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Seize The Moment Podcast

Jun 27, 2022

On episode 136, we welcome behavioral scientist Stuart Vyse to discuss the practical benefits of certain delusional beliefs; love-at-first-sight as a defense mechanism to foster romance; whether we can prevent the emotional crash that normally results from idealizing our partners; the mindset of defensive pessimism as a...


Jun 19, 2022

On episode 135, we welcome philosopher Christian Miller to discuss the importance of honesty, why people prefer that virtue in relationships over others, the replication crisis in psychology and why it doesn’t necessarily mean that researchers were dishonest, honesty as a seldom researched construct, being honest for...


Jun 12, 2022

On episode 134, we welcome Darryl Stickel to discuss the elements of building trust in various types of relationships, the levers of trust - integrity, benevolence, ability, how to foster all three and why we need to, confirmation bias and why positive perceptions of others become more positive over time and negative...


Jun 5, 2022

On episode 133, we welcome Avram Alpert to discuss creating a good-enough world as opposed to one that solely benefits greatness, the myth of meritocracy and how it engenders biased outcomes, the talent that’s frequently overlooked in Western culture, the Buddhist belief that life is inherently unsatisfactory despite...