Today’s guest is Mollie West Duffy. Mollie is the co-author of the Wall Street Journal bestselling book, No Hard Feelings: The Secret Power of Embracing Emotions at Work. She’s an expert in organizational development and leadership development. You may also recognize her from her highly popular Instagram page, @lizandmollie, where she and her co-author, Liz Fosslien, share on all things life, mental health, feelings, and more. The occasion for today’s chat is their latest book, Big Feelings: How to Be Okay When Things Are Not Okay. And I think y’all are gonna get so much out of this discussion.

We talk about our emotional wellbeing, the strength in finding the courage to be open about your vulnerability, why we shouldn’t discredit our achievements no matter how little they may seem, using envy to push ourselves to become better, what can we do to prevent burnout, and so much more!

Today’s guest is David McRaney, host of the popular science podcast, You Are Not So Smart. And David seeks to shed light on the surprising psychology about why people change their minds and how we can persuade others. In his latest book, How Minds Change: The Surprising Science of Belief, Opinion, and Persuasion, David delves into the latest psychological and neuroscientific research and explains that to change mind, we must do what the science suggests, avoid debates and start having conversations.

We talk about how our minds work, how our circumstances and the environment we have affect our thought process, why our beliefs make it difficult to change our perspective, how we should process the information we get exposed to, and so much more!

Returning to the podcast today is Dr. Rangan Chatterjee. Dr. Chatterjee is regarded as one of the most influential medical doctors in the UK and wants to change how medicine will be practiced for years to come. His mission is to help a hundred million people around the globe live better lives. He hosts the most listened to health podcast in the UK and Europe, Feel Better, Live More, which regularly tops the Apple podcast charts. The podcast has received 50 million downloads to date and is consumed by over two and a half million people every month. He is known for his ability to simplify complex health advice and finding the root cause of people’s health problems.

We talk about what real happiness means, how we can learn the skill to become truly happy, the difference between core happiness and junk happiness, why we shouldn’t mistake success as real happiness, and so much more!

Today’s guest is Cathy Heller. You may know Cathy from her popular podcast, Cathy Heller Presents Don’t Keep Your Day Job, which has over 30 million downloads, where she has interviewed everyone from Matthew McConaughy to Malcolm Gladwell to Bobby Brown. You may also know her as the author of the bestselling book, Don’t Keep Your Day Job, or from her reputation as a singer-songwriter where her career began.

We talk about how our ego triggers stress, depression, and fear; how awareness allows us to understand reality, the importance of learning how to transform our mindset, the ways we unconsciously sabotage ourselves, and so much more!

Today’s guest is Brooke Hemingway. Brooke is a 40 something mom of six, who went from the traditional Western medicine world to holistic health and real wellness five years ago. She also went from being busy having babies and supporting her husband full time while he worked as the chief of ER to becoming a full-fledged entrepreneur while nursing babies, having babies, homeschooling, and flailing her way through the messy middle to come out way further along than she could have ever imagined. She started her first business with her fifth baby being six weeks old, became a million plus dollar earner right after the birth of her six child, and went on to create three more six-figure businesses.

We talk about developing habits that lead to building confidence, how to turn your addictive personality into an advantage, why success is a process that requires a lot of patience, and so much more!

Today’s guest is Dr. Andy Galpin, professor of kinesiology at California State University, Fullerton. Dr. Galpin is one of the leading experts in the world on all things strength, human performance, and hypertrophy. He is an active member of the National Strength and Conditioning Association and American College of Sports Medicine. And he also serves on the advisory board of many private and nonprofit companies in the area of human performance. Andy also works as a high-performance coach and consultant to numerous professional athletes.

We talk about the proper way for an average person to build muscle, how performance training works, why choosing the right exercise is integral in every workout result, how one can properly train in limited time, and so much more!

Today, we welcome Nick Magguilli. Nick is the chief operating officer and data scientist at Ritholtz Wealth Management where he oversees operations across the firm and provides insight on business intelligence. He is also the author of ofdollarsanddata.com, a blog focused on the intersection of data and personal finance. His work has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, CNBC, and the Los Angeles Times. Nick graduated from Stanford University with a degree in economics. The occasion for today’s chat is not only to discuss what’s going on with the economy today, but also to chat about his new book, Just Keep Buying, which I thoroughly enjoyed.

We talk about our economy, how our financial decisions affect our long-term savings, the financial investments that we should put our focus on, why early financial education is important, why you shouldn’t wait and start planning your retirement funds, and so much more!

Today I have a very special treat As we have two guests on the show. First, we have Sarah Fay who is an award winning author and mental health advocate working to improve how we think and talk about our mental health by moving the conversation away from simplistic diagnoses and toward a deeper understanding of our mental and emotional lives. Her personal experience of being diagnosed with six different mental health disorders and finding no relief led her to investigate the diagnoses that we receive and to write her journalistic memoir, Pathological: The True Story of Six Misdiagnoses, which apple book shows as one of the best books in March.

Joining her to unpack a lot of this and more is Dr. Thomas Insel who’s a psychiatrist and neuroscientist who has been a national leader in mental health research, policy, and technology. From 2002 to 2015, Dr. Insel served as director of the National Institute of Mental Health.