A diverse episode including an interview with Iranian-American author, Qigong master, and filmmaker, Pedram Shojai, also popularly known as The Urban Monk – which serves as the title of his New York Times Bestseller. Pedram is the founder of Well.Org and the Urban Monk Academy, as well as a director and podcaster. He joins Jian for a spirited and wide-ranging discussion about growing up in a Persian family, finding his passion and practise in Eastern medicine, and the premise behind his latest book, Focus, in which he discusses a methodology for attending to our priorities and health when our lives are increasingly occupied by social media and screen time. Plus another edition of “It’s All Persian to Us” and Jian and the team debate the merits of good handwriting.

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on telegram
Share on whatsapp
Share on email

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Become a Patron to support Roqe and keep us (mostly) commercial free!

Log into Your Account