In this episode I share my experience of dealing with the recent loss of my father, and some of the many confusing thoughts and emotions it’s conjured up.
In this latest round of QFQ’s – available exclusive to my Patreon supporters – Dr. William Epstein, author of “The Illusion of Psychotherapy“, answers the following questions: Outside of family and career, what investment of time or money has brought you the most joy or fulfilment? What qualities do you admire about yourself? What would consider […]
Clinical psychologist and expert on sexual predation, Dr. Anna Salter, joins us to explore the psychology of sexual assault from the perspective of both the victims and the perpetrators.
Dr. William Epstein joins us to explain why he believes psychotherapy is not only ineffective, and possibly even harmful, but why it is little more than a civil religion reflecting the principles of radical self-invention and self-reliance deeply embedded in the modern psyche.
Comedian and psychologist Dr. Brian King joins us to discuss the evolutionary origins of humor, whether being funny is a natural ability or a skill that anyone can learn, the mental and physical benefits of laughter, and why humor can be the perfect antidote to some of life’s darkest moments.
Johann Hari is a two-time New York Times best-selling author, award winning journalist, and one of the most viewed TED speakers of all time. In today’s episode we discuss some of the topics raised in his most recent best-selling book, “Lost Connections: Uncovering the Real Causes of Depression and the Unexpected Solutions”.
Philosopher Greg Sadler is the founder of ReasonIO and editor of Stoicism Today. In today’s episode we explore the various causes, manifestations and consequences of anger, and some tips and advice from the Stoics on how to avoid hitting the roof when you’re absolutely steaming.