22 episodes

I am fascinated by everything. Co-creating an optimized self, species, and future through knowledge and discourse. Explore life philosophies of those with wisdom, hear stories from exotic characters. Learn to know thy pself through biohacking, psychedelics, nutrition, martial arts, psychotherapy, and more. Explore the world with me as I try to be a better human everyday.

Know Thy Pself James

    • Philosophy

I am fascinated by everything. Co-creating an optimized self, species, and future through knowledge and discourse. Explore life philosophies of those with wisdom, hear stories from exotic characters. Learn to know thy pself through biohacking, psychedelics, nutrition, martial arts, psychotherapy, and more. Explore the world with me as I try to be a better human everyday.

    Yin/Yang of Fast Success, and Tales from the Tour with Al Laughlin of HWY 50 and The Samples

    Yin/Yang of Fast Success, and Tales from the Tour with Al Laughlin of HWY 50 and The Samples

    Al Laughlin of HWY50 and The Samples comes next door to discuss the pitfalls and glory of fast success, some of the darker and lighter aspects of professionally touring as a musician, having Dave Matthews Band, Blues Traveler, and so many others open for them, getting stoned and lost under Red Rocks Amphitheatre, the details of his musical beginnings and rise, and what he is doing now with HWY50 (Check them out in Boulder/Denver, or in Belize soon!).

    • 42 min
    Recovering from TBI and guiding personality/lifestyle transformation with Art & Derek

    Recovering from TBI and guiding personality/lifestyle transformation with Art & Derek

    Art Heimbach and Derek Brouwer of Therapeutic Brain Inventures come on for KTP #21. We discuss Art and Derek's experiences combating traumatic brain injury, using sports, adventure, and other "re-creational" activities. We talk about the many approaches to healing traumatic brain injury, symptoms of tbi (some of which may not manifest in full for years), the profoundly disruptive changes in ego and personality that can occur, the shamanic aspects of personality and lifestyle transformation, some various healing modalities (including the potential of ayahuasca/psilocybin/ketamine for TBI therapy), and much more.

    Check out Therapeutic Brain Inventures at:


    www.therapeuticbraininventures.com

    • 1 hr 14 min
    Wim Hof and breathwork, Bitcoin, and not giving f**ks with Matt Basso KTP #20

    Wim Hof and breathwork, Bitcoin, and not giving f**ks with Matt Basso KTP #20

    Matt joins me again for a discussion on the Wim Hof Method and his specific applications of WHM and breathwork to personal training. We talk about his experience being certified as a WHM Instructor out near Mt. Hood, his experience instructing in New York, human physiology in general, how science tends to follow practice rather than the other way around, where bitcoin is headed, and so much more. Matt is founder and owner of @IronlotusPT and ironlotuspt.com.

    • 1 hr 49 min
    Rolfing, Hacking Trauma and the Nervous System w/ Stephanie Leyland KTP #19

    Rolfing, Hacking Trauma and the Nervous System w/ Stephanie Leyland KTP #19

    Stephanie is a Certified Rolfer, Onnit Academy Certified Trainer, owner and founder of FindYourBalancedBody.com, and more. We discuss experiences rolfing (Stephanie and I have undergone the Rolfing 10 Series), the concepts behind the practice, some of the parallels between physical and psychic therapy, hacking the nervous system, physical compensations due to injury, sauna, entrepreneurialism, and much more. If you enjoy the show, please subscribe to the channel and/or rate us on your favorite podcast platform. Thanks for listening!

    • 1 hr 10 min
    KTP #18 Scott and Sara (@Scottolagranola, @nursenthedirt, Soil Food Web Consultants, Entrepreneurs)

    KTP #18 Scott and Sara (@Scottolagranola, @nursenthedirt, Soil Food Web Consultants, Entrepreneurs)

    Scott and Sara return a third time to discuss the soil food web and related items. We discuss using salts to bolster microbially-based soil s'ystems, using the terms organic vs. microbially-based, we discuss Scott and Sara's new and upcoming podcast on the soil food web and more, their mission to upgrade human consciousness, what you should be foliar feeding at least once a week and potentially everyday, how everyone is overwatering and what it does to the SFW, watering as a technique, and more! Enjoy and please subscribe to our channel or find us on iTunes.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    KTP #17 Itzik Cohen (@Itz.sick, Entrepreneur, Master Electrician, 12 Step Mentor)

    KTP #17 Itzik Cohen (@Itz.sick, Entrepreneur, Master Electrician, 12 Step Mentor)

    Entrepreneur, Master Electrician, 12 step program mentor, and so much more--Itzik Cohen is a very unique New Yorker with a refreshing view on life. Itzik and I actually were roommates for several months, and I have always enjoyed our conversations. Itzik is far from a typical Boulderite, as you'll find listening. We discuss Itzik's experiences taking ketamine legally in a clinical setting, entrepreneurship, the philosophy behind sobriety and 12 step programs, Itzik's experiences with alcohol addiction and getting sober, the conceptual framework behind "rock bottom," and much more. Get in touch with Itzik for any of your electrical needs on the front range, and give him a follow and subscribe to our channel if you like the podcast. Thanks for listening!

    • 55 min

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Generally the podcast exposes me to new viewpoints and ways of looking at things. I love the alternative and unusual perspectives it offers! Like mind yoga....

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