Deep Dive

A podcast of the ”warm philosophy” genre, the Deep Dive podcast features open and articulate guests talking about an idea that proved to be conducive to their wellbeing, tracing its origins and sharing insights and their applications.

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Episodes

Thursday Nov 03, 2022

This deeper-than-usual dive opened with Maja reciting the poem that gave this episode its title. We discussed and questioned each other about love, creation, creativity, healing, and harmony. We talked about feeling one with everything and what it feels like to serve a whole greater than ourselves. Toward the end Maja shared an original framework that can applied in everyday life to get unstuck from consciousness. Tune in, and may you take away what you need. Explore Maja's website: maja.love Follow me on Twitter: @Deep_Dive_Pod | @EyalShay2 Support Deep Dive on Patreon (Thank you!)

Thursday Oct 27, 2022

Jonny's journey in the field of breathwork started as he was processing grief over the loss of his fiancée. Over time, he has learned much about what can be made better with the use of different breathing techniques, and I tried to learn as much as possible from this inspiring teacher. Our conversation touched on adjacent topics such as Living Well, emotions, different breathwork practices, ancient customs, and much more.Follow Jonny on Twitter: @jonnym1ller | Website: www.jonnymiller.co Follow me on Twitter: @Deep_Dive_Pod | @EyalShay2 Support Deep Dive on Patreon (Thank you!)

Thursday Oct 20, 2022

Steph's work on deep-fake technology has led her to think extensively about the concept of Truth and, importantly, our relationship with. We explored this contentious concept from many angles in order to potentially make headway in humanity's attempt at reconciliation and progress!   Follow Steph on Twitter: @stephlepp | Center for Humane Technology: www.humanetech.com/ Follow me on Twitter: @Deep_Dive_Pod | @EyalShay2  

Thursday Oct 13, 2022

Aikido is a martial art directed at protecting your attacker. We discussed it some and used it as a companion metaphor to an in-depth discussion on creating and marketing online, before ending the conversation with some ideas regarding living well among fellow humans. Please, please don't miss out on the important insights Rob shares in this episode if you are any type of budding artist or creator. And good luck!   Follow Rob on Twitter: @UngatedCreative | Website Follow me on Twitter: @Deep_Dive_Pod | @EyalShay2 Support Deep Dive on Patreon (Thank you!)

Friday Oct 07, 2022

Derek's new book is How to Live: 27 Conflicting Answers and 1 Weird Conclusion. It uses a format that made me revisit a concept which I've been thinking about for years, and I wanted to see what it makes him think of. What ensued is a lively discussion containing many fresh ideas about how to live (well)! We covered topics like playfulness, gurus, running in the forest, Lifestyle choices, Kurt Vonnegut, and much more. Book recommendations are in there, too!   Find everything Derek here: Sive.rs | Buy How to Live here Follow me on Twitter: @Deep_Dive_Pod | @EyalShay2 Support Deep Dive on Patreon

Thursday Oct 06, 2022

Setting intentions has helped Maria live the life she wants rather than the one that just happened to happen to her. This conversation covered parenthood, economics, education, romantic relationships, and more. So sit down with the intention of extracting some wisdom, and I'm sure you'll be able to!   Follow Maria on Twitter: @made_in_cosmos | Join her salons (and mine) on Interintellect.com Follow me on Twitter: @Deep_Dive_Pod | @EyalShay2 Support Deep Dive on Patreon  

Thursday Sep 29, 2022

This episode could have many alternate titles: Communication, Ecosystems, Medicine, Healing... But in the end, it is about harmonizing the bodymind - an ecosystem - to bring about wellbeing. This conversation has the structure of great movie, with some build-up before a thrilling climax. Nita is an amazing resource for anything medicine, especially in the understudied field of really tiny things that have a huge effect on our health. Don't miss this one, please!   Follow Nita on Twitter: @HealthUnveiled | Projects: lu.ma/evolving Follow me on Twitter: @Deep_Dive_Pod | @EyalShay2 Support Deep Dive on Patreon  

Thursday Sep 22, 2022

Have we - collectively - recognized the benefits associated with belonging to multiple communities in the digital age? Hamish thinks not, and is working to change the culture of community-building and belonging after not finding his needs fulfilled in a traditional hobby community. We discussed his Watch Collectors' Club, traditional niche communities, history of Judaism, English football, and modern community design.   Follow me on Twitter: @Deep_Dive_Pod | @EyalShay2 Support Deep Dive on Patreon

Thursday Sep 15, 2022

Martine stepped away from a lucrative - yet meaningless - career in order to teach. Between serving a corporation and serving the next generation of her society, she had to prioritize her own needs. This is her story and our metaphors and reasoning behind why a healthy you is a prerequisite to doing good unto others.   Follow Martine on Twitter: @MartineGuernsey | Website: MartineEllis.com Follow me on Twitter: @Deep_Dive_Pod | @EyalShay2 Support Deep Dive on Patreon  

Thursday Sep 08, 2022

Matt is a professional cello player and teacher who is aphantasic. He is deeply passionate about harmony in music and between people, which led him to develop a detailed framework of how to transmit information, especially the elusive non-verbal type. We discussed music, Matt's framework, his motivations for seeking societal harmony, problem-solving, effective cues in teaching, and much more. Buckle in for a wild ride!   Follow Matt on Twitter: @MJPiercello | Substack: Piercello’s Progress Follow me on Twitter: @Deep_Dive_Pod | @EyalShay2 Support Deep Dive on Patreon      

Thursday Sep 01, 2022

Dialogue, art, multilingualism, conlangs, and the human mind; perspectives, Truth, connection, concepts as entities, and fiction; physical trips, psychedelic trips, God, isolation, human connection, and the weather. These all feature is this unique conversation with Norm that culminated with a discussion on how searching - and finding - the truth could alienate one from others, and prove to be detrimental to mental health. Wow.   Follow Norm on Twitter: @NormanChella | Website: ThatsTheNorm Follow me on Twitter: @Deep_Dive_Pod | @EyalShay2 Support Deep Dive on Patreon  

Thursday Aug 25, 2022

In this high-energy chat among friends we tried to look at Creativity from as many perspectives as possible. We talked about the creative process, evolution, 'maskless creativity', art and artists, play and games, jazz, productivity vs. conductivity, politics, physics, and much more!   Follow Jibran on Twitter: @AskJibran | Website: jibranelbazi.com Follow Nikolaus on Twitter: @SissiPhys | Website: Sabathiel.com Follow me on Twitter: @Deep_Dive_Pod | @EyalShay2    

Thursday Aug 18, 2022

Bryan is one avid reader. At some point, he noticed that studying philosophy formally, can be inferior to reading an excellent work of fiction. This discussion is about how great novels can teach us important things of about what Living Well means and some of the skills needed in that pursuit. We mention Dostoevsky, Tolstoy, and other literary paragons, crediting them with being philosophers. Fun!   Follow Bryan on Twitter: @bryankam | Website: bit.ly/bryan_kam Follow me on Twitter: @Deep_Dive_Pod | @EyalShay2  

Thursday Aug 11, 2022

Ivor is my friend and mentor who introduced me to Plato's work and, more importantly, what it teaches us - dialectic. We discussed the art itself, how it has affected our lives, and how it would affect yours. Enjoy, and do well!   Follow Ivor's podcast on Spotify or Youtube | Search his name online for his books Follow me on Twitter: @Deep_Dive_Pod | @EyalShay2    

Thursday Aug 04, 2022

Fairytales and dreams can help us heal and prosper exactly because they are not as rational as accounts or explanations. And, as you will see, I myself got carried away and am now delivering a slightly different episode. Laura is an award-winning filmmaker I had a million different questions for about the creative process, power of stories, listening to feedback, and much, much more. We also touched on politics, the myth of the phoenix, and ancient Greek poetry.   Follow Laura on Twitter: @Psyche_Cinema | Youtube | lauralewisbarrfilms.com Follow me on Twitter: @Deep_Dive_Pod | @EyalShay2  

Thursday Jul 28, 2022

In this episode, Pamela opened up about her struggle with OCD early in life and described the trajectory toward healing that she followed. We discussed why it's important not run away immediately when undesired emotions but to accept them as part of human experience. We also discussed mental health and what the biggest obstacle is that stands between it and people. Other topics that came up include CBT, the concept of Purity, what it feels like to be mentally healthy (hint: it's not happiness), and much, much more.   Follow Pamela on Twitter: @amelapay | Website: pamelajhobart.com Follow me on Twitter: @Deep_Dive_Pod | @EyalShay2

Monday Jul 25, 2022

Deep Hanging Out is about taking the time to discuss a topic important to both sides at length and in depth. This series came to be as Catherine and I both raised questions to one another about Community.This last part is a reflection on two different experiences we had in the spring of 2022 meeting and collaborating with internet friends "in real life", as they say. We hope you enjoy and find what to take away with you!   Follow Catherine on Twitter: @chwoodiwiss Follow me on Twitter: @Deep_Dive_Pod | @EyalShay2

Thursday Jul 21, 2022

What stops us from embarking on the journeys we want to experience but are afraid of? And how should go about starting them despite our concerns? Sushil and I discussed the kind of attitude that's necessary for making our first steps in any field. We touched on many topics, including comedy, Transactional Analysis, energetic vampires, self-pity, reward systems, and much more.   Follow Sushil on Twitter: @sushilganesh17 | Podcast: Heal with Sushil | Art: The Art Conduit | Newsletter: healwithsushil.substack.com Follow me on Twitter: @Deep_Dive_Pod | @EyalShay2

Monday Jul 18, 2022

Deep Hanging Out is about taking the time to discuss a topic important to both sides at length and in depth. This series came to be as Catherine and I both raised questions to one another about Community.In this part we talk about our personal histories and experiences with and of community. We hope you enjoy and find what to take away with you!   Follow Catherine on Twitter: @chwoodiwiss Follow me on Twitter: @Deep_Dive_Pod | @EyalShay2

Thursday Jul 14, 2022

In this very open conversation I discussed with Rachel the idea of being more in tune with yourself so that you - and others - don't have to suffer unnecessarily. Some of the topics that came up are: Sexuality, sexual assault, following your calling, education, feeling safe, and more.   Follow Rachel on Twitter: @rachelclif | Article on sexual assault (that we mentioned) Follow me on Twitter: @Deep_Dive_Pod | @EyalShay2

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