EP.46: HIGH ON LIFE: TOMMY CHONG ON PRISON, POT AND KARMA

Tommy Chong is a grammy award-winning comedian and is legendary for his invaluable contribution to American counter-culture as part of the iconic comedy duo Cheech & Chong. During their reign, the twosome recorded six gold comedy albums.

In 2003 a fully armed SWAT team raided the comedian’s home, culminating with Tommy being sentenced to 9 months in federal prison.

EP. 45: SURVIVING SURVIVAL: LAURENCE GONZALES ON TRAUMA AND NEW NORMALS

This podcast is an exploration into the mental processes that enable survivors to cope with extreme post-traumatic stress that sets in after an almost fatal event.

Take, for example, Debbie Kiley. Debbie’s sailboat went down during a hurricane, and she floated in deep ocean for five days watching three of her friends die before rescue. But rescue was not the end of the story;

Ep. 44: FREEDOM FROM RESULTS : MASSIMO PIGLIUCCI ON REDEFINING SUCCESS

On this episode, my focus is on finding peace of mind amidst persistent uncertainty. So many things that are directly affecting our lives are out of our direct control – and it can be maddening.

Massimo Pigliucci is the author or editor of 14 books, including the bestselling “How to Be A Stoic: Using Ancient Philosophy to Live a Modern Life.” The key to much of our neurosis is not understanding what’s in our control and what’s not. Crazy making is treating outcomes as objects.