Category: Video

Dr. Chris Palmer on Mental Health, Diet, and Taking on the Establishment

Dr. Chris Palmer is a Psychiatrist and Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School. He’s the author of Brain Energy, A Revolutionary Breakthrough in Understanding Mental Health—and Improving Treatment for Anxiety, Depression, OCD, PTSD, and More. In this one, Chris shares his personal experience grappling with mental and physical health issues and how he overcame them. We also riff on the importance of questioning and pushing beyond the standard medical dogma and a number of practical dietary and behavioral interventions for optimal mental and physical health. Chris argues that mental disorders are underpinned by metabolic disorders of the brain. Based on decades of research, this unifying theory integrates the mental health field with the rest of the medical field.

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What It Really Means to Live a Good Life with Harvard Psychiatrist and Zen Master, Dr. Robert Waldinger | Mind Meld 339

Dr. Robert Waldinger, psychiatrist and Zen Roshi, and best-selling author enters the mind meld.

Dr. Waldinger is a Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, where he directs the Harvard Study of Adult Development, the longest-running study of human thriving ever conducted. He’s also the NYT Bestselling author of The Good Life.

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Growing the God Inside of You with Erick Godsey — Mystical Buddhism, Consciousness and Carl Jung | Mind Meld 338

Autodidactic mythologist, psychology extraordinaire, and Myths That Make Us podcast host, Erick Godsey returns for a truly titanic mind meld.

In this one, we dip our wonder nuggets in many-a-rabbit hole: What it means to live a good life (eudaemonia), esoteric buddhist practices, the surprising scholarly research on reincarnation, Carl Jung, Platonic philosophy, and much, much more.

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