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How EMF Exposure Affects Our Brain and Bodies - A Q&A With Juraj Kocar, CEO of Somavedic

How EMF Exposure Affects Our Brain and Bodies - A Q&A With Juraj Kocar, CEO of Somavedic

The science behind how EMF exposure can affect our brain and bodies.

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Microdosing Psychedelics: What Does It Mean & Is It Safe? What Science Says - An Interview With Paul Austin

Microdosing Psychedelics: What Does It Mean & Is It Safe? What Science Says - An Interview With Paul Austin

Paul Austin, founder of Third Wave, joined us to discuss the what and why behind safely microdosing psychedelics for greater creativity, flow, and focus. What follows is a transcript from the conversation.

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6 Signs of Oxidative Stress and Expert Tips to Combat It - A Q&A with Lambs CEO, Arthur Menard de Calenge

6 Signs of Oxidative Stress and Expert Tips to Combat It - A Q&A with Lambs CEO, Arthur Menard de Calenge

Do you know what oxidative stress is? Or how it negatively impacts our health and well-being? We explore the concerns around oxidative stress overload, and science-backed tips to address it.

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The Quiet Despair at the End of the Gospel of Self-Actualization - An Interview With Dr. Tara Isabella Burton

The Quiet Despair at the End of the Gospel of Self-Actualization - An Interview With Dr. Tara Isabella Burton

But what happens when we seek stabilizing, emotionally satisfying stories that give us a cosmic location and identity without accountability to a higher purpose? What follows is a transcription from our interview with Dr. Tara Isabella Burton.

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The Neuroscience of Fear: How to Flip The Courage Circuit in Our Brain - An Interview With Dr. Andrew Huberman

The Neuroscience of Fear: How to Flip The Courage Circuit in Our Brain - An Interview With Dr. Andrew Huberman

What follows is a transcript from when Dr. Andrew Huberman joined our Co-founder, Daniel Schmachtenberger, to discuss the neuroscience of fear and how we can learn to flip our “courage circuit” in our brain.

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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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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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Reticular Activating System: How The Brain Manages Energy With Selective Focus

Reticular Activating System: How The Brain Manages Energy With Selective Focus

Everyone can benefit from acquiring a general understanding of our innate Reticular Activating System, as it is central to how, when, and why we focus on something.

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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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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 Junk Science Has Shaped Our Beliefs on Female Sexuality - An Interview With Dr. Wednesday Martin

How Junk Science Has Shaped Our Beliefs on Female Sexuality - An Interview With Dr. Wednesday Martin

Dr. Martin presents the case that “junk science” and regressive cultural narratives have shaped our beliefs about female infidelity for centuries and that female sexual autonomy may be the most meaningful metric of gender equality.

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The Neuroscience of Deep Sleep: What It Is and How to Get More of It - An Interview With Dr. Dan Pardi

The Neuroscience of Deep Sleep: What It Is and How to Get More of It - An Interview With Dr. Dan Pardi

What follows is a transcript from our discussion with Dan Pardi, sleep researcher at Stanford and Leiden University and CEO of humanOS.me, where we unpack the exact science of deep sleep. And even better, how to get more of it.

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Senescence in Skin Aging — How Qualia Senolytic May Support Skin Youthfulness

Senescence in Skin Aging — How Qualia Senolytic May Support Skin Youthfulness

Cellular senescence is a state of irreversible growth arrest that turns functional cells into zombie cells. These senescent cells occur in all types of tissues and organs and the skin is no exception.

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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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The Vagus Nerve: What It Is and How to Stimulate It for Increased Stress Resilience

The Vagus Nerve: What It Is and How to Stimulate It for Increased Stress Resilience

It's no wonder the Vagus nerve has been called the ‘great wandering protector’ of the body. Learn why healthy vagal tone is a key health metric and science-backed ways to stimulate the vagus nerve for increased stress resilience.

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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 Psychedelic-Assisted Therapy Promotes Neural Plasticity - A Q&A With Molly Maloof, MD

How Psychedelic-Assisted Therapy Promotes Neural Plasticity - A Q&A With Molly Maloof, MD

Discover the neuroscience behind the use of psychedelic-assisted therapy in treating trauma and promoting neural plasticity

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Beautiful Skin From the Inside Out: A Whole Systems Approach to Skin Care - An Interview With Dr. Molly Maloof

Beautiful Skin From the Inside Out: A Whole Systems Approach to Skin Care - An Interview With Dr. Molly Maloof

Chances are that soft, supple, skin that feels good and looks healthy (not to mention, radiant) is on your health optimization radar. But to achieve that you must start from the inside out. Dr. Molly Maloof and Dr. Mark Tager help us do just that.

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How to Help Your Gut Microbiome Thrive - A Q&A with Zach Bush, MD of ION*

How to Help Your Gut Microbiome Thrive - A Q&A with Zach Bush, MD of ION*

Expert approved ways to balance your gut microbiome health to benefit overall health and cognitive function.

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The Science to Support Healing Trauma With Sacred Plant Medicine

The Science to Support Healing Trauma With Sacred Plant Medicine

Dr. Jeff McNairy, Chief Medical Officer at Rythmia, joins us to share the science behind how fusing ancient wisdom and modern techniques, with a focus on plant medicine, can help us heal and live a life led by love to better show up in the world.

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How Grit Attributes Help us Build a Resilient Mind - An Interview With Rich Diviney

How Grit Attributes Help us Build a Resilient Mind - An Interview With Rich Diviney

Rich Diviney, joins Jamie Wheal for a discussion surrounding the value and development of attributes. What follows is the transcript from their jam packed discussion surrounding the topics of peak performance, flow states, and optimal psychology.

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Scientifically Proven Ways Fasting Benefits the Body and Brain - An Interview With Dave Asprey

Scientifically Proven Ways Fasting Benefits the Body and Brain - An Interview With Dave Asprey

Forget everything you think you know about the ancient practice of fasting and let Dave Asprey take you on a journey through cutting-edge science to examine how to upgrade your fasting game beyond calorie restriction.

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How to Maintain Balanced Dopamine Levels in a World of Pleasure - An Interview With Dr. Anna Lembke

How to Maintain Balanced Dopamine Levels in a World of Pleasure - An Interview With Dr. Anna Lembke

Get ready to learn how to maintain balanced dopamine levels in a world of pleasure.

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What is Neuroplasticity?—Mechanisms of Functional and Structural Brain Plasticity

What is Neuroplasticity?—Mechanisms of Functional and Structural Brain Plasticity

Deep dive into the main mechanisms of functional and structural brain plasticity.

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Combining Neuroscience and Mindfulness to Build Greater Mental Toughness - An Interview With Mark Divine

Combining Neuroscience and Mindfulness to Build Greater Mental Toughness - An Interview With Mark Divine

Mental strength and emotional resilience play intrinsic roles in how we show up in the world. Mark Divine, expert in human performance as it is displayed in mental toughness, leadership and physical readiness, helps us build an unbeatable mind using neuroscience and mindfulness techniques.

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