(Pt 2) A More Beautiful World w/ Charles Eisenstein (034)

August 28, 2019

MTW GUEST Charles Eisenstein Pt2a

Are you ever discouraged by your limited impact on the world?

Do you struggle to find purpose, or perhaps you have purpose yet struggle to balance that and being present with your loved ones?

Are you even connected to what you really care about?

This is part 2 of my conversation with Charles Eisenstein (Part 1 here).

I have a man-crush on Charles. His brilliant mind is plugged into a vision of the world I – and so many others – ache to live in. 

Charles graduated from Yale University with degrees in mathematics and philosophy, and is the author of 5 books, including The Ascent of Humanity and The More Beautiful World Our Hearts Know is Possible

In this episode, our core exploration is what it means and looks like to have real impact on the world, and the struggles we tend to face in the face of wanting to create impact. We talk about purpose, and an interesting way to look at the unpredictable consequences of saying yes, or no, to any given opportunity. All that, and much more. 

At the end, I do something a little different and dive deeper into 2 of my own key takeaways from this conversation with Charles Eisenstein, so be sure to stay to the end of this episode of Men, This Way …

Alright … 

Let’s dive …


4:51 ~ Addressing the sense of not mattering in people’s lives
12:06 ~ Creating change
17:49 ~ How to listen to your heart versus your mind
23:05 ~ How to know what to say “yes” to, and what to say “no” to
28:58 ~ What is purpose?
31:54 ~ The common dilemma between our mission and our family
39:28 ~ How we get trapped in false missions in life
45:45 ~ “Stop trying to be a good person”
49:23 ~ What if you could do whatever you wanted?
52:43 ~ The importance of ceremony


56:43 ~ KEY TAKEWAY 1: The distinction between mind and heart
1:01:44 ~ KEY TAKEWAY 2: What do you care about?


Find Charles @ www.CharlesEisenstein.org

Charles’s Book: The More Beautiful World Our Hearts Know Is Possible (Sacred Activism)

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