Heal with Sushil

Sushil Ganesh

If you're curious about ways to heal your mind, body, and life for free, then 'Heal with Sushil' is the podcast for you. All of us have a brilliant inner teacher that we often get disconnected from when life happens. This podcast explores ways to reconnect with our own inner teachers. Join Sushil Ganesh as he shares insights through interviews with healers, coaches, and health & well-being practitioners from all over the world. By tuning in you will discover techniques to serve you as you venture on your hero's journey. It's time to super-charge your healing! read less

14 Questioning Limiting Beliefs and Reprogramming Them From A Higher Perspective | Dr. Steven Hall
Jul 4 2022
14 Questioning Limiting Beliefs and Reprogramming Them From A Higher Perspective | Dr. Steven Hall
How would your life change if you could reprogram your mind and change your core beliefs? I had a great time chatting with Dr. Steven M Hall, MD this week. Dr. Hall is an integrative physician, teacher, speaker, and author of The Seven Tools of Healing: Unlock Your Inner Wisdom and Live the Life Your Soul Desires. His message is about finding and changing the patterns that are creating your painful feelings, harmful behaviors, dysfunctional relationships, and physical diseases. And how to make those changes last. In this episode, we spoke about craniosacral therapy, unworthiness, questioning beliefs, the 7 tools of healing, and the stages of development. Chapters (00:00) Intro (01:39) How Dr. Hall went from being a Conventional physician to Prioritizing Healing (07:12) Western Medicine Is Mostly Treating the Symptoms (08:57) Finding the root cause of symptoms (11:59) How Craniosacral Therapy is effective in finding the root cause (14:17) "We Are Unworthy" - The Biggest Lie we tell ourselves (19:24) Questioning the belief from a higher perspective (22:10) Healing = Reprogramming Unconscious Beliefs with The Heart (24:33) The 7 Tools Of Healing (38:42) Stages of Development (44:19) One small change to improve your life by 1% Memorable Quotes “Take what you're given and use what you know, to get what you want.” “At some point, along the way, we've taken on a belief, that's telling us we're smaller than we really are.” People Mentioned Jean Piaget Lawrence Kohlberg Rupert Sheldrake Resources Connect with Dr. Steven Hall [ Website 7tools ] Dr. Hall’s Book: 7 Tools of Healing Episode Show Notes Heal with Sushil [ Website Newsletter ] I AM Creative Course and 1 month of Skillshare Free+
13 You Can Use Your Words To Unlock Your Best Life - Brenden Kumarasamy
Jun 27 2022
13 You Can Use Your Words To Unlock Your Best Life - Brenden Kumarasamy
How would your life change if you were to become an exceptional communicator? This week I had the chance to sit down and have a fun chat with Brenden Kumarasamy. Brenden is the founder of MasterTalk, he coaches ambitious executives & entrepreneurs to become the top 1% communicators in their industry. He also has a popular YouTube channel called MasterTalk, with the goal of providing free access to communication tools for everyone in the world. In this episode, We spoke about the value of communication, ways to improve at public speaking, and the challenges faced by South Asian immigrants in corporate leadership. Brenden even let me test out his random word exercise which was quite entertaining. Chapters (00:00) Intro (01:30) How MasterTalk came into existence (02:31) There is always room to improve (03:32) Why does Public Speaking Matter (04:54) “If I could do it anyone can” (06:15) Find an excuse to do the thing (10:14) Practice Practice Practice (14:37) Why do so many people find public speaking difficult? (15:27) We learned presentations in the worst possible environment (18:12) Communication Challenges Faced By South Asian Leaders (25:10) Random word exercise (32:19) How being a 2nd gen immigrant helped Brenden in the communication space (33:11) Letting Go of Beliefs And Figuring out what we do agree (36:52) One small change. Memorable Quotes Are we making an excuse to do the thing or not do the thing? You win the game in the training, not in the actual presentation. People Mentioned Jerry Seinfeld Berel Solomon Resources Connect with Brenden [ LinkedIn Instagram ] Master Talk [ YouTube Website ] Episode Show Notes Heal with Sushil [ Website Newsletter ] I AM Creative Course and 1 month of Skillshare Free+
10 Tuning up your ADHD Brain to Get The Most Out of It |Jesse J Anderson
Jun 6 2022
10 Tuning up your ADHD Brain to Get The Most Out of It |Jesse J Anderson
Do you struggle with maintaining attention while performing tasks? You are not alone. Some studies suggest that at least 75% of adults with ADHD do not know that they have it. Our attention is a currency these days and companies pay billions to steal it. Jesse J. Anderson joins me in conversation this week. He is a podcaster and an ADHD creator who is currently writing a book to provide valuable tools to people with ADHD. In this episode, we chatted about the several challenges faced by people with ADHD, techniques to help overcome some of these challenges, and parenting kids with ADHD. Chapters (00:00) Intro (03:43) Time blindness and Using Timers Effectively to Get Stuff done (05:28) ADHD Train: Making it easy to get started to build up momentum (07:22) Have a big task? Could you do it for 10 minutes to start? (11:48) Tricking the brain and finding strategies that work (15:04) Getting diagnosed later in life with ADHD (18:21) The Role of Technology in ADHD. Are devices making it worse? (23:55) ADHD and its overwhelming effect during adulthood (26:39) 2 Techniques for Working with ADHD (29:14) The Experience of Parenting a child with ADHD (34:58) One small change to improve our lives People Mentioned Dr. Ned Hallowell Resources Jesse J Anderson [ Website Twitter Instagram TikTok ] Refocus Book ADHD Nerds Podcast ADHD 2.0 - Edward Hallowell Episode Show Notes Heal with Sushil [ Website Newsletter ] Zencastr Promo Code I AM Creative Course and 1 month of Skillshare Free
08 Reconnecting With Our Authentic Selves Through the Power of Travel | Nat Couropmitree
May 23 2022
08 Reconnecting With Our Authentic Selves Through the Power of Travel | Nat Couropmitree
Summary What if you had ways to let go of baggage, expectations & and limiting beliefs, and reconnect with your authentic self each day? How would you express yourself in this reality? I had the chance to sit down with Nat Couropmitree this week. He is a coach who supports ambitious creators with big hearts & bold ideas to take up space and express them with 100% authenticity. He is also launching a travel-themed podcast soon. In this episode we spoke about the inherent worth we possess as humans, achiever mindset, being true to ourselves, letting go of perfection, and reconnecting deeply with ourselves through travel. Chapters (00:00) - Introduction (02:26) - Low self-worth to creator coaching (04:31) - Story about the inherent worth of all humans (07:10) - Burnout is a wake-up call (12:08)  - Overgiver Archetype and being able to receive (13:43) - Breaking the ancestral trauma chain (16:19) - 3 step technique to reconnect with our authentic selves (21:36) - Detachment from outcomes, and flow states in the creative process (24:45) - Jerry Seinfeld and Depressive episodes in creators (27:41) - Traveling can give us a new perspective on life (32:39) - Reconnecting with your authentic self with travel (35:00) - One small change to be more authentic every day Memorable Quotes “Let go of all the things that you think you need to do and just relax.” “My life right now is being okay with the messy parts” People Mentioned Jerry Seinfeld Simone Biles (Olympic Gymnast) Resources Connect with Nat Couropmitree [ Website Twitter ] Finding Joe Documentary (Buddha Story) Episode Show Notes Heal with Sushil [ Website Newsletter ] Zencastr Promo Code I AM Creative Course and 1 month of Skillshare Free
07 Examining Porn Addiction to Better Understand Ourselves | Dimitri Douchin
May 16 2022
07 Examining Porn Addiction to Better Understand Ourselves | Dimitri Douchin
Summary Everyone wants to be seen and everyone wants to be understood. What seems like a basic need can be extremely hard to come by. My guest this week is Dimitri Douchin. He’s a Porn Addiction therapist, an actor, and a stand-up comedian. He is currently building a community to help people overcome porn addiction. In this episode, we talk about the dangers of porn addiction, perception of pornography, shame and the inclination towards addiction, cultural repression, and integrating the shadow. We conclude the episode with a guided exploration of a fantasy. Chapters (00:00) Introduction (02:06) Unhooked Community for Porn Addiction Recovery (03:26) When do you know whether you have a problem? (04:38) Dangers of porn addiction (06:26) How perception of pornography varies depending on a relationship contract (07:23) Shame around sexuality and the resulting inclination to porn (14:14) Not feeling understood. How porn addictions can stem from sexualized trauma (16:39) Sexual repression as a culture (17:36) Working through repression and shadow work (21:58) Addiction to the perpetual shame loop (23:40) How can someone reconnect with their inner child? (28:00) Guided Exploration of a fantasy Memorable Quotes “I decided to jump off the cliff and live my own life” “Just to embrace these feelings just to be whole again, and from this place of unity and alignment, you can project yourself into a life that has meaning and purpose for you.” “Pornography is just sexualized traumas that are being replied or reversed.” "They say life is such a good teacher, that if you don't hear the lesson the first time, it will teach it to you again." Resources Connect With Dimitri [ LinkedIn ] Unhooked Porn Addiction Recovery Community Episode Show Notes Heal with Sushil [ Website Newsletter ] Zencastr Promo Code I AM Creative Course and 1 month of Skillshare Free
06 Using the Power of Dreams to Overcome Limiting Beliefs | Robert Waggoner
May 9 2022
06 Using the Power of Dreams to Overcome Limiting Beliefs | Robert Waggoner
What if I told you that you had access to a place where you had superpowers and could experience things you thought were impossible? Would you go there? This week I am chatting with Robert Waggoner author of ‘Lucid Dreaming: Gateway to the Inner Self’. In this episode, we learn what is Lucid Dreaming and how it can be used for personal development, healing, and integration. Topics: Lucid dreaming, shadow work, nature of reality, reprogramming the mind, healing using dreams. Chapters (00:00) Introduction (02:59) What is a Lucid Dream? (03:54) How to become more aware in dreams? (04:42) Robert’s first Lucid Dreaming technique (06:34) Reality is strange (07:44) Our habits of perception and how they shape our worldview (08:56) Being playful in your practice and how children approach the world (12:51) How lucid dreaming can change your perception of reality (15:53) Why is Lucid Dreaming so effective in reprogramming ourselves? (17:29) Surrendering to dreams vs controlling them (21:01) Going beyond pleasure-seeking and using Lucid dreams as a means for integration (24:19) Inner war and working with our shadows and suppressed parts of us (27:49) Changing beliefs can help you heal: How Robert healed from seasonal Hay Fever (30:09) Is Reality a tragic comedy? Exploring the true nature of reality (33:44) The world is a reflection of what is inside. When you change that your reality will change (34:58) The world exists in an interconnected oneness (37:51) One small change and closing thoughts People Mentioned Carlos Castaneda Dawa Gyaltsen Memorable Quotes “Vision experience is mind” Resources Connect with Robert Waggoner [ Website Twitter ] Robert’s book: Lucid Dreaming: Gateway to the Inner Self Lucid Dreaming Magazine Fivefold Teachings of Dawa Gyaltsen Episode Show Notes Heal with Sushil [ Website Newsletter ] Zencastr Promo Code
05 Living in Joyful Abundance by using the Power of Presence | Scott Schwenk
May 2 2022
05 Living in Joyful Abundance by using the Power of Presence | Scott Schwenk
Summary This week I am in conversation with Scott Schwenk. He is a meditation teacher, a master coach, and a mindful Alchemist. Using a mixture of Dharma Talks. Meditations and breathwork practices. He guides seekers to explore their deepest selves. Leading them to live their lives, free from tension. In this episode, we talk about personal development, detachment from outcomes, living in abundance, and generational trauma. We also covered breathwork and its role in helping the immune system and healing from trauma. Scott also led us through two guided practices during the episode. One to elaborate on the power of awareness and one to reduce tension in our everyday lives. Chapters (00:00) Introduction (01:44) Your state of mind when you performed an action determines the landing (04:02) Maps of personal development - Siddha vs Bodhisatva (06:30) Temples of upstate New York (10:31)  Differentiating between parts of you that you refer to as ‘I’ (12:18) Detachment from outcomes: how attachments cause human suffering (15:38) Healing from Lupus (16:58) Intending to live in love, gratitude an abundance (19:39) Acknowledge that you are already someone who is willing to grow (21:11) Challenges never go away (22:44) Our relationship with our parents and generational trauma (25:03) The vagus nerve and the impact of vagal tone on our lives (28:24) Breathwork and healing trauma in altered states (31:06) Awareness exercise (32:34) Unconditional self-love in breathwork (34:18) Belonging and Universal Belonging (35:44) Courses offered by Scott (39:33) Sadhana and a life of self-exploration an the hero’s journey (41:52) We are not separate from our source. We come from the one true energy of The Universe (44:37) The 6 points of softening People Mentioned SN Goenka Michael Polan Wim Hof Abhinavagupta Kabir Resources Connect with Scott Schwenk [Website Instagram] Scott’s latest course: The Power of Presence Show Notes and Transcripts Heal with Sushil [Website Newsletter]
04 A neuro-feedback technique to let go of your past baggage | Karla Mejia
Apr 25 2022
04 A neuro-feedback technique to let go of your past baggage | Karla Mejia
Summary Whether you had an extremely painful breakup, you were laid off from your job or you are working through addictions, letting go of the past is never easy. In this episode, you will learn a new technique to let go of your baggage and move confidently into the future. I am in conversation with breakup coach Karla Mejia who uses EFT tapping to break energetic cords that are keeping us stuck. Over the next 40 minutes, we talk about Karla’s journey, the tapping technique, and potential risks if any. We conclude the session with a tapping session performed on me your host, Sushil. Chapter (00:00) Introduction (01:45) Karla’s journey from Lash extensions to energy work. (04:41) Techniques for preserving our energetic boundaries (05:45) How did Karla get into tapping (07:45) NLP vs EFT Tapping (10:16) Understanding my weird NLP session (12:11) How to hack our memories and turn our past into empowering lessons (15:59) Overcoming victim mindset (18:22) People are in your life for a season, a reason, or a lifetime. How you can redefine your past and learn from your biggest “oppressors” (21:31) Healing happens in waves. (22:57) Are there any risks to the tapping technique? (25:02) Mini-tapping session practiced on Sushil (35:42) One tiny change that people can make in their life today. (37:45) Closing thoughts Memorable Quotes “People are in your life for a season, a reason, or a lifetime” “It's just like a child when they touch something that's hot. You have to have that experience to know I'm not going to do that again” “Just starting off with those little micro-moments of awareness and pouring love into yourself, I think is going to make a big shift.” Resources Heal documentary Connect with Break-up coach Karla [Instagram Website] Heal with Sushil website The Power of TED (The Empowerment Dynamic) by David Emerald
03 Supercharging your self-exploration though Zen Meditation, Mushrooms, & Fasting | Takamichi Okubo
Apr 18 2022
03 Supercharging your self-exploration though Zen Meditation, Mushrooms, & Fasting | Takamichi Okubo
How would you live your life knowing that you are connected to higher consciousness and that everything around you was an extension of you? Summary Takamichi Okubo is my guest this week. He is an education consultant who is reinventing himself as a therapist and an online solopreneur. In this episode, Taka shares his experiences with zen meditation, psychedelic mushrooms, and multi-day fasting. Chapters (00:00) Introduction (01:20) Ars PoeTaka and everyday miracles (02:44) Experiencing Zen Meditation in Japan (05:10) Why do I meditate? (07:04) What prompted Taka to do Psychedelic Mushrooms in Jamaica (08:11) Altered states and Brain surgery (10:53) Taka’s 1st psilocybin experience: Having Sex with the world (12:07) Internalized Oppression and overcoming unconscious biases (15:16) Integration and Taka’s 2ndpsilocybin experience: Ego Death (18:58) Love for reality as it is (22:01) Detachment from trauma and overcoming victim mindset (22:41) Taka’s 3rd psilocybin experience: Speaking with God (26:29) Experiences from multi-day fasts (31:12) An everyday miracle to practice in your life. Memorable Quotes “It's like having your own therapist in your own mind” “Buddha is not too bad. Buddha’s Alright” “In the first session, I had sex with a world, in the second, I died, and then in the third, I spoke with the universe, or God, or whatever the source of all this is” “We are human beings, not human doings” People mentioned Michael Polan SN Goenka Resources Follow Takamich on Twitter: https://twitter.com/takaokubo Free Vipassana retreat: https://dhamma.org Previous episodes: https://healwithsushil.com/episodes