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RPG Podcast #018 | Recovery is Key w/ Zerin Beattie

Welcome to the Robert Patton Global Podcast. Join SHEATH Underwear CEO, Robert Patton, as he sits down with talented, impassioned and determined individuals from all walks of life for a melding of the minds. This series' primary focus is to map out a systemic approach to peak human performance by exploring the fundamental attributes of motivation, creativity, optimization and well-being as crucial tools in the strife for success.

On this episode Robert sits down with Zerin from XPAND, a coaching and training platform that also has a podcast. The two discuss sleep, ice baths, isolation tanks and more.

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-Show Notes-

1:18- Beattie weighs in on Patton’s years of not sleeping well and the variables at play when going for deep sleep.

3:00- It has been nearly a decade since Patton started experiencing lack of sleep, most notably stemming from his two tours in Iraq where he experienced horrific things. Beattie has used a sensory depravation tank over three hundred times and believes it is good for treating PTSD.

4:27- Patton has floated in the past, usually doing it once per week. He explained that the one time he went at 6pm did deliver him a deeper sleep state than when he went in the middle of the day.

9:00- Sharing cognitive resources with your fellow humans is something that Beattie and Patton agree is exciting and necessary for a strong community.

10:10- “Can we perceive the chaos, without being pulled into it?” (Beattie)

14:31- Eckhart Tolle’s views on overthinking and solutions for emptying the mind to be in the present moment.

17:52- Because Psilocybin turns off the frontal lobe, Beattie believes this opens us up to other dimensions of reality.

21:00- Beattie explains how much insight one can gain with using Cannabis and candlelight during meditation. Patton references music notes are our own individual vibrations and questions if we can stay in tune when we have to deal with dissonance.

27:20- Doing your best for those close in your proximity helps to create community and real change.

29:12- Patton & Beattie go through their principles of success.

33:28- “Ice baths build internal strength almost instantly.” (Beattie)

35:20- Beattie recommends taking a 30 minute nap between 1 and 3pm while listening to binaural beats by Cory Allen to boost your circadian rhythm.

36:57- During his most recent move, Patton utilized 15 minutes of Wim Hof breathing to brush off the feeling of needing a nap.

37:50- Beattie played college golf and believed that it helped him to always stay adaptable.

40:19- He has trained in kickboxing for over a decade, training professionally for three years.

42:25- Beattie explains how our emotions correlate to distinct patterns in how we move our bodies.

45:14- The concept of building a brand takes at least eight years for most people.

48:17- Patton is nearly brought to tears after Beattie explains the idea of a community based approach for building an empire.

51:20- “You have to trust your instincts.” (Patton)

55:32- Beattie has been a fitness coach for over ten years, mostly in person. He has worked on his online training programs for eight years and finally released it last month. It is a mindfulness program that involves meditation and martial arts and plant medicines.

59:33- The metamorphosis of the seed into a flower applies to the grow of your life. 

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