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The Mindful Warrior, co-hosted by former NFL players Eben Britton and Nate Jackson, offers riveting insight into life as a professional athlete from the perspective of those who lived it. Through revealing interviews with athletes, entertainers, and thought leaders both inside and outside the world of professional sports, co-hosts Britton and Jackson tackle the myths and realities of getting paid to compete. The Mindful Warrior takes the listener on a journey through the highs and lows of life as a professional athlete and the unconventional paths taken when the game is over.

The Mindful Warrior, co-hosted by former NFL players Eben Britton and Nate Jackson, offers riveting insight into life as a professional athlete from the perspective of those who lived it. Through revealing interviews with athletes, entertainers, and thought leaders both inside and outside the world of professional sports, co-hosts Britton and Jackson tackle the myths and realities of getting paid to compete. The Mindful Warrior takes the listener on a journey through the highs and lows of life as a professional athlete and the unconventional paths taken when the game is over.
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The Mindful Warrior, co-hosted by former NFL players Eben Britton and Nate Jackson, offers riveting insight into life as a professional athlete from the perspective of those who lived it. Through revealing interviews with athletes, entertainers, and thought leaders both inside and outside the world of professional sports, co-hosts Britton and Jackson tackle the myths and realities of getting paid to compete. The Mindful Warrior takes the listener on a journey through the highs and lows of life as a professional athlete and the unconventional paths taken when the game is over.

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English


Episodes

41-Dr. Jay Kumar: The Happiness Professor

8/13/2018
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Dr. Jay Kumar is a professor, author, and co-founder of Applied Brain Science Research Institute. He's here to talk what happiness is and what our brain needs to achieve it.

Duration:01:02:12

40: Welcome to Caveman Poet Society

7/23/2018
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Same podcast, fancy new name so not to be confused with inferior products! We quickly discuss the meaning behind our new name, Hollywood by Charles Bukowski and Flow, in Book Club and Nate & Eben share some original works.

Duration:00:48:50

39-Chris Willson: Dingers & Cheese

7/9/2018
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Former athlete Chris Willson comes by to drop knowledge on food, natural training, and healing his mangled back with cannabis.

Duration:01:10:21

38: O'Canada

7/2/2018
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We celebrate Canada's decision to fully legalize cannabis, what it means for the industry and the future of the plant. We also talk about perfecting your morning routine and Book Club!

Duration:01:01:18

37-Talking S--t

6/25/2018
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In this episode we talk about the importance of gut health and the complicated ecosystem that regulates our digestion and mental wellness. And poop.

Duration:01:04:55

36-An Afternoon at Mike Tyson's Ranch

6/18/2018
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Nate and Eben discuss their recent panel at the Tyson Ranch and their new allies in the fight to bring Cannabis into the sports world. Also BOOK CLUB!

Duration:00:52:14

35-Melissa Delia: Chef for Professional Athletes

6/11/2018
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Melissa Delia joins us to talk about cooking for athletes and how food can help you optimize health and performance.

Duration:00:51:54

34-Matt McAlvin & Lucas Beatty: Lineman & QB

6/4/2018
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Matt McAlvin and Lucas Beatty played college football together as Quarter Back and Offensive Lineman. But once football ended, the real fight began. They join us to talk about their severe health issues that baffled many doctors and how they found their path to health.

Duration:00:50:00

33-Take a Knee & Youth Football

5/28/2018
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We are jumping into the NFL's response to players kneeling for the anthem, the dangers of youth football, and why every QB could be a male model. Plus BOOK CLUB!

Duration:00:49:39

33: Ayahuasca & Bird Scooters

5/21/2018
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Get ready for a deep dive as Eben recounts his recent journey with Ayahuasca, Nate covers his controversial Op-Ed in the Los Angeles Times and another edition of BOOK CLUB!

Duration:01:15:02

31-Celia Behar: The Lil' Mamas

5/14/2018
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In honor of Mother's Day, Celia Behar of the Lil' Mamas, is here to tell us how therapeutic cannabis use helped her postpartum depression. She also shares her hopes for removing the stigma from our favorite plant for moms everywhere.

Duration:00:59:49

31-Keith Mitchell: All-Pro NFL Linebacker

5/7/2018
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Keith Mitchell is a former All-Pro NFL football player turned internationally renowned Celebrity Yogi. He joins us to talk about his career ending injury leaving him partially paralyzed and how Yoga and Meditation led to his recovery.

Duration:01:04:16

29-Mike James: Lions & Bucs Running Back

4/30/2018
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Mike James is the first NFL player to file for a Therapeutic Use Exemption for cannabis. He's here to tell us how cannabis allowed him to return from severe injuries without opioids and pills, and about medicating while still being an active player.

Duration:00:57:13

28-Aaron Alexander: Align Therapy

4/23/2018
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Aaron talks with us about Rolfing, a physical therapy technique that helps align your body parts to increase ability and prevent injury and much more.

Duration:00:51:03

27-Dr. Joshua: Spiritual Counselor

4/16/2018
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Dr. Joshua joins us to talk about his trail from college football coach to becoming a spiritual guide. He talks about his extensive experience with Ayahuasca and his approach to total wellness.

Duration:01:06:27

26: Take Your Pills & Book Club

4/9/2018
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Eben breaks down his involvement with the Netflix documentary "Take Your Pills" and we discuss the issues with Adderall use among kids. Then we launch the Mindful Warrior BOOK CLUB!

Duration:01:06:39

25-RyanMcCann: UCLA Quarter Back & Artist

4/2/2018
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Ryan McCann was a star Quarter Back at UCLA before injuries ended his career in NFL training camp. He's here to tell us how and why he became a professional artist and how he maintains his edge.

Duration:01:08:22

24-Seth Smith: Santa Cruz Veterans Alliance

3/22/2018
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Seth Smith is a Navy veteran of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. Today, he is VP of Communications and Affairs for the Santa Cruz Veterans Alliance which provides top quality medical cannabis for veterans and pushes to shape cannabis policy. He breaks down how cannabis can help save our vets and enlisted military as well as his own journey that brought him to the Mindful Warrior.

Duration:01:05:00

23: The Kambo Ritual

3/19/2018
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Nate and Eben talk about their first hand experience with the sacred Kambo ritual which finds its roots in the indigenous people of the Amazon. We also look at the chemistry and spirituality of shamanic practices.

Duration:01:04:40

22-Eugene Monroe: NFL Lineman for Jaguars & Ravens

3/5/2018
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Eugene drops by the studio to share his story of the trenches as a rookie with Eben. He tells us about his post retirement successes with business and his struggles with head injuries.

Duration:01:01:58