October 2015

29 Oct Flow Real TV Episode #6 – Kevin McNamara – The Aussie Juiceman

KevinMacAussieJuicemanGetting Juicy with the Aussie Juiceman!

Kevin McNamara is a 20-year veteran of the Australian Police Force and now, currently an immigration officer. Despite a series of seemingly setbacks and tragedies – like losing his first-born daughter to SIDS (sudden death infant syndrome), going through two divorces and being diagnosed with prostate cancer, he has taken responsibility for the curveballs life has thrown at him and healed himself from all these tough challenges. His life’s mission now is to give people to the exact tools he’s used to create health, wellness and vitality in his own life.

Show Notes:
4:01 – Meeting through London Real Academy, created by Brian Rose the host and founder of London Real TV. Like-minded inspiring people from around the world looking to “Build The Best You.” The biggest benefits of joining the LR Academy?

5:58 – Tone Floreal explains why he flew across the world to Australia just to meet Kevin.

6:55 – Kevin opens up and explains his process for healing from the grief of losing his first-born daughter, Holly, to sudden infant death syndrome.

13:24 – Was lost for quite some time and found meditation. Was always spiritual despite not agreeing with his Catholic fear-based religious upbringing. Was alway in awe staring at the stars, the sun, the sky since his early childhood. Always asking the big picture questions.

15:36 – Listened to self-help/self-development tapes of pioneering teachers like Dr. Wayne Dyer, Norman Vincent Peale, Napoleon Hill

16:09 – Not being able to talk DEEP with his peers in the police force. Knew over time that being an officer is not really his calling.

17:03 – Stop blaming and taking responsibility for his own life was the key to his healing.

19:26 – Started support group for parents who lost their child to SIDS.

21:35 – Ignoring the SIGNS. Finding about having prostate cancer. Hearing about Don Tolman, the Whole Food Medicine Man, and decided to go the “alternative” route to healing versus conventional medicine. Was able to heal himself following the juicing protocol.

28:59 – Believes being on blood pressure pills for 7-8 years contributed to his prostate cancer. He trusted his medical doctor. The scary side effects of medications. Big Pharma – huge money maker. Believe in medical intervention for emergency situations. Otherwise, most ailments and symptoms can be healed through natural means.

33:28 – Maintain a healthy lifestyle while still having fun, like eating french fries occasionally. Don’t be too rigid.

34:14 – Sharing his story, message, and education through smilingbodysmilingmind.com and KevinspiresTV on YouTube

36:27 – Greedy Big Business of Big Pharma & Big Charity – The bottom line reality as opposed to actually helping the cause. Organizing a charity event in Holly’s memory and lessons he’s learned.

41:12 – Kevin recalls his Flow Moments. Attitude of Gratitude for life. His partner, Joy, had a big positive impact on him. Using meditation as a portal for inner peace. Enjoyed the adrenaline rush during car chases as a police officer – felt THE ZONE.

47:21 – The Information Junkie Trap. Collaborating in the future on the “Nothing” Retreats. The difference between Motivation vs. Inspiration.

Kevin’s website: http://smilingbodysmilingmind.com

Kevin’s YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/smilingbody…

Get my FREE book and flow course here: http://tonefloreal.com

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16 Oct Flow Real TV Episode #5 – Scott Jeffrey – The Alchemist’s Journey

Author, Cult Branding Expert & Business Strategist, Scott Jeffrey riffs on little “c” and BIG “C” Creativity, the myth of being born a genius, and how holding the tension between the Conscious (awareness) & the Unconscious (the shadow) as an alchemical process, creates the high energetic conditions for tapping into your fullest human potential and flow…

2:31 – Meeting in 3D, in the flesh. Real in-person connection vs. digital relationships. How people used to meet in the past. The irony of being isolated even when surrounded by people.

4:08 – Creativity and Flow. Cross-polination of ideas, Lateralization. The Hero’s Adventure. What is the source for inspiration?

5:35 – Big “C” Creativity and little “c” creativity. The myth of being born a genius. High performers discovering and falling in love with their passion. Mozart study everything in music prior to creating his own work and developing unconscious competence. High performers invest in passion with time, effort, failure and strategy to reach excellence.

10:20 – Experimenting in our own life laboratory. Play and Fail. Learning process formula – Fail, Fail Quickly, Adapt. Failure is Feedback. Self-Correction

11:00 – The Power of Language. Internal Negative Self-Talk. Positive and Negative Asymmetry – 3x more negative words than positive words in our emotion vocabulary. Bias toward negativity. Solution is to consciously cultivate the positive vocabulary override the negative context of the brain, environment & language will work against you.

11:55 – How to change your old negative patterns and cultivating your development and creativity. Starting point – first know that 95% of our behavior is unconscious. Then, shine the light of consciousness onto the Unconscious and bring it into balance.

13:39 – What is the Unconscious and Conscious Mind? Putting the power of intention and attention (conscious awareness) onto the Unconscious. Using mindfulness training as the starting point.

15:57 – The Spookiness of the Unconscious. Sleepwalking Zombie Motif. Applying consciousness to “wake up.” Scott’s personal practices to wake up to the present moment & allowing anxiety to be. Thinkingness vs. Non-thinking. The dominance of over-thinking leads to neurosis. Integration of head, heart and gut (different brains)

21:15 – What’s the point of becoming present? The Unconscious behavior constantly hijacks us. Adults acting like children, thinking they’re acting like adults. Tapping into your own fulfillment and enrichment.

22:33 – Scott’s earliest memories of Flow. The Natural State. The Zone. Mindfulness to the present moment, passion and curiosity to amplify the brain’s learning capacity. The Spectrum of Mental Illness and Health.

28:07 – The mad scientist/genius. The Convention vs. the Outliers. Seeking approval and status seeking. The Haters. The Self-Actualizers. The Renaissance.

32:58 – What causes children to learn fear and anxiety? Parent and School Architecture. Sir Ken Robinson. Divergent Thinking. Carol Dweck’s Growth and Fixed Mindsets during parenting.

35:36 – The Conspiracy of the Public School System. Nietzsche’s Slave and Master’s Consciousness. Advertising was born out of the military. Mind control. Propaganda. Reversing the programming.

38:25 – How countries like Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan could convince their citizens to go to war. Consciousness is innately innocent. Projecting specialness to the charismatic figures of authority. Reclaiming your power to self-actualization.

43:09 – Children throwing Truth Bombs. Comedy. Vulnerability. Heart Space shutting down through power struggles and dependence for survival. Unconscious viruses being passed down through generations.

46:44 – Our” Inner Animal” and not fully acknowledging these reptilian subverted thoughts, feelings and impulses. Learning to process these impulses in healthy ways. How comedians express honestly what’s on their minds and why we laugh when we hear this truth. We realize we are not alone and that we are all the same. Being honest with ourselves, than communicating openly and connecting with humanity.

49:45 – The Shadow – we all have a darker side. It’s uncomfortable to unpack the shadow to become whole and wakeup from the Unconscious.

52:41 – The benefits of shadow work to tap into flow. Childhood repression of the animal impulses that leads to the feeling of carrying around heavy psychic energy, which limits our vitality. By owning up to your shadow, you can manifest your innate human potential.

55:43 – Cutting off a part of you, you kill your energy, your vitality, your creative potential. Bringing everything into balance and integrating the “seeming” opposites. Why we identify with one or the other? The Alchemist’s Journey – holding and allowing the tension between the seemingly opposites leads to the Alchemical Magic of Creativity and Flow.

Check out: http://scottjeffrey.com

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11 Oct Flow Real TV Episode #4 – Pineapple Olive of New York Real

An artist, musician and actress, Olive Hui is also the founder and host of New York Real TV. She was challenged by London Real’s founder, Brian Rose, to start her own Real. Now over ten episodes and growing, she’s has interviewed rock star, Andrew W.K. to End of Life Doula, Suzanne B. O’Brien. In this episode of Flow Real, Olive talks about growing up in a religious family in Hong Kong, overcoming an eating disorder and moving to New York City to gain her independence and identity. Perhaps for the first time in television history, Olive calls out the Flow State during the filming of her own interview on Flow Real TV?!! Make no mistake, Pineapple Olive KNOWS Flow. Check out her interviewing me on New York Real!

1:59 – Challenged by Brian Rose of London Real to start her own REAL

3:35 – Olive suggested to the NY Yellow Cab driver to watch Dan Pena, Peter Sage and Tai Lopez episodes of London Real for financial inspiration.

4:11 – Olive uses Twitter to connect with amazing people, including Brian Rose

5:02 – Wanted to learn from Brian Rose. She wished he had a school. Lo and behold, he starts the London Real Academy?!

6:32 – Olive’s tip for reaching out to someone prominent or creative.

7:17 – Olive starts New York Real with no experience or skills.

8:24 – Probably stumbled across London Real through YouTube suggestion after watching Lilou Mace, an online interviewer & vlogger. She remember watching the Brian Rose and Peter Sage episode and it stuck in her mind.

9:15 – Peter Sage talked about how people don’t love themselves. But why? Becky Walsh explains that our brains are filled with negativity everyday.

10:24 – Growing up in Hong Kong and moving to New York. Her upbringing in a religious Chinese family, being rebellious while developing an eating disorder. Pondering the universe, questioning religion and dealing with the stress of growing up.

16:13 – Girls with eating disorders tend to leave home. They needed space to discover and find themselves.

18:00 – Overcoming her bulimia. Her boyfriend told her he would still love her no matter what. Recovery could even be self-love. “No matter what you’ll be fine.”

19:51 – Becoming a performer and artist. Double major. Had some theatre experience growing up.

21:51 – Expressing yourself in healthy and creative ways.

22:46 – David Allen’s “Getting Things Done” and Brain Dumping & organizing your life. Getting out of your comfort zones and connecting with strangers.

24:44 – Expressing through painting and sketching. Minimalist-style. Going to art meet up. Loves playing out-of-tune old pianos. Art and emotions. Playing in a band and going on tour in the US and Europe.

30:04 – Connecting with the fans. Nothing else matters in the moment of music playing. Group Flow States.

32:04 – Olive shot calls the Flow Moment. Powerful when everyone is in the flow state together. When you’re doing what you love and are passionate about, you feel it. Going through the healthy cycle of happiness and sadness – being human.

35:15 – Actors and performer wanting to remain high after the performance so they do things to try to stay in that state, like drinking and drugs. Olive shares how lucky we are to live in our bodies and live life like a performance. The older she gets, the more she feels blessed to be in her body living life.

36:11 – Flow States in the band – each band mates are in different states. Someone has to be the leader in the band. Communication and Trust. Your twenties is a buffet to try everything. She love being in her thirties – it’s like living in her twenties, twice.

40:48 – Recognizing the flow state moment while interviewing Brian Rose on London Real. Trusting yourself, trust who you’re interacting with, trust your journey, trust the world. Trusting the Unknown. Sharing with the world. “Life is too short not to share.” Inspiring people.

43:17 – Knowing flow through the opposite of flow, which includes Death. End-of-life Doula with Suzanne B O’Brien. Losing close ones to death. The death of her grandfather. Shedding the body shell. Doesn’t know about the afterlife, but what she does know is to make this life AWESOME! Losing her dear friend recently and his incredible impact on others. Constant reminders in life to check in and get back into flow.

49:32 – Olive’s respect for her grandparents and elders. Leaving their legacy and sharing stories. We all love stories. The older generation has been through so much, including war…

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01 Oct Flow Real TV Episode #3- Austin Einhorn & Xander Centenari – The State of Flow Performance

Austin Einhorn and Xander Centenari rap about high performance training and flow states. Austin is a former professional athlete who now coaches athletes and the general population how to move more efficiently and powerfully. Pro athletes like Professional Tennis Player, Xander Centenari, seek Austin out because he helps athletes produce dramatic results even at the highest professional level.

3:56 – Austin describes his fast track path into the professional ranks. Physical therapist, Jeff Moreno (www.move2thrive.com), was a pivotal mentor in Austin’s early education.

5:50 – Working with Dwight Lowery, starting safety for the Indianapolis Colts ~ THE AHA MOMENT for both of them. This paved the way for working with more professional athletes.

6:55 – Meeting Xander through another professional tennis player he trains – Stephen Stege.

7:45 – Xander’s alway looking for ways to improve his game. Heard about Austin through Stephen.

9:13 – Xander explains Austin’s approach which comprises of a lot of measurable feedback – test & retest

10:38 – Austin goes more in-depth with his ever-molding philosophy due to his rapid thirst for knowledge. The foundation starts with looking at the individual and their unique way of moving.

11:11 – DNS – Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization, method from Prague – http://www.rehabps.com – The best athletes in the world exhibit movement patterns that prevent injuries. No BS with the programming – No egos involved for both the coach and the athlete.

13:25 – Using technology to measure what may be missed by the naked eye.

14:11 – Athletes producing lots of force and speed but are “driving drunk” and the coach’s job is to “sober” the athlete – microgate.it

14:31 – Xander shares what results he’s noticed since starting the program two months ago.

16:37 – Culturally in sport, we have been misinformed about playing on the “balls of our feet.” Shawn Myszka (optimizemovement.com) – Who gonna be the one to break the old paradigms of sports?

18:09 – Xander learned about proper diaphragmatic breathing mechanics (something no one really talks about in the sports training world). Top ten tennis players in the world have better recovery than the bottom ninety.

21:17 – Xander talks about his passion – The Psychology of Sports Performance. Mindfulness of Breathing

24:57 – Increase Awareness of the “negative” dialogue in your head – Michael Gervais (http://michaelgervais.com), sports psychologist of the Seattle Seahawks.

27:05 – Brene Brown (http://brenebrown.com) – Negativity of our Minds – culturally primed by media. Perception of stress by researchers, Lazarus and Folkman. Growth mindset vs. Fixed Mindset. Physiological responses based on one’s perception to stress and actually, putting yourself into more hostile environments to get better at staying calm under pressure.

31:50 – Having conversation with yourself about “failure.” Common denominator of most successful people is that they experienced the most failures.

34:25 – Combining the Physiological and Psychological Games – the pitfalls and why you need a solid support team around you. The humility and vulnerability of Xander and Austin.

37:33 – The Backwards Brain Bicycle (https://youtu.be/MFzDaBzBlL0) – Difference between knowledge and understanding.

39:22 – Xander talks Flow and its elusiveness. Research now available to set up the conditions for flow (http://www.slideshare.net/StevenKotler/17-flow-triggers)

43:35 – Austin talks Flow – 23andme.com genetic testing – Warrior and Worrier genes

47:29 – Spirituality and Flow, Esalen.org, The opposite of Mindfulness is the Autopilot Dream-like Sleeping State

54:42 – Bone formation is directed by the brain – “Traffic both ways.” The role of genetics and environments and the influence on movement. Best thing to do is to let your baby figure out how to walk.

1:00:24 – Making accelerative leaps in performance w/o using performance enhancing drugs, olympic lifts, etc. “Does it grow corn?” ~ Jamie Wheal, Director of Programs for the FlowGenomeProject.co

1:02:45 – Contact Austin on Twitter @AustinEinhorn or email: austineinhorn16@gmail.com

Follow Xander Centenari on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/xander.centenari

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20 Sep Flow Real TV Episode #2 – Brian Rose of London Real – Escaping the Alcatraz Mind

Brian Rose of London Real – Escaping The Alcatraz Mind

A former banker and trader, Brian Rose started London Real TV from his flat in the Shoreditch district of London with just a couple of webcams four years ago. Millions of views and many incredible guests later, he has a TED talk under his belt  – and he created a new learning academy for people who want to build their best self.

Though a series of hurdles, synchronicity and flow, Tone Floreal manages to land Mr. Rose on the second episode of Flow Real TV…

Show Notes:

1:31 – “Talking Story” Quote from Marie-Rose Phan-Le

2:27 Extending the Hawaiian Spirit of Talking Story to Mr. Brian Rose

3:46 – Going back to Cali. “It’s not the where you go but the who you see.”

5:42 – Getting a Perspective on Life. Being humbled by Giant Sequoias and Half Dome in Yosemite.

6:42 – Monkey Mind

7:15 – London Real Academy SF Focus Group. Alcatraz – becoming a prisoner of our own mind. Supermom.

10:11 – Were there consequences of coming out of the psychedelic closet?

12:45 – Being public about the Psychedelic use was perhaps his USP/IP. Mention: @DanPena, @JoeRogan

13:09 Being Vulnerable. Screwing up in life. Mention: @JamesAltucher

14:21 – Starting London Real was therapeutic for Brian – listening to other people’s stories and being around the guests. The need to broadcast himself.

15:55 – How did Jujitsu and doing interviews help in learning to feel people’s energy? Mention: @EddieBravo

18:44 – How did Jujitsu transfer over to London Real? Flow States and being Present. Mention: @DaveAsprey

20:09 – Were there some guest who were not congruent with their message off-camera?

21:39 – What is the most profound Flow State you remember where you felt superhuman? Mention @PeterSage

23:05 – Being in flow with @PeterSage during a London Real episode

24:16 – The higher the risk, the greater the flow potential.

25:31 – Mention @DorianYates – Let’s talk from the Heart.

26:04 – People care more about the story and interaction than the production value

26:23 – Setting up conditions for Flow. Mention @NeilStrauss. Preparing, then letting go.

27:38 Flow moment (Floment). Perfectionism can kill flow states

28:38 – Tone Floreal’s story on how he met Brian Rose through Flow.
Mention @JoeRogan, @TaiLopez – “Knowing flow, I waited for the opening.”

32:03 – London Real Academy – [Edit Error – “…do camera setup and you’re actually releasing a show on “How to Broadcast” like in a few days from now.”

32:21 – Focus Group opportunity in London. Making the leap. Encountering Resistance on the way there from Hawaii.

33:06 – Community manager @NoorahNaker tells Brian that Tone Floreal was flying all the way from Hawaii. Timing is everything. Ripening Process.

35:08 – Yin/Yang of Flow

36:04 – Do both: Doing the hard work and letting things happen. The Art of Flow in the moment. Discovering the Mystery through our own journey.

37:43 – Flow during conversation and during London Real taping

38:18 – Don’t realize flow until after the fact. Feedback loops.

39:34 – Differences and similarities of various kinds of flow states

40:17 – London Real Focus Group Flow. Being truly human. Inauthentic to be positive all the time. Mention @IdoPortal – Dogma and Expecting hard times in life

44:29 – The Breakdown leads to the Breakthrough

45:48 – Feedback about the London Real Academy Culture

47:21 – The only metrics he focuses on is being super humble and being excited about the LR Academy. Keep the spirit going.

48:21 – Brian primed the REAL movement through the London Real Show. The hard-core London Realers that bleed London Real and want to become better.

50:59 – Brian Rose is changing and growing. Mention @MatthewMyro

51:35 – Matchmaking site, Facilitating connections with members around the world. Used to look at metrics on number of views and subscriptions. London Real Team Mention @JulianBailes, @DreDomenichini @LuisSolarat

52:52 – Humility to listen to the feedback of your peeps

53:36 – Flow Time Warp – Truly Living. Going to bed with a stinky grin. Mention @PhilipMcKernan, @MarianaAleksieva, @DanPena

55:00 – Constructive Criticism is valuable

56:46 – Taking the lumps from the internet feedback.

57:27 – Mention @RobertGreene, Blind spots are gateways to flow

58:10 – How do you know who to listen to? Mention @SiliconReal, Listen to your customers while still holding true to the your vision. So many modern companies still miss this. In-Person Focus Groups forces you to listen even if you don’t want to. Online comments are considered if 5-10% of the audience says the same thing over a period of time. Mention @OliveHui of @New York Real, Feedback toughens you up!

1:00:39 – What’s Brian vision for everything…

1:01:58 – Doesn’t even know what London Real is yet?! In TED Talk, he talked about finding your tribe that are just like you. Mention @OliveHui, @BrendaRamirez, Self-select people by being yourself and sharing your own message

1:04:10 – Mention @TimFerriss – Most billionaires are really unhappy

1:05:05 – Being a servant to London Real. Being in flow with London Real

1:05:53 – Flow is the medicine of the future. Words like Consciousness, Meditation, Psychedelics and Spirituality has a bent on it. Mainstream will gravitate to Flow. Flow is the Future. We all want to be around people that flow including ourselves.

1:06:57 – The Flow Glow (X-factor). Everybody has it. Remembering when NOT having it.

1:08:04 – The London Real Lifestyle and the people he’s met in the last four years. The impact it had on on his life through all the talks and conversations.

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10 Sep Flow Real TV Episode #1 – Bad Boy In A Good Way – Vince “The Odd Fella” Cucolichio

Vincent “The Odd Fella” Cucolichio – Bad Boy In A Good Way

Vinnie has always been a non-conformist his entire life of 85 years – always questioning everything.

He shares stories of his upbringing in San Francisco while going through the 1930s Depression with his immigrant Italian family.

Always a troublemaker, he manages to maintain his non-conformity despite the military’s attempt to indoctrinate him. Follow along as Mr. Cucolichio tells incredible and funny stories about his early life, and his 18 months tour of duty on Guam, a small island in the South Pacific.

Show Notes:

2:19 – He was born during the 1930s Depression.

5:32 – Why he is not religious.

15:00 – Found out why his father wasn’t religious either.

17:35 – Being a non-conformist and why he loves to travel.

23:15 – Didn’t enjoy high school. He couldn’t understand the point. Graduated despite being a troublemaker.

28:10 – Why he really joined the Navy.

29:02 – Discovering what he really loved to do.

37:30 – Getting seduced by a carnival gypsy.

39:30 – Enrolling into the Navy and going through Boot Camp indoctrination.

42:31 – Grown men crying for mommy and peeing their beds.

44:22 – Overseas 18 month duty on Guam and going through a typhoon (Tone Floreal had similar experiences on Guam in 2003).

47:34 – It’s a small world?!! – Synchronicity (Flow Moments). Military Meticulousness.

55:11 – His pirate dream came true. Bucking the system.

56:17 – Was more worried contracting possible venereal diseases than being in hairy war situations. It’s a small world AGAIN when he sees an old friend in Life Magazine.

http://www.ToneFloreal.com

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26 Mar FLOW PERFORMANCE ACADEMY Q & A MARCH 24, 2015

Flow Performance Academy Q & A Call Notes ~ March 24, 2015

w/ Kevin Lawrence

1. Announcing Business Partnership.

We met through Flow Fundamentals ~ Flow Genome Project. Tap into flow ~ Ultimate Human Peak Performance

2. Kevin moved out from Chicago; Professional Poker Player

3. We signed a contract to form our business partnership.

4. Recorded out first Podcast already.

5. Both Excited to work together. “Go fast, go alone; Go far, go together.”

6. The Multiplier ~ In one week of official business, we accomplished so much by putting our egos aside. Lots of feedback and collaboration.

Good connection, rapport, support, and communication, including critical feedback without taking things personal. Egos aside = Group Flow

7. Lightning Bananas (TM) ~ “Optimizing the Human Experience” & The FLOWx Show ~ Flow Exponentials ~ Health, Flow, Traveling, Entrepreneur Lifestyle

8. Feedback and Community ~ Puking it out, spilling out your guts, get the thoughts out ~ without fear ~ Talk it out and mine the gold nuggets. More Feedback loops = faster learning

Non-judgmental, being vulnerable, other people can relate because this open and safe environment. Community space to grow and learn fast. Safe environment to express creativity, without judgement.

9. Puke out what’s on your mind, Cathartic and Healing without feeling judged. Coming out of the closest ~ Lots of people are fearful.

10. We provide the Platform ~ Community speaking the same language ~ Tribe. Keeping thoughts in your head limiting

11. Exponential Growth ~ Spread the message. Lightning Bananas name came from Flow. It capture the essence of the vision = Duality/Dichotomy ~ Balance between work and play. Learn to not feel guilty when recovering from hard work. Result = More Productivity

12. We can have it all, the balance of life. Eliminating the old Operating System of the Industrial Age.

13. Video game analogy ~ Fun challenge to become your best, up-level. Document the process. 

14. Technology ~ BOLD book: becoming a start-up is the more easy than ever. 

15. Exciting times ~ Power of the People

 

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26 Mar Flow Performance Academy Q & A March 17, 2015

Flow Performance Academy Q & A Call Notes ~ March 17, 2015

w/ Steve Engle

1. What Distinction or Message do you want to get across, in addition to that being made by the Flow Genome Project?

Practical, Motivation and Inspiration. Leading by example.

B. Micro-chunks, break it down

C. Flow Reality Show ~ Document the process, objective, clear goals, flow cycle

D. Distinction ~ Real world evidence in action using the skin of research of FGP and other flow research

2. How group flow happen between you, Kevin and I?

Common language ~ we’re all the same page, instantaneous rapport, prior history, FHN FB community, we’re flow practitioners

B. Some people don’t have the same language even though they experienced flow…just have to be reminded, perhaps using their language.

C. Connection with world and community ~ Why we do flow, flow impact in our lives, sharing, happiness, fulfillment

D. We’re equal playing field ~ riff, rhyme and reason

E. Steve ~ interest level, language, creative mode rather than analytic mode, playing the basketball ~ share the ball, create a team, even when we disagreed – mild oblique, still search something additive, keep momentum, the ball is not stuck to one person. every body has a chance, give up the ball and move it around, analogy, lack of criticism, so freeing, turns off the critical voice in ourselves, critical voice on group and another person. this kinda rules, increase the momentum…another thing ~ interesting ideas, fun words, natural joy from brand-new, empower to go to the next person

F. sense of play, safe environment, no domination or hog the spotlight, sharing environment. Corporation don’t allow play traditional, Google example ~ new company and creativity, brain storm and group,

G. people could show there true colors, true curiosity to be interested in the other person, be ready to listen. Really healing for the other person, be very present in that person, open to learning and hearing the other person, really empowers them to say what they really want to say. You’re willing to be there, fully mindful
H. my history ~ hearing impaired, not an impediment, forced to listen, mom was present ~ mentor, coaches and teachers ~ i personal excelled in those caring environment

I. “tough skin” ~ exposure is beneficial as well

3. We want to attract those who want to open environment, come out of flow closet,
acknowledgement

4. Running ~ two types of flow 1. disappear 2. fully present, nothing hurts, ongoing memory

A. my reply ~ unconscious flow, writing the book, while driving automatic, bizarre
science ~ different gradients of flow

B. second kind of flow ~ different shades, signature
light of what we study ~ different events, executive function going away, parts that disappear , different kinds of things, no descriptions, the flow genome project FGP trying to decode
the meditation -~ lose the EGO, the Big SELF, Pure awareness. 2. Active engagement, no loss of the self, personage,
similar. research subjective outcomes ~ distinctions

5. Flow Elements of SuperStates ~ enjoyment and practical

Flow Genesis ~ skin on top of Flow Elements ~ application, step by step, productivity

Discount ~ part FPA community, build out the system enable people to accomplish
Powerful when other people see other people achieving together
Whims of to tame the wild stallion mind

C. Steven Kotler ~ Ski and maximize that
Pragmatic~ implementation
3 best way I get into flow, how do I get into that and often, practical

D. Getting more getting more flow, learn fast, pick up new skills and achieve goals
show people by real examples

E. experience in learning, shunted for some reason,
implementation, taking action on the information

6. Open to the feedback of others to create an amazing program; Flow Storming

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09 Mar Cryotherapy Flow Hack ~ Cold Thermogenesis

Cryotherapy Flow Hack ~ Cold Thermogenesis (Liquid Nitrogen Chamber) at CryoHealthcare in Los Angeles. The only fully enclosed cryo-chamber in North America. Here’s a great article by Ben Greenfield on the benefits of cold thermogenesis, including burning more fat.

Temperature: -175 F to -250 F

3 days consecutive (March 6, 7, 8)

Duration and 2 sets of cold exposure:

Day 1: 1min30sec & 1min45sec
Day 2: 2min15sec & 2min30sec
Day3: 2min45sec & 3min maximum

Before Cryotherapy, skin temperature was around 84 F. After 1st exposure, skin temperature was around 54 F. Then, 5-10 min warm-up on elliptical machine between cold exposure to raise body and skin temperature. After that, back in the cryo chamber for 2nd exposure resulting in skin temperature of 42 F. Each resulting day, the final skin temperature would rise. The last cryo exposure on the 3rd day resulted in a skin temperature of 47 F, a five degree increase from the last exposure (42 F) on the first day.

Subjective Experiences:

1. Although I’m a great sleeper, I noticed an even deeper restful sleep.

2. Weird phenomenon of feeling like neurogenesis/neuroplasticity was occurring in the brain. Hard to explain the feeling.

3. Shift in normal morning moodiness. Felt more engaged upon waking.

4. Had phase two of a large tattoo worked on a day prior to the cryotherapy. Normal inflammation, swelling and redness significantly reduced as result of the cold thermogenesis. Even the after-itch was significantly reduced.

5. Felt highly triggered and susceptible to flow, creativity and lateral connection during those three days of cryo exposure.

6. This version of cryotherapy (flash freeze) was way more tolerable than doing traditional ice baths/cold showers/cold streams. The duration of 1min30sec-3mins made this more manageable and highly convenient. Seem like pareto efficiency in effect 80/20 rule.

7. The endorphin after-feeling was quite addictive. I would easily to this version of cryotherapy every day. I’m considering the unlimited monthly membership of two cold exposures/day.

8. I felt super alert and awake after each treatment. I would prefer doing this therapy as a stimulant vs. coffee/other stimulants to shift any lower-energy mood.

The recommended dose is to start at a one minute and a half and build up 10 secs at a time. I convinced the staff to let me go more aggressive, which I was able to go the maximum allowed duration of 3 minutes on my last cryo exposure by the third day. I definitely really felt the methol-type coolness on my skin as i heated up in the LA sun after walking out after the last exposure. The feeling was that I might have pushed the adaptation envelope too fast. Although I didn’t feel any ill effects a day later – suggesting that i fully recovered – my recommendation is to go more conservative and build up to 3 mins in over a week’s time.

Personally, I didn’t notice any downsides to doing this type of recovery. I love how convenient it was to create a rapid immune, hormonal, and blood flow response and recovery. I could see many flow applications to using this type of cryo stimulus for learning, mood boost, and body healing.

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01 Mar Roscoe’s First Electro-Proscope Session

Nearly 14 years young 😉 Roscoe receives his first ever spinal and hip microcurrent session to alleviate any age-releated soreness and stiffness.

After his therapy, he plays with his neighborhood doggie buddy, nicknamed “Scrappy.”

To learn more about this amazing painless, non-drug technology for animals and humans, give me a shout here.

On Wednesday, March 4th, 2015 @ 4pm, Flow Performance Academy is releasing its inaugural course on Flow Elements of SuperStates ~ 10 Simple Strategies for Bending Time, Learning Fast and Feeling Superhuman. The course is FREE!! Sign up fast before space runs out! Click the link http://bit.ly/1aFw8mg

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