Fear is the number one blocker that can keep you from living at your full potential. Once you remove fear from the equation, your life transforms. Imagine what your life would look like if you were fearless, courageous, and confident; what would you do? Who would you become?
I had the most amazing conversation with my wife and soulmate, Orion, on her podcast, Stellar Life. I shared my incredible transformation – and when I say incredible, I also mean hard to believe – where I let go of fear and awakened my spiritual side. I talked about the event that awakened me, how I went from geek to chic, and my advice on how you can start your own transformation journey.
I hope this episode inspires you. If you want to make dramatic changes in your life, I think this episode will resonate. Here it is, without any further ado!
How do you go from legendary bodybuilder to spiritual mystic? All it takes is a profound experience of awakening, which is exactly what happened to Lazo Freeman.
Lazo has been a world-renowned body transformation coach and a champion bodybuilder. He founded Body Transformation Academy which won best innovation in mindset wellbeing by the UK government in 2017 and Influential Gentlemen a personal development program for men. Lazo experienced a major health setback which thankfully led to a healing that was nothing short of miraculous. He then embarked on a full-blown spiritual quest studying with master yogis, indigenous elders, Dr Joe Dispenza, and other luminaries. Lazo’s healing work has already touched the lives of thousands, and he’s just getting warmed up.
If Lazo’s name sounds familiar to you my diehard listener, it might be because he was one of my first guests, episode #5. A lot has happened in the six years between that interview and now. Trust me, Lazo’s story is worth listening to.
In this episode Lazo and I talk about the wisdom of indigenous tribes, the nature of reality, meditation, soul purpose, hope and liberation. And so much more! Let’s get this party started!
Your pets are always communicating with you, whether you’re aware of it or not. What are you communicating back to them? Our guest today provides insight into how to maintain clear and honest communication with your pets and so much more.
Laura Stinchfield is an internationally renowned pet psychic and people medium. For decades she has studied animal behavior and training, animal communication, telepathy, mediumship, death and dying, the afterlife, reincarnation, personal growth, meditation, and consciousness. She’s the author of two books, Voices of the Animals and Stormy’s Words of Wisdom.
In today’s episode, Laura gives practical tips for calming your pet’s fears and making them more comfortable by listening to their needs. We talk about the importance of intuition and how to receive confirmation in this area. Laura also offers advice for disciplining a difficult pet and setting proper boundaries. My favorite part is when Laura leads us in a remote viewing of Curious, a stray cat I rescued in Tel Aviv. This episode will touch your heart and give you more appreciation for the animals in your life and for those waiting for you on the other side.
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 levels, and every level represents a chakra. He is a tantric teacher, artist, DJ, blogger, and former festival promoter focused now on personal growth and awakening. As I got to know him through my good friend James Schramko, I was so impressed with his teachings, I knew I had to have him on the podcast.
In today’s episode, we cover a lot of terrain, including training your mind with meditation, and the synchronicity that opens up in your life when you’re in a flow state. Stay tuned and gain a lesson or two from a super enlightening episode of Get Yourself Optimized.
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 global shifts. And yet there is always a silver lining. Some of the most powerful epiphanies and transformations have come through these challenging times. That’s the case for me, and I’m guessing for you too.
For this episode, I’m being interviewed by my beloved wife Orion. I dig deep into my personal journey of finding light within the darkness and thriving in times of chaos. I share the intense experience of moving abroad to one of the most strict locked down countries in the world during Covid times, which turned out to be an incredible time of awakening and spiritual transformation. In today’s episode, you will discover the spiritual practices that are helping me tune into a higher vibration and manifest miracles.
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 help clients heal subconscious wounds.
Dr. Yahia weaves universal truths and ancient stories together to help clients understand the story they’re living in their own life. Her book, The Seven Gates: Seven Steps Beyond Self-Awareness, is a 7-step model that teaches you how to take your power back.
In today’s episode, Dr. Yahia goes over these steps. She provides an understanding of why you attract patterns in your life and discusses explicit steps on how to shift so you stop repeating unhealthy subconscious patterns you probably aren’t even aware of. So without any further ado, on with a fascinating episode of Get Yourself Optimized.
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.
In today’s episode, we talk about the heart/brain connection, and how the heart is actually 5000x more electromagnetically charged than the brain. We discuss the importance of listening to your intuition because the more you do, the more magic and synchronicity starts to show up in your life. We talk about the journey of the empath, scalar frequencies and scalar waves in our DNA, which is fascinating stuff. We get into the power of words, and even why you should not talk smack to Alexa! So if you’re curious about tuning your inner frequency to a higher vibration, take a deep dive with us right now on this exciting episode of Get Yourself Optimized.
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.
In today’s episode, we talked about the powerful work of Byron Katie, which Carl and I share a deep appreciation of. In fact, I had interviewed Katie on this podcast and it is one of my favorites. In this interview today, Carl and I talk about how life is a story: whether the narrative is told by you or by someone else—what you choose to say or believe is simply a way of framing experiences. We talk about how it’s those dark places and challenging times that offer tremendous growth and transformation. Or as Joseph Campbell so beautifully put it, “the cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek.” So, without any further ado, let’s get on with an episode that’s incredibly deep and insightful, and dare I say, spiritually enlightening!
My guest today, Aaron Walker, is not only a very successful business owner (having founded more than a dozen companies and authoring the book View From the Top), but also a life-long learner who has thrown himself into the world of masterminds. In fact, the camaraderie, guidance and enrichment he’s been able to get out of the different masterminds he’s been a part of for the last two decades with some really dynamic, interesting people, like Dave Ramsey, has inspired him to runs a mastermind program of his own.
Since both of us have really connected on the subject of masterminds we get into a discussion here about what is so powerful about the give and take that happens in these situations where people are there to edify, encourage, and lift each other up. We talk about the importance of being pushed and challenged because if you’re not stretching, you’re not growing. We discuss living your life with intention and controlling how much you expose yourself to information. Like Tim Ferris, Aaron and I are both on a low-information diet! This is a thought-provoking show with a lot of wisdom to impart, so without any further ado, let’s dive right in.
Relationships are like a dance – it’s always fascinating to take a look at the posturing that we all do, the dancing around subjects, and the way we engage in patterns that can be both enriching and destructive.
My guest in this episode, Dr. Harriet Lerner is one of our most respected voices in communication, particularly the “how-tos” of navigating the swamps and quicksands of difficult relationships. She is the author of 12 books, including The New York Times bestsellers, The Dance of Anger and The Dance of Fear. It is my pleasure to take a deep dive here with Dr. Lerner, talking about developing self-awareness and listening and talking skills, which are so important to cultivate in any relationship.
As you’ll hear, Harriet points out that although change is difficult, a small change on the part of one partner to listen to what you don’t want to hear with an open heart and acknowledge the experience and the desire of your partner can make all the difference. So, please give this interview your undivided attention, because it will profoundly impact the lives of the people you love the most.
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