This episode features Daniel Vitalis on the difference between natural, wild water and processed water, how to see yourself as and act like a sovereign being, and why we’re not biologically designed for houses, jobs, or modern institutions.
This episode features Warren Talbot on how to borrow bravery when you’re coming up short, how to make conscious decisions to have your “Plan A” life, and how to tell fear, “I hear you … but this is still happening.”
This episode features Kelly Exeter on how her total breakdown led to a less frantic life, a gift that every parent can (should?) give their kids, and why more “doing” is not the solution to feeling overwhelmed.
The 5 Elements of Your Full Voice and Saying Yes to Our Biggest Fears with Barbara McAfee – SASM 095
This episode features Barbara McAfee on why fear is like an outfit that looks bad on everyone, the five distinct elements of your voice and how to use them, plus how innate talents are trained out of you (and how to get them back).
This special solo episode features what artists influenced my youth – and that I’m now disowning, attributes of the 26 songs I kept (and the 246 I deleted), and how to reassess what experiences you invite into your life.
This episode features Colin Beavan on how to help people wake the heck up to their personal power (and what happens when we do), how the “monk and the merchant” paradox applies to you, and how to participate in an eco-Sabbath – No Impact Project style.
This episode pays tribute to Live Your Legend’s founder and my friend, mentor, and hero – Scott Dinsmore. Remember his legacy with me and discover how to change the world by doing work you love, where to find the most amazing people in your local community, the fastest way to do things you don’t think can be done, and why life sometimes comes down to this: bring people together.
How 241 Post It Notes, Candid Stories, and Huggr Power Changed 55 Folks (#SimpleREV 2015 Recap) – SASM086
SimpleREV 2015 brought 55 simple-living enthusiasts together and the impact was big. Discover why we loved sticking 241 Post It Notes on a wall (and what we did with them), how one small clothes donation quickly changed a family’s life, why you can’t get a positive answer from a negative question, and the #1 thing that our participants wanted at SimpleREV 2015.
The Gratitude Journal, Vision Board, and Tension between Hustle and Slowness with Vernon Foster – SASM 078
This episode features Vernon Foster on why attachment to outcomes can hold you back from best ones, how Costa Rica made him feel like he landed on another planet, a dynamite question that can change everything, and (perhaps my favorite) why you don’t have to be Jean-Claude Van Damme every day.
This episode features Stephen Warley on why having tons-o-free time isn’t enough (and what else you absolutely need), some of the habits that can make you “unstuckable,” how thinking less helps you align your time, money, and energy toward what you truly want, plus when (and how) to take control over what you purge.
Gratitude Gains from Pain, How to Remove “Bad” Days Forever, and New Ways to Show Love with Aaron Kennard – SASM 071
This episode features Aaron Kennard on how to find euphoric joy in immense pain, eliminate bad days forever, use discomfort to trigger gratitude, the meaning of “Ho’oponopono,” and why empowering habits start as one small, simple act.
Do you know the misunderstood – but essential – difference between routine and rituals? What do morning rituals have to do with sharing my complete, unedited, and previously private daily promises? You’re about to get some answers … and learn even more (like why maintenance is for gardens and machines, not humans.)
Matt Ham joins Joel Zaslofsky and his special co-host, Andy Traub, to discuss the true meaning of being rich, replacing shattered dreams with better ones, why you need to plant gratitude early and often, and how 0.2 millimeters of skin might have saved Matt’s life.
This episode features Mark Sisson discussing the single most undervalued, overlooked aspect of your health. Mix in some mindfulness, gratitude, and primal living tips … and you’ll be ready to “Grok” on in no-time.
Is your “addiction” actually something else? What’s really going on here? Discover 4 surprising addiction myths … and what to do with your bad habits.
Is your “addiction” actually something else? Probably … but what? Here’s the framework for the solutions that come in part two of this series on addiction myths (and how to think instead).
This Smart and Simple Matters episode features Warren and Betsy Talbot. We talk about turning a vision into a lifestyle, making huge deadlines (and actually nailing them), unconventional simplicity, and how to get rid of “it.”
This Smart and Simple Matters episode features Ryan Avery as we discuss how to get a million dollar lifestyle for dirt cheap, finding opportunity during the rough times, showering children with love instead of money, and his four pillars to a good life.
Discover how to not wreck your first Continuous Creation Challenge in this great guest post by the wonderful Emily Wenstrom. From overdosing on to-do lists to trying to marathon it to focusing too much on productivity, these tips will help you do awesome from the get-go.
This Smart and Simple Matters episode features Sarah Peck as we discuss positive addictions, undefining yourself, value-oriented work, and how to have self-compassion (even when changes come too slowly).