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Impact Theory with Tom Bilyeu

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Impact Theory is a business and mindset-focused interview show that will teach anyone aspiring to greatness the secrets to success. The show is hosted by Tom Bilyeu - a serial entrepreneur and co-founder of the #2 Inc. 500 company Quest Nutrition and former host of the viral hit Youtube series Inside Quest (viewed over 100,000,000 times). Bilyeu is known for his passion and preparation. Always eager to truly learn from his guests, Bilyeu digs deep and brings the urgency of someone hungry to put what he’s learning to immediate use - making the show not only entertaining and energetic, but also hyper-useful.

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Personal Trainer Shares Struggles from Journey of Gaining and Losing Weight | Drew Manning

Are you struggling to kickstart your fitness journey? Has 2020 knocked you back and you’re finding it difficult to get back up and push yourself physically and mentally? On this episode of Health Theory, Tom Bilyeu is joined by health and fitness expert Drew Manning to discuss such matters and more as they explore Drew’s incredible journey of going from fit to fat to forty and what he’s learned along the way. They discuss the unique struggles people face when out of shape, overweight, or living an unhealthy lifestyle, how to approach body image in a healthy way, why we self-sabotage ourselves when starting out on a fitness journey, how to understand our self-worth, how to become more self-aware, why doing hard things is good both mentally and physically for us, and the importance of finding a community to struggle with along the way. Check out our sponsors! Butcher Box: New members get 6 FREE grass-fed, grass-finished steaks at ButcherBox.com/impact Better Help: Get 10% off your ...

52 min4 d ago
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Personal Trainer Shares Struggles from Journey of Gaining and Losing Weight | Drew Manning

Psychotherapist's Hacks on How to Change Your Life | Lori Gottlieb on Impact Theory

Change. What holds us back from accomplishing it, why do we fail time and time again in pursuit of it, and how can achieve it once and for all? It is what frees us from being stuck in our ways and it opens up our lives to new opportunities, perspectives, and paths that we didn’t even knew existed. On this episode of Impact Theory, Tom Bilyeu joins psychotherapist and author Lori Gottlieb to discuss such matters and more as they explore the power of therapy, how to move on from your past and forwards towards change, and why self-compassion is crucial to leading a happy life. They discuss how to become unstuck in your negative ways, how to truly achieve change in your life, why it’s crucial you need to have self-compassion, the freedom in knowing you have choices, how to see things from other people’s perspectives, how forgiveness is truly achieved, and ways to overcome trauma and pain. Check out our amazing sponsors! Butcher Box: New members get 6 FREE grass-fed, grass-finished st...

55 min6 d ago
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Psychotherapist's Hacks on How to Change Your Life | Lori Gottlieb on Impact Theory

Neuroscientist Reveals Your Brain is Just “Guessing” & Doesn’t Know Anything | Lisa Feldman Barrett

The experiences you carry with you from your past greatly affect how you respond in the future. We are constantly feeding our brain data based on the world and circumstances we live in. Based on these experiences, our brain is able to formulate a ‘best guess’ and, thus, we form our responses. But are we really in control of our responses? Does our brain truly know anything or is everything our brain concludes merely just a ‘best guess’ and nothing more? On this episode of Conversations with Tom, Tom joins neuroscientist, psychologist, and author Dr. Lisa Feldman Barrett to discuss such matters and more as they explore how the human brain develops it’s responses to the world and why it’s important for us to not only understand it for our own sake, but for the benefit of others as well. They discuss the difference between emotion and affect, how our brains develop during childhood, how culture is built into our brains, how concepts are formed and used within our brains, what our body budgets are, and why we should be always approach each other with empathy and compassion first. Order Lisa’s Book, ‘Seven and a Half Lessons About The Brain’: lisafeldmanbarrett.com/books/seven-and-a-half-lessons-about-the-brain/ Check out our amazing sponsors! Indeed: Go to Indeed.com/IMPACT for a FREE $75 credit to boost your job post. ExpressVPN: Visit ExpressVPN.com/impact and find out how you can get 3 months free. Skillshare: skillshare.com/impact The first 1,000 people to use our link will get a free trial of Skillshare Premium Membership. ISSUU: ISSUU.com/podcast and use promo code IMPACTTHEORY at checkout for your FREE account or 50% off your premium account. SHOW NOTES: Intro | Tom introduces today’s guest, neuroscientist, and author Lisa Feldman Barrett. [0:03] Emotions | Lisa discusses the key differences between experiencing emotion and affect. [0:39] Brain Guesses | Lisa breaks down how our brains process data to inform us how to feel. [9:07] Sense Data | Lisa shares how our brain processes our senses and the fidelity of each. [11:04] Semantic | Lisa reveals why the notion that we don’t experience emotion isn’t semantic. [19:59] Development | Lisa discusses the early development and wiring of a baby’s brain. [25:34] Culture | Lisa discusses how our cultures are developed into us at an early age. [31:04] Usability | Lisa breaks down culture and how they serve us in our pursuit of our goals. [37:31] Concepts | Lisa discusses what concepts are and how they work in our mind’s eye. [42:21] Change | Lisa shares how experiences have the power to change our brain’s function. [47:51] Stuck in the Past | Lisa discusses why people are stuck on past experiences. [54:30] Body Budget | Lisa shares what your body budget is and how you balance it. [57:19] Deficits | Lisa discusses the traits of today’s world that drains our body budgets. [1:03:53] Give and Take | Lisa shares how we influence and balance each other’s body budgets. [1:11:46] Responsibility | Lisa shares why we need to educate ourselves on body budgets. [1:16:52] Little Things | Lisa shares the things we should be mindful of for a more fulfilling life. [1:23:23] Different Paths | Lisa discusses the benefits and disadvantages of a zen approach. [1:25:19] Debate | Lisa discusses our current political system and how we speak to each other. [1:29:20] Goals | Lisa discusses how we prioritize in pursuit of achieving our goals. [1:37:58] Empathy | Lisa shares the practice of approaching people with compassion. [1:42:36] Closing | Tom shares his final thoughts and the power of Lisa’s teachings. [1:49:10] QUOTES: “…there is no “just the cultural interpretation.” When your brain is making a prediction about what something means, that is a very sensory motor prediction, there is no culture laid on top.” [32:11] “When your brain is making a prediction, it’s using regularities from experience in your past. And if you live in a particular culture, your regulators are going to be really diffe

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Neuroscientist Reveals Your Brain is Just “Guessing” & Doesn’t Know Anything | Lisa Feldman Barrett

Matthew McConaughey Shares His Trick for Getting What You Want | Impact Theory

In life, what is it that pushes us to discover our true self-identities? Who are we truly and how can we begin to know ourselves on the deepest level possible so that we can push through life’s greatest failures and relish in life’s greatest successes? By chasing fear, taking on challenges, and learning to live in discomfort, we can uncover who it is we truly are. On this episode of Impact Theory, Academy Award-winning actor Matthew McConaughey joins Tom Bilyeu to discuss such matters and more as they explore the stories and lessons Matthew has accumulated throughout his life that defines his drive, purpose, and his true self-identity. They discuss the lessons in Matthew’s new book ‘Greenlights,’ why you need to discover your true self, how needing puts you in a position to not be yourself, how to truly develop confidence, why resistance in life reveals who we truly are, why reinventing yourself through life is key to growth, how chasing fear keeps your drive alive, and what va...

68 min1 w ago
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Matthew McConaughey Shares His Trick for Getting What You Want | Impact Theory

Cancer Doctor Talks Environmental Medicine & Its Ability to Prevent Disease | Dr. Christian Gonzalez

The quality of our health isn’t defined by one singular meal, experience, or moment but rather by a collection of our habits over the long term. What we put into our bodies and the environment we build around ourselves can have a great affect on our health over a long period of time. How can we build a healthy environment for ourselves that includes healthy foods, habits, and a safe and healthy home? On this episode of Health Theory, holistic solution-oriented specialist and environmental health expert Dr. Christian Gonzalez joins Tom Bilyeu to sit down and discuss such matters and mores as they discuss the link between our environment and illness, disease, and cancer. They discuss the impact of GMOs on our health, which foods to avoid, which foods to consume more of, how our environments affect our health, the affect of BPA on the body, ways to detox our bodies and rid ourselves of pesticides and heavy metals, how cancer forms in the body and ways to prevent it, and how our diet i...

50 min2 w ago
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Cancer Doctor Talks Environmental Medicine & Its Ability to Prevent Disease | Dr. Christian Gonzalez

Stanford Psychiatrist Reveals How Cognitive Therapy Can Cure Your Depression and Anxiety | Dr David Burns on Impact Theory

Living with depression, anxiety, and negative thoughts each and every day can feel like a merry-go-round of pain that is seemingly impossible to get off of. What if there was a quick, prescription-free method that was powerful and effective at attacking the roots of our negative thoughts? What would a clear step-by-step blueprint look like? How can we begin walking on a path towards feeling great and eliminating our deep-seated depression, anxiety, and negativity? On this episode of Impact Theory, psychiatrist, cognitive behavioral therapist, and author David Burns joins Tom Bilyeu to discuss such matters and more as they explore the incredible and real world practical effects of cognitive behavioral therapy and how you can begin applying it your life today to overcome depression, anxiety, and negativity. They discuss the power of cognitive behavioral therapy, the connection between your emotional thoughts and neurochemistry, the power of T.E.A.M. therapy, techniques to overcoming your negative thoughts, and the types of resistance and roadblocks we create for ourselves in therapy and recovery. Purchase Dr. David Burns' new book, "Feeling Great: The RevolutionaryNew Treatment for Depression and Anxiety":amazon.com/Feeling-Great-Revolutionary-Treatment-Depression/dp/168373288X This episode is brought to you by: Indeed: Go to Indeed.com/IMPACT for a FREE $75 credit to boost your job post. Panasonic HomeCHEF 4-in-1 Multi-Oven: To receive special offers, go to PanasonicKitchen.com and become a Panasonic Kitchen Insider. Helix Sleep: Get up to $200 off all mattresses at https://helixsleep.com/impact PATLive: Get 10% off your first year of service after a 14-day free trial. Visit patlive.com/impact SHOW NOTES: Breakdown | David breaks down cognitive behavioral therapy and why it’s effective. [1:13] Brain | David discusses the connection between chemicals in the brain and our emotions. [6:21] T.E.A.M. Therapy | David breaks down what T.E.A.M. cognitive therapy is. [10:30] Postpartum | David discusses why postpartum depression isn’t a chemical reaction. [13:22] Train Tracks | David shares a story about a train and its connection to our thoughts. [15:27] Techniques | David reveals key steps to overcoming depression and negative thoughts. [21:52] Resistance | David shares the roadblocks people put up for themselves during recovery. [31:38] Magic Button | David shares the power ‘positive reframing’ has in overcoming negativity. [34:11] Resistance Types | David breaks down the types of resistances exist in our minds. [42:59] Speaking | David shares how he overcame his own anxiety with fear of public speaking. [48:09] Praise | Tom shares his praise for David’s work and the impact it has had on his life. [58:04] QUOTES: “The discovery that you’re wrong when you’re depressed, that you’re giving yourself unfair or wrong messages, is the greatest discovery a human being can make." [15:08] “It’s learning to treat yourself with compassion and kindness and realism rather than bullying yourself with these distorted negative thoughts, and that was really the essence of cognitive therapy.” [29:26] “…there’s something that you’re going to have to do, that you’re not going to want to do, to get better.” [45:52] FOLLOW DAVID: Website: feelinggood.com Twitter: twitter.com/DavidDBurnsMD Facebook: facebook.com/DavidBurnsMD

67 min2 w ago
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Stanford Psychiatrist Reveals How Cognitive Therapy Can Cure Your Depression and Anxiety | Dr David Burns on Impact Theory

Conversations with Tom | Rachel Hollis Reveals How 2020 Will Awaken Strength You Never Knew You Had

ETrauma, healing, and 2020. It is without a doubt that this year has been one of the most dark and tumultuous years in America’s modern history. Every corner of the country has felt physical, emotional, mental, and economic pain. Without a doubt, there will be a great deal of trauma felt as a result of this year. How should we be responding to it? What can we do to cope with such trauma in life and how can we come through dark times stronger and more resilient than before? On this episode of Conversations with Tom, author, blogger, and motivational speaker Rachel Hollis joins Tom Bilyeu to discuss such matters and more as they explore how to look at trauma in your life in a strong, healthy, and productive way that will help you move past it and grow. They discuss the devastation of 2020, why you need to speak from your scars, the origin of intuition, why you should crave competition, how to deal with stress, the reality of being a hardcore entrepreneur as a woman, the importance of having goals in life, the challenges they both faced in building their businesses, and much more. Order Rachel’s new book, “Didn’t See That Coming”: https://thehollisco.com/pages/didnt-see-that-coming This episode is brought to you by: Better Help: Get 10% off your first month at https://betterhelp.com/impacttheory Panasonic HomeCHEF 4-in-1 Multi-Oven: To receive special offers, go to PanasonicKitchen.com and become a Panasonic Kitchen Insider. NETGEAR: Learn more at netgear.com/wifi6 SHOW NOTES: Where We Are Now | Rachel shares why she decided to write a book on trauma. [0:45] Economic Disaster | Rachel discusses the economic devastation felt this year. [7:15] Speak From Your Scars | Rachel reveals why she included her divorce in the book. [10:52] Comments | Rachel discusses YouTube and social media comments. [14:31] Energy Healing | Rachel discusses energy healing and cold reading. [21:10] Intuition | Rachel and Tom discuss intuition and where it comes from. [29:24] Everybody Has Something | Rachel and Tom discuss the minimum requirements. [33:58] The Social Dilemma | Rachel discusses the dark truth of technology. [36:04] Crave | Rachel and Tom discuss what’s possible to get addicted to and what isn’t. [41:38] Writing | Rachel and Tom discuss writing motivational books versus writing fiction. [50:43] Character | Rachel and Tom discuss what makes up a person’s character. [53:59] Competition | Rachel and Tom discuss being competitive in your pursuit of your goals. [58:27] Death | Rachel and Tom discuss death and confronting mortality. [59:25] Childhood | Rachel shares how her childhood had an impact on the rest of her life. [1:06:16] Sincere Pursuit | Tom shares why if today were his last day, he would be proud. [1:08:07] Authenticity | Rachel and Tom discuss the importance of knowing yourself. [1:10:00] Dealing With Stress | Rachel and Tom discuss meditation and managing stress. [1:18:17] Rules | Rachel and Tom discuss the importance of drawing a line in the sand. [1:26:04] Entrepreneur | Rachel discusses being a woman in ‘hardcore’ entrepreneurship. [1:27:56] Goals | Rachel and Tom discuss the importance of having a goal. [1:37:14] Money | Rachel and Tom share why money should never be the motivating factor. [1:44:35] Business | Rachel and Tom discuss the perseverance needed in building businesses.[1:48:34] Identity | Rachel shares why she keeps pushing through the barriers. [1:54:58] Difficulty | Rachel and Tom share the challenges they faced that brought them to today. [2:02:15] Social Media | Rachel shares how she discovered the reason for her anxiety. [2:10:15] Imagery | Tom and Rachel discuss the power crafted images in our minds have. [2:16:13] Men & Women | Rachel and Tom discuss the unique strengths of men and women. [2:26:13] Truth | Rachel and Tom discuss what is absolute truth and whether it exists or not. [2:31:58] Robert Greene | Rachel and Tom discuss the writings of Robert Greene. [2:37:47] Seduction | Tom and Rachel discus

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Conversations with Tom | Rachel Hollis Reveals How 2020 Will Awaken Strength You Never Knew You Had

#194 8 Keys to Overcoming Your Procrastination | Impact Theory Q&A

EProcrastination, indecision, and the challenges we face when following through with our goals. What are powerful steps we can take today to overcome these setbacks, why do we tend lose our motivation and focus halfway towards our goals in the first-place, and how can we adopt a growth mindset that keeps us from losing motivation in the future? On this episode of Impact Theory, Tom Bilyeu sits down to discuss such matters and more as he addresses your submitted questions on overcoming procrastination, staying focused, and taking action towards your goals. He discusses finding time in your busy schedule to stay productive, how to turn wants into needs, how to establish rules in your life to stay on track, ways to tackle your insecurity and fall in love with the process, how to overcome indecision and begin moving towards your goals, and the importance of turning off notifications and having no distractions. This episode is brought to you by: Blinkist: Go to https://blinkist.com/impact...

49 min3 w ago
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#194 8 Keys to Overcoming Your Procrastination | Impact Theory Q&A

Harvard Nutritional Psychiatrist Shares the Key Foods for Incredible Mental Health | Dr. Uma Naidoo on Health Theory

Diet, nutrition, and mental health. What is the connection between them, how does our nutrition influence our mental health and emotions, and what are the steps we can take today to walk on a path towards proper brain health? Has your diet significantly affected your emotions, behaviors, or mental wellbeing? Are you seeking a powerful alternative to the never-ending cycle of prescriptions? On this episode of Health Theory, nutritional psychiatrist and author Dr. Uma Naidoo joins Tom Bilyeu to discuss such matters and more as they explore the connection between your diet and your mental behaviors. They discuss ways to lower anxiety through diet, the affect sweeteners have on your brain, what key foods to avoid, the ketogenic diet, what steps you can take for proper brain health, the dangerous and hidden ingredients in fast food, how to build a healthy proper salad, and what supplements everyone can benefit from taking. This episode is brought to you by: Butcher Box: New members can get 2 lobster tails and 2 filet mignons for FREEwhen you sign up at butcherbox.com/IMPACT Skillshare: skillshare.com/impact The first 1,000 people to use our link will get a free trial of Skillshare Premium Membership. . Azlo: Sign up at Azlo.com/IMPACT and get a free copy of Azlo’s Small Business Starter Guide. SHOW NOTES: Mind & Body | Dr. Naidoo shares her journey to focusing on nutritional psychiatry. [0:46] Anxiety | Dr. Naidoo discusses the connection between your diet and your mental health. [2:41] Sweeteners | Dr. Naidoo shares the affect of sweeteners on your mental health. [5:55] Foods to Avoid | Dr. Naidoo reveals the foods to avoid for better mood and mental health. [9:09] Panic | Dr. Naidoo discusses the connection between anxiety and being hypoglycemic.[12:16] Keto | Dr. Naidoo discusses the ketogenic diet and its relation to improved anxiety. [13:35] Brain Health | Dr. Naidoo discusses the ‘brain diet’ and the best foods for our brain. [15:06] Alcohol | Dr. Naidoo discusses a healthy approach to consuming alcohol. [17:48] Sodium | Dr. Naidoo shares her take on sodium and its affect on our health. [20:34] Fast Food | Dr. Naidoo reveals the hidden, yet dangerous, ingredients in fast food. [26:12] Meat | Dr. Naidoo shares the best practices for having animal protein in your diet. [30:23] Mediterranean | Dr. Naidoo breaks down the mediterranean diet and its benefits. [32:09] Easy Steps | Dr. Naidoo shares the ‘easy wins’ you can implement into your diet. [34:02] Magnesium | Dr. Naidoo discusses the importance of magnesium in our diet. [36:15] Salads | Dr. Naidoo reveals the dos and don’ts of building a healthy salad. [37:15] Supplements | Dr. Naidoo discusses the supplements most people can benefit from. [41:33] Connect | Dr. Naidoo shares how you can follow her to learn more. [42:54] QUOTES: “When a doctor says to you, “Here take this prescription,” as I have done as well, it’s disempowering to someone, you know. You’re being told you have to do this and you have this symptom and this is what will make you better. I think that nutrition and food flips that ratio and puts the person in the driver seat.” [25:14] “Having those little things at the tips of the fingers is empowering; knowing that there are 200 names for sugar." [28:30] “What I find is that of the different diets, the mediterranean eating pattern has consistently shown the best results for depression and anxiety.” [32:00] FOLLOW DR. NAIDOO: Website: umanaidoomd.com Instagram: instagram.com/drumanaidoo Facebook: facebook.com/DrUmaNaidoo Twitter: twitter.com/drumanaidoo

49 minOCT 22
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Harvard Nutritional Psychiatrist Shares the Key Foods for Incredible Mental Health | Dr. Uma Naidoo on Health Theory

#193 The Way You Breathe Could be Wreaking Havoc on Your Health | James Nestor on Impact Theory

EBreathing; A mindless activity we do each and every day without giving any effort, thought, or practice. Perhaps this is the reason why so many of us suffer from poor sleep, lack of energy, weakened immune systems, and slow metabolisms. On this episode of Impact Theory, journalist and author of “Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art” James Nestor joins Tom Bilyeu to discuss why you need to immediately reevaluate your entire approach to breathing. They discuss how the way that you are breathing may be detrimental to your entire life, the power of breathing less, the incredible feats of free divers, the power of breathing through your nose, the health benefits of proper breathing, and how chewing positively transforms your face and airways. Purchase James’ book, “Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art”: amazon.com/dp/0735213615/ref=cm_sw_em_r_mt_dp_QBkHFb3NQB8NX This episode is brought to you by: Butcher Box: New members can get 2 lobster tails and 2 filet mignons for FREE when you sign up at butcherbox.com/IMPACT Check out Mind Pump: Raw Fitness Truth on your favorite Podcast listening platform below: iTunes: https://apple.co/2GIxaDT Spotify: https://spoti.fi/3dmOdag YouTube: https://bit.ly/3iTpFXx Audible: Get 1 credit to pick any title and 2 Audible Originals from a monthly selection. Visit audible.com/impact or text IMPACT to 500-500 PATLive: Get 10% off your first year of service after a 14-day free trial. Visit patlive.com/impact SHOW NOTES: Discovery | James reveals the most surprising thing he’s discovered about breathing. [0:19] Causes | James discusses the root cause of modern breathing problems. [1:49] Implications | James discusses the negative effects of improper breathing. [2:47] Science | James discusses the no-bullshit approach he’s taken to his research. [5:11] Free Diving | James shares the extraordinary breathing feats of free divers. [7:13] Western Mind | James discusses the bifurcation with the western and eastern mindset. [14:49] Breathe Less | James reveals the importance of holding your breath and being flexible. [18:53] Nose Breathing | James discusses the benefits of breathing through the nose. [21:00] Plugged Nose | James shares a story of plugging his nose and the damage caused. [27:09] Resurgence | James reveals why the science of breathing is becoming widely accepted. [31:30] Tummo Breathing | James shares the power of heating yourself up through breathing. [35:23] Mysteries | James discusses the discoveries still left to be made with breathing science. [41:13] Health | James shares why breathing should be more of a topic of discussion. [43:56] Slow Breathing | James shares powerful breathings tips for increasing circulation. [45:26] Everyday Breathing | James discusses best breathing practices for everyday health. [48:28] Chewing | James discusses the importance of chewing and it’s incredible benefits. [51:11] Connect | James shares ways to follow him to learn more and stay connected. [54:09] QUOTES: “Just breathing equivalent breaths through the nose than through the mouth will increase oxygenation by about 20%.” [22:34] “Allowing the body to enter a state where it can heal itself, which is what it’s doing every minute of every day, but we need to allow our bodies to do more of that. And that, to me, is really the core of what breathing allows us to do.” [35:13] “The important thing is to know that to bolster your body’s defenses, to focus on your breathing, can absolutely have a profound affect on your immune function.” [44:53] FOLLOW JAMES: Website: mrjamesnestor.com Twitter: twitter.com/mrjamesnestor Instagram: instagram.com/mrjamesnestor

64 minOCT 20
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#193 The Way You Breathe Could be Wreaking Havoc on Your Health | James Nestor on Impact Theory

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Personal Trainer Shares Struggles from Journey of Gaining and Losing Weight | Drew Manning

Are you struggling to kickstart your fitness journey? Has 2020 knocked you back and you’re finding it difficult to get back up and push yourself physically and mentally? On this episode of Health Theory, Tom Bilyeu is joined by health and fitness expert Drew Manning to discuss such matters and more as they explore Drew’s incredible journey of going from fit to fat to forty and what he’s learned along the way. They discuss the unique struggles people face when out of shape, overweight, or living an unhealthy lifestyle, how to approach body image in a healthy way, why we self-sabotage ourselves when starting out on a fitness journey, how to understand our self-worth, how to become more self-aware, why doing hard things is good both mentally and physically for us, and the importance of finding a community to struggle with along the way. Check out our sponsors! Butcher Box: New members get 6 FREE grass-fed, grass-finished steaks at ButcherBox.com/impact Better Help: Get 10% off your ...

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Personal Trainer Shares Struggles from Journey of Gaining and Losing Weight | Drew Manning

Psychotherapist's Hacks on How to Change Your Life | Lori Gottlieb on Impact Theory

Change. What holds us back from accomplishing it, why do we fail time and time again in pursuit of it, and how can achieve it once and for all? It is what frees us from being stuck in our ways and it opens up our lives to new opportunities, perspectives, and paths that we didn’t even knew existed. On this episode of Impact Theory, Tom Bilyeu joins psychotherapist and author Lori Gottlieb to discuss such matters and more as they explore the power of therapy, how to move on from your past and forwards towards change, and why self-compassion is crucial to leading a happy life. They discuss how to become unstuck in your negative ways, how to truly achieve change in your life, why it’s crucial you need to have self-compassion, the freedom in knowing you have choices, how to see things from other people’s perspectives, how forgiveness is truly achieved, and ways to overcome trauma and pain. Check out our amazing sponsors! Butcher Box: New members get 6 FREE grass-fed, grass-finished st...

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Psychotherapist's Hacks on How to Change Your Life | Lori Gottlieb on Impact Theory

Neuroscientist Reveals Your Brain is Just “Guessing” & Doesn’t Know Anything | Lisa Feldman Barrett

The experiences you carry with you from your past greatly affect how you respond in the future. We are constantly feeding our brain data based on the world and circumstances we live in. Based on these experiences, our brain is able to formulate a ‘best guess’ and, thus, we form our responses. But are we really in control of our responses? Does our brain truly know anything or is everything our brain concludes merely just a ‘best guess’ and nothing more? On this episode of Conversations with Tom, Tom joins neuroscientist, psychologist, and author Dr. Lisa Feldman Barrett to discuss such matters and more as they explore how the human brain develops it’s responses to the world and why it’s important for us to not only understand it for our own sake, but for the benefit of others as well. They discuss the difference between emotion and affect, how our brains develop during childhood, how culture is built into our brains, how concepts are formed and used within our brains, what our body budgets are, and why we should be always approach each other with empathy and compassion first. Order Lisa’s Book, ‘Seven and a Half Lessons About The Brain’: lisafeldmanbarrett.com/books/seven-and-a-half-lessons-about-the-brain/ Check out our amazing sponsors! Indeed: Go to Indeed.com/IMPACT for a FREE $75 credit to boost your job post. ExpressVPN: Visit ExpressVPN.com/impact and find out how you can get 3 months free. Skillshare: skillshare.com/impact The first 1,000 people to use our link will get a free trial of Skillshare Premium Membership. ISSUU: ISSUU.com/podcast and use promo code IMPACTTHEORY at checkout for your FREE account or 50% off your premium account. SHOW NOTES: Intro | Tom introduces today’s guest, neuroscientist, and author Lisa Feldman Barrett. [0:03] Emotions | Lisa discusses the key differences between experiencing emotion and affect. [0:39] Brain Guesses | Lisa breaks down how our brains process data to inform us how to feel. [9:07] Sense Data | Lisa shares how our brain processes our senses and the fidelity of each. [11:04] Semantic | Lisa reveals why the notion that we don’t experience emotion isn’t semantic. [19:59] Development | Lisa discusses the early development and wiring of a baby’s brain. [25:34] Culture | Lisa discusses how our cultures are developed into us at an early age. [31:04] Usability | Lisa breaks down culture and how they serve us in our pursuit of our goals. [37:31] Concepts | Lisa discusses what concepts are and how they work in our mind’s eye. [42:21] Change | Lisa shares how experiences have the power to change our brain’s function. [47:51] Stuck in the Past | Lisa discusses why people are stuck on past experiences. [54:30] Body Budget | Lisa shares what your body budget is and how you balance it. [57:19] Deficits | Lisa discusses the traits of today’s world that drains our body budgets. [1:03:53] Give and Take | Lisa shares how we influence and balance each other’s body budgets. [1:11:46] Responsibility | Lisa shares why we need to educate ourselves on body budgets. [1:16:52] Little Things | Lisa shares the things we should be mindful of for a more fulfilling life. [1:23:23] Different Paths | Lisa discusses the benefits and disadvantages of a zen approach. [1:25:19] Debate | Lisa discusses our current political system and how we speak to each other. [1:29:20] Goals | Lisa discusses how we prioritize in pursuit of achieving our goals. [1:37:58] Empathy | Lisa shares the practice of approaching people with compassion. [1:42:36] Closing | Tom shares his final thoughts and the power of Lisa’s teachings. [1:49:10] QUOTES: “…there is no “just the cultural interpretation.” When your brain is making a prediction about what something means, that is a very sensory motor prediction, there is no culture laid on top.” [32:11] “When your brain is making a prediction, it’s using regularities from experience in your past. And if you live in a particular culture, your regulators are going to be really diffe

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Neuroscientist Reveals Your Brain is Just “Guessing” & Doesn’t Know Anything | Lisa Feldman Barrett

Matthew McConaughey Shares His Trick for Getting What You Want | Impact Theory

In life, what is it that pushes us to discover our true self-identities? Who are we truly and how can we begin to know ourselves on the deepest level possible so that we can push through life’s greatest failures and relish in life’s greatest successes? By chasing fear, taking on challenges, and learning to live in discomfort, we can uncover who it is we truly are. On this episode of Impact Theory, Academy Award-winning actor Matthew McConaughey joins Tom Bilyeu to discuss such matters and more as they explore the stories and lessons Matthew has accumulated throughout his life that defines his drive, purpose, and his true self-identity. They discuss the lessons in Matthew’s new book ‘Greenlights,’ why you need to discover your true self, how needing puts you in a position to not be yourself, how to truly develop confidence, why resistance in life reveals who we truly are, why reinventing yourself through life is key to growth, how chasing fear keeps your drive alive, and what va...

68 min1 w ago
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Matthew McConaughey Shares His Trick for Getting What You Want | Impact Theory

Cancer Doctor Talks Environmental Medicine & Its Ability to Prevent Disease | Dr. Christian Gonzalez

The quality of our health isn’t defined by one singular meal, experience, or moment but rather by a collection of our habits over the long term. What we put into our bodies and the environment we build around ourselves can have a great affect on our health over a long period of time. How can we build a healthy environment for ourselves that includes healthy foods, habits, and a safe and healthy home? On this episode of Health Theory, holistic solution-oriented specialist and environmental health expert Dr. Christian Gonzalez joins Tom Bilyeu to sit down and discuss such matters and mores as they discuss the link between our environment and illness, disease, and cancer. They discuss the impact of GMOs on our health, which foods to avoid, which foods to consume more of, how our environments affect our health, the affect of BPA on the body, ways to detox our bodies and rid ourselves of pesticides and heavy metals, how cancer forms in the body and ways to prevent it, and how our diet i...

50 min2 w ago
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Cancer Doctor Talks Environmental Medicine & Its Ability to Prevent Disease | Dr. Christian Gonzalez

Stanford Psychiatrist Reveals How Cognitive Therapy Can Cure Your Depression and Anxiety | Dr David Burns on Impact Theory

Living with depression, anxiety, and negative thoughts each and every day can feel like a merry-go-round of pain that is seemingly impossible to get off of. What if there was a quick, prescription-free method that was powerful and effective at attacking the roots of our negative thoughts? What would a clear step-by-step blueprint look like? How can we begin walking on a path towards feeling great and eliminating our deep-seated depression, anxiety, and negativity? On this episode of Impact Theory, psychiatrist, cognitive behavioral therapist, and author David Burns joins Tom Bilyeu to discuss such matters and more as they explore the incredible and real world practical effects of cognitive behavioral therapy and how you can begin applying it your life today to overcome depression, anxiety, and negativity. They discuss the power of cognitive behavioral therapy, the connection between your emotional thoughts and neurochemistry, the power of T.E.A.M. therapy, techniques to overcoming your negative thoughts, and the types of resistance and roadblocks we create for ourselves in therapy and recovery. Purchase Dr. David Burns' new book, "Feeling Great: The RevolutionaryNew Treatment for Depression and Anxiety":amazon.com/Feeling-Great-Revolutionary-Treatment-Depression/dp/168373288X This episode is brought to you by: Indeed: Go to Indeed.com/IMPACT for a FREE $75 credit to boost your job post. Panasonic HomeCHEF 4-in-1 Multi-Oven: To receive special offers, go to PanasonicKitchen.com and become a Panasonic Kitchen Insider. Helix Sleep: Get up to $200 off all mattresses at https://helixsleep.com/impact PATLive: Get 10% off your first year of service after a 14-day free trial. Visit patlive.com/impact SHOW NOTES: Breakdown | David breaks down cognitive behavioral therapy and why it’s effective. [1:13] Brain | David discusses the connection between chemicals in the brain and our emotions. [6:21] T.E.A.M. Therapy | David breaks down what T.E.A.M. cognitive therapy is. [10:30] Postpartum | David discusses why postpartum depression isn’t a chemical reaction. [13:22] Train Tracks | David shares a story about a train and its connection to our thoughts. [15:27] Techniques | David reveals key steps to overcoming depression and negative thoughts. [21:52] Resistance | David shares the roadblocks people put up for themselves during recovery. [31:38] Magic Button | David shares the power ‘positive reframing’ has in overcoming negativity. [34:11] Resistance Types | David breaks down the types of resistances exist in our minds. [42:59] Speaking | David shares how he overcame his own anxiety with fear of public speaking. [48:09] Praise | Tom shares his praise for David’s work and the impact it has had on his life. [58:04] QUOTES: “The discovery that you’re wrong when you’re depressed, that you’re giving yourself unfair or wrong messages, is the greatest discovery a human being can make." [15:08] “It’s learning to treat yourself with compassion and kindness and realism rather than bullying yourself with these distorted negative thoughts, and that was really the essence of cognitive therapy.” [29:26] “…there’s something that you’re going to have to do, that you’re not going to want to do, to get better.” [45:52] FOLLOW DAVID: Website: feelinggood.com Twitter: twitter.com/DavidDBurnsMD Facebook: facebook.com/DavidBurnsMD

67 min2 w ago
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Stanford Psychiatrist Reveals How Cognitive Therapy Can Cure Your Depression and Anxiety | Dr David Burns on Impact Theory

Conversations with Tom | Rachel Hollis Reveals How 2020 Will Awaken Strength You Never Knew You Had

ETrauma, healing, and 2020. It is without a doubt that this year has been one of the most dark and tumultuous years in America’s modern history. Every corner of the country has felt physical, emotional, mental, and economic pain. Without a doubt, there will be a great deal of trauma felt as a result of this year. How should we be responding to it? What can we do to cope with such trauma in life and how can we come through dark times stronger and more resilient than before? On this episode of Conversations with Tom, author, blogger, and motivational speaker Rachel Hollis joins Tom Bilyeu to discuss such matters and more as they explore how to look at trauma in your life in a strong, healthy, and productive way that will help you move past it and grow. They discuss the devastation of 2020, why you need to speak from your scars, the origin of intuition, why you should crave competition, how to deal with stress, the reality of being a hardcore entrepreneur as a woman, the importance of having goals in life, the challenges they both faced in building their businesses, and much more. Order Rachel’s new book, “Didn’t See That Coming”: https://thehollisco.com/pages/didnt-see-that-coming This episode is brought to you by: Better Help: Get 10% off your first month at https://betterhelp.com/impacttheory Panasonic HomeCHEF 4-in-1 Multi-Oven: To receive special offers, go to PanasonicKitchen.com and become a Panasonic Kitchen Insider. NETGEAR: Learn more at netgear.com/wifi6 SHOW NOTES: Where We Are Now | Rachel shares why she decided to write a book on trauma. [0:45] Economic Disaster | Rachel discusses the economic devastation felt this year. [7:15] Speak From Your Scars | Rachel reveals why she included her divorce in the book. [10:52] Comments | Rachel discusses YouTube and social media comments. [14:31] Energy Healing | Rachel discusses energy healing and cold reading. [21:10] Intuition | Rachel and Tom discuss intuition and where it comes from. [29:24] Everybody Has Something | Rachel and Tom discuss the minimum requirements. [33:58] The Social Dilemma | Rachel discusses the dark truth of technology. [36:04] Crave | Rachel and Tom discuss what’s possible to get addicted to and what isn’t. [41:38] Writing | Rachel and Tom discuss writing motivational books versus writing fiction. [50:43] Character | Rachel and Tom discuss what makes up a person’s character. [53:59] Competition | Rachel and Tom discuss being competitive in your pursuit of your goals. [58:27] Death | Rachel and Tom discuss death and confronting mortality. [59:25] Childhood | Rachel shares how her childhood had an impact on the rest of her life. [1:06:16] Sincere Pursuit | Tom shares why if today were his last day, he would be proud. [1:08:07] Authenticity | Rachel and Tom discuss the importance of knowing yourself. [1:10:00] Dealing With Stress | Rachel and Tom discuss meditation and managing stress. [1:18:17] Rules | Rachel and Tom discuss the importance of drawing a line in the sand. [1:26:04] Entrepreneur | Rachel discusses being a woman in ‘hardcore’ entrepreneurship. [1:27:56] Goals | Rachel and Tom discuss the importance of having a goal. [1:37:14] Money | Rachel and Tom share why money should never be the motivating factor. [1:44:35] Business | Rachel and Tom discuss the perseverance needed in building businesses.[1:48:34] Identity | Rachel shares why she keeps pushing through the barriers. [1:54:58] Difficulty | Rachel and Tom share the challenges they faced that brought them to today. [2:02:15] Social Media | Rachel shares how she discovered the reason for her anxiety. [2:10:15] Imagery | Tom and Rachel discuss the power crafted images in our minds have. [2:16:13] Men & Women | Rachel and Tom discuss the unique strengths of men and women. [2:26:13] Truth | Rachel and Tom discuss what is absolute truth and whether it exists or not. [2:31:58] Robert Greene | Rachel and Tom discuss the writings of Robert Greene. [2:37:47] Seduction | Tom and Rachel discus

203 min3 w ago
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Conversations with Tom | Rachel Hollis Reveals How 2020 Will Awaken Strength You Never Knew You Had

#194 8 Keys to Overcoming Your Procrastination | Impact Theory Q&A

EProcrastination, indecision, and the challenges we face when following through with our goals. What are powerful steps we can take today to overcome these setbacks, why do we tend lose our motivation and focus halfway towards our goals in the first-place, and how can we adopt a growth mindset that keeps us from losing motivation in the future? On this episode of Impact Theory, Tom Bilyeu sits down to discuss such matters and more as he addresses your submitted questions on overcoming procrastination, staying focused, and taking action towards your goals. He discusses finding time in your busy schedule to stay productive, how to turn wants into needs, how to establish rules in your life to stay on track, ways to tackle your insecurity and fall in love with the process, how to overcome indecision and begin moving towards your goals, and the importance of turning off notifications and having no distractions. This episode is brought to you by: Blinkist: Go to https://blinkist.com/impact...

49 min3 w ago
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#194 8 Keys to Overcoming Your Procrastination | Impact Theory Q&A

Harvard Nutritional Psychiatrist Shares the Key Foods for Incredible Mental Health | Dr. Uma Naidoo on Health Theory

Diet, nutrition, and mental health. What is the connection between them, how does our nutrition influence our mental health and emotions, and what are the steps we can take today to walk on a path towards proper brain health? Has your diet significantly affected your emotions, behaviors, or mental wellbeing? Are you seeking a powerful alternative to the never-ending cycle of prescriptions? On this episode of Health Theory, nutritional psychiatrist and author Dr. Uma Naidoo joins Tom Bilyeu to discuss such matters and more as they explore the connection between your diet and your mental behaviors. They discuss ways to lower anxiety through diet, the affect sweeteners have on your brain, what key foods to avoid, the ketogenic diet, what steps you can take for proper brain health, the dangerous and hidden ingredients in fast food, how to build a healthy proper salad, and what supplements everyone can benefit from taking. This episode is brought to you by: Butcher Box: New members can get 2 lobster tails and 2 filet mignons for FREEwhen you sign up at butcherbox.com/IMPACT Skillshare: skillshare.com/impact The first 1,000 people to use our link will get a free trial of Skillshare Premium Membership. . Azlo: Sign up at Azlo.com/IMPACT and get a free copy of Azlo’s Small Business Starter Guide. SHOW NOTES: Mind & Body | Dr. Naidoo shares her journey to focusing on nutritional psychiatry. [0:46] Anxiety | Dr. Naidoo discusses the connection between your diet and your mental health. [2:41] Sweeteners | Dr. Naidoo shares the affect of sweeteners on your mental health. [5:55] Foods to Avoid | Dr. Naidoo reveals the foods to avoid for better mood and mental health. [9:09] Panic | Dr. Naidoo discusses the connection between anxiety and being hypoglycemic.[12:16] Keto | Dr. Naidoo discusses the ketogenic diet and its relation to improved anxiety. [13:35] Brain Health | Dr. Naidoo discusses the ‘brain diet’ and the best foods for our brain. [15:06] Alcohol | Dr. Naidoo discusses a healthy approach to consuming alcohol. [17:48] Sodium | Dr. Naidoo shares her take on sodium and its affect on our health. [20:34] Fast Food | Dr. Naidoo reveals the hidden, yet dangerous, ingredients in fast food. [26:12] Meat | Dr. Naidoo shares the best practices for having animal protein in your diet. [30:23] Mediterranean | Dr. Naidoo breaks down the mediterranean diet and its benefits. [32:09] Easy Steps | Dr. Naidoo shares the ‘easy wins’ you can implement into your diet. [34:02] Magnesium | Dr. Naidoo discusses the importance of magnesium in our diet. [36:15] Salads | Dr. Naidoo reveals the dos and don’ts of building a healthy salad. [37:15] Supplements | Dr. Naidoo discusses the supplements most people can benefit from. [41:33] Connect | Dr. Naidoo shares how you can follow her to learn more. [42:54] QUOTES: “When a doctor says to you, “Here take this prescription,” as I have done as well, it’s disempowering to someone, you know. You’re being told you have to do this and you have this symptom and this is what will make you better. I think that nutrition and food flips that ratio and puts the person in the driver seat.” [25:14] “Having those little things at the tips of the fingers is empowering; knowing that there are 200 names for sugar." [28:30] “What I find is that of the different diets, the mediterranean eating pattern has consistently shown the best results for depression and anxiety.” [32:00] FOLLOW DR. NAIDOO: Website: umanaidoomd.com Instagram: instagram.com/drumanaidoo Facebook: facebook.com/DrUmaNaidoo Twitter: twitter.com/drumanaidoo

49 minOCT 22
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Harvard Nutritional Psychiatrist Shares the Key Foods for Incredible Mental Health | Dr. Uma Naidoo on Health Theory

#193 The Way You Breathe Could be Wreaking Havoc on Your Health | James Nestor on Impact Theory

EBreathing; A mindless activity we do each and every day without giving any effort, thought, or practice. Perhaps this is the reason why so many of us suffer from poor sleep, lack of energy, weakened immune systems, and slow metabolisms. On this episode of Impact Theory, journalist and author of “Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art” James Nestor joins Tom Bilyeu to discuss why you need to immediately reevaluate your entire approach to breathing. They discuss how the way that you are breathing may be detrimental to your entire life, the power of breathing less, the incredible feats of free divers, the power of breathing through your nose, the health benefits of proper breathing, and how chewing positively transforms your face and airways. Purchase James’ book, “Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art”: amazon.com/dp/0735213615/ref=cm_sw_em_r_mt_dp_QBkHFb3NQB8NX This episode is brought to you by: Butcher Box: New members can get 2 lobster tails and 2 filet mignons for FREE when you sign up at butcherbox.com/IMPACT Check out Mind Pump: Raw Fitness Truth on your favorite Podcast listening platform below: iTunes: https://apple.co/2GIxaDT Spotify: https://spoti.fi/3dmOdag YouTube: https://bit.ly/3iTpFXx Audible: Get 1 credit to pick any title and 2 Audible Originals from a monthly selection. Visit audible.com/impact or text IMPACT to 500-500 PATLive: Get 10% off your first year of service after a 14-day free trial. Visit patlive.com/impact SHOW NOTES: Discovery | James reveals the most surprising thing he’s discovered about breathing. [0:19] Causes | James discusses the root cause of modern breathing problems. [1:49] Implications | James discusses the negative effects of improper breathing. [2:47] Science | James discusses the no-bullshit approach he’s taken to his research. [5:11] Free Diving | James shares the extraordinary breathing feats of free divers. [7:13] Western Mind | James discusses the bifurcation with the western and eastern mindset. [14:49] Breathe Less | James reveals the importance of holding your breath and being flexible. [18:53] Nose Breathing | James discusses the benefits of breathing through the nose. [21:00] Plugged Nose | James shares a story of plugging his nose and the damage caused. [27:09] Resurgence | James reveals why the science of breathing is becoming widely accepted. [31:30] Tummo Breathing | James shares the power of heating yourself up through breathing. [35:23] Mysteries | James discusses the discoveries still left to be made with breathing science. [41:13] Health | James shares why breathing should be more of a topic of discussion. [43:56] Slow Breathing | James shares powerful breathings tips for increasing circulation. [45:26] Everyday Breathing | James discusses best breathing practices for everyday health. [48:28] Chewing | James discusses the importance of chewing and it’s incredible benefits. [51:11] Connect | James shares ways to follow him to learn more and stay connected. [54:09] QUOTES: “Just breathing equivalent breaths through the nose than through the mouth will increase oxygenation by about 20%.” [22:34] “Allowing the body to enter a state where it can heal itself, which is what it’s doing every minute of every day, but we need to allow our bodies to do more of that. And that, to me, is really the core of what breathing allows us to do.” [35:13] “The important thing is to know that to bolster your body’s defenses, to focus on your breathing, can absolutely have a profound affect on your immune function.” [44:53] FOLLOW JAMES: Website: mrjamesnestor.com Twitter: twitter.com/mrjamesnestor Instagram: instagram.com/mrjamesnestor

64 minOCT 20
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#193 The Way You Breathe Could be Wreaking Havoc on Your Health | James Nestor on Impact Theory

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