Spartan Mind Strength

Spartan Mind Strength

20min podcast. Every Thursday. Ayurveda, Movement, Nutrition, Meditation, Breathwork, Stoicism, Tantra and Upanishads. From the novice to the expert. P.S. If you are registered with YA or AAPNA you can get CEUs by listening to the podcast and completing the corresponding test. ... Show More

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  Topics Dharma and Artha are not static, they could be changing as you are listening to this episode Artha’s third aspect, the game of wealth Thou Shall Prosper: Ten Commandments for Making Money by Rabbi Daniel Lapin: https://amzn.to/2KVWciD It is your responsibility to be wealthy The 10X Rule: The Only Difference Between Success and Failure by Grant Cardone: https://amzn.to/2WHdceJ Stagnation leads to disease, no matter how you... Read more

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Topics   Why is Artha so important Artha as a game of life (as unknowingly described by Dr Kirk Parsley, the Sleep Doctor: http://www.docparsley.com/) The first aspect of Artha that we discussed on Episode 037 is the game of relationships: https://spartanmindstrength.libsyn.com/sms-037-a-blueprint-for-a-good-life-part-iii The second aspect of Artha is the game of health The definition of good health is personal, contemporary and ... Read more

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Topics What is artha? Artha in the Vedic system Artha as a game of life (as unknowingly described by Dr Kirk Parsley: http://www.docparsley.com/) Artha is so much more than money One of the main three aspects of artha The surprising guideline of what you should learn and from whom  The fine line between attachment and non-attachment What is you relationship with knowledge? Are you greedy with your knowledge? Lack of knowledge, la... Read more

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Topics What is the greatest religion in the world? Why being fearless does not mean that you are not afraid What is the best path to always follow? Why Enthusiasm is Divine The sin of dharma Sanskrit, English, Ancient Greek, oh my! More information on the rock inscription found in Afghanistan https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kandahar_Bilingual_Rock_Inscription A guru and your dharma What is the question you should ask yourself?  ... Read more

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Topics The origin of the Goals of Life The Upanishads and the Stoicism were written by wise people with common sense Who is Swami Vivekananda  The Upanishads are a philosophical system, not a religious system Raja Yoga, the Yoga of the Mind, is the most important of all the yogas  Swami Vivekanada’s Raja Yoga book can be found here: https://amzn.to/2Es2H8w The four goals of life are a blueprint to thrive, no matter who you are Th... Read more

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Topics * The b*lls&^% gadgets * What do stressed out Paleo followers and stressed out yogis have in common? * The ketone myth * The danger of exogenous ketones * Obsession will kill you * The Fat Fuel Matcha tea: https://amzn.to/2YCxRlv * Do you know your WHY? * The dark sides of Ayurveda Resources Brought to you by Paleo Ayurveda - Ayurveda Designed for Thriving   * Paleo Ayurveda's Training Library can be found at: https://squ... Read more

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Topics Number 1 of 4: The Panel of different styles of Paleo, Keto, Carnivore and Whole Plant Based diets They all agreed that N = 1 Regenerative agriculture is highly needed for the well-being of both the plants and the animals Number 2 of 4: The Expo Vendors area was very enthusiastic and generous Ready-made coffee with butter by the Fat Fuel Company: https://amzn.to/2vsges1 Strong Coffee with collagen protein: https://strongc... Read more

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Topics If you are a Yoga Alliance or AAPNA Registered Instructor, you can earn CEUs by listening to our podcast and taking a test The two main types of cravings  The most common food craving and when it hits Is the craving normal? Is the craving natural? The real sweet taste vs the fake sweet taste Fat vs sugar as a source of energy Ayurveda’s view on fat The online course on the Dhatus is here: https://squareup.com/store/training... Read more

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Topics The bats are back! When we talk about the previous podcast, we mean the one before that! Episode 029. :)  Tip #1: Say no to cold drinks, and yes to cold showers Tip #2: When to have the largest meal of the day Tip #3: Know when to stop eating and when to quit obsessing  Tip #4: Why you should implement time restricted eating on a daily basis and how to do it Tip #5: The appetizer that contains four of the six important tast... Read more

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Topics Ayurveda & Dynamic Balance Adapting is the key to maintaining the dynamic balance  Stagnation can be lethal How hormesis prepares you for adaptation  Examples of hormesis  “In the right amount, it’s good for you, too much of it, can hurt you” :) Hormesis and the mitochondria  The hormetic aspect of the 7-day Ayurveda Cleanse Seek gradual evolution, not drastic revolution Everything in excess is opposed by nature -Hippocrate... Read more

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Topics New book coming out on Ayurveda Summer Cleanse  From daily rituals, to recipes, to yoga and fitness routines, to mantras, mudras, Breathwork and more The Definition of Conscientious Eating Vie’s 5 Rules for Conscientious Eating Rule #1: Results require routine  Rule #2: Use smart ways to prepare your food Rule #3: Eat nutrient dense and diverse food Rule #4: Own your food choices  Rule #5: Infuse your food with good energy ... Read more

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Topics The Parasympathetic vs the Sympathetic Nervous System  Three Cleansing Breathing Exercises Abdominal (Belly) Breathing  Kapalabhati Breathing (Breath of Power)  Alternate Nostril Breathing  Why you should practice belly breathing  Nitric Oxide - a miracle gas Kapalabhati (Breath of Power) should not be confused with Bhastrika (Breath of Fire) Intense Breathwork should never be done during a cleanse. Intense Breathwork shoul... Read more

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Topics   - The definition of a Cleanse - The origin of the word is surprisingly not Greek. It comes from the Proto-Germanic word: klainz - A Cleanse should temporarily give you a moderate to intense discomfort - The detrimental long term effect of a juice cleanse - Eat fat for both sustained energy and detoxification - The ideal length of a Cleanse - The ideal food for a Cleanse - A proper Cleanse cleanses the emotions, mind and so... Read more

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Topics This talk was given to a group of Ayurvedic doctors and Holistic Practitioners at the Global Ayurveda Conference on the island of Aegina, in Greece  The modern definition of the word Tantra The concept of Tantra belongs to several different traditions  Tantra and the Vedas Tantra in the ancient times Tantra today The Sanskrit meaning of the word Tantra The ultimate goal of Tantric practices At 12 minutes 45 seconds into the... Read more

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Topics This material is for educational purposes only Coffee, tulsi and L-theanine Micro-dosing nicotine  Link to the referenced podcast episode https://spartanmindstrength.libsyn.com/sms-007-an-ayurvedic-look-at-cigars The cheapest nootropic ever - fasting Modafinil, Adrafinil and a**hole personalities Piracetam Micro-dosing LSD Fat, one of ayurveda’s favorite nootropics Noopept Phenylpiracetam Creatine The ultimate purpose behi... Read more

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Topics The definition of Medhya Rasayana  The definition of Nootropics  The four aspects of Medhya Rasayana  The first step - Clean up your environment  The second step - Clean up your gut The third step - Breathe properly  The fourth step - Move  The fifth step - The overall purpose  Brahmi aka Bacopa Monnieri Ashwagandha - In today’s translation means “horse strength”,  however in the literal translation it means “horse smell”  ... Read more

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Topics Aegina, the island (behind the scenes) that thrived Gods and the island  It’s all about commerce Aegina and Sacred Geometry, that is even found on Google Aegina and Zorba the Greek The Jewish Synagogue of Aegina can still be found near the Temple of Apollo Explore, Embrace, Learn, Achieve How Aegina got its name (Zeus had an affair) Apollo, Asclepios, Achilles, Centaurs, and Medicine   Resources Broug... Read more

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Topics Mobility vs Flexibility  Some of our body-weight favorite movements SMART Journaling (Specific, Measurable, Aligned, Realistic, Time-bound) The Business Plan of the day to be reviewed at night  Did you subscribe and leave us a rating and a review? Your vision board does not take action on its own Some of King Olof’s wisdom Is this a friendly universe? Are you being guided willingly or dragged unwillingly?  Y in the mornin... Read more

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Topics Economy of Action in action to open up yourself to the world Understand your eyes to understand your mind The physiological and mental benefits of the Eye Exercises  The movie Avatar can be found here: https://amzn.to/2HSDMPD The Eye Exercises can be found in the Shivananda literature or at  https://squareup.com/store/training-courses/ How the Eye Exercises can help you see through the bs Remember to subscribe and leave a... Read more

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Topics - Cold shower is not a fad - Moderate to intense discomfort  - Mitochondria, Nietzsche and will power  - Physiological benefits of the cold shower  - How to get started with cryotherapy  - Heat vs cold in the morning  - Structured and non structured meditation techniques - The non structured sun salutation chant can be found in our fb group https://www.facebook.com/groups/spartanmindstrength/ - Morning meditation and your mi... Read more

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