All posts by Mark Shapiro

165 Neeta Bhushan – Cultivating Emotional Grit

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Neeta Bhushan is the author of Emotional GRIT: 8 steps to master your emotions, transform your thoughts, and change your world. In today’s episode we discuss what emotional GRIT is, why it’s a vital skill that everyone can benefit from cultivating, and how you can start today. Tune in to learn how Neeta overcame huge adversity and built a million-dollar dentistry practice before she was thirty, and then why she left it all to embark on a journey of self discovery. If you’ve been wondering… Does humor have a role in the self-development world? What is success? How do we find true happiness? …this episode is for you!

Full show notes and links at AreYouBeingReal.com/165

164 My Unfiltered Truth & Big Vision For The Future

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Today marks the three year anniversary of the podcast! Join me for a reflective episode in which I share my journey of building the show to where it is today, my vision for where Are You Being Real? is headed in the future, and the five biggest takeaways from the last three years. Thank you to all of our listeners for your support — here’s to another year of Being Real!

Full show notes and links at AreYouBeingReal.com/164

163 Jayson Gaddis – Relationship GOLD

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Jayson Gaddis is the founder of The Relationship School and the host of The Smart Couple Podcast. Jayson is a relationship student and teacher, and a true wealth of knowledge when it comes to love. In today’s episode we dive into the intricacies of romantic relationships, including the three stages of love, how to identify your non-negotiable needs, what intimacy really means and how to cultivate it. Tune in for practical tips about how to be true to yourself, call in the ONE, or deepen a relationship with a current partner.

Full show notes and links at AreYouBeingReal.com/163

162 Emily Fletcher – Mastering Mindfulness, Meditation & Manifestation

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Emily Fletcher is the founder of Ziva Meditation and has taught meditation to over 7,000 people worldwide. The Ziva method teaches mindfulness, meditation, and manifestation. In today’s episode we hear Emily’s journey from Broadway to becoming a meditation teacher, and how she overcame her perfectionism and cured her insomnia along the way. We also discuss Emily’s theory of the three modes of life, and how recognizing which mode you are in can help you make the best decision in each moment. Tune in to learn how you can take your life — and your productivity — to the next level!

“We meditate to get good at life, not to get good at meditation.” – Emily Fletcher

Full show notes and links at AreYouBeingReal.com/162

161 Andrew Horn – How To Become A Master Communicator (and Eliminate Awkwardness)

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Andrew Horn is a social entrepreneur, a speaker, and the founder of Tribute, a company that makes it easy for communities to create video montages to show appreciation for one another on any occasion. In today’s episode Andrew shares how learning to effectively communicate has enabled him to lead a life of entrepreneurship and service. We discuss why effective communication is the #1 indicator of success and how showing appreciation for others can improve your overall quality of life. Tune in to learn Andrew’s go-to questions to build meaningful connection with a key funder, a new friend, or your next romantic interest.

Full show notes and links at AreYouBeingReal.com/161

160 Matty Mo – Why Everyone & Everything is Inauthentic

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Matty Mo is the most famous artist. Matty went from a tech entrepreneur to the most famous artist — in a day. In this episode Matty shares a near-death experience, the most humiliating story I have ever heard, and what to do if you feel trapped by your identity. Tune in to learn why Matty thinks nothing is authentic anymore, and how this knowledge gives us the power to be whoever we want to be.

Full show notes and links at AreYouBeingReal.com/160

159 Cam Adair – How To Break Bad Habits

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Cam Adair is the founder of Game Quitters, the world’s largest support community for video game addiction, with over 20,000 members globally. Through sharing his own story in an open and vulnerable way, Cam inspires others to break up with bad habits and patterns. In this episode, Cam shares how to recognize addiction in your life, his three-step process for breaking addiction, and the difference between having fun in the moment and being truly happy. We also discuss the entrepreneurs journey, and how to know that your work is making an impact in today’s world of passive consumption.

Full show notes and links at AreYouBeingReal.com/159

158 Jason Goldberg – A Fun & Subtle Shift That Can Transform Your Life

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Jason Goldberg is the #1 international best-selling author of Prison Break, a transformational speaker, and an overall inspiring and resilient man. In today’s episode, Jason and Mark take a deep dive into how you can stop being the victim of your life, take control of your thoughts, and find your genius zone. Tune in for not-to-be-missed tips, and a free gift exclusively for our listeners!

Full show notes and links at AreYouBeingReal.com/158

157 Danna Pycher – Healing Through Expression & Unlearning

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As a hypnotherapist and speaker, Danna Pycher supports people worldwide in overcoming chronic illness, addiction, and trauma. In today’s episode, we discuss how hypnosis works, why the subconscious mind clings to trauma, and how you can start peeling away the layers of repression to rediscover your true self. Tune in to learn why Danna was skeptical when she first encountered hypnosis, and how it was since transformed her life.

Full show notes and links at AreYouBeingReal.com/157

156 Light Watkins – The Art of Living on PURPOSE

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Light Watkins is a meditation teacher, the founder of The Shine Movement, and a TEDx speaker. In this episode we discuss his new book, Bliss More: How to Succeed in Meditation Without Really Trying. Light discusses the fundamentals of meditation, how it’s easier than you think it is, and the benefits of incorporating meditation into your daily life.

Full show notes and links at AreYouBeingReal.com/156