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IHR Podcast #22: Time Well Spent

In this episode of the Integral Health Resources Podcast, I share my thoughts on Tristan Harris, his Time Well Spent movement, and the struggle for ownership of my attention in this age of digital distraction.

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Tristan Harris and Time Well Spent

The recent conversation between Tristan Harris and Sam Harris on the Waking Up Podcast (“What is technology doing to us?”) was one of the most interesting podcasts I’ve listened to in a long time. Not content to be merely fascinated, down … Continue reading

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IHR Podcast #21: Criticizing science in truthless times

In this episode of the Integral Health Resources Podcast, I reflect on the following question: How can we challenge and expose bad ideas and corruptive influences in mainstream science without playing into the hands of anti-intellectuals in this age of … Continue reading

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Legitimate criticism of scientific authority in truthless times

More and more it seems to me that we are living in a world where a critical mass of people lack the necessary critical thinking skills to engage in reasonable discussions about the most important issues of our time. This … Continue reading

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IHR Podcast #20: What am I doing here?

In this episode of the Integral Health Resources Podcast, I think out loud about the question “What am I doing here?” before rambling on about everything under the sun.

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Food, facts, and fun

One of the main reasons I devote time to this website is that I’m trying to make sense of the deluge of health information raining down through the internet ether waves on a daily basis. It’s an impossible task, I … Continue reading

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The role of biology in problems of thinking, feeling, and behaving

It’s a new year, and I find myself living in a “post-fact” world of “fake news” with catastrophic failures of critical thinking everywhere on display. Happy New Year everybody! What holds true–if anything holds true these days–in the realm of … Continue reading

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IHR Podcast #19: Living one’s dreams in the age of digital distraction

In this episode of the Integral Health Resources Podcast, I reflect on what it means to be healthy in this age of digital distraction. This is a seriously low-energy podcast. I really need to learn how to bring some enthusiasm … Continue reading

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IHR Podcast #18: Neurogenesis and Holistic Health

In this episode of the Integral Health Resources Podcast, I respond to Brant Cortright’s thesis that one’s rate of neurogenesis (growth of new brain cells) may be the most important biomarker for one’s brain health. I recently blogged about all … Continue reading

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Brant Cortright on the role of neurogenesis in holistic health

I took a counseling class (Transpersonal Psychotherapy) with Dr. Brant Cortright while I was working on my first master’s degree at the California Institute of Integral Studies, way back in 1995. I liked him a lot. He had a gentle, … Continue reading

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