Collective Insights Podcast

Women Power: Solving the Root Cause of Our Mental Health Crisis

Women Power: Solving the Root Cause of Our Mental Health Crisis

1 in 4 women of reproductive age are on psychiatric medications. Armed with ivy league training and a revolutionary approach to holistic women’s psychiatry, Dr. Kelly Brogan shares that anybody can heal, even those with severe mental health conditions. Today we unpack the foundations for thriving mental health. Beyond the shadow of identifying as the victim, there is a light at the end of the tunnel to step into your power and give your gifts to the world.

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Get in Shape: How to Improve Your Fitness Starting with Mental Health

Get in Shape: How to Improve Your Fitness Starting with Mental Health

Amy Shenk Morrison has a unique and effective offering in the wellness world, where she integrates breath work, mindfulness, physical fitness, and mental health. She is a fitness trainer and Licensed Professional Counselor who focuses on relationships and self-compassion above arbitrary goal setting. She takes a stand for self love being more important than doing “x” amount of pushups.

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How to Age Better: The Benefits of Boosting Mitochondria

How to Age Better: The Benefits of Boosting Mitochondria

Today we have a return guest, Dr. Molly Maloof, on the show for a discussion with our lead product formulator, Dr. Greg Kelly. Molly is a brilliant doctor whose goal is to maximize human potential by dramatically extending human healthspan through medical technology, scientific wellness, and educational media. Their conversation is all about healthspan and optimizing mitochondrial function. They also dive into the science behind the formulation of our product, Eternus, which was designed to support cell energy for better aging.

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12 Lifestyle Hacks for Better Posture

12 Lifestyle Hacks for Better Posture

Aaron Alexander, a manual therapist, movement coach and host of the Align Podcast joins us on the show today. He works with people to relieve pain, increase strength and optimize their movement. In this episode we hone in on posture: how to obtain it and how it affects so many areas of our lives for better or for worse. Tune in to learn about 12 lifestyle tips that can lead to better posture and a boost in your mood.

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Brain Health & Aging: Exploring New Insights on Dementia

Brain Health & Aging: Exploring New Insights on Dementia

Dementia can have a huge impact on a person’s life and that of their loved ones. Kat Toups, M.D., DFAPA, IFMCP, a Functional Medicine Psychiatrist in the Bay Area, has devoted much of her life’s work towards finding solutions for dementia patients. She joins our host, Heather Sandison, ND, to share her extensive research and experience with dementia. In this episode, Dr. Toups offers hope for people looking for cutting-edge models of care.

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What are Peptides? Their Role in Health & Aging

What are Peptides? Their Role in Health & Aging

Dan Stickler, MD joins us on the podcast for another episode on an emerging trend in medicine--peptides. Dr. Stickler is our medical director here at Neurohacker Collective, and is also cofounder of the Apeiron Center for Human Potential and the Apeiron Academy. In this episode we discuss what peptides are, how to use them, and how they will fit in to a new paradigm of health care.

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Healing Collectively: An Exploration of a New Model of Healthcare

Healing Collectively: An Exploration of a New Model of Healthcare

James Maskell joins us today to discuss really exciting new changes for the future of our healthcare system. James is the founder of the Functional Forum, the world’s largest integrative medicine conference, and also is the founder of KNEW Health, an affordable alternative to health insurance for health conscious Americans. In this episode we cover why our current healthcare system is broken and some really exciting new ideas on how we’re shifting into a very effective healthcare system. 

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Why Keto Works: An Exploration of the Science

Why Keto Works: An Exploration of the Science

Today we have Mike Mutzel on the Collective Insights podcast to talk with us about a very popular diet-the keto diet. He turned his life completely around after experiencing addiction in his adolescence, and is now the founder of the very successful content site High Intensity Health, author of “The Belly Fat Effect”, a podcastor, and a Youtuber who shares complex science made understandable on topics covering metabolic health, gut health, and Functional Medicine. He has a bachelors in Biology, masters in Clinical Nutrition, and is a graduate of the Institute for Functional Medicine’s (IFM) Applying Functional Medicine in Clinical Practice (AFMCP). Today we’re diving into ketosis, fasting, and much more.

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Healthy Mitochondria: Scientific Benefits of Being Outdoors

Healthy Mitochondria: Scientific Benefits of Being Outdoors

Dr. Jack Kruse joins Dr. Heather Sandison on this episode of Collective Insights. Dr. Kruse is a respected neurosurgeon and CEO of Optimized Life, a health and wellness company dedicated to helping patients avoid the healthcare burdens we typically encounter as we age. After suffering a torn meniscus in his knee at 6’2”, 357 lbs, Jack turned his own lifestyle around. He researched obesity and disease extensively and then tested his plan on himself and lost 77 pounds in 3 months. Today we discuss:

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What is Ethics? An Exploration of Choice and Love

What is Ethics? An Exploration of Choice and Love

Forrest Landry join us for the first public podcast interview he has ever done. In this episode, Daniel Schmachtenberger interviews Forrest on the principles of ethics and choice. This is a critical conversation because we need to make choices in a different way than we have up to this point in history due to technology giving us ever increasing capacity for our choices to make huge impacts.

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What are Peptides? An Exploration of Their Role in the Future of Medicine

What are Peptides? An Exploration of Their Role in the Future of Medicine

There are a handful of folks diving into the world of peptides, but it’s very possible you’ve never heard of them. We invite you to explore a whole new world with us, as we offer a glimmer of hope for the future of personalized medicine. Today we have on Ryan Smith interviewed by Dr. Dan Stickler. After noticing a unique opportunity, Ryan decided to leave medical school and help open up one of the first pharmacies in the United States that focuses on peptide synthesis and formulations for pharmaceutical preparations.

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How to Live a Healthy Lifestyle: From Gut Health to Life Purpose

How to Live a Healthy Lifestyle: From Gut Health to Life Purpose

Today we have a very special guest, Dr. Terry Wahls. She healed herself from progressive MS and now conducts clinical trials testing the efficacy of therapeutic lifestyle to treat multiple sclerosis related symptoms. In this episode we dive into lifestyle and diet changes that promote good health.

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Restoring Humanity: Exploring Our Connections to Earth & Each Other

Restoring Humanity: Exploring Our Connections to Earth & Each Other

Prepare to have your heart blasted open. Charles Eisenstein joins our host, Daniel Schmachtenberger, to explore the many facets of humanity that will contribute to large-scale healing of our earth and civilization. We take a look at things we do every day that are contributing to the breakdown of our relationships with each other and with our planet. In order to restore our meaning in life, we need to take care to heal the root of our addictions and patterns and understand the interconnectedness of life and earth. Deep down, we all want what is best for ourselves and each other, but often sacrifice exposing the truth out of fear of losing our belonging and sense of security. Listen in to find out what kind of conversation needs to happen to create a more beautiful world for everyone.

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Circadian Rhythm: The Science Behind the Best Sleep of Your Life

Circadian Rhythm: The Science Behind the Best Sleep of Your Life

The body clock plays a crucial role in sleep and overall human health. Greg Potter, Ph.D., an expert in sleep, diet, and metabolic health, joins our own Greg Kelly, ND to lead us through a journey in cultivating a healthy circadian rhythm. We discuss the importance of timing around light exposure, eating, sleeping and physical activity. We then explore the science of the master clock and peripheral clocks. Join as we go in-depth on how to entrain a healthy circadian rhythm and address what to do when unavoidable stressors and disturbances, like shift work, jet lag, and social jet lag impact our ideal routine.

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Restore Gut Health: The Science Behind a Healthy Gut Microbiome

Restore Gut Health: The Science Behind a Healthy Gut Microbiome

A healthy gut plays a crucial role in the health of our whole body and mind. Dr. Zach Bush joins our medical director, Dr. Dan Stickler, to discuss the latest research in how to restore gut health by understanding the gut microbiome. New studies are showing the surprising effects of antibiotics and the even more shocking effects of probiotics. We discuss why a diverse gut microbiome is best supported by lifestyle choices including eating local, organic foods and exposing ourselves to a variety of the microbiomes existing in nature. Our gut microbiome is influenced by everything we put into our body and everything around us. Although we don’t have all the answers to what makes a healthy gut, Dr. Zach provides unique insights that bring us closer to healing our guts and our bodies. 

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Environmental Sustainability: An Earth Friendly Way to Get the Resources We Need

Environmental Sustainability: An Earth Friendly Way to Get the Resources We Need

Earth is our home, and future generations need its natural resources in order to survive and thrive. It’s crucial we move off of reliance on dirty energy and towards renewable energy. To create the physical resources for battery, wind and solar power, we need metal, but common metal mining practices cause huge negative impacts. Gerard Barron and Dr. Greg Stone with DeepGreen join our host, Daniel Schmachtenberger, to define environmental sustainability and discuss how it can coincide with economic growth and prosperity. Join us as we journey through DeepGreen’s method of ocean mining, what they’re doing to minimize their environmental impact, and their development goals to no longer need to mine metals within 70-80 years.

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Gut Health & Microbiome Diet: How to Create a Healthy Microbiome

Gut Health & Microbiome Diet: How to Create a Healthy Microbiome

Naveen Jain joins us to discuss solving the world’s greatest problems starting with how to create a healthy microbiome. We weave through innovative ideas including gathering resources from the moon, the future of education, and what direction to take to solve our current healthcare challenges. Naveen is the founder of several successful companies including Moon Express, Viome, Bluedot, TalentWise, Intelius and InfoSpace. Since addressing our societal challenges starts with the vibrant health and empowerment of each individual, we hone in on how we can take back control of our own health. His company Viome uses advanced technology to test the gut microbiome and then makes personalized food recommendations using artificial intelligence. Viome gives the consumer the opportunity to get detailed information on their own health. Starting with healing the individual, we journey through possibilities to heal the world with an attitude of abundance and hope. 

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How to Heal from Complex and Chronic Diseases

How to Heal from Complex and Chronic Diseases

Most of us have had close encounters with the debilitating effects of complex chronic disease, either through our own experiences or those of a loved one. For 47 years Neil Nathan, MD has been a practicing family physician, and he has devoted his life to helping patients with multiple complex problems that have not responded to conventional medical care. We dive deep into the causes, effects, and healing of complex chronic disease. 

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Modern Medicine Needs An Upgrade And This Is It

Modern Medicine Needs An Upgrade And This Is It

Dr. Harry McIlroy has forged a very unique path across the vastly different fields of both Eastern and Western medicine. He has extensive training in everything from osteopathy to yoga and meditation. As an M.D. and a certified functional medicine practitioner, holding a masters degree in traditional Chinese medicine, he incorporates many modalities including acupuncture, herbal remedies, tui na, natural medicine, Western medicine, and medical marijuana. He advocates for the clinical applications of cannabis and embraces the work of programs that bring forth the therapeutic use of psychedelics. We discuss the value of psychedelics, the promising research, and their migration from stigma into viability. Dr. McIlroy has such a unique spectrum of tools in his practice that his broad spectrum combination of ideologies and treatments are nearly unheard of. 

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The Struggles of Parenting: What is the Best Way to Raise our Children?

The Struggles of Parenting: What is the Best Way to Raise our Children?

Dr. Marcy Axness is an early development specialist, popular international speaker, top blogger at Mothering.com and author of Parenting for Peace: Raising the Next Generation of Peacemakers. She joins us in this episode of Collective Insights to discuss the steps that every parent should take to ensure their children would develop a healthy brain and a healthy mind. Being a parent comes with a lot of responsibility to not only your children, but to yourself as well, and it is one of the most fulfilling roles one could play in his life. Marcy emphasizes the importance of being mindful of your actions and of allowing your children a stress-free environment. Many parents give their children too many choices to make on a daily basis, and it has major consequences on their behavior and also down the line.

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Navigating the Upper Limits of Human Potential in an Interconnected World

Navigating the Upper Limits of Human Potential in an Interconnected World

Steven Kotler, a New York Times bestselling author, award-winning journalist and the cofounder/director of research for the Flow Genome Project, joins us in this episode of Collective Insights to explore human potential. Kotler discusses the future of civilization and our world while factoring in technology, VR, AI, biodiversity, flow states, creativity and other states of consciousness. How do those things intersect? How do we actually build a good world considering those things? And what are some of the underlying philosophical considerations?

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The Best Technologies and Practices for Male Hormone Optimization

The Best Technologies and Practices for Male Hormone Optimization

Dr. Dan Stickler, cofounder of the Apeiron Center for Human Potential, shares his expertise in the field of male hormone optimization, peak performance, and well-being. Dr. Stickler has dedicated nearly 20 years to helping his patients regain vitality, balance hormones levels, and work toward youthful physiology as they age. 

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Unveiling the Truth About Cannabis and Your Well-Being

Unveiling the Truth About Cannabis and Your Well-Being

Dr. Jamie Corroon, ND, MPH, founder and Medical Director of the Center for Medical Cannabis, joins us in this episode of Collective Insights to discuss the massive misinformation regarding cannabis consumption. We take a look at how it affects our society and its future in medical health-care.

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Getting Unstuck: How to Free Yourself From Negative Lifestyles

Getting Unstuck: How to Free Yourself From Negative Lifestyles

Michael Gelb, author, pioneer in creative thinking, and innovative leadership coach leads us through a journey in cultivating self awareness, courage, and compassion for self-betterment, improved relationships and meaningful leadership in our lives. 

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Exploring Light Therapy For Improved Energy With Joovv

Exploring Light Therapy For Improved Energy With Joovv

Scott Nelson and Justin Strahan join Dr. Heather Sandison, ND to discuss the science behind photobiomodulation, and specifically red light therapy. They guide us through the mechanisms of action on a cellular level to understand how red light therapy devices offer a wide-range of benefits, including muscle recovery, nerve regeneration and more.

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