In this episode, we explore Dr. Waldinger’s fascinating research on what makes a “good life” based on the longest study of adult life that has ever been done - the Harvard Study of Adult Development. He shares his insights on the power of relationships and how they affect our mental and physical health, practical tips for improving our happiness, and how to create and nurture thriving relationships. This is a pod you won’t want to miss!
Ever feel powerless to the powers of your phone and technology? I certainly have, and over the past few months, my relationship with tech has left me feeling more depleted and anxious than ever. So much so that I recently took my first break from Instagram in seven years! This much needed space allowed me to discover how to relate to my phone and social media on my own terms, and this journey led me to discovering the Light Phone. I was fascinated by this genius idea and the company behind it creating products "designed to be used as little as possible." Say what?!
Mark Brand is a pioneering entrepreneur and chef in the field of Social Impact and Community Development. Along with overseeing the 5 organizations under MB Inc, Brand leads his A Better Life Foundation in Canada, the United States, he is a Stanford fellow, Professor of Innovation and Design Thinking, and has served as executive chef for the American Refugee Committee and Pope Francis's Climate Challenge. Brand has recently been appointed to the United Nations Catalyst team focusing on food waste, poverty, and the impacts of current systemic structures on the most marginalized. At the root of everything he works on, his belief is that the solutions are all attainable with deep cooperation and the understanding there is no “Us and Them, only Us.” This transformative episode is one that can't be missed. Mark and I discuss poverty and how it affects all of us. Mark walks us through how we as individuals can take immediate steps towards eradicating poverty and becoming and activists in our own communities.
Steph Corker is my dear friend and the founder of The Corker Collective, a human capital consulting firm committed to everyone living their best life, integrated. She is passionate about potential and leading people towards personal transformation. In this episode we dive into how to bring out the actualized version of yourself in all areas of your life, specifically - in relationships and your career. Join us to learn how to change what is possible in your life so you can love every moment you experience. You will learn how to allocate your time in a way that generates the best version of yourself and raises the frequency of every experience you encounter.
This week we jam with Laurasia Mattingly about the power of mindfulness and meditation. Following the loss of her mother, Laurasia began exploring her own spirituality as a means of working through her grief to find peace in the uncertainty of life. Laurasia shares with us how meditation can transform our lives. Join us as we explore how we, through mindfulness and meditation, can overcome our stress and free up the space for us to deepen our relationship with ourselves and our intuition.
Mark is one of the best, he will force you to look into yourself and see yourself in a way that can only make you better. Truly wonderful. Thanks Mark!!!!
Love this podcast!!! Never boring, always full of lightbulb moments!! And a great sense of humor too to keep the tough stuff light.
I find myself returning to this podcast again and again. As life has carried me through quite the journey the last few years, I find peace and understanding in the topics Mark covers and the way he approaches them. Often times I am moved to tears because I relate so deeply, or find myself simply feeling seen and understood. There is so much to learn here by simply listening.
I listen to many relationship oriented podcasts and there are many great ones. Mark’s is the best because of how he picks his guests, how the topics are relatable on so many levels, and how encouraging and inspiring he is. ❤️
Mark Groves says it perfectly every time, he is impeccable in the way he uses words to reach the deepest parts of your true self and does not hold back, always refreshing and empowering listening to him speak as well as with his guests. I will always recommend!
I absolutely love listening to everything Mark has to say! Just listen. It will change your life in many ways. It really has done that for me.
Mark groves podcast has truly changed my life and how I see the world. His words and the guests that he brings on his podcast are true inspiration to personal growth. ❤️
What a delight it is to listen to this podcast. I am in total admiration for the full spectrum discussions and enlivening conversations taking place here. Mark, thank you for sharing your truth and heart with us and all your guests for their brave and wondrous expertise on such potent areas of important and life changing topics. Keep the good energy flowing and thank you from the depth of my being. Rock on 🤙🏽