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Episode 18: Moby: Sex, Drugs, and Self-Compassion – A Conversation about Porcelain: A Memoir and Being Human

Today is a very special episode, as we’re joined by our friend Moby. Moby’s not only a DJ, musician, author and animal rights activist, he’s an all-around great guy. On this episode, he shares the story behind his memoir, Porcelain, his thoughts on fame, happiness and much, much more!

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In this Episode

  • How Moby became an “honorary member” of a goddess group [1:47]
  • Does he really miss living in New York, or is it just nostalgia? [3:38]
  • On the surface he now appears to be really “dull and boring”, but is enjoying where he’s at in life [9:45]
  • Moby has compassion for who he use to be; he was doing his best but didn’t know any better [13:08]
  • Being alive is remarkable, but it can also be short, confusing and filled with pain [14:28]
  • He had no idea if he could write an interesting and relevant book, but he knew he had a lot of interesting stories [19:41]
  • The majority of the people on the planet are desperately pursuing things that they think will make them happy [26:20]
  • Is Moby happier now than he was in his early 20’s? [29:00]
  • We can choose how we respond to things, and we can choose where we put our attention [36:08]
  • Vulnerability can be the greatest gift you can give [41:05]
  • Donald Trump is sick and sad, but stumbling through the human condition the same way we all are [43:20]
  • For years he continued to focus on fame, even if it wasn’t making him happy [51:50]
  • Even if no one hears the music Moby creates now, he still gets job from the action of doing it [53:25]
  • The performers he wishes he had the opportunity to collaborate with [54:50]

Selected Links from the Episode

Moby’s Website

Porcelain: A Memoir by Moby

Remembrance of Things Past by Marcel Proust

Man’s Search For Meaning by Viktor Frankl

The Do Less Experiment

 

People Mentioned

Leonard Cohen

Prince

James Blake

 

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Episode 17: Can Doing Less Really Help You Achieve More? Mike interviews Kate about her new direction.

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To celebrate the upcoming launch of The Do Less Experiment on January 19th, today we’ll be opening a conversation around our culture’s obsession with doing more, and “hustling.” Find out why it’s really about finding the value in other things rather than just being busy! In this Episode Work done just one time can have…

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Episode 16: Our Top 7 Favorite Lessons and Moments From 2016

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2016 was both a great (and challenging!) year in so many ways for us, and on today’s show we share our top lessons and moments from the past 12 months. As well, we also talk about some very exciting projects coming up soon – so stay tuned! In this Episode Why Kate, her mom and…

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Episode 15: The Well Life with Briana and Dr. Peter Borten

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Today we’re joined by our friends Briana and Dr. Peter Borten, who are the Founders of the Dragontree and authors of the new book, The Well Life: How to Use Structure, Sweetness, and Space to Create Balance, Happiness and Peace. In this episode, they share the true message of their life work, what their spiritual…

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Episode 14: Manifesting What You Want in 2017 Using the Energy of the Winter Solstice

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In honor of it being the darkest time of the year, the winter solstice, we wanted to talk about some of the darkest times we’ve had in our own lives. Today we discuss our own times of uncertainty, difficulty and the feeling of being lost, and what living in the unknown has brought out for…

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Episode 13: Making Life Easy with Christiane Northrup, MD.

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Today’s episode is very special, as we are joined by Kate’s mom, Dr. Christiane Northrup, a New York Times best selling author and leading authority in the field of women’s health and wellness. She shares her thoughts on reincarnation, her top tips for living a better life, why cultivating your own inner voice is so…

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Episode 12: How We Do Our Year In Review and Annual Planning

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On today’s show, we share how we plan our upcoming year and why reviewing the previous years are so important when moving forward. We also look at how intentions play a powerful role in creating our lives, and why doing less really isn’t a bad thing! In this Episode So here’s what we’ll cover in…

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Episode 11: Our Take on the Recent US Election (Don’t Worry – Its Hopeful and Helpful!)

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Today we’re discussing the recent election that surprised almost everybody, and why now more than ever, we need to welcome conversations with people who think differently than we do. We give our reasons on what we think happened, and how each one of us can take responsibility now to make society a better place. In…

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Episode 10: The Real Reason You’re Avoiding Outsourcing

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In this episode, we share how both of our upbringings have affected our views on outsourcing, why hoarding resources and not hiring someone else is robbing them of the opportunity to step into their greatness and the real reasons why we try to do everything ourselves. In this Episode So here’s what we’ll cover in…

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Episode 9: How to Reinvent Yourself and Your Business with Licia Morelli

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In this special episode, we’re joined by our friend Licia Morelli, who is the 2016 Maine Literary Award Winner for her best selling children’s book The Lemonade Hurricane: A Story of Mindfulness and Meditation. She’s the recipient of the Children’s Book Council honor and Gelett Burgess Honor for children’s literature. Licia is also a contributing…

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