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Impact Theory with Tom Bilyeu

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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Dec 5, 2019

Most people now know that getting good sleep is essential for healing, top performance, and mental health. But there are too many false ideas floating around about sleep. The old advice to just get eight hours of sleep doesn’t work for everyone. On this episode of Health Theory with Tom Bilyeu, guests Michael Breus (the Sleep Doctor) and Jason McKeown detail exactly how you can sleep more efficiently, understand your own chronotype, and develop a routine for getting ready for the best possible sleep.

 

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SHOW NOTES:

 

What can we do to be more efficient with our sleep? [1:11]

What are the four stages of sleep, and what’s going on in each stage? [2:54]

Michael explains why sleep consistency is so important [4:31]

Jason asks why the human body needs sleep at all [5:12]

The amount of sleep a person needs is mostly genetic [6:51]

Michael details an experiment everyone can do to find out how much sleep they need [8:02]

Michael tells the story of the client he couldn’t help [9:52]

Most people go through all four chronotypes over their lifetime [12:00]

Michael explains why most people’s chronotype changes as they age [14:08]

Jason describes how the brain recovers during sleep [14:53]

Michael explains why pharmaceutically induced sleep is harmful [17:52]

Jason talks about why it makes sense to treat the brain with electricity [19:15]

Jason explains how he gets ready for sleep [23:49]

Michael describes his exact routine for getting ready for optimal sleep [25:06]

Michael explains why blue light matters and what it does [25:43]

Michael advocates cognitive behavioral therapy to help with sleep [27:!6]

Most people have something else going wrong if they aren’t sleeping [30:34]

Getting poor sleep definitely leads to dementia and chronic illness [31:31]

Tom and Jason discuss finding the exact optimal amount of sleep [32:26]

Jason points out that how harmful it can be to miss even one hour of sleep [38:00]

Michael explains that we are at the mere beginning of learning about sleep [39:03]

Michael details how to use cannabis to help with sleep [40:55]

What one thing should people change to improve their sleep? [43:33]

 

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Dec 3, 2019

Famed hypnotherapist Marisa Peer, named the Best British Therapist by Men’s Health Magazine, has devoted her life to helping people resolve childhood trauma, find love, and lead healthier lives. Her primary insight is that the mind does what you tell it to, but most people do not understand how to talk effectively with their own minds. On this episode of Impact Theory with Tom Bilyeu, Marisa Peer explains exactly how to transform your negative self-talk, details the process by which you can come to the full realization that you are enough, and explains how to deal with the primary impediments to personal growth.

 

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SHOW NOTES:

 

Marisa tells the story of what led her to hypnotherapy [2:18]

Marisa explains how hypnotherapy shuts down the critical part of the brain [4:18]

Marisa explains why you need to use language that is powerful and absolutely up to date [6:52]

What is the difference between repetition and hypnosis? [9:35]

Marisa describes the process of finding the imprint that causes your negative self-talk [11:43]

What are the limits to the fact that your mind does what you tell it to? [16:52]

Marisa describes the “You are Enough” movement [20:56]

Marisa explains how starting with “I am enough” changes people’s self-talk [22:46]

Marisa and Tom discuss why people sometimes are not willing to change [25:33]

Marisa discusses how she dealt with cancer [32:36]

Marisa shares the impact she wants to have on the world [38:54]

 

QUOTES:

 

“If you understand the mind, it does what you tell it. That’s it’s job. If you tell it better stuff, you have an amazing life. If you tell it mediocre stuff, you have a mediocre life.” [6:39]

“The number one block is the fear of rejection. If I make it I might get rejected. If I find love they might leave. If I make all that money people won’t like me. So you’ve got to smash out of the ballpark the fear of rejection.” [19:56]

“If you make the choice to talk to yourself better, you can bounce back. You might as well use your mind as much as you possibly can to be well.” [37:55]

 

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Nov 26, 2019

Being one of the greatest investors in history, Ray Dalio could have easily retired into a life of ease, wealth and comfort. Instead, he has devoted his life to explaining the principles that made him successful. On this episode of Impact Theory with Tom Bilyeu, Ray Dalio details precisely how to implement radical transparency, explains how to get past your ego barrier and your blind spots, and shares the secrets to having freedom and a life worth savoring while at the same time achieving crushing success.

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SHOW NOTES:

 

Tom describes the effect Principles had on him [3:05]

You can’t always trust that you are right [4:34]

Ray describes the “two you’s” and how he gets out of his own way [6:34]

Ray and Tom discuss meditation [11:28]

Tom explains how he adopted the identity of the learner [14:34]

Ray describes the ego barrier and the blind spot barrier [17:03]

Ray explains the concept of “just another one of those” [20:04]

Ray details precisely how to avoid constantly making exceptions [25:14]

Ray explains how to implement radical transparency [26:47]

Ray details how to deal with a serious disagreement between two people [30:46]

Ray advocates that sometimes you just have to move on [33:01]

Ray explains why life almost always works the opposite of the way you think [36:45]

Ray talks about how if you want self-discovery you will find a way to get it [39:43]

Ray explains how to get the most out of every single minute [43:11]

Ray defines tough love and struggling well [44:31]

Ray talks about savoring life, freedom, and the life arc [49:00]

Tom and Ray discuss that you really can’t skip a phase in life [54:37]

Ray shares the impact he wants to have on the world [1:00:40]

 

QUOTES:

 

“Meditation is the biggest gift that I can give anyone. And I would say, more than anything, it is whatever reason for success I’ve had.” [8:37]

“You only have to know what the best things to do are. You don’t have to have them all come up from your head. And for God’s sake, don’t be overly opinionated! Just because you have that opinion, it doesn’t mean it’s true.” [11:08]

“I got into the habit that I suggest you get into, that other people get into. Whenever you’re in a situation where you’re making an important decision, just pause. And write down: what type of decision was it? And why did I make that decision that way? That’s writing down your principles. It’s kind of your recipe for success.” [23:28]

“If you worry, you don’t have to worry. And if you don’t worry, you have to worry.” [46:08]

 

FOLLOW RAY:

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BOOKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

Principles https://amzn.to/32UawgF [2:35]

Nov 21, 2019

Welcome to another episode of Conversations with Tom, with guest Humble the Poet. On this episode, Tom and Humble go back and forth on truths and beliefs that anyone who wants to be successful at anything need to deeply internalize. They discuss the reality of taking risk, the way culture stacks on itself, how to buck the systems you disagree with, how to attain mastery at valuable skills, and how to make and save money. This is not a fluffy episode where they tell you what you want to hear. They go deep on their own fears and failures, and explain exactly how they turned their setbacks into success.

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SHOW NOTES:

 

Humble describes his experience as an immigrant and his cultural history [1:16]

Humble discusses the difficulty and pay of being a teacher [3:14]

Humble doesn’t find value in complaining or even in venting [6:03]

What do you do when the world is way out of step with you? [7:22]

Humble talks about how culture stacked on itself in hip hop [9:05]

Humble describes his existential crisis when he realized he wanted to be an artist [11:06]

Tom and Humble discuss why they won’t “work their way up” in entertainment [12:39]

Tom and Humble discuss doing hard things to build self-respect [15:08]

Tom describes his fear of open water [19:09]

Humble explains how he avoided being a starving artist [22:54]

“The big strength I found was in admitting I f*cked up” [28:18]

Humble and Tom discuss taking risk and not quitting on your dreams [31:35]

Humble strongly stakes his claim that he is meant for hip hop [36:10]

Humble talks about getting a book published [41:48]

Humble describes exactly how he started to make money as an artist [45:00]

Tom and Humble discuss whether intelligence makes you happy [51:40]

Humble and Tom discuss the power of having a chip on your shoulder [56:43]

Humble and Tom discuss wanting to see other people win [1:05:09]

Tom advocates that money doesn’t change your self-image [1:11:27]

Humble advocates that the struggle to overcome fears never ends [1:14:23]

“True freedom exists only in discipline.” [1:18:55]

Humble describes his most important tattoos [1:25:17]

Humble discusses the power of unlearning things [1:26:35]

Tom and Humble advocate that it’s possible to be both content and ambitious [1:30:43]

 

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Nov 19, 2019

He may be the world’s most famous astrophysicist, and he is best known for his ability to communicate complex scientific concepts. But on this episode of Impact Theory with Tom Bilyeu, Neil deGrasse Tyson shows that his prodigious intellect can take on an incredibly wide range of topics. He shares his family history, his ideas about education and religion, and his beliefs about how we can get along better with those who are different from us. Along the way, he gives some brilliant and unusual parenting advice, describes the best way to deal with haters and microaggressions, and describes his process for learning new things.


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SHOW NOTES:

Neil reminisces about being named the world’s sexiest astrophysicist [3:21]

Neil remembers the best lessons his father taught him [5:00]

Neil advocates pluralism, celebrating differences instead of aggravating them [10:10]

Neil explains how to convert microaggressions into enthusiasm [13:26]

Neil discusses how his father taught him to be effective instead of being right [18:23]

Neil explains that he is driven by duty, not ambition [22:15]

Neil advocates that we create meaning in life, we don’t find it [27:49]

Neil shares some unique parenting advice [30:14]

Neil describes in great detail his process for learning new things [36:48]

Neil advocates the importance of seeking disconfirming evidence [43:23]

Neil wants you to learn what science is, and how it works [44:41]

Neil makes a surprising statement about the impact he wants to have [47:13]

 

QUOTES:

 

“It’s not enough to be right. You have to be effective.” [18 29]

“You have the power to create meaning in your life, rather than passively looking for it.” [28:32]

“I can tell you this. If Einstein were here, and we’re talking with Einstein, we could talk with him for hours and hours. And you know what question would never come out of our mouths? ‘What college did you go to?” [34:05]

 

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BOOKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

 

Letters from an Astrophysicist https://amzn.to/36VTWQR [3:05]

Nov 14, 2019

It’s not every trainer who gets to develop a fitness regimen for a god. But Da Rulk is literally the personal trainer for Thor (as in Chris Hemsworth) and is responsible for the creation of Raw Functional Training, a method used by first responders, elite military, and professional athletes. In this episode of Health Theory with Tom Bilyeu, Da Rulk explains his training methods, discusses the importance of mental strength, and goes into great detail on how to build yourself back up from any injury.

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SHOW NOTES:

 

Rulk explains how to train adaptation by sequencing [1:22]

Rulk discusses where to start training if you can’t make it to the gym [5:08]

Rulk details the basic exercises everyone should do [6:46]

Rulk advocates the importance of building mental strength by knowing your purpose [8:55]

Rulk remembers his failures, when he broke mentally [10:44]

Rulk shares his story of building his mental strength after being bullied [11:38]

Rulk considers how much mental health matters for first responders [15:18]

Rulk explains how he simulates duress while training first responders [16:40]

Rulk describes how balance and movement patterns are linked to mental control [19:20]

Rulk shares the story of seeing his son get run over by a car, and his son’s recovery [21:09]

Rulk details exactly what he told his son while his son was recovering [23:42]

Rulk discusses building yourself back up from injury [26:43]

Rulk talks about his son’s resilience [28:44]

Rulk discusses why the pursuit of greatness requires purpose [30:40]

Rulk advocates humility and openness in training [33:01]

Rulk says that his family will watch what he does, not what he says [35:15]

Rulk shares the one thing he would have people do to improve their health [38:00]

 

FOLLOW Da Rulk:

 

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Nov 12, 2019

Best known for his role in the smash hit television show Glee, but most devoted to his career as a writer of 15 books, Chris Colfer had a bucket list of goals at age 5. And unbelievably, he achieved everything on that bucket list as a writer and singer. On this episode of Impact Theory with Tom Bilyeu, Chris Colfer talks about drive and ambition, the influence of a grandmother who always believed in him and yet was his harshest critic, and how he overcame bullying from his peers and doubt from an industry that told him he would never succeed.

 

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SHOW NOTES:

 

Chris explains why he likes fantasy, comics and graphic novels so much [3:36]

Chris describes his childhood history of being bullied [4:35]

Chris talks about how his voice was what he was made fun of growing up [6:17]

Chris describes his drive and ambition [8:15]

Chris talks about how much he loved Harry Potter despite being dyslexic [11:06]

Chris explains that he does not identify as a victim of bullying any more [12:55]

Chris advocates that adolescence is the toughest time of life [15:53]

Chris describes how he dealt with people telling him he couldn’t succeed [17:39]

Chris and Tom discuss the parable of the ant and the grasshopper [20:55]

Chris talks about having a bucket list since the age of five [23:43]

Chris explains how his grandmother being his toughest critic helped him [25:56]

Tom and Chris discuss the difficulty of being a harsh critic [27:18]

Chris describes his battle for creative control of his movie [29:08]

Tom and Chris discuss being antifragile, and why we need negative experiences [32:16]

Chris talks about the pure joy of escapist fantasy, and stimulating imagination [35:28]

Chris advocates imagination and magic as creating something out of nothing [37:42]

Chris says he prefers writing to singing because he has terrible stage fright [39:21]

Chris and Tom discuss their struggles with singing and drawing [41:00]

Chris shares the impact he wants to have on the world [44:17]

 

QUOTES:

 

“I am so not a victim any more...that I get tired of being associated with someone who is bullied, because I don’t allow that to happen any more at all.” [14:54]

“I was very lucky because I had a grandmother who just believed in me to a fault...I think that is the greatest gift you can give a child, even if you don’t think that it is possible. And many years later my grandmother told me, ‘I can’t believe you got it all done!” [24:57]

“I want to make the real world, reality, just a little bit more bearable for people. I want to bring magic to peoples’ lives.”  [44:31]

 

FOLLOW CHRIS:

 

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TWITTER: https://bit.ly/36zJVIM

 

BOOKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

The Wishing Spell: https://amzn.to/2CdBCV6 [2:51]

 

Nov 7, 2019

Welcome to another episode of Conversations with Tom with guest Richard Dawkins, one of the leaders of a group of thinkers promoting rationality and the scientific method in an era where supernatural thinking appears to be gaining steam. In this episode, Dawkins describes the awe and wonder that scientific investigation can induce, discusses the history of time, and talks about how important it is to pursue the truth.

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SHOW NOTES:

 

Richard explains why truth is evolutionarily important [0:37]

Richard advocates believing in evidence to avoid the echo chamber effect [1:36]

Why are some people attracted to mystical answers and supernatural nonsense? [3:41]

Is occasional self-delusion healthy? [4:53]

Richard talks about how astronomy and astrology both tap into awe, but only one is true [6:31]

Richard describes the motivation behind Outgrowing God [8:19]

Richard describes the wonders of natural life [9:44]

Richard shares his journey to becoming a scientist [12:38]

Richard debunks the idea of intelligent design [14:37]

Richard explains the history of life, and how recently human beings appeared [18:03]

Richard and Tom discuss cultural adaptation [20:10]

Richard strongly advocates investigating reality, and skeptical rationality [25:08]

Richard and Tom discuss mentalists, conjurors, and magicians [26:00]

Richard and Tom discuss whether a scientific worldview will lead to a more fulfilled life [29:55]

Richard advocates that we create the purpose in our life [32:42]

Richard and Tom discuss the biology of emotions, love and beauty [33:48]

Richard explains how we know that evolution is real [36:24]

 

FOLLOW RICHARD:

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Nov 5, 2019

Acknowledged “spirit junkie” and best-selling author Gabrielle Bernstein has devoted her life to helping people unpack and overcome the deep trauma that leads to so many forms of chronic physical and mental illnesses. On this episode of Impact Theory with Tom Bilyeu, Gabrielle Bernstein discusses faith, patience, meditation, therapy and addiction. Her compassion, wisdom and incredible drive shine through as she discusses how to overcome the addiction to judging the self and others, how to change your belief system, and how to develop a spiritual relationship of your own understanding.

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SHOW NOTES:

“How can I decide to stop feeling bad?” [3:33]

Gabrielle describes the point where your meditation stops working [5:29]

Gabrielle explains how her faith helped her deal with buried trauma [7:18]

The healing process begins by recognizing the real roots of the trauma [11:50]

Gabrielle describes the EMDR therapy process  [13:26]

Gabrielle explains the emotional freedom technique, or “tapping” [16:01]

Gabrielle advocates transcendental meditation and using a mantra [18:32]

How do you practice not believing your own judgments [22:55]

Gabrielle explains how judgment is an addiction [25:17]

Gabrielle shares her story of getting clean from addiction [26:48]

Gabrielle advocates developing a spiritual relationship of your own understanding [29:15]

Gabrielle and Tom discuss patience and faith [31:30]

Gabrielle and Tom discuss the benefits of meditation, relaxation and calm [41:59]

What’s wrong with the mindset that “if I don’t make it happen, it won’t happen” [45:56]

Gabrielle describes how the feeling of unworthiness holds us back [47:24]

Gabrielle explains how to choose new belief systems [49:41]

Gabrielle shares the impact she wants to have on the world [52:11]

 

QUOTES:

 

“Judging yourself is just another form of addiction.” [25:09]

“Once you start to develop a spiritual relationship of your own understanding, you’ll notice wild synchronicities in your life. You’ll notice invisible doors open for you.” [29:48]

“People really dwell in the belief system, particularly in America, that ‘if I don’t make it happen it’s not gonna happen’. So patience is the opposite of that, and is terrifying to that belief system.” [46:44]

 

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BOOKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

 

Super Attractor https://amzn.to/31RRKG9 [2:53]

Oct 31, 2019

Is the carnivore diet even better than the Keto diet or the Paleo diet? Health Theory always aims to explore every strategy that can improve your health. In this special episode of Health Theory, several leading functional health practitioners weigh the pros and cons of the carnivore diet, and compare it to several other popular diets. Paul Saladino, Ken Berry, Mike Mutzel, Will Cole and Mark Hyman explain how micronutrient-rich meat is, how to start eating a carnivore diet, what an “advanced” version of the carnivore diet looks like, and whether or not the supposed risks of the diet are overblown.

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SHOW NOTES:

 

Paul Saladino details the evolutionary case for a carnivore diet [0:39]

Paul advocates that sudden access to nutrient-dense meat changed the human diet [3:08]

Ken Berry explains why the carnivore diet was better for him than keto [6:54]

Ken talks about eating a carnivore diet that doesn’t include chicken [8:24]

Paul gets into the nitty-gritty of how to maximize the carnivore diet [8:57]

Paul explains why he eats raw meat whenever possible [10:46]

Paul advocates eating liver and other organ meat [12:40]

Paul explains why some organ meat supplements might be good [15:47]

Paul describes the simplest version of the carnivore diet [16:19]

Paul then describes the “varsity” version of the carnivore diet [17:48]

Mike Mutzel explains why he is not terribly concerned about cholesterol [18:12]

The carnivore diet can be seen as just another elimination diet [19:48]

Ken explains why he does not worry that the carnivore diet will cause a heart attack [20:22]

Ken talks about why elevated cholesterol is not a significant risk factor [22:48]

Will Cole explains how a carnivore diet may be the ultimate elimination diet [24:00]

Will explains how bad bacteria can last much longer than anyone would expect [27:30]

Mark Hyman explains how the carnivore diet can help very sick people [28:13]

Mark claims that you can get by with a nose-to-tail carnivore diet, but it’s not ideal [31:00]

Will thinks that if you’re eating organ meat, the only nutrient you’ll miss is fiber [32:40]

People need to experiment with their own diets [34:27]

 

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Oct 29, 2019

Multi-billionaire Tilman Fertitta, the world’s wealthiest restaurateur, built his empire from a single restaurant in Houston. Now he is the sole owner of Houston’s NBA franchise, the Rockets. On this episode of Impact Theory with Tom Bilyeu, Tilman Fertitta cuts out the BS and gives you the real story on how to become successful in business. He describes his core philosophy and favorite “Tilmanisms”, advocates knowing what you are good at, and explains exactly why you need to be the best at whatever it is you do, no matter how humble your starting position is.

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SHOW NOTES:

 

Tilman describes his mindset that you just have to keep punching [2:45]

“You’d be surprised what you can take, though.” [4:58]

Tilman explains that he doesn’t fear anything, but he worries about everything [5:52]

Tilman talks about how he constantly looks for mistakes and finds out what’s going on [7:03]

Tilman advocates that many people make the mistake of working for the wrong company [9:27]

Tilman tells his story of becoming an entrepreneur and learning to sell [10:58]

Tilman describes the details he looks for in a business deal [14:22]

Tilman advocates that you need to know what your God-given gifts are [15:06]

Tilman also says that there are certain things you need to learn that you aren’t good at [15:55]

Tilman explains how he teaches decision-making to his kids [17:55]

Tilman describes his core business philosophy [19:32]

Tilman explains how to find the five percent of things that are going wrong in a business [21:00]

Tilman advocates that you can always become the best at whatever you do [23:56]

Tilman strongly advocates using simple methods repeatedly to become successful [26:08]

Tilman talks about why he keeps going in business [28:46]

Tilman says that he does plan out each step in his business plan [29:26]

Tilman describes out-working people [31:43]

Tilman shares the impact he wants to have on the world [32:21]

 

QUOTES:

 

“When times are really bad, we forget they’re ever going to be good again. And when times are really good, we forget they’re ever going to be bad again.” [5:36]

“You gotta know what you know and what you don’t know.” [6:34]

“Whatever position you’re in, you want to be the bull...You can be the bull at any position you’re doing. And it’s just telling yourself, I’m going to do this better than anyone else. I don’t care what the job is. You be the bull at what you do.” [28:06]

 

FOLLOW TILMAN:

 

INSTAGRAM: https://bit.ly/2BzLcBk

FACEBOOK: https://bit.ly/2N0JRZL

TWITTER: https://bit.ly/2W0WfwY

 

 

BOOKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

 

“Shut Up and Listen” https://amzn.to/2PbBDR1 [2:41]

Oct 24, 2019

Welcome to the third episode of Conversations with Tom, with guest Ryan Holiday. This episode again shows an unfiltered, unedited, free-wheeling conversation between two thinkers who discuss their grandest dreams, their deepest fears, and their own sometimes self-contradictory beliefs. Listen as Tom Bilyeu and Ryan Holiday riff on everything from a broken piece of an old tombstone to the Cuban Missile Crisis, and discuss ideas ranging from stoicism to profit maximization. Nothing is off-limits on Conversations with Tom, so enjoy the intellectual ride!

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SHOW NOTES:

 

Tom is concerned that he is violating the rule to only do one thing [1:23]

Tom and Ryan discuss going where the heart goes but also making a profit [4:13]

Tom and Ryan talk about Lance Armstrong and following your own principles [6:59]

“Do people I respect really get a lot out of the book?” [9:59]

What is the relationship between stillness and obsession? [11:12]

Ryan talks about the dangers of survivorship bias and only looking at who succeeds [15:11]

Tom riffs on the need to access dark side emotional energy [18:10]

Ryan talks about death [26:47]

Tom talks about potential immortality [32:26]

Ryan discusses the relationship between accepting death and accomplishing greatness [35:04]

Different situations call for solutions [39:05]

Ryan attempts to define perspective [41:58]

Tom talks about changing your brain chemistry to change what drives you [45:25]

“You can’t teach YOUR old dog new tricks.” [48:44]

Ryan and Tom discuss how to create momentum [50:22]

Ryan and Tom discuss how to reach your real potential [53:20]

How malleable are people? [59:29]

Nobody expected Tom to succeed [1:02:02]

Tom describes his fear that people turn off empowering messages if they smell BS [1:04:29]

Tom and Ryan ask how to balance big goals and personal relationships [1:08:29]

What is stillness and why does it matter? [1:17:46]

Ryan illustrates stillness with the story of the Cuban missile crisis [1:21:52]

Ryan explains how to cultivate stillness [1:31:23]

Ryan and Tom discuss going to therapy [1:34:00]

Tom talks about what he wishes he had gotten as a kid [1:37:56]

Tom talks about people he loves that seem absolutely stuck [1:43:38]

Progress depends on the irrational man [1:46:29]

Ryan discusses what he hopes people get from his book [1:50:02]

Tom asks how to step outside the limits of accepted beliefs [1:54:16]

Ryan discusses the connections between stillness, enlightenment and fulfillment [1:58:01]

Ryan and Tom discuss the dangers of new tech and social media [2:01:26]

Tom talks about his history with drugs and alcohol [2:06:00]

Ryan and Tom discuss meditation [2:09:08]

 

FOLLOW RYAN:

 

WEBSITE: www.ryanholiday.net

INSTAGRAM: http://bit.ly/2kuHR1O

FACEBOOK: http://bit.ly/2lIfvRV

TWITTER: http://bit.ly/2mbhuyi

Oct 22, 2019

The personal growth and self-help industry has done a great job of leading people to self-awareness. But being aware of limiting beliefs and actually knowing how to unwind them are two very different things. David Bayer has made it his life’s mission to help people actually unwind their limiting beliefs. On this episode of Impact Theory with Tom Bilyeu, David Bayer explains how to use visualization to figure out precisely what you really want, then breaks down the exact steps you need to take to get into a powerful, creative mindset in any situation.

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SHOW NOTES:

 

David asks how we can change the habitual methods of thinking that we are addicted to [2:35]

David describes how beliefs are formed and how beliefs trap people [3:48]

Tom and David discuss how to unwind limiting beliefs [6:40]

David advocates that what causes people to regress are thoughts that are simply untrue [11:35]

David advocates that all unbounded intelligence is all there is [15:11]

David and Tom discuss evolution, spirituality, and how to view the universe [17:59]

At any given time, you are only paying attention to what you believe [21:25]

David explains how to use visualization to figure out what you really want [22:16] 

David and Tom discuss how indecision and procrastination stop people [24:45]

David shares his story of overcoming addiction [26:36]

David describes his spiritual journey through meditation and breath-work [29:55]

David explains the practice necessary to constantly shift into a powerful mental state [33:57]

David describes the exact steps necessary to shift into a powerful state [36:56]

David shares the impact he wants to have on the world [38:55]

 

QUOTES:

 

“The fastest way for you to eradicate a limiting belief is to actually see the limiting belief as untrue. The moment that happens there is a reorganization in your brain. You can’t unsee it, once you see the lie is a lie.” [13:52]

“That which we tend to pay attention to is aligned with what we believe, and so that’s all we get.” [21:44]

“Most people know what they don’t want, but they don’t know what they do want.” [22:16]

 

FOLLOW:

 

WEBSITE: www.davidbayer.com

INSTAGRAM: https://bit.ly/32gam3T

FACEBOOK: https://bit.ly/2ISAXfx

Oct 17, 2019

Dr. Will Cole believes we are living through a crisis of chronic inflammation, and that it affects every aspect of physical and mental health. On this episode of Health Theory with Tom Bilyeu, Will Cole explains the wide range of issues that cause inflammation, from sugar and pesticides to mental baggage and past traumas. He also offers very concrete advice on how to figure out exactly where you are on the inflammation spectrum, improve your diet, and deal with self-sabotaging behavior.

 

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SHOW NOTES:

 

Will describes excessive, chronic inflammation as the disease of modernity [1:40]

Will explains the difference between genetics and epi-genetics [3:23]

Will describes the most common causes of chronic inflammation, especially food [5:03]

Will describes the inflammation spectrum, and the 7 areas where inflammation occurs [6:46]

Tom talks about his low-grade anxiety, and Will shows his process for helping a client [8:03]

Will discusses how inflammation is showing up even in very young people [13:25]

Will talks about what to do when you are not resistant to sugar and carbs [16:13]

Will explains what makes a ketogenic diet beneficial [17:03]

Will describes self-sabotage, how baggage and trauma harms their diet [20:16]

“You can’t heal a body that you hate.” [22:16]

Will describes the science and the art of functional medicine [24:05]

Will explains why he migrated away from being vegan [26:04]

Will talks about the most common vegetarian mistakes [28:29]

Will and Tom discuss the carnivore diet, which Will is surprisingly supportive of [29:44]

Will explains how harmful bacteria can survive much longer than anyone would expect [33:11]

Tom and Will discuss whether a carnivore diet can provide all necessary nutrients [35:02]

Will describes the benefits of intermittent fasting [36:45]

Will advocates cutting sugar out, calling sugar a recreational drug [40:02]

 

FOLLOW Will Cole:

 

WEBSITE: https://drwillcole.com

INSTAGRAM: https://bit.ly/2Mhji39

FACEBOOK: https://bit.ly/33B42E2

TWITTER: https://bit.ly/2BcLduT

Oct 15, 2019

Simon Sinek achieved international fame with the TED Talk “How great leaders inspire action” and his first book “Start With Why.” Now he is expanding his discussion of leadership and delving into the question of what has gone so wrong for businesses and their leaders. In this episode of Impact Theory with Tom Bilyeu, Simon Sinek goes deep into the subject of his newest work, “The Infinite Game.” He shares that most leaders don’t understand the infinite game they are in. Simon explains how our current business climate creates poor leaders, how to change that climate, and how to build the clarity and courage necessary to lead with an infinite mindset.


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SHOW NOTES:

 

Simon defines an infinite game and advocates leading with an infinite mindset [3:27]

Simon advocates prioritizing people over revenue and profits [5:29]

Simon explains why prioritizing employees ends up leading to higher profits [8:01]

Simon describes why psychological safe spaces are necessary [11:03]

Simon explains why you can’t incentivize performance [13:02]

Simon describes economic history and how businesses became less people-friendly [14:36]

Simon advocates that leadership is a lifestyle and that it ought to be ethical [22:01]

Simon describes the importance of a just cause and how it differs from your “why” [26:21]

Simon explains why we have poor leaders [29:28]

Simon explains how to become a good leader [31:03]

Simon describes his belief that good leaders need worthy rivals [33:10]

Simon advocates the willingness to make profound strategic shifts to advance [36:26]

Simon explains how to build the courage to play the infinite game [40:27]

Simon advocates exhibiting empathy towards whoever is closest to you [44:45]

Simon and Tom discuss finding the language to describe the infinite game [47:12]

Simon advocates being the leader you wish you had [49:09]

Simon shares the impact he wants his book to have [50:49]

 

QUOTES:

 

“I’m tired of CEO’s telling me that, ‘Millennials these days don’t stick around.’ Well why would they if you don’t offer them any kind of loyalty back?” [18:35]

“Business is an infinite game. And when you play with a finite mindset lots of people suffer, including the companies they themselves are trying to build!” [21:00]

“Be the leader you wish you had.” [49:16]

 

FOLLOW:

 

WEBSITE: simonsinek.com

INSTAGRAM: http://bit.ly/2omV0ew

FACEBOOK: http://bit.ly/2nrOseS

TWITTER: http://bit.ly/2mNcoce

 

 

BOOKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

 

“Start with Why” https://amzn.to/2p9Ntk1 [2:39]

“The Infinite Game” https://amzn.to/2p7LgFE [2:39]

“Leaders Eat Last” https://amzn.to/2p8i6pR [2:39]

Oct 8, 2019

Son of a charismatic miracle-worker, Kute Blackson could have inherited his father’s church. He could also have become the next Oprah Winfrey. But his intuition told him to find his own path. Now he devotes his life to helping other people find out who they really are, and experience true liberation. On this episode of Impact Theory with Tom Bilyeu, Kute Blackson explains why we need to stop lying to ourselves, why truth is the most fundamental value, and how to reframe your negative feelings as gifts.

 

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SHOW NOTES:

 

Kute explains how to get into a state of flow by getting out of your own way [2:58]

Kute believes that there is an intelligence beyond the mind that breathes through us [4:28]

Kute advocates that there is a level where we know everything [5:33]

Kute explains how to develop your gifts [8:31]

Kute describes liberation experiences [11:31]

Kute explains why it’s important to embrace death and realize that life is temporary [15:10]

Kute advocates that we keep ourselves stuck by lying to ourselves [22:35]

Kute describes how your negative feelings are gifts [24:05]

Kute shares the story of how he developed the courage to live his own life [26:19]

Sometimes the real challenges show up when you find your purpose [27:41]

Kute claims that life is actively trying to express itself through us [29:39]

Tom discusses intuition and empathy, poetry and logic [31:46]

Kute describes the process of unwinding the lies we tell ourselves [35:11]

Kute advocates giving everything you have to the moment [36:40]

Kute shares his story of how he turned down the best offer he ever got [41:15]

Kute shares the impact he wants to have on the world [48:02]

 

QUOTES:

 

“Who are you really? Are you this body? This body, every seven years, changes. Every seven years the cells change, they regenerate. So literally after seven years you have a totally different body. So are you just this body?” [18:00]

“If we want to be free we have to be willing to be ruthlessly, compassionately honest with ourselves.” [23:23]

“Many times we go to God or whatever we believe and we pray, ‘God help me!’ And God says, ‘Go tell the truth. Don’t come to me. Go tell the truth!” [23:36]

 

FOLLOW:

 

WEBSITE: kuteblackson.com

INSTAGRAM: https://bit.ly/2njmfqh

FACEBOOK: https://bit.ly/1W4S3IW

TWITTER: https://bit.ly/2o0ywA2

 

 

BOOKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

 

“You Are the One” https://amzn.to/2o0KLN6 [2:32]

Oct 3, 2019

Sarah Wilson is no stranger to staking out controversial positions. The bestselling author who started the “I Quit Sugar” movement is now taking on anxiety and mental health. In this episode of Health Theory with Tom Bilyeu, Sarah Wilson explains why you need to quit sugar immediately, how to deal with anxiety and depression, and why the best health tips for most people are simple and inexpensive.


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SHOW NOTES:

 

Sarah talks about anxiety and how to befriend it [2:10]

Sarah describes her experience with hashimoto’s disease [5:44]

Sarah explains how she found herself in a role that didn’t fit with her values [9:20]

Sarah shares her story of becoming suicidal [12:09]

Sarah describes how to frame mental issues as positive forces [14:20]

Sarah and Tom discuss the sinister side of anxiety [18:22]

Sarah explains that panic attacks only last 20 or 30 minutes [22:16]

Sarah advocates meditation [25:03]

Sarah describes somatic theory [28:44]

Sarah describes the work people need to do to deal with anxiety [30:23]

Sarah and Tom discuss gut health and its connection to brain health [34:30]

Sarah shares inexpensive, practical tips for physical and mental health [36:19]

Sarah and Tom discuss functional medicine and first principles [38:08]

Sarah explains how to practice focus and resilience [41:38]

Sarah advocates the one change people should make to impact their health [45:30]

 

FOLLOW Sarah Wilson:

 

WEBSITE: http://www.sarahwilson.com

INSTAGRAM: https://bit.ly/2oP77l2

FACEBOOK: https://bit.ly/2oPRTfD

TWITTER: https://bit.ly/2n8VBR8

Oct 1, 2019

Monster producer, musician and label-owner Steve Aoki has not only achieved incredible success in the music industry, but has managed to constantly reinvent himself to stay just ahead of global trends. On this episode of Impact Theory with Tom Bilyeu, Steve Aoki shares the secrets to lasting success, his own family story, and his advice for anyone who finds themselves feeling stuck, jaded or cynical.

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SHOW NOTES:

 

Steve shares what keeps him going at age 40 [3:06]

Steve and Tom discuss the need to connect and make an impact [6:48]

Steve describes the compulsion to achieve greatness as positive [12:32]

Steve explains how he created the space to be free and to follow his passion [15:35]

Steve shares that he really appreciates his father’s tough love [20:29]

Steve talks about family and his hopes to have kids eventually [21:51]

Steve describes how he reinvents himself in music [23:37]

Steve explains how he connects with the people he works with [29:46]

Steve talks about cynicism and how he avoids it [32:19]

Steve shares his advice for people who have gotten jaded [34:42]

Steve explains how he deals with failure when it’s so common [37:42]

Steve and Tom share the impact they want to have on the world [40:36]

 

QUOTES:

 

“Anything can happen now. I really believe that. Things that were complete dream scenarios, like DJing in space, I really think that can possibly happen.” [29:19]

“Seventy percent of the things I want to do aren’t going to happen, even at my level. And it’s going to continue to be like that. But I’m going to always aim high.” [33:09]

“I wanna push myself on every level.” [14:14]

 

FOLLOW STEVE:

 

WEBSITE: www.steveaoki.com

INSTAGRAM: http://bit.ly/2mBO8cA

FACEBOOK: http://bit.ly/2kzUmcb

TWITTER: http://bit.ly/2l3TRr2

 

 

BOOKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

 

Blue, the Color of Noise: https://amzn.to/2mAO3Wz [2:37] 

Sep 26, 2019

Many people think of themselves as being uncreative, or “bad” at creative activities. Chase Jarvis argues not only that creativity is a practice, a habit and a muscle, but that creativity is biologically necessary and a requirement for joy. On this episode of Conversations with Tom, Chase Jarvis and Tom Bilyeu discuss everything from the purpose of life, to quantum physics, to the disturbing fact that which zipcode they grew up in determines so much of people’s life paths.

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SHOW NOTES:

 

Tom and Chase discuss inflammatory posts and dark energy on the internet  [0:34]

Chase talks about creativity as a habit and a practice [5:40]

Chase claims that creativity is a biological necessity [8:35]

Tom and Chase discuss how people lose their creativity [11:49]

Chase clarifies that he promotes the simple awareness of creativity [16:43]

Chase wonders if love is a muscle like creativity is [18:14]

What is the no-BS answer to how to live a fulfilling life? [20:00]

Chase claims that much of our psychology is determined when we are kids [24:06]

Tom talks about desperately wanting to see other people win [29:40]

Chase advocates that unlocking creativity is the key to social transformation [34:05]

What is the purpose of life? [37:44]

Chase talks about the problems with being a type-A personality [40:15]

What is a more fulfilling life? [43:35]

Tom and Chase discuss intuition, awareness and knowing when to quit [46:22]

Tom and Chase discuss whether you need to base your ideas on biology [51:51]

Chase riffs on quantum physics and mysticism [57:41]

Chase describes the philosophy of science and degrees of falsehood [1:01:55]

Chase and Tom talk about how to build up culture [1:02:23]

Tom discusses ways to shut off parts of the brain and people can draw better [1:08:50]

Tom and Chase discuss the necessity of creating tons of bad content [1:13:33]

Chase talks about why being a bad writer was actually therapeutic [1:20:11]

“Is it working? Do I love it?” [1:24:34]

Tom puts forward the thesis that most people don’t really want anything [1:29:17]

Tom and Chase discuss how hard it is to hear the voice of intuition [1:32:17]

Tom advocates telling everyone what you are up to [1:38:22]

Chase and Tom discusses AI painting and photography [1:42:32]

Chase and Tom discuss how important it is to understand the mechanics of anything [1:47:49]

 

FOLLOW Chase Jarvis:

 

WEBSITE: www.chasejarvis.com

INSTAGRAM: https://bit.ly/2m6kbjZ

FACEBOOK: https://bit.ly/2nBSUWE

TWITTER: https://bit.ly/2mp5Sb4

Sep 24, 2019

In the last year Impact Theory has brought you the world’s foremost mindset masters. On this episode of Impact Theory with Tom Bilyeu, watch as Lilly Singh, Marie Forleo, Trent Shelton, Jay Shetty, Wim Hof, and John Assaraf share their favorite mindset hacks and their best tips and stories. Learn how to control your emotions, change the way you feel, access happiness at any moment, and empower yourself in any situation.

 

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SHOW NOTES:

 

Lilly Singh describes the process for finding what’s right for you [2:17]

Lilly says that your level of energy shows whether you’re on the right path [3:31]

Lilly explains how to deal with the anxiety that comes from leaving your comfort zone [4:42]

Lilly talks about taking ownership and efficiency [6:40]

Marie Forleo advocates simply deciding to change the way you feel [7:55]

Marie explains how to use gratitude to reframe your feelings [9:44]

Marie talks about how your energy comes through emails and other communications [10:51]

Trent Shelton advocates transparency because it creates connection [13:25]

Trent talks about what it means to unwrap your gifts [15:31]

Jay Shetty advocates opening yourself up to new role models and experiences [18:44]

Jay defines power from the perspective of a monk [22:36]

Wim Hof explains what happiness is and how to access it [25:30]

Wim talks about why he plays music [26:11]

Wim explains to what extent we can control our brainwaves [26:35]

Wim describes his four day retreat and how it changes people’s brains [28:21]

John Assaraf advocates using empowering language patterns [31:02]

John explains the relationship between emotions and feelings and how to control them [32:38]

 

QUOTES:

 

“The mindset is completely trainable.” [18:44]

“If I’m the problem, I am also the solution.” [7:48]

“Emotions and feelings aren’t positive or negative. They are empowering or dis-empowering to varying degrees if you don’t understand them.” [33:56]

 

FOLLOW IMPACT THEORY:

 

WEBSITE: www.impacttheory.com

INSTAGRAM: https://bit.ly/2lSvHjq

FACEBOOK: https://bit.ly/2j102Jp

TWITTER: https://bit.ly/2lWLSfO

Sep 19, 2019

Harvard professor David Sinclair believes that not only can we slow aging down, we can actually reverse it. On this episode of Health Theory with Tom Bilyeu, David Sinclair explains the three levels of aging, and what can be done on each level. He describes the lifestyle changes that slow aging down, the drug treatments that begin to stop aging, and experimental new procedures that may actually reverse aging once they are fully developed.

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SHOW NOTES:

 

David explains the information theory of aging [0:59]

David explains the difference between genes and the epigenome [2:17]

David describes the way that cell stress causes aging [5:20]

David explains what proteins are and how they work [6:40]

David recommends lifestyle changes to slow down or reverse aging [9:14]

David recommends stressing the system by consistent fasting [10:52]

David explains why we don’t live as long as whales [15:01]

David describes resetting the biological clock [16:16]

David explains how to tell when someone is going to die [18:47]

David explains why people are taking metformin [20:03]

David shares his regimen of exercise and metformin [24:18]

David advocates cold exposure [25:28]

David explains work he’s done to try to reset the aging clock [29:01]

David explains why you don’t want to turn the cellular clock back too far [31:37]

David describes the actual process of reversing aging in masses of cells [33:20]

David talks about some results with mice that appear to reverse aging [36:40]

David shares his father’s story of metformin and NMN use [38:10]

David explains the effects of resveratrol [39:07]

David describes the kinds of testing he advocates [43:13]

David shares the impact he wants to have on the world [45:44]

 

FOLLOW DAVID:

 

WEBSITE: www.lifespanbook.com

INSTAGRAM: https://bit.ly/2kPvLjF

FACEBOOK: https://bit.ly/2mcAPiq

TWITTER: https://bit.ly/2lSh6Vc

Sep 17, 2019

Molly Bloom, the exceptional woman behind Molly’s Game, ran the world’s most successful illegal poker game. And then it all came crashing down. It’s a fascinating story, but what is more amazing is her recovery from devastating failure. On this episode of Impact Theory with Tom Bilyeu, Molly Bloom explains the importance of courage, character and integrity, how to recover from even the most brutal setbacks, and how to enjoy your life on the road to success.

 

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SHOW NOTES:

Molly talks about being the underdog [3:40]

What is “constructive suffering?” [4:41]

Molly advocates perseverance as the primary value [6:48]

Molly explains how her father taught her to face fear [8:48]

Molly talks about how she might raise her kids [10:25]

Molly explains why she decided to hold on to her integrity at all costs [11:56]

Molly says that her come back from rock bottom is her most impressive accomplishment [15:04]

Molly describes the process to getting her story told through a movie [16:34]

Molly defines survival mode and explains how she used survival mode to succeed [19:54]

Molly explains the “rage to master” [26:05]

Molly talks about flexibility and self-awareness, and how it’s necessary to adapt [28:15]

Molly talks about her relationship with her father [31:02]

Molly describes the advantages of femininity [33:58]

No shortcuts [37:08]

Molly advocates being ok with uncomfortable feelings and emotions [39:01]

Molly claims that meditation will make you dangerous [40:26]

Molly describes mental training and character development [42:26]

Molly discusses the limitations of self-help and how she wants to overcome those limits [45:13]

Molly shares the impact she wants to have on the world [48:47]

 

QUOTES:

“Fear is the greatest thief of dreams and a fulfilling life.” [10:18]

“He sits back in his chair and he gives me this amused expression. And he’s like, “Well I’ll tell you one thing. I’ve never met someone so down on their luck and so full of themselves.” [19:14]

“You know inside when you’ve taken a shortcut. When you haven’t shown up 100%...No shortcuts. Ever. Every detail, you put your name on.”  [38:04]

“I was around some of the world’s most successful, wealthy, powerful people. I can count on this hand and half of this hand how many people were enjoying their life.” [44:25]

 

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Sep 10, 2019

Marie Forleo, author of “Everything is Figure-Outable”, is on a mission to help you succeed in life and in business. And that means showing everyone how to challenge their most deeply-held beliefs, and how to approach every situation as a learning opportunity. On this episode of Impact Theory with Tom Bilyeu, Marie Forleo explains the relationship between action and clarity, how to tell the difference between fear and intuition, and why you always have to start before you’re ready.

 

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SHOW NOTES:

What does it mean to say everything is figure-outable? [2:13]

Marie describes why it was so important for her to write her book [9:21]

Marie advocates that every single person has immense personal power [10:45]

Marie describes watching her parents divorce over money [13:05]

Marie explains how to change deeply-held beliefs [16:46]

Marie and Tom discuss the only belief that matters [20:48]

Marie and Tom discuss what changed their beliefs about everything being figure-outable [24:00]

Marie explains how to face a hard truth when it comes from an enemy [26:31]

Marie describes how she uses negative emotions as fuel [29:51]

Marie explains why you have to start before you’re ready [31:57]

Marie explains the quote “failure is just an event, not a characteristic” [35:19]

Marie describes her relationship to fear [37:44]

Marie explains how to understand the difference between fear and intuition [40:41]

Marie describes the dangers of groupthink in self-development circles [44:00]

Marie details how to listen to your own body and intuition [45:32]

Marie explains that clarity comes from action and engagement, not thought [47:00]

Marie picks her favorite quote from her book [50:20]

Marie shares the impact she hopes her book has [52:42]

 

QUOTES:

“Try it before you deny it.” [11:45]

“Beliefs are a choice and every choice can be changed.” [17:49]

“Starting before you’re ready is one of the greatest secrets to kick your butt out of procrastination and into a world of growth.” [35:00]

“I win or I learn, but I never lose.” [36:03]

 

FOLLOW:

WEBSITE: marieforleo.com

INSTAGRAM: http://bit.ly/2jVxZxH

FACEBOOK: http://bit.ly/2ltPR32

TWITTER: http://bit.ly/2lqRZbP

 

BOOKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

“Everything is Figure-Outable”https://amzn.to/2lRaFSc [1:46]

Sep 5, 2019

On this very personal episode of Heath Theory, Tom Bilyeu interviews the co-founder of Impact Theory (and his wife), Lisa Bilyeu. For years Lisa has suffered from catastrophic dysbiosis, and her battle with illness is actually the inspiration for Health Theory. Now that her health is manageable, she is sharing the most important lessons she has learned. In this episode, she explains why she needed to take total ownership of her health, how she dealt with shame and fear, why she has learned to use controlled experiments, and why it is so important to challenge accepted beliefs on health. 

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SHOW NOTES:

 

Lisa and Tom discuss how and when her health issues began [1:37]

Lisa shares her story of how her eating problems developed [3:31]

Lisa explains the emotional distress and shame behind her sickness [6:22]

Lisa talks about the fear of appearing weak that accompanied her chronic illness [9:51]

Lisa explains how she got over the desire to hide her illness [12:46]

Lisa and Tom discuss the first few times they sought help [15:56]

Lisa and Tom talk about how important it was for her to take ownership [23:32]

Lisa explains why taking ownership allowed her to figure out how to heal herself [26:43]

Tom and Lisa talk about how different people have wildly different triggers [33:01]

Lisa discusses what she is going to try to do next [37:17]

Lisa and Tom talk about trying the carnivore diet and other experiments [40:01]

Lisa and Tom talk about never quitting [47:04]

 

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Sep 3, 2019

Danica Patrick is the most successful female race-car driver ever. And when she burst onto the scene, she attracted a level of attention and pressure that would have crushed the average person. But instead of faltering or quitting, she thrived. On this episode of Impact Theory with Tom Bilyeu, Danica Patrick shares the most valuable lesson she ever learned, discusses the process towards authentic self-belief, and explains how she achieves such incredible focus.

 

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SHOW NOTES:

 

Danica hypothesizes on why there are so few women in racing [3:33]

Danica explains why she kept racing after her sister quit [4:36]

Danica describes how she built a mindset that allows her to win [6:48]

Danica shares why she dropped out of high school to go to England to race [8:41]

Danica explains why putting in the work eliminated insecurity [11:40]

Danica talks about what drives her, and how her passions are organic [13:50]

Danica says that her guiding principle is her intuition [18:32]

Danica thinks that she isn’t particularly good at dealing with change [20:43]

Danica and Tom discuss schooling and education [21:39]

Danica and Tom discuss getting over the finish line and authentic self-belief [23:49]

Danica explains why, at first, you may have to fake it ‘til you make it [26:15]

Danica explains how she deals with pressure [27:09]

Danica describes how she changes her mindset when she changes roles [29:06]

Danica shares the most valuable lesson she ever learned [30:46]

Danica explains how she focuses on the emotions she wants to feel [32:36]

Danica answers whether she believes in fate, frequency, energy, reincarnation [34:37]

Danica describes why growth always happens through pain [37:28]

Danica shares her one pinnacle trait [39:04]

 

QUOTES:

 

“The reason I didn’t get insecure about the sh*t people were saying about me is that I was doing my best.” [12:56]

“You look where your eyes go. So look forward. Don’t turn around.” [31:40]

“I believe my job is to learn and grow, and it shouldn’t be easy.” [37:02]

 

FOLLOW:

 

WEBSITE: danicapatrick.com

INSTAGRAM: https://bit.ly/2PciKPE

FACEBOOK: https://bit.ly/2O6DiZv

TWITTER: https://bit.ly/2LyxDZR

 

BOOKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

“Pretty Intense” https://amzn.to/2lOv9Z0 [2:32]

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