Episode 67 — Joe and His Daughter Discuss Fatherhood

Joining us for today’s episode is Joe’s daughter, Esme. Esme was given a school assignment to make a podcast about where she came from by interviewing a person from her family about a meaningful experience in their life. She decided to deviate from the task and follow her interest. She wanted to know what it was like for her Dad to raise her. When her assignment was complete, she offered to share it with our listeners. Enjoy this touching interview between Esme and her Dad Joe.

Episode 65 — How Can I Make Better Decisions? — Decisions Series #1

Joe and Brett discuss how to find deeper clarity in decision-making, whether in the office or on the edge of a cliff. Decisions are emotionally-driven, and we navigate them based on how we think we’ll feel when an outcome arrives. When we’re willing to feel any emotion, our decision-making becomes clear. Tune in to see how becoming more aware of our emotions and using guiding principles can help us quickly identify the next obvious step in any decision-making process.

Episode 64 — What is Safety? Applying Lessons From Extreme Sports to Life and Business

In our previous episode, Joe and Brett talked about how seeing through limiting beliefs can be scary because we’re not sure we’ll be safe. This is an especially relevant concern in the realm of high-risk activities like skydiving and BASE Jumping. In today’s episode, we explore how Brett’s relationship with the idea of safety has changed over the course of a decades-long career in adventure sports.

Episode 61 — Triggered! — Relationships Series #2

In this follow-up on the recent episode “How Relationships Reveal Us”, Alexa joins Joe and Brett to dive deeper into the premise that we’re all attracted to the partners who trigger us the best. We discuss how trigger and attraction are related and how avoiding the feelings underneath our triggers can produce relationship dynamics that last for years if left unexamined. Learn to recognize and welcome your own triggers as well as those of a partner, finding the empowerment to draw boundaries and share desires from a place of kindness.

Episode 59 — How Relationships Reveal Us — Relationships Series #1

Brett and Joe address curiosities from listeners about how to approach relationships in a healthy way, riffing on the observation that we find ourselves attracted to the people who most perfectly hook into our triggers, traumas, and projections. Seeing this pattern as a feature rather than a bug, relationships become a vessel for deep healing and personal growth.

Episode 56 — The Anatomy of Shame – Emotion Series #8

Joe and Brett examine shame as the conditioned outline of our identity, sharing tools to deconstruct and melt it on an intellectual, emotional, and somatic level. “All we’re doing here is freeing the blocking of emotions by feeling into our body and creating love where there was abandonment.”

Episode 54 — The Upright Apology: Accountability Without Shame

Apologies are commonly associated with shame, power games, or beliefs about who’s right and who’s wrong. In this episode, we talk about the freedom to be had in making apologies without shame and in full ownership of our experience. “When you make an apology that’s upright, that’s empowered, it feels fantastic. You feel strength in it. You feel responsible. You feel empowered.”