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What drives people to change, to heal, to reinvent themselves? Two friends who have become familiar with unlikely personal transformations talk with people who have experienced profound shifts in perspective and well-being: Chef Seamus Mullen himself almost died from rheumatoid arthritis, and functional medicine practitioner Will Cole’s day job is helping people uncover and overturn the roots of dis-ease. Together, they get at the catalysts that bring people out of their dark night and into their purpose.

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August 14, 2019

An Unconventional Approach to Healing

An Unconventional Approach to Healing
“The main issue with conventional medicine is that it’s the wrong tool for the job that we face today,” says Chris Kresser, acupuncturist and functional medicine educator. Kresser, who wrote the books The Paleo Cure and Unconventional Medicine, believes we’re too often prescribed for our symptoms, and not often enough getting at the root causes of our illnesses. He shares his own story of chronic illness, trying every trick in the book, and finding the paleo diet and functional medicine approach that helped save him. Kresser talks to the guys about diet controversies, alternative therapies, shifting financial and self-care priorities—and the not easy, but simple things we can all do for our health.

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July 17, 2019

Why Relationships Fail

Why Relationships Fail
Therapist Terry Real doesn’t want to feminize masculinity. What he does want—and what he explains women really want—are men who are whole human beings, who can be strong and vulnerable. In his practice, Real sees couples on the brink of divorce. And today, he’s breaking down the reasons men and women find themselves unhappy in relationships. He believes that passion leaves an intimate relationship the moment we stop taking on our partner—or because we don’t really know how to fight with a partner or how to see the win-win possibility in conflict. Typical of Real, the conversation is full of practical takeaways and profound one-liners, like this one: “You cannot rightfully get angry about not getting what you never asked for.” (For more, see Real's book The New Rules of Marriage.)

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