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Mark Matousek: Living Like a Stoic
Sounds True
January 23, 2024
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Profound and Relevant Messages from Ralph Waldo Emerson with Mark Matousek
New Dimensions Radio
January 10, 2024
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The Meaningful Life with Andrew G. Marshall
December 17, 2023
Mark Matousek: Stoicism: How Ralph Waldo Emerson can save your life
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Spirit Matters Podcast with Philip Goldberg
August 21, 2023
Lessons from Ralph Waldo Emerson with Mark Matousek
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The In Search of Wisdom Podcast with Joshua Bertolotti
August 16, 2023
Lessons From an American Stoic with Mark Matousek
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The Art of Manliness Project with Brett McKay
June 14, 2023
How Emerson Can Help You Become a Stoic Nonconformist
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The Anxiety Project Podcast with Brad Robinson
June 14, 2023
Creating a New Life
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Spirit Talk Radio with Laurie Seymour
April 14, 2021
Spiritual Awakening: A Conversation with Mark Matousek
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VOCE Dialogues: Ep.2 | Mark Matousek, bestselling author, teacher & speaker
June 27, 2019
Chloe Goodchild in dialogue with bestselling author Mark Matousek, discussing compassionate action, writing as a tool for transformation, the witnessing mind, silence and much more.
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Interview with Francesca Maxime
Be Here Now Network
October 25, 2018
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Tributaries Radio with Robin Claire
Mark Matousek – author Mother of the Unseen World
December 24, 2017
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Inspire Nation
What is Spiritual Genius? – The Mysterious Life & Teachings of Mother Meera
December 18, 2017
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Zen Commuter
Episode 863: Mark Matousek: Helping Writers Find Their Voice and Their Path
September 5, 2017
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This Mortal Coil with Sarah Macdonald
January, 2017
Sarah Macdonald asks writer Mark Matousek why he left working with Andy Warhol behind and what gives his life meaning today in This Mortal Coil.
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Mindpod Network with Chris Grosso
August, 2015
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National Association of Memoir Writers
February, 2014
Roundtable discussion with Linda Joy Myers about the changing self in memoir.
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Teaching What We Need to Learn with Raphael Cushnir
Leaders in personal growth and spirituality share their innermost challenges.
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Writing & True Love with Polly Young-Eisendrath and Mark Matousek
Can you write about true love without experiencing a broken heart? Did you know that writing and love both have mystery?
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New Dimensions
Crossing the Murky, Moral Terrain of Ethics
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Growing Bolder
November 19th, 2011
Interview with Mark Matousek
Are people inherently good or inherently bad? That’s the question writer Mark Matousek set out to answer in his new book, Ethical Wisdom: What Makes Us Good.
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The Leonard Lopate Show
August 23, 2011
What Makes Us Good – Interview with Mark Matousek. Mark Matousek explains why he believes that, contrary to what we’ve been taught in our reason-obsessed culture, emotions are the foundation of ethical life, and that without emotions, human beings cannot be empathic, moral, or good. In Ethical Wisdom: What Makes Us Good, Matousek examines morality from a scientific, sociological, and anthropological standpoint.
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Prime Time Radio with Mike Cuthbert
August 2, 2011
Ethical Wisdom: What Makes Us Good or Not
Mark Matousek’s Ethical Wisdom is an insightful book, which explores ethics and morality. Listen to Matousek explain how people are inherently ethical.
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New York Open Center
November 1, 2010
Spiritual Memoir: Art of Self-Inquiry
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Michael Toms: How to Keep Going When Your Life Is Falling apart with Mark Matousek
September 10, 2008
When life becomes impossibly difficult, what does it take to pick yourself up off the floor and face another day? Mark Matousek has learned to survive crisis by studying with the world’s great spiritual teachers and by facing his own darkest days.
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Growing Bolder
August 30, 2008
Can going through a tragedy or a disaster be used to awaken and transform us? Is there an upside to major trauma? Is there an art to survival? International bestseller Mark Matousek interviewed hundreds of well-known survivors of trauma and loss to find those answers to those questions for his new book, “When You’re Falling, Dive: Lessons in the Art of Living.”
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The Positive Mind with Armand di Mele
June 5, 2008
Survival Strategies interview with Mark Matousek
There are many opportunities to develop new skills and awareness when challenged by stark realities.
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The Leonard Lopate Show
August 23, 2001
The Boy He Left Behind
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Zero Limits Living Ep. 84 Special Guest: Mark Matousek
October 13, 2023
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Humanity Rising Day 772
October 2, 2023
How Emerson Can Change Your Life: Lessons from an American Stoic
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New Thinking Allowed with Jeffrey Mishlove
September 22, 2023
Who is America’s Greatest Spiritual Teacher? with guest Mark Matousek
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The Chris Voss Show Podcast
June 18, 2023
Lessons from an American Stoic: How Emerson Can Change Your Life by Mark Matousek
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Pay Attention Interviews with Polly Young-Eisendrath
Mark Matousek: Becoming a Witness to the Truth of Your Life

February 2021
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Interview with Alec Ruth for The Anchoring
How to Find More Joy
December 2020
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Interview with Devaa Haley Mitchell
Part of The Shift Network’s #MeToo Dialogues
July, 2018
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How Do You Live?
Episode 001 with Mark Matousek
In this episode Mark explores the big question – ‘How do you live?’
July 5, 2017
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Survival Through Adversity
Watkins Books, London
June, 2016
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Who Am I?
Mind Valley
January, 2016
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Mark Matousek in Conversation with Eve Ensler
May 1, 2013
Mark talks to the author of The Vagina Monologues about her extraordinary memoir, In the Body of the World during this public event at Barnes and Noble
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Dharma Salon: How to Survive a Plague
January 25, 2013
New York was Ground Zero in the 1980s for the activist AIDS movement known as ACT UP, and David France’s wrenching documentary, How to Survive a Plague, captures that time as never before with footage he has gathered going 30 years back.
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Dharma Salon: The Warhol Exhibit at the Met
December 18, 2012
If Andy Warhol had never lived – turning Campbell’s Soup cans into pop art icons, injecting the “15 minutes of fame” meme into our collective consciousness – American culture, as we know it, might never have happened.
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Science and Nonduality (SAND) Conference
2013 trailer
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Truth Story Transformation: Mark Matousek at the Sand Conference
October 12, 2012
San Raphael, CA.
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Grow Through It: Online Storytelling Community
September 14, 2012
Mark Matousek, Author of When You’re Falling, Dive
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Fox News: Judith Regan Tonight
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Author Mark Matousek with Ram Dass
Working on his book Still Here in the movie Fierce Grace.
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Writing and Healing: A Journaling Guide
Spirituality & Health Magazine

Create a link between writing and healing. Journaling allows you to ask questions for self-inquiry and growth. “Writing creates a physical release. It benefits wellbeing, lowers blood pressure, improves sleep, decreases doctor’s visits, boosts memory, and increases self-awareness.”
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Books that Matter to Mark Matousek
Tracking Wonder

In this Books That Matter feature, Mark will share his love for Edgar Alan Poe from a young age, the book he imagines living inside, and the kind of books he’s seeking these days.
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Turning Around Trauma
November 1, 2013
Maverick approaches are helping people to heal from trauma, and thrive through life’s biggest hardships.
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How to Be a Healthy Friend
The Chicago Tribune
July 23, 2013
You can nurture and navigate your friendships so they last a lifetime – here’s how.
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The Do’s and Don’ts of Friendship
US News & World Report
July 15, 2013
Mark Matousek on how to be, find and keep a good friend.
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After the Fall
The Sunday Times of London
March 11, 2012
To survive a tragedy, you have to dive into the pain and embrace it. Clover Stroud explains how her Mum’s accident has helped her to really live.
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Talking to Mark Matousek
Healthy Magazine
January 8, 2012
The Inspirational American writer talks to Healthy about how hard times can help us find meaning in life.
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Ethical Wisdom Interview with Mark Matousek
Tricycle Magazine
June 1, 2011
Mark Matousek is a Tricycle contributing editor. His new book, Ethical Wisdom: What Makes Us Good, is now available in bookstores.
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The Alchemy of Crisis
September 2008
Author Mark Matousek on how we can use suffering for our ultimate transformation

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Of God and Warhol
June 1996
“As Mark Matousek’s exhilarating memoir, Sex Death Enlightenment, proves, disgust with and even terror at the hollowness of a life spent manufacturing glitz can send one screaming down the highway toward the holy even faster then doing time in an ashram.”
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The Invisible Man
August 1994
Mark Matousek’s book about looking for his long lost father.
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