John Wood — Releasing Anger in a Healthy Way, Why Meditation Doesn’t Fix Your Problems, Why You Shouldn’t Take a Deep Breath, Nervous System Hacks and More – #1

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by Ellie Goode

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John Wood is a raging and rebellious 
nervous system expert.

His journey began after dropping out of high school (much to his parents horror 😱).

At 21, John jumped on a plane with nothing but a backpack and moved to the Philippines, setting up shop on a tropical island with his laptop.

Surrounded by palm trees, coconuts, and luscious beaches.

He’d just landed a digital marketing internship with Tropical MBA.

This bold move turned into 10+ years running a successful copywriting business and travelling the world.

Sounds amazing right?

So how on earth did he find himself depressed?

He had it all – a great business, freedom to travel, an online business, beautiful women and awesome parties.

Yet he felt like something was missing…

When John discovered the power of rage — everything changed 🔥

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In this episode we dive deep into his new business venture Rageheart – where he says you explode into gold dust..

You’ll just have to listen to the podcast to find out more 😏

We talked about releasing anger in a healthy way — otherwise you’ll explode onto the people around you (or yourself).

John shares a tool he discovered that is “infinitely better” than meditation, CBT, gratitude and journaling.

A bold claim…

He argues meditation, CBT and gratitude only deal with thoughts.

But what about the body?

John talks about the important missing piece to all the self-help ‘fluff’ out there.

Because we really don’t need anymore self-help band-aids that only deal with the symptoms…

We need something that gets to the root of the problem.

Like a chainsaw.

Straight to the point.

Because, I mean, we’re not here to f*ck spiders… 😅

John and I talk about the power of dopamine and why people don’t go after what they want in life and business (hint: it’s because they’re suppressing the power of RAGE).

So, if you want to hear some ideas (backed by science) that challenge the norm, then go and listen to this podcast right now.

Show Notes – You’ll Discover

  • The many benefits of releasing anger in a healthy way
  • John’s crazy claims about how working with the nervous system is “infinitely better” than meditation, CBT, and gratitude etc.
  • How harnessing the power of rage and other emotions helps you go after what you want in life. Maybe it’s time to get reacquainted with your good ol’ friend Rage…? 🤬
  • How meditation can lead to feeling more disconnected from yourself. Wait, but isn’t that the opposite of what meditation is all about?! Hmm… 🤔
  • What the nervous system does and how it affects us all MUCH more than we realise (or want to admit to ourselves)
  • How anxiety is actually stored energy – aka a “fight or flight” response that needs to be felt and released from the body 😤
  • Why people keep creating situations for themselves that make them miserable. Plus John’s surprising advice on how to deal with this
  • Why anger is your friend, not your enemy

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Ellie Goode Host of the Provocative “Sex, Money & Rage Podcast, Nervous System Junkie, and Plant Psychonaut 🌿

I created Sex, Money & Rage to talk about everything that’s taboo. BDSM. Plant medicine. Healthy Rage. Kink. Emotions. Boundaries. Money issues. Less thinking, more feeling. How to get into your body and silence your overactive mind.

Sex, Money & Rage provides straight-up, powerful nervous system tools to help you dominate life’s toughest moments.

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