67 episodes

Never has there been a better time to be alive in human history. If you’re not feeling it, it’s essential that you discover why. Health, wealth, happiness, and other components of successful living are not achieved by accident. Everything has a cause. This is the weekly show that seeks and discusses impactful ideas, systems, and inspiration---the thinking---to fuel your pursuit of a flourishing, thriving life.

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Mr. Bright Side Matthew Boulton

    • Education
    • 4.6 • 5 Ratings

Never has there been a better time to be alive in human history. If you’re not feeling it, it’s essential that you discover why. Health, wealth, happiness, and other components of successful living are not achieved by accident. Everything has a cause. This is the weekly show that seeks and discusses impactful ideas, systems, and inspiration---the thinking---to fuel your pursuit of a flourishing, thriving life.

Learn more at: https://matthewboulton.ca/ or https://www.facebook.com/matthewboulton.ca/

    Ep. 67: Chad Morris: Give less (way less) to gain more (way more) in fitness

    Ep. 67: Chad Morris: Give less (way less) to gain more (way more) in fitness

    A lot of us think that in exercise, more is better. We all just don’t do enough. But perhaps we’re giving too much. In today’s interview, our guest, Chad Morris, discusses how people over-train to their detriment, as they give up way too much time, money, effort, sweat, and stress in return for way too few fitness returns and way too many tears in frustration and discouragement. What if we could do a lot less for a lot more?

    Check out Chad's Myogenics fitness studio: https://www.myogenicsfitness.com/
    Take a virtual tour: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aPtUPL53uEA

    See Chad's 2019 TOS-Con Talk: 'Basic Principles and Pitfalls of Fitness Training: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L_74PPgFlJs

    Check out (son) Seth's YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCdyHsGgESyglhKDvKzTXDcQ

    Watch on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GwU-Y5aIn74

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    • 1 hr 41 min
    Ep. 66: Lisa VanDamme: "Mother of two twice" on parenting and education

    Ep. 66: Lisa VanDamme: "Mother of two twice" on parenting and education

    Lisa VanDamme, educator and parent (which you’ll see are both understatements), has answers regarding education and parenting that stem from an approach which I might describe as rationally passionate or passionately rational—I can’t decide which is more appropriate. In any case, you’ll hear the clear thinking down to the root of each issue that ought to concern any parent or person concerned with the future generation and the society they will help build and in which we all must live. You’ll also see the passionate love for her children and students shine through in our interview.

    I’m sure that after hearing Lisa’s unique approach to the subject dearest to any parent, you will be wondering where you can find a teacher like her or a school like hers, or how you might also apply some of her insights toward being the best parent you can be for your child—and more, how you can appreciate and enjoy the journey of parenting even more deeply than you might.

    Find Lisa and get involved with her projects:

    VanDamme Academy: https://www.vandammeacademy.com/
    VDA on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/VanDammeAcademy
    Documentary, 'A Little Candle': https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hv2TWkmTIlE&t=327s
    Read With Me: https://readwithmesalon.com/info/home
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lisa.vandamme
    Enjoy Parenting podcast: https://aynrandcentre.co.uk/

    Watch on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=85KSIMblOTU

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    • 1 hr 31 min
    Ep. 65: Clear room for new growth (break announcement)

    Ep. 65: Clear room for new growth (break announcement)

    We've got to clear away some weeds--and sometimes even some healthy plants--to make room for new growth. Matthew makes and announcement about taking a step away from regular Mr. Bright Side podcast episodes.

    Don't worry! He will still be pursuing particular guests who he personally wants to have on, and will publish those interviews as they come. And on top, he will be back in some new incarnation at some point. Listen in for details as to what and why, and think about what you might drop from your own life that may not be as necessary as you think.

    Watch on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1JznhSRn1l0

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    • 12 min
    Ep. 64: Bright Side News & Optimistic Opinion [Pt. 2: Can you believe this is for us?]

    Ep. 64: Bright Side News & Optimistic Opinion [Pt. 2: Can you believe this is for us?]

    Good stuff is happening, and it’s much more common than the negative. Listen in for some optimistic news that’s going on in the world.

    In Part 1 of this two-part series, Matthew highlighted some of the astounding feats of medical science, while expounding on what this means for the lives of real individuals like you and him–and those we love. In Part 2, he presents a variety of thrilling innovations that promise to make our lives even more convenient, fun, and simply richer with experience. Man, is this exciting!

    Watch on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZWvUmu0u8Ek

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    • 18 min
    Ep. 63: Bright Side News & Optimistic Opinion [Pt. 1: Medical breakthroughs]

    Ep. 63: Bright Side News & Optimistic Opinion [Pt. 1: Medical breakthroughs]

    Good stuff is happening, and it’s much more common than the negative. Listen in for some optimistic news that’s going on in the world.

    In Part 1 of this two-part series, Matthew highlights some of the astounding feats of medical science, while expounding on what this means for the lives of real individuals like you and him–and those we love.

    Watch on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sKMuFctZVH4

    Learn more at https://matthewboulton.ca/ or https://www.facebook.com/matthewboulton.ca/

    • 20 min
    Ep. 62: "Hey, are you not walking your talk?"

    Ep. 62: "Hey, are you not walking your talk?"

    Matthew sets some context after he was apparently “busted” breaking his own rules, the same rules he claimed on his show were so helpful in leading him to get more done and enjoy his free time even more. Who is he to be sharing advice with people if he doesn’t actually practice what he preaches?

    Fair question. On today’s episode, he responds.

    See how setting boundaries is not restrictive but liberating, and how higher context goals ought to inform lesser ones. And then how we can be kind to ourselves while more deftly walking the line between rationalizing bad choices and not beating ourselves up to where we paralyze action.

    Watch on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V6rg8gM3FfE

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    • 19 min

Customer Reviews

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Greenwayrich ,

Improve your life through positivity

Mathew’s positive outlook and dogged determination to get the most actionable bits of advice from every guest he has on the show makes each episode a tutorial to get better results from your life. If you’re looking to improve, give Mr. Bright Side a try you won’t be disappointed!

beautybrainsbrawn ,

Wildly Entertaining and Educational

I was fortunate enough to hear the podcast with pro Coach Jim Goetz (pre release) of Functionised and it was amazing!!! Matthew puts on a wonderful podcast full of insight and intrigue. This podcast is a must subscribe and must listen. Thank you Matthew for your efforts. They are well worth it.

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