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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.

Jul 28, 2020

"Most people are dealing with a massive amount of toxins in their system; it's impossible not to have any. The chemicals in our tap water, amalgam fillings, GMOs, pesticides, vaccinations, seafood, and most skincare are all synthesized products that we are inundated with on the skin, in the mouth, in the body, and it affects us on a deep, biochemical level because we are creatures of the earth and we are meant to be using natural products from nature. We're not meant to be synthesizing things for maximum profits, minimum costs, and the highest turnaround." - Josh Macin


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Wellness Force Radio Episode 355

Founder of The Detox Dudes, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu World and Pan American champion, and host of The Free Macin Podcast, Josh Macin, explains what a samskara is and how we can decharge the ones we carry, shares his own wellness and healing journey of detoxification, and explores what our ego can teach us during our Hero's Journey.


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Listen To Episode 355 As Josh Macin Uncovers:

[1:30] Getting Back In Line With Our Natural Frequencies


[19:00] Exploring & Healing Our Spiritual Roots

  • Why he felt called to explore his spiritual roots beyond observing a chemical imbalance.
  • His interest in shamanic initiation vs mental illness and how Ayahuasca has healed people from their deepest wounds.
  • The different phases of anger he had towards God until he participated in plant medicine ceremonies as the Ayahuasca gave him glimmers of hope and a bigger mission for him.
  • How he felt that he was helping to heal his past Jewish generational pain from the Holocaust by doing this incredible, deep inner work. 
  • The work he is doing with people from all over the world through their own wellness journeys.
  • His experience being prescribed by Western Medicine's 7 pharmaceutical drugs which did not work, his deep depression and suicidal thoughts, and finally turned towards the medicine of the jungle.
  • What he feels stops people from going down the road of spiritual and emotional detoxification.
  • Why we're so afraid of our own power and force of nature inside of us.
  • What made him feel called to helping people heal after his own detoxification process.

[33:30]  De-Charging Your Samskara

  • Unpacking what a samskara is - a purificatory ceremony or rite marking a major event in one's life.
  • Why it's believed that it is vitally important to decharge your samskara in each life you live so that it does not grow stronger and you take back your free will.
  • Everyday examples of samskaras that take away our free will such as road rage.
  • Why we are all experiencing problems with toxins from our tap water to vaccines to skincare products to seafood and more.
  • Unpacking all of the ways that we have to detox our bodies; not just physically but spiritually, economically, and how we're treating Mother Earth.
  • The middle way or the dark side that we all experience at one point in our lives to move towards the light and our greater purpose.


[42:30] Giving Yourself Permission To Just BREATHE

  • The power of giving yourself permission to let go of negative emotions, do the real work, and detox your mind, body, and soul.
  • Unpacking the mental corner he was backed up into with one way out being suicide and the other breath to get him out of there.
  • 211 Chad Walding
  • The intuitive space of consciousness that is between each human being when we come together.
  • How the moment he learned about mercury poisoning changed his life forever.
  • The systemic nerve pain he would feel from the slightest things like hearing the sound of a cabinet door closing.
  • What mercury poisoning does to the brain's health including essentially frying the brain.


[50:00] The Detox Dudes' Detoxification Process

  • Unpacking the experience Josh went through to detox himself from all of the parasites and toxins in his system including mercury.
  • Why gut-healing should be your first step towards detoxifying the body and how to do that today.
  • Leaky Gut Syndrome: 7 Signs You May Have It - Dr. Axe
  • What supplements and binders including clays, charcoals, and chlorella you should take to detox and why they work.
  • Tools, supplements, and Josh's favorite methods to detox the body with negatively charged binders.
  • Breaking down the antimicrobial process with substances like garlic, noni, rosemary, and how people can take them including rectally.
  • Why he loves coffee enemas so much and how to make them even more effective with added sulfur, sodium, and iodine.


[55:00] The Mental & Emotional Process To Detoxification

  • Why it is our birthright to feel good on this planet; not all the time but it is our right to feel vibrant during our life journey.
  • The fact that there is no magic pill that will transform your life forever; living a life of wellness and healing is a journey.
  • How an unaligned atlas/upper cervical C1 vertebra can suffocate our brain stem on a constant basis.
  • The process of getting to know ourselves better as we recognize what is harming us like bad diets and then spend time doing the inner work to heal that harm through methods like detoxification.
  • Breaking down how detoxification is a universal truth and what it means to him on a personal level.
  • His core belief that people who suffer immensely and have experienced dark spaces have massive gifts to give to humanity.
  • The work he does to help people from those in really dark places to ones just looking to optimize their life to the next level.


[1:04:30] What Your Ego Can Teach You


Power Quotes From The Show

Our Birthright To Feel Good On This Planet

"It is our birthright to feel good on this planet; not to feel good all the time because this planet has both the light and dark, there is pain and a lot that we have to alchemize. But if you don't feel vibrant in that journey; if you don't, on average, feel like you're living on top of your wounds, pain, and fatigue, then you're not in your given birthright which is vitality. Check-in with yourself; what have you been putting into the machine that is your body? Whatever you put into this machine, you get. Everything you put into the machine slowly accumulates to either make you weak, tired, and sick or strong and healthy. No one thing is going to change your life; healing is a process and a journey where you have to address all of the possible roots of mental, emotional, and physical toxicity." - Josh Macin


Finding Out What Really Matters In Life

"We are losing connection to our ancestors, our lineage, our old ways, and our earthly laws. People don't realize how much we're harming ourselves by harming the planet. We're just stuck in this money mindset and everything we're doing in our modern world is chasing an agenda of profits but this is not the way we're meant to live. The coronavirus and the quarantine are almost allowing us to get back to our old ways and how humans are meant to live as we're given this opportunity to introspect and reflect on the way that we've been pillaging the earth. Personally, through my pain and all that I've suffered, I've come to realize that all that really matters is love, peace, fun, joy, transformation, healing, being centered, being connected to the divine, and the earth. These are the only things that matter and it takes pain for people to get there in life."  - Josh Macin


The Incredible Wonder That Is Life

"People assume that facing their shadows and darkness is scarier than having them linger in the closet for the rest of their life. Personally, I think it's scarier to have them in the closet for the rest of their life. I think people are terrified of their own power and the sheer lifeforce that lies within. People are terrified of how complex, extraordinary, and magical the body is but if we understood how much is possible in this lifetime; to have access to the inside of our breath, heart, and third eye, it would shatter the body if we had access to all of it in one moment. Accessing all of these points in the mind, body, and soul is a gradual process." - Josh Macin


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About Josh Macin

Josh Macin: How To Detox Yourself From A Toxic WorldJosh Macin was the 2010 Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu World Champion and the 2012 Pan-American champion. Suddenly, in October of 2013, he began to experience debilitating panic attacks, suicidal despair, and gut-wrenching anxiety. After pharmaceutical drugs provided no relief, he found himself on a hero’s journey – traveling to the corners of the earth experimenting with some of the world’s most powerful hallucinogens.

When neither ayahuasca, float tanks, fasting, meditation, colon cleaning, nor yoga could provide him with relief he began to lose faith. In a surreal sequence of events that transpired three years after beginning the journey, he found out about heavy metal poisoning and started a comprehensive detoxification protocol. Now, alive and well to tell the tale, Josh has created – a company devoted to helping people overcome toxicity.

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