Life on Purpose
About This Show
How do you live your life more deliberately? What can you do to bring more meaning and purpose into your life? How does that affect your health, happiness, and well-being? If you're asking those questions, you're in the right place! http://www.lifeonpurposeshow.com
Life on Purpose presents in-depth conversations with entrepreneurs, creatives, seekers, and thought leaders from around the world. In each episode, we'll discuss how those guests are being purposeful with various aspects as their lives- whether in their daily habits, work and running a business, relationships, health, travel, money, or just how they move through their day. My goal is to offer inspiration and concrete examples that listeners can apply to their own lives.
Life on Purpose, which was featured in iTunes' New & Noteworthy listings in January/February 2015, is the latest creation from Gregory Berg, producer/host of the acclaimed Radio Enso, which aired nearly 150 in-depth conversations from 2011-2014 and also has a five-star rating on iTunes.
Through the years, Greg had been fortunate enough to interview an amazing array of inspirational people whose life work revolves around helping others answer those very questions — creatives, academics, and visionaries like Brene Brown, Dr. Bernie Siegel, Barbara Marx Hubbard, Jennifer Louden, Jonathan Fields, Danielle LaPorte, Chris Guillebeau, Susan Piver, Chris Brogan and MANY more.
Most Recent Episode
64: Richard Diedrichs- Living in Blue Sky Mind: Living in Blue Sky Mind: Basic Buddhist Teachings for a Happy Life
3 days ago
For Life on Purpose Episode #64, my guest is Zen priest and teacher Richard Diedrichs, whose work presents basic Buddhist teachings that keep you on the wholesome path of self-realization toward a happy life. Richard joined me for an inspiring chat about his new book Living in Blue Sky Mind: Basic Buddhist Teachings for a Happy Life, in which he offers simple lessons, anecdotes of personal transformation, and reflective questions to guide us along Buddha’s enlightened way. We also discussed the opportunity to learn, grow, and practice these principles when host Greg mistakenly lost the audio file of the original interview that was taped and had to admit his mistake and request a second interview. Says Richard about the book: “Living in Blue Sky Mind began as short talks that I gave to children, parents, and grandparents at Daifukuji Zen Buddhist temple in Kona, Hawaii. (For the youngest among us in the family gatherings, I read a children's picture book.) To further spread the Dharma, I had the idea of publishing the talks in a blog that I called, "I Can See Clearly Now." By the time I published about a hundred talks as posts, the blog had amassed nearly twelve thousand views. Like myself, I think people are searching for ways in which they can think, say, and do things that bring caring and wisdom into their lives and into the lives of everyone around them. We all want to be happy!” About: We live with minds as open and spacious as the deep blue sky. Living in Blue Sky Mind presents basic Buddhist teachings that keep us on the wholesome path of self-realization and oriented toward a happy life. Zen priest and teacher, Richard Gentei Diedrichs, offers simple lessons, anecdotes of personal transformation, and reflective questions to guide us along Buddha’s enlightened way. Richard Gentei Diedrichs grew up in Los Angeles. He edited travel and health magazines in Seattle, worked as an editor at the schools of Engineering and Public Health at the University of California, Berkeley, and then taught in public elementary schools in the San Francisco Bay Area. The author of four books, Richard was fully ordained a Zen priest in 1990 by Genki Takabayashi Roshi. Currently, he is a Dharma teacher at D
Rated 5 out of
Fresh and Invigorating Wisdom from an Old Pro
I’ve been listening to Greg’s always insightful podcast episodes for three years, but this newer stuff for Life on Purpose? It’s a great new angle on a topic that’s relevant to literally everyone: how to be intentional with everything you do and everyone you surround yourself with.
Greg brings out the best in his guests because he knows how to ask great questions, does a ton of research, and has some amazing personal experiences to share. Plus, he lands some of the most fascinating guests you’ll find anywhere … and not just the professional podcasting circuit ones. Whether or not you know Greg or what he represents, he and his groovy guests are worth listening to every single time.
Date published: 2015-01-22
Rated 5 out of
No matter where you are at you will enjoy this!
Great show, awesome guests and host! If you are looking for some unconventional perspectives Life on Purpose delivers.
Date published: 2015-07-28
Rated 5 out of
Always insightful and interesting
I look forward to new Life on Purpose podcasts! Gregory Berg's interviews demonstrate his thirst for knowledge, discovery and his awesome sense of wonder. His broadcasting expertise shines through in his discussions with interesting guests who share insights and words of wisdom from their unique perspectives. Add this one to your Favorites Playlist!
Date published: 2015-10-23