Entries tagged with “Interviews”

3 Best Practices for Future Happiness

“We all want our future self to be happy, so we ask: ‘What can I do to relieve this person’s suffering?’

5 Questions for Ai-jen Poo

Ai-jen Poo, relentless community organizer and Director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance sits down with S&H.

5 Questions for Anne Lamott

The perfectly imperfect Anne Lamott expounds on the merits of mercy in her new book, Hallelujah Anyway: Rediscovering Mercy.1. Embracing mercy for some of us can be a long road. Wh…

5 Questions for Arianna Huffington

Cofounder and editor in chief of The Huffington Post, Arianna Huffington wants to put you to bed with her latest book, The Sleep Revolution.

5 Questions for Bishop Carlton Pearson

A former Pentecostal bishop, and at one time one of evangelical Christianity’s most prominent rising stars, Carlton Pearson lost his following and was rejected by the fundamentalis…

5 Questions for Cheryl Richardson

Best-selling author Cheryl Richardson delves into midlife challenges and experiments with journal writing in her long-awaited return, Waking Up in Winter: In Search of What Really …

5 Questions for Dava Sobel

In your book, you describe some of the women as “human computers.” What does this mean?In the days long before laptops—even before mainframe computers—human beings performed all th…

5 Questions for David Helvarg

1. What’s one fact everyone should know about the state of our oceans?Ninety percent of the heat we’re generating by burning fossil fuels is being absorbed by the ocean, which as a…

5 Questions for Emeran Mayer

1. As the science is emerging on the mind-gut connection, what do you believe is the most significant discovery?The most important realization is to view the mind-brain-gut microbi…

5 Questions for Geneen Roth

Geneen Roth’s timely new book, This Messy Magnificent Life: A Field Guide, inspires women to see beyond the weight scale to reclaim their worth.

5 Questions for Gretchen Rubin

Happiness expert Gretchen Rubin on her new book and what makes her happy.

5 Questions for Jalaja Bonheim

Circle work facilitator and teacher Jalaja Bonheim offers a fresh perspective on our egos in her new book, Sacred Ego: Making Peace with Ourselves and Our World.1. What happens in …

5 Questions for Jane Goodall

Our editors sit down for an interview with renowned English primatologist and anthropologist Jane Goodall.

5 Questions for Julia Cameron

S&H sits down with Julia Cameron to discuss aging, art, and creativity.

5 Questions for Mark Nepo

Diagnosed with cancer almost 30 years ago, author Mark Nepo shares his transformative healing experience in his new book Inside the Miracle: Enduring Suffering, Approaching Wholene…

5 Questions for Mary Oliver

Beloved poet and natural world evangelist Mary Oliver pulls the curtain for a rare glimpse behind her writing and life. Her new book of prose, Upstream, filled with gorgeous essays…

5 Questions for Nancy Ellen Abrams

In her new book, A God That Could Be Real: Spirituality, Science, and the Future of Our Planet, Nancy Ellen Abrams unravels the complexities of the universe and God.1. In your book…

5 Questions for Sera Beak

In her new book, Redvelations, Sera Beak shares how reclaiming our soul is essential to owning our humanity and becoming “wildly alive.”

5 Questions for Shakti Gawain

1. What inspired you to write about relationships?My book is based on a workshop that I have led for many years, exploring how our relationships mirror our own consciousness. I bel…

5 Questions for Sonia Choquette

1. In your latest book, you set out to walk the Camino de Santiago. How did this pilgrimage help you regain your spiritual footing amid years of personal suffering?The time alone…