#144: Is life basically suffering?

Sounds like a very heavy topic, but we, of course, handle it in our normal low-key, informal way.

#142: Why Positive Affirmations Don’t Work

On this episode, Jeremy Sadler joins me to talk about positive affirmations and why they don’t work. Of course, you know they do work, but Jeremy lays out where we go wrong in making affirmations causing them not to work.

#141: The Four Agreements

In this episode, Sarah and I explore our thoughts on Don Miguel Ruiz’s book, The Four Agreements.

#140: Self-Acceptance

Excited to have as my guest host, Victoria James, founder of Mindflowers, in the studio with us to talk about self-importance and how mastering it will boost your authentic happiness by a factor of 10.

#139: Something Is Not Quite Right With The World?

This week, Sarah returns back to the studio, and with her, she brought an interesting topic.

Do you ever get the feeling that something is not quite right with the world? This feeling sometimes manifests itself in the form of dissatisfaction, anxiety, or existential dread. But is this dissatisfaction inherent? Well, that’s exactly what Sarah and I dive into for episode #139.

In our open-ended casual style, we examine the topic through a variety of lenses from Samsara (“wandering through, flowing on”, in the sense of “aimless and directionless wandering”), to Stoicism, The Matrix, and our own personal life experiences.

#138: Resilience and how to bounce back from bullying

In this episode, We’re talking about resilience and how to bounce back from bullying.

Viki has first-hand experience with bullying both as a kid and as an adult, and now as a parent whose child has had to deal with bullying. She drops some useful tips covering the problem from multiple levels.

#137: Can women really do it all?

In this episode, we’re joined by Aimee Mann of CEO of Your Special Needs Family Podcast to explore the question, can women do it all?

#136: Does manifestation, like in the Law of Attraction, really work?

In this episode, Sarah asks the question does manifestation, like in The Law of Attraction really work?

135: Biohacking your way to a longer life

In this episode, we explore biohacking coffee to extend life and answer the question of how to live through learning how to die.

#134: Creativity and Being Who You Are

How do you nurture an idea from its initial conception to fully realizing it into the world?

#133: What We Learned from Star Wars

In this episode, we use the Star Wars saga as a lens to explore some major life themes. Also, Clay has a massive mind-shift. Read More

#132: On the Road to Santiago

In this episode, Clay and Sarah share their individual experiences of walking the Road to Santiago. Read More

#129: 6 Impactful Books That Will Shift Your Mind

In this episode, Clay and Sarah share 3 books each that have influenced their lives in a major way. As Clay describes it, “Books that punch you in the face.” Read More

#128: Let’s Get To Work

In this episode, we explore the idea of work. Read More

#127: Hiking With Nietzsche

In this episode, we explore the philosophical idea of becoming who you are using John Kaag’s book, Hiking with Nietzche as the backdrop to our conversation over coffee this week. Read More

#126: The Body-Mind Connection

In this episode, we discuss how you can use the body to explore your emotions and your thoughts. Read More

#125: Cult of Personality

In this episode, we discuss the cult of personality and the compulsion for everyone to be famous.

#124: The 7 Types of Love

As you gear up for Valentine’s Day this week, consider this: romantic love is a modern construct that emerged in tandem with the novel. The idea of romantic love, as we know it today, came on the scene in tandem with In Madame Bovary (1856).

That’s one type of love. As it turns out, love has many levels. In this week’s episode, we explore the 7 types of love. Read More

#122: It’s not just an adventure; it’s a state of mind

In this episode, we explore the value of adventure and how adventure enhances your overall well-being. Read More

#121: The Art of Ageing

In this week’s episode, we explore the process of growing older and how to face up to the inevitable march of time. Read More

#120: Celebrating Imperfection

In this episode, we explore the Japanese concept of Wabi-Sabi, the art of imperfection. Read More

#119 Curiosity

In this week’s episode, we explore the power of curiosity. Read More

#118 Tip of the Iceberg

In this episode, we explore a couple of useful models for identifying and changing behaviors. Read More

#117 Reflections and Intentions

In this episode, we share our intention setting process for getting ready for the New Year to ensure we’re set up to have a fantastic year of achievement. Read More