The Think Grow Podcast
By Ruben Chavez | Think Grow Prosper
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Where personal development meets real life. Ruben Chavez explores a variety of topics with thought leaders, creators, scientists, and other interesting people to bring you different perspectives you can use enrich your mind and improve your life. Ruben Chavez is a writer and personal development educator. He has amassed over 3 million readers across his social media (IG: @thinkgrowprosper) and blog (thinkgrowprosper.com). Through these platforms and this show, he aims to provide various perspectives, insights and resources to enrich the minds and improve the lives of his audience.
||Explicit#23: How to Disagree Constructively||Disagreeing can be frustrating but there can also be great value in it. When you disagree with someone -- whether it be in a relationship or political discussion -- instead of digging in your heels and blindly defending your position, you can use it...||12/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#22: Think Grow Together: A Conversation With My Wife, Vanessa||I speak with my wife, Vanessa about a variety of topics including our upcoming transition into parenthood, our mental health, thoughts on creativity, and more.||11/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#21: 4 Keys to Remembering What You Learn||In today's episode, I show you how to remember more of what you learn. In today’s age of information overload, it’s easy to consume tons of information and feel like we’re informed. Ironically, we understand less than ever. There’s too much...||10/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#20: How To Be Resilient With Walking Paraplegic Janine Shepherd||Janine Shepherd was a cross-country skier training for the Olympics when a utility truck ran her over and crushed her body along with her dreams. She was not expected to live, let alone walk but she did both. Not only did she learn how to walk again,...||9/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#19: 5 Success Principles Drake Uses||This episode is the audio version of my original blog post: 5 Self-Development Principles Drake Uses. As someone who has studied personal development principles for over a decade, I take notice when I see celebrities and public figures applying...||9/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#18: Keys to Manifesting Your Vision With Idil Ahmed||In this episode, I speak with author, speaker, and self-described science enthusiast Idil Ahmed about consciously creating your reality. Idil has written a new and long-awaited book called Manifest Now, which is all about guiding you...||9/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#17: Personality 101: Understanding Others and Yourself Better||I discuss the Big Five personality model and how it can improve your life and relationships with my wife and business partner Vanessa. For books and other resources related to this topic, visit my blog http://thinkgrowprosper.com/blog. Article I wrote..||8/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#16: Act Like The Person You Want to Become||In this mini-episode, I analyze the old adage, "Fake it 'til you make it" from a different angle. You've probably heard this phrase hundreds if not thousands of times. But what does it really mean? Is there any truth to it? And how can you use it in...||8/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#15: Four Tendencies That Shape Your Life - with Gretchen Rubin||Gretchen Rubin is a New York Times bestselling author who writes about happiness and human nature. In this episode, we talk about a personality framework she created called The Four Tendencies, which describes how you respond to inner and outer...||7/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#14: Learning How to Learn -- with Brain Coach Jim Kwik||Jim is the founder of Kwik Learning, with online students in over 150 countries. He is a world-renowned expert in speed-reading, memory improvement, brain performance, and accelerated learning. For over two decades, he has served as the brain coach to..||6/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#13: Cultivating Inner Peace -- with Meditator and Writer Yung Pueblo||Today I talk with Yung Pueblo about emotional history -- what it is and how it relates to cultivating inner peace. I ask him what it was like to go on a 45-day silent meditation retreat, what his meditative practice looks like, what other resources he..||6/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#12: Ask Me Anything 2||QUESTIONS ANSWERED: Is it necessary to do something great and earn fame? Can't I just live a normal life and make my family and people around me happy? (7:35) How do you deal with difficult people (13:00) How do you read so much without...||5/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#11: Practical Philosophy, Career Advice, and Tools for Better Learning -- with Ryan Holiday||Ryan Holiday is a writer and media strategist. He is the author of seven books, including The Obstacle Is the Way, Ego Is the Enemy, The Daily Stoic, and his newest book, Conspiracy. I've admired Ryan's work for a long time and I was super...||4/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#10: 5 Ways to Increase Your Intelligence||I'm obsessed with the human brain. I'm especially interested in how to make it work better — how to think better, how to learn better and how to maximize my overall cognitive potential. Books like Brain Rules and audio courses like "Your Best Brain"..||4/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#9: Cultivating Creativity with Writer and Creative Mentor Markus Almond||If you're a writer, musician, or other creative person -- OR, if you would like tips on how to become more creative -- I think you'll find a lot value in this episode. I’ve shared the writings of today’s guest many times on my Instagram...||4/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#8: Doing Meaningful Work and Understanding Yourself Better -- with Maker and Author Jonathan Fields||In today's episode I talk with Jonathan Fields about his philosophy on doing meaningful work, bridging the gap between science and spirituality, the value of psychological frameworks, and other topics. Jonathan Fields (@jonathanfields) is an...||3/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#7: Practical Strategies for Dealing With Overthinking||In this episode, I explore overthinking (and it's close cousin, anxiety) from an evolutionary perspective and then offer some practical strategies you can apply immediately to help you overcome repetitive, obsessive, non-productive thoughts. ...||3/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#6: Skills For Success They Don't Teach You In School -- with Lawyer and Serial Entrepreneur Steve Mehr||Steve Mehr is the chairman of Jacoby & Meyers, one of the largest consumer law firms in the U.S. He is also the CEO of WebShark 360, a full-service media agency that caters to professionals. If that’s not enough, Steve is also an avid real...||3/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#5: Your Focus Creates Your Reality (The Science Behind The Saying)||I love quotes but I also love figuring out what makes them true. Part of that has to do with applying them to my life but the other part is learning how they hold up against one of the most powerful truth detectors we have -- science. Whenever...||3/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#4: Rethinking Reality with Cognitive Scientist Donald Hoffman||This episode is for you science nerds (and I include myself in that category). I speak with Donald Hoffman who is a cognitive scientist at the University of California, Irvine and has been studying visual perception for over 40 years. His...||3/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#3: The Art of Self-Expression with Illustrator and Author Mari Andrew||If you are an artist or creator of any kind, today’s episode is for you. Mari Andrew (@bymariandrew on Instagram) is an author and illustrator who has built a massive and loyal following by sharing refreshingly honest illustrations about life, love,..||3/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#2: Using Meta-Habits and Foundational Principles to Improve Your Life with Daniel DiPiazza||Daniel DiPiazza is the founder of Rich20Something, where he teaches young people how to start businesses they care about and live happier lives. He's also the author of the book Rich20Something: Ditch Your Average Job, Start an Epic Business, and...||3/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#1: Ask Me Anything||This is a special episode -- not just because it’s the first but because my wife and business partner, Vanessa is my co-host! I wanted to introduce her to you all from the very beginning because I’ll likely reference her from time to time and she...||2/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
TPG rocks! Love this podcast. Very positive and easy to listen to in transit, makes you think and offers suggestions on how to have a better outlook on life. Thanks Ruben & Vanessa!!
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Love the episode with Idil. Great podcast subscribe ASAP!