Episode 135

What Is A Tridoshic Mind | Ayurveda For Mental Health Part 3

Episode Topics

  • Real Ayurveda For Mental Health
  • 50% off Sale on our Ayurveda | Dosha Fundamentals Online Course until June 26
  • Analyzing Ulysses S Grant, one of the greatest presidents of all times and the greatest general of all times
  • Ulysses S Grant is a book picture of an Ayurvedic tri-doshic mind
  • Steadiness of nerves - Kapha in balance
  • Depression, apathy - Kapha out of balance
  • Presence of mind - Pitta in balance
  • Authoritarian behavior - Pitta out of balance
  • Creativity, thinking outside the box - Vata in balance
  • Distracted mind - Vata out of balance
  • According to Ayurveda we can always become better mentally
  • Daily practice tip: Counting to 10 seconds before responding to a "crisis" may help improve your mind
  • Daily practice tip: Breathing in and out through the nose with pause after each inhale and each exhale may help improve your mind
  • According to Ayurveda our breath and our mind are one and the same
  • To help your mental state, at the end of every day, take inventory of your day
  • Did you practice both tips mentioned above?
  • Did you practice them enough?
  • Are you noticing day to day progress in your behavior?
  • 50% off Sale on our Ayurveda | Dosha Fundamentals Online Course until June 26
  • Email us your feedback and any questions you may have at: ask.tim.and.vie@gmail.com
  • May we all be well, adapt and thrive! - Tim and Vie

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Transcription

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The Spartan mind strength podcast the podcast

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for mental grit and resilience.

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hosted by Vie Binga and Tim Ganley

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Hello, this is Tim. And this is Vie, and we welcome you

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to another episode of the Spartan Mind strength podcast.

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And this podcast is going to be about

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what pinky same

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thing We talk every time brain Ayurveda

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Stay tuned. We'll be right back.

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And we're back.

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But before we start talking about ayurveda.

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and we've sold a lot. Yes, and we

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got a lot of great talks about it. So

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that is real ayurveda

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according to charaka. Okay commercial over.

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Who we talking about today? And why are we

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talking about that person? We are talking about one of

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the greatest presidents of all time and the greatest

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general of all time. I think I

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know.

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But I am not going to say you love saying his name

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Ulysses S Grant. Yes now he

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was he was became a

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general.

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He assisted in winning the Civil

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War. Yes, and then afterwards he became

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a two-time president of the United States.

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Yes. So I do know that I also know

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a lot about the history of him as a

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Civil War General. Yes, but why would

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a warrior a general

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a fighter have an ayurvedic

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mind?

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Ulysses S Grant

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Had a tri-doshic

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mind. He's a book

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picture. He's not the only one there are several

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people in history

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Who are book pictures of a tri

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doshic mind

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So Ulysses S Grant had kapha

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Had pitta and had vata. Okay,

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but this is in the mind. It's

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not - in the mind. We're not talking

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about his body. Nope, and we're not talking about his emotions.

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Nope. We're talking about his mental

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Capacity. Yes, so

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It doesn't matter if he was completely vata body.

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That has nothing to do with the mind. So,

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can you just explain a little bit about the

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whole concept of

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Body versus mind versus emotions because

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I know a lot of people say well I'm thin so

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I'm vata or I'm fat So I'm kapha. What

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what's the difference between body and

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mind the difference Is that

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the body we are born

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with it and that's it. That's the physical aspect and

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then we use what we are

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born with to the best of our ability

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but our mind and our

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emotions

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But more importantly our mind we have

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full control over on

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making it the best

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we can what we are born with mentally

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Can completely shift throughout our life and

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should and should shift throughout our

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life for most people should shift throughout the

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life as long as they do the work. Okay, that's

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the thing, you know with a body

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say, okay. Well someone

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will say well I'm born with a nose that I don't like I

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can do plastic surgery. Yes. Someone else does it for

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you, right?

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I don't know, I've had mine, well actually yeah because somebody

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else punched it several times. so it did change it exactly

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so so yeah physically we are born with say

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a certain height right certain height certain

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skeleton.

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We can't really change the height

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and the skeleton say right that's

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it. So we take advantage of it for

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sports for whatever we can change the muscle mass and

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we can change the fat man exactly and we can change

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our digestive system. Yes. Right? So, but

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the rest of it really doesn't

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shift that much doesn't shift so we can use

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that to become either a better athlete a better

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Anything that you're looking toward being exactly

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better dancer, better actor,

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whatever. So but the

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mind but the mind yeah,

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we have hundred percent control over.

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And we can make it completely different

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that what we are born with.

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now but

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Go ahead. Go ahead. We have to do the work. Yes now

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and I'm gonna go back to Grant. He

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actually had a

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lot of bad things happen to him. Oh, yes, so

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he was depressed at sometimes in his life. He was excited at

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sometimes in his life. He was happy. He had all different types

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of things. He was broke. He his businesses

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crashed and burned he sucked at a

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lot of different things.

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But his ayurvedic mind is what shifted

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him to be one of the greatest and most known people

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ever born. Yes.

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so

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why it's or not

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why but he was in

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terrible shape earlier in age in

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fact he would drag he would cut wood just to

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sell to try to feed his family. Yes he was very very

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poor. Yeah, but yet he shifted

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into becoming the greatest

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General in the world.

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He always did what he had

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to do.

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Like when he was selling firewood, right?

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He was solving the problem of poverty

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according to him. That's what he had to

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do. He he had to make money somehow so he

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had three characteristics

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That are very very interesting

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and very actually basic when

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you think about them, at least ayurvedically

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The first characteristic is he had steadiness

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of nerves.

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He was after certain point in his

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life He was allowing

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very few things

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to throw him off.

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In fact, there was a story about him having his

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picture taken and for some reason they had

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to go on the roof and open up a whatever Skylight

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and it broke and all

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the glass fell down all around him, but he didn't jump

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at all. It didn't bother him at all. Yes.

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And that's the steadiness of nerves. That's the kapha in

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the mind stability.

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stability of nerves

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Calm composed so kapha is

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Not a Bad Thing. kapha is a great great

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thing in the mind. So kapha in

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the mind. Yes, when it's in in balance

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It is it is an asset. It's

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steadiness of nerves. What is kapha out of

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balance in the mind. It is apathy.

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It is not caring about anything not

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caring to do anything. It's a

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form of depression and we know he didn't have that.

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He didn't have that during the Civil War because of letters

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he wrote exactly so he wasn't he was

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excited about saving the

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United States exactly exactly. So

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that's kapha pitta.

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In Balance pitta balanced is

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presence of Mind focus In

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other words. You are there you are

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present, which is another thing he had laser Focus. He

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had that he had that that

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was huge. He had that task

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at hand ability. He

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could look at a battle and see exactly

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where people needed to

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go and what they needed to be told in

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order to continue what the the

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war needed exactly and that

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allowed him to actually not show

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the fear because he

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had fear he had fear you have to have fear, right? Yeah.

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people that don't have fear are psychopaths. Yes,

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so

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What is the negative aspect is becoming

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an authoritarian dictator type person

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We've seen many people like that

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in history and present day. Exactly. Yeah,

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exactly. We are very well aware of what that

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looks like. So, okay, so that's that.

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What about

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vata Yes, vata in balance. Yes.

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the third characteristic that he had was thinking

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outside the box creativity, but

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creativity of completely

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going against

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What is the norm like he knew

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he knew how to how battle goes, right?

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He's actually considered the new age

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General. Yes prior to the civil war

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wars were fought a specific way.

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He shifted how a battle

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would go exactly. He knew the

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traditional ways, right? And he knew they didn't

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work exactly. He found

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out the hard way. They didn't work.

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He didn't give up. That's the thing.

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He found out the...

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Tim and Vie

- Vie Binga - a former mathematician and computer scientist is a lifestyle entrepreneur, outdoor adventurer, author and global teacher of Paleo Āyurveda™, Spartan Yoga™ and Spartan Mind Strength™ which include Meditation, Breathwork, Spartan Fitness™, and Power Yin™. She loves to biohack blending science and nature, to enhance physical and mental performance, sharing her findings with others.

She believes that high intention, sincere effort, and intelligent execution will always make an impact in people’s lives and the world.

When she is not teaching or writing, she can be found rock climbing, surfing, whitewater kayaking or scuba diving.

- Tim Ganley - a former law enforcement officer and SWAT Leader/Trainer is a lifestyle entrepreneur, outdoor adventurer, author and global teacher of Meditation, Breathwork, Spartan Fitness™, Power Yin™, and Conscious Business.

He loves experimenting with disciplines that lead to physical and mental strength and endurance.

He believes that if people learn about the state of flow and practice building their life around it, the world will be much happier.

When he is not teaching or designing new programs, he can be found doing the same shit Vie is doing.