Tag: psychology

Closure Optional, Ep. 38 – Manuary and the Illusion of Self

In this episode I discuss my recent experiences as a virgin of online dating in the 21st century, and what it showed me about the nature of being a “self”. How do you sell your “self” to dudes on the internet when no one really knows what a “self” is… I give some valuable tips […]

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Closure Optional Ep. 28 – The War on Drugs with Me, the Addict

This episode is just me on my lonesome talking about the origins of the War on Drugs and a little bit o new research into the root causes of addiction. This whole podcast is informed and mostly based on the book, Chasing the Scream, by Johann Hari, who will be a guest on Closure Optional […]

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Closure Optional, Ep. 27 – Abraham Garfield, Sports Psychologist

Abraham Garfield is a Sports Psychologist, a Rapper, and a World-Class Ultimate Frisbee Player – he runs Summit Sports Psychology which aims to improve your wellbeing, leadership and performance abilities through holistic Psychology. He also runs┬áthe Athlete Recovery Academy which helps athletes get back to their peak mental state after an injury or traumatic event […]

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Closure Optional Ep. 26 – Kurt Chatfield (V2), Musician

Kurt has been a guest before, he’s a musician and philosopher, and a very good friend of mine; this is a great conversation about love and relationships, experiencing bullshit artists and trying to be less of an asshole when dealing with them, and even a little exploration of how Crypto Currencies are the new Wild-West. […]

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Closure Optional Ep. 25 – Victoria Smith, Somatic Sex Coach

Victoria is a Sexologist, which basically means she specialises in helping people have sex and masturbate better in order to become more connected to their own human potential! If that seems like giant leap then you’ve never eaten a weed cookie and masturbated in the bath for an hour then written the best chapter of […]

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Closure Optional Ep. 23 – Kaitlin, Fractal Artist

Kaitlin makes art out of Math – now wait, I know that seems boring, but when you realise that everything in our known universe can be drilled down into a simple mathematical pattern, you realise that she’s actually more like God, creating things out of nothing and that’s not boring at all. This is a […]

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Closure Optional Ep. 22 – Stuart Walter, Clinical Hypnotherapist

If you are a Martial Artist, or an Artist, or a Creative Person, or in Business, or a Human Being – this conversation is for you. Stuart is a Clinical Hypnotherapist at Elite Minsdet Institute, specialising in Sports and Business Performance and this is a great conversation about how the brain develops mechanisms over time […]

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Closure Optional Ep. 5 – Iggy McGowan, MuayThai Trainer and Mindset Mentor

Iggy specialises in mind and body transformation through his company Via Bellatoris. He is a MuayThai and Boxing fight trainer, personal trainer, massage therapist, mindset mentor, and an incredibly valuable asset to have in my corner. In this episode, we discuss ways to make powerful decisions rather than living as a victim to your own […]

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Closure Optional Ep. 3 – Shayne Hunter, Comedian

This episode of Closure Optional is about our SELF, how it feels to be a person, and how public speaking turns humans into evolutionary rejects. Shayne is a Stand-up Comedian; he’s been doing comedy for about 10 years with a 4 year detour in what he calls the “Cult” of Antifa in Australia. He’s since […]

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