38 episodes

Cure For The Common Life is a weekly dose of blazing hot topics on exactly how we function and how to use that information to get the very best out of ourselves. This powerful mixture of personal development, psychology fun and actionable strategies will spark your inner Badass and help you go Further Faster. NOW!
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Cure For The Common Life with Joseph McClendon III Joseph McClendon

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    • 4.9 • 53 Ratings

Cure For The Common Life is a weekly dose of blazing hot topics on exactly how we function and how to use that information to get the very best out of ourselves. This powerful mixture of personal development, psychology fun and actionable strategies will spark your inner Badass and help you go Further Faster. NOW!
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    Living & Giving With the First African American Photojournalist Assigned to The White House, Reggie Selma

    Living & Giving With the First African American Photojournalist Assigned to The White House, Reggie Selma

    “The secret to living is giving.”
    Today I am joined by the legendary, former photojournalist, and very first African American cameraman assigned to The White House, Mr. Reggie Selma. 
    But his influential accomplishments don’t just stop there!! Because off-camera, Reggie has gone on to become one of the most inspiring and mesmerizing speakers in the industry, as well as what I like to lovingly refer to as an “ambassador of dopamine.”
    From Ronald Reagan to Barack Obama, my friend Reggie has traveled the globe to document the doings of some incredibly important people, and I’m honored today at the opportunity to hear and share some of his greatest stories of all time. 
    Because above ALL else - Reggie Selma is a storyteller, and I can’t wait for you to hear the words that come out of his Magnificent mouth yourself! 
    Tune into Episode 38 of Cure For The Common Life to hear more!
    In this episode you will learn:
    Some background on Reggie Selma (1:20) What it was like for Reggie growing up in the segregated South of the United States, as well as how his childhood was directly affected by the Klu Klux Klan (3:30) Reggie’s Father’s philosophy and what it was like growing up with a Minister for a father (6:33) Advice Reggie would offer to someone who’s seeking to uncover their purpose (9:15) The reasons Reggie suggests it’s so important to seek council from those who are outside of our usual circle (11:00) An influential experience Reggie had while filming Nelson Mandela, paired with a few internalized revelations of his own (13:05) The story behind Reggie’s brand new podcast, An Inspired Life (23:10) Why I fondly refer to Reggie as an “ambassador of dopamine” (26:25) One of Reggie’s favorite stories about former President Barack Obama (28:21) A quick, final teaching I wish to leave you with (38:20).
    Let’s Connect!
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    Connect With Reggie Selma:
    www.aninspiredlifepodcast.com
    RSelma1@aol.com
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    • 39 min
    Pandemic-proofing Your Mindset & Business Amidst Extreme Adversity, With Nick Santonastasso

    Pandemic-proofing Your Mindset & Business Amidst Extreme Adversity, With Nick Santonastasso

    Today I am joined by one of the most magnificent human beings I’ve had the pleasure of meeting and befriending, the BOLD and BADASS, Mr. Nick Santonastasso!
    It’s been one year since Nick last blessed us with his presence, on one of the very FIRST Cure For The Common Life podcast episodes EVER, and (as you know), it’s been quite a year for our world indeed.
    Thinking into this past year, today’s episode includes a kickass chat between Nick and I, as we uncover what we have done, and will continue to do, in order to pandemic-proof our perspective, all while empowering optimism and optimum results.
    Born with a rare condition causing him to come into this world with only one limb, Nick has utilized what many might see as an obstacle, as an opportunity to propel himself forward, and now helps others do the same as an international speaker, author, and mentor to millions.
    Sharing strategies surrounding how he came to be so deeply solutions-oriented, the tips Nick shares in this episode will enable you to empower your own relationship with fear and rejection, in order to attract yourself closer to the results you seek.
    If you’re seeking a greater understanding into how you can program yourself to default into optimism and strategic solutions - even and especially in the face of extreme struggle and hardship - today’s episode is for YOU!
    Tune into Episode 37 of Cure For The Common Life to hear more!
    In this episode you will learn:
    Some background on Nick Santonastasso (1:47) What’s new with Nick (3:28) In what moment Nick realized he needed to do something “different” and what that difference empowered him to do (5:48) A few ways Nick and his team have been adapting his business model to ensure it’s both recession-proof and pandemic-proof (7:01) Three ways you can reframe your own questions to create a more optimistic outlook, and optimize your results (8:00) Which tools and experiences conditioned Nick to be a solutions-oriented individual (9:22) How pain was REALLY designed to empower you (14:42) A sneak-peek into a few of the courses Nick is currently creating for communities around the world (23:00) Nick’s mindset hacks to propel you out of your comfort zone, and into the growth zone (25:55).
    Let’s Connect!
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    Connect With Nick Santonastasso:
    Nick’s Instagram: @NickSantonastasso
    Nick’s Website: www.VictorNick.com
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    • 31 min
    Easy Access to Attracting Harmony in Your Health & Holistic Wellbeing, With Udo Erasmus

    Easy Access to Attracting Harmony in Your Health & Holistic Wellbeing, With Udo Erasmus

    Today I am joined by a world-renowned health and holistic living mentor, as well as my dear friend, Mr. Udo Erasmus. After suffering from pesticide poisoning in the early 90’s, Udo was inspired into becoming an innovator in the healthy oils industry, and thus birthed Udo’s Choice Oils, in which he is the founder. In addition to his expertise in essential oils, Udo is an Internationally acclaimed author and speaker, who’s famous book, Fats That Heal, Fats That Kill, has sold over a quarter of a million copies worldwide. Having spoken at Tony Robbins and Deepak Chopra events, Udo’s driving passion has always been to help people have harmony in their health and their lives at large. In equipping himself to embrace this purpose, Udo has studied biochemistry, genetics, biology and nutrition, in addition to obtaining a masters degree in counseling and psychology. Here at Cure For The Common Life we know that many of us lead a common life with our health, and today Udo has answers to assist us in living out an extraordinary existence! 
    Tune into Episode 36 of Cure For The Common Life to hear more!
    In this episode you will learn:
    Some background on Udo Erasmus (1:20) The background story behind how Udo and I first met (2:40) What brought Udo into his current field (3:42) How Udo got poisoned by pesticides and the repercussions that followed (6:42) Why Udo believes it’s so important to take the time for a “full stop” every day (9:22) What attracted Udo to the oil industry (10:46) A few things Udo suggests we do if we’re looking to help the global climate (20:25) A few behind the scenes stories of my personal experiences when COVID-19 first hit (21:20) Some facts about essential oils and the ways in which they benefit our health (23:23) The findings of Udo’s experiment integrating his oils into the diets of athletes (27:27).
    Let’s Connect!
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    Connect With Udo Erasmus & Udo’s Oils:
    UdoErasmus.com
    UdosChoice.com
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    • 36 min
    Behind the Scenes of the Brain Revolution, With Dr. Daniel Amen & Tana Amen

    Behind the Scenes of the Brain Revolution, With Dr. Daniel Amen & Tana Amen

    Today I am joined by a profound power couple pairing, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen! Known as “America’s most popular psychiatrist,” my dear business partner, Dr. Amen, has authored over 30 books, appeared on numerous television shows, and honors us today with his presence to talk through the transformations brain health has both brought to him personally, and professionally as well. 
    With both myself, Dr. Amen AND Tana Amen dedicating the last 30+ years of our lives working to optimize other people’s brains (and thus, their LIVES!), this episode will share both mental wellness practices and personal stories from all three of us! 
    Hit that play button below to learn more about the business opportunity Dr. Amen and I have co-created through our just-launched, dual-certification program, called the Brain Revolution, as well as simple strategies you can use to supercharge your brain health TODAY!
    Tune into Episode 35 of Cure For The Common Life to hear more!
    In this episode we will share: 
    Some background on Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen (1:44), Behind-the-scenes information about Dr. Amen’s brand new book, Your Brain Is Always Listening (3:35), Insights into Tana Amen’s new book, The Relentless Courage of a Sacred Child (6:05), What Dr. Amen’s side of our just-launched, dual-certification program is all about (8:10) A bit about my thought processes going both into and out of my brain scanning session with the Doc (10:10)
    Why I refer to Tana’s incredible Instagram content as a “cosmic b**** slap” (12:50) What drives Tana Amen to do what she does, as well as a brief story about her upbringing (14:03) Why Tana Amen believes ownership is so important (16:37) What core belief my brain scan reinforced and reilluminated for Dr. Amen (19:15) Ways to begin building a pathway to empower and progress your own mental faculties (22:58).
    Let’s Connect!
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    Connect With Dr. Daniel Amen & Tana Amen:
    AmenClinics.com
    BrainRevolution.com
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    • 27 min
    Breaking Through What’s Blocking You (AND Your Income!) With Amira Alvarez (Part II)

    Breaking Through What’s Blocking You (AND Your Income!) With Amira Alvarez (Part II)

    Today I am joined by entrepreneur, master mentor, founder and CEO of The Unstoppable Woman, Amira Alvarez. 
    After attracting a quantum leap that empowered her to transform from barely making 6-figures to $700k in one year, Amira has been helping other people turn their dreams into reality all around the world. 
    Specializing in income breakthroughs, Amira empowers entrepreneurs, empire builders, and athletes alike in their pursuit to achieve their goals in record time. 
    Whether it be new heights of happiness or having a thriving business, today’s Part II episode with Miss Alvarez will supercharge you to start smashing through your own glass ceiling! In this episode, Amira also shares strategies and tools for identifying and overcoming what’s blocking YOU from accessing a breakthrough, as we both contribute a few takeaways from the teachings within one of our favorite books: Think And Grow Rich.  
    Tune into Episode 34 of Cure For The Common Life to hear more!
    In this episode you will learn: Some background on Amira Alvarez (1:45) What events Amira has coming up, as well as what her podcast, The Unstoppable Woman, is all about (2:44) My personal experience reading the book, Think And Grow Rich, by Napoleon Hill (6:14) Some background on the book Think And Grow Rich (8:37) Why the second part of Think And Grow Rich wasn’t published until 2011 (9:23) What my personal mastermind is like (10:44) How Amira approaches being confronted with a challenge (11:55) How we can tap into our infinite intelligence, according to Think And Grow Rich (14:05) The very first question Amira always asks her coaching clients (15:45) A few things Amira believes to be blocking high achievers from accessing the results they seek (19:55) One reason why people often self-sabotage (24:04) A bit of background on ‘The Law of Sacrifice’ (24:55) How we can go about being more transparent with ourselves (34:09) What a ‘Geometric Psychophysical Momentum Loop’ is and how it may be at play in the interactions within your own life (35:16) How Amira has empowered herself through learning to LOVE making mistakes (37:40) A final recommendation I have for you (39:30).
    Let’s Connect!
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    Connect With Amira Alvarez:
    TheUnstoppableWoman.com/FreeStuff
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    • 43 min
    Scientific Strategies to Manifest Your Reality, With Neuroscientist, Award-Winning Author & Medical Doctor, Dr. Tara Swart (Part II)

    Scientific Strategies to Manifest Your Reality, With Neuroscientist, Award-Winning Author & Medical Doctor, Dr. Tara Swart (Part II)

    Today, I am joined by fellow neuroscientist, award-winning author of the best-selling book “The Source,” medical doctor, and lecturer at MIT Sloan, Dr. Tara Swart, for a special, Part II, episode of The Cure For The Common Life podcast! 
    In this episode, Dr. Tara and I are blending our scientific backgrounds with our thoughts on spirituality, as we uncover insights surrounding the question: Does manifesting REALLY work?
    Using our unique upbringings and backgrounds as evidence, Dr. Tara and I have a magnificent time talking through the incredible concept of being able to influence and impact the world around us in order to attract abundance into our lives.
    As we merge the scientific and the spiritual for today’s conversation, Dr. Tara pulls illuminative references from her bestselling book, as I recall real events from my past that have affected my ideas around manifestation in an immeasurable way.
    Ready to discover how empowering your brain health can bring you closer to controlling many aspects of your own reality, as well as how you can physically prime your brain for the abundance you seek?
    Join us for an episode filled with tactical, practical steps, scientifically-supported to help you cultivate the qualities necessary to attract the life of your deepest desires! 
    Tune into Episode 33 of Cure For The Common Life to hear more!
    In this episode you will learn: Some background on Tara Swart (1:14) Whether or not I, Joseph McClendon III, make vision boards myself (3:56) My personal background in spirituality (4:18) The exercises that changed Dr. Tara’s life (5:34) The problem Dr. Tara has with traditional vision boards, as well as what she likes to call them instead (7:15) Dr. Tara’s trick to ensure you don’t make a vision board that limits what you’re capable of (8:00) Three tangible, tactical things you can do to bring your vision board to life (8:30) How to prime your brain (9:22) A favorite take away from Think And Grow Rich (10:30) The difference between a ‘dream’ and a ‘vision’ (11:33) A few practices Dr. Tara uses to embed her future visions into her subconscious mind (12:29) What a ‘Psychophysical Geometric Momentum Loop’ is, and what it can do for bringing abundance into your life (16:41) How your upbringing affects your brain, as well as what we would say to someone suffering with imposter syndrome, fear of failure, or fear of success (19:47) How the understanding that “manifestation is cumulative” can transform your practices of envisioning (26:55) The unforgettable personal experience that undeniably changed my views on manifestation forever (30:16).
    Let’s Connect!
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    Connect With Tara Swart:
    Website: TaraSwart.com
    Instagram: @DrTaraSwart
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    • 38 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
53 Ratings

53 Ratings

Lassie from Chi Town ,

Joseph is the real deal. Totally authentic and a master success coach

I met Joseph at a Tony Robbins event in the early 90s. He walks his talk and speaks from the heart. He is authentically motivated to help others grow. His knowledge and strategies will help anyone looking to change their life.

damselflye ,

One of my faves

My first exposure to Joseph was over 10 years ago at a UPW, and as I went through tons of other TR training, through Leadership academy and others, I have to say I like him more than Tony. He just seems more authentic and congruent. So no surprise that his podcast rocks. I’ve learned from his solo pods and the interviews on here. Appreciate the exposure to some other new (to me) leaders and have ordered books and forwarded episodes to friends, and even my coach. Anyone who asks for a quality leader/ mindset pod, I send here. Thanks for all you do to light up the world, Joseph. Much love.

Liked1245780 ,

Transformative!

Joseph is a wonderful inspiration! His energy and vitality is incredible, and this podcast is uplifting and informative every time. Each episode is interesting and I love Joseph’s humor and ability to keep it real while daring us all to be the best versions of ourselves. Highly recommend!

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