Author and speaker Preston Smiles speaks with Destin about how he transformed his life from an LA street kid to a channel of divine love. He shares the five principles he's discovered in his journey and introduces his new book, Now or Never. Finally, he and Destin discuss the challenges facing men, including isolation and the response of the reptilian brain.
Preston Smiles has generated millions of views with his message of LOVE, and personal freedom, making a deep impact through writing, speaking, and making heart based videos. With his loyal social media tribe, using his unique gift to make complex ideas simple and relatable, Preston Smiles is breaking all the rules, and carving out his own path as a Next Generation Thought Leader. With the success of his new book LOVE LOUDER published by the world renown Simon & Schuster, Preston is gearing up to release what he calls his best work to date in “NOW or Never your epic life in 5 steps on december 27th.
He's has been featured in Forbes, South Africa Comos, LA Weekly, Los Angeles Magazine, and Origin Magazine. He is also a contributor to Huffington Post, The Daily Love, Good Guy Swag, and has appeared on top podcasts such as Lewis Howes’s The School of Greatness and Addicted2Success. He recently won Elixir Magazine’s Millennial Mentor Award, graced the cover of Millennial Magazine with his wife Alexi and is one of the youngest members of ATL (Association of Transformational Leaders), founded by Jack Canfield.
Author Daniel Pinchbeck and Destin discuss the courage required from us individually and collectively to face the shadow presented to us by a President Trump as well as by the ecological crisis we face. According to Daniel, we can see this period as an initiation or a rite of passage for humanity as a species. What is the next "operating system" for human society? How might it work and how can we contribute to it?
Daniel Pinchbeck is the bestselling author of Breaking Open the Head and 2012: The Return of Quetzalcoatl. His new book, How Soon Is Now?, comes out in February from Watkins howsoonisnow.info. He was a founder of Reality Sandwich and Evolver.net. He was featured in the 2010 documentary, 2012: Time for Change. He is currently launching a new media platform, WOKE Woke.network.
Clinical Psychotherapist Eva Clay discusses what in our neurology causes us to seek and enjoy intimacy, and how technology interfaces with the brain in the context of intimacy. She brings up Facebook, Tinder, smartphones, and porn sites, illustrating how they can create a barrier to authentic connection. She and Destin discuss the relationship between attention and love, offering potential solutions and ways to deal with the encroachment of technology into the bedroom.
An acclaimed psychotherapist, teacher, and sexuality expert, for 20 years Eva’s mission has been to illuminate the ménage-a-trois of soul, sex, and science. Eva believes that self-love is the foundation for healthy relationships, and has helped thousands of people to attract hot and holy love. Eva has trained extensively in mind-body philosophies and as a teacher of neuropsychology, she bodaciously reminds us that the biggest sex organ is the brain. Eva’s been privileged to study with some of the great teachers of our time, including David Deida, Esther Perel, and Harville Hendrix. Her courses are an elegant marriage of the profound and the playful, and when she’s not traveling the world teaching, you’ll find her making mayhem on a dance floor.
Eva offers elite coaching for men, women and couples on on self-love, pleasure, and erotic intelligence.
Intimacy and sexuality expert Michaela Boehm discusses her entry onto the path of sex and spirit, the true meaning of freedom, and how men can best cultivate their sensual power through tuning in to subtle sensations within their bodies, and unifying masculine and feminine energies. Destin questions her about issues specifically related to men's groups such as accountability and the challenges that come with the practice of embodiment.
How do you feel about your circumcision (or lack thereof)? In this highly controversial episode, Destin speaks with Brendon Marotta, the director and creator of the upcoming documentary: American Circumcision. We explore what is really going on with this age-old custom, and Destin gets on his soap-box passionately sharing about his own experience when he began looking into this issue. CAUTION: This episode gets pretty intense.