By Michael Todd Fink
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Psychological insights from art, science and spirituality for personal balance and widening our circle of compassion to embrace all life including our own. Learn more at http://www.michaeltoddfink.com
||CleanEndangered Aesthetics and the Future of Beauty||Beauty is in the brain of the beholder||11/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Last Taboo||Death is the great mystery surrounding existence, and the nature of belief about the beyond forms the core of each religious philosophy.||10/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpic Philosophy of Epictetus||This episode explores a few of the stoic insights from a 2,000 year old text known as "The Manual" to see how this ancient wisdom can apply to modern living. Excerpts rendered into contemporary English by Sam Torode.||9/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPutting The Awe Back In Awesome||Awe may best be defined as a blurring of the emotional boundaries between admiration and fear. Therefore, some psychologists hypothesize that it is felt in the autonomic nervous system when both the fight-flight and relaxation responses are turned "on"||9/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPeace in the Center||This episode unwraps some ancient contemplative texts, including passages from the Tao Te Ching, and reflects on the lives of a few peaceful figures.||8/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanClarity: Cutting Through The Clouds||The human mind has subtle clouds that obstruct mental clarity. In psychology, these are known as cognitive biases or heuristics - patterns of flawed shortcuts in the brain.||7/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBending Time: How Physical Laws, Culture And Mindfulness Change The Clock||It flies and heals. People try to make it, buy it, save it and kill it. Yet, there is never enough of it, and it might not be real. It is T I M E.||6/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDemocracy Of Trees: What The Forest Can Teach Us About Community Health||The poet John Donne wrote, "No man is an island... and any man's death diminishes me, for I am involved in mankind." Trees seem to live this wisdom and understand on some level that every tree matters to the well-being of the whole forest.||6/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLive Long And Prosper: Clues From The Blue Zones||Centenarians are the fastest growing age segment of the human population. This episode explores the secrets of longevity around the world in places like Okinawa, Japan.||5/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLight In The Dark||"What is a good man but a bad man's teacher. What is a bad man but a good man's job." -Lao Tzu||4/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanParadox of Humility||Humility is often defined as meekness and refers to having a modest opinion of one's importance and yet, it is practiced as a virtue in spiritual traditions around the world as a way to manage the ego and part of a path to self-actualization and transce||3/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Chemicals Between Us: What Hormones Can Teach Us About Love||This episode explores the basic brain science behind attraction, new research into the functions of hormones, and some meditative insight that will hopefully shed a little light on the great mystery of love. (Music and editing by E. Fink, courtesy of C||2/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSilence Is The Musician's Canvas||"Silence is an ocean. Speech is a river." -Rumi||2/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanYour Brain On Art||What Happens When We Look At A Painting?||2/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIntention Requires Attention||Intention is about living our values and honoring our highest light.||1/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGrowing Grateful: Ancient origins and new neuroscience||Ancient origins and new neuroscience||1/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCompassionate Communication||Transforming arrows into flowers||12/31/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAnatomy of Habit||A look at the psychology and basic brain science behind habits||12/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBouncing Back: New perspectives on resilience||New perspectives on resilience||12/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
This podcast is my new addiction. Really love the storytelling, statics and mystical connections. I am left feeling hopeful for humanity. Thank you.
This is good stuff!
Todd has a gift that has helped me start a journey on healing , inner peace, & reduced my anxiety immensely , very grateful for his sharing of all this knowledge he possess .