Inspirational Living – Motivational Podcasts

Inspirational Podcast Transcript: Welcome to the Inspirational Living podcast, brought to you in part by Book of Zen, makers of wearable inspiration for a better world. Today’s podcast has been edited and adapted from a lecture by Dr. George Lincoln Walton, delivered to the Harvard Medical School in 1913. To stay calm in our stressful age means to achieve poise. And what I mean...

Motivational Podcast Transcript: Welcome to the Inspirational Living podcast, brought to you in part by Book of Zen, makers of wearable inspiration for a better world. Today’s podcast has been edited and adapted from the book The Architects of Fate by Orison Swett Marden, published in 1896… It is a great purpose which gives meaning to life, it unifies all our powers, binds them...

Podcast Transcript: Welcome to the Inspirational Living podcast, brought to you in part by Book of Zen, makers of wearable inspiration for a better world. Today’s podcast has been edited and adapted from an essay entitled “Circles” by Ralph Waldo Emerson, published in 1841…. The eye is the first circle; the horizon which it forms is the second; and throughout nature this primary picture...

Podcast Transcript: Welcome to the Inspirational Living podcast, brought to you in part by Book of Zen, makers of wearable inspiration for a better world. Today’s podcast has been adapted from Henry David Thoreau’s famous essay on Civil Disobedience, produced in celebration of Martin Luther King Day. Dr. King was a great admirer of Thoreau’s essay, describing it as an eloquent argument for...

Podcast Transcript: Welcome to the Inspirational Living podcast, brought to you in part by Book of Zen, makers of wearable inspiration for a better world. Today’s podcast has been edited and adapted from the book The Mental Cure by Warren Felt Evans, published in 1874… One of the principal mediums through which mind acts upon mind, is that of words, spoken or written. Words...

Podcast Transcript: Welcome to the Inspirational Living podcast, brought to you in part by Book of Zen, makers of wearable inspiration for a better world. Today’s podcast has been edited and adapted from The Book of Tea by Okakura Kakuzō, published in 1906. Tea began as a medicine and grew into a beverage. In China, in the eighth century, it entered the realm of...

Podcast Transcript: Welcome to the Inspirational Living podcast, brought to you in part by Book of Zen, makers of wearable inspiration for a better world. Today’s podcast has been edited and adapted from the book The Victorious Attitude by Dr. Orison Swett Marden, published in 1916… Would you not think yourself fortunate to have an assistant of great ability who was available free of...

Podcast Transcript: Welcome to the Inspirational Living podcast, brought to you in part by Book of Zen, makers of wearable inspiration for a better world. This is our first podcast of 2016, and we would like to begin by thanking all the listeners who made our December launch so successful. If you would like to join others in helping us spread the word about...

Welcome to the Inspirational Living podcast, brought to you in part by Book of Zen, makers of wearable inspiration for a better world. Today’s podcast has been edited and adapted from the book The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran, published in 1922. Podcast Transcript: Work is the essence of life. You work to keep pace with the Earth and the soul of the Earth. To...

Podcast Transcript: Welcome to the Inspirational Living podcast, brought to you in part by Book of Zen, makers of wearable inspiration for a better world. Today’s podcast has been edited and adapted from the book Friendship & Happiness by Arnold Bennett, published in 1911. Children divide their adult acquaintances into two categories—those who sympathize with them in this bizarre and trying adventure called life;...

Podcast Transcript: Welcome to the Inspirational Living podcast, brought to you in part by Book of Zen, makers of wearable inspiration for a better world. Today’s podcast has been adapted from the famous Christmas editorial written by Francis Pharcellus Church, published in The New York Sun in 1897. Dear Editor— I am 8 years old. Some of my friends say there is no Santa Claus....

Podcast Transcript: Welcome to the Inspirational Living podcast, brought to you in part by Book of Zen, makers of wearable inspiration for a better world. Today’s podcast has been edited and adapted from the book entitled The Conquest of Fear by Basil King, published in 1921… Fear of death is greatly diminished by recognizing the truth of everlasting growth. This truth is reflected in...

Podcast Transcript: Welcome to the Inspirational Living podcast, brought to you in part by Book of Zen, makers of wearable inspiration for a better world. Today’s podcast has been edited and adapted from the book entitled The Art of Being Alive by Ella Wheeler Wilcox, published in 1914… LIFE means action, from the cradle to the grave. There are limitless possibilities in this life...

Podcast Transcript: Welcome to the Inspirational Living podcast, brought to you in part by Book of Zen, makers of wearable inspiration for a better world. Today’s podcast is the first episode of what will be an ongoing series, where we share motivational works that have been adapted from classic books, essays, and speeches, in order to make them more inspirational and enjoyable to contemporary...