February 23, 2021

Kunal Nayyar: Staying Present & Knowing Yourself

Mayim's reunion with Big Bang Theory co-star explores Kunal's childhood and path to becoming an actor - including getting punched in the face by Mark Harmon on NCIS. While Kunal is known for his acting, his instagram account Buddha in Jeans shares deep spiritual wisdom which Kunal brings with him to this episode. He discusses the importance of seeing past perception and shares how his experiences of anxiety and debilitating panic attacks led him to hypnotherapy and a modern day path of self-discovery.

Theme Song Written, Produced, and Performed by Ed Robertson. Mixed by Kenny Luong.
Switch to Watch

Subscribe on

No items found.
Kunal Nayyar

Kunal Nayyar

Mayim Bialik


Jonathan Cohen


Buddhas In Jeans

Buddhas In Jeans



Better Help

Online, licensed, professional therapists tailored to your unique needs...


Helix Sleep

Get absolute game changing mattresses perfect for the way you sleep...



America’s leading online insurance marketplace. Find the right policy in minutes...



Traditional multivitamins weren't doing us favors, so they made one that will...

Related Content

You Are Getting Veeeeeery Sleeeeepy: An Introduction To Hypnotherapy

Today, we use the term hypnosis to refer to the process by which an individual is placed under a sleep-like trance, where they experience altered memory, perception, and voluntary control...

Seeking Help From Within: Mindfulness As A Treatment

The term “mindful” gets thrown around an awful lot, but what exactly does it mean? Well, mindfulness refers to the act of...

Ouch! The Not So Universal Experience Of Pain

This decoding of pain signals is different for every individual. Since the conscious experience of pain requires both sensory and emotional...

Therapeutic Touch: Pain’s Gatekeeper

Reduction and elimination of pain has been an enduring feature in the zeitgeist of neurological research. Our understanding of pain changed...

No items found.

Guest References

Embracing Imperfection
I'm not perfect. No one is! Nothing will ever be perfect. That thought can be freeing for some people, but it can be absolutely paralyzing for others. Here's how I work through an imperfect universe and cope with never achieving perfection. I hope this helps you!
Having A Roommate Taught Me Self-Love
My roommate taught me how to love myself, how to cohabitate, and how to be alone. As you can tell by my hair, this video was filmed a while ago. Since then, my roommate Jeff has since moved into his own place—it was time. Yes, it was sad, but it was always part of his plan, and I'm so happy for him! I'm glad for the time Jeff spent living with me, and for everything he taught me.
See More
I'm Getting Old
I'm here to talk about the wonders/horrors of aging. What is happening to my body? Why can't I do the things I once could? Why do these changes seem to happen overnight? It's like puberty all over again, but worse.
See More
Hurts To Be Different
Being a nerd or a geek is cool, right? Well...this vlog has me exploring how even though geek might be "chic," it still makes me feel bad to realize how different I am than most people. Check it out!
See More