Greg Marcus is a practitioner, facilitator, and innovator of American Mussar which is a 21st-century spiritual practice for an authentic and meaningful life. He has a B.A. in Biology from Cornell University and earned his Ph.D. in Biology from MIT. He worked for 10 years as a marketer in the Silicon Valley genomics industry, after which he became a stay at home dad, writer, life balance coach, and biotech consultant. His latest book is called The Spiritual Practice of Good Actions: Finding Balance Through the Soul Traits of Mussar.
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In This Interview, Greg Marcus and I Discuss Spiritual Practice of Good Actions and …
- His book, The Spiritual Practice of Good Actions: Finding Balance Through the Soul Traits of Mussar
- The Jewish Spiritual Practice of Mussar
- Taking mindful action in everyday life
- The Soul Trait of Enthusiasm
- Too much of a Soul Trait vs not enough of a Soul Trait
- The middle way as it relates to Soul Traits
- Focusing on a Soul Trait for 2 weeks
- How to move head knowledge into heart knowledge
- The Morning Mantra
- Picking 1 specific action to take
- The Great Wall of Mussar – and how to overcome it
- Handling significant emotional disruption
- How our free will isn’t always accessible to us
- How to slow the train of emotional disruption
- Shadow Soul Traits
- Inverting the Shadow Trait: What is the light that’s casting the shadow?
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