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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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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.

    What Is Your Depression Telling You?

    What Is Your Depression Telling You?

    In this episode, we talk about understanding depression as a message rather than a flaw to help lead us to valuable insights and personal growth. We discuss how building self-trust by honoring commitments and setting boundaries can shift our relationship with emotions. Ultimately we explore how to embrace emotional intelligence, step into self-responsibility, and invite ourselves to view depression as a catalyst for transformation and empowerment.

    —Get My New Book! Liberated Love - Release Codependent Patterns and Create the Love You Desire: http://createthelove.com/liberatedlove
    —Get the Replay of our Liberated Life Event! Liberated Life - Learn How to Live and Love on (Y)our Terms: http://createthelove.com/liberated

    For updates and more info on The Big Delete (up until June 1st):
    —Follow me on Instagram - @createthelove: https://www.instagram.com/createthelove
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    Otherwise, follow me and my work here:
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    —Subscribe to my Substack: https://markgroves.substack.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, Relationships, Boundaries, Self-Worth, Self-Love, Health, Transformation, Mental Health, Grief, Depression, Personal Growth, Self-Reflection, Negative Patterns, Self-Trust, Emotional Intelligence, Resilience, Fulfillment

    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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    • 5 min
    From Victim to Creator of Your Life with Mind Architect Peter Crone

    From Victim to Creator of Your Life with Mind Architect Peter Crone

    In this episode, I welcome back Peter Crone, a writer, speaker, and thought leader in the realm of human awakening and potential. Peter and I discuss victimhood, personal responsibility, and the power of self-evolution. Peter talks about the importance of letting go, forgiveness, and reframing perspectives in relationships. He challenges the victim mentality and champions authenticity through freeing ourselves from limiting beliefs, embracing vulnerability and the transformative journey to self-discovery. Tune into this inspiring episode to invite more self-awareness in your day-to-day and to take back the reins of your life.

    Peter works with everyone from world-class athletes to stay-at-home parents to redesign the subconscious mind. We exist within limiting mental constructs that dictate our thoughts, feelings, actions, and the results we experience. Peter helps people and groups step outside of the world as they know it by identifying mental constructs that have been holding them back. Peter’s work explores the fundamental issues that affect us all to foster a deeper understanding of our common humanity.

    —Peter’s Website: https://www.petercrone.com
    —Peter's New Online Platform - Freedom: https://www.petercrone.com/freedom
    —Peter's Mastermind: https://www.petercrone.com/mastermind
    —Peter’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/petercrone
    —Peter’s Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/petercronethemindarchitect
    —Peter’s Previous Episode: https://markgroves.com/episode/free-your-mind-liberate-your-soul-with-peter-crone/

    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, Relationships, Spirituality, Boundaries, Self-Worth, Self-Love, Health, Transformation, Conflict, Mental Health, Victimhood, Personal Responsibility, Self-Evolution, Letting Go, Forgiveness, Reframing Perspectives, Limiting Beliefs, Self-Discovery, Self-Awareness

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

    Contact us at podcast@markgroves.com for sponsor product support, questions, comments, or just to say hello!
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    • 1 hr 6 min
    Navigating Indecision: How to Find Clarity Amidst Chaos

    Navigating Indecision: How to Find Clarity Amidst Chaos

    In this episode, I explore the challenges we encounter in decision-making and our tendency to seek external validation. We talk about the concept of the externalization of authority, indecision as a form of self-sabotage, and the role our nervous system plays in our relationship to our intuition. We also discuss the importance of making choices aligned with personal values and needs, overcoming the fear of being perceived as selfish, and how to connect with our inner voice to transition from anxiety & indecision to clarity & empowerment. Tune in to learn how to release tension, enhance your decision-making process, reclaim agency and live authentically.

    —Get My New Book! Liberated Love - Release Codependent Patterns and Create the Love You Desire: http://createthelove.com/liberatedlove
    —Get the Replay of our Liberated Life Event! Liberated Life - Learn How to Live and Love on (Y)our Terms: http://createthelove.com/liberated

    For updates and more info on The Big Delete (up until June 1st):
    —Follow me on Instagram - @createthelove: https://www.instagram.com/createthelove
    —Follow me on Facebook - @createthelove: https://www.facebook.com/createthelove

    Otherwise, follow me and my work here:
    —Subscribe to my YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/markgrovestv 
    —Subscribe to my Newsletter: https://createthelove.myflodesk.com/join-my-newsletter
    —Subscribe to my Substack: https://markgroves.substack.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, Relationships, Boundaries, Self-Worth, Self-Love, Transformation, Conflict, Mental Health, Challenges, Decision-Making, Validation, Indecision, Intuition, Self-Trust, Self-Sabotage, Breathwork, Empowerment

    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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    • 6 min
    Are You Feeding Division? The Cost of Censoring Yourself with Africa Brooke

    Are You Feeding Division? The Cost of Censoring Yourself with Africa Brooke

    In this episode, I welcome back the amazing Africa Brooke, a consultant, coach, speaker, podcaster and author renowned for her work in overcoming self-sabotage and self-censorship. In this conversation, Africa dives into the concept of "collective sabotage" and why she wrote her book, The Third Perspective, which explores brave expression in a climate of intolerance. We also explore self-sabotage as a basis for societal behaviors and talk about the importance of embracing contradictions and diverse thoughts. Africa and I share our personal journeys and struggles with self-censorship and discuss different ways to navigate societal pressures and evolving dialogues. We also address the impact of cancel culture and the importance of creating avenues for honest curiosity and conversation to exist to lead us to more genuine connections. We advocate for truth-telling, embracing complexity, and challenging entrenched viewpoints as vital components for introspection and navigating collective dynamics with awareness and empathy. Tune in for a candid and open dialogue that encourages us to fully engage in our relationships and reshape our approach to differences. 

    Africa Brooke is the founder and CEO of Africa Brooke International where she provides consulting, coaching, and support to a global audience. She hosts two personal development podcasts, “Beyond the Self” and “Unthinkable Thoughts,” and is a frequent guest on TV shows, podcasts, and radio broadcasts. Her insights have been featured in publications like The Guardian, and she has delivered keynotes at prestigious venues, including Cambridge University.

    —Africa’s Book - The Third Perspective: https://africabrooke.com/preorder-my-book
    —Africa’s Website: www.africabrooke.com
    —Africa’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/africabrooke/
    —Africa’s Podcast: https://africabrooke.com/podcast 

    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, Breakups, Relationships, Boundaries, Self-Worth, Self-Love, Transformation, Conflict, Collective Sabotage, Self-Sabotage, Brave Expression, Self-Expression, Embracing Contradictions, Diverse Thought, Difference, Cancel Culture, Genuine Connection, Empathy, Courage, Societal Norms, Societal Pressure, Complex Conversation, Self-Righteousness, Binary Thinking, Curiosity

    This episode is sponsored by:
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    Contact us at podcast@markgroves.com for sponsor product support, questions, comments, or just to say hello!
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    • 1 hr 34 min
    Remembering EFT Therapy Founder Dr. Sue Johnson

    Remembering EFT Therapy Founder Dr. Sue Johnson

    In this special episode, we pay tribute to the late Dr. Sue Johnson, a beloved relational teacher, therapist, author, and the pioneering innovator behind Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT). Her work has been instrumental in shaping my understanding of relationships and I recently had the privilege of hosting her on the podcast. To honor Dr. Sue and her significant contributions to relationship therapy and education, we've put together some of the most impactful moments from that episode. I am profoundly grateful for Dr. Sue's work and her lasting influence. Thank you for the gift of your voice, your presence, and your loving heart in this life, Dr. Sue. You are deeply missed.

    —Dr. Sue's Full Episode: https://markgroves.com/episode/unlocking-the-world-of-attachment-emotional-isolation-and-eft
    —Dr. Sue's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/drsuejohnson/ 
    —Dr. Sue's Website: https://drsuejohnson.com/
    —Dr. Sue's Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/drsuejohnson/
    —Dr. Sue's Twitter: https://twitter.com/Dr_SueJohnson
    —Dr. Sue's YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/DoctorSueJohnson?themeRefresh=1 
    —Dr. Sue's Website for International Centre for Excellence in Emotionally Focused Therapy (ICEEFT): www.iceeft.com
    — Dr. Sue's Books: https://drsuejohnson.com/books/ 

    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, Relationships, Boundaries, Self-Worth, Self-Love, Health, Codependency, Attachment Theory, Transformation, Conflict, Mental Health, Grief, Emotionally Focused Therapy, Emotions, Honoring Dr. Sue Johnson, Dr. Sue Johnson, Legacy
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    • 16 min
    Unblock Your Potential by Overcoming Resistance with Steven Pressfield

    Unblock Your Potential by Overcoming Resistance with Steven Pressfield

    In this episode, I welcome bestselling author Steven Pressfield to the podcast. Steven dives into the idea of relating differently to resistance and embracing creativity in our lives. We discuss the commitment, self-awareness, and resilience in navigating the complex path of creative expression as well as the perseverance, self-doubt, and the internal battles creatives face. Steven shares practical strategies for confronting resistance, including the transformative power of daily practice, and emphasizes the role of dedication and authenticity in fulfilling creative visions. Tune in to hear this meaningful conversation that will undoubtedly inspire you to overcome obstacles, seize opportunities, and embrace your creative journey.

    Steven Pressfield is the bestselling author of fiction and nonfiction including The Legend of Bagger Vance, Gates of Fire, and A Man at Arms, as well as the classics on creativity, The War of Art, Turning Pro, and his most recent, The Daily Pressfield. He lives in Los Angeles.

    —Steven’s Website: https://stevenpressfield.com/
    —Steven’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/steven_pressfield
    —Steven’s YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@StevePressfield
    —Steven’s Twitter/X: http://twitter.com/SPressfield
    —Steven’s Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StevePressfield

    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, Boundaries, Self-Worth, Self-Love, Transformation, Conflict, Career, Mental Health, Purpose, Resistance, Creativity, Perseverance, Self-Doubt, Commitment, Resilience, Creative Expression, Daily Practice, Dedication, Personal Growth, Inspiration, Meaningful Work, Obstacles, Opportunities, Creative Journey

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

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
1.5K Ratings

1.5K Ratings

Handy Mum ,

Mark just says it from the heart!

Every time I listen to one of Marks’s episodes, I always come away feeling empowered in a new way. I love the realness, truth bombing, reality checks and opportunities self reflections! It’s authentic and full of love!

Court House ,

One of my favourite podcasts!

Mark is always keeping it real and has such an amazing variety of guests and experts on that the content is always so interesting, inspiring, and in some cases life changing!!

Itri43 ,

Will Always Listen

Mark communicates his ideas with empathy and conviction. Great guests, great host.

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