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The Defiant Spirit” is Dr. Rabbi Baruch HaLevi‘s new podcast synthesizing the foundational ideas of both logotherapy and the life and legacy of Dr. Viktor Frankl, with Kabbalah, the Jewish mystical blueprint of existence and roadmap for the soul. In this first podcast he will be exploring some of the foundational principles of Dr. Frankl‘s message of meaning, hope and inspiration and some fundamental, kabbalistic ideas. No matter what you are facing or enduring you have within you the defiant power of your spirit. It‘s time to awaken it, live it and illuminate a darkened world.

The Defiant Spirit Podcast Soul Centered

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The Defiant Spirit” is Dr. Rabbi Baruch HaLevi‘s new podcast synthesizing the foundational ideas of both logotherapy and the life and legacy of Dr. Viktor Frankl, with Kabbalah, the Jewish mystical blueprint of existence and roadmap for the soul. In this first podcast he will be exploring some of the foundational principles of Dr. Frankl‘s message of meaning, hope and inspiration and some fundamental, kabbalistic ideas. No matter what you are facing or enduring you have within you the defiant power of your spirit. It‘s time to awaken it, live it and illuminate a darkened world.

    Tool Shed: Discovering David In The Marble

    Tool Shed: Discovering David In The Marble

    This is one of Dr. Baruch HaLevi's trusted tools he uses with his clients and in his life. In this tool, "Ride The Stock Market," Baruch explores the story of Michelangelo's creation of the sculpture of David and the lessons we can learn from it. The main themes include not passing over the blemished aspects of ourselves and others, the idea that meaning is not created but discovered, and the importance of removing obstacles to reveal our true purpose. The conversation emphasizes the role of vision, participation, and the transformative power of going through struggle and suffering. You can learn more about Baruch at ManUPrising.org or DefiantSpirit.org

    • 9 min
    Tool Shed: Ride The Stock Market

    Tool Shed: Ride The Stock Market

    This is one of Dr. Baruch HaLevi's trusted tools he uses with his clients and in his life. In this tool, "Ride The Stock Market," he explores the concept of zooming out and taking a broader perspective on life and finances. It emphasizes the importance of not getting caught up in day-to-day fluctuations and instead focusing on the long-term trajectory. The stock market is used as a metaphor for life, with its highs and lows representing the peaks and valleys we experience. The key takeaway is to find meaning and opportunity in both the highs and lows and to embrace the natural rhythms of life. You can learn more about Baruch at ManUPrising.org or DefiantSpirit.org

    • 8 min
    Are you seeking a men's group and community

    Are you seeking a men's group and community

    Are you seeking a men's group and communityBaruch HaLevi introduces Man Uprising, a men's group platform and movement for men in the second half of life. He discusses the importance of deep connections and brotherhood for men facing challenges such as divorce, depression, and death. HaLevi emphasizes the need for men to redefine themselves and find new ways of being in the world in order to avoid a slow descent into unhappiness. He highlights the transformative power of Man Uprising in helping men become more secure, confident, purpose-driven, compassionate, and strong. You can learn more at www.manuprising.org
     

    • 8 min
    An End To Cancel Culture & The Rise of Resilience

    An End To Cancel Culture & The Rise of Resilience

    In this conversation, Baruch HaLevi and Dr. Daniel A. Franz discuss cancel culture, resilience, and the importance of open dialogue. They reflect on the recent Tom Brady roast and how it symbolizes the need for an end to cancel culture. They explore the lack of resilience in today's society and how it is influenced by factors such as social media and parenting styles. They emphasize the importance of facing consequences, engaging in meaningful debate, and choosing responsible actions. They also discuss the role of humor and comedy in addressing sensitive topics and promoting dialogue.

    • 43 min
    Screw Retirement. Why Men Need Re-inspireMENt

    Screw Retirement. Why Men Need Re-inspireMENt

    This conversation is about re-inspirement and finding purpose in the second half of life. Baruch discusses the different stages of a man's life according to Carl Jung and emphasizes that retirement should not be seen as the end but as a new chapter. He encourages men to continue expressing their voice and finding their vocation in the world. The key takeaways include the importance of designing a meaningful life, not compartmentalizing different phases, and starting to pursue passions and dreams now rather than waiting for retirement. Visit: www.manuprsing.org
     

    • 15 min
    Why Men Need To Rise UP In The Second Half of Life

    Why Men Need To Rise UP In The Second Half of Life

    Why Men Need To Rise UP In The Second Half of LifeBaruch HaLevi discusses his passion project, Man Uprising, which is focused on helping men rise up in the second half of life. He emphasizes the importance of leaving behind boyhood and embracing healthy masculinity. He talks about the need to redefine goals and rules in the second half of life, particularly regarding money and retirement. He encourages men to rewrite their goals and rules and to focus on becoming a better version of themselves. He describes Man Uprising as an internal uprising against cultural norms and a choice to become the man one wants to be in the second half of life. Visit www.manuprising.org
     

    • 11 min

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