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Best of The Chill Factory (Vol. 2)

Ah-ha moments can shift the way we think and live. This second collection of clips from past episodes of The Chill Factory is full of them thanks to our compelling guests who talk about essential balance, chill leadership, imposter syndrome, real-time resilience, being silent and more. It’s 20-minutes of ‘ear coffee’ to boost your spirit and bust your stress forever! Featured Guests and Episodes Brian Luke Seaward, Smarter Stress Reduction (Part 1), Ep. 28 Ora Shtull, Leaders Should Chill!,…

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A Road Trip to Happier

Do you ever feel like dropping everything and getting away—maybe creating an easier, happier way of living and working? And if you can't actually do that, how can you get away and get more satisfied without going very far? Guest, author and current nomad, Petra Kolber helps us chart a course to a happier life, including dealing with perfectionism which blocks many of us from even trying to reach our goals. After the conversation, we take a relaxing two-minute getaway that doesn't cost a……

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Are You Highly Sensitive?

Does noise bother you? Are you really empathetic and compassionate? Do you have trouble making decisions? If you're saying, "Yes," you might be a Highly Sensitive Person (HSP). So what? Guest Clare Kumar says being a HSP has big benefits and potential drawbacks, so being aware of your sensitivities and those of others is advantageous, especially for work. After the conversation, we talk triggers and avoiding them for greater chill. About Guest Clare Kumar Clare Kumar helps highly sensitive…

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Play The Long Game (Part 2)

Like no time in recent history, many are considering work, location, lifestyle and other changes fueled by unprecedented opportunities to do so. Guest and author of The Long Game Dorie Clark says there’s something you should do to help ensure your changes, ideas and goals actually happen. It’s frustrating and dispiriting when they don’t, so this episode (Part 2) along with the previous episode (Part 1) are valuable coaching sessions with a compelling expert on how to make changes in our lives.…

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Play The Long Game (Part 1)

You probably have ideas and dreams about what you want to do and where you want to be in the future, but do you have a long-term plan for getting there? Dorie Clark, author of the new bestseller The Long Game, says you definitely should, and talks about how to do it, why it reduces stress and how to stick with long-term plans even when it's really difficult. After the conversation, Jordan gives you a cool way to feel good by helping others right now. About Guest Dorie Clark Dorie Clark helps…

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Am I Really Good Enough?

How much is your progress and happiness dictated by voices in your head telling you that you don't quite have what it takes to realize your ideas and goals? Guest Denise Jacobs raises our awareness of these inner critics, and teaches us ways to quiet and banish them for smoother and more successful creativity, professional endeavors, relationships and more. After the conversation, Jordan teaches a stress prevention technique used by Olympians to further support your forward momentum. About…

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Smarter Stress Reduction (Part 2)

Reducing stress at the White House, a "circular" way to breathe, and wisdom for dealing with today's firehose of stressors, are in Part 2 of Jordan's conversation with stress management guru Brian Luke Seaward. Be sure to listen to Part 1 of Smarter Stress Reduction (episode 28). About Guest Brian Luke Seaward Brian Luke Seaward is one of the foremost experts in the field of stress management and a pioneer in the fields of mind-body-spirit healing and corporate health promotion. The wisdom of…

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Smarter Stress Reduction (Part 1)

Wisdom wins the day throughout this two-part conversation with stress management guru Brian Luke Seaward. For the first time since they hung out in college 35 years ago, Luke and host Jordan Friedman chat about everything from the key to effective stress relief to Luke's gig as the stress reducer for the White House. Part 2 will be the next episode of The Chill Factory. About Guest Brian Luke Seaward Brian Luke Seaward is one of the foremost experts in the field of stress management and a…

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Sonic Tonic

It's one of life's greatest artforms and stress reducers. In response to tragic events in the US and other places in need of some pease, this week's guest is music. Before Jordan spins tracks from The Chill Factory app, he reviews a simple checklist for gettingmore enjoyment and benefit from listening. The tracks on this week's show are from these playlists on The Chill Factory app (see below for download info): Desert Spirit Seville Sanctuary Acoustic Nature Night Slumber Party In Harmony…

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Rockin’ Resilience

Don’t miss this powerful and perspective-setting conversation with Ukrainian rock singer Dima Afanasyev from his Kyiv living room. He has been surviving and thriving during unimaginably stressful circumstances. His story, and the stories of many other Ukrainians, are inspiring examples of how to stay strong during extreme adversity and everyday challenges. Stop and listen to this remarkable, real-time portrait of resilience, complete with a moving cover of CCR’s Who'll Stop The Rain. About…

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