Scott Barry Kaufman & Eric Zimmer , The Psychology Podcast

Meaningful Engagement with Life || Eric Zimmer

27 Jul 2023 • 55 min • EN

Today we welcome Eric Zimmer to the podcast. Eric works as a behavior coach and has done so for the past 20 years. He has coached hundreds of people from around the world on how to make significant life changes that serve them well in achieving the goals they’ve set for themselves. He also hosts the award-winning podcast, The One You Feed. With over 30 million downloads, the show features conversations with experts across many fields of study about how to create a life that has less suffering and more fulfillment and meaning. His story and his work have been featured in the media including TedX, Mind Body Green, Elephant Journal, the BBC and Brain Pickings. In this episode, I talk to Eric Zimmer about how to have a meaningful engagement with life. When we feel connected to what matters, it becomes easier to create an action plan that gets us moving in the right direction. At times, our emotions can get in the way but Eric believes that focusing on behavior changes can help us re-train our thoughts while leading us to our desired outcomes. Eric combines principles from religion, philosophy, and psychology to give us tips on how we can live out our values more mindfully day by day. We also touch on the topics of spirituality, agency, self-love, addiction, and emotions.  Website: Twitter: @oneyoufeed   Topics 02:35 Eric’s background and expertise 06:25 Behavioral activation 11:47 Be on your own side 17:54 Recovering from addiction 21:15 Spirituality is connection 26:02 Victimhood and agency 33:43 The Middle Way 40:00 The emotional storm model 45:06 Creating feels spiritual 49:00 Kenshō awakening 51:44 Spiritual direction  See for privacy information.

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