Author

An author is a person who has written something especially : a person who has written a book or who writes many books. : a person who starts or creates something (such as a plan or idea) author


Episode 169 – Near Death Experiences, Is there an afterlife? What happens when we die? w/ Lynn Russell

Lynn K. Russell is a world expert on Near-Death Experiences. She assisted Dr Jeffery Long by researching thousands of NDE accounts at his Near-Death Experience Research Foundation. She has also studied developments in consciousness research, quantum theory and cosmology.

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Episode 168 – Ancient Architects, Civilizations and Monolithic structures w/ Hugh Newman

Hugh Newman is the author of a number of books that explore the ancient history of mankind. His work focuses on the giant monolithic structures placed all around the world. His work has been featured on The History Channel, BBC, Sky TV and many others.

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Episode 167 – The Science of Astrology, Our Destiny in Data w/ Dr. Alexander Boxer

Alexander Boxer is a data scientist and author who revels in the ways that ancient and modern science can both be used to provide insights into our lives.
Alexander has a PhD in Physics from MIT, a master’s degree in the History of Science from Oxford, and a bachelors in Classical Language from Yale. His work has appeared in the Nature Physics journal, and he was also a field agent for Atlas Obscura.

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Episode 166 – Becoming the Architect of your Life, Building Atomic Habits w/ James Clear

James is the author of international best selling book “Atomic Habits” Where he looks for the answer to the question: “How can we live better?” His book in which he educates the reader how to, among other things, boost their motivation, break their bad habits and find ways to get better by 1% every day. James has been writing about these topics on his website at Jamesclear.com since 2012,James has been a speaker to many organizations worldwide, and has previously spoken at such companies as Cisco, Honda, LinkedIn and Intel.

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Episode 157 – Conquering Fear, Addiction & Alcoholism, w/ Karla Juvonen

Karla is an author and works as a Physician Assistant, Karla has written her first book, titled “From the Brink of the Drink”. Which we’re going to be covering this evening. In the book, Karla bares it all. From the toll that addiction can have on a person’s life and finally her victory. Karla’s mission is to HELP OTHERS especially those who find themselves in situations such as the one she lived.

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Episode 156 – Mantak Chia – How to Find Inner Balance, Connecting with your Purpose, Chi, Energy, Prana

Master Mantak Chia is nothing short of Legendary Status. Master chia is a world famous author, teacher he is the creator of a number of different yoga systems and centers. He is the only person in the world to be named qigong teacher of the year twice. He is listed as one of the 100 most influential spiritual leaders in the world today. He has over 45 years of teaching experience and in that time he has published over 75 books on daoist practices which have sold millions of copies worldwide.

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Episode 132 – Norman Ohler, Blitzed – Drugs in the Third Reich

Norman Ohler is a journalist, novelist, and screenwriter. His articles have been printed in many high-level publications, today we are going to be covering his first non-fiction book titled Blitzed: Drugs in the Third Reich. A book that looks at how methamphetamine was utilized by the Nazi war machine. His book has since gone international bestseller and has been translated into over 25 different languages.

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Episode 125 – Mark Manson – The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck

Mark Manson is a bestselling author, blogger and internet entrepreneur. He specializes in “personal development advice that doesn’t suck”. He writes on how people can improve their emotional and dating lives, as well as social commentary and various life experiences.
Manson has worked with thousands of people from more than 20 different countries. He’s addressed audiences from Sydney to New York to Vienna and everywhere in between. Manson has sold over 15,000 copies of his book “Models: Attract Women Through Honesty” and almost 400,000 people read his siteeach month. He’s been published and quoted on CNN, Huffington Post, Business Insider, Yahoo! News, The Sydney Morning Herald and a variety of other publications. He is also the CEO and Founder of Infinity Squared Media LLC.

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Episode 120 – Richard Grant – American Nomads, Wanderlust, Van Life

Richard Grant is a journalist and author who’s interest in exploration and wandering has taken him on a number of riveting travel adventures, from traveling across America to dangerous rivers in Africa. Alongside a number of books, Richard has written for a number of publications including Smithsonian Magazine, New York Times and Telegraph UK.

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Episode 110 – Rob Bell on Success, Money vs Happiness, Creativity and Living in the moment

Rob Bell is The New York Times bestselling author of Love Wins, What We Talk About When We Talk about God, The Zimum of Love and his most recent book How To Be Here. iTunes named his podcast, The RobCast, Best of 2015. He’s been profiled in The New Yorker, he’s toured with Oprah on her Life You Want Tour, and in 2011 Time Magazine named him one of the 100 Most Influential People In The World. He has a regular show at Largo, the legendary music and comedy club in West Hollywood and is currently touring his How To Be Here Experience around the world. He and his wife Kristen have three children and live in Los Angeles.

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Episode 102 – Kasper Van Der Meulen on Human Performance, Writing, Teaching and much more

Kasper van der Meulen is a best-selling author, science teacher and lifestyle adventurer. He went from being overweight, burnt out and unhappy, to developing superhuman focus, fitness, and personal freedom. Kasper put himself through numerous experiments and challenges. He optimized his lifestyle, conquered the cold, ran ultra marathons on his bare feet, tested countless diets, read a ton of scientific literature and explored as many esoteric practices he could find. With over ten thousand hours of experience in teaching science, self-mastery and innovation, he decided to demystify and methodize these principles in a fun and bite-sized manner. As a final test of his focus, he wrote his book within 30 days, so that he would have to practice everything he preaches. This is a fantastic episode!

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Episode 94 – Danielle LaPorte – on Empowering yourself, Authenticity, & Success

Danielle Laporte is a titan in the self help industry. Forbes magazine has named LaPorte’s blog one of “The Top 100 Sites For Women” in 2012, calling her “a contrarian self-help guru.” She’s on Oprah’s “Super Soul 100 Leaders,” because, in Oprah’s words, LaPorte’s enterprises are “uniquely connecting the world with a spiritual energy that matters.” Today, Virtuonica, the multi-media publishing company she founded in 2016. White Hot Truth was published by Virtuonica. This conversation goes deep into debunking some self help myths, empowering yourself and your mission and so much more.

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Episode 88 – Jamie Wheal – Flow States, Creativity, Consciousness (Co-Author: Stealing Fire)

Jamie Wheal is co-founder and executive director of the Flow Genome Project (FGP), and a leading expert on the neuro-somatics of ultimate human performances. He, along with Steven Kotler, featured in HXP podcast episode 58, discussing his book The Rise of Superman. In this episode we cover a GAMUT of topics diving into the realms of flow state, consciousness, human performance and much much more. This is a phenomenal listen packed full of information where we demystify the process of being in “flow”.

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Episode 87 – Oren Klaff – Pitch Anything (Billionare Pitch-man Oren Klaff, teaches how to: Pitch Anything!)

Oren Klaff is one of the most animated and enlightening pitch men in the business. According to his company bio, Klaff founded his company, Intersection Capital (IC) in 2005 and has since grown the firm to approximately $2 BILLION in aggregate trade volume across a diversified portfolio of transactions. He is responsible for business and product development and oversees Velocity method of corporate finance, which offers a proprietary method for packaging deals. This is one of the most fun, exciting and information packed episodes we’ve ever done. Learn how to PITCH ANYTHING!

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Episode 83 – Gerald Pollack Ph.D – The 4th Phase Of Water

Gerald Pollack, a popular professor of bio-engineering at the University of Washington Medical School, is used to swimming against the current of traditional beliefs about science — water, in particular, and its shape-shifting phases. He’s published more than 250 papers on the behavior of water. He’s written half a dozen books mostly on water, including his 2013 The Fourth Phase Of Water: Beyond Solid, Liquid, and Vapor. His faculty “Biological Sketch” page reads like the resumé of a Nobel Prize recipient. It’s not inconceivable. He inches closer, having received the prestigious Prigogine Medal in 2012 for work on thermodynamics of dissipative systems.

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Episode 81 – Daniel Pinchbeck – How Soon Is Now?

Daniel Pinchbeck, 50, journalist and author of fascinating works on entheogen and shamanism, penned a highly-anticipated, thought-provoking, must-read book due for a February 2017 release: How Soon Is Now?The book is an expansion of a 2013 TedX talk entitled The Planetary Initiation, which draws on extensive research to present a compelling argument for the need for change on a global basis.According to Pinchbeck’s WikiPedia page, the book’s thesis is that the ecological crisis is a rite of passage or initiation for humanity collectively, forcing us to reach the next level of our consciousness as a species.

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Episode 76 – Mark Manson – The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck

Mark Manson is a bestselling author, blogger and internet entrepreneur. He specializes in “personal development advice that doesn’t suck”. He writes on how people can improve their emotional and dating lives, as well as social commentary and various life experiences.
Manson has worked with thousands of people from more than 20 different countries. He’s addressed audiences from Sydney to New York to Vienna and everywhere in between. Manson has sold over 15,000 copies of his book “Models: Attract Women Through Honesty” and almost 400,000 people read his siteeach month. He’s been published and quoted on CNN, Huffington Post, Business Insider, Yahoo! News, The Sydney Morning Herald and a variety of other publications. He is also the CEO and Founder of Infinity Squared Media LLC.

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Episode 73 – Elizabeth Lesser – The Omega Institute

ELIZABETH LESSER is a bestselling author and the co-founder of Omega Institute, the renowned conference and retreat center located in Rhinebeck, New York. Elizabeth’s first book, The Seeker’s Guide, chronicles her years at Omega and distils lessons learned into a potent guide for growth and healing. Her New York Times bestselling book, Broken Open: How Difficult Times Can Help Us Grow (Random House), has sold more than 300,000 copies and has been translated into 20 languages. Her latest book, Marrow: A Love Story (Harper Collins/September 2016), is a memoir about Elizabeth and her younger sister, Maggie, and the process they went through when Elizabeth was the donor for Maggie’s bone marrow transplant.

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Episode 69 – Robert Waggoner – Lucid Dreaming: Gateway to the Inner Self 1

Robert Waggoner, Author, speaker and Lucid Dreamer, is past President of the International Association for the Study of Dreams (IASD). For the past ten years, he has been the co-editor of the online magazine, The Lucid Dreaming Experience, the only ongoing publication devoted specifically to lucid dreaming. A lucid dreamer since 1975, he has logged more than 1,000 lucid dreams. Robert frequently speaks on lucid dreaming at national and international dream conferences, workshops and college classrooms, like Sonoma State University, Iowa State University, University of Washington, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor and Evergreen State College. Robert has been interviewed by CNN, CBS News and ABC News (KABC – Los Angeles) about the practice of lucid dreaming. His comments have appeared in media as diverse as DETAILS ,The Huffington Post, Pittsburgh Post Gazette, Popular Science and Brides magazine. During 2009-2010, he had a regular Iowa Public Radio show,discussing dreams and lucid dreams, and spoke with Utne Reader in 2015. In this conversation we discuss in-depth the state of lucid dreaming and all of it’s variations. This is a massively informative episode.

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Episode 66 – Anders Ericsson Ph.D. M.D. – The Science of Expertise

ERICSSON, K. ANDERS Ph.D. M.D. , is Conradi Eminent Scholar and Professor of Psychology at Florida State University. In 1976 he received his Ph. D. in Psychology from University of Stockholm, Sweden, followed by post-doctoral fellowship at Carnegie-Mellon University. In 1980 he moved to University of Colorado at Boulder, where he remained until 1992 with the exception of a two-year leave during 1987-89 at the Max-Planck Institute for Human Development and Education in Berlin. His dissertation examined how verbal reports on cognitive processes provided insight into the structure of problem solving on the 8-puzzle. In this episode we demystify expertise, we explore what makes people “great” at what they do. You’ll love this one.

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Episode 65 – Rick Strassman M.D. – DMT: The Spirit Molecule

RICK STRASSMAN M.D. holds degrees from Stanford University and Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. He took his internship and general psychiatry residency at the University of California, Davis, Medical Center in Sacramento and he spent ten years as a tenured professor at the University of Mexico he performed the first new human studies with psychedelic drugs in the US in over 20 years. His research involved the powerful naturally-occurring compound, DMT – N,N-dimethyltryptamine. This Led to this substance through his earlier study of the pineal gland as a potential biological locus for spiritual experiences, he administered several hundred doses of DMT to approximately 60 volunteers between 1990 and 1995. He wrote about this research in the popular book, DMT: The Spirit Molecule, which has sold over 100,000 copies, has been translated into 12 languages, and is now available as an audio-book. It also inspired an independent documentary by the same name, picked up by Warner Bros distributing in Fall, 2011. With three distinguished collaborators, he co-authored Inner Paths to Outer Space, which looks more carefully at the common “other worlds” experience that volunteers frequently reported during his research. In this episode we spoke to Dr. Strassman in detail about his work on the ever mysterious molecule, DMT and it’s role in human consciousness and evolution.

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Episode 61 – Vishen Lakhiani – Conquering Fear, Defying Limitations, Living your best life. 1

Vishen Lakhiani has been called one of most influential personalities in personal growth today. He is internationally recognized as someone who has transformed the landscape of mindfulness. He is on the Innovation Board for XPRIZE Foundation. His book “Extraordinary Mind” has gone to become a worldwide best seller. In this interview we discuss living your life on your terms, conquering your fears, redefining the rules and so so much more. This is a classic episode that is going to feed your brain.

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Episode 60 – Norman Rosenthal M.D. – Super Mind

Norman E. Rosenthal is a world-renowned psychiatrist, public speaker, and best-selling author who is known for his innovative and ground breaking research. He is currently Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Georgetown University School of Medicine and is listed as one of the Best Doctors in America. Dr. Rosenthal has practiced psychiatry for over three decades, treating people with all manner of psychiatric and emotional health issues. He is also a motivational speaker and a personal and professional coach, working with people from all walks of life including CEOs, top athletes, and performing artists. In this conversation we discuss in depth the benefits of Transcendental Meditation. If you are new to meditation or have wondered about it, this is the conversation you should hear.

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