It Doesn’t Matter What You Do, It’s Who’s Doing It

It Doesn’t Matter What You Do, It’s Who’s Doing It

“Who are you without the doing?” is one of the most powerful questions I’ve ever been asked. So powerful that I wrote an entire episode of Hurry Slowly about wrestling with it. Today, I sit down with the woman who asked me that question. From her perch in the...
Jocelyn K. Glei: Letting Go Isn’t Easy

Jocelyn K. Glei: Letting Go Isn’t Easy

As Christine Downing writes in her wonderful book, The Goddess: “The truth that will give us back a lost part of ourselves is also the one that takes away a self to which we have been deeply attached.” In this mini-episode, I talk about the impact of going on a 19-day...
Debbie Millman: The Speed of Achievement

Debbie Millman: The Speed of Achievement

In a world tailored to deliver instant gratification, how do we accept the idea that making anything worthwhile takes time? I chat with Debbie Millman — host of the Design Matters podcast, author of six books, and all-around over-achiever — about why it’s so easy to...
Scott Barry Kaufman: The Quiet Ego

Scott Barry Kaufman: The Quiet Ego

Is it possible to turn down the volume on your ego, without losing your self entirely? It turns out that having a “quiet ego” isn’t just possible, it’s extremely beneficial. In this episode, I talk with psychologist and writer Scott Barry Kaufman about why having a...
Jocelyn K. Glei: Nothing Important Comes with Instructions

Jocelyn K. Glei: Nothing Important Comes with Instructions

We crave rules and tips and hacks because we’re over-stretched and over-busy. But following the rules is not an effective approach in a world of rapid change. In this mini-episode, I delve into the difference between “rules” and “principles.” I share one of my...
Jocelyn K. Glei – Who Are You Without the Doing?

Jocelyn K. Glei – Who Are You Without the Doing?

Productivity has become a core part of our identity. But who are you when you’re not in pursuit of success, achievement, and happiness? In this mini-episode, I examine how our obsession with being disciplined and “getting things done” can cause us lose to touch with...
Mary McNaughton-Cassill – What To Do About Your Media Diet

Mary McNaughton-Cassill – What To Do About Your Media Diet

Staying on top of the news is part of being a good citizen. But what happens your media diet is making you sick? In this episode, I sit down with Mary McNaughton-Cassill, a clinical psychologist and a professor at UT San Antonio, who studies how the news affects our...
The Anxiety Cure

The Anxiety Cure

When you live your life in a rush, anxiety is a constant companion. In this supercut, I ask some of Hurry Slowly’s most popular guests, “What gives you anxiety?” You’ll learn that you’re not alone in over-thinking things, and get some actionable ideas on how to manage...
Ann Friedman: The News Is Not Good

Ann Friedman: The News Is Not Good

How do you maintain your sanity — and avoid apathy — in the face of a relentlessly negative news cycle? That’s the focus of this interview with whipsmart journalist Ann Friedman, who writes regularly about politics, feminism, and activism for New York magazine and the...