Earthrise W/derek Beres

Sinopse

Writer and fitness instructor Derek Beres discusses movement, neuroscience, psychology, mythology, and music, sometimes alone, sometimes with guests. More info at derekberes.com.

Episódios

  • 93: Medicating Normal (with Angela Peacock  Wendy Ratcliffe)

    93: Medicating Normal (with Angela Peacock & Wendy Ratcliffe)

    14/07/2020

    Medicating Normal follows the journeys of a newly married couple, a female combat veteran, a waitress, and a teenager whose doctors prescribed psychiatric drugs for stress, mild depression, sleeplessness, focus, and trauma. The subjects struggle with serious physical and mental side effects as well as neurological damage that resulted from taking the drugs as prescribed and also from attempting to withdraw. Angela Peacock, MSW, is a US Army veteran, benzo survivor,... Read More

  • 92: Predicting the Pandemic (with R.P. Eddy)

    92: Predicting the Pandemic (with R.P. Eddy)

    24/06/2020

    RP Eddy served at the White House National Security Council and as a senior US diplomat. He is the co-author of Warnings: Finding Cassandras to Stop Catastrophes.

  • 91: Do antidepressants create more mental illness than they cure? (with Robert Whitaker)

    91: Do antidepressants create more mental illness than they cure? (with Robert Whitaker)

    12/06/2020

    Robert Whitaker is an American journalist and author who has won numerous awards as a journalist covering medicine and science, including the George Polk Award for Medical Writing and a National Association for Science Writers’ Award for best magazine article. In 1998, he co-wrote a series on psychiatric research for the Boston Globe that was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Public Service. His first... Read More

  • 90: Lack of Grace

    90: Lack of Grace

    10/06/2020

    I came across this article today and had to respond. This melding of “wellness” with right-wing conspiracies is really disturbing. Specifically, I discuss implicit bias and white privilege in the context of the following paragraph. “There seem to be many incongruences with the black man who was murdered, was he really who he said he was, did he actually die, was that man really a... Read More

  • 89: An Honest Conversation About Race (with Dax-Devlon Ross)

    89: An Honest Conversation About Race (with Dax-Devlon Ross)

    02/06/2020

    Dax-Devlon Ross has led a career as an educator, non-profit executive, equity consultant, and journalist with a focus on social justice. His recent investigative journalism has appeared in The Washington Post, NY Times, and The Guardian. In this episode, we discuss his recent essay, “A Letter to My White Male Friends of a Certain Age.” We had a number of problems with Zoom, so I... Read More

  • 88: The Kelly Brogan Effect  Red Pills (with Matthew Remski and Julian Walker)

    88: The Kelly Brogan Effect & Red Pills (with Matthew Remski and Julian Walker)

    21/05/2020

    Matthew Remski and Julian Walker join me to discuss the many suspect medical claims made by Kelly Brogan and Sayer Ji. We also talk about Julian’s new essay, “The Red Pill Overlap.” Read Matthew on Brogan and Julian’s essay. Subscribe to my newsletter here.

  • 87: Conspiracy Theories  Cult Dynamics (with Matthew Remski and Julian Walker)

    87: Conspiracy Theories & Cult Dynamics (with Matthew Remski and Julian Walker)

    14/05/2020

    Matthew Remski and Julian Walker join me for a discussion on conspiracy theories and cult dynamics centered on “Plandemic” and recent videos by comedian JP Sears. Subscribe to my newsletter.

  • 86: Prioritize Where to Focus Your Anxiety

    86: Prioritize Where to Focus Your Anxiety

    13/05/2020

    This week I discuss anxiety management techniques during the pandemic. I also cover two studies for Big Think: one at UPenn on why Gen X is more stressed than other generations and another from Penn State about mistakes being necessary for learning.  Subscribe to my newsletter.

  • 85: The Plandemic

    85: The Plandemic

    07/05/2020

    My Big Think article discussing a clip from the documentary, “The Plandemic,” has been making the rounds. I recorded this episode to address the points being made in my writing.

  • 84: An Age of Anxiety

    84: An Age of Anxiety

    07/04/2020

    I intended to release this brief talk a few weeks ago announcing my anti-anxiety coaching program, EarthRise Wellness. Then the world changed. I had to reassess the entire talk. This podcast is the result.

  • 83: Imagining the Post-Corona Future (with Dax-Devlon Ross)

    83: Imagining the Post-Corona Future (with Dax-Devlon Ross)

    27/03/2020

    Dax-Devlon Ross has led a career as an educator, non-profit executive, equity consultant, and journalist with a focus on social justice. He is also one of my best friends. We’ve been having in-depth conversations since first meeting at Rutgers in the nineties. We share our thoughts on this generation-defining moment as well as our thoughts and hopes regarding what comes next.

  • 82: The Uncertain Fate of America (with Jordan Hall)

    82: The Uncertain Fate of America (with Jordan Hall)

    09/03/2020

    Jordan Hall is the co-founder of Neurohacker Collective and one of the most interesting polymaths I’ve ever spoken to. We discuss life during the coronavirus, virtual reality, physiology and nootropics, and the fate of America.

  • 81: The Key to Resilience (with Scott Carney)

    81: The Key to Resilience (with Scott Carney)

    03/03/2020

    Investigative journalist and anthropologist Scott Carney is the author of the NY Times bestselling book, What Doesn’t Kill Us, about his time with The Iceman, Wim Hof. His forthcoming book is The Wedge: Evolution, Consciousness, Stress, and the Key to Human Resilience.

  • 80: Music is a Political Force (with Azam Ali)

    80: Music is a Political Force (with Azam Ali)

    01/02/2020

    Born in Iran and raised in India, Azam Ali has one of the most beautiful voices in the world. Through her solo albums and work with Niyaz and her former band, Vas, she has spread the explored, studied, and presented the sacred music of the world in new contexts for 25 years. She is also an accomplished producer, percussionist, santur player, artist, and jewelry maker.

  • 79: Psychedelics and Imagination (with Richard J. Miller)

    79: Psychedelics and Imagination (with Richard J. Miller)

    15/01/2020

    Richard J. Miller is the Alfred Newton Richards Professor in the Department of Pharmacology at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago and author of Drugged: The Science and Culture Behind Psychotropic Drugs.

  • 78: MDMA and Ayahuasca in Therapy (with Charles Grob)

    78: MDMA and Ayahuasca in Therapy (with Charles Grob)

    20/12/2019

    Charles Grob is a professor of Psychiatry & Biobehavioral Sciences and Pediatrics and Director of the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. He was the first researcher granted FDA approval to clinically study MDMA and ayahuasca in the nineties and has spent nearly 50 years studying psychedelics.

  • 77: The Future of Psychedelics Research (with Michael Ehlers)

    77: The Future of Psychedelics Research (with Michael Ehlers)

    20/12/2019

    Michael Ehlers is the former Executive Vice President for Research and Development at Biogen and former Chief Scientific Officer for Neuroscience at Pfizer. He was recently named as an advisor to Field Trip Health, the psychedelic research organization that has opened the world’s first psilocybin research center.

  • 76: Success Begins with Not Craving Success (with Alla Kovgan)

    76: Success Begins with Not Craving Success (with Alla Kovgan)

    16/12/2019

    Alla Kovgan is the award-winning filmmaker of “Nora” and many others. Her latest documentary, “Cunningham,” focuses on the work of avant-garde choreographer Merce Cunningham’s work between 1942-72.

  • 75: Everything You Want to Know About Marijuana (with David Bienenstock)

    75: Everything You Want to Know About Marijuana (with David Bienenstock)

    08/12/2019

    David Bienenstock is the author of How to Smoke Pot (Properly): A Highbrow Guide to Getting High and co-creator of the podcast Great Moments in Weed History. Previously, he served as Head of Content at Hight Times and worked at VICE Media, where he co-produced the series, Bong Appetit.

  • 74: Cautionary Tales (with Tim Harford)

    74: Cautionary Tales (with Tim Harford)

    19/11/2019

    Tim Harford has a popular Financial Times column where he writes thought pieces on the economics of the everyday experience. His books, including The Undercover Economist and Messy: The Power of Disorder to Transform Our Lives, have become worldwide bestsellers and his TED talks have garnered over 8 million views.  His new podcast is Cautionary Tales.

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