On Purpose with Jay Shetty

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By: Jay Shetty

My name is Jay Shetty, and my purpose is to make wisdom go viral. I’m fortunate to have fascinating conversations with the most insightful people in the world, and on my podcast, I’m sharing those conversation with you. New episodes Mondays and Fridays. Listen anywhere you get your podcasts, and please rate and review the podcast if you enjoy it. Live life today ON PURPOSE.

5 Ways To Reduce Helplessness in Difficult Times & How To Improve Your Relationship With The News
Last Friday at 7:00 AM

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How many times have you heard bad news first thing in the morning and then end up feeling bad for the rest of the day? Or how about reading a bad comment online and feeling restless about it? The news that we consume everyday can highly affect our mental health which can result in us feeling stressed and helpless. 

In this episode of On Purpose, Jay Shetty sh...


Gabrielle Bernstein ON: Childhood Trauma & Why You Must Be the One to Heal Yourself From the Inside Out
Last Monday at 7:00 AM

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Jay Shetty sits down with Gabrielle Bernstein to talk about how past trauma affects our daily life. Within us is our protector self, that part of us that takes over when we face fear, danger, sadness, longing, and feel hurt. And our protective self can sometimes stop us from taking chances, from taking risks. It can possibly hinder our growth and healing. Let’s tap into this inner version of...


2 Unhealthy Eating Habits Many People Have & How To Improve Your Body Image and Confidence
06/24/2022

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For this special series, in partnership with Betterhelp, Jay Shetty sits down with Haesue Jo, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist & Head of Clinical Operations at BetterHelp and Jayme Cyk. Jayme, who has been unhappy with her previous sessions, shares how finding the right therapist has helped her gradually a...


Dr. Rangan Chatterjee ON: The Science of Mental Well-Being & How to Live a Happier Life Without Burning Yourself Out
06/20/2022

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Jay Shetty sits down with Dr. Rangan Chatterjee to talk about  the core of happiness. There is a huge difference between success and happiness, oftentimes we confuse the two as one and the same. One can be successful in their job, career, business, and family life, but can be unhappy. We need to learn the core of happiness to genuinely enjoy life by appreciating our past self, our current l...


3 Signs You’re in a Healthy Relationship & 2 Toxic Traits to Watch Out For
06/17/2022

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What truly defines a healthy relationship? And what makes one unhealthy? Is there an easy way to spot if the relationship we’re in is good for us or gradually hurting us? It often involves the level of our emotional health, our mental maturity to process difficult situations, and how far are we willing to stay in the partnership.   

In this episode of On Purpose, Jay Shetty shares...


Gary Vee ON: Living Without Judgment & How to Stop Beating Yourself Up When You Make Mistakes
06/13/2022

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Jay Shetty sits down once again with Gary Vee to talk about choosing to fight for your passion over what other people have to say. When you allow people and their opinions affect how you live, you give them control over your life. You are giving them the power to decide for you. You can change that but choosing how much of your life you want to share and...


8 Steps for Overcoming Imposter Syndrome & How to Be a Continuous Learner
06/10/2022

Jay Shetty graduated from business school—and decided to become a monk. Not only was this an unusual move, but it was met with strong disapproval from his family and friends.

But Jay followed this calling. Today, he's a #1 New York Times bestselling author, hosts a leading health podcast, and is lauded as a mindfulness leader by millions worldwide.

Shortly after obtaining a degree in business, Jay Shetty decided to become a monk. Not only was this an unusual move, but it was met with strong disapproval from both family and friends. Still, Jay felt co...


Neha Kumar ON: Building Resilience to Negativity & How to Make Your Passions Practical
06/06/2022

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Jay Shetty sits down with Neha Kumar to talk about women in business and motherhood. In a place where men dominate and are seen as rulers in a certain field, women will have to exert extra effort, time, and dedication to be in a position that is considerably equal to men. And when a woman has the passion for it, the will to persevere, and the favorable circumstances that...


7 Scientifically Proven Ways to Know You're in Love
06/03/2022

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Have you been truly in love? Have you loved someone so much they are always included in your plans? Have you been in a situation where you can’t wait to spend more time with the person you love? Being in love is rich, flavorful, and addictive. It changes you and how you see the world.  

In this episode of On Purpose, Jay Shetty narrates the different signs...


Simu Liu ON: Letting Go of Your Parents' Expectations & How to Find the Courage to Fail Until You Succeed
05/30/2022

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Jay Shetty sits down with Simu Liu to talk about his parent’s immigrant story and how he was able to pursue his passion despite everyone’s expectations from him. One thing that has killed a lot of dreams is fear. The fear of people not supporting us throughout the journey, the fear of being not good enough, the fear of not being able to become the person that you...


3 Signs You Could Be Dealing With Depression & How to Stop Self-Sabotage
05/27/2022

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For this special series, in partnership with Betterhelp, Jay Shetty sits down with Haesue Jo, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist & Head of Clinical Operations at BetterHelp and Ashley Carr. Ashley talks about her journey throughout therapy and how it has helped her become a be...


Taylor Tomlinson ON: The Quarter-Life Crisis & How to Let Go of Toxic Relationships
05/23/2022

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Jay Shetty talks to Taylor Tomlinson about why sometimes it’s okay to shift your focus on something else. Dropping out of college doesn’t really mean you’re wasting your time away. In some cases, people have found success and multiple achievements after they decided to pursue something else. These pivotal moments come and go in the most unexpected ways so we all need to learn how to spot t...


7 Types of Negative & Toxic People and 5 Steps to Deal With Them
05/20/2022

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We all want peace in our life. We all want healthy relationships. We all want positivity to surround us. Therefore we tend to stay away from toxic and negative people. But sometimes, this need to keep toxic and negative people out of our circle is also making us THE toxic and negative person to others. And we may not realize it because we are doing it unconsciously and unintentionally.


Vanessa Hudgens ON: Manifesting Love & Finding Confidence From Within
05/16/2022

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Jay Shetty sits down with Vanessa Hudgens to talk about manifestation & importance of nurturing your inner child. As we grow up, we always think that we should start being serious in life just because we are adults. But we should always remember that inner child in us, so have fun and believe in magic - protect the child in you. 

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3 Myths About Work Life Balance & 5 Ways to Really Create It
05/13/2022

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The daily rush of our careers often gives us so little time to pause, take a break, or have a rest. We are so used to our fast-paced work life that we find it hard to balance work and life, to find balance between building a career and living a good life. Despite this need to rush through the day and get things done, we can and we should f...


Dax Shepard ON: Prioritizing Your Mental Health After Addiction & How to Make Peace with Your Past
05/09/2022

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Jay Shetty sits down with Dax Shepard to talk about valuing yourself and sticking to what you believe in above all. At certain points in our life we will come across conflicting interests and opposing ideas, and these could shake the foundation of what we believe to be right. And that’s okay. Living with two opposing ideas can be challenging but these will give us new and better li...


6 Reasons We Fall Out of Love & 6 Changes We Can Make to Keep It Flourishing
05/06/2022

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Falling in love with someone can happen instantly. Staying in love with the same person is hard work. In most relationships, partnerships last not because of love and all the giddy feelings that come with it. Relationships last when both partners continuously work together to build trust, deal with issues as one but still recognize deferring opinions, and plan a future together with each other’s interest and growth in...


Andrew Huberman ON: Learning Effectively & How to Train Your Brain For Optimal Performance
05/02/2022

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Jay Shetty sits down with Andrew Huberman to talk about the beauty and power of the human mind. We are all wired to feel emotions based on our experience, on our perception of what is happening around us, and on what we anticipate to happen in the future. And the most fascinating thing is that our mind perceives time differently and is dependent on how we feel. 

D...


8 Ways to Improve Your Circle & Accelerate Your Impact in the World
04/29/2022

The people worth keeping in our life are those that see our potential and encourage us to work on them to achieve success at work, in our career, in relationships, and in life. Let the values they stand by influence us positively and allow the valuable life experience and knowledge they share to give us a better life perspective.

This week, we listen to Steven Bartlett of The Diary Of A CEO interview Jay Shetty about his childhood, professional career, monkhood, and the life of purpose he is leading as he chats with successful people in pursuit...


Miranda Kerr ON: Self-Care Made Simple & How to Stay Curious as a Lifelong Learner
04/25/2022

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Jay Shetty talks to Miranda Kerr about the challenges of being a mother, businesswoman, media personality, and an advocate of organic beauty products. Many people are now more aware of the benefits of all organic products and what these products can do for our health and wellbeing. Growing up in a household that also appreciates and practices this, it’s a never ending journey to continuously create and develop pr...


8 Strategies to Remove Distractions to Improve Focus and Productivity
04/22/2022

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Distractions are everywhere. When you’re eating, taking a walk with your dog, having coffee with a friend, or even when you’re rushing towards work, there is always something that can take our attention away. And when we lose focus on our task, we become unproductive which means we get less things done. This can be very frustrating.

In this episode of On Purpose, Jay Shetty talks...


Tony Robbins ON: Breaking Negative Thinking & Unlock the Unlimited Potential of Your Mind
04/18/2022

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Jay Shetty sits down with Tony Robbins to talk about what it truly means to take care of yourself and your body. Often, when we’re young and full of energy, we become fearless, we become risk-takers, we become someone who can do anything and can be anything. But going down this path, without paying attention to our health and what our body needs to stay in shape, our bo...


5 Reasons We Break Up & 6 Ways You Know If You're Ready to Date Again
04/15/2022

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Coming from a bad, toxic, or traumatic relationship would often make us edgy. We build up walls to block the wrong people from ever coming into our lives and putting us through difficult moments and heartbreaking experiences. We lose confidence in others because of our past relationships and in doing so, we may never be ready to open up again for a new relationship. 

In this episode of...


Charles Duhigg ON: How to Hack Your Brain to Change Any Habit Effortlessly & the Secret to Making Better Decisions
04/11/2022

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Jay Shetty sits down with Charles Duhigg to talk about forming habits, how to think more deeply, and our overall well-being. Habits are deeply ingrained in us, we do them unconsciously and automatically. This is why many people find it difficult to drop negative habits and form positive ones. It is difficult and would often require strong willpower and clear motivation. Yes, it’s difficult but never impossible.

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10 Types of People You Will Meet in Your Life & How to Deal with Each of Them
04/08/2022

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Throughout our lives, we will meet different types of people with different personalities, backgrounds, and journeys. Some, we may connect with easily. Some, we may find hard to be with. If these encounters with people who get to be part of your...


Lilly Singh ON: Giving Yourself Permission to Grow & How to Identify Your Limiting Beliefs That Are Keeping You Stuck
04/04/2022

Jay Shetty sits down with Lilly Singh to talk about breaking free from the norm and knowing how to become the person you want to be. Our society often has rules, standards, and systems that are seen as absolute, unbending, and necessary. Most people aren’t given the chance to be themselves, work in their own space, and process their experiences at their own pace. What happens when you get to think differently and contribute positively to the world in another way?

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8 Relationship Red Flags To Never Avoid and 4 Ways To Investigate Further
04/01/2022

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Anywhere we go, red flags are signs that we should always look out for. It can mean your safety is compromised. It can mean you are exposed to danger. Now, when it comes to relationships, it can also mean that you are with the wrong person, or worse, you are the wrong person in your current relationship.

In this episode of On Purpose, Jay Shetty narrates to...


Big Sean ON: Why Self-Care Isn't Selfish & How to Find Balance in Any Relationship
03/28/2022

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Jay Shetty sits down with Big Sean to talk about personal growth and dealing with relationships. In order to be of service to others, we all need to take care of our needs first. This is why self-care is something you owe to yourself, it is something you deserve in any way, shape, and form. And when you master self-care, you become better at handling your emotions, you get...


7 Ways to Be Productive Even When You're Tired
03/25/2022

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Too tired to work. Too tired to move around. Too tired to just do anything. When you’re too exhausted you lack the energy to finish what you need to do, you lose the chance to accomplish important tasks and it only leads to more stress and frustration. It becomes a stumbling block, that when left alone and unaddressed, can become problematic and may affect your routines.

In...


Olivia Culpo ON: The Power of Positivity & How to Believe in Yourself When Others Don’t
03/21/2022

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Jay Shetty sits down with Olivia Culpo to talk about her positive approach in life. From how she started her pageantry journey and later on winning an international title to opening up about her medical condition and learning to be self-sufficient throughout her career, she continues to approach every hurdle with persistence and a free spirit. Sometimes, not taking ourselves too seriously is the best way to move forward.<...


3 Reasons You Are Stuck in Your Comfort Zone and 4 Steps to Break Out
03/18/2022

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Having a space where you feel comfortable to work on your tasks and be productive in your goals, and a safe space for you to be yourself is something we all want for ourselves. But this comfort zone doesn’t offer much room for growth and that is because the repetitive tasks that we do daily to remain productive doesn’t lead to new discoveries, challenges, and creativity. It’s just...


Imran Amed ON: Rediscovering Your Passion & How to Know When Your Job is Holding You Back
03/14/2022

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Jay Shetty sits down with Imran Amed to talk about his journey in the fashion industry. With a love for business, his career had an illustrious start with Harvard Business school & later his job at McKinsey. Both of which nurtured his analytical skills, but left him unfulfilled and in some cases even encouraged to diminish or hide his true self to fit in. As a creative at heart, he...


4 Things That Are Not Love and 4 Ways To Know You Have Found The One
03/11/2022

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Love isn’t love when you don’t grow together, when you don’t appreciate your partner’s efforts and time, when your goals do not align with the other, and when you aren’t fully committed  to the relationship. Love is deep and sometimes complicated, but it’s never about doing things separately or losing interest in what the other person is doing. 

In this episode of On Purpose...


Dr Julie Smith ON: Unblocking Negative Emotions & How to Embrace Difficult Feelings
03/07/2022

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Jay Shetty sits down with Dr. Julie Smith to talk about how we deal with our emotions. As a way to cope with difficult situations, we often attempt to block the negative emotions. We tend to shut ourselves down without realizing that blocking negative emotions also means blocking any other emotion. We are built to feel positive and negative emotions everyday because that’s what makes us human.  

Dr...


10 Ways to Get Things Done Even When You Don't Feel Like It
03/04/2022

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There are times when you’re full of energy that you get to be productive and efficient throughout the day. There are also times when you feel drained, exhausted, and unproductive, you just want to scroll through your phone, do nothing at all, or just sleep it off. During days like this, how can you find the motivation to stand up and do something worthwhile and productive? How can yo...


Lauren London ON: Trauma, Spirituality & How to Recover From Loss
02/28/2022

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Jay Shetty chats with Lauren London about her spiritual journey and healing. She shares how the tragic death of her partner has helped strengthen her faith, dealing with things that are out of your control, using her pain to help and serve others, and maintaining the spirit of celebration.  

is an actress, model, and television personality. She first earned recognition and rose to fame for portraying Erin "Ne...


5 Ways to Improve Intimacy & Save Love and Relationships from Boredom and Break Ups
02/25/2022

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Falling out of love is the hardest part in any relationship. When love is gone, we lose interest and compassion, and we eventually disconnect from our partner. When the connection starts to wane, we become less intimate, we become less passionate, we become less of a couple. Eventually, we lose the partnership we worked so hard to build in the early stages of the relationship.

In this...


Adam Goldston ON: Productivity, Time Management & How To Make Better Decisions
02/21/2022

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Jay Shetty sits down with Adam Goldston to talk about his entrepreneurial journey. It started with what was then considered a wild idea from two 22-year olds and has ended with a brand that has been revolutionized with technology for maximum comfort and performance. Adam’s story is one that truly is inspirational for he isn’t just a businessman but a person who has learned to turn negativity into...


4 Daily Habits to Reduce Stress, Improve Energy, & Sleep Deeper
02/18/2022

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Have you ever wondered how your way of breathing impacts your mood and energy? Have you ever thought about why breaths are so important in meditation, in calming ourselves when we’re in panic, in shaking off negative thoughts? Breathing is more than just taking in oxygenized air and puffing out carbon waste. It’s an integral tool in preparing your body and mind for your daily activities. 

In...


Payal Kadakia ON: Imposter Syndrome, Ambition, & How to Succeed While Staying True to Your Passion
02/14/2022

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Jay Shetty sits down with Payal Kadakia to talk about pursuing passion and overcoming limitations. Success is achieved when you know what your passion is, you learn how to develop that passion, and recognize the hurdles you have to overcome. Success is when you find a solution to solve your problem and then find ways to scale it so others having similar problems can solve theirs too.

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