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On Purpose with Jay Shetty

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.
Dwyane Wade ON: Letting Go of Validation to Become Your Best Self
Jay Shetty talks to NBA legend Dwyane Wade about his journey on and off the court. From staying true to his spiritual belief through every game and creating meaningful relationships with his family and friends to helping and building a community out of passion and goodwill and looking past the present to be able to do more. As a three-time NBA Champion, Olympic Gold medalist, and thirteen-time NBA All-Star, Dwyane Wade has experienced a whirlwind career. Wade officially retired from the NBA after sixteen years following his 2018-19 season. His #OneLastDance farewell tour included jersey exchanges, gifts, and tributes. Wade partnered with Bleacher Report on a D. Wade World Tour apparel series to celebrate the final season of his career and pay tribute to his influence on and off the court. He received the NBA’s 2012-2013 Community Assist Award in recognition of his efforts in the community and his philanthropic work.  Try our tea & become a member of our tea club today! https://samatea.com/onpurpose. Want to be a Jay Shetty Certified Life Coach? Get the Digital Guide and Workbook from Jay Shetty https://jayshettypurpose.com/fb-getting-started-as-a-life-coach-podcast/What to Listen For:00:00 Introduction02:57 The emotional journey of putting a picture book together04:19 The beauty of life is always the unknown05:42 In every game, don’t forget to be thankful  10:21 Having the right support to lift you in your journey12:10 The value of association14:52 A coach that helps you achieve success17:00 When you think differently and look at things differently19:14 Being open gives you experiences you haven’t imagine21:35 When we’re not enjoying the journey24:54 What matters is YOU29:54 Maintaining great relationships despite a difficult childhood31:56 Creating moments with people and living through the memories36:02 From a powerless youth to a man with a voice38:02 Support the people who are doing the work on the ground40:19 Develop yourself through professionals42:16 The legend that is Kobe Bryant44:20 Why should you be happy every morning?Episode ResourcesDwyane Wade | TwitterDwyane Wade | InstagramDwyane Wade | FacebookDwyane Wade | YouTubeDwyane Wade | WebsiteDwyane, a photo memoir
2d ago
46 mins
7 Relationship Intentions to Manifest Love in 2022Ed Winters ON: Every Argument Against Veganism & How to Stop Letting Culture Control Your Diet
Jay Shetty sits down with Ed Winters to uncover his path to veganism, from regularly eating chicken burgers to becoming one of the world’s leading advocates of switching to a vegan lifestyle. We discuss the influence our cognitive biases & cultural habits have on our lifestyle choices, what actually constitutes animal cruelty & what we can do about it, and how we can vote for change with the dollars we spend at the grocery store.Ed Winters is a vegan educator, public speaker and content creator, widely known for his viral debates, speeches, and video essays. He has given speeches across the world, including at the University of Cambridge, EPFL, Google NYC and Google Zürich. Ed has also debated numerous times on live television and radio, and has been featured on the BBC, ITV and LadBible. He also co-founded The No Catch Co. in 2021, an ethical vegan fish and chip shop company taking on the traditional British fish and chip shop model & wrote his debut book This is Vegan Propaganda (And Other Lies the Meat Industry Tells You).Try our tea & become a member of our tea club today! https://samatea.com/onpurposeWhat to Listen For:00:00 Introduction03:39 How Ed Winters started his journey with veganism11:27 The Ostrich Effect & the influence our cognitive biases have on us15:44 How Ed Winters found his voice in activism without being judgemental20:18 How to actually make the shift to veganism sustainable28:30 This is why being an animal lover & eating meat don’t go hand-in-hand33:02 Why animal farming still constitutes animal cruelty35:34 The impact of culture & tradition on our relationships with animals44:42 Good people can engage in things that are bad, but that’s okay as long as you try your best to make a positive change49:37 How to make going vegan more affordable & the power your dollar has on the food industry56:24 Ed Winters on the Final FiveEpisode ResourcesEd’s Book | This Is Vegan Propaganda: (And Other Lies the Meat Industry Tells You)Ed Winters | InstagramEd Winters | YouTube
10-01-2022
1 hr 4 mins
7 Steps to Manifesting Results in 2022Gwyneth Paltrow Interviews Jay Shetty ON: Daily Actions to Build Life-Changing Habits & Training Your Mind to Break Old Patterns
This is a special episode of On Purpose where Gwyneth Paltrow sits down with Jay Shetty in her goop event held at the Porsche Design Center in Los Angeles with only 150 people in the audience. We get to listen to Jay’s journey as a monk and his career shift after leaving monkhood, how we can condition our mind to find strength and happiness, and what can help us learn how to appreciate our step by step journey.  Gwyneth is an American actress and lifestyle innovator. She won an Oscar for Best Actress for her role in Shakespeare in Love in 1999, and later appeared in Iron Man and other films from the Marvel franchise. Her lifestyle brand, goop, was launched in 2008.Achieve success in every area of your life with Jay Shetty’s Genius Community. Join over 10,000 members taking their holistic well-being to the next level today, at https://shetty.cc/OnPurposeGeniusWhat We Discuss:00:00 Intro02:17 From being a monk to a life coach05:28 Why mini experiments are important in our lives08:23 The more choices we have, the worst mistakes we make10:05 Learning how to find stillness in discomfort13:50 Why our minds are compared to monkeys16:49 When you wake up to notifications, negativity, news, and noise22:03 Committing to a 2-hour daily meditation25:51 The types of meditation 28:28 Appreciating where you are in life31:06 Create dreams through people33:28 The most powerful dreams are linked to service and impact35:07 When is the best time to switch?Like this show? Please leave us a review here - even one sentence helps! Post a screenshot of you listening on Instagram & tag us so we can thank you personally!Episode Resources:Gwyneth Paltrow | TwitterGwyneth Paltrow | InstagramGwyneth Paltrow | Facebookgoop
03-01-2022
39 mins
10 Lessons I have Learned from the Last 300 Episodes of On PurposeScott O’Neil ON: Quality Time Over Quantity Time & Why Presence is the Key to Deeper Relationships in Life, Love, and Work
Scott O'Neil sits down with Jay Shetty to talk about positive intent. It’s in assuming a positive intent in all that we do where we can calmly and level-headedly make important decisions, resolve conflicts, and engage in difficult conversations. And when we transition into another phase in our life, we all need to surround ourselves with people who can give us constructive, honest feedback. Scott is the Chief Executive Officer of Harris Blitzer Sports & Entertainment, an organization with the mission of building passionate, high-performing teams that inspire people to enhance the communities where its teams live, work, play and win. With more than 20 years of experience in the NBA, NHL and NFL, O’Neil has earned a reputation as a leader of leaders and is one of the most connected, dynamic and driven executives in the industry today.Get your copy of Think Like a Monk today by clicking this link!https://thinklikeamonkbook.com/What We Discuss:00:00 Intro02:34 Finding you “be where your feet are” moment06:23 Have the community control their destiny09:12 Common language: Assume Positive Intent (API)13:20 When no one is assuming positive intent19:54 Learning a lot more when you trip and fall22:47 A formula for your mental health27:12 We all just need to ask for help if we need it31:41 Find your true perspective37:42 Find your own morning routine to start your day44:38 Try to track your happy thoughts daily47:15 Seek authentic feedback from people who can help you grow56:15 Transitions are hard for a lot of people57:52 Hunt and Kill vs Seek and Grow01:04:26 Why it’s hard to say NO01:07:58 Three most important things: health, sadhana, savor01:13:19 Be present and create meaningful moments with your family01:15:59 It’s the positive things that you remember01:18:29 How not to get distracted and stay in the moment01:21:07 Scott on Final FiveLike this show? Please leave us a review here - even one sentence helps! Post a screenshot of you listening on Instagram & tag us so we can thank you personally!Episode Resources:Scott O'Neil | TwitterScott O'Neil | LinkedInBe Where Your Feet AreAchieve success in every area of your life with Jay Shetty’s Genius Community. Join over 10,000 members taking their holistic well-being to the next level today, at https://shetty.cc/OnPurposeGenius
27-12-2021
1 hr 24 mins
9 Powerful Reflection Questions for 2021Simi & Haze ON: Keeping a Beginner’s Mind & Communicating Effectively in any Relationship
20-12-2021
42 mins
4 Things We Stress About & 6 Steps to Reduce Anxiety During This Time
Who doesn’t love the holidays? But we all know the most wonderful time of the year can be stressful. Whether it’s the stress of giving gifts, difficult family members reopening old wounds, heated debates with that stubborn aunt or uncle, it’s important to remain calm and stay present.In this episode, Jay Shetty shares 4 of the most common sources of Christmas stress, along with 6 simple, practical steps to reduce anxiety during the most wonderful time of the year (or family gatherings in general)Get your copy of Think Like a Monk today by clicking this link!https://thinklikeamonkbook.com/00:00 - Who doesn’t love the holiday season? But it can be stressful03:25 - Research from APA.org Holiday Stress & Resource Center06:18 - Stress #1, dealing with the pressure of gift giving09:26 - Stress #2, receiving unwanted gifts & how to handle disappointment12:32 - Stress #3, finances & overspending during the holidays14:52 - Stress #4, relationships & reopening old family wounds17:00 - Step #1, be cautious with your calendar & it’s okay to say “No”18:19 - Step #2, prioritize sleep & get enough rest20:22 - Step #3, allow for imperfection & be okay with not meeting expectations21:48 - Step #4, focus on what matters - connection & making new memories23:23 - Step #5, know that winning an argument with family doesn’t solve anything23:42 - Step #6, don’t wait until the New Year to take time to reflectLike this show? Please leave us a review here - even one sentence helps! Post a screenshot of you listening on Instagram & tag us so we can thank you personally!
17-12-2021
24 mins
Maitreyi Ramakrishnan ON: Imposter Syndrome & How to Navigate Self-Doubt In Any Stage of Your Journey
Maitreyi Ramakrishnan chats with Jay Shetty about her acting journey. Breaking through the film industry requires a lot of hard work and a lot of people don’t actually take into consideration the amount of work she has put in to continuously play the title role. Add in a good amount of luck and her will to stand for herself and never shy away from asking questions.Maitreyi is best known for portraying Devi Vishwakumar, a 15-year-old high school sophomore, in Netflix's hit series, Never Have I Ever. She created her audition tape at a local library, using her mother's camera, eventually being asked to send four more videos, before having a screen test in Los Angeles and being offered the role. Maitreyi is very vocal about diversity and standing up for yourself.   Get your copy of Think Like a Monk today by clicking this link!https://thinklikeamonkbook.com/What We Discuss:00:00 Intro02:45 Breaking through Hollywood with a South Asian heritage07:07 Raised to speak up your mind10:00 “I didn’t like myself.”14:51 Generational talk divides us16:53 Having a grandma as your best friend18:54 When you have family and friends that listen22:30 The strong passion for acting25:44 The day she filmed the audition tape29:48 Always give it your best shot30:43 The first day and the first scene shoot34:25 Dealing with impostor syndrome37:38 Everything happened in different ways for people41:05 “Respect existence, expect resistance.”43:42 Not enough representation of true diversity50:02 The story she stood up for someone53:14 Maitreyi on Final FiveLike this show? Please leave us a review here - even one sentence helps! Post a screenshot of you listening on Instagram & tag us so we can thank you personally!Episode Resources:Maitreyi Ramakrishnan | InstagramMaitreyi Ramakrishnan | TwitterMaitreyi Ramakrishnan | TikTokMaitreyi Ramakrishnan | FacebookAchieve success in every area of your life with Jay Shetty’s Genius Community. Join over 10,000 members taking their holistic well-being to the next level today, at https://shetty.cc/OnPurposeGenius
13-12-2021
57 mins
9 Mistakes We Make in Love and Relationships
What are your expectations in your current relationship? Do you wish for your partner to like the things that you like, enjoy the things that you enjoy doing, and share the same passion with you? Or do you want your partner to carve their own path along with you?In many relationships, this idealism that your partner needs to like what you like, love what you love, and hate what you hate in the pretext that it should be how they show their love for you can be toxic. It can strip away your partner's identity and freedom. It can be suffocating.In this episode of On Purpose, Jay Shetty tells us the common mistakes we make that don't help our relationships grow and what you can do now to strengthen it.Get your copy of Think Like a Monk today by clicking this link!https://thinklikeamonkbook.com/Key Takeaways:00:00 Intro01:41 The mistakes we make in a relationship02:58 Mistake #1: We make someone our everything07:28 Mistake #2: You’re with someone for they could be, not for who they are12:33 Mistake #3: You stay too long because you’re scared to be seen as the bad person15:04 Mistake #4: We trade time with our partners instead of creating new experiences16:39 Mistake #5: You want them to like what you like18:12 Mistake #6: You don’t take the time to understand why they are the way they are20:06 Mistake #7: You talk to too many people but not to the person you’re in a relationship with21:31 Mistake #8: You’re mad at them for the sacrifices you made that they didn’t ask for23:47 Mistake #9: Know the difference between ownership, partnership, and relationshipLike this show? Please leave us a review here - even one sentence helps! Post a screenshot of you listening on Instagram & tag us so we can thank you personally!
10-12-2021
30 mins
Liz Plosser ON: Becoming a Morning Person Even if You Aren’t One & How to Create a Morning Routine That Works For You
Liz Plosser chats with Jay Shetty to talk about the beauty of setting your morning right. The things that happen throughout the day are often beyond our control that leaves us frustrated and disappointed. This is why setting the right energy in your morning, after waking up, can help you become better prepared for what may happen within the day and still maintain a positive composure. Liz is the Editor-in-Chief of Women’s Health, overseeing the brand across its print and digital platforms and various brand extensions, reaching an audience of 47+ million women monthly. She is a marathoner, triathlete and boutique fitness–lover, and believes that sweat changes everything… positively impacting your mental, emotional, and mental health. Get your copy of Think Like a Monk today by clicking this link!https://thinklikeamonkbook.com/What We Discuss:00:00 Intro02:09 Doing something you love and get paid for doing it06:03 Useful skills that are integral to your purpose10:08 Having a partner who supports you all the way15:05 Leaders must remember the nuts and bolts on the ground level18:59 Most of the time, we can control what happenings in the morning22:21 Signs you’re a morning person25:03 How to become a morning person29:20 Have clear values and take little micro actions32:50 Mornings can just be chaotic35:56 Journaling can help lessen your morning mess38:28 You don’t have to wait to start making changes46:28 How to start a journaling practice51:07 How do you win your weekend and how does that transform the week?54:29 It’s better to say NO quickly55:16 Liz on Final FiveLike this show? Please leave us a review here - even one sentence helps! Post a screenshot of you listening on Instagram & tag us so we can thank you personally!Episode Resources:Liz Plosser | InstagramLiz Plosser | LinkedInLiz Plosser | TwitterLiz Plosser | BookAchieve success in every area of your life with Jay Shetty’s Genius Community. Join over 10,000 members taking their holistic well-being to the next level today, at https://shetty.cc/OnPurposeGenius
06-12-2021
59 mins
9 Career Mistakes to Avoid & 9 Habits to Grow
The career path that we choose is influenced by a lot of factors - our mindset, goals, passion, and most especially the circumstances that surround us. We have a vision of where we want to be, but sometimes, we take a different route, we take a detour.And that’s completely okay. You can have stopovers, fill up your gas, grab a bite and quench your thirst. You can have those moments where you go astray. And you can always return to that path that will lead you to success. In this episode of On Purpose, Jay Shetty shares several mistakes we unconsciously make that hinder our character growth and what we can do to correct them. Get your copy of Think Like a Monk today by clicking this link!https://thinklikeamonkbook.com/Key Takeaways:00:00 Intro00:43 Let’s focus on what we do to make money02:20 Three classes of intelligence04:40 Mistake #1: We build our careers around one revenue stream08:21 Mistake #2: Being an out and out generalist12:59 Mistake #3: Disregarding social media16:43 Mistake #4: Complacency19:34 Mistake #5: We celebrate for too long or we don’t celebrate at all22:02 Mistake #6: Over reliance on one person23:46 Mistake #7: Just watching the competition and getting disheartened24:28 Mistake #8: Listening to what your company tells you24:53 Mistake #9: Don’t ignore statistics but be led by your intuitionLike this show? Please leave us a review here - even one sentence helps! Post a screenshot of you listening on Instagram & tag us so we can thank you personally!
03-12-2021
26 mins
Justin Baldoni interviews Jay Shetty ON: Self-Compassion & Finding Your Purpose Through Service
What happens when we ask ourselves if our actions are rooted in being of service to humanity or if they are self-serving? Podcast host, New York Times bestselling author, and former monk, Jay Shetty shares his fascinating journey of being raised by and around powerful women, how masculinity manifested in insecurities, and how he discovered that service is at the core of his being. Jay makes ancient wisdom relevant and accessible as he invites us to lean into self-compassion, solitude, and a purpose beyond ourselves.The Man Enough Podcast is produced by Wayfarer Studios and presented by Proctor and Gamble, in partnership with Cadence 13, an Audacy company.Achieve success in every area of your life with Jay Shetty’s Genius Community. Join over 10,000 members taking their holistic well-being to the next level today, at https://shetty.cc/OnPurposeGeniusWhat We Discuss:00:00 Intro06:06 Appreciate the person who helped you learn a positive habit08:28 When did you feel like you weren’t a man?12:57 What is service for a man?17:52 It’s human desire to be inspired and project perfection on to anyone21:11 Doing business in a more spiritual way24:07 Billionaires are people who impacts the lives of a billion people27:36 Both the giver and receiver are serving34:52 How not to get crushed by social media37:51 Set your intention when you create a piece of content42:56 Allow yourself to have compassion for yourself43:30 Getting addicted to playing video games48:05 Man Enough’s Rapid Fire Questions  Like this show? Please leave us a review here - even one sentence helps! Post a screenshot of you listening on Instagram & tag us so we can thank you personally!Episode Resources:The Man Enough PodcastWe Are Man Enough | TwitterWe Are Man Enough | YouTubeWe Are Man Enough | FacebookWe Are Man Enough | Instagram
29-11-2021
50 mins
8 Ways to Create More Peace and Balance in your Life Starting TodayDemi Lovato ON: Depression, Healing, & Finding Your Own Identity
Demi Lovato chats with Jay Shetty about expanding your consciousness. It’s about finding grace and compassion for others when people don’t have a clear understanding of your own consciousness and how you identify as. It’s about holding your ground and staying calm when some people aren’t ready to accept you for who you truly are. And it’s about strengthening your resolve through meditation.Demi gained popularity as Mitchie Torres in the musical television film Camp Rock and its sequel Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam. On television, they served as one of the judges on The X Factor USA for its second and third seasons, and they joined the cast of the Smurfs: The Lost Village as the voice behind the lead role, Smurfette. Aside from remaining active in the music industry, they have talked with notable guests in their podcast, 4D with Demi LovatoAchieve success in every area of your life with Jay Shetty’s Genius Community. Join over 10,000 members taking their holistic well-being to the next level today, at https://shetty.cc/OnPurposeGeniusWhat We Discuss:00:00 Intro01:24 How life changing quarantine is04:23 “I was a very ambitious 5-year old”06:10 Expanding our consciousness08:20 What helped you expand your consciousness?11:51 Finding your own identity15:32 What gender non-conforming means17:38 Developing grace and compassion through meditation21:36 You don’t have to be perfect to be able to meditate27:09 Allowing your playfulness and energy to come through36:40 Honor that voice inside of you38:06 Reading, journaling, and meditation41:40 Demi’s love for UFO’s and the extraterrestrial 48:06 Spending time with people who help you co-regulate48:39 Demi on Fast FiveLike this show? Please leave us a review here - even one sentence helps! Post a screenshot of you listening on Instagram & tag us so we can thank you personally!Episode Resources:Demi Lovato | InstagramDemi Lovato | FacebookDemi Lovato | TwitterDemi Lovato | YouTubeDemi Lovato | Website4D with Demi Lovato
22-11-2021
55 mins
8 Habits of Happy & Successful Couples to Improve Your Relationship
A lasting relationship doesn't just thrive on love alone. It takes a lot of work… a lot of hard work from both partners. It isn’t a simple walk in the park or a picnic at the beach. It’s about putting into heart the daily grind to make the relationship work while enjoying the feelings of happiness and being loved and appreciating your partner’s effort every single day. In this episode of On Purpose, Jay Shetty enumerates the habits that make successful relationships work and last for a long time. Sama Tea is now available! Go to http://samatea.com/onpurpose to order a box of Sama now and get access to our free live monthly tea parties, be the first to try out new tea flavors and receive a free exclusive download that shows my personal routine and rituals.Key Takeaways:00:00 Intro02:55 The relationship habits of successful couple03:54 Habit #1: Respect their value even if they have different values09:14 Habit #2: Try to notice the small things12:08 Habit #3: Encourage, not discourage each other14:35 Habit #4: Have a balance between time together, time alone, time with friends17:59 Habit #5: They argue about the issue not each other20:56 Habit #6: Think about how your decisions affect your partner22:40 Habit #7: Know the difference between your trauma and the issue25:18 Habit #8: Commit to rituals and new experiencesLike this show? Please leave us a review here  - even one sentence helps! Post a screenshot of you listening on Instagram & tag us so we can thank you personally!
19-11-2021
27 mins
Michael Dell ON: Dreaming Bigger Than Your Goals & How to Play Nice But Win
Michael Dell sits down with Jay Shetty to talk about how he built a multi-billion dollar technology business. It was a risk he was willing to take for he saw these risks as opportunities he could leverage to achieve his goals. He didn’t allow people’s opinions to dampen his innovative pursuit to build an empire where failures are seen as stepping stones and financial challenges remain a temporary drawback. Michael is chairman and chief executive officer of Dell Technologies, an innovator and technology leader providing the essential infrastructure for organizations to build their digital future, transform IT and protect their most important information. His first book, Direct from Dell: Strategies That Revolutionized an Industry, was written in 1999 and is currently promoting his second, Play Nice But Win: A CEO's Journey from Founder to Leader.What We Discuss with Michael:00:00 Intro02:52 “I started as a dishwasher boy at a Chinese restaurant.” - Michael Dell05:45 If you got little to lose, go take a risk10:08 Some big risks are just opportunities13:51 Play nice but win14:52 You have too feel right about what you’re doing17:31 It wouldn’t feel right to win if you cheated19:15 Building a business is not for the faint of heart 21:37 Going against a big corporation24:26 Fighting for the company to retain its risk-taking spirit26:26 A great work-life balance doesn’t work when you’re starting a business28:54 Set boundaries when you have a family32:25 Collecting company mementos33:34 3 key factors your leading the company right  35:29 Michael on Final FiveLike this show? Please leave us a review here - even one sentence helps! Post a screenshot of you listening on Instagram & tag us so we can thank you personally!Episode Resources:Michael Dell | TwitterMichael Dell | LinkedInMichael Dell | Dell TechnologiesPlay Nice But Win: A CEO's Journey from Founder to LeaderAchieve success in every area of your life with Jay Shetty’s Genius Community. Join over 10,000 members taking their holistic well-being to the next level today, at https://shetty.cc/OnPurposeGenius
15-11-2021
34 mins
7 Things Confident People Do Differently & How to Build the Habits in Your Life

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