Discover More

Discover More is a social sciences podcast for independent thinkers who appreciate the importance of nuances with mental health as a throughline. Looking for deep thinking? Topics include exorcism and mental illness, cognitive psychology and psychedelics, criminal psychology and true crime, consumer psychology and well-being, and more. Notable guests include Dr. James Doty, Fr. Vincent Lampert, Trudy Goodman, The Truth Doctor, Andrew Bustamante, Zoe Chance, and more. Let’s get this started! Website: https://www.discovermorepodcast.com/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/discovermorepodcast

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3 days ago

What is sex therapy? Is sex addiction real? Why do we feel sexual shame? 
We live with many paradoxes in today’s society. For example, the United States is hyper-sexualized and the topic of sex can be seen in most fabrics of our society. Yet, sex and real emotional intimacy are often little talked about, or not at all. 
Today’s conversation will answer all the questions you were afraid to ask. 
Christene Lozano is a licensed sex therapist, certified sex addiction expert, licensed marriage & family therapist, and the founder of Meraki Counseling.
With nearly a decade of expertise working with populations who struggle with sexual healing and sexual liberation from trauma, Christene has developed her unique multidimensional approach to each client’s individualized healing process and reclaiming their sexual health.  
Expect to learn about who can benefit from sex therapy, the impact of overly sexualized American culture, why we feel sexual shame, the science of sex addiction, red skin syndrome, and how to achieve sexual liberation. 
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Monday Apr 29, 2024

Is it possible to prove that God is real through science? 
The biggest argument against Christianity is that there is no empirical evidence to support God’s existence. 
Today’s conversation will explain the existence of God through astrophysics. 
Dr. Jeff Zweerink is an astrophysicist, published author, senior research scholar, and project scientist at UCLA. 
Jeff earned a PhD in astrophysics from Iowa State University and worked as a research physicist for 16 years before working for 7 years as a project scientist at UCLA. 
Expect to learn about the great contribution of Christian scientists in the scientific enterprise, why science is no enemy to Christianity, the dynamic nature of known realities, the truth behind time travel, why the universe can prove God’s existence, and much more. 
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Monday Apr 15, 2024

What are the psychological benefits of having ritual practices? 
Rituals are a series of actions performed in a specific order and are often part of a larger symbolic system. The oldest known evidence of rituals is the burial of loved ones, with the oldest example being a Neanderthal woman buried in Israel around 130,000 years ago. 
Today’s conversation will reveal why most world-class high performers, from Barack Obama, and Serena Williams, to Tom Brady, have weird and quirky rituals to sustain their peak performances. 
Dr. Michael Norton is a Harvard Business School professor, leading behavior scientist, and best-selling author. 
Michael’s research focuses on behavioral economics and well-being, with particular attention given to happiness and spending, income inequality, the IKEA effect, and, most recently, rituals. 
Expect to learn about why most peak performers have rituals, the ritual effect, the unexpected costs to optimization, how rituals help with uncertainties, the practical applications of rituals, how to improve your life using rituals, and much more. 
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Show NotesMike’s Website: HEREMike’s LinkedIn: HEREMike’s new book, The Ritual Effect: HERE
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Monday Apr 01, 2024

What is sound wave therapy? Can you heal your mind and body using sound waves and frequencies?
Torkom Ji is a master sound healer, founder of Quantum Harmonix, and meditation teacher. 
Torkom has been facilitating group sound healing experiences since 2012 and has provided deep meditation and rejuvenation for thousands of people using his unique and powerful modality. 
His sounds have been experienced at various therapeutic sound spaces at many festivals including Burning Man and Lightning in a Bottle, to name a couple, in addition to working with veterans, ER staff nurses, and cancer patients. 
Expect to learn about the science of sound wave therapy, why white noises are calming, the evolutionary significance of sound, the proven effectiveness of sound therapy, and much more. 
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Show NotesTorkom’s Instagram: HERETorkom’s Profile: HERETorkom’s Links: HERESoundbath LIVE: HERE
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Monday Mar 18, 2024

What are the hidden costs of chasing your dreams? How do we know when is the right time? 
Everyone always talks about the aspirations of living their dreams but nobody talks about the costs of making dreams a reality. 
Today’s conversation will explain the art of career pivots and how to be intentional with dream chasing to live a meaningful life. 
Helen Shephard is a British TV host, actress, stand-up comedian, and podcaster. 
Helen has hosted Channel 5, Vogue, Fashion TV, and other national TV shows in Britain before booking a one-way flight to become a stand-up comedian in Los Angeles after years of successful media career in the UK. 
If you have been contemplating a career pivot or any major changes in your life, well, this is the sign you have been asking for.  
Expect to learn about loneliness in the entertainment industry, what to do when feeling alone, the art of chasing your dream, the power of mindset work, and much more. 
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Show NotesHelen’s Instagram: HEREHelen’s Website: HEREHelen’s IMDb: HEREHelen’s Podcast: HEREPodcast Instagram: HERE
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Monday Mar 04, 2024

What is the science of creativity? Can you approach the creative process scientifically? 
Today’s conversation will explain the neuroscience of creativity and how to approach the creative process scientifically. 
Rich Kirkpatrick is a creativity expert, published author, and musician. 
Expect to learn about the nature of creativity, the three stages of the creative process, divergent thinking and convergent thinking, what truly is rational thinking, and how to unlock creative genius from within. 
You can grab Rich’s latest book, MINDBLOWN: Unlock Your Creative Genius by Bridging Science and Magic, on Amazon and all major bookstores. 
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Show NotesRich’s Website: HERERich’s Instagram: HERERich’s Twitter: HERERich’s Book: HERE
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Monday Feb 19, 2024

What is the secret life of a CIA spy? How do people get brainwashed? Can everyday folks master CIA techniques? 
Andrew Bustamante is a former CIA covert intelligence officer, US Air Force combat veteran, and CEO of EveryDaySpy. 
You might recognize Andrew from the biggest podcasts in the world like the Lex Friedman Podcast, Impact Theory with Tom Bilyeu, Modern Wisdom with Chris Williamson, and The Shawn Ryan Show, to name a few. 
Expect to learn about the secret life of a CIA spy, the unfair advantage of CIA training, how to self-assess like a pro, how people get brainwashed, practical CIA techniques for everyday folks, and much more. 
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Show NotesAndrew’s Website: HEREAndrew’s YouTube: HEREYouTube Podcast: HEREAndrew’s Instagram: HEREAndrew’s Twitter: HERE
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*Discover More is a podcast for independent thinkers who appreciate the importance of nuances with mental health as a throughline. Looking for deep thinking?
*Listen to all full-length episodes on audio:\Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/discover-more/id1478666639Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/4OQZ0SEZ30BNFX5m4hCZElCome say hi: https://www.instagram.com/discovermorepodcast/
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Monday Feb 05, 2024

What is the fine line between being offensive and being funny in today’s standup comedy culture? What makes a joke offensive?
Today’s conversation with an intellectual turned stand-up comedian will tear down what you thought you knew about comedy. 
Leah Lamarr is an internationally touring stand-up comedian, writer, podcaster, and TV personality.
Leah opened mic for some of the biggest comedians in the world, such as Bill Burr, Mark Normand, and Nick Kroll, to name a few.
Expect to learn about intent vs impact in comedy, what makes a joke offensive, the current standup comedy culture, the life of a stand-up comedian, why comedy is not therapy, and how to master your emotions.
This is the funniest conversation yet that is also equally thought-provoking. 
Also, please note that Leah is an edgy comedian so profanity and laughter are part of the package for this episode! 
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Show NotesLeah’s Website: HERELeah’s Instagram: HERELeah’s Twitter: HERELeah’s IMDb: HERE
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*Discover More is a podcast for independent thinkers who appreciate the importance of nuances with mental health as a throughline. Looking for deep thinking?
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Monday Jan 22, 2024

Why is there a mental health crisis in America? Is the culture of America sick? Is journalism dying in America? 
Today’s conversation with an Emmy-award-winning journalist will reveal exactly how culture influences community mental health care and the history of mental health stigma in America. 
Antonia Hylton is an Emmy-award-winning journalist and news anchor at NBC News reporting on politics and civil rights, and the co-host of the hit podcast Southlake. 
Antonia graduated magna cum laude from Harvard University, where she received prizes for her investigative research on race, mass incarceration, and the history of psychiatry. 
Expect to learn about the thesis of the book Madness, the necessity of intellectual diversity, why America Is divided, the sick American culture, the need for common humanity, why pain does not discriminate, and more.
You can grab her forthcoming book, Madness: Race and Insanity in a Jim Crow Asylum, on January 23rd, everywhere! 
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Show Notes:Antonia’s Book: HEREAntonia’s Website: HEREAntonia’s Instagram: HEREAntonia’s Twitter: HERE
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Monday Jan 08, 2024

What are the psychological implications of adoption trauma? What is the reality behind adoptees and their parents? How prevalent is adoption in America? 
According to the University of Oregon, about 5 million Americans are adoptees, which is more than 7% of the population, and more than 50,000 children are adopted through foster care every year. 
Pam Uzzell is a documentary filmmaker, podcaster, and film & art college course instructor. Pam is also an adoptee from 50 years ago who lived through the little-known psychological implications of adoption trauma. 
Pam has bachelor’s degrees in French literature and modern culture from Brown University. As a producer, she has post-production credits in over 20 featured films, including Terminator 2, Godfather III, and Bram Stoker’s Dracula. 
Expect to learn about the trauma of adoption, trauma and foster care, adoption trauma, true vulnerability, why all emotions matter, the importance of negative emotions, and much more. 
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*Discover More is a top social sciences podcast for independent thinkers with mental health as a through-line. Looking for deep thinking? Let’s get this started
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Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/discover-more/id1478666639
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