#299 Steve Farrell: Vital Connections and Your Conscious Future

October 26, 2023 by Charlie Hedges − 0 Comments

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Our guest today is truly a “next chapter kind of guy.”

Steve Farrell attained the pinnacle of success as a Silicon Valley entrepreneur, founding two high-tech firms. Then he pivoted to take the lead of Humanity’s Team, which is a global nonprofit designed to help people everywhere awaken to our interconnectedness

Steve’s latest book, “A New Universal Dream,”  is the inspiring story of Steve’s journey from the pursuit of wealth and traditional ideas of success toward a more fulfilling life of caring and service to others and to humanity. 


Check out Steve’s latest book, A New Universal Dream

Visit Steve’s website at HumanitysTeam.org

Also you can check out their platform at Humanity Stream+ streaming service.

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#298 Dr Dan Karlin: Psychedelics and Psychiatry

October 17, 2023 by Charlie Hedges − 0 Comments

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Our fascinating guest today is a game-changer in progressive psychiatric treatments to manage mental issues like anxiety and depression and ADHD. 

Dan Karlin is the Chief Medical Officer of a company called MindMed, whose mission is to improve patient outcomes by unlocking the full therapeutic potential of psychedelics and other novel therapeutic targets. 

So yes. Today’s show is all about psychedelics and improvements in mental health.  

As a hippie in the 1960’s I am not unfamiliar with LSD and psilocybin. So I have plenty of questions. Dan has plenty of responses.  

Just a bit on our guest: Dr Dan Karlin joined MindMed as Chief Medical Officer in February 2021 following MindMed’s acquisition of HealthMode, the company he co-founded and led as CEO. Prior to HealthMode, Dan served as the Global Clinical Lead at Pfizer. He is Board certified in Psychiatry and Addictive Medicine. 

In other words, Dan Karlin knows what he is talking about. So, let’s bring him on the show. 


Click HERE to learn more about Dan Karlin and MindMed (at mindmed.co)


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#297 Logan Crow: Art House Cinema and Horror Films

October 10, 2023 by Charlie Hedges − 0 Comments

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Our guest, Logan Crow, is the founder of The Frida Cinema, the only non-profit art house cinema in Orange County, CA. 

Logan Crow, an avid and lifelong film lover, with an affinity for horror, cult, avant-garde, and genre cinema. He has distinguished himself as one of Southern California’s preeminent advocates for film and art house cinema. 

I am very much looking forward to our chat. You probably don’t know that I am a huge fan of the movies, especially those films that may be considered a bit “avant-garde.” I go “the movies”… probably once a week… maybe more…

That’s why I can’t wait for my discussion with Logan about film and the world of art house cinema. 


Click here for a link to support The Frida Cinema.  

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#296 Terry Hershey: Managing Fate and Burnout

October 3, 2023 by Charlie Hedges − 0 Comments

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Today, I want to chat with Terry Hershey about a subject that I have been pondering and journaling on for several months. The subject is, how you might Manage Your Fate. NOTE: However, we begin the show with a detailed conversation about Burnout.

On to Managing Fate… 

Think of your life as an ongoing process of becoming. 

In my mind, two primary factors influence everything that happens in your life. Fate and Choice.

Fate represents all that you cannot control in life. (Or think you cannot control). And…

Choice manages the impacts of that fate and even redirects it.  

I am advocating that you can maximize who you want to be… right now, tomorrow, and the days after that. 

If you’re a frequent listener of the show then you’re already familiar with our always special guest, Terry Hershey. If you don’t know him, Terry is a prolific writer, conference keynote speaker, renowned landscape architect, and spiritual advisor. 

With that, let’s bring on our guest. 


Click here for a link to get a copy Terry’s book, The Gift of Enough.

Check out more about Terry and his blog Sabbath Moment on his website at www.terryhershey.com



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#295 Rich Kirkpatrick: Unlocking Your Creative Genius

September 26, 2023 by Charlie Hedges − 0 Comments

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Hi All, 

Our discussion today is about one of my very favorite subjects: Creativity. We will delve into the questions: Are you a Creative and if you are, what might a Creative Process look like? 

Our special guest today is author, speaker, and popular musician Rich Kirkpatrick. Late last year Rich published an incredibly useful book titled MINDBLOWN. It’s all about Unlocking Your Creative Genius. And yikes…we have a lot to talk about!

Just a bit about Rich Kirkpatrick. 

Rich Kirkpatrick, a native of San Jose, California, has worked as a church musician and ministry leader. He writes, consults, and speaks about the intersection of creativity, faith, and leadership.

Rich also writes a blog, and his work has appeared on several prominent sites. 

Enjoy the show. 


Check out Rich’s blog HERE.

Please look at Rich’s new book (which I very much enjoyed): MINDBLOWN: Unlock Your Creative Genius by Bridging Science and Magic.

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#294 Ann Hince: Unwinding Your Past

September 21, 2023 by Charlie Hedges − 0 Comments

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A common subject these days has to do with the trauma… and how each of us has experienced some kind of trauma in our past and, unfortunately for many, it is still a very present reality. A theme I have been working on for a couple of years now, is that each of us is an amalgamation of who we have been and what we have experienced in our past. And very often, that past continues to slip into our present making, us prey for our demons of our past. 

What if we could find a way to manage and deal with negative events of our past that we could possibly we could live freer and less burdened lives? 

Our special guest today, Ann Hince, has successfully developed a process for dealing with past trauma in such a way as to reduce or even dismiss its impact on our lives. She offers some unique insights that we will certainly explore. 

Just a bit about Ann Hince. 

When Ann was 19, she woke one morning to find her mother dead in her bathroom. Twenty years later the tears from that trauma were still just under the surface but continued to have severe effects on her emotional well-being.

As she was raising her two boys, Ann determined enough was enough. She wanted to be what she calls “a calm mom.” 

It all began when she realized that she needed to change her ways of thinking, so she developed a 3-pronged approach to “unwinding her past.” 

Today Ann is a calm mom. I want to find out how she got there. 


Visit Ann Hince’s website HERE

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#293 Sandy Stream: Are You Ready to Follow You?

September 12, 2023 by Charlie Hedges − 0 Comments

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Our guest today is author and activist Sandy Stream. In her latest book, The Courage Circle, Sandy invites readers to muster the courage to face their past and step into the life they were meant to live. 

Sandy Stream’s work is built on the belief that everyone deserves and everyone is capable of finding peace and strength within themselves. 

After teaching law for 20 years, raising her two children, and facing a life full of adversities and lessons, she decided to turn her efforts towards facilitating workshops for young and experienced adults to encourage them to live in peace and power.

Today we catch up with Sandy as she asks the question for all of us… Are you ready to stand up for yourself? Are you ready… to Follow You?


Visit Sandy Stream’s website at The Courage Circle.  

Check out Sandy’s book, The Courage Circle: How to Live with Truth and Dare.



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#291 David Lawrence: Free Will or Determinism

August 30, 2023 by Charlie Hedges − 0 Comments

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Do we choose the life we live or is our life predetermined by nature, God, DNA, personal experience, or evolution? And… as I just today found out from my daughter-in-law, Maggie Hedges, this is also an important topic among followers and teachers of Astrology.   

Yikes! Big, big questions. 

Today, my brilliant guest, David Lawrence, has written a book titled Biochemical Robots in which he addresses the question: Is Free Will an illusion or do we truly possess personal autonomy?

David Lawrence holds a degree in philosophy from UCLA and another degree in Law from USC. We are honored to have with us today a real thinker.

I am very much looking forward to our conversation. 


Visit David Lawrence’s website here at biochemicalrobots.com  

Please check out his most informing book Biochemical Robots

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#290 Richard Flint: Behavior Never Lies

August 22, 2023 by Charlie Hedges − 0 Comments

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Our guest today offers profound insight into what it takes to live the kind of life that truly makes a difference… for you and for the people around you. 

As I spoke with Richard Flint earlier in the week, I discovered amazing congruence in our core beliefs: we believe personal choices result in impactful personal behaviors

Quite simply, as you look at his track record, Richard Flint is a powerhouse. With more than 35 years of experience in the field of human behavior and development, Richard has cemented himself as a renowned keynote speaker and seminar leader having addressed more than 200,000 people across the globe each year. 

He is also a prolific author, with 19 books and has produced more than 100 audio and video learning programs. Richard has made appearances on over 100 radio and TV shows, showcasing his exceptional ability to captivate audiences with his knowledge and insights.  


Visit Richard Flint’s website here at RichardFlint.com 

Check out Richard Flint’s popular book Behavior Never Lies

Discover The Four Room of Success at successhouse.co



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#289 Terry Hershey: Wisdom as a Way of Being

August 15, 2023 by Charlie Hedges − 0 Comments

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I’ve been thinking a lot lately about our American love affair with knowledge and ideas that are measurable… or what is frequently referred to scientific proofs.

Unfortunately, too many influential leaders focus on so-called facts, while pretty much totally ignoring the eternal value of wisdom. 

Today, I’m looking forward to chatting to Terry about the place of wisdom in our everyday life—sort of a “lessons learned” from a couple of older guys.

Terry Hershey is our most regular guest. If you don’t know him, Terry is a prolific writer, conference keynote speaker, renowned landscape architect, and spiritual advisor. 


Click here for a link to get a copy Terry’s book, The Gift of Enough.

Check out more about Terry and his blog Sabbath Moment on his website at www.terryhershey.com



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