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Bounce! Conversations with Larry Weeks

Interviews w/ authors, entrepreneurs, athletes and others on resilience, getting on or getting over life’s set ups and setbacks.

On the podcast Larry has in-depth conversations with notable people from a variety of fields and occupations; professors, entrepreneurs, athletes, physicians, etc, to get their stories or research on how to deal with or prepare for life’s challenges, stumbles, and stings. If research exists on how people bounce back, he talks about it. If there are physical practices, proven psychologies or philosophies that can help people build personal foundations before the storms come, he digs into it.

Dec 22, 2020

Tommy Chong is a grammy award-winning comedian and is legendary for his invaluable contribution to American counter-culture as part of the iconic comedy duo Cheech & Chong. During their reign, the twosome recorded six gold comedy albums, including the 1973 Grammy winner "Los Cochinos," and starred in eight films, most...

Nov 29, 2020

What can we learn from survival science about recovering from trauma? What can survivors of extreme events teach us about creating a new normal?  

My guest on this episode is Laurence Gonzales.

Laurence Gonzales is the author of numerous books and has won many awards, including two National Magazine Awards and the...

Nov 14, 2020

In this episode, my focus is on how to find peace of mind amidst turmoil and persistent uncertainty. So many things that are directly affecting our lives are also out of our direct control - and it can be maddening. 

Serenity now. 

The Ancient Greeks used the term ataraxia, which means a state of serene calmness. Steven...

Oct 18, 2020

What do you do when you're faced with a big decision?

If you're like most people, you might make a pro and con list, although many don't even do that - if you're like me, you might over-analyze and spend too much time searching for that extra data point that might make you sure.

There is a better way to make quality...

Sep 4, 2020

"It's like an aha moment when you suddenly see it, the moment you say, oh, all these negative feelings are awesome and wonderful, this is a positive deal. The moment you see that you suddenly won't want or need them anymore.”  - Dr. David burns 

“What you resist not only persists but will grow in size” - Carl...