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May 20, 2016

If you’ve ever had your life touched by a pet, a friends pet, or even heard of someone’s life being completely transformed by the love of, or for an animal, then do we have a special treat for you.

Today we’re talking with Dr. Bernie Siegel, the best-selling author of Love, Medicine, and Miracles. He’s one of the most well known doctors there, who talks about humanizing medicine, compassionate care, and the choice to live fully and die at peace. In 2011, Bernie was honored by the Watkins Review of London, England, as one of the Top 20 Spiritually Influential Living People on the Planet

Of course, he’s also the author of the newly release Love, Animals and Miracles a book that speaks to my soul.

Today we’ll talk about the healing power of love and animals, how they’re much more than just furry or scaly creatures, and how they have an almost magical power to transform our lives and fit in, in our crazy world. If you’re looking for inspiration, or a smile, then today’s celebration of animals and the love and miracles they always bring is for you!

I can’t wait to hear the stories he’ll tell!

Notes from Interview Include:

  1. Why Dr. Siegel is a Jungian Surgeon
  2. Why a mechanical approach to medicine is broken
  3. Why animals always come from the heart
  4. What he learned from his pets
    1. House rabbit
  5. Past regression – once killed with a sword, now heal with a sword
  6. Animals all get along as family
  7. Even a turtle and fish became best buddies!
  8. You can communicate with animals
  9. Animals speaking to us
  10. Animals at Nursing Homes
  11. Animals healing us - the healing power of animals
  12. Healing vibration of cats – the purring
  13. Petting an animal changes your chemistry
  14. People recover from heart surgery better if go home to a pet
  15. For single women – get a dog, take a walk, you’re more likely to meet a guy
  16. Cats, Laptops, and Keyboards
  17. Being called to animal shelters
  18. Animals passing away and the messages they give us
  19. Furfy passing away – animals passing away in their sleep
    1. Wants animals to be surrounded by love, with us when passing away, not at the vets, it’s a much simpler transition
  20. Animals coming back “reinpregnating” vs. reincarnation
  21. Animals are here to teach us, and they become family.
  22. Save the worms!
  23. What saving a turtle, the FBI, and guns have to do with each other.
  24. Jackson Chameleons
  25. Monty the snake
  26. How do animals help us to heal?
  27. Having an animal to care for forces our bodies to heal – particularly for seniors!
  28. “The still pond” the mindful experience, or mindfulness experience of having a pet
  29. We need to learn from our animals how to be in the present moment
  30. Don’t focus on what’s not right, but focus on what IS right.
  31. Why you should name a pet Sex.
  32. Miracle Oscar and recovery from cancer
  33. The healing power of touch
  34. The power and importance of body memories
    1. Transplants and body memories
  35. Plus much, much more!!!

Dr. Bernie Siegel, Holistic Pioneer & Author of Love, Medicine & Miracles, Shares Inspiring Stories of How Pets Heal & Transform Our Lives! Inspirational | Happiness | Inspiring | Spirituality | Spiritual | Mindfulness | Health | Healing | Self-Help

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May 19, 2016

If you’ve ever wondered what am I doing, where am I going, or where in the world am I supposed to go from here, then do we have the directional show for you!

Today we’ll be talking about finding direction and purpose in your life. Where to look for it, how to spot the signs, how to make decisions and turn it into something real.

That plus we’ll talk about newsletter terror, kitties touching butts, eggs crying fowl, and why spending Sunday’s editing, is the greatest gift in the world.

Questions and Topics Include!

  1. How to train feral cats
  2. What kind of animal are you?
  3. Dr John Demartini from The Secret – "What I think about and thank about I bring about" (Law of Attraction) what do your values have to do with your purpose?
  4. What’s the difference between social norms and values
  5. How lacks in your life can help you discover your purpose
  6. What’s the power of linking
  7. What your personal space can tell you about your values
    1. What’s in your space, time, schedule
  8. What John David Mann can teach us about being a go-giver rather than a go-getter (and why the more you give, the more you get back)
  9. Aaron Hurst and The Purpose Economy – why it’s all about purpose
  10. The power of loving yourself and self-compassion
  11. How helping others in any facet by making yourself happy you bring more happiness to everyone
  12. Why we need to let go of judgment and thinking we’re a bad person
  13. What’s the mindful meditation practice to ‘just be’
  14. How being on-purpose is a heart-opening experience
  15. How your scale of time changes depending on what you’re doing
  16. How losing track of time is a good indication of being ‘on track’
  17. What Christine Carter, author The Sweet Spot can teach us to help us be on purpose.
  18. How to buy yourself the time (time management and mindfulness) to pause and be with yourself
  19. Several powerful time management tips including from David Allen of Getting Things Done to balance structure and flow
  20. What it means to front-load and buy freedom
  21. How front-loading as a time-management tool can buy you peace
  22. How we’re broadcasting love and happiness
  23. What the Journey of the Soul by Shepherd Hoodwin (also Shamanic Astrologer By Daniel Diamario ) can teach us about finding our purpose.
  24. What are the different categories of people (related to people’s purpose)
  25. What Therese Rowley author Mapping a New Reality can teach us about finding our purpose.
  26. What happened with Dr. John Demartini on the beach, and how he was influenced by Paul Bragg of Bragg’s Apple-Cider Vinegar.

Michael Sandler & CJ Liu Discuss Tools from The Secret’s Dr John Demartini (Mr Law of Attraction) & John David Mann for Finding Purpose + Business & Time Management Tools to Get Things Done! Inspirational | Motivational | Happiness | Meditation | Mindfulness | Meditation | Spiritual | Spirituality | Career | Self-Help

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May 18, 2016

If you’ve ever wanted to be more observant, accurate, present, make better decisions, or take your game to a whole new level, then do we have the enhancing show for you!

Today I’ll be talking with Amy Herman, lawyer, art historian and the founder of the the Art of Perception course, which trains doctors, police officers, the FBI, the military, state department, and fortune 500 companies; and author of a perspective changing new book, Visual Intelligence, Sharpen Your Perception, Change Your life.

Today we’ll be talking about strengthening your perceptions, helping you see things more clearer, find the answers you’ve been looking for, and articulate them in ways to get things done…plus the powerful words of Dr. Wayne Dyer, why when you change the way you look at things, the things look at change.

That plus we’ll look at an orangutan named Kevin, a gorilla in our midst, refrigerator blindness, keeping your head on a swivel, gemba walks, pick-pocketing the secret service, and how in the world to keep a secret from a flight attendant?

Questions and Topics Include:

  1. Visual Intelligence & Perception and the Art of Perception Course –
  2. From Dr. Wayne Dyer – Why when you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.
  3. How going along with police officers when in Law School changed you
  4. How did she end up ‘shooting’ someone at a conference
  5. What Men in Black has to do with Visual Intelligence
  6. Why you don’t want to mess with the mama-gene
  7. What does Motel soap (Derek Kayongo) have to do with anything?
  8. What does it mean to be visually curious
  9. What is situational awareness?
  10. How did the idea come to her to start teaching art work to medical students – originally a Yale program.
  11. The story behind Dr. Marc Silberman and Art History
  12. What wilting flowers can tell a health service provider
  13. What was a bold phone call to the NYPD after 911.
    1. “Hi, I’m Amy Herman, and I have a great idea…”
  14. Why Alexander Graham Bell says “we’re all to often walking through life with our eyes shut”
  15. How visual intelligence improves your awareness even after mindfulness or mindful training
  16. What it means to run in HD (Mindfulness Running)
  17. Myth-busting and a talking orangutan (who is on a Ted talk!)
  18. How our perception changes all the time and we don’t even realize it.
  19. How we all view the world from different vantage points.
  20. How do you keep a secret from the flight attendant
  21. How do we rethink our communications of our perceptions
  22. What we can learn from Michele Gielan, positivity researcher and author of Broadcasting Happiness
  23. How Amy Herman encourages people to embrace our visual world
  24. Why Beyonce scolded a fan
  25. What’s potentially wrong with taking photographs of pictures at art museums
  26. How cameras can take us out of the present moment, or out of being mindful
  27. How digital technology gives us an excuse not to interact with other people, or not to be mindful or present
  28. An inspiration of hers Apollo Robbins, a professional con-man ‘deception specialist’ who works on the right side of the law
  29. What’s the biological bias or survival mechanism.
  30. How do we increase our visual awareness
  31. What Dr. Michael Merzenich, the father of brain plasticity, says about walking (and knowing) your own neighborhood
  32. What we can all learn from 911 in New York City
  33. How to lay the groundwork before bringing subjectivity in
  34. What is Renshaw’s cow?
    1. Samuel Renshaw who worked with Navy Pilots in WWII
  35. What can we learn from the Kenyan Westgate Mall incident
  36. What we can learn from Jesse Itzler and Living with a Navy Seal.
  37. What she’s learned from taking US Special Ops Forces into Art Machines
  38. What is refrigerator blindness?
  39. What we’ve all mistaken about Michelangelo’s David
  40. Why everything deserves a second look
  41. What are the three R’s?
  42. What’s the concept from Toyota of being in the place (or being mindful) and going to the problem.
  43. What happened with her editor Eamon Dolan
  44. Advice for parents for conversations with their children to increase their perception or visual intelligence
  45. More about program at and book at

Amy Herman’s Shares Secrets Taught the FBI, Special Forces, Law Enforcement & Doctors to Increase Visual Intelligence to Transform Your Life!  Art of Perception | Happiness | Mindfulness | Meditation | Business | Career | Health | Self-Help | Inspire

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May 17, 2016

If you’ve ever been told anything you wanted to achieve was impossible, whether your health, your wealth, career, family, sports, business, arts, or otherwise, then do we have the one-in-a-million show for you.

Today I’ll be talking with Aaron Baker, a true hero of mine, who also happens to be one of the most able-bodied recovering quadriplegic athletes, business owner’s and inspiring people out there. Since his injury, he’s walked 20 miles across death valley, ridden his bike not once, but twice across the country. Go-carted, mountain biked, and does more in a day that doctors say was ‘impossible’ than most people will do in a lifetime.

And that’s what I want to talk with him about today. About believing in yourself no-matter what the experts tell you to achieve the impossible…or at least give it your best shot! We’ll talk about getting started, overcoming odds, and going after your dreams, like there’s no tomorrow.

That plus we’ll talk about pink training wheels, mountain-biking mammoth, go-karts and red bull, and why having your toe-nails painted all the colors of the rainbow, just may be the greatest gift in the world!

Questions and Topics Include:

  1. Overcoming Odds
  2. How happy he was getting his first motorcycle at age 3
  3. How he won Nationals and the World Championship
  4. How Ego and Confidence blended
  5. How he had the mindset to win, or the psychological edge over his competition
  6. How he was in the zone, space, flow, where he was almost invincible
  7. How seeing a quadriplegic friend completely unnerved him (who later became very successful with a family and working for Oracle)
  8. How his subconscious knew or was foreshadowing his accident
  9. What happened on the day of the accident
  10. Pre-race and new gear rituals he would do
  11. What happened while testing his racing motorcycle
  12. How did he keep breathing after he fell
  13. How he was peaceful with the experience and just allowed it to unfold.
  14. What was his Near Death Experience (NDE) while in the hospital
  15. How he’s come back through gratitude
  16. How he was so fortunate to have a ferocious (fierce) mother that was on his side for an optimal healing environment
  17. How his mom brought in nature music for his health
  18. Why he wouldn’t change a thing
  19. How he was allowing love to flow naturally
  20. Why all we can do with our lives is to share ourselves and ‘give it away”
  21. Why he had to stay so mindfully in the present, in the day-to-day, present moment
  22. How he was so mindful and present – which he needed in order to survive and then to heal
  23. How to stay in the moment (mindfulness) and work on one flicker or improvement at a time
  24. How having his toenails painted all the colors of the rainbow helped him turn inward, visualize and picture his toes moving again (how he used visualization and meditation to help himself to literally rewire himself!)
  25. How he used the law of attraction and visualization to start “rewiring and re-firing”
  26. How water helped him to heal (and how scary it was being put in the water the first time)
  27. How he was asking for more whenever he got treatments
  28. What a clean slate means, and what it truly means to move forward
  29. How the outlet for his energy became the workouts he was doing.
  30. What happened when he was 1 year into his recovery
  31. How he made it through when he wanted to end things…
  32. How he found a miracle partner in the healing process, Taylor Kevin Isaacs
  33. How they made it through financially
  34. How he did a tandem bike ride across the country with his mother.
  35. How he began pedaling his own bicycle!!! (And then did a SECOND bike-ride across the country, SOLO!!!)
  36. What is the trike he rode across the country
  37. How he debuted the trike at the LA marathon.
  38. How he walked solo 20 miles across Death Valley
  39. How much he’s been at peace through the process
  40. How he’s become an explorer of his potential, his body’s potential, his mind’s potential, and discovering the limits of his ability to create and make things happen – incredibly inspiring!!!
  41. How he qualified for the 2012 Olympics
  42. How to become an explorer of our own reality
  43. How much has visualization been a part of the process?
  44. What’s the power of gratitude?
  45. How mindful, present, and peaceful he needed to be in Death Valley
  46. How he created CORE with his mother, and then brought Taylor Kevin Isaacs along.
  47. What is the business he created, the rehab center CORE (Center of Restorative Exercise) in Northridge California
  48. The power of “what you think about you bring about” and how positivity and positive outcome affirmations and thoughts helped bring about CORE.
  49. How he met his wife
  50. What is the Wings for Life World Run – Sponsored by Red Bull
  51. Who are his sponsors:
    1. Fox Racing & Todd Hicks
    2. CORE Centers
    3. Wings for Life
    4. Christopher and Dana Reeves Foundation
    5. Triumph Foundation
    6. Life Goes On Foundation
    7. Rock Racing
    8. Reactive Adaptations
      1. Mountain Biking – And YouTube Video Flying Down Mammoth
    9. To Find CORE – Go to
    11. Words of wisdom for people going through this.
    12. What it means to be willing to walk through the fire

Aaron Baker is a miracle man! He broke his neck & couldn't even breathe on his own & has defied all odds. He can walk, rode across the country & even hiked Death Valley! Inspiration | Meditation | Mindfulness | Motivation | Happiness | Fitness | Health | Spirituality | Self-Help | Inspire

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May 16, 2016

If you’ve ever wanted to discover your voice, lead a meaningful life and become great at whatever you do, then do we have the inspiring show for you!

Today I’ll be talking with Todd Henry, the best-selling author of Die Empty and The Accidental Creative, and one of my new favorite books on mastery, a subject I love to geek out on. It’s called Louder than Words.

And that’s what I want to talk about today, about harnessing the power of your own authentic voice and what that really truly means, to become the best at whatever your do, and feel great about it, or at least on path, while you’re in the process.

That plus we’ll talk about Elvis and truck driving, Amos and Taylor Swift, Chris Rock and little steps, book bullies, the ok plateau, premature optimization, and why in the world Jimi Hendrix would open for the Monkees.

Questions and Topics Include:

  1. How he met DJ Z-Trip
    1. LL Cool J and Other Hip Hop Artists at the Grammies with Z-Trip!
  2. What mastery has to do with voice?
  3. What’s the difference between an occupation and a vocation (business, career, vs passion)
  4. What is ‘unnecessary creativity’ and why is creativity so important (Something he talked about in his book The Accidental Creative).
  5. What Lisa Congdon says about creative endeavors and a U shape curve (similar to hiking down a canyon)
  6. What’s a false plateau when it comes to expertise, progress, and success
    1. Scott Belsky calls it the ‘project plateau’
  7. How do we move past fear
    1. Neil Fiore, PHD, author of the Now Habit, and the perceived consequences of failure
  8. John Acuff – why you don’t want to compare your start to someone else’s middle
  9. From The Accidental Creative – the Expectation Escalation
  10. What’s the Cognitive Bias?
  11. Why we don’t want to isolate yourself
  12. What’s the importance of the coach or the ‘mirror’
  13. What we can learn from Elvis and the Grand Ole’ Oprey and truck-driving
  14. What positive nuggets can we take from criticism
  15. What we can learn from Chris Rock in refining his skills
  16. What’s the ‘Deep End Fallacy’
  17. Why self-compassion and kindness is so important to overcome the inner critic
  18. Martin Seligman, the three ways of inner criticism
  19. What’s the OK Plateau from Joshua Foer in Moonwalking with Einstein
  20. What is crisis phase?
  21. What it means to be stuck in Busy Boredom (a concept from Todd Henry’s book Die Empty)
    1. Why it’s not about the job or career?
    2. Why you want to look at how to make it more creative and exciting
  22. How this has bearing on relationships as well
  23. What’s the Through Line?
  24. How was Jimi Hendrix an opening act for the Monkees
  25. What’s it mean to fail forward?
  26. Why failure is not a bad thing
  27. What’s the power of resilience
  28. How he keeps an index card of daily practices – called “The Dailies”
  29. What are the top 5 daily practices you want to make sure you get done every day as an infrastructure to help you be in game shape (think Navy Seals)
  30. How important is meditation?
  31. What Banff has to do with meditation (and silence)
  32. Donald Knuff – premature optimization (interview with Kevin Kelly and Tim Ferriss)
  33. Lewis Hyde from The Gift – why it’s so important to find out what is uniquely you, your unique contribution to the world
  34. What he’s teaching his kids about their authentic voices
  35. What kind of guitar does he play :o)
  36. What’s the importance of nature for him
  37. will also find his Accidental Creative podcast (plus find twitter feed there)

Todd Henry, Author of The Accidental Creative & Die Empty Shares The Power of Discovering Your Authentic Voice & Passion To Stand Apart & Find True Success Happiness & Creativity! Inspiration | Spirituality | Meditation | Mindfulness | Health | Self-Help | Inspire

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May 15, 2016

If you’ve wanted to connect with the deceased, know they’re okay, and hear what they have to share, then do we have special show for you.

Today I’ll be talking with Karen Noe, renowned New Jersey-based psychic medium, spiritual counselor, and healer with a two-year waiting list. She’s the host of the Angel Quest Radio Show, the Angel Quest Center in Ramsey New Jersey, and she is the author of Through the Eyes of Another and The Rainbow Follows the Storm, and Your Life After Their Death, A Medium’s Guide to Healing After a Loss

And that’s what I want to talk with her about today, about communicating with our loved ones, and healing and living again after they’ve passed on.

That plus we’ll talk about the power of prayer and communicating with our pets who’ve passed on, plus Otis the cat, Mikey and Oreo, Ho’oponopono, 2 Quads, a boxing kangaroo, the real Aunt Jemima, Saint Francis, and what in the world is a walk-in?

Questions and Topics Include:

  1. What she learned from a prank phone call.
  2. What was her experience with the light
  3. What it means to be an empath
  4. How do you protect yourself from other’s energy
  5. Donna Eden, Energy Medicine, and a technique called the Celtic Weave, to clean your aura and protect yourself.
  6. How tapping from Dr. Dawson Church can help as well.
  7. What a kangaroo with boxing gloves means
  8. How she gets messages from the deceased
  9. What’s a Without-A-Doubt Sign
  10. How we can tell without a doubt if our loved one is leaving us signs or visiting us
  11. Why it’s so important to write our loved ones who have passed on.
  12. What are the different signs people get from deceased loved ones.
  13. How to ask our loved ones for signs.
  14. How our loved ones visit us in our dreams
  15. How to see our pets after they’ve passed on
  16. How to get in touch with our cats and dogs who have passed on (and even parakeets too!)
  17. How can tapping help us?
  18. What statements you should use for tapping (EFT, Emotional Freedom Therapy)
  19. What is Hawaiian Prayer ho’oponopono – ancient Hawaiian Healing Technique (based on same principles of Law of Attraction
  20. How Dr. Hew Len started working with ho’oponopono with miraculous results
  21. What’s a place of zero limits?
  22. What is Reiki and how do you become a Reiki Master (how did Usui discover the secret of Reiki?)
  23. What are our loved ones trying to tell us when they communicate with us?
  24. What is most important to our loved ones once they’ve died.
  25. Why Bernadette wants her fiancée John to date after she passed on.
  26. What’s the importance of writing letters to our loved ones
  27. What happens when someone commits suicide
  28. How to let go of blame and guilt for what happened to a loved one who’s passed on, even or especially from suicide
  29. What’s the importance of raising our vibrations (frequency) (Think Happiness and Positivity!)
  30. Why Angels and Loved Ones require us to raise our frequency to be able to communicate.
  31. How a plant based, vegetarian, or vegan diet can help us vibrate at a higher level
  32. Why you want to bless your food.
  33. Why she became a vegan because of her work
  34. How her psychic abilities have improved since she got off of sugar
  35. How the Anthony William Medical Medium diet can help.
  36. Why chocolate is okay…particularly in green smoothies!
  37. How do we help our children if they’ve lost a parent or a loved one.
  38. How to help the child ask for ‘without a doubt’ signs.
  40. How meditation can help
  41. Why you only want to see a medium after getting a personal recommendation (hers is a two year waiting list)

Karen Noe Psychic Medium Shares How to Contacting Deceased Loves Ones & Pets (Cats & Dogs) for Peace, Reassurance, Clarity & Hope! Happiness | Kindness | Compassion | Healing | Mediumship | Spiritual | Spirituality | Health | Self-Help | Love

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May 14, 2016

If you’ve ever struggled with pain or soreness that won’t go away, either physical or mental including stress, anxiety, PTSD and depression, then do we have the show for you!

I am so excited to be talking with Dr. Dawson Church, a leader in the field of Energy Psychology, epigenetics and EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique), and the award-winning best-selling author of The Genie in Your Genes, The EFT Manual, EFT for Weight-loss and EFT for Love Relationships along with many others.

So today we’ll be talking tapping, or EFT, what it is, how it works, and how this simple tool can radically affect the quality and health of lives, body, mind, and soul. We’ll talk about reducing pain and inflammation, healing injuries, helping blood-sugar levels, dropping stress, rewiring the mind, eliminating addictions, and even improving your relationships…plus if you’re into physical fitness, we’ll talk about losing weight, getting in great shape, and improving your performance. And last but certainly not least we’ll even talk about how tapping can improve your love life!

Questions and Topics Include:

  1. What do you do in the morning to make it an inspired day?
  2. What are the drawback with affirmations?
  3. How to find the subconscious ‘tail-ender’.
  4. How to find subconscious road-blocks hanging back or sabotaging what we want to achieve.
  5. How to be congruent behind of your affirmations.
  6. How to introduce negative concepts in order to heal
  7. Why it’s important to process our negative experiences (for happiness & health)
  8. Why those with ACE – Adverse Childhood Experiences, have much higher rates of cancer, diabetes, high blood pressure and more
  9. Why early traumas affect us even 50 or more years more on in life.
  10. Why babies and young kids are in meditative brain-wave states.
  11. What different brain-wave states have to do with healing.
  12. Why EFT is acupuncture without needles
  13. Why EFT helps take you from a sympathetic (flight-or-flight) nervous system response to a parasympathetic (rest, relax, digest) response.
  14. How EFT can help you produce more DHEA naturally – and get your cortisol levels down.
  15. Why touch is such a powerful healing technique.
  16. How many physical problems are psychological in nature or have a large psychological component
  17. Why veterans with PTSD aren’t healing, but how EFT can help…and the double-randomized studies that prove it. What is the difference between youtube EFT vs. clinical EFT, which has over 100 peer reviewed papers behind it.
  18. What is energy psychology?
  19. What heart-math in the same way as EFT.
  20. Why are brains are wired to look for tigers in the grass.
  21. What is EFT 101
  22. – free EFT mini-manual
  23. The importance of a skin galvanometer
  24. What a set-up statement is and how to use it.
  25. How to retag our thoughts so they’re no longer threats
  26. How EFT helps with weight-loss
  27. How EFT helps with intimacy, love and relationships
  28. How kids with Autism can benefit, along with students with anxiety disorders and AHDH
  29. How to go from being a cortisol junkie to a feel-good junkie!
  30. How to wake up in the morning, and focus on the why—tapping into your life-purpose
  31. How to build new neural pathways in the brain to permanently wire-in positive thoughts.
  32. How to invoke the higher version of who you are each morning.
  33. How to grow a brain that’s pre-disposed to the positives.

Learn How to Use Tapping or EFT to Reduce Pain, Anxiety, Long-Term Illness, PTSD, Depression, High Blood Pressure, Weight-Loss & much, much more!!! Plus the Science Behind It!!! Inspiration | Motivation | Happiness | Positivity | Healing | Health | Spirituality | Self-Help

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May 13, 2016

If you’ve ever wanted to be grumpy, unhappy, dis-satisfied, or at dis-ease with the world around you, then do we have the show for you!

Today I’ll be talking with the Buddhist Monk Ajahn Brahm, abbot of the Budhininyana Monastery in Sperentine Western Austalia, the spiritual director of the Buddhist Society of Western Australia, a spiritual adviser to numerous Buddhist societys and is the author of numerous books including Who Ordered this Truckload of Dung, Mindfulness Bliss and Beyond: A Meditatitor’s Handobook; the art of Disappearing, and a new fun favorite of mine, Don’t Worry by grumpy.

And that’s what we’ll be talking about today, about what it takes to be grumpy, dis-satisfied, and dis-ease with life, noise, and the world around and inside of us.

That plus we’ll talk about 50 strokes of the cat, the pushup routine, the 70% rule, Selling encyclopedias, a safe heaven for spiders, and why it’s so important to let go of the banana.

Questions and Topics Include:

  1. Why you never want to do today what you can put off till tomorrow
  2. Why life is not doing stuff, but stopping doing stuff
  3. How he went from a theoretical physics degree to becoming a monk
  4. What physics and Buddhism have in common
  5. What’s the Buddhist monk method for peeling bananas, and how it brings you happiness.
  6. What is the s**t of life and why it’s so good for us.
  7. How to transform the s**t in life to set us free
  8. How to move past a culture of blame and punishment
  9. Why we should welcome mistakes
  10. Why punishment requires 50 strokes of the cat
  11. Why kindness is the antidote to guilt and needing punishment
  12. Control freak vs. "kindfulness" freak
  13. Why we need to give compassion to ourselves
  14. How to thrive through your challenges
  15. Why you should demand your right to be grumpy
  16. Why you can be happy being grump
  17. Why you don’t want to suppress your negative emotions.
  18. Why you don’t want to label anyone with anything, like schizophrenia
  19. How to improve our self-esteem
  20. Why we’re suspicious of praise and how to improve our self-worth
  21. How do we put down our burdens (for greater happiness)
  22. How important is meditation
  23. How to come from life, rather than fantasizing
  24. Why he’s not fat, but simply growing in kindness and compassion
  25. Why fat and happy is better than skinny and anxious
  26. How laughter helps protect your heart
  27. Google Brahm to find him…
  28. Be sure to check out his Google Talks Video.

Ajahn Brahm, Buddhist Monk, Shares The Secrets to Being Grumpy, Being Happy & Finding More Enjoyment, Self-Esteem & Compassion, Especially for Ourselves! Happiness | Positivity | Spiritual | Spirituality | Buddhism | Meditation | Self-Help | Inspire

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May 12, 2016

If you’ve ever wanted to start something new, reach for your dreams, or dive into the unknown, but fear was holding you back, then do we have the fear releasing show for you!

Today we’ll talk about chasing your dreams, starting big projects, doing things others call ridiculous, crazy, or even insane, and what it takes to jump from the cliff.

That plus we’ll talk about making mistakes, running and screaming, Napoleon Hill, hair cuts on crack, making journals, running to phase 2 and how Jessica’s turned into a pull-up fiend.

Questions and Topics Include:

  1. What’s the power of intention (and how double-blind studies show crystals can help)
  2. How ceremonies help and help ground us and get us into a ‘state’
  3. Christine Carter and ‘the Sweet Spot’ and how our habits or rituals put us in the moment or the zone
  4. How to stretch and face your fear head on
  5. The power of letting go of ego
  6. The power of keeping your mind in a certain frame
  7. Of using mantras (spiritual and meditation solutions)
  8. Of tapping into your higher self
  9. What’s it mean to flatline?
  10. Why you don’t want to ‘strive’ to move forward
  11. Why making mistakes isn’t bad, and can even be good
  12. Why what’s in the way, is the way.
  13. How to move past the fear of failure and perfection
  14. How to move past these to get to the next step
  15. Why something that’s fail-proof probably isn’t worth doing.
  16. How to move past shame and guilt
  17. Why you need to go for things
  18. What is creative angst?
  19. Why plateaus are never what we think they are.
  20. Why you want to follow the words of The Secret and never say “this isn’t working”
  21. Why what you think about comes about,
  22. What Napoleon Hill’s Think and Grow Rich can teach us about The Law of Attraction and programming the subconscious
  23. How we can reprogram our subconscious while we sleep
  24. A law of attraction ‘woo-hoo’ manifestation exercise.
  25. Why you want to be a million watt radio station.
  26. To check out CJ visit:

Michael Sandler & CJ Liu share ways to find courage, overcome fear & find creativity, happiness, and success. Plus Napoleon Hill & Think and Grow Rich. Business | Career | Relationships | Spiritual | Spirituality | Running & Fitness | Health | Self-Help | Inspire

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May 11, 2016

Today I’ll be talking with Michael Neill, best-selling author, international renowned transformative coach and creative spark plug to celebrities, CEOs, royalty, and the rest of us. He has a weekly radio show called Supercoach, and has a brilliant Ted Talk, Why Aren’t We Awesomer. And he has a beautiful new book, I found a LOT of fun, The Space Within: Finding Your Way Back Home.

So today we’ll talk about becoming awesomer by finding the space within, where you are already perfect, whole, and complete.. How to find it, how to tap into it, and how to use it for greater happiness, performance, creativity connection and of course, love at any moment of your life.

That plus we’ll talk about Bill Gates and Amnesia, what’s at the core of an onion, landing a spacecraft on Asteroid XCF-531, magical cows and milk, roller-coasters on lakes, a giant vacuum cleaner from hell, emotophobia, flying helicopters in the matrix, the magic of the surface Pro 4, and what your daughter Maizy’s favorite t-shirt, has to do with anything.

Questions and topics Include:

  1. What’s the best possible sense of not-thinking
  2. What is the vacuum cleaner from hell?
  3. What happened to him at age 32?
  4. Why the purpose of his book is to help people find their way ‘back home’.
  5. What Bill Gates and amnesia have to do with one another.
  6. Why we are ‘not that’ and what that means.
  7. How do we begin to understand our grandness or ‘who we truly are’
  8. What are (Tibetan Buddhism) ‘pointing out instructions’. (meditation instructions)
  9. What he discussed in his Ted Talk about phobia cures, panic attacks, and spiders (tarantulas)
  10. What is emotophobia???
  11. How to move past a bad day and judgment toward ourselves when having a bad day (think meditation)
  12. Why you want to abandon the pursuit of happiness
  13. What’s the power of insight vs. the effort of change?
  14. What can rollercoasters on rivers teach us?
  15. Why it’s a level of understanding that transforms our experience of life
  16. What ‘The Peace of Mind’ means
  17. What Michael learned from his Hay House radio show
  18. How we can turn the page and start again, time after time
  19. What’s the secret to our resilience
  20. What’s your mojo?
  21. What’s the definition of performance
  22. What is doing without a doer?
  23. What is the universal problem, and the universal solution
  24. What does asteroid XCF-531 have to do with anything
  25. (has newsletter Caffeine for the Soul) (information, special offers, free teleseminars and the like)

Michael Neill, 'Supercoach' & Viral Ted Talk ‘er, Shares The Secret to Instantly Plugging In To Greater Peace, Happiness & Inner Strength To Be More Awesomer! Positivity | Meditation | Inspiration | Spiritual | Spirituality | Career | Health | Self-Help | Inspire

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May 10, 2016

If you’ve ever wanted do more, be more, reach for your dreams, or simply feel better about your job, then do we have the go-giver show for you!

Today I’ll be speaking with John David Mann, entrepreneur and award-winning cauthoer of nurmerous NYT best-sellers including Flash Foresight and The Red Circle, and a paradigm busting new favorite of mine…well, two really, The Go-Giver, and the Go-Giver Leader.

It’s not often a book comes along today that shakes me to the core. But particularly as we’re asking, who do we want to be when we grow up, here at Inspire Nation, or how do we take things to a whole new level, that these books are incredibly important.

Today we’ll talk about taking your life to a whole new level, dream big, reaching your dreams, and achieving what you once thought impossible, but through a completely different direction, and ironically, plan of attack, then you likely ever thought of.

That plus we’ll talk about the power of muddy beginnings, a ping poing stadium, and why you DO want to let them see you sweat.

Questions and Topics Include:

  1. How John started his own high school.
  2. How he started his own high school, and later went back and taught there as part of the faculty
  3. How he became a concert cellist, then became a composer, then went into natural health
  4. How he found his way to publishing and becoming a best-selling author
  5. How he began working with his co-author Bob Burke
  6. What’s the power of visualization – and how it created a worldwide best-seller
  7. What happened when The Go-Giver came out.
  8. How the concept of a go-giver has come about, and why it’s so accepted (and needed) today.
  9. Why ‘does it make money’ is such a vital question
    1. And why we’re not talking about taking a vow of poverty
    2. Why it’s so important to make money as well.
    3. Why you want to ask about giving first, and then powerfully ask about monetizing a very close second.
  10. What is the second law of compensation (And what it has to do with Dr. Demartini and The Secret)
  11. Why your compensation is determined by how many people you touch
  12. How Clayton Anderson focused on helping others and was able to become an astronaut
  13. How Rodney Dangerfield reinvented himself before helping others which absolutely transformed his career.
  14. What are the 3 reasons to work
  15. How the lead characters in The Go-Giver and The Go-Giver Leader both found their callings and were so open to unfamiliar ideas
  16. How John didn’t have time to write the Go-Giver, and yet, how he made time and it transformed his life…changing his business and career in the process!
  17. Why serving others can be your calling
  18. What John thinks of ‘Do What You Love and the Money will Follow’
  19. Why we need to say ‘how does this serve’ and then ‘does this make me money’
  20. Why what’s in the way is the way.
  21. Why 50/50 is a losing proposition
  22. Why you want to focus on the other person’s win (especially important in relationships and marriage…not to mention friendships!)
  23. What’s the danger of score-keeping and scorecards in relationships
  24. Why receiving is the natural state of giving
  25. Why we want to accept compliments (and don’t get to refuse the gift)
  26. Why self-love is so important
  27. Why there’s a limit to how much you can give if you don’t allow yourself to receive it (like giving and receiving love, or giving and receiving wealth and money for that matter)
  28. Why Bob Proctor (from The Secret) is not talking about taking a vow of poverty (A main character in the book is based on Bobo Proctor from The Secret)
  29. How do we keep ourselves grounded
  30. What’s the beauty of humility
  31. Why Stephen King says you ‘write the first draft with the door closed, the second draft with the door open’)
  32. What are the four pillars of success and what’s the importance of ‘soul’?
  33. Why it’s all about giving leadership vs. taking leadership
  34. Why a go-getter is not the opposite of a go-giver.
  35. To find John all books, sample chapters, excerpts, plus weekly blog, plus contact link going directly to John.

John David Mann Shares The Secret to Excellence, Success, Mastery & Leadership (+ relationships!) In & Out of Business Whether Entrepreneur, CEO or anywhere in-between! Inspiration | Motivation  | Career | Spiritual | Spirituality | Self-Help | Inspire

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May 9, 2016

If you’ve ever struggled to find your life purpose or figure out what you want to do in this world to live an inspired and fulfilling life, then do we have the purposeful show for you!

If you’ve ever watched The Secret, then you know our next guest. Today I’ll be talking with Dr. John Demartini, a leading authority on human behavior and personal development, and the author of 40 books published in over 29 different languages and the author of a new favorite of mine, The Values Factor, The Secret To Creating an Inspired and Fulfilling Life.

And that’s what we’ll be talking about today, uncovering who you really are, what makes you tick, and what your true purpose is, the one that’ll bring you greatest happiness and success, and that’s in perfect alignment with your values.

That plus we’ll talk about Vim and Vigor, the danger of woodrose seeds, learning to read at 18, why Paul Braggs was more important than vinegar, and what in the world it means to be TV watching learning disabled.

Questions and Topics Include:

  1. What happened after he got his arm and leg braces off at age 4.
  2. How the constraint at the time turned out to be a true gift
  3. How he left home and school before turning 14 and began living on the streets
  4. How he became a street kid
  5. How surfing big waves (and all of his journey) helped him now
  6. What’s the importance of a cone in Dr. Demartini’s life
  7. How he almost died on a 40 foot wave
  8. How he was saved in Hawaii in a life-threatening situation
  9. What was the night his life changed
  10. What Paul Bragg (of Bragg’s Vinegar) taught him that transformed his life
  11. Why we have values backwards, and what the real importance of values is.
    1. What’s a hierarchy of values
    2. What voids have to do with your hierarchy of values
  12. How he lives on a ship called The World, which full-times travels around the world
  13. Why we want to celebrate our voids, or what’s most missing in our lives
  14. What the meaning of fulfillment is.
  15. Why it’s important to focus on filling the void, rather than on the void yourself
  16. Why you need to define your life and what’s most important to you.
  17. Why you have to say no to the outer world and yes to the inner vision
  18. What’s the danger of the word ‘should’…and why you don’t want to ‘should yourself’
  19. What’s a value determination process to help someone determine their values rather than the social norms.
  20. How your life demonstrates your values every day
    1. His are: Researching, Writing, Traveling and Teaching
    2. Important to look at what a person fills there space with.
  21. How to determine your values
  22. Tips for wealth building
  23. Tips to save and invest to build your wealth (and the secret to becoming a millionaire)
  24. How to know what to spend your money on to build wealth
  25. What are appreciables vs. depreciables in investment
  26. Why he looks at everything based on his Return on Investment
  27. More tips for getting wealthy
  28. What Parkinson's law has to do with savings
  29. How he started saving with a dollar an hour savings and grew it to a million dollars a month savings
  30. What’s a 10-yaer and a 100-aner vs. of course, a millionaire!
  31. What it means that the people you hang out with have the most influence on your life
  32. Why it’s so important to surround yourself with people doing extraordinary things if you have an extraordinary life
  33. “Never live where you can’t see the farthest horizons”
  34. Why helping and caring for others is required to achieve incredible wealth and abundance
  35. How do our challenges help us achieve our highest purpose
  36. What is teleology and why it’s important
  37. What’s the difference between an inspirational educator and a motivational speaker
  38. How to help children be inspired
  39. How is whatever I’m experiencing perform my highest mission
    1. How is actually charging a fee, investing the money, saving the money, help me reach more people, provide better service, help the client.
    2. “What is the benefit to the client of the new fee” and “what are the drawbacks of the new fee”
  40. What’s the important of labeling and linking
  41. Student Ross Joseph (movie opening “Impossible Dream”)
    1. Taken people who you would least expect to do something extraordinary and watch them do inspiring things
  42. How to find out more, and find his upcoming events: – there you’ll find an events calendar and upcoming seminars such as the Breakthrough Experience upcoming in Miami, then Phoenix, then Tokyo. Plus lots of videos and educational information – truly an ‘educational experience!’
  43. Why you want to give yourself permission to do something extraordinary in the time you’re here and give yourself permission to be you, and to shine!

Dr. Demartini from The Secret Shows Powerful Ways to Find Purpose, Happiness & True Financial Freedom + Saving, Investing & Becoming a Millionaire! Law of Attraction | Business | Career | Inspiration | Motivation | Happiness | Positivity | Spiritual | Spirituality | Self-Help

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May 8, 2016

If you’ve ever felt there’s more to life than just what meets the eye, and want to learn how to tap into it, for greater success, happiness, and peace in all that you do, then do we have the show for you!

Today I’ll be talking with Dr. Therese Rowley, Business Consultant to Fortune 500 companies and CEO’s, adjunct faculty at top universities including Northwestern, medium, intuitive, and the author of a fascinating book, Mapping a New Reality: Discovering Intuitive Intelligence!

And that’s what I want to talk with Therese about today, about uncovering our own unique intuitive gifts, learning how to use them, and mapping our own realities.

That plus we’ll talk about Shirley Maclain, institutionailizing retreats, a Clairol makeup mirror, why Plato is About to Croak, and who in the world was Just Jennifer

Questions and Topics Include:

  1. Why does Caroline Mystic call you a Mystic without a Monastery
  2. Why she wanted to be priest
  3. What happened at Communion?
  4. What was the fierce voice she heard at 9
  5. How she let go of the attachment of anything that wasn’t the source of love
  6. Why it’s important to ask ‘what does that mean to you?’
  7. Why we draw drama into our lives
  8. How hard is it to stay in that connected place
  9. How do we discover our own gifts
  10. How do we define the truth – and what is it?
  11. How has she balanced heart and head, balancing gifts with the corporate side
  12. What ho’oponopono can help
  13. How does she get her messages when she does an intuitive reading
  14. What is clairsentient
  15. How do we begin to break the cycle with our emotions.
  16. How we get in our own way with the Law of Attraction
  17. Gregg Braden and The God Code – and how prayer works
  18. How do we pray for ourselves?
  19. How everything is love
  20. How fear can help us
  21. How do we help kids coming in today who have very strong intuitive minds
  22. Why kids are getting misdiagnosed (Jim Web Misdiagnosed Gifted Children)
  23. What are “Twice Exceptional Kids”
  24. Psychic Kids Conference in Ashland Oregon
  25. – can find tab for parents, and free material to help children
    1. Also intuitive readings and mastermind parents groups for communities

Dr Therese Rowley Shares How To Discover Your Intuitive Gifts To Live the Life of Your Dreams! Plus Guided Meditation! Law of Attraction | The Secret | Inspiration | Intuition | Spiritual | Spirituality | Gifted Children | Self-Help | Inspire | Love

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May 7, 2016

If you want to feel better, happier, shake those blues, get out of a funk, or sleep better than you’ve ever slept before, then do we have the happiness, sleepy show for you!

Today I’ll be talking with natural health, Ayurveda and sports medicine expert Dr. John Douillard. He’s the creator of, former director of player development and nutrition advisor for the New Jersey Nets, repeat guest on the dr. OZ show, and the author of 6 books, including one of my all-time favorites, Body, Mind and Sport.

Today we’ll talking about the physiology of happiness, and the changes we can make through diet, exercise sleep habits and more, to boost our oxytocin, get happier, and feel better throughout the day. We’ll also look at ways to sleep easier, sleep deeper, and finally get the rest we need and deserve.

That plus we’ll talk about shower power, blue light, what in the world are glymphatics, the importance of play, the danger of the news and why buying more shoes, coffee or cinnabuns, are never the answer. Bummer.

Questions and Topics Include:

  1. A brief history on Dr. John Douillard and running the Deepak Chopra Center Massachusetts.
  2. How he began working for the New Jersey Nets
    1. How they went from 3rd most injured team in the league to 3rd least injured team in the league
  3. What is reward chemistry?
  4. Why buying more shoes isn’t the answer.
  5. What is the Cinnabun effect.
  6. What the science is of oxytocin
  7. What is epigenetics
  8. Why is nasal breathing so important for us?
  9. Why compassion and helping others is so good for our chemistry
  10. What kind of diets are great for better moods (not to mention for our health)
  11. Why is lymph health so important and what are glymphatics
  12. What did they find at the University of Virginia that revolutionizes brain health.
  13. What we can do for the lymphatic system of the brain
  14. How does he feel about alkaline water
  15. Why he’s a big  fan of a 3 season diet (and wrote a book called the Three Season Diet)
  16. Benefits of active release technique and muscle activation technique
  17. How much is exercise helping from a happiness point of view and how much do we want to be doing of it?
  18. What are the happiness benefits of exercise?
  19. How does he feel about HIT training, high intensity training?
  20. How important is sleep for the brain
  21. Why you don’t want to sleep on your back for your brain
  22. What are the major reasons people don’t sleep?
  23. What eating has to do with sleep, and when we want to eat to sleep better
  24. Why people feel like a ‘truck hit me’ when you wake up – and what to do about it.
  25. What are the 3 major causes of aging?
  26. What’s the importance of the skin of your intestinal wall
  27. What’s the importance of your intestinal track microbes
  28. What’s the importance of the lymphatic system
  29. Why your sleep and happiness depend on the happiness of your intestinal skin
  30. Why you want high fiber foods, particularly beans to replenish the gut
  31. Why the 3 B’s are so important. Beats, beans, and blueberries.
  32. How do you build back into beans
  33. What’s the magic ‘starter’ bean
  34. What bean has anti-flatulence factors.
  35. What’s the benefit of hot foods
  36. Key benefits for the body from meditation
    2. Yoga, breathing, meditation, and what the key is to do with this
  37. Why do we want to do random acts of kindness – and how can it help us.
  38. What it takes for microbes to thrive in your body.
  39. sign up for great stuff for free
  40. 28-Day Ayurveda Challenge eCourse: Receive 20% discount with this code: inspire28AC

  41. The “one minute” guided meditation

Dr. John Douillard Shares Tips to Greater Happiness, Positivity & Better Sleep from Ayurvedic Wisdom & Modern Science from Diet, Nutrition, Supplements, Exercise & Meditation! Mental Health | Inspiration | Spiritual | Spirituality | Self-Help | Inspire

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May 6, 2016

If you’ve ever felt a spiritual calling, and felt there was more to your life than just the day to day grind, then do we have the show for you.

Today I’ll be talking with Karan Bajaj, a #1 best-selling indian author about his brilliant new novel The Yoga of Max’s Discontent, inspired by a one year sabbatical traveling from Europe to India by road and learning yoga and meditation in the Himalayas.

Today I want to talk about taking a spiritual and creative sabbatical, literal or metaphorical to get in alignment, find our path, and find our deepest self.

That plus we’ll talk about going silent, riding a scooty, becoming vegetarian teetotalers, holding up your arm for 12 years straight, and how to hang with monkeys and snakes.

Questions and Topics Include:

  1. Taking a creative or spiritual sabbatical, literally or metaphorically
  2. Why his story begins in a Bronx housing project
    1. Why the connection with suffering in the US isn’t as real or visceral as it was in India
  3. How this book can change your psyche
  4. What was Karan’s sabbatical year (from Europe to India by road)
    1. From Europe to India to Himalayas
  5. Why Karan has a pattern of taking time off to be and discover facets of himself.
  6. How he ended up hanging with homeless drug addicts in Bulgaria
  7. How did he get the idea to become successful, then leave it all behind
  8. How travelling got the creative juices flowing
  9. Why entertainment and meaning is his formula for success
  10. What were the 10 day vipassana retreats like?
  11. What Monkey’s did to his wife’s backpack.
  12. What the ashram was like with monkeys and cobras
  13. Why you’d need to step over cobra’s if you go to the bathroom at night
  14. What does karma and past lives have to do with yoga
  15. Why the further you get away from sabbatical, the more you shift back to the way you were before
  16. What is dharma?
  17. How he’s realizing it’s all about the inner journey, even more than seeing outward beauty (for instance the Grand Canyon)
  18. What happened when he was hiking in the Himalayas (crossing a glacier barefoot!!!)
  19. How was hiking in the Himalayas and who were some of the ‘trippiest’ people he met.
  20. What’s a standing baba
  21. What enlightenment means and why you need to let go of the striving for enlightenment
  22. How he just started writing at 28 and already has multiple best-sellers at 36
  23. Why it’s so important to live your Dharma
  24. What has he learned about meditation and mindfulness
  25. Why there are basic steps to follow before moving to mindfulness
    1. What is concentration based meditation
  26. Go to
    1. Get book and free meditation course, yoga flow course and yoga guide

Karan Bajaj Shares Valuable Lessons Learned from a Year’s Travel on the Road to India & the Himalayas On Discovering Your Dharma or Life Purpose and Value of Meditation, Yoga, Austerity & Silence | Spiritual | Spirituality | Self-Help | Inspire

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May 5, 2016

If you’ve ever felt drawn to water, whether seaside views, spending time at the like, swimming, snorkeling, canoeing, showering, or just about anything else having to do with water, then do we have the H2O loving show for you!

Today I’ll be talking with Dr. Wallace “J.” Nichols, called “Keeper of the Sea” by GQ Magazine and “a visionary” by Outside Magazine and is the best-selling author of Blue Mind: The Surprising Science That Shows How Being Near, In, On, or Under Water Can Make You Happier, Healthier, More Connected, and Better at What You Do.

And that’s what we’ll be talking about today, about our connection with the water, and how it can help us all feel better, live better, and have healthier, happier lives.

That plus we’ll talk about a million dollar fish, a slow coast, spear guns and Ohio, blue marbles, one billion baby turtles, a sea-turtle shaped ring, and what pop tarts and Tchaikovsky have to do with anything!

Questions and Topics Include:

  1. What happened to his father on Earth Day?
  2. What showed up on his doorstep?
  3. Why we are all drawn to water for special occasions and important moments
  4. Why Oliver Sachs told J he had to write this book (on the science of why we love the water)
  5. What it means to look down from above (like Astronaut Clayton Anderson) and see our ‘blue planet’
  6. Michael and Jessica running through the snow and water barefoot:
  7. Why we’re attracted to all kinds of water (gas, liquid, solid)
  8. What’s the importance of Sea Turtles
  9. How he’s helped save sea turtles and increase their populations
  10. What is full emersion conservation (even working with poachers)
  11. How serious is the environmental crisis and threats facing the ocean
  12. What’s the blue marble project?
  13. What’s the healing power of water
  14. Why you want to take any chance to get in the water.
  15. Why you want to keep your goggles and your swim trunk in your bag, always.
  16. What is Red Mind and Blue Mind, and how can water and Blue Mind help with stress.
  17. What’s the importance of gratitude (and prayer) for the water
  18. What is J’s Mill Creek experience.
  19. How he brought land-locked Native-American children to the ocean
  20. How he took his daughter at 1 ½ and they walked the coast from Oregon to Mexico.
  21. How much does seeing the ocean (screensavers, paintings, etc), all help soothe the mind
  22. The importance of a fountain or creating wave sounds.
  23. – blog and website, also google Blue Mind, also a great song by Alexi Murdoch, song called Blue Mind, here on youtube:
  24. What are the synchronicities around his father

Dr. Wallace ‘J’ Nichols Ocean Researcher from Men’s Health & Outside Magazine Shares the Healing, Soothing & Transformative Power of Water & the Blue Mind: Ocean, Sea Turtles & Blue Marble Inspiration | Spirituality | Meditation | Self-Help | Inspire

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May 4, 2016

If you’ve ever struggled to keep up, hold on, or get ahead, then do we have the show for you!

Today we’ll be talking about getting ahead. What this fabled task looks like, how we can achieve it, and how we can reduce the pressure and overwhelm in our lives.

That plus we’ll talk about weekend plans, running in flip flops, a unique place to where a backpack, and what we can all learn from an astronaut.

Questions and Topics Include:

  1. How to keep up, hold on, and get ahead
  2. What we can all learn from Astronaut Clayton Anderson – who took 15 tries to become an astronaut!
  3. What we can learn from Elon Musk
  4. When it’s time to give up.
  5. What it means to get ahead
  6. How do we get more quality out of our lives or out of each experience
  7. How do we become more present in all that way do.
  8. How to put systems or processes into place to make things simpler
  9. What we can learn from Jay Papasan, author of the One Thing
  10. What we can learn from Greg McKeown, author of Essentialism
  11. What’s the importance of stripping away everything that doesn’t serve us
  12. How to discover what your ‘one thing’ is.
  13. How to metaphorically and literally clean out your closet
  14. What’s the 90 percent rule
  15. What’s the woo hoo factor, and how’s it matter with our clothes, possessions, and whatever we do in life.
  16. How nutritionally dense is everything in your life, and what does that look like?
  17. Simon Sinek and ‘What is Your Why’?
  18. Why it’s so important to live in an intentional way
  19. How to make everything in your life, ‘enrich’ your life
  20. How do we put money in the bank of happiness?
  21. Why it has to be heart and why you have to move mountains to ensure you’re enjoying life
  22. Why you want to ask at the end of the day (or if you’re on your deathbed) is it important to me?
  23. Where love, happiness, and sharing your gifts (to the benefit of others) comes in
  24. Wallace ‘J’ Nichols – Blue Mind who will be on the show shortly.
  25. Why we don’t want to die with the music still inside
  26. com
  27. Ask yourself what’s essential to you?
  28. What’s the Inspire Nation Club
  29. Patreon Campaign

Michael Sandler & CJ Liu Share Tips for Living an Inspire Life, Doing What You Love & Focusing on the 1 Most Important Thing That Brings Health, Happiness & Success! Inspiration | Motivation | Positivity | Spirituality | Spiritual | Self-Help | Inspire

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May 3, 2016

If you’ve ever wanted to feel sharper, more alive, stronger of body and of mind, and smarter than you ever have before…then do we have the brain-boosting show for you!

Today we’ll be talking with Dr. Wendy Suzuki, award winning neuroscientist, famous 4x Ted-Talker, and what I’d call a true revolutionary in the field of brain science. She’s also the author of my favorite new brain book, healthy brain, happy life, a personal program to activate your brain and do everything better!

Today we’ll talk about hacking the brain and getting it moving again, to get you smarter, sharper, more focused, better memory, more creative, less anxious, and better able to learn, than you ever have before!

That plus we’ll talk about car boy and cabin boy, becoming a gym rat, the power of Twix, the Big Ask, Dr. Flux, Disney world for rats, what in the world happened to the cello, and why spandex in the classroom may be the greatest discovery of them all!

Questions and Topics Include:

  1. Julie Andrews vs. Shirley Temple
  2. What is the Disney World for rats
  3. What Eleanor McGuire found with London Taxi Drivers
  4. What is prosopagnosia and struggling to see faces (Howard Gardner, author Multiple Intelligences and Brad Pitt)
  5. What does brain plasticity mean?
  6. Some amazing brain hacks
  7. What’s a simple hack to begin enriching the brain?
  8. How do we enrich the olfactory part of the brain?
  9. Who was the neurological patient HM?
  10. Why emotions are so powerful when it comes to learning
  11. Why you want to make what you have to learn funny
  12. When the light went on between exercise and the brain
  13. How much just an hour of exercise can improve your attention
  14. What is intensati and how did it change her understanding of exercise and the brain too (and her future classes and research studies!)
  15. What we can learn from Spandex in the Classroom!
  16. How to use affirmations and exercise together
  17. Brain hacks and exercise
  18. Short 4 minute exercises you can do
  19. What viral animal videos have to do with the brain
    1. Talking Dog and Bacon:
    2. Sloth Video:
  20. Brain Hacks to stimulate the pleasure centers of the brain and what makes us happy (study of positivity)
  21. Advice for parents to boost the brains of their kids
  22. How important is it to step away from the electronics?
    1. 4 Ted Talks!

Dr. Wendy Suzuki, Neuroscientist, Researcher, Professor & 4x Ted Talker Shares Powerful Brain Hacks to Transform your Mind, Discover Greater Happiness, Hardwire Positivity & Turn Your Life Around! Business | Career | Education | Spirituality | Self- Help  

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May 2, 2016

If you’ve ever wanted to work more yet do less, and be on top of your game without running yourself ragged, then do we have the show for you!

Today I’ll be talking with positivity and performance guru and best-selling author Christine Carter, PhD, author of a new favorite book of mine, The Sweet Spot: How to Find Your Groove at Home and at Work. I’d say it’s more than just a book, but an owners manual for doing less and accomplishing more, and who couldn’t use that!

So today we’ll talk about finding your sweet spot, that once-thought mythical place where you can relax yet get things done, achieve your dreams, without driving yourself into the ground, and where you really can have your cake and eat it too.

That plus we’ll talk about celebratory dances, the Yay Me, a hospital fantasy, why no mud, no lotus, what we can learn from olive trees and marathoners, what the real meaning of the codeword ‘green’ is!

Questions and Topics Include:

  1. How’d she become known as the ‘friendly jogger’
  2. How do you get a treadmill for free?
  3. How’d she end up in the ER with 103 degree fever
  4. What was the turning point in her life.
  5. What’s a hospital fantasy?
  6. What was the low-point in her life
  7. How did she start rebuilding her life
  8. Why she’s obsessed with habits and willpower
  9. What does it mean to live and work from your sweet-spot (overlap of place you have greatest strength and place of greatest ease)
  10. What’s the equation for a sweet spot (and why it’s so important)?
  11. What’s the importance of having things on auto-pilot (versus mindfulness)?
  12. What is recess and why do we need it?
  13. Why working more to get more done is completely counter-intuitive (especially for kids)
  14. What makes us feel productive is not what makes us more productive
  15. Why Happiness (her first book was Raising Happiness) is so important
  16. What Happiness does for us (and why it really is the answer)
  17. Why happiness really means positive emotions
  18. Why true happiness is not gratification
  19. A few key tips on happiness
  20. What is the power of gratitude?
  21. How gratitude can make a snowball of positivity in the brain
  22. How our posture (and physiology) affects our emotions
  23. How to quickly and easily become more confident
  24. How to quickly generate endorphins through your posture!
  25. How fast can she take a shower in drought-ridden California
  26. How do we crack the habit code and where do we get started?
    1. Free email coaching program to crack the habit code
  27. Where do people get hung-up the most
  28. Why is choosing the right habit so important
  29. How do you crack the exercise nut?
    1. What’s a 5 minute workout?
  30. What’s the importance of a trigger or a cue?
  31. What are keystone mini-habits and why are they so important.
  32. How you can have your computer automatically shut down at night
  33. What’s the app forcefield (particularly good for children’s phones)
  34. – new coaching program, establishing a new habit, great facebook group (for new habits) and also an online-class “The science of finding flow” learning how to drop into the flow state.
  35. Why it’s so important to be able to turn your devices off, and what skill successful children will need most in the future for their careers and happiness!

Dr. Christine Carter, Author of Raising Happiness, Shares How to Live From the Place of Greatest Strength, Ease & Positivity While Making Your Days Easier & More Fun! Inspiration | Motivation | Business | Career | Spirituality | Self-Help | Inspire

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May 1, 2016

If you’ve ever wanted to shift your life, whether that’s bring in more happiness, abundance, health, wealth, or anything else, then do we have the life transforming show for you.

Today I’ll be talking with Dimitri Moraitis, coauthor of karma and reincation, communing with the divine, and a book I wish I knew about years ago, but am so I glad I found now, The Healing Power of Your aura.

Today I want to talk with him about changing your life through your light. How to use light and your aura, even if you can’t see it, to enrich your life whether love, prosperity, healing or wisdom, plus how to deepen relationships, advance your career, and transform destructive emotions.

That plus we’ll talk about the auras of animals, kundulini rising, down-raying light, the power of color and fashion, and why you don’t want to buy a car from somewhere wearing avocado green.

Questions and Topics Include:

  1. What his co-author Barbara Martin saw on her mother’s dress
  2. How Barbara Martin became Dimitri’s teacher (and why a teacher is so important)
  3. What does it mean to change your aura and change your life
  4. What is your aura?
  5. What does the Law of Attraction and Affirmations for bringing in more abundance have to do with light and color
  6. How do bring prosperity about from the inside out
  7. Why the Chinese symbol for crisis and opportunity is the same symbol
  8. What is Divine Light?
  9. What exactly is an Aura?
  10. Why Barbara is called the ‘Mozart of Metaphysics’
  11. What is a natural clairvoyance, and how we can all be clairvoyant
  12. What is kundalini rising and what does it mean to arise too early.
  13. What are nature spirits? (21:30)
  14. What’s the aura of animals?
  15. How can we refuel the energy of our pets?
  16. How do we begin to work with light (to change your aura)
    1. Why we need to decide what we want the light to do (need an intention)
  17. Why we get too impatient when things are taking off
  18. What our chakras have to do with drawing in the light
  19. Why (for the law of attraction) emotions are the engine
  20. What’s it mean to down-ray light
  21. What are a few of the top lights we want to call in
    1. Prosperity / abundance
    2. The love ray
  22. What it means to call in a quality and a color of light
  23. What color do you bring in, to bring in a baby (pregnancy)
  24. How light affects depression
  25. How do you generate more self-love
  26. Why purple is the color of peace
  27. Why don’t you want to buy a car from someone wearing avocado green
  28. What colors to wear and why
  29. What color helps us with concentration
  30. How light and affirmations work together
  31. How do we raise our children in the light?
  32. How do you use light to protect yourself (and protect yourself from negative energy) and to help with difficult people.
  33. (spiritual arts institute)
    1. Free Webinar May 6th – 1-800-650-Aura (2872)
    2. Grand Opening North San Diego County June 4th and 5th
  34. Advice for mom’s for Mother’s Day
  35. Love Energy Guided meditation (perfect for Mother’s Day too!)

Dimitri Moraitis, Co-Author of Change Your Aura, Change Your Life w/ Barbara Martin, Shares How to Boost The Law of Attraction & Transform Your Life Thru Color & Light! + Guided Meditation | Spiritual | Spirituality | Metaphysics | Self-Help | Inspire

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Apr 30, 2016

If you’ve ever wanted to feel better, move better, have greater health, more energy, less depression and anxiety, and get rid of nagging aches and pains, once and for all… then do we have the show for you.

Today I’ll be talking with Dr. Norman Shealy, health pioneer, visionary best-selling author, creator of the Tens, founder of the American Holistic Medical Association, co-founder of the American Board for Scientific Medical Intuition with Caroline Miss, President of Holos Institutes of Health, has treated over 30,000 patients with chronic paint and depression, and is the author of Living Bliss, Major Discoveries Along the Holistic Path.

Chances are, if you’ve ever sought holistic health care, then you’ve been touched by his work.

Today we’ll talk about many of his greatest health findings, how they can benefit you, and ways you can feel better, overcome chronic pain, and get your greatest body back.

That plus we’ll talk about what happened at Findhorn, bolo ties, why his dad wouldn’t let him football, Dr. John Eliotson, copper pyramids, telomeres, and tesla coils, a Navajo Labyrinth and what in the world is an electreat?

Questions and Topics Include:

  1. What happened to Norman Sheely because of a past life and how he became paralyzed.
  2. Who was his wife Chardy – and how was she.
  3. Why she was the most conscientious person he’d ever met
  4. How he discovered oxytocin production after his wife’s passing.
  5. Why he’s still 26 years young at 83 years of age!
  6. Why he’s so fascinated with the mind
  7. Why oxytocin is so important for children, and especially during gestation.
  8. Why major trauma’s can block oxytocin in kids, especially if before the age of 7
  9. How to restore oxytocin in the body.
  10. How the Ring of Air can improve oxytocin and make the brain more intuitive
  11. How he went from neuro-surgery to pain management.
  12. How he started the ‘Pain Rehabilitation Center’ in 1971
  13. Who was Dr. John Elliotson?
  14. How he became the father of TENS
  15. How the spiritual side of things or spirituality was missing from medicine (why it’s a problem when the mind isn’t connected with the soul)
  16. How he did nasal surgery without pain medication – which yours truly (Michael Sandler) did as well.
  17. How he began working with Caroline Myss
  18. How he got money to study psychic diagnosis.
  19. What’s the importance for our health in finding our life purpose
    1. Will have a course last week in July on Finding Your Life Purpose
  20. What’s the importance of DHEA?
  21. How he introduced the idea of putting electrodes onto needles (the introduction of electro-acupuncture) in the mid 60’s.
  22. Why 80% of adults are low in magnesium.
  23. Why it’s so important to get your body temperature up (and why you need iodine)
    1. What it means to be hypo-thyroid
  24. How he has guides, and how he began to hear and listen to them.
  25. How sacred rings works, and how to apply or stimulate the acupressure points
    1. May visit and look for sacred rings
  26. What to do for osteopenia as a man (and what’s important for osteoporosis)
    1. Why Boron would help (9 mg)
    2. Why you want Vitamin D3
    3. Why you want to take TestoJack (to raise testosterone levels if you’re a male and low in bone density)
  27. What’s the importance of your telomeres
  28. Anything else with holistic care we need to be doing today?
  29. What is the importance of balancing body/mind/soul, and what does that mean and look like?
  30. Advice for parents for kids today
  31. What’s the power of a past-life regression
  32. What’s the power of looking in the mirror and loving yourself.
  33. A guided meditation

Dr. Norman Shealy, Health Pioneer, Creator of Tens, Founder American Holistic Medical Association Shares Top Tips for Healing, Strengthening & Energizing Body, Mind & Soul + Guided Meditation! Spiritual | Spirituality | Inspiration | Self-Help | Inspire

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Apr 29, 2016

If you’ve wanted to feel more awake, alive, on purpose, and energized, then do we have the show for you.

Today I’ll be talking with Cara Badley, former team rollerblade pro skater, mental-strength coach, the founder of Verge Yoga, and co-founder of the non-profit Mindfulness Through Movement which provides mindfulness programs to schools in Philadelphia, host of the podcast Real Women, Courageous wisdom, and the author of On The Verge: Wake Up, Show up and Shine.

Today we’ll talk about how you can do just that, turn your life in a high definition, high voltage, on purpose experience. on purpose living with greater focus, energy, clarity and joy.

That plus we’ll talk about climbing mount cardigan, skating central park, how to problem solve through walking, what in the world are sticky people, what’s a sloppy brain, crazy busy, and why you don’t need to force a frog pose, in order to feel good about yourself.

Questions and Topics Include:

  1. How do you teach Villanova football players yoga?
  2. What happened in her last track race as a Division 1 800 sprinter.
  3. What shifted her permanently?
  4. What athletes at peak moments are typically thinking about.
  5. What is a verge?
  6. What does ‘let me do’ mean?
  7. What is a ‘direct experience’?
  8. What is living in High Definition
  9. How she went from a professional skater to an investment banker back to professionally skating (for Team Rollerblade) again.
  10. What is experiencing our life with high voltage energy
  11. What is a simple way we can get more into a high voltage moment
  12. What is skygazing?
  13. What’s the importance of shivasana?
  14. Why Gentle is the New Strong
  15. Why You Can’t Get to Peace through Push
  16. What we can learn from running to the bottom of the Grand Canyon
  17. What is a sloppy brain?
  18. What’s a practice to ground yourself when you’re in sloppy brain?
  19. What’s the importance of letting go of judgment?
  20. What’s the importance of the practice of being kind to yourself (with tenderness and humor)
  21. What Scott McBride taught her about being kind.
  22. What is the ‘finding your love object’ practice
  23. What does it mean to show up right now?
  24. Why drama drains and focus fuels
  25. What are sticky situations and sticky people?
  26. Lessons from Cayman
  27. What does it mean to be fearless?
  28. What’s the importance of loving yourself?
  29. Why loving kindness is the ‘essential oil’
  30. What advice for parents to help kids be more ‘on the verge’?
  31. Website:
    1. On site will be info for free On The Verge app
    2. Guided meditation primer practices
    3. Yoga Videos
    4. Moving Meditation
  32. A guided ‘be kind’ meta meditation practice

Cara Bradley (Mental Strength Coach to Villanova) Shares How to Wake Up, Show Up, & Shine in Life Through Mindfulness, Kindness & Compassion! Plus Guided Meditation | Business | Career | Fitness | Inspiration | Motivation | Health | Self-Help | Inspire

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Apr 28, 2016

If you’ve ever struggled with bad habits, unhealthy habits, or patterns you know don’t serve you well, or others around you, then do we have the habit-changing show for you!

Today I’ll be talking with Hugh Byrne, PhD, a guiding teacher with the Insight Meditation Community of Washington, a mindfulness meditator for over 30 years, and the author of The Here and Now Habit.

Today we’ll talk about mindfully breaking habits, how to begin, how to catch them, how to rewire, and what to do to keep them from coming back.

That plus we’ll talk about surfing urges, painted tigers, pick pockets, blowing your horn in traffic, and why if you want to get to Newcastle, you wouldn’t start from here.

Questions and Topics Include:

  1. How he began mindful meditation in the mid-80’s.
    1. First read The Way of Zen by Alan Watts.
  2. How he had an opening up experience many years ago.
  3. How his meditation practice got started
  4. Why 1/3 to ½ of all behaviors are habits
  5. What exactly are habits?
  6. Daniel Kahneman, Thinking Fast and Slow – System 1, when a brain takes behaviors and puts them on a fast-track…they’re not intentional anymore, and why that’s important to us.
  7. How do we identify habits that are going on without realizing it.
  8. Why studies in brain science show mindfulness can literally change the rewiring of the brain
  9. How mindfulness can distress the amygdala or lizard-like part of the brain
  10. What researchers call a positive dominos effect.
  11. What is suffering, what ties us to suffering, and how do we let go of suffering?
  12. What’s the habit of doing?
  13. What does it mean to ‘lean into’
  14. Why wanting too much gets in the way of getting what we want.
  15. What Tibetan teacher Chogyam Trungpa and what is freedom.
  16. What are ways to bring us back into the present moment?
  17. What’s an anchor and how do we use it?
  18. Great mantras for being present
  19. How to surf the energy of your emotions (also discussed in Dzogdchen Ponlop Rinpoche interview)
  20. What drives our unhealthy habits and how to ferret out our underlying beliefs
  21. What’s the importance of self-compassion.
  22. What are 3 questions to bring mindfulness to any situation?
  23. Advice for parents to bring mindfulness to your children
  24. If people are starting meditating, how long is good to start with on a daily basis?
  25. What’s a meditation notebook?

Hugh Byrne PhD Shares How To Be Here and Now by Breaking Unhealthy Habits Once & For All Thru Mindfulness. Learn How to Move Past Suffering, Negative Emotions & Fear. Plus Guided Meditation! Inspiration | Motivation | Spirituality | Health | Self-Help


Apr 27, 2016

If you’ve felt you were stuck, plateaued, couldn’t get ahead, or worse, felt you were falling back, then do we have the optimistic show for you!

Today we’ll be talking about the dance, about taking one step back, to take two steps forward, and why plateaus and backslides, aren’t at all what they appear to be.

That plus we’ll talk about shamanic drumming, hitting the trails, wearing the same clothes day after day, google antics, spring terror, and what to do when iTunes eats your shows…

Questions and Topics Include:

  1. What happened with iTunes?
  2. What happened with CJ’s knee
  3. What is a plateau?
  4. How do you know if you’re falling backwards or still moving forward?
  5. Why the times you feel your stuck are often your greatest moments
  6. When life wants you to respond rather than react
  7. Why life may want you to slow down.
  8. Why it’s so important sometimes toward moving very, very slowly.
  9. Why doing is often linked as a habit to your self-esteem
  10. Why it’s important sometimes to go against the grain of what’s ‘normal’ or your habits
  11. How to welcome doubt. Ragani “if trust is a sword, doubt will help make the sword sharper”
  12. Why we often create ‘problems’ to solve problems
  13. What would our lives look like if there were no problem to solve?
  14. Why you don’t want to ‘run toward a goal’
  15. What’s the importance in presence.
  16. What is road magic and why is it so important to go with the flow
  17. What do shamanic drums have to do with anything?
  18. How can shamanic drumming help us?
  19. What David Allen said to Michael about the Inspire Nation Club (or Patreon Program)
  20. What it means to be open to the unknown
  21. What’s it mean to ‘follow the breadcrumbs’

Michael Sandler and CJ Liu Share How To Get Ahead When You Think You’re Falling Behind, Stuck, Or Not Getting Where You Want to Go! Inspiration | Motivation | Spiritual | Spirituality | Business | Career | Happiness | Health | Self-Help | Inspire

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Apr 26, 2016

Do you ever wonder what you’re most incredible self is truly capable of, if you were giving half the chance? What you could do, build, achieve, design how you could thrive or shine, if only there was a way!

Well if this sounds even remotely like you (and this means pretty-much all of us) then do we have the show for you!

Today we’ll be talking with Bernie Roth, cofounder of the Stanford D. School, one of the world’s pioneers in robotics, and the primary developer of the concept of the Creativity Workshop. He’s one of the most empowering people you’ll ever meet, and he’s also the best-selling author of one of my NEW favorite books on achieving your dreams, called, The Achievement Habit

Well today we’ll talk about moving past the what if’s and the if onlys…SO you can stop wishing and start doing, and take command of your life to achieve goals you once never thought possible.

That, plus we’ll discuss the power of crap-ups and why streaking may be the greatest thing in the world!

Questions and Topics Include:

  1. What is the D School at Stanford?
  2. What is the Achievement Habit?
    1. Getting the best out of what you have
    2. People feel better and accomplish things
      1. One group saved 75,000 kids
    3. Help people own their projects, so they’re only pass/fail, do, or not do…
    4. Changing Yoda – There is no Try only Do
      1. Do = Power vs. Try = Force
      2. If really want to get something done, you’re not trying you’re doing
      3. If you want to try you’re efforting, but if you do, it’s often less effort than the trying.
      4. Example he uses: try and pull a water-bottle from my handle
    5. How to go from Trying to Doing and why Reasons are Bullshit
      1. Excuses get in the way of doing
      2. Needing a reason to be reasonable
      3. Keep calling yourself on your excuses!
    6. The GOOOOOOOD exercise
      1. An exercise to point out the BS
    7. Paying attention to the opposites
      1. Why the opposite of what is said may be the truth
    8. How do we get unstuck or go to a higher level
      1. Discusses meeting with Microsoft
      2. If you solve the wrong problem it’s not going to help you.
      3. To get unstuck figure out what the real problem is.
      4. Students went to Myanmar to help farmers pump water, but turns out it was the “wrong” problem, the “right” problem was a need for light and how much of the farmer’s income was coming from burning extremely unhealthy and expenisve kerosene lanterns and candles
    9. How to change your self-image to a doer and an achiever
      1. First, you give everything in life it’s meaning
      2. Achiever in Google Who felt inadequate – have to get past it
        1. Do this by doing something one step at a time
        2. Get yourself a goal and do it, don’t try to do it, do-it.
  • Avoid the idea of pipe-dreams.
    1. But if really want to do something, need the intention to do it, and the attention to get it done (Intention Followed by Attention)
  1. Friend (Harold) who loved Russian Cossack Uniforms
    1. Became an example of doing, rather than trying
  2. Have to commit or it may not happen
  1. Difference between trying and affirmations
    1. Affirmations are funny
      1. Two kinds of Affirmations
        1. Bernie is the handsomest man – the affirmations you don’t quite believe, but people believe the negative stuff about them
      2. Need to get the world to give you the signal
        1. Get this by doing and succeeding
      3. The Gift of Failure & The Bias Toward Action
        1. Don’t sit around thinking about making a move, when you get an idea, make a move!
        2. For example, if you want to ask someone for a date, don’t sit around wondering for 3 months, but ask her for a date.
          1. May work, or may not, but will get to the end and find some success much sooner than sitting around wondering about it.
        3. Michael: The Million Dollar Demo
        4. Has a class called Launch Pad – You do what the design thinking methodology helps you do. Have to make income w/in 10 weeks.
        5. Students from India came in with an ipad ap idea.
        6. Turned into an incredibly successful idea – a 90 million dollar idea!!!
        7. Human nature don’t want to do it until perfect
        8. It’s okay to make a mistake, it’s a fantastic way to learn.
        9. How we used Design Thinking to Build Inspire Nation – Woo Hoo!
      4. The Importance of Language in everyday speech
        1. Example I can’t vs. I won’t –
        2. I can’t is powerless
        3. I won’t is God Like, it’s a choice
        4. Saying things in a way that’s empowering vs. a way that’s disempowering.
          1. Test can’t do something vs. won’t do something and see how it makes you feel
        5. The danger of the conjunction but
          1. It’s a negative, or a damper, or in improve, it’s “blocking”
          2. Energy shift difference between But and And
  • Big fight with his publisher, publisher kept putting but in book, he kept replacing them with And.
  1. Helping vs. Assisting
    1. Saying you’ll help makes them feel powerless
    2. Assisting feels like you’re lending a helpful hand
  2. Group Habits
    1. Why is Streaking or Running Naked Beneficial?
    2. Why energy shifts and “interruptions” are terrific and great shifts in energy, they change the atmosphere. The wilder and more bizarre the interruption the happier he is.
    3. Welcome and support the streaks in your life
  3. How do we build resiliency into our lives
    1. The winning is not the whole thing, it’s taking part that’s important
    2. Train kids to be important with the effort, then doesn’t matter if the goal is successful this time
  4. How do you train people to move past the tribe?
    1. Gets to appreciating the voyage over the destination
  5. The benefit of hanging in there and getting things done, rather than winning awards
    1. What means something is the daily flow of your life
  6. How do you help motivate others
    1. One little step at a time, one victory at a time
    2. 3 steps forward, 1 step backwards is quite alright.
    3. A matter of reinforcing people’s abilities to do stuff, and helping them feel more powerful
  7. How do you train yourself to ignore distractions?
  8. What is a crap up?
    1. Prototyping is very important in our lives – means trying something
      1. Could be a skit, a play, a conversation, a letter
      2. Most people make mock-ups
  • He has preliminary mock-ups, called crap-ups…just do SOMETHING to see what works and what doesn’t work
    1. Do something SO simple, but do something simple.

(If you like Stephen Covey and 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, You'll Love This Interview!)

Bernie Roth, Co-Founder Stanford d.School, Shares Key Achievement Habits & How to Implement Them Today To Quickly Go from a Dreamer to a Doer & Turn Efforts Into Success | Business | Career | Mindfulness | Inspiration | Motivation | Self-Help | Inspire

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