The Person You Want to Be, with Eric Teplitz

Ep. 14: Author, Teacher, and Spiritual Seeker, Mark Matousek

October 04, 2022 Eric Teplitz, Mark Matousek Season 1 Episode 14
The Person You Want to Be, with Eric Teplitz
Ep. 14: Author, Teacher, and Spiritual Seeker, Mark Matousek
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Mark Matousek is an award-winning author, teacher, and speaker.

He is the author of eight books: Sex Death Enlightenment: A True Story; The Boy He Left Behind: A Man's Search for His Lost Father; When You're Falling, Dive: Lessons in the Art of Living; Ethical Wisdom: The Search for a Moral Life; Ethical Wisdom for Friends; Mother of the Unseen World: The Mystery of Mother Meera; Writing to Awaken: A Journey of Truth, Transformation, and Self-Discovery; and the forthcoming Lessons from an American Stoic: How Emerson Can Change Your Life.

Mark is also the founder of The Seekers Forum, a global online community for non-sectarian spiritual dialogue.

As a teacher and speaker, Mark's work focuses on transformative writing for personal, professional, and spiritual development.

His workshops, classes, and mentoring have inspired thousands of people around the world to reach their artistic and personal goals.

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The Person You Want to Be intro
Introducing Mark Matousek
"I wanted to be somebody who wasn't unhappy"
What makes a seeker?
Writing to create a consistent reality
Writing as a professional endeavor
First book review in print
Journaling as an outlet, therapeutic tool, and mindfulness practice
Mark's days at Andy Warhol's "Interview" magazine
Meeting Andrew Harvey
Defining spirituality
The limits of the intellect
"Two things that helped me enormously"
Happiness as a spiritual foundation
"The Perennial Philosophy"
Mother Meera
The writing and publishing of "Sex Death Enlightenment"
Options today for writers
Allowing hardship to transform us
Mark's forthcoming book on Emerson
Gratitude changes everything
The Seekers Forum: "how do you live a spiritual life in the real world?"