#38 The Power of Community with The Happy Pear
Play • 1 hr 17 min

“The most important thing is love and that starts with yourself”

 

Once beer-swilling rugby players, my guests on this week’s episode are identical twins Stephen and David, who now make up The Happy Pear. They share their incredible journey into healthy vegan living and talk about their desire to start a health food revolution – with the goal of making healthy food and lifestyle mainstream. It all started with a small humble vegetable shop and they now own a chain of natural food shops and cafés in Ireland as well as having their own plant-based food range in the UK. But for The Happy Pear, the cafés were also about creating a community around them, something which they have achieved in a truly inspiring way. We talk about how fundamental community is to our happiness and health. Their story is captivating and their energy is almost tangible. It’s impossible not to feel uplifted, positive and happy in their company – I hope you enjoy the conversation as much as I did!


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The Doctor's Kitchen Podcast
The Doctor's Kitchen Podcast
Dr Rupy Aujla
#84 The Brain Series (Part 2 of 3). Eating for ADHD with Dr Rachel Gow
Research highlights a crucial link between nutrition, ADHD and brain health, and there is some evidence, although not fantastic quality evidence, but some nonetheless, that indicates smart food choices for ADHD and Brain Health and data on supplementation which can influence cognitive Function. On the show we have Dr Rachel Gow, Ph.D who is both a nutrition professional and experienced researcher plus a parent of a child with ADHD who has the experience of being in the position of not knowing what to do to help their child. ADHD affects 1 in 20 children - 500,000 in the UK and roughly one in every classroom. And there are some incredibly well known figures in business, the arts and dance who are diagnosed with ADHD, but there is also a darker side to the condition that doesn’t get as much airtime and is something that we should be mindful of. Rachel is a London based psychologist specialising in child and adult mental health and has specific expertise in ADHD, Autism, Depression, Anxiety and related learning and behaviour conditions. In addition, Dr. Gow is a Registered Nutritionist and has a Masters of Science in Psychological Research Methods, She has published approximately 22 peer reviewed book chapters and scientific papers, and her first book “Smart Foods for ADHD and Mental Health” is being published by Hachette in February 2021.  Dr. Gow frequently lectures at London Metropolitan University, the University of Surrey and has an honorary role at The Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London On the show today we talk about: * Rachel’s personal story with her child's development * OMEGA-3 Fatty acids and why they are critical for the brain and it's function  * Clinical trials looking at supplementation * The impact of the gut on Serotonin, Dopamine, Neurogenesis and Brain Inflammation * OMEGA-3 for depression and ADHD Do check out The Doctor's Kitchen Website for full show notes and social media links for this episode and others.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
1 hr 21 min
Slo Mo: A Podcast with Mo Gawdat
Slo Mo: A Podcast with Mo Gawdat
Mo Gawdat
Marcelo Garcia - The Fasting Episode (or How a Human Can Thrive Without Food for 50 Days)
My guest today is my insane friend, Marcelo Garcia. Marcelo is an entrepreneur, health enthusiast, non-profit founder, and explorer (and tech expert, and a million other things). If you notice any discrepancies in audio quality, please forgive us on this one. Marcelo created a makeshift Zoom setup while solo climbing Mount Blanc after weeks of prolonged fasting in order to take this interview, so he's coming at us from the highest campsite in Europe. See what I mean by insane? Marcelo, originally from Brazil, has traveled to more than 125 countries, and speaks 9 languages. He founded Wisdom Accelerator to encourage the young and ambitious to connect with peer-aged role models and take their wisdom to the next level. ("Doing the right thing at the right time"). But for the sake of this episode, being published in January and certainly on time to catch a lot of New Year's Resolutions during this challenging time of home confinement, we focus on Marcelo's physical transformation through fasting. Just wait until you see what the human body can handle, and just how healthy it is to not eat for a while, every once in a while. More importantly, it's clear that the limitations we place on ourselves when we lack supposed necessities are far overblown. Listen as we discuss: * Marcelo's decision to take control of his health after reaching borderline obesity * The 7-day fast that kickstarted it all * His goal to go from obese to looking like Aquaman during quarantine (I wish!) * His 50 day stretch without any food, any vitamins, any minerals, 0 calories... * His blood test results after extended fasting periods * What's he doing climbing Mont Blanc and talking to me? * How he lost 40% of his body mass! * A recommendation: most healthy people should fast for 7 days, 4 times a year * Is physical performance affected during fasting? * Should we really make role models of those who ignore their health? * His NGO, Wisdom Accelerator, and its effect on youth seeking relatable role models * The grit and the willpower are even more satisfying rewards than the weight loss * It's okay not to eat sugar because you have plenty of fat. * So many of our limitations are simply fabricated. Instagram: @mo_gawdat Facebook: @mo.gawdat.official Twitter: @mgawdat LinkedIn: /in/mogawdat Connect with Marcelo Garcia on Facebook @garcia.marcelo and his website, broadlights.org Don't forget to subscribe to Slo Mo for new episodes every Monday and Thursday. Only with your help can we reach One Billion Happy #onebillionhappy.
1 hr 5 min
Plant Proof -  Evidence based nutrition
Plant Proof - Evidence based nutrition
Plant Based Nutrition & Inspirational Stories
The future of protein with Founder and CEO of Food Frontier
In *Episode 115* I sit back down with Thomas King, the Founder and CEO of Food Frontier, a not for profit organisation that is helping build* the future of protein in Australia*. *In this episode we cover:* * Findings from a new report food Frontier performed on the healthfulness of Plant Based Meats * Cellular agriculture - what it is, how it works and companies in this space in Australia. * Why growth of these industries is important - the problems they are solving. * How these industries have changed in the past few years including - for example new legislation in Singapore which will see the first cellular agriculture products on shelves available to consumers. * And much more *Resources:* * If you enjoy this topic you will also want to listen to Episode #109 with Bruce Friedrich * Food Frontier reports * Supporting Food Frontier * Food Frontier on Instagram * Food Frontier on Twitter * Cellular agriculture companies in Australia: * A few of the Australian companies in this space - Vow, Change Foods, Heuros & Cass materials * Perhaps the largest cellular agriculture company in the world - Memphis Meats *My Book:* My book is coming out early 2021 published with Penguin - I cannot wait to share with you. In the lead up the launch I am going to share information about the title, cover, ways to win a copy, live event dates, free e-books etc. Register your email here so I can keep you up to date. *Want to support the show?* The single best way you can support the show is by leaving a review on Apple podcast app - it only takes a few minutes and would be much appreciated. Thanks in advance. *Simon Hill, Nutritionist, Sports Physiotherapist * Creator of Plantproof.com and host of the Plant Proof Podcast Connect with me on Instagram and Twitter
1 hr 17 min
Good Life Project
Good Life Project
Jonathan Fields / Wondery
Unlocking Your Brain's Potential | Dr. Ryan D'Arcy
For generations, when it came to your brain, we pretty much assumed that once you reach adulthood, it pretty much is what it is. That meant you couldn’t get smarter or faster or wittier or optimize it to perform at a higher level and, on the other side, if you suffered an injury, there was very little you could do to help your brain recover or even rewire itself to function at a higher level again. Turns out, much of that was wrong, and my guest today, Dr. Ryan D’Arcy, is an acclaimed neuroscientist and entrepreneur who is at the leading edge of this awakening.  The co-founder, President, and Chief Scientific Officer of HealthTech Connex a brain health technology company, he also holds Professorship appointments at Simon Fraser University and the University of British Columbia, where he serves as a BC Leadership Chair in neuroimaging and neurotechnology. He has published more than 260 academic works, and led major scientific advances include the discovery of white matter activation in functional MRI, the world's first VR simulator for neurosurgical training and planning, the development and deployment of the world's first brain vital sign framework, and the utilization of neuroplasticity in brain injury to drive recovery well beyond conventional limits. Today, we’re talking about some of the incredible innovations in brain science across the four domains of performance optimization, mental health, neurological diseases, and brain injury recovery and you are going to be amazed at the work he and others are doing and where things are heading. You can find Dr. Ryan D'Arcy at: Website: https://healthtechconnex.com/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/neurocatch/ Check out our offerings & partners:  Fundrise: Fundrise.com/GOODLIFE Plushcare: PlushCare.com/GOODLIFE
1 hr 2 min
Going for Goal
Going for Goal
Women's Health
Michelle Keegan on Past Fitness Fails and How She Found Healthy
This week’s episode of Going for Goal is a joyful January catch up between Women’s Health Editor-in-Chief Claire Sanderson and this month’s cover star, Michelle Keegan. The Brassic actress and bonafide national treasure chats about finding her groove with fitness and food - and shares her current workout formula. And while she’s in a great place with her lifestyle now, Michelle opens up about a time when she was training harder, but definitely not smarter. They also discuss the new positive habits Michelle has picked up in 2020 and how the past year has shifted her outlook when it comes to maintaining her relationships with friends and family. Oh, and there’s probably a good few minutes on her favourite snacks, too. So, if you are trying to keep a lid on the amount of between-meals morsels you’re consuming, maybe don’t listen when you’re peckish. Join Michelle on Instagram: @michkeegan Join Claire on Instagram: @clairesanderson Join Women’s Health UK on Instagram: @womenshealthuk Topics  * Michelle’s exact workout formula  * What Michelle used to get wrong with fitness * The social media boundary that’s made Michelle happier * Michelle’s favourite foods + ideal day * How 2020 made Michelle fall for nature Like what you’re hearing? We'd love if you could rate and leave us a review on Apple Podcasts, as it really helps other people find the show. Also, remember to subscribe wherever you get your podcasts, so you’ll never miss an episode.  Got a goal in mind? Shoot us a message on Instagram putting ‘Going for Goal’ at the start of your message and our experts could be helping you achieve your health goal in an upcoming episode. Alternatively, you can email us: womenshealth@womenshealthmag.co.uk   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
26 min
Being Well with Dr. Rick Hanson
Being Well with Dr. Rick Hanson
Rick Hanson, Ph.D., Forrest Hanson
How to Cope During a Pandemic with Dr. Bruce Perry
On this timely episode, Dr. Bruce Perry joins the podcast to explore how we can limit the long-term impact of stressful events, and heal from past traumatic experiences. About Our Guest: Dr. Bruce Perry is one of the world’s leading experts on childhood trauma, and his clinical research and practice focuses on examining the long-term effects of trauma in children, adolescents, and adults. He is the Senior Fellow of The ChildTrauma Academy, and the author, with Maia Szalavitz, of _The Boy Who Was Raised As A Dog._ Key Topics: 1:15: Pandemic fatigue. 4:45: Experiencing acute stressors alongside chronic stress. 7:20: Practices to help yourself de-stress. 11:30: The impact of stress on our ability to regulate ourselves. 13:30: How to limit the long-term impact of stressful events. 18:40: How we can explore traumatic material without re-traumatizing ourselves. 23:30: Avoiding helplessness, and experiencing control and agency. 25:30: Dissociation as a coping response. 31:00: Disruptions of attunement. 36:00: Caregiver fatigue, and caring for ourselves. 41:30: The pandemic’s impact on people who have been previously traumatized. 44:00: A wish for the future. 46:00: Recap _Sponsors:_ Explore your creativity at Skillshare.com/BEINGWELL and get a free trial of their Premium Membership. Want to sleep better? Try the legendary Calm app! Visit calm.com/beingwell for 40% off a premium subscription. Connect with the show: * Follow us on Instagram * Follow Rick on Facebook * Follow Forrest on Facebook * Subscribe on iTunes
52 min
The One You Feed
The One You Feed
Eric Zimmer|Wondery
370: Dr. Jud Brewer on Habits to Heal Anxiety
Dr. Jud Brewer is a thought leader in the field of habit change and the science of self-mastery. He is the Director of Research and Innovation at the Mindfulness Center and associate professor in psychiatry at the School of Medicine at Brown University.  In this episode, Eric and Dr. Jud talk about his book, Unwinding Anxiety: New Science Shows How to Break the Cycles of Worry and Fear to Heal Your Mind and they explore something called the Habit Loop, using it to understand and heal difficult emotions like anxiety. If you’d like to start out this new year restoring some balance and putting some healthy habits in place, or if you’re tired of waiting for the right circumstances to make progress towards your goals, Eric, as a behavior coach, can help you.  To book a free, no-pressure 30-minute call with Eric to see if working with him in The One You Feed Personal Transformation Program is right for you, click here. But wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you! In This Interview, Dr. Jud Brewer and I discuss Habits for Healing Anxiety and… * His book, Unwinding Anxiety: New Science Shows How to Break the Cycles of Worry and Fear to Heal Your Mind * Reward-Based Learning * Trigger, Behavior, Result * The Habit Loop * Addiction defined as continued use despite adverse consequences * Habits: Set and Forget * How if we don’t pay attention to how rewarding the habit is right now, we can’t change the behavior * How to heal anxiety as well as emotional eating using the Habit Loop * The role of curiosity in healing anxiety * Learning to be with difficult emotions and learning to allow them to pass * How to remember to be mindful throughout the day Dr. Jud Brewer Links: drjud.com Instagram Twitter Green Chef: The first USDA Certified Organic Meal Kit Company that makes eating well easy and affordable. Go to www.greenchef.com/wolf90 and use code WOLF90 to get $90 off including free shipping. Peloton: Of course the bike is an incredible workout, but did you know that on the Peloton app, you can also take yoga, strength training, stretching classes, and so much more? If you download the Peloton App today through January 30, 2021 you get 2 free months free!  Kettle & Fire: Bone Broth and soups carefully crafted by world-class chefs, made with the best whole ingredients and the bones of humanely raised animals delivered right to your door. Go to www.kettleandfire.com/wolf and use promo code WOLF for 20% off. If you enjoyed this conversation with Dr. Jud Brewer on Habits for Healing Anxiety, you might also enjoy these other episodes: Dr. Jud Brewer on Addiction and the Craving Mind (August, 2018) BJ Fogg on Tiny Habits James Clear on Compounding Nature of Habits-Part 1 James Clear on Compounding Nature of Habits-Part 2
59 min
The Exam Room by the Physicians Committee
The Exam Room by the Physicians Committee
Physicians Committee
Gas and Plant-Based Diets: Fixing a Stinky Situation | The Doctor’s Mailbag with The Gut Health MD
It’s one of the less pleasant side effects of eating a plant-based diet. Gas! Thanks to your healthy diet you may be able to clear a room in one “foul” swoop. The Gut Health MD, Dr. Will Bulsiewicz, joins “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll to share tips for reducing gas and bloating while transitioning to a plant-based diet. In fact, the same advice can help those of us who have been fiber fueled and without meat or dairy for some time. Chuck also reaches in to the Doctor’s Mailbag to ask Dr. B questions from Exam Room listeners looking for advice to improve their gut health. - Does lemon water help digestion? - Do men have more gas than women? - How can you increase good gut bacteria? - How can you reduce bloating from cruciferous veggies? - What foods are best for chronic constipation? - Many more! — — — Vote For The Exam Room! Nominated for Best Vegan Podcast of 2020 on VegNews Vote: http://bit.ly/VegAwardVote * category #56 — — — Dr. Will Bulsiewicz Online course: http://bit.ly/plantfedgut IG: @guthealthmd Support PCRM Donate: https://pcrm.org/donate — — — Chuck Carroll Twitter: @ChuckCarrollWLC IG: @ChuckCarrollWLC Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/ChuckFacebook — — — Physicians Committee Twitter: @PCRM IG: @PhysiciansCommittee Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/PCRMFacebook YouTube: https://bit.ly/PCRMYouTube — — — Barnard Medical Center Telemedicine Schedule Appointment https://bit.ly/BMCtelemed 202-527-7500 — — — Share the Show Please subscribe and give the show a 5-star rating on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or many other podcast providers. Don’t forget to share it with a friend for inspiration!
44 min
The Ultimate Health Podcast
The Ultimate Health Podcast
Jesse Chappus
388: Steven Kotler on Flow, Recovering From Lyme Disease, Psychedelics, & the Art of Impossible
Steven Kotler (IG: @kotler.steven) is one of the world’s leading experts on peak performance. He’s an author, an award-winning journalist, and the founder and executive director of the Flow Research Collective. Steven has written the national bestsellers The Future Is Faster Than You Think, The Rise of Superman, Stealing Fire, Abundance, and Bold. His work has been nominated for two Pulitzer Prizes, has been translated into more than forty languages, and has appeared in more than one hundred publications, including The New York Times, The Atlantic, The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, WIRED, and TIME. Today we’re discussing Steven’s new book, The Art of Impossible. The core message of his book - We are capable of so much more than we know. In this episode, we discuss: * The crossover between magic and neuroscience * Facing fear is a lesson in peak performance * Neuroscience and action sports were catching everybody’s attention in the 1990s * Flow is optimal performance * Flow states have triggers * How the Flow Research Collective began * Steven recalls the first time he was in flow * The highlights of our life tend to be flow states * Steven’s battle with Lyme disease * Steven shares a near mystical experience he had while surfing * Heightened creativity shows up in flow * What is a collective flow state? * Great collaboration is a shared state of consciousness * The art of impossible starts with motivation * Flow resets the nervous system * Reboot your primary flow activity * The basics of positive psychology * If you want to perform at your best, you need social support * Anxiety blocks peak performance * The three best tools to calm yourself down * People who practice gratitude are more prone to flow * Steven’s thoughts on caffeine, supplements, and nootropics in relation to flow * Building a biophysical based flow detector * Flow is better than psychedelics for creativity * Psychedelics outperform flow for spiritual experiences and trauma work * Flow in animals * Steven and his wife run a dog sanctuary * The difference between intuition and insight * The experience of writing fiction vs. nonfiction * Book are the most condensed knowledge form available * Steven's current health status * When the impossible becomes possible Show sponsors: BLUblox <== 15% off the world's most advanced blue light glasses Organifi <== 20% off all Organifi products Paleovalley <== 15% off all Paleovalley products by using the code ultimatehealth at checkout Garden of Life <== Try Garden of Life's Grass-Fed Collagen Peptides Related links: Steven Kotler - The Art of Impossible (book) Steven Kotler's website Flow Research Collective Follow Steven Kotler on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter Steven Kotler - The Rise of Superman (book) Steven Kotler - Abundance (book) Steven Kotler - Tomorrowland (book) Steven Kotler - A Small Furry Prayer (book) E.E. Cummings (books) Samuel Beckett (books) Laird Hamilton Listen to Laird Hamilton previously on TUHP (episode #323) Andrew Hesssel The Human Genome Project Herb Benson – The Breakout Principle (books) Burning Man passionrecipe.com Martin Seligman (books) Mihaly Czikszentmihalyi (books) Robin Carhart Harris Tim Ferriss (books) Roland Griffiths - Johns Hopkins Center on Psychedelic and Consciousness Research Charles Yu - How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe (book) Rancho de Chihuahua Related episodes: 382: Dr. Pedram Shojai – Becoming A Taoist Monk, Meditation Is the Ultimate Drug, Managing Your Life Garden 381: Dr. Dan Siegel – The Mind Is Broader Than The Brain 375: James Sebastiano – Chasing The Present 368: Jordan Younger Albrecht – Healing From Lyme Disease, Eating Vegan (Again), Psychedelic Transformations 361: Dr. Alejandro Junger – Living In A Higher State Of Consciousness Note: Some of the links above are affiliate links. Making a purchase through these links won't cost you anything but we will receive a small commission. This is an easy, free way of supporting the podcast. Thank you! How can you support our podcast? 1. Apple users, please subscribe and review our show on Apple Podcasts, we make sure to read them all. Android users, be sure to subscribe to our show on Google Podcasts. Subscribers never miss any of the action ;) 2. Tell a friend about The Ultimate Health Podcast. They will surely thank you later. You can use the envelope button below to email a friend or tell them about TUHP in person. 3. Join TUHP Facebook community (FREE). This is where we all stay in touch and ask questions in between episodes. Join our community. 4. Follow our adventures on our favourite social media platform, Instagram. 5. Download The Ultimate Health Podcast app (FREE). This way you'll have our whole library of episodes right at your fingertips. Download our iOS/Apple app or our Android app. 6. Share using the buttons below. Thank you!
1 hr 18 min
The Rich Roll Podcast
The Rich Roll Podcast
Rich Roll
Bonnie Tsui On Why We Swim
Unlike other land mammals, humans are not natural-born swimmers. Our evolutionary ancestors learned for survival. Now it’s one of the most popular activities in the world. So why do we swim? What is it about water that seduces us despite its dangers? A lifelong swimmer reared by swimming parents, this week’s guest couldn’t shake this question. What she discovered is far more compelling than you might imagine. Bonnie Tsui (@bonnietsui) is an alumnus of Harvard University, where she did not swim but instead rowed crew—and graduated magna cum laude in English and American Literature and Language. In 2009, her book American Chinatown: A People’s History of Five Neighborhoods won the 2009-2010 Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature and was a San Francisco Chronicle bestseller and Best of 2009 Notable Bay Area Books selection. She has been the recipient of the Lowell Thomas Gold Award for travel journalism and the Jane Rainie Opel Young Alumna Award at Harvard University. In 2017, she was awarded the 2017 Karola Saekel Craib Excellence in Food Journalism Fellowship by the San Francisco Chapter of Les Dames d’Escoffier. She is also the recipient of a 2019 National Press Foundation Fellowship. A frequent contributor to The New York Times and California Sunday magazine, Bonnie’s latest book—and the focus of today’s conversation—is Why We Swim. Propelled by stories of Olympic champions, a Baghdad swim club that meets in Saddam Hussein’s palace pool, modern-day Japanese samurai swimmers, and even an Icelandic fisherman who improbably survives a wintry six-hour swim after a shipwreck, Bonnie dives into the deep, from the chilly San Francisco Bay to the South China Sea, investigating the ancestry and essence of water’s allure. Widely lauded, Why We Swim was named to TIME magazine’s list of 100 Must-Read Books of 2020. It’s also received praise from The New York Times, The San Francisco Chronicle, The Los Angeles Times, NPR, Buzzfeed, Bustle, Booklist, Kirkus, and more. Beautifully written and completely immersive, it definitely ranks among my 2020 favorites—I couldn’t put it down. So let’s talk about it. This conversation is a love letter to swimming—a sport, lifestyle and obsession that Bonnie and I share. It’s a deconstruction of humanity’s relationship with the transformative power of water—an archeological dig that unearths mankind’s historic and fraught yet undeniably alluring connection with the sea. It’s about swimming as a means of survival. It’s about swimming as a conduit for well-being, competition, and community. It’s about the unique power of water—when combined with breath—to produce that elusive state called flow. But underneath it all, this is a conversation about why to be a swimmer is to be a seeker. The visually inclined can watch our exchange on YouTube. And as always, the podcast streams wild and free on Apple Podcasts and Spotify. It was an absolute delight to share space and passion with a woman who hopes, as Oliver Sacks writes in Water Babies, to “swim till I die.”  I concur with that idea. This conversation sheds light on why. Peace + Plants, Listen, Watch & Subscribe Apple Podcasts | YouTube | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Podcasts Thanks to this week’s sponsors: Athletic Greens: 75 whole food sourced ingredients designed to optimize 5 key areas of health, Athletic Greens is the delicious daily habit that sets you up for a healthy future. I take the packets everywhere I go. So invest in your health without compromise! Go to: athleticgreens.com/richroll and claim your special offer today: 20 FREE travel packs valued at $79 with your first purchase. Whoop: The world’s most powerful fitness tracker. Get smarter about how you sleep, recover, and train, so you can unlock your best self. Go to WHOOP.com and use the promo code Richroll at checkout to save 15% off WHOOP. Seed: Stewarding the future of how we will use bacteria to restore and sustain human and planetary health, Seed’s Daily Synbiotic combines 24 clinically-verified, naturally-occurring, probiotic strains with plant-based prebiotics. Head on over to seed.com/RICHROLL to learn more about their game-changing Daily Synbiotic. On Running: Born in the Swiss Alps, On Running is the world’s fastest-growing running brand. From their patented cushioning system to their gorgeous minimal design aesthetic, On has become my go-to for all my trail and road running needs with gear that fits, performs and looks great. To learn more go to on-running.com/richroll, pick your favorite shoe or apparel piece and run in it for 30 days after which you can keep ‘em or return ‘em for a full refund no questions asked. SHOW NOTES: * Connect with Bonnie: Website | Instagram | Twitter  * Book: Why We Swim * Stories: Bonnie Tsui * TIME: The 100 Must-Read Books of 2020 * New York Times: Eat. Sleep. Swim. Repeat. * New York Times: You Are Doing Something Important When You Aren’t Doing Anything * New York Times: What Can We Learn From Swimmers of a Certain Age? * New York Times: What I Miss Most Is Swimming * NPR: ‘Why We Swim’ Looks For Answers In People And Places Across The Globe * Vogue: Why Swimming Might Be the Ideal Workout For These Fraught Times * SF Chronicle: ‘Why We Swim’ dives deeply into our relationship with water * LA Times: ‘Why We Swim’ dives into water’s transformative power * The Guardian: Wild swimming is booming in the pandemic: ‘It is a lifelong education in facing down fear’ * Outside: Two New Books Explore Self-Powered Travel * Outside: What We Think About When We’re Swimming * Date Book: Review: ‘Why We Swim’ dives deeply into our relationship with water * Alta: Talking with Bonnie Tsui * The Atlantic: Stories By Bonnie Tsui * YouTube: Why We Swim with Bonnie Tsui I'm proud to announce my new book 'Voicing Change'. To learn more & pre-order now, visit, richroll.com/vc There are a few simple ways you can support the show and the content we strive to craft and share every single week Subscribe & Review: Please make sure to review, share comments and subscribe to the show on the various platforms (Apple Podcasts, YouTube & Spotify). This helps tremendously! Patronize Our Sponsors: Supporting the companies that support the show! For a complete list of all RRP sponsors and their respective vanity URLs and discount codes, click the ‘Sponsors’ tab in the ‘Shop’ menu. Spread The Word: Help grow our reach by sharing your enthusiasm for the podcast and/or your favorite episodes by posting about it on social media. Thank The Team: I do not do this alone. Send your love to Jason Camiolo for production, audio engineering and show notes; Margo Lubin and Blake Curtis for video, editing and graphics; portraits by Ali Rogers & Davy Greenberg; and theme music by Tyler Piatt. Trapper Piatt & Hari Mathis. 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2 hr 20 min
Psychologists Off The Clock
Psychologists Off The Clock
Diana Hill, Debbie Sorensen, Yael Schonbrun & Jill Stoddard
180. Choosing to Live Your Values
It’s only the second week of the New Year, and many of us have already failed at (or given up on) achieving our New Year’s Resolutions. We often rely on sheer willpower to achieve these types of goals. However, willpower simply isn’t enough. On this week’s episode of Psychologists Off the Clock, Diana and Benjamin Schoendorff, co-author of The Essential Guide to the ACT Matrix and The ACT Practitioner's Guide to the Science of Compassion, discuss the Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) matrix. The matrix is a complex therapeutic tool used to help clients contact experiences which keep them from living in ways that serve their values. In this episode, Benjamin breaks down the ACT matrix in a way that is accessible for all. Grab a cup of coffee, and join us to learn, practice, and grow today! Listen and Learn: Diana and Yael’s take on the ACT matrix, what it is, and how it’s helped them to live in ways that serve their values Benji’s expert definition of psychological flexibility  Some practical exercises you can use to become more psychologically flexible right now Benji’s breakdown of each quadrant in the matrix and what they represent  About Diana’s personal experience working through the matrix How the ACT matrix can be helpful for couples, parents, organizations, achieving New Years Resolutions, and much more! What the “Dead Man Rule” is and how it might be impacting your mental health Why values are often more important than willpower when it comes to achieving your goals What ‘loops’ and ‘hooks’ are and how we get stuck in them (and how to behave in service of your values instead!) Benji’s personal explanation of how moving through the ACT matrix influenced his spiritual practice Resources: Books Benji co-authored, The Essential Guide to the ACT Matrix : A Step-by-Step Approach to Using the Act Matrix Model in Clinical Practice and The ACT Practitioner's Guide to the Science of Compassion: Tools for Fostering Psychological Flexibility Paperback – Illustrated, December 1, 2014  Connect with The Contextual Psychology Institute  Read more on what the ACT matrix is (and see what it looks like) here: https://contextualscience.org/act_matrix  Register for Diana’s free, weekly meditation course here: https://drdianahill.com/tuesday-teachings/  Sign up for POTC’s First Annual Wise Minds Summit: How to Adapt and Thrive in Today’s Challenging Times About Benjamin Schoendorff: Benji Schoendorff Benjamin Schoendorff is a licensed psychologist and international trainer living near Montreal. Benji has a passion for helping people get unstuck and move toward valued living and travels the world over to train clinicians from all backgrounds in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Functional Analytic Psychotherapy (FAP). In addition to his clinical and training practice, he currently researches ACT in the treatment of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder as part of the Montreal university mental health institute. As an author and trainer, Benji is renowned for his down-to-earth, authentic, relationship-centered and deeply compassionate style. He believes effective science-based methods to get unstuck are too precious to remain confined to academia and has made it his life mission to disseminate them in an engaging and easily accessible way. Simple, but not simplistic. Benji dreams of a scientific psychology in the service of spreading love, peace and understanding. He has written books and chapters in French and English including co-authoring The Essential Guide to the ACT Matrix and The ACT Practitioner's Guide to the Science of Compassion. Episode 116. Building a Meaningful, Values-based Life with Dr. Jenna LeJeune Episode 102. A Liberated Mind with Dr. Steven Hayes Episode 167. Get Curious and Change Unhealthy Habits with Dr. Judson Brewer Episode 77. Acceptance and Commitment Therapy with Dr. Jill Stoddard
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Ordinary Vegan Podcast
Ordinary Vegan Podcast
Nancy Montuori
Ordinary Vegan Podcast #93-Raising Vegan Children Safely with Pediatrician Reshma Shah
It is more and more common for parents to discuss raising vegan children. But, is a plant-based diet nutritionally adequate for kids? Today we ask an expert. Reshma Shah, MD, is a board-certified pediatrician and clinical instructor at Stanford University of Medicine. Along with her colleague, Brenda Davis, RD, they are the authors of a new book called "Nourish: The Definitive Plant-Based Nutrition Guide for Families." The book answers many of the common questions that often worry parents about raising vegan children. Podcast #93 will answer all the critical questions and misconceptions about plant-based food and children along with: * Nutrition specifics for every stage of childhood * The best plant-based milk for babies and toddlers * Is soy safe for children * Protein requirements for kids of all ages * How parents can get their children excited about eating healthy foods * Most reliable sources of vitamin B12 and Vitamin D * Avoiding food anxiety * Strategies to follow to help a child meet their calcium needs * Tips and strategies for transitioning to plant-based eating Thanks to Dr. Shah for sharing her expertise on raising vegan children with the Ordinary Vegan community. You can find Dr. Reshma Shah on Instagram and buy her book "Nourish: The Definitive Plant-Based Nutrition Guide for Families" on Amazon. Thanks to Ordinary Vegan Organic CBD oil from hemp for sponsoring today’s podcast. You can find my organic vegan CBD products made from hemp on my website. If you have any questions about how CBD may help you, don't hesitate to reach out to me at questions@ordinaryvegan.net. For recipes and inspiration, follow me on Instagram @ordinaryvegan and join our fun Facebook group and community. Sign up here so you don't miss any of Ordinary Vegan's podcasts or recipes. Are you looking for a no fuss simple plant-based recipe book? You can purchase my book “The Easy Five-Ingredient Vegan Cookbook” here. If you find these conversations valuable, there are many ways you can support this podcast. You can leave a review on Apple Podcasts or Spotify and share the podcast with your friends via social media. Please stay safe, healthy, and always follow your bliss.
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