Guiltless Joy

April 11, 2016
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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

Yoga, Martial Arts & Dealing with Stress

April 3, 2016
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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.

  

Good Men Project CEO Lisa Hickey

March 27, 2016
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This week we interview Lisa Hickey, the CEO and co-founder of GoodMenProject.com, a website aimed at providing a glimpse of what enlightened masculinity might look like in the 21st century.  Here's what we cover this week:  (1:10) Chris talks about the emotional stress of moving into a new house, (11:40) Jon’s talks about having a soul discovery session, (13:50) Chris shares some info about his channeling session, (20:01) we discuss the steps you should take before making an appointment with a spiritual practitioner,  (31:14) we interview with Lisa Hickey, CEO of GoodMenProject.com.  

Jason Wrobel - Celebrity Vegan Chef, TV Host and Wellness Edutainer

March 21, 2016
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This week we talk to Detroit native Jason Wrobel.  Jason is a world-renowned leader in organic raw vegan cuisine, culinary education and epicurean entertainment.  He also is the host of The Cooking Channel's How to Live to 100.  

We talk about Jason's journey from growing up on the west side of Detroit to traveling to Los Angeles to pursue an acting career.  He shares a personal story about how his grandfather's bout with cancer led him to a Vegan and spiritual lifestyle.  Jason explains how he combined his passion for cooking and performing into a career.  

Check out Jason's new book Eaternity, available April 5, 2016.

Learn more about Jason Wrobel:

website:  http://www.jasonwrobel.com

Facebook:  JasonWrobelOfficial

Twitter:  @JasonWrobel

YouTube:  JasonWrobelTV

Dance Meditation Technique - Michael Patrick Peters

March 13, 2016
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We had such a great time having the creator of the Dance Meditation Technique, Michael Patrick Peters on the show and before we knew it, this week's pod went almost 2 hours.  Michael tells his personal story about being a troubled teen and shares insight on how found a path to spirituality that eventually led to the creation of the Dance Meditation Technique.  We hope you enjoy!

Episode Info:
(0:00) Introduction
(1:34) Chris talks about his upcoming move, Jon talks about attending a holistic/wellness fair, his heart and sleep apnea
(16:28)  Interview with Michael Patrick Peters/Dance Meditation Technique

Learn more about the Dance Meditation Technique by visiting:  http://dancemt.com/

The Mankind Project - Executive Director Glenn Barker

March 6, 2016
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This week we interview Glenn Barker, Executive Director of The Mankind Project/Chicago.  We talk about how The Mankind Project provides a community for men to explore their vulnerabilities. Glenn shares some details about the benefits of The New Warrior Adventure Training.

Holistic Chamber of Commerce Founder Camille Leon

February 28, 2016
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On this week's pod, we interview Camille Leon, the founder of the Holistic Chamber of Commerce.  Camille shares how she discovered holistic treatments when she was suffering from a personal health problem.   She tells us why she created the chamber and we even touch upon the importance of balancing mind body spirit with business budget planet.

Holistic Heart Doc, Dr. Joel Kahn

February 21, 2016
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You've gotta have heart, a healthy one at that.  This week, it's our pleasure to have Dr. Joel Kahn as our guest.  We talk about healthy hearts, diet tips, saving the environment and much more.

Yoga Master Jonny Kest

February 15, 2016
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This week we interview yoga master Jonny Kest.  Jonny has studied yoga and meditation for over 25 years.  He's also the founder of Michigan's Center for Yoga and the National Director of yoga for Lifetime Fitness.  We talk to Jonny about the power of yoga and how it can open your spiritual life.

Passion, Dreams, Freedom and Love

February 8, 2016
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This week, Chris & Jon discuss ways on how to identify your true passions.  They explore ways to make a living while still following your dreams.  Finally, the talk about the freedom you can find by identifying what your truly love in life.  

Superstition, Luck and Positive Thinking

February 1, 2016
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On our 13th episode, we explore superstition, luck and positive thinking.  Jon talks about how he avoids the number 13 and we explore the difference between routines and disciplines.  

Regrets, But I Did It My Way

January 24, 2016
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Sometimes you experience the most growth from the things that you've regretted doing in the past.  This week we talk about how to let go of past actions that you wish could change.  Jon shares one of his biggest regrets with his grandfather.  

Let’s Get Physical

January 17, 2016
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Every year, most of us make a New Year's Resolution to lose weight and get fit.  There's an easier way to get it done.  Part 2 of our series to start 2016 focuses around how to incorporate a spiritual practice to daily exercise.  

I am the Purpose

January 11, 2016
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We kick off the new year talking about simplifying a question that many people start to ask themselves as they go down the spiritual path, "what's my purpose in life"?  This is part 1 of a two part series to help you start 2016 with Spiritual Fitness!  

Today’s Your Birthday

December 24, 2015
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When one chapter closes another one begins.  On this week's episode we talk about how the inspiration for the show started one year ago today on Christmas.  Chris talks about how he developed a relationship with JC and how his spiritual fitness toolbox has helped him through difficult times in his life.

Love Over Fear

December 17, 2015
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This week Chris and Jon talk about ways to deal with news from tragedies like the San Bernardino and Paris attacks.  Chris provides a way to take positive action when confronted with situations where you feel helpless.  Chris and Jon also share their personal experiences with 9/11.  

When Fantasy Football Becomes Reality

December 10, 2015
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Chris talks about how playing fantasy football made him realize that his desire to play and win wasn't bringing him any enjoyment.  Chris and Jon discuss the importance of realizing when your hobbies aren't helping you grow.  The show ends with a quote from the "The Art of Peace", a book by the founder of Aikido, Morihei Ueshiba.

Mr. Mom is Kung Fu Fighting

December 2, 2015
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This week Jon talks about parenting while his wife is away.  The week doesn't go as planned and he learns a valuable lesson about how to deal with stress while juggling multiple priorities.

Recognize Your Feminine Power

November 19, 2015
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Chris recently attended a Speak, Write, Promote Workshop put on by Hay House.  During the workshop, Chris had the opportunity to give a 5 minute speech to the attendees.  His talk brought him back to a day where he was alone for the first time in years.  This week's podcast recaps his speech and uncovers some new lessons in recognizing male and female energies in every day actions.

King, Warrior, Magician, Lover

November 9, 2015
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Once ayear, Chris finds a workshop or retreat to deepen his spiritualpractice.  On this episode, Chris talksabout his weekend at the New Warrior Training Adventure, an event sponsored byThe Mankind Project.  We talk about thelayers of protection that we put on as time goes by and how to find ways toshed those layers.