Friday Newsletter Snapshot – This is How it Looks Like(with examples and resources)

The Nishant Garg Show

This post highlights a few samples of new newsletter emails I send out every Friday to all the subscribers. You can find the newsletter link here. The email contains details about what I am learning new, recent podcast updates, things I am experimenting with, books I am reading, or anything. It could include details on Mindfulness practices, Happiness, Psychology Mental Health, and much more!

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Below you’ll find 6 different examples of emails I’ve sent out this year. As I am evolving as a human being, my learnings tend to differ from week to week.

Let’s begin and please enjoy. If you like this list, please share the newsletter link with your friends or whoever you think might benefit from it. Thanks in advance.

Newsletter #1:

NEW podcast #177: Karen R. Koenig — The Psychology of Dysregulated Eating, Steps Towards Ending Emotional Eating, The Rules of Normal Eating, Improving Relationship with Food, and More 

NEW blog post: Ora Nadrich — A life Unexamined is Not Worth Living

This post is a selected excerpt from my interview with Ora Nadrich. I read the whole transcript and highlighted the important sections that I personally want to read and revisit. For my own convenience, I decided to put the highlighted sections in this post so that you can also learn something new or remind yourself of the things you already know.

Below are some of the things I am learning and enjoying:

a) Podcast I am listening to Aubrey Marcus The Sacred Masculine Archetype with Erick Godsey & Kyle Kingsbury This is a long-form podcast episode and I am sure you’ll love it.

b) Sadhguru on Striking a Balance between Masculine & Feminine Energies Sadhguru shares his views on ‘Striking a Balance in Life’ – the need for ‘masculine and feminine energies to be in ‘harmony’ – a marvelous insight.

Newsletter #2:

NEW podcast #173: Dr. Amber Elizabeth Gray — Movement–Based Therapies, Restoration and Healing, Ceremonies for Healing, Somatic Psychology, Journaling for Processing Trauma, and More

Listen to this episode on Apple PodcastsSpotifyGoogle PodcastsStitcheror on your favorite platform.

NEW blog post -> Reflections on Relationships, Childhood, Healing, Clarity, and More. In this post, I mention some of the things I wrote in the mornings – these cover healing, inner-work, my childhood realizations, relationships, and more.

NEW blog post -> Payal Nanjiani: Globally Acclaimed Leadership Expert — Sharing Short Advice and Experiences Payal Nanjiani is a top leadership speaker and one of the world’s renowned leadership experts who to date has helped a million people and numerous organizations lead and succeed against all odds. Her work is embraced by Fortune 500 companies, large 0rganizations, government officials, and many celebrity CEOs. 

Below are some of the things I am learning and enjoying:

Music I am listening to in the background: Sensual Mix | Slow, Sex, Chill

My Morning starts with these:

a) Alan Watts ~ How To Enjoy Life

b) Wayne Dyer On Failure: You Can’t Fail At Anything ~ Ask This Question Instead 

c) Alan Watts Law Of Attraction Most EPIC Speech Of All Time By Alan Watts

Podcasts I am listening to:

Marketing legend Seth Godin with Guy KawasakiSeth studied Computer Science at Tufts University, followed by obtaining his Masters in Business Administration at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. As a champion of talent, Seth is the ultimate advocate for the global conversation on business and marketing. Seth leads the marketing conversation and pushes it forward with his ideas.

Josh Waitzkin and Tim Ferriss on The Cave Process, Advice from Future Selves, and Training for an Uncertain FutureMost of the great performers that I’ve known or competed against or worked within different fields just had this beautiful connection between their areas of dysfunctionality and brilliance. Sometimes the very thing that helps them excel in their professional life, or their artistic life, or their competitive life, is something that in their personal life can be a little bit awkward.

Newsletter #3:

NEW podcast #170: Marla Mervis — ‘Love Your Body Love Yourself’, The Recipe to Feeling Good, ‘Over-eating and Over-exercising’, and More This episode was recorded in Oct 2020. Why it took me a year to publish? Well,  I believe that everything has its own universal timing and here we are with today’s amazing guest Marla Mervis. This episode goes live at the right time for me as well since I am going through overeating issues in the last few weeks.

Listen to this episode on Apple PodcastsSpotifyGoogle PodcastsStitcheror on your favorite platform.

NEW BLOG POST -> Book Recommendations — New Possibilities, Healing, Love, Connection, and More. In this post, I briefly describe a handful of books that has made so much impact in my life in 2020 and 2021. I consider these books for life to revisit many times.

Below are some of the things I am learning and pondering about:

a) What I am pondering about: Dynamics of Launching a healing retreat in Sun Valley, Idaho, in 2022, with the help of some of the best teachers.

b) Gratitude affirmations I am listening to while stretching in the morning:I Am Grateful for It All | Gratitude Affirmations | 21 Day Challenge

c) Podcast I’m listening to Dr. Andrew Huberman — A Neurobiologist on Optimizing Sleep, Enhancing Performance, Reducing Anxiety, Increasing Testosterone, and Using the Body to Control the Mind (#521)

d) So powerful healing message from Gabor MateUltimate Advice for Younger Self 


Newsletter #4:

NEW Podcast Episode #154:  Debbie Millman on Deep Relationships, Creativity and Growth, Importance of Therapy, Hope and Resilience, and MoreThis is my dream interview and I was nervous and excited at the same time. Please take a listen on Apple PodcastsSpotifyor anywhere you get your podcasts.

NEW Blog post: Esther Perel — Mating in Captivity: Unlocking Erotic IntelligenceThe real questions are these: Can we have love and desire in the same relationship over time? How?

As promised, below are my learnings on several topics and I hope that at least one thing will connect with you.

The song I am listening to on repeat: Camilo, Pedro Capó – Tutu (Official Video)This is a Spanish song which I don’t understand but the music is fantastic. I’ve already listened to this a dozen times this week.

Ted Talk I am watching The secret to desire in a long-term relationship | Esther Perel

Youtube video I am enjoying Famed Relationship Therapist Esther Perel Gives Advice on Intimacy, Careers, and Self-Improvement

Blog I am reading: Esther Perel: Want to Build Trust In Your Relationship? Take Risks Cultivating that level of trust requires millions of micro-risks that show us we’re not foolish for being confident in our relationship.  Most importantly, trust requires taking risks together that help us grow into better partners for each other. 

Resources on healing and trauma I’m loving:

Book I’m reading: Attached: The New Science of Adult Attachment and How It Can Help You Find – and Keep – Love: Fantastic book! I am obsessed with this book again this week. It helps to understand our adult attachment styles, how we show up in our relationships, and how to ask for our needs and meet other needs.

Newsletter #5:

NEW Podcast Episode #155: Cindy Vuu — Meeting with Dalai Lama, Foundation of Happiness, Living a Good Life, Interdependence and Impermanence, and More! Cindy Vuu is the CEO of an 8000 employees company Biti’s, it’s a national heritage footwear brand in Vietnam. The brand is so well-known there that nearly all Vietnamese have likely worn Biti’s shoes at some point in their lives.

NEW Blog post: End-of-life Psychedelic Psychotherapy and Psychedelics AwarenessBill Richards is a psychologist in the Psychiatry Department of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Bayview Medical Center, a consultant/trainer at sites of psychedelic research internationally

As promised, below are my learnings on several topics and I hope that at least one thing will connect with you.

Ted Talk I am watching Rethinking infidelity … a talk for anyone who has ever loved | Esther PerelInfidelity is the ultimate betrayal. But does it have to be? Relationship therapist Esther Perel examines why people cheat and unpacks why affairs are so traumatic: because they threaten our emotional security. In infidelity, she sees something unexpected — an expression of longing and loss. A must-watch for anyone who has ever cheated or been cheated on, or who simply wants a new framework for understanding relationships.

Podcast I am listening to:

Blogs I am reading:

  • Letters from Esther #7: The Art of ConversationThe art of conversation is about healthy amounts of both: thoughtful speaking and hardcore listening, asking questions, and navigating commonalities and differences.
  • Why You’re Still Clinging to Your “Shadow” Career“Sometimes, when we’re terrified of embracing our true calling, we’ll pursue a shadow calling instead. The shadow career is a metaphor for our real career. Its shape is similar, its contours feel tantalizingly the same. But a shadow career entails no real risk. If we fail at a shadow career, the consequences are meaningless to us.”

Resources on healing and trauma I’m loving:

Gabor Maté is an internationally renowned speaker highly sought after for his expertise on addiction, trauma, childhood development, and the relationship between stress and illness.

Resources on cultivating relationships:

  • Risk-Taking and Trust – Letters from Esther PerelRisk-taking allows us to build trust. Whether you find yourself desperate to be around people, wanting to keep the solitude you found this year, or somewhere in between, this new liminal phase is an opportunity. We find ourselves entering a period of risk assessment that will help teach us how to build back trust in the world and with each other.
  • Balancing Love & Desire | Esther PerelThe number one question married couples ask Esther Perel is, “How do we keep the spark alive? In this inspiring Mindvalley A-Fest presentation, Esther Perel, bestselling author, and relationship expert informs us that couples who keep romanticism alive, keep the desire burning in the bedroom in your relationship or marriage.

Newsletter #6:

Episode #136: Ariel Garten — Co-founder of Muse: The Brain Sensing Headband, Meditation Practice, Kill Your Inner Critic, and Much More

Apple Podcasts:


NEW BLOG POST: My Short Journey: Letter To A Friend on Pain, Rejections, Experiments, Books, Meditation, and Much More.  A friend asked me what books I have read or re-read in the last few years that might have made the most impact on my life. I thought it’s a good opportunity to reflect back on life and take notes of the books I’ve re-read so far, how I started meditation and other resources. Before I get into the resources—I’d like to share my short journey starting in 2017 which I have never written about.

As promised, I am sharing my learnings this week.

Podcasts I am listening to

Youtube audios I am listening to

Articles/Blogs I am reading:

How to deal with nervousness

Also, I’ve been asked lately many times how to start a podcast. I am happy to help you out if you or someone you know need help in starting a podcast – just shoot me an email. Happy to help!

Please enjoy. Much Love. Free free to email me with any questions you have.

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