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Join me as we get our hands dirty. Whether it's farm and garden work, construction and carpentry, cooking and food preservation, or bushcraft and survival skills, you will find something that inspires your creativity. We learn from some true masters of their crafts. Other times we jump head-first into a project, figuring it out as we go. We explore an endless variety of skills, trades, and crafts using both traditional and modern tools and methods.
 
The only podcast which asks the most important question of all: Do You Even Hustle? Martin and Sahil discuss the skills it takes to become a hustler such as closing the sale, increasing confidence, boosting productivity and staying motivated every day! They will show you how to live life on your OWN terms. Thanks to Gary Vaynerchuk, Nathan Latka, Tim Ferris, John Lee Dumas, Pat Flynn.
 
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Human memory is imperfect – we all misplace our keys, forget acquaintances’ names and misremember the details of our own past. Daniel Schacter, PhD, a professor of psychology at Harvard University, discusses why memory is so fallible, the causes and consequences of the most common memory errors, how memory changes as we age, and how memory is tied …
 
Before she became known as Hollywood’s go-to stunt woman for top box office films and television, Kimberly Shannon Murphy had a love of dance and gymnastics as a child. Her interests expanded into acrobatics when she joined AntiGravity in New York City touring the world as a silk and hammock aerial performing artist. Today, she shares with us how s…
 
This week marks 20 years since the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. Researchers call this kind of shared disaster a “collective trauma.” Roxane Cohen Silver, PhD, of the University of California Irvine, who studies collective trauma and led a multi-year study on the mental and physical health effects…
 
What is power? Why do people seek it and how do they get it? Is it human nature to abuse power? And how might power – or powerlessness – affect our health and wellbeing? Dacher Keltner, PhD, psychology professor at the University of California, Berkeley, and author of the book “The Power Paradox: How We Gain and Lose Influence,” discusses these and…
 
The mental health of athletes has been in the news a lot this year, thanks to Olympians Naomi Osaka and Simone Biles. The attention may be new, but the field of sport psychology is not. How do sport psychologists work with athletes? How might athletes’ mental health affect the public perception of mental health? As a mental performance consultant f…
 
“Eureka moments” have led to some of humanity’s greatest achievements in science, medicine, mathematics and the arts. But they’re not always that dramatic -- we’ve nearly all had the experience of solving a nagging problem in a flash of insight when we’re least expecting it. John Kounios, PhD, a professor of psychology at Drexel University, discuss…
 
Over the course of his 30 year career, Aasif Mandvi has learned that the dreaded phrase, “Jack of all trades, master of none,” is nothing more than a myth. As an actor, writer, producer, podcast host and much more, Aasif has no shortage of creative endeavors and has learned to embrace that multiplicity rather than fight it. Born in Mumbai, India, A…
 
Just in time for Friday the 13th, we discuss the psychology of superstition with Stuart Vyse, PhD, author of the book “Believing in Magic: The Psychology of Superstition.” Vyse discusses the origins of some popular superstitions, the psychological purposes superstition serves, and whether or not it’s possible that your lucky charm or pre-game ritua…
 
French-American, Stephanie Szostak (show-stack) acts, writes and speaks. She is currently starring on ABC’s hit series A MILLION LITTLE THINGS, is working on a book called "Oh The TiDDies You'll Grow!" and speaks to various organizations (from corporate to non-profits supporting immigrant women, teens and mental health) encouraging people to "find …
 
This week, we continue our discussion of my top-10 bushcraft skills. We cover the next four skills on my list. Many people carry 550 cord, but how do you actually use it? Can you tie a knot that you'd bet your life on? How scared of grizzly bears should you be? How do you even choose where to pitch your tent? What happens if you need to cross a str…
 
Speaking of Psychology is taking a one-week summer break, so we’re revisiting one of our favorite episodes from the past year. In February, we talked to University of California, Berkeley psychologist Alison Gopnik about how children’s brains are optimized to explore the world and the implications that this has for human evolution, how we think abo…
 
Born in South Africa, Neil Sandilands’s decades-long career spans across the globe. As an actor, writer, director, and musician, Neil has meticulously put in the time to develop, hone, and refine his craft as an actor, as well as an all-around storyteller. You’ve seen him in Netflix’s hit new post-apocalyptic series, “Sweet Tooth” as the witty and …
 
The word “burnout” has become ubiquitous -- it seems to sum up the stress and exhaustion and disaffection that many of us are feeling this year. But are workers really more burned out than ever? And what does the term burnout actually mean? How does burnout differ from fatigue or stress? How do you know if you’re burned out? And what can individual…
 
Today's guest was initially in the business of fashion til she seized the opportunity to fill in for a coworker as a background actor for a popular show. She made such an impression that she was asked to return week after week until she got her union card and the rest is history for YOLONDA ROSS. An independent film darling, Yolonda made her featur…
 
More than 4% of people have some form of synesthesia, a neurological condition that causes senses to link and merge. People with synesthesia may taste words, hear colors, or see calendar dates arrayed in physical space. Dr. Julia Simner, a professor of neuropsychology at the University of Sussex in the U.K., discusses the many forms of synesthesia,…
 
There is a small percentage of actors who get the opportunity to be part of one franchise, but with todays guest, KAREN GILLAN, she's been part of not just one, but TWO multibillion dollar franchises. Her first agent described her as having "sheer perseverance" due to her being relentless in having them represent her: AT THE AGE OF 15! Two working …
 
These days, many companies use assessments such as personality tests as part of the hiring process or in career development programs. Fred Oswald, PhD, director of the Organization and Workforce Laboratory at Rice University, discusses why companies use these tests, what employers and workers can learn from them, and how new technologies, including…
 
Today’s guest grew up the daughter of two prominent Chicago attorneys and the youngest of three siblings immersed in the arts. Everyone welcome: Cassidy Freeman. Her poise, work ethic and determination to constantly challenge herself quickly paid off. She embraced her old soul and let go of her aspirations of being an ingénue which immediately led …
 
Do you ever feel like a phony? Like you’re not really qualified for the job you’re doing, despite your achievements? Those are signs of the impostor phenomenon, also called impostor syndrome. Dr. Lisa Orbé-Austin, a counseling psychologist and career coach in New York City, and Dr. Kevin Cokley, a University of Texas at Austin psychology professor …
 
"Being an actor feels like such a privilege, but it’s not a privilege if you’re not enjoying what you’re doing.” - Jasika Nicole As the auditions start to pour in again, how are you enjoying your process? Let's focus on progress instead of perfection. Show Links: THE NEW TRIPLE THREAT: Script Analysis Class CONSULTING: Get 1-on-1 advice for your ac…
 
Today, I sit down with actor, producer, writer, and filmmaker, David Dastmalchian. For over a decade, David has built a dynamic career driven by ambition and vision. In an industry that often tells us there is only one way to success, David has proved time and time again that there are any number of roads an artist can take to get to where they wan…
 
Many Americans are headed back to the office this summer, but fault lines are emerging between some companies’ expectations for in-person work and their employees’ desire to continue working remotely. Tsedal Neeley, PhD, a professor at Harvard Business School and author of “Remote Work Revolution: Succeeding from Anywhere,” discusses the future of …
 
More bonus content! We're back to our regular three items for the monthly bonus episodes- pro tip, book recommendation, and challenge. This month, we talk about how to light a match like a boss. Our book of the month is "All the Pretty Horses" by Cormac McCarthy. The challenge for the month is to do something you've never done before.…
 
Today’s guest possesses creative gifts that expand across all forms and all mediums. Fully fueled by heart and passion, Jasika Nicole is an actor, clothing designer, artist, pottery maker, LGBTQ advocate, writer, and the list doesn’t stop there. Committed to pursuing an education in the performing arts, Jasika studied theater throughout her college…
 
Over the past decades, the focus of LGBTQ activism has shifted and evolved, from the AIDS crisis in the 1980s to the fight for marriage equality to the focus on transgender rights today. Peter Hegarty, PhD, author of the book “A Recent History of Lesbian and Gay Psychology: From Homophobia to LGBT,” discusses how psychological research has reflecte…
 
Today I’m sitting down with actor-musician, Brandon Jay McLaren. Starting out as an athlete and a marine biology major, Brandon has gone on to craft a full and dynamic career as an actor over the course of nearly 20 years. Beginning as early as age 12, Brandon began booking commercials with the encouragement and support of his mother. Though he con…
 
Is psychology research in a crisis or a renaissance? Over the past decade, scientists have realized that many published research results, including some classic findings in psychology, don’t always hold up to repeat trials. Brian Nosek, PhD, of the Center for Open Science, discusses how psychologists are leading a movement to address that problem, …
 
Today's episode is with the multi-passionate Britney Young. An actress and a producer, Britney embodies what it means to be a truly dedicated, humble, and collaborative storyteller. Born in Tokyo and raised in Alaska, Britney inherited her father’s love of movies and found herself endlessly fascinated with the process of filmmaking. She graduated f…
 
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