Podcast

Welcome to Untangle! Hosts Patricia Karpas and Ariel Garten interview authors, experts and thought-leaders in areas related to mindfulness, brain health practices, leadership, life and so much more! You’ll hear from psychologists, neuroscientists, nutritionists, storytellers, buddhists, MD’s, Sleep experts etc. It’s a wide collection of interviews with thoughtful, provocative, inspirational and sometimes funny guests who share their true and heartfelt experiences.

New episodes every Tuesday.

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Episodes

2019

  • Episode 211

    Laurie Santos. Inside The Science of Well Being (From the Most Popular Course in YALE History)

  • Episode 210

    Dr. Alex Korb. Wired for Joy: The neuroscience of happiness

  • Episode 209

    Elisha Goldstein. Finding More Happiness, Meaning, Purpose and Connection in Life.

  • Episode 208

    Tal Ben Shahar. How to find happiness: Get out of your own way to walk your path to bliss.

  • Episode 207

    Encore: Denise Jacobs. Banish the Inner Critic to Unleash Creativity.

  • Episode 206

    Jim Kwik. Encore: How to Remember Anything.

  • Episode 205

    Dan Harris. Encore. Skeptical and Anxious ABC News Guy Shares How Meditation Tweaked Him Just Enough

  • Episode 204

    Samantha Skelly. Breathe away your fear: Unleashing the power of breath to set yourself free

  • Episode 203

    Dave Asprey. The Original Biohacker Shares how to Upgrade your Brain and Your Life

  • Episode 202

    How to create joy instantly. The power and mindfulness of laughter and play.

  • Episode 201

    Mark Coleman: Quiet the Ruminations, Story Spinning and Judgments for good.

  • Episode 200

    Curious about our Mental Health Epidemic? Check this Out!

  • Episode 199

    Strike a Chord: The mindfulness of music and the sound of the soul

  • Episode 198

    Ashley Turner. Encore. Relationships, Vulnerability, Letting go of Judgement and Love.

  • Episode 197

    Dr. Helen Fisher. Wired for love: The neuroscience of sex, lust, affection, and lasting love

  • Episode 196

    Frank Ostaseski. Discovering What Death can Teach Us About Love(and Living Fully).

  • Episode 195

    Dr Dan Siegel. How presence is the best gift you can give yourself or your child.

  • Episode 194

    Ruth King. Can You Change the Way you Feel About Race?

  • Episode 193

    Dr. James Fallon. Inside the Mind of a Psychopath.

  • Episode 192

    John Sullivan. Using your Brain to Optimize Performance

  • Episode 191

    Yung Pueblo. How to connect to your humanity and change the world.

  • Episode 190

    Dr. Rick Hanson. Encore: Inner Strengths to Develop Resilience

  • Episode 189

    Kristen Noel. Encore: Rescript Your Life for More Joy

  • Episode 188

    Dr. Jenny Taitz. Regrets, Loneliness, Love, Choosing Joy

  • Episode 187

    Jeffery Martin. Mastering the Fundamentals of Wellbeing.

  • Episode 186

    Erica Ariel Fox. Resolve Conflicts by Negotiating with Yourself First.

  • Episode 185

    Casey Fenton. Ego Hack your way to a better you?

  • Episode 184

    Michael J. Gelb Encore: Top 7 Relationship Skills for Leaders.

  • Episode 183

    Marc Lesser. Bringing mindfulness to the workplace.

  • Episode 182

    Chrissy Carter. From Heartbreak to Joy. One Woman’s Fertility Journey.

  • Episode 181

    Dr. Anna Cabeca. Your Brain on Hormones.

  • Episode 180

    Emily Fletcher. Stress Less, Accomplish More for Extraordinary Performance.

  • Episode 179

    Olav Krigolson. Inside the Heads of Astronauts, Baseball Players and Monks.

  • Episode 178

    Daphne Rose Kingma - Encore. Love and Relationships Demystified.

  • Episode 177

    Sharon Salzberg - Encore. What’s Real Love Anyway?

  • Episode 176

    Lisa Mosconi: The Truth About "Brain Food".

  • Episode 175

    Lama Tsomo. Journey from Financial to Spiritual Inheritance.

  • Episode 174

    Dr Dean Ornish. How Stressing Less and Loving More Can Change Your Life.

  • Episode 173

    Natalie Zises. Why We Eat Too Much and How to Change.

  • Episode 172

    Shama Rahman. What is flow and how and why to spend more time in it.

  • Episode 171

    Dr. Rick Hanson. NEW! Top 5 Ways to Be Happier in 2019.

2018

  • Episode 170

    Jim Doty. A Neurosurgeon Walks Into A Magic Shop.

  • Episode 169

    Alex Korb. Reshaping your Brain to Improve Moods, Be your Best Self.

  • Episode 168

    A Tour Through Your Mind with Consciousness Explorer Jeff Warren

  • Episode 167

    Amy Blankson Balancing Happiness and Productivity in the Digital Age

  • Episode 166

    Sara Lazar Encore: Neuroscientist Shares How Meditation Changes our Brains

  • Episode 165

    Patricia Karpas - Morning Gratitude Meditation

  • Episode 164

    Ralph De La Rosa. Being Happier Despite Your Monkey Mind

  • Episode 163

    Chris Aimone- from Electric Eyewear to Brain Sensing Headbands That Help You Meditate

  • Episode 162

    Jake Knapp - Redesign Time to Focus on What Matters Most

  • Episode 161

    Mikey Siegel - Hacking Conciousness

  • Episode 160

    Chris Winter - Why Your Sleep is Broken and How to Fix It

  • Episode 159

    David Eagleman - Boosting Creativity and Expanding Our Senses

  • Episode 158

    Dr. Rick Hanson Encore: Hardwiring our Brains to Feel Happier

  • Episode 157

    Jim Kwik - How to Remember Anything

  • Episode 156

    Radha Agrawal: Know Yourself Deeply and Live a More Connected, Happy Life

  • Episode 155

    Rudy Tanzi - How Changing Your Habits Can Change Your Genes

  • Episode 154

    Ariel Garten - Your Brain on Meditation

  • Episode 153

    Sol Halpern - Being Mindful When it Comes to Money

  • Episode 152

    Mark Coleman Encore Episode: Make Peace with Your Inner Critic

  • Episode 151

    Cyd Crouse - Meditation Changed Her Life

  • Episode 150

    Daniel Ellenberg - How Men Are Changing in Relationships

  • Episode 149

    Sharon Salzberg - Encore Episode: What’s Real Love Anyway?

  • Episode 148

    Alonzo King Encore Episode - Stillness Fuels Creativity, Intuition and Joy

  • Episode 147

    Justin Ehrlich - Can Chinese Medicine Heal our Physical and Emotional Wounds?

  • Episode 146

    Joan Halifax - Defining Moments In Our Lives: Where Fear and Courage Meet

  • Episode 145

    Daphne Rose Kingma - Love and Relationships Demystified

  • Episode 144

    Melli O’Brien - Encore Episode: Live Your Life with More Purpose

  • Episode 143

    Gail Storey - Mind, Body and Heart On and Off the Pacific Crest Trail

  • Episode 142

    Ben Feder - Busy Exec Takes Bali Sabbatical with Family (his version of Eat, Pray, Love)

  • Episode 141

    James Colquhoun - Encore Episode: The Power of Real Food and Meditation to Heal

  • Episode 140

    Dina Kaplan - Life-changing Conscious Leadership Program

  • Episode 139

    Rick Hanson - Inner Strengths to (finally!) Develop Resilience

  • Episode 138

    Dr. Anne Marie Albano - Encore Episode: Dealing with Anxiety and Mood Disorders

  • Episode 137

    Fred Kofman - Real Leaders Bring Meaning into the Workplace

  • Episode 136

    Stefanie Goldstein: A Special Mother’s Day Edition -- On Being A Mom

  • Episode 135

    Nathalie Croix - Life-changing Impact of Yoga and Meditation

  • Episode 134

    Nataly Kogan - Stop Chasing Perfection and Be Happier Now

  • Episode 133

    Brad Warner - Unlikely Punk Rocker Finds (some) Peace in Zen Buddhism

  • Episode 132

    Elisha Goldstein - Earth Day Meditation: What the World Needs

  • Episode 131

    Fran Hauser - Authentic Leadership Wisdom from "The Myth of the Nice Girl"

  • Episode 130

    Elise Bialylew - Mindfulness as a Tool for Living your Best Life

  • Episode 129

    Sakyong Mipham - The Lost Art of Good Conversation

  • Episode 128

    Tanja Pajevic - The Secret Life of Grief and Loss

  • Episode 127

    Michael J. Gelb - Why Connection and Relationships Matter (a lot!)

  • Episode 126

    Vidyamala Burch - Living a Full Life despite Pain and Difficulties

  • Episode 125

    Dan Harris - Meditation For Fidgety Skeptics

  • Episode 124

    Rob Dube - Entrepreneur Shares How Meditation Fuels Compassionate Leadership and More

  • Episode 123

    Leora Fulvio - Therapist Shares Insights on Mindful vs. Mindless Eating

  • Episode 122

    A Little Self-Love Inspiration and a Valentine’s Day Meditation

  • Episode 121

    Emily Fletcher - How to Perform at the Top of Your Game

  • Episode 120

    Jonathan Foust - Insights on Anxiety, Anger and Relationships

  • Episode 119

    Denise Jacobs - Banish the Inner Critic to Unleash Creativity

  • Episode 118

    Dianne Bondy - Transforming a Negative Body Image to a Positive One

  • Episode 117

    Stefanie Goldstein - Encore Meditation and Inspiration for Women's March

  • Episode 116

    Dr. Rick Hanson - Hardwiring our Brains for Happiness

  • Episode 115

    Kristen Noel - Rescript your Life for More Joy

  • Episode 114

    Patricia Karpas - Top Six Takeaways from Untangle 2017 plus an Emily Fletcher New Year Reflection

2017

  • Episode 113

    Dr. Joe Dispenza - Possible to heal yourself? This Dr. Explains How

  • Episode 112

    Karen Brody - Exhausted and Overwhelmed? Expert Shares How To Get The Best Power Nap of Your Life

  • Episode 111

    Congressman Tim Ryan - Politician and Author of A Mindful Nation Shares Why Mindfulness Matters

  • Episode 110

    Noah Levine - Leading Buddhist Teacher Shares Addiction and Recovery Story

  • Episode 109

    Albert Flynn DeSilver - Writing and Meditation as a Path to Awakening

  • Episode 108

    Chrissy Carter - A Thanksgiving Meditation: What are You Grateful For?

  • Episode 107

    Encore Episode: Parneet Pal - Harvard-trained Physician on Mindfulness and Lifestyle Management

  • Episode 106

    Tracy Cochran - Beloved MeditationTeacher Shares Insights on Challenges of Holidays, Families & More

  • Episode 105

    Encore Episode: Emily Fletcher - Meditation Transforms Life of Broadway Actress

  • Episode 104

    Waylon Lewis - Elephant Journal Founder Shares Personal (fun!) Buddhist Journey

  • Episode 103

    Encore Episode: Michael Apollo - Expert Shares Insights on Mindfulness, Meditation and Buddhism

  • Episode 102

    Penn Harris - Seven yr. old Boy Shares his (adorable) Perspective on Meditation

  • Episode 101

    Lynne McTaggart - Award-Winning Journalist Explores the Power of Intention to Heal Others

  • Episode 100

    Vanessa Potter - Mysterious Illness Leads to Life and Work Transformation

  • Episode 99

    Rachel Cook - Meditation Retreat Changes this Entrepreneur's Life

  • Episode 98

    Encore Episode: Stephen Batchelor - Intriguing Insights from a Skeptical Buddhist

  • Episode 97

    Tina Staley - Kindness Has the Power to Heal and to Help Overcome Negative Thoughts

  • Episode 96

    Dani Shapiro - Best-Selling Memoirist Shares How Meditation Helps Us Uncover Stories In Our Lives

  • Episode 95

    Dr. Shelby Harris - Your Sleep And Insomnia Questions Answered

  • Episode 94

    Susan Piver - Encore Episode: How Meditation Helped This Buddhist Teacher with Depression and More

  • Episode 93

    Alonzo King - Brilliant Choreographer Shares How Meditation Fuels Creativity, Intuition and Joy

  • Episode 92

    Elisha Goldstein - Encore Presentation: Top Meditation Questions Answered by Leading Expert

  • Episode 91

    Dawn Eshelman - Mindfulness Programs Offer a New Way to Experience Art in your Favorite Museums

  • Episode 90

    Sara Lazar - Harvard Neuroscientist Explains How Meditation Changes Our Brains

  • Episode 89

    Wade Brill - Young Cancer Survivor Shares Personal Story

  • Episode 88

    Andrea Lieberstein - A Mindful Eating Expert Asks “What Are You Hungry For?”

  • Episode 87

    Rob Dube - A Forbes “Best Small Company 2017” Leader Shares How Meditation Helps His Anxiety

  • Episode 86

    James Fox - Encore Presentation: How Yoga and Meditation Transform Prisoners

  • Episode 85

    Sharon Guskin - Bestselling Author Inspires Reincarnation Discussion

  • Episode 84

    La Sarmiento - Gender Fluid Mindfulness Teacher Shares Personal Story

  • Episode 83

    Alejandro Chaoul - MD Anderson Pro Discusses Meditation for Cancer Patients and Caregivers

  • Episode 82

    Amy Gross - Former Oprah Magazine Editor in Chief turns Mindfulness Teacher

  • Episode 81

    James Colquhoun - The Power of Real Food and Meditation to Heal

  • Episode 80

    Sharon Salzberg - Real Love is (much) More than You Think It Is

  • Episode 79

    Bill Duane - Google Exec Shares How Mindfulness programs boost Performance

  • Episode 78

    Stefanie Goldstein - A Mother’s Day Meditation for Compassion and Love

  • Episode 77

    Judson Brewer - Encore presentation on Addiction and Habit Change

  • Episode 76

    Catherine Burns - How Storytelling Transforms Us

  • Episode 75

    Elisha Goldstein - Celebrate Earth Day with this Meditation to Connect to the Earth

  • Episode 74

    Sarah Kaufman - Pulitzer Prize-winner Teaches us How to Bring More Grace into our Lives

  • Episode 73

    Dr. Anne Marie Albano - Anxiety Challenges & Coping Skills for Kids, Teens and Adults

  • Episode 72

    Mark Krassner - Meditation for Anxiety during Pregnancy and for New Moms

  • Episode 71

    Travis Barton - LA Life Coach asks “What if Happiness Paid the Bills?”

  • Episode 70

    David Gelles - NY Times Reporter Shares Meditation Story

  • Episode 69

    Ann Friedman - Podcast Celeb Shares Newbie Meditation Experience

  • Episode 68

    Mark Coleman - Silencing the Negative Inner Critic

  • Episode 67

    Melli O’Brien - Know Yourself Deeply, Live Your Life Fully

  • Episode 66

    Lodro Rinzler - Meditation, Heartbreak and Resilience

  • Episode 65

    Emily Fletcher - Your Relationship and Sex Questions Answered

  • Episode 64

    Chrissy Carter - Relationship Meditations in Honor of Valentine’s Day

  • Episode 63

    Ashley Turner -- Your Love Questions Answered

  • Episode 62

    Jerry Colonna - Bringing your full human potential to the work you love

  • Episode 61

    Jeffrey Walker - Mindfulness practices in leadership, education and philanthropy.

  • Episode 60

    Stefanie Goldstein - Meditation in honor of Women’s March

  • Episode 59

    Derek Flanzraich - Founder of ‘Greatist’ Shares Leadership Story

  • Episode 58

    Agapi Stassinopoulos - Finding Joy Each Day

  • Episode 57

    M.J. Ryan - Turning Negative Habits into Positive ones

2016

  • Episode 56

    Year-end Message and Open Heart Meditation with Elisha Goldstein

  • Episode 55

    Michaela Haas - Resilience and Surviving Bad Breaks

  • Episode 54

    Bob Roth - TM, David Lynch Foundation

  • Episode 53

    Allan Lokos - Surviving a plane crash

  • Episode 52

    Joanne Heyman - Meditation for Leaders

  • Episode 51

    Gratitude and Reflection - A Thanksgiving Meditation

  • Episode 50

    Joe DiNardo - Meditation and a love story

  • Episode 49

    Elisha Goldstein - Meditation Questions Answered

  • Episode 48

    Richard Miller - Yoga Nidra Heals Trauma

  • Episode 47

    Leigh Stein - Depression and Love

  • Episode 46

    Colleen Saidman Yee - Yoga for Life

  • Episode 45

    Cara Bradley - Mental Strength Training

  • Episode 44

    Amy Baglan - Mindful Dating

  • Episode 43

    Jessica Emich - Restaurant Entrepreneur

  • Episode 42

    Kristin Neff - Why We Need Self-Compassion

  • Episode 41

    Tommy Rosen - Yoga and Meditation for Addiction

  • Episode 40

    Vicki Saunders - Funding Women Entrepreneurs

  • Episode 39

    Liz Corwin - Fighter Pilot Turns Yogi

  • Episode 38

    Charlie Hartwell - The Business of Mindfulness

  • Episode 36

    Pandit Dasa - Urban Monk Shares Story

  • Episode 37

    Meditation: Mountain Strength

  • Episode 35

    Ellie Burrows - Founder MNDFL NYC Studio

  • Episode 34

    Shanti Medina - Healing from Abusive Mom

  • Episode 33

    Nikki Myers - Yoga and 12-Step Addiction Recovery

  • Episode 32

    Jesse Israel - From Record Label to Meditation Entrepreneur

  • Episode 31

    Mark Epstein - Buddhism and Psychotherapy

  • Episode 30

    Jennipher Walters - Fit-bottomed Mom goes Zen

  • Episode 29

    Judson Brewer - Meditation and Your Brain

  • Episode 28

    Parneet Pal - MD Discusses Lifestyle as Medicine

  • Episode 27

    Chrissy Carter - Trader Turned Yoga and Meditation Teacher

  • Episode 26

    Sukhraj Gipple - Kundalini Shares How Meditation Heals

  • Episode 25

    Ariel Garten - Muse Founder, Meditation and Science

  • Episode 24

    Shamash Alidina - Mindfulness for Dummies

  • Episode 23

    Koshin and Chodo - Zen Monks Tell All

  • Episode 22

    James Fox - Meditation in Prisons

  • Episode 21

    Michael Apollo - Getting Started with Meditation

  • Episode 20

    Latham Thomas - Meditation for Fertility, Pregnancy

  • Episode 19

    Wendy Stern - Healing Grief

  • Episode 18

    Rebecca Dreyfus and Elena Brower - Filmmaker and Yogi Connect

  • Episode 17

    Alexa Silvaggio - Young Yogi and Anorexia

  • Episode 16

    Sharon Salzberg - Overcoming Personal Suffering

  • Episode 15

    Daniella R - Healing from Depression

  • Episode 14

    George Mumford - Mindfulness and Athletes

  • Episode 13

    Julie Campilio - Fifth Graders with Anxiety

  • Episode 12

    Elisha Goldstein - Uncovering Happiness

  • Episode 11

    Cathi Peterson - Cancer Survivor Story

  • Episode 10

    Lodro Rinzler - Buddhism for Love, Heartbreak

  • Episode 9

    Amy Kurtz - Overcoming Illness with Meditation

  • Episode 8

    Susan Piver - Open Heart Meditation

  • Episode 7

    Dan Harris - ABC News Reporter Overcomes Anxiety

  • Episode 6

    Stephen Batchelor - Meditation and the Skeptical Buddhist

  • Episode 5

    Lisa Wimberger - When Lightning Strikes

  • Episode 4

    Dina Kaplan -Founder of PATH Overcomes Anxiety

  • Episode 3

    Lois Shannon - Mom Shares OCD Story

  • Episode 2

    Justin Kaliszewski - First Silent Retreat

  • Episode 1

    Emily Fletcher - Broadway Actress Turned Meditation Teacher