24 01, 2020

Ep #66: The Alpha Mirror and Inversion Principles

By |2020-01-23T08:58:27-08:00January 24th, 2020|Podcast|2 Comments

Get ready to hear about two high-level concepts that can be applied to the process of developing cognitive mastery in this episode. These concepts are what we call the Alpha Mirror principle and the Inversion principle, and in the conversation that follows, we break down how each of them works. These concepts are implicated in thinking negative things about others, thinking others are having negative thoughts about ourselves, and feeling victimized in a situation where somebody says or does something [...]

17 01, 2020

Ep #65: The Momentous Leap From Beta To Alpha

By |2020-01-16T10:08:02-08:00January 17th, 2020|Podcast|0 Comments

Today we take a deep dive into the abstract idea of what it means to operate from the alpha state. Remember guys, we are born into the beta condition, so the alpha state is one that we need to contend for. When we reach the final stage of beta development, we experience a period of turmoil during which we are uncertain about ourselves in the context of a community and have the sense that things are not as they should [...]

10 01, 2020

Ep #64: How To vs. Having Done

By |2020-01-09T10:55:41-08:00January 10th, 2020|Podcast|0 Comments

Brothers, it is an absolute privilege for me to be your guide to elevating your alpha once again on the show today. This week’s episode is all about switching from a limiting ‘how to’ mindset into a place of cognitive mastery and self-empowerment provided by visualizing oneself in a place of ‘having done’. We are currently living in an information age where the chances are very high that a resource exists which contains all the information you would ever need [...]

3 01, 2020

Ep #63: Benefits Of Conscious Action

By |2020-01-02T17:29:42-08:00January 3rd, 2020|Podcast|0 Comments

Welcome to the fourth episode in our four-part series on the results and benefits of cognitive mastery and emotional ownership. Today we focus on conscious action and mastery of behavior. We come to understand their benefits and also hear two techniques that we can use to achieve them. We firstly talk about the central pillar in cognitive mastery, which is that thoughts control emotions and actions, and that thoughts themselves are controllable. The tree analogy helps us to understand cognitive [...]

27 12, 2019

Ep #62: Benefits of Indomitable Self-Confidence

By |2019-12-26T23:16:43-08:00December 27th, 2019|Podcast|0 Comments

Today, we continue to find out about the results and benefits of cognitive mastery and emotional ownership. This is episode three of the four-part series and it explores indomitable self-confidence. We’ve spoken about self-confidence a lot on the show and we all know self-confidence is the feelings we have about ourselves and all our feelings come from our thinking so what we think of ourselves comes from how we feel. We begin by discussing the five roots of the cognitive [...]

20 12, 2019

Ep #61: Benefits of Amazing Relationships

By |2019-12-19T10:08:31-08:00December 20th, 2019|Podcast|2 Comments

Today we continue the cognitive mastery and emotional ownership series. This is the second episode and it explores the benefits of amazing relationships. Time and again we have spoken about relationships on the show. So, this is a dedicated discussion to the bounty of beautiful relationships. We begin by exploring what relationships are. We discover before you can enjoy amazing relationships, you must first cultivate one with yourself! This is a pillar of cognitive mastery and emotional ownership. You will [...]

13 12, 2019

Ep #60: Benefits of Future-Focused Thinking

By |2019-12-12T15:10:18-08:00December 13th, 2019|Podcast|0 Comments

We’ve just finished the four-part series on emotion and today we start our next four-part series on the results and benefits of cognitive mastery and emotional ownership. We talk a lot about why it’s an alpha trait to have cognitive mastery and emotional ownership as a skillset, but what we don’t speak about enough are the benefits this learning will have on your life. In this episode, we discover the first of the four benefits of cognitive mastery and emotional [...]

6 12, 2019

Ep #59: Indulgent Emotions

By |2019-12-05T10:17:45-08:00December 6th, 2019|Podcast|0 Comments

Indulgent emotions are those that you are comfortable with but don’t serve you at all; in other words, they don’t get you the results you want. Doubt is a good example of an indulgent emotion: it feels like it might protect you in some way when it fact it only prevents you from reaching your goals. Doubt is a beta condition that puts you in a place ahead of time, therefore anticipating an outcome based on the past. This outcome [...]

29 11, 2019

Ep #58: The Impossible Goal

By |2019-11-28T07:55:21-08:00November 29th, 2019|Podcast|0 Comments

Today I am taking a break from the emotion series to share something extra special and exciting with you! The idea of an impossible goal might seem difficult, it might seem like a waste of time, but I am here to explain to you, brother, about how I think it is absolutely necessary to your growth and success! Oftentimes we set goals and the lack of results deter us from pursuing them properly. The right way to go about it [...]

22 11, 2019

Ep #57: Social and Approach Anxiety

By |2019-11-21T12:09:11-08:00November 22nd, 2019|Podcast|0 Comments

A lot of us struggle with social and approach anxiety, worrying and stressing about interacting with and meeting people. The good news is that this is a problem that you can overcome, just like I did! I used to find it very hard to attend gathering and parties and would find excuses to not go or drink too much when I did, to buffer these feelings. The main lesson here is to take ownership of our feelings and concerns. It [...]