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Feb 29, 2016

Today it seems mindfulness is all the rage, mindful this, mindful that, and even mindful running…well, that’s us. But if you’ve ever wondered what’s too this mindfulness, or why in the world you need something else that doesn’t fit in your schedule then do we have the show for you!

Today we’ll be talking with Matt Tenney, business expert, and author of Serve to Be Great: Business Lessons from a Prison, a Monastery and a Boardroom, and author of my favorite new mindfulness book, The Mindfulness Edge: How to Rewire Your Brain for Leadership and Personal Excellence Without Adding to Your Schedule.

And that’s just what I want to talk with Matt about, what’s mindfulness, why is it so important, and how in the world we fit it into our days!

That plus we’ll talk about riding the Poo Bus or the #2, The happiest person alive, and why getting locked in the brig, just may be the greatest gift in the world.

Questions and Topics Include:

  1. How Matt Tenney was locked in a military brig/prison for nearly 6 years
  2. What happened when Matt Tenney was put in solitary confinement in a 6 x 9 cell for a year.
  3. How Matt went from suicidal to using his prison time as a positive experience and helping people in business and career for leadership and mindfulness.
  4. How he began studying mindfulness
  5. What mindfulness practices did he put into place.
  6. What it means to be free from thought
  7. What inmates were thinking of Matt getting happy
  8. How we can each have an effect on the world around us.
  9. What was the Boddhisatva vow that Matt Kenney took.
  10. What is mindfulness?
  11. What is a beginner’s mind?
  12. Matthew Killingsworth Ted Talk measuring how present people are – and why so many people were mind-wandering
  13. How to not be the thinking, and instead witness the thinking
  14. What is the concept of ‘4 hours to 4 minutes’
  15. How do we begin to stop being our thinking?
  16. Why people would choose to shock themselves rather than be alone with themselves for fifteen minutes!
  17. What does it mean to look deeply?
  18. What’s a mini vacation?
  19. How we can practice mindfulness without taking additional time
  20. Where can we interject mindfulness into our daily lives?
  21. Why Matthieu Ricard was considered the ‘happiest man in the world’
  22. What is the poo bus or the #2?
  23. How to start making the shift away from your thinking to a new default of being open and curious to what is actually happening.
  24. Brief Mindfulness Meditation
  25. Website where people can go to for his book and gift.

Matt Tenney Shows You How to Get the Mindfulness Edge & Rewire Your Mind for Personal Excellence & Leadership - Plus Shares His Prison Solitary Confinement Experience Which Led to a Mindfulness Epiphany! Business | Career | Health | Self-Help | Inspire

Feb 28, 2016

If you’ve ever wondered if angels were real, and if so, what one would say if you asked your questions, then do we have the angelic show for you!

Today I’ll be talking with Gerry Gavin, best-selling author of Messages from Margaret and his brand new book “If You Could Talk to an Angel”

And that’s just what I want to talk with Gerry about today and if we’re lucky, Margaret, and Angel who communicates through him. I want to find out how we can all talk with angels, what that really looks like, and then get answers from angels to the big really big questions on life.

That plus we’ll talk about haunted houses, descending white spiders, mis-takes, the Lucky Seven, hugging trees, and why letting a balloon go free, may be the greatest experience in the world.

Questions and Topics Include:

  1. How Gerry ended up in a haunted house in 1991.
  2. A wild technical difficulty.
  3. What happened during an exorcism of the house
  4. What happened to the energy as it left the house
  5. What is shamanism?
  6. How Gerry began using the Conversations with God, Neale Donald Walsch Automatic Writing Process
  7. How Gerry made contact with an angel named Margaret
  8. How Gerry came out of the ‘angelic closet’
  9. How has communicating with an angel for 20 years changed us
  10. How he channeled Margaret for our Inspire Nation interview.
  11. What the process of channeling looks like
  12. What Margaret wants to help us understand about joy.
  13. Is it okay to focus on what’s fun, versus what we’re ‘supposed to do’
  14. Does each of us have an individual soul purpose?
  15. How does one get unstuck, particularly if one is not finding joy?
  16. What is war and why is war hear?
  17. What can you say for someone losing a child?
  18. How humanity’s consciousness is growing, and awareness is growing
  19. What is destiny and free will?
  20. What’s the key to living a life of overflowing abundance?
  21. Can you talk with us about suicide?
  22. last words of wisdom from an angel
  23. How to find the angel that’s always with you
  24. How do we begin to communicate with angels?
  25. How to hear whether the voices in your head are yours (ego) vs. being channeled (divine).
  26. To get the book: GerryGavin.com/book is a big giveaway bonus as well.
  27. The Lucky Seven very short meditation.

For More Info visit: www.InspireNationShow.com

Feb 27, 2016

Do you love your corn, potatoes, beans and rice, and wish that they just weren’t starches so you could eat them to your heart’s content?

Well if so, then do we have a myth-busting, turn-things-on-their-heads, no potato left unturned, starchy show for you!

Today we'll be talking with Dr. John McDougall, author of 12 National Best-Selling books, including The Starch Solution: Eat the Foods You Love, Regain Your Health, and Lose the Weight for Good!

Today we’ll be talking about starch, what it is, why it’s supposedly not good for us, what the studies show, why you’ve never heard this before, and perhaps the shocking truth.

For I want to get to the bottom of this, because I love my potatoes and with a bit of salt, but for years, wouldn’t touch a single one. I’ve been high ketone, high fat, high veggies, lots of green smoothies, but always, above and beyond everything else, LOW STARCH…and don’t even get me started about the glycemic index. But we’ll talk about all of it today in a mind-blowing, myth-busting show. Nothings sacred today, and especially not the potato.

Questions and Topics Include:

  1. What it’s like windsurfing in Bodega Bay.
  2. What Dr. McDougall’s health was like growing up
  3. How Dr. McDougall had a massive stroke that left him completely paralyzed at the age of 18.
  4. How Dr. McDougall became a sugar plantation doctor
  5. How he began to notice the older workers were healthier than the younger (first generation vs. second or third generation)
  6. Walter Kepner, Rice Diet, and 1939.
  7. How it became clear that diet was an effective healing solution.
  8. Why a diet high starch helped with healing
  9. Why a simple diet can be effective and nutritionally safe
  10. Why we need to look at early studies that weren’t backed by industry.
  11. How Dr. McDougall is in the process of suing the egg industry.
  12. Why there’s a conflict of interest with the USDA
  13. How industries started to buy there way in beginning in the 1980’s.
  14. Why studies were made to favorably affect industries
  15. How do we get unbiased information?
  16. Why there’s a protein myth and never a case of protein deficiency ever.
  17. Why people are being convinced to buy products they don’t need – it’s called ‘unique positioning’ – and what it means to you.
  18. How study’s are biased and slanted in favor of industry and particular results
  19. Why starches may actually be good for us.
  20. How can starch be good for us?
  21. Doesn’t starch turn into fat?
  22. Don’t starches hurt our blood sugar levels?
  23. Why fat paralyzes insulin causing blood-sugar problems
  24. Why you want 90% of your calories from basic starches
  25. Why Paleo would disagree with a high starch diet
  26. Why we’ve been starch eaters back before we were even humans
  27. What do we see from being on a 90% starch diet.
  28. Where you can find stories, studies, and over 600 recipes - drmcdougall.com
    1. Studies on curing type II diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis and more
    2. Look at colored book on food poisoning
      1. Animal foods
      2. Vegetable oils

For More Info Visit: www.InspireNationShow.com

Feb 26, 2016

If you’ve ever had a pet, or have a pet, and wonder if alternative, complementary, or holistic medicine may help or protect your pet, then do we have the show for you!

Today we’ll be talking with 30 year veterinarian and holistic veterinary practioner Dr. Dennis Thomas of Spokane Washington, who’s also the author of what I consider a brilliant book on holistic medicine geared toward pets, that could also hold true for us humans as well. It’s called Whole Pet Healing.

And that’s what I want to talk with Dennis about today. What is holistic medicine? What does look like? Why would one consider it, and why don’t main stream vets almost ever recommend it.

That plus we’ll talk about animal nutrition, vaccinations, chemotherapy, acupuncture, and why in the world you want to talk with your pet.

Plus how pets know when we’re coming home, how they help us get happy, why pets help us heal, what in the world’s a healing room, and why a living Buddha may be right at the end of your leash.

Questions and topics Include:

  1. How Alex the kitten was saved and changed the course of Dr. Thomas’s career.
  2. How did Dr. Thomas transition from traditional medicine to holistic veterinary care.
  3. Why med school students are not trained in alternative medicine techniques
  4. What is Holism?
  5. How you can unbreach a baby just by pressing an acupressure point (and horses too!)
  6. Why science and holism are in conflict.
  7. How holistic healing works and the difference between holistic healing and a traditional medical approach
  8. How you can influence your cat or dog energetically.
  9. How you can direct healing to the cat, dog, or pet
  10. What is subtle energy and how does that affect our pets (and their healing)
  11. How he’s helped pets who have been paralyzed to regain movement
  12. How animals have healed from mast cell tumors and solid cancerous tumors
  13. Why some animals are sick from ‘energetic imbalances’ and what that really means
  14. Are animals enlightened beings and what did they come here for?
  15. Why our animals are little Buddha’s.
  16. Do our pets get bored when we’re not home?
    1. Just wrote an article for Hay House on this.
  17. What our pets can teach us about mindfulness
  18. Why our pets don’t really suffer.
  19. Does kidney disease have to be fatal to cats?
  20. What do cat owners want to do early on – and why is nutrition so critical?
  21. What does a balanced diet look like for our cats and for our animals?
  22. Why we don’t ever want to feed our cats dried food
  23. Why we are over-vaccinating our pets
  24. What’s the harm with today’s vaccines
  25. Do we want to give heartworm medication and flea medication
  26. Where you can go for natural prevention to ticks and fleets, earthpet.com
  27. Why insecticides for our pets is very harmful to our pet’s health.
  28. How we prevent dental disease in our pets
  29. What’s the myth for keeping our pet’s teeth clean
  30. How people can find his blog at www.drdennisthomas.com
  31. How to find a holistic veterinarian
    1. American Holistic Veterinary Association ahvma.com

Dr. Dennis Thomas Shares Holistic Medicine Secrets, Tips & Tools (Plus Nutrition!) to Help Keep Your Pet Healthy Or Heal, Even From Life-Threatening Conditions (Cancer, Kidney Disease, Paralysis, More). Inspiration | Health | Spirituality | Self-Help

For More Info Visit: www.InspireNationShow.com

Feb 25, 2016

If you’ve ever wondered what the most successful people in the world know that the rest of us don’t, then do we have the show for you!

Today we’re going to talk with one of the most positive researchers in the world! * Bio at bottom. His name is Shawn Achor and he’s one of the world’s leading experts on the connection between happiness and success.

His research on mindset made the cover of Harvard Business Review, his TED talk is one of the most popular with over 11 million views, he’s lectured or worked with over a third of the Fortune 100 companies, as well as the NFL, the NBA, the Pentagon and the White House.

Shawn is the author of New York Times best-selling books The Happiness Advantage (2010) and Before Happiness (2013) and he recently did a two-hour interview with Oprah at her house to discuss his mission to bring positive psychology to the world.

Today we’re going to talk using positive psychology to rewrite your own maps, and completely transform your life. This means greater success at work, happiness at home, and new outlook, for a new you.

It’s come at an incredible time too. Our show hits our one month anniversary, tomorrow. At present we have thousands of listeners in at least 78 countries, we’re growing exponentially with today being our highest growth day ever, and this morning, we woke up to find we’re the #15 self-help show in the world…all in under one month.

I want to talk with Steve about this, about how our mindset and our maps truly create our reality -> and how to use that to our advantage!

So what’s the goal of today’s show: To give you the advice you need to become a “positive genius” and bring tremendous success into your life!

Topics include:

  • What creates greater levels of happiness.
  • Why when you’re happy first, everything improves –
    • How happiness is really is first step before success.
  • Most important: First have to believe change is possible –
    • Understanding this is the biggest change in positive psychology movement
  • Understanding why happiness must precede success and why success does NOT bring happiness
    • This is why “successful” movie stars, musicians, professional athletes, and even tenured professors are not happy.
    • And is why Oprah was depressed at the height of her career
    • And why Shawn Achor himself was depressed while at Harvard
  • Understanding that it’s not about your genes, even if you’re “pre-disposed” toward something
  • May have genes that predispose you, but it’s not about your genes.
  • Making small changes in your life on a daily basis can have major impact on rewiring your mind.
  • Small changes have macro-level affects on our intelligence creativity and ability to be positive.
  • Big question is: What’s the smallest intervention possible?

 

  • Key Exercise: For 21 days in a row think of 3 things they’re grateful for each morning or each day you get into work (CHECK OUT OUR HAPPINESS MEDITATION FOR A SIMILAR GUIDED MEDITATION EXERCISE)
    • This activity of scanning the world is extremely powerful. It can take people who have been genetically low-level pessimists, and in 21 days turn them into life-long optimists!!!
    • Doing this exercise with 4 year olds at the dinner table, having them scan for things to be grateful for, can turn them from lifelong default pessimist to lifelong optimist.
  • Every outcome improves when human brain is positive first
    • As important children practice this as brushing their teeth or eating breakfast.
    • An extremely important habit for both kids and adults alike – for adults important to practice this before going to work, or first thing when they get in to work.
      • Important note on this exercise: Must be things are grateful for that are NEW (that’s occurred over last 24 hours and why)
      • Rewires the brain to start to scan for the positive and see the opportunities that are around you.
    • Without exercises like this, your ability to focus on the positive can atrophy.
    • 5 HABITS THAT CREATE POSITIVE CHANGE
      • Every day when get into work, first job to write 2 minute positive email praising or thanking someone they know.
      • Do this for just 3 days in a row and people literally get addicted to it, and others write great emails back.
      • 21 days later on your social connection score is off the chart in social support, because you have 21 people you’ve meaningfully activated.
    • The Single greatest predictor of long term happiness is breathe, depth, and meaning of social networks.
    • Social connection is as predictive of life expectancy as the food you eat, how much exercise you do, and even whether you smoke or not.
    • Social connections are why western males don’t live as long as their female counterparts, and why western males are so much more likely to have heart-attacks.
    • Success rarely leads to happiness
    • However, if you can get someone to be positive, they rise to the highest possibility within your band of potential
    • Lucky vs. unlucky people
    • Unlucky people are simply not focused on the positives and so don’t see the potential around them.
    • Amazing study about lucky vs. unlucky people – the “lucky” people saw opportunity the pessimists or “unlucky” people did not.
    • In 21 days can make 1 positive habit
    • Discussed why some army rangers (optomists) see a 600 foot hill as 600 feet and scramble for safety, while other soldiers (pessimists) see it as 900 feet, and give up under attack without even attempting the hill.
    • Shared a study about coffee shop reward cards and the lessons learned.
      • Never start goal from zero – instead anytime make resolution or create goal, write down three accomplishments already had, or resolutions you were already able to keep.
      • Showing what you’ve already accomplished (aka not starting from zero) fuel’s growth toward other activities.
      • This is also power of journaling – share one positive experience they had.
    • Shawn Achor has started a 21 day O-course with Oprah to help retrain people’s minds for happiness. It’s at Oprah.com/happiness
    • Many Fortune 100 companies are implementing these happiness strategies including: CEO Habitat for Humanity, Buick, Mckenzie company
    • Worked with Google and Laszlo Bock as well. 
      • Showed how 2 minutes of sitting silently at computer / aka meditating can make a HUGE difference on employees performance and happiness. 
    • Realize the poison of a victim mentality
      • It’s not about our genes, the market or what others have done to us.
    • It’s a fallacy that we can’t change other people. If we’re positive we can have a big impact.
      • We can greatly influence them and make them positive
      • Focus on the low-hanging fruit, grass-roots, be a positive influence on those directly around you.
      • For instance, don’t go for your boss, but your co-workers around you.
    • California Wave campaign in extreme high-crime neighborhood.
      • Officers went door to door – were not well received
      • Officers then started smiling and waving to everyone.
      • Officers became engaged with community and crime dramatically dropped
    • Shawn Achor worked with White House
      • Suggestion made during Baltimore protests that a wave campaign to build community could have a more positive impact than beefing up police security
    • Hospital campaign modeled after the Hilton.
      • When patient comes w/in 10 feet make eye contact.
      • At five feet see if there’s anything you can do to help them.
      • Dramatically improved people’s response to hospital, their likelihood to recommend the hospital, the likelihood to return to the same hospital, and quite possibly, their healing as well!
      • Dramatically improved patient care!
    • Importance you don’t ‘delay’ happiness
    • You are not your genes and your environment, you can change.

 

For more information and to find the Oprah Winfrey course and to visit Shawn Achor’s website visit www.InspireNationShow.com

 

 

Shawn Achor Bio:

After spending twelve years at Harvard University, Shawn Achor has become one of the world’s leading experts on the connection between happiness and success. His research on mindset made the cover of Harvard Business Review, his TED talk is one of the most popular of all time with over 11 million views, and his lecture airing on PBS has been seen by millions.

Shawn has lectured or worked with over a third of the Fortune 100 companies, as well as the NFL, the NBA, the Pentagon and the White House.

Shawn is the author of New York Times best-selling books The Happiness Advantage (2010) and Before Happiness (2013). He has now lectured in more than 50 countries speaking to CEOs in China, doctors in Dubai, schoolchildren in South Africa, and farmers in Zimbabwe. His Happiness Advantage training is one of the largest and most successful positive psychology corporate training program in the world.

Shawn’s research has been published in the top psychology journal for work he did at UBS in partnership with Yale University to transform how stress impacts the body, and he recently did a two-hour interview with Oprah at her house to discuss his mission to bring positive psychology to the world.

Discover How to Use the Science of Happiness for Your Greatest Success Ever! Shawn Achor NYT Best-Selling Author, Happiness Program Partner w/Oprah & Happiness Advisor to White House | Inspiration | Motivation | Business | Career | Self-Help | Inspire

For More Info Visit: www.InspireNationShow.com

Feb 24, 2016

If you suffer from a chronic condition, whether back pain, irritable bowel, arthritic conditions, migraines, thyroid disease, autoimmune diseases, depression and mood disorders, cancer, lyme disease, fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome or chronic pain, or know someone who does, then do we have the show for you.

Today we’ll be talking with a new instant hero of mine, award winning science journalist Donna Jackson Nakazawa, author of Does Anybody Else Look Like Me, The AutoImmune Epidemic, The Last Best Cure, How You Can Heal, and Childhood Disrupted: How Your Biography Becomes Your Biology,

Today I want to talk about Childhood Disrupted, how our past can affect our health of today, even 20, 30, or 50 years later. I want to talk about what this really means, what’s going on with our bodies, and what in the world we can do about it, beginning today.

Questions and Topics Include:

  1. How Donna is doing with 4 auto-immune diseases and long-term injuries
  2. How her father passed away do to a medical error
  3. How she went into a silent year – a year without talking, to get through the childhood trauma
    1. And how she began writing
  4. How Mrs. Lindow gave her the keys to the teacher’s library to help her get through the year – thank you Mrs. Lindow wherever you are.
  5. How she began having medical challenges at age 13
  6. How her health conditions changed after having two children
  7. What is an ACE and how does it affect children?
  8. Why childhood trauma is not what we thought it was
  9. How do we get tested for ACE? (Adverse Childhood Experience)
  10. Why an ACE is so harmful, and what it does to the body?
  11. Why growing up with a parent with a mental health disorder or challenge is so hard on the child – and their lifelong health
  12. What exactly is an adverse childhood experience
  13. What happens to the brain after an adverse childhood experience
    1. How it affects our epigenetics, particularly of the brain
  14. Aren’t we just supposed to try to ‘get over it’ or muscle through these challenges?
  15. Why this is not just ‘all in the head’
  16. How do you start to get healthy again?
  17. Why it’s so important that people take the ACE survey
  18. Why you should take a resiliency survey
  19. What are a few key early steps to take
  20. How Loving Kindness (A Tibetan Buddhist practice) can help.
  21. How meditation and mindfulness can help
  22. What Tara Brach has to say about self-love
  23. How mindfulness based stress reduction (such as by Jack Kornfield) can help
  24. How to find the thoughts that are turning on yourself.
  25. How working on self-talk can help
  26. How to move to the parasympathetic or the ‘purr’ in order to heal
  27. What happens enters a healing accessible state modalities that previously wouldn’t work, now begin working.
  28. What ‘small things’ can make a big difference for healing
  29. What’s the healing power of nature – to take the body out of this fight-or-flight or freeze mode
  30. What’s the power of forgiveness for healing?
  31. How healing the psoas can help you heal your heart
  32. What’s recommended for children who’ve experienced an ACE, or for the children of adults who are struggling

Donna Jackson Nakazawa, Award-Winning Investigative Journalist Shows How Childhood Wounds Can Create Disease & Auto-Immune Disorders, & What You Can Do to Turn Your Health Around! Epigenetics | Spirituality | Mindfulness | Meditation | Love | Self-Help

For More Info Visit: www.InspireNationShow.com

Feb 23, 2016

If you’ve ever wondered how in the world The Secret and the Law of Attraction really work, or if it truly works at all, then do we have the interview for you!

Today we talk with the run-away New York Times best-selling author Pam Grout, author of 17 books including E-Squared: Nine Do-It-Yourself Energy Experiments That Prove Your Thoughts Create Your Reality and E-Cubed: E-Cubed: Nine More Energy Experiments That Prove Manifesting Magic and Miracles Is Your Full-Time Gig.

We’ll discuss ways to prove the Law of Attraction works, and help you manifest anything you desire!

But we’ll dig deeper too, helping you get greater happiness, a higher fun-quotient in your laugh, and in this laughter-filled interview, likely have you rolling in your seat as well. Or if you’re running, prepare to levitate from the levity!

Consider this interview Manifestation 101 – how to do it, what to do, what not to do, and how to get it right time after time, no matter how large or how small. As Esther Hicks says, it’s as easy to manifest a castle as it is a button. And Pam Grout will help you learn how!

Whether you’re looking for a better career, starting a company, raising kids, need more money in the bank, greater health, or whatever the personal challenge, this interview will give you the kick-start and the manifestation skills you need to bring miracles into your life!!!

Pam Grout – Discover The Secret to Manifesting Anything, The Law of Attraction, and How Your Thoughts Create Your Reality – Plus DIY Experiments! Spirituality | Meditation | Business | Career | Love | Health | Wealth | Happiness | Self-Help

Feb 22, 2016

Want greater income? A better job? The fitness you’ve always wanted, or to finally be excited to get out of bed and take on the day? Then this interview with motivational speaker, life coach and #1 best-selling author Hal Elrod of The Miracle Morning is for you! 

Some call him the next Tony Robbins, and after you’re fired up from this interview with powerful actionable advice you’ll understand why!

Yet before Hal (aka Yo Pal Hal) became a success, he died 3 times after a drunk driver hit him head-on at age 20. Despite permanent brain damage, he rebounded, set his company’s sales record, and Hal joined his business hall of fame.

Years later as an entrepreneur he experience financial disaster, losing his home, and getting deeply depressed.

Yet he pulled himself up and became an unstoppable force of motivation and self-help guidance in the process. And he became an ultra-runner and visionary business and life coach too!

His secret? The Miracle Morning program he shares in this interview that he learned after studying Tony Robbins, Zig Ziglar, Oprah, Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, Seth Godin, Will Smith, Jim Carey, Ray Dalio, Robin Sharma, and countless other incredibly successful individuals!

In this entertaining interview, you’ll learn his simple step-by-step SAVERS program to turn your life around and achieve your greatest success!

Prepare to be inspired and motivated as you learn the skills you need to take your life to a new level and manifest whatever you desire!!!

Key Topics:

  • Hal’s near death accident, which caused him to die 3 times
  • why Hal’s parents thought he was in denial and delusional in the hospital
  • why he called his accident a “good thing”
  • most important lesson Hal (aka Yo Pal Hal) learned in sales about complaining
  • how to accept the worst possible case scenarios
  • the best way to direct your energy resources
  • how positive thinking (think Tony Robbins) puts you into a peak mental state
  • the level of commitment it takes to realize your goals
  • why Yo Pal Hal got a weekly accountability coach
  • Hal admits he still has fears, self-doubts and insecurities
  • what sets apart successful people from unsuccessful people (hint: how you deal with your emotions)
  • in 2007, Hal lost half his clients, his car, and almost his home
  • the advice a friend gave him that transformed his life, in 2 months doubling his income
  • also trained for a 52-mile ultramarathon
  • the Miracle Morning is comprised of 6 activities, “practices older than dirt”
  • acronym SAVERS stands for:

o   Silence – prayer or meditation

o   Affirmations – results oriented and practical, exact, easy to do (spirituality, law of attraction, the secret)

o   Visualizations – visualize yourself taking action that day and create emotional enjoyment of doing it in your mind (meditation and spirituality)

o   Exercise – as little as 3 minutes

o   Reading – self-help books on topics you want to improve

o   Scribing – writing, journaling

  • focus on who you are becoming, rather than what you are doing
  • focus on becoming more, instead of doing more
  • shout outs to his two children: 6-year old Sophie and 3-year old Halston

 

SHOW NOTES:

 

Hal Elrod Online: Website | Miracle Morning Facebook Community

Books Written by Hal Elrod formerly known as Yo Pal Hal:

The Miracle Morning: The Not-So-Obvious Secret Guaranteed to Transform Your Life (Before 8AM) by Hal Elrod

Taking Life Head On! (The Hal Elrod Story): How To Love The Life You Have While You Create The Life of Your Dreams by "Yo Pal" Hal Elrod

 

Other Books Mentioned:

Rich Dad Poor Dad: What The Rich Teach Their Kids About Money That the Poor and Middle Class Do Not! by Robert T. Kiyosaki

Love Yourself Like Your Life Depends On It by Kamal Ravikant

 

Other References:

Eben Pagen: create a successful morning ritual; you win the morning, you win the day

Robin Sharman, author of The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari: A Fable About Fulfilling Your Dreams & Reaching Your Destiny

Anthony Robbins, author of MONEY Master the Game: 7 Simple Steps to Financial Freedom

Ray Dalio, billionaire & founder of the world’s biggest hedge fund firm, Bridgewater Associates

The Five Minute Journal: recommended by Hal

 

Famous People Who Practice Affirmations:

Will Smith

Jim Carrey

Mohammad Ali

Suzy Orman

Oprah Winfrey

 

Famous People Who Practice Visualization

Bill Gates

 

Arnold Schwarzenegger

Hal Elrod, Shares Powerful Advice on Upgrading Your Life Thru a Miracle Morning Routine! | Inspire | Health | Wealth | Success | Happiness | Spirituality | Business | Career | Entrepreneurship | Law of Attraction | Inspiration | Motivation | Self-Help

For More Info Visit: www.InspireNationShow.com

Feb 21, 2016

If you’ve ever lost a loved one and felt guilty, angry, lost, sad, or depressed, or simply wanted a sense of closure, or the chance to say goodbye you never got, then do we have the show for you!

Today we’ll be talking with Dr. Jamie Turndorf, also known as Dr. Love, known to millions through her website AskDrLove.com and in major magazines and networks, like CNN which recently dubbed her their Resident Love Doctor. She also hosts a radio show on Hay House and has a new book by that very title, Love Never Dies.

Today we’ll look at what happened to Jamie after her husband of 27 years passed away, and then began revisiting her. We’ll talk about love, life, death, and why death do we part may be 180 degrees wrong.

We’ll look at how to reconnect with our loved ones, how to heal, move past the guilt, get closure, or even the reverse, re-establish connections that we were once told are long gone.

That plus we’ll look at what squirrels can tell us, why you my want to switch a Miata for a Porsche, and why electronics flip on at 3:36 in the morning.

Questions and Topics Include:

  1. How Jamie had a premonition of the man she was going to marry
  2. When he first appeared to her
  3. Why they both had a premonition her husband of 27 years was going to pass away in an accident.
  4. How Jean began returning to her
  5. Why the western approach to grief therapy is a complete disaster
  6. How to reconnect with your loved one after they’ve passed away
  7. How do we overcome the false beliefs that block people from reconnecting
  8. Why ‘heaven is a state, not a place’
  9. What are the misconceptions that need to clear out of the way to get unblocked
  10. Why we’re not ‘holding back’ our loved ones from going to heaven
  11. Is it possible we could be hurting our loved ones by holding on.
  12. What every single spirit says about holding on to their loved on
  13. What science is showing about death and non-local consciousness
  14. How do we dialogue with our loved ones – “Tune In 101”
  15. How to create a state of receptivity
  16. How do we start the dialoguing process?
  17. What do you tell parents if they lose a child?
  18. Free gift if they sign up for Dr. Jamie Turndorf’s newsletter and when purchase the paperback

Dr. Jamie Turndorf AKA Ask Dr. Love & Love Expert on CNN Shows How We Can All Reconnected With Loved One’s Who’ve Passed On & Communicate w/them from Heaven & the Other Side to Make Peace & Heal | Spirituality | Meditation | Loving Kindness | Self-Help

For More Info Visit: www.InspireNationShow.com

Feb 20, 2016

If you’ve ever felt jumbled, spinny, foggy, short on attention, brainpower, memory…what was I talking about again, or like your mind’s just not working like it used to, then do we have the show for you!

Today we’ll be talking with cognative behavioral therapist and brain fog expert Dr. Mike Dow. He is also the cohost of TLC's Freaky Eaters and My 600-lb Life Reunion, Logo's That Sex Show, ID's Strange Criminal, and VH1's Couples Therapy. He also appears regularly on The Dr. Oz Show has been on the   Rachael Ray show and has a fantastic new book, The Brain Fog Fix: Reclaim Your Focus, Memory and Joy in Just 3 Weeks.

And that’s just what we’ll talk about today, reclaiming your brain. How to gain focus, concentration, overcome anxiety and depression, sleep better, and even be a better mommy or daddy…or maybe even have smarter kids.

Plus we’ll look at the benefits houseplants, rescuing animals, kicking yourself outdoors, the power of berries and why we should all go crazy with curry.

Questions and Topics Include:

  1. How Dr. Mike Dow experienced his own brain fog
  2. Why spiking our blood sugar harms us in the short-term, but has some major long-term negative consequences
  3. What’s polypharmacy, and what’s the danger with it?
  4. Why high omega 3 EPA has been shown to be as effective in treating major depression disorder has been shown to be as effective as anti-depressants
  5. Why the food has changed over generations
  6. What factory farming is duing to our omega 3’s and omega 6’s and fogging our brains, our moods, and causing depression
  7. What’s the #1 thing we can do to do to squeegee away the brain fog?
  8. What are pitfall fault patterns
  9. What is polarization?
  10. How to grow and shape your brain?
  11. What’s the harm with artificial sweeteners?
  12. Why do we want to protect our blood sugar levels?
  13. What’s a great carb for the brain?
  14. What’s a blood sugar swap?
  15. How sugar literally shrinks the brain (as well as factory farmed foods)
  16. How a modified Mediterranean diet will help grow and maintain your brain – MODIFIED, not the typical American Mediterranean diet
  17. What are two great foods for the brain ---in moderation?
  18. What you want to swap out in your coffee for something surprising that tastes create and alleviates blood sugar spikes.
  19. How to protect yourself, before you eat pizza
  20. Why we need folate, and where to get it from
  21. A couple key supplements for vegetarians
  22. Why algae is so important
  23. What’s the #1 most important food to eat to prevent dementia
  24. What’s a ‘wellness shot’ you want to prevent dementia and protect the brain
  25. What’s the danger with several very common sleep and anxiety medications
  26. What’s the value of time in nature
  27. Why we want to stay away from fluorescent bulbs (not to mention energy saver bulbs and LED’s)
  28. What are some top toxins to stay away from (to prevent ADHD, anxiety, depression, dementia)
  29. What to do if we’re stuck with non-stick pans
  30. How our plants can help us breathe easier in the home
  31. What fish to have and which to avoid
  32. So great hacks to help you sleep at night
  33. Why sleep is so important –even for men, AND for mommies.
  34. How spirituality can help
  35. Why meditation is so important
  36. Why Rocco is Mike’s little Buddha – and what we can learn from our pets!
  37. Why we all need a rescue animal
  38. What’s the power of cuddling?
  39. What’s the cuddling chemical and why is it so important?
  40. What’s a mommy brain and what can we do to help?
  41. What do we want to do for seniors?
  42. What’s the N-back?
  43. What foods you can’t live without if you’re senior.
  44. What’s important for kids brains as well.
  45. A Bonus Thought Stream guided meditation

Dr Mike Dow, A Regular on Dr. Oz Shows How You Can Eliminate Brain Fog & Reclaim Focus, Memory, & Joy, At Any Age (Great For Seniors Children & Mommies Too) & Better Health, Sleep, Energy! Plus Meditation! Diet | Nutrition | Nature | Health | Self-Help

For More Info Visit: www.InspireNationShow.com

Feb 19, 2016

If you’ve ever wondered why your mind goes in a funk, or you’re stuck and can’t get where you want to go, then do we have the show for you.

Today I’ll be talking with CJ Liu, coach and host of the super-popular Fire It Up With CJ Show.

Today we’ll talk about the importance of words…words you speak, works you write down, and words you tell yourself in your head. In a sense words are a key to unlocking the door to our potential. Choose your words carefully and you’ll improve your relationships, career, finances, and virtually every aspect of your life.

Of course, choose not so wisely, and well, it’s anyone’s guess.

So today we’ll talk about empowering language choices. What to say to yourself and the ones you love, to help springboard your life toward happiness and success!

Questions & Topics Include:

  1. Rick Hanson and how to have a happy amygdala
  2. What triggers the brain to go into a fear-mode or negative self-talk
  3. Donna Eden – Love Energies and Languaging
  4. The Incredible Temple Grandin – and what she would do to calm her down.
  5. Techniques for self-compassion – How Bill Gates used to rock in meetings to calm himself
  6. How a Philippine head-scratcher helps calm one’s amygdala
  7. How to get your brain unscrambled through touch.
  8. Why the energy is must more important than the words for Jessica and myself
  9. Why you don’t want to feed the fire or stoke the flames of negativity.
  10. Why Kamal Ravikant’s Love Yourself exercises are so important
  11. Load ed words you don’t want to use.
  12. How to watch for self-sabotage programs running in the brain
  13. Why you don’t want to say you’re ‘out of control’ or ‘lost and confused’
  14. How to be in a loving place of self non-judgment
  15. How to use your body language for greater confidence
  16. What ‘peacocking’ really is.
  17. How to catch negative talk sooner and sooner.

Michael Sandler & CJ Liu Discuss Strategies to Overcome Negative Self-Talk, Rewire the Mind & Set You Up For Greater Success & Happiness At Home, Business & Relationships | Career | Law of Attraction | Health | Spirituality | Meditation | Self-Help

For More Info Visit: www.InspireNationShow.com

Feb 18, 2016

If you’ve ever faced a setback disappointment, failure, or situation that’s out of your control, and sends you reeling, then do we have the show for you!

Today we’ll be talking with Christine Hassler, the best-setlling author of 20 Something Manifesting, and 20 Something, 20 Everything, and the author of Expectation Hangover:

So today we’ll talk about freeing yourself from your past, changing your present, and getting what you really want, even the life of your dreams, by learning how to manager your expectations.

That plus we’ll talk about the temper tantrum technique, how to woa, and why you should never go to chinese food restaurants, when you’re looking for nachos.

  1. How is George Clooney as a kisser?
  2. How Christine found that even a Hollywood life wasn’t ‘enough’
  3. What to do when plan A doesn’t work
  4. How we project our identity, and why whether we get something or not, it’s a double-edged sword
  5. How she wanted to quit her Hollywood job, even when ‘everything’ was seemingly going great for her.
  6. What a leap of faith is to Christine – and why you don’t want to wait
  7. How she lost her career, health, money, family, love.
  8. How she had a pivotal bathroom floor moment
    1. How there’s even a book called “Quarter-Life Crisis”
    2. How she became a writer Twenty-Something, Twenty-Everything to write a book to help people with quarter-life crisis.
    3. How she came up with tools in Expectation Hangover
  9. What is an expectation hangover?
  10. How to give people most what people won’t give themselves
  11. What passion and compassion really mean.
  12. Why ‘God puts his gifts closest to us’
  13. Why Christine used to be brutally hard with herself
  14. Why self-compassion is so important.
  15. What’s a treatment plan and how is it broken down?
  16. What is release writing?
  17. What’s the temper tantrum technique
  18. Why everyone has some anger in them
  19. How to know if you have hidden or repressed anger (you may not even know about)
  20. Why we need to take on the role of the surfer and ride the waves of our emotions – and let the emotions out
  21. Why each expectation hangover can lead to amazing growth
  22. What does it mean to be aware you’re a horseback rider (of your mind)
  23. What is an instant whoa and how do we do it?
  24. What’s a tool for releasing guilt and regret?
  25. How do we claim our super-hero powers?
  26. What’s the spiritual level?
  27. How do we avoid a spiritual bypass?
  28. How do we realize suffering is just part of the spiritual journey
  29. Why don’t we want to go to Chinese food restaurants for nachos.
  30. What’s the Over It and On With It podcast?
  31. What is radical self reflection and how can it help you?
  32. How to get the Ah Ha and the now what.
  33. Guided Meditation: Guided Self-Compassion Meditation

Christine Hassler, Former Hollywood Agent to the Stars Shares How to Free Yourself From Your Past, Change Your Present & Get What You Really Want! Plus Guided Meditation! Expectation Hangover |  Business | Career | Health | Spirituality | Self-Help

For More Info Visit: www.InspireNationShow.com

Feb 17, 2016

If you want to be happier, feel happier, or feel more positivity in your life, and no matter how you much you try, you just can’t get that stick…well then do we have the show for you!

Today I’ll be talking with Rick Hanson, Ph.D., is a neuropsychologist and author of Hardwiring Happiness, Buddha’s Brain, Just One Thing, and Mother Nurture.

Today we’ll be talking about Hardwiring Happiness, or creating the grooves in the record that help us get positive, stay positive, or return to a positive state of being, almost no matter what…we’ll talk about why to do it, how to do it, and how it can literally transform your life.

Plus we’ll talk about tapioca pudding, weeding dandelions, neural Darwinism, Green Brain, Red Brain, A Joyful Amygdala, and what paper tigers, have to do with anything.

Questions and Topics Include:

  1. How did Rick go from a ‘shy, dorky, nerdy kid’ to where he is today.
  2. Why it’s important to let the good sink into you.
  3. How to marinate in the positive – and how it makes you stronger and kinder
  4. What happens with zombie worms
  5. Shawn Achor – The Happiness Advantage -
  6. How we can learn & grow on an exponential curvilinear way’
  7. How are brains are constantly being shaped by our experiences
  8. Why our brains are wired to look for the negative – and why it’s so important to hold the negative in mindful awareness
  9. What is paper tiger paranoia?
  10. How and why you deliberately want to take in the good
  11. Why we need to change the world inside to change the world outside
    1. And how “the personal is the political and the political is the personal”
  12. How do we hack our brain
  13. What we do to H.E.A.L ourselves
  14. How we get better at the installation of our beneficial experiences into our brains
  15. How to get the most out of our beneficial experiences, even the 1’s and 2’s out of 10’s.
  16. How you link to a negative experience to make it a positive.
  17. Why our brains are designed to learn from negative experiences, particularly negative experiences in childhood – why we’re designed to overlearn and hold onto it…aka why we often can’t ‘get over it’
  18. How do we use these techniques to help our children?
  19. Where can people find Foundations of Wellbeing – RickHanson.net
    1. Freely offered resources
    2. Talks, videos, writings, interviews
    3. The Foundations of Wellbeing – Comprehensive Collection of Resources
      1. Tara Brach
      2. Barbara Frederickson on positive emotions
      3. Sue Carter on oxytocin the love hormone
      4. Dan Siegel positive neuroplasticity
  20. Plus (Mindfulness) Stress-Releasing, Relaxing Meditation

For More Info Visit: www.InspireNationShow.com

Feb 16, 2016

If you’ve ever felt that you’re off-track or off path because of where you are, how you’re feeling, or because you feel what you’re doing isn’t good enough, or spiritual enough, then do we have the show for you!

Today we'll be talking with Chris Grosso, author of the best-selling book The Indie Spiritualist: A No BS Exploration of Spirituality and his latest book Everything Mind: What I've Learned About Hard Knocks, Spiritual Awakening, and the Mind-Blowing Truth of It All

And that in a sense is what we’ll talk about today…how everything is part of our path, the good, the bad, and the really, really ugly.

We’ll talk about getting through the tough times, finding our way, practicing non-judgment, particularly toward ourselves, righting the ship, and making peace with wherever we are.

That plus we’ll talk about punk rock, tattoos, ron burgundy, and skateboarding have to do with anything.

Questions and Topics Include:

  1. How everything is part of our path.
  2. What Chris’s life looked like when he was 16
  3. How Chris got involved with drugs and alcohol
  4. How Chris became an addict.
  5. How he learned he had a disease of addiction
  6. How he continued to relapse, and why...
  7. How being an introvert hurt him in his recovery
  8. How Chris began a spiritual journey while in his recovery phases
  9. What helped Chris begin to finally turn things around.
  10. How death-row inmate Jarvis J. Master’s book Finding Freedom helped rekindle his spark and gave him hope
  11. How to keep self-talk under control.
  12. Exercise from Thich Nhat Hanh for overcoming Negative Self Talk
  13. How Chris began cultivating compassion when negative self-talk would come up
  14. How Chris learned to sit with negative thoughts and emotions
  15. A second Thich Nhat Hanh practice for negative thoughts
  16. What is Loving Kindness to Chris?
  17. An amazing Loving Kindness Tatoo.
  18. What Thich Nhat Hanh means by ‘no love, no lotus’
  19. How to be loving and kind to yourself AND to others
  20. How taking care of the environment helps one feel better
  21. When you’re feeling bad or depressed a guaranteed way to feel better is to do something for someone else
  22. What the Medicine Buddha is and how it may have helped his dog Abby
  23. How Chris took his Boddhisatva vow
  24. The Medicine Buddha healing (and rebirth) mantra
  25. What does Everything mind mean, and why did he write this book?
  26. How everything is part of our spiritual path – everything.
  27. How we’re all one and what that means for us.
  28. Words of wisdom and compassion for parents with a child stuck in addiction.
  29. Why parents need to take care of themselves even when a loved-one is struggling.
  30. A beautiful loving-kindness guided meditation

Chris Grosso, The Indie Spiritualist, Shares How You Can Overcome Anything, Transform Your Life, Heal Addiction, Depression, Alcoholism, Anxiety & More. Plus Thich Nhat Hanh Practices & Guided Meditation. Spirituality | Buddhism | Health | Self-Help

For More Info Visit: www.InspireNationShow.com

Feb 15, 2016

If you’ve wanted to get unstuck, feel inspired, have faith or simply make a difference in the world, then do we have the show for you!

Today I’ll be talking with Conor Brennan, the #1 international New York Times best-selling author of Little Princes, and a genuine tried and true super-hero if you ask me.

Today we’ll be talking about his adventure from ordinary to extraordinary, a reluctant hero who helped and saved the lives of countless youth in Nepal, and has helped many illegally orphaned or even enslaved children of Nepal be reunited with their families.

I want to understand how he grew the strength and conviction to do what he did, where it came from, and how he went from near penny-less and jobless, to helping thousands along the way. And how he took himself into the mountains, just before snow-season on an epic adventure of Hollywood proportions….though I’m guessing he wouldn’t call it that at all.

So today we’ll look at faith, having strength, believing in what you’re doing, and putting one foot in front of the other, even if wobbly sticks are the only thing holding you up.

Plus Nepalese Toilets, coconut mattresses, and what in the world dive-bombing monkeys have to do with anything.

Questions and Topics Include:

  1. How Conor ended up deciding to go to an orphanage in Nepal when there was a civil war there!
  2. Why Conor wanted to turn around when he got to the orphanage.
  3. What were conditions like for the kids in Nepal?
  4. How did kids end up at the orphanage?
  5. What the Maoist rebels had to do with the orphaned children?
  6. How kids were sold into labor as domestic slaves.
  7. How Conor violated the rules (about what to tell kids) when leaving Nepal.
  8. How’d Conor feel when he got back to Nepal a year later.
  9. How he discovered many of the orphaned kids had been essentially stolen from their parents by child traffickers.
  10. How seven kids were taken away and sold into slavery – and while Connor was back in New York
  11. What Conor’s goals were when going back
    1. Find the kids
    2. Reunite them with their families
    3. These were the goals of the new Next Generation Nepal (NGN)
  12. How Conor found faith while over there
  13. How he began to miraculously find the kids…and with one close to death
  14. How Conor decided to go into the Himalayas just before the winter to try and reunite the kids with their parents
  15. What he found in the mountain villages
  16. How he met his future wife before this adventure – and was almost stranded for the winter without being able to see her.
  17. How are the kids doing now?
  18. Where is NGN now?
  19. How people can help the kids of Nepal?
  20. What is voluntourism?
  21. How can people help? NextGenerationNepal.org

Connor Grennan (NYT #1 Best-Seller) Shares His Amazing Story of Hope, Adventure, Inspiration & Miracles in Saving Orphaned, Enslaved & Trafficked Children in Nepal. Be Inspired & Discover How Voluntourism Can Change Your Life! Spirituality | Self-Help

For More Info Visit: www.InspireNationShow.com

Feb 14, 2016

We’re always talking about how YOU can improve yourself and YOU can change your life, but it’s often exhausting and filled with worry, and how do we know what’s best for us anyway?

Well if you’ve ever wondered if you’re trying too hard, striving in the wrong direction, or have no idea where to go-or how to right the ship, then do we have the show for you!

Today we’ll be talking with Toesha Silver, and she’s here not a minute too soon! She’s the best-selling author of Outrageous Openness and the recently released Change Me Prayers: The Hidden Power of Surrender.

Today we’re going to talk about a very powerful way to live. It’s called Outrageous Openness, or how to be open to the world around us and the divine within or how to seek a divine plan so life happens through us, and for us, rather than by us. That plus why giving away your Seinfeld collection, may just set you free.

Topics Include:

  1. Life happening through you and for you, rather than by you
  2. Scammed by scammer, but the money returned
  3. It’s about creating space to allow
  4. Not about chasing, pushing, grasping
  5. Tosha’s Story
    1. Was very sick for 3 years
    2. Idea of offering to a force of love
    3. Not about asking for help with “my” problem
    4. What would happen if it stopped being my problem, my life, the “small self” ownership
    5. If I get out this life is now owned by you, show me the actions you want me to take
    6. Felt hopeless because illness had gone on so long
  6. How do you stay out of the trap of striving, wanting, and worrying
  7. Right action begins to happen through you
  8. So important to create space rather than pushing to make it happen
  9. Offer it to the divine and say “show me the first step”
  10. What’s the Trouble with the Law of Attraction
    1. The energetic part is great, we attract according to our vibration
      1. Keep vibration high will attract to that
      2. If it’s low (anger, darkness, etc.) will attract to that
    2. Trouble is, it’s often used to give a shopping list…like shopping list to Costco
    3. Problem is, there’s often a divine plan that’s far greater for us
  11. How do we let go without losing our grandest vision
  12. Think of what you’re doing on behalf of love, and love knows all the steps that need to happen
  13. Instead of saying I need say I offer
    1. Need hands open to receive.
    2. Become able to bless the obstacles
  14. Vision boards are beautiful, but very limiting, very small
  15. I am here to serve love,
  16. Think of inviting Love in as an ally
    1. Use very simple prayers (and meditation) of invitation
      1. Help me to center, help me to trust love
    2. Having a God Box – putting all of your worries in your God Box
    3. How to let go (of Seinfeld) and de-clutter
    4. Having a sacred fire with our vision boards
    5. The breadcrumb trail – when what you desire is offered to the divine you start to get shown a trail
    6. Offering does not mean passivity
    7. How to listen and hear – an inner knowing
    8. How do we cultivate the inner knowing
      1. Part is through the prayers – offering it over
    9. It’s not do more, strive more, give more, but instead get centered and OFFER back
      1. Completely different recalibration of your energy
    10. What Surrendering Really Means

For more information visit www.InspireNationShow.com

Discover Why the Law of Attraction & the Secret Can Leave You Exhausted, While Outrageous Openness Leaves You Recharged, Rejuvenated & At One with Your Highest Good! Tosha Silver | Inspiration | Motivation | Meditation | Spirituality | Career | Love | Self-Help

Feb 13, 2016

If you’ve wondered why we’re getting sicker and unhealthier, despite the latest in medicine, pharmaceuticals, nutracueticals, DNA testing, diets and supplements, then do we have the show for you!

Today we’ll be talking With T. Colin Campbell, PhD Professor Emeritus of Nutritional Biochemistry at Cornell University and coauthor of the bestselling book, The China Study and his latest book WHOLE. His legacy, the China-Cornell-Oxford Project, has been acknowledged as the most comprehensive study of health and nutrition ever conducted. He’s also authored more than 300 peer-reviewed research papers.

Today I want to talk about why the emperor has no clothes, or why the studies, the science, and the medicine we’ve come to love and trust, may not be quite what we think they are, especially when it comes to nutrition.

But then I want to empower us, and talk about what works, why, and what we can do to live happier, healthier, and quite possibly long lives, and even return to perfect health, despite having disease, or even the Big C.

Plus we’ll talk about apples, dairy farms, peanuts, and what in the world four blind men and an elephant have to do with anything.

Questions and Topics Include:

  1. Why protein may not be what we think it is.
  2. What peanuts have to do with protein and liver cancer.
  3. Why families in the Philippines who had ‘adequate’ protein were the ones more likely to get cancer
  4. How protein was acting as a catalyst for cancer
  5. How he T Colin Campbell spent 27 years researching how protein causes cancer
  6. Why ‘getting enough protein’ is a myth
  7. Why ‘high quality’ protein can turn on cancer cells faster.
  8. Are there any studies that show protein deficiency?
  9. Why the more protein we get in, the less nutrition we have in our diet. 
  10. What is wholism?
    1. (Vegan & Vegetarian)
  11. Why T Colin Campbell wrote Whole
  12. Why separating the vitamins from the plant doesn’t work
  13. Why vitamin E supplements have been shown to cause cancer
  14. Why biological complexity cannot be overemphasized (and what that really means)
  15. Why there’s no such thing as a side-effect with medicine, only effects
  16. Why the #1 cause of death is nutritional ignorance
  17. Why health is NOT all about our genes
  18. What the statistics say on the war on cancer?
  19. Why according to T. Colin Campbell, most professionals would say the war on cancer has largely failed.
  20. Why ‘targeted drug therapy’ is wrong
  21. Two films to check out, Fork over Knives and “Plant Pure Nation” (Vegan & Vegetarian)
  22. What is ‘The China Study’ and what does it mean for us today.
  23. Why protein causes chemistry in rats.
  24. What allowed T. Colin Campbell to take a big picture approach and see the importance of Nature
  25. What the results of the China Study were
  26. Why cholesterol levels were so incredibly low
  27. Why there was no heart disease in many populations
  28. What is a Whole Foods Plant Based diet? What does it include and exclude?
  29. Why you don’t want to eat white rice
  30. Why you don’t want to eat vegetable oil
  31. Why supplements aren’t as healthy as we thought they were
  32. Why mineral supplements may not be necessary, but may be a good hedge against depleted soil.
  33. What would T Colin Campbell say to a friend diagnosed with cancer?
  34. What is a study that T. Colin Campbell is looking for funding for?
  35. What is the Plant Based Nutrition Program?
  36. Why the USDA guidelines are seriously flawed
  37. How do you implement a Whole Foods Plant based dietin your home and for kids
  38. Why you may want to check out The Plant Pure Nation Cookbook and China Study Cookbook
  39. How we recover taste buds with Whole Foods

T Colin Campbell, Author The China Study & One of the Most Prolific Nutrition Researchers Reveals Key Nutrition Diet Concerns We All Need to Know to Keep Us Healthy & Reverse Disease! Cancer | Diabetes | MS | Lupus | Heart Disease | Stroke  | Lung Cancer | Health | Self-Help

For More Info Visit: www.InspireNationShow.com

 

Feb 12, 2016

If you’ve ever felt like things were spinning out of control, out of your hands, or there was no way to accomplish, get done, or survive whatever it is you’re going through, then do we have the show for you.

Today I’ll be talking with uber-coach CJ Liu, the host of the ever-popular Fire-it-up with CJ about the topic of surrender.

We’ll talk about when it’s time to say when, what it means to let go, and why the words “I Surrender” are two of the most powerful words in the world

Questions and Topics Include:

  1. Why a talk on surrender?
  2. How do you define surrender?
  3. What does a treadmill have to do with surrender?
  4. Why challenge is good, and what’s the joy in finding your limits
  5. What’s the importance of loving yourself?
  6. Why pushing yourself from a negative place only slows you down.
  7. Why ‘Tough Love’ is forcing you to fight yourself.
  8. Why we’re spiraling upwards instead of circling
  9.  What to do when the day spins out of your control.
  10. Why the ‘Aloha Way’ is actually quite magical.
  11. Why it’s important to breathe into the pause
  12. Why you can’t be attached to how things will look
  13. How Chris Martenson shocked the heck out of Michael on a show.
  14. Why where we put our attention is where we end up going
  15. Why you need to surrender into the amazingness of ever situation, no matter what the situation.
  16. Why we need a way to remind ourselves to continuously surrender

Discover How to Let Go & the Magic Power of Two Simple Words ‘I Surrender’. Even if you’re a control freak, you’ll get something extra-special out of this interview!!! Spirituality | Health | Business | Career | Self-Help

For More Info Visit: www.InspireNationShow.com

Feb 11, 2016

If you’ve ever wanted to up your game, supercharge your career, or simply find help when the going gets touch, then do we have the show for you!

Today we’ll be talking with the Queen of Connections, and the Nexus of Networking and marketing, her name is Jill Lublin and she’s one of the world’s leading authorities on networking and the best-selling author of three books on the subject

Get Noticed…Get Referrals, Guerilla Publicity (considered the bible of PR and even taught in colleges), and Networking Magic, which we’ll be talking about today.

She gives over 200 talks a year on networking and has shared the stage with Tony Robbins, T. Harv Eker, Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, Loral Langemeier, Richard Simmons, and many, many more.

They say it’s not what you know, but who you know, or even who knows you. So Today we’ll talk about getting social, connecting with others, helping others, and building a network that can be your net, springboard, and even your golden parachute.

In short, we’ll look at how you can improve your connections with others, to help take your life and happiness to an entirely new level!

Questions and Topics Include:

  1. How Jill Lublin was injured with two shattered ankles
  2. How Jill has always been impacted by positive media and positive shows
  3. How Jill started Messages of Hope, a local inspiring TV station.
  4. How Jill found she was a bit of a ‘lone ranger’ and how she changed that
  5. How Jill learned how to slow down, and to enjoy the moment more.
  6. How Jill went goal-less and rode with the tide of life
  7. How spirituality plays a part in Jill's life.
  8. What is the 3 point meditation from Jan Circone (which can be spiritual).
  9. The power of giving
  10. Why it’s not natural for many people to connect like extroverts, but how to work with that.
  11. How do we make connecting with others, and helping others all of the time.
  12. How do we do a conscious act of kindness every day
  13. Why she’s writing a book on kindness
  14. Why kindness in business is what’s taking business further
  15. Why you want to lead with your heart.
  16. How people are kinder today and why we need to do business differently.
  17. What she learned from interviewing the best networking marketers across the country,
  18. What CEO Space is about
  19. What the importance is of “How Can I Help?”
  20. The importance of saying “I’ll scout for you”
  21. What are early steps in building connections? 
  22. What’s the importance of social wealth – particularly right outside your door.
  23. What is an advocates list?
  24.  Why you want to give without an agenda.  
  25. Is networking for everyone?
  26. Networking advice for non-entrepreneurs
  27. Networking advice for small and medium sized businesses on a shoe-string budget (on Top of reading Guerilla Publicity)
  28. What’s your Message???
    1. How does what you do impact and serve others?
    2. Should we all have a sound-bite?
  29. What to do when you first meet someone?
  30. What’s the most important thing to bring with you when you ‘come to the room’ and meet others
  31. Important tips for kids and connecting
  32. Why it’s so important you are of service with your kids
  33. Go to Free Gift at publicitycrashcourse.com/freegift
  34. Or Visit Jilllublin.com or Call Jill – 415-883-5455
  35. Why you want to practice conscious acts of kindness
  36. And why it’s the simplest things that matter the most
  37. Why it’s so important to focus on your message.

For More Info Visit: www.InspireNationShow.com

Feb 10, 2016

Do you ever feel there’s greatness inside of you, a higher purpose or calling, something grander more meant for your life, if you could only figure out what it is or how in the world to tap into it. If so then do we have the show for you!

Today we’ll be talking with Derek Rydell prominent life, business, & career coach to Emmy and Academy Award Winner,s Fortune 500 execs, and evolutionary leaders in business, spirituality nad the healing arts. And he’s the best-selling author of several books, including Emergence: Seven Steps for Radical Life Change.

I must say, Emergence it one of the most radical books on life change I’ve read, but I mean that in a GREAT way.

For Derek Rydall empowers you to be your most amazing self, one much grander than you ever could have imagined!

So today we’ll talk about Emergence 101, about understanding who we truly are, how to discover our gifts, and to grow from the tiny humble acorn, to the magnificent oak, we were each meant to be!

Topics Include:

  1. Why “Self-Improvement” is an oxymoron
  2. What “the end of self improvement” really means
  3. Derek’s story for self improvement, which didn’t work.
    1. Why he was:
      1. Suicidal
      2. Addicted to Drugs and Alcohol
  • Struggled to drive across bridge without pulling it off the edge
  1. Coral Reef Near-death experience – Had to surrender
  2. Discovered the “self” trying to improve was a fiction
  1. Went to monastery to become a monk
  2. Learned we’re not broken –
  3. Instead we must learn how to dust off the perfection which is already there
  4. We are already perfect, whole and complete!
    1. The challenge with the Law of Attraction is that it’s trying to attract, improve or achieve from a limited perspective
    2. Attracting from a limited perspective creates a barrier or resistance to what is already trying to emerge.
    3. It’s like trying to serve two masters or ride two horses at the same time
  5. Law of attraction – manifestation cycle – why it often doesn’t work
    1. The true meaning of whole-work, not homework.
    2. How to tune in to our true self
  6. How to know “you are already whole and complete”
  7. Are you congruent with this truth?
  8. Why Ego and The Tribe get in our way
    1. Ego is designed to keep us the same – is an artifact of our evolutionary growth
      1. So tribe tries to keep us down, and ego tries and prevents change – isn’t letting us evolve
        1. Happens in our “tribe” called our family as well, is a vestigial protective device
        2. Need to separate yourself from that until you can hold your space in that expanded place.
      2. THE EMERGENCE MODEL – Whatever’s “missing” is what you’re not giving
        1. Because the truth is, everything really truly is within you.
      3. How to be the light
      4. Emergence is the “ultimate weight loss program”
      5. How to turn on the divine power within.

How to Discover Your Calling & Inner Greatness & Leap Past the Law of Attraction for Success, Happiness, Joy & Fulfillment! Plus Guided Meditation! Derek Rydall – Law of Emergence | Inspiration | Motivation | Business | Career | The Secret | Self-Help

For More Information Visit www.InspireNationShow.com

Feb 9, 2016

If you’ve ever wanted to supercharge your life, or take your dreams, career, or family-life to a whole new level, then do we have the show for you!

Today I’ll be talking with Jessica Lee; she’s not just my uber-positive wife, but she’s a guru when it comes to getting things done. The show you see, the website we’ve built, and the entire YouTube Channel we’ve created was all done by Jessica.

So today I want to talk about getting things done, and more specifically, about morning routines. I want to talk about what we’re doing, what we’re not, where things are trending, and how our morning routine helps catapult us toward success, not just for today or tomorrow, but long into the future as well.

That plus we’ll talk about celery juice, green smoothies, 5 AM kale, colored pencils, and what in the world you absolutely positively HAVE to do, BEFORE you get out of bed!

Questions and Topics Include:

  1. What Jessica does before she gets out of bed.
  2. What Jessica does for gratitude each morning.
  3. What Michael does as a Shawn Achor gratitude exercise each morning.
  4. Where meditation falls into the morning routine.
  5. Why you don’t want your meditation to turn into a napitation.
  6. Jessica’s morning Journal Routine
    1. Easy Breezy Prosperity from Emmanuel Dagher
    2. ‘What Would Make Today Great’ from ‘the five minute journal’
    3. Daily affirmations
    4. Matt Kahn’s ‘what can I do differently today than yesterday’
    5. Daily Afformations from Noah St. John
    6. 3 Things That Jessica Loves About Herself
    7. 3 People I can say love and say blessings to
  7. Why its so important to pray for others when you’re not feeling well
  8. A great thing you can do for the holidays for a loved one
  9. How morning mind-mapping can help (and ways to use it)
  10. What one thing you can do that completely changes the energy in your room, if not your home
  11. What we do to ground and help us sleep at night
  12. What we do to help get the brain going in the morning
  13. What’s the perfect morning elixir Michael and Jessica use: hint, suggested by Anthony William, Medical Medium.
  14. How morning exercises are helping the entire day
  15. What’s happening with Inspire Nation in ‘YouTube’ Land?
  16. How we’re using the above tools to help grow our Inspire Nation YouTube Channel.
  17. Why Matt Kahn’s Whatever Arises, Love That, video has taken off.
  18. What’s a magic phrase to say to make you feel better.
  19. Why it’s so important to just add one thing at a time.

Jessica Lee & Michael Sandler Help You Build Your Morning Routine To Supercharge Your Business,  Career, Health & Life, Plus Simple Tools You Can Use To Transform Your Days, Body, Mind & Soul. Spiritual | Spirituality | Meditation | Health | Self-Help

For More Info Visit: www.InspireNationShow.com

Feb 8, 2016

If you’ve ever because where wisdom comes from, why some have more of it than others, or how we can become wiser ourselves, than do we have the show for you.

Today we’ll be talking with Cornell Psychology Professor and Best-selling author Tom Gilovich on his latest book, The Wisest One in the Room How You can Benefit from Social Pyschologies Greatest Insights.

We’ll talk about what wisdom is, where it comes from how to harness it, and how to understand how other people work.

That plus we’ll look at why two heads may be better than one, why we eat pocorn mindlessly, what body posture has to do with success, and why Nelson Mandela was surely the wisest one in the room.

Questions and Topics Include:

  1. What’s the difference between wisdom and intelligence and what ‘the Smartest Guys in the Room’ from Enron has to do with anything.
  2. Why social interaction is critical to being ‘wise’
  3. What are the 5 pillars of wisdom?
  4. Why it’s so important to understand the opt-in principle
  5. What is Naïve Realism
  6. Why George Carlin was such a wise man.
  7. Why two heads are better than one
  8. What’s the push and pull of situations
  9. Why people would shock study participants even screaming in pain (without stopping!).
  10. Why tiny tweaks can have enormous effects on people’s behavior.
  11. What is ‘the name of the game’ and why’s it important to us
  12. Why Brian Wansink was able to get people to eat 2 day old popcorn
  13. What’s the prisoner’s dilemma?
  14. What’s in a name – the difference between The Community Game vs. The Wall Street Game
  15. Why Chemlawn changed their name.
  16. Why you should bounce on the balls of your feet and assume a confident posture if you’re in trouble or in a funk.
  17. What Dick Cheney and the Iraqi war has to do with looking at the world through a keyhole.
  18. Why Wisdom may be all about perspective, pausing or taking it all in.
  19. What Mark Zupan and Murderball have to do with wisdom
  20. What the science says about helping people – and why the research shows helping other people feels good.
  21. Why giving till it hurt really doesn’t.
  22. What a big challenge is for America
  23. What Carol Dweck’s work on mindset has to do with intelligence, performance, and motivation
  24. What’s an incremental mindset
  25. Why the smartest kids in high school may struggle with failure in college – the big question is ‘do I belong or not’ and the answer is often self-fulfilling.
  26. What did Mandela do with Rugby (the Hollywood movie Invictus) to bring his country together.

Tom Gilovich - Best Selling Author of The Wisest One in the Room Shares Secrets to Wisdom, Motivation & Success, for Your Business, Home, Happiness & Career! Inspiration | Entrepreneur | Health | Social Psychology | Leadership | Self-Help

For More Info Visit: www.InspireNationShow.com

Feb 7, 2016

If you’ve ever lost a loved one, and didn’t get closure or felt there was something left to say, some unfinished business or emotions that have nagged you for years, then this is the show for you.

Today we’ll be talking with Bill Philipps, he’s the author of Expect the Unexpected: Bringing Peace, Healing and Hope from The other Side. He’s a very rare individual who I truly believe can communicate with those who have passed on.

He’s called a psychic medium, only because they haven’t come up with a better term. His job is to allow spirits  to communicate with him, or through him and to pass along messages. Perhaps you could say he’s the Twitter, Instagram or Facebook of the spiritual world, but he’s so much more.

Today we’ll talk about life after death, messages from beyond, and how they can bring us peace, healing, comfort and hope.

Questions and Topics Include:

  1. How Bill Phillips got through a very traumatic childhood.
  2. How a spiritual experience at 15 changes his life.
  3. How our loved ones are trying to let us know they’re okay after they’ve passed away.
  4. How are animals are bonded with us more than we can ever imagine, and how they’re connected as well on the ‘other side’
  5. How Bill discovered his gift.
  6. How spirits started to seek him out after his gift appeared.
  7. Why he didn’t take a singer’s path after his graduation (despite incredible talent as a tenor).
  8. How Bill Phillips is a closer and brings closure to people
  9. How he’s given “breadcrumbs” from spirits, and it’s his job NOT to interpret them, but simply to pass the messages along.
  10. How we all have spiritual senses.
  11. How Bill Phillips has clair-audience
  12. How music is a vehicle to bring him up to the spiritual realm
  13. How music can help boost our intuition and help us all tune in.
  14. Tips on getting clear about discerning or hearing our intuition
  15. How it’s the random thoughts that are intuition pushing through
  16. How to discern the difference between intuition and fear
  17. How spirits want us to be happy and create our own version of heaven on earth
  18. The importance of staying present.
  19. What’s the power of gratitude.
  20. Why you want to be open for signs
  21. Why you want to ask for assistance from loved ones on the other side.
  22. Why you want to look for patterns of threes.
  23. Why it’s so important to let go of control
  24. Why you want to surrender.

Bill Philipps, Professional Psychic Medium & Communicator Shares Lessons on Communicating with the Other Side to Hear from Deceased Loved Ones for Comfort, Peace, Closure & Hope. As Seen on Dr Phil | Spirituality | Spiritual | Religion | Business | Career | Health | Self-Help

For More Info Visit: www.InspireNationShow.com

Feb 6, 2016

If you find yourself confused by diets, yo-yo-up and down with your weight, or even confused by the conflicts amongst the guests we bring on the show…sorry folks! Then do we have the show for you!

Today we’ll be talking with an anti-diet expert. His name is Dr. Joel Fuhrman, and he’s one of Americans leading nutrition experts, he’s appeared on Dr. Oz and even has his own PBS television shows, and if you’ve ever shopped at Whole Foods, he’s the inventor of the ANDI score. He’s also the NY Time best-selling author of Eat to Live, and has a beautiful new book out, The End to Dieting,.

And that’s just what I want to talk with Joel about…Atkins, Low Carb, High Fat, Ketone, Vegan, Paleo, Wheat Belly, and the list goes on and on.

And yet, we’re getting fatter, or at the very least, NOT getting healthier. So I want to talk to him about getting some clarity, and figuring out what in the world is going on and what we do to get things back on track.

And I want to talk with him about making it easy…All-too-often, we here the latest diet craze, but if it takes 10 hours to prepare our food, or we don’t even know where to begin, then we’re sunk before we even start.

So hopefully today we’ll stop a bit of the madness, and put an end to dieting once and for all.

Questions and Topics Include:

  1. How Joel Became an Olympic and World-Championship Level figure skater
  2. Why there’s billions of dollars spent to protect the meat, dairy, egg and sugar industries
  3. Three irrefutable facts about nutrition all scientists can agree upon.
  4. Why studies consistently show if you have an Atkins style diet (more meat, less carb) you have a correspondingly increased risk of heart disease, cancer, and death.
  5. What’s the most dangerous way to eat, and why we’re almost all doing it.
  6. Why it’s higher biological value foods that are killing us
  7. Why we have it all wrong when it comes to protein
  8. How eating better helps you feel better and function better now
  9. What is a nutritarian diet
  10. 4 Basic Principles of a Nutritarian Diet
    1. What is nutrient density
  11. Why we want to avoid foods that drive proteins to cancer-producing levels
  12. Why is a bagel like a piece of chicken
  13. Why we need to eat foods with high micronutrients and low macronutrients
  14. Why we should avoid having carcinogens, poisons, and toxic foods
    1. Farm-raised salmon
    2. E-coli in commercial raised meats
  15. Why we want the diet to be largely made of plant foods
  16. Why Paleo’s out – and quite dangerous
  17. Why Atkins is out – and quite dangerous
  18. Why Olive Oil is NOT a health food
  19. Why you want the whole food, not the oil.
  20. The miraculous benefits of lignans
  21. The incredible benefits of sesame seeds and walnuts
  22. The benefits of nuts of moving from oils to nuts
  23. How a nutritarian diet lowered blood pressure (without medication) and reduced diabetes (without medication)
  24. What you want to do on the weekend to prepare your food for the week
  25. The power of tomatoes (particularly against prostate and breast cancer)
  26. Why beans are such an amazing food and so protective for the microbiome of your gut
    1. Strengthen bones
    2. Fight cancer
    3. Stabilize blood sugar
  27. What is an incredibly powerful fat-burning food.
  28. What are GBOMBS?
    1. Greens
    2. Beans
    3. Mushrooms
    4. Onions
  29. Why you won’t get gas from beans if you eat them regularly

Dr. Joel Furhman – Discover why today’s latest diets (Paleo, Mediterranean, Atkins, High Fat…) may be hurting or killing you, what the science has to say & how to eat to live longer, healthier & smarter! As Seen on Dr Oz! Health | Nutrition | Self-Help

For More Info Visit: www.InspireNationShow.com

 

Feb 5, 2016

If you’ve ever felt burned out, fatigued, or didn’t know which way was up, then do we have the kind and gentle show for you!

Today we’ll be talking with CJ Liu, the uber-popular host of the Fire It Up with CJ show and life-coach extraordinaire about banishing burnout and triumphanting over the trudge, through the muck, that is.

We’ll talk about all things burnout related, how to spot it, how to know when you’re in the thick of things, how to determine why it’s happening, and how in the world you start to get out of it, beginning today.

Plus we’ll talk about self-care, self-love, the power of massage, and why a great meal, means a lot!

Questions and Topics Include:

  1. What’s the power of a massage?
  2. Robin Sharma recommends a massage once a week
  3. Dawson Church, epigenetics and stress
  4. Why you get ‘stupid’ when you’re under stress
  5. Steven Marinari – what happens with stress on a cellular level.
  6. How do we tell when we’re burning out?
  7. How DavidJi says stress or Eustress may be good for us.
  8. What’s a positive aspect of stress
  9. How our pets can tell why we’re stress
  10. How CJ goes into ‘Shaman Mode” when she’s needing to de-stress
  11. What Lao Tzu (Tao De Ching) has to say about stress and burnout
  12. Why you want to be the eye of a storm 
  13. What Matt Kahn, author of Whatever Arises Love That says about going slow to go fast.
  14. How CJ got good at saying ‘no’
  15. Why it’s so important to say no to say yes to yourself.
  16. How to protect your chi or meter your energy.  
  17. The importance of ‘kind, gentle, easy, good’
  18. Why you need to put the oxygen mask on yourself first.
  19. Why we need to listen to the signals from the universe
  20. Plus a bonus fight or flight meditation 

Michael Sandler & CJ Liu - Learn How to Tell if Your Burned Out, Stressed Out, or Struggling w/ More Anxiety Than You Can Handle & The Best Ways to Cope, Survive & Thrive! Plus Dr Dawson Church's EFT / Tapping Relaxation Meditation! Health | Spirituality | Spiritual | Self-Help

For More Info Visit: www.InspireNationShow.com

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