Pulling The Thread with Elise Loehnen

By Elise Loehnen and Audacy

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45-minute conversations and investigations with today's leading thinkers, authors, experts, doctors, healers, scientists about life's biggest questions: Why do we do what we do? How can we come to know and love ourselves better? How can we come together to heal and build a better world?

Episode Date
The Long-Term Implications of Sleep (Harvey Karp, M.D.): GROWING UP
Jul 15, 2024
The Deconstruction of Belief (Sarah Bessey)
Jul 11, 2024
The Critical Need for Deep Connection (Niobe Way, PhD): GROWING UP
Jul 08, 2024
The Table Stakes of Good Relationships (Stan Tatkin)
Jul 03, 2024
Coming Soon: Special Series on Growing Up
Jul 01, 2024
Understanding Your Energy (Prune Harris)
Jun 27, 2024
Where the Brain and Mind Meet (Karl Deisseroth, M.D., PhD)
Jun 20, 2024
To Transcend and Include (Ken Wilber)
Jun 13, 2024
Working with the Divine (Nicole Avant)
Jun 06, 2024
Recovering Our Ability to Feel (Prentis Hemphill): TRAUMA
Jun 03, 2024
The Myth of Resilience (Soraya Chemaly)
May 30, 2024
Finding Fear in the Body (Resmaa Menakem): TRAUMA
May 27, 2024
Take Back Your Brain (Kara Loewentheil)
May 23, 2024
Where Trauma Begins (Peter Levine, Ph.D): TRAUMA
May 20, 2024
Choosing Wholeness Over Wokeness (Africa Brooke)
May 16, 2024
A Toolkit for Working with Your Trauma (James Gordon, M.D.): TRAUMA
May 13, 2024
The Complexity of Weight Loss Drugs (Johann Hari)
May 09, 2024
Coming Soon: Special Series on Trauma
May 06, 2024
Loving the End (Alua Arthur)
May 02, 2024
On Telling The Truth (Nell Irvin Painter)
Apr 25, 2024
When it's Time to Leave (Joy Sullivan)
Apr 18, 2024
Introducing: Million Dollar Advice
Apr 16, 2024
When Love Feels Unbearable (Anne Lamott)
Apr 11, 2024
Understanding the Drama Triangle (Courtney Smith)
Apr 04, 2024
The Power of Girls (Mattie Kahn)
Mar 28, 2024
Breaking Family Patterns (Vienna Pharaon)
Mar 21, 2024
The Upsides of Menopause (Lisa Mosconi, PhD)
Mar 14, 2024
When Spirituality and Science are the Same (Jeffrey Kripal)
Mar 07, 2024
Five Things I’m Thinking About: The Creative Process, Pricing Your Work, Inspiration vs. Discernment, Insanity, and the Etymology of Should
Feb 29, 2024
The Basics of Spiral Dynamics (Nicole Churchill)
Feb 22, 2024
On Being Basic (Kate Kennedy)
Feb 15, 2024
On Maintaining Desire (Emily Nagoski, PhD)
Feb 08, 2024
Why Conflict is Critical (John & Julie Gottman, PhDs)
Feb 01, 2024
Where Does Fatphobia Come From? (Kate Manne)
Jan 25, 2024
On Self-Regulation (Aliza Pressman, PhD)
Jan 18, 2024
Seeing Each Other’s Pain (Rabbi Sharon Brous)
Jan 11, 2024
Embracing the Shadow (Connie Zweig, PhD)
Jan 04, 2024
Five Things I’ve Learned this Year
Dec 28, 2023
What Actually Motivates Change? (Carrie Wilkens, PhD): ADDICTION
Dec 26, 2023
How Story Can Heal (Akiva Goldsman)
Dec 21, 2023
On Reducing Harm & Saving Lives (Maia Szalavitz): ADDICTION
Dec 18, 2023
The Malleability of the Brain (David Eagleman)
Dec 14, 2023
Breaking the Addiction Binary (Carl Erik Fisher, M.D.): ADDICTION
Dec 11, 2023
The Gordian Knot of Mental Illness (Rachel Aviv)
Dec 07, 2023
Reimagining Recovery (Holly Whitaker): ADDICTION
Dec 04, 2023
Grappling with Part X (Phil Stutz)
Nov 30, 2023
Coming Soon: Special Series on Addiction
Nov 27, 2023
On Cultivating Creativity & Abundance (Richard Christiansen)
Nov 22, 2023
The Risk It Takes To Bloom (Raquel Willis)
Nov 16, 2023
Human Design as a Road Map to the Soul (Chetan & Carola): MYSTICAL SYSTEMS
Nov 13, 2023
Does Love Require Complete Acceptance? (Jedidiah Jenkins)
Nov 09, 2023
The Mystical Roots of Tarot (Mark Horn): MYSTICAL SYSTEMS
Nov 06, 2023
Whose Pain Counts? (Susan Burton)
Nov 02, 2023
The Secret Astrological System (Jade Luna): MYSTICAL SYSTEMS
Oct 30, 2023
When We Hold Ourselves Apart (Chloé Cooper Jones)
Oct 26, 2023
The Practical Magic of the Enneagram (Courtney Smith): MYSTICAL SYSTEMS
Oct 23, 2023
Conflict as a Tool for Growth (Esther Perel)
Oct 19, 2023
Air the Griefances, not the Grievances (Yeshua, channeled by Carissa Schumacher)
Oct 17, 2023
Coming Soon: Special Series on Mystical Systems
Oct 16, 2023
Simplifying Wellness (Liz Moody)
Oct 12, 2023
Healing Our Money Fears (Farnoosh Torabi)
Oct 05, 2023
Feeling into Collective Presence (Thomas Hübl)
Sep 28, 2023
Thinking Our Way to Health (Ellen Langer)
Sep 21, 2023
Contending with Panic (Matt Gutman)
Sep 14, 2023
The Science of Failing Well (Amy Edmonson)
Sep 07, 2023
On What We Can Become (Kate Bowler)
Aug 31, 2023
Why Do We Expect Life to Be Any Other Way? (Nora McInerny)
Aug 24, 2023
Navigating Heartbreak (Florence Williams)
Aug 17, 2023
What We’ve Chosen to Forget (Baratunde Thurston)
Aug 10, 2023
Accepting the Invitation (Frank Ostaseski)
Aug 03, 2023
Contending with Fear (Jakki Leonardini)
Jul 27, 2023
Our Collective Psychological Development (John Churchill, Psy.D)
Jul 20, 2023
The WiFi of the Body (Lauren Roxburgh)
Jul 13, 2023
When Women Tell the Truth About Their Lives (Dre Bendewald)
Jul 06, 2023
Reconciling with What We Didn’t Receive (Minka Kelly) 
Jun 29, 2023
Standing at the Edge (Roshi Joan Halifax)
Jun 22, 2023
Finding Our Desire (Emily Morse)
Jun 15, 2023
The Myth of the Linear Life (Bruce Feiler)
Jun 08, 2023
Being Transcendent (Geena Rocero)
Jun 01, 2023
How to Change the World (Austin Channing Brown)
May 25, 2023
The Making of On Our Best Behavior (my editor, Whit Frick)
May 18, 2023
What Makes Marriages Work (Stan Tatkin)
May 11, 2023
The Best Strangers in the World (Ari Shapiro) 
May 04, 2023
Knitting Together our Lives (Peggy Orenstein)
Apr 27, 2023
A Fully Sensed Life (Gretchen Rubin)
Apr 20, 2023
Reconceiving Our Lives (Maggie Smith)
Apr 13, 2023
Igniting Creativity (Ozan Varol)
Apr 06, 2023
Making Sense of Time (Jenny Odell)
Mar 30, 2023
A Mapmaker for the Soul (Cynthia Bourgeault)
Mar 23, 2023
The Origins of Inequality (Angela Saini)
Mar 16, 2023
Falling in Love With the World (Katherine May)
Mar 09, 2023
Self-Healing In The Dark (Tara Schuster)
Mar 02, 2023
Managing Unhealthy Family Relationships (Nedra Tawwab)
Feb 23, 2023
The Friendships We Need (Will Schwalbe)
Feb 16, 2023
Learning to See Our Parents as They Are (Priscilla Gilman)
Feb 09, 2023
What We’re After (Solo Episode)
Feb 02, 2023
Understanding Spiritual Power (Carissa Schumacher)
Jan 26, 2023
It Begins and Ends with Breath (James Nestor)
Jan 19, 2023
In Search of Paradise (Pico Iyer)
Jan 12, 2023
Working with the Power of Earth (Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee, PhD)
Jan 05, 2023
Where Self Meets World (Dan Siegel, M.D.)
Dec 29, 2022
The Kitchen Healer (Jules Blaine Davis)
Dec 22, 2022
Processing Our Collective Past (Thomas Hübl)
Dec 15, 2022
On Collaborating With Ourselves (Alexandra Grant)
Dec 08, 2022
Living a Committed Life (Lynne Twist)
Dec 01, 2022
The Boundaries We Need (Melissa Urban)
Nov 23, 2022
The Closet of Inauthenticity (Jessi Hempel)
Nov 17, 2022
Recovering Every Part of Ourselves (Richard Schwartz, PhD)
Nov 10, 2022
Decolonizing Wellness (Chelsey Luger & Thosh Collins)
Nov 03, 2022
The Power of Visual Thinkers (Temple Grandin, PhD)
Oct 27, 2022
Being a Good Enough Person (Dolly Chugh)
Oct 20, 2022
When Women Lead (Julia Boorstin)
Oct 13, 2022
A Map to Your Soul (Jennifer Freed, PhD)
Oct 06, 2022
What Makes Love Last (John & Julie Gottman, PhDs)
Sep 29, 2022
Embracing Uncertainty (Estelle Frankel)
Sep 22, 2022
When Stress Becomes Illness (Gabor Maté, M.D.)
Sep 15, 2022
What Makes Us Whole (Susan Cain)
Sep 08, 2022
The Fallacy of Time Management (Oliver Burkeman)
Sep 01, 2022
Touching the Other Side (Laura Lynne Jackson)
Aug 25, 2022
The Power of Myth to Heal (Kwame Scruggs, PhD)
Aug 18, 2022
Overriding Implicit Bias (Jessica Nordell)
Aug 11, 2022
The Power of the Enneagram (Susan Olesek)
Aug 04, 2022
Navigating Quarterlife (Satya Doyle Byock)
Jul 28, 2022
Understanding the Intelligence of the Universe (Jeddah Mali)
Jul 21, 2022
The Mystery of Spontaneous Healing (Jeffrey Rediger, M.D., M.Div)
Jul 14, 2022
Introducing History is US
Jul 11, 2022
The Map of Loss (Mary-Frances O’Connor, PhD)
Jul 07, 2022
The Power of Boundaries (Nedra Tawwab)
Jun 30, 2022
Finding the Mother Tree (Suzanne Simard)
Jun 23, 2022
Don’t Wait to Live (Rabbi Steve Leder)
Jun 16, 2022
Finding the Sacred Pause (Jennifer Rudolph Walsh)
Jun 09, 2022
Bringing Our “Wise Adults” into Relationship (Terry Real)
Jun 02, 2022
From A Slight Change of Plans: "I Don't Feel Like a Boy, I Am a Boy"
Jun 01, 2022
The Beauty of Aging (Nigma Talib, N.D.)
May 26, 2022
Why Do We Suffer? (Carissa Schumacher)
May 19, 2022
Understanding Essential Labor (Angela Garbes)
May 12, 2022
Understanding Emotional Inheritance (Galit Atlas, PhD)
May 05, 2022
Where Are Our Huddles? (Brooke Baldwin)
Apr 28, 2022
When Illness is Not Validated (Meghan O’Rourke)
Apr 21, 2022
Navigating Conflict (Amanda Ripley)
Apr 14, 2022
Living Without Lying (Martha Beck, PhD)
Apr 07, 2022
Why Closure is a Myth (Pauline Boss, PhD)
Mar 31, 2022
Having Conversations We’d Rather Avoid (Celeste Headlee)
Mar 24, 2022
Passing as “Normal” (Katherine May)
Mar 17, 2022
What Our Anxiety Tells Us (Ellen Vora, M.D.)
Mar 10, 2022
Manifesting What We Actually Want (Lacy Phillips)
Mar 03, 2022
Why Design Matters—and the Courage to Create New (Debbie Millman)
Feb 24, 2022
The Psychology of the Body (Olivia Laing)
Feb 17, 2022
How Science Got Women Wrong (Angela Saini)
Feb 10, 2022
Understanding Our Sexual Potential (Ian Kerner, Ph.D)
Feb 03, 2022
Finding Balance in Our Bodies (Aviva Romm, M.D.)
Jan 27, 2022
Challenging the Stories We Tell Ourselves (Elizabeth Lesser)
Jan 20, 2022
Unblocking the Creative Self (Julia Cameron)
Jan 13, 2022
The Guru in Our Own Minds (Mark Epstein, M.D.)
Jan 06, 2022
Struggle is Real—Suffering is Optional (BJ Miller, M.D.)
Dec 30, 2021
Where Should Work Fit in Our Lives (Anne Helen Petersen & Charlie Warzel)
Dec 23, 2021
Why Don’t We Believe Women? (Deborah Tuerkheimer)
Dec 16, 2021
The Reprioritization of Relationship (Lori Gottlieb)
Dec 09, 2021
Solving the American Gun Crisis (Ryan Busse)
Dec 02, 2021
My Spiritual Teacher & Yeshua Channel (Carissa Schumacher)
Nov 24, 2021
How to End Zero-Sum Thinking (Heather McGhee)
Nov 18, 2021
Navigating an Addictive Culture (Anna Lembke, M.D.)
Nov 11, 2021
What Our Anger Teaches Us (Harriet Lerner, Ph.D)
Nov 04, 2021
Where Did the Patriarchy Come From? (Riane Eisler, PhD)
Oct 28, 2021
Healing Male Depression (Terry Real)
Oct 21, 2021
Women, Food & Hormones (Sara Gottfried, M.D.)
Oct 14, 2021
The Legacy of White Feminism (Kyla Schuller)
Oct 07, 2021
Finding the Line Between Savoring and Saving (Jamie Wheal)
Sep 30, 2021
Calling In the Call-Out Culture (Loretta Ross)
Sep 23, 2021
Building the House of Knowledge (Joy Harjo)
Sep 16, 2021
Introducing: Pulling the Thread
Aug 30, 2021