Episodes
Good communication is one of the most important and often overlooked aspects of good living. In this episode, I share how to strengthen your communication by asking clarifying questions, resisting assumptions, being aware of personal bias, and investigating defensive reactions.  Coaching with Cory: I'm now offering One-to-One coaching to help you build a path to the next level. Please support the show by joining our Patreon Community. Sign up for my newsletter to receive new writing on Friday...
Published 11/21/22
In this episode, I share what’s been a key to success in many aspects of my life. I talk about why staying open, present, and fluid keeps your path evolving so that your expectations don’t block your opportunities. This episode is sponsored by Uncommon Goods. Click here for 15% off your next gift. Coaching with Cory: I'm now offering One-to-One coaching to help you build a path to the next level. Please support the show by joining our Patreon Community. Sign up for my newsletter to receive...
Published 11/14/22
Published 11/14/22
Alex Elle is an author and restorative writing teacher. In this episode, we talk about gracefully dealing with our suffering, softening ourselves through inner work, and her new book How We Heal.  Sponsored by BetterHelp. Go here to get 10% off your first month! Coaching with Cory: I'm now offering One-to-One coaching to help you build a path to the next level. Please support the show by joining our Patreon Community. Sign up for my newsletter to receive new writing on Friday morning. My new...
Published 11/07/22
In this episode, I talk about what authenticity actually is, how we can be embrace the fullness of who we are, and why being authentic brings us ease and deeper relationships.  Coaching with Cory: I'm now offering One-to-One coaching to help you build a path to the next level. Please support the show by joining our Patreon Community. Sign up for my newsletter to receive new writing on Friday morning. My new meditation course Coming Home is now available. Now Is the Way is out now in...
Published 10/31/22
Why do we have self-limiting thoughts and how can we overcome them? In this episode, I talk through what self-limiting thoughts are, why they appear, and methods for leaving them behind Coaching with Cory: I'm now offering One-to-One coaching to help you build a path to the next level. Please support the show by joining our Patreon Community. Sign up for my newsletter to receive new writing on Friday morning. My new meditation course Coming Home is now available. Now Is the Way is out now...
Published 10/24/22
Christopher Willits is a composer, music producer, and artist. In this episode, we talk about music as a healing force, how the creative path mirrors life, and his new album Gravity.  Coaching with Cory: I'm now offering One-to-One coaching to help you build a path to the next level. Please support the show by joining our Patreon Community. Sign up for my newsletter to receive new writing on Friday morning. My new meditation course Coming Home is now available. Now Is the Way is out now in...
Published 10/17/22
Many of us strive to increase our mindful awareness but struggle to tell if we are making any progress. On this episode, I share several fundamental changes you will notice in your life as your mindfulness progresses and how they are beneficial.  This episode is sponsored by Giving What We Can. Click to learn more. Coaching with Cory: I'm now offering One-to-One coaching to help you build a path to the next level. Please support the show by joining our Patreon Community. Sign up for my...
Published 10/10/22
Yung Pueblo is a writer, speaker, and meditator. In this episode, we talk about letting go, the wisdom of impermanence, and his new book Lighter. Sponsored by BetterHelp. Go here to get 10% off your first month! Coaching with Cory: I'm now offering One-to-One coaching to help you build a path to the next level. Please support the show by joining our Patreon Community. Sign up for my newsletter to receive new writing on Friday morning. My new meditation course Coming Home is now available. ...
Published 10/03/22
Today we’re sharing a special excerpt from another podcast, A Slight Change of Plans, from Pushkin Industries. In this preview, bestselling author Daniel Pink talks about using a typically negative emotion – regret – as a force for good in our lives.  Hear the full episode, and more from A Slight Change of Plans, at https://podcasts.pushkin.fm/scp5?sid=astral. 
Published 10/03/22
Why is that when things finally start going well we get anxious that something is going to mess it up? In this episode, I talk about how our attachment to growth can cause anxiety and how to overcome it.  Coaching with Cory: I'm now offering One-to-One coaching to help you build a path to the next level. Please support the show by joining our Patreon Community. Sign up for my newsletter to receive new writing on Friday morning. My new meditation course Coming Home is now available. Now Is...
Published 09/26/22
Sean Carroll is a quantum physicist, author, and podcast host. In this episode, we talk about the wonder of the universe, reducing anxiety by increasing your perspective, and misunderstandings of the multiverse.  This episode is sponsored by Giving What We Can. Click to learn more. Coaching with Cory: I'm now offering One-to-One coaching to help you build a path to the next level. Please support the show by joining our Patreon Community. Sign up for my newsletter to receive new writing on...
Published 09/19/22
Published 09/16/22
As we start improving our lives, we can’t help wanting to share what we’ve learned with others so their lives can be bettered too. In this episode, I share how to offer our experiences to others and why leading by example is more valuable than we might realize.  Sponsored by BetterHelp. Go here to get 10% off your first month! The episode is sponsored by PURAAURA. Take advantage of their massive month long sale. Coaching with Cory: I'm now offering One-to-One coaching to help you build a path...
Published 09/12/22
Building the right morning routine can take your game to the next level. In this episode, I talk about what morning routines are, why they are useful, and how to start creating yours.  The episode is sponsored by PURAAURA. Take advantage of their massive month long sale. Coaching with Cory: I'm now offering One-to-One coaching to help you build a path to the next level. Please support the show by joining our Patreon Community. Sign up for my newsletter to receive new writing on Friday...
Published 09/05/22
In Buddhism, there’s a practice called Right Speech in which you mindfully watch what you say to keep from being negative, judgmental, or verbally divisive. In this episode, I describe what Right Speech is and how it can improve your life from the ground up. The episode is sponsored by PURAAURA. Take advantage of their massive month long sale. Coaching with Cory: I'm now offering One-to-One coaching to help you build a path to the next level. Please support the show by joining our Patreon...
Published 08/29/22
Sometimes the stories we tell ourselves about who we are can become limiting and keep us from growing. In this episode, I talk about why we create those stories and how letting go of them is the path to constant personal evolution.  The episode is sponsored by PURAAURA. Take advantage of their massive month long sale. Coaching with Cory: I'm now offering One-to-One coaching to help you build a path to the next level. Please support the show by joining our Patreon Community. Sign up for my...
Published 08/22/22
There’s no need to feel guilty about not meeting standards we never agreed to in the first place. In this episode, I talk about taking charge of our future by releasing conditioned ideas of how we should live our lives. This episode is sponsored by Feals CBD. Go here to save 50% on your first order.  Coaching with Cory: I'm now offering One-to-One coaching to help you build a path to the next level. Please support the show by joining our Patreon Community. Sign up for my newsletter to receive...
Published 08/15/22
The fast pace of life trains us to make reactive decisions and never spend time thinking deeply about the direction we’re heading in. In this episode, I share why taking time to reflect and put space in your life is what will take your journey to the next level. Sponsored by BetterHelp. Go here to get 10% off your first month! Coaching with Cory: I'm now offering One-to-One coaching to help you build a path to the next level. Please support the show by joining our Patreon Community. Sign up...
Published 08/08/22
People often say that focusing on gratitude makes our lives better. But what exactly is gratitude practice? In this episode, I share what gratitude is, why it’s easy to overlook what’s going right in our lives, and how feeling grateful can ground us.  This episode is sponsored by Giving What We Can. Click to learn more. Coaching with Cory: I'm now offering One-to-One coaching to help you build a path to the next level. Please support the show by joining our Patreon Community. Sign up for my...
Published 08/01/22
Why do our personalities change depending on who we are around? In this episode, I talk about letting go of personality performance and settling deeper into who we really are, so that we can live comfortably and calmly.  This episode is sponsored by Magic Hour Tea. Use the code ASTRAL at checkout to save 10%. Coaching with Cory: I'm now offering One-to-One coaching to help you build a path to the next level. Please support the show by joining our Patreon Community. Sign up for my...
Published 07/25/22
Chris Ryan is a NYTs bestselling author and the host of Tangentially Speaking. In this episode, we talk about the way travel shifts your consciousness and how learning about our evolutionary psychology can help us live better in the modern world.  This episode is sponsored by Feals CBD. Go here to save 50% on your first order.  Coaching with Cory: I'm now offering One-to-One coaching to help you build a path to the next level. Please support the show by joining our Patreon Community. Sign up...
Published 07/18/22
What is stillness and how can it change our lives? In this episode, I talk about how to bring stillness into your life and the way it will give you control over your impulses, reactions, and intentions. Sponsored by BetterHelp. Go here to get 10% off your first month! Coaching with Cory: I'm now offering One-to-One coaching to help you build a path to the next level. Please support the show by joining our Patreon Community. Sign up for my newsletter to receive new writing on Friday...
Published 07/11/22
Susan Cain is a NYT bestselling author. In this episode, we talk about the role sadness and longing play in our lives and the way they influence our creativity, sense of connection, and feeling of comfort.  This episode is sponsored by Magic Hour Tea. Use the code ASTRAL at checkout to save 10%. Coaching with Cory: I'm now offering One-to-One coaching to help you build a path to the next level. Please support the show by joining our Patreon Community. Sign up for my newsletter to receive new...
Published 07/04/22
How can we change the habits and behavior patterns that hold us back? In this episode, I answer this listener question and share how we can use mindfulness to shape our behavior. Coaching with Cory: I'm now offering One-to-One coaching to help you build a path to the next level. Please support the show by joining our Patreon Community. Sign up for my newsletter to receive new writing on Friday morning. My new meditation course Coming Home is now available. Now Is the Way is out now in...
Published 06/27/22