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Jam out with Mark Groves as he takes you on a journey to explore the juiciest parts of the human experience and what it’s like to live authentically in the modern world. You’re invited to lay down what you were taught and explore new viewpoints and discoveries in mental and emotional health, physical health and wellness, relationships and the human connection, and hot topics of the world. Open your ears and your eyes to The Mark Groves Podcast.

The Mark Groves Podcast Mark Groves

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    • 4.9 • 1.5K Ratings

Jam out with Mark Groves as he takes you on a journey to explore the juiciest parts of the human experience and what it’s like to live authentically in the modern world. You’re invited to lay down what you were taught and explore new viewpoints and discoveries in mental and emotional health, physical health and wellness, relationships and the human connection, and hot topics of the world. Open your ears and your eyes to The Mark Groves Podcast.

    Grieving Expectations & Embracing Transformations

    Grieving Expectations & Embracing Transformations

    In this episode, I talk about adapting to change, setting boundaries, and valuing self in relationships. I explore the concept of self-worth detached from external validation and the importance of authenticity in relationships. I also speak about the process of confronting past traumas, the power of conversational role-play, and how to navigate grief and guilt as it arises. Join me as we get real about ourselves and our relationships in order to move towards healthier connections.

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    Themes: Authenticity, Belonging, Breakups, Relationships, Boundaries, Self-Worth, Self-Love, Health, Codependency, Infidelity, Dating, Attachment Theory, Transformation, Conflict, Parenting, Mental Health, Grief, Trauma

    0:00:00 Intro + Reorienting in Relationship
    0:02:35 Importance of Integrity and Boundaries
    0:02:43 Embracing Grief and Healing Wounds
    0:02:56 Role-Playing Conversations for Closure
    0:04:14 Navigating Toxic Environments and Boundaries

    This episode is sponsored by Cozy Earth: Use code GROVES for 40% off sitewide at http://www.cozyearth.com

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    • 8 min
    Psychedelics & Microdosing to Boost Your Mental Health with Matt Zemon

    Psychedelics & Microdosing to Boost Your Mental Health with Matt Zemon

    In this episode, I chat with Matt Zemon, educator, author, and leader in psychedelic wellness. Matt shares the transformative power of psychedelics in fostering personal growth beyond conventional treatments. He discusses the evolving research landscape around this topic and the positive impact psychedelics have on mental health. From medical applications to spiritual practices, Matt talks about the diverse avenues of psychedelic use, the importance of responsible engagement, and the potential of psychedelics to be used with intention for individual and societal well-being. Tune in to this eye-opening dialogue that invites us to both widen our perspective and expand our consciousness.

    Matt Zemon, MSc, is a dedicated explorer of the inner world and a passionate advocate for the responsible use of psychedelics. With a Master of Science in Psychology and Neuroscience of Mental Health from King’s College London, Matt explores the transformative potential of psychedelics, aiming to guide individuals through their experiences toward purpose, connection, and understanding. As the author of the Amazon Best-Seller, Psychedelics for Everyone: A Beginner’s Guide to these Powerful Medicines for Anxiety, Depression, Addiction, PTSD, and Expanding Consciousness, Matt shares insights on using these powerful medicines for anxiety, depression, addiction, PTSD, and expanding consciousness. Additionally, he co-founded companies like HAPPŸŸ, specializing in psychedelic-assisted ketamine therapy, PSYCHABLE, an online community connecting seekers with practitioners, and TAKE2MINUTES, a nonprofit dedicated to improving mental health and wellbeing.

    Website:  http://www.mattzemon.com/ 
    LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mattzemon/
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/matt.zemon
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/matt.zemon/

    If you want to dive deeper into my content, search through every episode, find specific topics I've covered, and ask me questions, go to my Dexa page: https://dexa.ai/markgroves

    Themes: Authenticity, Belonging, Spirituality, Self-Worth, Self-Love, Health, Codependency, Transformation, Mental Health, Grief, Psychedelics, Personal Growth

    0:00:00 Intro
    0:01:29 The Rising Interest in Psychedelics
    0:02:22 The Influence of Michael Pollan and MAPS
    0:03:12 Three Ways People Approach Psychedelics
    0:04:02 Psychedelic Churches and Ceremonies
    0:07:27 The Process of Healing and Growth
    0:11:46 Accessing Suppressed Emotions with Psychedelics
    0:29:06 Navigating the World of Psychedelics Safely
    0:33:40 Asking the Right Questions Before a Psychedelic Experience
    0:36:17 Integrating Medical and Spiritual Knowledge
    0:37:10 Unlocking Emotions and Connection Through Psychedelics
    0:40:42 Embracing Accountability and Emotional Exploration
    0:47:06 Medicinal Use Across Generations and Relationships
    0:57:55 Raising Children in a Changing Educational System
    1:02:12 Reflecting on Cultural Differences and Educational Systems
    1:06:44 Radical Responsibility and Emotional Awareness
    1:09:27 Music and Playlists in Psychedelic Journeys
    1:13:24 Navigating Angst and Respect for Psychedelic Journeys

    This episode is sponsored by Organifi: Use code CREATETHELOVE for 20% off sitewide at http://www.organifi.com/createthelove

    Drop us a note at podcast@markgroves.com for sponsor product support, questions, comments, guest suggestions, or just to say hello!
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    • 1 hr 21 min
    Free Yourself from Codependency to Experience Liberated Love with Kylie McBeath

    Free Yourself from Codependency to Experience Liberated Love with Kylie McBeath

    In this special Valentine's episode, I welcome back my wonderful wife, Kylie McBeath. Together we dive into the conversation of codependency and the role shame plays in relationships. We discuss our own journey and share insights on healing, integrating, and growing both in- and outside of relationship. We also introduce our new book, Liberated Love, which explores breaking free from codependent patterns and creating relational environments that celebrate mutual strength and liberation. Tune in to learn how to understand and heal codependent patterns and invitation to pre-order our book to dive even deeper in this transformative journey.
    Kylie McBeath is a Certified Health Coach, Author, Co-Founder of Zura Health, Podcast Host, Ceremonialist, and Writer. Her mission is to offer work in this world that invites us all to return to our hearts, slow down, soften, and remember the beautiful world that lives within and around us.

    —Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/beingisbeautiful
    —Website: https://www.kyliemcbeath.com/
    —Get Our New Book! Liberated Love - Release Codependent Patterns and Create the Love You Desire: https://liberated-love.com

    If you want to dive deeper into my content, search through every episode, find specific topics I've covered, and ask me questions, go to my Dexa page: https://dexa.ai/markgroves

    Themes: Authenticity, Belonging, Breakups, Relationships, Spirituality, Boundaries, Self-Worth, Self-Love, Health, Codependency, Dating, Attachment Theory, Transformation, Conflict, Parenting, Mental Health, Grief, Liberated Love

    0:00:00 Introducing Kylie as the Special Guest
    0:02:44 Reflecting on our Unconventional Wedding Ceremony
    0:05:40 Marriage as a Step Towards Sacred Union
    0:08:08 Exploring the Possibilities of Commitment and Sacredness
    0:08:24 Reflecting on the Journey and Breakup
    0:09:46 Sacred Pause: The Space Between Relationships
    0:12:45 Embracing the Journey of Relationships
    0:13:16 Honoring the Tough Experiences and Integrating the Lessons
    0:15:27 Returning to Openness and Resensitizing What Was Desensitized
    0:18:42 The Power of Creating Together
    0:20:29 Ending Old Patterns and Finding a New Path
    0:21:21 The Journey of Love and Letting Go
    0:23:08 The Canary in the Coal Mine: Recognizing the Wisdom to Leave
    0:25:10 Sacred Work: Healing Generational Patterns of Codependency
    0:32:31 The Concept of Taking Up Space in Relationships
    0:32:53 The Invisible Barriers and Relational Ruptures
    0:35:11 Belonging and Finding Support Even in Rupture and Ending
    0:38:23 The Journey of Writing a Book and Preparing for Parenthood

    This episode is sponsored by Open: Get 30 days free with code CREATETHELOVE AT https://withopen.com/createthelove

    Drop us a note at podcast@markgroves.com for sponsor product support, questions, comments, guest suggestions, or just to say hello!
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    • 45 min
    The Power of Collective Healing & Where to Even Begin with Thomas Hübl

    The Power of Collective Healing & Where to Even Begin with Thomas Hübl

    In this episode, I talk with Thomas Hübl, a renowned teacher, author, and international facilitator. We explore healing collective trauma and the importance of developing attunement in relationships. Thomas shares insights on trauma's impact on our nervous systems and the intergenerational transmission of trauma. We also discuss the broader implications of trauma for humanity and the planet and the need for deeper healing and interdependence. Join us on this deep dive to discover more about the far-reaching impact of trauma and the tangible steps we can collectively take towards integration, embodiment, and healing.
    Thomas Hübl, PhD, works within the complexity of systems and cultural change, integrating the core insights of the great wisdom traditions and mysticism with the discoveries of science. He is the author of Attuned: Practicing Interdependence to Heal Our Trauma—and Our World and Healing Collective Trauma: A Process for Integrating Our Intergenerational and Cultural Wounds.

    —Book: https://www.attunedbook.com
    —Website: https://thomashuebl.com

    If you want to dive deeper into Mark’s content, search through every episode, find specific topics we’ve covered, and ask him questions, go to his Dexa page: https://dexa.ai/markgroves

    Themes: Authenticity, Belonging, Trauma, Relationships, Spirituality, Attunement, Boundaries, Self-Worth, Self-Love, Emotional Health, Nervous System Health, Interdependence, Transformation, Conflict, Mental Health, Grief, Collective, Ancestors, Healing, Intergenerational

    0:00:00 Intro
    0:00:47 Discussion on Mysticism and Science
    0:05:10 Transition from Paramedic to a Meditation Deep Dive
    0:09:50 Understanding the Dance of Attunement
    0:15:14 How Disconnection From Self Hinders Connection with Others
    0:19:06 Curiosity and Self-Contact as Keys to Uncovering Filters
    0:22:54 Depathologizing Wounds and Integrating Past Experiences
    0:24:11 Devaluing Emotions: Rational vs. Emotional Response
    0:25:23 Co-Regulation and Decreasing Fear Levels
    0:27:25 Fear as an Isolated Emotion
    0:31:01 Recognizing Intergenerational Trauma and its Impact
    0:34:54 Finding Relief in the Power of a Single Brick
    0:38:10 Disembodied Relating and the Impact of Social Media Communication
    0:41:30 Disembodiment, Toxic Dynamics, and the Need for Attunement
    0:46:02 Losing Touch with Specificity on Social Media and its Consequences
    0:48:13 Sensational News Feeds: Detrimental to Public Health
    0:51:28 The Journey to Maturity: Being with Self and Others without Othering
    0:53:09 Shifting Perspectives: From Pain to Generosity
    0:56:14 Moving Beyond Hyper-Individualization: The Power of Interdependence
    1:03:36 Complexity of Ancestors and Trauma
    1:07:15 The Spiritual Dimension: Transcendence and Bigger Context
    1:11:23 The Beauty of Being Present: A Self-Healing Mechanism

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    • 1 hr 21 min
    Intuition vs Bullsh*t: How to Listen to Inner Guidance & Commit to Your Evolution

    Intuition vs Bullsh*t: How to Listen to Inner Guidance & Commit to Your Evolution

    This espresso shot solo episode is an excerpt from my recent Masterclass: 2024: Your Breakthrough Year. In this episode, I discuss the signs of receiving inner guidance, the importance of building self-trust, and the invitation to accept that the universe doesn’t make mistakes. I also dive into the four areas of life that contribute to abundance or suffering. Tune in to clarify your values and learn to discern the true voice within. Get the full recording at markgroves.com/2024

    —Full Masterclass recording: https://mark-groves.mykajabi.com/Masterclass-2024-sign-up
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    —Get My New Book! Liberated Love - Release Codependent Patterns and Create the Love You Desire: https://a.co/d/91ElXvN

    If you want to dive deeper into my content, search through every episode, find specific topics I've covered, and ask me questions, go to my Dexa page: https://dexa.ai/markgroves

    Themes: Authenticity, Belonging, Relationships, Boundaries, Self-Worth, Self-Love, Transformation, Mental Health, Purpose, Abundance, Liberation, Integrity, Holistic Health, Truth, Self-Trust, Values

    0:00:00 Intro + Annoying Signs of Inner Guidance
    0:00:38 Acts of Trust and Sacrifice for Personal Evolution
    0:01:30 Embracing Present Circumstances for Growth
    0:02:11 How Rejecting Initiation Causes Anxiety and Control Issues
    0:03:03 Growing Wings through Self-Trust and Recognizing Miracles
    0:03:35 Trusting Yourself: The First Step Towards Growth
    0:04:18 The Transformation of a Nymph into a Dragonfly
    0:05:14 Finding Purpose in Life's Challenges
    0:06:09 Identifying Values for a Foundation of Abundance
    0:06:24 Liberation: Freedom to Be Who You Are
    0:07:38 Integrity: Living in Alignment with Your Truth
    0:08:02 Bringing Ourselves Alive Through Self-Expression
    0:08:29 Creating a Beautiful Strategy for Liberation
    0:08:45 The Importance of Alignment and Integrity
    0:09:23 Choosing Relationships that Align with Your Values

    This episode is sponsored by Cozy Earth: Use code GROVES for 40% off sitewide at https://cozyearth.com/GROVES

    Drop us a note at podcast@markgroves.com for sponsor product support, questions, comments, guest suggestions, or just to say hello!
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    • 11 min
    Nurturing Babies’ Brains to Revolutionize Mental Health with Greer Kirshenbaum

    Nurturing Babies’ Brains to Revolutionize Mental Health with Greer Kirshenbaum

    In this episode, I chat with Greer Kirshenbaum, an Author, Mother, Neuroscientist, Doula, and Infant and Family Sleep Specialist. We discuss the power of nurture and how understanding early nurturing experiences can shape our adult lives and parenting styles. Greer talks about the importance of gentleness and modeling foundational pillars like nervous system regulation and setting healthy boundaries with children. We also explore the history and long-term effects of sleep training methods. Join us on this thought-provoking journey into the transformative effects of nurturing and neuroscience.
    Greer Kirshenbaum PhD has combined her academic training with her experience as a doula and mother to lead The Nurture Revolution - A movement to nurture our babies’ brains to revolutionize mental health and impact larger systems in our world. Greer wants families, professionals, and workplaces to understand how early caregiving experience can boost mental wellness and diminish depression, anxiety, and addiction in adulthood by shaping babies’ brains through simple intuitive enriching experiences in pregnancy, birth, and infancy. 

    —Instagram @nurture_neuroscience_parenting:  https://www.instagram.com/nurture_neuroscience_parenting
    —Website: www.nurture-neuroscience.com
    —Book: https://www.nurture-neuroscience.com/the-nurture-revolution

    If you want to dive deeper into Mark’s content, search through every episode, find specific topics we’ve covered, and ask him questions, go to his Dexa page: https://dexa.ai/markgroves

    Themes: Nurturing, Boundaries, Nervous System, Emotional Health, Belonging, Self-Worth, Self-Love, Health, Attachment Theory, Transformation, Parenting, Mental Health

    0:00:00 Intro
    0:05:30 The Cultural Conversation Around Parenting and Shame
    0:08:39 Notable Differences in the Amygdala, Hippocampus, and Prefrontal Cortex
    0:12:03 The Key Years for Emotional Brain Development
    0:22:42 Epigenetics and the Legacy of Nurturing
    0:27:14 The Dose-dependent Relationship of Time Spent with Babies
    0:30:10 Breastfeeding and its Benefits for Brain Development
    0:37:00 Allowing Toddlers to Explore Boundaries and Teach Healthy Boundaries
    0:42:39 The Origins of Sleep Training: A Controversial Topic
    0:46:50 Babies' Fight or Flight Response: Distress and Fear
    0:47:25 The Intense Experience of Parenting and its Toll.
    0:51:33 The Controversy of Sleep Training
    0:54:57 The Effects of Chronic Cortisol on Children's Sleep
    0:55:25 The Impact of Inconsistent Sleep Training
    0:58:39 Exploring Different Therapeutic Tools for Stress Regulation
    1:03:05 Reviewing and Teaching Emotional Regulation to Children
    1:04:51 Four Questions
    1:06:28 Showing Care and Love for Our Children

    This episode is sponsored by Organifi: Use code CREATETHELOVE for 20% off sitewide at http://www.organifi.com/createthelove

    Contact us at podcast@markgroves.com for sponsor product support, questions, comments, or just to say hello!
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    • 1 hr 17 min

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