• UE #41: The halo effect (what looks, fame and status can teach us about emotions)

    In this episode, I explain what the halo effect is and what it can teach us about emotional intelligence Website: sankalpgarud.org Listen on Spotify/iTunes/RSS/Web Player Sign up for the mailing list! Please share the podcast using the links below. If you wish to contact me for feedback/suggestions/comments, please get in touch using this contact form.

  • I turn 26 today, here is what I learned this year!

    Each year I write some reflections on my birthday. This year was a year of growing courage, deepening friendships, and humbly opening up to receiving grace. My D.Phil. excites and energises me every day, and my podcast is downloaded hundreds and thousands of time month after month. This was a beautiful year of thriving, and […]

  • UE #40: Owning and integrating your shadow: the most important emotional skill for “nice” girls & Guys

    In this episode, you will learn one of the most important emotional skills – owning your shadow! Listen on Spotify/iTunes/RSS/Web Player Related episodes: UE #3: Acceptance is the foundation of emotional intelligence UE #11: Why being “nice” is unhealthy UE #32: Anger outside, fear inside (what anger is and how to manage it) Sign up for […]

  • UE #39: How learning martial arts can help rid insecurity

    In this short episode, we learn about how martial arts can help with emotional intelligence Website: sankalpgarud.org Listen on Spotify/iTunes/RSS/Web Player Sign up for the mailing list! Please share the podcast using the links below. If you wish to contact me for feedback/suggestions/comments, please get in touch using this contact form.

  • UE #38: Deconstructing neediness

    In this episdoe, we take a deep dive into neediness Website: sankalpgarud.org Listen on Spotify/iTunes/RSS/Web Player Sign up for the mailing list! UE #26: The six human needs UE #3: Acceptance is the foundation of emotional intelligence Please share the podcast using the links below. If you wish to contact me for feedback/suggestions/comments, please get in […]

  • UE #37: Conversation hacks for better communication

    In this episode, I share some tips for imporving our communication skills. Website: sankalpgarud.org Listen on Spotify/iTunes/RSS/Web Player UE #32: Anger outside, fear inside (what anger is and how to manage it) UE #35: Energy flows where focus goes Sign up for the mailing list! Please share the podcast using the links below. If you wish […]

  • UE #36: What is the goal behind your goals?

    In this episode, we examine your relationship with goals! We begin by setting some goals, and then examine the motivations behind them Listen on Spotify/iTunes/RSS/Web Player UE #26: The six human needs UE #23: Worth comes from birth UE #22: How to soothe your inner critic Website: sankalpgarud.org Sign up for the mailing list! Please share […]

  • Medial Prefrontal Cortex: The Brain Region That Knows Who You Are!

    While studying for my D.Phil., I came across a fascinating region of the brain that tracks who you are. It is called the medial prefrontal cortex (or MPFC; image above), and it sits right in front of your brain. Here is one interesting study that highlights its role. Researchers from Dartmouth college asked people to […]

  • Book review: How not to die

    Author: Michael Greger This book, hands down, has absolutely changed my life. It has changed what it feels like to be me. And it has done that through systematically walking me through how to eat better. The top 10 leading killers–heart diseases, cancers, suicide–in the developed world are preventible, and sometimes even reversible by eating […]

  • How to have energy all day!

    Here are 6 tips to have energy all day. If you like this, then you will love my podcast episode on nutrition and emotional intelligence. Eat low glycemic foods The glycemic index is a measure of how quickly a food raises your blood sugar. If you have never paid attention to your diet, chances are […]