Episode 73 – Elizabeth Lesser – Omega Institute

http://media.blubrry.com/the_human_experience/p/104.131.60.209/podcasts/073-elizabeth.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Email | RSS | More ELIZABETH LESSER is a bestselling author and the cofounder of Omega Institute, the renowned conference and retreat center located in Rhinebeck, New York. Elizabeth’s first book, The Seeker’s Guide, chronicles her years at Omega and distills lessons learned into a potent guide for growth and healing. Her New York Times bestselling book, Broken Open: How Difficult Times Can Help Us Grow (Random House), has sold more than 300,000 copies and has been translated into 20 languages. Her latest book, Marrow: A Love Story (Harper Collins/September 2016), is a memoir about Elizabeth and her […]

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Episode 72 – Oliver Burkeman

http://media.blubrry.com/the_human_experience/p/104.131.60.209/podcasts/072-oliver.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Email | RSS | More Oliver Burkeman is an award-winning feature writer for The Guardian and the author of The Antidote: Happiness for People Who Can’t Stand Positive Thinking, published by Faber & Faber in 2012. He lives in New York City. Oliver joined The Guardian in 2000, working primarily on magazine features and as a columnist. His most widely read journalism is his weekly column on psychology, productivity and the science of happiness, entitled This Column Will Change Your Life. (A collection of these columns was published in the UK in 2011, entitled Help!: How To Become […]

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Episode 71 – Michael Marshall Smith

http://media.blubrry.com/the_human_experience/p/104.131.60.209/podcasts/071-michael.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Email | RSS | More Michael Marshall Smith is a writer that writes in various formats: novels, for screen and short stories. He also writes under the name of Michael Smith (initially due to a similar author named on another book, but he adopted it more fully as a way to publish in different genres: modern day novels under Michael Marshall, horror and sci-fi under Michael Marshall Smith.) He was born in Knutsford, Cheshire, England, before going through multiple moves with his family, first to Illinois, then Florida, then South Africa and Australia, before returning to England in […]

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Episode 70 – Peter Sage

http://media.blubrry.com/the_human_experience/p/104.131.60.209/podcasts/070-peter.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Email | RSS | More Peter Sage is a world class thinker, international serial entrepreneur, as well as author, speaker and philosopher. He defied all contemporary ideas when he self published his first book, Supreme Physique, at the age of 18. He has written other books since then, including 5 Keys To Master Your Life which became an Amazon best seller in Japan in its first week, and How to Master Your Life: The Four Keys to Excellence. His latest book is set to be I AM, The Power Of Reinventing Yourself, but that has yet to be […]

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Episode 69 – Robert Waggoner 1

http://media.blubrry.com/the_human_experience/p/104.131.60.209/podcasts/069-robert.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Email | RSS | More Robert Waggoner, Author, speaker and Lucid Dreamer, is past President of the International Association for the Study of Dreams (IASD). For the past ten years, he has been the co-editor of the online magazine, The Lucid Dreaming Experience, the only ongoing publication devoted specifically to lucid dreaming. A lucid dreamer since 1975, he has logged more than 1,000 lucid dreams. Robert frequently speaks on lucid dreaming at national and international dream conferences, workshops and college classrooms, like Sonoma State University, Iowa State University, University of Washington, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor and Evergreen State […]

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Episode 68 – Moran Cerf Ph.D.

http://media.blubrry.com/the_human_experience/p/104.131.60.209/podcasts/068-moran.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Email | RSS | More Moran Cerf Ph.D. is a professor of neuroscience and business at the Kellogg School of Management and the neuroscience program at Northwestern university. He studies patients undergoing brain-surgery to examine behavior, emotion, decision making and dreams. This is done by directly recording the activity of individual nerve cells using electrodes implanted in the patient’s brain for clinical purposes. Dr. Cerf is a also a member of the institute on complex systems. Dr. Cerf holds a Ph.D in neuroscience from Caltech, as well as an MA in Philosophy and a B.Sc in Physics from Tel-Aviv University.   […]

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Episode 67 – Jonah Berger M.D.

http://media.blubrry.com/the_human_experience/p/104.131.60.209/podcasts/067-jonah.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Email | RSS | More Jonah Berger M.D. is a marketing professor at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and author of the recent New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestsellerContagious: Why Things Catch On.  Dr. Berger has spent over 15 years studying how social influence works and how it drives products and ideas to catch on.  He’s published dozens of articles in top-tier academic journals, consulted for a variety of Fortune 500 companies, and popular outlets like the New York Times andHarvard Business Review often cover his work. The New York Times bestselling author of […]

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Episode 66 – Anders Ericsson Ph.D. M.D.

http://media.blubrry.com/the_human_experience/p/104.131.60.209/podcasts/066-anders.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Email | RSS | More ERICSSON, K. ANDERS Ph.D. M.D. , is Conradi Eminent Scholar and Professor of Psychology at Florida State University. In 1976 he received his Ph. D. in Psychology from University of Stockholm, Sweden, followed by post-doctoral fellowship at Carnegie-Mellon University. In 1980 he moved to University of Colorado at Boulder, where he remained until 1992 with the exception of a two-year leave during 1987-89 at the Max-Planck Institute for Human Development and Education in Berlin. His dissertation examined how verbal reports on cognitive processes provided insight into the structure of problem solving on the […]

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Episode 65 – Rick Strassman M.D.

http://media.blubrry.com/the_human_experience/p/104.131.60.209/podcasts/065-rick.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Email | RSS | More RICK STRASSMAN M.D. holds degrees from Stanford University and Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. He took his internship and general psychiatry residency at the University of California, Davis, Medical Center in Sacramento and he spent ten years as a tenured professor at the University of Mexico he performed the first new human studies with psychedelic drugs in the US in over 20 years. His research involved the powerful naturally-occurring compound, DMT – N,N-dimethyltryptamine. This Led to this substance through his earlier study of the pineal gland as a potential biological […]

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Episode 64 – Dave Asprey

http://media.blubrry.com/the_human_experience/p/104.131.60.209/podcasts/064-dave.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Email | RSS | More Dave Asprey is the founder of Bulletproof and author of New York Times bestseller The Bulletproof Diet, he is a Silicon Valley investor and technology entrepreneur who spent two decades and over $300,000 to hack his own biology. Dave provides information, techniques and keys to taking control of and improving your biochemistry, your body and your mind so they work in unison, helping you execute at levels far beyond what you’d expect, without burning out, getting sick, or allowing stress to control your decisions. Dave has unequivocally popularized the term “bio-hacking” and is in one of […]

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Episode 63 – Gabor Maté M.D. 3

http://media.blubrry.com/the_human_experience/p/104.131.60.209/podcasts/063-gabor.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Email | RSS | More Gabor Maté M.D. is a world renowned speaker and bestselling author. He is highly sought after for his expertise on a range of topics including addiction, stress and childhood development. Rather than offering quick-fix solutions to these complex issues, Dr. Maté weaves together scientific research, case histories, and his own insights and experience to present a broad perspective that enlightens and empowers people to promote their own healing and that of those around them. For twelve years Dr. Maté worked in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside with patients challenged by hard-core drug addiction, mental illness and HIV, including at Vancouver’s Supervised […]

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Episode 62 – Maia Szalavitz

http://media.blubrry.com/the_human_experience/p/104.131.60.209/podcasts/062-maia.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Email | RSS | More Maia Szalavitz is one of the premier American journalists covering addiction and drugs. She writes for TIME.com, VICE, the New York Times, Scientific American Mind, Elle, Psychology Today and Marie Claire among others.She has written for the New York Times, the Washington Post, Elle, Newsday, New York Magazine, New Scientist, Newsweek, Salon, Redbook, O: the Oprah Magazine, the New York Daily News, the Village Voice,Brill’s Content, Cerebrum and other major publications. She has appeared on Oprah, CNN, MSNBC and NPR. Maia Szalavitz has also worked in television– first as Associate Producer and then Segment Producer for PBS’s “Charlie […]

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Episode 61 – Vishen Lakhiani 1

http://media.blubrry.com/the_human_experience/p/104.131.60.209/podcasts/061-vishen.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Email | RSS | More Vishen Lakhiani is one of the most influential personalities in personal growth today. A computer engineer and entrepreneur in education technology, he is the founder and CEO of Mindvalley, a 200-person strong company that specializes in learning experience design, creating digital platforms and apps that power online academies in personal growth, mindfulness, wellbeing, productivity and more. He also a member of the Transformational Leadership Council and sits on the Innovation Board for XPRIZE Foundation. An internationally recognized speaker on personal growth and transformation, Vishen’s mission is to revolutionize the global education system by […]

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Episode 60 – Norman Rosenthal M.D.

http://media.blubrry.com/the_human_experience/p/104.131.60.209/podcasts/060-norm.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Email | RSS | MoreNorman E. Rosenthal is a world-renowned psychiatrist, public speaker, and best-selling author who is known for his innovative and ground breaking research. He is currently Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Georgetown University School of Medicine and is listed as one of the Best Doctors in America. Dr. Rosenthal has practiced psychiatry for over three decades, treating people with all manner of psychiatric and emotional health issues. He is also a motivational speaker and a personal and professional coach, working with people from all walks of life including CEOs, top athletes, and performing artists. Rosenthal […]

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Episode 59 – Tim Urban 1

http://media.blubrry.com/the_human_experience/p/104.131.60.209/podcasts/059-tim.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Email | RSS | MoreTim Urban is one of the most talented, bright-minded individuals specializing in creating long form content on the internet today. He is the writer/illustrator and co-founder of the blog Wait But Why, where he writes in-depth posts on a wide range of topics, from why we procrastinate to why artificial intelligence is scary to why we haven’t seen any signs of aliens. His blog has reached astronomical proportions with its readership – started in 2013, it now has over 350,000 email subscribers, and over a million people visit the site each month. Tim’s Ted Talk on […]

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