From Spiritual Guru to the Death of a Cult: Andrew Cohen’s Untold Story

From Spiritual Guru to the Death of a Cult: Andrew Cohen’s Untold Story

Andrew Cohen, international spiritual teacher and founder of Evolutionary Enlightenment, a spiritual community which became a proper cult, joins us today to discuss the death and rebirth of his community and self.

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How Science and Ancient Wisdom Unlock Mysteries of Consciousness - An Interview With Dr. Rick Hanson

How Science and Ancient Wisdom Unlock Mysteries of Consciousness - An Interview With Dr. Rick Hanson

Dr. Rick Hanson discusses how combining the latest neuroscience of awakening with ancient wisdom can help us tap into peak experiences and even enlightenment itself.

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Why Collective Intelligence is Vital to Navigate Existential Risk Today

Why Collective Intelligence is Vital to Navigate Existential Risk Today

If we're serious both as individuals and as humanity about improving the world, it's vital that we intersect collective intelligence with the radical solutions needed to create meaningful change.

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How to Better Understand and Optimize Your Unique Brain With Neurofeedback - An Interview With Dr. Andrew Hill

How to Better Understand and Optimize Your Unique Brain With Neurofeedback - An Interview With Dr. Andrew Hill

This episode is all about the brain, specifically how to optimize cognitive performance and behaviors via neurofeedback. Learn how to safely train broad regulatory actions associated with mood, attention, self-regulation and self-control, sleep, energy, stress, anxiety, in this interview with Dr. Andrew Hill.

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Practical Tips for Balance & Sanity: An Interview with Scott Barry Kaufman

Practical Tips for Balance & Sanity: An Interview with Scott Barry Kaufman

Humanistic Psychologist, Scott Barry Kaufman, joins us to discuss what it looks like to become the best version of ourselves, even in the challenging times we’re experiencing amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. He reveals that if we access our full potential, we not only are deeply filled with creativity, purpose and fulfillment, but we also are deeply connected to one another. He offers practical tips you can do today to advance your journey on the path to self-actualization.

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The Science of Dating: An Interview with Helen Fisher

The Science of Dating: An Interview with Helen Fisher

Sexologist and anthropologist, Helen Fisher, Ph.D. joins Jamie Wheal in this interview. She was at Rutgers Univestiry and Kinsey institute, and she is the Chief Science Officer of match.com. Fisher is the leading voice of how we mate and date. She shares the surprising insight that there has been no culture that aligns how we ought to be and how we want to be in regards to relationships, romance and sex. She shares about her own relationships, and shares why she thinks millennials are so smart with how they date in a method she calls slow love. Read on to learn more.

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How Stress Can Make You Resilient: An Interview with Kelly McGonigal, Ph.D.

How Stress Can Make You Resilient: An Interview with Kelly McGonigal, Ph.D.

Health psychologist and lecturer at Stanford University, Kelly McGonigal, Ph.D., joins us on the Collective Insights podcast. She is a leading expert in the new field of “science-help.” Today she shares with us a different view towards understanding stress, as she discusses why stress has benefits. It turns out that stress is what allows us to experience meaning, to make a difference in the world, to make progress on our goals.

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The Brain, Metacognition, and Consciousness: An Interview with Deepak Chopra, MD, FACP

The Brain, Metacognition, and Consciousness: An Interview with Deepak Chopra, MD, FACP

Today we have a very special guest, DEEPAK CHOPRA™ MD, FACP. He is the founder of The Chopra Foundation, a non-profit entity for research on well-being and humanitarianism, and Chopra Global, a modern-day health company at the intersection of science and spirituality, is a world-renowned pioneer in integrative medicine and personal transformation. In this episode we discover how to unleash the explosive power of the brain. We dive into consciousness, metacognition and why the only measure of success is joy.

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How Neuroscience and Mysticism Help Us Better Understand Our Unconscious Mind - An Interview With Dr. Daniel Lieberman

How Neuroscience and Mysticism Help Us Better Understand Our Unconscious Mind - An Interview With Dr. Daniel Lieberman

What follows is a transcript where psychiatrist Daniel Z. Lieberman leads us down a new path: one where we learn how to recognize the influences of the unconscious, making it an ally in helping us become the people we were meant to be.

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Biohacking for Longevity: Interview with Dave Asprey

Biohacking for Longevity: Interview with Dave Asprey

We invited the biohacking pioneer, Dave Asprey, to talk about the science backed practices to age better and live longer. He shares with us his favorite biohacks to improve your gut bacteria, your heart rate variability, your mitochondrial function and more. There is not just 1 thing that causes aging, but 7 functions that contribute to the aging process.

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The Evolution Of Growth and Awakening: Unpacking Human Development Stages  - An Interview With Dr. Terri O'Fallon

The Evolution Of Growth and Awakening: Unpacking Human Development Stages - An Interview With Dr. Terri O'Fallon

As human beings we regularly change—we develop. What follows is the transcript from our interview with Dr. Terri O’Fallon, founder of STAGES, an integrally based model that defines 12 stages in the evolution of human consciousness and meaning-making wisdom.

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Harness the Power of Your Brain-Body Connection: An Interview with Amy Cuddy

Harness the Power of Your Brain-Body Connection: An Interview with Amy Cuddy

We are joined today by American social psychologist, best-selling author and TED Talk speaker, Amy Cuddy, Ph.D. She is known for the “Power Posing” technique. We dive into the benefits of the expansive pose and how it can shift our endocrine or hormonal balances. Amy also shares her personal experiences of embodiment as a ballet dancer and a Deadhead. 

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Neuroscience & Experiences: An Interview with Adam Gazzaley, MD, Ph.D.

Neuroscience & Experiences: An Interview with Adam Gazzaley, MD, Ph.D.

American neuroscientist, author, photographer, entrepreneur and inventor, Adam Gazzaley, MD, Ph.D. shares his dedication to human flourishing and his story of getting fascinated with outer space, inner space (the brain), and nature that led to the formation of his career in neuroscience. We dive into why the brain is such a complex system and how experience is the foundation of electrical or molecular simulation. 

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Healing Autoimmune Diseases With Functional Medicine - An Interview With Dr. Terry Wahls

Healing Autoimmune Diseases With Functional Medicine - An Interview With Dr. Terry Wahls

Dr. Terry Wahls shares her personal experience healing an autoimmune disease by changing her diet, incorporating supplements, and adding mindfulness practices into her routine.

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How to Make an Impact: An Interview with Daniel Schmachtenberger

How to Make an Impact: An Interview with Daniel Schmachtenberger

Today Jamie Wheal is joined by Daniel Schmachtenberger. Daniel is co-founder of Neurohacker Collective, and now his central interest is long term civilization design: developing better collective capacities for sense-making and meaning-making, to inform higher quality choice-making. In this interview they discuss human behavior and how to have good discernment.

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The Benefits of Grounding: An Interview with Clint Ober

The Benefits of Grounding: An Interview with Clint Ober

We are joined by the innovator behind the Grounding Movement and CEO of Earth FX Inc., Clint Ober. He is known for the Earthing movie and the author of Earthing: The Most Important Health Discovery Ever. We dive into the benefits of grounding and how it can help the body relieve inflammation. We go over science around grounding the tools we can use to help us ground effectively. 

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The Power of Neuroplasticity - An Interview with Brant Cortright, Ph.D.

The Power of Neuroplasticity - An Interview with Brant Cortright, Ph.D.

The bad news is there are toxins in our environment that can negatively impact our brain function, but the good news is we can heal the brain physically and psychologically with lifestyle changes. Clinical psychologist, Brant Cortright, Ph.D., sheds light on the processes of neurogenesis and explains neuroplasticity. He also describes the relationship between cognitive decline, anxiety and depression.

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The Science of Meditation: An Interview With Ariel Garten

The Science of Meditation: An Interview With Ariel Garten

Join us as Ariel Garten guides us on a mindfulness meets science journey as we unpack the research that supports how meditation makes significant, actual changes inside the brain. She shares insider tips for using meditation as a tool for increased focus, managing anxiety, and greater self awareness.

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Psychedelic Research at MAPS: An Interview with Rick Doblin, Ph.D.

Psychedelic Research at MAPS: An Interview with Rick Doblin, Ph.D.

Founder and executive director of the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS), Rick Doblin shares with us the latest news on MAPS main project regarding  MDMA assisted-psychotherapy for PTSD. We explore how we can utilize psychedelics in mainstream medicine to move these powerful tools into wider use.

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Explaining Neurochemistry & Emotions: An Interview with Lisa Feldman Barrett, Ph.D.

Explaining Neurochemistry & Emotions: An Interview with Lisa Feldman Barrett, Ph.D.

Lisa Feldman Barrett, Ph.D., top cited scientist for her revolutionary research in psychology and neuroscience, joins us today as she shares some insights about her book, How Emotions Are Made: The Secret Life of the Brain. She expands on her famous TED talk in this discussion as she further explains how neuroscience reveals how our brains work and construct all of our experiences. She shares that what we see, hear and feel is very different from the way we experience it.

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Stress, HRV and Psychedelics: An Interview with Dr. David Rabin

Stress, HRV and Psychedelics: An Interview with Dr. David Rabin

We experience a stress response when we feel a threat, whether the threat is real or perceived. Teaching our bodies to respond appropriately to stressors is key in maintaining wellness. Dr. David Rabin joins us to discuss forward-thinking approaches to train the mind to turn on the parasympathetic nervous system and relieve chronic stress.

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COVID-19 Immunity Protocols: An Interview with Dan Stickler, MD

COVID-19 Immunity Protocols: An Interview with Dan Stickler, MD

Dan Stickler, MD joins Heather Sandison, ND to explain immunity protocols that are most likely to be effective against coronavirus (COVID-19). This episode includes stress reduction techniques, nutrition info, supplements, and technologies that our team of experts has compiled to enhance the immune system's function. While we don't have all of the answers, we've used a complex systems science approach to provide the best information possible. 

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How to Sleep According to Your Sleep Chronotype: An Interview with Michael Breus, PhD

How to Sleep According to Your Sleep Chronotype: An Interview with Michael Breus, PhD

Sleep is mysterious and most people don’t think about needing to learn how to sleep, but it's one of the most critical things for our health. The Sleep Doctor, Michael Breus, joins us to share his wisdom on resting well. He has an impressive background in sleep medicine that includes regularly contributing to the Dr. Oz Show, serving as the Sleep Expert for WebMD and writing several books.

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Sleep and Biohacking: An Interview with Andrew Hill

Sleep and Biohacking: An Interview with Andrew Hill

Andrew Hill is a neuroscientist, entrepreneur, and biohacking educator. He holds a Ph.D. in Cognitive Neuroscience from UCLA, and is a peak performance coach and EEG scientist with a practical emphasis of optimizing executive function and improving brain performance at any age though EEG biofeedback, or neurofeedback, and an advocate of understanding our brains through QEEG Brain Mapping. Join us as we explore tools for improving sleep, boosting brain performance, and busting anxiety.

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An Exploration of Religion: An Interview with Brian Muraresku

An Exploration of Religion: An Interview with Brian Muraresku

Founding executive director of Doctors for Cannabis Regulation and author of “The Immortality Key”, Brian Muraresku, joins us today. He shares the inspiration that led to writing his debut book. He also shares an inside look at Jesuit traditions, Kairos retreat experiences, and what triggered his interest into mysticism and accelerated dreams.

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