The Courageous Life
By Joshua Steinfeldt
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Founded by coach and teacher Joshua Steinfeldt, The Courageous Life is a global conversation with leading thinkers and everyday heroes about overcoming fear and growing courage to pursue what matters most in life, work, and love.
||Clean25: Thupten Jinpa, Ph.D. - How the Courage to Be Compassionate Can Transform Our Lives||Thupten Jinpa holds his Ph.D. from Cambridge University and has been the principal English translator to the Dalai Lama since 1985. He has translated and collaborated on numerous books by the Dalai Lama including the New York Times Bestsell...||12/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean24: Mark Nepo - Finding Inner Courage and the Power of Community||Mark Nepo is a world renowned poet, story teller, teacher, New York Times best-selling author and past guest on Oprah Winfrey’s: Super Soul Sunday. In this episode we sat down to explore many topics from his teachings, his life, and his new book, e...||12/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean23: Yael Shy - Mindfulness and Navigating Life's Transitions||In this episode - Author, renowned meditation teacher, and Senior Director of the NYU Global and Spiritual Life Center, Yael Shy, and I sat down to discuss: Mindfulness (what it is, and why many people practice)How mindfu...||12/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean22: Drs. James and Janice Prochaska - Changing to Thrive||Drs. James and Janice Prochaska, and I, sat down to discuss a wide variety of topics related to their new book, a href="https://www.amazon.com/Changing-Thrive-Overcome-Threats-Happiness/dp/1616496290/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1542252772&sr=8-1...||11/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean21: Lisa Daron - The Connection Cure||In this episode I sat down with Professional Coach, Peace Corps Volunteer, Entrepreneur, and Storyteller, Lisa Daron. Lisa has set off on a mission she calls "The Connection Cure" to see if she can heal herself from chronic illness by traveling acro...||11/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean20: Alison Canavan - A Courageous Path to Self-Acceptance and Real Happiness||At the tender age of 15 Alison Canavan was catapulted onto the international stage when she represented Ireland in the Supermodel of the World competition in Las Vegas. This spawned a near 22 year career in the fashion industry, which has taken her ...||9/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean19: Roshi Joan Halifax, Ph.D. - Finding Freedom Where Fear and Courage Meet||In this episode venerable Buddhist teacher, distinguished visiting scholar at the Library of Congress, and celebrated author, Roshi Joan Halifax Ph.D. sat down to discuss topics including: -Highlights from her studies at the Library of ...||8/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean18: Dr. James Doty - Into the Magic Shop||In this long awaited conversation, renowned Stanford Neurosurgeon, New York Times bestselling author of Into the Magic Shop, and founder of the Center for Compassion at Stanford School of Medicine, Dr. James Doty discusses: -His incredi...||8/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean17: Dr. Leah Weiss - Leading with purpose, compassion, and courage||In this conversation acclaimed Stanford Business School Professor, and author, Leah Weiss and I sat down to discuss a variety of topics including: -Why mindfulness and compassion are important in leadership and organizations b...||7/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean16: Dan Lerner - The science of happiness in college (and life)||In this episode acclaimed professor, author, speaker, and performance coach Dan Lerner and I explore: -How to answer big questions like what I am going do when I grow up? -The art of achieving success and fulfillment and ot...||5/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean15: Sharon Salzberg - Love is the antidote to fear||In this conversation world renowned meditation teacher Sharon Salzberg and I discuss a wide array of topics related to meditation, mindfulness, courage, and her new book Real Love, including: -How Sharon defines love -How l...||5/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean14: Mike Erwin - Inspiring Courageous Leadership Through Solitude||Today's episode features Mike Erwin - West Point Leadership Instructor, author of Lead Yourself First, and founder of The Positivity Project (a non-profit organization that brings character education to America's youth). In this wide-ranging convers...||4/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean13: Emily Esfahani Smith - Crafting a meaningful life||In this conversation acclaimed writer and journalist Emily Esfahani Smith and I discuss a wide array of topics related to meaning in life including:-The difference between meaning and happiness -Why we should pursue meaning ...||4/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean12: Dr. Rick Hanson - Growing resilience and inner strengths||In this conversation with Rick Hanson we dive into the topic of his new book, Resilient, and explore: -Resilience as a skill -How to grow inner strengths -Keys to accelerating the process of learning harnessing...||3/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean11: Johann Berlin - The courageous decision to let go and lead||In this conversation renowned leadership expert Johann Berlin and I discuss some of his wisdom and perspective about what makes a good leader, how to have difficult conversations, peak performance under pressure, and the importance of letting go, as...||3/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean10: Dr. Fred Luskin - Forgiveness is a skill||In this powerful conversation with Dr. Fred Luskin we unpack forgiveness, talk about what it is, what it's not, the benefits of it, address forgiveness as a skill, and discuss some of our guests biggest insights after decades of work helping people ...||3/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean09: Dr. Judson Brewer - Harnessing neuroscience to change habits and find happiness||In this passionate interview with Dr. Judson Brewer we explore how our brains learn, how habits are formed, and how people might use this knowledge to create lasting changes, and find happiness in their lives. If you enjoyed this episod...||2/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean08: Kevin Adler - Miracle Messages and using social media as a force for good||Kevin is the Founder and CEO of Miracle Messages, an award-winning nonprofit that reunites the homeless with their loved ones. To date, MM has facilitated over 100 reunions, with 25% getting a person off-the-streets. Their vision is to reunite 1 millio.||2/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean07: Dr. Scott Barry Kaufman - Unlocking creativity and the courage to be authentic||Dr. Scott Barry Kaufman, is an author, researcher, speaker, and public science communicator who is interested in using psychological science to help all kinds of minds live a creative, fulfilling, and meaningful life. He is a professor of positive psyc.||2/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean06: Dr. Joyce Mikal-Flynn - Tragedy to triumph: The power of posttraumatic growth||Dr. Joyce Mikal-Flynn was a triathlete who passed…||1/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean05: Cory Muscara - Mindfulness and the courage to move into discomfort||Cory Muscara is on a life-long journey to understand the causes and conditions that lead to suffering and wellbeing. As founder of the Long Island Center for Mindfulness, Cory's work is primarily in the field of mindfulness meditation. In 2012, he spen.||1/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean04: Sunny Grosso - Courage, happiness, and purpose-driven cultures||Background: Sunny Grosso is a happiness consultant, a Zappos culture specialist, and a thought leader in the culture movement. She helped found the Delivering Happiness consulting team where she co-built the model, developed the approach and led the co.||1/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean03: Dr. Cindy Pury - The science of courage and overcoming fear||This episode offers an exploration of the science behind courage and overcoming fear, and focuses on how those findings might be used to live a more courageous life. The guest featured on this episode is Dr. Cindy Pury. Cindy sits on the faculty at C.||1/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean02: Paddy Steinfort - Peak performance, mental toughness, and lessons in leadership||Paddy Steinfort is the founder of Toughness.com and a performance coach to elite athletes. A former professional athlete himself, Paddy stayed in the world of elite performance after his playing days ended, serving as a physiotherapist, coach, and mana.||1/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean01: Emilia Lahti - Overcoming adversity, Sisu, and a 1500 mile run across New Zealand||Emilia Lahti, MsC, MAPP, is a doctoral candidate …||1/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Keeps Getting Better
I just finished listening to Joshua’s conversation with Roshi Joan Halifax. I’m inspired again by the way Joshua asks deep, thoughtful questions which invite exploration and unique, personal responses.
A Wonderful Podcast
Each remarkable episode provides wisdom and inspiriariton.
Joshua asks his guest really thoughtful questions from a place of curiousity. Those curious questions serve to bring forth really meanigful new learning to the listener.
An Absolute Must-Listen Postcast
This podcast is INCREDIBLE. It’s insightful, moving, and above all - practical. Each episode is beautifully curated and includes a diverse group of courageous titans from all walks of life. There hasn’t been a single one yet where I haven’t had an “AHA!” moment. I’m an avid podcast listener and it’s not every day where you can recommend a podcast that has the potential to change your life - “The Courageous Life” is that podcast.