At the age of five my guest, Guy Sohm’s mother said to him “You can help people heal by channeling energy. Ask first that it is for the person's highest good, then bring energy in from the universe through your crown chakra and out your hand to where you wish that energy to flow.” Guy started doing hands on healing, then candle meditations and learning about chakras. Guy is an unusual bloke to use the Aussie term—he lives in a treehouse made from local and recycled materials which have six…

If change is the one constant in life, it’s inspiring to know that embracing change can really open you up to living life to its fullest. My guest on today’s show is Monica Berg, a self-professed change junkie, who is here to share her wisdom and her impressive life experience working as Chief Communications Officer for Kabbalah Centre International. Monica is the author of Fear Is Not an Option and Rethink Love, and she co-hosts the Spiritually Hungry podcast with her husband, Michael Berg. "If you live a fear-based life,…

I feel so grateful and proud because today we are celebrating the 300th episode of Get Yourself Optimized! That is nearly 6 years, and I’ve never missed a week. I’m grateful for you my listener for taking this journey with me and growing with me over these years and I feel fulfilled gathering and sharing with the world amazing wisdom from the most inspiring teachers, masters, and experts. The last 14 months have brought tectonic shifts to all of our lives. Most of us felt fear and uncertainty during this…

From conception to death, we are all held to universal laws, so it makes sense that we should work to understand what those laws are. I was so impressed with my guest on today’s show, Dr. Frances Yahia after she did an interview on my wife Orion’s podcast, I knew I needed to have her on the show.  Dr. Yahia is a mental health counselor, akashic records reader, archetypal astrologer, podcast host and college professor. She uses universal laws, metaphysics, mythology and astrology to create theories and therapeutic tools to…

The intelligence of the heart is not something you hear a lot about, but it is a powerful force in the career and life of my guest on today’s episode, Edward Haschke. Photographer, filmmaker, and entrepreneur - Edward is a relentless truth seeker and storyteller. His love for all things related to the nature of consciousness has brought him to discover hidden truths that he now shares with those with similar interests regarding forgotten history, suppressed technologies, and the art of Ascension.  "The greatest journey you'll ever be on is…

The truth of the world we live in, and the power of how we perceive life is within our control. My guest on today’s show is Carl Taylor, who wrote an excellent book called Becoming Bulletproof. Inspired by Superman as a kid, Carl wanted to write about letting those metaphorical bullets bounce off you. The idea is not that you won’t be shot at, but rather you keep moving forward, rolling with the punches, learning and adapting.  "Our life is the story we tell ourselves."Carl Taylor In today’s episode, we…

It doesn’t matter whether you feel confident; it matters what you actually do. Author Kara Goldin turned her unsweetened flavored water into Hint—one of the most successful beverage businesses of our time and has been named one of InStyle’s Badass 50 and EY Entrepreneur of the Year for Northern California. Her secret sauce is be Undaunted, which is the title of her bestselling book.  In today’s episode, I asked Kara about her book, which tackles dealing with your fears and moving forward despite uncertainty. We talk about Kara’s undaunted path…

My guest on the show today has an expression when it comes to having an impact on an audience: it's not about reaching eyeballs and ears, it's about hearts and minds. He definitely has a lot of experience in how you can be credible and relevant for the audience you want to reach. Jeffrey Hayzlett is a big personality who likes to live large, dating from his days as a celebrity judge on NBC’s Celebrity Apprentice. His scientific hypothesis on fighting off viruses is that bacon and scotch pretty much…

There’s been a lot of focus in the media about how the pandemic has strained relationships with people suddenly on lockdown together at home, but my guest on today’s episode, Chester Elton, brings a different perspective about how this is also a chance for us to be grateful for each other and to work on our relationships. Chester has been called the “apostle of appreciation” by Canada’s Globe and Mail. He is co-author of multiple award-winning New York Times & Wall Street Journal bestselling books, All In, The Carrot Principle,…

We all feel like we don’t fit in, until we realize, we were not meant to. My guest on today’s show, Steve Sims, is a creative disruptor who fashioned a unique career for himself. His secret is that you have to ask for what you dream of, not simply what you think you can get. This is coming from a guy who was a bricklayer with no high school degree who decided to make something of his life. His first step on that journey was surrounding himself with interesting people.…

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