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Overcoming OCD and Anxiety: Robert James on PYP 570

What is obsessive-compulsive disorder? What are the symptoms, and what’s the lived experience? And how can we overcome it and live a full and satisfying life?

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The Feeling of Being Alive: Robbie Bent on PYP 498

With effects as profound as meditation and safer than psychedelics, breathwork, cold exposure, and heat exposure can democratize access to heightened and expansive states of consciousness, and better psychological and physical health.

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Rediscovering Movement That Brings You Joy: Rafe Kelley on PYP 451

Why are humans so unhappy and unhealthy? Why are we destroying the earth? Today’s guest says it’s because we’ve forgotten how to move like humans.

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The Key to Human Resilience with Scott Carney: PYP 413

Most of my work as a health coach involves helping people respond differently to stimuli. That is, develop the ability to make different choices when confronted with tempting foods, tempting environments, tempting people, and tempting sensations, emotions, and thoughts. Think about it – NOT having that ability basically means you’re a robot, a machine. If… Read More

Challenging the Immune System to Beat MS with Bob Cafaro: PYP 284

Bob Cafaro is a professional cellist, author, and ass-kicker of multiple sclerosis. If you missed our first conversation, check it out here. In his latest newsletter, he revealed two MS-busting tactics that he hadn’t written about in his book, When the Music Stopped: My Battle and Victory Against MS.  Partly as an excuse to have another… Read More

Scott Carney on Extreme Cold and Facing the World as It Is: PYP 197

In the winter of 2013, Scott Carney traveled to Poland to debunk the prophet/madman Wim Hof, a charismatic Dutchman who claimed that his method of breathwork, cold exposure, and meditation could confer superpowers on its practitioners. Read More