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Jobs Of The Future

What Are The Best “Jobs Of The Future”?

As the internet continues to revolutionize our world and transform our world from the industrial age, the jobs of the future will look radically change. Already, we are seeing more folks who are doing remote work from home or becoming a digital nomad and living a more nomadic lifestyle. Work from home opportunities are burgeoning as more folks demand the ability to remote work from home instead of going to an office. Jobs of the future will look radically different from those that have existed up until this point.

In many cases, true “jobs of the future” might be entrepreneurship. These days, we see many young folks (and older ones too!) taking to their laptops and either taking digital nomad jobs or starting a business they can run online. As a future career, is this something that will become more normal? I think so!

On this episode of the Beyond Homo Sapien Podcast, I’m talking to Tony Whatley about this topic. Tony is an expert in starting a “side-hustle”: a business that supplements your 9-5 income and eventually can become your vehicle for remote work from home. We are diving into Jobs of the Future and discussing why running a job from your laptop might become a more regular form of how human beings operate their day to day lives.


Tony is the author of “Side Hustle Millionaire. Check out his book by clicking here. This is the guide of how Tony grew a side business to over a million dollars in revenue while still working at his 9-5 corporate job. You can also check out Tony on his website by clicking right here.

Side Hustle Lifestyle

As jobs of the future continue to emerge and develop, a phenomena is developing in the 9-5 world: more folks are starting “side hustle” jobs and businesses they work in their free time. Instead of the nuclear family life of getting home at 5 and watching the news, more and more people are utilizing their evenings and nights to operate some sort of side hustle. What is a “side hustle”? Typically, a business, investment opportunity, or second job that is oftentimes accomplished through the internet.

Successful side hustles come in a variety of forms. For example, thanks to websites such as Bigger Pockets or Active Duty Passive Income, there is a rise in the number of individuals who are interested in investing in real estate. Thanks to the education provided by these credible and informative sources, it has never been easier to begin investing in real estate. For many individuals, this is a lucrative side hustle that oftentimes replaces the person’s 9-5 job.

On this episode of Beyond Homo Sapien, I spoke with Tim Kelly about how to operate a profitable real estate side hustle while still working a 9-5 job. Tim is in the United States Navy and has managed to create and help operate a highly successful real estate investing firm while also serving in the military. Beginning in 2011, Tim started buying properties with his first investment in a single-family property. Today, Tim is centered around multi-family property and intends to acquire 5,000 multi-family homes within the next three years through the partnerships he has created via his side hustle.

If you’re interested in the mindset and strategy behind running a highly successful “side hustle”, this show is a must-listen. On this episode, Tim and I discuss the mindset that it takes to operate a successful side hustle that can eventually grow to replace your 9-5 job. Here’s the issue most folks run into: they get in their own way. They create excuses that are really just hiding various limiting beliefs in plain site.

When we tell our minds that anything is possible and we refuse to create excuses, we can truly achieve whatever we want from life. It is important to set priorities, master time management, and stay up later and/or wake up earlier than everyone else in order to achieve goals. Once we prioritize what’s important and know the motivating factors behind why we are creating a side hustle, suddenly our minds open and we begin to achieve more and more in our lives.

Jobs of the future are changing and going to look radically different than jobs of today. By creating a side hustle, we gift ourselves the opportunity to learn some of these digital skills. By doing so, it is possible to bulletproof against the changing economy that is inevitably going to happen. You see, the world is radically shifting and there is a high likelihood that many jobs will be replaced by AI technology and other forms of new technology. How do you ensure this does not happen to you? Master a digital skillset for the digital age. Creating a side hustle can give you the means to make this a reality and truly begin to achieve more than you thought possible.

It all starts with changing your mind, thinking powerful thoughts, and beginning to imagine yourself achieving more with your life. When we make this mental shift, the entire world opens its doors to the pathway to success. All it takes is shifting our mindset around what is possible and what we can achieve. Ensuring you are competitive for jobs of the future will rely on these key character traits of the human experience.

Jobs of the future come in many forms. It is not strictly necessary that a person become an entrepreneur running a completely online company. Instead, jobs of the future might resemble a format similar to what Tim is doing with his real estate investing company. Given the right mindset and the right strategy, it is quite possible to operate in several industries simultaneously.

How To Be A Digital Nomad:

One of the best careers for the future might be what are called “digital nomad jobs”. What is a digital nomad job? Well, it is typically a type of job that a person can work from anywhere in the world. This gives the individual a type of freedom that is previously unimagined. Why will more work from home companies start to emerge? Well, because it makes financial sense for companies to allow remote work from home instead of paying for an office.

When a company allows employees to work from home, that company suddenly expands their recruitment pool. Instead of being limited to recruits from the local area (or paying for someone to move!), a company can recruit from the entire world. Suddenly, work from home companies seem to have a massive advantage over those sticking to an archaic 9-5 model that dates back to the industrial age.

Here’s the challenge: how to become a digital nomad?

Nowadays, it’s easy to find fake gurus who will teach you all sorts of crazy strategies to live the digital nomad life. Unfortunately, in many cases these gurus are only lining their own pockets rather than those of their students. More often than not, the journey towards starting an online business and becoming a digital nomad involves a few years of hard work in order to build a business.

Here’s an episode of the Beyond Homo Sapien Podcast where I talked to Drew Weatherhead about this topic. Drew Weatherhead is the creator of Because Jitsu, a meme website dedicated to Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Drew also hosts the Submission Ace Championship BJJ tournament in Canada. I brought Drew onto the show because I feel he has a great perspective on how to become a digital nomad and work from home. Check it out:


Have you thought about starting an online business and becoming a digital nomad? Lifestyle design is an amazing opportunity. However, ensure you are following the right steps to escape the 9-5 rat race by creating a real business that will sustain your growth.

What if you do not want to start an online business and become a digital nomad? Remote work from home might be more up your alley. Let’s dive into that topic next!

Minimalism And The Digital Nomad Lifestyle

“Jobs of the Future” might look nothing like a traditional 9-5 job. In fact, as mentioned above, it is becoming far more common for folks to ditch the cubicle in favor of remote work from home or a digital nomad lifestyle of moving around between places. The movement towards minimalism is being embraced by the millennial culture  as younger folks seek to downsize their life potentially into one suitcase or backpack they can use to travel the world and have more meaningful experiences. Truly, jobs of the future could have a pre-requisite of sorts that requires them to be workable from anywhere in the world using just a laptop. In the 21st century, more folks are interested in minimalism and the freedom of a digital nomad lifestyle.

Minimalism often involves dramatically reducing the amount of stuff you have in your life in favor of an easier and less hectic lifestyle. Oftentimes, folks engaging in minimalism will travel the world and live a “backpack” life or “van-dwelling” life but sometimes the person simply enjoys a de-cluttered home that has only the immediate possessions needed to live day-to-day. In addition to the practical side of minimalism, there is also a spiritual element of seeking to de-clutter the mind and spirit via eliminating unessential objects in your daily life. There is also a train of thought that minimalism is healthier for the environment because we effectively reduce the amount of waste and products we introduce into the natural world. For many people, this sort of lifestyle is massively appealing for the sake of providing more freedom and a healthier karmic relationship with the world in general. As discussed in this interview with Daniel Stone, when we respect the world and create a more meaningful existence and relationship with the planet, we enter into a more abundant state of being because we have successfully honored the environment and collective consciousness in which we find ourselves existing.

Conni Biesalski is a minimalist and digital nomad who helps others understand and implement this lifestyle. She is an advocate for holistic living, Yoga, a vegan lifestyle, and the digital nomad lifestyle. On this episode of the Beyond Homo Sapien show Conni and I  discuss minimalism and how to get started while also exploring the future of the human lifestyle. When it comes to successfully navigating through potential “jobs of the future”, folks like Conni are leading our species towards a healthier relationship with the planet, ourselves, and our fellow humans. To learn more about what Conni is creating, check out her YouTube channel at this link.

Digital nomad lifestyle and minimalism are going to be increasingly popular as the doors open to further travel experiences. The millennial generation is more interested in experience vs. having a lot of “things”… Minimalism could very well become much more mainstream as folks begin to de-clutter their lives, their minds, and explore the world rather than flock to a more “traditional” 9-5 life.

Minimalism is more than just a reduction of physical clutter. In this episode, Conni shared that there is a deeply spiritual aspect of the minimalism lifestyle that centers around the de-cluttering of internal junk. For example, have you ever known someone who has a really messy home full of old junk and clutter? From what I’ve experienced, these are often the same folks who have a lot of internal junk and clutter that they’re avoiding cleaning. A messy attic or closet that hasn’t been cleaned in years oftentimes reflects a messy room in your head or heart that has yet to be totally cleaned out.

Jobs of the future that center around a minimalist lifestyle could be a healthy addition to our culture. By allowing folks to pursue a digital nomad lifestyle that encourages a culture of minimalism and a movement towards decreasing clutter could be incredibly beneficial for mental health, spiritual development, personal achievement, and much more. By furthering and encouraging this development, we do a load of good for our fellow human beings as they go through their experience of life.

Remote Work From Home:

Remote work from home comes in many forms. For many folks, building an online business is not in their interests. Most of the population does not feel called to building an digital business, becoming a digital nomad, managing employees, selling products, or having that be a part of their lifestyle design. That is OK! There are still plenty of options to have remote work from home.

What are the best work from home companies? Good news! There are more coming all the time. For college graduates and young folks entering the workforce who want to explore a remote work option, I always recommend they think about online teaching. Nowadays, there are so many remote work opportunities to teach english to those who want to learn. Here are a few examples of companies that offer remote work from home in the english teaching industry:

Now obviously, do your research and make sure you go for the best online teaching platform for your needs. Is DadaABC better than Palfish? How is Landi vs. VIPKid? Does MagicEars pay more than Palfish or Landi? Etc. These are the questions to consider before one of these remote work from home opportunities. There are many blogs and articles online nowadays (like this one) that compare DadaABC vs. VIPKid vs. Landi vs. MagicEars etc. etc. Make sure you do your research and find out which remote work opportunity is best for you when it comes to online english teaching.

What Other Remote Work From Home Opportunities Exist?

I have several friends making a killing as freelance writers. A great platform that I am currently exploring is writers.work Using a platform like this lets you browse all the remote work from home companies who are looking for freelance writers. If you are someone with a writing background, this is a great place to go.

What about remote work freelance opportunities other than writing? Always remember to browse sites like Upwork, Pangian, or Freelancer for some gigs and see what is out there! I know several folks who got started in the online space as a Freelancer before they ever started their own online business. Remote work as a freelancer is an excellent entry point into the world of working on your laptop and potentially living the digital nomad lifestyle.

Honestly, one of the best careers for the future is anything in coding or website development. If you are someone who knows how to code in a language related to Artificial Intelligence or Blockchain (Python or R for example), you will have endless amounts of remote work opportunities. How to learn Python or R? Fortunately, there are countless courses on Udemy like these ones from SuperDataScience teaching you exactly this skill. Nowadays, it is easier than ever to set yourself up for a great remote work from home opportunity for one of these “jobs of the future”.

What Are The Best Jobs For The Future?

Honestly, the best jobs of the future will be in the tech industry. However, I encourage you to understand that the definition of “the tech industry” is rapidly changing. Indeed, just about every future career or remote work opportunity will technology be some sort of “tech” job. Why? Because our species is evolving! Our economy is growing rapidly!

Jobs of the future in Artificial Intelligence or Blockchain development will explode. If you are someone who knows how to code Virtual Reality platforms, you will be in luck! You might be reading this post and thinking “I don’t know how to get started with that stuff”. Well, you are in luck! Nowadays, there are countless ways to learn advanced coding skills.

If you want to bulletproof your future career, your best bet is to explore these emerging technology fields. Jobs of the future related to emerging technology like virtual reality or Artificial Intelligence will be absolutely huge. A person looking to get into one of these industries will find themselves well compensated. Honestly, the barrier to entry is not as high as you might think. It is a matter of studying the right skills on a platform like Udemy in order to gain these skills that will set you up for amazing remote work from home jobs.

Here is an episode of the Beyond Homo Sapien Podcast where I talk to Aaron Louis Rosa about Virtual Reality. Aaron is a Virtual Reality expert and uses this technology in his work at the Naval Academy. He is a journalist who has found some innovate ways to incorporate Virtual Reality technology into his career. By doing so, Aaron has “future proofed” his career and ensured that he will be getting some of these “best jobs of the future” whenever they come down the pipeline.


Want an outstanding future career? Get into something like Virtual Reality. Think it is difficult to learn how to code in Virtual Reality? Again, this is something that is easily taught on a platform like Udemy. For an enterprising young person who wants to take advantage of the best careers for the future, learning a skill like coding in Virtual Reality is a great option.

Jobs of the future will always be evolving. Stay up to date on this blog and the Beyond Homo Sapien Podcast to make sure you never miss a beat! I will always do my best to ensure you know about the best jobs for the future as they develop. This is a quickly emerging and evolving topic by its very nature but I commit to making Beyond Homo Sapien a one stop shop for analyzing jobs of the future and any work from home opportunities I can find. Stay tuned!

Competition vs. Collaboration

Jobs of the Future are going to be incredibly different than those of today. As the world economy becomes more connected and interwoven with itself thanks to the power of the internet, our civilization will begin to connect more readily with folks from all over the world.

This will open up new possibilities inside of the world economy. Jobs of the future and businesses that lean more towards collaboration with others instead of competing with others very well could have the upper hand when it comes to material success. Ironically, it will be more beneficial to collaborate with others instead of competing just because of the way in which our interconnected network is becoming.

Melissa Drake and I are diving into why this is the case. Here’s a few examples: jobs of the future will be based online at an increased rate compared to those that are in existence today. This will mean that folks who own and operate a small business will achieve a more mutually beneficial agreement when choosing to collaborate with one another vs. competing. Why is this the case? Because it is easier to provide valuable information to each other’s audiences and customers than it is to compete. By doing so, everyone wins.

In the past, it was harder to create these “everyone wins” situations because resources in general were more scarce. However, now that the world is expanding, Jobs of the future that focus more around the idea of collaborating and sharing of resources are more viable and ultimately more profitable because partnering businesses can gain access to each other’s networks and audiences instead of fighting one another for the right to serve the same individual.

Furthermore, folks are developing more developed niches of individuals due to the interconnectivity of our world. In today’s market, it is much easier to find 1,000 people who are geared specifically around YOUR business and what you are offering within a very narrow spectrum. Customers/clients are more likely to work with you based around your personality and just their natural tendency to want to work with you related to what you’re offering in your business. By leaning into this swing, jobs of the future will allow for more collaboration and openness with fellow businesses and also with the customers in general.


Personal Development Through Martial Arts

Do Martial Arts Fit In A Personal Development Plan?

I’ve been training in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu for the past eight years. When I first began, I was 225lbs and smoked a pack a day of cigarettes… I was nineteen years old when I seriously took to the mats with the goal of losing weight and joining the United States Army. I was dedicated to self improvement and my personal development goals had never been more real.

Personal development had never been where I had invested my time. In school, I cared about getting good grades. In my social life, I enjoyed drinking, smoking, and eating junk food with friends. Overall, a pretty unhealthy lifestyle and overall pretty unhappy life despite some level of academy success. When I decided to join the Army I knew I had to commit to personal development and self growth.

Personal Development Started Early:

My Father is a Judo black belt. He began training in Judo as a young child in Turkey to fend off bullies and defend his brothers. In his life, Judo and the martial arts have been a powerful personal development vehicle that propelled him forward in his life, kept him safe, and allowed for immense self growth and self improvement. He is now also a blue belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.

My Dad first introduced me to Judo when I was about six. We attended a few classes and I remember the hard sting of the cold mats as my first Judo instructor – Naval Academy Coach Edwin Takemori – would toss us around. It was my first brush with martial arts as a vehicle for personal development and self improvement: a taste of what would happen in my future.

I returned to the Judo mats when I was about fifteen. This time, I went as a way to get some social adventure (I was a homeschooled kid!) and to get the personal development track started. At that younger age, I wanted to improve my life, get in better shape, and develop a better mindset.

Judo practice whipped me into shape. I was on the mats for hours every week. I got a little bit obsessed. However, after about a year (and earning my Orange belt!), I gave up. Wanna know why?

I lost In Competition.

I went to my first Judo tournament and got destroyed. I remember that match well: my opponent felt like a brick wall when I grabbed onto his Judo Gi. He beat me in about thirty seconds. After a year of obsessing over Judo, it was a heavy blow. I would not recover for a few years, even though I did not realize it was still haunting me.

So what can you learn from my early failure?

Personal development means never giving up… It means getting back on the mats of life when you fall down. It requires a strong mind to conquer your goals, overcome limiting beliefs, and make something of yourself in this world. As a young kid junior to the world of personal development and self growth, I did not understand these concepts. I never realized that a true champion gets back on the mats after defeat. Had I known, maybe I would have stuck around Judo for a bit longer in the my early childhood.

Thankfully, I’d return to the mats when I was nineteen.

This is when the real personal development began.

Personal Development Knows No End.

I returned to martial arts at the age of nineteen. Why did I come back? I wanted to join the United States Army. Like I mentioned above, I was 225 pounds, smoked a pack of cigarettes every day, and knew nothing about working out or how to get in shape. I was still a junior in personal development. I was a shadow of the person I would become, thanks to the powerful transformative self growth process of the martial way.

Personal development became my obsession. I was fixated on my goal. I started jumping rope twice a day, once when I woke up and once before bed. I changed my diet and started following the Gracie Diet developed by the Gracie family, the founders of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Eight years later, I still follow most of the tenants of this way of eating that revolves around food combinations and spacing our meals roughly 4.5 hours apart from one another to allow for optimal digestion and energy.


“Martial Arts are a Vehicle for Developing your Human Potential”

Joe Rogan


Self development consumed me. I started doing martial arts five times a week. On Mondays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays, I would do Judo class followed by Brazilian Jiu Jitsu class for a total of three hours of hell. On Tuesdays and Thursdays, I went to Ninjitsu class because I wanted to become a Ninja. I still do! When I was not at martial arts practice, I was running on the treadmill in my basement, running sprints at the track near my house, and jumping rope like crazy. Self improvement for me grew exponentially to become my number one priority. As Adam Walker would say, I made Martial Arts the Alpha of my life.

This period of frenzy lasted about a year and a half. As a result of this personal development period, I lost sixty pounds and quite smoking for good. Honestly, it was easy. I was so obsessed with my training that it came naturally to experience self growth and increase my potential. I had joined martial arts again simply to lose weight but found a vehicle for personal development that became addicting, amazing, and completely life changing.

I had begun to adopt habits of successful people. Little did I know, I was on a road that would take me far indeed. Martial arts would become a personal development vehicle like I would not believe. The me that existed ate age nineteen would not recognize the person typing this blog.

Here’s how my personal development journey evolved in those first few years of training:

  • I gained discipline.
  • I learned how to eat correctly.
  • Finally, I understood how to lose weight and workout.
  • My mindset was tougher than ever before.
  • I knew I could do anything…

Have you trained in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu or a similar martial art? Here’s why it’s such a great vehicle for personal development: Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is incredibly difficult. There is nothing more challenging than getting crushed by someone fifty pounds heavier than you and working to fight your way out of a bad position. If you’re looking for personal growth and self improvement, Judo, Wrestling, or Brazilian Jiu Jitsu are shortcuts.

How Can Lessons From Martial Arts Training Serve Your Personal Development?

Self growth and personal development are a key part of the human experience. When we do not explore our fullest potential, we are robbing ourselves of the beautiful experience of self development and self improvement. Throughout my martial arts journey, I’ve learned and grown tremendously.

On the Beyond Homo Sapien Podcast, we often explore the topic of how martial arts assist in personal development. It is a way in which we can spiritually develop our souls and personally develop our minds. It is a great blend of body, mind, and spirit which catapults the practitioner forward in their journey of overcoming limiting beliefs, evolving their mindset, and realizing a greater potential for self growth within themselves.

Want to dive into this topic? Here’s an episode of the Podcast with Charlie Vinch. Charlie is the owner and head coach at Budo Martial Arts Studio in Ewing, New Jersey, and a brown belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu under Phil Migliarese.

On this show, Charlie and I dive into the topic of personal development. Charlie experienced a massive setup in his martial arts journey due to a hip injury that left him practically bedridden for three years. Charlie’s journey back to the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu mats is one that will hold truth and inspiration for anyone, regardless of if they have trained in the martial arts before. Self growth happens in all walks of life. Let’s get into the show:

Personal growth through the martial arts is easy once you make the commitment to attend. Too often, I see folks who start training in martial arts fall prey to their limiting beliefs. Personal development often is not easy and many are left by the wayside. My passion in life is ensuring that the doors of opportunity are open for all… The idea that a person can limit their personal development journey because they fall prey to limiting beliefs is one that I want to conquer.

Personal Growth Continues Forever:

My journey of self development continued after I lost weight through continued martial arts practice. As the years went on, my commitment to martial arts deepened. Although I continue to love Judo (eventually earning a Brown Belt under Sensei Lanny Reed at the Golden Dragon Academy in Williamsport, PA), my attention and passion turned completely towards Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. I fell in love with fighting people on the ground, leglocks, and the NoGi (aka without the martial arts kimono) grappling. I was hooked.

After about three years of training, I finally earned my blue belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Master Pedro Sauer administered my test and I was a nervous wreck when taking the exam. Nevertheless, I persevered and earned the first rank in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. My journey of personal development had given me a reward that meant the world to me: a piece of cloth that embodied blood, sweat, losing sixty pounds, quitting smoking, evolving my mindset, and carrying myself into a new world of possibility.

A sweaty and tired version of me earning a Blue Belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu from Master Pedro Sauer

When I returned home from college, I returned to my training. To be honest, this part of the martial arts journey during college was a masterclass in perseverance and returning to the art. There was a period where I began training CrossFit more often than I did Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and even stopped training BJJ all-together for about six months. Although CrossFit is certainly another great avenue for personal development and self growth (and a lot of sweat), I ultimately decided to return to Brazilian Jiu Jitsu because of the sheer love that I had for the martial art.

Personal development never stops. Part of the battle is to return to the mats… Return to the job that you started. If you continue to dedicate yourself to self growth and self improvement, there is a strong chance you will be challenged. You will go through periods where you do not feel like completing your goal or you get distracted and chase something else (as I did with CrossFit).

It is not about how often you go in a different direction. It is about how often you go back to your goals. Personal development means resiliency and a shattering of the limiting belief that giving up for a small period of time means overall defeat.

Martial Arts as a Spiritual Practice:

So far we’ve discussed in detail how martial arts can aid in personal development. However, can martial arts also assist in a spiritual awakening? Can they be involved in spiritual enlightenment? Personally, I believe that personal development and spiritual awakening are closely linked. Indeed, one cannot be achieved without the other it would seem. One leads to the other in more ways than one.

In my journey, the carryover of martial arts and spiritual practice is evident. A book that influenced my thinking on this topic is The Zen Way To The Martial Arts by Taisen Deshimaru. As a student of the last living Samurai, Taisen Deshimaru presents a compelling discussion on the relationship of martial arts to personal development and spiritual enlightenment. In his discourse, it is suggested that a person is not a true practitioner of the martial arts if they are not also incorporating practices of meditation, spiritual disciplines, and self awareness.

So how are martial arts similar to spiritual disciplines? Well, it is important to see the carryover of how personal development is influenced by a person’s ability and willingness to achieve a sort of spiritual awakening.

On this episode of the Beyond Homo Sapien Podcast with Karla Kelp, we dive into the topic of martial arts as a form of spiritual practice. It’s a great conversation I think you will enjoy:


It is important to recognize the carryover of martial arts to personal and spiritual development. Through the disciplined practice of something like Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, our souls can experience themselves overcoming hardship, becoming more resilient, and we can develop in our abilities to interact with each other from a place of peace and understanding rather than violence.

Martial Arts Aid In Spiritual Development:

Personal development is closely linked with spiritual development. In fact, some might suggest that self growth done correctly will always lead to a sort of spiritual awakening. Why are martial arts such a powerful vehicle for this transformation? If you explore spiritual teachings, you find that ego reduction is a massive part of spiritual growth. This is a topic explored in A Course In Miracles, a landmark book in spiritual development.

Personal development is closely linked with ego dissolution as well. Oddly enough, there are few better ways to dissolve your ego than the martial arts. Over time, martial arts create this paradigm shift wherein a person experiences intense self growth because their ego no longer plays such a massive role in their life. For martial artists, this is a key part of how martial arts bridges the gap between personal and spiritual development.

I’m going to be updating this post over time. This is an extensive topic and I intend to cover this topic of martial arts crossing over to personal development in great detail. Look forward to much expansion on this post. Much love!


Alternative Education 101

Alternative Education Is Crucial

Alternative education formats are gaining traction. Why is this the case? Our world is waking up to the reality that education policy reform needs to become a top priority. Already we are seeing the ripple effects across the world. Whether it is Google for Education, Salman Khan Education, movements towards increased homeschooling or “unschooling“, or a variety of other modalities, our collective consciousness has shifted to a belief that we must start changing education paradigms.

It is almost as if we have collectively woken up and realized how backwards our education paradigms have become…

Changes in education are needed. Personally, I was homeschooled. Raised in a Christian upbringing, I experienced firsthand how a lack in an “up-to-date” education system can result in confusion, lack of personal development, and a decrease in social awareness.

Alternative education is on the rise. This is the final step needed in our collective evolution. The human species is preparing for a brand new future and changing education paradigms is the final nail in the coffin, in many ways.

Changing education paradigms and shifting more towards alternative education really is the “Elephant in the Room”. It is the closet in our house that we do not want to clean. It is only going to become increasingly more dirty until we do something to make a change and shift towards a better education system. Alternative education must come into the collective consciousness in 2019-2020 and we must all do our part to make a shift towards a better system.

No one else is going to do it for us… We have to take the Ring to Mordor on this one. The governments of the world will not make this happen on our behalf. Why? Because 1. They do not understand the need for a radically different education system. 2. They cannot act quickly enough, even if they did want to make this happen. 3. They would more than likely get this all wrong because they simply do not understand the new paradigm of a digital economy that we are shifting into creating and experiencing. If we want our world to not suffer from homelessness, unemployment, and increasing inequality once automation becomes more mainstream across every market, then we must make this change at the grassroots level. It simply will not happen unless we do.

Changing education paradigms must become a top priority in 2019. Alternative education must rise if we want to enjoy the true potential of our evolving civilization.It has gone on too long… We must begin changing education paradigms even if it is difficult.

It literally must be you, me, and the friends we encounter along the way.

It is time.

Alternative Education And Mindset

Changing education paradigms means we re-evaluate school from the ground-up…

Instead of trying to work from within the system that exists, it seems more productive to create something new. After all, the whole of information is available to us here at the touch of our fingers. Instantly, we could receive a world-class education on astronomy from Neil Degrasse Tyson, entrepreneurship from Gary Vaynerchuck, physics from Einstein, etc. etc.

What’s the need for the same ol’ model we’ve always had?

Alternative education in 2019 means we build something from the bottom.

On this episode of Beyond Homo Sapien, Eric Upchurch and I talk about what this ideal “school of the future” might actually look like… What sorts of programs, technologies, and curriculum would this school have?

From our assessment, this school is going to need some serious mindset training!

Thoughts become things.

Alternative education means teaching kids the importance of the law of attraction. Overall, the system should facilitate kids stepping into their own power and learning to create a beautiful world starting from within themselves. By teaching kids to embrace their own personal power, we create a mighty framework that could lead to world change happening within a generation.

We must teach kids the power of their own minds. Our minds are the most powerful force in the universe.

Changing Educating Paradigms Must Happen

Alternative education ideas are diving into the truth that our education systems are broken.

Why is this so important?

Education is the most essential part of the human experience. In many ways, the world itself is a place for education. If you are a believer in reincarnation, you might believe that our souls specifically come to this reality in order to learn, grow, and develop spiritually. By doing so, we grow and learn over a process of many lives that can span into eternity. This train of thought might lead you to think differently about changes in education because we are effectively holding back the evolution and growth of our spiritual bodies by NOT changing education paradigms. In other words, we could be having an enhanced and “enlightened” experience at the soul level if we could only formulate a plan to begin changing education paradigms around the world.

The whole of human knowledge is at our grasp thanks to the power of the internet.

However, our current education policy educates students as if it were still the Industrial Age. Here’s the truth: we live in a time that is vastly different than the Industrial Age. The introduction of the internet has propelled our species into a new paradigm of being wherein we have the whole of human experience and knowledge in the palm of our hands.

Alternative education must emerge in order to better explain and prepare students for this new understanding. At the moment, students are being educated for jobs that will no longer exist when they graduate. The whole system is a masquerade that is hanging on for life in the hopes that the collective populace does not awaken to the fact that the system is crippling the potential for these young students to experience the world. By failing to reform education, we fail to prepare children for the future that is coming faster than we might think.

So how should our education revolution begin to take form? Here are some ideas:

Alternative Education Should Breed Strength

The concepts of willpower, strength, mental toughness, and discipline are neglected in today’s education policy.

Children are not taught the value of developing fortitude. What is the result? Our society is crippled by poorly educated individuals who are not able to identify and step into their real potential unless going to great lengths to educate themselves, overcome limiting beliefs, and rewire their brain for success. Therein lies the problem: some sort of rewiring is necessary. Why is this the case? Our current education policy does not teach mental toughness or resiliency in any regard.

On this episode of Beyond Homo Sapien, I talk to legendary strength coach Zach Even-Esh. Zach is a coach who focuses primarily on training wrestlers at the high school and college level. Zach specializes in instilling these young kids with discipline, integrity, and a strong mind to match a strong body. Before becoming a full-time strength coach for athletes, Zach was a teacher in the public school system in New Jersey.

On this show,  talk about the importance of developing strength in our schools. As we go about changing education paradigms, it will be essential that we find ways to install a strong mind into the youngest members of society. In order for our species to evolve and progress to the next level of possibility, creation of amazing programs to teach discipline, strong mindset, and integrity through athletes will be of prime importance.

Changing education paradigms relies on you and me to take responsibility for the world around us. Failing to execute this mission is a failure for generations that will come after. If we install alternative education systems that teach a strong and disciplined mindset, our posterity will be able to adapt to any changes that might come their way. As the education policy stands, there is complete failure to educate students in this most crucial of disciplines.

Online Education Destroys The Old Education Paradigm

We are headed towards an entirely new Education paradigm to help shift humanity into a new phase of human evolution. It’s almost as if our collective consciousness has gotten a download that it’s time to start changing education paradigms and incorporating more online education in this education revolution we are about to experience. Many warriors of the light are arising to undertake this task.

JR Rivas is one such person: a man on a mission.

This guy just donated all of his stuff and began traveling around the world to help make his dream of alternative education into reality.

JR has a vision of a school that breeds the Albert Einsteins and Elon Musks of the world. A place where entrepreneurial and “gifted” kids can find a place that serves them rather than tries to make them conform to outdates systems of education.

A school empowered by technology.

A truly future focused enterprise with a mission of breeding some world changing badasses.

On this episode of the Beyond Homo Sapien Podcast, we are going to dive into the topic of changing the education paradigm. This is a mission that I’m incredibly passionate about as well… Anytime I get a chance to chat with someone like JR Rivas, it’s a special day indeed.

Changing the education paradigm will take a movement. It will take you, me, JR, and an army of like minded individuals all working towards a more beautiful future.

Together, we can leave a dent in the universe that shifts the education paradigm into a better reality. This is how we empower the world and move towards something incredibly special: The next stage of human evolution.

I believe the next stage of human evolution has already begun! You can read more about that on my blog by clicking here.

If we want to evolve and reach the next level of human evolution, we will have to shift our education paradigm. Alternative education will have to start to affect our education policy and create something that is far more powerful and geared towards the next step in what it means to be a human being.

What does an ideal alternative education paradigm look like?

Something that does not involve children sitting for eight hours a day. Sitting the is new smoking and a healthy education revolution will mean a holistic view towards how our children spend their day to day lives. It should not involve kids sitting in stuffy classrooms only to go home, sit at a different desk, and do their homework. That’s a system that programs kids to work in factories rather than succeed in the digital world.

How has technology changed education? Well, right now, not nearly enough. On this show, JR and I chat about how it’s possible nowadays to receive a superior education through YouTube, Google for Education, Salman Khan Education, or a number of other online resources like Udemy.

All that’s holding back our species from this better paradigm is a unified consensus on how our children are taught. It will take an education revolution of alternative education schools (like the one JR is talking about starting) that acknowledge that these online resources are worthwhile and credible learning resources.

Want to learn more about human evolution and how changing education is an essential part of the process? Just read this blog post:

Evolution Is Happening! Here’s What You Need To Know:

How can we go about changing education paradigms?

It all starts with you!

It starts with me. It starts with all of us creating a movement that demands this change from our society. My team at Excelsior Industries is working towards creating an online learning platform that will allow a person to bounce around the internet and learn whatever they’re trying to learn through the power of online education.

A platform similar to Netflix but for online education instead of entertainment.

Currently, we have a beta of the platform that works as a Facebook chatbot. We believe that this form of alternative education that utilizes online education is how we will go about changing education paradigms that are still treating children as if it’s the industrial age rather than something much more profound.

If you want to check out the Free Beta for the Excelsior learning platform, click here.

In order to achieve this goal of education reform and technology changing the face of education, we will have to work together.

We must unite in this goal in order to radically shift the entire education paradigm into something more positive and more unified… A true movement starts at the grassroots level. When it comes to changing education paradigms, that is what it will take.

Let’s get started!


Law Of Attraction 101

Law Of Attraction 101 And How To Use It:

Many folks want to know how to apply the law of attraction. They’re left asking “Is the law of attraction real?”

As our species continues to evolve, more people are wondering how to manifest money, attract love, and create the life they visualize. The Law of Attraction is a confusing topic these days due to many “fake gurus” leading folks down paths that just leave them feeling confused and full of doubt. The Law of Attraction has been an extremely powerful force in my own life and I think it can be the same for you as well.

“Does the Law of Attraction Work?” Yes… From my experience it does. However, I encourage you to consult your own experience, your own inner voice, and your own journey when it comes to deciding how the Law of Attraction best works for you. This guide is an accumulation of my experience to help lead you down the right path to making the Law of Attraction work in your life. Let’s dive in!

Is The Law Of Attraction Real?

Is this something to invest time into exploring?

I explore that topic in depth on this episode of the Beyond Homo Sapien Podcast:

Nowadays, there are so many fake gurus when it comes to the law of attraction.

So many folks who do not really understand this complex esoteric principle.

In this video I talk about the Manifestation Pyramid… This is a formula I’m devising to help you implement the Law of Attraction into your life in a way that actually works.

If you want more information on how to manifest using the Manifestation Pyramid, read this post here on the blog.

You have to understand that when it comes to the law of attraction, the secret, how to attract money, law of attraction in the bible, and a ton of other topics, you need to become your own authority.

Trust your own intuition.

Trust your own experience.

Do not rely only on the experience of others.

Today, there are so many fake gurus giving advice about the law of attraction. They will convince you that “the secret” to how to attract money (or whatever) is to start a vision board, say some affirmations, and “trust the universe” by investing in their expensive program.

Here’s the challenge: few of these “life coach” folks understand that the law of attraction involves more than affirmations.

As I lay out in this video, there is a formula to the universal law of attraction.

It is more than just creating a vision board. The law of attraction relies on several key points:

  1. Thoughts.
  2. Beliefs.
  3. Feelings.
  4. Action.

This is what has worked in my experience when it comes to the law of attraction.

Let’s go through each of these in detail:

Starting with your Thoughts:

“Law of Attraction Affirmations” And How To Create Them:

Do Affirmations work?

Well, it depends on how you use them…

Here’s the challenge:

So many folks these days are attempting to get spiritually inclined folks to believe that the Law of Attraction works by just creating simple Affirmations that will attract money, manifest love, and create whatever you want in life.

As if just making a vision board and imagining yourself on a Yacht will somehow make that appear in your backyard tomorrow…

Want a deep dive on this topic? Keep on reading.

If you’d rather watch/listen to this information, here’s an episode of the Beyond Homo Sapien Podcast where I dive into this particular aspect of the Law of Attraction.

On this episode, I breakdown what I call “Law of Attraction Affirmations” that help you eliminate limiting beliefs without a bunch of hippy bullshit that will just leave you feeling confused:

Here’s the truth about creating affirmations:

They are meant to help you uncover limiting beliefs.

What’s a limiting belief?

It’s some sort of belief that is holding you back, usually at the subconscious level.

For example, maybe you have a limiting belief that you don’t deserve success?

Here’s the thing: you probably are not aware that you have a limiting belief around self-worth.

Limiting beliefs are sneaky like that…

Limiting beliefs are often hidden under some other type of belief that makes a bit more sense to your conscious mind.

“I don’t have time”

“I don’t know how to do XYZ”

“It’s too hard to do XYZ”

“XZY is unrealistic”

Etc. etc.

Oftentimes, these are just different versions of limiting beliefs that are oftentimes the culprit of our failures in life.

Limiting beliefs like these demons:

“I don’t deserve success”

“I don’t love myself”

“I’m not good enough”

And so on…

Want to learn how to eliminate limiting beliefs?

It all starts with Affirmations.

“Law of Attraction Affirmations” work by helping you to visualize your goals as something that already exists.

Imaging your goals as already achieved does NOT make them appear by magic.

What it does is help you uncover limiting beliefs like the ones I mentioned above.

When you uncover the limiting belief, you are now staring the problem right in the face. You are now more than ready to heal, overcome these limiting beliefs, and move forward towards your goal.

Here’s the thing:

Uncovering limiting beliefs is just the first step.

It’s the foundation of what I call the “Manifestation Pyramid”.

You can learn more about the Manifestation Pyramid by clicking above or listening/watching this video:

It’s a system I’m creating to help you attract money, manifest love, create success, overcome limiting beliefs, and conquer your goals.

When it comes to the Law of Attraction, changing your thoughts is an important part of the process… However, again, it’s the first step.

Here’s how to actually use “Law of Attraction Affirmations” to start manifesting the life you deserve:

First, identify your goal.

Let’s say you want to become a millionaire and achieve financial freedom?

Seem like a lofty goal? Well, maybe that’s your limiting beliefs talking.

To get started towards identifying limiting beliefs, select ten affirmations that are worded as if your goal has already been accomplished.

Here’s ten that might have something to do with becoming a millionaire, attracting money, and achieving financial freedom:

  1. I am a millionaire.
  2. I am financially free.
  3. I create money.
  4. I attract money.
  5. I am successful.
  6. I love myself.
  7. I achieve my goals.
  8. I am good enough.
  9. I deserve success.
  10. Money comes easily to me.

Now that you have your affirmations created, begin to write them down and speak them aloud as you write… These law of attraction affirmations are effective because they help you to identify your limiting beliefs.

You will notice that with some of these affirmations, you feel confident and great.

You’re thinking “Fuck yeah! I deserve success!”… “YES! I do love myself!”

Etc. etc.

However, eventually, you will find one or two of these affirmations that cause you to feel uncomfortable.

Maybe your breathing is blocked?… Your heart starts to beat faster?… You feel anxious for no apparent reason… Whatever the physical symptom, you know you’re on the trail of a limiting belief that is preventing you from achieving this goal of attracting money and conquering your goals.

Ask yourself:

“Why does this make me feel uncomfortable?”

“What is the belief that might be behind why I’m uncomfortable with this affirmation?”

“What memories are coming to mind?”

“What beliefs are being uncovered?”

Maybe you had a negative experience in childhood that integrated this limiting belief into your subconscious mind? This might be what’s holding you back from using the law of attraction to manifest money (or anything you’d like to create).

It is important to integrate changing these limiting beliefs. Changing your limiting beliefs will shift how you FEEL about the world… It will shift your energy into a higher vibration and cause you to begin to attract more of what you are working to create.

The way you feel changes how you are perceived. It shifts how other people view you in the world. This is an important concept because you begin to create a new reality based around the energetic fields you are projecting out into the world. There is research done by the HeartMath Institute that will help you understand this idea better.

Changing how you feel about your reality will inspire you to take action.

Law of attraction affirmations are incredibly important in that respect.

So what is the law of attraction? I’ve found that it’s a state of being.

It is not a specific event that you have “manifested”… It is a new shift in your ability to exist in a heightened state of reality. A greater version of how we experience the world.

A moment in your world when suddenly everything is going right. Your world clicks. You experience a new shift in your belief system and suddenly you’ve unlocked the secrets of the world.

It’s a new paradigm of existence. We are entering into a new era of human evolution that is going to completely revolutionize our world. If you want to learn more about the different ways our species is evolving, here’s a post I made awhile back on that topic. Check it out!

It’s a state of heightened ability and existence wherein you are able to manifest whatever you want through the power of subconscious mind, your own effort, and your own impact on the world.

“The Secret” To The Law Of Attraction: Feeling

Law of Attraction “experts” often leave out a key part of the equation: feeling.

How you feel is crucially important to unlocking the power of subconscious mind. Carol Tuttle says in her book “Remembering Wholeness” that ensuring you feel great every day should be your number one priority. Why is it so important to feel great in order to start manifesting money and unlocking lifes abundance?

The way you feel cultivates what you do. At the top of our Manifestation Pyramid is action. The taking of action towards your goals and what you are looking to manifest into the world is an essential part of the puzzle. If we look at Manifesting as a sort of alchemical formula, the ingredient which ignites the concoction is the taking of action. When we move towards our goals by being productive and staying in a zone of excellence and extreme action-taking, we seem to trigger a reaction in the universe that rewards us with whatever we are looking to manifest.

Want to dive in deep on this topic? Watch this video now:

Law of attraction relies upon us to take this level of action. However, we will not take the most purposeful and correct action if we are not feeling great. Our feelings create how we are seen. When we are feeling confident, calm, full of love, and ready to take on the world, we approach each conversation differently. We carry in our hearts an intangible quality than anyone can identify immediately. It slides below the subconscious level.

Furthermore, it is these intangible qualities that seem to pull and manifest our realities in our direction. When we launch into the esoteric teachings, we are told by these “law of attraction books” that our feelings are like magnets. When we avoid something due to fear, we end up manifesting more of what we are working to avoid. When we approach the world from love and trust, we create and receive more love and trust in our environments and in our relationships.

In order to take the right level of action, we must be feeling well enough to do what we must do in order to achieve our goals and create what we are working to manifest into our lives.

How do we start feeling more in line with our “true self”?

Law of attraction affirmations!

Overcoming limiting beliefs!

By combining those two foundational building blocks, we feel better… We begin to feel like anything is possible (because it is) and we make real progress towards our goals. When we actually feel amazing and take purposeful action in the right direction, the universe conspires in our favor to bring about our goals into the physical plane.

There is a magical quality to our feelings. When we feel as if our goals are being accomplished, we often find they are. I believe there is a tangible element to this equation (the taking of action) but also an intangible in that our desires do indeed seem to manifest as if by magic when we are feeling as if they have already been accomplished.

When we feel as if the world is conquered, our goals are achieved, and the world is conspiring in our favor, “the universe” seems to prove that to be true. In order to achieve this state, it is important to have positive thoughts playing in your head and positive beliefs empowering your engine of feeling. What’s a great way to cultivate this level of feeling?

  • Meditation.
  • Journaling.
  • Law of Attraction Affirmations.
  • Exercise.
  • Going for a Walk.
  • Studying successful people to get inspired.
  • Inspiring chats with positive and like minded folks.
  • Distancing yourself from toxic people and information.
  • Never watching the News.
  • Surrounding yourself with positive books, people, and ideas.
  • Going to a Spa/Sauna.

However, to truly feel amazing, I’ve found that taking action towards our goals does the trick. When we enter that state of momentum and productivity, we feel better. Suddenly, we feel more calm and relaxed. When we take the action from which we have been running, our world shifts. When we stop procrastinating and overcome resistance towards our goals, we REALLY begin to feel good. In this way, taking action and feeling great are linked.

In other words: don’t wait to feel good before taking action towards your goals. Anticipate that the feeling will come once you take the proper amount of action. The two are symbiotic.

Law Of Attraction And Frequency

The law of attraction can be a confusing topic…

In today’s world, there are many fake gurus out there teaching about the law of attraction. Unfortunately, many of these folks are a bit misinformed as to WHY the law of attraction “works”, how it works, and how to best apply it to your life.

The law of attraction is a state of being.

It is a constant state of you. It isn’t something you turn on or off. You are ALWAYS using the law of attraction to shape your world OR be shaped by the world around you. Whether you are a cause or effect in your world is up to you…

On this show, Pasha Moreno Tarantino and I chat about the concept of frequency and how it applies to learning about the law of attraction. What is “frequency”? Well, essentially, we are referring here to the idea that all of reality is vibrating. If we learn more about quantum physics, we begin to think that advancing scientific theory speculates that reality is composed of a sort of wavelength at the basic level. In other words, the most foundation building block of reality seems to be some sort of frequency. When we understand that all of reality is frequency (including you and me), we can begin to wrap our heads around WHY the law of attraction works.

You see, frequency is the rate at which we “vibrate”… when we speak about the principle of vibration, we are discussing the rate at which our selves are vibrating in relation to the world around us. The frequency rate at which we are vibrating is how we ascend or descend between the planes of correspondence.

When we ascend between planes, we gain the ability to affect the plane beneath which we have vibrated or raised our degree of consciousness.

The law of attraction is simply the name for the power that we can access to use our mental power to create our world. It is always in effect. We are always using it. There is a certain responsibility that we realize when this comes into affect! There is so much power at our fingertips when we start to understand just how incredible the creative aspects of our mind really are… This is what is meant by “manifestation”… It is a process of co-creating your reality into whatever lessons your soul is asking to learn and experience. With great power comes great responsibility.

Setting Intention

Law of Attraction manifesting often involves the setting of a powerful intention.

When our minds are focused and centered on a clear goal we want to manifest and create, our subconscious mind finds ways to deliver these goals to us as if by magic. How does this work? By going through the process of clearing ourselves of subconscious limiting beliefs and instead setting an intention at the root of our subconscious mind, we “pre-program” ourselves for success.

Do you believe in spiritual guides?

The Law of Attraction often seems to work hand in hand with whatever divine forces might be at work in our world. If you are someone who tends to not believe in these spiritual forces such as Angels or Animal Spirit companions, you might still be able to appreciate the power of connecting with our own intuitive voice to receive “downloads” of sorts that seem to come from some outside collective mind.

How does intention play a role here?

When we create a powerful intention around our goals, we program our subconscious mind to begin attracting the situations and circumstances that will deliver that goal into our lap.

We start to feel more ready, powerful, and confident around our goals and our ability to make them happen. When we start to take action towards those goals from a place of powerful intention, they begin to manifest as if by magic into our worlds.

What does this look like in real life?

Watch this episode of the Beyond Homo Sapien Podcast with Mike Bledsoe of the Shrugged Collective Podcast Network.

Mike is a coach and Podcaster who helps folks set powerful intentions that help them unlock their full potential and enjoy life. Instead of working under hard conditions and “grinding” through life towards some goal, Mike helps people understand that life is meant to be a fun game rather than a miserable grind. When we set powerful intentions, release our trauma, and act from a place of overwhelming power and ability, our world changes quickly.

Check it out:

Releasing trauma and overcoming limiting beliefs is a massive piece of understanding how the Law of Attraction can be used to transform your life. Here’s “the secret”: it does not have to be difficult. By setting powerful intentions from a place of healing and joy, we can enjoy the process instead of just suffering and grinding it out towards some monetary or career goal.

How To Manifest A Great Career

The law of attraction has re-entered the cultural spotlight in the modern world. Thousands of people around the world are wondering how to manifest money, love, greater spiritual development, or any number of desires. In fact, more than ever, folks are trying to attract money and create a better career for themselves using the law of attraction. Oftentimes, that is the “draw” of the law of attraction: the potential to allegedly help us earn more money, change careers, get a promotion at work, or any number of material gains.

Does the law of attraction work? When it comes to attracting money, starting a business, or getting promoted at work, law of attraction skeptics are, well, skeptical. Similar the way prayer gets misused in organized religion, the law of attraction is often used as a tool to just ask god (in this case “the universe”) for more money or a better job and then feel disappointed and let down if it does not get delivered.

What is the reality here? Can we learn how to attract money? Does the law of attraction work when it comes to creating more financial abundance in our careers? Susan Scotts joins this episode of Beyond Homo Sapien to discuss how to manifest a great career:

Susan is a coach who has done extensive work with transitioning Military Servicemembers who want to leave the Military and enter into their own business. In addition to her work with the Military, Susan helps people all over the world learn how to manifest a great career and create the lifestyle they desire.

On the above episode, Susan and I chat about how to manifest, how the law of attraction actually works, and how this fits into your life.

As the human species evolves and expands, the bridge between the esoteric and the modern world is forming. Similar to what we saw during the Enlightenment, Industrial Revolution, or the Renaissance, these spiritual concepts like the law of attraction are making their way back into the collective consciousness.

The emergence of these esoteric concepts is happening simultaneous to developments in new technology. The two will meet at the top and together evolve our species into a new Golden Age of opportunity, freedom, self-expression, and spiritual awakening.

Learning how to manifest is a valuable skill. As our culture begins to accept more often that the Law of Attraction and similar concepts are real, there is more acceptance around this conversation of figuring out how the Law of Attraction actually works. Nowadays, there is plenty of confusion around how to manifest and it can be a bit overwhelming when trying to figure out how to manifest love, money, or any number of things…

Beyond Homo Sapien seeks to find the truth of what is actually going on here.

The Law of Attraction and similar teachings are observable and seem to happen when a certain formula is applied. However, the real question of WHY these concepts work is important for us to answer. Personally, I believe that the reason the law of attraction works is because we are all a collective mind. Everything that we experience in reality is a collective whole. In other words, you (the reader) and me are the same person. You are me living a different life. If I were to live your life and have your experiences, I would think all the same thoughts, believe all the same beliefs, and be in exactly the position where you find yourself.

This concept is discussed in numerous religions all over the world. Whether in Hinduism, Christianity, or in more esoteric traditions, the common theme of the oneness of our divine souls is congruent across a wide spectrum of belief systems. Is it actually true? Well, if we are looking for an answer to WHY the Law of Attraction seems to work when the above formula is applied successfully, we are left with the idea of our divine oneness and commonly shared collective mind as an answer to the question. Indeed, by applying the law of attraction, we effectively demand from the collective mind a certain response. Effectively we are acknowledging the video game of life for what it appears to be and demanding that it deliver a certain response in accordance with what sort of reality we seek to enjoy and explore.

Law of Attraction ideas are expanding and growing. As we continue to evolve, we will find more clarity around the law of attraction, how it works, and (more importantly) WHY it works… The answer to these questions can lead us towards a better understanding of the spiritual origins of mankind and increase the empathy that we have for one another.

The Law Of Attraction Origins

Where does the Law of Attraction originate?

You see, if the Law of Attraction is real, then it had to begin somewhere and be based in some sort of religious, philosophical, metaphysical, or spiritual teaching, right?

Did the Law of Attraction originate with “The Secret” book/movie?

Not at all. You see, the Law of Attraction actually spawns from whats called “Hermetic Philosophy” or “Hermeticism”.

What is Hermeticism? It’s an ancient esoteric system of philosophy that allegedly dates back to Egypt. In fact, there are some who suggest that Hermetic Philosophy  originates from Atlantis (if you believe in things like that…). The basis of Hermetic Philosophy is a series of texts known as the “Corpus Hermeticum” or “Hermetic Corpus”. These texts are attributed to an ancient philosopher known as “Hermes Trismegistus” (a name which means “Hermes the Thrice Great”) who is said to herald from Ancient Egypt.

Hermeticism has actually been demonized by Christian culture. Although you may have never heard of “Hermeticism”, you have probably heard of “The Occult” and other “demonic” practices. Hermetic philosophy is the foundation on which “The Occult” is built.

However, when diving into learning about the history of Hermeticism, you begin to realize that there isn’t too much scary stuff going on. Although you might find a few folks on Reddit posting some crazy imagery or scary looking Tarot card decks, the actual Hermeticism Books themselves are not scary. In fact, they seem to be quite encouraging, inspiring, lovely, and glorifying of “god” rather than a demon worshipping group.

How does the Law of Attraction fit into Hermeticism?

Hermeticism is built on what are called the “7 Hermetic Principles”. Here they are:

  • The principle of Mentalism: All is Mind.
  • The principle of Correspondance: “As Above So Below”
  • The principle of Vibration.
  • The principle of Polarity.
  • The principle of Rhythm.
  • The principle of Cause and Effect.
  • The principle of Gender.

What do the “7 Hermetic Principles” have to do with the Law of Attraction?

Quite a lot actually… Although the Law of Attraction is not one of these foundational principles, it is a product of them.

Mastery of these 7 Hermetic Principles is said to result in being able to use the Law of Attraction at will… Effectively, the Law of Attraction is “magic”.

For example, the principle of Vibration states that everything is in motion… Nothing rests. The Universe (or “The All” as expressed in Hermeticism) is constantly vibrating in motion. An individual who is able to elevate or “raise their vibration” is able to effect control over lower plains of vibration. In other words: the “Law of Attraction” is not a tool like a hammer or a saw… It is a state of being. It is a full ability to manipulate your specific world using the power of your own mind.

I’m going to write a more in depth article on the 7 Hermetic Principles soon. However, for now, know that their impact on the world stretches back to Ancient Greece and Egypt. When examining the various ages of mankind from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment, Hermeticism is often at the root of the spiritual revolution that accompanies technological advancement. In today’s world, Hermeticism seems to be making its return and having another day in the sun as it throws off the shackles of being labeled “demonic” and finding a way into society under the guise of the “Law of Attraction”.


Sex, Plants, And Rock And Roll With Jason Bernardo

Sex, Plants, and Rock and Roll!

What makes a good life?

That question has befuddled our species for millennia… In the modern era, we might be getting closer to having a decent answer for that question. That’s the topic Jason Bernardo and I are going to chase after on this episode of the show!

Jason is the founder of Sex, Plants, and Rock and Roll: a service that helps men connect with their masculinity in a way that creates the fulfilling life we are all after.


Jason advocates for a holistic approach. An experienced Jiu-Jitsu practitioner, actor, psychedelic explorer, and mentor, Jason helps men find a better way to achieve the life they want.

In the modern era, it can be difficult for a man to find their way… These days, men often feel under attack. There is debate in the world about the role of masculinity and how men should behave in today’s changing landscape.

Jason and I dive into this topic headfirst and breakdown how a man can choose to define themselves in different ways than society might suggest!

It’s essential for men in today’s world to create their own path forward. Instead of listening to the naysayers, it is crucial that a man develop healthy ways to deal with stress, create a better life for themselves, and evolve their own consciousness and spirituality.

Are you interested in this topic?

Do you want to learn about how to evolve your own consciousness and take your life to the next level?

I made a Free Guide to help you evolve your consciousness and overcome limiting beliefs without any of the hippy bullshit!

It’s a list of all the resources that really helped me to take everything in my life to a whole new level of awesomeness.

All the books, podcasts, YouTube videos, and everything that really helped me change myself!

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Evolution Is Happening! Here’s What You Need To Know:

The Evolution of the human species is at hand.

What is consciousness evolution?

It’s the concept that we are all of us one… We are all connected.

Right now, our species is experiencing an extremely important moment in which we are expanding into something new. We are experiencing birth pains of the next stage of what it means to be a human here on the earth.

Our collective consciousness is manifesting itself.

Emerging technology like artificial intelligence, blockchain, virtual reality, augmented reality, and advances in genetic engineering will turn us into something brand new.

Something Beyond Homo Sapien.

At the collective level, we are experiencing some fear and discomfort around this change. It makes sense! Human evolution is scary.

Consciousness evolution is scary.

Our collective mind is here on Earth in the form of the internet.

We have never experienced anything like this in our time here on this planet. Let’s talk about it!



Let’s ride the wave of human evolution into the future and create something far more beautiful.

Spiritual awakening is happening at a vast rate. What is spiritual awakening? It is when we realize our souls within our body. That special moment when we recognize our true selves in the earth and we seem to be viewing our life from the inside looking out. We appreciate that we are the observers of our lives rather than the enactors.

Spiritual awakening can be scary.

The law of attraction is becoming more well known. We are becoming some sort of cyborg techno psychic creature with abilities and awareness far beyond anything experienced to date.

All of these esoteric ideas are combining with emerging technologies like Blockchain and Virtual Reality to create an entirely new experience… A whole new realm of possibilities.

Is Simulation Theory real?

This is a question our species must answer. We might be living in some sort of video game! Virtual reality is going to create a new spectrum of ethical concerns for us to debate. Is it healthy to use virtual reality? Our collective mind will have to decide.

It’s an exciting time! However, it’s essential we start discussing and spreading awareness about what’s happening.

Are you interested in this topic?

Do you want to learn about how to evolve your own consciousness and take your life to the next level?

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It’s a list of all the resources that really helped me to take everything in my life to a whole new level of awesomeness.

All the books, podcasts, YouTube videos, and everything that really helped me change myself!

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The “Manifestation Pyramid”: How the Law of Attraction Actually Works

There’s so many misconceptions about the Law of Attraction…

People want to know:

How do I attract money?

How do I manifest love?

How do I create the life that I want through the Law of Attraction?

Let me break this down in a concept called the “Manifestation Pyramid”.



This is the formula that has helped me to overcome mental illness, create a healthier lifestyle, overcome limiting beliefs, and earn more money from my online business.

I found that spiritual healing occurs when you integrate some daily affirmations that help to uncover the limiting beliefs of your subconscious mind. When you integrate positive affirmations, it becomes more people to attract money, manifest love, and create a better life for yourself.

However, there’s more to the puzzle…

The law of cause and effect is at play. To take advantage of the law of attraction and find the secret of success, you need to integrate four basic pillars of your formula. Let’s dive in!

The Law of Cause and Effect is an esoteric principle that dates back to Ancient Egypt… It is at the root of many secret teachings that have been passed down throughout the ages.

Understanding this universal law and how it can effect your life is absolutely gigantic.

This can change everything if you allow it to take hold…

It’s already affecting your life, even if you’re unaware!

The video above explains more.

Essentially, think of the universe in this concept:

No matter how you spin things, there are two forces at works.

  1. Causes.
  2. Effects.

For example, let’s examine an ocean.

The wind is causing an effect of waves!

These waves effect you on the beach as you build a sand castle 🙂

Make sense? It’s actually pretty easy to understand… Here’s where it gets more complex: In your life, you are either a cause or an effect.

You are either making an impact in your world or others are having their impact on you.

In order to truly manifest the life you want, attract money, manifest love, create change for yourself and your family, you will need to master the law of cause and effect.

It is at the root of success.

Willpower is the force of nature that you will begin to harness when you make the law of Cause and Effect work in your favor.

Are you interested in this topic?

Do you want to learn about how to evolve your own consciousness and take your life to the next level?

I made a Free Guide to help you evolve your consciousness and overcome limiting beliefs without any of the hippy bullshit!

It’s a list of all the resources that really helped me to take everything in my life to a whole new level of awesomeness.

All the books, podcasts, YouTube videos, and everything that really helped me change myself!

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Space Travel, The Fermi Paradox, Futurism, And The Distant Future With Isaac Arthur

Space Travel is the next frontier for the human species.

Are human beings alone in the universe?

How can we become an interplanetary species?

What are the possibilities of the distant future?

As the human species continues to evolve, we are going to get into some amazing areas and new possibilities. Personality, I can’t wait!

However, there are some serious questions we need to consider.

Isaac Arthur is the right man for the job when it comes to these questions.



Isaac hosts the YouTube channel “Science and Futurism with Isaac Arthur”, one of the foremost channels when it comes to the topic of the expansion of civilization.

Isaac is an expert in discussing interstellar space travel, possibilities of alien life, advanced civilizations, a post-scarcity society, and a whole lot more.

Today we’re going to dive into these topics and discuss how to make the bridge from our current present into that more beautiful future.

Watch the video above and let us know what you think!

Are you interested in this topic?

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All the books, podcasts, YouTube videos, and everything that really helped me change myself!

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The Difference Between Successful And Unsuccessful People…

What makes a person successful?

This is the question that has plagued the human mind for eons.

“How do I get ahead?”

“How do I earn money?”

“What do I need to do to feed my tribe/family/friends/the world?”

“Is it possible to achieve my goals? How do I do it?”

“What makes rich people rich? How did they do it?”

These questions can drive us crazy… Especially these days, advertisers and fake gurus are jumping on every possible variation of this question “How can I be successful?”

Here’s the truth:

Successful people are the ones who take the paths of trust, love, action, truth and courage.

Unsuccessful people take the paths of fear, doubt, self-sabotage, disbelief, and inaction.

That’s it.

Successful people do what they say they will do.

Eminem said it best in his track “Not Afraid”:

“When I say I’m going to do something, I do it. I don’t give a damn what you think.”

Simple as that.

Successful people walk the path of love.

They care about the world deeply.

The Top 1% are typically motivated by a goal to contribute.

They’re driven by a need to make the world a better place.

(Obviously there are some exceptions)

When a successful person sees an opportunity, they take it.

When they get a piece of good advice, they apply it.

When something goes wrong, they adjust.

When life throws them some tragedy or massive issue in their personal life, they deal with the issue and then get back on their feet. They get back to work.

Successful people trust themselves.

They get an idea in their head and then immediately start to make it real (assuming it’s a good idea).

Successful people care about their personal development.

They invest in themselves.

They invest in their ideas.

They believe anything is possible. They believe they deserve success.

Unsuccessful people are the opposite.

They are the ones who never take action.

They’re too afraid.

They think the world is a dangerous place wherein they can never succeed.

They don’t believe they deserve success.

They’re full of excuses… “There’s no time… “It won’t work”… “Other people won’t approve”… “It’s too much energy”… “It’ll take too long to become successful”… “The market is too saturated”… etc. etc. etc.

Every excuse is a different version of “I’m not good enough”.

Of course, many of these beliefs are at the subconscious level.

The person isn’t aware they are holding themselves back.

They are not aware their minds have become a prison, locking them away from their birthright.

Now, if you find yourself more in line with the “unsuccessful person”, don’t be afraid.

You can change in an instant.

Change is easier than you think.

Affirmations are a great place to start.

Create 10 affirmations around your goals and start to write and say them out-loud as often as you can.

Notice the feelings that come up for you when you write and say these words:

“I am successful”
“I am not afraid”
“I deserve success”
“I achieve my goals”
“I create money”
“I create time”
“There is more than enough time in the day for me to achieve my dreams”
“I overcome obstacles”
“I love myself”
“I am rich in every way”

Etc. etc.

If you have some limiting beliefs around these affirmations, they will make themselves known.

You will identify the thoughts and patterns that are associated with those limiting beliefs.

Now you’re staring the problem right in the face.

Now you know how to make a change.

You have a path forward.

Time to execute.

Time to set aside fear.

Time to achieve your goals.

Your future self is looking at you and praying that you will.

The people in the world who could benefit from your voice are praying that you find it… What a shame for them if you never do.

Go for it.

You can do it.

Are you interested in this topic?

Do you want to learn about how to evolve your own consciousness and take your life to the next level?

I made a Free Guide to help you evolve your consciousness and overcome limiting beliefs without any of the hippy bullshit!

It’s a list of all the resources that really helped me to take everything in my life to a whole new level of awesomeness.

All the books, podcasts, YouTube videos, and everything that really helped me change myself!

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5 Things EVERY Business Needs to Do to Keep Up With Emerging Technologies

Emerging technology is here.

The Human Species is preparing for the next stage of growth and development.

How do you stay ahead?

How do you maintain momentum in your business without falling behind?

Here are five tips!

If you’re asking “How can my business take advantage of emerging technology?” I hope this makes it easy!

I know this topic can be confusing…

That’s what this website is all about! Making the transition towards the next leap of human evolution much easier.

Let’s dive into this topic:

1. Utilize New and Efficient Communication Technologies

New technologies and softwares are making it easier than ever to be profitable.

What used to require lots of resources in time and money can now be done with just the click of a few buttons. This allows you to be able to devote the critical resources of your staff and your bank account to the things that need it the most.

Need an example? Check out Voxer… This walkie-talkie app is AWESOME if you have a virtual team. Have you used it before? Basically, Voxer allows you and another person to chat as if you’re standing next to each other… The app allows you to hear what someone is saying as it’s being recorded… Typically, messenger apps force one person to record/upload their message before the other can listen… Voxer eliminates this and saves you time.

Need another example? Check out Bitrex24 for managing your team and their various workflows… This is a great technology that we implement with clients to help them run their teams and their businesses. Really great tool to automate task management and communications.

2. Automate Regular and Consistent Business Practices

Automating repetitive and consistent tasks with software instead of employees can save businesses $100,000s.

Human capital has an extra cost of taxes, training, and inefficiencies.

Businesses can automate their prospecting, sales conversion, client fulfillment, and reputation management with reliable and cost-effective software solutions.

Example? Chatbots on Facebook.

Here’s a video that Excelsior 3 did awhile back about how to setup Chatbots to make you some $$$

Using a resource like Chatfuel, you can automate your lead generation ON FACEBOOK and take your prospects from A-Z without ever requiring them to actually leave Facebook . com… I use this often to promote lead magnets, schedule calls, distribute video trainings, and a whole lot more.

We are even developing an entire Netflix-like free platform of video trainings that promote the very best content from all over the internet… Something to teach new entrepreneurs what they’re trying to learn more about with the right info at the right time.

Chatfuel really does have a shit load of potential… Make sure you’re capitalizing on this game-changing software.

(Want to see the Free Platform I’m talking about? Check out Excelsior by clicking here)

3. Establishing Cost Effective Communication Channels.

It is easier and more affordable than ever to communicate with your prospects, your current clients, and your employees.

New communication technology has made it easier and more affordable to follow up and convert your clients.
Businesses are no longer limited to communicating with customers through just phone number or email… They can also establish communications through social media and messenger apps like Facebook Messenger and Telegram.

Remember Chatbots from our last example? They’re great here too…

Do you have a profile funnel on your social media channels? What do I mean by “profile funnel”?

Basically, is your Facebook/LinkedIn profile optimized to funnel visitors towards your free lead magnets, Facebook groups, Chatbot optins, etc. etc….

Here’s a tip: you can’t SELL anything from your Facebook profile directly… Did you know this? It’s against their TOS and can get your account banned…

However, you’re more than welcome to promote FREE shit… Free lead magnets, free Facebook groups, etc. etc.
Take the time to optimize your profile funnels and you’ll see a huge increase in your communication with clients and prospects.

4. Offer Incentives or “Low-Commitment Opportunities” to Engage With Your Business

The internet, cell phones, and social media has changed the economic landscape for businesses of all sizes.

The old transactional form of marketing and advertising causes churn and customer turnover… Nowadays, the most successful companies are able to build good-will and a positive relationship with their customers through a slow ascension of commitment and asking.

What do I mean?

Well, typically folks will start out at the bottom of your “value ladder”…

At the very bottom is all your free content… Your Podcast episodes, your YouTube videos, your blog posts, etc. etc.
When someone consumes this content, they are making a very low-commitment to your business… It gets them in the door. In the online landscape, this gets folks in the door in the same way that the on-sale shirts outside of the boutique shop might get you into the door… It catches your interest and says “hey we’ve got some cool shit in here”.
After your free content comes your free lead magnets…

This gets folks on your email list or maybe subscribed to your Chatbot (hopefully both)… Maybe also your Facebook group or something similar… You get the point.

Once they’re on that conduit, you can start introducing some cheaper paid offers… Your ebooks, your sale items on the Shopify store, etc. etc.

Those who buy can move up the value ladder and be sold your more expensive offers… And up and up the ladder goes all the way to your high ticket offer… The offer that is the absolute BEST service or product your business could possibly offer… The one that will make you the big bucks.

5. Utilize an Expert

Technology is moving too fast for anyone but an expert…

Trying to keep up by yourself? It’ll be tough.

Each technology and software is like it’s own language that requires an intense amount of time and use to become well versed. The average business owner has a separate list of challenges and opportunities to grow and build their own business that are separate from simply setting up the technology and developing a deep understanding.

Here’s the challenge: A lot of these channels are updated faster than you can learn about them…

Facebook seems to update their algorithm every few months and they’re always changing around something… Only a real expert on the platform will have a deep understanding.

A business owner that has effective systems can greatly optimize and improve the efficiency of their systems using someone who understands how to connect the different pieces.

Find that person who can help you fill in some gaps.

Make sure they have a long history of results for their previous clients.

Invest some money in them, improve your business, and trust their advice…

When I’ve done consulting in the past, I’ve seen so many clients that just never actually took my advice…

They were always stoked on the actual consulting call. They were ready to implement and succeed!

Then, when rubber meets the road, they don’t implement… Now, is this my fault as a consultant/coach? Did I not emphasize the points correctly?? Well… Maybe?

Regardless, if you’re paying an expert, TAKE THEIR ADVICE.

Don’t let that money and time go to waste… It’s too valuable.

Hire a real expert, do whatever they say, and move onto the parts of the business that YOU do well… The parts where you could consult.

Are you interested in this topic?

Do you want to learn about how to evolve your own consciousness and take your life to the next level?

I made a Free Guide to help you evolve your consciousness and overcome limiting beliefs without any of the hippy bullshit!

It’s a list of all the resources that really helped me to take everything in my life to a whole new level of awesomeness.

All the books, podcasts, YouTube videos, and everything that really helped me change myself!

Want that Free Guide?

Just click here and you can grab it!