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. 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…
  2. 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…
  3. 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…
  4. 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…
  5. 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…
  6. 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…
  7. 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…
  8. 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…
  9. 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…
  10. 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…
  11. 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…
  12. March 10, 2022
    53 min
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    What Our Anxiety Tells Us (Ellen Vora, M.D.)
    “I think we're due for a cultural rebranding around crying. I think that crying, you know, if we start to cry, we inevitably apologize or invariably apologize. We sort of suck it back in and make it as small as…
  13. March 03, 2022
    57 min
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    Manifesting What We Actually Want (Lacy Phillips)
    "When I would witness somebody that I identify with in whatever capacity of what I'm calling in, have, what I want or are successful in what I would like to be successful in. Um, or, you know, they are on that…
  14. February 24, 2022
    58 min
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    Why Design Matters—and the Courage to Create New (Debbie Millman)
    I think what makes it much more difficult to, to have the courage, to continue to experiment, you know, look at somebody like Joni Mitchell or Rickie Lee Jones, people that at their moment of peak success, comm…
  15. February 17, 2022
    47 min
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    The Psychology of the Body (Olivia Laing)
    That's what I think is so funny about this is like a hundred years on these things that he's talking about remain as live as ever as sort of as complex and as urgent as they were back in Vienna and literally a…
  16. February 10, 2022
    52 min
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    How Science Got Women Wrong (Angela Saini)
    “But what I do do is whenever I read an academic paper is I read around it. I don't just take that as given or assume that that's, you know, now cast in stone and science has nowhere else to go after this paper…
  17. February 03, 2022
    51 min
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    Understanding Our Sexual Potential (Ian Kerner, Ph.D)
    “We sort of get into this, you know, relational model. And look, when it's working, when sex is a form of intimacy and merging and lovemaking and a really dissolution of self boundaries, I mean, it's fantastic.…
  18. 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…
  19. 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…
  20. 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…

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