The Deep Dive Podcast

This week on The Deep Dive we’re talking with Allie McFee as her and I explore the question “Is Monogamy Designed For Insecure People?”. I have to say, this was a juicy one, and it even pushed both Allie and myself to the edges of our trigger zone around this topic. Enjoy the episode and our perspective, and hopefully it inspires you to look deeper into your insecurities around sex and relationships.
Though I learned a LOT from my former partners, the partnerships themselves, and the transitions out of them, I want to share with you some of the things I’ve learned from my time being single. At this place in my life I find myself feeling more empowered, more aligned, and honestly more excited about life, and it’s something I don’t think I would be experiencing on the same level if I hadn’t made an agreement with myself to spend some intentional time in my life outside of partnership, sovereign, and single.
I’ve been intrigued by this question, and I’ve also been interested in the perspective that my friend Chelsey Jo Huntsman might have on the topic. Chelsey is a coach, spiritual guide, pleasure priestess, and among other things an amazing human being who I had the opportunity to interview on this week’s episode. Do we really ever get over an ex? Does that feeling ever actually fade? Join Chelsey and I in this week’s Deep Dive question and I’m looking forward to you perspective as well.

We are all creative, and actively creating the reality around us whether we know it or now. On this week’s episode I share my thoughts on why I believe that creativity has been one of the most important driving forces in my life and how I continue to use creativity in my day to day, my businesses, my relationships, and every other aspect of my life.

I recently attended a experience in Mexico that had me in a somewhat intense, but enlightening, Deep Dive into the medicine space. Though this was not my first experience, and though all of the work I’ve done in this space is unique and heart opening, I wanted to share my thoughts and experiences from this recent and very powerful time in the jungle. Enjoy this weeks podcast and let’s open up a conversation about the power of medicine, nature, and our own spirits when we decide to look a little deeper.

Is it a loving choice to keep people out of your community?

In this episode we talk about what it really takes to not only build, but maintain, a community that is beneficial to ourselves and our plate, and with years of dedication to creating connection, I felt like Virginia Salas Kastilio would be the perfect person to ask.

This week on The Deep Dive, I want to give you an update from the last three years of my life. Though I know I’m not unique in this, I’ve personally been through a lot, and these experiences have been kindling on a fire of discovery in my life that has allowed me to grow into and find acceptance for the man that I am today.

This week, I’m answering a question that I’ve been asked over and over on social media, in my emails, and pretty much every where else. While I have admittedly been avoiding the topic for the most part due to the opinionated whirlwind that is the vaccine, I decided to face the question head on and share some of my thoughts and perspectives. I invite you to listen with an open heart, and remind you that this is just my opinion. I respect yours and invite your feedback and conversation about this. After all, how can we continue to grow together if we don’t allow ourselves to learn from each others perspectives?

 

This question was actually brought to me as a result of my last podcast interview episode where myself and Aubert Bastiat explored the question “Are Men To Blame For All The World's Problems?”. I was reached out to by my friend Makenzie Marzluff, a heart centered entrepreneur, founder of Delighted By Desserts and (among other things) co-founder of my favorite cacao brand “Kakao”. Seriously, I take this stuff everywhere I go. Makenzie was inspired by our conversation around men and wanted to explore the other side of the coin based on her experience, and though the question itself can sound a little controversial, the conversation she and I had was inspiring and I believe her perspective is a valuable and important one. 

This week on The Deep Dive I speak with my friend and brother from the Sacred Sons gathering I recently experienced; mentor, trainer, facilitator, husband, and father, Aubert Bastiat. Aubert has dedicated his life to mens work, an exploration of how men and masculine energy can truly show up in their place on this planet to do the good work that they, and we, were probably meant to do. So this week I ask him another Deep Diving, almost unanswerable question: Are men to blame for all the worlds problems?

I’ve started something new on The Deep Dive, something I’m excited about. I want to ask my guests questions that are somewhat unanswerable and dive into a conversation that exposes not only the unique perspective of the individual, but also the expansive nature of the answer. This week, I was so excited to interview Kevin Walton; transformational coach, speaker, and all around inspirational thinker and motivator. I recently had the opportunity to hear him speak at Sacred Sons, a weekend of mens work led by some of the front running explorers of the subject, and was drawn in by his take on truth and and what it means for our evolution and growth. So I decided to ask him the question on this week’s episode; Does absolute truth even exist?

This week I dive deep into another discussion around a question that probably doesn’t have an answer, with a respected entrepreneur and new close friend of mine Gerard Adams. I found a lot in common with Gerard, not only from a place of being financially successful in our lives but also from a similar experience of our journey to find self value and true self love.
This week, I want to share some tips with you on how to move through times of change and transition faster and with more ease and grace. It maybe surprise you how simple this one is at first, but how difficult it can be to really apply to your life and implement in your experience. Try it out, join the conversation, and if you got something from this episode I’ll invite you to share this with someone who might need to hear it too.
This week I decided to take the podcast in a bit of a different direction. For my interview with international speaker, transformational coach, and author of the new book “The Magic of Surrender” Kute Blackson, I wanted to move away from the usual interview format and ask a question that doesn’t even really have an answer; Can you fully surrender while still holding on to your desires and the things you want to manifest in your life?
In this week’s podcast I want to share a little manifestation hack that I believe can help you develop a smoother process of calling in the reality you truly want to experience. It has to do with naming your fears, understanding the root of it, and moving through them so that you can clear space for all of the massive abundance that the universe is ready to provide to you.
This week I’m releasing another freestyle. Spoken word, poetry, straight from my heart and my own personal experience. I’ve been giving myself permission these days; permission to accept myself more, to forgive myself, and love myself. To experience the life around me with a new perspective. And, this poem feels that way…

On this weeks podcast I want to share with you an exercise consisting of three ways to not only understand the ways that you’ve broken trust with yourself, but rebuild it. Just like any relationship, trusting in YOU is very possibly the most important thing you can do if you want to live a healthy, happy, and empowered life. And as always, it starts with awareness.

Are you ready for a trust fall? Join me in this exercise this week and let’s up level together.

In this week’s podcast, I talk about why you SHOULD blame yourself for your breakup. Though it may sound a little off when you first hear it, I talk about how to face the responsibility you have in the end of a partnership and how it can help you actually acknowledge the growth that you’ve done by just realizing your part in it.
This week I was honored to connect with my friend Nadine Lee in a conversation around the beautiful and sometimes challenging dynamics of knowing ourselves properly in a relationship, and the work it takes to show up in our highest for partner and for ourself. Nadine is a teacher of the feminine tantric arts, feminine embodiment coach & nutritionist, and founder of Tantric Alchemy. We dive in to her work in the tantra space we also talk about the importance of further understanding our sexual energies, not just in the bedroom, but in our life in general. 
In this weeks podcast I discuss WHY men not only will never be enough for women, but why that is a good and natural dynamic for relationships to continue to thrive. Love is not about comfort, it’s about growth and seeing the opportunities in yourself and your partner to continue expanding.

This week I’m sharing another poem. Rather than freestyle this time, I have decided to share a poem that was written and premeditated. One that I think sheds further light on the emotional experience of the relationship, love, and loss, that I have been both challenged and blessed by in the last year.

I believe the title exemplifies the complex nature and the simplicity of love and partnership. I call it “Us”.

Let talk about negative thoughts and how you can shift them to positive ones. This week, I dive into an exercise that has helped me change my own perspective in hopes it might help you do the same.
Dive Deep with Adam Roa and his guest Dr. Cat Meyer for a conversation about the science of the honeymoon phase, and how you can experience more sustained passion in your relationships.

Are you really aware of the effect your parents had on who you have become? It seems simple enough. Whether you’ve always had a good relationship with your parents, a challenging one, or like so many; maybe didn’t even get to have a relationship with one or both, most of us will spend a lot of time thinking about how that relationship (or lack thereof) has influenced our life. Negatively or positively, it’s pretty hard to avoid carrying a lot with you from what is often the most influential of relationships we have growing up.

What is it about me that needs to know? Looking for certainty in a world that’s so uncertain. Lurking behind every corner there’s something that you can’t see, And yet theres this part of me that feels incomplete, Or maybe just scared, if I don’t know whats out there….

Do you resist your emotions? If you are someone who feels a lot of resistance or gets stuck in your emotional experience, then this Monday Musing episode is for you. In this episode ofThe Deep Dive with Adam Roa, I dive into the phases of processing and moving through difficult emotions and how you can use them to move through your emotional experience with ease and grace. I share with you what you need to be aware of so you don’t get stuck in your feelings.
Success is achieved through building strong habits and doing what you love. You can develop habits that will propel you in the direction you want to go. In this episode ofThe Deep Dive Live with Adam Roa, Joel Brown and I dive deep into creative expression and successful habits. If you have been envisioning what you want for your life but keep getting stuck, then this episode is for you. Learn about the practices of highly successful people and tools you can use to become one of them.
Today’s conscious community is full of people from different backgrounds and differing beliefs. But that doesn’t mean one belief is better than another. In fact, if people who consider themselves to be a part of the conscious community are judgmental of others, it is actually detrimental to the whole spiritual movement. In this episode ofThe Deep Dive with Adam Roa, I dive into how people in the spiritual community are passing judgment and thinking that there is a hierarchy of beliefs.
Do you manifest your dream life? Are you aware of what it takes to be successful? In this podcast episode ofThe Deep Dive with Adam Roa, learn how to shift your reality and manifest what you want in life. Danette May and I dive deep into manifestation and how to move past self-sabotage to create a life beyond your wildest dreams. There are clear steps that Danette provides in how you can start to take action towards your success during this COVID-19 quarantine.
Old belief patterns are one of the hardest things to break out of. When I find myself stuck against a metaphorical wall, unable to break out of these old belief patterns, I turn to plant medicine. I know that in order to shift my external reality, my internal reality needs to shift. In this episode ofThe Deep Dive with Adam Roa, I dive into my recent spiritual experience, as well as, how frequency works and why it’s important to do inner work to become a match to what you want in life.
Is the coronavirus causing you to question your life? You’re not alone. Right now is a perfect time for these life questions. In this episode ofThe Deep Dive with Adam Roa,Miki Agrawal and I dive deep into the pattern interrupt of the Coronavirus and how paradigms will shift after the quarantine. Listen in as we discuss how the breakdown of education systems and mass consumerism can lead us to the real questions in life and how we can use this time to prepare for immense healing.
IN-Q is a National Poetry Slam Champion, award-winning poet, and multi-platinum songwriter. In this episode ofThe Deep Dive with Adam Roa, IN-Q and I dive deep into the nature of truth and how creativity can flow for different people. IN-Q shares his own personal experience with inspiration and what his approach is to writing poetry. Do you want to turn your experiences into art and discover endless inspiration? Then you’ll want to listen to this episode.
Your inner frequency will determine what the reality around you looks like. Are you constantly making choices that raise or lower your inner frequency? If you aren’t consciously raising your vibration, you could be unconsciously accepting a reality you don’t want. In this episode ofThe Deep Dive with Adam Roa, I dive into how our choices affect our reality and explain how you can learn to become the co-creator of a life you love.
Integrity is a fundamental part of any of my relationships. I expect the people I surround myself with to show up in love, support, and integrity. And a recent experience of mine caused me to think about why I would let a friend of mine date my sister. What kinds of people do you have in your life? Would you let them date your sister? In this episode ofThe Deep Dive with Adam Roa, I dive into integrity and how the people you surround yourself with determine how you’ll feel about yourself.
Sustainability is crucial right now as we live in a world of overconsumption. What choices can you make to create a healthier planet? In this episode ofThe Deep Dive with Adam Roa, Marina Qutab and I dive deep into how to live more eco-friendly. We’ll give you tools and examples of how you can reduce your waste. We also propose a challenge to help you improve your awareness about your plastic consumption, and provide resources for you to continue your sustainable living education.
Fear is running rampant throughout the globe right now as the Coronavirus pandemic gets worse. However, fear has a purpose in life and in this current climate. In this episode ofThe Deep Dive with Adam Roa, Preston Smiles and I dive deep into the opportunities coming out of the Coronavirus situation. Learn about the value that fear provides us in life and how to acknowledge it, but not perpetuate it. If you’re feeling uncertain and afraid lately, you’ll want to listen to this episode.
Do you have an active imagination? What if I told you that this is actually limiting you? In this episode ofThe Deep Dive with Adam Roa, I dive into how your imagination can be limiting you from actualizing your true path. If you’re feeling like you want to achieve more in life but don’t know how, you’ll want to listen to this episode. I share with you how you can approach your goals with a mindset of staying unattached, but also believing in yourself and making your dreams come true.
The Coronavirus has caused most of us to drastically change our daily routines. This gives us an opportunity to address our habits and the way we would normally spend our time. While we may not have any control about what is happening with the Coronavirus, we do have the ability to choose how we respond. In this episode ofThe Deep Dive with Adam Roa, I’ll teach you how to use this time to your benefit and how you can empower yourself to come out of this more equipped and ready to follow your dreams.

We are facing a global pandemic that hasn’t been seen in our lifetime. This isn’t an exaggeration, this is fact. The Coronavirus (COVID-19) has put entire countries into quarantine, healthcare systems are completely overwhelmed, and all reports suggest that it will get worse before it gets better.

I have been doing a lot of research, listening to a lot of experts, and having a lot of important conversations around this topic. My conclusion is that it’s time to take some important action steps to help prevent this from spreading. I don’t say this to scare you. I’m not here to instill fear. I’m here to ensure you are taking this situation seriously.

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) is a very real and quickly spreading virus that has already led to many deaths around the world. Mainstream media has been using fear as a tactic to shock people and help promote their content around this topic. But there are other ways to deal with the Coronavirus other than by perpetuating fear. In this episode, I dive into three tangible ways you can help contain this virus, as well as bring attention to how the media may be manipulating your perspective during this time.
As we grow up it becomes easier to forget to listen to the inner child inside. If you were to check in with your inner child right now, what would he/she say? We get to decide what kind of relationship we have with ourselves by paying attention and listening. Do you have a relationship based on trust? Or do you push yourself too far where you don’t feel safe? In this episode ofThe Deep Dive with Adam Roa,I dive into how you can create more self-love and build a healthy relationship with yourself.
Self-awareness allows us to question our old beliefs and the stories we tell ourselves. We often have ideas of who we “should” be and this causes us to live inauthentically. With self-awareness, you can challenge these “should” statements and find freedom in who you actually are. In this episode ofThe Deep Dive with Adam Roa, I dive into an experience of when I felt insecure and awkward and how I managed to move through these feelings to discover the truth of who I really was and what I really believe.
In a world of oversaturated media with everyone wanting to be a social media influencer, people with a good message feel overwhelmed with trying to understand how to grow their following. Discovering the tricks to help achieve the balance between sharing from your heart while still winning the algorithm can help propel a message forward. In this episode, Benjamin and I dive deep into Tik Tok and other social media platforms, brand influencers, and even conspiracy theories.
Have you ever thought about dating yourself? There are so many apps out there that connect us to other people, and yet, we often overlook the most important relationship in our lives: our relationship with ourselves. By dating yourself, you have the opportunity to make yourself a priority and really get to know who you are. In this episode, I dive into the importance of dating yourself and how developing a good relationship with yourself will help you to get what you want out of life.
That dream you have is already out there, what will it take to become a match to it? Your internal frequency will be the alchemy of everything you do. So what do you put into that system to build it? When we listen to our vibration we can recognize what we need to fuel our bodies to fuel our dreams. There is always an intention behind your diet. What would happen if your diet aligned with the manifestation you get to be a match to?

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