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On Purpose with Jay Shetty

My name is Jay Shetty, and my purpose is to make wisdom go viral. I’m fortunate to have fascinating conversations with the most insightful people in the world, and on my podcast, I’m sharing those conversations with you. New episodes Mondays and Fridays. Please rate and review the podcast if you enjoy it. Live life today ON PURPOSE.


Dr. Darshan Shah ON: 3 Step Process to Reset Your Gut Health and Reduce Inflammation & Why Sitting is Increasing Your Mortality Rate by 10%
How do you reset your gut health? How can you reduce inflammation in your body? Today, we welcome Dr. Darshan Shah. Dr. Shah is a health and wellness specialist, board certified surgeon, published author, entrepreneur, and founder of Next Health, the world's first and largest health optimization and longevity clinic. With expertise in all body systems, Dr. Shah has performed over 15, 000 surgical procedures, including trauma surgery, general surgery, and reconstructive procedures. As a health and wellness specialist, he has advised thousands of patients on how to optimize their well being and extend their lifespan.  Dr. Shah talks about the three-step process that empowers you to take charge of your health, examine the changing landscape of our food intake, and learn four essential ways to eat right. He emphasizes the importance of plant-based protein sources and the incredible benefits of vegetables, and dives deep into consequences of low vitamin D levels. The conversation takes a turn towards the power of social activity and how to break free from sedentary behavior. Uncover valuable insights on escaping the clutches of perfectionism and how to prepare for old age. Dr. Shah sheds light on the benefits of sleep tracking and shares best practices to ensure a good night's rest. Together, let's gain a deeper understanding of how inflammation affects your gut health, learn how to take care of your heart, and explore the technological evolution of cancer testing.  In this interview, you’ll learn: How to eat healthy How to change your diet effectively How to exercise properly How to be more active at home The benefits of good sleep How to take care of your gut How to take care of your body There is so much to learn and so much information to process, but this conversation will surely lead you to a better, healthier lifestyle.   With Love and Gratitude, Jay Shetty What We Discuss: 00:00 Intro 03:06 Why Was There a Need to Build Next Health? 09:11 The Three-Step Process to Stay Healthy 13:19 What Has Changed With Our Food Intake? 16:16 4 Ways to Eat Right 24:36 Plant-Based Sources of Protein 26:11 How Vegetables Can Greatly Help Your Body 30:44 This Happens When Your Vitamin D Level is Low 34:12 Know What is the Blood Work Optimal Range 36:51 You Need to Invest in Social Activity 39:19 How to Break Sedentary Behavior? 46:46 How Do You Get Out of the Perfectionist Mentality? 48:32 How Do You Prepare for Old Age? 50:21 The Benefits of Sleep Tracking 57:24 Best Practices to Help You Sleep Through the Night 01:03:52 Inflammation Affects Your Gut Health 01:09:10 How to Take Care of Your Heart 01:14:23 Technological Evolution of Testing Cancer 01:18:24 How Do We Prevent Cancer? 01:22:28 Conclusion Episode Resources: Darshan Shah | Website Darshan Shah | Instagram Darshan Shah | LinkedIn Darshan Shah | Facebook Darshan Shah | YouTube Next Health Want to be a Jay Shetty Certified Life Coach? Get the Digital Guide and Workbook from Jay Shetty for privacy information.
90:15 04/12/23
8 Strategies for Deeper Sleep & Boosting Your Energy All Day
Do you want to sleep deeper?  Do you want energy that will last you all day? If you're grappling with consistent difficulty in achieving restful nights, then this episode can help you. Today, we're diving deep into one of the most widespread challenges of our modern lives — the elusive, quality sleep that seems to escape many of us. We dive into the secrets to transform your bedroom into a sanctuary that promotes healthy sleep. You will learn to discover the power of location, the influence of time, and how to create an environment that embraces the soothing energy and memories of a restful night.  We introduce the first key to having good sleep: maintaining a sanctuary-like atmosphere in your bedroom. From adjusting the thermostat to match your body temperature to embracing cave-like darkness, these steps are game-changers for a good night's sleep. In this episode, you’ll learn: The best practices for a restful sleep How to improve your sleeping habits How to change your body clock In this transformative episode, we walk through the essential keys to unlock the door to a better night's sleep. Your journey to restful nights and vibrant days starts right here. With Love and Gratitude, Jay Shetty What We Discuss: 00:00 Intro 01:35 Who Doesn’t Need a Better, Deeper, Quality Sleep? 03:13 #1: Location Has Energy, Time Has Memory 04:34 How to Make Your Bedroom a Sanctuary for a Healthy Sleep? 06:18 #2: Include Drinking Warm Water in Your Morning Routine 07:55 #3: Lower the Thermostat at Bedtime to Match Your Body Temperature  11:22 #4: Create a Cave-Like Darkness 14:22 #5: Recognize Your Body’s Circadian Rhythm  Clock 16:38 #6: Get a Comfortable Mattress 17:45 #7: Learn More About Yoga Nidra 19:39 #8: Know the Best Sleep Positions Want to be a Jay Shetty Certified Life Coach? Get the Digital Guide and Workbook from Jay Shetty for privacy information.
23:41 01/12/23
Emma Grede ON: The Formula to Building a Billion Dollar Empire & How Identifying Your Fears Will Help You Achieve Your Dreams
Do you want to know the formula to building a billion- dollar empire?  Do you want to identify your fears in order to reach your dreams?  Is work-life balance actually a myth?  If you're in search of building a career of your own and be as successful as your potential allows you to become, the insights in this conversation will help you achieve your goals.  Our guest today, Emma Grede, has founded and is at the helm of multiple global businesses including Good American, Safely and SKIMS. Emma candidly opens up about the secrets of finding motivation in the most unlikely places and we get to learn that the job we're struggling in today might just be the stepping stone to a remarkable career shift tomorrow. Fear is not the enemy – it's our gateway to personal growth and altering the trajectory of our careers.  In this interview, you'll learn: How to find the motivation to change your life How to turn struggle into an opportunity How to be overcome societal expectations of women How to find success in your passion How to restart your career Tips on effective decision-making Experiences are more than just wisdom; it's an invitation to embrace your potential, overcome obstacles, and live life authentically. With Love and Gratitude, Jay Shetty What We Discuss: 00:00 Intro 06:10 The Ambition Mindset  08:58 Overnight Success Is An ILLUSION  15:08 Every Job Will Teach You An Important Lesson  17:44 How Fear Can Help You Grow  22:21 Every Relationship Has Chapters  26:36 The Tradeoffs Mothers Make Daily  30:24 CHALLENGE The Expectations Set For Women  32:03 Take Time To Reflect On What Matters To You  36:23 What Makes A Successful Relationship?  41:09 Practice Who You Want To Become Everyday  43:31 Misconceptions About Working Women  49:48 What’s Your Intention When Going to Work? 51:35 Don’t Be Afraid To Take Chances  01:01:08 How To Come Up With A Good Business Idea 01:04:41 How A Successful Businesswoman Thinks  01:12:24 The Most Stressful Part Of Building A Business  01:15:03 Responsibilities That Come With Success  01:22:37 Emma Grede On Final Five Episode Resources: Emma Grede | Instagram Emma Grede | Facebook Good American Want to be a Jay Shetty Certified Life Coach? Get the Digital Guide and Workbook from Jay Shetty for privacy information.
90:45 27/11/23
7 Creative Ways to Accelerate Your Career in 2024 and Do The Work You Love
Ever wondered what creative approaches exist to propel professional growth?  How can creativity become the driving force for career advancement?  Today, Jay will guide us through the keys to mastering growth and innovation in your professional journey. He kicks off this episode with a powerful reminder: "It all begins right now." Discover how understanding your company's algorithm can be a game-changer, and learn the art of studying patterns effectively to propel your growth.   Jay unveils the seven essential steps to drive innovation in your organization. From identifying your company's growth area to embracing acceleration as a catalyst for disruption, Jay provides invaluable insights into navigating the ever-changing landscape of success. He moves on to share the importance of investing in what you're good at and mastering the art of creative networking. Learn how to enter the flow state and be in the zone, unlocking your full potential. Jay encourages us to connect things that may seem unexpected, unveiling the hidden gems of creativity and growth. In this episode, you'll learn: How to plan for your career path  The ways you can excel at work How to make meaningful connections How to accelerate your career growth Join Jay as he unravels the secrets to growth, helping you chart a course towards a brighter and more fulfilling future.  With Love and Gratitude, Jay Shetty What We Discuss: 00:00 Intro 02:24 It All Begins Right Now 06:37 #1: Understand Your Company’s Algorithm 11:48 How to Study Patterns Effectively 13:12 #2: Identify Your Organization’s Growth Area 15:40 #3: If You’re Accelerating, You’re Going to Disrupt the Organization 17:30 #4: Invest in What You Are Good At 22:08 #5: Learn the Art of Creative Networking 23:55 #6: Be in the Flow State, Be in the Zone 25:54 #7: Connect Things that Seem Unexpected  Want to be a Jay Shetty Certified Life Coach? Get the Digital Guide and Workbook from Jay Shetty for privacy information.
26:58 24/11/23
Dave Asprey ON: Simple Steps to Reduce Your Biological Age by 12% & Ways to Manage Your Emotional Stress to Change Your Life
What if there is a way to help reduce aging? What if it is something you can do on your own and make it a daily habit? There is a way and today’s guest will offer insights about aging and managing emotional stress. Today, we welcome back Dave Asprey, the founder of Upgrade Labs and known as the 'Father of Biohacking'. He Is a four-time New York Times bestselling science author, host of the Webby award-winning podcast The Human Upgrade.   Dave shares the science behind the concept of biological age and how to calculate it, shedding light on the surprising power of laziness and how working hard without the right tools might not yield the results you desire. Dave also exposes the secrets to optimizing your metabolism, upgrading your body with cutting-edge technology at places like Upgrade Labs, and boosting your mineral intake for better overall health. We also get to learn the connection between a malnourished body and emotional stress and why staying healthy often takes a backseat in our busy lives. Learn the art of maximizing the benefits of meditation and how to reset your body, paving the way for holistic healing. Plus, get the lowdown on protein needs, the truth about chicken products, the merits of a plant-based diet, and various types of milk and their unique benefits. In this interview, you’ll learn: How to exercise effectively  How to eat right to avoid inflammation How physical health affects emotional health How to reset your body for better performance The foods that are causing inflammation How much protein the body needs How to stay healthy How to age without feeling old This episode is packed with valuable insights on how to prioritize your health and well-being, so you can truly live your best, youthful life.  With Love and Gratitude, Jay Shetty What We Discuss: 01:03 Introduction  03:34 Figure Out How Old You REALLY Are  04:33 Laziness Can HELP You?!  07:21 How To Hack Your Body  08:47 Exercise Less & Be Healthier  11:24 How The Metabolism REALLY Works  14:10 Your Health Is Missing THIS  16:58 Vitamins & Minerals You Need  19:42 Figure Out What You’re Missing  23:06 Secrets To Becoming Fitter  26:01 The Reset Process 28:06 Why Forgiveness Is So Important  31:14 You NEED To Let Go- Or Else  34:40 How Much Protein Do You Need?  37:40 The Truth About Veganism  40:10 Which Protein Source Is Best? 42:16 The Role Of Genetics In Diet  44:30 What Kind Of Milk Should You Drink?  50:11 The Truth About Oils  53:50 Should You Eat Palm Oil?  55:36 How To STOP Aging  58:02 Conclusion Episode Resources: Dave Asprey | Website Dave Asprey | Instagram Dave Asprey | TikTok Dave Asprey | LinkedIn Dave Asprey | Facebook Dave Asprey | Books Upgrade Labs  Want to be a Jay Shetty Certified Life Coach? Get the Digital Guide and Workbook from Jay Shetty for privacy information.
62:08 20/11/23
10 Ways to Manage Stress & Anxiety During the Holidays
As stressful as life can get, we all look forward to the holidays. It is the time of the year where we can unwind, reconnect with family, and look forward to the new year. But if you're too stressed about work and life in general, there's a high chance you'll carry over that energy over the holidays. If you're looking for ways to release stress and lighten your mood, then this episode can help you.  The holiday season - it's a that can be both joyful and stressful. Jay shares invaluable insights on acknowledging and managing stress, anxiety, and the feeling of overwhelm during this festive period. As the holidays approach, let's break down the top four sources of stress, providing practical tips to tackle each one. From learning to say no without guilt to taking all your time off, he emphasizes the importance of setting boundaries to protect your mental well-being. Let Jay guide you through ten actionable strategies for a more mindful and enjoyable holiday experience. From incorporating healthy meals between events to budgeting and planning ahead, these tips are not just for surviving but thriving during the festive season.  In this episode, you'll learn: How to deal with stress and anxiety How to prepare for the holiday season How to change your mindset about stress How to fully enjoy the holiday festivities This episode is your go-to guide for creating a holiday season filled with joy, peace, and self-care. Together, let's approach the holidays with a clear mind and a grateful heart. Tune in to make this season truly special. With Love and Gratitude, Jay Shetty What We Discuss: 00:00 Intro 02:59 Learn to Acknowledge Stress, Anxiety, and the Feeling of Overwhelm 04:45 The Top Four Sources of Stress Around the Holidays 07:02 #1: You’re Allowed to Say No 10:46 #2: Take All Your Time Off 14:47 #3: In Between Events, Add Some Healthy Meals 17:44 #4: Expecting Triggers is Better than Hoping They Won’t Happen 19:38 #5: Allow Yourself to Switch Off and Do What You Want to Do 21:14 #6: Check in Advance and Make a Budget 22:10 #7: Be Clear with People About What You Want 23:53 #8: Look at Your Calendar and Plan Ahead 24:30 #9: Make Time to Reflect This Year 25:19 #10: Don’t Abandon Therapy and Meditation  Want to be a Jay Shetty Certified Life Coach? Get the Digital Guide and Workbook from Jay Shetty for privacy information.
26:39 17/11/23
La La Anthony ON: Breaking the Cycle of Self- Sabotage & Ways to Turn Rejection into Redirection
Can we transform rejection into a powerful force for redirection?  What if setbacks were not roadblocks but rather signposts pointing us toward growth?  Today in On Purpose, we have a special guest, La La Anthony, whose story is a shining example of self-discovery, resilience, and making a positive impact on the world. La La Anthony is a talented actress, TV personality, bestselling author, and a passionate advocate for prison reform. She's not just about the glitz and glamor but also about creating positive change. In this episode, we'll dive into La La's life, her experiences, and what she's learned along the way. We'll discover the importance of being true to yourself, even when the world tries to push you in different directions. From personal challenges to finding one's authentic self, La La's journey is a lesson in self-acceptance and embracing who you are. We'll explore her efforts in supporting prison reform and how she empowers children to express themselves. La La's story is a reminder that you can overcome obstacles and pursue your dreams while staying true to your authentic self. Join us as we journey through La La Anthony's remarkable life, filled with resilience, compassion, and the transformative power of being yourself. In this interview, you’ll learn: How to prioritize self care without feeling guilt The unique balance of being both a parent and a best friend to your child The transformative power of love and a change in environment Insights on coping with criticism and negativity Remember, each of us has the potential to overcome challenges, prioritize self-care, and achieve our dreams while staying true to our authentic selves.  With Love and Gratitude, Jay Shetty Thank you to Soho Works 10 Jay in Dumbo for hosting us for this episode. What We Discuss: 00:00 Intro 01:37 Healing is Messy 04:33 Creating Your Own Happiness 07:33 The Reality Behind the Spotlight 09:31 True Friendship in Life's Ups and Downs 14:01 Prioritizing Self-Care Without Guilt 19:20 Becoming Your Child’s Best Friend 25:17 The Passion of Creating and Producing 28:33 How Rejection Shapes Success 35:51 Breaking Free from the People-Pleasing Cycle 41:23 La La's Prison Reform Advocacy 51:21 Navigating Life's Unexpected Turns 58:09 Discovering Self-Love and New Beginnings Episode Resources: La La Anthony | Instagram La La Anthony | Twitter La La Anthony | Facebook Want to be a Jay Shetty Certified Life Coach? Get the Digital Guide and Workbook from Jay Shetty for privacy information.
63:17 13/11/23
Alli Webb ON: How to Embrace Imposter Syndrome & Ways to Take Small Steps Towards Big Success
For some, success is elusive while for others, it’s years of hard work and dedication. But how can one truly and effectively achieve success? How can we be as successful as the leaders we look up to? Today, in the On Purpose podcast, Jay sits down with New York Times Bestselling Author, Alli Webb. After spending 15 years as a professional hairstylist, in 2010, she pioneered the Drybar concept, a chain of hair salons known for blowout services that quickly expanded nationwide. Jay and Alli go in depth about what the journey was behind creating a business to eventually selling the company for $225 million! Alli’s remarkable journey has landed her on the cover of Inc. Magazine, Fast Company's "100 Most Creative People in Business" list, Fortune magazine's "40 Under 40," and more.  Alli and Jay explored the messy truth about starting something new– whether it’s a business or a relationship. They also talked about the importance of intuition and paying attention to red flags in entrepreneurship and the role of passion and love for what you do.  You will also learn about how Alli balances her personal and professional life and the difficulty of navigating and ending a marriage. Remember that sometimes, we won’t always have the ‘perfect ending’ in our stories, and that’s okay.  In this interview, you'll learn: The messy truths of entrepreneurship The importance of acknowledging imposter syndrome and using it as a source of motivation and growth The challenges and risks associated with starting and running a business How to take feedback as a gift How to cope with life changes and challenges Remember that the most beautiful masterpieces are often created from the messiest of beginnings. With Love and Gratitude, Jay Shetty What We Discuss: 00:00 Intro  02:50 Success Is Messy  03:55 The Truth About Starting A Business  05:55 Anyone Can Be An Entrepreneur  07:40 ‘I never thought I would be successful’  10:30 From Hobby To Business  13:20 DON’T Think About The Money  14:26 The 2 Secrets To Success  15:56 Being Right Or Being Delusional?  20:05 How To Find Your Passion 22:04 Finding The Right Business Partners  25:31 Making Your Idea Work  27:21 Dealing With Potential Failure  29:22 Feeling Like An Imposter  33:00 The One Piece Of Advice For Success  37:00 How To Accept Criticism  40:50 Can You Be Successful AND Happy?  45:10 Finding Love During Chaos  48:25 Navigating Challenges In A Relationship  51:15 How To Balance Your Life  54:01 Finding Closure Within Yourself  57:30 How To Cope With Uncertainty  1:00:29 Hardest Part Of Divorce  1:04:58 What Do You Need To Change About Yourself?  1:07:33 Dealing With Trauma  1:11:41 Alli’s Best Advice  1:19:00 Alli On Final Five Episode Resources: Alli Webb | Website Alli Webb | Instagram Alli Webb | TikTok  Alli Webb | Book Want to be a Jay Shetty Certified Life Coach? Get the Digital Guide and Workbook from Jay Shetty for privacy information.
87:49 10/11/23
Adam Grant ON: Why Discomfort is the Key to Growth and Strategies for Unlocking Your Hidden Potential
Staying in your comfort zone often gives us a sense of control and stability.  But when it comes to growth, staying in one spot for a long time doesn’t lead to growth.  So how can you comfortably leave your comfort zone and unlock your hidden potential? Today, Jay sits down with organizational psychologist Adam Grant. Adam is a leading expert on how we can find motivation and meaning, rethink assumptions, and live more generous and creative lives. Adam hosts the TED podcasts Re:Thinking and WorkLife, which have been downloaded over 65 million times. Adam’s latest book, Hidden Potential offers a new framework for raising aspirations and exceeding expectations.   Adam and I explore why growth is so important in our lives as we dive into the tools to use in order to grow through discomfort. We look deep into facing discomfort, finding your authentic voice, and the true essence of learning. Now, let's talk about something that can sometimes weigh us down – envy. We'll learn how we can turn envy into inspiration, using our role models as a stepping stone to success. In this interview, you'll learn: Why personal growth matters How to deal with discomfort How a life coach can help you How to find your authentic voice How to get out of your comfort zone Truly, this is a journey of self-improvement, self-discovery, and embracing personal growth.  With Love and Gratitude, Jay Shetty What We Discuss: 00:00 Intro  03:57 Why Growth Is So Important  06:25 Should You Compare Yourself To Others?  09:01 “I thought I should quit”  10:50 You Need To Study Your Role Models  12:00 How To Face Discomfort  16:07 Are You Being Too Cautious?  17:56 Why You Need to Stick With Things  20:10 What Do You Need To Be Better At?  23:35 How To Know If You’re Doing Well  27:29 The Trick To Gaining Self-Confidence  30:32 How To Deal With Never-Ending Criticism  32:27 Should You Care What Other People Think?  35:40 Myths About How We Learn  39:37 The Truth About How We Learn  43:50 Doubt Can Be Helpful 45:40 Why You Should Get A Coach  52:25 How To Succeed Without Perfection  56:17 Is Self Promotion Bad?  1:00:10 How To Promote Your Work  1:04:45 Adding Value To Others’ Lives  1:08:55 The Secret To Success  1:12:42 How To Enjoy The Struggle  1:16:50 “What one piece of advice has stuck with you?”  1:19:11 Why Choices Are Important  1:23:15 Finding Hidden Potential  1:26:54 How To Optimize Education  1:28:00 Conclusion Episode Resources: Adam Grant | X Adam Grant | Instagram Adam Grant | Facebook Adam Grant | Threads  Adam Grant | LinkedIn Adam Grant | Website Adam Grant | Books Want to be a Jay Shetty Certified Life Coach? Get the Digital Guide and Workbook from Jay Shetty for privacy information.
90:53 06/11/23
8 Steps to Save Any Relationship & Stop Ruining It
Have you ever found yourself comparing your current partner to someone from your past?  Are you wondering why your current relationship isn’t as happy as it used to be? If you’re currently struggling with keeping your relationship afloat, then this episode is for you.  We all know that effective communication is the key to maintaining healthy connections, and I am here to guide us on how to better express our thoughts and concerns to our loved ones. Here's the first golden rule in improving your relationships – someone's past behavior doesn't define them today. And it's not just about their actions; it's about what you bring to the table as well.  Let's take a look at crucial insights on how we tend to fill in the gaps with our own assumptions, the importance of asking the right questions, and why criticism rarely leads to positive change. And always consider the significance of seeing vulnerability as strength and not putting your loved ones down in public. In this episode, you'll learn: The reasons why relationships fail How to avoid actions that ruin relationships How to become a better listener How to communicate yourself effectively We're in for a heartfelt discussion that will surely help you strengthen your relationships and take a step closer to the happier, healthier connections you deserve. With Love and Gratitude, Jay Shetty What We Discuss: 00:00 Intro 01:38 How to Better Communicate Issues in Your Relationship 03:31 #1: Someone's Behavior Doesn’t Make Them The Same As Someone You Were With Before   09:01 #2: Don't Fill In Uncertainties Mentally 13:26 #3: We All Have A Long List Of Needs 18:12 #4: Ask Yourself These Three Questions 20:38 #5: Criticism Doesn’t Help Change, Coaching Does 23:27 #6: Seeing Opening Up As A Weakness  26:33 #7: Criticism Is Often Linked With Comparison 27:20 #8: Don’t Put Them Down In Public Want to be a Jay Shetty Certified Life Coach? Get the Digital Guide and Workbook from Jay Shetty for privacy information.
28:32 03/11/23
Charli D’Amelio ON: How Our Thoughts Define Our Reality & Ways to Shift Self-Criticism Into Curiosity
Do you want to shift your thoughts to change your reality?  Do you want to shift your self- criticism into compassion?  Today I welcome Charli D’Amelio, a digital superstar, crowned “the reigning queen of TikTok,” by The New York Times. Charli was the first on the platform to hit 100 million followers and is the current leading female TikTok creator with over 150 million followers, making her the most followed person on the platform. Now Charli is one of the most recognizable faces online, in print and on screen with her family’s Hulu docuseries, The D’Amelio Show. In this interview, Charli doesn’t hold anything back. She openly discusses how she preserves her self-esteem and identity while navigating the challenges of online bullying and fame. She talks about her breaking point and what led her to change the way she talked to herself by implementing self-compassion. It’s a reminder that checking in with yourself is important in order to sort out emotions and assess your physical and emotional needs.  In this interview, you will learn  The importance of being kind to yourself  How to tap into your authentic self How to rediscover yourself and giving yourself permission to be  The power of learning to trust yourself and your decisions  Strengthening your ability to bounce back from setbacks. How to voice your needs to those around you.  Join us in a conversation of self-exploration, where we explore the depths of self-awareness and empower you to build trust in yourself and your choices.  With Love and Gratitude, Jay Shetty What We Discuss: 00:00 Intro  02:34 Did Charli Just Get Lucky?!  5:50 Charli’s Online Identity vs. Her Real-life Persona  11:26 Learning To Focus On What Actually Matters  13:43 On Losing Her Identity 19:10 Finding Joy In Everyday Life  25:00 How To Be Less Self-critical  29:00 Treating Your Friends With Kindness  32:43 Navigating Difficult Family Dynamics  36:43 What It’s Like To Film A Reality TV Show  39:10 On Being Trust In The Adult World At The Age of  16 45:24 Gossip, Rumors, and Clickbait 47:38 Being Friends With Other Influencers  50:15 Having A Famous Boyfriend  54:28 Learning To Ignore The Haters  58:34 Raising Her New Puppy!  1:00:30 Finding Her Personal Style  1:02:00 Learning To Use Her Voice  1:09:40 Finding Peace With Animals  1:13:15 Visiting Africa  1:17:30 Charli D'Amelio On Final Five Episode Resources: Charli D'Amelio | Instagram Charli D'Amelio | TikTok Charli D'Amelio | YouTube Charli D'Amelio | Twitter Charli D'Amelio | Facebook Charli D'Amelio | Website Want to be a Jay Shetty Certified Life Coach? Get the Digital Guide and Workbook from Jay Shetty for privacy information.
96:01 30/10/23
8 Proven Ways to Get Out of a Creative Block & Find Your Flow
Have you ever wondered why our schools don't focus much on nurturing our creative sides?  What possibilities could have happened if we were given more time to explore our creativity? Today, I am going to share with you some insights on why many of us don’t pursue our creative interests, the different ways to respark our creativity, and what we can do to hone our creativity despite our busy schedules. It's a thought that's crossed many of our minds, and today, we're going to explore it together. As we go along, you'll discover eight practical ways to reignite your creativity, and they're as fun as they are effective. From browsing a bookshop to asking thought-provoking questions, from giving your living space a creative twist to engaging your friends in the process, there's something here for everyone. With this episode, learn how to break free and get those creative juices flowing. It's time to embrace your inner artist and find the inspiration you've been looking for. In this episode, you'll learn: How to develop creativity Steps to be more creative How to challenge yourself to be more productive With Love and Gratitude, Jay Shetty What We Discuss: 00:00 Intro 01:28 Developing creativity is not prioritized in educational institutions 04:43 How Schools Kill Creativity 06:13 #1: Walk Into A Bookshop 11:34 #2: Asking Better Questions  14:52 #3: Imagine Solving a Real Live Problem in Your Mind 17:59 #4: Think About the Next Place You’re Traveling 20:22 #5: Play With Toys 21:29 #6: Ask Your Friends What You Can Do Next 23:42 #7: Redecorate More Intentionally 25:40 #8: Find Random Friends Want to be a Jay Shetty Certified Life Coach? Get the Digital Guide and Workbook from Jay Shetty for privacy information.
28:15 27/10/23
Elliot Page ON: How to Turn Self-Hate Into Self-Love & Navigating Societal Gender Norms
Can self-hate be turned into self-love, and if so, where does this transformation start?  How can we replace self-criticism with affirmations and begin prioritizing self-care? Today, I have something truly special to share with you on the On Purpose podcast. We're about to dive deep into the incredible journey of Elliot Page, whose story is not just a memoir but a testament to the power of self-discovery and authenticity.  Elliot Page is an Academy Award-nominated actor, director, producer, writer, and a New York Times bestselling author known for his indelible on-screen presence in both tentpole and art house films. Today we are talking about his memoir Pageboy which became an instant bestseller.  Starting with a detailed exploration of life-changing memories, we journey alongside Elliot through a life-long experience that's beautifully reflected in this memoir. It's a story of resilience and growth, a reminder that we all have the capacity to overcome challenges and find our true selves. Elliot's story sheds light on the importance of not letting societal conditioning dictate who we are. We'll explore how being true to yourself can lead to living the life you've always wanted. From struggles to self-discovery, we will discover the impact of authenticity and self-acceptance and how these can help anyone take pivots at the most crucial moments.  And amidst it all, we'll touch on topics like community support, transitioning resources, and how parents can empower their children to express themselves. In this interview, you’ll learn: How to let go of self hate How to appreciate your authenticity How to develop self love How to find your own voice The importance of community support The challenges when transitioning How to deal with unsupportive people This episode is not just about one person's journey; it's about the universal themes of self-love, acceptance, and the incredible strength of the human spirit.  With Love and Gratitude, Jay Shetty What We Discuss: 00:00 Intro 01:58 Elliot's Memory Exploration  03:46 Pageboy: A Memoir 06:16 Breaking The Mold Of Conditioned Reactions  07:41 Living Your Dream Life 09:28 Fighting to Function In Your Own Pace 10:26 Let People Be Themselves 13:08 How Transition Shapes Your Profession and Life 15:15 The Positives of Being Grounded And Present 18:20 The Significance of Community Support 20:16 Resources for Transitioning Individuals 23:19 How Parents Can Aid In Self-Expression  25:13 Misconceptions on Youth and Trans Health 28:43 Trans Men On Conversations About Masculinity 32:11 Empathetic Conversations With Other Trans People 38:09 Lessening the Burden of Feeling Alone 42:51 Connecting Through Stories 44:29 Balancing Alone Time And Forming Relationships 47:30 Living A Life With Limited Resources 51:40 Biographies And Intriguing Lives 53:04 Having A Moment Of Self Love 56:14 Elliot Page on Final Five   Episode Resources: Elliot Page | Twitter Elliot Page | Instagram Elliot Page | Facebook Pageboy: A Memoir  If you are interested in learning more in the topics we discussed today, below is a book list curated by Elliot Page:  A Trans Man Walks Into a Gay Bar, Harry NicholasAmateur, Thomas Page McBeeBellies, Nicola DinanHe/She/They, Schuyler BailarMiss Major Speaks, Miss Major and Toshio MeronekNone of the Above, Travis AlabanzaRedefining Realness, Janet MockSurpassing Certainty, Janet MockThe Risk it Takes to Bloom, Raquel WillisThe Transgender Issue, Shon FayeTransgender History, Susan StrykerWe Both Laughed in Pleasure, Lou Sullivan Want to be a Jay Shetty Certified Life Coach? Get the Digital Guide and Workbook from Jay Shetty for privacy information.
64:44 23/10/23
Nicole Avant ON: Why You Should Let Yourself Cry & Ways to Channel Deep Grief Into Grit and Gratitude
Has your perspective on life changed since you lost a loved one? How has forgiveness made a difference in your path to healing? Today, we are joined by Nicole Avant, a producer and political activist who served as the United States Ambassador to the Bahamas. Her new book Think You’ll Be Happy: Moving Through Grief with Grit, Grace and Gratitude takes us on a personal journey of grief and healing.  Nicole opens up about facing unimaginable challenges, including the loss of her beloved mother, Jacqueline Avant, in a tragic incident. Through heartfelt anecdotes and profound insights, Nicole reveals how she found strength in the face of adversity, and the role that resilience played in her healing process. Throughout the conversation, we explore the power of vulnerability, the importance of community, and the beauty of honoring one's emotions. Nicole beautifully discusses the transformative effect of grief and how it can shape our understanding of ourselves and the world around us. Whether you're navigating your own journey of resilience or simply seeking inspiration to overcome life's obstacles, this conversation will touch your heart and leave you with a renewed sense of hope. In this interview, you’ll learn:  How the power of resilience allows us to overcome adversity How grief will transform us  How important community is when we are facing pain  How to turn pain into purpose  How to face life’s obstacles with resilience and determination Think You’ll Be Happy by @nicoleavantofficial is now available wherever books are sold. A moving story that is sure to inspire us all.  With Love and Gratitude,  Jay Shetty  What We discuss: 00:00 Intro 02:53 The Essence Of Showing Up for Others  04:46 Allowing Yourself To Pause And Repair 07:25 Always Pay It Forward 11:18 Leaving a Lasting Impression Through Emotional Memories 12:42 Nicole Recalls the Time She Tragically Lost Her Mother 19:07 The Real Definition of Courage 21:22 Self-Expression as a Form of Healing 24:02 The Best Way to Honor Anyone You’ve Love 29:55 The Power of Choice 34:37 Grief Is Proof That You Loved 39:44 Different Ways We Deal with Tragedy 43:41 The Invisible Threads That Connect Us 47:21 You Must Carry On 51:12 Honoring the Departed by Living Life to Its Fullest 55:22 The Lessons Life Offers 01:00:35 Do You Still Cry? 01:03:10 Nicole Avant on Final Five   Want to be a Jay Shetty Certified Life Coach? Get the Digital Guide and Workbook from Jay Shetty for privacy information.
69:27 20/10/23
Jada Pinkett Smith ON: How to Move from Shame to Self- Acceptance & Ways to Heal From The Past
Do you want to transform shame into self acceptance?  Do you want to learn how to forgive in order to heal? Today, Jay sits down for an extremely powerful, vulnerable and transformative conversation with Jada Pinkett Smith. Jada is an actress, producer, musician, host, author and advocate whose career has spanned over 30 years. Jada is also one of the hosts, on the Emmy award-winning talk show titled Red Table Talk. Today we are talking about Jada’s new book is out now called “Worthy”  Jada fearlessly shares insights into her marriage, shedding light on never-before-heard truths, including the 2022 Oscar's incident. We also explore the notion that our relationships serve as mirrors, reflecting our inner selves, and delve into the transformative power of embracing greater love to conquer life's challenges. In this interview you’ll learn:  How to let go of the old version of you  Why self love is so important How to remain courageous in adversities  How to turn shame into self acceptance How to overcome your past and thrive With Love and Gratitude,  Jay Shetty  In this interview, we’ll discuss: 02:48 Jada On How Writing Her New Book Was A Healing Process  09:48 On Growing Up With Young Parents Who Struggled With Addiction  14:31 “I wasn’t a priority… I felt unlovable”  20:40 *Trigger warning* Jada On Struggling With Suicidal Thoughts  32:11 Jada On Her Journey To Hollywood & Facing Disappointment  39:32 On Her Friendship with Tupac Shakur  42:59 The Difference Between Sexual Chemistry & Energetic Connection  52:54 A Realistic Approach To Love & Marriage  01:03:53 The Complicated Timeline of Jada and Will Smith’s Marriage 01:11:27 On Self-worth & Self-love  01:13:49 Jada Speaks About Jaden and Willow Smith including a *Surprise Letter From Willow* 01:23:58 It’s Important To Show Your Flaws & Humanness To Your Children  01:42:00 Friendship Built On Healing & Personal Growth  01:45:50 Be Okay With Your Victories & Your Challenges  01:49:52 How Jada & Will Are Healing Together  01:52:19 Why Jada and Will’s Marriage Hasn’t Ended In A Divorce?  01:59:09 Romantic Love Is An Aspect Of The Highest Form Of Relationships  02:02:57 Letting Go Of The Romantic Love  02:07:13 Marriage Is A Partnership That Works For Both Partners  02:15:23 Despite Living Separate Lives There Is A Strong Bond  02:19:52 *Surprise Moment* Jay Reads A Letter From Will  02:22:59 Married Young With Different Needs & Visions For The Family  02:29:11 The Fear Of Embracing Our Humanness You can purchase Jada’s book here Episode Resources: Jada Pinkett Smith | Youtube Jada Pinkett Smith | Instagram  Jada Pinkett Smith | Tiktok Jada Pinkett Smith | Facebook Jada Pinkett Smith | Website  See for privacy information.
154:40 16/10/23
7 Strategies to Stop Getting Drained by Your Problems & Focus on Possibilities
You might have heard the buzz about positive thinking, but have you ever wondered if it truly works?  People are often encouraged to visualize their goals, maintain an upbeat attitude, and affirm positive outcomes. Today, I am going to share the power of shifting your thinking and the impact it has on our lives. We'll begin by dissecting the concept of thinking into three distinct types. It's an eye-opening revelation that sets the stage for our main topic - the Possibility Mindset. This mindset is a game-changer, a shift in thinking that can transform the way you approach life. But, of course, not all thinking is beneficial. We'll delve into the Problem Mindset, dissecting the seven key elements that hold you back from your full potential. From only seeing the issues to choosing your words carelessly, we'll uncover how these habits can discourage not only yourself but also those around you. The ultimate question we'll explore is the difference between talking about big things and actually doing them. So, get ready to challenge your thinking and embrace the possibilities that lie ahead.  In this episode, you'll learn: What is possibility thinking How to stop being a problem thinker How to develop the possibility thinking How to level up your doer mindset Your mindset is a powerful tool, and by the end of this episode, you'll be armed with the knowledge to wield it effectively in your journey towards success. With Love and Gratitude, Jay Shetty What We Discuss: 00:00 Intro 01:19 Positive Thinking Doesn’t Work? 03:13 The Three Types of Thinking 04:23 What Is The Possibility Mindset? 05:28 Do You Have A Problem Mindset? 09:19 #1: You Only See The Issues  12:02 #2: Doing Things In The Mind Alone 13:08 #3: Nothing Is Never Enough 15:56 #4: You’re Likely To Discourage Others 18:12 #5: Choosing Words Carelessly 20:27 #6: Thinking Like An Expert 20:56 #7: Talking About Big Things vs Doing Big Things Want to be a Jay Shetty Certified Life Coach? Get the Digital Guide and Workbook from Jay Shetty for privacy information.
25:29 13/10/23
Arnold Schwarzenegger ON: How to Make Your Visions a Reality & Stop Having a Limited Mindset
What’s stopping you from turning your visions into reality? This is a question that many struggle with and we often spend most of our time finding the answers.  Today, we are happy to welcome Austrian-born bodybuilder, actor, businessman, philanthropist, bestselling author, and politician, Arnold Schwarzenegger. Arnold served as the thirty-eighth governor of California and his new book, Be Useful: Seven Tools for Life, takes readers on an inspirational tour through Arnold’s tool kit for a meaningful life.  We will explore Arnold's early years, growing up with a strict father and his deep yearning for genuine conversations. His experiences in the military taught him invaluable life lessons that would shape his path to success. Arnold shares the pivotal moment when he first arrived in the United States, igniting his passion for bodybuilding, a journey that would ultimately define his legacy. As the conversation deepens, he emphasizes the importance of creating our own paths to happiness and challenges the notion of sacrifice when you truly love what you do. He highlights the significance of having a clear vision for our goals and how compromise plays a vital role in maintaining family unity. Arnold's insights on the art of selling and looking beyond conventional markets shed light on his extraordinary success.  In this interview, you'll learn: How to be resilient in the most difficult situations How to change the trajectory of your life How to be genuinely happy and content The importance of allotting time for your family How to effectively sell your product How to breakthrough any market His journey serves as a testament to the idea that every accomplishment unveils a new purpose, driving us to explore our next chapter in life and an inspiration to us all to reach for greatness and share our stories with the world. With Love and Gratitude, Jay Shetty What We Discuss: 00:00 Intro 01:06 Growing Up with a Strict Father 07:24 How the Military Shaped Me  10:54 Discovering America on My Bodybuilding Quest 17:05 How I Kicked Off My Bodybuilding Journey 23:57 Creating Your Path to Happiness 31:37 Is It Sacrifice If You Love What You Do?  45:26 How to Set Clear Goals and Achieve Your Dreams 49:50 How Compromise Saved Our Family 54:53 Shifting Your Sales Focus to Real Customers, Real Result 01:10:07 Expanding Your Reach Beyond Big Markets 01:15:54 How Arnold Turned Goals into Achievements   01:21:11 Why You're Never Truly Self-Made 01:25:31 Arnold Schwarzenegger on Final Five 01:28:27 Discovering New Purpose Through Achievements 01:32:50 Arnold's Public Speaking on His Success 01:41:24 Finding Calm Amidst Chaos with Meditation Episode Resources: Arnold Schwarzenegger | Twitter Arnold Schwarzenegger | Instagram Arnold Schwarzenegger | Facebook Arnold Schwarzenegger | TikTok Arnold Schwarzenegger | YouTube Netflix: Arnold Arnold’s Pump Club Be Useful: Seven Tools for Life Want to be a Jay Shetty Certified Life Coach? Get the Digital Guide and Workbook from Jay Shetty for privacy information.
113:04 09/10/23
Zane Lowe ON: 3 Tools for Navigating Social Anxiety & 3 Ways to Change Your Relationship with Your Ego
How do you deal with social anxiety? Do you have tools in place to help you overcome anxious thoughts? Today, Zane Lowe sits down with Jay Shetty for a conversation about success in career, marriage and parenthood, and how to navigate social anxiety. Zane is a grammy-nominated producer, executive, and radio host. He is Apple Music’s Creative Director and the flagship anchor for Apple Music 1, part of the award-winning Apple Music Radio.  In addition to hosting his daily show, Zane curates original programming and oversees Apple Music's artist-led programming, which features shows hosted by Lady Gaga, Billie Eilish, Lil Wayne, Justin Bieber, and many more.   Zane opens up about his lifelong passion for music, which was ignited by a chance meeting with Split Enz. What's truly remarkable is that, despite his immense success in the music industry, He remains a devoted fan at heart. He reminds us that our passions can be a driving force in our lives, and when we put our focus on manifesting what truly matters, we can create space within ourselves for the good things. As we dive deeper into this candid discussion, Zane shares his insights on maintaining a balanced life in the face of distractions and the importance of cherishing the simple things. He highlights the value of creating communities and experiences that inspire others, shedding light on how therapy played a pivotal role in preparing him for parenthood, and the essence of love as an unspoken language, the secrets of lasting marriages, and the true meaning of greatness.  In this interview, you'll learn: Why you need to focus on what truly matters in your life How to create space for positive things The power of shared experiences in a community How to love deeply and more meaningfully How to be in-tune with your ego How to maintain a healthy balance in your life How to have impactful and inspiring conversations In the end, we are reminded that the most inspiring conversations often happen with those who have no intention to sell, leaving us with profound insights about life and purpose. With Love and Gratitude, Jay Shetty What We Discuss:  00:00 Intro  01:29 How A Life-long Passion For Music Evolved Into A Successful Career  07:36 We Manifest The Things We Focus On  10:06 Dedicate Your Focus To Things That Feel Authentic To You  14:19 The Importance Of Creating Space Within Your Mind  16:30 The True Purpose Of Music Is To Inspire and Create Community  20:55 How Therapy Helped Prepare Zane For Parenthood  24:55 What Kind Of Father Do You Want To Be?  26:30 Why Is Love Considered An Unspoken Language? 29:36 You Need To Grow Together If You Want Your Marriage Can Last  33:44 Navigating Social Anxiety  36:26 True Greatness Comes From Knowing How To Access It  42:06 How To Recognize A Genuine Connection With An Individual  45:37 What’s Your Relationship With Your Ego?  51:30 Do You Manifest? How Do You Practice Manifestation?  53:23 How Do You Manage Ambition And Still Maintain A Balanced Life?  58:46 You’ll Miss Opportunities If You’re Only Focused On Speed  01:01:00 Practicing Healthy Routines  01:04:07 Undoing Habits And Practices That Society Built For Us  01:11:03 What Is The Difference Between Working And Working Hard? 01:11:55 The Most Inspiring Conversations Are With People Who Have No Intention To Sell 01:17:25 Zane Lowe on Final Five Episode Resources: Zane Lowe | Twitter Zane Lowe | Instagram Zane Lowe | Facebook Zane Lowe | TikTok Zane Lowe | YouTube The Zane Lowe Show Want to be a Jay Shetty Certified Life Coach? Get the Digital Guide and Workbook from Jay Shetty for privacy information.
82:25 06/10/23
Kelly Wearstler ON: Why Changing Your Environment Will Change Your Mood and How to Access Curiosity to Pursue Your Passion
Do you want to live a more intentional life and unlock your creative spark? Do you want to learn how to avoid feeling burnout? Today, Kelly Wearsler joins us on the podcast to teach us how to create an environment that makes you happy, how to understand your own worth when creating a business, and how to train your own eye in order to improve your own home design.  Kelly is a multi-faceted and award-winning creator of experiential residential, hospitality, commercial and retail environments, expansive collections of lifestyle products and thought-provoking brand collaborations. Her designs have redefined the design industry and influenced the rise of designer hotels and experiences. She is best known for her eclectic and maximalist designs that tell a story. Some of her clients include Gwen Stefani and Cameron Diaz Today we get to learn about Kelly in a deeper way. She takes us through her own journey of self discovery, starting her business from the ground up, and the moment that her mind changed on her most valued creation to date, her family.  Throughout our conversation, we explore the significance of designing spaces that evoke meaningful emotions. We also discuss strategies for ways to prevent burnout when juggling multiple projects. Join us as we chat through living intentionally by using your environment to do so. You will love this episode if you are looking to make a change in your space!  With Love and Gratitude, Jay Shetty What We Discuss: 01:40 Can the art of designing make people happy? 03:22 “People want to see and experience something they haven’t seen before.” 04:53 Design is a combination of an old soul and a new spirit 10:31 How to stay open-minded for new ideas and not get lost in what is trending 12:20 Kelly shares how taking photos can help you find new patterns and styles 16:42 Curiosity is a driver in pursuing your passion 18:59 Take your time to find things that have meaning and connection to you 21:19 Jay explains the meaning behind the art pieces in his studio 22:51 The deep rooted interest in art and design 26:38 Kelly talks about her first project in Venice Beach  29:50 Then and now, concept presentations can be challenging 32:51 What was the most difficult part about starting your career? 35:29 Mistakes are important in any creative process 34:06 One of the projects that helped shift Kelly’s career 41:02 Let’s take a look at some of the best art projects in Kelly’s book 42:44 Do you need to spend big to create your own space? 44:50 Make do of what you’ve seen or have and make it interesting 48:13 “Give people an experience they can take an incredible memory with.” 49:34 How to incorporate plants when designing a place 50:33 Inspired by a home Kelly visited in Malibu 52:52 Being a mother is one of the most transformational experience for women 55:11 How do you stay present in your work and when with family? 56:25 “Creativity is your soul while replication is looking outward.” 57:34 To avoid burnout, saying no is just as important as saying yes 01:00:58 Transforming dreams into realistic art designs 01:02:55 How can artists appropriately price the worth of their work 01:08:05 Kelly Wearstler on Final Five   Episode Resources: Kelly Wearstler | Website  Kelly Wearstler | Instagram Kelly Wearstler | Facebook Kelly Wearstler | TikTok  Kelly Wearstler | Books Want to be a Jay Shetty Certified Life Coach? Get the Digital Guide and Workbook from Jay Shetty for privacy information.
84:05 02/10/23
4 Steps to Build Emotional Maturity & Make Relationships Last (Tom Bilyeu Interviews Jay)
Do you like spending time alone or by yourself? How does alone time help clear your mind and fuel positive thoughts? Today, I am excited to share a conversation I had with Tom Bilyeu in his podcast, Impact Theory, where he interviews me about my profound journey through solitude, relationships, and self-love. We kick things off by shedding light on the wisdom found in ancient texts like the Vedas, which many monks study in solitude. It's a reminder that spending time alone is not a sign of weakness; in fact, it can be a powerful tool for personal growth. I share the incredible benefits of allocating just one hour a week to being alone with your thoughts, a practice that can transform your life. As we venture further into this enlightening conversation, we discuss the importance of dealing with life's challenges, share insights on daily meditation, and the complexities of loneliness and why it's essential to feel seen, heard, and understood in our relationships. With heartfelt anecdotes and wisdom, we explore the concept of love, self-worth, and the hard work required for genuine, lasting relationships. In this interview, you’ll learn: How to be comfortable with being alone How to sit with your inner thoughts  How to prepare for love The tips to finding true love How to make relationships last The impotence valuing self-worth How to build lasting trust on others How to maintain a successful marriage Remember, relationships are just one part of our life's journey, and it's up to us to make it a meaningful and fulfilling one. Let’s navigate the complexities of life and relationships with wisdom and love. With Love and Gratitude, Jay Shetty What We Discuss: 00:00 Intro 00:35 Jay explains the vedas that most monks study in solitude 03:34 Loneliness is not the enemy while being alone is not a weakness 08:12 The benefits of allocating an hour a week to alone time 14:12 “This bad thing happened, and now what?” 17:31 Daily meditation has varying positive effects on people 18:47 Why do people struggle with being alone with their thoughts? 23:51 Allow yourself to have positive distractions and random thoughts 27:44 Loneliness is when you don’t feel seen, heard, or understood 30:46 How do you prepare for love? 34:01 Jay shares an unrecorded interview with his mom 35:32 “When you’ve experienced your strength, no one can make you feel weak.” 37:35 Why you should not turn to others to validate your self worth 38:59 Can doing hard things make life easier? 43:11 The absence of a good role model and proper tools can lead to making bad choices 45:15 On parenthood: Would you intervene or allow kids to learn about themselves? 49:06 Top 3 things that can help develop a successful relationship 54:38 Why do people select the wrong partner?   57:26 Jay talks about the four levels of trust we have for relationships 01:00:13 The desperation to be loved makes us give away trust so easily 01:02:20 True, genuine love takes hard work 01:05:01 How can you keep your marriage sacred and successful? 01:14:12 How to grow the relationship you’re currently in and in the right way 01:17:05 Jay explains the consciousness of the human soul   01:19:42 A relationship isn’t everything, it is not the be-all and end-all of your journey 01:22:55 Would you live your life in a hypothesis? Want to be a Jay Shetty Certified Life Coach? Get the Digital Guide and Workbook from Jay Shetty for privacy information.
85:24 29/09/23
Kerry Washington ON: How To Shift Anger Into Compassion, Shame Into Strength and Break Generational Trauma
Have you ever resented someone from keeping a secret from you? Do you often put other people's feelings before your own? In this incredibly vulnerable episode with Kerry Washington, we dive into the complicated nature of family and generational trauma. We learn about how both compassion and pain co-exist. We explore how to receive and react to challenging news. This episode is one that you definitely do not want to miss if you have ever dealt with navigating familial relationships and dynamics.  Kerry Washington is an Emmy award winning, SAG & Emmy- nominated actor, producer and director, and activist. Washington received widespread recognition for her role as Olivia Pope on ABC’s hit drama Scandal.   Today we get to see a side of Kerry that we’ve never seen or heard before. She takes us through a journey of unveiling a long guarded family secret. A secret that took her down a journey of transformation, resilience and healing. This is a story that we can all relate to in our own ways.   If you love this episode, Kerry’s new memoir is Thicker Than Water and you can hear even more stories about how Kerry has navigated challenges of life.  This conversation is an invitation to explore the depths of truth, the human heart and the transformative power of rewriting your own story.  In this interview, you will learn: The family secret that changed her life  How she leaned into compassion and not anger  How do you share challenging news to your children or loved ones? How she embraced her new truth and allowed herself to take control of her narrative  The secret to what has allowed her to be deeply rooted  How we can hold space for many truths at once How the revelation of a truth can make way for greater and deeper love  We invite you to join us on this deep exploration of secrets, truth, self discovery and witnessing the power of compassion and love in the presence of pain. With Love and Gratitude, Jay Shetty What We Discuss: 00:00 Intro 03:15 What is a childhood memory that stands out to you? 09:11 Kerry describes a panic attack she had at age 7 12:55 “I wasn’t emotionally safe” 16:11 Kerry's feeling of needing to perform at a young age 19:15  Why has Kerry been trying to walk away from acting?  26:30 How we are impacted by our dharma and how we can’t extract our dharna from ourselves  30:37: “I survived a childhood where I learned what truth does not look like and so I am really aware of what it looks like now.”  32:30 How can we get closer to our own personal truth?  33:40: Why keeping ourselves busy = control  37:30 Kerry had to redefine what success means to her 38:08 “Everytime I sat down to write it didn’t feel honest.” 38:50  **book spoiler alert - Kerry shares news that changed her life  39:25 “So my parents sat me down and told me…” 49:25 How to move forward with love after receiving life-changing news 59:08 Growing up with shame  01:03:36 How to have compassion over anger  01:16:16 “Sometimes the truth seems so scary.” 01:16:36 How does a parent tell their kids life changing information?  01:21:19 Bonding together as a family not a part after trauma  01:26:32 How we should allow ourselves to be nurtured by love.  01:32:30 Kerry Washington on Final Five  Episode Resources: Kerry Washington | Twitter Kerry Washington | Instagram Kerry Washington | Facebook Kerry Washington | YouTube Kerry Washington | TikTok Thicker than Water: A Memoir Want to be a Jay Shetty Certified Life Coach? Get the Digital Guide and Workbook from Jay Shetty See for privacy information.
108:13 25/09/23
6 Step Plan To Block Social Media From Controlling Your Life And Mind
How many of us spend our free time on social media? Do you find yourself becoming unproductive because of it? Today, we will unravel the ways in which social media can subtly control our minds and lifestyles. The journey begins by acknowledging that if we don't learn to use technology consciously, it can end up consuming us entirely. Step by step, we navigate through practical strategies to regain control and create a healthier relationship with social media.  These strategies guide us toward fostering more meaningful interactions, like detaching from devices during social gatherings, creating 'no technology' zones in our homes, and engaging in curious and vulnerable conversations with loved ones. We also learn the importance of transforming from passive consumers to active creators.  In this episode, you'll learn: How addictive social media can be How to develop a healthy screen time How to spend your time more productively How to make genuine connections in person Through these steps, we embark on a transformative journey towards mastering technology, ultimately reclaiming our presence and connection in the digital age. With Love and Gratitude, Jay Shetty What We Discuss: 00:00 Intro 01:14 How does social media control your mind and your life? 06:57 If we don't learn how to use technology, it ends up consuming us  10:42 Step #1 On social media, people talk about themselves 80% of the time 12:39 How can we shift into connecting with others on social media? 15:51 Step #2: Do activities without your phone with your friends 20:00 Step #3: Create a ‘no technology’ zone in your home 23:14 Step #4: Have more curious, vulnerable conversations with people you love 24:59 Step #5: Become a creator not a consumer 26:45 Step #6: Having alternatives is easier than setting blocks Want to be a Jay Shetty Certified Life Coach? Get the Digital Guide and Workbook from Jay Shetty for privacy information.
29:25 22/09/23
Becky G ON: Finding Your Sense of Belonging & How to Masterfully Block Negativity and Rejection
Do you want to feel like you belong?  Do you want to block negativity and rejection?  In this episode we dive deep into what it means to step into your authentic self and the tools needed to do so. Today, I welcome multi-platinum, award-winning singer, songwriter, actress, and activist Becky G. The 26-year-old global superstar's long list of achievements include four Latin GRAMMY nominations, four number one hits on the Billboard Latin Airplay Charts, and her debut album Mala Santa (October 2019) is certified 8X Platinum in the United States. In June, Becky released her latest single “La Nena” alongside Gabito Ballesteros giving fans another glimpse of what’s to come.  Becky G did not hesitate to dive deep into the heart of authenticity and self-discovery. We start by awakening to a deeper sense of self, shaking off those social constructs that keep us from being our authentic selves. It's a reminder that it's perfectly okay to embrace who we are and find happiness in that authenticity. Throughout our conversation, we explore the importance of creating spaces where our uniqueness is celebrated, not just tolerated. We also touch on the idea that it's alright if not everyone likes us - what truly matters is staying true to ourselves. In this interview, you'll learn: How to tap into your authentic self How to embrace your uniqueness How to take risks for success Why self-love is a must How to be persistent in adversities How stay focused on your goal Join us on this journey of self-discovery and connection, where we celebrate the beauty of being our authentic selves in a complex world. With Love and Gratitude, Jay Shetty What We Discuss: 00:00 Intro 01:41 An awakening for a deeper sense of self 02:48 The social constructs that don’t allow us to be our authentic self 04:27 The concept of not half of this and half of that 09:12 You gotta make yourself happy and stay rooted to your authenticity 12:31 We need spaces where our uniqueness is accepted 15:17 We all come from something so much bigger than us 19:13 Maybe it’s okay if we’re not liked by everybody 25:13 “You have to be willing to do something you haven’t done to get the result you never had.” 28:49 The three-legged table: the mind, body, and soul 34:54 How do you create quality connections? 37:23 “Just because you can, it doesn’t mean you should.” 39:59 Always have empathy and compassion for yourself 46:56 Sometimes a good cry is the best way to release pent up emotions 51:46 “Everything happens for you, not to you.” 58:13 The healing journey of relationships that has ended 01:01:27 Who do you share your failures and successes with? 01:09:29 Starting an acting career after empowered personalities 01:14:49 Finding mutual spaces where you can change and grow 01:17:53 How do you stay open to finding your purpose you have in life 01:20:06 Do you believe in guardian angels? 01:23:45 Did we lose our listening ability when communicating? 01:06:37 Becky G on Final Five Episode Resources: Becky G | YouTube Becky G | Instagram Becky G | Facebook Becky G | TikTok Becky G | Website Want to be a Jay Shetty Certified Life Coach? Get the Digital Guide and Workbook from Jay Shetty for privacy information.
92:18 18/09/23
Idina Menzel ON: How to Be Present without Self Judgment or Criticism & The Importance of Consistency to Achieve Your Goals
What was your biggest dream as a child? Growing up, did you have the best environment to pursue these dreams? Or did you need to set them aside for a different purpose in life? Today, Jay sits down with the iconic voice behind Elsa from the film Frozen, Idina Menzel. Idina's other well-known character is Elphaba in the original Broadway production of the musical "Wicked." She co-authored the children's book, Loud Mouse. One of the big takeaways here is how our dreams and ambitions are like living entities, always changing and growing, just like we are. As we navigate life's various chapters, our goals shift in response to what matters most to us. It's a reminder that it's perfectly okay for our dreams to evolve and expand as we do. Idina has a way of nudging us to appreciate diverse viewpoints and experiences. The podcast encourages us to embrace this and to seek understanding and connection with others. There's a powerful message about the strength in being open, vulnerable, and compassionate in a world that can sometimes be a bit harsh.  In this interview, you’ll learn: How our dreams evolve throughout the years How to navigate challenges that come our way How to be less self-absorbed in certain situations Why understanding someone has limitations How to allow your authentic voice to be heard Ultimately, this conversation is like a friendly nudge to live life on our terms, free from the weight of other people's judgments. It's an invitation to explore our ever-changing perspectives, to find strength in resilience, and to chase our passions with fervor. With Love and Gratitude, Jay Shetty What We Discuss: 00:00 Intro 02:31 What keeps you going these days? 06:00 When you start seeing things differently through a different lens 08:43 The story of a young girl learning her way with music through experience 12:23 How ambition and dreams can evolve through the years 16:07 The long developmental process of musical shows 19:46 The mission was to show up and never miss a show 23:39 How do you find perspective and become less self-absorbed? 26:14 How do you stay present in the moment? 31:09 How to communicate through differences with parents and children    35:55 Idina wrote a children’s book that allows children to be more themselves! 40:39 How do you allow your authentic voice to be heard? 41:54 What it is like to revisit a character you played years later 44:27 Why it is challenging to believe we can walk in someone else’s shoes  46:37 Stop worrying about what other people think and live your own life Episode Resources: Idina Menzel | Website Idina Menzel | Instagram Idina Menzel | YouTube Idina Menzel | Facebook Idina Menzel | TikTok Loud Mouse Drama Queen Digital Album Want to be a Jay Shetty Certified Life Coach? Get the Digital Guide and Workbook from Jay Shetty for privacy information.
46:38 15/09/23
Brian Chesky ON: The Crisis of Disconnection and Loneliness & How to Tap Into Your Creative Potential
How far are you willing to go to pursue your passion and achieve success? Do you sometimes find yourself sitting in silence and getting in your own thoughts? When we're driven by our passion, we become creative, motivated, and enduring every hardship that comes our way.  Today, Airbnb Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer Brian Chesky sits down with Jay for an honest and eye-opening conversation about the other side of success.  Brian talks about how crucial it is to choose your group wisely for the people you surround yourself with can make a big difference, sharing success with others keeps you from feeling all alone in your victories, and the need for balance between focusing on your goals and creating a community where you can thrive.  Mental health is another important point of discussion as well as the outdated perceptions we have of ourselves that potentially blocks personal growth.  In this interview, you'll learn: How to be wise in choosing your people How to keep valuable friendships How to deal with success How to overcome loneliness How to be of service to others How creativity can solve problems Join us in this engaging conversation as we navigate the twists and turns, seeking wisdom and connection for personal growth. With Love and Gratitude, Jay Shetty What We Discuss: 00:00 Intro 02:16 Choose the people you want to surround yourself with 05:33 Going in a journey that will help you learn something new about yourself 08:47 Never allow arguments to win over your friendships 13:28 Share your success or else it might feel so isolating 18:24 To truly understand someone is to try to walk in their shoes 20:35 That feeling where you don’t fit in anywhere 28:29 Loneliness has led to a lot of mental health issues 34:59 Worry less about what people think, focus on what you can share with others 39:42 There are two words that define being alone - loneliness and solitude 41:40 Creativity is about bringing different experiences together 49:00 Try more things, have more experiences, and avoid seeking status 50:41 What would your younger self tell you now? 55:37 We are who we think other people think we are 57:48 The tendency to make an outdated perception of ourselves 01:00:32 How do you want to be remembered? 01:03:15 Singular focus is good for success but it has limitations   01:09:03 What keeps you up at night? 01:14:19 How do you process your thoughts and ideas? 01:17:38 Finding a shared value and having clarity about what you want to do 01:20:13 Losing yourself while pursuing your passion 01:24:00 How do you want to define family? 01:27:47 The wisdom of older people and the curiosity of a child 01:32:16 Even though things are interconnected, it doesn’t mean they’re all the same 01:36:12 Brian on Final Five Episode Resources: Brian Chesky | Instagram Airbnb Want to be a Jay Shetty Certified Life Coach? Get the Digital Guide and Workbook from Jay Shetty for privacy information.
102:12 11/09/23
My Birthday Episode: 12 Lessons I've Learned in the Last 12 Months & Ways You Can Apply Them Into Your Life
Each year is a new year to develop new skills and acquire more knowledge. We also discover more things about ourselves and learn new lessons along the way. In this birthday episode special, I'm sharing with you some of the biggest personal and professional reflections in the past 12 months. Our relationships greatly influence our well-being so it's crucial to surround ourselves with individuals who uplift and support us. Our bodies are our most essential assets, and nurturing them is a fundamental responsibility.  In reality, even with the purest of intentions, there will always be individuals who seek to undermine or criticize us.  It encourages resilience in the face of negativity and a focus on staying true to one's path.  In this episode, you'll learn: The importance of self-care How to stay grounded How to love yourself more Being perfect isn't required when helping others How to serve others with gratitude These valuable life lessons provide a roadmap for personal growth, resilience, and a meaningful life. They serve as reminders of the beauty and complexity of human existence, encouraging us to learn and evolve. With Love and Gratitude, Jay Shetty What We Discuss: 00:00 Intro 01:56 Personal and professional reflections for the last 12 months 02:43 Lesson #1: Be really conscious about who you keep and let go in your life 07:33 Lesson #2: Take care of your body like your life depends on it 12:19 Lesson #3: It’s okay to ask for a hug or help from others 16:40 Lesson #4: Don’t buy into your own hype, stay connected to where you started 19:37 Lesson #5: People will always try to tear you down no matter how good your intentions are 22:10 Lesson #6: Different levels come with different problems 26:11 Lesson #7: As you get older, don't forget to do things for your younger self.  29:45 Lesson #8: Give yourself permission to be all of you  30:22 Lesson #10: You don't have to be perfect to help others 31:11 Lesson #9: You can’t avoid mistakes but don’t avoid the lesson 32:38 Lesson #11: Make new memories instead of living old ones again and again 34:03 Lesson #12: Use your gifts and skills in the service of others. Want to be a Jay Shetty Certified Life Coach? Get the Digital Guide and Workbook from Jay Shetty for privacy information.
35:37 08/09/23
Reneé Rapp ON: How to Break the Patterns of Negative Self Talk & Ways to Stop Using External Judgement to Measure Your Achievement
Anxiety is an ongoing battle that happens right inside your mind. Your mind becomes this never-ending movie reel of worst-case scenarios, and it just keeps on playing.  When we're stuck with anxious thoughts, we want to find an escape. Today, singer and songwriter Reneé Rapp, known for her role of Regina George in the Tony-nominated Mean Girls musical on Broadway, sits down with me to share her incredible journey.  Reneé and I offer insights on how to prepare oneself mentally and emotionally for the inevitable disappointments that life may bring, the insidious nature of self-criticism and its far-reaching effects, and the art of expressing vulnerability without fearing miscommunication. Self-doubt can be a formidable obstacle to pursuing one's passions. We will also explore the strategies to confront and overcome self-doubt and overcome the role of being one's own harshest critic. In this interview, you will learn: How to understand perception and well-being How to prepare for future disappointment How to be less self-critical How to manage your inner voice How to express insecurities effectively How to stay resilient in challenging situations Together, let us transform uncertainties into positivity and look forward to reshaping our mindset.   With Love and Gratitude, Jay Shetty Reneé Rapp’s debut album “Snow Angel” is out now  What We Discuss: 00:00 Intro 01:46 Understanding how others perceive you and its impact on your well-being 05:05 What happens with you come face-to-face with a stalker 06:57 Ways to not prepare yourself for future disappointment   09:03 Why excessive self-criticism can hurt your self-confidence 11:20 How do you interpret your inner voices?  14:32 How to find a mindset to help yourself improve  17:45 Cultivating a passion for acting, even when it presents occasional challenges 20:41 How do you express your insecurities effectively without fearing miscommunication 23:08 Do you let self-doubt keep you from pursuing your passions? 26:55 How resilient are you in the most unfavorable situations? 35:19 Placing trust in the wrong people can have adverse consequences on your life 40:44 How to find a strong inner group filled with trust 41:39 Reneé recounts a traumatic experience  45:16 Stay focused on the love for your family and the special people in your life 48:03 How can you escape the self-imposed role of being your own harshest critic? 50:46 What would you tell yourself now? 52:48 If you could unlearn something from your past, what new knowledge or skill would you want to acquire now? 55:16 How can you transform the uncertainties in your life into more positive, joyful experiences? 01:17 Renee on Final Five  Episode Resources: Reneé Rapp | YouTube Reneé Rapp | Instagram Reneé Rapp | TikTok Want to be a Jay Shetty Certified Life Coach? Get the Digital Guide and Workbook from Jay Shetty for privacy information.
69:34 04/09/23
7+ Powerful Habits To Avoid Loneliness, Feel Connected And Build Authentic Community
Ever find yourself yearning for a deeper bond with those around you?   Creating deeper connections doesn't have to be an exhausting or daunting task. We can still create connections in the simplest most ordinary ways if we make time for it and show sincerity.  From the hustle and bustle of everyday life to the moments of solitude, we'll uncover the secrets to forging relationships that stand the test of time. Your social life doesn't have to feel like a performance – let's make it a celebration. Let's explore how broadening your emotional language can be the key to unlocking a world of deeper connections. Say goodbye to surface-level chatter and say hello to discussions that spark genuine connections. From sharing smiles with strangers to using technology to our advantage, each habit is a stepping stone to deeper relationships.  In this episode, you'll learn: How to bridge connection gap How to tune into yourself before making connections How to be more vocal about your emotions How to make new memories with old friends How to start engaging conversations Hope you're able to genuinely connect with someone today. Let's make every connection count! With Love and Gratitude, Jay Shetty What We Discuss: 00:00 Intro 01:36 Do you sometimes feel lonely, or disconnected from the people around you? 07:58 Habit #1: Check in with yourself - Does your social life start to feel like work or when your social life feels like it's non-existent? 14:14 Habit #2: Expand your emotional vocabulary -  If you wanna see, hear, and understand and value other people better, you need to expand your emotional vocabulary 17:56 Habit #3: Old new and new old - While we use nostalgia to build connection, try to build new memories with an old friend 20:44 Habit #4: Ask interesting questions - Go for more open and fascinating questions that won’t pressure other people to answer 23:05 Habit #5: Deep versus shallow time - Take the time to invest in creating a small group where you can build deeper connections  26:07 Habit #6: Look for patterns and connections where others don’t see them 27:20 Habit #7: Smile at strangers and say hello creates an energy for small moments of connection 28:40 Habit #8: Use technology to your advantage and connect with people you haven’t talked with in a while or reconnect with them anytime 30:04 Habit #9: Giving creates connect - When you give someone a part of you, a piece of you, a truth about you, it allows you to connect with them 30:52 Habit #10: Invite people for ordinary tasks - It’s okay to spend time with people in boring ways and connect with them 31:34 Habit #11: Connecting with people in all ages  Want to be a Jay Shetty Certified Life Coach? Get the Digital Guide and Workbook from Jay Shetty for privacy information.
33:17 01/09/23
Lori Gottlieb ON: How to Set and Keep Better Boundaries & Ways to Know if You Are Settling in Relationships
Why do we often struggle when we are trying to build a lasting relationship with someone? Why is love not enough to make two people genuinely care for each other and stay happy together? Let's unpack the conversation I had with Lori Gottlieb. Lori is a psychotherapist and New York Times bestselling author of Maybe You Should Talk to Someone, which has sold nearly two million copies and is currently being adapted as a television series. In addition to her clinical practice, she is co-host of the popular “Dear Therapists” podcast now in its 4th season. In this digital age, the power of in-person conversations is unparalleled, therefore, face-to-face discussions not only ease challenging topics but also strengthen connections, even in times of disagreement. We will eExplore the fascinating urge to share our stories when conversations turn distant. Uncover the psychology behind this impulse and its impact on nurturing authentic connections. It's important to find the balance between desired traits and the potential for mutual growth. And boundaries aren't about controlling others; they're about prioritizing self-care.  In this interview, you'll learn: How to deal with unwanted peer pressure How to master difficult conversations The importance of setting early relationship goals How to balance the qualities we look for in a partner The positive impact of active listening How to navigate relationship triggers  Let's uncover the truths, debunk the myths, and reshape the way you perceive and nurture connections. With Love and Gratitude, Jay Shetty What We Discuss: 00:00 Intro 01:02 What should you do if a friend is pushing you to do something that makes you uncomfortable? 03:24 In-person conversations ease difficult discussions; connection persists despite disagreement 05:16 Set relationship goals early; they reveal compatibility quickly 07:47 Social anxiety often mirrors our childhood treatment 11:51 The urge to discuss oneself grows when sensing disinterest or neglect in conversations  16:24 Your potential partner might possess certain preferred qualities, yet not encompass all you seek 18:26 Identify your deal breakers and let go of the relationship fantasies we grew up with 22:25 How to shift from rigidity to actively listening to your partner? 26:47 By comprehending your partner's triggers, you can guide them back to the present moment 29:28 Boundaries involve defining self-care actions, not manipulating others' behavior around you 35:14 Consistency with our self-set boundaries fosters meaningful connections 39:10 Let go of what you couldn’t have and then go find it in someone without trying to change them 41:41 What does money and gender roles represent in your relationship?  44:56 Having an authentic, open, and genuine conversation, even if uncomfortable, isn't unkind 49:22 Dating entails the concessions you're ready to offer and those your partner commits to as well 53:32 You can multitask your pursuits. It's fine to follow your passion while staying in your current situation 57:33 Journaling creates a safe space for self-expression, free from the fear of judgment by others 01:02:02 Journaling offers the advantage of cultivating accountability through increased self-compassion 01:04:45 A breakup is a form of grief, as you've lost a shared past and the gradually constructed future with that person   Episode Resources: Lori Gottlieb | YouTube Lori Gottlieb | Instagram Lori Gottlieb | Website Dear Therapists Podcast Maybe You Should Talk to Someone Want to be a Jay Shetty Certified Life Coach? Get the Digital Guide and Workbook from Jay Shetty for privacy information.
74:17 28/08/23
4 Differences Between Toxic Vs Healthy Relationships and 6 Steps to Make the Shift No Matter Where You Are in Your Journey
Relationships often start with a spark, but how do you keep that spark alive without getting burnt? It's a common question that many couples face as they navigate the complexities of maintaining a healthy and deep relationship. Today, we will look deep into seeing the differences between a toxic and a healthy relationship and uncover the ways to build a lasting one. Every relationship is different - but understanding these four different toxic traits that are common in relationships will help you move away from something that is not serving you.  Moving to a healthy relationship when you’re coming from a toxic one is difficult but finding the courage to do so is a crucial step towards your emotional well-being and personal growth.  In this episode, you'll learn: How to prioritize healthy love over perfection How to embrace each other’s unique identities How to avoid over-reliance and codependence How to practice transparent communication Hope that this guides you through a more healthy and happy relationship!  With Love and Gratitude, Jay Shetty What We Discuss: 00:00 Intro 02:32 What is the real definition of healthy vs. unhealthy love? 03:56 Toxic Trait #1: Over-reliance on one person - Do you go to your partner for everything that you need? 11:41 Toxic Trait #2: The idea of trying to change someone -  We try to change our partners to be like us but have we ever thought about letting them be them and we be ourselves? 16:36 Toxic Trait #3: Playing games - Are you pursuing peace with your partner or are you pursuing power over your partner? 22:20 Toxic Trait #4: Losing your own identity - Don’t sacrifice your interests and independence for a relationship Want to be a Jay Shetty Certified Life Coach? Get the Digital Guide and Workbook from Jay Shetty for privacy information.
27:07 25/08/23

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