21 episodes

The podcast explores the remarkable transformations taking place within individuals and their understandings of them. Speaking with pioneers and thought leaders around the globe, Jonny wishes to redefine concepts of health and well-being, performance, purpose, leadership, relationships and human potential. From fear to freedom, surviving to thriving, this series will see Jonny celebrating the exponential possibilities that arise when we are willing to challenge old conclusions and become interested in deeper dimensions of experience. All of this will be done through a lens of sport, spirituality, science and ultimately facing adversity and transcending limits.

I Am... With Jonny Wilkinson Mags Creative

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.7 • 180 Ratings

The podcast explores the remarkable transformations taking place within individuals and their understandings of them. Speaking with pioneers and thought leaders around the globe, Jonny wishes to redefine concepts of health and well-being, performance, purpose, leadership, relationships and human potential. From fear to freedom, surviving to thriving, this series will see Jonny celebrating the exponential possibilities that arise when we are willing to challenge old conclusions and become interested in deeper dimensions of experience. All of this will be done through a lens of sport, spirituality, science and ultimately facing adversity and transcending limits.

    I Am... Bernardo Kastrup

    I Am... Bernardo Kastrup

    For anyone who missed the intro episode, this week’s guest is Bernardo Kastrup - a doctor of computer programming and also a doctor of the philosophy of mind - who specialises in exploring the nature of reality.In today’s episode, we hear the full depth of the conversation with the first half offering an academic and digestible introduction to idealism and metaphysics, laying the foundation and exposing clear flaws in our logic (and in reasoning logic!). The second half falls far more into the realm of personal experience, and how Bernardo connects with life in a liberatingly honest fashion.Trigger warning: there is mention of suicide in this episode at 1 hour and 28 minutes, so if you are sensitive to matters as such, please navigate with care and seek help if necessary.Is there a more powerful way of interacting with life? All these questions and so much more to come. We hope that you enjoy it.

    To find out more about Bernardo you can see all of his books, articles and recent goings on centralised on his website: https://www.bernardokastrup.com

    Or follow him on Twitter: @BernardoKastrup

    If you’re a fan of Jonny’s you can also follow him on socials:
    Twitter: @JonnyWilkinson
    Instagram: @jonnywilkinsonofficial

    • 1 hr 47 min
    Who Am I... When I “Just Am?”

    Who Am I... When I “Just Am?”

    This week’s guest is Bernardo Kastrup - a doctor of computer programming and also a doctor of the philosophy of mind - who specialises in exploring the nature of reality and what life is all about. Today’s intro episode is a chance for Jonny to set up this extraordinary chat. Consider it like a warm up, a way of loosening off on a few topics and getting ready for when Bernardo attacks it head on in a few days time. How do our social narratives form themselves? Why do they take us over? How do we end up with such inner conflict? How do we end up with such effortless joy at times? Is there a more powerful way of interacting with life? All these questions and so much more to come. We hope that you enjoy it.

    To find out more about Bernardo you can see all of his books, articles and recent goings on centralised on his website: https://www.bernardokastrup.com

    Or follow him on Twitter: @BernardoKastrup

    If you’re a fan of Jonny’s you can also follow him on socials:
    Twitter: @JonnyWilkinson
    Instagram: @jonnywilkinsonofficial

    • 14 min
    I Am... Dr Mithu Storoni

    I Am... Dr Mithu Storoni

    Today Jonny sits down with Dr Mithu Storoni - eye surgeon, neuroscience and researcher-turned-author of "Stress Proof". Stress, it would seem, is a hallmark of what it means to be human. By digging into the social and physical mechanics behind stress, Mithu shares how the brain performs under pressure, perceives reality, and reacts to stress. As our exposure to stress evolves, Jonny and Mithu discuss how a great deal of stress is in our imagination, and there's power in knowing that this tug of war between uncertainty and a curiosity of the unknown (known as the Curiosity gap) is an integral part of being human. The good news, as we'll come to learn, is that not all stress is bad stress, so listen in to understand how we can channel this knowledge to fulfil our true potential.

    Please do let us know what is hitting home for you most powerfully and also where you would like to see the podcast go in the future. If there are areas that you want Jonny to expand upon or new subjects that you want the podcast to venture into then leave your comments and we’ll be sure to take them all on board.

    To find out more about Dr Mithu you can follow her on:
    Instagram: @mithustoroni
    Twitter: @MithuStoroni
    Her website: https://www.mithustoroni.com/
    Or you can pick up a copy her book Stress Proof at Waterstones, Amazon or wherever you best like to get your books!

    If you’re a fan of Jonny’s you can also follow him on socials:
    Twitter: @JonnyWilkinson
    Instagram: @jonnywilkinsonofficial

    • 1 hr 16 min
    Who Am I... Without Stress to Hide Behind?

    Who Am I... Without Stress to Hide Behind?

    Stress, it would seem, is considered to be a sign of dedication. By common culture’s rules, the more stressed you are, the more committed you are, and, in Jonny’s case, the more professional you seem. But if you delve into this assumption, does stress really support our personal growth? In this episode, Jonny explores the difference between acute stress - which can be helpful in performance - and chronic stress - which can trigger chronic diseases and all kinds of immense limitations upon our experience. Jonny also introduces some of the key themes brought about in the upcoming interview with eye surgeon, neuroscience and researcher-turned-author Dr Mithu Storoni.

    The full interview with Dr Mithu Storoni will, as always, follow suit on Thursday so keep an eye out for it. But for now, if you have had similar experiences on the field, in your work or life in general, then Jonny would love to hear from you via the comments in the reviews section.

    To find out more about Dr Mithu ahead of Thursday's recording you can follow her on:
    Instagram: @mithustoroni
    Twitter: @MithuStoroni
    Her website: https://www.mithustoroni.com/
    Or you can pick up a copy her book, Stress Proof, at Waterstones, Amazon or wherever you best like to get your books!

    If you’re a fan of Jonny’s you can also follow him on socials:
    Twitter: @JonnyWilkinson
    Instagram: @jonnywilkinsonofficial

    • 21 min
    I Am... Sadhguru

    I Am... Sadhguru

    This week Jonny meets with Sadhguru, a yogi mystic from Southern India. What many would refer to as an enlightened being, Sadhguru has been serving people and the planet in numerous forms since an awakening at the age of 26. Sadhguru was in London to share the message of his latest and arguable most pressing campaign “The Conscious Planet save soil movement.” With this movement he is highlighting the degradation of the planet’s soil and rapidly declining organic content and also bringing awareness to the required shift in perspective and activity required to ensure human and ecological survival. Jonny sees this opportunity as an urgent one and a phenomenally important one to commit to and get behind. It is also one that leads into an obvious exploration of self and human potential. Sadhguru and Jonny delve into what is going on in our physical, mental, emotional worlds, exploring how the more consciously aware we become, the more of life we get to touch. Sadhguru also divulges some secret tips from the spiritual realm for Jonny’s kicking practice too!

If you’re a fan of Jonny’s you can also follow him on socials:

    Twitter: @JonnyWilkinson
    Instagram: @jonnywilkinsonofficial

    To keep up and be a part of the conscious planet movement, please see their website here: consciousplanet.org
    Save Soil Movement on Instagram: @ConsciousPlanet https://www.instagram.com/consciousplanet/
    You can find Saghguru on his official website: https://isha.sadhguru.org
    Instagram: @Sadhuguru https://www.instagram.com/sadhguru
    Twitter: @SadhguruJV https://twitter.com/SadhguruJV
    Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/sadhguru

    • 42 min
    Who Am I... When I Am Fully Engaged?

    Who Am I... When I Am Fully Engaged?

    Today's solo episode is a precursor to a fascinating interview to come on Thursday with Sadhguru. For anyone whom hasn’t come across Sadhguru already, he is an enlightened yogi mystic from Southern India who has been busy serving people and the planet in lots of different forms. To give you an idea of his impact, Sadhguru’s Isha Foundation has over 11 million volunteers supporting it in some way or another worldwide. Sadhguru has lead many campaigns to date and today Jonny digs into his most urgent one; The Conscious Planet save soil movement. A truly necessary cause, Jonny explains what the save soil movement is and why it is so pressing. He also takes a look at how this all connected to potential and how becoming more conscious ourselves can unlock more and more opportunity and performance. Using his examples from sport and Sadhguru’s from spirituality shown him that seeking what life really has to offer means committing to the unknown and stepping into possibility. There is always a reason behind why things work for us and why they don’t. What is taking place on the levels of the physical, mental and emotional levels absolutely matters and it’s in expanding our awareness of these dimensions that brings us into contact with more of life and more of our own true power.


    Many things are covered both in today's episode and in the conversation to come with Sadhguru, but the overarching and inspiring theme is one that shows how potential - with a capital P - is not revealed by pushing back limits but by surrendering to and embracing a completely new dimension of living experience. Black and white yes/no answers draw us back into the realm of dead ends and boundaries, rules of right and wrong, don’t expect too many of these from Sadhguru. Often his responses are more interested in alleviating the need for comfort and to control and clearing the way for the questioner to deeply explore and engage for themselves.

    More to come on Thursday! For now though, we hope you enjoy the clarity that Sadhguru brings to this discussion.

    If you’re a fan of Jonny’s you can also follow him on socials: Twitter: @JonnyWilkinson Instagram: @jonnywilkinsonofficial



    To keep up and be a part of the conscious planet movement, please see their website here: consciousplanet.org

    Save Soil Movement on Instagram: @ConsciousPlanet https://www.instagram.com/consciousplanet/

    You can find Saghguru on his official website: https://isha.sadhguru.org

    Instagram: @Sadhuguru https://www.instagram.com/sadhguru

    Twitter: @SadhguruJV https://twitter.com/SadhguruJV

    Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/sadhguru

    • 17 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
180 Ratings

180 Ratings

JncMK ,

FABULOUS!

I have been absolutely loving this podcast and have only 2 left to listen to (Episodes 20 & 21) - yippee!!!

I’m hoping that they’re not the last two and that there will be more? Please?
XX

Charlene the Mermaid ,

Profound

So utterly profound. Thank you for creating such a brilliant podcast and sharing your truth.

cassian88 ,

Unmissable.

3 of the most powerful podcasts I’ve listened to!

Thank you for ‘wearing your heart on your sleeve’ and being self aware and letting your guests have the floor.

Look forward to more….

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