Mark Groves Podcast-logo

Mark Groves Podcast

Health & Wellness Podcasts

Human Connection Specialist and Create the Love founder Mark Groves hosts the world’s brightest thought-leaders, spiritual luminaries, authors and health and wellness experts to discuss the good, bad, messy and beautiful parts of the human experience.

Human Connection Specialist and Create the Love founder Mark Groves hosts the world’s brightest thought-leaders, spiritual luminaries, authors and health and wellness experts to discuss the good, bad, messy and beautiful parts of the human experience.




Human Connection Specialist and Create the Love founder Mark Groves hosts the world’s brightest thought-leaders, spiritual luminaries, authors and health and wellness experts to discuss the good, bad, messy and beautiful parts of the human experience.




Return to Nature & Take Your Power Back with Darin Olien

Themes: Food Systems, Nutrition, Health, Superfoods, Sovereignty, Environmental Health Summary: Join me for an epic chat with Darin Olien: co-host of the Emmy® award-winning docuseries, Down to Earth with Zac Efron, NYT best-selling author, chart-topping podcast host and passionate advocate for human and environmental health. For over 20 years, Darin has traveled the globe in search of ways to holistically heal our society through food, exercise, and mental health and I’m pumped to have...

You Don’t Have to Suffer Alone with Aaron Albert

Themes: Mental Health, Social Media, Self-Help, Breakups Summary: Meet Aaron Albert: my buddy, co-founder and the CEO of Mine'd — a digital platform we co-created to connect you with top emotional wellness experts and community through daily live and on-demand classes. Tune in as we explore the landscape of social media as it pertains to mental health for both consumers and creators, plus our idea to create a different way of orienting towards mental, relational and emotional health...


Eat Smarter with Shawn Stevenson

Themes: Health, Nutrition, Diet, Transformation, Mindset Summary: This week I’m joined Shawn Stevenson, author of the USA Today National bestseller Eat Smarter and the international bestselling book Sleep Smarter. In this episode Shawn shares how he was able to heal himself from chronic illness and turn a dire diagnosis around through simple mindset and nutrition changes. Shawn is also creator of The Model Health Show, featured as the number #1 health podcast in the U.S. with millions of...


Stepping into Entrepreneurship with Dan Harrison

Themes: Entrepreneurship, Career, Transformation, Purpose Summary: If you’re a therapist, practitioner, naturopath or healer looking to build your biz online and cultivate more meaning, abundance and freedom in your life, then this episode is for you! Tune in for an insightful conversation with Dan Harrison; former certified financial planner turned course creator and online business mentor who specializes in authentic selling, relationship-based marketing and transformational...


Overcoming Perfectionism with Vitale Buford Hardin

Themes: Perfectionism, Excellence, Career, Authenticity, Self-Compassion, Self-Worth Summary: This week I’m pumped to be joined by my good friend, Vitale Buford Hardin who is a top leadership consultant, driver of leadership excellence, and CEO of The Hardin Group, a leadership consulting firm. Tune in as we unpack perfectionism, why it manifests, how it affects us in the workplace and within our relationships, and ultimately how to actually heal from it. Vitale believes that “who we are...


The Art of Self-Inquiry with Byron Katie

Themes: Self Inquiry, Ego, Liberation, Awareness, Mental Health, Spirituality Summary: This week I’m SO excited to be joined by a trailblazer and icon whose work has deeply impacted my life: Byron Katie. Tune in to discover the powerful method of inquiry born directly out of Byron Katie’s experience that allows you to release yourself from suffering and access the wisdom that always exists within you. In 1986, at the bottom of a ten-year spiral into depression and self-loathing, Byron...


How to Relationship Better with John Kim & Vanessa Bennett

Themes: Attachment Theory, Conflict, Relationships, Intimacy, Parenthood Summary: Today I’m joined by John Kim and Vanessa Bennett for a wonderful conversation discussing the core themes from their new book, “It’s Not Me, It’s You,” including how to navigate differences in your relationship. John Kim (aka The Angry Therapist) and Vanessa Bennett are not only licensed therapists and relationship coaches but master plate spinners. Writing books, hosting podcasts, creating mental health...


Turn Your Pain into Your Purpose with Jayson Gaddis

Themes: Relationships, Conflict, Relationship Coaching, Intimacy, Emotional Intelligence Summary: In today’s episode I’m joined once again by the insightful Jayson Gaddis. Tune in as we discuss some of the most common relational challenges we both encounter and how Jayson helps others both better understand relationships AND teach relational skills themselves through The Relationship School. Jayson Gaddis, author, podcaster, speaker, and “personal trainer for relationships”, is a global...


The Best Relationship Advice You’ll Hear Today with Jeff Guenther, LPC

Themes: Relationships, Dating, Red Flags, Infidelity, Forgiveness, Attachment Theory Summary: I’m super pumped to be joined by Jeff Guenther, aka @therapyjeff for today’s episode. I’ve been watching Jeff distill complex information and break down relational challenges online in such a consumable and digestible way for some time now, so to sit down with him today and go deeper into allllll things romantic relationships is an honour. Jeff Guenther is a licensed professional counselor in...


Reclaim Your Self-Worth, Change Your Life with Sophie Dear

Themes: Self-Worth, Anxiety, Self-Esteem, Emotions, Boundaries Summary: In 2015, having worked in the world of TV for eight years, Sophie Dear was signed off work due to anxiety and insomnia. Feeling pretty broken, she retrained as a yoga teacher and started a journey of inner work. Then, very suddenly at the end of 2019, Sophie's 10 year relationship and marriage broke down. She jumped on a plane to Bali in March 2020 with a plan to work out what she truly wanted. After stumbling across...


Embracing Truth — Solo Episode

Themes: Overcoming Fear, Speaking Your Truth, Authenticity, Alignment, Integrity Summary: So often, we allow the human in us - the part that has fears and limiting beliefs - talk us out of what feels right on a soul level. We talk ourselves out of taking courageous action, starting something new, laying a boundary, having a conversation, moving in a new direction… because stepping into the unknown is scary AF. It’s much easier (and more comfortable) to stay in the spaces, cycles and...


How to Take Charge of Your Health with Dr. Tyna Moore

Themes: Health, Personal Responsibility, Mindset, Food Systems, Resilience, Medical Autonomy, Longevity Summary: They say when the student is ready the teacher arrives, and that was exactly the case with today’s guest, Dr. Tyna Moore. With nearly three decades of experience in the medical world, Dr. Tyna Moore, ND, DC is a leading expert in holistic regenerative medicine and resilient health. Traditionally and alternatively trained in science and medicine as both a Naturopathic Physician...


A New Definition of Masculinity with John Wineland

Themes: Liberation, Masculinity, Patriarchy, Karma, Relationships, Self-Awareness Summary: John Wineland is a renowned author, teacher and speaker who guides both men and women in the realms of life purpose, relational communication, sexual intimacy and embodiment. I’ve admired John’s work for years, incorporating many of his teachings into my own journey. Join us for this episode where we explore a new vision of awakened masculinity — one rooted in conscious awareness, unflinching...


Be Authentic — It's Good For Your Health with Dr. Christian Gonzalez

Themes: Healing, Health, Holistic Health, Emotions, Self-Expression, Authenticity Summary: I often talk about the deep impact both our relationships and emotional health have on our physical health, so this week I’m thrilled to be diving deeper into the subject with the one and only Dr. Christian Gonzalez. Join us for a beautiful conversation about why authentic self-expression and releasing suppressed emotions is so important for the health of your body, mind and spirit. Dr. G took an...


The Business of Birth Control with Ricki Lake

Themes: Birth, Birth Control, Reproductive Health, Body Autonomy, Informed Consent Summary: This week I’m joined by powerhouse Ricki Lake to discuss her fascinating new documentary, The Business of Birth Control. Sixty years after the pill revolutionized women's emancipation, this new documentary examines the complex relationship between hormonal birth control and women’s health and liberation. Weaving together the stories of bereaved parents, body literacy activists and femtech...


Spiritual Channeling with Paul Selig

Themes: Spirituality, Spiritual Awakening, Clairvoyance, Channeling, Medium Summary: This week I’m joined by one of the foremost spiritual channels working today — Paul Selig. Described as “a medium for the living,” Paul has the unique ability to step into and “become” the people his clients ask about, often taking on their personalities and physical characteristics as he “hears” them telepathically. In this episode, we discuss Paul’s backstory, how he discovered his clairvoyance and some...


Love Your Imperfections with Jennifer Pastiloff

Themes: Self-Love, Self-Expression, Shame, Self-Care, Acceptance, Authenticity Summary: This week I'm joined by yoga teacher, author and my friend, Jennifer Pastiloff. In this episode we discuss how to live from a place of love, accepting and being true to yourself, self-compassion, finding beauty in unexpected places and so much more. Jen Pastiloff offers a unique style of teaching through her workshop “On Being Human”, which is based on her bestselling book of the same name. She...


Mind over Media with Renee Hobbs

Themes: Propaganda, Media Literacy, News, Persuasion, Social Media Summary: Today I’m joined by Renee Hobbs, who is an expert in digital and media literacy education. She's the author of Mind Over Media: Propaganda Education for a Digital Age and for 30 years has helped educators across four contents integrate digital and media literacy into all subject areas and grade levels. In this episode, Renee unpacks what propaganda is, why we should be aware of it, and how it really affects and...


How to Become More Self-Aware with Marc Champagne

Themes: Mental Health, Purpose, Career, Self-Awareness, Reflection Summary: Today I’m joined by best-selling author, podcast host and mental fitness strategist Marc Champagne. In Mark’s book, Personal Socrates, he explored the pointed questions that stimulate our mental fitness and teach us how to direct our internal narrative to work for us instead of against us. Marc studied the prompts and practices of legends such as Kobe Bryant, Maya Angelou, Robin Williams, James Clear, Coco...


Creating Inner Peace in a Chaotic World with Kaylor Betts

Themes: Inner Peace, Mental Health, Purpose, Belonging, Self-Expression Summary: Today I'm joined by my friend and the host of The Mental Wealth Podcast, Kaylor Betts. In this episode, Kaylor shares what it means to be both mentally healthy and wealthy, and how to cultivate inner peace in an increasingly chaotic world. Kaylor Betts is a rising star in the mental health space; with a growing following and a hard hitting, buzzworthy podcast, The Mental Wealth Podcast. Kaylor is a...