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The Justin Lascek Podcast

Apr 1, 2021

This is a short story I wrote in my early 20s. Looking back, it was the only way I knew how to express what I was feeling. Though I'm not identified as depressed, at times there is depression. This story is what it feels like. I don't need well wishes; I post this in order to normalize it.

I tried to read it how it...


Feb 19, 2021

Popstar Nima is, first and foremost, a POPSTAR. This NSFW fella pays homage and satirizes the pop music genre with silly songs and high-quality music videos about being a gay popstar in southern California. The comedy is raunchy, but Nima is the sweetest guy. Our discussion is both silly and serious, and the second half...


Feb 9, 2021

In this episode I explain the concept of Speedy Brain, the anxious mindset influenced by culture, society, and social media. I describe the continuum of Speedy Brain and how to use meditation to slow it down. I also describe the acute and chronic effects of meditation, give some acute strategies for anxiety, and read...


Nov 19, 2020

This is an essay I wrote directed at Special Operations Forces in the United States. The purpose is to initiate a conversation in order to influence progress. The full text with PDF can be found at www.JustinLascek.com


Sep 1, 2020

I dare say things are on the up and up. And it's due to consistent compassion and self care. I want to share what works because I feel in my soul it can help others. Backed up by evolution, physiology, and neuroscience, I explore the attention continuum, accumulated behavior acquisition, societal influence, the wellness...