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Real Talk with #GIRLBOSS Sophia Amoruso

podcast Aug 25, 2020

In her early 20’s Sophia Amoruso launched an eBay store selling vintage clothing. A few years later, Nasty Gal skyrocketed to $100 million in revenue and Sophia found herself (for better or worse) as an icon of female entrepreneurship. In this episode, Jeff and Sophia discuss the triumphs and travails of rising in the business world and how to avoid many of the pitfalls new business...

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Faith, Love and Resilience with Sharon Salzberg

podcast Aug 19, 2020

Self-compassion is a muscle that we have to remind ourselves to flex, and Sharon Salzberg is one of the most experienced trainer for that exercise. In this episode, Jeff sits down with Sharon to discuss faith, resilience, joy, and community -- all in the face of great adversity.

Sharon's course on Commune, "Compassionate Resilience" is available FREE till August 21st. Learn more here: ...

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'Til Sex Do Us Part w/Schuyler Grant, Dave & Erin Kennedy

podcast Aug 14, 2020

The word “love” spurs a sense of excitement and wonder, while “commitment” feels weighted by social pressure, monogamy, and laundry lists. But it doesn’t have to be that way. In this episode, Jeff and Schuyler muse about their 25th wedding anniversary and visit their friends Dave and Erin Kennedy, a polyamorous couple whose views on love, commitment, and sex offer...

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Canary in a Coal Mine Pt. 1

podcast Aug 06, 2020

In 1911, John Scott Haldane had the idea to bring canaries into coal mines to prevent miners dying from odorless carbon monoxide: A sick canary was an early warning to evacuate. In this episode, we go back to the beginning of Colin Kaepernick's public protest against police brutality and the missed opportunity that moment represented for a civil, productive public debate.

 


In 1911, John...

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From the Archive: The Nature of Reality with Deepak Chopra

podcast Aug 06, 2020

Is reality real? Deepak Chopra has dedicated his life to the scientific and spiritual exploration of what is. In this episode, Jeff and Deepak talk about how everything we consider real—from your next thought to the most distant star—is simply a modified form of yourself. When you understand that you are the universe, you begin to access the infinite possibilities within.

 

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From the Archive: Why Forgive?

podcast Aug 06, 2020

Is forgiveness a gift you give... yourself? Dr. Robert Enright, founder of the International Forgiveness Institute, shares facts that will shift your perspective, and hear one incredible woman tell her true story of forgiving the unforgivable.


Welcome to Commune, a global wellness community and online course platform featuring some of the world’s greatest teachers. We’re on a...

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How to be Plastic-Free with Kate Nelson

podcast Jul 29, 2020

While in college at a party, Kate Nelson looked around at the sea of Red Solo cups half-filled with beer and thought that there must be another option. In the decade since, Kate (aka the Plastic-Free Mermaid) has been single-use plastic free and has helped thousands of people use reduce the plastic in their lives.


Kate: Hello. I'm Kate. I'm Plastic Free Mermaid. I'm a mermaid...

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Truth and Conspiracy with Charles Eisenstein

podcast Jul 15, 2020

Our society's war of narratives is preventing us from having thoughtful, meaningful conversations around a shared goal. How did we get here? And how can we hope to agree on conclusions if we also disagree on what counts as valid evidence?


Jeff: Okay. So thank you, Charles Eisenstein for being on the podcast. And I can say I'm not alone in my appreciation for your thought, your critical...

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The Poetry of Life with Jacqueline Suskin

podcast Jul 08, 2020

As humans, we often struggle to express our emotional realm, which can feel confusing, shadowy, and private. But words are vessels for emotions, and poetry can help us understand why we feel the way we feel — something science struggles to explain. In this episode, poet Jacqueline Suskin discusses the relevance and power of poetry for this moment in time, and how writing teaches us to...

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EVRYMAN with Ashanti Branch, Touré, and Sascha Lewis

podcast Jul 02, 2020

It's time we changed the paradigm of what it means to be a man in our society. For so long, the ideal man was someone who suppressed his emotions. Being stoic was being strong. But what has perpetuating these lessons led to? A loneliness epidemic, addiction, grief, and suffering. In this podcast episode, we explore the archetypal characteristics of maleness, mass incarceration, and how the...

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