We speak with Professor Peter Iacavazzi about his lineage and journey through a 30 year Jiu-Jitsu career that has led to Numerous World Titles. He shares with us his conceptualization of Black Belt Mindset and compares it to Champion Mindset. Lastly, he talks about his Special Operations and High-Risk Law Enforcement Combatives Training Program (5x5 Mission Ready) and how he is helping to bring our military and police home safely.
We talk with John Hendrix about his study of Eco-System Science and Sustainability at Colorado State and how our paths to our passion is not always clear at first. Jiu-Jitsu enters the conversation again as we talk about how its benefits transfer to everyday life and how we have made psychological recoveries from serious injuries. Lastly, we take it back to John's origins in Georgia and discuss differences in cultural conditioning.
We welcome back Spencer Bath to enlighten us on Organic Horticulture and the importance of Soil Health. We also spend some time exploring our Programs of Conditioning and the process of Breaking Maladaptive Modes. We talk about finding Healing and Balance through accessing our Spiritual Self, our Inner-verse in an effort to Inner-stand!
We talk with Dr. Scott Shannon about his research and work as a psychiatrist at the Wholeness Center www.Wholeness.com. We discuss the shifting treatment paradigm away from reducing symptoms towards a more evocative model of treatment through evoking new consciousness experiences in the reprogramming of the mind. Lastly, we touch on cognitive enhancement techniques to improve learning, the enhanced regulation of mind and body, and to enrich our everyday human experience.
We talk with lifelong extreme-living enthusiast and my literal cousin, Chris Manchester about his adventures across the world and some of the life lessons he's brought back to share. We also discuss the idea of pushing our Edges in Life to grow and to more fully take advantage of this rare gift. Lastly we speak to the power and fear that lies within vulnerability and the richness that comes in the love we receive.
We talk with Micheal Sullivan about both historical and modern Warriorship, the loss of Morality and Values in a changing culture, and touch on Rites of Passage. We also delve into Sully's life journey and how they have shaped his understanding of himself, others, and the idea of Consciousness.
We talk with Rafael Lancelotta about his research and work within the field of psychedelics, and his Cannabis-Assissted and Ketamine-Assissted Therapy work in Denver, CO. We discuss the Knowing of Consciousness through Present-Moment Experience. Lastly, we delve into the power of Relationship and Connection in Self-Healing.
We talk with Dr. Carlos Garcia about his last three years exploring 11 different psychoactive medicines, a deep well of experience and insight indeed. We dissect the idea of consciousness as an operating system. And we talk about the holistic malnurishment of the current human condition.
Kali and I recap our two week Thailand Honeymoon. We go day by day and share our adventures, the rich history we learned, and the lessons we have brought back. We hope we can share some different culture to broaden our understanding and application of compassion, common sense, and curiosity. Enjoy!
We talk with Radwyn about the nature of mind, body, spirit, frequency and vibration. We discuss the complexities of morality and the current state of affairs in the world. Lastly, we touch on human potentials for evolution to higher states of being by tapping into innate but perhaps forgotten skillsets.
We talk with Scott again today and discuss his journey of self discovery across the continent in a bus, realizations and transformative experiences along the way, and his return to society. We also discuss his new journey through Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and finding balance between our feminine and masculine energies.
We talk with my good friend Peter who hails from Vietnam. He tells us about his upbringing and details some key differences in cultural ideology. We discuss the value of freedom and the inborn desires to follow our dreams.
We talk with Simone Shepard about her path of self discovery through meditation, spiritual connection, and psychedelic medicine work and touch on rediscovering our lost abilities to heal ourselves from anything. We also discuss our journeys to "the other side" and the lessons we've brought back.
We talk with the Lion King about her inner dialogue and techniques she uses as a professional fighter to maintain productive mindsets. She also breaks down her martial arts journey so far and talks about sacrifices that one must make to achieve a vision.
In part 2, we talk with Cody about human potentials and how we hold ourselves back with patterns of limited thinking, how to overcome Fixed-Mindedness, and how to move ourselves and humanity towards greater self-knowledge.
We talk to Cody about how his Neuroscientific training influences his conceptualization of consciousness. We share some of our college dorm stories, to always/never be remembered. And we discuss the benefits of therapy for personal growth.
We talk with Jerome Caro about his experiences in industry, his take on the nature of Consciousness, giving back more than we take from the world, and how he has benefitted from and evolved through Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.
We talk with Brandon Talbot, NASM CPT, PES, CES, MMACS, about his story transforming from a life of laziness and disconnect into a Professional World Level Athlete and overall badass now experiencing a life of fulfillment and true connection. We discuss mental tips, tools, and personal experiences that have helped us compete at the highest levels.
We talk with Dr. Joe Miles, a Professional MMA fighter, BJJ Brown Belt, and Electrical Engineer. We talk about the concept of consciousness and how we can use our mind to overcome pain and self-doubt, fun problem solving, and engaging creativity through our passions.
We talk with Tom Gemignani, mental performance consultant in training about the importance of our mind in everyday tasks, athletic performance, and in how we view ourselves. We touch on how scientifically based mental skills that can be trained up and how they can benefit our lives in all contexts. And we discuss his research with Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu combat athletes and conclusions made about the mindsets of beginner and advanced athletes.
We talk with Dr. Rob Colbert about the Philosophy of the Mind through cultures, history, and modern Western society as well as the usefulness of facing internal and external crisis with growth mindsets for personal progression.
We talk to Spencer Bath about his journey through addictions, traditional and Psychedelic-Assisted treatment centers, transcending traumas, and both accessing and creating infinate dimensions of inner space.
I talk with Brian "Z" Zehler about redefining our identity after reality is disrupted, overcoming injury, using challenge for growth, mentorship, and maintaining a mental emphasis on the present moment goals we set for ourselves.
We discuss aspects of the mind that motivate us to improve as humans in every area of our lives, as well as the barriers to engaging this mindset. Jeff touches on what fatherhood means to him and the importance of modelling positive values.
We talk to Neil Pappas, retired Marine and Army Veteran about his journey through trauma and depression, the broken prescription medical systems, and the benefits of Ketamine Therapy and EMDR for reprocessing and living more effectively from a growth mindset with trauma.
Dr. Shannon Hughes and I talk about constructs surrounding spiritual experience and connection to Source. We touch on the scourge that is capitalistic, fundamentalist, power-hungry conditioning through our everyday social systems and how we can "deprogram" ourselves to live more fulfilling lives.