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. January 27, 2022
    58 min
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    Finding Balance in Our Bodies (Aviva Romm, M.D.)
    “I've spent many years, like med school residency, as a mom, eight books, which is a lot of deadlines. Just a lot of things that have put me behind eight ball in my relationship to time, like never feeling like…
  2. January 20, 2022
    57 min
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    Challenging the Stories We Tell Ourselves (Elizabeth Lesser)
    Today’s guest is Elizabeth Lesser, bestselling author of classics like Broken Open, and co-founder of the Omega Institute, an internationally recognized retreat center, renowned for its workshops and conference…
  3. January 13, 2022
    53 min
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    Unblocking the Creative Self (Julia Cameron)
    “Are you doing something that brings you joy? Are you doing something that brings you fulfillment? Do you take yourself seriously when you have a dream or do you say, “Oh you are being too big for your britches…
  4. January 06, 2022
    56 min
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    The Guru in Our Own Minds (Mark Epstein, M.D.)
    “But the true guru, you know, the Buddha came and turned all that inside out. You know the Buddha taught the Four Noble Truths and the word he used, “the Noble,” that came out of that, like the Brahmans were th…
  5. December 30, 2021
    52 min
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    Struggle is Real—Suffering is Optional (BJ Miller)
    “My goal isn't to not be afraid, my goal is to have a relationship with fear. So I presume fear is going to be part of the picture. So my goal is more to have a relationship to that fear so I can move with it s…
  6. December 23, 2021
    56 min
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    Where Should Work Fit in Our Lives (Anne Helen Petersen & Charlie Warzel)
    “Like family relationship has obligations that go both ways. Hopefully there's unconditional love there, but it's also the, like your re your family and, and, and the other people in your family see you as fami…
  7. December 16, 2021
    48 min
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    Why Don’t We Believe Women? (Deborah Turkheimer)
    “Outside the legal context, I'm urging readers and listeners in this case to think very deliberately about whether that high standard of proof beyond a reasonable doubt is really necessary before a person will…
  8. December 09, 2021
    53 min
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    The Reprioritization of Relationship (Lori Gottlieb)
    “I think what COVID did was it really made people realize that the state of their emotions, the state of their relationships, all of those things that felt very optional, meaning they were important to people,…
  9. December 02, 2021
    57 min
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    Solving the American Gun Crisis (Ryan Busse)
    “The NRA and gun owners then signified, you know, the sort of comradery, responsibility, safety, sort of a bygone, I don't know, sort of an Americana, right? The Campbell soup can sort of Americana. I don't rem…
  10. November 24, 2021
    1 hr 29 min
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    My Spiritual Teacher & Yeshua Channel (Carissa Schumacher)
    Since she was a little girl, Carissa Schumacher has always seen and spoken to dead people. She pushed all of that aside, went to Brown and got her Neuroscience Degree, tried to have a normal life and career, an…
  11. November 18, 2021
    1 hr 1 min
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    How to End Zero-Sum Thinking (Heather McGhee)
    Heather McGhee is a designer of, and advocate for, solutions to inequality in America. We discuss her New York Times bestselling book, The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together,…
  12. November 11, 2021
    46 min
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    Navigating an Addictive Culture (Anna Lembke, M.D.)
    “We are living in a world that primes us all for the problem of addiction. So even though some people come into this world more vulnerable than others, simply being alive in the world today has made us all vuln…
  13. November 04, 2021
    1 hr
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    What Our Anger Teaches Us (Harriet Lerner, Ph.D)
    “I think it's very important to mention also, Elise, that even if a woman feels permission to be angry, that anger is such a tricky mischievous emotion that it's so difficult to know what our anger means or wha…
  14. October 28, 2021
    56 min
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    Where Did the Patriarchy Come From? (Riane Eisler, PhD)
    Our guest today is Dr. Riane Eisler, social systems scientist, cultural historian, futurist, attorney and internationally bestselling author of many notable classics, including Sacred Pleasure and The Chalice a…
  15. October 21, 2021
    58 min
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    Healing Male Depression (Terry Real)
    “Before our boys have learned to read, they have already read the stoic code of masculinity and are conforming to it.” says Terry Real, world-renowned family therapist, speaker, best-selling author and founder…
  16. October 14, 2021
    1 hr 3 min
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    Women, Food & Hormones (Sara Gottfried, M.D.)
    Our guest today is Dr. Sara Gottfried - a Harvard educated doctor, scientist, researcher, mother, and seeker with 25 years of experience practicing precision, functional, and integrative medicine. Gottfried spe…
  17. October 07, 2021
    1 hr 5 min
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    The Legacy of White Feminism (Kyla Schuller)
    “There's a fantasy in argument, in Lean In, or Girlboss style corporate feminism that says, once you have women in charge of your company, then your company is feminist, right. Your capitalist reforms can start…
  18. September 30, 2021
    1 hr 6 min
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    Finding the Line Between Savoring and Saving (Jamie Wheal)
    Jamie Wheal is the founder of the Flow Genome Project, a organization dedicated to the research and training of human performance, and most notably, he’s the author of Recapture the Rapture: Rethinking God, Sex…
  19. September 23, 2021
    55 min
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    Calling In the Call-Out Culture (Loretta Ross)
    “Do you want to continue to live out the patterns of your childhood? Or do you want to make different choices? Are you programmed or are you self-determining?” So says Loretta Ross, Professor at Smith College i…
  20. September 16, 2021
    54 min
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    Building the House of Knowledge (Joy Harjo)
    “Humanity is messy, each of us starts with ourselves, it's horribly messy and then multiply that times millions. And that's an incredible, lovely mess.” So says Joy Harjo, the 23rd United States Poet Laureate,…

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