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A Higher Branch Sam Makhoul

    • Health & Fitness
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A Higher Branch is powered by a faculty of experts, providing practical yet powerful information across all eight areas of your life: health, love, family, work, friendship, learning, wealth and charity.

Join a community of amazing people who support each other and meet regularly with their families.

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    The 7 Lies To Learning With Jim Kwik: Part 1

    The 7 Lies To Learning With Jim Kwik: Part 1

    In an ever-growing world where information is flowing faster than the speed of thought, our ability to expand the capacity of our mind is now essential!

    On Today's episode of A Higher Branch, we share with you part 1 of a two-part series with bestselling author, brain coach and international speaker Jim Kwik, who shares with us how to tap into that limitless potential of our mind. Jim tells us that being limitless is not about being perfect but is the essence of advancing and progressing beyond what we believe is possible.

    In this episode, Jim teaches us:

    •The 4 super villains that limit our brains
    •The 3 M's model
    •The 7 lies to learning
    •The formula for sustaining motivation; &

    So Much More...

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    02:10 - The survival of the smartest

    03:00 - Jim Kwiks book can be found HERE

    04:40 - The 4 super villains that limit our brains

    09:40 - Jim's courses can be found HERE

    11:20 - Jim's model of the three M's

    15:00 - The 7 lies to learning

    17:15 - Jim's formula for sustaining motivation

    26:45 - We learn our limits; we are not born with them

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    • 30 min
    How To Get The Best Sleep: Essential Tips From All Our Experts

    How To Get The Best Sleep: Essential Tips From All Our Experts

    How is your sleep? Really. Do you know?

    Today, we take a journey back through some past episodes and share with you all the best bits when it comes to sleep!
    We provide you with tips, tricks and vital information from many thought leaders on improving your sleep hygiene.

    We also dive into:

    •The genetics behind sleep
    •How sleep impacts face aging!
    •Sleeps role in decimating anxiety; &
    •How poor sleep hygiene impacts your memory.

    Tune in today & find out exactly WHY our sleep should be a non-negotiable...

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    00:20 - Sleeps impact on all areas of life

    04:45 - How to get a good nights sleep: E45 Luke Khoury

    09:45 - The Ayurvedic take on sleep: E1 Mark Bunn

    22:05 - The genetics behind sleep: E6 Alessandra Edwards

    35:10 - The role sleep plays in face aging: E49 Dr Joseph Hkeik

    37:00 - How 2020 helped us slow down: E68 Sam Makhoul


    41:40 - The 5:00 AM club is NOT for everyone!: E70 Sam Makhoul


    44:05 - Sleeps impact on the brain: E80 Dr Mark Williams
    
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    • 50 min
    Kasey Edwards: Raising Girls Who Like Themselves

    Kasey Edwards: Raising Girls Who Like Themselves

    As parents, we have the power to lay a foundation of confidence, strength and perspective for our children- But where do we start?

    On Today's episode of A Higher Branch, Sam Makhoul is joined by a passionate champion for girls and women and best-selling author Kasey Edwards.

    Kasey educates us on raising girls who are confident in a world that tells them they are flawed and explains how generations of parenting methods have impacted girls' self-esteem today.

    The pair also discuss:

    •The cycle of self-doubt in girls
    •Educating girls on body autonomy
    •The power play affecting young girls today
    •Why we need to cut back on the 'Beauty' comments; and
    •Creating a good relationship between food, exercise and girls!

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    01:12 - About Kasey Edwards

    03:25 - The Tree of Family

    05:30 - The motivation behind Kasey's recent book

    07:24 - The cycle of self-doubt among girls

    10:50 - Monitoring bad behaviour without creating social pressures

    12:25 - Raising girls that know they own their body

    13:18 - When to step in on your child's decision

    14:30 - The power play affecting young girls today

    18:10 - Practices parents can implement right now

    21:10 - Creating safe boundaries

    23:48 - Buy Kasey's book HERE

    24:35 - Why we need to cut back on the 'beauty' comments

    27:55 - Creating a healthy relationship between food and girls

    31:05 - Keeping exercise focused on fun, not weight management

    32:35 - Introducing sleep as a non-negotiable

    36:04 - Let's be realistic about screen time!

    40:45 - The impact of all-round media on kids

    46:00 - The difference between stone and seed parenting

    48:20 - Navigating the world of homework with kids!

    49:40 - Where do kids obtain work ethic?

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    • 54 min
    Sam Makhoul: How To Become More Likeable

    Sam Makhoul: How To Become More Likeable

    On Today's episode of A Higher Branch, Sam Makhoul reveals the second question preoccupying everyone's mind, and that is: How Do I Become More Likeable?

    During the episode, Sam shares his top tips for becoming more likeable and creating a stronger connection within our relationships and initial interactions.

    He also unpacks:

    •How likeability is not entirely up to you
    •Who are the people that matter most in your life?
    •The power of a smile; and
    •The George Costanza rule (Yes, George from Seinfeld!)

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    02:35 - A Higher Branch Framework

    04:54 - The George Costanza rule

    07:02 - Your likability is not entirely up to you

    08:32 - The 2 things Sam Makhoul wants you to remember

    10:32 - Who are the people that matter most in your life?

    12:42 - Learn how to become more likable

    18:42 - The rule to being liked that people DON'T want to talk about...

    21:15 - Why energetic people are more attractive

    23:32 - Find Dr Guy Winch's article HERE

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    • 26 min
    Sam Makhoul: How To Make More Money

    Sam Makhoul: How To Make More Money

    The research has been done, and the results are in!
    We now hold the four questions preoccupying most people's minds...

    Today, on A Higher Branch, Sam Makhoul reveals the answer to the FIRST question: How Do I Make More Money?

    Wealth unlocks a fundamental need for freedom, and in this episode, Sam unpacks two key rules and four investment vehicles that allow you to step closer to this financial freedom.

    Sam also discusses:

    •What does wealth really mean?
    •The biggest mistake people make when acquiring wealth
    •The ratio of money and time; and
    •The human desire for money and material wealth

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    00.50 - The fundamental need for Freedom

    01:55 - What does wealth really mean?

    03:20 - The human desire for money and material wealth

    05:35 - The principles to defining your wealth

    07:40 - Sam Makhoul's #1 rule to making more money

    13:30 - The role of money

    17:06 - The biggest mistake people make when it comes to wealth

    18:55 - The more you spend, the more you need to make

    20:45 - Have a think about these scenarios

    24:15 - Sam Makhoul's #2 rule to making more money

    24:55 - The importance of investing in yourself

    26:35 - Investing in your business

    28:00 - Investing in other people's businesses

    28:50 - How Sam Makhoul Invests on the stock market

    31:50 - Investing in real estate

    34:25 - Find out next week's episode

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    • 35 min
    Michael Kelly: What Is Your Body Language Saying About You?

    Michael Kelly: What Is Your Body Language Saying About You?

    Our body language is the window into what's going on mentally and emotionally within.

    In today's episode of A Higher Branch, Sam Makhoul is joined by leading body language and speech expert Michael Kelly to shine some light on the art of successful and engaging interactions.
    Michael holds a Master of Science degree in speech pathology and has worked in this domain for over 20 years as a leadership communication trainer and media commentator.

    During this episode, we discuss:

    •The do's and don'ts to body language
    •How to stay fully present in a face to face conversation
    •How to interpret others body language
    •The impressions your professional appearance may be having; and
    •Should you hug a client?

    Tune in today to find out what Michael says is the best way to make a great first impression!

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    00:20 - A bit about Michael Kelly

    02:43 - The biggest mistake people make in their body language

    03:54 - How to make a good first impression

    05:03 - How to stay present

    06:15 - Communicating with your team vs a client

    07:20 - How we can practice staying present

    08:40 - How important is body language in business?

    09:37 - How to interpret others body language

    12:33 - Is communicating a natural talent?

    16:05 - The importance of facial expressions in body language

    17:04 - How impressions are formed based on your outfit

    22:24 - Body language signals of someone interested in you

    23:40 - Post-Covid, will the handshake survive?

    25:40 - Should you hug a client?

    26:46 - The effects masks are having on our interactions

    27:44 - A diffuser in managing conflict

    30:20 - Find Michaels website HERE


    30:40 - Michaels measuring cup technique

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    • 35 min

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Great info from all the speakers. Thanks Sam and team, you make a real difference through your commitment to this community

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This is one of my best podcast, I never used to listen podcasts while I am driving or working but now I only want to listen podcasts. I never thought just listening podcasts can make a big changes in our daily life and things that used to seems unsolved can be solved easily.
Thanks heaps for lifting the people life style to next level. All the best

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Great podcast, just what I need for the drive in to work. Love it has no sponsors/ads and straight to the point!

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