July 26, 2022

Goal-setting, motivation, and self-actualization

In this episode of the Psychedelic Therapy Frontiers podcast, Dr. Steve Thayer and Dr. Reid Robison discuss the concepts of motivation, drive, goal-setting and living a self-actualized life.

(1:17) Is goal-setting stupid?
(3:53) Goals compared to intention-setting in psychedelic therapy
(7:07) Abraham Maslow and the book Transcend, by Scott Barry Kaufman
(14:54) Native American medicine wheel
(17:04) Big picture thinking and checking goals against your values
(21:42) Goals, habits, and tuning your instrument
(25:17) Self-compassion and being ready for change
(29:12) The driving forces in Reid's life
(34:32) Perspective granted by psychedelic experiences
(37:46) Episodes on the Middle Way on on Purpose
(38:20) The relationship between equanimity and growth
(40:40) BDSM and enlightenment 

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