The Energy Blueprint Podcast
About The Energy Blueprint Podcast
In this episode, I’m speaking with Brian Johnson, founder and CEO of Heroic Public Benefit Corporation and the author of Areté: Activate Your Heroic Potential. I know Brian personally, and he is one of the most thoughtful, disciplined, and all-around interesting people I’ve ever met—I can’t wait to share this episode with you! In this podcast, Brian and I discuss: His journey from Philosopher’s Notes, his project that I followed for over a decade!, to Heroic, his vision for social change through personal transformation The secret meaning of the word “Hero” and how redefining the word will change our world 7 practical objectives that bridge ancient wisdom with modern science…and Brian’s vision for building a community of people committed to making the world a better place The concept of Areté and how it’s the most deceivingly simple way to finally live a life you love The fascinating way our mitochondria are tied to our life’s purpose and the emerging field of mitochondrial psychobiology The number one way to foster physiological and psychological anti-fragility…the concept that challenges of all types make us stronger, more purposeful, and more capable of supporting others The nearly unbelievable results of a study done on Brian’s work showing that just ONE targeted action per day leads to 23% more energy
In this episode, I’m speaking with Robert Naviaux, MD, Ph.D., the revolutionary mind behind the Cell Danger Response, a landmark contribution to the study of chronic fatigue and other long-term illnesses. In this podcast, Dr. Naviaux and I discuss: The true underlying driver of chronic illness, from myalgic encephalomyelitis to Lyme disease to depression (it’s not what you think!) The fascinating two-sided physiology that keeps you fit and healthy but can also make you incredibly ill 2 pathways of disease that no one is discussing and how to ensure your body is resolving dysfunction instead of keeping you sick A new approach to medicine that will forever change the way we (successfully!) address chronic disease…and steps you can take today
In this episode, I’m speaking with Dr. Christine Schaffner. Dr. Schaffner is a board-certified naturopathic physician who focuses on “mystery illnesses”—she’s helped thousands of patients recover from chronic, complex conditions. I’m also excited to share an invitation to her upcoming summit—The Art & Science of Cultivating Coherence Summit—FREE from October 30th through November 5th. In this podcast, Dr. Schaffner and I discuss: Her personal endocrine issues, including recovery from a brain tumor and how overcoming her fear led to the bioenergetic work she’s sharing now How to stay curious about the connections between biochemistry and meditation, language, and quantum fields that sometimes lead to miraculous results…but deserve deep skepticism The concepts of “the field” and the biofield as ways to describe the subtle energies of the universe and how they interact with us and influence our health Measurable currents emanating from our heart and brain and how this quantitative data relates to our biofield and health status The links between the piezoelectric effect, fascia, the extracellular matrix, and lymph that create a system of electrical communication in our bodies How 40,000 sensory neurites in the heart are acutely affected by our emotional state, plus using our emotions (and other practical methods) to regulate our health!
In this episode, I’m speaking with Dr. Gabrielle Lyon, founder of the Institute for Muscle-Centric Medicine®, about her new book, Forever Strong. I believe Dr. Lyon’s message is so crucial that I bought her book for myself and my parents—this episode is a must-listen! In this podcast, Dr. Lyon and I discuss: The completely overlooked driver of cardiovascular disease, cancer, Alzheimer’s, and the epidemic of chronic illnesses…and it’s a factor you can change TODAY Why worrying about fat gain is the wrong place to put your attention, and what to focus on instead “Calories in-calories out” and the real truth behind this hotly debated topic—plus, a deep dive into the macronutrient that can make or break body composition An evidence-based option for the over 40 million people on statin drugs…could cholesterol and triglycerides be managed without the risk of statin side effects? Why the “obesity epidemic” is completely inaccurate, and a new way to view obesity that will actually make a difference in people’s lives Plus, why most seniors lose up to 75% of their mitochondrial capacity…and how you can avoid being part of that statistic
In this episode, I am speaking with Dr. Eric Balcavage, who is a renowned thyroid health expert and author of the Thyroid Debacle. He also lectures around the country on various health topics including stem cell therapy and regenerative medicine, thyroid dysfunction, methylation dysfunction, and more.
In this episode, I am speaking with Chris Masterjohn, PhD, a top expert in nutritional biochemistry about the conclusions he has reached over years of studying the subject of optimal nutrition. As an expert in his field, this podcast is for anyone who cares about their mitochondria, their health and their body composition.
In this episode, I am speaking with one of my absolute favorite experts, my friend, the brilliant Dr. Datis Kharrazian,about his extensive expertise in working with people to overcome chronic fatigue. Dr. K is humble and soft spoken, but don’t let that fool you—he is widely regarded as one of the absolute geniuses of functional medicine and one of the pioneers and thought leaders that has influenced and educated virtually all other functional practitioners out there. This is one of my all-time favorite podcast conversations. There are dozens of gold nuggets in this episode (sometimes subtle, so listen carefully). A true must-listen for anyone who wants to overcome chronic fatigue or any chronic illness.
In this episode, I am speaking with Dr. Kevin Conners about various aspects of healing from chronic disease. His main focus is based on his experience in working with patients with cancer and autoimmune diseases. In this podcast, Dr. Conners and I discuss: The role of genetics in cancer susceptibility and progression The profound connection between the mind, spirituality, and surviving a life-threatening disease Is there truth to the idea that virtually everyone already has cancer and that cancer is kept under control by a healthy immune system? The impact of toxins on cancer development and practical detox practices The most common cause or trigger for autoimmune disease
In this episode, I am speaking with Dr. Gabrielle Lyon, who is a Washington University fellowship-trained physician in nutritional science and geriatrics and is board-certified in family medicine, and osteopathic manipulation. We will talk about the link between muscle health and longevity and mitochondria.
This week’s podcast episode is part 4 with Dr. James Chestnut. He’s now officially the guest I’ve had on the podcast more than anyone else. And there’s a reason for that – I believe there is no more powerful, or scientifically accurate foundational paradigm to understand human health than the one he teaches. In this episode, he talks about the 3 most important strategies to get well and stay well: “move well, eat well, and think well”.
In this episode, I am speaking with Dr. Joel Fuhrman - who is a board-certified family physician, seven times best-selling author, and nutritional researcher who specializes in preventing and reversing disease through prioritizing essential nutrients from plant-based sources and minimizing reliance on animal products.
In this podcast, I am speaking with Dr. Reef Karim, a leading expert in human behavior, who has dedicated his life to educating, entertaining, and helping people understand themselves better. Dr. Karim is a double board certified psychiatrist, addiction medicine physician, relationship expert, writer, speaker (with recurring appearances on Oprah, Dr. Oz, CNN, Larry King Live, Dr. Phil, Anderson Cooper, and many others), comedic host, and media personality. We will discuss the "victim mindset" and how it appears to be rapidly spreading in the younger generations across the Western world, the difference between victimhood and vulnerability, conformism vs. authenticity/courage, healing from trauma, self-sabotaging behavior, and how to grow into the fullest expression of your own capacities and authentic self.
In this episode, I am speaking with Dr. Lee Know about CB2 products for pain, sleep issues, and anxiety. In this podcast, Dr. Know and I discuss: Terpenes and cannabis, and their interaction with the endocannabinoid system The significance of CB2 receptors in regulating inflammation and chronic diseases The relevance of the endocannabinoid system in human health The difference between CB2 products and CBD oil The potential benefits of Terpenes products for serious chronic diseases (including neurodegenerative conditions like Alzheimer's)
In this episode, I am speaking with Dr. James Chestnut for the third time, we talk about why healthspan is, by far, more important than lifespan and the biggest keys to optimizing healthspan. In this podcast, Dr. Chestnut and I discuss: Lifespan vs healthspan (what is the difference and how do they matter?) The shocking lack of evidence for medication extending the lifespan of older adults The reasons why modern medicine doesn’t work for chronic disease How most practitioners within the Functional Medicine movement miss the root causes of illness Keys to making effective lifestyle changes (despite the natural resistance)
In this episode, I am speaking with Daniel Vitalis - the host of WildFed on Outdoor Channel. In 2008 founded the nutritional company, Surthrival, and most recently, he hosted the popular podcast, ReWild Yourself. We are going to talk about re-wilding and why it is an essential key to health.