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I’m Jay Shetty host of On Purpose the worlds #1 Mental Health podcast and I’m so grateful you found us. I started this podcast 5 years ago to invite you into conversations and workshops that are designed to help make you happier, healthier and more healed. I believe that when you (yes you) feel seen, heard and understood you’re able to deal with relationship struggles, work challenges and life’s ups and downs with more ease and grace.

I interview experts, celebrities, thought leaders and athletes so that we can grow our mindset, build better habits and uncover a side of them we’ve never seen before. New episodes every Monday and Friday. Your support means the world to me and I don’t take it for granted — click the follow button and leave a review to help us spread the love with On Purpose. I can’t wait for you to listen to your first or 500th episode!

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Radhi Devlukia: #1 Reason You Are Tired After Lunch & The Simple Change You Can Make to Avoid the 3 PM Slump
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Radhi Devlukia: #1 Reason You Are Tired After Lunch & The Simple Change You Can Make to Avoid the 3 PM Slump
Do you tend to feel tired after eating?  Do you want to learn simple changes to stay energized and avoid the 3 PM slump?  On this special episode of On Purpose, My wife Radhi joins us! Radhi is a clinical dietician, nutritionist, and always learning to cook. Radhi brings a modern approach to the ancient principles of holistic wellbeing and earned her Ayurvedic Health Counselor 1 degree at the California College of Ayurveda. Radhi's first ever book called JoyFull: Cook Effortlessly, Eat Freely, Live Radiantly is out right now. In this episode, Radhi teaches how to nourish our body in a way that's truly individual to you. Plus, pick up some practical tips for making sustainable changes in your diet and embracing the method of Ayurveda for balance and well-being. Further into the episode, Radhi touches on the three modes of Ayurveda and how they influence our eating habits, intuitive eating practices that honor your body's signals, and the valuable insights to optimize digestion and transform your relationship with food. In this interview, you'll learn: How to change your dietHow food affects your moodThe right way to eat proteinsHow to create positive daily routinesHow to change your mindset about food Get ready to savor each moment, embrace mindful eating, and cultivate a deeper connection with your body and soul.  With Love and Gratitude, Jay Shetty What We Discuss: 00:00 Intro04:17 Recipes Inspired by Family and Love for Food07:09 The Individual nature of Healing Your Body12:01 How to Make Sustainable Changes in Your Body14:52 The Three Modes in Ayurveda20:08 Your Body Deteriorates when You Stop Listening to the Body Cues 23:40 Eat Until Satisfied, Not Stuffed28:35 Why You Need to CHew Your Food Properly32:50 Avoid Cold Drinks and Iced Beverages35:38 Does Skipping Meals Work?38:31 On a Busy Day, How Can You Slow Down?41:41 Overeating Proteins Harm the Body45:02 How to Change Your Relationship with Food51:18 The Value of Spices 55:58 What is Your Morning Routine?58:03 How to Not Feel Lethargic After Lunch01:00:57 Best Practices for Evening Routines01:05:24 The Recipe Game01:11:28 What is Your Hope for People? Episode Resources: Radhi Devlukia | WebsiteRadhi Devlukia | InstagramRadhi Devlukia | YouTubeRadhi Devlukia | FacebookRadhi Devlukia | TikTokJoyFull: Cook Effortlessly, Eat Freely, Live RadiantlySee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2 Ways Your 'Icks' Are Ruining Your Dating Life & #1 Way to Date Better with Jared Freid and Jordana Abraham
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2 Ways Your 'Icks' Are Ruining Your Dating Life & #1 Way to Date Better with Jared Freid and Jordana Abraham
How do your 'icks' affect your dating life? And what's the ultimate key to better dating? Today, Jay is sharing the conversation he had with Jared Freid and Jordana Abraham where he was being interviewed in their podcast, U Up?. The U Up? is a definitive modern dating podcast where they discuss their take on the ebbs and flows of the crazy dating world we live in. Jay talks about a wide array of topics including the challenges of booking guests for new podcasts, the importance of preparing for important interviews, and his  unique approach to every show, offering listeners a diverse and enriching experience with each episode. The conversation takes on a serious note when Jay talks about his take expressing anger, dealing with insecurities, and navigating the complexities of modern dating. Gain valuable insights into mindfulness practices and learn how to focus on the wins while amplifying the abundance of life. In this interview, you'll learn: How to deal with insecuritiesHow to become a better partnerHow to change your mindset about dating Truth be told, dating remains one of the challenging hurdles we go through in life but it is also one of the most rewarding when we find the right person to spend our life with.   With Love and Gratitude, Jay Shetty What We Discuss: 00:00 Intro02:43 Calming Positive Influence to Others03:29 The Competitive Aspect of Drinking Games05:26 The Difficulty of Booking Guests for New Podcasts07:05 Preparing for Important Guests08:54 Every Show Has a Unique Offering11:27 How Do You Express Anger and Hate?13:57 Did You Ever Felt Wrongfully Targeted?16:41 Did You Ever Block Anyone?19:58 What are the Biggest Mistakes About Dating Today?25:44 What’s Your Go-To First Date Activity?27:16 Working in the Same Industry with Your Partner 28:52 How Practicing Mindfulness Changes Your Mindset31:07 How Do You Deal with Insecurities?36:18 Focus on the Wins and Amplify the Abundance of Life38:26 Two Things I Look Forward To39:29 What’s Your Travel Pet Peeve?See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Ed Mylett: #1 Habit to Become an Expert at Time and Energy Management
19-02-2024
Ed Mylett: #1 Habit to Become an Expert at Time and Energy Management
What's the top habit for mastering time and energy? How can we make this habit our own for better time and energy management? Today, Jay welcomes back his good friend Ed Mylett. Ed is a highly successful entrepreneur who has blended his unique experiences with a diverse set of practical strategies that have made him one of the most sought-after inspirational speakers in the world today. He is a serial entrepreneur who has enjoyed considerable success in part through his unrivaled work ethic and ability to fire up people with his dynamic, high-octane presentations.  Over the years, he has been involved in several tech, real estate, medical, and food ventures, among many others, leading him to be named a Success Magazine SUCCESS 125 most influential leader in 2022. Have you ever stopped to ponder what lies within the depths of your being? Jay and Ed dive into the depths of self-discovery, from uncovering subconscious anchors to making courageous choices, discover the keys to unlocking your full potential and living a life of purpose.  The duo explores the power of intention and action in validating your path, and learn how to navigate the challenges of speaking truth with kindness and compassion. Gain insights into overcoming obstacles, embracing change, and cultivating resilience on the path to success, and reflect on the concept of time and its malleability, and discover the rhythms of success that shape our lives.  In this interview, you'll learn: How to maximize your timeHow to not get tied to the pastHow to speak your truthHow to achieve successHow to change the trajectory of your life Tune in to this enlightening conversation with Jay and Ed as they share wisdom, inspiration, and practical guidance to help you navigate the journey of self-discovery and personal growth. With Love and Gratitude, Jay Shetty What We Discuss: 00:00 Intro02:37 What Have You Been Working Inside?05:56 In Life, We Move Towards What We’re Familiar With06:58 How Do We Stop Creating Stress and Chaos?09:12 The Subconscious Anchors That We’re not Using12:50 Doing the Most Courageous Choices in Life15:31 You Are Always Making People Feel Something19:53 What Do You Do with the Weeds in Your Life?21:07 You Validate Your Intention with Your Action26:28 How to Speak Truth to People in a Kind Way?32:54 You Are Born to Do Something Great with Your Life40:15 Can You Bend and Manipulate Time?46:11 Why You Aren’t in the Rhythm of Success51:57 The Things that Got You Where You Are Won’t Get You Where You’re Going55:34 Your Identity is the Thermostat Setting of Your Life  01:01:28 The Danger of Tying Your Identity to What You Do01:04:16 The Three D’s that Will Lead to Burnout  Episode Resources: Ed Mylett | WebsiteEd Mylett | InstagramEd Mylett | TwitterEd Mylett | YouTubeEd Mylett | FacebookEd Mylett | TikTokEd Mylett | BooksSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3 Ways to Build Inner Confidence & Learn to Trust Yourself Instead of Comparing Yourself to Others
16-02-2024
3 Ways to Build Inner Confidence & Learn to Trust Yourself Instead of Comparing Yourself to Others
How do we build our inner confidence? And how can we stop pretending that we’re okay even if we aren’t? In a world where we're constantly comparing ourselves to others, Jay reminds us of the importance of embracing our unique qualities and building inner confidence. We'll dive into the dangers of comparing our relationships to others and how it can affect our self-esteem. And find out why nurturing inner confidence is key for personal growth and happiness.  Jay also shares practical tips for boosting confidence, like embracing our quirks, celebrating our strengths, and shifting from seeking validation from others to validating ourselves.  In this episode, you’ll learn: How to build self confidenceHow to boost your own strengthsHow to focus more on self-validation Together, let's learn the actionable ways and and empowering wisdom to help you embrace your uniqueness and cultivate unshakable confidence from the inside out. With Love and Gratitude, Jay Shetty What We Discuss: 00:00 Intro02:45 Getting Lost in Comparison to Other People’s Relationships05:13 Why We Need to Build on Our Inner Confidence08:35 Confidence is the Belief That You Matter12:47 #1: Being Okay with Liking Things That Others Don’t17:19 #2: Start Noticing Your Own Strengths 18:20 #3: Giving Self-Validation Versus Needing External Validation24:05 Your Hero is Your Future SelfSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Gabor Maté: Why Your Trauma is Showing Up as Guilt, Fear, and Shame & How to Untrap Yourself from the Past
12-02-2024
Gabor Maté: Why Your Trauma is Showing Up as Guilt, Fear, and Shame & How to Untrap Yourself from the Past
Why does trauma manifest as guilt and shame? How do we untrap ourselves from the past? Today, we welcome back renowned speaker on addiction, stress, and childhood development, Dr. Gabor Maté. They dive into the core of human identity and explore the delicate balance between being yourself and seeking acceptance, discovering the liberating truth that authenticity is the ultimate path to self-discovery. Gain insights into the complexities of the human emotional landscape and learn how to navigate and process fear, a powerful force that often holds us captive.  Gabor talks about the top five regrets of dying people - a profound insight that serve as a compass, guiding us to live a life aligned with our deepest values and aspirations. He also talks about the intricacies of guilt and shares wisdom on how we can untrap ourselves from it, the universality of pain and trauma, the synergy between logic and creativity in problem-solving.  In this interview, you'll learn: How to live with fear and anxietyHow to deal with deep-rooted traumaHow to handle grief and painHow to improve your personal growth Together, let's explore the infinite possibilities that unfold when we awaken to our true potential and embrace a mindset of continuous growth. With Love and Gratitude, Jay Shetty What We Discuss: 00:00 Intro03:56 How Do You Heal a Broken Man?07:34 Tell Me Who You Are11:33 The Small Still Voice Within Us13:19 Be Yourself or Be Accepted But not Both at the Same Time17:10 What Are the Most Common Emotions We Feel Everyday? 20:26 How Can We Process and Heal From Fear28:11 How Can You Help Someone Who Refused to Be Helped?31:06 The Top Five Regrets of Dying People36:09 How Do We Untrap Ourselves From Guilt?43:03 There’s No Path Without Pain, So Choose Which Path to Take46:53 Embrace Your Freedom Responsibly 48:46 There’s No Hierarchy in Pain and Trauma51:07 What is Integrative Thinking?59:27 The Book “Blessed with a Brain Tumor” 01:02:00 Can I Continue to Grow?01:04:15 How Do Emotions Translate to Physical Reality?01:13:13 If We Could Just Wake Up to Our Possibilities Episode Resources: Dr. Gabor Maté | WebsiteDr. Gabor Maté | InstagramDr. Gabor Maté | TwitterDr. Gabor Maté | YouTubeDr. Gabor Maté | FacebookThe Myth of Normal: Trauma, Illness, and Healing in a Toxic Culture See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Why You Haven't Healed From Your Break Up and How To Get Over Your Ex
09-02-2024
Why You Haven't Healed From Your Break Up and How To Get Over Your Ex
Have you been struggling to get over your ex? Do you want to find healing after a painful breakup? Then this episode is for you. Today, Jay will talk about the complexities of heartbreak and grief, shedding light on the profound emotional and physiological effects of romantic loss. He unravels the intricate workings of the human brain's obsession with love, exploring the biological and psychological mechanisms triggered by heartbreak. There are different physiological changes that occur in the body during a breakup, illuminating the intensity of emotions experienced in the aftermath of romantic dissolution. Through poignant anecdotes and expert insights, Jay navigates through the stages of grief, offering a compassionate understanding of the rollercoaster of emotions that accompany loss. From denial to anger, bargaining to depression, and ultimately acceptance, Jay guides listeners through the transformative journey of healing and growth. In this episode, you’ll learn: How to overcome a breakupThe physical manifestations of a heartbreakThe different stages of grief Whether you're in the midst of a breakup or seeking to support a loved one through their journey of healing, this episode offers invaluable insights to help you navigate the path forward with grace and resilience.  With Love and Gratitude, Jay Shetty What We Discuss: 00:00 Intro02:19 What Happens When Someone Breaks Our Heart?03:54 The Human Brain Is Obsessed with Love04:55 What Happens in the Body During a Breakup?09:36 Why Breakups Are Comparable to Addiction Withdrawal11:36 The Rage Room13:58 The FIve Stage of Grief16:38 THe First Stage - Denial20:42 The Second Stage - Anger23:03 The Third Stage - Bargaining25:37 The Fourth Stage - Depression  27:33 The Final Stage - Acceptance29:02 This is the Best Way to Describe GriefSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
James Corden: How to Know When the Time is Right to Let Go
05-02-2024
James Corden: How to Know When the Time is Right to Let Go
How can you let go of something you love to do? And when is the right time to let go? Today, Jay is joined by Emmy Award winning host, writer, producer, and actor, James Corden. James is also a Tony Award winning and Golden Globe nominated actor; and a multiple BAFTA Award winner. In April 2023, James wrapped up his eight-year run as host of THE LATE LATE SHOW, which premiered on CBS in March 2015. The show garnered Corden four Emmy Award wins and an additional twenty-three Emmy Award nominations. Corden is the co-creator and executive producer of CARPOOL KARAOKE: THE SERIES for Apple TV+ which won five consecutive Emmy Awards and is currently nominated for 2023. The series also won three Producers Guild Awards, a Critics’ Choice Real TV Award and was nominated for a Writers Guild Award.   James takes you through the successive successes and inevitable misses that shape our lives, the impact of expectations on our experiences and unravel the true meaning of success. He touches on his love for performance, the driving force behind success, and the reality that not all efforts receive the recognition they deserve; as well as the reflective process during significant transitions and gain insights into the complexities of the narcissistic dream. As the conversation continues, James presents the powerful analogy of letting a balloon go, symbolizing the liberation that comes with releasing expectations. They also touch on the importance of mindful living, questioning how much of tomorrow you're willing to borrow.   In this interview, you'll learn: How to effectively chase after successHow to pick yourself up after failureThe importance of surrounding yourself with good peopleHow to balance family life and careerHow to make your marriage workHow to slow down when things get tough This episode is a reminder to cultivate a life filled with purpose, the art of slowing down, embracing life's pace, and savoring each moment.  With Love and Gratitude, Jay Shetty What We Discuss: 00:00 Intro02:52 The Successive Success and the Many Misses in Between08:32 The Expectation OF is What Mostly Ruins Things10:22 What is the True Meaning of Success?12:56 Love for Performance and the Drive for Success17:23 Not All Efforts Get Rewarded20:36 Your Life Can Get Flipped Over Every Single Day23:38 Reflection Process During Big Transitions28:13 The Narcissist’s Dream35:50 The Analogy of Letting a Balloon Go41:02 Becoming More than the Man You Actually Are46:44 Sleep is an Extraordinary Gift49:42 How Much of Tomorrow Are You Willing to Borrow?53:15 Why Do You Need to Stop Going on a Diet?56:21 How Do You Keep Good Friends Around?01:00:32 How to Calmly Talk to Your Child?01:06:14 Where is the Best Place to Raise Your Family and Kids?01:11:24 Effective Communication Between Married Couple01:15:43 The Story of a Man Who Just Kept Going01:21:08 The David Beckham Statue Prank01:22:35 Learning to Slow Down and Not Rush Anything01:32:27 James on Final Five Episode Resources: James Corden | InstagramJames Corden | TwitterThe Late Late Show with James Corden | YouTubeThe Late Late Show with James Corden | TikTokSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
How To Get More Done in 2024 (Best Advice for Focus and Productivity)
02-02-2024
How To Get More Done in 2024 (Best Advice for Focus and Productivity)
Do you want to do more this month? How do you effectively become more productive? Today, Jay will share with us how to maximize your efficiency, ensuring that this month becomes your most productive one yet. Are you ready to unlock your full potential?  Jay introduces the concept of 25-minute stretches of focused work, strategically interspersed with 5-minute breaks—a game-changer for heightened productivity. Or engage in job-related tasks for 52 minutes and then take a 17-minute break.  Jay sheds light on the wisdom behind the practice of tackling the easiest or hardest tasks first, providing valuable insights into mastering time management. Let's uncover the secrets of distinguishing between creative and logical days, understanding how to harness each for optimal results.  In this episode, you’ll learn: How to become more productive effectivelyHow to manage your time without stressHow to be more intentional with time management The best way to remain productive is to find ways to eliminate distractions that keep you from accomplishing your tasks.  With Love and Gratitude, Jay Shetty What We Discuss: 00:00 Intro01:20 Do you want to become more productive this month?03:44 #1: Engage In Job Related Tasks For 52 Minutes And Then Take A 17-Minute Break 06:57 #2: The 25 minute stretches of focused work broken down by 5-minute breaks11:32 #3: TTC - Task, Time, Calendar15:44 #4: The Practice of Doing the Easiest/Hardest Things First17:38 #5: Creative Versus Logical Days22:00 #6: Energy Versus Time25:13 #7: Putting Your Phone Away Lessens DistractionSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Lil Nas X: Overcoming the Battle Between Embracing Authenticity & Navigating Society's Expectations
29-01-2024
Lil Nas X: Overcoming the Battle Between Embracing Authenticity & Navigating Society's Expectations
Do you feel that you struggle with being authentic?  Do you want to overcome the judgment of society's perceptions of what it means to be authentic?  Today, Jay sits down with Lil Nas X. Lil Nas X is a 24-year-old award-winning rapper, singer, songwriter from Atlanta, Georgia. Dubbed “an internationally recognized phenomenon” by Billboard, Lil Nas X rose to fame in 2019 when he released “Old Town Road” and shattered genre norms, disrupted the charts and went viral worldwide.  After a highly successful EP and several multi-platinum songs, Nas went on to release his critically acclaimed and GRAMMY-nominated debut album Montero in September 2021, which featured the culture-shifting 6x Platinum hit “MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name)”. Following the release of Lil Nas X’s latest single “J CHRIST”, his beautiful new documentary, Lil Nas X: Long Live Montero, debuted this weekend on HBO and is available to stream now on Max. In this vulnerable episode Lil Nas X shares his story from being a shy kid in Atlanta Georgie to achieving his wildest dreams. Lil Nas X has proven that there is power of self-awareness and embracing your true identity, even in the face of loss and grief. He shares with us personal stories that have shaped him into the person he is today, and the person he is working on becoming.  The conversation navigates through fears, the misunderstood aspects of Lil Nas' message in his latest single, and the importance of cherishing time with family. They discuss spirituality, the quest for genuine love, dealing with a lack of control, and overcoming inner voices.  In this interview, you'll learn: How to embrace authenticityHow to deal with societal expectationsHow to be true to yourselfHow to genuinely believe in what you love to doHow to make peace with your inner voice Tune in for a thought-provoking and heartwarming conversation that validates our humanness, flaws and strengths, and our ability to overcome difficult times. With Love and Gratitude, Jay Shetty What We Discuss: 00:00 Intro02:42 Fascination for Time Traveling03:55 Lil Nas X Helped Montero Morph Out of Being a Super Shy Kid  07:04 There’s No Reason to Stop, Even You Mess Up08:57 What’s Your Favorite Childhood Memory?10:32 Becoming Self Aware and More In Tune with Your Sexuality11:24 Losing a Loved One to Cancer16:22 A Song About not Being Present When a Loved One Needed You So Much17:39 Appreciating and Cherishing Time Spent with Family  19:27 What Scares You the Most Right Now?20:56 What Does Positive Chaos Look LIke?22:14 The Part of Montero’s Message That Got Misunderstood26:30 My Relationship with My Father28:52 We All Have Our Own Ideals in Seeing Other People 31:09 Freedom to Explore Your Spirituality35:05 This One Being That’s Connected to Everything36:28 Being Authentic and Relatable at the Same Time38:37 Fully Open to Finding Real, Genuine Love42:10 Overpowering the Voices in Your Head45:23 The Ability to Recognize that Everything has Its Place45:58 Allowing Your Younger Self to Grow 47:35 Things that Haven’t Been Said to My Family Are in the Documentary50:35 How to Help Others Work on Their Best Self54:04 How Do We Deal with Our Lack of Control?56:03 Why We Need to Relax Sometimes to Stay Sane57:23 The Habit of Watching a Movie to Take a Break59:34 What Are You Focusing on Over the Next 12 Months?01:01:39 Do You Believe in Angel Numbers?01:03:24 What Do You Do When You Can’t See the Signs?01:05:11 Lil Nas X on Final Five Episode Resources: Lil Nas X | InstagramLil Nas X | TwitterLil Nas X | YouTubeLil Nas X | TikTokLil Nas X | FacebookWelcome to MonteroSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7 Steps on How to Silence Your INNER CRITIC Especially When it Gets TOO LOUD and Becomes Overwhelming
26-01-2024
7 Steps on How to Silence Your INNER CRITIC Especially When it Gets TOO LOUD and Becomes Overwhelming
Are you struggling to silence your inner critic? Is it becoming too loud and overwhelming?  Today, Jay guides you through the art of silencing your inner critic and the reasons behind our tendency to quit. Unpack the various types of criticism influencing our inner dialogue, and discover actionable tips to befriend your inner critic. Jay's insights span from the importance of self-love in catalyzing change to the transformative power of language, urging you to remove the "I Am" statement.  Learn the practice of journaling wins, cultivating resilience, and celebrating daily victories. And unpack how to navigate challenges with resilience, staying true to your goals despite the internal resistance. In this episode, you’ll learn: Why your inner critic is so loudHow to take control of your inner criticHow to think differently about yourselfHow to celebrate small wins Listen in, reflect, be in tune to a more positive and empowered self-perception.  With Love and Gratitude, Jay Shetty What We Discuss: 00:00 Intro02:00 How To Silence Your Inner Critic When It’s Too Loud03:29 This Is The Reason Why We Quit Doing Something05:15 The Two Broad Types Of Criticism06:35 7 Tips To Befriend Your Inner Critic08:03 #1: You Can’t Hate Yourself Into Change12:24 #2: Give Your Inner Critic A Name12:56 #3: You Heard Your Inner Critic From Someone Else First16:55 #4: Remove The “I Am” Statement17:59 #5: Don’t Let Your Inner Critic Stop You From Making The Right Action23:24 #6: Start Journaling Your Wins And Good Moments26:04 #7: Write Down 3 Things You Did Well TodaySee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Daniel Kaluuya: How to Respond When No One Believes in You & Why Other People's Perception of You is Not Your Reality
22-01-2024
Daniel Kaluuya: How to Respond When No One Believes in You & Why Other People's Perception of You is Not Your Reality
Do you want to know how to respond when no one believes you? Do you know other people’s perception of you isn’t your reality? Today, Jay Shetty sits down with Daniel Kaluuya. Known for his role as Fred Hampton in Shaka King's American biographical crime drama film Judas and The Black Messiah, Daniel won the 2021 Academy Award, British Academy Film Award, and Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in Supporting Role. His feature film writing debut with Netflix, The Kitchen has received positive reviews. While football is a well loved topic between Jay and Daniel, the conversation shifted on Daniel’s earliest childhood memories that left an indelible mark on his life. We uncover the roots of his resilience and determination and his unwavering interest in writing.  Daniel looks back into the challenges he faced for having dark skin and offers his insights on how to change our mindset around racism. We will learn about the cost of chasing our desires, the inspiration behind “The Kitchen”, and the transformative power of bringing ideas into existence. Together they unpack the importance of making peace with people's perceptions, and the courage it takes to share your work and passion with the world.  In this interview, you’ll learn: How to pursue your passionHow overcome your limitsHow to turn ideas into realityHow to develop resilience Join us on this soul-stirring exploration of life, growth, and the resilience that lies within each of us. With Love and Gratitude, Jay Shetty What We Discuss: 00:00 Intro01:19 Earliest Childhood Memory That Changed Your Life06:07 What Would You Do When No One Believes In You?08:51 How the Interest in Writing Started11:52 Learning the Art of Improv14:25 Shared Love for Football19:27 Getting Shamed for Having Dark Skin23:37 How to Change Your Mindset Around Racism25:41 Standing Up For the Decisions that You Make27:46 The Cost of Wanting Something is High30:25 The Inspiration for The Kitchen33:54 Exposing Why People Live the Way They Do38:36 Overcoming the Fear of Making an Idea a Reality43:16 The Power of One Idea48:21 How Bringing Things into Existence can Change You52:29 Making Peace with People’s Perception of You58:51 Sharing Your Work and Passion to the World 01:01:36 Daniel on Final Five Episode Resources: Daniel Kaluuya | InstagramSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The 5 Relationships You Need To Invest in to Supercharge Your 2024 (Backed By Science)
19-01-2024
The 5 Relationships You Need To Invest in to Supercharge Your 2024 (Backed By Science)
Do you want your relationships in 2024 to uplift you and the others around you? Do you want your relationships to bring you energy and not drain you? Then this episode is for you. Today, Jay shares insights on building stronger connections. Discover the proactive steps to create bonds that will withstand the test of time, moving beyond surface-level ties. Uncover the five types of relationships you can invest in for genuine and enduring connections. Jay explores the concept of belonging—the magic that happens when we become part of a community. From the joy of shared experiences to the comfort of knowing you're not alone. Your journey can take an introspective turn when you look deep into the vital relationship with ourselves—the key to true independence and the layers of self-discovery and the profound impact it has on our overall well-being. In this episode, you’ll learn: How to boost your existing relationshipsHow to create new and better relationshipsHow to be more in-tune with yourselfHow to upgrade your connections and community Join Jay as he guides us through the transformative power of relationships built on selfless love and devotion. With Love and Gratitude, Jay Shetty What We Discuss: 00:00 Intro01:56 The 5 Types of Relationships We Need in Our Life03:16 Type #1: Belonging - Being a Part of a Community09:32 Type #2: Legacy - Feeling Connected to Something Bigger14:11 Type #3: Independence - A Relationship with Ourselves18:33 Type #4: Safety Relationships - The People that Bring Stability in Our Lives23:39 Type 35: Service - Relationships Based on Surrender and ServiceSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Esther Perel: The #1 Secret to Know if Your Chemistry Will Last & Why You’re Addicted to Your Ex
15-01-2024
Esther Perel: The #1 Secret to Know if Your Chemistry Will Last & Why You’re Addicted to Your Ex
Do you want to know the secret to know if your chemistry will last?  Are you wondering why you can't move on from your ex? If you have questions about love and relationships, this episode is for you. Psychotherapist and New York Times bestselling author Esther Perel is back. Esther is recognized as one of today’s most insightful and original voices on modern relationships. Esther’s TED Talks have garnered more than 40 million views and her bestselling books, Mating in Captivity and The State of Affairs, are global phenomena. Esther is also the host of the hit podcast Where Should We Begin? which is available on Apple Podcasts. If you've ever wondered when a relationship is worth saving or why we grieve after a breakup, Esther has incredible insights to share that you can apply to your own relationship. Let's discover the power of accountability in relationships and how it can trigger positive change. We discuss the art of turning conflict into connection. Also, we uncover the negative effects of losing curiosity and how it impacts our connections. The conversation also fearlessly tackles the topics of betrayal, lack of trust, and the intersection of relationships, technology, and mental health. Get ready for a fascinating exploration of the narratives that shape our relationships, the dynamics between rationalists and romantics, and what truly makes a real relationship. In this interview, you’ll learn: How to turn conflicts into genuine connectionWhy relationships often failHow to save your correct relationshipWhat to do after a breakupHow to boost trust and confidence in a relationship It is truly a thought-provoking and heartfelt journey into the essence of human connection. With Love and Gratitude, Jay Shetty Thank you to Soho Works 10 Jay in Dumbo for hosting us for this episode. What We Discuss: 00:00 Intro02:12 When is a Relationship Worth Saving?03:51 Why Do We Grieve After a Breakup?05:14 Accountability in Relationships Can Trigger Change10:00 How to Turn Conflict Into Connection 14:10 People Try to Overcome Fear by Gaining Control17:14 The Negative Effects of the Loss of Curiosity22:09 Blaming the Other Doesn’t Solve Anything27:21 How to Make Your Partner Feel Important 29:10 Other Mediums to Express What You’re Unable to Say36:01 Do New Things Together38:08 There are Lingering Feelings that Stays Even After Breakup41:53 We All Fear Betrayal and Lack of Trust43:35 How to Value and Protect Your Relationship50:50 The Real Story Before and After Betrayal55:33 The Intersection of Relationships, Technology, and Mental Health01:01:50 The False Relationship Narrative that Failed us01:04:22 The Rationalists and the Romantics01:06:23 What Makes for a Real Relationship?01:10:04 Diversifying Long-Term Relationships01:15:55 Your Partner’s Opinion Matters01:21:11 The Real Definition of Self Confidence01:24:59 We Are Drawn to People We Don’t Want to Become01:28:03 Where Should We Begin A Game of Stories with Esther Perel Episode Resources: Esther Perel | WebsiteEsther Perel | TwitterEsther Perel | InstagramEsther Perel | YouTubeEsther Perel | FacebookEsther Perel | BooksWhere Should We Begin? with Esther PerelSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8 Scientifically Proven Ways To Stay Motivated BEFORE You Get Off Track (When Things Get Tough)
12-01-2024
8 Scientifically Proven Ways To Stay Motivated BEFORE You Get Off Track (When Things Get Tough)
How can you stay motivated in 2024? How can you stay on track when things get though? There is always a challenge, some resistance, or pressure to break your goals and lose motivation. Today, Jay will unpack why it’s become difficult to maintain motivation throughout the year. There are scientifically proven ways to boost your motivation and stay motivated.   From investing on people and personalities that is linked to your goal and that can give you positive influence and the three people you need in your life when things get too tough to doing the things that you’ve been planning to do but haven’t got the time to complete, there are options and tips available for you to get that motivation back and stir your path to the right goals.  In this episode, you’ll learn: How to stay focused on your goalsHow to effectively set goalsHow to bring back motivationHow to do the things you’re set on doing There's a wealth of options and insights waiting for you to reclaim your motivation and steer your journey toward the right goals. With Love and Gratitude, Jay Shetty What We Discuss: 00:00 Intro01:22 There’s always a challenge to break your goal02:59 Tip #1: The Four Stages of Cognitive Restructuring07:52 Tip #2: Follow All The Right Accounts That Is Linked To Your Goal10:26 Tip #3: Tick Off Anything That You’ve Completed In The Day14:21 Tip #4: The Three People You Need In Your Life When You Lose Motivation17:04 Tip #5: The Most Important Thing Is How You Feel After You Do Something20:05 Tip #6: You Got Everything Done Except For The One Thing That You Needed To Do22:10 Tip #7: Your Fitness And Wellness Is Based On The Quality Of Your Sleep24:01 Tip #8: The 20-Minute Routine You Need To PracticeSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Michelle Obama: How to Stay with Your Partner When They Are Changing & 4 Check-ins You Should Be Doing in Your Relationship
08-01-2024
Michelle Obama: How to Stay with Your Partner When They Are Changing & 4 Check-ins You Should Be Doing in Your Relationship
Do you want to learn how to strengthen your relationship over time?  Do you want to have better communication and expectations with your partner?  On this very special episode of On Purpose, Jay Shetty sits down with the former First Lady of the country, Michelle Obama. During Michelle’s time as First Lady, Michelle launched several initiatives, including "Let's Move!" which aimed to combat childhood obesity, and "Reach Higher," promoting higher education. Her memoir "Becoming," released in 2018, became one of the best-selling books of that year and took the world by storm. Today we sit down to talk about her most recent book, “The Light We Carry.”  In this raw conversation, Michelle opens up about her thoughts on marriage, fame, and public service. She talks about the toxicity of social media and technology that affects our mental health and how to be open to the changes and possibilities people bring with them. She also talks about how negative news and social updates are affecting our society and the community we are in. We also dive deep into relationships and  why we put so much pressure on our marriage, how to choose the right person for you and make the relationship work even when it isn’t perfect, and how to practice constructive arguments with your partner. In this interview, you’ll learn: How to think freely and independentlyHow to take care of your mental healthHow to become a supportive partnerHow deal with negativityHow to become an effective leaderHow to make your marriage last   Together we’ll learn how to find calm amid life's noise, give people the space to be seen and heard, and explore topics that resonate with the very fabric of our personal growth journey. With Love and Gratitude, Jay Shetty What We Discuss: 00:00 Intro01:18 What is the Best Part of Being You?02:16 What’s Your Longest Friendship?03:16 The Struggle of Leaving the People You Love Behind06:36 Be Open to the Possibilities of People11:36 What’s the Hardest Part of Being You?14:23 When You Lose a Piece of Yourself16:48 What Keeps You Up at Night?19:00 Allow Your Brain to Rest from the Noise24:26 Mindful Usage of Technology26:48 We Consume More Negative News Daily31:03 How Do You Sustain a Successful Relationship?35:33 The Non-Negotiables in Any Relationship37:08 You Are Responsible for Your Own Happiness42:50 What is Your Fight Style?48:42 Giving People Space to Be Seen and Heard53:15 What Offends You the Most?54:39 The Best Personal Growth Moments59:59 Conclusion with Michelle Obama Episode Resources: Michelle Obama | InstagramMichelle Obama | Facebook.Michelle Obama | BooksObama Foundation The Light We Carry: Overcoming in Uncertain TimesSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The ONLY 7 Step Goal Setting Method You Need to Become Who You Want to Be in 2024 (NEW Framework - Don't Skip this One)
05-01-2024
The ONLY 7 Step Goal Setting Method You Need to Become Who You Want to Be in 2024 (NEW Framework - Don't Skip this One)
What do you want to change in 2024? What goal do you want to achieve this year? Happy New Year! Today, let’s focus on making your new year’s resolution into a reality. For many, there’s a lot they want to change, overcome, and succeed in but not everyone has the resolve to take action and actually make it happen.  As we step into 2024, Jay guides us through four dynamic approaches: a year of learning, experimenting, performance, or thriving. No matter your choice, let's laser-focus on your top goals. Remember, even colossal goals can be conquered by breaking them down into manageable chunks.  In this episode, you’ll learn: How to set better goalsHow to make your year productiveHow effectively achieve your goals  Let's make 2024 a year of learning, experimenting, and finding success in life, love, and career!  With Love and Gratitude, Jay Shetty What We Discuss: 00:00 Intro03:10 What Type Of Year Is 2024 For You?04:22 #1: What is 2024 For You?05:10 A Year of Learning08:02 A Year of Experimenting09:58 A Year of Performance10:48 A Year to Thrive12:30 #2: A Year From Now, What Would You Want To Be True About You And Your Life?  15:57 #3 The 1-4-3-1 Method20:18 Know That You Will Fall Off Your Plan22:20 Be Compassionate to Yourself and to Others27:00 Let’s Make 2024 the Year You’ve Been Waiting For Want to be a Jay Shetty Certified Life Coach? Get the Digital Guide and Workbook from Jay Shetty https://jayshettypurpose.com/fb-getting-started-as-a-life-coach-podcast/See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Dan Buettner: 5 Secrets to Live to 100+ & The Hack That Will Change the Way You Make Daily Food Decisions
01-01-2024
Dan Buettner: 5 Secrets to Live to 100+ & The Hack That Will Change the Way You Make Daily Food Decisions
Do you want to know the secret to living a long healthy life?  Do you want to know what the healthiest people in the world drink everyday? Dan, a best-selling author and explorer, shares his extensive research and knowledge on the communities where people live the longest and healthiest lives. As the mind behind the acclaimed book, "The Blue Zones Secrets for Living Longer: Lessons from the Healthiest Places on Earth," and the visionary behind the Netflix docu-series, Dan Buettner brings a wealth of knowledge about how to live to 100+. This conversation explores the common threads that weave through these diverse group of people, unlocking the keys to a fulfilling and enduring life .From diet and daily habits to the profound sense of community, Dan Buettner offers profound insights into how these lessons from the Blue Zones can be applied to our own lives.  Tune in for a thought-provoking conversation that bridges ancient traditions with modern living, and learn how you can integrate the Blue Zones' transformative lessons into your own pursuit of a healthier, more meaningful and longer life In this interview you’ll learn:  Practical lessons for a longer life What role your genes play in the length of your life What you can add to your diet daily that will add 4 years to your life How our environment plays a key role in our life Tangible steps we can take to improve our overall well being How plant based diets can significantly improve our health How a sense of purpose and community can enhance our life and longevity  Dan’s passion for understanding and unlocking the secrets to longevity has influenced the world and I hope it does the same for you.  With Love and Gratitude,  Jay Shetty  What we Discuss: 00:00 Intro 03:40 How much of our genes determine how long we will live 09:23 The secret to a healthy America 14:30 The overconsumption of meat is hurting us18:15 We spend twice as much time in our cars than we did in the 1980s20:24 The power of community  24:50 The hack to a longer life isn’t based solely on diet and exercise but also community 27:13 Using elders as a longevity strategy for community 30:40 Green tea can add to your longevity 35:33 How beans and grains are cornerstones in the oldest global communities 38:11 What has changed over the years that has added to our mortality rate 43:40 The power of creating a social circle around health 44:35 Reminder to stop eating when stomachs are 80% full 47:27 What the last bluezone 1.0  will be 51:16 What most cities should consider in order to become a blue zone 54:43 How a sense of purpose and clarity can add to our longevity 55:03 Conclusion  Episode Resources: Dan Buettner | FacebookDan Buettner | InstagramDan Buettner | WebsiteSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4 Lessons I Will Be Taking With Me Into 2024 & How You Can Implement Them
29-12-2023
4 Lessons I Will Be Taking With Me Into 2024 & How You Can Implement Them
As we approach the close of 2024, this episode is not just about reflecting on the lessons learned; it's about sharing the transformative insights that will illuminate our path forward. Jay poses a question that resonates deeply: How many of us stress about our well-being? From health and meditation to daily journals and affirmations, the pursuit of self-improvement often brings with it a surge of stress.  Jay challenges you to explore the idea of stress as a spectrum, a nuanced scale rather than a binary state. This concept is monumental and understanding stress can be a game changer for you this coming year.  In this episode, Jay unpacks the idea that sometimes the goal of wanting to be better and do better puts us under greater pressure.  Let Jay guide you as he explains positive stress, distress and the lessons he learned this year that are meant to be carried forward and put into practice. It's not just about learning; it's about application, about making these lessons a living, breathing part of our lives. This episode is your go to to close off the year and prepare yourself for a beautiful journey in 2024.  With Love and Gratitude,  Jay Shetty  In this episode you’ll learn:  Differentiating positive stress and distressFinding your center Top stressful events for adults Knowing when to be hard on yourself and when to let go  What we discuss:  00:00 Intro 03:02 The Big Lesson I Am Taking Into 2024 03:34 #1 Understanding Stress As A Spectrum04:49 The Positive Side Of Stress10:30 Living In Distress17:09 #2 Finding Your Center 20:28: #3 Being More Compassionate And Understanding Of How Others Deal With Stress 21:25 The Ultimate GamechangerSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jay Sean: Master This Skill to Unblock Your Potential & Get to the Next Level in Your Creative Process
25-12-2023
Jay Sean: Master This Skill to Unblock Your Potential & Get to the Next Level in Your Creative Process
Is it possible to pivot and lean into our passions later on in adulthood? How can you successfully remain true to your identity while following different ventures? Today on the show we have Jay Sean, a renowned global artist whose impact on the music industry has been profound since his debut in 2003 with the groundbreaking album "Me Against Myself." Over the past two decades, Jay has contributed five studio albums, a standout greatest hits compilation, and a collection of engaging mixtapes. With an impressive career spanning 20 years, Jay has consistently demonstrated his musical prowess and fearlessness in embracing new creative challenges while remaining authentically connected to his artistic roots.  This episode is a masterclass in self-awareness. Jay provides practical insights into recognizing and embracing change, uncovering the secrets to thriving in transition, and forging a path that aligns with your core values. Tune in and get ready to be inspired, motivated, and equipped with the tools to shape your authentic success story. In this interview you’ll learn:  The importance of self-awarenessHow to let go of fear and embrace new things Insights on how he has let go of self limiting beliefsHow Jay has navigated the ups and downs of success Balancing what has brought you success in the past while also leaning into your new passions  Remember that embracing new parts of you doesn’t mean you are letting go of yourself. It just means you are meeting different parts of you, growing and evolving.  In Love and Gratitude,  Jay Shetty  What We Discuss:  00:00 Intro 04:06  Jay shares insights into his upbringing, discussing the influence of his driven parents and their sacrifices. 12:15 The moment Jay knew he wanted to study medicine and pursue a musical career 18:27  When it clicked for him and changed the trajectory of his life25:39 Dreams feeling within reach 35:14 The importance of not keeping yourself in a box 43:40 Lessons learned over the past 20 years44:45 Why are you doing this?53:30 Why staying true to himself has helped navigate challenges 58:30 The story of how Ride It came to be 01:01:46 The power of letting go of your ego and leaning into your curiosity 01:13:01 Letting Go of Former Identities 01:17:09 What we can learn from Rocky Balboa 01:19:31 Breaking free from a trapped identity 01:25:38 Conclusion Episode Resources: Jay Sean | FacebookJay Sean | InstagramJay Sean | TikTokSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Michael Acton Smith: Reduce Stress in 7 Minutes a Day & The Surprising Way the Founder of the Biggest Meditation Company Meditates and How We Can Easily Apply This Tip
22-12-2023
Michael Acton Smith: Reduce Stress in 7 Minutes a Day & The Surprising Way the Founder of the Biggest Meditation Company Meditates and How We Can Easily Apply This Tip
Do you want to reduce your stress in just 7 minutes a day?  Do you want to learn how to make meditation easy and accessible for you? Today, I welcome my good friend Michael Acton Smith. Michael is the co-founder and co-Executive Chairman of Calm, the leading mental wellness brand with the #1 App for Sleep, Meditation and Relaxation. Calm has grown to over 100 million downloads, was the Apple 2017 app of the year, and is the world's first mental health unicorn. Long fascinated by neuroscience, flow states and mental fitness, Michael is passionate about spreading meditation as a simple but valuable skill around the world.  Michael discusses the interesting twist of putting an entertainment voice in meditation, challenging myths, and misconceptions surrounding this powerful practice. We tap into the future of mental health, exploring why sometimes we need to step back to find the answers. Patience has always been the secret to success. As the conversation progressed, we stirred into the potential of AI and its role in the next evolution of Calm and potentially address the question: How can technology be harnessed to serve humanity better? There is a future in AI and how it immensely helps spread mental health awareness and promote mindfulness practice.  In this interview, you will learn: The many benefits of meditationHow to practice mindfulnessHow to sit in silence and calm your mindHow to leverage your creativityThe connection between AI and mental health It's an episode packed with insights, laughter, and a sprinkle of mindfulness. Together, let's explore the boundless possibilities of a calm and balanced life together!  With Love and Gratitude, Jay Shetty What We Discuss: 00:00 Intro02:18 How Did the Calm Partnership Come About?05:26 Making Meditation and Mindfulness More Accessible09:06 The Impact of Daily Calm and Sleep Story on People11:53 Putting an Entertainment Voice in Meditation15:27 Myths and Misconceptions About Meditation18:27 What is the Future of Mental Health?22:01 Why You Need to Step Back to Find Answers26:29 Why Patience is the Secret to Success29:46 How Do You Combine Business and Creativity?32:19 How Can AI Help Humanity?39:37 The Potential of AI and The Next Evolution of Calm42:03 How to Find Balance Between Digital and Physical Activities47:02 The Benefits of Reacting Instead of Responding to Triggers51:41 How to Positively Introduce Meditation to Children55:52 How to Develop the Practice of Sitting in Silence Episode Resources: Michael Acton Smith | LinkedInMichael Acton Smith | InstagramCalm Want to be a Jay Shetty Certified Life Coach? Get the Digital Guide and Workbook from Jay Shetty https://jayshettypurpose.com/fb-getting-started-as-a-life-coach-podcast/See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.