The Passions of Peter Muller: Math and Music

Peter Muller explains the importance of following our passions.

The Curious Grit of Loni Love

Loni Love shares her inspirational story of overcoming barriers to reach success.

Pauline Black and the Art of Confrontation

Pauline Black, considered by many as the "Queen of Ska," shares her story of discrimination and advises young people to challenge and confront the world that they see.

Why We Must Listen to Dahkota Kicking Bear Brown

By sharing his story, Dahkota Kicking Bear Brown shows that if you stand up for your convictions, you can fight racism and make real change happen in the world

Kevin Powell’s Skill to Be Real

Kevin Powell explains how no matter what we face, if we can find our sense of purpose, we can build the best version of who we are —our real self.

The Brutal Honesty of Hard Rock Songwriting

Nikki Sixx, Jacoby Shaddix, and Zoltan Bathory explain how they find their creative flow.

Jonny Hawkins Explains Why Mental Illness is a Family Affair

Johnny Hawkins of the band Nothing More shares his family's story of mental illness and how he is working to raise awareness for mental health.

Love and Fear With Liam Wilson of The Dillinger Escape Plan

Liam Wilson shares how he came to understand the power of questioning.

The Redemption of Lou Barlow

Lou Barlow shares his battle with social anxiety and how he has been able to use music to cope.

Jill Janus’ New Beginning

Jill Janus, lead singer of Huntress, shares her battle with mental illness and recovery.

Laird Hamilton and the Art of Surfing

Laird Hamilton, who is often considered one of the greatest athletes in the world, shares how intrinsic motivation and sense of purpose drive him to continued achievement.

Why Lita Ford Still Rocks

Lita Ford not only brought us some classic music, but also helped blaze a trail for women in rock. She has shown women a path to overcoming sexism, and given all of us a lesson in confronting bias and discrimination.

Why Lisa Lampanelli is a ‘Spiritual Gangster’

Lisa Lampanelli shares how helping others can help develop a strong self-concept.

The Spirituality of Comedian Jim Breuer

Many people know Jim Breuer as one of the greatest standup comedian of all time. What many people do not know is that he uses comedy as well as spirituality to help cope with difficult situations. He shares how both comedy and faith have helped him get through hard times.

Rich Roll’s Extreme Flow

Rich Roll, an ultra-endurance athlete, shares how we do not need to do "everything in moderation" in order to have balanced life. In fact, for many of us, the balance is in the “extreme.

The Authentic Life of Darryl “D.M.C.” McDaniels

Darryl “D.M.C.” McDaniels is part of arguably the greatest rap group of all time, Run-D.M.C, and a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. After facing many hardships in his adult life, he shares how he was able to cope by reconnecting with his creative side.

Steve Albini Shows That Punk Rock Ethics Are Good Business

Steve Albini is known as one of the greatest recording engineers of his time. He shares how punk rock ethics and transformational leadership are important to a good business.

The Family Values of Penelope Spheeris and Anna Fox

Penelope Spheeris and her daughter, Anna Fox, share how The Decline of Western Civilization movies have impacted their lives.

Keeping the Faith With Cindy Williams

Cindy Williams of TV's "Laverne and Shirley" shares how her devout faith in G-d has shaped the person that she is today.

Dr. Jones Tapia Takes On Mental Health in Prisons

Dr. Nneka Jones Tapia is a psychologist and the newly appointed executive director of the Cook County Jail in Chicago, one of the biggest prisons in the country. She shares how her plans to address the mental health needs of prisoners in order to reduce recidivism and promote healthy re-entry into society.

The Real Strength of Mike Mahler

Mike Mahler, a leading fitness guru, shares how having goals not only is critical to one’s initial motivation to engage in health behaviors, but also is crucial to enable a person to overcome the barriers that inevitably arise when trying to achieve strength and fitness.

Couples Therapy with Motor Sister's Pearl Aday and Scott Ian

Pearl Aday of the band Pearl and daughter of legendary rocker Meat Loaf, and Scott Ian of Anthrax share how they are able to work together, defy stereotypes and make their marriage work. Their secret: appreciating one another, communicating and working to resolve problems.

The Extreme Humanity Of Napalm Death’s Marc Greenway

Napalm Death’s vocalist Marc “Barney” Greenway shares his core humanitarian message and commitment to bring attention to when people are not treated with respect and dignity.

Susie Orman Schnall Wants You To Find Balance

Susie Orman Schnall, founder of the Balance Project, shares how we can find the perfect work-life balance in our busy lives.

Embracing Death

We all know Death, the Detroit rock band that was "punk before punk was punk." But Death is something else: It’s a living, breathing monument to how one can live, create, cope with adversity, and thrive if one does not fear dying.

Mitch Lafon’s Heavy-Metal Heart

Many people know Mitch Lafon as the host of “One on One with Mitch Lafon,” a part of Talking Metal Digital. But, what many don't know is that Lafon suffers from a cardiac condition known as atrial fibrillation. He shares his story of how he has learned to never miss a beat!

Getting Existential with Josh Rouse

Josh Rouse shares how he has been able to conquer anxiety through mindfulness.

Finding Home with Jesse Malin

Jesse Malin shares how he has used music and creativity to create community.

John Joseph Shows Us Why Healthy Living Is Pure Hardcore

The Cro-Mags' John Joseph shows us that coping with difficult situations can be hard, but healthy living is the ultimate strategy.

We Really Do Die Alone

When working to improve public health, there are often many things that we simply can't change. Social isolation has proven to be a robust and significant risk factor of poor health and early mortality. And there is something we can do about it.