In this interview, Eric Zimmer, shares his life story and how he built a life worth living for himself. In this episode, we dive into Eric's Tedx talk and discuss the concept of the game, "Risk" as he shared on the talk and why it is so important to focus on the small things in life.
This is an episode I enjoyed to listen to after production and truly, Eric, shares some wonderful insights for you no matter what stage of life you are at.
Who is Eric Zimmer?
A dad, serial entrepreneur, podcast host, behavior coach and author, Eric Zimmer is endlessly inspired by the quest for a greater understanding of how our minds work and how to intentionally create the lives we want to live. At the age of 24, Eric was homeless, addicted to heroin and facing long jail sentences. In the years since, he has found a way to recover from addiction and build a life worth living for himself.
He currently hosts the award-winning podcast, The One You Feed, based on an old parable about two wolves at battle within us. With over 200 episodes and over 10 million downloads, the show features conversations with experts across many fields of study about how to create a life worth living.
These experts include scientists, authors, researchers, teachers, musicians, thought leaders, spiritual gurus, and public figures and all offer practical, actionable wisdom that our listeners can readily apply to their lives in order to act their way into a better, more fulfilling life.
In addition to producing the show, Eric works as a behavior coach and has done so for the past 20 years. He has coached hundreds of people from around the world to make real, lasting change in their lives.
His story and his work have been featured in the media including TedX, Mind Body Green, Elephant Journal, the BBC and Brain Pickings.