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EP-84: Tal Gur- The Art of Fully Living

For Life on Purpose Episode #84, my guest is internet entrepreneur, coach, traveler, and financial freedom enthusiast Tal Gur. He joined me for an in-depth conversation on his new book “The Art of Fully Living-1 Man. 10 Years. 100 Life Goals.” Shortly after turning 30, Tal himself these following questions: “Imagine knowing you had only 10 years to live – Would you change your life? How?” Inspired by a late-night conversation with friends, and disillusioned with the trappings of “making it”, he then drafted a list of 100 goals to achieve in a decade.

EP-81: Christopher Plowman: How to Accelerate the Benefits of Meditation around the World

For Life on Purpose Episode #81, my guest is Christopher Plowman, CEO of Insight Timer, the most popular meditation Timer in the world (more than 3 million meditators), Christopher joined me for insightful conversation on Insight Timer, the challenges of maintaining his own meditation practice, the value of community to meditation, The Maharishi Effect, his past ventures in the start-up world and how IT is different, and the crucial importance of keeping the app free for everyone.

EP-80: Suzanne Scurlock-Durana- Reclaiming Your Body: Healing from Trauma & Awakening to Your Body’s Wisdom

For Life on Purpose Episode #80, my guest is Suzanne Scurlock-Durana, one of the world’s leading authorities on conscious awareness and its transformational impact on the healing process. Suzanne joined me for an excellent conversation on her latest book Reclaiming Your Body: Healing from Trauma and Awakening to Your Body’s Wisdom, in which she provides the tools and guidance necessary to reconnect with our body’s inner guidance system of sensation, imagery, and inner knowing.

Tara Mohr

EP-79: Tara Mohr- Playing Big: Practical Wisdom to Speak Up, Create & Lead

For Life on Purpose Episode #79, my guest is author and women’s leadership expert Tara Mohr, who gives women (and the men in her audience/community) the practical skills to voice and implement the changes they want to see—in themselves and in the world. Tara joined me for a great conversation on her new book Playing Big: Practical Wisdom for Women Who Want to Speak Up, Create, and Lead, which provides real, practical tools to help women quiet self-doubt, identify their callings, “unhook” from praise and criticism, unlearn counterproductive “good girl” habits, and begin taking bold action.

Eric Klein

EP-78: Eric Klein- Sacred Sanity for Crazy Times: Wisdom from the Bhagavad Gita

For Life on Purpose Episode #78, my guest is spiritual teacher, entrepreneur, author, and coach Eric Klein. Eric joined me for a very timely conversation on his new course Sacred Sanity for Crazy Times: Wisdom from the Bhagavad Gita, based on the teachings of one of the world’s most precious texts of spiritual wisdom, which Eric calls a guidebook for our times. We attempt to answer the question: “How can you stay connected to your deepest purpose and wisdom – even in difficult and uncertain times?”

Mary Shores

EP-77: Mary Shores- Conscious Communications: Change Your Mind, Your Choices & Your Life

For Life on Purpose Episode #77, my guest is CEO and author Mary Shores, who joined me for a fantastic conversation on her groundbreaking Conscious Communications system, which produces positive results through positive action. We also discussed her unique life story (including her work as founder of Midstate Collection Solutions, Inc., one of the most unique collection agencies in the country!), as well as how to get your thoughts, words, and actions in “Alignment”, and her brand new book Conscious Communications.

Dr. Eric Maisel

EP-76: Dr. Eric Maisel on Your Difficult Family- Skills for Thriving in Any Family Situation

For Life on Purpose Episode #76, my guest is Dr. Eric Maisel, a retired family therapist, active life coach, and the author of more than fifty books. Eric returns to the show for a wide-ranging conversation on meaning, life purpose, and the epidemic of phantom “mental disorders” in children. And we focus on his new book, Your Difficult Family: 8 Skills for Thriving in Any Family Situation, in which he shows how to stay sane when family isn’t, providing practical strategies that can be implemented immediately.

Dan Millman

EP-75: Dan Millman on The Hidden School: Return of The Peaceful Warrior

For Life on Purpose Episode #75, Peaceful Warrior’s Dan Millman returns to the show! After an intensive twenty-year spiritual quest, Dan’s teaching found its form as the Peaceful Warrior’s Way, expressed fully in his seventeen books — including the seminal Way of the Peaceful Warrior. In this inspiring conversation, we discussed his brand new book, The Hidden School in which Dan takes readers on an epic spiritual quest across the world as he searches for the link between everyday life and transcendent possibility. Along the way, he uncovers lessons of life hidden in plain sight—insights pointing the way to an inspired life in the eternal present.

Emilie Wapnick

EP-74: Emilie Wapnick- How To Be Everything: Channel Your Diverse Passions & Skills

For Life on Purpose Episode #74, my guest is writer, artist, career coach and community leader Emilie Wapnick, the Founder and Creative Director at Puttylike, where she helps multipotentialites (people with many passions, skills, and creative pursuits) integrate all of their interests to create dynamic, fulfilling and fruitful careers and lives. We discussed her brand new book, How To Be Everything, A Guide for Those Who (Still) Don’t Know What They Want to Be When They Grow Up (Harper Collins). Instead of suggesting that you specialize, choose a niche, or accumulate 10,000 hours of practice in a single area, she provides a practical framework for building a sustainable life around ALL of your passions.

Dr. Judith Orloff

EP-73: Dr. Judith Orloff- The Empath’s Survival Guide: Life Strategies for Sensitive People

For Life on Purpose Episode #73, my guest is the pioneering therapist Dr. Judith Orloff, a New York Times best-selling author and Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at UCLA who synthesizes the pearls of traditional medicine with cutting edge knowledge of intuition, energy, and spirituality to achieve physical and emotional healing. We discussed her brand new book, The Empath’s Survival Guide: Life Strategies for Sensitive People, in which she offers an invaluable resource to help EMPATHIC people survive in an often insensitive world, plus her life and career.

EP-72: Soul Series w/Maria Felipe- Live Your Happy: Get Out of Your Own Way & Find the Love Within

For Life on Purpose Episode #72, my guest is author and minister Maria Felipe, who joined me for fantastic conversation on her unique story going from a successful (but ultimately unfulfilling) career as an actress, model, and boxing announcer to spiritual teacher and speaker. And we talked about her brand new book, Live Your Happy: Get Out of Your Own Way and Find the Love Within (New World Library), in which she shares more than twenty years of experience studying and living the principles from A Course in Miracles (ACIM).

Rachel Harris

EP-71: Rachel Harris- Listening to Ayahuasca: New Hope for Depression, Addiction, PTSD and Anxiety

For Life on Purpose Episode #71, my guest is psychologist Rachel Harris, PhD, who joined me for an enlightening conversation about her new book Listening to Ayahuasca: New Hope for Depression, Addiction, PTSD and Anxiety (New World Library). Ayahuasca, a psychedelic brew from the Amazon rainforest, is entering the Western lexicon through the popular media, the internet, and first-person reports. Considered a medicine by practitioners, the tea has great therapeutic potential that is just beginning to be studied.

EP-69: Lisa Smartt- Words at the Threshold: What LAST Words Reveal About Life, Death & Consciousness

For this special Soul Series episode of Life on Purpose, my guest is author, linguist, educator, and poet Lisa Smartt who founded the Final Words Project, an ongoing study devoted to collecting and interpreting the mysterious language at the end of lives. Lisa joined me for an inspiring conversation about her new book, Words at the Threshold: What We Say as We’re Nearing Death, in which she decodes the symbolism of those last words, showing how the language of the dying points the way to a transcendent world beyond our own.

Chetan and Carola

EP-68: Chetan Parkyn & Carola Eastwood- Human Design & the Life You Were Born to Live

Have you ever asked yourself what is your life purpose? Have you considered what you are doing here and whether you are on the right track to being fulfilled? For Life on Purpose Episode #68, my guests are world-renowned Human Design experts Chetan Parkyn & Carola Eastwood. They joined me for a fascinating and timely conversation about a tool that can help answer those questions: Human Design and their brand new book The Book of Destinies: Discover the Life You Were Born to Live.

Julian Mather

EP-67: Julian Mather- The Workplace Revolution For Ages 40+

For Life on Purpose Episode #67, my guest is tailor made careerist Julian Mather. From high school failure to Army sniper to globe trotting TV cameraman to kids entertainer to online entrepreneur he really hasn’t felt he has a worked a day in his life. Julian joined me for a high-energy chat about realizing your career potential after age 40; as well as how to use your own life experience/journey to create content that others can benefit from; shifting from an hourly rate model to charging for value; and tales from his own unique life story.

EP-66: Round-Table on Pretending w/Marsha, Charles, and Rick

Life on Purpose Episode #66 is the third LoP Round-Table and my guests were Marsha Shandur, Charles Gupton, and Rick Charlie. They are each storytellers and creatives who work in a variety of different mediums and each use prompts on social media to examine the human condition. They joined me for an in-depth conversation on the topic of “pretending” — including examining why we do it, what’s actually behind the “look how cool I am” postings many of us make, and what purpose is pretending serving? We also discussed practical tips for being more authentic, intentional, and vulnerable.

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