We often use the words mindfulness and attention interchangeably, yet they have quite different meanings says Dr. Joseph Cardillo. He returns to Conversations Live to explain how recognizing that difference can make a big impact on your happiness, at work, and with life in general. We also discuss how to talk to your brain using visualization as a powerful method of communication, and what we can learn from nature.
Dr. Joseph Cardillo is an inspirational speaker and sought after expert on energy teaching, as well as best-selling author of several books in the fields of health, mind-body-spirit; and psychology. He holds a PhD in holistic psychology and mind-body-medicine and is a regular contributor to Psychology Today, Live Happy magazine, and The Huffington Post.
“ … a story few people know, one that’s set in a time of deep political division in America … It shows us what good leaders can do in times of strife – perfectly on point for where our country is today.” Brad Meltzer
Brad Meltzer is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Escape Artist and many other bestselling thrillers, as well as the Ordinary People Change the World series. He is also the host of the History Channel TV shows Brad Meltzer’s Decoded and Brad Meltzer’s Lost History. Meltzer coauthored The Lincoln Conspiracy with Josh Mensch, a New York Times bestselling author and documentary television producer, with a focus on American history.
Women have made great strides in establishing themselves in the workforce, so why do most workplaces remain male dominated environments? Andrea Kramer joins us today to discuss ways we can close that gap, from avoiding applying double standards to female colleagues to the consequences resulting from men bragging and self-promoting while women downplay their achievements. You’ll also find out that millenials might not be quite as different as you thought, and why perfectionsim is overrated. Andrea’s new book, co-authored with her husband, Alton Harris, is It’s Not You, It’s the Workplace: Women’s Conflict at Work and the Bias that Built It.
For decades, attorneys Andrea and Alton have confronted gender bias in the workplace through speaking, workshops, articles, blog posts, podcasts, one-on-one counselling, and engagements with national and international business and professional organizations. They have appeared in The New York Times, Harvard Business Review, The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and many other publications.
“Who we are with dogs is who we are as people,” says Alexandra Horowitz, head of the Dog Cognition Lab at Barnard College and author of Our Dogs Ourselves: The Story of a Singular Bond. Alexandra returns to Conversations Live to discuss how the relationship between us and our dogs affects both species. Find out why breeding can cause a myriad of problems, and why you might want to think twice about spaying/neutering.
Alexandra is the author of three previous books, Being a Dog, On Looking; and Inside of a Dog.. She is a professor at Barnard College, Columbia University, where she teaches seminars in canine cognition, creative nonfiction writing, and audio storytelling. Enjoy her previous appearance on Conversations Live here.
Does your dog love you or see you as a supplier of food? Is he/she even capable of love? A long-standing debate between science and dog lovers has centered around these questions, and now we have an answer from a scientist … in favor of dog lovers. Drawing on cutting edge studies from labs around the world, canine behaviorist Clive Wynne uses genetic codes, meticulously studied brain states, and a lifetime of behavioral observation to conclude that a dogs capacity for love … not their submissiveness or intelligence … lies at the heart of our relationships with our furry friends.
Today you’ll learn how to help your dog lead a more satisfying and fulfilling life through bridging affection, whether it’s with a new puppy or an older dog coming into your life for it’s twilight years. Clive’s book is Dog is Love: Why and How Your Dog Loves You.
Clive Wynne, Ph.D. is the founding director of the Canine Science Collaboratory at Arizona State University. He is widely published and has appeared on National Geographic Explorer, PBS, and the BBC.
So when the going gets tough, what do the tough do? They Keep Going! Creativity expert Austin Kleon returns with his latest book to share ways to stay creative in good times and bad.
Find out why this “writer who draws” describes himself as a mongrel, and how that benefits his work. Why he says life is for art, and not other way around. How burnout can strike even if you love what you do. And, the big question, can you separate the art from the man, and the man from the art?
Austin Kleon’s New York Times bestselling books include Steal Like an Artist and Show Your Work.
Are you a stargazer? Andrew Fazekas is. So much so, that his passion for stargazing developed into a star-studded career, earning him the alias “The Night Sky Guy”.
Today, he shares fun science facts, such as what causes the elusive “green flash” at sunset. And sheds light on his partnership with National Geographic to take the world’s first open-air, augmented-reality planetarium, to a global audience. Exciting times in Backyard Guide to the Night Sky.
A science writer, speaker, and broadcaster Andrew Fazekas writes the StarStruck for National Geographic, and is the author of Star Trek: The Official Guide to Our Universe.
Ending today’s show, if you’ve ever been cheated on, you might find it confusing when the cheater claims they are also confused. You may not even believe them–but according to sex therapist Dr. Tammy Nelson, they’re probably telling the truth.
Tammy Nelson, PhD is a sex and relationship expert, international speaker, author, and licensed psychotherapist. She has 30 years of experience working with individuals and couples, and you can catch our earlier conversation on The New Monogamy here.