Positive Conversations

Legendary Larry King partners with Positive Voices to bring interviews with Scholars, Legends and Leaders

Mike Merzenich

Father of Neroplasticity

Mike is a pioneer in neuroscience and an expert in brain training.

Jay Shetty

Author, podcaster, and former monk

Jay Shetty shares his journey from monk to popular podcaster. His mission to share the timeless wisdom of the world.

Ellen Langer

Leading mindfulness expert and author

Ellen has been called the mother of mindfulness and is a living legend. Tune in for tips.

Heidi Powell

Transformation expert 

Heidi Powell (star of Extreme Weight Loss) shares tips for transforming your body and mind.

Rick Hanson

Psychologist and Best-Selling Author

Rick shares how to calm the brain, cope with anxiety, & ultimately grow “positive muscles” in the brain

Hugh Evans & Lindsay Hadley 

Global Citizen

Global Citizen is a non-profit taking action to end extreme poverty by 2030. Learn how each of us can make a difference! 

Brian Johnson and Jeffrey Schwartz

CEO and leading brain-expert 

James Pawelski hosts Brian Johnson and Jeffrey Schwartz as they discuss how we can use our attention to change our brains and  our lives.

Michael Gervais

High-Performance Psychologist

Michael shares practices top athletes use that can help us in our daily lives. 

Mark Divine

SEALFIT and Unbeatable Mind

Mark is an expert on mental toughness. Mark shares his personal experiences as a Navy SEAL and tips for overcoming difficult moments.

Lea Waters

Psychologist and author 

Lea shares how we can help our families cope and even have moments of thriving during times of crisis.

John Ratey

Brain-Fitness Connection Expert and Author

John Ratey shares how moving our bodies can impact our mood, affect our overall well-being, and even boost our immune systems.

Kevin Bacon

Actor, musician, and founder of Six Degrees.org

Kevin shares how small acts of kindness really count.

Dacher Keltner

Emotion Expert, Professor, Author, and Disney “Inside Out” Consultant 

Dacher Keltner, Ph.D. shares how we can find the good life through our emotions.

Cal Newport

Author of Deep Work and Digital Minimalism

Cal shares how we can optimize our social media usage to avoid cognitive overload

Lewis Howes

The School of Greatness

Lewis speaks to us about the importance of having a clear direction and eliminating distractions to keep your energy.

Scott Barry Kaufman

Author, podcaster, and humanistic psychologist

Scott Barry Kaufman is the author of Transcend: The New Science of Self-Actualization and host of The Psychology Podcast.

Ryan Niemiec

The VIA Institute on Character

Ryan talks to us about how you can utilize your strengths and experience more well-being.

Bob Dalton

Sackcloth & Ashes

Bob challenges us to ask ourselves: what are ways we can create or contribute more than we consume?

James Pawelski

Positive Psychology Expert

James shares how we can escape to a larger reality beyond the 24-hour news cycle and the problems at hand. 

Judith Moskowitz

Coping Expert, Professor, and President of IPPA

Judith shares that we can be stressed, fearful, or sad and still have moments of positive emotion, which can help us cope.

Robert Vallerand

Passion Expert and Author

Robert (Bob) gives excellent advice on developing passions and how they contribute to our happiness (and when they don’t).

Martin Seligman

Founder of Positive Psychology 

Marty shares that we can choose happiness and become more optimistic.

Gabriele Oettingen

Leading goal-science researcher and author of Rethinking Positive Thinking

Gabriele shares tips for setting goals, planning for obstacles, and boosting confidence.

Tristan Harris

Co-founder, Center for Humane Technology 

Tristan Harris shares his ideas on humane technology.

Jim Kwik

Mental fitness author & podcaster

Jim shares some of his tips for increasing brain performance and memorizing effectively!

Albert Bandura

Psychology legend, social learning theory developer, and self-efficacy expert

Dr. Bandura shares some of his tips for building self-efficacy.

Jim & Monique Brown

NFL Hall of Famer and Amer-I-Can

Jim & Monique, co-founders of the non-profit Amer-I-Can, help individuals take charge of their lives and live up to their full potential. 

Alex Boyé

Musician, singer & actor

Tune in as Alex shares lessons he’s learned about moving from hopelessness to hope.

Ken Pargament

Leading Expert on Spirituality and Professor

Ken shares that spirituality can help us cope, reduce stress, and find meaning.

Sonja Lyubomirsky

Author and Happiness Expert

Sonja shares advice on strategies to increase your positive emotion, ways we can reduce anxiety, and even tips for working from home.

Jane Dutton

Author and Positive Organization Expert

In these days of physical distancing, we need to reduce feelings of isolation. Jane shares how to promote connection while physical distancing.

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Legendary talk show host Larry King has conducted over 40,000 interviews over a 60-year career and is recognized worldwide as one of the greatest media personalities of our time.  He is best known for his TV interview and phone-in talk show, “Larry King Live” on CNN, which he hosted nightly from 1985 to 2010. Larry’s still going strong and can be seen presently hosting  “Larry King Now” on Ora TV, Hulu and RT. Celebrities, politicians, athletes and newsmakers from around the planet have experienced Larry King’s unique disarming interview style and come to trust him as a friend and talented professional. The author of several books, his accomplishments include a Peabody Award and induction into the National Radio Hall of Fame and Broadcasters Hall of Fame.
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James Pawelski, PhD is a Positive Psychology Professor at the University of Pennsylvania, where he co-founded the world’s first MAPP Program with Martin Seligman. The Founding Executive Director of the International Positive Psychology Association, he is leading a large-scale research project investigating links between well-being and the arts and humanities. He is co-author, along with his wife Suzie, of the best-selling book Happy Together: Using the Science of Positive Psychology to Build Love that Lasts, and has been featured in the New York TimesWashington Post, London TimesTime magazine, New York magazine and on NPR and the Today Show. 



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