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Eric Zimmer

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How to Create a Spiritual Principal Centered Life with Eric Zimmer

The One You Feed

In the episode, you'll learn: Eric shares his story of his lowest points of addiction that led him to recovery How shame is usually at the center of the addiction cycle Why a fundamental aspect of AA is finding meaning in helping others How one can define spirituality as connecting to what matters most to you in your life Defining and practicing some of the core principles to live a good life The challenges of being present is how we relate to our thoughts about the present moment Why finding the "middle way" and avoiding extremes can be so helpful Why it's so important to go beyond thinking and start taking action to get meaningful results Understanding deeply that difficult feelings come with being human How we don't find meaning, but rather make meaning in life To learn more, click here!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

1hr 5mins

7 Mar 2023

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221: The Road to Recovery Through Spirituality and Behavior Change with Eric Zimmer

The Addicted Mind Podcast

Recovery is a long and difficult process, but it can be done. And once you’re able to combine spiritual habits with behavior change, the results can be amazing! On today’s conversation, Duane speaks with Eric Zimmer, the host of The One You Feed Podcast and the genius behind the Spiritual Habits Program, where he takes spiritual wisdom and combines it with behavior change so people can make the changes they need and find joy and healing in their lives. When he was 24 years old, Eric found himself as a 100-pound, homeless heroin addict who had hepatitis C and was looking at going to jail for about 50 years. He got sober at 25 and stayed sober for about eight years until he went out and drank again. He has been sober 15 years since then. He was doing really good on the outside, but he was just as sick as that homeless heroin addict at 24. Eric shares more about his journey today – his road to recovery and how he’s now helping other people through their own recovery journey.In this episode, you will hear: What spirituality is Open-mindedness and curiosity as key elements of recovery What spiritual habits are – and how to develop them Using emotional triggers for the positive The importance of a community that supports you The benefits of group coaching Subscribe and ReviewHave you subscribed to our podcast? We’d love for you to subscribe if you haven’t yet. We’d love it even more if you could drop a review or 5-star rating over on Apple Podcasts. Simply select “Ratings and Reviews” and “Write a Review” then a quick line with your favorite part of the episode. It only takes a second and it helps spread the word about the podcast.Supporting Resources:The One You Feed Podcasthttps://www.oneyoufeed.net/ NovusMindfulLife.comEpisode CreditsIf you like this podcast and are thinking of creating your own, consider talking to my producer, Emerald City Productions. They helped me grow and produce the podcast you are listening to right now. Find out more at https://emeraldcitypro.com Let them know we sent you. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


20 Feb 2023

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What Addiction (and Recovery) Can Teach Us About Change with Eric Zimmer

Being Well with Forrest Hanson and Dr. Rick Hanson

Eric Zimmer, a behavior coach and the host of The One You Feed podcast, joins Forrest and Rick to explore what really supports us in changing our ingrained patterns of behavior through the lens of Eric’s journey with addiction and recovery. They share the key lessons from speaking with hundreds of experts, the role of insight, why some people go from insight to action and others don’t, acceptance, shame, and responsibility, and the balance between determinism and agency.About our Guest: Eric is a behavior coach, interfaith spiritual director, and host of The One You Feed, which has over 500 episodes and 25 million downloads. At 24, Eric was homeless and addicted to heroin. In the years since he’s been in recovery, built a meaningful and fulfilling life for himself, and has used the lessons from his own life to help others do the same.Watch the Episode: Prefer watching video? You can watch this episode on YouTube.New Online Course From Dr. Rick: Learn the tools you need to build strong, healthy, fulfilling relationships of all kinds in Rick's new Strong Heart Relationship Series. The program begins on February 18th, and all the teaching is recorded so you can watch on your own schedule. Visit RickHanson.net/strongheart to learn more and get 20% with coupon code BeingWell20.Key Topics:0:00: Introduction2:25: The parable of the two wolves7:45: Applying our values to our own mental processes13:00: Change as a three part process: insight, acceptance, and action14:50: Why some people have an easier time changing than others19:30: Continuous feedback, quick iterations, and where you rest your mind23:00: Do we all have the same level of choice?26:40: Shame, and differing interventions for differing levels of agency32:40: Feeding the good wolf40:35: How to want what’s good for us47:10: Acceptance, responsibility, and beginner’s mind50:10: What’s missing from the abstinence model?52:20: Innate goodness, bumping into enlightenment, and self-compassion1:01:50: “Devote yourself to what remains”1:03:55: Recap Support the Podcast: We're now on Patreon! If you'd like to support the podcast, follow this link.Sponsors: This podcast is sponsored by BetterHelp, and you can join over a million people using the world’s largest online counseling platform. Visit betterhelp.com/beingwell for 10% off your first month!Want to sleep better? Try the Calm app! Visit calm.com/beingwell for 40% off a premium subscription.Connect with the show:Subscribe on iTunesFollow Forrest on YouTubeFollow us on InstagramFollow Forrest on InstagramFollow Rick on FacebookFollow Forrest on FacebookVisit Forrest's website

1hr 10mins

13 Feb 2023

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All The Wiser and The One You Feed: Kimi In Conversation with Eric Zimmer

All The Wiser

Originally aired on The One You Feed podcast...Eric and Kimi discuss her journey to healing and how the role of identity can be helpful (or not so helpful) when dealing with depression or mental illness."Kimi’s unique specialty is identifying and developing stories with soul. She has traveled the world interviewing hundreds of people and creating content that motivates people to live a happier, more fulfilling life."In this episode:How her internal narrative shifted when she started talking about her mental illnessThe power of knowing we’re not alone in our strugglesOwning the truth of who we are and also not letting it be your entire identityUnderstanding that we are many parts of the whole beingThe healing journey and how identity can take a more prominent role at the beginningThe nuances of identifying what is depressionHow labeling depression can be helpful, but over-identifying with that label can be harmfulThe importance of adult friendshipsComparative sufferingGratitude and how it is a powerful toolHer collaborative book, A Letter to My DogStay connected to Eric:Website: www.theoneyoufeed.netPodcast: The One You FeedInstagram: @one_you_feedTwitter: @oneyoufeedFacebook: The One You FeedSubscribe to All The Wiser  wherever you listen to podcasts - we’re on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, and more! That way you’ll never miss an episode. We’d love to hear what you think about the show, too - it helps us know what stories are resonating with you. Head over to Apple Podcasts to write your review!Stay in the know with all things All The Wiser! Sign up for our newsletter for personal reflections from Kimi, new episodes, and recommendations from our team!Don't forget to join our new Facebook group to continue the conversation and meet others in our community.Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/all-the-wiser/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

1hr 8mins

8 Feb 2023

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How to Find Meaning Through Work, Set Boundaries, & Embrace Change | A Good Life Jam With Eric Zimmer

Good Life Project

For a lot of us, 2020 was the wake-up call we desperately needed to be able to look at our lives, how we work and live, what we value, and more with a pair of fresh eyes. Yet, now, almost two years later, many of us are still struggling with how to answer the call. And I imagine that right about now, we'd all love a blueprint or some sort of direction as we try to take what we've learned and experienced in the past few years and use it to embrace the new passions, careers, and ideas that have lit us up. So joining me today to explore how we can all move forward, with more intention and meaning, in life and at work is my good friend, behavior coach, Certified Interfaith Spiritual Director, host of The One Your Feed podcast, and writer Eric Zimmer. But this format is a bit different. Eric and I have been having these deep private jam sessions for years, centering topics that fascinate us and matter to all of us. So, we thought we’d get together, turn on the mics, and dive share one of these deep dives in a more public way. And we tee up three topics we’ve both been exploring: finding meaning at work, setting and sustaining healthy boundaries between work and life, especially when you love your work, and we also explore what it looks like to really embrace change and create new habits in a practical way.You can find Eric Zimmer at: Website | InstagramIf you LOVED this episode be sure to also check out Eric’s podcast, The One You Feed, wherever you get your podcasts.Check out our offerings & partners: My New Book SparkedMy New Podcast SPARKEDVisit Our Sponsor Page For a Complete List of Vanity URLs & Discount Codes.Mejuri: Mejuri believes you don’t have to overspend to treat those you love most. They design high-quality, fine jewelry you can live in and style your way. Simplify your holiday shopping and go to mejuri.com.Peloton: This year, Peloton is gifting you their best offer of the season. Get up to $300 off accessories when you purchase a Peloton Bike, Bike+ or Tread. Shop from a variety of accessories such as cycling shoes, a heart rate monitor and more. Visit onepeloton.com to learn more. All Access Membership separate. Offer starts November 14 and ends November 28. Cannot be combined with other offers. See additional terms at onepeloton.com. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

1hr 8mins

24 Nov 2022

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Interview with Eric Zimmer From The One You Feed

Emotional Badass

On Todays show I'm sitting down with Eric Zimmer from The One You Feed Podcast, where we discuss addiction, growth, and recovery. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


23 Oct 2022

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E121: What if it Never Gets “Bad Enough” to Quit for Good with Eric Zimmer

Sober Powered

Many of us will go back and forth between drinking and not drinking for years, and what holds us back is this idea that our drinking isn’t “that bad”. So what are we supposed to do if our drinking makes us unhappy, but we haven’t experienced a rock bottom yet? You may beat yourself up for not being motivated enough to quit or wishing you had enough self-discipline or courage, but it has nothing to do with that. That’s why I asked Eric Zimmer, behavior coach and host of the top podcast The One You Feed, to join us today and talk about how to get past this and make sobriety stick. We discuss why a lack of external consequences keeps many of us stuck in this back and forth cycle, what to do if you get sober but still don’t feel great, and how you can start feeling hopeful about your recovery.In this episode you’ll learn: What spirituality is and why it’s not necessarily the same thing as religion Eric’s first journey with sobriety in AA, why he eventually relapsed, and how he approached sobriety the second time Why a lack of external consequences and the idea that it isn’t “that bad” makes it difficult to get sober The idea of needing a “rock bottom” to get sober How alcohol serves a purpose for you, even if it isn’t doing that job very well Why things might not get better right away when you get sober Why we need a community and why we can’t get sober by ourselves Why we go back and forth for so long even though we say we want to quit drinking How to feel hopeful about your recovery What to do if you feel like you don’t deserve sobriety Eric Zimmer is a behavior coach, author, and the host of The One You Feed Podcast. He is endlessly inspired by the quest for a greater understanding of how our minds work and how to intentionally create the lives we want to live. At the age of 24, Eric was homeless, addicted to heroin and facing long jail sentences. In the years since, he not only found a way to overcome these obstacles to create a life worth living, he now helps others to do the same. Eric works as a behavior coach and has done so for the past 20 years. He has coached hundreds of people from around the world on how to make significant life changes and create habits that serve them well in achieving the goals they’ve set for themselves. In addition to his work as a behavior coach, he currently hosts the award-winning podcast, The One You Feed, based on an old parable about two wolves at battle within us. With over 500 episodes and over 30 million downloads, the show features conversations with experts across many fields of study about how to create a life that has more meaning.Connect with Eric:https://www.oneyoufeed.net/Resources I offer: Community: Living a Sober Powered Life https://www.soberpowered.com/membership 30 Day Quit Drinking Course with daily audios to help you work on your mindset about letting drinking go https://quitdrinkingcourse.supercast.com/ Monthly office hours: ask me anything you’d like live. My audio will be recorded for anyone who can’t join live. I will not be recording the meeting participants. https://officehours.supercast.com/ Weekly emails on Thursdays where I explain the latest episode in more detail, share images to help you understand the concepts, share announcements, interviews, writing, discount codes and more. https://view.flodesk.com/pages/6107260617e156c4839768b5 You are not alone eBook with data from almost 700 sober people https://www.soberpowered.com/you-are-not-alone-ebook Thank you for supporting this show by supporting my sponsors. Learn more:https://www.soberpowered.com/sponsorsIf you enjoyed this episode please consider buying me a coffee to support my work https://www.buymeacoffee.com/soberpoweredSources are posted on my websiteDisclaimer: all of the information described in this podcast is my interpretation of the research combined with my opinion. This is not medical advice. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


14 Oct 2022

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#612 Meaning & Purpose - Eric Zimmer

Mental Illness Happy Hour

Eric Zimmer(@oneyoufeed) is a Behavior Coach and the host of the podcast, The One You Feed. He shares his story of recovery from heroin addiction & homelessness and how he finally decided to take the steps needed to care for himself and create the life he wants.More About Eric Zimmer:https://www.oneyoufeed.net/https://www.facebook.com/1ufeed/https://twitter.com/oneyoufeedhttps://www.instagram.com/one_you_feed/Support Our Sponsors!This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp online counseling. To get 10% off your first month go to www.BetterHelp.com/mental Must be 18. For those under 18 you will be redirected to or can go directly to TeenCounseling at www.teencounseling.com WAYS TO HELP THE PODCASTSubscribe via iTunes and leave a review. It costs nothing. https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/mental-illness-happy-hour/id427377900?mt=2Spread the word via social media.  It costs nothing.Our website is www.mentalpod.com our FB is www.Facebook.com/mentalpod and our Twitter and Instagram are both @Mentalpod Become a much-needed Patreon monthly-donor (with occasional rewards) for as little as $1/month at www.Patreon.com/mentalpod Become a one-time or monthly donor via Paypal or Zelle (make payment to mentalpod@gmail.com)Try Our Sponsor’s Products/ServicesSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

1hr 19mins

7 Oct 2022

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Eric Zimmer | Essential Wisdom: How To Move From Knowledge & Experience Towards Compassion

Wellness + Wisdom Podcast

If we look at the transtheoretical model of change, in the first stage you are not aware at all that a change is even needed. Then, we move into a state of pre-contemplation as the rumblings are growing louder. Next, we have the contemplation phase where you are actively thinking of making. a change. Finally, you get to a stage where you are actually ready to make a plan and change. All of those steps are part of the change process and anywhere you are on that path you have to honor the change you're in. - Eric Zimmer Are You Stressed Out Lately? Take a deep breath with the M21™ wellness guide: a simple yet powerful 21 minute morning system that melts stress and gives you more energy through 6 science-backed practices and breathwork. Click HERE to download for free. Is Your Energy Low? Get more superfoods to improve your energy, digestion, gut health plus also reduce inflammation and blood sugar. Click HERE to try Paleovalley's Apple Cider Vinegar Complex + Save 15% with the code 'JOSH' *Review The WF Podcast & WIN $150 in wellness prizes! *Join The Facebook Group Wellness + Wisdom Episode 456 Behavior Coach, Certified Interfaith Spiritual Director, Podcast Host, and Writer, Eric Zimmer, returns to Wellness + Wisdom to share the concept of befriending your negative emotions, how to both treat and prevent depression with self-love, the difference between emotions and feelings plus determining when it's time for a change in your life. With everything that you have been through and have learned, what is blocking you from being more compassionate towards yourself and others? What is one way that you can cultivate greater compassion? By the end of this episode, you will have the tools to have a better relationship and understanding of your negative thoughts and emotions to essentially let them go. Feel Free with Botanic Tonics Save 40% with code 'WELLNESS40' A feel-good wellness tonic of ancient plants from the South Pacific and Southeast Asia where they’ve been used socially and in wellness for centuries. Experience a new way to feel good and feel free. This is by far the BEST wellness tonic I’ve ever had for alleviating the symptoms of stress from our modern world. Save 40% off Feel Free: Use discount coupon code “WELLNESS40” at checkout. Listen To Episode 456 As Eric Zimmer Uncovers: [1:30] Befriending Our Negative Emotions

1hr 3mins

5 Jul 2022

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Eric Zimmer - The Path Deepens

The Astral Hustle

Join my Patreon community for teachings on mindful strength, meditation, letting go, and self-mastery! Eric Zimmer is the host of The One You Feed podcast. In this episode, we share insights from each of our lifelong wisdom paths and how to continue growing year after year. Sponsored by BetterHelp. Go here to get 10% off your first month! Now Is the Way is out now in paperback! Use Astral for 15% off Binaural Beats, Guided Meditations, and my Meditation Course. My book Now Is the Way is available in hardcover, audiobook and kindle. Please rate The Astral Hustle on iTunes. ★★★★★ Sign up for Fresh thoughts, meditation tips, deep books, and more. Connect with Cory: Home: http://www.cory-allen.com IG: https://www.instagram.com/heycoryallen Twitter: https://twitter.com/HeyCoryAllen Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/HeyCoryAllen © CORY ALLEN 2022


2 May 2022