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Simplify is a podcast for anyone who’s taken a close look at their habits, their happiness, their relationships, or their health and thought, “There’s got to be a better way to do this.” Hear ideas that get you to better from Gretchen Rubin, David Allen, Rebecca Traister, Dan Savage, Seth Godin and many more. Hosted by Caitlin Schiller and Ben Schuman-Stoler. Brought to you by Blinkist.
||CleanTrailer: Simplify Season 5||Hear ye, hear ye! We're kicking off the New Year with Simplify Season 5: Blinkist’s hit podcast returns on January 31st. Here's what's in store...||1/17/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSimplify Spotlight: Seth Godin on Meaningful Marketing||Tune in to this special episode of Simplify Spotlight to get the lowdown on Seth Godin’s new release, This Is Marketing.||11/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLuvvie Ajayi: Speak Your Uncomfortable Truth||In this bonus episode of Simplify, Caitlin talks to bestselling author, speaker and humorist Luvvie Ajayi on how we can all benefit from telling each other the ugly truth.||10/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanKelly Leonard: Say Yes! To Funny Business||In this episode of Simplify, Caitlin talks to The Second City executive Kelly Leonard about how improv-based skills and techniques can be applied to the business world.||9/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGuy Winch: Heartbreak Hygiene||In this episode of Simplify, psychologist Guy Winch tells Caitlin why we should treat our emotional pain as seriously as physical pain and explains how to heal from common heartaches.||9/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBenjamin Spall: Start Your Day Off Right||In this episode of Simplify, Caitlin gets important advice from author Benjamin Spall about how to develop a morning routine and start off your day inspired.||9/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSarah Knight: Care Less, Get More||In this episode of Simplify, Caitlin talks to bestselling author and self-help “anti-guru,” Sarah Knight, about how to stop people-pleasing and get what you want — without becoming a jerk!||9/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDan Ariely: Saving Up Is Hard To Do||In this episode of Simplify, Caitlin talks to behavioral economist and bestselling author Dan Ariely about how environment influences our financial decision-making and why saving is so hard.||8/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCheryl Strayed: Listen For The Truth||Simplify kicks off Season 4 with words of wisdom from Cheryl Strayed, a bestselling author widely known for her advice column, Dear Sugar, and the memoir that spawned the blockbuster hit, Wild.||8/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTrailer: Simplify Season 4||The sun's a-shining, the iced coffee's cold, and Simplify is back with season 4! Here's what's in store.||8/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIntroducing Spotlight: Laura Vanderkam on Expanding Time||Feel like there's never enough time in the day? We've got the remedy. In this very first Spotlight episode of Simplify, Laura Vanderkam, time-management expert, offers surprising ideas from her new book Off The Clock to help you overhaul your relationsh||6/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAlan Lightman: Wasting Time is Good For You (Bonus Episode)||Good news: you can stop beating yourself up about wasting time! In this bonus episode of Simplify, MIT professor and writer Alan Lightman shares the benefits of procrastination and how wasting time is essential to our productivity, creativity, and ident||6/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJanice Kaplan: Luck Isn’t Magic||In this episode of Simplify, Caitlin talks to Janice Kaplan, bestselling author, TV producer, and magazine editor about how luck happens and how you can create it.||5/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanChristopher Ryan: Don’t Take Sex So Seriously||Author and psychologist, Christopher Ryan, talks with Caitlin about the prehistoric origins of human sexuality and how they influence our modern sexual behavior.||5/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDr. Lori Brotto: Make Sex More Mindful||In this episode of Simplify, Caitlin talks to women’s sexual health expert, Dr. Lori Brotto, about how to elicit sexual desire and use your mind for better sex.||4/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDaniel Levitin: Trick Your Brain, Treat Your Brain||In this episode of Simplify, neuroscientist Dr. Daniel Levitin unlocks the secret functions of the human brain and explains how to keep your mind healthy.||4/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEmily Nagoski: Pleasure is the Measure||In this episode of Simplify, sex educator Emily Nagoski tells Caitlin about ways to improve sexual well-being and sustain a strong sexual connections.||4/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCharles Duhigg: Thinking is the Killer App||Got goals and dreams? Charles Duhigg's methods will help you reach 'em. Hear the writer of The Power of Habit & Smarter, Faster, Better on why self-belief is the key to real change and to find out which productivity tips he's teaching his kids.||4/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTrailer: Simplify Season 3||We made it through the Berlin winter! Here's what's to come on Season 3 of Simplify.||3/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSimplify’s 2017 Sampler Episode||The must-hear moments from Simplify's 2017 interviews with Seth Godin, Dan Savage, Gretchen Rubin, and more.||2/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEli Finkel: Marriage Is Dead, Long Live Marriage (Bonus Episode)||Eli Finkel is a writer and social psychologist at Northwestern University. His new book is The All-or-Nothing Marriage.||12/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitRebecca Traister: The Power of Being Single||Rebecca Traister is an author and writer-at-large for New York Magazine. Her most recent book is All The Single Ladies.||12/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJulian Treasure: Make Good Noise||Julian Treasure is a sound designer, a musician, and a public speaker—his TED talks have been viewed more than 40 million times!—and he’s also a master of what he calls the “silent skill:" listening. In this episode, Treasure talks to Caitlin ab||12/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitJaclyn Friedman: No Pill Will Fix Your Sex Life (Ever)||Jaclyn Friedman is a writer, sex-educator, and activist. Her work helped establish the “yes means yes” standard of sexual consent. In this episode, Jaclyn breaks down “Fauxpowerment,” the politics of The Spice Girls, and what’s truly at stake||12/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMichael Bungay Stanier: Be Lazy, Be Curious, Be Often||Coach of coaches Michael Bungay Stanier is a bestselling author and #3 coach worldwide according to Global Guru.||11/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitRyan Holiday: Provoke With A Purpose||Ryan Holiday, bestselling author of Trust Me I’m Lying and The Obstacle Is The Way, is a media strategist, marketer, and entrepreneur. The New York Times credits him with making Stoicism relevant again.||11/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSeth Godin: Do Bad Work||Seth Godin is one of the most influential thinkers around. He’s written 19 international bestsellers and some 7,000 blog posts (!!!).||11/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSimplify Season 2: Trailer||We're back! Hear what's in store for Season 2.||11/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAnnouncing Simplify Season 2||On November 16th, 2017, Ben and Caitlin return with a new season of Simplify! Tune in for 6 new guests and 6 new ways to look at your world.||10/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAbby Marks Beale: Read Smarter (Bonus Episode)||Abby Marks Beale is a speed-reading expert, consultant, and the author of 10 Days to Faster Reading. She explains how to get the most out of what you read.||8/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJonah Berger: You Are Always Under the Influence||Jonah Berger is the New York Times bestselling author of Contagious: Why Things Catch On and Invisible Influence: The Hidden Forces that Shape Behavior. He is also a professor at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. On this episode, Be||8/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLaura Vanderkam: You Have More Time Than You Think||Laura Vanderkam is a time detective. Across her three books, I Know How She Does It, What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast, and 168 Hours, she’s investigated the time diaries of thousands of successful women to ferret out where all your||8/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDr. Joel Fuhrman: The Salad is the Main Meal||Dr. Joel Fuhrman is the author of six New York Times bestsellers, including Eat to Live and Super Immunity. He is a passionate advocate for nutritarianism, which focuses on optimizing your diet to include as many nutrient-rich, cancer-fighting, health-b||7/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDavid Allen: Your Brain is Not a Hard Drive||We talk to David Allen, who first published the international best-seller and productivity bible Getting Things Done in 2001. Now, it’s been published in over 28 languages, and TIME magazine calls it “the defining self-help business book of its time||7/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitDan Savage: Keep Not Breaking Up||What does relationship utopia look like? Dan Savage, nationally syndicated sex and relationship advice columnist, shares what 26 years of giving advice has taught him about making good love, and making good love last.||7/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGretchen Rubin: You Do You||We talk to NYT bestselling author Gretchen Rubin about how to apply the ancient idea of “know thyself” to your fast-paced 21st-century life. Gretchen is the author of Better Than Before, The Happiness Project, and Happier at Home. Her books have sol||7/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSimplify Season 1 Trailer||Find out what's in store in the first season of Simplify.||7/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
This looks fun...love the end of the trailer ha
Come for the content, stay for the wit!
In a crowded field of podcasts that revolve around interviewing interesting thinkers and ideas, this one is off to a great start in establishing itself among its highest quality peers. Host Caitlin Schiller asks thoughtful questions showing her familiarity with, and genuine interest in, the authors' work. She engages with the core ideas in an erudite yet accessible and unpretentious tone. Looking forward to future episodes!
Likeable hosts, great content!
These podcasts feels like a warm, relaxed dinner party with cool, funny guests, where you actually learn something. Loved the first two- can't wait for more!
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