Pulling The Thread with Elise Loehnen

Pulling The Thread with Elise Loehnen

Pulling The Thread with Elise Loehnen

CATEGORY: Society & Culture
45-minute conversations and investigations with today's leading thinkers, authors, experts, doctors, healers, scientists about life's biggest questions: Why do we do what we do? How can we come to know and love ourselves better? How can we come together to heal and build a better world?
  1. July 14, 2022
    51 min
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    The Mystery of Spontaneous Healing (Jeffrey Rediger, M.D., M.Div)
    “If you don't know how to say no, your body will eventually say no for you. I think there is so much depth to that. Mm-hmm and that's why it's so important that we help people begin asking. Is there a message t…
  2. July 11, 2022
    3 min
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    Introducing History is US
    Written and narrated by award-winning author and Professor of African American Studies at Princeton University, Dr. Eddie S. Glaude, “History is US” is a 6-part audio documentary produced and developed by C13Or…
  3. July 07, 2022
    46 min
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    The Map of Loss (Mary-Frances O’Connor, PhD)
    “I think I find great comfort in this idea that when you form that bond, when you fall in love, your neurons are actually changed the way that the electrical firing patterns happen in your brain, the way that p…
  4. June 30, 2022
    54 min
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    The Power of Boundaries (Nedra Tawwab)
    “As a therapist, I started to discover that when people need boundaries, they start to have issues around anxiety in their relationships, some depression, because they're not able to really stand up. Or they fe…
  5. June 23, 2022
    55 min
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    Finding the Mother Tree (Suzanne Simard)
    “As scientists, we often look at one thing and we say, oh, that's the one thing it's competing for light. And then, and that's true. That's what people did. You know, the science, the experiments were simple, u…
  6. June 16, 2022
    1 hr 1 min
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    Don’t Wait to Live (Rabbi Steve Leder)
    “There are 12 questions that enable every person who's willing to, to answer them, to reevaluate their life and their legacy. Because what I have found, um, with my father's death is I miss not a single materia…
  7. June 09, 2022
    50 min
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    Finding the Sacred Pause (Jennifer Rudolph Walsh)
    “I didn't wanna be still, I had to be still, but I, I, I wanted more than anything to continue being a human doing. And the universe was insisting that I became a human being and it's profound. I mean, it's the…
  8. June 02, 2022
    56 min
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    Bringing Our “Wise Adults” into Relationship (Terry Real)
    “I talk about dysfunctional relational stances that would repeat over and over again. For example, angry pursuit is an oxymoron. Angry pursuit will never get complaining about how the person isn't close to. You…
  9. June 01, 2022
    14 min
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    From A Slight Change of Plans: "I Don't Feel Like a Boy, I Am a Boy"
    I'm sharing a special preview of A Slight Change of Plans, a podcast all about who we are and who we become in the face of change. Dr. Maya Shankar is a cognitive scientist who is an expert on human behavior, a…
  10. May 26, 2022
    52 min
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    The Beauty of Aging (Nigma Talib, N.D.)
    “I think the key is to really believe it when you see something that you're doing every day in your diet that is making your hormones off or your skin off it, a lot of women know what's happening to their bodie…
  11. May 19, 2022
    1 hr 9 min
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    Why Do We Suffer? (Carissa Schumacher)
    "If you are in a Western life and, and are designed as an empath or a spiritual being that feels things very deeply, it is important for you to hold and maintain your peace and to send, to usher that energy to…
  12. May 12, 2022
    58 min
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    Understanding Essential Labor (Angela Garbes)
    "This to me is basic, but it feels like we've drifted really far from it in our culture. That to be a human, the basic condition of being a human is being needful. You know, like we need air, we need housing, w…
  13. May 05, 2022
    1 hr 3 min
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    Understanding Emotional Inheritance (Galit Atlas, PhD)
    "When we talk about the ghost of the unsaid, we're talking about the inherited feelings of our parents, unprocessed trauma, where the Phantoms that lived inside them, We're talking about traumas that our parent…
  14. April 28, 2022
    1 hr 5 min
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    Where Are Our Huddles? (Brooke Baldwin)
    "I talk to so many women who, you know, we talk about huddle and we talk about, I referenced, you know, back catalog friends, people who I've known for years and years, you are never too late to add to your hud…
  15. April 21, 2022
    47 min
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    When Illness is Not Validated (Meghan O’Rourke)
    “One reason I wrote the book is that the lack of recognition is such a powerful harm done to patients. And I think until you've gone through an experience like this, it's really hard to convey why that is. But…
  16. April 14, 2022
    58 min
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    Navigating Conflict (Amanda Ripley)
    “Usually in high conflict, the conflict becomes the whole point. So you make a lot of mistakes and you can miss opportunities that would actually be in the interest you are fighting for. The reason you got into…
  17. April 07, 2022
    1 hr 4 min
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    Living Without Lying (Martha Beck, PhD)
    “I’ve won arm wrestles with big muscular men, right out of prison because you align the energy. Everything wants to harmonize with it and things start to flow with you and it's silent and it's, it's quiet, it's…
  18. March 31, 2022
    59 min
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    Why Closure is a Myth (Pauline Boss, PhD)
    You have to have something new to hope for sure. You might still keep hoping that somebody with a terminal illness might get better and indeed they do sometimes. Or you might hope as after 9/11, that somebody w…
  19. March 24, 2022
    53 min
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    Having Conversations We’d Rather Avoid (Celeste Headlee)
    "So if we take that off the table, if we take off this, this goal of changing somebody's mind, then what are you left with? What's what's your purpose in the conversation? And I feel like not only is that more…
  20. March 17, 2022
    56 min
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    Passing as “Normal” (Katherine May)
    “I increasingly feel that modern life is becoming intolerable for everyone, whether they're neurodivergent or not. I think we've noticed it earlier. I think, you know, we've reached our point of unbearable disc…

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