Special Release – Covidcast 3 – Time

In this episode of our special podcast series, Bryan focuses on Life’s Best Practices – Time, and how to visualize the ideal day that brings us a sense of joy and satisfaction.

As part of the episode, Bryan shares his hope upon hearing about the government’s financial plan for our current challenges. If you find yourself lacking hope during the Covid-19 pandemic (or any time for that matter), and you want to live each day to its fullest, this is the podcast for you. Please reach out to Bryan and let him know what brings you hope. bryan@bryaniller.com

Resources Mentioned:
Life’s Best Practices
Ventec Life Systems and GM

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Special Release – Covidcast 2 – Love

In this episode of our special podcast series, Bryan focuses on Life’s Best Practices – Love, and a better understanding of what it is and how we can apply these days where many of us are learning greater insights into our relationships.

As part of the episode, Bryan shares the hope he received while waiting in line and his Apple watch notified him to sobering news. If you find yourself lacking in love or hope during the Covid-19 pandemic (or any time for that matter), this is the podcast for you. Please reach out to Bryan and let him know what brings you hope. bryan@bryaniller.com

Resources Mentioned:
Life’s Best Practices
How the Pandemic Will End by Ed Yong
Dyson Covent Ventilator

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Special Release – Covidcast 1 – Presence

In this special podcast release, Bryan introduces Life’s Best Practices – Presence, and how implementing it can give us the hope necessary to overcome turbulent situations. If you find yourself lacking in hope during the Covid-19 pandemic (or any time for that matter), this is the podcast for you. Please reach out to Bryan and let him know what brings you hope. bryan@bryaniller.com

Resources Mentioned:
Life‘s Best Practices
Governor Herbert’s Economic Response Plan

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Experiencing & Embodying Empathy with Sydney Campos Part 2

Working with visionary leaders to help them truly embody their purpose, Sydney Campos is a speaker, business strategy advisor, certified holistic health coach, founder of Odyssey, and the author of The Empath Experience: What to Do When You Feel Everything. Sydney embraces and integrates spiritual insights into her work and also serves as a registered yoga teacher and Reiki energy healer. She also hosts the Visionary Souls podcast and has been featured in Forbes, Refinery29, Bustle, MindBodyGreen, PureWow, and New York Magazine.

Sydney joins me today to discuss her work with energy and crystals and our power as individuals to create the energetic experiences we wish to have. She shares her journey to becoming an author, what her creative process for writing looks like, and how she views her book in terms of energetic currency. Sydney also highlights her upcoming book and how she intends to share it with an energy of celebration. 


“We have an invitation to share – to share our story, to share our wisdom, to share our revelation.” – Sydney Campos

This week on The School for Good Living Podcast:

  • Sydney’s life philosophy and something she wishes she was better at
  • How Sydney incorporates crystals into her life to support her energetically
  • Personal changes Sydney has made to live a better life
  • What kind of energy Sydney views money as and what it represents for her
  • Who supports Sydney in her writing process and where she draws her inspiration from
  • How the universe met Sydney halfway in the process of writing her book
  • The impact of your unique message and insight and why you should follow your impulse to share
  • How long it took Sydney to write The Empath Experience and how she approaches her writing to ensure that her energy is in the right place despite external stressors
  • The relationship between embodying truth and writing good sentences
  • Sydney’s goals for her upcoming book and how she plans to approach the promotional process

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Experiencing & Embodying Empathy with Sydney Campos Part 1

Sydney Campos is a speaker, business strategy advisor, certified holistic health coach, and the author of The Empath Experience: What to Do When You Feel Everything. As the founder and CEO of Odyssey, a global strategic council, Sydney works to help visionary leaders truly embody their purpose. Sydney embraces and integrates spiritual insights in her work, and also serves as a registered yoga teacher and Reiki energy healer. Sydney hosts the Visionary Souls podcast and has been featured in Forbes, Refinery29, Bustle, MindBodyGreen, PureWow, and New York Magazine.

Sydney joins me today to discuss the concept of empathy, what it means to be an empath, and what you may experience if you are unaware that you are an empath. She discusses her journey with drug and alcohol abuse, the underlying factors that contributed to her decade-long battle, and insights for those who might be going through similar issues. Sydney also highlights why you shouldn’t try to rescue people who exhibit destructive behavior and how prioritizing your energy can help others stand in their power as well.

“Presence is our power.” – Sydney Campos

This week on The School for Good Living Podcast:

  • What an empath is, why it is essential to identify your empathic tendencies, and whether Sydney believes all humans have the capacity for empathy
  • The distinction between being empathetic and being an empath
  • Why Sydney felt isolated growing up and how her life and self-perception has transformed since discovering that she is an empath
  • The role that drinking played in Sydney’s life and why she stopped drinking
  • The “double life” Sydney lived while struggling to recover from drug and alcohol abuse and some scary wake-up calls she experienced
  • The importance of truth-telling and liberating yourself from the shadows of shame and secrecy
  • Sydney’s advice for those who are going through similar struggles and the deeper, universal feelings that drugs and alcohol can be symptomatic of
  • The power of presence, asking for help, and being seen by others
  • The best thing you can do to show up for a loved one who is struggling
  • The difference between unconditional love and dependent love and service versus servitude 

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Synchronicity & Spirituality with Stephen G. Post Part 2

Stephen G. Post is a public speaker, opinion leader, and the bestselling author of Why Good Things Happen to Good People and God and Love on Route 80: The Hidden Mystery of Human Connectedness. Deemed one of the “stars of positive psychology,” Stephen is the Founder of the Center for Medical Humanities at Stony Brook University as well as a professor of Preventive Medicine and Bioethics. His work emphasizes giving and compassion in the medical field and has been featured on The Daily Show and in publications including “O” Magazine and US News & World Report.

Stephen joins me today to discuss his views on love, loyalty, and his concept of “carefrontation.” He shares the importance of redefining success and intentionally celebrating the lives of our loved ones. We discuss the power of utilizing quiet morning moments to connect spiritually. Stephen also highlights how everyone’s life has depth and can be a starting point for crafting stories that people will want to read.

“Keep your faith in the journey because there’s always something out in front of you that you can’t see, that’s waiting for you to arrive.” – Stephen G. Post

This week on The School for Good Living Podcast:

  • A shocking story about how Stephen gained $100 through the power of prayer
  • Why religion is like a GPS, and why Stephen doesn’t believe in naming God
  • What “carefrontation” is, how it differs from confrontation, and how Stephen defines love
  • Stephen’s experience working with Sir John Templeton on the concept of unlimited love
  • How to cultivate, follow, and respond to the pull of limitless higher love
  • Stephen’s morning spiritual practice and how it helps him stay centered and grow in his ability to express love
  • The human nature of mistakes and why you shouldn’t beat yourself up for making them
  • Why you should emphasize respect when interacting with people with different views
  • The importance of loyalty and embracing imperfection in relationships
  • Why you should “write from life” and not underestimate the value of your own story


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Synchronicity & Spirituality with Stephen G. Post Part 1

Deemed one of the “stars of positive psychology,” Stephen G. Post is a public speaker, opinion leader, and the bestselling author of Why Good Things Happen to Good People and God and Love on Route 80: The Hidden Mystery of Human Connectedness. Stephen is the Founder of the Center for Medical Humanities at Stony Brook University as well as a professor of Preventive Medicine and Bioethics. His work, which emphasizes giving and compassion in the medical field, has been featured on The Daily Show and in publications including “O” Magazine and US News & World Report.

Stephen joins me today to discuss the contents of his book God and Love on Route 80 and a dream he experienced several times that ultimately ended up finding its way into his life. Stephen shares the philosophies and themes he teaches on, and why he believes in the power of synchronicity. Stephen also highlights the unusual way he has personally experienced synchronicity and the positive impact of living for others.

“The journey is really what it is. It doesn’t matter what ‘highway’ you’re on – the journey’s always there.” – Stephen G. Post


This week on The School for Good Living Podcast:

  • Why Stephen wrote his book God and Love on Route 80
  • A repeating dream Stephen had that impacted him spiritually, and how this dream came true
  • The two lives that most of us live within one lifetime, and Stephen’s views on perfection
  • Stephen’s belief in the power of the journey
  • How Stephen defines synchronicity and how he has experienced it
  • The two types of causalities described in the work of Carl Jung, and Stephen’s views on probability and “impossible possibilities”
  • How we can cultivate more synchronicity in our lives and become more aware of the synchronicities that are already occurring
  • The power of prayer and how living for others can elevate us


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How to Learn Anything with Scott Young Part 2


Known for completing MIT’s undergraduate computer science curriculum in just twelve months without attending any classes, Scott Young is known for his valuable insight on topics related to knowledge acquisition, learning, and working more effectively. An entrepreneur, programmer, and author of the Wall Street Journal bestselling book Ultralearning: Accelerate Your Career, Master Hard Skills, and Outsmart the Competition, Scott believes that learning is key to living well. His work has been featured on BBC, Business Insider, The New York Times, Popular Mechanics, TEDx, and LifeHacker.

Scott joins me today to discuss his views on sleep and money. He highlights his approach to writing articles and some notable individuals who have inspired and influenced him creatively. Scott also shares the impact he hopes to make through his books and his life, and how approaching your life through the lens of learning can be beneficial.

“If there is going to be any change in the world, it’s going to have to emanate from within.” – Scott Young


This week on The School for Good Living Podcast:

  • Scott’s philosophy on life, and what makes someone a truly empathetic listener
  • Why you should set goals and pursue projects while traveling
  • The importance of sleep for overall health and wellbeing and why your sleep habits matter
  • What happens physiologically when you sleep and how rest relates to memory
  • The importance of gaining a global view and putting our perspectives in a broader context
  • Scott’s advice for approaching and managing money with less stress
  • Approximately how many words Scott has written and his journey with blogging
  • Scott’s advice for aspiring writers and people who have influenced Scott’s writing
  • Scott’s approach for writing articles and how he approaches introductions
  • Scott’s writing process and the dangers of relying on your memory to write
  • The impact Scott hopes his book will have on people’s desire to learn
  • Why you should approach all aspects of life from a learner’s perspective



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How to Learn Anything with Scott Young Part 1

Scott Young is an entrepreneur, programmer, and author of the Wall Street Journal bestselling book Ultralearning: Accelerate Your Career, Master Hard Skills, and Outsmart the Competition. Scott believes that learning is key to living well and is known for engaging learning projects such as The Year Without English, an endeavor that earned him proficiency in Spanish, Portuguese, Mandarin, and Korean. Additionally, through his MIT Challenge, Scott used his knowledge acquisition strategies to complete MIT’s undergraduate computer science curriculum in just twelve months without attending any classes. Through his work, Scott provides valuable insight on topics related to knowledge acquisition, learning, and working more effectively. His work has been featured on BBC, Business Insider, The New York Times, Popular Mechanics, TEDx, and LifeHacker.

Scott joins me today to discuss his philosophies on how you can master any learning endeavor you set out on. He shares his experience with language learning and whether or not children are more capable of becoming multilingual than adults. Scott also offers a helpful perspective on topics including focus, procrastination, and motivation that can help you approach your life, study, and work endeavors more effectively.

“We all have capacities to be really, really good at things that are somewhat underexplored.” – Scott Young


This week on The School for Good Living Podcast:

  • How Scott’s interests growing up relate to his current work and perspectives
  • What “the year without English” is and Scott’s view on the word ‘fluency’
  • The impact and importance of the environment when it comes to learning a language
  • Whether you take the learning path that feels easy or the one that feels difficult and why
  • What Ultra Learning is and the components that differentiate it from other approaches
  • How assumptions about natural talent get in the way of our true potential and why you should approach your potential with curiosity
  • The role of challenge, fun, and enjoyment in learning
  • How to help your children find their motivation to learn
  • Intrinsic vs. extrinsic motivation and the importance of knowing your “why” for learning
  • The role of focus and alertness when performing different types of tasks and the difference between narrow and diffused focus 
  • The concept of fluency of processing and techniques to use to improve your long term retention
  • The importance of prioritizing your desire to learn something and the role of resistance
  • Tips for dealing with procrastination and maintaining stamina towards your learning goals


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The Power of Personal Accountability with Sophie Chiche

Sophie Chiche is a French-American speaker, entrepreneur, and the author of The Power of Personal Accountability: Achieve What Matters To You. She co-wrote this book with Mark Samuel to bring attention to what really matters to you. She is a two-time TedTalk presenter with degrees in Business, Journalism and a Masters in Applied Psychology from the University of Santa Monica. She is working on a new book to be released later this year.

In this interview Sophie talks about how she used to weigh more than 350 lbs and made the significant change to lose and keep off more than half that weight. We talk about the mindset and behavior that allowed her to achieve such a massive transformation which also led Sophie to founding Shape House, an urban sweat lodge with eight locations now between California and New York. She tells us what it’s like for her celebrity clientele to be inside an infrared sauna.

Sophie speaks to loving ourselves and the power of integrity to transform our lives, taking charge of our lives right now, and knowing that life is not a rehearsal. We explore the idea that pretty much every one of us has at least one area of our lives in which we want to make a similarly significant change.

“You can eat everything you want, but before we do that, can we feel our feelings?” and I was startled basically and said, ‘Okay, all right, I’ll try.’ And then I backed off from the refrigerator.”   – Sophie Chiche

This week on The School for Good Living Podcast:

  • The two different lives between weighing 350lb and weighing less than half that amount
  • What a therapist said to change the course of Sophie’s life and shifted the relationship she had with herself
  • To look at the process of change as physical, emotional, mental and to some degree spiritual and how they all have to mature to the same level
  • Being raised in an environment that treated feelings as the plague, to be avoided at all costs
  • How Disney’s Mulan character Mushu is a lot like feelings – we imagine them to be bigger or scarier than they actually are
  • The education system is one way to learn and some kids it fits really well, while for others it really doesn’t
  • Sophie became a coach because she was more interested in where people are now
  • Whatever is in your past, whatever’s not resolved, it’s all here in the present
  • The brain (and the heart) is a muscle that requires to feel as an exercise, and avoid atrophy
  • The toxicity of not letting your feelings be expressed
  • Putting on a suit of armor will in the end limit your ability to grow
  • Question your beliefs. Are they really yours or could they easily be someone else’s? Do they serve you?
  • Sophie’s Netflix recommendations – ‘Fleabag” & ‘Killing Eve’
  • Some people develop their mental capabilities but neglect their emotional capability
  • The parallels between addiction and being healthy
  • Self-medicating to not feel the feelings we are meant to feel
  • The industry of sugar and how it’s an addictive substance
  • Going from not loving yourself to thinking you’re the most precious thing in the universe
  • The first step to self-love starts with integrity
  • How not making commitments under the gun can avoid living a life that’s not the life you want
  • We are in charge of our lives right now – we are the directors, the actors, and the production management as it’s happening
  • Judgement is the poison that you take hoping that it kills the other guy
  • If you treat your friends the way you treat yourself, would you have friends?
  • The question Sophie often asks herself is, “What’s the highest choice right now?”
  • The best mirror is often a good friend
  • The meeting and impact of Lewis Mehl Madrona
  • Sophie’s first sweat lodge experience
  • Confronting cultural appropriation
  • The Shape House experience: Infrared bedding, Netflix, a relax room with tea and Vitamin C and burning a thousand calories
  • How we abuse our bodies and what can be done to reset it and allow it to heal
  • Your at-home Shape House sweat experience – hot bath, lemons, ginger
  • The benefits of alkaline water
  • The feminine spirit of money and Sophie’s practice with a chess pawn
  • Writing Tips – Write like you speak
  • Write shorter sentences. One idea per sentence and only one sentence per idea.
  • Sophie’s biggest advice in life: find out what you’re really good at and then be okay to ask for help for that things that you’re not.
  • Working on your inner critic
  • When Sophie was ready for an agent
  • The best money Sophie has spent was on a retreat and having a coach
  • Have a date with your spiritual self

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