Mohammad Modarres Talks Human About What We're Capable Of When We're Passionate

Mohammad Modarres Talks Human About What We're Capable Of When We're Passionate

You'll dig this episode if you have empathy for what passionate people are capable of.

"We just have to be careful to know that there is really a difference between moving and moving forward, right? A lot of people are in motion and they think, because they're in motion, that they're moving in the right direction." - Mohammad Modarres.

Mohammad Modarres sits down to talk human to me about how despite all of things in the world, humans can continue to be passionate; his strong bond with his family's identity, and holding both perspectives of an Iranian and an American, understanding at an early age what it means to struggle, dispelling misconceptions about religions and cultures across the board, socio-economic injustices, understanding poverty, and the overall appreciation of life.

Christie George Talks Human About How Same Situations Can Be Seen So Differently

Christie George Talks Human About How Same Situations Can Be Seen So Differently

You'll dig this episode if you have empathy for how the same situation can be seen so differently.

"A friend of mine had been talking about explaining the Movement for Black Lives to her daughter and having to say out loud, that statement was so powerful, that black lives matter. But the idea that we are even in a situation where we have to say that feels like, 'Where did we mess up?'" - Christie George.

Christie George sits down to talk human to me about how truth can exist in multiple forms, the role of interpretation, growing up with multiples truths, identities, and cultures, her love of travel, organizing communities, and the political dynamics and spectrums she constantly thinks about.

Samantha Kanofsky Talks Human About How We Opt Into Illusions

Samantha Kanofsky Talks Human About How We Opt Into Illusions

You'll dig this episode if you have empathy for how humans opt into illusions.

"When you're born into the world, there's no expectations, you have a blank slate. And it's through this process of acculturation and socialization that we learn which parts of ourselves we're supposed to hide. And it's bizarre to me that humans don't opt out of that." - Samantha Kanofsky

Samantha Kanofsky sits down to talk human to me about how humans knowingly adhere to expectations, while desiring difference, our balance between illusions of what matters and authenticity, her relationship with nature, knowledge, and religion, how women are particularly affected by expectations that don't necessarily exist, and learning to see things through clear eyes, rather than projections.

Scott Shigeoka Talks Human About Being Interconnected Spiritually, Physically, and Socially

Scott Shigeoka Talks Human About Being Interconnected Spiritually, Physically, and Socially

You'll dig this episode if you have empathy for interconnecting physically, spiritually, and socially.

"It's interesting how people can hurt you, for whatever reasons. But then there's other people, sometimes who you just meet for the very first time that can be so instrumental in your journey that can heal you in ways that you didn't expect. " - Scott Shigeoka.

Scott Shigeoka sits down to talk human to me about the beauty in every human, the infinite connections between humans from all our senses, his path to finding his identity in the LGBTQ community, his emotional healing journey from domestic and sexual abuse, the complex relationship he had with his father, and the important of holding space for each other.   

Erin Frey Talks Human About How to Understand Anxiety and Mental Health in All Contexts of Life

Erin Frey Talks Human About How to Understand Anxiety and Mental Health in All Contexts of Life

You'll dig this episode if you have empathy for taking on multiple points of view. 

"Anxiety is this healthy emotion. I don't know if it's an emotion exactly, but this is healthy feeling, and it's a natural feeling that you're gonna have. " - Erin Frey

Erin Frey sits down to talk human to me about her dedication to mental health, her journey to understanding and living with anxiety, her experiences with therapy and not stigmatizing it, the complexities of human emotion, and how to embrace them.

Jenn Lim Talks Human About How We Exist In a Balance Between Being The Same & Unique All At Once

Jenn Lim Talks Human About How We Exist In a Balance Between Being The Same & Unique All At Once

You'll like this episode if you have empathy for seeing among humans a balance between being the same & unique all at once.

"Am I being really who I am, authentically, weirdly enough, or our weird authentic self? " - Jenn Lim.

Jenn Lim sits down to talk human to me about where she grew up, how her father’s illness and passing away affected her life, her reasoning and decisions from who she is outside of Delivering Happiness, how everybody has a unique footprint they leave in their communities, and how she ultimately still connects on the same issues she grew up facing.

Jeremy Capdevielle Talks Human About Finding Validation in Your Identity

Jeremy Capdevielle Talks Human About Finding Validation in Your Identity

You'll connect with this episode if you have empathy for finding validation in your own identity.

"Enjoy the hell out of each other." - Jeremy Capdevielle.

Jeremy sits down to talk human to me about having a complex relationship with his father, the tightrope for social issues that he’s walked along most of his life, his journey with complex identities being bi-racial, finding validation in his own skin, and his deep study of perception, especially illusions that can happen around knowing and not knowing.

Shivani Savdharia Talks Human About Being a Mom and Our Complex Connections with Ourselves & Others

 Shivani Savdharia Talks Human About Being a Mom and Our Complex Connections with Ourselves & Others

You'll love this episode if you have empathy for being a mom and discovering complex connections between ourselves and others.

"How could you celebrate and mourn at the same time?" - Shivani Savdharia.

Shivani Savdharia sits down to talk human to me about being a mother, the complex dynamics found in relationships, the various connections we find ourselves with other people, the vulnerability of humans compared to other species, normalizing postpartum depression, and great idioms and Mom-isms passed down from mothers. 

Gabe Wilson Talks Human About Taking On Multiple Points of View

Gabe Wilson Talks Human About Taking On Multiple Points of View

You'll dig this episode if you have empathy for taking on multiple points of view. 

"And in that moment it was just really to relieve my suffering and my anxiety. " - Gabe Wilson.

Gabe Wilson sits down to talk human to me about our ability to take on multiple points of view, our place in the universe as being part and as being whole, his love for basketball, life after heart surgery, living with atrial arrhythmia, expanding his sense of self, his journey with racial dynamics, being bi-racial and being Black in Brazil versus being Black in the US, and ultimately embodying love.

Susie Wyshak Talks Human About How to be Resilient Despite All of the Odds

Susie Wyshak Talks Human About How to be Resilient Despite All of the Odds

You'll connect with this episode if you have empathy for finding resilience and being grateful. 

"I just find it so exciting when there are weird coincidences." - Susie Wyshak.

Susie Wyshak sits down to talk human to me about having the will to live despite the odds, how resilience is an important life skill, her journey with cancer, finding ways to be grateful especially in moments of depression, living consciously, maximizing her life, and finding synchronicity and coincidences.

Tiffany Yu Talks Human About Living with Disability, Leading with Vulnerability, and Finding Validation & Respect

Tiffany Yu Talks Human About Living with Disability, Leading with Vulnerability, and Finding Validation & Respect

You'll connect with this episode if you have empathy for disability and vulnerability

"Be as true to ourselves as we can and be ruthlessly unapologetic for it." - Tiffany Yu.

Tiffany sits down to talk human to me about how we are all going through somewhat similar experiences as human beings, her recent intentions with leading her life with more vulnerability, living through isolation and exclusion after a car accident, and finally reconnecting with herself, with other people, finding validation, and most importantly, respect. Because in the end, life can be as simple as being accepted, liked, and understood by other humans. Today, we have an amazing person driven to be self-reliant, but able to ask for help and not apologize for it. We have someone that’s coming to a deeper understanding and reflection of her relationship with her mother, her late-father, her siblings. We have someone that's finding comfort in their own skin. 

Todd Lieman Talks Human About the Story of Our Humanity

Todd Lieman Talks Human About the Story of Our Humanity

You'll dig this episode if you have empathy for constantly thinking about humans and the story behind our humanity. 

"If you’re so focused on legacy, you’re missing the point of legacy." - Todd Lieman.

Todd Lieman sits down to talk human to me about how the thing that bothers you about other people is the very thing that bothers you about yourself standing up for things that you believe, explaining to his son why bad things happen, understanding hate and finding compassion, learning from every situation, handling things in an authentic way, battling depression and darkness, emotional intelligence, expressing vulnerability, and living everyday according to your soul and your best practices. 

Angie Hilem Talks Human About Our Capacity to Help Each Other and Keep Learning.

Angie Hilem Talks Human About Our Capacity to Help Each Other and Keep Learning.

You'll connect with this episode if you have empathy for finding capacity to help each other, and the importance of learning. 

"If you’re constantly learning new things and if you’re constantly working on being a better version of yourself, that’s the point." - Angie Hilem.

Angie sits down to talk human to me about capacity to help and care for each other, the working class, understanding poverty and underserved communities, teaching and education in urban communities, her father's different point of views, her relationship with her mother and illness, universal truths, and why it's important to keep learning. 

Lili Gangas Talks Human About How We Give Love and Be Loved

Lili Gangas Talks Human About How We Give Love and Be Loved

You'll connect with this episode if you have empathy for how we give love and be loved.

"To love each other, to give, feel and really be in it." - Lili Gangas.

Lili Gangas sits down to talk human to me about being raised in Bolivia, our ability to give love and be loved, her relationship with her father and mother, dealing with anxiety, and balancing her life as an extrovert and introvert.

Christine Lai Talks Human About Belonging, Connectedness, and Community

Christine Lai Talks Human About Belonging, Connectedness, and Community

You'll connect with this episode if you empathize with finding belonging, connectedness, and community.

"Share it with other people and hopefully in a very generative way." - Christine Lai

Christine Lai sits down to talk human to me about belonging, connectedness, community, perspective, reframing, and being generative.

Molly Hayward Talks Human About Contradiction and Layers

Molly Hayward Talks Human About Contradiction and Layers

You'll connect with this episode if you empathize with contradiction and layers.

"Peeling away the layers that we unconsciously cover ourselves up with."- Molly Hayward

Molly Hayward sits down to talk human to me about contradictions, love, empathy, perception, criticism, being conscious, and freedom.

 

Damian Madray Talks Human About Practicing Consciousness

Damian Madray Talks Human About Practicing Consciousness

If you empathize with practicing consciousness.

"And then, our consciousness can transcend, together." - Damian Madray

Damian Madray sits down to talk human to me about human behavior, human experience, realities, diversity, growing up poor, art, technology, and consciousness.

 

Jesse Sleamaker Talks Human About Loving Differences

Jesse Sleamaker Talks Human About Loving Differences

You'll enjoy this episode if you empathize with loving differences.

"Like, the way I butter my toast." - Jesse Sleamaker

Jesse Sleamaker sits down to talk human to me about diversity, being different, civil rights, loving different perspectives, confrontation, and relationships.

Konda Mason Talks Human About Joy and Sorrow

Konda Mason Talks Human About Joy and Sorrow

You'll like this episode if you empathize with joy and sorrow.

"Life is 10,000 joys, and 10,000 sorrows." Konda Mason.

Konda Mason sits down to talk human to me about joy, kindness, sorrow, pain, suffering, caring, and resilience

Liam Dean Talks Human About Knowledge and the Human Spirit

Liam Dean Talks Human About Knowledge and the Human Spirit

You'll love this episode if you empathize with knowledge and the human spirit.

"There’s a beautiful communication that happens through appreciation." - Liam Dean

 Liam Dean sits down to talk human to me about being on the outside, capacity, authority, artists, human spirit, civil dialogue, happiness, love, knowledge, appreciation, and beautiful communication