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EP#91 - The Practicality of Being a Spiritual Atheist - Part II

EP#91 - The Practicality of Being a Spiritual Atheist - Part II

April 5, 2019

Here is the part II series with Nick Jankel as we dive into the practicality of being a spiritual atheist.  In part I, we discussed the ins and outs of the philosophy and aspects to spiritual atheism but part II puts it all into action.  Tune in below.

Who is Nick Jankel?

Nick Jankel has lectured at Yale & Oxford, advised the Prime Minister at No.10 Downing Street, been invited to Science FOO Camp run by Google and Nature Journal, contributed to The Economist and The Guardian, the BBC World Service (on the subject of Artificial Intelligence) and presented at The Science Of Consciousness conference.  He can inspire your listeners with his fresh ideas on science and engage them with his playful and warm manner as he shares profound thoughts in purposefully accessible ways. We are currently launching his new book Spiritual Atheist, which has been the #1 New Release for 5 weeks on Amazon!

A Cambridge-educated scientist and historian of science (receiving a Triple 1st), Nick was unable to find lasting happiness with either religion or reason (nor through pills, therapy, partying, wealth, success, or entrepreneurship either). Even though he was, and still is, a militant atheist, he finally discovered the life-changing benefits of ‘spiritual’ enlightenment. But allergic to ‘woo-woo’ weirdness he has spent years meticulously joining the dots between the scientific traditions and the wisdom traditions to form a rigorous life philosophy for the 25% of the USA and UK who say they are ‘spiritual but not religious’. 

In his new book, Spiritual Atheist, Nick risks his reputation as a top advisor to leaders in companies like HSBC and to the UK and US government, by laying out this new life philosophy. He explains the genius of the scientific method for creating firm knowledge about our material world while suggesting that it was never designed to create firm and predictable knowledge about our inner world - our consciousness.

Nick believes that the modern scientific project will fail until it fully accounts for our conscious experiences - the “secondary properties” that scientists from Galileo to Daniel Dennett have discounted as not really real. He goes further to suggest that science - especially the science of human beings - has reached a dead end and must have a quantum-style paradigm shift at its heart to account for an increasing number of ‘uncanny’ phenomenon that it cannot explain: from the placebo effect to embodied cognition to near-death experiences, all empirically verified.

Nick’s ideas follows in the footsteps of titans of philosophy like Plato, Nietzsche, William James, and Alfred North Whitehead.  He draws on the ideas of modern thought leaders like Pierre Hadot, Charles Taylor, Thomas Kuhn, Bertrand Russell, Michel Foucault, Galen Strawson; and is inspired by the work of cutting-edge scientists like Rex Jung, Robin Carhart-Harris, Christoph Koch, and David Bohm.

How to Connect with Nick?

Website: http://switchonnow.com/

Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/switchonworld/

Twitter: @nickjankel

Blog:https://switchonnow.com/magazine/

YouTube:  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCEdzCMVyPJBtqfkhwRJUUbg

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nickjankel/?originalSubdomain=uk

Book on Amazon US: https://www.amazon.com/Spiritual-Atheist-Science-Radical-Philosophy/dp/1999731522/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1538215289&sr=8-1

Author’s Page on Amazon US: https://www.amazon.com/Nick-Seneca-Jankel/e/B00L115YX0/ref=dp_byline_cont_book_1

Book on Amazon AU:  https://www.amazon.com.au/Spiritual-Atheist-Science-Radical-Philosophy/dp/1999731522/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1538163392&sr=8-1&keywords=Nick+Jankel

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EP89 - How to Be a Spiritual Atheist - Part I

EP89 - How to Be a Spiritual Atheist - Part I

March 29, 2019

This is a two-part series as I had the pleasure of interviewing Nick Jankel.  Nick shares his deep insights and wisdom that he wrote about in his book, "Spiritual Atheist."  For me, when I first saw his book, I was very curious to know what it was all about due to the title.  It is a great book and a great interview.

Who is Nick Jankel?

Nick Jankel has lectured at Yale & Oxford, advised the Prime Minister at No.10 Downing Street, been invited to Science FOO Camp run by Google and Nature Journal, contributed to The Economist and The Guardian, the BBC World Service (on the subject of Artificial Intelligence) and presented at The Science Of Consciousness conference.  He can inspire your listeners with his fresh ideas on science and engage them with his playful and warm manner as he shares profound thoughts in purposefully accessible ways. We are currently launching his new book Spiritual Atheist, which has been the #1 New Release for 5 weeks on Amazon!

A Cambridge-educated scientist and historian of science (receiving a Triple 1st), Nick was unable to find lasting happiness with either religion or reason (nor through pills, therapy, partying, wealth, success, or entrepreneurship either). Even though he was, and still is, a militant atheist, he finally discovered the life-changing benefits of ‘spiritual’ enlightenment. But allergic to ‘woo-woo’ weirdness he has spent years meticulously joining the dots between the scientific traditions and the wisdom traditions to form a rigorous life philosophy for the 25% of the USA and UK who say they are ‘spiritual but not religious’. 

In his new book, Spiritual Atheist, Nick risks his reputation as a top advisor to leaders in companies like HSBC and to the UK and US government, by laying out this new life philosophy. He explains the genius of the scientific method for creating firm knowledge about our material world while suggesting that it was never designed to create firm and predictable knowledge about our inner world - our consciousness.

Nick believes that the modern scientific project will fail until it fully accounts for our conscious experiences - the “secondary properties” that scientists from Galileo to Daniel Dennett have discounted as not really real. He goes further to suggest that science - especially the science of human beings - has reached a dead end and must have a quantum-style paradigm shift at its heart to account for an increasing number of ‘uncanny’ phenomenon that it cannot explain: from the placebo effect to embodied cognition to near-death experiences, all empirically verified.

Nick’s ideas follows in the footsteps of titans of philosophy like Plato, Nietzsche, William James, and Alfred North Whitehead.  He draws on the ideas of modern thought leaders like Pierre Hadot, Charles Taylor, Thomas Kuhn, Bertrand Russell, Michel Foucault, Galen Strawson; and is inspired by the work of cutting-edge scientists like Rex Jung, Robin Carhart-Harris, Christoph Koch, and David Bohm.

How to Connect with Nick?

 Website: http://switchonnow.com/

Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/switchonworld/

Twitter: @nickjankel

Blog:https://switchonnow.com/magazine/

YouTube:  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCEdzCMVyPJBtqfkhwRJUUbg

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nickjankel/?originalSubdomain=uk

Book on Amazon US: https://www.amazon.com/Spiritual-Atheist-Science-Radical-Philosophy/dp/1999731522/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1538215289&sr=8-1

Author’s Page on Amazon US: https://www.amazon.com/Nick-Seneca-Jankel/e/B00L115YX0/ref=dp_byline_cont_book_1

Book on Amazon AU:  https://www.amazon.com.au/Spiritual-Atheist-Science-Radical-Philosophy/dp/1999731522/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1538163392&sr=8-1&keywords=Nick+Jankel

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EP#87 - Creating Transformation with Jungian Psychology

EP#87 - Creating Transformation with Jungian Psychology

March 22, 2019

In this episode, I had the pleasure of talking with Debi and Dr. Rob Maldonado.  We dove into many aspects of how one can transform their life through the utilization of Jungian psychology and eastern traditions.  

Tune in and let us know what you thought of the episode.

Who are Debi and Dr. Rob Maldonado?

Dr. Rob Maldonado and Debi Maldonado are respectively the President and CEO of the Academy of Jungian Spiritual Psychology, providing world-class personal development and coach training that transforms people’s lives through live seminars and multimedia online courses.

Dr. Rob is recognized internationally as a human behavior and relationship expert. He earned his Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the University of Wisconsin and an M.A. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Texas. He has had a life-long interest in Jungian Psychology, including the study of dreams, mythology, and comparative religion. Rob’s academic training includes neuropsychology, neurodevelopment, social neuroscience, and multicultural psychology. His clinical experience includes working with individuals, groups, couples, and families and has worked extensively with children and adults with neurodevelopmental and neurodegenerative disorders.

Debi is a Master Jungian Life Coach Instructor and the author of the bestselling book, Let Love In Open Your Heart & Mind To Attract Your Ideal Partner (Wiley 2010). Debi is a columnist for Inc.com Magazine and frequent speaker on women’s empowerment and leadership. She has been featured by ABC News, ABC Radio Network, FOX News, NBC News, WB2, Cosmopolitan, Natural Health, Huffington Post, YourTango, Publisher’s Weekly, Complete Woman, and PlayboyRadio, among others. In her former life, she was a marketing executive at MTV Networks and various internet start-ups and then trained as a hypnotherapist and launched her own 6-figure business. She left hypnotherapy behind when she joined forces with Dr. Rob and incorporated their Jungian Coaching model which took their business to the 7-figure level.

Debi and Dr. Rob have helped thousands of women around the world improve their personal relationships, increase their income, create their dream business and discover their purpose in life through their deep, multi-sensory process based on Jungian Psychology and eastern traditions. Their mission is to raise the bar in the personal development industry to provide a higher level of training with more depth, real psychology and science-based solutions that truly transform a person into their true self

How to connect with Debi and Dr. Rob?

PHONE: 1-877-986-9449

EMAIL: debraberndt@yahoo.com or remaldonado@yahoo.com

WEBSITE: http://debiandrob.com

LINKEDIN: https://www.linkedin.com/in/debraberndt/

TWITTER: @debrabmaldonado

FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/1creativelove/

SKYPE: Debra Berndt Maldonado

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EP#85 - Understanding Energy through Emotional Blockages

EP#85 - Understanding Energy through Emotional Blockages

March 15, 2019

Great episode with the Shaman Practitioner, Steve Krejcik.  Steve shares many pearls of wisdom and how to become more aware of emotional blockages that hold us back and shares truth on how to break out of the pattern of the disempowerment triangle.  

Who is Steve Krejcik?

Steve started his personal journey within in 1972 when he had a near-death experience. In 1982, he started teaching classes, healing, and lecturing. He has studied many healing and personal growth modalities with many teachers including Shakti Gawain, Surge King, Sun Bear, Billie Topa Tatie, Shirley Dunlap/Hall, and Alberto Villoldo. Steve is a Minister, Board Member, Speaker and Teacher at the Center of Personal Transformation In Consciousness (TheCopticCenter.org) in Grand Rapids, MI.

He is a graduate of the Healing “The Light Body School” with Alberto Villoldo (TheFourWinds.com). He teaches, speaks and performs Shaman Energy Healings at large conferences around the Midwest including The Coptic Fellowship’s Southern Conference in Tennessee, The Great Lakes Retreat and YogaFest in Michigan. Steve is the founder of Grey Wolf Healing Therapies.

He has helped thousands clear emotional and energetic blocks using the techniques of the Q’ero Shamans of Peru. Steve has published numerous articles on self-improvement and spiritual growth. He believes that one’s highest goal in life is to know yourself and that we measure our spiritual progress by the level of inner peace, joy, and love that we feel and express.

How to Connect with Steve?

You can learn more about Steve by going to GreyWolfHealing.com or searching for Steve Krejcik on youtube.com.

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EP#82 - How Not To Be Reactive

EP#82 - How Not To Be Reactive

March 7, 2019

In the world we live in, more and more people are becoming more and more reactive.  We are controlled easier by the concept of, someone can do something and we blow up.  We are not just seeing this with adults, but also in children.

When I was growing up, I remember that if something bad happens to a child, we didn't have to worry about them coming back with a gun or taking out the school.  In today's age, the kids you least expect at times, come back and do things that are unimaginable.  

In the adult world, ask yourself, "When someone cuts you off, how do you feel?  Do you get road rage? Do you take things out on the people who love you the most?  Who do you dump your stress on?"

I am not saying that you dump stress on people so please don't take the wording out of context but what most humans do is, we dump our stuff onto someone else.  We dump our stress, our anger, frustration, emotions onto someone else.  And what happens is, the person will do the same until the one person focuses within and ends the cycle with themselves.  

In this episode, I dive deep into the concepts from a neurological perspective of why we are seeing this, and what are the TOP 3 things I know someone can do to transform their lives and help them stay in a more adaptive, flexible state.  Tune in for more!

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EP#78 - Trust the Universe

EP#78 - Trust the Universe

February 19, 2019

One of the biggest things humans dislike is uncertainty.  Think about this for a second.  What is the biggest fear humans have besides public speaking?  Death...  Why is death such a scary topic?  Is it due to the uncertainty in the afterlife?  

Is it because logically, we cannot understand the concept of what living in a non physical world would mean to us? 

I can go on and on but what about the uncertainty of circumstances in our life.  Our business?  Our financials?  Our goals?  Dreams? Ambitions?

What if uncertainty is the arena of where our goals, dreams and the life we desire to experience existed at?  What if we have to step into the unknown to truly grasp what we desire?

In order to size up in life, whether that is in business, financials, family, etc., you have to step into the arena of uncertainty.  

In this podcast, I will help give you certainty in the uncertainty with that, the UNIVERSE is always WORKING for you...  

Tune in for more and let me know what you think...

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EP#77 - Return to Samadhi

EP#77 - Return to Samadhi

February 15, 2019

In this episode, I had the opportunity to interview Michael Post and Alice Sinohui.  These two beautiful souls share their personal stories, the WHY they do what they do and we dive deep into spiritual truths that are so simple, they allow for you to create transformation within your life.

Enjoy the episode and let us know what you think of the episode!

Michael Post and Alice Sinohui are the owners of the school - Samadhi - Sea of Wisdom where they teach individuals how to remind themselves of the power of who they truly are.  

To connect with them and learn more about the work they do:

Michael Post 928.446.5887

Alice Sinohui 928.920.6464
 
EP#67 - Discover Your Power in Manifesting

EP#67 - Discover Your Power in Manifesting

January 11, 2019

In this episode, Tayler Rae from. Strong Babe Collective, shares your power in manifesting.  She dives into personal stories of how she has used manifesting and trusting the flow of the Universe to guide her in her own journey.  It is an inspiring story and an inspiring episode to tune into.

Who is Taylor Rae?

Taylor Rae is a Manifestation and Spiritual Mindset Coach, and she is the Founder of Strong Babe Collective. After going through a massive journey from complete rock-bottom where she was broke, burnt-out and suffering debilitating anxiety attacks, through to connecting with the Universe, unlocking her Manifestation power and going through complete spiritual enlightenment, she has come out the other side with a passion and a soul purpose to share the exact steps she has gone through, with others, so that they can learn to manifest the lives they are so worthy of as well. She wakes up every day driven by a desire to share all of her divine downloads with the Strong Babes in her community over on the Strong Babe Collective Podcast, on Instagram, and in her Manifestation Course #DesireToManifest

Special Offer to Listeners

My previously sold out Signature Manifestation Course #DesireToManifest is re-opening for enrolment again in our January Round. #DesireToManifest is my 60 Day course teaching babes how to unlock their manifestation power, so that they can have, do, and be whatever they want in this life. It takes babes through the entire step-by-step process of how to manifest literally anything, and how to step into your power so that you can attract your biggest desires from a place of flow, freedom and ease. 

I'm actually running a FREE online #DesireToManifest Masterclass soon where I give you a sneak peek into what it's like inside of #DesireToManifest, and I also share three of my biggest secrets around manifestation, that I used to go from broke, broken and burnt-out, to aligned, abundant and attracting my biggest desires with ease. You can grab your free spot now by heading to strongbabe.co/masterclass.

How to Connect with Taylor...

Instagram: @strongbabecollective

Facebook: @strongbabecollective

Listen to the Podcast on iTunes: strongbabe.co/itunes

Listen to the Podcast on Spotify: strongbabe.co/spotify

Join my Facebook Group for High Vibe Babes: https://strongbabe.co/facebookgroup

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EP#64 - Creation in Bite Size Pieces

EP#64 - Creation in Bite Size Pieces

January 1, 2019

With today being the first day of the New Year, many people are focusing on New Year Resolutions, Goals, Visions and so forth.  But, why is it that 8% of people only succeed at their New Year's Goals/Resolutions?

What is a way to be part of the 8% club?

In this episode, I share personal stories of mistakes I had made in order to be where I am today.  I talk about how I always wanted to go BIG or GO HOME and how this mentality actually caused more turbulence in my life than ease.  It became a bigger distraction for me.

I will then share, what I do now to achieve my goals and how I used this one simple concept to help me achieve all the goals I laid out for 2018 and how I am 3x all my visions and goals for 2019 by continuing to do this one simple thing here.

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EP#57: An End to Upside Down Thinking

EP#57: An End to Upside Down Thinking

November 30, 2018

Mark Gober is an author whose worldview was turned upside down in late 2016 when he was exposed to world-changing science. After researching extensively, he wrote An End to Upside Down Thinking to introduce the general public to these cutting-edge ideas – all in an effort to encourage a much-needed global shift in scientific and existential thinking. Mark is a senior member of Sherpa Technology Group, a firm that advises businesses on mergers & acquisitions and strategy. He previously worked as an investment banking analyst in New York.

Mark has been quoted for his opinions on business and technology matters inBloomberg Businessweek and elsewhere, and he has authored internationally published business articles. He has participated in severalSummit Series events and has attended the annual TED Conference for the past 8 years. He graduated magna cum laude from Princeton University, where he was captain of the tennis team.

Visit Mark online at MarkGober.com
Connect with Mark via LinkedIn
Also at Facebook & Instagram

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