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Jam out with Mark Groves as he takes you on a journey to explore the juiciest parts of the human experience and what it’s like to live authentically in the modern world. You’re invited to lay down what you were taught and explore new viewpoints and discoveries in mental and emotional health, physical health and wellness, relationships and the human connection, and hot topics of the world. Open your ears and your eyes to The Mark Groves Podcast.

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Jam out with Mark Groves as he takes you on a journey to explore the juiciest parts of the human experience and what it’s like to live authentically in the modern world. You’re invited to lay down what you were taught and explore new viewpoints and discoveries in mental and emotional health, physical health and wellness, relationships and the human connection, and hot topics of the world. Open your ears and your eyes to The Mark Groves Podcast.

    Stepping Into Your Personal Power to Deepen Your Relationships

    Stepping Into Your Personal Power to Deepen Your Relationships

    This episode is an excerpt from Ky’s + my recent Valentine's Day Liberated Love Workshop. In this episode, Kylie and I explore the specifics of what liberated love means in action and discuss the need to break free from repeated relational patterns. We share our definition of codependency and emphasize the importance of both individual growth and mutual responsibility in relationships. Our conversation highlights the significance of personal maturation, self-awareness, self-trust, and setting boundaries to create genuine connections. Tune into this episode to learn how to embrace and liberate your full expression in every relationship in your life. Get the full recording at https://createthelove.myflodesk.com/vday-event-replay

    About Kylie:
    Kylie McBeath is a Certified Health Coach, Author, Co-Founder of Zura Health, Podcast Host, Ceremonialist, and Writer. Her mission is to offer work in this world that invites us all to return to our hearts, slow down, soften, and remember the beautiful world that lives within and around us.

    —Kylie’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/beingisbeautiful
    —Kylie’s Website: https://www.kyliemcbeath.com/
    —Follow me on Instagram - @createthelove: https://www.instagram.com/createthelove
    —Subscribe to my Newsletter: https://mark-groves.mykajabi.com/newsletter
    —Subscribe to my Substack: https://markgroves.substack.com
    —Follow me on Facebook - @createthelove: https://www.facebook.com/createthelove
    —Get My New Book! Liberated Love - Release Codependent Patterns and Create the Love You Desire: https://liberated-love.com

    If you want to dive deeper into my content, search through every episode, find specific topics I've covered, and ask me questions, go to my Dexa page: https://dexa.ai/markgroves

    Themes: Authenticity, Belonging, Breakups, Relationships, Boundaries, Self-Worth, Self-Love, Codependency, Dating, Attachment Theory, Transformation, Conflict, Mental Health, Patterns, Liberated Love, Personal Growth, Responsibility

    Drop us a note at podcast@markgroves.com for sponsor product support, questions, comments, guest suggestions, or just to say hello!
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    • 27 min
    Nutrition, Lifestyle, and Longevity: A Heart Surgeon's Perspective with Dr. Philip Ovadia

    Nutrition, Lifestyle, and Longevity: A Heart Surgeon's Perspective with Dr. Philip Ovadia

    In this episode, I welcome Dr. Philip Ovadia, a heart surgeon, author and founder of Ovadia Heart Health. In our conversation, Dr. Ovadia challenges the traditional view of heart disease – clarifying what cholesterol does for the body and emphasizing the need for more awareness around inflammation and insulin resistance. He discusses the drawbacks of weight loss medications, promotes the benefits of whole foods and animal protein, and shares the importance of early detection when it comes to issues of blood vessels and the heart. Dr. Ovadia also speaks on the misconceptions about statins, the importance of cholesterol quality, and shares actionable steps for optimizing metabolic health. Tune in to this perspective widening conversation about heart health and the ways we can not only live healthier, but prevent heart disease in the process.
    Dr. Philip Ovadia is a heart surgeon who has done over 3,000 heart surgeries. He is also the founder of Ovadia Heart Health, offering a virtual clinic to people all over the world that focuses on the prevention and treatment of heart disease by modifying diet and lifestyle. His book, Stay off My Operating Table: A Heart Surgeon’s Metabolic Health Guide to Lose Weight, Prevent Disease, and Feel Your Best Every Day teaches you the 7 principles of metabolic health and shows you how to eat metabolically healthy with just about any popular diet.

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ovadiahearthealth
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ovadia_heart_health/
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/ifixhearts
    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@IFixHearts
    LinkedIn: Linkedin.com/in/philip-ovadia-heart-health
    Book: https://www.amazon.com/Stay-off-Operating-Table-Metabolic/dp/1737818205/
    Appearances: https://ifixhearts.com/podcasts-and-videos/ 

    If you want to dive deeper into Mark’s content, search through every episode, find specific topics we’ve covered, and ask him questions, go to his Dexa page: https://dexa.ai/markgroves

    Themes: Self-Care, Self-Love, Health, Transformation, Heart Health, Ketogenic Diet, Cholesterol, Metabolic Health, Inflammation, Heart Disease Prevention, Insulin Resistance, Whole Food

    0:00:00 Intro
    0:01:03 Heart Health and Misunderstandings About Heart Disease
    0:03:53 The Historical Shift in Heart Disease Causes
    0:10:20 Reflecting on Surgical Procedures and Medications
    0:31:23 The Perfect Storm: Food, Pharma, and Health Care
    0:35:47 The Importance of Real Food and Animal Proteins
    0:38:03 Managing Insulin Resistance Through Diet
    0:41:17 Reversing Type 2 Diabetes: A Controversial Concept
    0:44:08 Weight Loss Medication Concerns and the Long-Term Effects
    0:46:45 The Difference Between Obesity and Insulin Resistance
    1:01:06 Transitioning to an Animal-Based Approach
    1:02:57 Effects of Carnivore Diet on Inflammation
    1:04:20 Carnivore Diet and Autoimmune Disorders
    1:05:47 Plant-Based Diets vs. Meat-Based Approaches
    1:12:28 Concerns about Seed Oils in Foods
    1:18:31 Empowering Individuals to Take Control of Health
    1:24:54 Actionable Steps to Improve Heart Health

    This episode is sponsored by Factor: Use code MARKGROVES50 to save 50% at http://factormeals.com/markgroves50

    Contact us at podcast@markgroves.com for sponsor product support, questions, comments, or just to say hello!
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    • 1 hr 32 min
    Grieving Expectations & Embracing Transformations

    Grieving Expectations & Embracing Transformations

    In this episode, I talk about adapting to change, setting boundaries, and valuing self in relationships. I explore the concept of self-worth detached from external validation and the importance of authenticity in relationships. I also speak about the process of confronting past traumas, the power of conversational role-play, and how to navigate grief and guilt as it arises. Join me as we get real about ourselves and our relationships in order to move towards healthier connections.

    —Follow me on Instagram - @createthelove: https://www.instagram.com/createthelove
    —Subscribe to my Newsletter: https://mark-groves.mykajabi.com/newsletter
    —Subscribe to my Substack: https://markgroves.substack.com
    —Follow me on Facebook - @createthelove: https://www.facebook.com/createthelove
    —Get My New Book! Liberated Love - Release Codependent Patterns and Create the Love You Desire: https://liberated-love.com

    If you want to dive deeper into my content, search through every episode, find specific topics I've covered, and ask me questions, go to my Dexa page: https://dexa.ai/markgroves

    Themes: Authenticity, Belonging, Breakups, Relationships, Boundaries, Self-Worth, Self-Love, Health, Codependency, Infidelity, Dating, Attachment Theory, Transformation, Conflict, Parenting, Mental Health, Grief, Trauma

    0:00:00 Intro + Reorienting in Relationship
    0:02:35 Importance of Integrity and Boundaries
    0:02:43 Embracing Grief and Healing Wounds
    0:02:56 Role-Playing Conversations for Closure
    0:04:14 Navigating Toxic Environments and Boundaries

    This episode is sponsored by Cozy Earth: Use code GROVES for 40% off sitewide at http://www.cozyearth.com

    Drop us a note at podcast@markgroves.com for sponsor product support, questions, comments, guest suggestions, or just to say hello!
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    • 8 min
    Psychedelics & Microdosing to Boost Your Mental Health with Matt Zemon

    Psychedelics & Microdosing to Boost Your Mental Health with Matt Zemon

    In this episode, I chat with Matt Zemon, educator, author, and leader in psychedelic wellness. Matt shares the transformative power of psychedelics in fostering personal growth beyond conventional treatments. He discusses the evolving research landscape around this topic and the positive impact psychedelics have on mental health. From medical applications to spiritual practices, Matt talks about the diverse avenues of psychedelic use, the importance of responsible engagement, and the potential of psychedelics to be used with intention for individual and societal well-being. Tune in to this eye-opening dialogue that invites us to both widen our perspective and expand our consciousness.

    Matt Zemon, MSc, is a dedicated explorer of the inner world and a passionate advocate for the responsible use of psychedelics. With a Master of Science in Psychology and Neuroscience of Mental Health from King’s College London, Matt explores the transformative potential of psychedelics, aiming to guide individuals through their experiences toward purpose, connection, and understanding. As the author of the Amazon Best-Seller, Psychedelics for Everyone: A Beginner’s Guide to these Powerful Medicines for Anxiety, Depression, Addiction, PTSD, and Expanding Consciousness, Matt shares insights on using these powerful medicines for anxiety, depression, addiction, PTSD, and expanding consciousness. Additionally, he co-founded companies like HAPPŸŸ, specializing in psychedelic-assisted ketamine therapy, PSYCHABLE, an online community connecting seekers with practitioners, and TAKE2MINUTES, a nonprofit dedicated to improving mental health and wellbeing.

    Website:  http://www.mattzemon.com/ 
    LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mattzemon/
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/matt.zemon
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/matt.zemon/

    If you want to dive deeper into my content, search through every episode, find specific topics I've covered, and ask me questions, go to my Dexa page: https://dexa.ai/markgroves

    Themes: Authenticity, Belonging, Spirituality, Self-Worth, Self-Love, Health, Codependency, Transformation, Mental Health, Grief, Psychedelics, Personal Growth

    0:00:00 Intro
    0:01:29 The Rising Interest in Psychedelics
    0:02:22 The Influence of Michael Pollan and MAPS
    0:03:12 Three Ways People Approach Psychedelics
    0:04:02 Psychedelic Churches and Ceremonies
    0:07:27 The Process of Healing and Growth
    0:11:46 Accessing Suppressed Emotions with Psychedelics
    0:29:06 Navigating the World of Psychedelics Safely
    0:33:40 Asking the Right Questions Before a Psychedelic Experience
    0:36:17 Integrating Medical and Spiritual Knowledge
    0:37:10 Unlocking Emotions and Connection Through Psychedelics
    0:40:42 Embracing Accountability and Emotional Exploration
    0:47:06 Medicinal Use Across Generations and Relationships
    0:57:55 Raising Children in a Changing Educational System
    1:02:12 Reflecting on Cultural Differences and Educational Systems
    1:06:44 Radical Responsibility and Emotional Awareness
    1:09:27 Music and Playlists in Psychedelic Journeys
    1:13:24 Navigating Angst and Respect for Psychedelic Journeys

    This episode is sponsored by Organifi: Use code CREATETHELOVE for 20% off sitewide at http://www.organifi.com/createthelove

    Drop us a note at podcast@markgroves.com for sponsor product support, questions, comments, guest suggestions, or just to say hello!
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    • 1 hr 21 min
    Free Yourself from Codependency to Experience Liberated Love with Kylie McBeath

    Free Yourself from Codependency to Experience Liberated Love with Kylie McBeath

    In this special Valentine's episode, I welcome back my wonderful wife, Kylie McBeath. Together we dive into the conversation of codependency and the role shame plays in relationships. We discuss our own journey and share insights on healing, integrating, and growing both in- and outside of relationship. We also introduce our new book, Liberated Love, which explores breaking free from codependent patterns and creating relational environments that celebrate mutual strength and liberation. Tune in to learn how to understand and heal codependent patterns and invitation to pre-order our book to dive even deeper in this transformative journey.
    Kylie McBeath is a Certified Health Coach, Author, Co-Founder of Zura Health, Podcast Host, Ceremonialist, and Writer. Her mission is to offer work in this world that invites us all to return to our hearts, slow down, soften, and remember the beautiful world that lives within and around us.

    —Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/beingisbeautiful
    —Website: https://www.kyliemcbeath.com/
    —Get Our New Book! Liberated Love - Release Codependent Patterns and Create the Love You Desire: https://liberated-love.com

    If you want to dive deeper into my content, search through every episode, find specific topics I've covered, and ask me questions, go to my Dexa page: https://dexa.ai/markgroves

    Themes: Authenticity, Belonging, Breakups, Relationships, Spirituality, Boundaries, Self-Worth, Self-Love, Health, Codependency, Dating, Attachment Theory, Transformation, Conflict, Parenting, Mental Health, Grief, Liberated Love

    0:00:00 Introducing Kylie as the Special Guest
    0:02:44 Reflecting on our Unconventional Wedding Ceremony
    0:05:40 Marriage as a Step Towards Sacred Union
    0:08:08 Exploring the Possibilities of Commitment and Sacredness
    0:08:24 Reflecting on the Journey and Breakup
    0:09:46 Sacred Pause: The Space Between Relationships
    0:12:45 Embracing the Journey of Relationships
    0:13:16 Honoring the Tough Experiences and Integrating the Lessons
    0:15:27 Returning to Openness and Resensitizing What Was Desensitized
    0:18:42 The Power of Creating Together
    0:20:29 Ending Old Patterns and Finding a New Path
    0:21:21 The Journey of Love and Letting Go
    0:23:08 The Canary in the Coal Mine: Recognizing the Wisdom to Leave
    0:25:10 Sacred Work: Healing Generational Patterns of Codependency
    0:32:31 The Concept of Taking Up Space in Relationships
    0:32:53 The Invisible Barriers and Relational Ruptures
    0:35:11 Belonging and Finding Support Even in Rupture and Ending
    0:38:23 The Journey of Writing a Book and Preparing for Parenthood

    This episode is sponsored by Open: Get 30 days free with code CREATETHELOVE AT https://withopen.com/createthelove

    Drop us a note at podcast@markgroves.com for sponsor product support, questions, comments, guest suggestions, or just to say hello!
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    • 45 min
    The Power of Collective Healing & Where to Even Begin with Thomas Hübl

    The Power of Collective Healing & Where to Even Begin with Thomas Hübl

    In this episode, I talk with Thomas Hübl, a renowned teacher, author, and international facilitator. We explore healing collective trauma and the importance of developing attunement in relationships. Thomas shares insights on trauma's impact on our nervous systems and the intergenerational transmission of trauma. We also discuss the broader implications of trauma for humanity and the planet and the need for deeper healing and interdependence. Join us on this deep dive to discover more about the far-reaching impact of trauma and the tangible steps we can collectively take towards integration, embodiment, and healing.
    Thomas Hübl, PhD, works within the complexity of systems and cultural change, integrating the core insights of the great wisdom traditions and mysticism with the discoveries of science. He is the author of Attuned: Practicing Interdependence to Heal Our Trauma—and Our World and Healing Collective Trauma: A Process for Integrating Our Intergenerational and Cultural Wounds.

    —Book: https://www.attunedbook.com
    —Website: https://thomashuebl.com

    If you want to dive deeper into Mark’s content, search through every episode, find specific topics we’ve covered, and ask him questions, go to his Dexa page: https://dexa.ai/markgroves

    Themes: Authenticity, Belonging, Trauma, Relationships, Spirituality, Attunement, Boundaries, Self-Worth, Self-Love, Emotional Health, Nervous System Health, Interdependence, Transformation, Conflict, Mental Health, Grief, Collective, Ancestors, Healing, Intergenerational

    0:00:00 Intro
    0:00:47 Discussion on Mysticism and Science
    0:05:10 Transition from Paramedic to a Meditation Deep Dive
    0:09:50 Understanding the Dance of Attunement
    0:15:14 How Disconnection From Self Hinders Connection with Others
    0:19:06 Curiosity and Self-Contact as Keys to Uncovering Filters
    0:22:54 Depathologizing Wounds and Integrating Past Experiences
    0:24:11 Devaluing Emotions: Rational vs. Emotional Response
    0:25:23 Co-Regulation and Decreasing Fear Levels
    0:27:25 Fear as an Isolated Emotion
    0:31:01 Recognizing Intergenerational Trauma and its Impact
    0:34:54 Finding Relief in the Power of a Single Brick
    0:38:10 Disembodied Relating and the Impact of Social Media Communication
    0:41:30 Disembodiment, Toxic Dynamics, and the Need for Attunement
    0:46:02 Losing Touch with Specificity on Social Media and its Consequences
    0:48:13 Sensational News Feeds: Detrimental to Public Health
    0:51:28 The Journey to Maturity: Being with Self and Others without Othering
    0:53:09 Shifting Perspectives: From Pain to Generosity
    0:56:14 Moving Beyond Hyper-Individualization: The Power of Interdependence
    1:03:36 Complexity of Ancestors and Trauma
    1:07:15 The Spiritual Dimension: Transcendence and Bigger Context
    1:11:23 The Beauty of Being Present: A Self-Healing Mechanism

    This episode is sponsored by:
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    • 1 hr 21 min

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