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Lewis Howes is a New York Times best-selling author, 2x All-American athlete, keynote speaker, and entrepreneur. The School of Greatness shares inspiring interviews from the most successful people on the planet—world-renowned leaders in business, entertainment, sports, science, health, and literature—to inspire YOU to unlock your inner greatness and live your best life.
 
What does it mean to live a good life? What's the role of happiness, meaning, work, love, purpose, kindness, friendship, and more? How do status, circumstance, gender, privilege, race, identity, and more play into the quest to live your best life? These are the questions and topics we explore every week in conversation with leading voices in art, science, industry, and culture, from Brené Brown, Matthew McConaughey, & Bishop Michael Curry, to Austin Channing Brown, Glennon Doyle, Julián Cast ...
 
Normalizing the authority and power of women’s voices in a man’s ear. Clint puts himself in the place of student as he listens and learns from the stories and experiences of women. In what is widely considered a “man-made world” the voices of women reveal to us a world which should be Man Unmade.
 
Best-selling author and speaker Shauna Niequist hosts this interview-style podcast featuring personal conversations with leading writers, thinkers and leaders about life, relationships, purpose, family and faith. Authoring popular books like Present Over Perfect, Savor, and Bread & Wine has given Shauna a passionate fanbase, especially among millennial and Gen X women. She frequently headlines national conferences with her insight about living a life of faith and purpose.
 
Each week WFMT goes live to the Chicago Cultural Center for concerts with emerging artists from around the world, produced by the International Music Foundation. Some shows offer solo recitals while others feature ensembles. The concerts take place beneath the world’s largest Tiffany-domed ceiling, part of a landmark building that originally housed the Chicago Public Library. The Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts are named for British pianist Myra Hess who organized some 1,700 free lunchtime ...
 
Dr. Caroline Leaf is a cognitive neuroscientist, bestselling author, mental health and mind expert. Whether you are struggling in your personal life or simply want to learn how to understand and use your mind to live your best life, this podcast will provide you with practical tips and tools to help you take back control over your mental, emotional, and physical health
 
Do It Scared® with Ruth Soukup is the podcast created to help you face your fears, overcome adversity, and create a life you LOVE. Each week you’ll discover actionable strategies for greater productivity, motivation, entrepreneurship, creativity, fulfillment, success, and happiness, along with the motivation and encouragement to actually start making real changes that lead to big results. Each week we’ll address topics that delve into those things that we are so afraid of, and how it holds u ...
 
Hear Her Sports Glenville is a neighborhood stories project sharing the power of sports for girls, women, and communities. 100 girls and women who grew up, live in, or work in Cleveland’s Glenville neighborhood will tell their stories about sports, health, history, change, plus hope for our city and, in particular, for Glenville. These recordings document history told by women.
 
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We’re back with more of the For the Love of Transitions series which is showing us the many ways we can move through life after a huge shift has occurred—whether it was chosen or thrust upon us. We have learned what it’s like to live through tragedy, we have seen what steps we must take to create a system of equity, and this week, we are talking th…
 
Danielle Henderson is a TV writer, former editor for Rookie, cohost of the film podcast I Saw What You Did, and author of the achingly poignant and funny memoir, The Ugly Cry. Abandoned at ten years old by a mother who chose her drug-addicted, abusive boyfriend, she was raised by grandparents who thought their child-rearing days had ended in the 19…
 
Today's guest is Nicole Lynn, who In 2019, became the first Black woman to represent a Top 3 NFL draft pick (and only the second woman in history to solo represent a NFL first rounder). The following year, Nicole made history representing back-to-back Top 10 NFL draft picks. Outside of the sports world, she represents multiple clients in the entert…
 
“As we grow ourselves, we start to become less influenced by the negativity around us.” Today's guest is Shawn Stevenson, who is a graduate of the University of Missouri-St. Louis, where he studied business, biology, and nutritional science. He’s the founder of Advanced Integrative Health Alliance, a company that provides wellness services for indi…
 
This past year and a half has pushed many of us to the brink, in a lot of ways. Relationships. Work. Physical and mental health. It’s tested nearly every system, thought, belief, tool, practice and resource we rely on to find peace, ease, solace, hope, resilience, and grace. Over the years, we’ve had the great fortune to be able to sit down with ma…
 
Calling all book nerds! Are you looking for a place where your book-loving heart can flourish? Join us at jenhatmakerbookclub.com, and become one of our sisters in nerdiness. For June 2021, Jen and the club read Emma Straub's All Adults Here. Emma is a New York Times bestselling author of three additional novels, including The Vacationers, Modern L…
 
“It’s more difficult to think the thoughts we want to think when we don’t feel well.” Today's guest is Shawn Stevenson, who is a graduate of the University of Missouri-St. Louis, where he studied business, biology, and nutritional science. He’s the founder of Advanced Integrative Health Alliance, a company that provides wellness services for indivi…
 
A member of the iconic Destiny's Child supergroup, along with Beyonce Knowles and Kelly Rowland, on the surface, Michelle Williams lived a life people dreamed of. Yet, on the inside, things were not as they seemed. Living under the weight of depression and anxiety, Michelle hid the darkness that had been with her since her teens. The blend of press…
 
Violinist SooBeen Lee and pianist Elliot Wuu join us in a live performance with works of Claude Debussy, Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, and Igor Frolov for this Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert broadcast. We hope you enjoyed this performance; don't forget to subscribe to WFMT's YouTube Channel and like WFMT's Facebook Page to catch each and every livestre…
 
“Every complex system develops a mind.” Today's guest is Dr. Emeran Mayer. He is the executive director of the G. Oppenheimer Center for Neurobiology of Stress and Resilience and the co-director of the Digestive Diseases Research Center at the University of California at Los Angeles. His research has been supported by the National Institutes of Hea…
 
As we continue in our For the Love of Transitions series, we’re tackling one of the most stressful transitions to face in life--a change to our financial situation. Perhaps a job change/loss reduced your income unexpectedly, or maybe a medical situation came out of the blue and drained your bank account, or maybe you went through a divorce and are …
 
My book club just read through Voddie Baucham's new book, Fault Lines: The Social Justice Movement and Evangelicalism's Looming Catastrophe. We had the chance to ask Dr. Baucham our questions live! If you want to join the Alisa Childers Bookclub on Facebook, we will be opening it back up for new members, so be sure to listen to the end to hear deta…
 
“Any emotions that you experience chronically or frequently have a mirror image in your body.” Today's guest is Dr. Emeran Mayer. He's one of the world’s foremost experts on the gut brain connection and for over the past 40 years, his research and published work has offered groundbreaking evidence of the critical connection between the brain and th…
 
Want to be great at something you love? Don’t follow the age-old tropes. For decades, we’ve been told that, in order to become truly great at anything, we need to devote ourselves to thousands of hours of deliberate practice or have mad talent. Even better if you have both. But, what if that was a lie? Or, at least not the full picture? What if the…
 
Today, we’re bringing back one of Lewis' favorite interviews from the past with Novak Djokovic. He is currently ranked as world No. 1 by the Association of Tennis Professionals. Djokovic has been No. 1 for a record of over 320 weeks. Lewis felt very inspired this last week as he watched him win his 20th Grand Slam title in Wimbledon and wanted to r…
 
If I said the words, “I know this much is true,” a certain generation of humans would immediately start humming along with the lyric and the unforgettable melody from the iconic Spandau Ballet song, simply titled True. As the songwriter and guitarist for ‘80s music phenom, Gary Kemp wrote True, along with 23 hit singles, and the band’s androgynous,…
 
Learning how to better understand your mind and work through mental health challenges is one of the toughest, yet important things you can do for yourself. Over the years, my negative thinking patterns didn’t allow me to live my life to the fullest. It wasn’t until I opened up and started to work through these problems that I started to make progre…
 
When it comes to making a big transition in life, we are often held back by fear. Fear of judgment, fear of backlash, fear of losing those close to us. But, oftentimes, it takes a big transition to lead us toward a more fully authentic life. For some of us, on the surface, it’s easier to “be who we are” authentically—especially if we identify as st…
 
When I was younger, I had no idea about making money. I knew I wanted more of it… pretty badly! But what held me back was my mindset around money and the strategies I could use to actually create a life that was aligned with who I wanted to be. So today’s episode is a solo round with me and in this episode we discuss how to overcome the fear of mon…
 
If you’re ever heard the term, “highly sensitive person,” or even been called highly sensitive and maybe even recoiled a bit when that happen, you’ll be deeply moved by the work of today’s guest, Dr. Elaine Aron. She first identified high sensitivity as a distinct character trait more than 25 years ago, introducing the term “Highly Sensitive Person…
 
The most important thing you can do for your future self is to take control of your health. In this episode, Lewis and the guests discuss what you need to do to live longer, how we can prevent and treat chronic diseases by changing our diets, how food affects our brain, the main causes of cancer and what we do about it and so much more! For more go…
 
A refugee at the age of two, Ocean Vuong and his mom found themselves fleeing Saigon, Vietnam, traveling across the globe, then dropped into a world that was simultaneously a source of renewal and safety, while also delivering a daily dose of profound othering. The English language came slowly to Ocean, struggling to read at the age of 11. But, ove…
 
“There is no such thing as time management, there is only self management.” Today's guest is Rory Vaden. He’s a bestselling author and Co-Founder of Brand Builders Group, which is one of the leading Personal Brand Strategy firms that focuses on helping people become the type of person that everyone wants to business with. Lewis has worked with Rory…
 
In our For the Love of Transitions series, we’ve been looking at and evaluating the chosen and unchosen changes so many of us experience in the various seasons of our lives. In the category of chosen changes, we have found that so many women would welcome one in their lives, and it’s to develop a positive view of our bodies. Think back to the first…
 
Today Lewis sits down with Lindsey Vonn, the most decorated American ski racer in history and is widely regarded as one of the greatest of all time, to talk about Lindsey's life after her career and how her injuries never stopped her from getting back up and trying again! She entered the international skiing scene in 1999 at the age of 14 and has c…
 
Dallas Graham never planned to help kids tell their life stories. A fiercely creative and compassionate Salt Lake City graphic designer, poet, and writer, he’s worked on a wide variety of projects over the years. But, his experience of one particular moment, family and child, would change everything. Setting him down a path to blend everything he’d…
 
“The one piece of life I was missing was having the courage to face myself.” - David Goggins Today’s episode is a special one. Over the years we’ve had guests share incredible stories about creating a new life for themselves and developing the motivation and discipline to follow through. So today we wanted to bring together some of our favorite mom…
 
Glennon Doyle is an activist and founder and president of Together Rising an all-women-led foundation that has revolutionized grassroots philanthropy – raising over $30 million for women, families, and children in crisis. She is also the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Untamed (https://amzn.to/3hmqKIX), a Reese’s Book Club selection, whi…
 
It can be extremely difficult to find success, but there are a few things you can do to really increase your chances of achieving everything you want to do with your life. One of those things is creating a morning routine that gets you in the right mindset everyday. So today I wanted to do something a little different and talk to you one on one abo…
 
When it comes to changing unhealthy dialogues and digging up errant roots that have been allowed to grow deep—many of us tend to ignore the discomfort and carry on with our days. However, when we live in denial, inequity and ignorance cannot be challenged, and greatness will not be achieved. During our For the Love of Transitions series, we’re lear…
 
“Fighting is unbearable, I do it because of what it provides me. But bigger the risk, bigger the reward.” Today's guest is Georges St-Pierre, who is well known as the undisputed G-O-A-T of combat sports, UFC record holder for most wins in title bouts, and all-time best pound-for-pound MMA fighter in the history of the world. Georges St-Pierre has n…
 
It's no secret that many colleges and universities can actively undermine the Christian beliefs of students. Some professors even admit that this is their goal. How can Christians students think critically about the ideas they will encounter when they go off to college? Dr. Michael Kruger joins me on the podcast to talk about how he survived colleg…
 
It seems, every time I sit down with my friend, illustrator, fine artist, and author Lisa Congdon, she’s in a moment of transformation. Truth is, it’s a bit of a perpetual state for her. Lisa is best known for her colorful, graphic drawings and hand lettering. Her work appears in private collections, merchandise, textiles, apparel, and a wide array…
 
“You cannot grow unless you know what your emotions feel like.” Today's guest is Dr. Caroline Leaf. She is a communication pathologist and cognitive neuroscientist specializing in cognitive and metacognitive neuropsychology. Since the early 1980s she has researched the mind-brain connection, the nature of mental health, and the formation of memory.…
 
When Glo Atamno stepped on a plane with a one-way ticket and $500 years back, she knew she wanted a life that was different from the one she was expected to live, one filled with adventure, one that broke the mold of how others had always told her life was “supposed” to be lived. What’s unfolded has been a life of not just adventure, but also profo…
 
“Toxic positivity is like putting a bandaid on a bullet wound.” Today's guest is Dr. Caroline Leaf. She is a communication pathologist and cognitive neuroscientist specializing in cognitive and metacognitive neuropsychology. Since the early 1980s she has researched the mind-brain connection, the nature of mental health, and the formation of memory.…
 
We continue with the “For the Love of Transitions” series and it’s giving us so many new perspectives on pushing back against what we’ve always known and finding new ways to grow and evolve into the person we have always wanted to be. This week’s episode really hits us where we live as we pursue to live a life that is “free”; free from pain, free f…
 
“If any of your relationships are not intimate, look at why they are not.” Today's guest is Gary Zukav, who is the author of four consecutive New York Times bestsellers, including the #1 New York Times bestseller The Seat of the Soul. This book led the way to seeing the alignment of the personality and the soul as the fulfillment of life, and captu…
 
Would it surprise you to learn that the depth and quality of your relationships is the single biggest determinant of a life well-lived? Well, that’s what one of the longest-running studies on human flourishing, the Grant study, showed. But, chances are, you don’t need data to believe that. You just need to look at your life, and the lives of those …
 
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