Charles Eisenstein

The Astral Hustle #191

Charles Eisenstein is an author and public speaker that focuses on cultural evolution, consciousness, climate change, gift-economy, and civilization. 

How can we guide our rapidly changing world towards a self-aware and balanced future? In the podcast, we talk about how the story of human separation is limiting our species and why there is a reason to feel compassion for all.

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Duncan Trussell

The Astral Hustle #190

Duncan Trussell is a stand-up comedian, writer, and host of The Duncan Trussell Family Hour podcast. 

How can we leave behind the gimmicks and tap into an authentic and long-lasting experience of the present? In this podcast, we talk about discovering the abundance of the present moment, thinking your way into a better reality, and the shifting landscape of spiritual teaching.   

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Annaka Harris

The Astral Hustle #189

Annaka Harris is an author, editor, meditation teacher and consultant for science writers, specializing in neuroscience and physics. Her new book CONSCIOUS: A Brief Guide to the Fundamental Mystery of the Mind is a wonderful, accessible guide to the mystery of consciousness. 

How does consciousness arise and why does it exist? In this podcast, we go deep into questions of consciousness, discussing panpsychism, binding, selfhood, and “the hard problem.” 

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Michael Phillip

The Astral Hustle #188

Michael Phillip is the wonder-seeking host of the Third Eye Drops podcast. He melds minds with artists, authors, philosophers, and scientists in a quest for greater understanding of himself and our reality.

Is the universe really just chaos, or do our intentions play a role in crafting our futures? In the podcast, Michael and I talk about the nature of reality and describe how mindfully choosing positivity will shape your world for the better. 

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David Krakauer

The Astral Hustle #187

David Krakauer is an evolutionary biologist whose research focuses on the evolutionary history of information processing mechanisms in biology and culture. David is President and William H. Miller Professor of Complex Systems at the Santa Fe Institute

Does everything—plant, animal or rock—have consciousness? In this episode, we talk about panpsychism, the difference between knowledge and understanding, and what can be learned from observing complex life cycles and social systems.

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Jon Mueller

The Astral Hustle #186

Jon Mueller is a renowned percussionist, drummer and installation artist. For over 25 years, he has created ambitious, existentially resonating musical works and traveled the world delivering ecstatic, trance-inducing live performances. Jon also plays drums in the band Volcano Choir and owns a curiosity shop called Within Things.   

On this podcast, we talk about Jon’s museum of beards, working with La Monte Young, what the way we represent ourselves to the world might mean and his new album Canto

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Ellen Hendriksen

The Astral Hustle #185

Ellen Hendriksen is a clinical psychologist who helps millions calm their anxiety through her Savvy Psychologist podcast and also at Boston University’s Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders. Ellen’s work has been featured in New York Magazine, Psychology Today, Scientific American, Huffington Post, and many others. She’s also the author of How to Be Yourself.

On this podcast, we talk about ways to reduce social anxiety, quiet the inner critic, and why we feel these things in the first place. I loved talking with Ellen about her work and had several “aha moments” during our chat. 

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Hamilton Souther

The Astral Hustle #184

Hamilton Souther lived and studied in the rainforests of Peru for over a decade. He’s the founder of Blue Morpho, a renowned master shaman, connoisseur of consciousness and a true visionary philosopher. 

In this podcast, we talk about the future of our planet, how the collective human consciousness is driving the totality of human behavior, and how you can turn your ideas into something real. 

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Suzanne Ciani

The Astral Hustle #183

Suzanne Ciani is a legendary composer, pioneering sound designer, and Grammy-nominated electronic musician. She has made fifteen albums, created award-winning sounds and effects, and is the first female composer to score a major Hollywood film. The documentary A Life In Waves explores Suzanne’s life and innovations as an electronic music pioneer. 

In this podcast, we talk about the nature of time, Suzanne’s contributions to music history, and her incredible tenacity that made it possible for her to break through cultural boundaries and bring her artistic vision to life.

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Daniel Pinchbeck

The Astral Hustle #182

Daniel Pinchbeck is an author and leading voice in the contemporary shamanism movement. Among his most popular works are Breaking Open the Head, 2012: The Return of Quetzalcoatl, and How Soon is Now? 

In the podcast, we talk about the increasing planetary ecological emergencies, how Daniel became a cultural figurehead, and the possibility that humanity has shifted into another layer of the universe. 

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Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith

The Astral Hustle #181

Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith is a composer, performer, music producer, and modular synthesis guru. Her magical swirling music has been celebrated by NPR, Pitchfork, Spin and Rolling Stone magazine.  

In this podcast, we talk about the way Kaitlyn “blacks out” when she composes, listening to sounds as a form of meditation, how modular synthesizers appeared in Kaitlyn’s life and her recent exploration of writing words instead of music.  

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