Conversations with Alanis Morrisette
Join 1440 Faculty member Alanis Morissette for conversations with different highly reputable teachers, authors and leaders from different philosophies and of different psychological/neurobiological/developmental models and backgrounds, all with an eye toward healing and wholeness and recovery. each podcast focuses on the area of expertise and jurisdiction of the interviewee. with Alanis having an in-depth knowledge of them and their work, the conversations will touch on and dive deeply into topics that move the guest and Alanis herself toward philosophizing in real time, as well as illuminate any teachings, ideas and models already established as well as discuss any more current findings. Alanis also touches on the larger macro effects of the great service the author/leader is providing to so many and what the current vision is for what is possible around their ongoing work. these conversations are rich, lively and deeply thoughtful.
Since 1995, Alanis Morissette has been one of the most influential singer-songwriter-musicians in contemporary music. Her deeply expressive music and performances have earned vast critical praise and seven Grammy awards. Most recently, her debut album, Jagged Little Pill, made its Broadway debut to rave reviews, and additionally, Alanis released “Reasons I Drink,” “Smiling,” and “Diagnosis” from her upcoming album, Such Pretty Forks In the Road. Outside of entertainment, Alanis is an avid supporter of mental health, female empowerment, and spiritual and physical wellness. In 2016, she launched “Conversation with Alanis Morissette,” a podcast that features conversations with a variety of revered authors, doctors, educators, and therapists, covering a wide range of psychosocial topics extending from spirituality to recovery to developmentalism to art. Guests have included Gabor Maté and Dan Siegel as well as many other leaders and teachers.
A dedicated charitable activist, she has supported numerous causes that focus on empowerment, art, psychological and spiritual healing, relationships, and environmental causes, earning her a Global Tolerance Award from the United Nations. Alanis was also honored with the Rock the Vote’s Patrick Lippert Award for her dedication to causes making the world safer for young people, including the benefit concert Groundwork, for The Act to Reduce Hunger, as well as several fundraisers for gun control and 9/11 relief. Along with Harville Hendrix, John Gottman, Sue Johnson, and Dr. Dan Siegel, Alanis founded the Relationships First Organization, which empowers people to communicate without criticism, listen without judgment, and connect through their differences. She has given keynote talks at a variety of events, including the Evolution of Psychotherapy Conference and 1440 Multiversity, where she explored “remaining connected with oneself, spirit and others.”
You can find a list of episodes on Alanis’ website here, including podcasts where she is the guest appearances she’s made on other podcast.