Scott Stabile is a best-selling author, screenwriter, speaker, advocate, and author of the book Big Love.
You can find all of the most up to date crisis help & support resources that Eric is making available through The One You Feed by going to the COVID-19 pandemic intensified earlier this week, Eric reached out to several previous guests of the show to ask them if they would be willing to talk with him for two special edition episodes of The One You Feed Podcast. They all generously agreed at a moment’s notice and this episode is the second of those two episodes. These mini-interviews are with 6 leaders in the realms of mental health and spirituality. Eric talks with each of them about how to deal with difficult thoughts and offers practical strategies for emotional health during these challenging times. These are all new conversations with previous guests, Parker Palmer, Mirabai Starr, Lewis Howes, Steven C. Hayes, Scott Stabile, and Sharon Salzberg.In This Special Episode, We discuss Strategies for Emotional Health and…Turning our attention to those who are vulnerable and need our helpThe connection between anxiety and uncertaintyAccepting the truth that there are many things we cannot controlBeing attentive to what we can controlHow reflecting on and learning from suffering can be therapeuticThat dissolution is a good thing: You’ve lost an illusion and you’re that much closer to realityHow to abide in a space of not knowingThe paradox of actively helping the situation by doing less, staying put and slowing downReorienting to what we really need vs. our tendencies towards overconsumptionHow to be mindful and Feed Our Good Wolf during a time of crisisThat constantly seeing crisis media alerts is like seeing a car crash every 2 minutes – we benefit from placing boundaries on how often we consume media coverage Creating meaning amidst sufferingHow psychological flexibility can help us move through difficultyHow to move through a crisis so that you come out of it with post-traumatic growthWays to work with your anger towards others during this crisisWays to work with your fear about this crisisThe helpful pillars of self-care that can really support us in crisisLooking for ourself in others to bring empathy What it means to connect to our hearts and soulsThe importance of giving yourself grace and forgiveness during a crisisHow loving-kindness meditation can help usHow staying home can mimic the effects of a reflective retreatA guided meditation from Sharon SalzbergCalm App The #1 rated app for meditation. They have meditations, sleep stories, soothing music, and Calm masterclasses with may One You Feed Guests. Get 40% off a Calm Premium Subscription (a limited time offer!) by going to Peloton: Wondering if a Peloton bike is right for you? You can get a free 30 day home trial and find out. If you're looking for a new way to get your cardio in, the Peloton bike is a great solution. Eric decided to buy one after his 30-day free trial. Visit Laurel Springs: An accredited online private school for students K-12. Personalize the learning program and learning schedule for your unique child with Laurel Springs' diverse and enriched curriculum. Register your child at and receive a waived registration fee.Links to Other Episodes:Parker J. PalmerMirabai StarrLewis HowesSteven C. HayesScott StabileSharon Salzberg
If you’ve ever wanted to open your heart and soul then do we have the BIG LOVE show for you. Today I’lll be talking with Scott Stabile, best-selling author, screen-writer, speaker and advocate, and the author of a heart-warming new book on a powerful way to live, BIG LOVE. And that’s just what I want to talk with him about today, about the power of Living with a Wide-Open Heart. Key Points Discussed: What happened to Scott at the age of 14? What happened to his parents? How’d he get through school as an orphan? What was his coping mechanism? How often did he end up breaking down? What happened to his brother Ricky? What happened to Scott after moving to San Francisco – and how’d it begin his healing journey??? What’s the importance of not keeping things buried? How did writing help him to heal? What can we learn from “the cougher?” What’s the importance message behind shame? What’s the importance of self-care, and what does it have to do with underpants??? What’s Oogust 29th and what was the film The Ooogiloves??? What happened after writing the biggest box-office flop ever? How do we define failure? How did Scott’s mega-successful facebook page come about? What’s the importance of not judging yourself? What’s the importance of being aware of one-another? How does one overcome fear? What’s wrong with choosing happiness? What’s the importance of speaking our truth? What’s the cult of yes? What can we learn about “what if’s” in life? What’s the importance of forgiveness? Additional Resources: ……. For free meditations, weekly tips, stories, and similar shows visit: To support the show and get even more great tools, tips, and behind-the-scenes access, visit: And to follow Inspire Nation (and the lives of Michael and Jessica) on Instagram, go to
  Scott Stabile Interview Richard Brendan talks with Scott Stabile, author of BIG LOVE: The Power of Living With a Wide Open Heart. Scott’s parents were murdered when he was fourteen. Nine years later, his brother died of a heroin overdose. Soon after that, Scott joined a cult that dominated his life for thirteen years. Through it all, he became evermore committed to living his life from love. Visit Scott Stabile online at  
Author of BIG LOVE: The Power of Living With a Wide-Open Heart talks about his experience with approaching life through the experience of love.
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