Simplify is a podcast for anyone who’s taken a critical look at their habits, their happiness, their relationships, or their health and thought, “There’s got to be a better way to do this.” In Season 1, you’ll hear from Gretchen Rubin, David All
Simplify’s 2017 Sampler Episode
Feb 8 • 39 min
The must-hear moments from Simplify’s 2017 interviews with Seth Godin, Dan Savage, Gretchen Rubin, and more.
Eli Finkel: Marriage Is Dead, Long Live Marriage (Bonus Episode)
Dec 28, 2017 • 44 min
Eli Finkel is a writer and social psychologist at Northwestern University. His new book is The All-or-Nothing Marriage.
Rebecca Traister: The Power of Being Single
Dec 21, 2017 • 31 min
Rebecca Traister is an author and writer-at-large for New York Magazine. Her most recent book is All The Single Ladies.
Julian Treasure: Make Good Noise
Dec 14, 2017 • 42 min
Julian Treasure is a sound designer, a musician, and a public speaker—his TED talks have been viewed more than 40 million times!—and he’s also a master of what he calls the “silent skill:” listening. In this episode, Treasure talks to Caitlin about the 7…
Jaclyn Friedman: No Pill Will Fix Your Sex Life (Ever)
Dec 6, 2017 • 44 min
Jaclyn Friedman is a writer, sex-educator, and activist. Her work helped establish the “yes means yes” standard of sexual consent. In this episode, Jaclyn breaks down “Fauxpowerment,” the politics of The Spice Girls, and what’s truly at stake in the…
Michael Bungay Stanier: Be Lazy, Be Curious, Be Often
Nov 30, 2017 • 43 min
Coach of coaches Michael Bungay Stanier is a bestselling author and #3 coach worldwide according to Global Guru.
Ryan Holiday: Provoke With A Purpose
Nov 23, 2017 • 47 min
Ryan Holiday, bestselling author of Trust Me I’m Lying and The Obstacle Is The Way, is a media strategist, marketer, and entrepreneur. The New York Times credits him with making Stoicism relevant again.
Seth Godin: Do Bad Work
Nov 16, 2017 • 42 min
Seth Godin is one of the most influential thinkers around. He’s written 19 international bestsellers and some 7,000 blog posts (!!!).
Simplify Season 2: Trailer
Nov 9, 2017 • 2 min
We’re back! Hear what’s in store for Season 2.
Announcing Simplify Season 2
Oct 23, 2017 • 2 min
On November 16th, 2017, Ben and Caitlin return with a new season of Simplify! Tune in for 6 new guests and 6 new ways to look at your world.
Abby Marks Beale: Read Smarter (Bonus Episode)
Aug 24, 2017 • 32 min
Abby Marks Beale is a speed-reading expert, consultant, and the author of 10 Days to Faster Reading. She explains how to get the most out of what you read.
Jonah Berger: You Are Always Under the Influence
Aug 10, 2017 • 33 min
Jonah Berger is the New York Times bestselling author of Contagious: Why Things Catch On and Invisible Influence: The Hidden Forces that Shape Behavior. He is also a professor at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. On this episode,…
Laura Vanderkam: You Have More Time Than You Think
Aug 3, 2017 • 37 min
Laura Vanderkam is a time detective. Across her three books, I Know How She Does It, What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast, and 168 Hours, she’s investigated the time diaries of thousands of successful women to ferret out where all your time…
Dr. Joel Fuhrman: The Salad is the Main Meal
Jul 27, 2017 • 36 min
Dr. Joel Fuhrman is the author of six New York Times bestsellers, including Eat to Live and Super Immunity. He is a passionate advocate for nutritarianism, which focuses on optimizing your diet to include as many nutrient-rich, cancer-fighting,…
David Allen: Your Brain is Not a Hard Drive
Jul 20, 2017 • 41 min
We talk to David Allen, who first published the international best-seller and productivity bible Getting Things Done in 2001. Now, it’s been published in over 28 languages, and TIME magazine calls it “the defining self-help business book of its time.”
Dan Savage: Keep Not Breaking Up
Jul 13, 2017 • 45 min
What does relationship utopia look like? Dan Savage, nationally syndicated sex and relationship advice columnist, shares what 26 years of giving advice has taught him about making good love, and making good love last.
Gretchen Rubin: You Do You
Jul 13, 2017 • 36 min
We talk to NYT bestselling author Gretchen Rubin about how to apply the ancient idea of “know thyself” to your fast-paced 21st-century life. Gretchen is the author of Better Than Before, The Happiness Project, and Happier at Home. Her books have sold more…
Simplify Season 1 Trailer
Jul 5, 2017 • 1 min
Find out what’s in store in the first season of Simplify.