Karamo Brown Is Culture
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You can’t grow if you don’t confront that which limits you. So face it. Ask for help. Have the hard conversations. Commit to the work. And I promise, your life will change.

I’ve seen it come to pass countless times—in myself and many others.

But few have more experience with personal transformation than Karamo Brown—a man who overcame tremendous adversity to enliven the best in others.

The ‘culture’ expert on Netflix’s massive hit show Queer Eye, Karamo is a father, former social worker, and psychotherapist who was first introduced to audiences on MTV’s The Real World in 2004. He continued to build their trust as a host on Dr. Drew Live, HuffPost Live, and Access Hollywood Live.

Karamo’s self-titled primer on emotional healing, Karamo: My Story Of Embracing Purpose, Healing, is an inspiring must-read for anyone grappling with adversity. In addition, he is the founder of 6in10, an organization that provides mental health support and education to the LGBTQ+ community, and the co-founder of Mantl, a skin-care line for bald men.

Today he shares his powerful story, dropping pearls of guidance in the process.

This is a conversation about culture beyond art museums and the ballet. It’s about how people feel about themselves and others, how they relate to the world around them, and how their shared labels, burdens, and experiences affect their daily lives in ways both subtle and profound.

It’s also about the culture of Karamo. Raised in the South by a Jamaican father and Cuban mother in predominantly white neighborhoods, it’s a story of overcoming personal issues of colorism, physical and emotional abuse. Alcohol and drug addiction. And public infamy.

But more than anything, this is a conversation about what holds people back. It’s about the importance of exploring our difficulties. And what’s required to transcend our past, move forward, and ultimately live our best lives.

To read more and listen click here. You can also watch our exchange on YouTube. And as always, the podcast streams wild and free on Apple Podcasts and Spotify

I adore this man and I love this conversation.

Peace + Plants,

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Finding Mastery
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Feel Better, Live More with Dr Rangan Chatterjee
Dr Rangan Chatterjee: GP & Author
#161 How To Keep Your Brain Healthy At Any Age
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41 min
Huberman Lab
Huberman Lab
Dr. Andrew Huberman
Control Pain & Heal Faster with Your Brain | Episode 9
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Impact Theory with Tom Bilyeu
Impact Theory with Tom Bilyeu
Tom Bilyeu
This Netflix Co-Founder Turned His Idea Into A Company Worth Over $100 Billion | Marc Randolph
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No harm.“ [20:42] “We decided that it was way better to take this long shot at a great success than to take this pretty sure path to mediocrity and eventually to go out of business.” [26:50] “It´s extremely rare that the person who had the skillset to start something, to grow something, is the same person who takes it all the way.“ [38:23] “Culture isn´t what you say. It´s what you do.“ [44:24]   FOLLOW MARC: “That Will Never Work” Podcast: Apple Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/that-will-never-work/id1550777106 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/3AABlfn5yx0hLKMYE5LVlh?si=iJkUfQTUSva6ytMdoLhb0A&nd=1 Google Podcast: https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly9yc3MuYXJ0MTkuY29tL3RoYXQtd2lsbC1uZXZlci13b3Jr Website: www.marcrandolph.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/marcbrandolph Twitter: https://twitter.com/mbrandolph Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thatwillneverwork/
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The Art of Charm
The Art of Charm
Toolbox: The Cheat Code to Building Deep Relationships and Being Unforgettable
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1 hr 2 min
PLANTSTRONG
PLANTSTRONG
Rip Esselstyn
Ep. 9: Dr. Reshma Shah - Food and Family
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49 min
The Exam Room by the Physicians Committee
The Exam Room by the Physicians Committee
Physicians Committee
Best and Worst Foods for Alzheimer’s Disease | Drs. Dean and Ayesha Sherzai
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58 min
Plant Proof -  Evidence based nutrition
Plant Proof - Evidence based nutrition
Plant Based Nutrition & Inspirational Stories
Approaching climate change like a game of chess with Dr Jonathan Foley
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1 hr 15 min
Broken Brain with Dhru Purohit
Broken Brain with Dhru Purohit
Dhru Purohit
Treating Addiction, Depression, and Anxiety with Psychedelics (Minisode #25)
We’re all just trying to figure out what this world and this life are all about, and do our best at living well. At least I know I am! But wouldn’t it be nice to have a little help when it comes to recovering from traumas, treating anxiety and depression, understanding spirituality on a new level, successfully overcoming addiction, and even reducing our fear of death? Well, research and clinical trials in the field of psychedelics is showing that we can.  Psychedelics were the subject of serious medical research in the 1940s to the 1960s, when many scientists believed some of the mind-bending compounds held tremendous therapeutic promise for treating a number of conditions including severe mental health problems and alcohol addiction. By the mid-60s, research into psychedelics was shut down for decades. After the blackout ended, the doctor we have on the podcast today was among the first to initiate a new series of studies on psilocybin—the psychoactive compound in “magic” mushrooms. On today’s mini-episode, Dhru speaks with Dr. Roland Griffiths, a Professor in the Departments of Psychiatry and Neurosciences at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Griffiths’ principle research focus in both clinical and preclinical laboratories has been on the behavioral and subjective effects of mood-altering drugs.  His research has been largely supported by grants from the National Institute of Health, and he is the author of over 360 journal articles and book chapters. In 1999 he initiated a research program at Johns Hopkins investigating the effects of the classic hallucinogen psilocybin that includes studies of psilocybin-occasioned mystical-type experiences in healthy volunteers, psilocybin-facilitated treatment of psychological distress in cancer patients, psilocybin-facilitated treatment of cigarette smoking cessation, and psilocybin effects in long-term meditators. In this episode, we discuss the therapeutic benefits of psilocybin for the treatment of addiction, and how a single dose of psilocybin substantially diminished depression and anxiety in cancer patients.  Find Dhru’s full-length conversation with Dr. Roland Griffiths here: https://broken-brain.lnk.to/DrRolandGriffiths/ For more on Dhru Purohit, be sure to follow him on Instagram @dhrupurohit, on Facebook @dhruxpurohit, on Twitter @dhrupurohit, and on YouTube @dhrupurohit. You can also text Dhru at (302) 200-5643 or click here https://my.community.com/dhrupurohit. Interested in joining Dhru’s Broken Brain Podcast Facebook Community? Submit your request to join here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/2819627591487473/. This episode is brought to you by the Pegan Shake. How you start your morning sets the tone for the day. I’m a huge fan of morning routines because I think they can transform your ability to focus, sleep well, and get the most out of your day, especially in this busy, modern world.  What I’ve found is that the best way to begin your day is to feed your body the right information or the right nutrients. That’s why Dr. Hyman and I created the Pegan Shake. It’s a nutritionally packed morning blend designed to support healthy blood sugar, energy, and brainpower.   It contains some of my most favorite brain-boosting foods like MCT and avocado. It also features acacia fiber for healthy gut function and collagen, pumpkin, and pea protein to support muscle synthesis. Check it out at getfarmacy.com/peganshake. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
14 min
Change Academy
Change Academy
Brock Armstrong & Monica Reinagel
36: What You Gain by Slowing Down
We often feel like we have to make a decision, make a change, make a difference, or achieve a goal quickly. But if we want the benefits to be meaningful and lasting, shouldn’t we be willing to take our time? In this episode, we consider the downside of rushing into a decision to change without considering the realities of trying to create change in too much of a hurry. Then, we'll explore some alternatives. Takeaways: * Knowing or understanding how to do something isn’t the same as actually doing it and experiencing it. Better to gather less information and apply it than to gather lots of information but never to put anything into action. * Sometimes, learning how to slow down and be more deliberate is part of what we need to learn to do in order to get to the result we’re seeking. * Before deciding to commit to a new goal or challenge, be sure you understand what it will involve and whether you’re actually willing to do what it will take. * Things we acquire or develop through slow steady work have a better chance of becoming long-term habits. Lab Experiment Think of an area of your life where you feel like you are in a hurry to finish or achieve something. And ask yourself: * Is trying to get there more quickly actually serving you or just causing you to cut corners? * How could slowing down actually enhance either the process or the result (or both)? * What do you need to adjust about either your actions, beliefs, or self-talk to allow yourself to slow down? * What parts of the process (rather than the outcome) can you focus on that will bring you pleasure and satisfaction?
24 min
The Model Health Show
The Model Health Show
Shawn Stevenson
TMHS 463: The Mind Vs. The Brain & Cleaning Up Your Mental Mess - With Guest Dr. Caroline Leaf
One of the most important conversations we can be having at this time in human history is how to prioritize our mental health. And while it’s generally accepted that mental health struggles are something that we fall victim to, we actually have an immense amount of power and authority over our minds. Neuroscience is such a fascinating, ever-evolving topic, and it’s one that is deeply empowering. Today’s guest, Dr. Caroline Leaf, is a cognitive neuroscientist, a bestselling author, and an expert in all things mind and mental health. On this episode of The Model Health Show, Dr. Leaf is sharing incredible insights from her new book, Cleaning Up Your Mental Mess. You’ll learn important distinctions between the mind and the brain, how to heal from mental trauma, and five steps to build a better brain. We’re also discussing mental health and its implications on preventable diseases, how to cope with negative emotions, and so much more. This is one of my favorite episodes to date, and I hope this message resonates with you and reminds you how powerful you truly are. So click play, take good notes, and enjoy the show! In this episode you’ll discover: * How Dr. Leaf got into the neuroscience field. * Powerful stories of how the brain can heal from trauma. * The problem with making mental health struggles part of your identity. * How most preventable diseases are driven by the mind. * Why identifying with a toxic label can influence your cognitive ability. * The difference between being depressed and experiencing depression. * How antidepressants work, and the effects of their advent. * What iatrogenic problems are. * The difference between the brain and the mind. * How your thoughts resonate into your cells. * What you need to understand about negative emotions. * The importance of deep thinking. * How neurogenesis occurs in your sleep, and what those cells are for. * What brain building is, and how often you should do it. * How your conscious mind and unconscious mind communicate. * 5 steps to manage your mind. * How many days it actually takes to form a new habit. * One of the most important roles your telomeres have. Items mentioned in this episode include: * Organifi.com/Model -- Use the coupon code model for 20% off! * Onnit.com/model -- Get your optimal health supplements at 10% off! * Eatsmarterbook.com * Cleaning Up Your Mental Mess by Dr. Caroline Leaf * Books by Dr. Caroline Leaf * Switch App * Connect with Dr. Caroline Leaf Website / Podcast / Facebook / Instagram Be sure you are subscribed to this podcast to automatically receive your episodes: * Apple Podcasts * Stitcher * Spotify * Soundcloud
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