, and in fact we’ve invited people to explore the idea of saying yes to all sorts of things that, […]

Mark Divine: From Navy SEAL to Warrior Monk

Mark Divine never thought he’d be a Navy SEAL. He was being groomed for the family business. Then, a chance walk by a recruiting office turned his world upside down and offered him a path to claim his warrior calling. Mark graduated as honor-man of his SEAL BUD/s class 170. He served nine years on Active […]

The Power of Rhyme. What Your Eyes WANT To See (no, not that).

Poetry as a tactical device, from a slacker non-poet. And the myth of shiny object syndrome. That’s what we’re talking about on today’s Good Life Update. Good Life Riff: Poetry. Seriously? Yeah, poetry. What if was the secret sauce for sharing ideas in a way that bypassed defenses and made a beeline to the heart? What if […]

Vanessa Potter: She Woke Up Seeing and Went to Bed Blind.

In just 72-hours, Vanessa Potter went from sighted to blind, and able-bodied to paralyzed. Nothing would ever be the same. This is the story of brain gone haywire that led to a life transformed. Guest: A married mother of two young kids, Potter spent 16 years as an award-winning broadcast producer in London. Then, in October […]



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Side Hustle Secrets. Crying Over Failure (it’s a good thing?)

What if melting down after a failure was actually a good thing? Or doing what you love, as a side hustle, was the best way to do it? That’s what we’re talking about on today’s episode. Good Life Riff: Today, we’ve got a special guest riff, featuring friend-of-the-pod, New York Times bestselling author, podcaster, world-traveler and […]

Daniel Goleman: The Truth About Meditation (a scientific look).

What if much of the popular wisdom and even so-called valid research on meditation…was wrong?! According to Daniel Goleman, it’s time for a meditation wake-up call. Best known for his worldwide bestseller Emotional Intelligence, Goleman reveals powerful new truths about meditation, what it really is and isn’t, and how only about 1% of the 6,000+ studies done […]

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The Secret Psychology of To-Do’s. How Sight Turns Off Sound.

In today’s GLP Update, we’re talking about a hidden reason why a to-do list may be your savior (even if you hate them), and a cool study that reveals how focusing intensely on visual tasks just might just make you momentarily deaf to certain sounds. Ah, the old to-do list. Some people love them. Others […]

Mark Lukach: When Mental Illness Changes Everything.

Guest: Mark Lukach is a teacher and freelance writer. His work has been published in the New York Times, The Atlantic, Pacific Standard, Wired, and other publications. He is currently the ninth grade dean at The Athenian School, where he also teaches history. He lives with his wife, Giulia, and their son in the San Francisco Bay […]

Accelerated Learning with Exercise. Getting Out of Your Lane.

In today’s GLP Update, we’re talking about how to break out of your lane and keep your career, and how physical activity affects accelerated learning. Good Life Riff: Ever hear the phrase, “stay in your lane?” Yep, us too. It’s most often offered as a warning to people who are considering moving away from the thing […]

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