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BTC #28 – Diet Changes, “What the Health” Review, and Getting My Butt Kicked in Jacksonville

Diet, “What the Health”, and Getting My Butt Kicked I’ve made a few small but drastic changes to my diet over the past few months which have had a huge impact on how I look and feel.  I discuss those … Continue reading

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BTC #27 – Dealing With and Overcoming Stress

Dealing With and Overcoming Stress Stress can totally wear you down, and sometimes it only takes a few negative things happening to start a whole avalanche of stress and negativity which seems to come crashing down upon you with an incredible weight. … Continue reading

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BTC #26 – The Battle With GMO Companies and Pesticide Spraying in Hawaii

The Battle With GMO Companies on Kauai This month we tackle the problem of GMO companies, which are using Kauai as a testing ground for new products and spraying tons of very dangerous chemicals on the island.  These companies are … Continue reading

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BTC #25 – Brainwashing a Nation: Propaganda Techniques Used to Manipulate You Every Day

Harriet Tubman once said “I freed a thousand slaves.  I could have freed a thousand more if only they knew they were slaves.”  I think of that and I wonder how many of us are truly aware of the propaganda … Continue reading

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BTC #24 – The Election is Over, But the Corruption Remains

Back in June of last year, I set out to do a podcast about my research on the voting process.  That simple idea took me on a trip down an amazing and scary road, and ended up turning into a … Continue reading

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BTC #23 – Living Outside the Box, and Traveling the World

Today I’m bringing you an interview with some incredible friends of mine, Tim Czarkowski and his wife Victoria, who could not be better examples of the message of this show.  They had a dream of wanting to travel the world … Continue reading

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BTC #22 – Hurricane Matthew and the Myth of Stability

I’ve talked in past shows about my real estate investing in Jacksonville, Florida.  Things have been going great on that front for about a year.  Then along comes Hurricane Matthew, a massive storm with the potential for a direct hit in … Continue reading

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BTC #21 – The Most Powerful Team You’ve Never Heard Of

Three months ago I started this series by doing a podcast on voter fraud, which ended up opening a whole can of worms and sent me on a frightening journey of discovery.   At the end of that first podcast, … Continue reading

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BTC #20 – The Golden Rule: Those Who Control the Gold, Make the Rules

That old saying, “The golden rule is that those who control the gold make the rules”, is no joke.  For as long as money has been around, those who control it have had immense power.   I think everyone is aware of … Continue reading

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BTC #19 – The Game is Rigged: Why I Quit Voting.

“No matter who becomes president in the next election, they will not change your life. Only you have the power to do that.” Today I’m going to talk about my thoughts on “voting” and why I think it is designed … Continue reading

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BTC #18 – You’re 18. You’ve graduated. Now what?

This can be an incredibly stressful time in the lives of our youth… when they graduate high school, turn 18, and are suddenly expected to make a choice of what they want to do for the rest of their lives.  … Continue reading

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BTC #17 – Challenges I’ve Faced: Get Comfortable Being Uncomfortable

This episode was inspired by an email I received from a Water Sifu listener who was having a hard time with their first few days on the job.  It got me thinking about the challenges we receive every day, which are … Continue reading

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BTC #16 – Plug Into Nature: Hiking Yosemite’s Mist Trail to Vernal Falls

Our lives have become so wrapped up in our screens.  Computers have become our workstations.  Phones have become our “go to” place for answers to anything we want to know, and also our “go to” place to tune out whenever we … Continue reading

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BTC #15 – Limiting Beliefs: Breaking Free of the Mold and Finding Our Happiness

In “Social Programming”, we discussed the machine that brainwashes us from birth and attempts to transform us into becoming social robots or “human resources”.  In this show, which is kind of like a Social Programming Part 2, I want to … Continue reading

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BTC #14 – Ultimate Kauai Guidebook Author, Andrew Doughty

Today I am totally honored to bring you the author of the Ultimate Guidebook Series, Andrew Doughty, in a rare and completely candid interview.  Andrew has created four truly amazing guidebooks, often referred to by travelers as the “Blue Bibles”, … Continue reading

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BTC #13 – Passive Income Online

In this “part two” episode of a series on earning passive income, in order to give us the freedom to fully enjoy our lives, we focus on how to earn passive income online.  We compare real estate investing vs. online … Continue reading

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BTC #12 – Stop It

It’s amazing some of the places that you can learn lessons from, and in the past few months I’ve learned some very valuable lessons from some very unlikey sources… From the HBO series “Game of Thrones”, from 7th grade girls … Continue reading

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BTC #11 – Passive Income Through Real Estate Investing

This episode is part one of a two part series focusing on ways to further your enjoyment of life by earning passive income.  In this portion we talk about earning passive income through real estate investing.  Anyone remotely interested in … Continue reading

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BTC #10 – Social Programming

If you were not born rich, you have been programmed your entire life to stay that way.  You have been born and indoctrinated into a system carefully designed to help you grow into a highly taxed worker bee, who doesn’t … Continue reading

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BTC #9 – New Beginnings

It has been about 4 1/2 years since the last episode of Breaking the Chains…. Wow!  Life has taken me so many crazy places since then, but through it all this shows  importance to me has always been there.  I just couldn’t come … Continue reading

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BTC #8 – Living a Black Belt Life

This week I’m bringing you an interview with Joe Meyer, black belt instructor, and probably the most influential person to ever enter my life.  Left alone in the world to fend for himself at twelve years old, Joe managed to … Continue reading

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BTC #7 – Wiccans, Witches and Pagans

I remember being in first grade and thinking a witch lived in the woods surrounding a creek by my house.  We were afraid to go anywhere near there.  Why was I afraid of a witch?  I’d never met a witch, … Continue reading

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BTC #6 – Sexy Time!

Feeling attractive can impact so many areas of your life in a positive manner, and feeling unattractive can do just the opposite.   This week we ask the question the question, “What is sexy?”, discussing how commercial media tries to make … Continue reading

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BTC #5 – Surviving and Thriving after Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is an illness that will affect one in eight women.  This episode will share the journey of one such woman, Melanie, and show how with a positive and proactive attitude, she was able to not only survive breast … Continue reading

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BTC #4 – Young, Gay, Out, and Happy

For some people, being gay can feel like a curse.  Many people like this desperately want to live life as the person they were born, but fear “coming out” due to backlash and ridicule.  For those who are unable to … Continue reading

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BTC #3 – “Married Sex”

The phrase “married sex” has been used to describe sex that is boring, dull, and uneventful.  I think it should mean the exact opposite.  In this episode I introduce my friend Lance, and we have a discussion not only about … Continue reading

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BTC #2 – The Path to Happiness

This week I have a talk with my friend Bill discussing whether or not there really exists a “one true path to happiness”.  I discuss my four part theory which includes walking a true and moral path, being confident and … Continue reading

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BTC #1 – How you doin’?

Welcome to “Breaking the Chains”, the show where we use hot topics, with amazing people, to focus on overcoming adversity and maximizing our life’s experience.  This first episode is more or less an introduction to the show and to myself… … Continue reading

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