Overcoming Isolation

Most of us have felt isolated at least once in our lives. With the current pandemic situation, the feeling is amplified. When we experience emotions associated with isolation, we broadcast them beyond us and affect those around us. In this segment, Shamir discusses how to work with feelings of isolation from inside out

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Pandemic of the Panicked

The Covid-19 pandemic has resulted in stress and anxiety for the masses. Stress will result in suppressing the body's ability to counter diseases and virus invaders. In this segment Shamir provides an approach to help individuals overcome darkness and anxiety caused by social media and news media outlets. Access online resources on demand at ifio.teachable.com

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Your Imperfection is Your Superpower

We've all been there. Shamir has been struggling with obesity and related health issues for as long as he can remember. He is in a better place now and can reflect upon his prior state objectively. Being obese, he learned how to distract others from paying attention to his body shape by making others laugh and entertaining them. These talents followed him in his career as he eventually became a Vice-President of a Fortune 500 company and a two-time award-winning stage actor.

The imperfections you perceive in yourself and in others are actually superpowers!

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The Power of Placebo and Nocebo

What do prayers, teddy bears and ratty old blankets have in common? They provide a warm safe feeling to those who clutch tightly to these. Will a teddy bear ward off an intruder in the night? likely not, but the child will sleep better just from the safe feeling he/she/they get from the placebo effect. In this segment, Shamir discusses how the body's biology responds to self-affirmation (placebo) or self-deprecation (nocebo).

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You Get What You Need

Have you ever asked the Universe for a specific outcome only to be met with an unwanted experience? That is because the Universe delivers what you need as interim steps to what you want; our job is to recognize these signposts. In this segment, Shamir discusses his own experience in wanting to be recognized as a leader and a mentor in his early career start. He eventually became an executive at a Fortune 500 company before he realized how the Universe had given him what he needed and not what he wanted in order to fulfil his lofty goals.

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The Three Levels of Consciousness

In this segment, Shamir discusses the three levels of consciousness and how individuals can access their highest expression by recognizing these and then move through them fluidly. The highest human expression is realized when all three levels merge.

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Shining the Light in Dark Places

Where is humanity heading? Based on mainstream news, we are heading for darkness and despair rather than on a trajectory to enlightenment and joy. In this segment, Shamir discusses how shining the light in dark spaces reveals systems and organizations that once thrived in the shadows and how these are now no longer able to hide; this is a sign of humanity moving towards a higher and a more elevated existence as long as light workers continue to stay centered and coherent (i.e., stay out of fear).

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Call to Adventure (and refusal of it)

You have been invited many times to access the pot of gold at the end of the proverbial rainbow but you hesitated. This is a normal process humans go through before they summon the courage to accept the call to adventure and experience major breakthroughs in life. Join me this morning to discuss how to recognize these opportunities and how to manage resulting fear of the unknown.

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What’s on your Emotional Playlist?

You are continually broadcasting your emotions. Most of the time, this broadcast comes from a playlist within your subconscious. In this segment, Shamir discusses how to update the playlist so you can experience more joy, calm and satisfaction and less anxiety, frustration and sadness.

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Healing from Good Thoughts

If you have ever thought "things will get better once I get a promotion" or "once this week is over I'll feel better" - then you may want to listen to Shamir's perspective on feeling good before experiencing good. There is a biological imperative that must be understood before one can shape the outcome of his or her reality. The science of feeling good before experiencing good is supported by peer-reviewed publications where improvements in cognitive functioning , immune bolstering and resilience building is evidenced by simply feeling gratitude and appreciation.

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