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.
We are all made to feel that we need to have our lives figured out by 21, but to put that false expectation on yourself is absurd. Our current education system is teaching us subjects not problem solving, emotional management or self awareness.
On this episode of On Purpose, I sat down with Kobe Bryant. Kobe is a five-time NBA Champion, two-time Olympic Gold Medalist and Oscar winner. Kobe created Granity Studios: where his new role consist of being a producer, storyteller and writer.
On this episode of On Purpose, I sat down with Marie Forleo. Marie Forleo is a life coach, motivational speaker, author and host of the award-winning show Marie TV. She’s also an international bestselling author and has been translated into 16 languages.
Fitting in was always something we were encouraged to do, whether it was wearing a uniform, playing the same sports as everyone else, and not showing our differences.
Do you still notice and feel it today, to some degree?
So how do we stand out with real confidence? Listen in to find out!
On this episode of On Purpose, I sat down with Justin Baldoni. Justin is an American actor, director, and filmmaker most known for the show, Jane the Virgin, and directing his most recent film, Five Feet Apart.
We discussed everything from what it takes to let a pure message pass through you, all the way to finding more nuanced alternatives to “toxic masculinity.” Justin brings a unique perspective to the table, with his Hollywood success and speaking on the TEDx stage.
We also talked about how to deal with feeling excluded from the group, and what it takes as an adult to cope with those wounds that still have yet to fully heal.
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On this episode of On Purpose, I sat down with South-Asian beauty entrepreneur, the founder and CEO of Live Tinted—Deepica Mutyala.
Deepica shares what it takes to start a multicultural community about beauty and culture. We cover everything from harnessing work ethic during your off-hours to dealing with perfectionist tendencies.
She also shares what it’s like to grow up with immigrant parents, and how that shaped her career from a young age. Tune in to this conversation to learn more about Deepica and her uniquely profound perspective
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In today’s episode, I sat down with Dan Buettner and Ben Leedle to discuss Blue Zones, what they are and what we can learn from them.
Blue Zones are places around the world where people statistically live the longest, avoid common diseases, and all-around live extremely healthy lifestyles
We talk about how modern exercise is a public health failure, why environment plays more into our longevity than genetics, and how each of us can improve our environments to live a longer, better life today.
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On this episode of On Purpose, I sat down with Katee Sackhoff. Katee is an actress, most well known for playing Lieutenant Kara "Starbuck" Thrace on Battlestar Galactica. She is also a cancer survivor. We discussed everything from failure, to work ethic, to overcoming false beliefs about ourselves. She brings a unique and profound perspective to the table, in how she’s able to situate herself from the negative external opinions we too often let creep up on us. We dove into her strategies for overcoming these tough moments of self-doubt, how she’s able to understand that who you are is not what you do, and why we should never take “no” personally. A Word From Our Sponsors:Receive 15% off your Four Sigmatic purchase by going to foursigmatic.com/PURPOSE or use discount code PURPOSE at checkout.Go https://wix.com/go/Jay to create your FREE Wix website for our competition! Viewers can also get 20% off a yearly premium plan with the code "Jay20". Email all submissions to WixLovesJay@gmail.com! Try ZipRecruiter for FREE at ziprecruiter.com/onpurposeGo to vincerowatches.com/jay and use promo code: JAY15 to get 15% off.
Let’s be honest, our parents aren’t perfect and that’s okay. Neither are we.It’s unrealistic to think they’re the only ones responsible for our emotional development. Remember, everyone is doing the best with the skills they currently have.In today’s episode, I show you why it’s important we develop the emotional skills our parents never had, give examples of how we learn behaviors both actively & passively from our parents, and how to strengthen the good ones while improving the bad ones.A Word From Our Sponsors:For 20% off your first order, visit mackweldon.com AND ENTER PROMO CODE:ONPURPOSERIGHT NOW NetSuite is offering you valuable insights with a FREE guide –“Seven Key Strategies to Grow your Profits” at NetSuite.com/JAYGet THREE MONTHS FREE when you sign up for a year, go to MightyNetworks.com/JAY
On this episode of On Purpose, I sat down with Lala Anthony. Lala is a TV personality, New York Times best-selling author, businesswoman, producer and actress.We dove into her incredible work ethic that led to her immense success in the media. She also shares what she does to get in touch with herself, unplug and gain clarity when she needs it most.We also discussed love and relationships and how to manage your expectations in a world where people are only posting their highlights online.A Word From Our Sponsors:Bespoke Post: To receive 20% off your first subscription box, go to boxofawesome.com and enter code JAY at checkout.Raycon: Go to buyraycon.com/ONPURPOSE to get 15-percent off your order!Quartz: VisitQZ.com and use promo code ONPURPOSE for 25% off your first year membership!Embark: Go to Embarkvet.com and use Promo code ONPURPOSE to save 15% off your Dog DNA Test Kit.
Wedding season has officially begun! I’ve been invited to four weddings in the last three weeks and my social media channels have been flooded with all wedding pictures. Weddings mark the beginning of your relationship but it’s very easy to get caught up in all the festivities and forget to focus on your actual marriage. The truth is, we all want to have a marriage more beautiful than our wedding, but our investment is in the wrong place. Remember this: it's better to have a small wedding and a big marriage, than a big wedding and a small marriage. On this episode of On Purpose, I give you 5 ways to prepare for a marriage and not just a wedding, even if you’re already married.A Word From Our Sponsors:Get a trial month of HIMS for $5 at https://www.forhims.com/ONPURPOSEGet Greenchef, for a total of $75 off, that’s $25 off each of your first 3 boxes go to Greenchef.us/ONPURPOSE75
On this episode of On Purpose, I sat down with Anthony William (Medical Medium), the originator of the global celery juice movement and four times #1 New York Times best-selling author.We dove into the hundreds of benefits the powerful herb has and why he believes the celery juice movement is going to change people’s lives. From chronic illness to brain fog and even mental health, celery juice has helped heal millions.Calvin Harris, Robert De Niro, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Novak Djokovic have all shared their success stories and openly supported this movement. I learned so much from this conversation and I know you will too!A Word From Our Sponsors:Start your FREE trial of Shipstation without even entering your credit card information, just visit ShipStation.com , click on the microphone, and type in promo code “PURPOSE”Get 15% off your order at foursigmatic.com/PURPOSE or use the discount code “PURPOSE” at checkoutFor a limited time, get your 3-piece cleaning set from Mrs. Meyer’s Spring Scents, a FREE 60-day VIP membership, and a surprise bonus gift just for you when you sign up & place an order of $20 or more. Check out Grove and our special offer at Grove.co/JAYGet the FREE guide: The 7 Key Strategies to Grow Your Profits at Netsuite.com/JAY
Rejection is probably one of the worst feelings you could ever have, it honestly feels like a punch in the stomach. Regardless of how successful someone seems, we’ve all experienced it at some point or another in our lives.Whether it’s in the workplace or in our personal lives, it never feels good and we don’t always know the best way to handle it. In this week's episode, I did the research and share 6 ways you can start to gracefully deal with rejection in any situation.I show you what I call the rule of 100, why you shouldn’t be seeking revenge and how you can turn rejection into redirection. This is an important skill we should all learn how to master so make sure you listen carefully and take notes!A Word From Our Sponsors:blinkist.com/JAY to start your FREE trial of Blinkist todaythegreatcoursesplus.com/JAY for 1 month FREE of the Great Courses Plus
On this episode of On Purpose, I sat down with Supermodel, designer, and barrier-breaking body activist Ashley Graham. Ashley opens up about how she went from hating her body to loving it and making it her purpose to encourage others to do the same. She discusses how your words become your truth and why it’s so important to stop negative self-talk. She dives into how exactly we can start doing that. She also answers the internet’s most asked relationship questions and shares more about her own journey with her husband. I learned so much from this conversation and I know you will too!
You feel tired mid-morning before you have your coffee, then the dreaded 3 pm lull hits and you feel sluggish and unmotivated. By the time you get home from work, you’re exhausted and ready for bed. If you’re struggling with your energy levels and your self-control, this episode is for you. The truth is that energy and self-control are finite daily resources. They decline throughout the day just like your phone battery. In this episode of On Purpose, I give you 6 simple things you can do every morning to boost your energy and recharge yourself as much as you charge your phone.
In this episode of On Purpose, I sat down with Dr. Oz to discuss how to automate your life and create an environment that feeds what you’re good at and protects you from what you’re not good at. If you struggle with self-control, Dr. Oz shares practical tips you can apply to improve your relationship with food long term. We also dove into relationships and how important it is to love someone for who they already are instead of who you want them to be. This is a great episode with so many practical tips to help you achieve a happier and healthier lifestyle.
Whether you’re single or in a relationship, we could all benefit from dating more deeply and effectively. In this episode, I offer tips on how to connect with someone on a values basis in order to create deeper connections. We often strive to be with people that don’t share our same values, but that’s just us trying to make something work that doesn’t naturally fit. So I offer practical tips to take any relationship to that next level. I encourage you to skip the small talk, listen, be vulnerable and find someone that increases your well-being. I share the 70/30 rule of online dating to help you be more transparent about what you’re looking for in your relationship. I also share my opinion on ghosting and how to react to it.
Chrissy Metz (This is Us, Breakthrough) is an American Emmy- and Golden Globe-nominated actress, singer, and producer. I sat down with Chrissy to discuss how she went from having 81 cents in her bank account to landing the lead role in NBC’s hit drama series This Is Us. She dives into why she stopped putting pressure on herself to succeed and how she dealt with people constantly telling her “no” in her life. We also got into why you should never be afraid to lose the person you’re with, how to love someone the way they need to be loved and a breakdown of fight languages vs. love languages.
Everyone always talks about finding your passion and finding your purpose, but nobody talks about how to actually align with it.The truth is, that regardless of how many experiences we might have: vacations, relationships, trips, etc. if we don’t align with our purpose, our journeys won’t feel as meaningful.Now, there are so many things that can hold us back like money, practicality or timing but in this episode, I give you 3 concrete steps you can use to look past those reasons and start aligning with your purpose.
On this special episode of On Purpose, I got to sit down with my good friend Gary Vee.
Gary is an investor, a serial entrepreneur and a 5 time New York Times bestselling author.
We got to talk in depth about how to stop caring what people think about you, why you should focus on happiness not hustle and why you need to contextualize advice before you decide to listen to it.
There are so many teachable moments in this episode and I know you will learn so much!
How many times have you caught yourself being on your phone when you should be doing something else? Or maybe you’re productive for 5 minutes and then take a 2-hour break when you get distracted. We all do it, but there are ways to be more productive and achieve more in your day. In this episode, you’ll learn how to build habits that will stop you from wasting your time and help you start investing it in things that actually matter.
On this episode of On Purpose, I sat down with billionaire investor, Ray Dalio.We talk about why pain is necessary in order to make progress and why we shouldn’t focus on being right all the time. Dalio also reveals what he believes is the greatest tragedy of mankind and gives us 5 steps to achieving success.If you’ve ever wanted insight into how billionaires think, this episode is for you!
In this episode of On Purpose, I’m discussing healthy ways to deal with heartbreak. I share how you need to feel before you heal, why you should never define your self worth by how someone treats you and how to stop looking at love as a noun and start treating it as a verb. I know heartbreak is one of the worst pains you can feel so I hope these tips can help you healthily heal.
In this episode of On Purpose, I sat down with the co-host of the nationally syndicated hip-hop radio program The Breakfast Club, Charlamagne Tha God. We discussed everything from his biggest fears, his struggles with mental health and his unique take on parenting.
“Some people are dreaming of success and others are waking up and making it happen.”You snooze your alarm, scarf down half of your breakfast and run out the door to make it to work on time. Sound familiar? The truth is that when we start our days like this, we are not as productive. But in this week’s episode, I give you practical tips on how to change that.4 things you’re going to learn from this episode:How to be more productive at workHow to make mornings more purposefulWhy I wake up at 6am every dayWhat is decision fatigue and how can we fight it
In this weeks episode I sat down with international bestselling author of Sapiens, Homo Deus and 21 Lessons for the 21st Century, Yuval Harari.We covered so many interesting topics like how to manage expectations, the importance of boredom and what he believes the future of artificial intelligence is. He also shares with us his equation for happiness and he reveals why so many of us are addicted to being on our phones.We also dove into education and where he believes the job market will be 30 years from now. This episode is sure to challenge your perspective on certain topics!
In this era of social media and having an overload of information at our fingertips, it’s hard not to constantly compare yourself to others. It’s hard to see all of the vacation pictures, the couple pictures and everyone’s seemingly perfect lives on display.However, what we don’t always realize is that we’re comparing our behind the scenes to someone else’s highlight reel. People only publish things they want you to see and we need to remember that.I truly believe that comparison is the thief of joy and that’s why in today’s episode I give you 7 ways to stop comparing yourself to others and tips on how to define your own personal success.
Often times we think that we cannot have success at work and success in our personal lives. We think that we have to sacrifice sleep in order to get ahead in life. We think we have to stay on our phones at all times to stay connected. But in this episode, one of the most influential people in media explains why that is not the case. Arianna Huffington reminds us all that 8 hours of sleep is just as important for our careers as 8 hours at the office and gives helpful tips to maintain a healthier work life balance.
In this episode, I give you the tools to create a stronger bond in your relationship.To foster a deeper connection in your relationship. To rebuild spark and excitement in your relationship. Most of us think doing date nights at restaurants or going to the movies is enough to keep a relationship exciting but a lot of the times it’s not.I break down 7 couples activities that are inexpensive and accessible to everyone that are scientifically proven to bring you closer to your partner. Me and my wife do all of these and I can’t wait for you all to try some of these too.
In this week’s episode of On Purpose, Grown-ish star Francia Raisa opens up about what it was like growing up in Hollywood and how she’s been able to keep a level head by relying on her faith.She also shared her tips on overcoming rejection and staying grounded.You will be truly inspired after listening to this conversation!
In this new age of self-care, we so often claim anything that we do when we are stressed as self-care.But are we truly giving ourselves the self-care we need? Or are we just being self-indulgent?In this week’s episode, I break down the difference between self-care and self-indulgence and share a 3 part equation that will help you solve all of your problems.
I learned so much in this week's episode with psychiatrist, brain expert and ten-time New York Times bestselling author Dr. Daniel Amen.He walks us through the difference between the mind and the brain, teaches us how to get rid of ANTs (automatic negative thoughts) and teaches us how to train our brain to reach its maximum potential.He debunks quick fixes that provide temporary relief and goes over specific habits we can all implement in our daily lives in order to improve our mood and actually make it last.
This week, we're talking money.Do you feel you manage your money well or is there room for improvement? Whether it's skipping the Starbucks in the morning or learning how to invest, there are many ways to go about it.Listen to my 8 practical tips to help you save money and all the habits you can implement in order to improve your relationship with money.
If you want to feel motivated and encouraged to be a little more self-disciplined, you will love this weeks episode with Payal Kadakia.She is the founder and chairman of ClassPass as well as the artistic director for the Sadance company.In this conversation, she shares how she achieved her entrepreneurial success at such a young age with her incredible work ethic and unparalleled self-discipline.
How long should it take to fall in love?Is what you’re experiencing the real thing or is it just infatuation?Whether you have just started dating someone and felt love immediately or if you’ve been in a relationship for a long time and still aren’t sure where it’s going, here are 3 ways to find out how long it might take for you to truly fall in love with someone.
On this week's episode, Shazam’s Zachary Levi opens up like never before.He shares his personal struggles with depression, anxiety and mental health as well as how meditation, prayer, and therapy have helped him grow from it all.If you are going through a tough time, this episode will help you shift your mindset and trust that, as cliche, as it sounds, everything happens for a reason.
How many of us are scared of leaving our current jobs even though we know we're not living up to our full potential?Maybe because of the money, security, or prestige?In this episode, I'll give you step by step tips on how you can grow your passion even with a full-time job.
It’s so easy in the world that we live in where everyone sees quotes on Instagram, motivational sayings everywhere, to think you’re deep...without being deep.So today we’re going to do some unlearning with our wordsmith of a guest - Humble the Poet.We talk about becoming conscious of and taking ownership over your unconscious biases, unlearning old habits and ideas that may no longer serve you, and how to not only survive but thrive.
You don’t have to be struggling with anxiety, or stress, or pressure to focus on boosting your mental health.So if your mind is telling you right now, “I don’t need to hear this, I feel great.” Then please give this episode a listen.Just like you don’t need a physical challenge to go to the gym, you don’t need a mental challenge to go to the mind gym.
If you’re on the fence about whether or not you can learn anything from therapy you’ll be interested to hear Chelsea open up about how it completely changed her life.She gets candid about losing her brother at such a young age and how she’s using tools she learned in therapy to cope with it now. Her vulnerability in this episode is inspiring for anyone who has had to deal with loss in their life. Just remember, I AM. Identification, Awareness, Modification.
We all have friends that we love but are absolutely draining to talk to. Every time they call you, you know exactly what you’re in for. No matter how hard we try to optimize for the optimistic, negative people will always be a part of each of our lives and that’s okay. In this episode, we take a look at the 4 different types of negative people and 3 ways to proactively deal with them.
You may know Rob as a former pro skateboarder and the host of MTV’s Ridiculousness, but this conversation is going to show you inside his mind.He’s an incredible strategist, such a planner, someone who is so meticulous - something you don’t see in his persona in his shows.You’re going to see a completely different side of the one and only Rob Dyrdek.
When it comes to relationship questions this is probably the toughest one - can you be friends with your ex?Is it the right decision? Well, it’s complicated.Today’s episode I’m going to share with your some of the studies, insights, and thoughts that are going to help you decide for yourself.
Gisele’s wisdom goes deep - from reading the Bhagavad Gita between breaks on the runway to falling in love with discipline in her childhood, you’ll be able to tell immediately there’s much more to her than just being one of the world’s most famous supermodels.
How do you know when you’ve found the one or if you’re even compatible with someone?Whether you’re messaging someone on a dating app, dating someone right now, or you’ve been with someone for a while, knowing why compatibility is important is key.Today we’ll look at 3 reasons why compatibility is more important than chemistry and how you can apply this knowledge to your next relationship or strengthen your current one.
Prepare yourself, today we deliberately get uncomfortable and talk about pain.David fearlessly shares his past with us, how he’s overcome past childhood traumas and why he pushes himself so hard to show what’s possible.This conversation will move you and hopefully help give you the tools to dive deeper in yourself and really question why you feel the way you do about being uncomfortable.
There’s a lot of misinformation around the concept of manifestation, so today we’re going to dispel some myths.We’ll talk about the importance of intention, why the best intentions are meaningless without action, and a framework you can use to start manifesting your ideal job today.Enjoy!
Daniella’s candor in this episode is amazing.She opens up about her personal struggles with family, body image, finding purpose, learning to love herself, and shows us how she’s been able to use the negative experiences in her life to inspire people around the world.We discuss why it’s the day to day grind, and work put into personal relationships that sets us up for success, rather than the social media milestones.
All of us know someone who has had the unfortunate experience of being cheated on, maybe it’s even happened to you.Whether cheating has happened to you in the past or are just looking to strengthen your current relationship, this episode is for you.We take a look at the science and statistics behind why people cheat and proactive steps to avoid future cheaters as well as help mend the burns from old flames.
Being a YouTube creator can be difficult for anyone, but Lilly Singh really is superwoman.Despite the success, things haven’t always been easy for Lilly. She opens up about everything: how it feels when being called a role model, her relationships both personal and professional, even her struggles with depression and defining what success looks like in her life.Today’s conversation is a deep dive into what drives her to keep creating at such a prolific level and why she’s determined to keep using her influence for positive social change.
In today’s episode I share what led me to becoming a monk and most importantly why I did it, so that it might help you become more clear on your decision making.I’d like to share with you the thought process I learned from my mentors that will help guide you through making the biggest decisions of your life.Are you planting seeds or weeds?
Mike Posner is the musician behind the hit songs I Took A Pill In Ibiza and Cooler Than Me. But behind the flashing lights and sold-out shows lies a very unique mind, one that has learned to deal with fame and fortune and most recently—the loss of his father. On today’s episode, Mike shares his insights on how to deal with loss, why moments of epiphany must be processed, and what the difference between the mind and intelligence is. Mike even turns the table on Jay—and asks him many profound questions about his own experience unpacking mindfulness. Tune in to this episode to catch a glimpse of the mechanics behind this singer-songwriter’s brain.
Breakups are hard there’s no doubt about that, but sometimes break-ups lead to break-throughs. Don’t worry, it’s normal to have feelings of bitterness, blame, or even have a breakdown. You are not alone.We cover a lot in today’s episode so whether you’re looking to strengthen your current relationship or need a little help getting through a past one you’re not going to want to miss this.
Most people, even non-sports fans are inspired by world class athletes like Novak… but why?To be world class at anything it takes more than natural skill, it takes physical, personal, spiritual development and a healthy relationship with one’s own ego to begin a fulfilling journey to greatness - something we are all capable of, given we know how to use the appropriate tools.In today’s conversation, Novak shares everything.He even takes us back to his childhood where he remembers confiding to his tennis coach instead of his own parents about the growing pains of being a young man.
You may think you know Russell Brand - the actor, the comedian, ect... but that’s only a small part of who he truly is.Prepare yourself, today’s conversation gets intimate.Russell opens up about his struggles with addiction, his experience chasing fame, money, sex, and why that’s not something people should aspire to. He shares what has enlightened and led him to a life of sobriety for over 14 years now and the role mentors and spirituality has played in getting him there.He even shares some surprising wisdom from a mutual friend of Puff Daddy, comparing the challenges of life to levels in a video game.
On the first episode of On Purpose, I have an extremely special guest for you.For the first time ever, and on Valentine’s Day, I’m interviewing my wife, Radhi Shetty.We discuss health, happiness, and the components of a successful relationship. Radhi is a plant-based dietitian, recipe developer, and Ayurvedic medicine enthusiast.Enjoy episode one, and live your life today on purpose.You can follow Jay's wife on Instagram @veggieveganveda