Training Your Spirit, Resisting Sexual Temptation, What Makes Ben Smile & More With Mental Fitness Expert Marc Champagne.

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I have created a greater Why.

This is important. But you may be asking: what do I mean by that?

The answer, as you might imagine, is rather personal and involved. Recently, I was a guest on Behind The Human, a podcast hosted by a man named Mark Champagne, and this was one of the many fascinating topics we explored together.

On his podcast, Marc Champagne unpacks the mental fitness practices and reflective questions shaping the lives of some of the most successful and brilliant thinkers in the world. He is also the author of Personal Socrates, a best-selling book exploring the pointed questions that stimulate your mental fitness and teach you how to direct your internal narrative to work for you instead of against you. Marc studies the prompts and practices of legends such as Kobe Bryant, Maya Angelou, Robin Williams, James Clear, Coco Chanel, Stephen Hawking, and many others to bring clarity, intentionality, and possibility to every aspect of your life.

The host of the top 50-ranked podcast Behind The Human, Marc co-founded the journaling app KYO which reached 86.9 million people without any paid advertising. He has studied mental fitness practices for over a decade and consults with Fortune 500 companies as a mental fitness strategist and practitioner.

During our discussion, you'll discover:

-Ben’s introduction…06:00

 –Marc Champagne’s introduction to Ben Greenfield…06:57

 –Rigid schedules and the idea of training spiritual stamina and endurance…15:18

  • Treadmill
  • Ikigai
  • Creature of habits and schedules
  • Following what is considered an 80/20 rule
    • Balance between rigidity and creativity
    • Balance between flow and adherence to a strict schedule
  • Airdyne
  • Sabbath – Sundays are sacred days
    • Charge the batteries
    • Being with friends and family
    • Playing an instrument

-Training your spirit as much as your body and Ben’s daily routine…22:19

 –Having a higher belief system and resisting temptation…41:23

-What makes Ben smile these days…52:20

-And much more…

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One thought on “Training Your Spirit, Resisting Sexual Temptation, What Makes Ben Smile & More With Mental Fitness Expert Marc Champagne.

  1. Chase says:

    Good pod Ben!

    Your father is Greek Orthodox, how come you and your family have not converted to orthodoxy or Catholicism yet?

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