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A weekly interview series from Russell Brand that examines what's beneath the surface—of the people we admire, the ideas that define our time, and the history we’re told. Speaking with guests from the worlds of academia, popular culture, and the arts, Russell seeks to uncover the ulterior truth behind our constructed reality. And have a laugh.
On his new podcast ‘Above the Noise’ Russell guides us all—curious beginners, spiritual skeptics, and experienced practitioners—in brief, 10-minute meditations. Listen to Above the Noise on Luminary

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A weekly interview series from Russell Brand that examines what's beneath the surface—of the people we admire, the ideas that define our time, and the history we’re told. Speaking with guests from the worlds of academia, popular culture, and the arts, Russell seeks to uncover the ulterior truth behind our constructed reality. And have a laugh.
On his new podcast ‘Above the Noise’ Russell guides us all—curious beginners, spiritual skeptics, and experienced practitioners—in brief, 10-minute meditations. Listen to Above the Noise on Luminary

Listen on Apple Podcasts
Requires subscription and macOS 11.4 or higher

    #196 How To Shake Off Trauma (with Dr. David Berceli)

    #196 How To Shake Off Trauma (with Dr. David Berceli)

    This week I spoke with Dr. David Berceli. David is an expert in the areas of trauma intervention and conflict resolution. He is the creator of Tension & Trauma Releasing Exercises which are designed to help release the deep tension created in the body during a traumatic experience or through chronic stress.

    In this podcast, we discuss the idea of post-traumatic growth - do we grow and learn from our trauma, and does it ultimately makes us stronger? Where and why do we store trauma in our bodies and what are subsequent consequences? David teaches people through his simple TRE exercises how to release trauma from the body in order to aid illness, both physical and mental. He tells me how he discovered these techniques, we discuss the similarities these techniques have with ecstatic states and transcendent bodily feelings and how some of us are so conditioned to be composed at all times we’ve lost the ability relax, let go or even cry.

    For more information on David’s work go to: traumaprevention.com

    I'm doing live dates in the UK this autumn with my new stand up show, '33'. Tickets and info available at http://www.russellbrand.com/live-dates/

    My new meditation podcast Above the Noise is out now only on Luminary, I will be releasing guided meditations every Wednesday, please check out it: http://luminary.link/meditate

    Elites are taking over! Our only hope is to form our own.
    To learn more join my cartel here https://www.russellbrand.com/join and get weekly bulletins too incendiary for anything but your private inbox.
    *not a euphemism



    Subscribe to my YouTube channel, I post four videos a week including video clips from these episodes!
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    https://www.youtube.com/c/AwakeningWithRussell

    Instagram: 
    http://instagram.com/russellbrand/

    Twitter: 
    http://twitter.com/rustyrockets

    • 10 min
    #195 The Underworld and The Underworld Within (with Robert Macfarlane)

    #195 The Underworld and The Underworld Within (with Robert Macfarlane)

    This week I spoke with Robert Macfarlane. Robert is a writer and a Fellow of Emmanuel College, Cambridge. He is known for his books on landscape, nature, place, people and language. He is author of Underland and Mountains of the Mind: A History of a Fascination.



    This is a beautiful and fascinating episode. Robert is an incredible writer and investigator into the natural world. He writes beautifully about our relationship with the underworld. We discuss Robert’s adventures into the world beneath us, the psychological and mythic correlations, our obsession with conquering nature, and our need to recognise the sacred in the world around us.

    More Info:

    
    You can Get Robert’s books here: https://www.waterstones.com/author/robert-macfarlane/172313

    Robert’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/robgmacfarlane



    I'm doing live dates in the UK this autumn with my new stand up show, “33.” Tickets and info available at http://www.russellbrand.com/live-dates/



    My new meditation podcast Above the Noise is out now only on Luminary, I will be releasing guided meditations every Wednesday, please check out it: http://luminary.link/meditate



    Elites are taking over! Our only hope is to form our own. To learn more join my cartel here https://www.russellbrand.com/join and get weekly bulletins too incendiary for anything but your private inbox.

    (*not a euphemism)



    Subscribe to my YouTube channel, I post four videos a week including video clips from these episodes!
    https://www.youtube.com/russellbrand



    Subscribe to my YouTube side-channel for more wellness and spirituality.
    https://www.youtube.com/c/AwakeningWithRussell

    Instagram:
    http://instagram.com/russellbrand/

    Twitter:
    http://twitter.com/rustyrockets

    • 14 min
    #194 The Jungian Perspective (with Lisa Marchiano)

    #194 The Jungian Perspective (with Lisa Marchiano)

    This week I spoke with Lisa Marchiano! Lisa is a Jungian analyst, author of Motherhood: Facing and Finding Yourself and co-host of This Jungian Life podcast.

    In this podcast we speak about Lisa’s new book about parenting, and how becoming a parent or taking on those responsibilities, is an incredible opportunity for growth. We learn so much about ourselves from the struggles and hardships we endure. Lisa also shares her knowledge about Jung and applies it to a variety of cultural events I put to her—from the Britney Spears conservatorship to the European Football Championship. Are we hardwired to worship and seek the transcendent in everything? Are there mythological tropes and narratives being played out in front our eyes that we can learn from? Let’s see.

    • 11 min
    #193 Prepare For The Apocalypse! (with Bradley Garrett)

    #193 Prepare For The Apocalypse! (with Bradley Garrett)

    This week I spoke with Bradley Garrett. Bradley is a social geographer, explorer and photographer. He is author of Bunker: Building for the End Times and Explore Everything: Place-Hacking the City.

    Bradley talks to us about his time writing about and living with “DoomsDay Preppers,” people who are preparing for the end of the world as we know it. Bradley has visited billionaire bunkers and lived with off-grid communities. He found that these people transcend political ideology, identity politics, or any kind of ideals. Their aim is to be prepared to live self-sufficiently and in harmony--in order to survive the worst!

    What can we learn from this mentality and why has it come about?

    MORE INFO

    For more info on Bradley’s work and book go here: https://www.bradleygarrett.com

    I'm doing live dates in the UK this autumn with my new stand up show, '33.' Tickets and info available at
    http://www.russellbrand.com/live-dates/

    My new meditation podcast Above the Noise is out now only on Luminary, I will be releasing guided meditations every Wednesday, please check out it: http://luminary.link/meditate

    Elites are taking over! Our only hope is to form our own. To learn more join my cartel here https://www.russellbrand.com/join and get weekly bulletins too incendiary for anything but your private inbox.
    *not a euphemism


    Subscribe to my YouTube channel, I post four videos a week including video clips from these episodes!
https://www.youtube.com/russellbrand

    Subscribe to my YouTube side-channel for more wellness and spirituality.
    https://www.youtube.com/c/AwakeningWithRussell
    Instagram: 
    http://instagram.com/russellbrand/
    Twitter: 
    http://twitter.com/rustyrockets

    • 12 min
    #192 Compassionate Leadership (with Jocko Willink)

    #192 Compassionate Leadership (with Jocko Willink)

    This week I spoke with Jocko Willink! Jocko is an author, podcaster, and retired naval officer who served in the Navy SEALs. He is also co-founder of Echelon Front, a leadership consulting company where he teaches the leadership principles he learned on the battlefield. In this podcast we discuss the difference between good and bad leadership--not just in terms of combat but governmental, corporate, and even familial! I ask Jocko about the nature of violence, dealing with fear, and his approach and confrontation in every day life. He is a very wise, grounded and knowledgeable leader who is worth listening to. Jocko’s debut novel Final Spin is coming out this November!

    More info:

    Pre-order Jocko’s new book Final Spin here: https://amzn.to/3AgHKIZ
    Jocko’s podcast: https://jockopodcast.com
    Echelon Front: https://echelonfront.com

    I'm doing live dates in the UK this autumn with my new stand up show, '33.' Tickets and info available at http://www.russellbrand.com/live-dates/

    My new meditation podcast Above the Noise is out now only on Luminary, I will be releasing guided meditations every Wednesday, please check out it: http://luminary.link/meditate

    Elites are taking over! Our only hope is to form our own. To learn more join my cartel here https://www.russellbrand.com/join and get weekly bulletins too incendiary for anything but your private inbox.
    *not a euphemism


    Subscribe to my YouTube channel, I post four videos a week including video clips from these episodes!
https://www.youtube.com/russellbrand

    Subscribe to my YouTube side-channel for more wellness and spirituality.
    https://www.youtube.com/c/AwakeningWithRussell
    Instagram: 
    http://instagram.com/russellbrand/
    Twitter: 
    http://twitter.com/rustyrockets

    #191 Open Communication (with Ben Shapiro)

    #191 Open Communication (with Ben Shapiro)

    This week I spoke with Ben Shapiro. Ben is a very popular US conservative political commentator - he presents a daily current affairs show called The Ben Shapiro show on YouTube. His new book "The Authoritarian Moment” will be released on July 27.

    In this conversation we respectfully discuss politics, culture, religion and the Israel and Palestine conflict. Some of you may not agree with either of us depending on your political leaning, however we feel open communication is always important and necessary!

    Please let us know what you think.



    More info:

    The Ben Shapiro Show: https://www.youtube.com/benshapiro



    I'm doing live dates in the UK this autumn with my new stand up show, '33'. Tickets and info available at http://www.russellbrand.com/live-dates/



    My new meditation podcast Above the Noise is out now only on Luminary, I will be releasing guided meditations every Wednesday, please check out it: http://luminary.link/meditate



    Elites are taking over! Our only hope is to form our own. To learn more join my cartel here https://www.russellbrand.com/join and get weekly bulletins too incendiary for anything but your private inbox.

    *not a euphemism



    Subscribe to my YouTube channel, I post four videos a week including video clips from these episodes!

    https://www.youtube.com/russellbrand



    Subscribe to my YouTube side-channel for more wellness and spirituality.

    https://www.youtube.com/c/AwakeningWithRussell

    Instagram:

    http://instagram.com/russellbrand/

    Twitter:

    http://twitter.com/rustyrockets

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