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For the own mental health, we must occasionally disconnect from the world and reconnect to ourselves and to each other.
This leads to some of the most powerful and often taboo things that humans have ever experienced.
They include: breathing, sexuality, embodiment, substances, and music — what JamieWheal calls the Alchemist Cookbook.
Read the video transcript: bigthink.com/series/the-big-think-interview/alchemist-cookbook
About Jamie Wheal: JamieWheal is the author of the global best-seller and Pulitzer Prize-nominated Stealing Fire: How Silicon Valley, Navy SEALs and Maverick Scientists are Revolutionizing the Way We Live and Work and the founder of the Flow Genome Project, an international organization dedicated to the research and training of ultimate human performance. Since founding the organization in 2011, it has gone on to become the leading voice of evidence-based peak performance in the world, counting award-winning academics, legendary professional athletes, special operations commanders, and Fortune 500 business leaders among the hundreds of thousands of people in its global community.
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