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Overcoming Imposter Syndrome & Re-Claiming Your Attention with Award Winning Poet Max Stossel

"I feel like I'm hurling stones into this giant pool of consciousness. And I finish each poem with a splash. And for a moment, there's a ripple over this vast pool of thoughts that we've collectively amassed. And then it fades, as ripples do—without a care for me or you that stillness is resumed." —Max Stossel

Jamie Wheal on The Meaning Crisis, Hedonic Engineering & Forging a Culture of Post-Traumatic Growth

"I think the most the simplest, most powerful and potentially only really meaningful question is, what is mine and mine alone to do? And how do I begin it?" – Jamie Wheal

How to Human: Exploring Soul Initiation, Mythopoetic Identity & The Spiritual Adventure with Depth Psychologist & Wilderness Guide Dr. Bill Plotkin

"True Adults and Elders are people who know why they were born, who know who they are as unique individual participants in the web of life, and who, in most everything they do, creatively occupy their distinctive ecological niche as a life-enhancing gift to their people and to the greater Earth community." – Dr Bill Ploktin

Designing a GPS for Navigating Challenging Emotions with Cris Beasley

"Never let a good calamity go to waste" – Cris Beasley

Mindfulness, Language Learning & The Four Causes of Procrastination with Arthur Worsley

"There are only four causes of procrastination: Lack of clarity, lack of courage, lack of motivation and lack of energy." –Arthur Worsley

Creating Smart Luck & Engineering Serendipity with Dr. Christian Busch

"Good luck isn’t just chance—it can be learned and leveraged." — Dr. Christian Busch

The Everyday Wizardry of Ritual with Casper Ter Kuile

“The gift of spiritual practices is that they cultivate courage, so that we will risk more for one another.” —Casper Ter Kuile

Make Your Myth, Face Your Shadow & Own Your Truth with Erick Godsey

"The tragic beauty of the human condition is that we suffer so much more than we have to—because of the stories that we tell ourselves." – Erick Godsey

The Subtle Art of Facilitation with Andi Cuddington

Unlocking the genius in the room, one workshop at a time—practical wisdom on how to become a world-class facilitator.

Exploring Emotional Intelligence + Perfectionism with Emile Steenveld

"When your spine is out of alignment our body tries to adjust and then develops blockages and pain. Exactly the same thing happens when we are out of alignment with our values. Our life develops blockages without the flow of values." —Emile Steenveld

Making Mischief, Navigating Self-Doubt & Cultivating Leadership with Andy Sparks

"Here’s what I do know. I want to build a business that does some goddam good in the world. I want that more than anything in the world. I want to prove that people can organize to Get Something Done That Matters. What capital M Matters? Giving people tools to turn their brains on instead of off. That’s something I love. I know I’m not alone in doubting myself. I know it’s a journey." – Andy Sparks

Breathwork, The Cure For Anxiety? with Edward Dangerfield

"How We Breathe is How We Think." – Ed Dangerfield

Imagining Life Beyond Total Work with Andrew Taggart

"It's as if all of our lives we've been going along on a horse and life gives us this gift—a painful one of knocking us off the horse—and something within us is curious enough or perhaps strong enough not to get back on it." —Andrew Taggart

Eating Knowledge & The Art of Productive Disagreement with Buster Benson

"The questions we ask help us build our own map of the other person’s perspective—we’re not trying to sink a person’s battleship with yes/no questions but to understand them better and create a map of their full set of beliefs, motivations, and knowledge—which requires a genuine curiosity in where they're coming from." —Buster Benson

Curiosity, Grief, Wonder & The Privilege of Being Alive with Mike Slavin

"Certainty is a bit of a misnomer, it's more of a clinging tendency to pre established worldviews often inherited from parents or the education system... when I lose certainty, I'm invited into this chance to be curious, to wonder and to explore." —Mike Slavin

Cultivating Curiosity, Self-Authorship & Mindframing with Anne-Laure Le Cunff

"Take the time to think what your own mental gym will look like. Training a few minutes a day can help you be more creative, more productive, and more resilient." – Anne Laure

Cory Allen on The Joyful Absurdity of Existence

"To have that level of understanding about consciousness or being you must inherently have the same, you must have a grow sense of humor about it because like that level of macro comprehension is not possible without seeing the absurdity of it all and in the natural elicited response from that is laughter." – Cory Allen

Tiago Forte on Intuition, Breathwork & What it Feels like to Have a Second Brain

"What would you do if your freedom and pleasure were essential to the freedom and pleasure of the world?" – Tiago Forte

Astronomy as a Lens to Understand Yourself with Kevin Hainline

"The stars are a set of templates that we put our own hopes and fears and non understandings and stories on and it’s really fun to find the ones that cultures that never talked with each other because they were separated by vast distances had the same thing." – Kevin Hainline

Life Lessons from 12 year Old Conscious Fashion Entrepreneur Hanalei Swan

Hanalei is a conscious designer, international speaker and world traveller... and she's just turned 12. Most kids are asked, “what do you want to be when you grow up?” Hanalei was asked “what do you want to be now?” This question changed her perspective on what she could do at such a young age, and instead of thinking she had to wait to become a fashion designer until she was 20 or 30, she decided to do it now and started designing at the age of 7 years old.

The Big Wave Surfer Planting Seeds for Future Generations

"The ultimate goal of farming is not the growing of crops, but the cultivation and perfection of human beings." – Fergal Smith

Insights from a Year in Silence, Designing the 'Jedi Warrior Program' & Advice from the Dalai Lama with Joel Levey

🙏🏻 "The Dalai Lama's advice to us was basically if you have the opportunity to work with people with tremendous amounts of power who lack the wisdom and the compassion to use that power wisely. If there's anything you can do to move them toward the capacity to use that..." – Joel Levey

Rewilding Ourselves on Spaceship Earth with Dan Burgess

In this wide-ranging conversation we talk with the self-described 'Captain of Spaceship Earth', Mr. Dan Burgess. He has built a career around helping creative leaders rediscover their mojo through immersing them in nature.

Chasing Curiosity as a Career Path with Anna Starkey

"Curiosity is the engine for both artistic and scientific enquiry about the world. It's time for a new age of curiosity to take flight - what if we could nurture a new culture of curious citizens, where everyone is enabled to ask questions, and to imagine our collective futures together." – Anna Starkey

A Rare Glimpse into the Future of Higher Education with Austin Louis

Austin is a recent graduate of 'Wayfinding Academy' in Portland, Oregon. It's common to hear that the education system is broken, but what I think this conversation provides is a rare glimpse into the possible future of higher education.

Embracing Uncertainty & Radical Curiosity with Leo Babauta

"When you’re feeling fear, instead of turning away from it or trying to escape/avoid it … try turning towards it. Actually allow yourself to feel the fear. We don’t often want to feel it, but we have a greater capacity to feel fear than we give ourselves credit for." – Leo Babauta

David Whyte on Courage as a Measure of Our Heartfelt Participation with Life

"Courage is a measure of our heartfelt participation with life with another with the community a work a future. To be courageous is not necessarily to go anywhere or to do anything except to make conscious those things we already feel deeply and then to live through the unending vulnerabilities of those consequences." – David Whyte

Kinaesthetic Literacy & Yoga as a Technology for Cultivating Good Humans with Karina Guthrie

"In yoga, our job is to stay open, to explore whatever comes into our sphere of awareness with a sense of curiosity and play, to allow ourselves to become fascinated by whatever comes alive for us in the moment." – Karina Guthrie

Teaser ➫ A Manifesto for Curious Humans

📹A teaser episode for season one of curious humans podcast. 🚀Subscribe now to get notified when the first episode goes live.

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