Joe and Brett reflect on how to find or build a healthy community in an era where loneliness has reached pandemic proportions.
Joe and Brett invite questions from listeners on the subject of humility. How can we tell the difference between true humility and false modesty? What does it look like to be humble while fully expressing ourselves? What happens when ‘humility’ gets used to make ourselves or others small? Send us your questions on Twitter, through our website, or in our Circle community.
Do you ever feel like you’re stuck in a relentless cycle of burnout? You’re not alone. In this episode, Joe and Brett dive into the nuances of cyclical burnout — the dependence on adrenaline, the self-perpetuating sense of urgency, the inevitable fiery crash. Learn to feel the difference between stressed idleness and deep rest, exploring the interplay between fear, joy, and excitement. Explore alternative ways of working that may be more energizing than relying on adrenaline, and see how gratitude can open up a powerful escape hatch from the burnout cycle.
To engage in spiritual practice is to bring awareness to our evolution. In this episode, Joe and Brett unpack the relationship between exploring our inner depths and getting things done in the world, and how both can be achieved together when we see business itself as a fertile ground for self-discovery.
How much tension in your life comes from using or avoiding conflict in order to get what you want? What would change if you allowed conflict to deepen your connection with others and find great solutions? In this episode, Brett and Joe unpack the nature of conflict avoidance. They take a deep look at its root causes and symptoms and how it can lead to stagnant relationships, substandard solutions, and a lack of internal alignment. Learn to navigate the turbulent waters of discord with loving boundaries and an open heart, finding the connection and collaboration possible through welcoming conflict as it arises.
All of us came into this world completely helpless. In many ways, we remain so throughout our entire lives. How does the emotion of helplessness serve us, and what happens when we embrace it?
Brett probes Joe about his history with money, from avoiding it entirely at first to recognizing the role it played as a surrogate for his father’s love. They discuss how our projections of money can be traced back to their emotional roots.
Joe and Brett focus on depression and how it shows up in our thoughts, emotions, and nervous systems. Learn how to examine your direct experience to uncover the root causes of depression and get unstuck by relating to yourself in a different way. The conversation includes pointers for showing up for friends or loved ones who are feeling depressed.
Brett, Alexa, and Tara talk about marriage, commitment, and the fears of loving and losing a life partner.
Brett chats with Tara Howley, coach and Art of Accomplishment co-founder, about how a flash of insight integrates into embodied wisdom. Tara is facilitating the weekly small group sessions for the Master Class + Deep Dive cohort. Applications for 2023 are open until midnight PDT on May 29th. Learn more and apply at https://artofaccomplishment.com/course/masterclass/