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Being The Author Of Your Own Life Story With Flip Flippen

Being The Author Of Your Own Life Story With Flip Flippen

October 8, 2019

FLIP FLIPPEN is a New York Times best-selling author, serial social entrepreneur, philanthropist, and an international speaker and thought leader. He is the founder of numerous companies, including one of the largest educator training companies in North America, and has worked with many of the most prominent leaders in the world. From his early career working with gang kids to his later work in board rooms and classrooms, Flip has dedicated himself to helping people write a new story. 

In this episode we spoke about:

- His career and how he got into training and personal development

- His process for writing his books

- The difference between your first, second, and third story?

- His story of not going to Harvard and how he re-wrote his life story

- His book Your Third Story which he’s offered to giveaway a copy of and much more.

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Book: Your Third Story

Staying True To Who You Are With Gordana Biernat

Staying True To Who You Are With Gordana Biernat

October 1, 2019

This week's guest, Gordana Biernat is a thinker, writer, speaker and wisdom keeper. She is also one of Oprah’s SuperSoul 100 teachers – a group of 100 awakened leaders who are using their voices and talent to elevate humanity. 

As a thinker Gordana shares her thoughts on Twitter, initiating creative processes and conscious communication. She is a mentor, assisting those who seek self development and a greater sense of being through intellectual and spiritual inquiry. 

Her straightforward and empowering tweets have already inspired hundreds of thousands of people across the globe and her book "#KnowTheTruth - Why Knowing Who You Are Changes Everything", is a collection of her most profound wisdom. 

 “#KnowTheTruth” opens reader’s eyes to their inherent inner power and true potential; it will remind you of who we are and why we are here. 

In this episode, we talked about:

- Gordana’s story

- How the birth of her son changed everything

- Where the inspiration comes from for her daily tweets of wisdom

- How to look for and find love in what you're doing 

- How to focus on the now moments

- How her book, #KnowTheTruth, came to be

- How she became one of Oprah's SuperSoul 100 teachers and more.

 

You can find her book recommendations here:

Seth speaks: The eternal validity of the soul

The Law Of One

 

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Here is the quick meditation Gordana recommends for grounding and helping you to connect with the truth of who you are: 

Close your eyes. Breathe in. Breathe out. And repeat: "I am the light in the darkness. I am the love in the hate. I am the calmness in the storm. I am the courage in the fear." Breathe in. and out.  

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Holistic Beauty and Plastic Surgery With  Dr. Tony Youn

Holistic Beauty and Plastic Surgery With Dr. Tony Youn

September 24, 2019

Dr. Tony Youn, a holistic anti-ageing, health and wellness expert who specializes in using dietary changes, revolutionary products and non-surgical cosmetic treatments to improve overall health and appearance. His holistic beauty is a ‘whole body’ approach to health, wellness, and looking your best. It consists of addressing the full spectrum of factors that influence ageing and appearance, including an anti-ageing diet, age-reversing activities, a non-toxic environment, mindfulness, natural skincare, and non-invasive treatments, with surgical solutions utilized only as a final resort. Dr. Youn advocates that with such a wealth of options and tools available, the vast majority of people can get the look they’ve always wanted without going under the knife. He is the host of The Holistic Plastic Surgery Show and author of The Age Fix. 

 

Topics:

- Dr Youn's journey to holistic plastic surgery

- What holistic beauty is

- The 'Kardashianization' of the younger generation

- General medicine and the direction it is moving towards

- The growing trend towards functional medicine 

- His new book "Playing God - The Evolution of a Modern Surgeon” and more

Giveaway: In his upcoming memoir, Playing God: The Evolution of a Modern Surgeon Dr. Youn reveals that the true metamorphosis from student to doctor occurs not in medical school but in the formative years of residency training and early practice. Sign up here

Check out his website for fantastic advice about alternative anti-ageing solutions here.

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Reclaiming Your Power and Living Your Purpose with Kute Blackson

Reclaiming Your Power and Living Your Purpose with Kute Blackson

September 17, 2019

Kute Blackson is a charismatic visionary and transformational teacher, Kute Blackson offers a fresh, bold look at spiritual awareness for a whole new generation. For over 20 years, Kute Blackson has been inspiring audiences around the world. His electrifying presentations, not only offer real world practical ideas and soul stirring wisdom, but also ignite the heart and inspire courageous action.

His mission is simple: To awaken and inspire people across the planet to access inner freedom, live authentically and fulfill their true life’s purpose.

Topics we discussed:

  • Kute's fascinating story of how he got to where he is today
  • How lying to ourselves causes suffering
  • How he started building his relationship with himself
  • How to be aware of our conditioning
  • Four questions to help you live your life your purpose
  • Kute's upcoming seminar in Bali, his coaching method
  • His fabulous book: You.Are.The.One. 

We're giving away a signed copy of Kute’s book, You.Are.The.One. signup here.

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Transformation, Recovery and VRYeveryday with Rynda Laurel

Transformation, Recovery and VRYeveryday with Rynda Laurel

September 10, 2019

Rynda Laurel is the founder of VRYeveryday, a wellness brand with a mission to help support emotional wellbeing, mental health and biochemical recovery using nutrition, supplements and various wellness modalities. As a long-time Creative Executive and Consultant, Rynda has an extensive background in the music, entertainment, brand, and online space where she still works with a select number of clients.

Topics:

- Learned about Rynda’s story

- How she got off antidepressants and started using natural alternatives for better mental health
- The differences between traditional medications and natural solutions
- How you can find a more holistic way to improve your mental health and wellbeing
- How she started VRYeveryday
- How VRYeveryday is helping people

- and much more

Enter to Win a VRYeveryday Mood Balancing Supplement Set here!
The Feel VRY Well Set includes all 5 current products with a $153 value.

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The Ultimate Bucket List With Ben Nemtin

The Ultimate Bucket List With Ben Nemtin

September 3, 2019

Ben Nemtin is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of What Do You Want To Do Before You Die?, the star of The Buried Life MTV Show, an internationally renowned keynote speaker, and co-founder of the full service production company, Theos.

In this episode, we talked about:

  • How the Buried Life came to be and what it is
  • 5 steps to accomplish all the things you want in life.
    • Decide what's important to you
    • Write it down
    • Talk about it
    • Be creatively persistent
    • Be audacious
  • How to create audacious goals and how to achieve them
  • Why we have limiting beliefs

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Relationships, Intimacy And Sexuality With Robert Kandell

Relationships, Intimacy And Sexuality With Robert Kandell

August 27, 2019

Robert Kandell has spent the last 20 years helping people re-energize their lives and build better relationships through more honest and authentic connection and communication. 

Robert is also an accomplished teacher, coach, and lecturer with over 400 workshops under his belt. He also brings his enthusiasm and passion to his weekly podcast, Tuff Love podcast which has over 100,000 downloads on subjects around relationships, intimacy, sex, communication and gender dynamics.

In this episode, we talked about: 

- How a conversation about his sex life with this partner changed his views on sexuality
- How we're trained to be mediocre communicators in our relationships
- How men aren't allowed to talk about personal issues in society
- How we should speak our truths in relationships and be collaborative
- His experience in creating the company, One Taste
- How porn has affected our bodies and views on sexuality 

Here’s Nicole Daedone's TED talk.

Here’s a link to The Butterfly Effect by John Ronson.

Bridging Science, Spirituality, And The Real World with Gregg Braden

Bridging Science, Spirituality, And The Real World with Gregg Braden

August 20, 2019

Gregg Braden is a five-time New York Times best-selling author, researcher, educator, lecturer and internationally renowned as a pioneer bridging modern science, ancient wisdom, and human potential!

From 1979 to 1990 Gregg worked as a problem solver during times of crisis for Fortune 500 companies. He continues problem-solving today as he merges modern science and the wisdom of our past to reveal real-world solutions to the issues that challenge our lives. His research has led to 12 award-winning books now published in over 40 languages. 

In this episode we spoke about:

- His quantum leap from logical progression of solving small problems in science to solving the bigger problems in our world

- How we are governed by the concept of "Survival of the Fittest" when in fact nature shows that we have survived through collaboration 

- New scientific discoveries that have the potential to change the world and so much more

Enter to win a digital copy of the book "Entanglement" for all new subscribers during the giveaway duration HERE

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Respectful Confrontation with Joe Weston

Respectful Confrontation with Joe Weston

August 13, 2019

Joe Weston is an international workshop facilitator, author, consultant, coach, and advocate for lasting peace. He is the author of the book, Mastering Respectful Confrontation. Joe has almost 30 years of experience in providing workshops for individuals as well as training to corporations, government agencies and non-profits around the world.

Topics we talked about:

  • Joe's story and how he came about to do this work
  • Why do we still have fights even though we know better?
  • What the Respectful Contronfation practice?
  • The difference between confrontation and conflict
  • The different between assertiveness vs aggression and how to speak your truth
  • His book and coaching programs and so much more.

Giveaway: One hour coaching session with Joe Weston and a copy of his book Mastering Respectful Confrontation, link for giveaway here.
Free Weekly Global Meditation For Lasting Peace every Tuesday, Zoom link here

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Personal Development and Life Mastery with Gary John Bishop

Personal Development and Life Mastery with Gary John Bishop

August 6, 2019

Gary John Bishop is one of the leading Personal Development experts in the industry with a global reputation that has impacted tens of thousands of people worldwide. From athletes and celebrities to Fortune 500 executives and stay-at-home Moms and Dads, his “urban philosophy” approach represents a new wave of personal empowerment and life mastery that has caused miraculous results for people in the quality and performance of their lives. Gary is also the author of the New York Times best selling book UnFuck yourself - Get Out of Your Head and into Your Life and his latest book Stop Doing That Sh*t: End Self-Sabotage and Demand Your Life Back.

 

Topics we talked about:

- Gary’s remarkable journey and his work in the personal development space

- What it means to be a human

- Breaking the cycles of poor choices that perpetuate our problems

- How the pursuit of happiness is a past-based phenomenon

- The dangers of limiting beliefs and how to overcome them.

- The concept of "reverse causality"

- Gary’s process for working with his clients and much more

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