166 episodes

A Higher Branch Podcast is created for people who want to continuously upgrade their life. You will learn proven mindset tools to help you stay motivated and practical techniques to help you overcome fears and obstacles that often stop you from taking daily action.

It is based on a proprietary operating system for living developed by Sam Makhoul over 30 years including The 8 areas of life and the Circle fo Conscious Living.

Sam Makhoul holds a Master of Laws degree and is Founder and managing director of MSA National, a law company specializing in banking. His clients include numerous Australian and international financial institutions including Westpac, Macquarie Bank and National Australia Bank. As an entrepreneur he has started and sold over 7 successful businesses over his career and is credited with some of the most effective business strategies during volatile economic conditions. He is married with three children and lives in Sydney, Australia.

With a curiosity that makes him see the potential in people, Sam has a unique blend of experience across many areas including business strategy, product development, sales and marketing, customer experience, staff engagement, technology and financial accounting. His ultimate strength is in his ability to bring the best out of people and mentoring them to their personal greatness. He has amassed a vast knowledge in areas such as health, fitness, cognitive behavioural therapy, and how the mind affects the body.

If you are ready for an outright revolution of transformation in your life, tune in to A Higher Branch podcast.

Sam also interviews some of the greatest thought leaders of our time including Dr Guy Winch, David Goggins, Jim Kwik, Dr Jenn Mann and many more.

For more information visit us at www.ahigherbranch.com and www.sammakhoul.com

A Higher Branch Sam Makhoul

    • Education
    • 4.9 • 71 Ratings

A Higher Branch Podcast is created for people who want to continuously upgrade their life. You will learn proven mindset tools to help you stay motivated and practical techniques to help you overcome fears and obstacles that often stop you from taking daily action.

It is based on a proprietary operating system for living developed by Sam Makhoul over 30 years including The 8 areas of life and the Circle fo Conscious Living.

Sam Makhoul holds a Master of Laws degree and is Founder and managing director of MSA National, a law company specializing in banking. His clients include numerous Australian and international financial institutions including Westpac, Macquarie Bank and National Australia Bank. As an entrepreneur he has started and sold over 7 successful businesses over his career and is credited with some of the most effective business strategies during volatile economic conditions. He is married with three children and lives in Sydney, Australia.

With a curiosity that makes him see the potential in people, Sam has a unique blend of experience across many areas including business strategy, product development, sales and marketing, customer experience, staff engagement, technology and financial accounting. His ultimate strength is in his ability to bring the best out of people and mentoring them to their personal greatness. He has amassed a vast knowledge in areas such as health, fitness, cognitive behavioural therapy, and how the mind affects the body.

If you are ready for an outright revolution of transformation in your life, tune in to A Higher Branch podcast.

Sam also interviews some of the greatest thought leaders of our time including Dr Guy Winch, David Goggins, Jim Kwik, Dr Jenn Mann and many more.

For more information visit us at www.ahigherbranch.com and www.sammakhoul.com

    Season Finale - Why You Should Start Writing Your Life Story

    Season Finale - Why You Should Start Writing Your Life Story

    Sam delves into the profound journey of writing your first book, not just as a project, but as a pivotal act of self-discovery and personal growth. He emphasises that the most impactful book you'll ever read is the one you write, as it reflects your unique wisdom and life experiences.
    Sam shares his personal story and the invaluable frameworks he developed to enhance the 8 areas of life. He dispels the myths around writing, reassuring you that everyone has a story worth telling, regardless of their background or perceived obstacles.
    The episode offers practical steps to begin writing, centered around introspection and journaling life's lessons across various aspects, such as health, love, and work. Sam stresses that writing is a personal journey of self-discovery, not about gaining fame or impressing others.
    Sam encourages everyone to embrace their daily experiences as opportunities for growth and storytelling. He reminds listeners that writing their book is not just about leaving a legacy, but also about undergoing a life-changing process of self-exploration.

    • 16 min
    How I Discovered Life Balance

    How I Discovered Life Balance

    Sam tackles the often misunderstood concept of work-life balance, replacing it with a more holistic and fulfilling approach to living. Discover the profound insights and practical strategies to manage and prioritise the critical aspects of your life: health, relationships, work performance, and finances, without neglecting any. Drawing from his transformative talk at the "Upgrade Your Life" event in 2020, Sam shares his personal journey and the defining moments that led him to create the eight areas of life framework.
    This episode isn't just about identifying what's wrong; it's about providing solutions. Sam offers a clear, actionable framework to achieve a balanced, fulfilling life. Engage in a thoughtful activity to prioritise the eight life areas and align your time and energy with your true priorities.
    Discover how setting goals and dreams in each area can lead to an explosion of energy, allowing you to live more holistically and abundantly.
    This episode promises to reshape your understanding of success and guide you towards a life of completeness and fulfillment. Don't miss this opportunity to transform your life.

    • 18 min
    3 Reasons You Have Low Energy

    3 Reasons You Have Low Energy

    Sam unravels the mystery behind low energy levels and presents a guide to harnessing an infinite source of vitality. Energy, is not just a component of our well-being; it's the cornerstone of our success or downfall. In this episode, Sam shares his insights, personal anecdotes, and the wisdom garnered from his life's experiences and coaching sessions to shed light on the three main culprits of low energy and the actionable strategies to combat them.
    Dive into the heart of the matter as Sam discusses the importance of doing the right things, eating the right foods, and nurturing positive thoughts. Explore the eight areas of life—health, love, family, work, friendship, learning, wealth, and charity—and understand how misalignments in these areas can deplete your energy. Learn from the captivating story of Sam's daughter at the beach, a profound moment that revealed the intrinsic link between happiness and energy.
    This episode doesn't just highlight the problems; it offers solutions. Discover the antidotes to energy-draining habits: aligning with your heart's purpose, indulging in clean eating, and adopting clean thinking. Understand the power of exercise, words, and meditation in transforming your mental landscape and boosting your energy levels.

    • 23 min
    What Does It Mean To Love Yourself

    What Does It Mean To Love Yourself

    In this insightful episode of "A Higher Branch," host Sam McCool tackles the often misunderstood concept of self-love. With a blend of wisdom from his book and personal insights, Sam debunks the clichés surrounding self-love, emphasizing its crucial role in enhancing all eight areas of life. He introduces listeners to the "Tree of Love," part of a unique framework that symbolizes the importance of balancing self-love with love for others. Sam shares practical tips and a Higher Branch method to genuinely love oneself, advocating for a holistic approach to life by nurturing physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual health. As the episode unfolds, Sam guides listeners on how to live fully and consciously, ensuring a life of harmony and growth in every aspect. Tune in to "A Higher Branch" and embark on a journey to understand and embrace the true essence of loving yourself.

    • 19 min
    How To Use The 3 Laws Of The Universe

    How To Use The 3 Laws Of The Universe

    In this enlightening episode, Sam delves into the profound realms of the three universal laws and their pivotal role in achieving what he terms "effortless success." With the wisdom of a seasoned life traveler and the freshness of millennial insights, Sam navigates through the complexities and simplicities of the Law of Attraction, the Law of Creation, and the Law of Detachment. He shares not only his lifelong adherence to these laws but also the common pitfalls and how to skillfully avoid them. From the power of creative visualisation to the courage in action and the serenity in detachment, Sam offers a rich tapestry of personal anecdotes, practical tips, and transformative strategies. Whether you're navigating the nuances of love, health, work, or personal growth, this episode is a treasure trove of wisdom for anyone seeking to harmonise their inner aspirations with the external universe.

    • 18 min
    Conquer Stress With These Latest Techniques

    Conquer Stress With These Latest Techniques

    In this episode Sam brings forward invaluable techniques to help listeners manage and adapt to stress, building on the last 2 episodes. In this episode Sam shares a comprehensive guide to handling life's inevitable stressors, emphasising that while stress is a universal experience, our response to it defines our journey.
    The episode unfolds as a treasure trove of practical tips, from the power of mindful breathing and movement to the therapeutic effects of music, journaling, and meditation. Sam doesn't stop at the basics; he dives deeper, presenting advanced strategies like embracing gratitude, tackling supplements wisely, and understanding the soothing impact of physical touch and laughter.
    With his decades of research and personal insights, reminds us that managing stress isn't about eliminating it entirely but rather mastering the art of living with it. Transform your approach to stress, ensuring it fuels rather than hinders your life's journey.

    • 25 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
71 Ratings

71 Ratings

Maria Daley ,

This podcast is gold❤️

I started listening to this podcast several years ago. There’s something in every episode that resonates with me. I learned a lot from Sam, what a generous person, I admire his intelligence, ability to explain complex things and give simple and doable tips on how to address various life challenges.

j dy j j ,

welcome back 👋

Listening to the
life Reset ep has made me
Realise how Much I missed this podcast 🫶
Thanks Sam 🙏

Ruthhirst ,

RuthHrst

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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