Joe and Brett discuss what happens when a blessing that legitimately supports us in our path — money, free time, security, or even love — becomes something we’re afraid to lose and a condition we place on our freedom.
Finding love isn’t just about meeting the right person, but about being ready for them. Joe and Brett explore the patterns people exhibit while seeking love, from choosing partners who are emotionally unavailable to being overly self-reliant. They talk about how a fear of losing one’s identity can cause us to push away love, and how people tend to show up in our lives the moment we’re ready.
How long do you hold on to emotions? How much do they stagnate in your system? How fully you can process your emotions and let them flow through you? Joe and Brett discuss how the capacity to feel all of our emotions and allow them to move through us leads to better decisions, deeper relationships, and a richer experience of life.
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.
What is love? We all have a felt sense of love and opinions around what it is. How do our feelings and ideas about love form? What happens when our experience of love gets confused with our complex past? And how can we unwind our conditioning and open up to the deepest, richest love available to us?
How much of your life do you spend straining and efforting only to spin your wheels and ultimately burn out? In this episode, Joe and Brett peel apart the layers between ‘trying’ and effortless action. They acknowledge the value of each way of being across various life contexts and discuss the role emotional fluidity plays in freely navigating the spectrum — from trying to its polar opposite.
We return to Joe’s journey, where his years-long chase after a momentary experience of oneness slowly expires.
Joe and Brett talk about how principles drive decision-making and shape our lives — whether we’re aware of them or not. They distinguish between principles and values and examine what gives a set of principles their clarifying power. Joe shares the principles he’s used in life and business, and the process by which he’s grappled with them over time.
In the third episode of our series for the Decisions Course, Joe and Brett dive into a common emotional pattern that shows up anywhere decisions are made.
Joe and Brett talk about how to dismantle patterns that cloud our judgment and make decisions that include the wisdom of our emotions.