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Wellness + Wisdom with Josh Trent

The Wellness + Wisdom Podcast is a global collective dedicated to mastering physical and emotional intelligence for humans to thrive in our modern world.

In this podcast together we gather, apply and embody the wisdom needed for authentic well-being in the 21st century.

Each episode is artfully crafted to go an inch wide and a mile deep into the Pentagon of Wellness: Physical, Emotional, Mental, Spiritual & Financial.

Your host Josh Trent asks the questions no one else will ask to garner the truth about how to live a life of confidence, freedom, and optimal wellness—this is where together we walk the path of courage to cross the gap between knowing and doing.

Learn from world class leaders in the fields of physical intelligence, breathwork, emotional intelligence, behavior change, wellness, nutrition, behavioral psychology, habits, mindset, fitness, health, strength training, organic supplementation, biohacking, body transformation, psychedelics, mindfulness, meditation, neuroscience, mental health, spirituality, consciousness, the (7) pillars of wellness to live life well and (EI²)™ Emotional Intelligence + Inventory.

Feb 7, 2017

"Once you realize that you can do anything that you set your mind to, how you spend your time becomes a spiritual consideration." - Tom Bilyeu

Tom Bilyeu is the founder and host of Impact Theory and the co-founder of Quest Nutrition.

After spending six years growing Quest into a billion-dollar company by helping people transform their bodies, Tom is now focused on completing the second half of his mission: transforming people’s minds through his new venture with Impact Theory.

Impact theory is a show spearheading a movement to facilitate mental transformation, both through its empowering content and by accelerating the businesses and entrepreneurs destined to change the world.

Impact Theory's mission is to free people from The Matrix. Said another way, they want to end the poverty of poor mindset.


How To Become A Master of Your Mind: Tom Bilyeu, Co-Founder of Quest Nutrition & Founder of Impact Theory

Tom Bilyeu is the co-founder of 2014 Inc. 500 company Quest Nutrition — a unicorn startup valued at over $1 billion — and the co-founder and host of Impact Theory. Tom’s mission is the creation of empowering media-based IP and the acceleration of mission-based businesses. Personally driven to help people develop the skills they will need to improve themselves and the world, Tom is intent to use commerce to address the dual pandemics of physical and mental malnourishment.

Tom regularly inspires audiences of entrepreneurs, change makers, and thought leaders at some of the most prestigious conferences and seminars around the world, including Abundance 360, A-fest, and Freedom Fast Lane. Tom has also been a guest on the Tony Robbins podcast and The School of Greatness podcast and has been featured in Forbes, Inc., Success, and The Huffington Post. Tom is currently on the Innovation Board of the XPRIZE Foundation.

Listen to Episode 098 as Tom Uncovers

  • Tom's experience working for a corporate business, what he learned from it, and how it motivated him to become an entrepreneur.
  • The story behind why Tom started Impact Theory and the mission behind it.
  • The beginning of Quest Nutrition and how the brand grew to address health and wellness issues.
  • Where Tom's insatiable curiosity comes from and how we can allow our own excitement to grow as well.
  • The pros and cons of creating something that we want to share with the world when we focus on becoming a champion in our field.
  • How to become aware of our negative thoughts and ultimately change our habitual methods of thinking.
  • Using language to reinforce mentality and values.
  • Learn how to go from a fixed, negative mindset to to a more flexible, positive one.
  • How Tom stopped comparing himself to others and got rid of negative thoughts about himself.
  •  When Tom began to see himself as a radical learner.
  • Discovering our inner compass to understand our vulnerability and ourselves better.
  • Understanding that we're not born with instincts. We train our instincts by learning from our mistakes.
  • Tom's view on Law of Attraction: It helps improve our emotions, but won't give us want we want. We have to work for want we want by improving our skill set.


Top 3 Takeaways From The Show

  • Discover what makes you excited and allow that feeling to grow on its own. Let an idea capture your attention and focus on it.
  • To understand habitual negative thinking, we need to learn how the brain works and why we make these thought connections. In order to mentally grow and get rid of old software, we can build one skill after another to improve our mindset.
  • We can learn to become antifragile to negative thoughts. We can end negative thinking  about ourselves by not fighting it, but by learning and growing from our life experiences. If you attack negative thoughts, they will only grow stronger.


Power Quotes From Tom

"Once you realize that you can do anything that you set your mind to, how you spend your time becomes a spiritual consideration." - Tom Bilyeu 

"Wellness is really a 360 degree endeavor. It's not just the body, it's the mind as well." - Tom Bilyeu on wellness

"By letting an idea capture your attention, really focusing on it, going deep, and asking how is this usable and then putting it to use in your life and taking those steps to act on the things that you learn; you get a sense of this self reinforcing cycle." - Tom Bilyeu on how we can get excited about an idea.

"Stop worrying about being a champion and start worrying about becoming capable of the championship performance. Because that's totally different. That's about grinding it out and earning skills through hard work, actually becoming good, and becoming capable of the extraordinary."  - Tom Bilyeu on how acquiring a skill set can make us unstoppable

"The big breakthrough in my life was the day I stopped thinking of myself as smart because I wasn't and I started thinking of myself as a learner."  - Tom Bilyeu on how he defeated negative thinking and stopped comparing himself to other people.

"We are wired to support the tribe. We are wired to support other people and this will give us fulfillment and purpose. There is nothing more pleasurable from a neurochemical standpoint than that."  - Tom Bilyeu on the power of helping each other become better. 

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