Unpacking the Question “Why does God Allow Suffering?”

Many individuals have been conditioned to think that God (or the Universe) is a punishing or rewarding God. There is little thought given to the fact that the criteria for good and bad are set by other humans based on their interpretations. In this segment, Shamir unfolds this question and provides a perspective that illuminates an aspect of human design.

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The State of Human Consciousness

Major shifts in human consciousness have occurred when a small group of individuals become inspired to speak their truth respectfully and peacefully. In this segment, Shamir discusses moments in history where a 'switch' occurred from a seemingly insignificant peaceful demonstration to a global adoption of ideas from these demonstrations.

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Tapping the Power of the Mind

In the 1960s a Wayne State University professor investigated the power of visualization using basketball players' free throw stats. The results were nothing short of amazing and demonstrated the power of the mind in establishing a successful outcome in life. In this segment, Shamir discusses how to apply this knowledge to achieve your dreams with ease and provides a powerful example of how this has worked for him. Access more resources at https://ifio.teachable.com/

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Being Right vs. Being Kind

If you've ever witnessed two people arguing about a particular topic with each individual claiming to have the truth on their side, then you may want to listen to this replay where we discuss how to diffuse the situation and advance kindness over being right. This approach benefits the one displaying kindness.

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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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How Consciousness Reframes History

There is a grassroots movement afoot to reframe history through today’s moral lens. Christopher Columbus was revered and honored with a public holiday in his name in the United States. In recent times, a group of protesters toppled his statue and several States renamed the holiday Indigenous Peoples’ Day . In this episode, we delve...

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Overcoming Survivor’s Remorse

When you feel elated but someone you care about is suffering, you may find yourself set aside your joy in order to support the other. In this segment, Shamir discusses how to appropriately stay joyful with heart filled with gratitude in order to invite the other to tap into the elated state and recover from their suffering.

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Managing Negative Emotions

Negative thoughts or thoughts that continue to 'play in a loop' are actually backed by images and soundtracks. When I started paying attention to the sounds or images that accompanied my unwanted thoughts, I was truly surprised. Today I want to share with you a Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) technique that trains your brain to stop these runaway thoughts and replace them with thoughts that generate 1400 anti-aging, immune-boosting and rejuvenating chemicals in your body.

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The Gift of Getting Triggered

We've all been emotionally triggered at one time or another. In many cases these triggers give us a hint on an area of self-development. In this segment, Shamir discusses how to dive deep to uncover an area that needs attention rather than focus outward to change things outside our control. If one consistently blames others for his / her own emotional state , then this is an opportunity to take pause and explore an area of personal growth.

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