Gretchen Rubin is a successful author and podcaster with a keen interest in human psychology and on a quest to uncover some of the secrets of happiness and share them with others, as she does in her "Happier" podcast and on her books including her latest, "Outer Order, Inner Calm". In this episode she also discusses with Brandon her "Four Tendencies" framework which is one of her unique insights and contributions to the field.
Brandon talks about giving one's power away, figuratively speaking, since as sovereign conscious beings humans cannot really give their power away; we can only believe that we have done so and in the process cause ourselves distress over imagining ourselves disempowered. He also shares a great Bashar clip that speaks on this a propos of often-feared "chemtrails".
Dr. Erica spells for Brandon and discusses complexity and simplicity, referencing the ancient Daoist philosophy and its perspective on these complementary and contrasting aspects of reality. She also shares an Abraham-Hicks clip appropriately titled "Simplicity within complexity".
Purpose-alignment coach Colleen Coles specializes in helping women in the early 21st century transcend personal trauma as well as the limiting beliefs that have held women back historically, and helps them move forward in various areas and aspects of life like relationships, career and above all, intentional, conscious living.
Continuing to share Richard Rudd's "Ecstatics" or talks expounding on a single theme or subject of great depth and richness, featuring a popular or lesser-known historical figure, this time Brandon shares the "Ecstasy of Aloneness" which centers on Rainer Maria Rilke, an Austrian mystical poet from the early 20th century.
Sky Nelson-Isaacs is yet another individual of eclectic and varied interests and aptitudes: starting out with a passion for music, Sky eventually attained his master's degree in physics and now delves into quantum mechanics seeking to help evolve our scientific understanding of the cosmos to include consciousness, and as he talks in his book Living in Flow, he also discusses synchronicities with Brandon, referencing some powerful personal stories of meaningful coincidence.
Brandon talks about a healthy sense of detachment that is highly empowering, since the opposite attitude of "caring too much" can hold us back due to unwarranted concerns for disapproval, and he also shares a clip by Ralph Smart on the topic.
Brandon references the idea behind this expression, about negative things following the positive and somehow "spoiling it all", and challenges these fearful assumptions and projections rooted in past hurts and disappointments with their "irrational" opposite, unbridled confidence and optimism.
Brian Miller is a relationship teacher and counselor, as well as an author and a vision quest guide. In this episode he talks about his work, the life events that prompted his spiritual transformation and his connection to our podcast.
Brandon shares another of "Gene Keys" author Richard Rudd's "Ecstatics" or discussions of remarkable historical figures in "download" or revelatory fashion. This talk's subject is the mystic Persian poet Hafez.
Dr. Eric Pearl and Jillian Fleer talk in depth about about The Reconnection, their revolutionary and fundamentally different approach to healing and understanding of human physiology, as it empowers each human being to become focal points for the powerful healing and creative energy of the much larger Universal intelligence that we are all already a part of.
Brandon talks about stories once again, and their power in dictating our perspective on reality even though this is only a chosen, relative vantage point. He also shares an Abraham-Hicks clip on how "telling the story practices the vibration" and weaves in a continuation of the last episode's theme about childlike playfulness and not becoming too attached to stories.
Brandon talks about childlike attitudes that are godlike or aligned with the highest intelligence, such as playfulness, imagination and innocence, and perhaps above all light-heartedness and a willingness to not take things too seriously.
Adam Theroux is a philantropist from Rhode Island and he is also the founder and director of nonprofit organization "Good People Doing Good", which has the simple goal of helping its community with "unexpected acts of kindness" that usually entail selfless generosity, a heart-centered philosophy right in line with Positive Head values.
Brandon comments on an email by a listener named Whitney with some thought-provoking comments about acknowledging our connection to, and taking responsibility for, everything in our lives and what seems to happen "to" us, which really takes place through and for us as well.
Judy Hall has a great wealth of experience working with and intuitive knowledge about many different kinds of crystals, to the extent that she has written an authoritative "Crystal Bible" with millions of copies sold, and she is of the opinion that crystals can help mediate everything from greater health and enhanced psychic faculties to fully visionary multidimensional experiences.
Brandon talks about the contrast laid out in the title, between what could be called "inspired action" as opposed to activities many of engage in, which have a quality of reluctant obligation associated with them, and he shares an Abraham-Hicks clip about "not needing the job to get the money" with an important bit of advice: alignment is more important than action.
Sonya Sophia stops by again to share her EFT or "tapping" gifts, and this time the theme is balancing self-care and selfless care for others, with Sonya sharing some profound revelations about "giving our heart away" that she received recently during a plant-medicine healing session.
Jeffery Davis is a transformational coach helping people live their most fulfilling existence possible, and he uses his talents as an artist, public speaker and intuitive healer to help accomplish these goals and elevate consciousness in his sphere of influence.
Brandon shares another "ecstatic" tale from author Richard Rudd, whose powerful "Gene Keys" material has been featured in several episodes including Richard's interview on episode #722. This time Richard's narrative includes an account of historical figure "Mother Julian" of Norwich, who also had a series of spiritually inspired visions.
Bruce was raised in a highly artistic and eclectic family, and though he followed in those footsteps he ended up carving his own path through his spiritual explorations, prompted in part by some serious illnesses, and including a significant stint in the pioneering organization HeartMath.
Brandon talks about fear, that dastardly hurdle or challenge on the spiritual path of every human being, and offers some typically illuminating perspectives designed to help us see fear for what it truly is, ultimately an illusion and often an overblown irrational overreaction. He also shares a clip on this subject featuring Neale Donald Walsch.
Brandon talks about numerological synchronicities that got his attention concerning the number two in triplicate, or 2-2-2, and remarks upon the amazing nature of the Universal mind to play with and weave layer upon layer of meaning and significance into the fabric of our daily lives, also sharing an Abraham-Hicks clip on the alignment of numbers.
Terisa Brenna is a brand designer out of Nashville, Tennesse who founded her own brand, Star Seed, to inspire and empower individuals along their spiritual journey through unique apparel that "speaks to the soul".
Brandon invites listener and friend Ashley Soltys to join him and discuss a post she recently made on the Positive Heads Facebook group and expound further on its theme of love for this St. Valentine's holiday, which is commonly but not necessarily associated with romantic love.