My 12 Favorite Podcast Episodes Ever – SASM 128

Joel Zaslofsky Smiling at You Picture

You're about to Learn ...

  • What wins the water wars: distilled, reverse osmosis, tap, or spring water.
  • Why your light environment is more important than food, exercise, and sleep.
  • How grief is culturally learned and when empathy isn’t serving anyone.
  • How to masterfully train your dog (and avoid your dog training you).
  • Why your shoes might be the source of pain almost anywhere in your body.
  • Why Experience Curating is more about living your best life than having a better memory.
  • How hunter gatherers understood and practiced community way better than us.
  • Which sixteen words of the U.S. Constitution might determine the future of our politics.
  • How to grow food anywhere and build community everywhere.
  • Why you’ll actively budget if you respect your values and priorities.

Resources and Items Mentioned in This Episode

Timestamps and Topics

  • [03:41] How I decided to frame the episode
  • [09:00] The Model Health Show 024: ReWild Yourself With Daniel Vitalis
  • [12:57] Financial Mentor 005: How To Budget Your Way To Wealth with Jesse Mecham
  • [15:08] Evan Brand 269: Dr. Jack Kruse on 5G, EMF, and Moving South
  • [20:52] Buddhist Society of Western Australia: A Different Perspective On Empathy | Ajahn Brahm
  • [25:35] Read and click links in these show notes! 🙂
  • [26:12] Remarkably Human 002: Outsource Your Memory & Curate Your Life with Joel Zaslofsky
  • [27:45] Let's Know Things 000: Contextualism & China
  • [33:02] The Tim Ferriss Show: Susan Garrett – Master Dog (and Human) Trainer
  • [34:51] Rewild Yourself 140: The Barefoot Podiatrist with Dr. Ray McClanahan
  • [39:31] Rewild Yourself 088: Why We Need Community with Arthur Haines
  • [44:42] More Perfect: One Nation, Under Money
  • [47:13] The Model Health Show 121: Changing Our Relationship With Food, Overcoming Bulimia, And Recipes That Will Change Your Life with George Bryant
  • [49:34] How to Grow Food Anywhere and Build Community Everywhere with Eugene Cooke – SASM083
  • [51:39] Recap

Awesome Ways to Subscribe to the Show

Smart and Simple Matters: Creating Community, Simplicity, and Authenticity with You
Smart and Simple Matters: Creating Community, Simplicity, and Authenticity with You
Joel Zaslofsky: Community Animator, Connector, Multipotentialite, Podcaster, and Spreadsheet Guy

Joel Zaslofsky – your community-animating, convention-challenging show host – taps into all his powerful (and often quirky) strategies in a diverse mix of conversations and solo episodes. For example, you'll get chats with TED Talk hotshots like Andy Puddicombe on meditation, experts like Tsh Oxenreider on gratitude, humble influencers like Joshua Becker on minimalism, or Paleo superstars like Mark Sisson on Primal-living. The show has 100,000s of downloads because listeners love to deeply explore the slower side of life, simplicity through mindfulness, and intentional living … among other things. Do you need help with your "stuff," personal relationships, or your relationship with money? Do you enjoy nerdy riffs about spreadsheets or casual references to 1990s music? Subscribe to Smart and Simple Matters now and download this popular, groovy show.

I'm Grateful for Your Reviews!

If you enjoyed this specific episode or the Smart and Simple Matters show in general, I always appreciate an honest iTunes review right here. Every single rating and review is a huge help, lets others find the show more easily, and generates a ton of gratitude!

Here are the four quick steps to leave an iTunes review (assuming iTunes is already installed):

  1. Click here to visit the Smart and Simple Matters iTunes page.
  2. Click the blue button on the left labeled "View in iTunes" below the show cover art.
  3. When iTunes loads, click the navigation tab labeled "Ratings and Reviews" and then click the "Write a Review" button underneath the "Customer Reviews" heading.
  4. Write a review with whatever title you like, whatever length you have time for, and give the show an honest rating. If you don't think it deserves five stars, don't give it five stars.

Thanks again for your time and attention! And if you have someone or something you’d like me to cover on an upcoming show, tell us in the comments below.