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437: Don’t look back, you don’t live there anymore

Brandon is inspired to talk about not being overly nostalgic and constantly looking back to the past as something that defines us in the present and is perpetuated into our future, and he offers quotes, thoughts and an Abraham-Hicks clip all related to the idea that our past is only meant to be instructive, not restrictive.

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436: Death is an important part of the human experience

Brandon is prompted by recent high-profile deaths to talk about this charged yet important topic. He shares quotes, anecdotes and a clip by Abraham-Hicks that all seek to demystify crossing over into the unknown, including related experiences like senile dementia as a “soft withdrawal”.

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435: Interview episode with Synchronicity podcast host Noah Lampert

Noah Lampert is the host of the popular Synchronicity podcast and founder of the Mindpod Network. In this episode, Noah and Brandon discuss a wide array of topics such as astrology, magick, plant medicines and of course synchronicity.

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434: All love is ultimately self-love, as there is only one of us

Brandon is inspired to discuss self-love according to his own highest understanding, an especially challenging thing to human beings due to our naturally limited state of consciousness about our true selves. He also shares a related clip by renowned author Louise Hay.

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433: Keep your grand ideas to yourself until they’re fully developed

As an answer to a listener’s question, Brandon talks about keeping our plans and ideas to ourselves instead of talking about them excessively, and he presents some evidence for this viewpoint in the form of an Abraham-Hicks clip that deals with precisely this topic.

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432: Everything is within you; ask all from yourself

Brandon seeks to inspire the podcast audience and shares powerful quotes by Rumi and others, as well as a Teal Swan audio clip on fulfilling our own unmet needs, all reminders that we hold the ultimate creative power and that we are all mini-universes unto ourselves.

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431: Interview episode with author Frank Ostaseski

Frank is an internationally respected Buddhist teacher and co-founder of the Zen Hospice Project, and Metta Institute. He has lectured at Harvard Medical School, the Mayo Clinic, been named as one of the 50 most innovative people by AARP, highlighted on the Oprah Winfrey show and honored by the Dalai Lama. In this episode, Frank shares the wisdom he has gleaned by sitting at the bedside of thousands of people who are dying, and which he also covers in his new book The Five Invitations, which goes into great detail regarding what death has taught him about living fully.

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430: Power versus force and anger

Brandon follows up on a previous episode’s theme and a comment he made on a public forum regarding negativity and anger, and he expands on this by referencing a scale of human consciousness and emotion as described in the work of Dr. David Hawkins, as well as play an Eckhart Tolle clip on the dynamics of the ego and the so-called “pain body”.

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429: Move deeply into this moment and witness the miraculous

Brandon switches things up by reading a negative one-star review; he also addresses a couple of questions from the Facebook group, in particular one regarding frustrated aspirations for an acting career, and he shares a Matt Kahn audio clip that seeks to elevate and inspire the listener by reminding them of their true divine nature.

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428: Beware the pitfalls of inauthentic positive thinking

Brandon delves into the idea that a simplistic “positive thinking” philosophy could actually do more harm than good by denying reality or repressing negativity, and comments on a blog post on this topic as well as offer his own perspective on the matter.

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