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EP#92 - Everything Starts in the Mind

EP#92 - Everything Starts in the Mind

April 10, 2019

No matter what we do in life, if we don't have a solid clarity, vision, focus on what it is we desire, we will get the same old experience or something different than what we desire.

In this episode, Dr. Vic shares wisdom about the perspective of mindset and how if we don't shift gears with it, we get the same experience.

He will talk about the mindset of a new car, relationships, business, and health.  

Tune in for more as he shares ways on how to shift your perspective and mindset to assist in having you create a transformation within your own life!

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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#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#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#65 - How to Find Everlasting Happiness

EP#65 - How to Find Everlasting Happiness

January 4, 2019

T.M. Hoy share his amazing life story of his experience of being in a Thailand prison for 5 years and an additional 11 years in the U.S. prison system and how he didn't know, every single day, if he would see the next.  From this experience, it ignited his light to shine bright and made him realize what was truly important in life.  He will share gems on how to find EVERLASTING HAPPINESS in your life and much more.  Tune in, share a comment of what you thought and give us some feedback. 

Who is T.M. Hoy?

T.M. Hoy has also written Rotting in the Bangkok Hilton (Skyhorse Publishing), and The Nature of Religion (Pan Publishing). Originally from California's Silicon Valley, he became a gemologist after college and worked in the jewelry industry for years. He traveled extensively throughout Europe and Asia and kept homes in Bangkok and the northern Thai city of Chiang Mai. It was at his villa in Chiang Mai where a friend murdered a woman in his house and he made the fateful decision to help cover it up instead of going to the  police. He spent the next 5 years in Bangkok's notorious Bang Kwang Central Prison and an additional 11 years in the U.S. prison system. Today he lives in Tucson, AZ, where he fights a (losing) battle against getting fat from all the great Mexican restaurants. You can find him online at LastingHappiness.net

T.M. Hoy's Book

LASTING HAPPINESS: Secrets of the Heart, Mind, & Spirit Revealed is a practical, step-by-step guide to help you create a life rich in love, meaning, and creativity. Use the wisdom that almost cost the author his life to make yours a paradise. Here are the tools and techniques you need - hard-earned knowledge from some of the most brilliant scientists, doctors and thinkers who've ever lived. 

How to Connect with T.M. Hoy?

Facebook: /tm.hoy

Web: https://lastinghappiness.net

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EP#60 - Breaking Through the Mediocrity Crisis

EP#60 - Breaking Through the Mediocrity Crisis

December 14, 2018

In this podcast, Adam and I dive deep into the meaning of mediocrity and how to break yourself out of that norm to live a life of your dreams.  He shares amazing life nuggets and truly dives into how to have an intentful and purposeful schedule to where you can achieve more and still have a full out, successful life, in all areas of your life.

Tune in and let us know what you think...

Who is Adam Hergenrother

Adam Hergenrother is Founder and CEO of Adam Hergenrother Companies. In less than ten years, Adam has built this rapidly growing company through his commitment to thinking big and never giving up. Fearless and purposeful; unconventional and systematic, Adam sets a seemingly impossible goal then quickly gets to work on closing the gap to achieve it: no limits, no regrets. A real estate industry leader and speaker, Adam is known for his commitment to transformational personal growth, developing high performing teams leadership training. Adam is a graduate of The University of Vermont. He lives in South Burlington, Vermont, with his wife and three young children.

Connect with Adam

802.488.3450

Skype: adam.hergenrother

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EP#55 - Accepting the Universe’s Path

EP#55 - Accepting the Universe’s Path

November 16, 2018

I had a blast interviewing Thane.  Thane shares some deep insights and a huge trial and tribulation that he had to face and deal with that ended up changing his direction on life.  He ended up having to trust the Universe's path that was guiding him towards a different direction.  He had to trust from within to know he was meant to do bigger things than be a professional golfer.  Tune in the podcast for more.

About Thane Marcus...

Thane Marcus Ringler is a former pro golfer turned writer, speaker, collaborator, and entrepreneur based in Los Angeles, CA. After competing for nearly 4-years as a professional, he transitioned out of the world of golf into his new pursuit.

In his current work, Thane is coming alongside freelancers, business owners, and fellow entrepreneurs and helping them by taking the professional athlete’s mindset to everyday people in everyday life. He is passionate about spean they are capable of.

Social Media (Instagram & twitter): @thanemarcus 

Website: ThaneMarcus.com

Podcast: The Up & Comers Show - theupandcomersshow.com 

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EP#43 - The Movement of the Alpha Hippie

EP#43 - The Movement of the Alpha Hippie

August 24, 2018

What an amazing interview with Angelo Sisco.  We discuss many things about life, the ups, the downs, and how they have shaped and positioned us for success.  I am excited to share this interview with you

A Little Bit About Angelo Sisco

On October 15th 2002, Angelo Sisco was involved in a hit and run motorcycle accident that changed his life forever. In an instant he went from being a 20 year old entrepreneur to someone fighting to save his leg and his way of life.

After 8 surgeries, two months in a hospital bed, 5 months of daily rehab and the encouraging news from his doctors that any kind of athletics is permanently out of the question, Angelo fell into a deep depression.

In 2009 he discovered CrossFit and everything changed once again. He had a new focus. He had a new purpose. He lost 100 pounds.  

In 2010 Angelo opened O’Hare CrossFit and then CrossFit Harwood Heights, his second gym, in 2015.

Angelo has consulted over 400 affiliates worldwide, co-founded Lifestyle Nutrition, is an international speaker on how to succeed as an affiliate owner, while coaching 2 CrossFit games athletes in the 2018 season.

In his free time, Angelo loves to travel, eat great food and spend time with the peoples closest to him.

 

How to Connect with Angelo

Instagram - @thealphahippie

Check out his podcast --> Click Here

Check out his podcast on iTunes --> Click Here

O'Hare Crossfit Website    O'Hare Crossfit on Instagram - @oharecrossfit

Angelo Sisco on Instagram - @angelo_sisco 

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EP#35 - Why Is Mindfulness Essential In Today’s World?

EP#35 - Why Is Mindfulness Essential In Today’s World?

July 21, 2018

We are living in the most stressful times humanity has ever experienced.  With such huge technological advances, why would we be more stressed in our society?

 

Well, our attention spans continue to become shorter and shorter.  Our minds continue to have more and more racing thoughts.  We are more focused on the future or past than we are on the present.  We continue to live this hustle and bustle lifestyle that is only wearing us out more, creating more feelings of lack with fulfillment, control and joy.

 

How can we change all this?  How can we rewire our brains to slow down, be more kid like and enjoy the beauty of what life has to offer?

 

Tune in for how we can do this with Mindfulness and I will share with you a few techniques that you can practice daily with things you already do to help in the process.  

 

SHOW NOTES

 
Guided Meditation Apps

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