The Dr. Zwig Show Podcast

THE DR. ZWIG SHOW EPISODES

Dr. Adam Zwig is a world renowned psychologist-musician, educator, and author. Billboard calls him a “Renaissance man.” In this show, he merges psychology, communication theory, physics, neuroscience, and rock n roll to show how bad states of mind and difficult life issues aren’t pathological but rather signs of personal growth trying to happen. The episodes give you cutting edge information and practical tools for transforming your problems. New episodes every Tuesday.

Guided Body Scan

EPISODE 9
The modern world’s extreme amount of external distraction disconnects us from ourselves, especially from our bodies and deeper feelings. This has deleterious effects on our well being and makes it almost impossible to process our problems. The guided body scan helps you reconnect with yourself.
58,954 Views

Your Psychology Expresses Itself Through Your Body

EPISODE 8
Your psychology doesn’t only manifest through your mind, it expresses itself through your body too. In fact, the notion of mind and body as distinct entities is a misnomer since at the deepest level they’re inseparable processes. Your physiology isn’t only governed by biochemical interactions but by subconscious mental / emotional processes, as well. Psychotherapy, self help, and personal growth aren’t only about working on your thoughts and feelings; they also require processing your body experiences—symptoms, illness, and whatever else you experience physically.
68,632 Views

How to Work on Your Problems – Exercise #2: Direct Your Awareness

EPISODE 7
Building on Exercise #1 this method shows you how to use targeted observation by focusing on thoughts, images, sounds, and body movements. Practicing this will give you the basic skills you need for learning how to hack into your problems and transform them.
63,809 Views

The Mind Controls the Brain, Not the Reverse

EPISODE 6
You have the power to transform your states of mind; you’re not a victim of brain chemistry. Awareness is the key to changing your problems but neuroscience is in complete darkness about it.

Brain studies have given us knowledge about neurons, neural circuits, neurotransmitters, and brain lesions but they tell us nothing about awareness itself, and how we achieve agency from this mysterious source called “I” (which can’t be found in the brain).

78,548 Views

How to Work on Your Problems – Exercise #1 – Take Control of Your Awareness

EPISODE 5
Every problem contains its own intrinsic solution. To transform your life issues you have to go through an experiential process that connects you with their meaning and purpose for your personal growth. Simple beginner exercise included.
94,159 Views

Mindfulness Won’t Solve Your Problems—You Have to Process Them

EPISODE 4
Mindfulness-based self help methods and meditation are useful for developing basic self awareness but they won’t transform your problems. You have to process them.
149,512 Views

Transforming Depression into Personal Power

EPISODE 3
A young woman diagnosed with bipolar disorder imagines her depression as a thousand pound gorilla sitting on her, and uses this image to transform her problem and her life.
157,058 Views

Bad States of Mind Aren’t Illnesses—They’re Personal Growth Processes

EPISODE 2
Psychology and psychiatry have it all wrong—messed up states of mind like depression, anxiety, bipolar, etc., aren’t “diseases,” they’re unrealized personal growth processes.
167,812 Views

Your Problems Are Your Personal Growth Trying To Happen

EPISODE 1
Your life troubles aren’t “wrong.” Every difficulty you experience is a meaningful and purposeful process designed to wake you up to the hidden directions and deeper dimensions of your life. Connecting with this process is how to change, heal, and grow.
274,269 Views