Self Helpful with Kevin Miller

Former pro athlete, peak performance expert, published author, and personal development guide, Kevin Miller invites today's most important influencers and changemakers to grapple with their own wisdom and stories in an authentic, relatable conversation about self-improvement and what drives them. From personal fulfillment and work-life balance to spirituality, relationships, and motivation, each four-part series distills the guests' greatest wisdom and methodologies into practical, transformative steps that anyone can integrate into their life. Kevin curates and translates the most effective self-help wisdom to help us elevate our personal experience and improve the way we show up for others.

Kevin has had the honor of hosting an all-star lineup of guests, such as Simon Sinek, Arthur Brooks, Dr. Will Cole, Dandapani, Rich Roll, Nedra Tawwab Glover, Susan Cain, Seth Godin, Tom Bilyeu, Steven Kotler, Dan Harris, Jordan Harbinger, Tom Bilyeu, Lewis Howes, and many more. 

Self Helpful guests aren’t just self-self help gurus, they are people living extraordinary lives from all walks of life. And they want to “pay-it-forward” by sharing insight from their journey. You’ll hear their wisdom on topics like Self-Help & Personal Development, Motivation, Drive, & Peak Performance, Behavioral & Organizational Psychology, Behavioral Economics, Health, Wellness, Functional Medicine, Entrepreneurship, Professional Athletics, Parenting & Adoption, and other important facets of life. Come join the conversation!

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Peak Wellness | Why Placebos Are More Important...
Everyone has heard of “the placebo effect” and it’s usually thought of negatively. We don’t want mind games to fix us, we want a literal ingredient or treatment.
61 min
Hala Taha #4 | Lessons w/ Kevin - How To Elimin...
19 min
Hala Taha #3 | Discussion w/ Renée Marino - How...
This is part 3 in our series on the Art of Trying. The previous two episodes have featured Hala Taha, host of the top ranked business podcast, Young and Profiting and founder and CEO of YAP Media, a business podcast network with an award-winning social media and podcast marketing agency for top podcasters, celebrities and CEOs.
65 min
Hala Taha #2 | What Drives Her - Define Your Va...
I’m back with Hala Taha in my series on the art of trying. This is part two, my “What Drives You” episode and I walk through the key areas of life and what drives Hala.
54 min
Hala Taha #1 | Master The Arts Of Trying & Fail...
This kicks off a 4-part series where my primary muse is…the art of trying. In the personal development world we give a lot of pithy lipservice to trying, quitting and failure…I could add rejection as well.
70 min
Peak Wellness | How To Mitigate & Manage Your G...
I really want life to be only what we make it. And deny any genetic limitations. And yet realize we do in fact have some genetic set points that can help, and hinder us.
57 min
Dandapani #4 | Lessons w/ Kevin - Focus & 6 Les...
17 min
Dandapani #3 | Discussion w/ Jared Angaza - Unw...
We continue this series on Focus, highlighting that it’s not about gritting your teeth, but in changing your paradigm on what focus is and how to harness the focus that you do have within you. Our expert is Dandapani, a world renowned, leading expert on leveraging the human mind and the power of focus, and author of, The Power of Unwavering Focus.
85 min
Dandapani #2 | *Spirituality Special* - Take Ch...
This is part 2 in my series on focus with Dandapani, a sought-after international speaker and leading expert on leveraging the human mind and the power of focus, and author of, The Power of Unwavering Focus. Search for him and find his TED talk that went viral. Normally this would be my “What Drives You” episode where I walk through the key areas of life and ask, what drives my guests.
56 min
Dandapani #1 | Focus Like A Monk Even When You ...
We all know we’re in an age of distraction. It feels like we all have ADHD. We are all consumed with multi-tasking and dealing with what is urgent and can’t ever get any of the big, important things done. Meanwhile we all follow and applaud the people who can manage to focus and achieve great things.
60 min
Peak Wellness | How To Greatly Influence Your P...
Welcome to the Peak Wellness episode where we seek to strengthen our bodies, our foundations, and build our lives on top of them. In this episode of Self Helpful, “How To Greatly Influence Your Possibility For Dementia” - An issue that used to be a rarity has now become one of the greatest fears of everyone over 50.
55 min
Lynda-Ross Vega #3 | Lessons w/ Kevin - 5 Step...
This is the wrap up to my series on perception, which continues to be a prominent issue for me amongst the whole concept of personal development. As long as we perceive our reality to be factual reality, we are greatly limited and handicapped. I brought on an expert on perception, Lynda-Ross Vega.
19 min
Lynda-Ross Vega #2 | Discussion w/ Jared Angaza...
We’ve been looking at the idea of an inherent perception style. Meaning, that you have a hard wired perception style. You will naturally experience life a certain way. The expert I brought in to discuss this is Lynda-Ross Vega.
52 min
Lynda-Ross Vega #1 | How To Discern Objective R...
How To Discern Objective Reality By Understanding Your Inherent Perception Style. There you are in a situation with some other people. Something happens.
63 min
Peak Wellness | Understand & Mitigate Adrenal F...
Welcome to the Peak Wellness episode where we seek to strengthen our bodies, our foundations, and build our lives on top of them. In this episode, Understand & Mitigate Adrenal Fatigue.
50 min
Britt Frank #4 | Lessons w/ Kevin - 9 Paradigm ...
This is my wrap up on this series on anxiety, though running parallel with it was the topic of trauma. My muse and resident expert was Britt Frank, a survivor of much trauma and trial.
20 min
Britt Frank #3 | Discussion w/ Vienna Pharaon -...
We are looking at trauma not necessarily at the tragic level, but defined as, “a lasting, negative, and limiting emotional response that often results from living through a distressing event.” To this degree, nobody is immune.
59 min
Britt Frank #2 | What Drives Her - Balancing Th...
I’m back with neuropsychotherapist and trauma expert Britt Frank to hear what drives her. Britt is my expert for this series on anxiety, as much of the focus of her new book, The Science of Stuck: Breaking Through Inertia To Find Your Path Forward, is that anxiety is a good thing.
50 min
Britt Frank #1 | Anxiety Is The Body Respondin...
We are a culture caught in a plague of anxiety. But my guest states nothing is wrong with anxiety, it’s simply our bodies responding appropriately to a threat.
78 min
Peak Wellness | Why Fit Kids Are Literally Smarter
Our guest today is Dr Daniel O’Neill, orthopedic surgeon, sports medicine doctor, and sports psychologist. Dr O’Neill is leading the charge to help our kids and his book is called Survival Of The Fit: How Physical Education Ensures Academic Achievement and a Healthy Life.
71 min
Kristina Mänd-Lakhiani #4 | Lessons w/ Kevin - ...
I’m wrapping up my four part series on Authenticity where I brought Kristina Mänd-Lakhiani on as the expert.
21 min
Kristina Mänd-Lakhiani #3 | Discussion w/ Jared...
This is part three of my series on Kristina Mänd-Lakhiani, cofounder of MindValley and author of Becoming Flawesome: The Key to Living An Imperfectly Authentic Life.
70 min
Kristina Mänd-Lakhiani #2 | What Drives Her - H...
’m back for part two with Kristina Mänd-Lakhiani, cofounder of MindValley and author of Becoming Flawesome: The Key to Living An Imperfectly Authentic Life.
42 min
Kristina Mänd-Lakhiani #1 | How To Be Authenti...
I continue to be enamored with this tension of being self-aware and being true to yourself, while also being sensitive to others and respecting who and how they are. We tend to fall on the side of “just being me” and being raw and unfiltered which is likely to get you ostracized, or just performing for others and being untrue to yourself and in essence being dishonest to those you care about.
75 min
Peak Wellness | How To Make Peace With Food And...
I’m continuing on with the question listeners answered about what health issue they’d most like a magic pill for, and we had so many responses about food issues.
49 min