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Inspire Nation Show with Michael Sandler

Our Goal’s to Help Change the World by Helping YOU to Shine Bright! Now one of the top self-help & spirituality shows in 193 countries w/a new inspirational, motivational, spiritual, law of attraction or health-oriented guest DAILY! Plus guided meditations! After overcoming 2 near-death accidents, Host Michael Sandler felt a calling to start a life-changing show to help you live the life of your dreams! Guests Include John Gray, Bob Proctor, Dr. Christiane Northrup, Dr. Bernie Siegel, Anthony William, Arielle Ford, and countless more! Our goal is to leave you an ear-to-ear grin and an actionable plan to achieve your goals! Get ready to live your greatest life and to Shine Bright!!!
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Jan 20, 2020

If you’ve ever wanted great change in your life, then do we have the One Degree Revolution show for you.

Today I’ll be talking with Coby Kozlowski, speaker, life coach trainer, contemporary yoga, and meditation educator, and author of a beautiful yoga inspired book on making great change, “One Degree Revolution”

And that’s just what I want to talk with her about today, about how the wisdom of yoga inspires small shifts that lead to big changes and how to sit in the fire of change. That plus we’ll talk about those damn go-karts, Dunkin’ Donuts and becoming a swan, blueberry spamming stars, what on earth is a gremlin action plan, and why in the world you do not want a fire walker badge. 

Key Points Discussed: 

  • What happened after you were injured playing ultimate frisbee (03:20)
  • The practice of getting comfortable being uncomfortable in the mystery of life (05:37)
  • Everything happens, but we get to make up the reason (07:24)
  • What is yoga about other than just asana and poses? (10:10)
  • What does One Degree Revolution or One Degree Shift mean to you? (12:21)
  • The importance of jumping out of an aeroplane or metaphorically walking across hot coals (15:17) 
  • What does it mean to breath into the experience? (21:28)
  • The difference between pain and discomfort (25:18)
  • How different the world would be if we were more kind to ourselves (31:40)
  • Turning our gremlins into fuel and using it to carry us forward (38:34)
  • What is a gremlin action plan (GAP)? (40:18)
  • The value of community and working one on one with people (45:35)
  • Self-forgiveness and how we can all stop harming ourselves physically and spiritually (48:13)
  • What is the seven day exercise called the “Be Nice Inquiry” all about? (52:47)
  • Trusting ourselves and trusting life (59:59)

Additional Resources:

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Jan 17, 2020

If you’ve wanted a shinier, healthier, happier life, and to feel unstuck and on fire, then do we have the relax into possibilities show for you.

Today we’ll talk about being open, relaxing into things, and allowing the universe to flow, even when chaos reigns. That plus we’ll talk about double trouble massages, human washing machines, sleep chaos, thirty minutes off, cover design, cross country Pookie, tearing up studios, video edits, YouTube penalty boxes, private coaching, getting around to Sundays social media short inspirational videos, and what in the world complete and true chaos have to do with anything.

Key Points Discussed: 

  • The chaos that flowed in such a way that CJ never missed any of her international flights despite being late to all (03:14)
  • Taking two steps forward and ten steps back, but realizing that it’s all part of the process  (07:04)
  • Being calm in difficult times and how there are things we can do with subtle change while there are others that we cannot (08:42)
  • Ringing the one bell of many bells to make the necessary shift/transition (13:40)
  • The intense white light that went from the top of CJ’s head down through her body and looking for it in Mumbai (16:52)
  • Looking for book cover designers and realizing the book title is all wrong (19:40)
  • The unsynchronized swedish-US massage that was so chaotic to the body (28:14)
  • Going cross country skiing and the perfect scenario of being stuck in the snow, and being able to figure things out (32:38)
  • How our expectations create the chaos and the optional nature of suffering (37:15)
  • The Mumbai-based billionaire with a private McDonald’s in his house (39:55)
  • How we run cars over our feet and keep doing it despite the pain we experience (44:00)

Additional Resources:

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Jan 15, 2020

If you’ve ever wanted to create your greatest future, then do we have the Imagination show for you. 

Today I’ll be talking with Jim Davies, professor at the Institute of Cognitive Science at Carleton University, TEDx talker, best-selling author, and the author of a comprehensive look at how we see things with our mind’s eye, “Imagination”

And that’s just what I want to talk with him about today, about the science of your mind’s greatest power and how to use it.

Key Points Discussed: 

  • Why in the world are we cruel to our future selves? (03:21)
  • How Jim’s future self convinced him about studying imagination (04:23)
  • Have you found that you’ve been able to improve your personal ability to imagine? (06:14)
  • The problems that come up when we imagine our future (07:36)
  • How visualizing ourselves achieving a goal causes the universe to conspire to help us achieve the goal (10:04)
  • What is the default network and why is it so important when it comes to imagining our future? (14:41)
  • What can you tell us about future-oriented people? (16:01)
  • The role of the language we first learned in determining how we treat our future selves (17:26)
  • The biased in our brains to focus on the here and now rather than on the future especially when it comes to environmental degradation and its repercussions (19:00)
  • How our imagination works when we think of something as a past event versus as a future event (22:11)
  • Using our imagination to live our lives more by design than by letting life happen to us (31:59)
  • Overestimating our minds and the emotional impact of future events (35:55)
  • How people tend to focus on material things that don’t work (39:09)
  • What is a creative sweet spot? (40:46)
  • Where can people begin if they want to imagine and design their futures? (44:10)

Additional Resources:

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Jan 13, 2020

If you’ve ever wanted to remember things better, then do we have the Memory Craft show for you.

Today I’ll be talking with Lynne Kelly, the queen of memory, a senior memory champion, science writer, anthropologist, and the author of a brilliant book on the most amazing memory techniques, “Memory Craft.”

And that’s just what I want to talk with her about today, about how to improve your memory with the most powerful methods in history, from medieval bestiaries to Tibetan mandalas. 

Key Points Discussed: 

  • Does modern man have the best memory of all time, and how was your memory growing up? (03:26)
  • How old were you when you went back to school, and when did you realize that learning about memory is cool? (05:10)
  • How the mind can get stronger at any age as long as we are working it (07:40)
  • Two powerful mind strengthening methods from medieval Europe that we can learn (08:20)
  • Using obscene images to remember things: The Thomas Bradwardine technique (11:29)
  • How do we use the alphabet to help create a speech if we don’t want to have that list in front of us? (14:54)
  • The way bestiaries help people in memorizing names (16:40)
  • Creating memory palaces and how Lynne’s mum influenced her to visit Stonehenge (20:15)
  • What to know about the key things we can use to create our own memory palaces (25:27)
  • What can you tell us about the stories of indigenous culture and how incredible is the amount of knowledge that has been carried forward for thousands of years? (31:10)
  • How every child needs a lot of land that they can call their own and connect with (40:53)
  • The importance of drawing things out (creating a mind map) instead of listing them (49:17)
  • Are exceptional memorizers made or born? (53:29)
  • Improving our memory through making beaded bracelets and necklaces, and the legality of taking such ornaments into school (1:00:03)
  • Do kids have a better ability to learn languages than we do as adults? (1:04:03)

Additional Resources:

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Jan 10, 2020

Discover what's not working with your Law of Attraction, but what does. You'll discover the secrets behind intention setting, and one powerful tool that can help you manifest the life of your dreams.

Learn about Automatic Writing (www.automaticwriting.com) a process to help you tap into your inner-wisdom, get answers from your highest self, and tremendously boost your ability to manifest.

You'll learn how to set intentions, use automatic writing, and to tap into this wisdom on a day to day basis.

There's a science and a secret to intention setting, and in this powerful discussion between Michael Sandler and CJ Liu you'll learn how.

Of course, you'll also learn why a mountain lion literally came to visit Michael, and what in the world happened to CJ on the Canadian Border (hint, it wasn't her proudest meditative moment!)

But through our experiences, we can learn how to go even deeper, dive into our inner wisdom, tap into the power of the universe, and truly manifest or attract, the life of our dreams.

Discover the secret to powerful intention setting, in this amazing episode!!!

Key Points Discussed: 

  • The world’s only sales video with a cameo from an elusive rare mountain lion (03:42)
  • Planning for your greatest future and how automatic writing can help (07:38)
  • Getting fierceness, power, and strength from channeling with the lion (14:00)
  • Shamanic journeying demystified and how to do it properly (16:15)
  • Even the ants won’t go for the popcorn: Is popcorn good for us? (21:20)
  • Hell hath no fury like a CJ scorned: an example of CJ’s lion energy (22:17)
  • The karmic repercussion of cutting in line and the circumstances that make it okay (31:36)
  • Doing a review of 2019 and setting intention for the new year (35:52)
  • Going into the extreme version of flow and aiming at being of service (38:00)
  • A powerful tool that can help us understand decisions before they take place (45:55)
  • How the universe conspired in Michael and Jessica’s favor so they could see the fireworks from their house (52:38)
  • The anti-inflammatory and health benefits of barefoot walking (54:08)

Additional Resources:

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Jan 8, 2020

If you’ve ever wanted more happiness, success, and abundance in your new year, then do we have the Emotion Code show for you!

Today I’ll be talking with Dr. Bradley Nelson, holistic Chiropractic Physician and Medical Intuitive, and the creator of my all-time favorite and most-used, energy healing system, and the author of my absolute favorite healing book on the planet bar none, one that rarely ever leaves my side, The Emotion Code.

And that’s just what I want to talk with him about today, about using Emotion Code Techniques, to set yourself up for well-being, success, and financial happiness and abundance, in the New Year!

Key Points Discussed:

  • What did computer programming have to do with Emotion Code work?
  • How did Dr. Bradley Nelson end up going from computers and business to healing people?
  • What does prayer mean for Dr. Bradley Nelson?
  • What was his “sacred calling”?
  • How did The Emotion Code come about?
  • What does faith have to do with his work
  • What is the basic premise behind The Emotion Code?
  • What are trapped emotions?
  • How do trapped emotions affect our lives?
  • How does using Emotion Code help with financial abundance?
  • How can our internal programming keep us from having money in the bank?
  • Could you demonstrate the Emotion Code for abundance on Michael Sandler?
  • How do we find and remove specific blocks to having wealth and creating a truly prosperous life?
  • What are inherited emotional blocks and traumas?
  • How do we clear these?
  • Can anyone clear their emotional blocks and traumas (and inherited ones too)?
  • Can we target specific emotional wounds and traumas that come up?
  • What do we need to know about doing Emotion Code to help us for the new year?
  • How can we break specific patterns and wiring challenges?
  • How can we rewire the subconscious for the New Year?
  • How can emotion code help our kids?
  • What one homework assignment would he give people today?

Additional Resources:

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Jan 6, 2020

If you’ve ever wanted to drop your excuses and find wild success, then do we have the BlueFishing show for you!

Today I’ll be talking with Steve Sims, a bricklayer from London, known for high-end concierge and getting things done, and the author of one of the most inspiring, scratch that, perhaps the most motivational book for firing you up and getting things done, BlueFishing!

And that’s what I want to talk with him about today, about the art of making things happen.

Key Points Discussed:

  • What was growing up in East London like?
  • How did Steve Sims become a brick-layer?
  • How’d he find himself working for a bank in Hong Kong – without an education, and what happened???
  • How’d he become the go-to guy for the super-rich?
  • What wisdom did his dad give him about water?
  • How did bricklaying help him to get things done?
  • What can we learn from Dan Fitzpatrick at CNBC and singing with Journey
  • What’s the importance of asking why three times?
  • Why do people dilute their dreams?
  • Why is passion the secret weapon?
  • How do we delete the words fail and failure from our language?
  • Why is it absolutely critical to learn how to break away from negative places and do something we’re passionate about?
  • What’s the importance of doing pure fun?
  • What’s the definition of ugly and why is it important to do things ugly?
  • What’s the importance of a personal touch?
  • Why is a personal connection so important?
  • What’s missing with communication today?
  • What’s a self-audit and how do we do one???
  • What’s the chug test, and the hug test???
  • Why don’t we want to waste a minute of our lives?
  • What’s the importance of causing on our strengths and ignoring our weaknesses?
  • What does it mean to audit our lives?
  • What’s the importance of learning how not to spend time on things that slow you down?
  • What’s the power of small gifts?
  • What’s the importance of leading (and listening) to your stomach?

Additional Resources:

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Jan 3, 2020

If you’ve ever wanted great change, and powerful possibilities, then do we have the show for you!

Today we’ll talk about talk the leap, stepping off the cliff, swimming in a blender and diving into the great unknown and the greatest you.

In this episode we'll talk all things law of attraction, manifestation, and how to leap ahead and make great change (even through the discomfort) for your most amazing year and decade ahead!!!

Key Points Discussed: 

  • Rescuing the last bird in the store for the bird Christmas tree (04:07)
  • Decorating the Christmas tree with ornaments that remind us of where we’ve been (06:00)
  • Taking the most nutritarian mushroom soup and crying from singing Christmas carols at the Aspen chapel (09:00)
  • Cross country skiing and a time of massive change in a positive way (14:15)
  • How the “Get her out of work” process has been for Michael and Jessica (17:11)
  • Nurturing a baby and making him/her feel welcome even before they complete their nine months (22:00)
  • Going against the past by staying in the present and making sure everything is flowing (26:11)
  • CJ’s parental advice to her sons on attracting girls and dating websites (32:14)
  • The damaging belief that we can only deliver value by sacrificing ourselves (36:00)
  • Finding the sweet spot where one can give their fanbase as much content as they desire (43:00)
  • Listening to our own hearts first and staying true to our authentic vision (46:05)
  • The ugliness and chaos that is part of the process of change (49:07)
  • How pleasing others negatively affects us at a soul level even though it may help someone learn and grow (51:47)

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Dec 31, 2019

If you’ve ever needed to heal body, mind or soul, then do we have The Story You Need to Tell, show for you.

Today I’ll be talking with Sandra Marinella, writing teacher, and the author of a beautiful new book on healing your soul, The Story You Need to Tell.

And that’s just what I want to talk with her about today, about writing to heal from trauma, illness, or loss, how to do it, and how to begin.

Key Points Discussed:

  • When did Sandra discover the power of writing?
  • How did Victor Frankl’s Man’s Search for Meaning inspire her?
  • What happened when she was diagnosed with cancer?
  • How did writing help her during this time?
  • What did it mean to write her story?
  • How did she begin writing her story?
  • What was her mission through the healing process?
  • How did she make the decision to re-write her life?
  • What was Sandra’s mystical experience while writing?
  • What’s the importance of reflection?
  • What is waving, not drowning?
  • What does it mean that choices matter?
  • What can we learn from Cheryl Strayed?
  • What’s the importance of a comforting place?
  • Why do we want to go back and review our journals?
  • What does it mean to find your writing pattern?
  • How do we start writing?
  • How do we choose a journal?
  • What’s the importance of finding a writing place?
  • Why is it good to meditate before writing?
  • Are we all writers?
  • What does it mean to fire our inner critic?
  • How can writing help us hear and move toward positive change?

Additional Resources:

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Dec 30, 2019

If you’ve ever wanted to reclaim the power of your humanity, then do we have The Golden Sequence show for you!

Today I’ll be talking with Jonni Pollard, best known for his creation of the 1 Giant Mind and the Learn Meditation Smartphone app, and the author of a brilliant new book, The Golden Sequence.

And that’s just what I want to talk with him about today, about tapping into Vedic wisdom to break through our toxic beliefs and conditioning, and create authentic loving connections with everyone and everything around you.

Key Points Discussed:

  • What happened when Jonni Pollard starred worldwide in Heartbreak High?
  • How’d he end up traveling in India?
  • What was the self-judgment he was feeling, and why?
  • What’s the Vedic perspective of reality?
  • What is the Golden Sequence?
  • What’s the heart of our crisis today?
  • What is survival mode?
  • What’s it mean we’re distracting ourselves to death?
  • What is our evolutionary mismatch?
  • What are the four golden insights?
  • What’s the practice of affirming the four golden insights?
  • What does it truly mean that life is sacred?
  • What is meant that love is our nature?
  • What is wisdom and how is it our power?
  • What does it mean that fulfillment is our purpose?
  • What’s the importance of meditation?
  • How do we begin?
  • How do we recognize the sacredness in our lives and of our lives?
  • What is witnessing and why is it so important?
  • What can we learn from a visit with the Dalai Lama about friendliness?
  • What’s the importance of being of service?
  • What’s the power of a daily practice?
  • What are a few key items to include in our daily practice?

Additional Resources:

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Dec 27, 2019

If you’ve ever wanted a more energized new year, then do we have the what’s under the carpet, fix those holes show for you.

Today, we’ll talk about looking at what’s hidden, what’s been avoided, and what we haven’t wanted to deal, with and how looking at it, can change our lives.

Discover how to find what's holding you back, and set yourself free for your greatest New Year ever!!!

Topics Include:

  1. How do we call in what we desire for the new year?
  2. What’s the importance of looking at what’s hidden under your “carpet”?
  3. What’s astrology have to do with finding our shadow selves?
  4. What does tearing things down have to do with our success in the New Year?
    1. And why is Inspire Nation going to 3 days a week on iTunes?
  5. What is Inspire Nation doing for the New Year?
  6. What does it mean to challenge all of your assumptions?
  7. Why is it okay to experience chaos and doubt?
  8. What’s it mean to go in to come out?
  9. What’s an exercise to find out what’s hidden beneath your carpet?
  10. What’s the importance of challenging all of your assumptions?
  11.  Why do you want to challenge your patterns for the New Year???
  12. For more info visit: www.InspireNationShow.com and www.FireItUpWithCJLiu.com

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Dec 25, 2019

If you’ve ever struggled with arguments or disagreements, then do we have the why are we yelling show for you.

Today I’ll be talking with Buster Benson, entrepreneur, former product leader at Amazon, Twitter, Slack, and Patreon, the CEO of 750Words.com, and the author of a fun and fantastic look at disagreements, “Why Are We Yelling?”

And that’s just what I want to talk with him about today, about why in the world are we yelling?, and the art of productive disagreement. 

Key Points Discussed: 

  • Why did you go from Silicon Valley to the art of disagreements? (02:49)
  • The art of productive disagreement: Buster’s new superpower (03:44)
  • What is a productive disagreement? (05:18)
  • Ruinous empathy and how it can create disastrous situations (07:20)
  • What’s the backfire effect and what’s going on with kitty cat? (09:56)
  • What’s the importance of asking, “Is this about what’s true, what’s meaningful, or what’s useful?” (11:10)
  • Should we be trying to win arguments? (15:15)
  • What does it mean to acknowledge the shadow or projections? (15:58)
  • The first step in the art of disagreement (18:47)
  • Sliced bagels and what they have to with anxiety (19:34)
  • The pink train named Rosy, our internal voices and the importance of self-talk (23:55)
  • Developing an honest bias and getting a front seat to the interesting person that is Jeff Bezos (26:53)
  • Challenging our beliefs and realizing how we are missing something today so we can be smarter tomorrow (32:15)
  • Having productive conversations by asking questions that invite surprising answers (35:40)
  • What is nut picking and why are we wired that we need to win? (40:31)
  • What can you tell us about monkey paws and guns? (44:48)
  • Cultivating neutral spaces to be mindful of the environments we’re in (46:11)
  • Excepting reality and then participating in it (49:39)
  • What have you been teaching your kids about productive disagreements? (51:55)
  • How disagreeing on one thing a day can make a relationship stronger (54:33)

Additional Resources:

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Dec 23, 2019

If you’ve ever wanted your wealthiest, happiest, and most abundant new year ever, then do we have the secrets of self-mastery show for you.

Today I’ll be talking with Mitch Horowitz, a leader in the new thought movement, PEN Award-Winning historian, author of “The Miracle Club”, and the Napoleon Hill Success Course series which includes “The Miracle of a Definite Chief Aim”, “One Simple Idea”, and the latest, “Secrets of Self-Mastery”

And that’s just what I want to talk with him about today, about setting intention, and how we can all think and grow rich for the new year ahead, and whatever that means for you.

Key Points Discussed: 

  • How did Napoleon Hill help you to become a millionaire as a writer? (03:00)
  • The significance of having one definite absolute chief aim in life (07:21)
  • Acknowledging what we really want and how it helps us choose our definite chief aim (10:55)
  • We don’t have to share our definite chief aim because it shouldn’t be subject to peer pressure or people’s opinions (15:53)
  • It is what you put in your mind mentally that makes your person (19:18)
  • What’s the power of maybe? (21:23)
  • What did Napoleon Hill mean by “Resolve to throw off the influences of any unfortunate environment and to build your own life to order?” (22:42)
  • Looking at the circumstances we need to place ourselves in order to begin moving in the direction of our aim (28:24)
  • Having imaginary advisors and how it can help us get in touch with intuition or insights of conscious ideas (34:24)
  • The 10-Day Miracle Challenge and why it works (42:06)
  • Maxwell Maltz, Psychocybernetics, self-image, and the three steps for reprogramming our subconscious (54:07)
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson’s three steps to earning wealth and his statement on the individual being born to be rich (1:03:28)
  • Émile Coué’s mantra, “Every day, in every way, I'm getting better and better” (1:09:09)
  • The way bread smells depends on how hungry you are (1:13:48)

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Dec 20, 2019

If you’ve ever wanted to be someone else, do something else, or finally live the life of your dreams, then do we have the out with the old, in with the new show for you.

Today we’ll be talking about auditing, taking inventory and looking at everything in your life to see what works, what doesn’t, and what you can do to change it up in the most positive way for the new year ahead. 

Key Points Discussed: 

  • CJ’s amazing experience at the acupuncturist and what it taught her about the nature and trajectory of pain (02:57)
  • Peeling away the pieces to wake up our sensitivity and become awake to what is going on in our lives so we can gain clarity (08:35)
  • Seeing things in a positivity way no matter the challenges (09:20)
  • Good karma, neutral karma, and bad karma (11:07)
  • Karma cleansing and sending out love through paying the happy ploughment fee (15:12)
  • Bumping up our homeostasis levels by making the necessary changes in our lives  (21:12)
  • Why falling apart may be the greatest thing in the world and how down is just another direction (23:46)
  • Running to the top of the mountain in the snow with only shorts on (25:42)
  • The value in looking beyond frustrations to engage in mindful practices  (32:57)
  • How being like loaves of bread with expiration dates on our heads would help us live differently (38:48)
  • Stability comes by going through fear and allowing ourselves to go up (43:15)
  • How we get set back to zero when we are in equanimity all the time because we don’t build karma  (47:38)
  • Going through a period of cleansing, cell regrowth, and cell regeneration for the body to have a break (53:57)
  • Changing the world with automatic writing for everybody (1:00:21)
  • How everything that is broken is going to be attended to in 2020 (1:02:37)

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Dec 19, 2019

If you’ve ever wondered who you are and where we really came from then do we have the Human by Design show for you. 

Today I’ll be talking with Gregg Braden, Five times NY Times best-selling author, a pioneer in bridging science and spirituality, and the brilliant author behind a treasure of a new book, Human By Design.

And that’s just what I want to talk with him about, about the new human story and science behind who we are, where we came from and even where we go from here.

Key Points Discussed:

  • What was Gregg Braden’s upbringing like?
  • How did he get interested in spirituality?
  • How did he end up traveling to indigenous cultures and what did he hope to learn?
  • What’s so important about the question, who are we?
  • What’s wrong with Darwin’s Hypothesis?
  • What does new DNA evidence suggest?
  • What does survival of the fittest mean for us?
  • What changes if we change the story?
  • What’s wrong with the human tree of evolution
  • What’s the mystery of the fused DNA?
  • What can we really learn from chimpanzees?
  • What’s the latest discovery about Neanderthals?
  • What are anatomically modern humans?
  • What’d we learn from the human genome project?
  • What is FOX-2 and why is it so important?
  • What do we need to know about human chromosome 2?
  • Does any of this suggest intentionality?
  • What does the evidence overwhelmingly suggest?
  • What is the brain in the heart?
  • Does the brain control the body, or the heart?
  • What is the heart’s “little brain”
  • What are neurites?
  • What’s the importance of heart intelligence?
  • How do we access it?
  • What’s the force of nature that’s also a human experience?
  • What’s the importance of compassion and how does it change our lives?
  • What do children need to know about where they come from – and what does it mean for them?

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Dec 18, 2019

If you ever wanted to overcome setbacks and come out shining, then do we have the Things No One Else Can Teach Us show for you.

Today I’ll be talking with Humble the Poet, rapper, singer, word artist, blogger, and the author of a beautiful book that shares what needs to be told, “Things No One Else Can Teach Us”

And that’s just what I want to talk with him about today, about how to respond to everyday challenges, and come out shining on the other side. 

Key Points Discussed: 

  • What’s the one thing to do when the going gets ugly? (03:00)
  • Why did you want to write your own hip hop songs and how did you come up with the name Poet? (03:17)
  • What does it mean to be a battle rapper and how did you become a real writer? (04:35)
  • What does it mean to cut corners and how did it affect you? (08:34)
  • How writing and sharing his authentic self was the best therapy (10:41)
  • The value of practising automatic writing(13:13)
  • How we would live differently if we were like a loaf of bread and had an expiration date on our forehead (15:05)
  • Hitting rock bottom, doing an audit of all his life decisions, and getting rid of toxic friends (16:15)
  • Losing Boomerang and how it made him realize that his happiest moments were when he did things for others (18:18)
  • What happened to you on a small street between Brooklyn and Queens? (22:29)
  • What did dropping your shields in that moment in the subway do to your heart? (25:49)
  • Totems the universe puts in our path particularly in moments of misery and self-pity (28:46)
  • What can you tell us about “I Will” and what can we learn from your time with Himet? (32:37)
  • What do you mean by “Our worst fears are rarely realized and even when they are, we are still standing”? (39:31)
  • Tuition in the school of life and how to conduct ourselves (44:11)
  • The meaning of “In western religion, tradition is a straight line while in eastern religion it’s cyclical” (46:32)
  • Pots of Gold and what he learned from playing in London (50:39)
  • What did Pharell Williams tell you about the sun when you started drilling him with questions? (54:27)
  • The idea of focusing on our journey instead of worrying about the destination (56:54)

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Dec 17, 2019

If you’ve ever wanted amazing clarity in your life, then do we have the 2020 show for you.

Today I’ll be talking with Dr. Michael Lennox, psychologist, dream expert, creator of the Daily Astro Alert, astrologer, and prognosticator.

And that’s just what I want to talk with him about today, about astrology for 2020, a year of clarity and reckoning, what it means for all of us, and what we should do and not do for the year ahead.

Plus we’ll talk about 1776, death and taxes, great teachers, personal responsibility, goals and discipline, planetary demotions, and what in the world a goat has to do with anything. 

Key Points Discussed: 

  • What does the Solstice have to do with anything and what’s going on right now? (02:50)
  • Bringing light to the darkness and the astrological events that are having darkness appear at this time (05:36)
  • Were all men created equal or is it just classic shadow? (10:40)
  • Will 2020 be a year of clarity or reckoning, and could reckoning bring clarity? (13:49)
  • What does it mean when death and the teacher get together? (14:33)
  • The order of hierarchy called the slowest planet wins (18:11)
  • The role of Jupiter in amplifying whatever is coming and the current wave of crisis that is rising up (20:13)
  • Playing our cards, stepping forward, and setting intention for the new year (23:55)
  • The interaction of Pluto with the north nods of the moon that happen right before the elections (34:00)
  • How Donald Trump is the perfect avatar to help reveal the shadow of racism (40:59)
  • What we all need to know about 2020 so we can figure out how to navigate it (42:44)
  • What do we need to know about the planets this year? (54:00) 

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Dec 16, 2019

If you’ve ever wanted more clarity in your life, then do we have the 2020 show for you.

Today we’ll talk about finding focus, gaining clarity, and discovering direction in your life for the years ahead.  Plus we’ll talk about ankle flare-ups, coughs and karma questions, body knitting, hiring clarity, starting an art club, a party with a mayor, running progress, mugging runners, four hundred pushups, learning ups and downs, running naked, and what in the world vegan brownies gone bad have to do with anything.

Key Points Discussed: 

  • Trying out the bitter ashtray-chocolate tasting vegan brownies made from molasses (02:36)
  • Running naked on the steepest mountain around and the health benefits of playing in the cold (04:42)
  • The way we put limitations on what we can and cannot do even when we are capable (08:53)
  • How and why we heat up a lot faster when we work out a lot (10:55)
  • Starting every morning with automatic writing and figuring out the single-minded purpose for each day (12:42)
  • CJ’s horrible nightmare about driving in an Uber and accepting that she didn’t need to analyze it (16:05)
  • Adopting this philosophy that helps someone find a stay of joy throughout each and every day (20:42) 
  • Gaining clarity about what it is that is coming up for you (27:08)
  • The microwork over a massive period of time that has enabled Michael to now be capable of doing 400 pushups (31:44)
  • A bright light of clarity that comes with love, wisdom, compassion, and equanimity (36:38)
  • Viewing and feeling the world from a state of love rather than from a state of hostility (41:31)
  • The importance of heading in the direction of love (44:00)
  • Understanding that the in-breathe and out-breathe both work to carry us forward in life (53:00)
  • Finding what pulls us forward and bringing it about for the year ahead (56:21)
  • Bodyknitting and Jessica starting an art club (58:00)

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Dec 13, 2019

If you’ve wanted to get unstuck, get ahead, and take your life to a new level, then do we have the disrupt yourself show for you.

Today I’ll be talking with Whitney Johnson, named One of the World’s 50 Most Influential Management Thinkers by Thinkers50, author of “Build an A-Team”, host of the Disrupt Yourself podcast, and the author of a brilliant must read for anyone who wants to leap ahead, “Disrupt Yourself”

And that’s just what I want to talk with her about today, about how to skip the ladder, leap ahead, and take your life and ideas to a new level.  

Key Points Discussed: 

  • What does it mean to be a disruptor and to disrupt yourself (03:42)
  • How in the world did you go from secretary to a retail sales broker and then end up catapulting your existence by studying disruptors (06:25)
  • What does “Amateurs Compete, Professionals Create” mean? (12:38)
  • The evolution of trucks and the manufacturing limits that Elon Musk faced with the Tesla Truck to create instead of compete (15:57)
  • How we are biologically wired to be disruptors and how disruptors living in the creative process makes a huge biological difference (17:07)
  • The top seven secrets to becoming a disruptor and riding the wave for all it’s worth (20:40)
  • Starting something new by figuring out the jobs to do and positioning oneself to play where no one is playing (22:34)
  • Playing to our distinctive strengths like the Koala (23:58)
  • Is there something that made you peculiar when you were young and could it be your superpower? (27:39)
  • How constraints set us free and mould us to become successful (32:57)
  • The innovation killer, what it means, and how to battle it (36:35)
  • Stepping back in order to grow and how failing is just being on the wrong S curve (41:35)
  • Billy Beane and moneyball: A fascinating story about constraints and taking a step back to grow (45:06)
  • Giving failure its due meaning and ditching shame to be truly disruptive (49:00)
  • What are Toyota’s five whys and how can they help us overcome the fear that keeps us from disrupting? (52:13)
  • The puke to excitement ratio and how it’s a good sign (57:43)
  • What does it mean to follow your north star and we do we ever get bad with disruption? (58:39)

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Dec 12, 2019

If you’ve ever wanted to open your heart and soul then do we have the BIG LOVE show for you.

Today I’lll be talking with Scott Stabile, best-selling author, screen-writer, speaker and advocate, and the author of a heart-warming new book on a powerful way to live, BIG LOVE.

And that’s just what I want to talk with him about today, about the power of Living with a Wide-Open Heart.

Key Points Discussed:

  • What happened to Scott at the age of 14?
  • What happened to his parents?
  • How’d he get through school as an orphan?
  • What was his coping mechanism?
  • How often did he end up breaking down?
  • What happened to his brother Ricky?
  • What happened to Scott after moving to San Francisco – and how’d it begin his healing journey???
  • What’s the importance of not keeping things buried?
  • How did writing help him to heal?
  • What can we learn from “the cougher?”
  • What’s the importance message behind shame?
  • What’s the importance of self-care, and what does it have to do with underpants???
  • What’s Oogust 29th and what was the film The Ooogiloves???
  • What happened after writing the biggest box-office flop ever?
  • How do we define failure?
  • How did Scott’s mega-successful facebook page come about?
  • What’s the importance of not judging yourself?
  • What’s the importance of being aware of one-another?
  • How does one overcome fear?
  • What’s wrong with choosing happiness?
  • What’s the importance of speaking our truth?
  • What’s the cult of yes?
  • What can we learn about “what if’s” in life?
  • What’s the importance of forgiveness?

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Dec 11, 2019

If you’ve ever wanted to awaken the love within and find more peace and guidance in your life, then do we have the Giovanni and the Camino of St. Francis show for you.

Today I’ll be talking with James Twyman, a.k.a the Peace Troubadour, professional musician, singer, and songwriter, the New York Times Best-Selling author of 16 books, a producer and director, and the author of a beautiful song of a spiritual journey, "Giovanni and the Camino of St. Francis."

And that’s just what I want to talk with him about today, about life lessons from St. Francis, and finding love, peace, faith, and guidance, on the road of life. 

Key Points Discussed: 

  • How Lake Chapala in Mexico has become the number one place for expats (04:02)
  • Why did you first become interested in St. Francis and how old were you? (04:54)
  • Being able to pull on the golden thread by being exactly where and when you are supposed to be in life (08:34)
  • The one single most important lesson that James has learned from St. Francis (10:57)
  • Being cracked open through trauma, difficulty, and things not going our way (14:54)
  • Surrendering fully to the no mud, no lotus experience and what that means (17:02)
  • Getting back into our essence through walking (19:39)
  • Love as the key to remembering who we are (26:38)
  • What if you were to see everyone through the eyes of God/Love and how do we begin to do that? (32:10)
  • The story in the Giovanni and the Camino of St. Francis book (44:21)
  • Is there something that you recommend for people to get in the flow of putting themselves out there? (49:09)
  • What would you tell people to help them shine if they’re on their Camino and they’ve just fallen and maybe broke their wrist? (52:35)
  • How do you personally keep bringing it back? (56:00)

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Dec 10, 2019

If you’ve ever wanted to live a more awake alive and brilliant life, then do we have the Wake Up show for you! 

Today I’ll be talking with Chris Barez Brown, renowned speaker, Fortune 500 consultant, and the author of one of highest vibration books, I’ve ever had the pleasure of pawing, let along reading, Wake Up!

And that’s just what I want to talk with him about today, about brilliant and playful strategies to help snap you out of autopilot, to live in the here and now!

Key Points Discussed

  • How not to make big decisions in life!
  • What does it mean to have an autopilot life?
  • How much is our subconscious running the show?
  • What does our caveman brain have to do with anything?
  • What does it mean to wake up?
  • What can we learn from David Bowie’s passing?
  • What’s the importance of doodling?
  • What’s the fastest way to get off autopilot?
  • What’s so bad about our television?
  • Do rats really prefer sugar to cocaine – and what’s this mean for us?
  • What’s the importance of holding our favorite things?
  • What is a bathroom buff up?
  • What’s it mean to draw your life?
  • What are the benefits of dressing the same?
  • What is forest bathing, and why is getting to the woods so important?
  • What’s the importance of trees?
  • What’s so important about dancing?
  • What’s the importance of writing your own songs?
  • Why do we all want to journal?
  • How do we wake up excited and go to sleep grateful?
  • What’s the importance of smiling???
  • Why do we need to do something big, and what does that look like?
  • Why do we want to send a letter this week to someone we care about???

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Dec 9, 2019

If you’ve ever wanted to welcome in magic into your life and feel better about your life, then do we have the love yourself like your life depends on it show for you.

Today I’ll be talking with Kamal Ravikant, self-published phenom, poet, entrepreneur, and investor, and one of my all-time favorite guests I’ve had on the show (he was also the first). He’s also the author of one of the most beautiful, brilliant, and important reads out there today, “Love Yourself Like Your Life Depends on It”

And that’s just what I want to talk with him about today, about one simple practice and four simple steps that can completely transform your life. Plus we’ll talk about living like you’ve died, why being depressed is a good day, CocaCola signs and market street, two last leaves and an open heart, and what in the world rubber snakes and Jesus have to do with anything.

Key Points Discussed: 

  • What in the world happened to you two months ago and what was going through your mind? (03:55)
  • How has the Satori experience changed you? (08:09)
  • What works for the inside practically and how it changed Kamal’s mindset (15:24)
  • What was the original bursting of the artery that sent you down this whole path of loving yourself? (20:15)
  • Loving ourselves with the same intensity we would use to pull ourselves up if we were hanging off a cliff with our fingers (23:45)
  • The power of weaving in “Thank You” into everything we put into ourselves (28:45)
  • Going into flow by embracing ourselves and the importance of committing to loving ourselves (32:54)
  • Setting people up for success by having them listen to the same piece of music every time they’re meditating (42:31)
  • What does light have to do with anything? (49:34)
  • The need for an internal change before anything else changes (52:12)
  • How the “Love Yourself Like Your Life Depends on It” book will help people (57:27)
  • How important is giving love? (59:41)
  • How much would our world change if we got this concept? (1:04:21)

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Dec 6, 2019

If you’ve ever been looking for a better year ahead, then do we have the re-engineer your life, your whole life, show for you.

Today we’ll talk about stepping back, taking inventory, and how to step forward into your greatest life before it steps forward onto you. Plus we’ll talk about new formats, new order in the house, new ways of exercise, new ways of eating, new programs to record, new haircuts, chilly Thanksgiving, and so much more.

Key Points Discussed: 

  • The donut maker and the needs versus wants discussion (02:43)
  • Getting caught by the airfryer bug (04:54)
  • How massively Amazon Prime one-day shipping affects the environment (08:27)
  • The amazing apple smoked turkey and what CJ’s Thanksgiving was like (10:14)
  • Running 10 miles up and down in a 10,000 feet incline within marathon time(19:01)
  • Keeping from getting despondent and sad from the frustration of going through the downhill walk of shame (28:37)
  • Simpler ways of doing things and being intentionally chill about everything (32:00)
  • Learning how to let go into it and Michael’s definition of success (40:00)
  • The antithesis of stillness during the holiday season (45:02)
  • Bringing peace to ourselves and those around us (48:09)
  • Getting the most beautiful flow outcome by breathing into it and asking exactly what you want (50:46)

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Dec 5, 2019

If you’ve ever wanted to feel better at work and about your work, then do have the Healing Organization show for you.

Today I’ll be talking with best-selling author and visionary, Michael Gelb. A pioneer in the field of creative thinking, a fit degree black belt in aikido, the author of at least sixteen books, including “Think Like Leonardo Davinci”, and the co-author of one of the most brilliant and needed books today, “The Healing Organization”

And that’s just what I want to talk with him about today, about how we can change the way we work, awaken the conscious of business, and help save the world.

Key Points Discussed: 

  • What we can do at work to begin to change the world (03:10)
  • Being more successful by being consistently kind and focusing on the needs of those around us (09:48)
  • Shifting businesses to the notion of stakeholders rather than just shareholders (13:36)
  • How do we as individuals choose which companies to work for to support that which supports us? (19:51)
  • Planned obsolescence and how exploitative it is of customers and the earth (27:50)
  • What we can do when we are in a company that is performing shock experiments on their employees and customers? (34:43)
  • What do we do if we’re in the barrel and can we actually make a difference when we’re feeling we can’t? (41:05) 
  • Out of all companies, which one expresses the most positive story or best model for us to understand moving forward? (44:14)
  • Healing ourselves and aligning our daily lives around a higher intention (51:07)
  • The truly human leadership by Bob Chapman at Barry Wehmiller companies (57:20)
  • The power of an idea that is just right for it’s time (1:00:57)

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