Welcome to the true WELLth Podcast
Are you wealthy or WELLthy?
What if… everything we’ve been taught about money and “making it” is wrong?
What if… “success” as currently defined by modern society is merely a recipe for disconnection from self, others, community, and the fuller experience of life?
What if… more is just “more” and what we really need is to focus on discovering our own unique definition of “enough”?
Enter true WELLth, a podcast devoted to helping you identify what tiny tweaks—or radical reboots—will best enable you to more closely align the way you spend your time and money with what matters most to you in life.
Listeners will come away from each episode with 1-3 specific, life-enhancing ideas from thought-provoking experts across the four core areas of overall wellbeing: emotional, social, physical, and financial. Importantly, these insights are presented through the authentic story of each expert’s own personal struggles and victories.
With true WELLth, our intention is to heighten your attention to a wide range of actions and mindset shifts that can empower you to live deeply aligned. Giving “attention to your intentions” is a powerful life skill. It’s one that puts you firmly on the path to experiencing real contentment, feeling peace of mind, and living a richer life.
New to the podcast?
Welcome to the true WELLth community. We’re so happy you found us! New episodes are roughly 25-minutes each and come out every other Wednesday. We will also run some shorter pop-up episodes. These will either: (a) highlight current happenings in society that shine a light on the human side of money or (b) provide insights about core financial strategies that can add more true WELLth to your life!
Explore the true WELLth archives
Select “All” below to browse the latest episodes. You can also select a specific theme to find episodes related to that element of holistic wellbeing.
To get a sense of the ways in which the show can best help you, please listen to our audio trailer:
November 18, 2020
Episode #33 | Casper ter Kuile: An Invitation to Rebuild Your Ritual Muscle
Casper ter Kuile explains why he keeps a digital sabbath and how to find answers to life’s questions while reading Harry Potter. Yes, really.Play Now
November 4, 2020
Episode #32 | Iddo Landau: Finding Meaning in an Imperfect World
Are you rethinking how and where you find value and contentment in life? Iddo Landau offers a path toward meaning in an imperfect world.Play Now
October 21, 2020
Episode #31 | Dr. Jeff Cohen: How to Cope With Anxiety Amid Trying Times
Columbia University professor and psychologist Dr. Jeff Cohen takes us on a tour through the world of anxiety and what we can do to combat it.Play Now
October 7, 2020
Episode #30 | David Mawhinney: A Master Class in Pivoting and Career Change
We follow David Mawhinney on his life journey from CPA to chef to sauce purveyor and now CEO of the high-end children’s furniture company Franklin+Emily.Play Now
September 23, 2020
Episode #29 | Bryce Skaff: Your Stressed Out Brain is a Tinderbox
Bryce Skaff, co-head of the Global Client Group at Dimensional Fund Advisors, has a keen understanding of how stress affects our lives.Play Now
September 9, 2020
Episode #28 | Martin Pazzani: Climb Mountains or Walk—Just Get Outside!
After decades of jet-setting and building brands, Martin Pazzani faced burnout. He turned to solo mountain climbing as a release and hasn’t looked back.Play Now
August 26, 2020
Episode #27 | Linda Davis Taylor: Amplifying the Conversation Around Wealth
We explore the intersection of gender, wellbeing, and wealth with Linda Davis Taylor, who draws on her experience in academia, philanthropy, and finance.Play Now
August 18, 2020
Episode #26 | Sunil Arora: Approach Life With Intentional Pauses
Drawing on lessons from his pivot from fintech to coaching, Sunil Arora discusses how self-examination can help with life’s major decisions.Play Now
July 29, 2020
Episode #25 | Manisha Thakor: That Adult Summer Camp Feeling
Reflecting on her career as a leading fund manager and best-selling author, Manisha details what stress can do to a person both mentally and physically.Play Now
July 15, 2020
Episode #24 | Brigid Schulte: Overwhelmed – Crafting a Better Life for All
Drawing from her own journey, Brigid Schulte offers tips for those seeking out the elements—love, community, play—of a more fulfilling, sustainable life.Play Now
July 1, 2020
Episode #23 | Marci Alboher: Encore.org – The Power of Multigenerational Collaboration
Marci Alboher, a leading expert on workplace trends, shines a light on “slash” careers and shares her own quest to separate self-worth from net worth.Play Now
June 17, 2020
Episode #22 | Cali Yost: Modern Careers – Embracing Work + Life Fit
Due to COVID-19, a large portion of the world’s workforce is working from home. Cali Yost joined us to explore the implications of this shared experience.Play Now
June 3, 2020
Episode #21 | Sharon Epperson: Brain Aneurysm – A CNBC Correspondent’s Life and Death Experience
CNBC personal finance correspondent Sharon Epperson has willed herself back to life, and the lessons she learned along the way are striking.Play Now
May 27, 2020
Episode #20 | Matthew Bonds: COVID-19 – What’s Next?
Infectious disease specialist Matthew Bonds shares the science behind diseases, pandemics, how they spread, and how they are contained.Play Now
October 16, 2019
Episode #19 | Tara Sophia Mohr: Playing Big – Putting Your Dreams Ahead of Your Fears
Sheryl Sandberg’s “Lean In” underscored the gaping holes in leadership teams. Tara Sophia Mohr’s “Playing Big” gives women the skills to fill those holes.Play Now
September 25, 2019
Episode #18 | Laura Vanderkam: Time Abundance – Mental Mindshifts to Enrich Your Life
“There are not enough hours in the day!” Sound familiar? Internationally-acclaimed time and productivity expert Laura Vanderkam has come to the rescue.Play Now
September 11, 2019
Episode #17 | Gretchen Rubin: Simplify, Simplify, Simplify – Outer Order, Inner Calm
If you always respond to the question, “How are you?” with a pained expression and the phrase “Crazy busy,” Gretchen Rubin is here to help.Play Now
August 28, 2019
Episode #16 | Molly Alliman: Nutritious Living – On and Off the Plate
A former corporate banker with a 24/7, always-on life, Molly Alliman now provides corporate wellness programs to firms like Airbnb, ZenDesk, and WeWork.Play Now
August 14, 2019
Episode #15 | Dr. Michael Hosking: Mental Health – The Real Reason Exercise Can Help
Millions of Americans struggle with mental health issues. In this episode, Dr. Michael Hosking discusses why exercise can be a source of relief.Play Now
July 31, 2019
Episode #14 | Katherine Collins: Sustainable Investing – What Are You For?
Katherine Collins on what constitutes healthy growth, the benefits of high failure rates, and what nature can teach us about becoming better investors.Play Now
July 17, 2019
Episode #13 | Dr. Billy Hensley: Financial Literacy – Empowering Americans Through Education
Dr. Billy Hensley, CEO of the National Endowment for Financial Education, offers a roadmap to help all Americans achieve financial capability and stability.Play Now
June 18, 2019
Episode #12 | Carl Honoré: Slower – Human Beings vs. Human Doings
WHO now recognizes burnout as a medical diagnosis. As Carl Honoré says, “When we get stuck in fast forward, it’s harming us on every single level.”Play Now
June 4, 2019
Episode #11 | Dave Goetsch: Collaboration – Lessons From The Big Bang Theory
Dave Goetsch, co-executive producer of the Emmy-nominated sitcom “The Big Bang Theory,” has mastered the lonely existence of the Hollywood writer.Play Now
May 22, 2019
Episode #10 | Barbara Huson: ReWire – Women, Wealth & Power
Imagine that your husband has blown your inheritance and left you a $1 million tax bill. Welcome to the nightmare in which Barbara Huson found herself.Play Now
May 8, 2019
Episode #9 | Bina Venkataraman: Heirlooms – The Optimist’s Telescope
Bina Venkataraman presents a series of mental models to help you move beyond the daily deluge of “texts, tasks, and to-dos,” so you can more effectively think ahead.Play Now
April 24, 2019
Episode #8 | Mary LoVerde: Connection – The Organic Path to Work/Life Harmony
World-renowned speaker, author, and frequent Oprah guest Mary LoVerde shares a foolproof recipe for regaining our footing when life turns us upside down.Play Now
April 10, 2019
Episode #7 | Ron Friedman: Productivity – Reclaim Your Workday (and Your Life)
Do you feel like you have too much to do? Psychologist and best-selling author Ron Friedman has developed a unique program to help.Play Now
March 27, 2019
Episode #6 | Scott Kriens: Generative Energy – The Real Currency of Life
Scott Kriens shares his thoughts on facing your fears head-on and how “generative energy” can help you make powerful course corrections to bring you closer to living from a place of true WELLth.Play Now
March 19, 2019
Episode #5 | Jean Chatzky: Women With Money – Safety First, With Good Reason
Jean Chatzky shares a powerful argument about why the link between money and safety for women is a vital one for everyone to understand.Play Now
March 12, 2019
Episode #4 | Carl Richards: Guarding Contentment – The Secret to Financial Life Planning?
Pilots know conditions change mid-flight and that they must adjust, no matter how detailed the flight plan. Carl Richards argues that the same sort of adjustments are key to living a life of contentment.Play Now
March 12, 2019
Episode #3 | Jonathan Fields: Self-Inquiry – The Ultimate Life Hack?
Jonathan Fields, an expert in personal development and human potential, shares a cornucopia of useful tools for living a life deeply aligned.Play Now
March 12, 2019
Episode #2 | Vicki Robin: Civilizational Survival – Your Money or Your Life
Vicki Robin offers reflections on the shift away from placed-based living and its effect on the concept of community, as well as the upside of boundaries.Play Now
March 12, 2019
Episode #1 | Dr. Daniel Crosby: Money – We’re Not Wired for Contentment
Dr. Daniel Crosby guides us to find ways to think critically about what drives our behaviors and how we can override our age-old mental hardwiring.Play Now
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