94: My Morning Routine (& How You Can Make One Work For You!)

94: My Morning Routine (& How You Can Make One Work For You!)

For me, sticking to a morning ritual is key, both for my mental health, but also for my productivity. In this episode I break down my morning, I talk about why I use a routine, as well as how you can implement one in your life.

My mornings in a nutshell:
- Wake at 6am
- Green tea with jasmine
- Meditate (40 mins)
- Black coffee
- Russian language lesson #1 (3 mins)
- Exercise (45 mins)
- Russian language lesson #2 (3 mins)
- Prioritise my day (3 mins)
- Respond to social (5 mins)
- Post on social (5 mins)
- Cold shower

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93: Meditation - The Lead Domino For Good Mental Health

93: Meditation - The Lead Domino For Good Mental Health

If I could only choose one treatment option to manage my mental health, I would choose Mindfulness Meditation.

It is the lead domino for mental health. It will enhance your focus, clarity and ability to detach from negative thoughts.

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92: Making The Impossible Possible - Then Remembering How To Do It Again

92: Making The Impossible Possible - Then Remembering How To Do It Again

You have done the impossible, but it just doesn’t feel that special because it is a thing of the past. You have grown since then. The person that found it ‘impossible’ no longer exists. Thus it is increasingly easy to discount those accomplishments.

Try to remember how hard it was, and despite that difficulty, you persisted and succeeded any way.

Realise that this will happen again. What you think of as impossible, will (with time and effort) be overcome, and it too will become easy.

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91: Who Is Worse Off? Is It Possible To Ever Tell?

91: Who Is Worse Off? Is It Possible To Ever Tell?

How can you ever know if one person is worse off than another? Given that we all view the world through a subjective lens, this may be impossible. In this episode, I talk about how I approach this issue, and use it to help myself and others.

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90: Are You A Wage Slave?

90: Are You A Wage Slave?

Do you work to live? Or live to work?
87% of people hate their job, to me this is sad, absurd and unnecessary.

In this podcast I Introduce my fourth book ‘Wage Slave’' and discuss how you can free yourself!
I also introduce my next skillshare course: Learn To Lucid Dream: 101

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89: Why You Need To Stop Complaining and Start Taking Action Right Now

89: Why You Need To Stop Complaining and Start Taking Action Right Now

Complaining about something does nothing to fix the problem. Unless you realise that you are responsible for your healing and recovery, it won’t happen.

You need to seek therapy, do the meditation, read the books and take the medicine. No one else can or will do it for you!

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88: Relaxation Breathing To Overcome Anxiety (Ch 1.2 of How To Get Your Sh!t Together)

88: Relaxation Breathing To Overcome Anxiety (Ch 1.2 of How To Get Your Sh!t Together)

Slow breathing relaxes the body which in turn relaxes the mind.

Being told to take ‘a slow deep breath’ is so cliche that it is often not even attempted. This is a shame, because it really does work …

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85: How Can You Trust Someone With A Mental Illness?

85: How Can You Trust Someone With A Mental Illness?

By definition, those of use with mental illness think differently to ‘normal’. With that in mind, how can we know if we can trust someone with mental illness? And as a sufferer of mental illness, how can we gain the trust of others?

In this episode I talk about judging people based on actions, not labels.

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83: How I am Overcoming The Fear That Held Me Back For Most Of My Life

83: How I am Overcoming The Fear That Held Me Back For Most Of My Life

A large percentage of my life was lived in fear. First for my physical safety, then for my emotional stability and finally for peoples perception of me. Fear and anxiety has held me back for far to long, and has caused me to miss out on many opportunities.

In this episode I break down how I am systematically addressing fear and anxiety in my life and how you can follow my lead, as well as discuss the importance of acquiring positive role models in my life.

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79: Understanding Grief, Emotionality and Dissociation

79: Understanding Grief, Emotionality and Dissociation

In this episode I deconstruct the the impact of grief on my mental state and its relationship to dissociation. The catalyst being my dog Max. He suddenly became very sick and may not make it.

This has caused me to introspect, both on how I am feeling about his situation, as well as how emotionally poignant events impact my mental state as well as how I respond to them in turn…

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76: On Effective Weight loss, Being Triggered & An Ask From You

76: On Effective Weight loss, Being Triggered & An Ask From You

Effective weightless involves a process that is both sustainable and able to be integrated gradually into your life.

In this episode I share the approach that is working for me, and suggest some of the pitfalls that you should avoid if you want to succeed!

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75: Troy Fumo - On Overcoming Anxiety & Winning MMA Championships

75:  Troy Fumo - On Overcoming Anxiety & Winning MMA Championships

Troy Fumo joins me to discuss his recent MMA championship victory.

We talk about overcoming anxiety, motivation and mental state, as well as his inspiring personal journey from being housebound with anxiety to risking it all in the cage in front of 1000’s.

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71: The Problem With The Modern School System

71: The Problem With The Modern School System

I have worked as a teacher for nine years. In that time I have had experience in many different schools, across all age ranges, systems and demographics.

Unfortunately, for the most part, there is a lot to be desired. Students are regularly disengaged. They dislike the system and often ‘see no point’ to what they are learning …

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69: Take Action And Correct Along The Way

69: Take Action And Correct Along The Way

It is far better to get a project 80% completed and released to the public than it is to try and get it to 100%.

The better approach is to create a minimum viable product, and adjust where necessary. This approach will have you moving forward exponentially as you will see what is working and what isn’t far quicker.

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