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Being Well Podcast: Finding Your Passion and Purpose

Being Well Podcast: Finding Your Passion and Purpose

On this episode, Forrest and I discuss how we can identify and pursue our purpose, and why it’s so valuable to have one in the first place. We explore what questions and strategies can help us develop clarity on what we find meaningful, what our core values are, and how we’d like to spend a big chunk of our time.

Being Well Podcast: Finding and Maintaining Fulfillment

Being Well Podcast: Finding and Maintaining Fulfillment

We’re all searching for fulfillment in one way or another. Today Forrest Hanson and I discuss how we can find and maintain it, and if it’s truly possible to be fulfilled all the time. We’re exploring how we can relate to our low moments amidst a “good vibes only” culture, what gets in the way of fulfillment, and the importance of respecting individual differences in nature.

Being Well Podcast: What to Do When Things End

Being Well Podcast: What to Do When Things End

Life includes many major culminating moments: we finish the big work project, receive the award, watch the kids leave home, go on the vacation, win the title, or enter retirement. These experiences can come with enormous fulfillment…for a while. And then, we might ask ourselves: Now what? In this episode, we explore that question, including how we can relate to the past, integrate learning, turn toward the future, and age well through life.

Being Well Podcast: Connecting With Your True Nature

Being Well Podcast: Connecting With Your True Nature

We explore how we can get back in touch with the person we were when we were young. And, alongside that, how we can rediscover our “true nature:” who we were before the world got in the way.

Being Well Podcast: Mindful Practice in the Real World with Stephen Snyder

Being Well Podcast: Mindful Practice in the Real World with Stephen Snyder

How can we bring useful qualities of contemplative practice into our normal, everyday lives as people living in the real world? In this episode, meditation teacher and author Stephen Snyder joins Forrest and me to explore that overarching question, alongside a variety of topics related to “not-self,” the true nature of the self, and self-transcendence.

Being Well Podcast: Accepting Our Needs

Being Well Podcast: Accepting Our Needs

Everyone has needs, there’s no avoiding them. In order to “be well” we need to meet those needs. But in our Western culture being “needy” is viewed as a weakness, and it can be painful to accept that we have needs.

Being Well Podcast: 10 Most Essential Lessons, Part 1

Being Well Podcast: 10 Most Essential Lessons, Part 1

What are the most essential lessons we’ve ever learned? Today Forrest and I explore the first half of our 10 most important practices, skills, techniques, and reflections for the long road of life.

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