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Impact is what lives on beyond our daily challenges as an entrepreneur, parent and global citizen. It is the end product of living on purpose, thinking strategically, optimizing your health and committing to an evolving mindset. Impact is possible for all of us. Join your host, Dr. Meghan Walker, an entrepreneur, author, mother and former Naturopathic Doctor for provocative, progressive and playful weekly conversations that shatter the boundaries of what is possible for your life. Whether it is a solo session with Meghan, a soulful story, or a profound interview with actionable takeaways, you will leave each conversation inspired and prepared to turn your dreams into impactful creations and opportunities. Each week we explore topics and speak to world-class experts related to optimal health, mindset, wealth creation, and entrepreneurial tactics. We believe you can have your cake and eat it too. If you are ready to escape hustle culture and build a life on your terms, we’ve got your back. Impact is for women who are ready to pick up the pen and write the unregrettable version of their life’s story. Brace for Impact.
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Apr 26, 2022

On this week’s episode of IMPACT, I had a powerful conversation with crypto, breathwork, and meditation guru, Robbie Bent. Robbie is the founder of the Othership app, an app that teaches people proper and effective breathing techniques, guided meditations, other strategies to control our nervous system, and much much more. 

Robbie dives deep into the controversial topics of psychedelics and how they can be used to treat trauma we have stored in our bodies since we were children. Something as little as the first time our moms or teachers scolded us can have a detrimental effect on our bodies, and substances like psilocybin help to release that negative energy and make room for positive energy. In a world that’s addicted to constant stimuli, it’s very important to be able to plug out of that and embrace the wonders of the unknown. 

Breathwork, meditation, ice baths, and psychedelics are not going to work for everyone right off the bat. Much like a sport or hobby, these things require practice in order to start having fun with them. Practice makes perfect. Nothing is done overnight, and Robbie makes sure his listeners and supporters know that. His journey is spectacularly remarkable. Tune in!

 

KEY TAKEAWAYS (with timestamps): 

[4:25] How Robbie began his journey into crypto, breath work, and psychedelics

[12:41] Pattern interrupts – burnout for entrepreneurs

[20:00] Relationship between addiction, drugs, and psychedelics

[33:00] Nervous system regulation through baths and sauna

[36:29] Benefits of ice baths

[39:09] Importance of breathwork

[50:38] Robbie’s unwavering health commitment

 

WHERE TO FIND THE GUEST: Robbie Bent

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How to Prevent Founder Burnout

 

MEMORABLE QUOTES:

“I moved to Israel and actually tried a 10-day retreat. A silent retreat. 100 hrs. Meditation is a skill. For the people listening and are saying I tried it, put it on my phone, but nothing is working. Now I feel guilty. I’m sitting down and now I’m just thinking about work. That’s the common response.”

~Robbie Bent

 

“It’s almost like, you know, if you pick up a guitar, or any instrument… a piano… you can’t play a song, so you know, it’s not fun. You go “this sucks” and “I’m no good at it”. That’s what you’re going through when you try meditation and can’t get into it.”

~Robbie Bent

 

“Meditation was really hard and so most people just couldn’t get into it. And then psychedelics medicine is great to create habit change. To sort of act as a catalyst.”

~Robbie Bent

 

“Even when you’re not working, you’re thinking about it. And then what happens is you start to get addicted to stimulation.”

~Robbie Bent

 

“I was so jacked up on my screens, and just like, consistent stimulation, so I’m like, I need a pattern interrupt. The one I did was a dark retreat, which is kind of the ultimate form of this. You live in a cave with no stimulation at all, and you reset your dopamine receptors.”

~Robbie Bent

 

“Things like psilocybin, ayahuasca, FIBO, DMT, there are no cases of people actually becoming addicted to these substances.”

~Robbie Bent

 

“There was this study by this professor, David Nutt, and they ranked destructiveness of substances, and they ranked alcohol was 50 orders of magnitude higher than psilocybin mushrooms.”

~Robbie Bent

“I’ve always been fascinated with Roman ingenuity, and one of the things I’ve found interesting… was how prevalent baths, sauna, and the use of temperature, and the incorporation of socialization was in the Roman culture.”

~Robbie Bent

 

“For me, being in the cold is actually like this safe, psychological space. It’s so fascinating.”

~Robbie Bent

 

“I would just say that if you’re struggling with willpower, with sleep, with fatigue, a really good place to look is, ‘am I foundationally breathing properly?’.”

~Robbie Bent

Apr 19, 2022
Today, I am thrilled to speak with Reef Karim, a physician turned TV actor, entrepreneur, and mad genius. Reef talks about his incredible work of helping individuals unlock their deepest state of creativity, and will take you from a place of feeling unexpressed to finding who you are in the most authentic space.

 

Connect with Meghan Walker:

Instagram: @drmeghanwalker

TikTok: @drmeghanwalker

Apr 12, 2022

Katy Prince is the founder of the Squirm Free School of Business, where she is on a mission to revolutionize the way companies market themselves. In this episode, she’ll teach you how to give people an opportunity to lean into your products or services without feeling any pressure. Katy will also tell her story of leaving social media for good, and will give you all the details on how to spread the word about what you offer without any kind of social media presence.

 

Connect with Meghan Walker:

Instagram: @drmeghanwalker

TikTok: @drmeghanwalker

Apr 5, 2022

Meet Dr. Anna Cabeca: The Girlfriend Doctor and the queen of Keto Green! A triple-board certified OBGYN, Dr. Anna is on the show today to dish up all the information you need to know about living a holistic lifestyle, from eliminating fear to improving your libido. If you want to harness your physiological power to have a real impact, this very special episode is for you.

 

Connect with Meghan Walker Instagram: @drmeghanwalker

TikTok: @drmeghanwalker

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