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Mark Divine is the founder of SEALFIT and Unbeatable Mind. Mark is a Retired Navy SEAL Commander, NYT Best Selling author, speaker and entrepreneur. The podcast deals with a wide variety of subjects, from philosophical, emotional and meta-physical to self defense, fitness and elite physical performance. They all form a part of Mark's 5 mountain training path to develop your Mental, Physical, Emotional, Intuitive, and Kokoro (Heart) self. Find out more at unbeatablemind.com.

The Mark Divine Show mark@markdivine.com

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.8 • 1.6K Ratings

Mark Divine is the founder of SEALFIT and Unbeatable Mind. Mark is a Retired Navy SEAL Commander, NYT Best Selling author, speaker and entrepreneur. The podcast deals with a wide variety of subjects, from philosophical, emotional and meta-physical to self defense, fitness and elite physical performance. They all form a part of Mark's 5 mountain training path to develop your Mental, Physical, Emotional, Intuitive, and Kokoro (Heart) self. Find out more at unbeatablemind.com.

    Become Extraordinary by Unlocking Your Nervous System with Dr. Sukhi Muker

    Become Extraordinary by Unlocking Your Nervous System with Dr. Sukhi Muker

    Dr. Sukhi Muker, an award-winning doctor, author, and ultra-endurance athlete, transformed his life from a troubled youth involved in crime and drugs to a respected thought leader. He dedicated over 20 years to studying universal laws impacting health, happiness, and abundance, exploring over 200 disciplines and 1000 texts. Driven by a passion to merge science and spirituality, Dr. Muker empowers others to lead authentic and powerful lives. Renowned for his charismatic speaking style, he inspires audiences in personal and professional growth. On October 18th, he will launch his new book, "Beyond Body, Beyond Mind," which addresses overcoming uncertainty and achieving dreams.
     
    Key Takeaways:
     
    Nurturing the Adaptive Nervous System: The nervous system is a learning technology that wants to learn, grow, evolve, and adapt. By cultivating and nurturing the intelligence and life force within us, we can maximize our health and life potential.
    Prioritizing Growth and Integration: Suffering is optional, and the greatest growth occurs right at the edge of our comfort zone. By prioritizing rest, healing, and integrating our experiences, we can move our nervous system into greater coherence and adapt more effectively.
    Consciousness and Whole Mind: Consciousness streams through our body-mind machines, interacting with matter and the biological intelligence of the body, creating an integrated whole mind that includes the brain, enteric nervous system, gut mind, and heart-mind.
    Expanding Consciousness, Limitless Potential: There are no limitations in matter, only limitations in consciousness. By expanding our consciousness and making the subconscious conscious, we can grow and evolve as human beings.
    Uniqueness, Purpose, and Evolution: Each person is unique and has a distinct purpose to fulfill in this world. By giving our unique verse and song to the world, we can contribute to the evolution of humanity and ourselves.



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    • 47 min
    How to Heal Your Gut & Fix Your Microbiome with Holistic Nutritionist and Gut Health Expert Josh Dech

    How to Heal Your Gut & Fix Your Microbiome with Holistic Nutritionist and Gut Health Expert Josh Dech

    Josh Dech is a holistic nutritionist and gut health expert whose career began uniquely—as a paramedic in rural Newfoundland. Witnessing the limitations of conventional medicine in fostering genuine health improvement led him to transition into personal training and ultimately to specialize in holistic nutrition. Josh's deep dive into the complexities of gut health has positioned him as a leading voice in understanding its critical role in overall well-being, immune function, and mental health. Through his popular podcast, "Reversible: The Ultimate Gut Health Podcast," he shares cutting-edge insights and practical advice, empowering listeners to take control of their health through the lens of gut wellness.
     
    Key Takeaways:
     
    The Critical Role of Gut Health: Gut health is pivotal for overall well-being, influencing everything from mental health to immune function, and is central to managing physical and psychological conditions effectively.
    Role of Inflammation: Inflammation acts as both a protective and a harmful physiological process within the body, and its dual role in both helping the body heal and potentially leading to chronic health issues when uncontrolled.
    Gut Bacteria and Mental Health: Gut bacteria and mental health are connected. Imbalances in gut microbiota can affect mental health conditions like anxiety and depression due to neurotransmitter interactions.
    The Impact of Lifestyle on Gut Health: Your lifestyle choices impact your gut health. Diet, exercise, and exposure to different environments, can support or hinder gut microbiome balance. 
    Understanding Beneficial Bacteria: Probiotics, prebiotics, and postbiotics have different roles and impacts in maintaining a balanced gut ecosystem. It’s important to foster beneficial bacterial activities for health.




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    • 48 min
    How To Master Mindful Leadership with Zen Practitioner Marc Lesser

    How To Master Mindful Leadership with Zen Practitioner Marc Lesser

    Marc Lesser is a speaker, facilitator, workshop leader, and executive coach. He is known for his engaging, experiential presentations that integrate mindfulness and emotional intelligence practices and training. He is the author of 5 books, including Finding Clarity: How Compassionate Accountability Builds Vibrant Relationships, Thriving Workplaces, and Meaningful Lives, and CEO of ZBA Associates, an executive development and leadership consulting company. His podcast Zen Bones: Ancient Wisdom for Modern Times features cutting-edge interviews, supportive tools for creating more meaningful work, and potent mindfulness practices to develop yourself, influence your organization, and change the world. 
     
    Key Takeaways:
     
    The Power of Zen for Leadership and Personal Growth: Zen practice and meditation offer valuable tools for developing concentration, mindfulness, and compassion, which are essential for effective leadership and personal growth.
    Mindfulness-Based EQ: Integrating mindfulness-based emotional intelligence with meditation practices can enhance communication, trust, and alignment within organizations.
    Shedding Mental Barriers: Recognizing and letting go of resistance and unhelpful mental models is crucial for personal and professional growth.
    Balancing Compassion and Accountability: Compassionate accountability, which balances performance and results with trust and empathy, is a key concept for creating effective and harmonious workplaces.
    Nurturing Inner Growth: Cultivating self-awareness, curiosity, and the willingness to face difficulties head-on is essential for personal and professional development.
     
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    • 44 min
    Embodiment Expert Reveals Secrets to Overcoming Stress & Trauma (with Mark Walsh)

    Embodiment Expert Reveals Secrets to Overcoming Stress & Trauma (with Mark Walsh)

    Through embodiment practices and trauma education, you can reconnect your body and mind, heal from trauma, manage stress, and enhance overall well-being, while tailoring these practices to your unique needs and experiences.
    Mark Walsh, known as "Mr. Embodiment," is an author, podcaster, and founder of the Embodied Facilitator Course. He has trained over 2000 embodiment coaches in more than 40 countries and recently established saneukraine.org, a charity providing trauma and embodiment training in Ukraine. With a background in psychology, martial arts, yoga, and various other disciplines, Mark has taught in diverse settings, from corporate environments to war zones, and has entertained audiences of all ages.
     
    Key Takeaways:
     
    Embodiment for Trauma Healing: Embodiment practices, such as trauma education and trauma first aid techniques, are crucial for healing trauma, particularly in war-torn areas like Ukraine.
    The Importance of Movement and Body Awareness: Moving the body, especially with awareness through practices like yoga, conscious dance, and martial arts, is essential for stress management, emotional intelligence, and overall well-being.
    Trauma's Impact on the Body: Trauma can cause a disconnection between the body and mind, leading to chronic stress, health issues, and reduced empathy. Embodiment practices help reconnect the body and mind.
    Tailoring Embodiment Practices: Embodiment practices should be tailored to an individual's needs, experiences, and goals, whether they are a soldier, business person, or yoga practitioner, to maximize their effectiveness.
    The Accessibility of Wisdom: Despite the challenges in the world, we live in a unique time where wisdom traditions and practices are more accessible than ever through podcasts, books, and online resources.



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    • 43 min
    The Antidote to Extremism: Meta-Ideological Politics (with Ryan Nakade)

    The Antidote to Extremism: Meta-Ideological Politics (with Ryan Nakade)

    Meta-Ideological Politics can help people with different beliefs understand each other better and work together to solve problems in new ways.
    Ryan Nakade is a trained mediator and facilitator who works with various organizations to bridge divides and build resilient communities. He serves as a facilitator for the Department of Human Services family decision cases, Board Vice President of the Oregon Mediation Association, and an advisory committee member for the Beaverton Center for Mediation and Dialogue. In his spare time, he studies politics, philosophy, and complex systems, and is developing a new style of politics called Meta-Ideological Politics to transcend polarization and partisanship.
     
    Key Takeaways:
    Extremism Defined: Extremism is an ideology predicated on taking hostile action or violence towards any group that you don't like, not just believing in certain ideas.
    The Spread of Contagious Violence: Contagious violence spreads through cycles of retaliation, with social media amplifying polarization by promoting inflammatory content.
    Applying Integral Theory to Ideological Perspectives: Integral theory and stage development models provide a framework for understanding different ideological perspectives and fostering more inclusive discussions.
    The Promise of Meta-Ideological Politics: Meta-Ideological Politics encourages reflection on ideologies from a meta-perspective, integrating diverse viewpoints and transcending limitations of traditional political thinking.
    Reinterpreting Old Ideas Through New Frameworks: Reinterpreting and rereading old ideas through new frameworks, such as complexity science, can lead to novel insights and solutions to societal challenges.
     
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    • 47 min
    How Psychedelics are Changing Lives (with Matt Zemon)

    How Psychedelics are Changing Lives (with Matt Zemon)

    Psychedelics, when used responsibly and in the right context, have the potential to catalyze profound healing and personal transformation by quieting the default mode network, allowing new neural connections to form, and providing fresh perspectives on entrenched patterns of thought and behavior.
     
    Matt Zemon, MSc, is a passionate advocate for the responsible use of psychedelics, drawing on his Master's degree in Psychology and Neuroscience of Mental Health from King's College London. As an entrepreneur and author of the Amazon Best-Seller "Psychedelics for Everyone," Matt has co-founded various companies in the wellbeing sector, including HAPPŸŸ, Psychable, and Take2Minutes, all aimed at helping individuals navigate the challenging terrain of psychedelic experiences and improve their mental health and wellbeing.
    Key Takeaways:
     
    Quieting the Default Mode Network: Psychedelics can quiet the default mode network, reducing anxiety and rumination, while allowing new neural connections to form. This enables fresh perspectives and the release of limiting patterns.
    Set, Setting, and Source: Set, setting, and source are critical - your mindset, the environment, and the quality/purity of the medicine. An experienced facilitator and a safe, supportive container are essential.
    Properties of Different Psychedelics: Different psychedelics have unique properties - MDMA is heart-opening and good for processing trauma, psilocybin fosters a sense of interconnectedness, and 5-MeO-DMT can induce a transcendent non-dual experience.
    Progressive Psychedelic Journeys: Multi-day, multi-medicine retreats allow for a progressive journey, with time for preparation and integration. The medical and ceremonial approaches each have valuable aspects to incorporate.
    Catalyzing Healing and Transformation: While not without risks, when used responsibly, psychedelics show great promise for treating depression, anxiety, PTSD, addiction and end-of-life distress by catalyzing lasting healing and transformation.




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    • 53 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
1.6K Ratings

1.6K Ratings

JLEW810 ,

Awesome for all areas of life

I love the diverse and open lens through which mark approaches this podcast. The variety of topics covered keeps it fresh and interesting. So many other podcasts you tend to hear the same things over and over. Not the case here. Keep it up. Hooyah!

Nick Name 450123 ,

Bill George Episode

Avoid the Bill George episode unless you want to hear about gun control and George Floyd being “murdered” and “lots of discrimination” in the USA. Far left garbage episode

Fitz1229 ,

Like the no nonsense style

Motivation without the phony “pump you up” rah rah Baloney !!.👍🏻

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