The goop Podcast

The goop Podcast
Gwyneth Paltrow and goop’s Chief Content Officer Elise Loehnen chat with leading thinkers, culture changers, and industry disruptors—from doctors to creatives, CEOs to spiritual healers—about shifting old paradigms and starting new conversations.

How Do We Untangle Depression?
May 28 • 49 min
Functional medicine psychiatrist Jeffrey Becker, MD, takes an uncommon approach to depression, anxiety, and mental health. Becker, who is also a cofounder of Bexson Biomedical, examines the genome, the gut, and micronutrient levels before prescribing…
Ending the War on Self
May 26 • 61 min
“The cause of all suffering is what we’re thinking and believing,” says Byron Katie. Katie is a legendary spiritual teacher, the author of Loving What Is, and the creator of a self-inquiry method that she calls “the Work.” Today, Katie guides Elise…
How Science Is Manipulated
May 21 • 50 min
“It’s not really science,” says David Michaels, PhD. “It’s public relations disguised as science.” Today, the epidemiologist and author of The Triumph of Doubt explains how frequently science is manipulated across industries—from tobacco to personal-care…
Gwyneth Paltrow x Mark Hyman: How We Vote with Our Forks
May 19 • 53 min
“Our votes with our fork, our votes with our wallet, make a difference,” says Mark Hyman, MD. He sat down with GP to talk about his latest book, Food Fix, and what led him on his own personal path into functional medicine. As a physician, Hyman looks for…
Breaking the Downward Spiral of Loneliness
May 14 • 57 min
“We think about loneliness as a stereotype of the person sitting alone in a corner at a party,” says former surgeon general of the United States Vivek Murthy, MD. “But loneliness doesn’t usually look like that.” The author of Together joins host Elise…
How Do We Process Traumatic Memories?
May 12 • 54 min
“We are all meant to feel alive and to feel powerful,” says Peter A. Levine, PhD. “That’s what being a human is.” The psychologist and author of Trauma and Memory joins Elise Loehnen to talk about how trauma lives in the body and how it can work its way…
The Culture of Busyness
May 7 • 48 min
“We’ve attached importance and status to busyness,” says Brigid Schulte. The director of the Better Life Lab at New America and the New York Times–bestselling author of Overwhelmed joins Elise Loehnen to dispel the busyness myth. She also breaks down the…
How to Use Time in Your Favor
May 5 • 53 min
Today, Daniel Pink teaches us how crack the code of “perfect timing.” The New York Times–bestselling author of When and Drive explains that much of our lives is episodic: We tend to think of projects, days, and life events in reference to beginning,…
Does Everything Happen For a Reason?
Apr 30 • 44 min
“You’re desperate to find causality even where there is none,” says Kate Bowler. She’s a historian at Duke Divinity School and the author of a memoir called Everything Happens for a Reason: And Other Lies I’ve Loved. And she makes us laugh, even when…
SPECIAL EPISODE: Gwyneth Interviews Peter Attia about COVID-19
Apr 29 • 57 min
GP got on a video call with Peter Attia, MD, data-focused physician, longevity specialist, and host of The Peter Attia Drive podcast. She asked Attia about the research and science evolving around the COVID-19 pandemic and what’s known (and not) about how…
Why Less Is More
Apr 28 • 41 min
“I try to create the illusion of simplicity because life’s too complicated,” says Eileen Fisher. Today, the founder and clothing designer joins Elise Loehnen to talk about her appreciation for simplicity (which Loehnen shares). Fisher reveals that her own…
Gwyneth Paltrow x Bob Iger: What Makes a Good Leader?
Apr 23 • 58 min
“The best way to get respect from people is through honesty and authenticity,” says Bob Iger, executive chairman of Disney (and one of GP’s idols). In this conversation, Iger and GP go back and forth about what makes a great leader. (After serving as the…
SPECIAL EPISODE: Why We Need to Take Our Partners On
Apr 22 • 49 min
“Pay attention to your vulnerable feelings and lead with those,” says therapist Terry Real, who comes back on The goop Podcast to help us navigate sheltering in place with significant others. Real guides us on how to step up for our partners (and…
What Does Healthy Narcissism Look Like?
Apr 21 • 46 min
“It’s the fuel of fear that keeps these patterns going,” says Craig Malkin, PhD. The Harvard Medical School psychologist joins Elise Loehnen to redefine narcissism. As he outlines in his book Rethinking Narcissism, Malkin believes that being a little…
The Mythology of Personal Responsibility
Apr 16 • 49 min
Host Elise Loehnen sits down with Pulitzer Prize–winning authors Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn to talk about their new book, Tightrope: Americans Reaching for Hope. It’s a story about our country that begins in rural Yamhill, Oregon—where Kristof…
SPECIAL EPISODE: What Are We Being Called to Do?
Apr 15 • 52 min
“This is not outside us,” says Terry Tempest Williams. “This is alongside us.” Today, the conservationist, activist, and award-winning author offers a spiritual perspective on this planetary change, as she calls it. She shares moving stories from her…
What Do We Need to Heal?
Apr 14 • 62 min
“Healing is always a surprise,” says Bill Bengston, PhD. Bengston, a sociology professor and researcher, sat down with host Elise Loehnen to talk about his wild, fascinating, unconventional research. A reformed skeptic, Bengston set out to disprove the…
Gwyneth Paltrow x Cara Natterson: How to Have Awkward Conversations with Our Kids
Apr 9 • 64 min
“There’s no secret sauce to parenting that parents need to know that kids shouldn’t be let in on,” says pediatrician Cara Natterson, MD. After GP read Natterson’s newest book, Decoding Boys, they sat down to talk about different ways to approach difficult…
SPECIAL EPISODE: How to Manage Money through a Crisis
Apr 8 • 52 min
“What I know is that we’ve always recovered,” says Sallie Krawcheck, CEO and cofounder of Ellevest. The Wall Street legend and personal finance expert returns to The goop Podcast to demystify what’s happening right now in the fluctuating market and…
The IQ Debate
Apr 7 • 49 min
“It’s really important to draw attention to not only the physical but also the mental consequences of a rampant environmental poisoning,” says medical ethicist Harriet A. Washington. In her book A Terrible Thing to Waste, Washington outlines the…
How to Solve Problems Before They Happen
Apr 2 • 49 min
We celebrate the heroes who save the day, but what about all the people who keep the day from needing to be saved? In his new book, Upstream, New York Times–bestselling author Dan Heath teaches us ways to prevent and fix problems before they become…
SPECIAL EPISODE: Ways to Ground Yourself in Uncertain Times
Apr 1 • 32 min
Psychiatrist Judson Brewer, MD, describes anxiety as a form of uncertainty. How do we bring some certainty to our lives when our world feels out of control? Brewer says that becoming aware of our physiological needs—are we hungry, thirsty, tired?—can help…
Taking Collective Responsibility for Fixing Climate Change
Mar 31 • 42 min
“Climate change is a justice issue,” says journalist Tatiana Schlossberg, author of Inconspicuous Consumption. At In goop Health, Schlossberg sat down with Elise Loehnen to talk about how we can let go of individual guilt around climate change and move…
SPECIAL EPISODE: What Happens during Prolonged Stress
Mar 26 • 48 min
“The reality is challenging, and then, of course, our fears about what might happen magnify immensely the actual situation,” says psychiatrist James Gordon, MD, author of The Transformation. Gordon returns to The goop Podcast to offer strategies that can…
SPECIAL EPISODE: Reducing Anxiety for Kids
Mar 25 • 47 min
Family counselor, school consultant, and educator Kim John Payne shares tips, guidelines, and resources to help parents and children adjust to this new normal. Kids feel safe, says Payne, when they sense their parents are in charge—even, and perhaps…
Stepping Out of Privilege
Mar 24 • 48 min
“We need people who are willing to turn within and see: How am I part of the problem?” says global activist Layla Saad. The New York Times–bestselling author of Me and White Supremacy has become known for helping people examine—and talk about—the ways we…
SPECIAL EPISODE: Navigating the COVID-19 Pandemic
Mar 20 • 45 min
“Our relationships are the foundations on which we build everything else,” says Vivek Murthy, MD. And when they’re strong, he believes there’s nothing we can’t face together. The former surgeon general of the United States joins Elise Loehnen from the…
Gwyneth Paltrow x Jhené Aiko: What We Turn To in Times of Grief
Mar 19 • 46 min
“We don’t deal with grief enough,” says Jhené Aiko. Today, the LA-born-and-raised singer and songwriter plays GP new tracks from her album Chilombo (which she translates roughly to “wild beast”). They talk about the ways sound healing—specifically,…
SPECIAL EPISODE: The Power of a Balanced Immune System
Mar 18 • 39 min
In this special episode, Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist Matt Richtel highlights what he learned about the immune system while researching his latest book, An Elegant Defense. Host Elise Loehnen asks him how these lessons apply to us today as we try to…
Getting the Apology You Need
Mar 17 • 36 min
The Vagina Monologues author and playwright Eve Ensler joins Elise Loehnen to share her heartbreaking, honest, and hopeful story of healing her personal trauma. Ensler wrote her new book, The Apology, as a letter from the perspective of her late father,…
Where Pharma Went Wrong
Mar 12 • 56 min
Award-winning investigative journalist and New York Times–bestselling author Gerald Posner is telling the wild, true, and urgent story behind America’s now trillion-dollar-a-year pharmaceutical industry. In Pharma, Posner begins with the Sacklers: Before…
What’s More Powerful Than Fear?
Mar 10 • 44 min
“There is always something one can do,” says former UN ambassador Samantha Power. The Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Education of an Idealist shares her extraordinary story: As President Obama’s former foreign policy and human rights advisor, she’s…
When You Quit Being Good
Mar 5 • 58 min
“When we see a woman who stepped out of line, we want to put her back in her cage,” says Glennon Doyle. The New York Times–bestselling author of Untamed and founder of Together Rising joins Elise Loehnen for a conversation about the moment she decided to…
Releasing Emotional Blocks around Food
Mar 3 • 47 min
“We’re fighting ourselves to get to a goal instead of getting into a flow state to get there,” says holistic nutritionist and author of Body Love Every Day Kelly LeVeque. As a health coach, LeVeque is familiar with the uncomfortable pendulum swing many of…
The Future of Addiction Treatment
Feb 27 • 45 min
“Ibogaine made them ready for change,” says researcher Deborah Mash, PhD. Mash has been studying the effects of ibogaine since 1992. A psychedelic compound derived from the bark of a shrub native to western central Africa, ibogaine is being used as a…
The Dark Night of the Soul
Feb 25 • 38 min
“The trauma was playing out in my decisions because it hadn’t healed,” says spiritual writer Lalah Delia. The author of Vibrate Higher Daily joins Elise Loehnen to share her journey out of survival mode and back to herself. Today, they talk about knowing…
Gwyneth Paltrow x Kevin Systrom: Where Great Ideas Come From
Feb 20 • 49 min
“The thing all great ideas have in common,” says Kevin Systrom, “is that they all seem crazy at the beginning.” The cofounder and former CEO of Instagram joins GP to tell her how he created one of the most popular companies in the world—and what we can…
Owning Our Awkwardness
Feb 18 • 38 min
“Why do I have to be super sweet to get something done?” asks Issa Rae. The actor, writer, and producer of Insecure joins Elise Loehnen to talk about owning our power as women. Rae admits that she used to avoid speaking up—but now recognizes how important…
Gwyneth Paltrow x Julia Louis Dreyfus: How Does Fear Push Us Forward?
Feb 13 • 54 min
“The fear is kind of like the gas in your tank,” says Julia Louis-Dreyfus. The actor and producer sits down with GP to talk about motherhood, family life, how she looks back on her career (Second City, SNL, Seinfeld, Veep), and where she’s going next.…
The New Midlife Crisis
Feb 11 • 39 min
“This generation of women has worked very, very hard,” says writer Ada Calhoun. “And yet, not everyone has what they want.” The author of Why We Can’t Sleep joins Elise Loehnen to talk about the pressure to be perfect. They talk about the ways…
How Dangerous Is Our Drinking Water?
Feb 6 • 45 min
The good news, says New York Times–bestselling author Seth M. Siegel, is that we know how to fix our water systems and we can afford to do it. The bad news is there’s a lot wrong with the water we’re drinking right now: We still use the same water…
Eating to Beat Disease
Feb 4 • 45 min
“You don’t need to wait for biotechnology,” says William Li, MD. “Foods can actually activate and boost our body’s health defenses.” The Harvard physician and author of Eat to Beat Disease reports on the remarkable things the body is capable of when food…
Dismantling White Fragility
Jan 30 • 64 min
“What part do I play?” asks Robin DiAngelo, academic and author of White Fragility. DiAngelo’s critical, urgent work asks us to question what we thinkwe know about racism, the conversations we avoid having about racism, and the roles we might…
What Science Says about Fasting
Jan 28 • 42 min
Valter Longo, PhD, author of The Longevity Diet, sat down with Elise Loehnen at In goop Health to share what he’s learned about our ability to optimize our health largely through diet and lifestyle changes. Longo, who is the director of the USC Longevity…
Gwyneth Paltrow x BJ Miller: Processing Our Regrets
Jan 23 • 45 min
“My job is not to tell you something,” says BJ Miller, MD. “My job is to help you receive something.” The palliative care physician and coauthor of A Beginner’s Guide to the End joined GP on stage at In goop Health. He brought his dog, Maysie, which…
Why Self-Esteem is a Fairweather Friend
Jan 21 • 41 min
“The reason we don’t change,” says Shauna Shapiro, PhD, “is because most of us are missing this essential ingredient of self-compassion.” The psychology professor and author of Good Morning, I Love You joins Elise Loehnen to explain why we can forget…
Decoupling Shame from Sexuality
Jan 16 • 52 min
“We can decouple shame from your sexuality,” says sex therapist Michael Vigorito. Vigorito joins Elise Loehnen to talk about how removing judgment can help us reframe our thinking about sex, desire, and the label: sex addiction. Vigorito prefers the term…
Gwyneth Paltrow x Eckhart Tolle: Separating Ourselves from the Ego
Jan 14 • 62 min
“Most humans live as if past and future—and especially future—were more important than this moment,” says renowned spiritual leader Eckhart Tolle, author of The Power of Now and A New Earth. In this special conversation with GP, Tolle teaches us how to…
Determining Your Life’s Purpose
Jan 9 • 46 min
“Do what only you can do with your particular talents, gifts, and flaws,” says Jennifer Freed, psychological astrologer and author of Use Your Planets Wisely. In this episode, Freed joins friend Elise Loehnen to explain how we can use astrology to explore…
Why Certain Relationships Work
Jan 7 • 53 min
“Conflict is really what sharpens our ability to love,” says John Gottman, PhD, who is the cofounder, with his wife Julie, of the Gottman Institute for relationships. (They’re also coauthors of the new book, Eight Dates.)Today, they join Elise Loehnen to…
Can We Slow Down The Aging Process?
Jan 2 • 53 min
“Only 20 percent of our longevity and health in old age is genetically determined,” says David Sinclair, “The rest is up to us.” The Harvard genetics professor and author of Lifespan joins Elise Loehnen to break down the science behind the aging process…
The Unexpected Upside of Movement
Dec 30, 2019 • 55 min
“Not only do we feel connected to one another, but we feel connected to something bigger than ourselves,” says Kelly McGonigal, health psychologist, Stanford University lecturer, and author of The Joy of Movement. Collective joy, McGonigal says, is what…
Investigating Instead of Reacting
Dec 26, 2019 • 50 min
“Investigating what’s underneath the rage can help us then articulate—more clearly—our values,” says Rhonda V. Magee, professor of law at the University of San Francisco and author of The Inner Work of Racial Justice. Magee sat down with Elise Loehnen at…
Why We Are Not Our Emotions
Dec 23, 2019 • 42 min
Cleo Wade—poet, activist, and author of Where to Begin—joins Elise Loehnen to talk about why she’s hopeful. She reminds us that simple words can turn into bigger actions. She helps us identify the things that get in our own way, which are often…
Recovering a Sacred Truth
Dec 19, 2019 • 52 min
“We’re not just fully human,” says theologian Meggan Watterson. “We’re also fully divine.” In her book Mary Magdalene Revealed, Watterson explains why the recovered gospel of this controversial figure—which was ordered to be destroyed in the fourth…
How Important Is It to Be Likable?
Dec 17, 2019 • 40 min
“It’s not as simple as choosing not to care—you’re caught in a bind either way,” says Alicia Menendez, MSNBC anchor and author of The Likeability Trap. Menendez joins Elise Loehnen to talk about why many women are presented with two options: being a good…
Becoming Color-Brave
Dec 12, 2019 • 54 min
“Courage is not an absence of fear,” says Mellody Hobson, co-CEO and president of Ariel Investments. “It’s overcoming it.” Hobson, who experienced financial instability throughout her childhood, set out to understand money. And once she did, she decided…
Why We Reduce Successful Women to One Thing
Dec 10, 2019 • 41 min
Sophia Bush—actor, activist, and host of the podcast Work in Progress—joined Elise Loehnen on stage at the last In goop Health summit of the year. “You’re very often reduced to the thing that’s the least interesting about you,” Bush said, “because it…
Gwyneth Paltrow x Demi Moore: Dismantling Our Defense Mechanisms
Dec 5, 2019 • 50 min
“I felt empty and alone,” says Demi Moore, “but oddly not lonely.” The actor and author of the new memoir Inside Out joins GP to talk about what happened after the things she had been hiding from “came spilling out.” Moore describes the process of…
The Principles We Live By
Dec 3, 2019 • 55 min
“How are you going to live your life in a way that is kind, and loving, and honest, and with integrity?” asks Sarah Hurwitz, former speechwriter for Michelle and Barack Obama and author of Here All Along. In her new book, Hurwitz rediscovered Judaism for…
Gwyneth Paltrow x Alejandro Junger: A Different Way of Detoxing
Nov 27, 2019 • 56 min
GP met functional medicine practitioner Alejandro Junger in 2007, and her journey into wellness was forever changed because of it. Junger, who founded the twenty-one-day Clean Program and wrote the bestselling book Clean, has a new seven-day detox…
Processing Our Childhood
Nov 26, 2019 • 53 min
“You don’t want to live on someone else’s fumes,” says Lisa Brennan-Jobs, author of Small Fry, abestselling memoir about growing up in Silicon Valley as the daughter of artist Chrisann Brennan and Apple legend Steve Jobs. Today, Brennan-Jobs and Elise…
Finding Joy Again
Nov 21, 2019 • 53 min
“When you put on your clothes, how do you feel?” asks Ingrid Fetell Lee, designer and author of the brilliantly researched book Joyful: The Surprising Power of Ordinary Things to Create Extraordinary Happiness. Fetell Lee sits down with Elise Loehnen to…
All That We Don’t Know
Nov 19, 2019 • 51 min
“There are more and more academics and scientists becoming interested in matters that have to do with consciousness,” says Leslie Kean, journalist and author of Surviving Death. Kean joins chief content officer Elise Loehnen to talk about life’s greatest…
Unsubscribing from Our Thoughts
Nov 14, 2019 • 48 min
“I was fully stuck in this neurotic paradox,” says life coach Sasha Heinz, who has a PhD in developmental psychology. That paradox might be familiar: “I do what I don’t want to do, and I don’t do what I want to do.” In this episode, Heinz sits down with…
Demystifying Energy Medicine
Nov 12, 2019 • 47 min
“There is a source energy that runs through all of us that animates us,” says Jill Blakeway, acupuncturist and author of Energy Medicine. Today, Blakeway joins Elise Loehnen to talk about the integration of Eastern and Western medicine and what she’s come…
Gwyneth, Elise, Jodi Kantor, Megan Twohey: When We Dare to Speak Up
Nov 7, 2019 • 65 min
Our cohosts, Gwyneth Paltrow and Elise Loehnen, sit down with Megan Twohey and Jodi Kantor—coauthors of She Said and the New York Times investigative journalists who won the Pulitzer Prize for their reporting on Harvey Weinstein. As part of their…
A Doctor Who Can Feel People’s Pain
Nov 5, 2019 • 53 min
“There’s a space between people that we just have to take a risk and just leap and see how we can connect,” says Joel Salinas, Harvard Medical School neurologist and author of Mirror Touch. Salinas has mirror-touch synesthesia: He explains to host Elise…
When Our Bodies Talk to Us
Oct 31, 2019 • 63 min
“So much of the healing that can come to us, we can create for ourselves,” says James Gordon, MD, psychiatrist and author of The Transformation. Gordon is the founder and director of the Center for Mind-Body Medicine and a clinical professor in the…
The Quarter-Life Crisis
Oct 29, 2019 • 52 min
“We set quarter-lifers up to fail,” says psychotherapist Satya Doyle Byock, “and then we make fun of them.” In her practice (called Quarter-Life Counseling), Byock primarily sees people in their twenties and thirties. Today, she sits down with chief…
Are We Bad at Listening?
Oct 24, 2019 • 48 min
“The world isn’t so evil as people assume,” says Joel Stein, journalist, funnyman, and author of In Defense of Elitism. Stein joins chief content officer Elise Loehnen to talk about what he uncovered when he decided to investigate why people vote the way…
Gwyneth x Kerry Washington: Staying Mentally and Emotionally Fit
Oct 22, 2019 • 55 min
GP sat down with Kerry Washington in front of a live audience, and they started reminiscing about going to the same all-girls school in New York City. They talked about how their education shaped the trajectory of their lives in different ways (and also…
Using Food as Medicine
Oct 17, 2019 • 43 min
“We need to do something different to feel something different,” says Will Cole, DC, functional medicine practitioner and cohost of the goopfellas podcast. Today, he’s talking with chief content officer and friend Elise Loehnen about why so many of us…
When Our Stories Move the Culture
Oct 15, 2019 • 48 min
“I have more freedom than I’ve ever had,” says Catt Sadler, journalist and host of the podcast NAKED. After more than a decade of working at E! Entertainment, Sadler, who has won three Emmys, chose to leave over a wage gap issue. Today, she sits down with…
Gwyneth x Barry Michels: How to Think Less and Do More
Oct 10, 2019 • 42 min
“We would much rather think than do,” says Barry Michels, psychotherapist and coauthor of The Tools and Coming Alive. He sat down with GP at In goop Health London to share his tools for letting go of negativity, for holding pain, and for doing the…
How We Misunderstand Privilege
Oct 8, 2019 • 43 min
“We’re so caught up in our own sense of not belonging,” says Elaine Welteroth, “that we aren’t even recognizing that we’re all in it together.” The former editor in chief of Teen Vogue and the author of More than Enough joins Elise Loehnen to talk about…
Why We’re the Loneliest Society
Oct 3, 2019 • 54 min
“We need to change the cage we’re all living in,” says Johann Hari, the author of Lost Connections. Hari struggled with depression for most of his life. For two different reasons, he was told it was all in his head. He got some relief with antidepressant…
Changing the Perception of Wellness
Oct 1, 2019 • 51 min
“Being alive and existing isn’t good enough,” says Dr. Robin Berzin. “We want to feel well.” The founder and CEO of the functional medicine practice Parsley Health believes that the scope of our health care system is dated, and that we need to bridge the…
Why We Can’t Detect a Lie
Sep 26, 2019 • 52 min
“We may think we know when people are lying, but basically we have no clue,” says Malcolm Gladwell, journalist and New York Times–bestselling author of Talking to Strangers, The Tipping Point, and Blink. Gladwell explores the assumptions we make as a…
Why You Want to Feel Fear
Sep 24, 2019 • 35 min
“I want to be frightened and afraid I’m not going to be able to do it,” says actor Sarah Paulson about what draws her to play a particular character. Paulson, who stars as Xandra in The Goldfinch (out now), met Elise Loehnen to talk about the trajectory…
Gwyneth x Ray Dalio: Why We Can Never Be Sure We’re Right
Sep 19, 2019 • 48 min
“Why should you believe that just because you have an opinion that that’s the right opinion?” asks Ray Dalio, founder of prestigious investment management firm Bridgewater Associates and author of Principles. GP and Dalio talk about how they hear and hold…
What We’re Taught about Money
Sep 17, 2019 • 50 min
“I have not been able to find a single piece of research that tells me that anything bad happens when women have more money,” says Sallie Krawcheck, CEO and cofounder of Ellevest. Krawcheck joins chief content officer Elise Loehnen to talk about why women…
How We Adapt to Stress
Sep 12, 2019 • 44 min
Brian MacKenzie doesn’t like when people tell him to “just breathe” either. So even though he’s the founder of a (great, practical, helpful) breathing app (State), you won’t hear those words coming out of his mouth. MacKenzie, the founder of Power Speed…
Why Fear Can Be Magical
Sep 10, 2019 • 50 min
“Ninety-nine percent of the time when we use the word ‘can’t,’ it’s really a euphemism for ‘won’t,’” says entrepreneur Marie Forleo, the author of Everything Is Figureoutable. Forleo’s specialty is bridging the gap between thinking about doing something…
Taking Control of Our Sexual Experience
Sep 5, 2019 • 50 min
Peggy Orenstein, bestselling author of Girls and Sex, explores the gaps and nuances of intimacy. Today, she talks to Elise about how girls and women are taught that being sexy is important, but being “sexual” is reserved for men. They talk about why women…
Fight Like a Mother
Sep 3, 2019 • 44 min
This is a handbook for people of all political leanings and persuasions—and for people who aren’t political at all but want to meaningfully engage with an issue. Shannon Watts—author of Fight Like a Mother, founder of Moms Demand Action, mother of five,…
Gwyneth x Michelle Pfeiffer: Second Marriages and Careers
Aug 29, 2019 • 46 min
Although Michelle Pfeiffer and GP do talk about acting and costars, they also talk about who they are off-screen. They talk about why they both decided to get married a second time and what they’ve learned from committing to intimacy. And of course, they…
How to Raise Successful People
Aug 27, 2019 • 49 min
All parents need to know one thing, says Esther Wojcicki: “There is no perfect parenting.” Wojcicki is the author of How to Raise Successful People, a legendary journalism teacher, and founder of the renowned Media Arts programs at Palo Alto High School.…
Why We’re Not Broken
Aug 22, 2019 • 41 min
“We get into fear, and then we assume what we’re feeling is ours,” says Dana Childs, an intuitive and energy healer. Childs believes that a big part of the anxiety, fear, or even pain we feel—does not always belong to us. And that we have a tendency to…
Feeding Your Digestive Fire
Aug 20, 2019 • 42 min
Jasmine Hemsley, the author of East by West, was in university when she realized the food she was eating (mainly cheese toasties, morning, noon, and night) was not serving her. Over time, she adapted Ayurvedic principles that changed her life. “Ayurveda…
The Beauty in the End
Aug 15, 2019 • 56 min
BJ Miller, MD, is the kind of person who can make you feel good about death—and, in turn, life. He’s also the kind of person who can coauthor a book called A Beginner’s Guide to the End that makes you smile. Today, Elise Loehnen talks to Miller, a…
What Our Anxiety Is Telling Us
Aug 13, 2019 • 45 min
“We’re just not taught these days to feel our feelings,” says psychiatrist Ellen Vora, MD. In her New York City practice, Vora takes a holistic, functional-medicine approach to mental health. She sees symptoms—anxiety and depression, hormone and gut…
Why We’re Disengaged at Work
Aug 8, 2019 • 56 min
People are disengaged at work across the board, says Laura Morgan Roberts, PhD, an organizational psychologist who teaches executive and leadership programs at places like Harvard Business School and Georgetown McDonough. Some people are so actively…
The Beautiful State
Aug 6, 2019 • 49 min
“We are either living in a suffering state, or we are living in a beautiful state,” says philosopher Preethaji. “There is no third state.” Which state are you nurturing? asks Preethaji, who is a coauthor (with her husband, Krishnaji) of a new book called…
Where Do Emotions Come From?
Aug 1, 2019 • 47 min
“We don’t actually detect things in the world,” says neuroscientist and psychologist Lisa Barrett. “We infer what we expect to see.” Barrett is the author of How Emotions are Made, a book that overturns a lot of what we thought we knew about the mind and…
How Do We Reach Our Full Potential?
Jul 30, 2019 • 49 min
Michael Gervais, a high-performance psychologist and the host of the podcast Finding Mastery, always loved sports. But he says he struggled “above the neck.” His own mental blocks got in the way when it came time to compete. Gervais got curious about…
Having a Fighting Chance
Jul 25, 2019 • 47 min
“To me, justice is when everybody has a fighting chance to have a fighting chance,” says Lindsay Toczylowski, cofounder and immigration attorney at Immigrant Defenders Law Center—and easily one of the most inspirational people we’ve ever met. Toczylowski…
Now Available: The Beauty Closet
Jul 24, 2019 • 4 min
When it comes to beauty, there are 70 billion questions. On goop’s newest podcast, editors Jean Godfrey-June and Megan O’Neill are going to answer as many of them as they can. They’ll have help from top makeup artists, dermatologists, clean beauty…
Why Bloating and Brain Fog Aren’t Normal
Jul 23, 2019 • 48 min
Gastroenterologist Robynne Chutkan (author of The Microbiome Solution)and endocrinologist Eva Cwynar (author of The Fatigue Solution) joined Elise Loehnen on stage at In goop Health Los Angeles. They had a dynamic conversation about hormones and gut…
Gwyneth x Krista Tippett: What We Long to Talk About
Jul 18, 2019 • 52 min
GP got a little starstruck when she first met Krista Tippett, creator of the On Being Project and host of the On Being podcast and radio show. But then she got into it: They talked about why we tend to let ourselves do only the things we think we’re good…
Why We Crave
Jul 16, 2019 • 45 min
We’re all addicts, according to Judson Brewer, author of The Craving Mind, director of research and innovation at the Mindfulness Center, and associate professor of psychiatry at the School of Medicine at Brown University. Consider our everyday…
Changing Your Relationship to Your Memories
Jul 11, 2019 • 54 min
For three decades, Rick Doblin, PhD, has been working in human connection. Doblin is the founder and executive director of the legendary Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS). And he’s known for pushing forward critical research to…
What Our Sex Lives Look Like
Jul 9, 2019 • 30 min
For Three Women, her first (highly anticipated) book, journalist Lisa Taddeo immersed herself in the lives of three American women, in different parts of the country, for the better part of ten years. The result is an absorbing true story about sex and…
How Food Affects Our Mood
Jul 3, 2019 • 46 min
Uma Naidoo is a Harvard-trained psychiatrist and professional chef. And she’s married the two: Naidoo practices nutritional and integrative psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital and in her private practice. In other words, she’s curious about which…
How Do We Heal from Depression?
Jul 2, 2019 • 52 min
Psychiatrist Steven Levine was drawn into his profession because he loves the human story. But as a doctor, he found himself dissatisfied with the options being offered to patients struggling with depression and other forms of mental dis-ease. “People…
How to Prototype Your Life
Jun 27, 2019 • 50 min
Across the board, people tend to be terrible at answering the question “What do I want to do with my life?” Dave Evans, a coauthor of Designing Your Life, is one of the two masterminds behind the popular Stanford program that teaches students how to…
The Difference between Love and Acceptance
Jun 25, 2019 • 48 min
An award-winning writer and activist for LGBTQ rights, mental health, and the arts, Andrew Solomon is adept at reframing misconceptions about what it means to be human. In this moving conversation, Solomon and goop chief content officer Elise Loehnen talk…
Why You Should Follow Your Envy
Jun 20, 2019 • 56 min
Have you ever wondered what a psychotherapist would think about you? Or what goes on in your therapist’s life outside of office hours? Lori Gottlieb, the author of Maybe You Should Talk to Someone, is demystifying what she calls the rich human experience…
Manifesting the Life You Want
Jun 18, 2019 • 45 min
According to Lacy Phillips, a manifestation advisor—she’ll explain what that means—manifesting isn’t about positivity. And you don’t get what you want by visualizing until you’re blue in the face. Your ability to manifest—love, money, career—comes from…
How to Create Meaning in Groups
Jun 13, 2019 • 64 min
“Why are we coming together, what do we care about, and how do we focus the light on that?” Priya Parker, author of The Art of Gathering, asks this before dinner parties, school conferences, office meetings, and weddings. Her day job is working with…
Unlocking the Energy That Holds Stress and Causes Pain
Jun 11, 2019 • 48 min
“We are light beings,” says chiropractor John Amaral. To which body-alignment specialist Lauren Roxburgh adds, “And that light gets compressed when we are stuck.” These two incredibly intuitive and talented healers came together at In goop Health Los…
Getting through Empathy Overload
Jun 6, 2019 • 45 min
In partnership with our friends at Ketel One Botanical There’s a lot we misunderstand about empathy, says Jamil Zaki, a professor of psychology at Stanford University and the author of The War for Kindness. Which is good.In this episode, he’s talking with…
Gwyneth x Elizabeth Gilbert: Can Creating Something Small Heal Something Big?
Jun 4, 2019 • 39 min
Elizabeth Gilbert—beloved author of City of Girls; Eat, Pray, Love;and Big Magic—opened up In goop Health Los Angeles with GP. We cried. We laughed. They talked about creativity, spirituality, grief, and mothering. “I think of creativity as a…
Now Available: The goopfellas Podcast
Jun 3, 2019 • 3 min
What drives people to change, to heal, to reinvent themselves? On goopfellas, two friends who have become familiar with unlikely personal transformations have raw conversations with people who have experienced profound shifts in perspective and…
The Soul of Money
May 30, 2019 • 46 min
“What you appreciate, appreciates,” says Lynne Twist, global activist and author of The Soul of Money. What she means: When we let go of what we don’t really need, we find the freedom to turn our attention toward what we already have. Twist joined our…
Gwyneth x Eddie Stern: The Punk Rocker Turned Yogi Who Changed Her Life
May 28, 2019 • 55 min
GP walked into one of Eddie Stern’s Ashtanga yoga classes in the village twenty years ago, and he changed her life forever. Since then, they’ve become good friends (Stern officiated GP’s wedding last year). In this intimate chat, they talk about those…
Moving Beyond Victimhood
May 23, 2019 • 53 min
“I was done with being a sick person,” says Seamus Mullen, award-winning New York City chef, cookbook author, avid cyclist—and cohost of our newest podcast, goopfellas. For several years, Mullen was in chronic pain. He was diagnosed with rheumatoid…
What Every Conflict Is Actually About
May 21, 2019 • 63 min
“Before I can change your mind, I need to understand where your mind is,” says pro negotiator Daniel Shapiro. The founder and director of the Harvard International Negotiation Program, Shapiro has advised all sorts of people and organizations through…
The Levers That Keep Us Well
May 16, 2019 • 47 min
“The way people think will affect their health in a big way,” says Apostolos Lekkos, DO. As a physician, Lekkos splits his time between emergency medicine and a private practice in Santa Monica, California, where his patients think of him as a secret…
Gwyneth x Caroline Myss: On Living a Lie
May 14, 2019 • 32 min
Two decades ago, GP read Anatomy of the Spirit for the first time. It’s a book she’s returned to again and again over the years. And now she’s met its incredibly wise author: Caroline Myss joined GP on stage at In goop Health for a conversation on the…
Processing the Trauma of Loneliness
May 9, 2019 • 73 min
“Part of the reason why humans suffer is that we don’t honor the expression of these so-called weak emotions—meaning sadness, fear, and shame,” says psychiatrist Will Siu. In this moving conversation with new friend and goop chief content officer Elise…
Creating a Value-Centered Home
May 7, 2019 • 46 min
Kim John Payne’s work focuses on the feeling of overwhelm that a lot of us walk around with today. As an educator, school consultant, and family counselor, Payne helps people simplify their lives (which he writes about in Simplicity Parenting: Using the…
How to Move from Consumer to Citizen
May 2, 2019 • 44 min
“We’ve turned ourselves just into these consumers,” says David de Rothschild. “We’ve lost sight of the fact that we’re citizens.” De Rothschild, who calls himself an “optimistic pessimist” is a world adventurer and environmental activist. He once set sail…
Gwyneth, Demi Moore, and Arianna Huffington: On Redefining Success with Age
Apr 30, 2019 • 33 min
P brought a couple friends—Demi Moore and Arianna Huffington—together for a chat at In goop Health in New York City. They talked a little bit about wellness routines and parenting advice. And a lot about how they’ve defined and redefined success…
Letting Perfectionism Go
Apr 25, 2019 • 46 min
“I was craving the straight and narrow path that I had arbitrarily created for myself without really any experience to base it upon,” Valerie Jarrett says. “It’s just what I thought should make me happy.” And then Jarrett hit a wall. In this intimate chat…
How to Minimize Stress and Avoid Burnout
Apr 23, 2019 • 48 min
“Wellness is not a state of mind,” Emily Nagoski says. “It is not coming to a place of loving yourself. Wellness is a state of action. It is the freedom to move through the natural cycles of the stress response.” Nagoski—author of Come As You Are—began…
Gwyneth x Brené Brown: On the Roots of Shame, Courage, and Vulnerability
Apr 18, 2019 • 65 min
“I call shame the twenty-ton shield,” says Brené Brown. “It’s a defense mechanism—very classic—that we carry in order to protect ourselves from getting hurt. But what it actually does is protect us from being seen.” Brown is a research professor at the…
How to Cultivate Intuition
Apr 16, 2019 • 43 min
Laura Day and Laura Lynne Jackson are renowned psychic mediums and friends. They both joined our chief content officer Elise Loehnen (another friend) at our last In goop Health summit. “Everybody thinks they need to come to someone like me or Laura to get…
Why Are We All So Unhappy?
Apr 11, 2019 • 31 min
The spiritual legend best known as Swamiji went to New Jersey—and so did our chief content officer Elise Loehnen. Swamiji created and runs the Vedanta Institute in Mumbai. Vedanta is the study of Vedic tests and translates to “the end of knowledge.” At…
The Small Hacks That Make Life Easier
Apr 9, 2019 • 45 min
“To be a helpable person seems counterintuitive,” says Bonnie St. John. “I’m the one-legged black woman. You know, I spent my whole life proving that I could do it all myself.” St. John is the first African American to ever win medals in winter Olympic…
How Soil Health Is Reflected in the Gut
Apr 4, 2019 • 75 min
“We’ve wiped out 40 percent of biology on earth in just fifty years,” says Zach Bush, MD. “And yet that Mother Earth keeps reaching out saying: Are you sure you don’t want to keep playing? Because we could have some fun together.” For Bush, the health of…
What We Get Wrong about Other People
Apr 2, 2019 • 47 min
“You’ve got to meet people where they are,” says Sally Kohn. “But then you don’t have to leave them there.” Kohn, a TV commentator and columnist, appeared on Fox News representing a liberal point of view for many years—that experience alone taught her a…
Gwyneth x Lupita Nyong’o: On Giving Yourself Permission to Learn
Mar 28, 2019 • 49 min
GP hung out at Universal Studios with Oscar-winning actor Lupita Nyong’o as she prepped for the release of her new film Us (written and directed by the talented Jordan Peele). They talked about Nyong’o’s path to the platform she has today: growing up in…
How Does Childhood Stress Manifest in Adulthood?
Mar 26, 2019 • 60 min
“Nothing itself is addictive on the one hand,” says Gabor Maté, MD. “And on the other hand, everything could be addictive if there’s an emptiness in that person that needs to be filled.” Maté is known for his unique perspective on addiction, child…
How to Become Your Future Self
Mar 21, 2019 • 53 min
“Nobody changes until they change their energy—and when you change your energy, you change your life,” says researcher and author Joe Dispenza, DC. Dispenza’s work explores neuroscience, epigenetics, quantum physics, and consciousness. He’s become known…
Gwyneth x Dax Shepard: On Triggers and Self-Esteem
Mar 18, 2019 • 97 min
GP caught up with Dax Shepard at his studio and they covered a lot of ground: They talked about the roots of shame and fear, the things that they find triggering, and trying to figure out how to be intentional. They talked about what erodes self-esteem,…
The Social Anxiety Toolbox
Mar 14, 2019 • 49 min
Boston-based clinical psychologist Ellen Hendriksen has become known for helping people through anxiety, which is something she has struggled with, too. Hendriksen wrote a book about it called How to Be Yourself: Quiet Your Inner Critic and Rise Above…
What Makes a Dad a Dad
Mar 12, 2019 • 39 min
“Dads saved the human race,” says Anna Machin, evolutionary anthropologist and author of The Life of Dad. In this conversation with goop CCO Elise Loehnen, Machin calls us to reimagine the role of the modern father, think differently about sex and gender…
Erin Brockovich on How We’ll Rescue Ourselves
Mar 7, 2019 • 54 min
“I never thought you had to be any one way to be a person and to be kind and to learn,” says Erin Brockovich, who continues to redefine what it means to be an activist. The tough news, Brockovich tells us, is that Superman is not coming to save the…
Family Secrets
Mar 5, 2019 • 50 min
“I’ve been kind of a student of family secrets all my life,” writer Dani Shapiro says. All of her novels have centered around family secrets, and her memoirs have explored secrets in her own family history, some of which she didn’t know existed—until she…
The Skin-Gut Connection
Feb 28, 2019 • 41 min
“People get used to sometimes feeling a certain way, and they don’t know that they could feel better,” says naturopathic doctor and aesthetician Nigma Talib. “I think when people get the taste of what it’s like to feel optimal, they quite often stick to…
Gwyneth x Elena Brower: On Divorce and Self-Forgiveness
Feb 26, 2019 • 37 min
GP catches up with her old friend Elena Brower, yoga teacher and coauthor of Better Apart: The Radically Positive Way to Separate. They talk about their own divorces, relationship endings and beginnings, and transformations. Brower doesn’t believe it’s…
How to Deal with Assholes
Feb 21, 2019 • 42 min
“For better or worse, I’m the asshole guy,” Robert Sutton once told us. Sutton is a professor at Stanford and the author of The Asshole Survival Guide. Of course, his work encompasses a lot more. Sutton studies organizational change, leadership,…
How to Be with the Partner You Picked
Feb 19, 2019 • 50 min
“Our memory is shit,” says couples therapist and author of We Do Stan Tatkin. “It can’t be relied on, and our perception is like a fun-house mirror…. And so that should give way to more cautiousness, more consideration, and more curiosity than we tend to…
On Addiction and Recovery
Feb 14, 2019 • 41 min
“I didn’t think that anybody thought or felt or experienced the world the way that I did until I came into recovery,” Bill Clegg tells our chief content officer, Elise Loehnen. Clegg is the author of two harrowing, poignant memoirs: Portrait of an Addict…
Miracles from a Magic Shop
Feb 12, 2019 • 36 min
“When we promote, if you will, acting compassionately, there’s a subset of people who look at this as a soft science,” says neurosurgeon James Doty, MD. But his research and that of others has demonstrated on a scientific level “that when you practice…
Sticking to Plan A
Feb 7, 2019 • 44 min
“I think we build up this thesis of who we are, and then it gets shook.” This is how Abbi Jacobson—one of the creators, executive producers, and stars of Broad City—begins to describe the ups and downs of her love life. And the road trip she departed on…
Why Love Starts with Loneliness
Feb 5, 2019 • 43 min
Alain de Botton talks to Elise Loehnen about the complexities of falling into, and out of, relationship and how we will always be students of love.
How We Relate to Money
Jan 31, 2019 • 45 min
Financial expert Farnoosh Torabi knows how to help people get out of debt and in this episode she explores the ways in which we relate to money.
How to Avoid the Chemicals That Disrupt Hormones
Jan 29, 2019 • 40 min
Jessice Helm provides insight into how endocrine-disrupting chemicals affect our health and what we can do about them that isn’t all-consuming and overwhelming.
Gwyneth x Howard Schultz: On the Entrepreneur’s Dream
Jan 24, 2019 • 51 min
Howard Schultz, the author of the new book From the Ground Up, tells stories about his time as the Starbucks CEO and how it almost slipped away from him early on and about a moment that gave him a sense of spirituality.
Detox without Deprivation
Jan 22, 2019 • 32 min
Deanna Minich, PhD, highlights why our health should be a joy, not deprivation and how her detox focuses on what we can add back in to really nourish the body, mind and spirit.
Why Optimism Is a Better Match for Reality
Jan 17, 2019 • 42 min
Steven Pinker, the experimental psychologist, Harvard psychology professor, and bestselling author of Enlightenment Now explains our tendency to look at the past through rose-colored glasses and view the present world much more pessimistically and why…
Is Intermittent Fasting the Key to Health?
Jan 15, 2019 • 43 min
Longevity researcher Valter Longo breaks down the phenomenon of intermittent fasting and shares the forthcoming science that he’s most excited about—the lifestyle interventions that could have massive impacts on how long we live and how healthy we are.
The Man Who Defies What’s Possible
Jan 10, 2019 • 44 min
Wim Hof talks to Elise Loehnen about his breathing method and how nearly anyone can apply it to their life, even if they are not running a marathon in a desert.
Gwyneth on Detoxes, Cleanses, and How She Eats
Jan 8, 2019 • 36 min
Learn insider details on how Gwyneth eats and detoxes, plus hear behind-the-scenes details on her new book, The Clean Plate.
Are We Lying More?
Jan 3, 2019 • 51 min
Learn why Jeff Hancock suggests trust may be not declining but, perhaps, evolving.
Why We Use Food to Shame Ourselves
Dec 27, 2018 • 44 min
Learn how to unpack your hang-ups around food, let go of shame and deprivation, and feel something much more pleasurable and long-lasting in your body from Geneen Roth.
The Orgasm Myth
Dec 20, 2018 • 39 min
In today’s conversation, Nicole Daedone tells us why climax is just like sugar or a drop in the ocean and how to get to the real thing we’re looking for.
The Power of the Unconscious Mind
Dec 18, 2018 • 45 min
Srini Pillay helps you understand how to manage risk, harness creativity, and access the unconscious.
How to Balance Your Hormones
Dec 13, 2018 • 38 min
Dr. Dominique Reade takes us through her approach, outlines what we can expect from hormonal shifts, and suggests different options for smoothing out the ride.
Are Psychedelics a Mental Health Panacea?
Dec 11, 2018 • 45 min
Psychologist, Alex Belser, talks with Elise Loehnen about the many different ways psychedelics are being used to treat depression, anxiety, addiction.
Gwyneth x Misty Copeland: On Being the First
Dec 6, 2018 • 52 min
Ballet star and history-maker Misty Copeland sits down with GP to talk about what it’s like being the first African American woman to ever be promoted to principal dancer at the American Ballet Theatre.
Can You Heal the Mind through the Body?
Dec 4, 2018 • 38 min
Our first guest in a three-part Tuesday series on mental health is psychiatrist Kelly Brogan, who believes that healing the body can be a path to healing the mind.
How to Create Memories That Matter
Nov 29, 2018 • 43 min
Stanford University’s Chip Heath has figured out how to create moments that matter and tells why we remember certain things and not others.
The Silencing of Women
Nov 27, 2018 • 43 min
Famed Author/Historian Mary Beard explores how women have been silenced throughout history—and why we still are today.
Selfishly Thankful
Nov 21, 2018 • 43 min
A. J. Jacobs and our chief content officer, Elise Loehnen, talk about how gratitude doesn’t have to be cheesy and why it might be the simplest route to happiness.
It Begins and Ends in the Gut
Nov 20, 2018 • 45 min
A medical doctor, a naturopathic doctor, and a registered dietitian give us their best advice on gut health in this special episode from In goop Health Vancouver.
Gwyneth x Ashley Graham: On Being Put in a Corner
Nov 15, 2018 • 61 min
Model-designer-author Ashley Graham dropped by goop HQ to hang with GP.
A Different Way of Looking at the Scale
Nov 13, 2018 • 29 min
Gabrielle Reece is a world-class athlete, model, and the New York Times–bestselling author of My Foot Is Too Big for the Glass Slipper. A former professional beach volleyball player, Reece was Nike’s first female spokesperson. She’s known, in part, for…
Tapping Into Your Inner Creative
Nov 8, 2018 • 46 min
Tapping Into Your Inner Creative with Amy Whitaker, author of Art Thinking
The Anxious Mind
Nov 6, 2018 • 39 min
Today’s bonus episode is a stress-buster that reminds us of the power and freedom that come with surrendering to what’s out of our control.
Gwyneth x Julia Roberts: On Seismic Life Shifts
Nov 1, 2018 • 41 min
GP asks pal Julia Roberts all our burning questions: Favorite male costar? Outlook on marriage? Parenting philosophy? The moment that changed everything for her? And more.
How to Move from Ally to Accomplice
Oct 25, 2018 • 45 min
DeRay Mckesson—civil rights activist, author of On the Other Side of Freedom, and host of the podcast Pod Save the People—gives us all a reason to feel hopeful.
Gwyneth x Stella McCartney: On Being Ridiculed, Building a Brand, and Creating What’s Cool
Oct 18, 2018 • 41 min
GP chats with one her best friends, British designer and fashion icon Stella McCartney
Why “Doing It All” Is a Con
Oct 11, 2018 • 49 min
Greg McKeown is the New York Times–bestselling author of Essentialism, and he believes that we’ve been sold a bill of goods. The notion that we can (or should) do it all, that we can (or should) have it all, that this is what success is made of—it’s all a…
Is Science the Way to Describe Magic?
Oct 4, 2018 • 43 min
Dr. Maya Shetreat is a New York City–based neurologist and the author of The Dirt Cure. In her practice, she sees children and adults with chronic health issues, gut imbalances, and autoimmune disorders. She believes that the best approach is one that…
Gwyneth x Chrissy: On Food, Marriage, and Social Media
Sep 27, 2018 • 52 min
Chrissy Teigen is one of the funniest people we know, arguably has the best clapbacks of all time, and knows how to cook the kind of meal everyone craves. This week, GP went over to Chrissy’s, and they talked about their shared love of food and how…
Gwyneth on Perfectionism, Criticism, and Curiosity
Sep 25, 2018 • 63 min
On the tenth anniversary of goop—which GP started from her kitchen in London—we’re turning the tables. In this special episode, GP herself is answering the questions, in an honest conversation with her friend and podcast cohost, goop’s chief content…
We Are Better than the Worst Things We’ve Done
Sep 20, 2018 • 38 min
Bryan Stevenson, the New York Times–bestselling author of Just Mercy, has been called America’s Nelson Mandela by Desmond Tutu and Nicholas Kristof. As a civil rights lawyer, he’s liberated more than 100 people from death row, proving their innocence in…
The Talent Whisperer
Sep 13, 2018 • 37 min
Literary agent Jennifer Rudolph Walsh runs the New York office of the mega entertainment and media company WME. And as its worldwide head of literary, lectures, and conference divisions, Walsh has a client list that reads like a who’s who of thought…
What “Problem” Kids Are Trying to Teach Us
Sep 6, 2018 • 40 min
In this must-listen—whether or not you have or even want kids—Joe Newman, the author of Raising Lions, explains his simple, systems-based approach to conflict that could have a profound effect on our entire culture. And it starts with so-called problem…
Why Sex Therapists Don’t Care about Orgasms
Aug 30, 2018 • 39 min
Sex therapist Stephen Snyder, M.D., is interested in the feelings behind sex, the feelings we get in thick of it, and the ones that sometimes keep us from connection and intimacy. Snyder is an associate clinical professor of psychiatry at the Icahn School…
The Autoimmune Spectrum
Aug 23, 2018 • 39 min
Will Cole, IFMCP, DC, takes an unorthodox approach to medicine, working closely with patients around the world and their primary care physicians or teams of specialists. As a functional medicine practitioner, Dr. Cole looks to optimize lab work beyond the…
The Mind Architect
Aug 16, 2018 • 42 min
Peter Crone refers to himself as a “mind architect”: He helps people understand how their own perceptions, self-limiting beliefs, and words have shaped their reality—and he points out how to break free. As one friend of goop explained, a session with…
Herbs, Spices, and Proteins to Live By
Aug 9, 2018 • 49 min
Dr. Josh Axe is a functional medicine practitioner who draws heavily from Ayurveda and Traditional Chinese medicine. He talks to us about making health changes more accessible to men, specifically, as well as the herbs, spices, and essential oils that he…
What Matters in the End
Aug 2, 2018 • 42 min
Dr. Lucy Kalanithi brought us to tears in this poignant, moving, and ultimately uplifting conversation about love, grief, family, and the ties that bind us long after death. Kalanithi is a clinical assistant professor of medicine at Stanford and a general…
Gwyneth x Sarah Jessica: On Heartbreak, Business, Books, and Reality TV
Jul 26, 2018 • 77 min
Sarah Jessica Parker came over to GP’s Hamptons home to catch up on everything you’d hope they would: Carrie Bradshaw, motherhood, shoes, why they started businesses, SJP’s book short list, how things have changed (and not changed) for women in Hollywood,…
Who Are You in Crisis?
Jul 19, 2018 • 43 min
Spiritual legend Marianne Williamson takes us on as only she could in this inspiring wake-up call. Williamson argues for compassionate resistance, real maturity, and a greater understanding of the dichotomy that is built into the DNA of America. Her…
What We Got Wrong about Nutrition
Jul 12, 2018 • 41 min
Dr. Mark Hyman is a pioneer of a new way of thinking about both health and chronic disease. He’s the director of the Cleveland Clinic for Functional Medicine, the founder of the Ultra Wellness Center, and a New York Times–bestselling author of books like…
Gwyneth x Michaela Boehm: Creating Sexual Tension
Jul 9, 2018 • 31 min
During this one-on-one chat with GP’s trusted intimacy teacher Michaela Boehm, we learn how to bring the practice of Tantra to life and turn up what Michaela calls “Erotic Friction.” GP and Michaela dispel misconceptions around Tantra and gender, and talk…
Gwyneth x Janet Mock: The Journey to Self-Acceptance
Jul 9, 2018 • 32 min
Drop into this conversation between new friends GP and the brilliant Janet Mock—who is currently a writer, producer, and director on the FX show Pose (along with GP’s fiancé Brad Falchuk). GP and Janet talk about what it’s like to be on the frontlines of…
Are We All Psychic?
Jul 5, 2018 • 38 min
Laura Lynne Jackson is one of the most incredible psychic mediums of our time. She’s also the New York Times-bestselling author of the thoroughly enjoyable, uplifting read The Light Between Us. Today, she shares some of her profound intuitions with…
Are You Still Recovering from Pregnancy Years Later?
Jun 28, 2018 • 36 min
When Dr. Oscar Serrallach first wrote about postnatal depletion on goop, he hit a nerve—particularly with the revelation that some women experience the aftereffects of having a child for several years. In his Australia-based practice, Dr. Serrallach has…
Olivia Wilde on Changing Perception
Jun 21, 2018 • 44 min
Multi-hyphenate Olivia Wilde is a producer, actor, director, and activist, who believes we need to empower more women to tell their stories—and take a closer look at the stories that we’ve all told ourselves. In this episode, she tells us a few of her own…
How to Defeat Your Inner Critic
Jun 14, 2018 • 49 min
Psychotherapist Barry Michels—bestselling coauthor of The Tools—doesn’t believe that uncovering the roots of problems sets people free. Instead, he’s designed quick, accessible tools for getting unstuck and moving through fear, which he coaches some of…
Is Detoxing Real?
Jun 7, 2018 • 37 min
A cardiologist by training, Dr. Alejandro Junger is a trailblazer in functional medicine and the founder of the Clean program. He’s also goop’s OG expert M.D. and our constant guide through new paths of healing. One of the most powerful tools he uses to…
Super Woman Syndrome
May 31, 2018 • 47 min
Functional medicine doctor Taz Bhatia, M.D., says that stress overload manifests in different ways in her patients. For some, stress contributes to weight gain or weight loss resistance; for others, stress may be a factor in thyroid disorders, anxiety,…
Is There Proof of a Spiritual Universe?
May 24, 2018 • 32 min
In 2008, after falling into a deep coma, academic neurosurgeon Eben Alexander had a near-death experience that defied his understanding of how the brain works. For him, it was proof of heaven, which became the name of his New York Times–bestselling…
A Women’s Work Utopia
May 17, 2018 • 29 min
When Audrey Gelman opened the women-only co-working and community space the Wing in the fall of 2016, she had no way of knowing that it would quickly become swept up in a larger movement around women’s rights. As the Wing expands around the US and the…
How to Move On from Your Imperfect Childhood
May 10, 2018 • 38 min
No one emerges from childhood unscathed, says psychiatrist and author of Permission to Parent Robin Berman. Her great talent lies in helping people come to terms with their imperfect past and move beyond any self-limiting beliefs, attachment issues, or…
What Turns You On
May 3, 2018 • 38 min
Sought-after sexuality expert and psychotherapist Esther Perel peels away the layers of desire to reveal some surprising truths about what actually turns women and men on. For one: The secret to female sexuality, Perel says, is how narcissistic it is. She…
Gwyneth x Blythe: On Mothers and Daughters
Apr 26, 2018 • 60 min
In this personal and candid conversation, GP and her mom, Blythe Danner, talk about what it was like living and then acting together, why Blythe was hard on her daughter, and things they would have done—or said—differently. They talk about old boyfriends,…
It’s Normal to Occasionally Hate Your Spouse
Apr 19, 2018 • 27 min
Family therapist and teacher Terry Real has steered many troubled couples away from the brink of divorce, coaching them through struggles with intimacy, honesty, and transparency. In his unconventional approach, he actually gets off the therapist bench…
Could Changing Your Diet Heal Autoimmune Disease?
Apr 12, 2018 • 37 min
Dr. Steven Gundry’s career in cardiac surgery took a surprising turn when he met a seemingly hopeless patient who reversed heart damage with food and supplements. Curious, Gundry went on to explore the power of nutrition and search for cures for…
Lessons from the Other Side
Apr 5, 2018 • 33 min
Anita Moorjani, the author of Dying to Be Me and What If This Is Heaven?, takes us on a crazy ride through her near-death experience and spontaneous healing from cancer. Apart from that wild story, what’s most striking is how she learned to take autonomy…
The Unexpected Sparks of Creativity, Confrontation & Office Culture
Mar 29, 2018 • 36 min
Adam Grant, Ph.D., a top-rated Wharton professor and the bestselling author of Originals and Give and Take, has become an expert in what makes organizations and people really good at innovating. And it’s not what he expected. Why is criticism central to…
Postpartum Anxiety & the Motherhood Shift
Mar 22, 2018 • 35 min
There is often a great divide between what motherhood is supposed to be and the way people experience it in actuality. Psychiatrist Catherine Birndorf, M.D., unpacks that disconnect and the entire postpartum spectrum of mood, anxiety, and depression…
Resetting Hormones, Weight & the Conversation Around Women’s Health
Mar 15, 2018 • 35 min
Board-certified OB-GYN physician scientist Sara Gottfried, M.D. (educated by way of Harvard Medical School and MIT) debunks myths about out-of-whack hormones, weight loss resistance, the significance of genetics, age, and motherhood—to show how it’s…
Gwyneth x Oprah: Power, Perception & Soul Purpose
Mar 8, 2018 • 76 min
For goop’s inaugural podcast, GP spent an afternoon with the incomparable Oprah Winfrey. Their wide-ranging and honest conversation spans everything from Oprah’s favorite acting role to her perspective on the MeToo movement and “the culture of enough” to…
The goop Podcast debuts March 8th
Feb 23, 2018 • 1 min
Gwyneth Paltrow, goop founder and CEO, talks about The goop Podcast, which debuts with a very special guest on Thursday, March 8th.