Welcome to to the FitMind podcast, where we discuss all things mental wellness, including meditation, productivity, mental health technology and cutting edge research into the mind.
GMAC holds the record for surfing the largest wave in the world. We discuss flow states, what it's like surfing a 100-foot wave, and how to execute on a vision in life.
Jordan Brown is a mental health advocate and social worker who started The Nerve 10 Mental Health Blog.
Aiel Garten is a Canadian artist, scientist and psychotherapist who co-founded InteraXon and created Muse, a meditation biofeedback device that measures your brainwaves while you meditate.
Dennis Simsek, better known as The Anxiety Guy, is a former pro tennis player and passionate CBT practitioner with the #1 health podcast.
David Gandelman is the Founder of Grounded Mind and teaches meditation at the DEN Meditation Studio in LA, Cornell, Parsley Health and other organizations. David's a hilarious guy with a fascinating background and a specialty in relationships.
Dr. Jeffery Martin has spent the last decade researching persistent non-symbolic experience (PNSE), or what some might call "enlightenment." Based on his findings, he created a famous meditation program and research study, Finder's Course.
Culadasa (John Yates, Ph.D.) combines Buddhist teachings with an emerging, scientific understanding of the mind. A neuroscientist with over four decades of meditation experience, Culadasa is the director of Dharma Treasure and author of The Mind Illuminated.
Dr. Brian Luke Seaward is an expert in stress management, lecturing all over the world on TEDx, PBS and the White House. He's coached several Olympic athletes, various heads of state, Broadway actors, media personalities and CEOs.
Dr. Sara Lazar is a neuroscientist at Mass General Hospital and Harvard Medical School studying meditation and its effects on the brain. She is one of the world's leading researchers on the neuroscience of meditation.
Katie Armstrong is a serial entrepreneur who owns a large wellness brand, The OM Collection. She's spent decades practicing meditation, yoga and pursuing athletics at a high level. We discuss a range of mental wellness hacks, including essential oils.
Dr. Stan Beecham is a world-renowned performance psychologist working with business leaders and Olympic athletes to help them optimize their minds. He wrote Elite Minds: How Winners Think Differently to Create a Competitive Edge and Maximize Success.
Dr. Deborah Rozman is the CEO of HeartMath, an innovative biofeedback company, and holds a Ph.D. in psychology. We discuss the science of the heart-brain connection, strategies for reducing stress, and other research she's conducting.
William von Hippel, Ph.D., is an expert in evolutionary psychology and author of The Social Leap: The New Evolutionary Science of Who We Are, Where We Come From, and What Makes Us Happy.