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How can we live our modern lives with balance? How do we find happiness in all the noise? Where can we find meaning and live an awesome life filled with purpose and adventure? Enter the Urban Monk. Pedram Shojai is a Doctor of Oriental Medicine, a Taoist Priest, a Qi Gong Master, a film maker, an author, and a Kung Fu world traveler. He invites you to join in on this free-flowing conversation exploring what it means to live with balance in the 21st century.
 
I’ve been in the trenches with some of the best performers in the world – some who shift how we conceive what’s possible — others who have pushed their own boundaries — ranging from hall of fame athletes to action sport game-changers, entrepreneurs, Mixed Martial Artists, to musicians who influence the rhythm of the world. I’m Dr. Michael Gervais, and I’m excited to decode the many paths toward mastery and provide applied practices that we can all use to be and do more in our lives.
 
Welcome to being Bulletproof, the State of High Performance where you take control and improve your biochemistry, your body, and your mind so they work in unison, helping you execute at levels far beyond what you’d expect, without burning out, getting sick, or just acting like a stressed-out a-hole. Bulletproof Radio was born out of a 20-year single-minded crusade to upgrade the human being using every available technology. It distills the knowledge of world-class doctors, biochemists, scien ...
 
We are seeing an ever-increasing burden of chronic disease, primarily driven by our food and food system. This is perpetuated by agricultural, food and health care policies that don’t support health. We need to rethink disease and reimagine a food system and a health care system the protects health, unburdens the economy from the weight of obesity and chronic disease, protects the environment, helps reverse climate change and creates a nation of healthy children and citizens. This podcast is ...
 
Practical health solutions from East to West. Pedram Shojai is a Doctor of Oriental Medicine and Taoist Priest who is a Qi Gong Master, film maker, author, and Kung Fu world traveler. With each episode, he leads real conversations about different facets of health. The goal is to keep it real and give listeners practical advice, sage wisdom, and the tools they need to thrive from both perspectives. There's never a dull moment nothing is off-limits on The Health Bridge. Health starts with how ...
 
Hosted by John Tesh and Gib Gerard, 'Intelligence For Your Life' is a weekly, fast-paced discussion delivering the latest cutting edge tactics, tools, and routines for health & wellness, personal development, dating and relationships, fitness, weight management, and sleep. Each episode features timely, curated intelligence along with interviews with PhD's, MD’s, authors and world-class performers. Favorite topics include brain hacks for better memory, most effective morning routines, cutting ...
 
The yoga world is full of passion, dedication, and entrepreneurial spirit. In this podcast Yoga Journal executive editor Lindsay Tucker interviews thought leaders, experts, teachers, and disruptors about the creative, practical, and spiritual issues flowing through the yoga community today. We’ll be releasing four-episode series around the themes of each issue of our magazine, including creativity, energy, healing, celebration, and more.
 
Welcome to Wellness 2.0 Where Starvation Isn't Healthy! When it comes to most things in life, we welcome the latest advances in science. Could you imagine using the same phones we used in the 50 years ago? So isn’t it time to free yourself from obsolete and oppressive wellness theories from the 1960’s like calorie counting? You don’t have to go hungry or do complex math to live your best life. With the new science of SANE living, optimal wellness for everyone in your life is simpler than you ...
 
I am Gabby Reece- I'm an ex-professional athlete, wife, mother, author, business entrepreneur, and fitness professional. I certainly know what it takes be successful, but truth be told, the more I live and the deeper I get into life's relationships, the less I feel like I actually know. I’m wondering how to create a big and loving life that somehow still is tethered to the things that are important. To develop better skills in communication, with love and business. I understand that we do, i ...
 
A world first audio-documentary podcast series that has been created specifically to help you make your shift. Hosted by naturopath and author Katherine Maslen and featuring 24 of the world's experts in gut and surrounding health, The Shift takes you on a journey over 12 episodes. The Shift has developed over years of working with real life clients on real journeys, just like you. No gimmicks, no quick fixes, just good quality and proven information. Your healing journey is up to you, it’s a ...
 
Tune into health and wellness with David Benjamin, David is an advocate for healthy organic green living and in this podcast we discuss topics around nutrition, diet, detoxification, emotional health and healing, spiritual living, happiness, fulfillment and the enrichment of life in any way that relates to the mind, body or spirit. Join us, subscribe and be a part of the conversation!
 
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Pedram Shojai is a Taoist abbot, a doctor of Oriental medicine, a kung fu world traveler, a Qigong master, and the author of the new book Focus: Bringing Time, Energy, and Money into Flow. His previous book, The Urban Monk: Eastern Wisdom and Modern Hacks to Stop Time and Find Success, Happiness, and Peace, is a New York Times best-seller.…
 
Our guest this week is Pedram Shojai, The Urban Monk and author of Focus: Bringing Time, Energy, and Money into Flow. We talk about the importance of our breathing on our mental health and how to get into a state of flow. Or follow up with Dr. Shojai at whole.tv to see his videos. Special thanks to our sponsor Rocket Mortgage from Quicken Loans And…
 
How To Align Your Attention With Your Intention | ButcherBox, Four Sigmatic, and Starseed In our unpredictable and continually changing world, figuring out how to create a happy life means tending to the needs of our health, career, relationships, passions, and desires. Unfortunately, time can often feel like our biggest enemy, often seeming to be …
 
In this episode of Bulletproof Radio, my guest is Pedram Shojai, O.M.D., a Doctor of Oriental Medicine and Master Herbalist and acupuncturist. We talk about his new book, “FOCUS: Bringing Time, Energy and Money into Flow” and how you can bring your attention in line with your intention to get the life you want. Pedram is a New York Times bestsellin…
 
Dr. Pedram Shojai is a Doctor of Oriental Medicine, bestselling author of The Urban Monk and The Art of Slowing Down Time, and founder of Well.org. Before finding the public spotlight, Dr. Pedram was a taoist monk for four years from the age of 18, and a Qi Gong master who's studied Tai chi and Kung fu for decades. Beyond the meditation session we …
 
In our unpredictable and continually changing world, we are constantly in a state of figuring out how to create a happy life, which means tending to the needs of our health, career, family and friends, passions, and desires. Unfortunately, time never seems to be on our side, and, if anything, often it seems out of our control. But what if it wasn't…
 
Today's guest is Daoist Monk turned "of the world" Doctor of Oriental medicine, acupuncturist, husband, father, entrepreneur, environmentalist, humanist, and overall ass kicker Dr. Pedram Shojai. His books like THE ART OF STOPPING TIME must really work since he seems to be able to get more completed in a day than most of us in a week. I wanted to u…
 
What Does Food Have To Do With COVID-19? | This episode is brought to you by Four Sigmatic If we as a population were healthier (think less obesity, type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, cancer, etc.), the evidence supports that we’d be faring much better throughout this pandemic. Unfortunately, in the United States, only 12% of us in the US are…
 
In this special Thanksgiving episode of Bulletproof Radio, I wanted to bring things back to center with a focus on love and community after the wild year of change and stress we’ve had. Giving and receiving love is one of the most important ways we can be better humans. “Beyond our national identities and loyalties, beyond our political sympathies …
 
All Things Covid: Vitamin D, Masks and More with Chris Kresser As humans, we often fall into black and white thinking. It can be easy to let the constant waterfall of media information and social snippets wash over us without stopping to think of the full context. In this age of COVID-19, though, it’s more important than ever to pause and look at w…
 
Can Regenerative Agriculture Really Heal Humans And The Planet? | This episode is brought to you by Essentia, Athletic Greens, and ButcherBox The argument that is often made against organic farming is that it can’t feed the world. Opponents say it can’t be scaled to the level we need to feed our current and growing population, but the real data act…
 
King Bach (Andrew Bachelor) is an actor, content creator, and internet personality. He blew up on Vine with over 11 million followers, creating funny skits, and has transitioned that audience and talent to garner over 20 million followers on Instagram. If you enjoyed this episode, you'll also want to check out: Louis The Child: The Value of Persist…
 
This week’s conversation is with Dr. Donald Hoffman a Professor of Cognitive Sciences at the University of California, Irvine. I got introduced to Donald through the legendary Deepak Chopra so I was very excited to speak with Donald… Donald received a PhD from MIT and is an author of over 120 scientific papers and three books, including The Case Ag…
 
In this episode of Bulletproof Radio, I asked Rachel Hollis to come on the show today to talk about the new book she wrote during the pandemic. “Didn’t See That Coming: Putting Life Back Together When Your World Falls Apart” captures the pain of the past year and offers ways to look at the lessons and growth, then move through it to something new. …
 
Our guest this week is Christine Kane, author of the Soul Sourced Enterpreneur and founder of UpLevel You. We talk about finding your passion and giving you the context and confidence to pursue it. Follow up with Christine at her website. Special thanks to our sponsor Rocket Mortgage And check out our new online store for all things John Tesh and I…
 
Getting To The Root Of And Getting Rid Of Heartburn And Reflux | This episode is brought to you by Paleovalley Most of us have experienced heartburn at one time or another, but for millions of people it is a chronic and painful condition. As a result, acid-blocking medications are among the top-selling drugs in America today. However, taking an aci…
 
Our skin is a reflection of what’s going on with our health beneath the surface. Acne and other skin problems are signals that something is off in our body. Conventional medicine deals with symptoms, so their solutions for acne include lathering on potions and lotions, popping and pricking pimples, and taking antibiotics or strong liver-damaging me…
 
Today’s guest is Soviet Union born polymath scientist Victor Sagalovsky. Victor is not only interested in your overall health, but has studied water, it’s chemistry and secrets for over 20 years. He is the cofounder of light water scientific www.drinklitewater.com dedicated to the research development and production of something called deuterium de…
 
Cool Facts are quick hits of new human and world science curated into short bursts of information just for you. This fun compilation publishes one Friday a month. Enjoy! Here’s the current lineup for episode #5: Oxidative stress makes your cells change color. Mount Vesuvius preserved an ancient brain for us to study. Exercise produces a liver enzym…
 
Why Health Coaches Are Behavior Change Ninjas | This episode is brought to you by Swanwick Most health plans, whether they’re about losing weight, exercising more, or quitting bad habits, aren’t designed to last. This is because they’re based on an incorrect assumption that all you need is willpower and motivation. In truth, we all need a support s…
 
Ron and Johanna Melchiore have been living off the grid for decades, but what does it mean to go off the grid? How disconnected must one be? Ron and Johanna join Pedram Shojai and discuss their experience in having their own chunk of wilderness. What was it like getting started? How did they build their home? How do they get food? How do they colle…
 
In this episode of Bulletproof Radio, we’re going to take a dive into wearable tech. And while you’ve heard a lot about tech that can help biohack your physiology on Bulletproof Radio over nearly 800 episodes, this one has a unique blueprint. It’s a mood ring for your mind. What you want to do is actually change your biology and you can use data to…
 
Most of us hear the term “metabolic health” and think it only applies to our ability to burn food and manage our weight. And while those are certainly big pieces of metabolic health, it also impacts everything from our cardiovascular health to cognition, mood, infertility, and so much more. That’s because our metabolism is actually our body’s abili…
 
Adam Carolla is what you'd call the OG of podcasting, starting The Adam Carolla Show back in 2009 before anyone knew what a podcast was. He sets the record as the "most downloaded podcast" as judged by Guinness World Records in 2011. Before starting his podcast, Adam co-hosted the show Loveline with Dr. Drew (a Growth Minds guest), and The Man Show…
 
Regenerative Medicine: Healing Chronic Pain and Addressing COVID-19 | This episode is brought to you by Tushy, Farmacy, and Thrive Market When it came to the chronic pain I had from an old surgery for a ruptured disk, I needed help finding the right fix so I could finally move on, pain-free. I found a doctor who combines the systems-based approach …
 
This week’s conversation is with Glennon Doyle, the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller UNTAMED, a Reese’s Book Club selection. She’s also the author of New York Times bestsellers LOVE WARRIOR (an Oprah’s Book Club selection) and CARRY ON, WARRIOR. An activist and thought leader, Glennon is the founder and president of Together Rising, an al…
 
In this episode of Bulletproof Radio, we’re talking about ways that you can take charge of your own health data and measure what you want, when you want with at-home testing paired with a data-science app. My guest is Lola Priego, founder of Base. She got frustrated with a personal health challenge and used her extensive tech background, medical tr…
 
Getting To The Root Of Male And Female Hair Loss: A Functional Medicine Approach | This episode is sponsored by Cozy Earth and Bioptimizers Hair loss is an issue that an estimated 50% of men and women will experience at some point in their lifetime. And as there are many different types of hair loss, there are also many various drivers of hair loss…
 
How do you start your day? Do you jolt awake at the sound of your alarm, or do you mindfully ease into the morning with a healthy meal, exercise, and setting goals for what you plan to accomplish? Your morning can set the tone for your entire day. It can mean the difference between a productive day or a sluggish one, having a powerful ripple effect…
 
This week we talk with Dr. Dean Radin, a parapsychologist and researcher of psychic phenomena at the Institute of Noetic Sciences. Radin has dedicated his career to understanding the effect of human consciousness on the physical world. From various Emoto-style water studies to Ganzfeld tests, both of which we’ll discuss in this episode, his often c…
 
My guest today is Dr. Sarah Sarkis. She is a modern day psychologist that has a combination of classic therapy, neurobiology and functional medicine. Sarah discusses that what keeps showing up for individuals displaying good mental health is a high tolerance for ambiguity, and what she calls high psychological flexibility. Two things that I often h…
 
In this episode of Bulletproof Radio, my guest is Dr. Jason Fung, a Canadian nephrologist known as a pioneer in intermittent fasting in a clinical setting. He’s co-founder and chairman of The Fasting Method. He’s now turned his attention to cancer with his new book: “The Cancer Code: A Revolutionary New Understanding of a Medical Mystery.” A comple…
 
Free Happiness Hacks | This episode is sponsored by Swanwick We often fall into the trap of thinking that having more or better stuff will bring about happiness; the research, however, proves otherwise. Happiness doesn’t have to be something you have or you don’t—just like our health, it’s something we can work on. In fact, the acts of helping othe…
 
"Plants often look like what they're for," Evan Cohen tells Pedram Shojai. For many of us who have lived in urban environments all of our lives, this can be a difficult concept to grasp. This week's guest to The Urban Monk Podcast discusses the benefits of how plants in certain cases can have obvious benefits just based on what they look. How can w…
 
In this episode of Bulletproof Radio, my guest is a seeker with a success story. And that story includes creating a weighted blanket that will change the way you sleep. After 15 years searching for fulfillment through her career—in politics, publishing, finance and start-ups, Elizabeth Grojean detached from life in the city to look within. She head…
 
Our understanding of cancer is slowly undergoing a revolution, allowing for the development of more effective treatments. For the first time ever, the death rate from cancer is showing a steady decline, but the “War on Cancer” has hardly been won. On today’s Broken Brain Podcast, our host Dhru talks to Dr. Jason Fung, a physician, author, and resea…
 
We don't need to tell you, but 2020 has been quite the wild ride! With so much going on from the US Presidential election to the pandemic to wild weather events such as wildfires and hurricanes, it's hard to just focus! Attention is being pulled in every direction. Social media is even monetizing attention! So how do we get our focus back to oursel…
 
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