This week we're joined by Cassie Sobelton who is an author, speaker + wellness expert who teaches people how to crack their Mind, Body, Spirit code to transform their health. We have an upbeat conversation and talk about:(2:30) How Cassie connected to spirituality, (4:00) Ruptured appendix leads to discovery of Crohn’s disease, (6:10) Questioning the need for prescribed medication, (7:30) Finding a doctor that works with your needs, (8:45) Trusting your instincts, (10:00) Getting off meds in 6 months, (11:45) Mind, body & spirit practice, (14:10) Steel manufacturing and prison guards, (16:50) Friend’s suicide leads to defining moment, (18:49) Breaking away from corporate America, (22:35) Trust in following your heart, (26:43) Dealing with people that want you to follow a conventional path, (33:00) Importance of wellness programs, (38:30) Taking little steps over time, (40:58) Understanding why you do things, (43:01) Cassie’s 3 steps to making change
Chris is back from China and shares details about his trip. His dog Buddy also joins the podcast in the background. Chris and Jon talk about: (1:30) Chris talks about his trip to China, (3:30) Traffic, scooters and clothes, (6:00) Coping with the circumstances of traveling in a group, (8:30) Shaolin Temple, birthplace of Kung Fu and Zen Buddhism, (11:00) Business/Cultural revolution, (14:20) Being a minority in a foreign country, (17:15) Adjustments to daily practices on the road, (19:15) Grade school visit, (21:25) Chris plays ping-pong with old ladies, (23:46) 2-weeks with your daughter, (25:25) Children are our teachers, (29:20) Parenting guilt
Pat Jones co-hosts this week's podcast with Jon Moises while Chris Forte is in China. Pat shares her story of having mysterious autoimmune symptoms and finding happiness. We talk about (7:33) Pat is diagnosed with MS, (9:03) 9/11 feelings of despair, grey dust and neurological issues, (11:40) Treating her symptoms, (12:30) Pressing the reset button, (16:09) Leaving corporate America, (19:52) Soul’s desire, (23:27) The struggle of money, (25:23) Hearing God at housing court, (36:42) Paying double rent & filing for bankruptcy, (38:52) Declining mobility, (40:22) Focusing on what’s important when your life changes, (43:08) Following your calling, (46:13) Coming home, (47:50) Surrendering control, (49:09) What you actually need vs what you think you need, (55:47) Personal happiness and guilt, (1:00:32) Expectations, (1:04:16) Guiltless joy, acceptance and permission, (1:08:00) Money, freedom, independence and happiness, (1:12:34) Faith
While Chris is on a 2-week trip to China, Jon takes over the Humble Warrior Podcast. This week, Jon's wife Erika is a guest host and they discuss Erika's spiritual fitness practice through yoga & martial arts. They talk about how her practice has helped her in her personal and work life including working with people, internal confidence and empowerment. (2:45) Beginnings of Erika's spiritual fitness practice, (7:15) Vinyasa yoga quieting your mind, (10:50) Martial arts helps you work with people, (14:00) Feeling empowered by knowing self-defense, (16:05) How practicing both yoga and martial helps me deal with internal and external stress in life, (18:10) Jon considers taking his first yoga class, (22:28) Spiritual practice helps work life on the road, (26:13) How life changed by quitting smoking.