Ace and motivational speaker Cheryl Hunter sit down today to talk about getting "unstuck" in life. Cheryl recounts her harrowing abusive experience in Europe for Adam and explains how that led her down a path to helping others escape mental captivity. Cheryl and Adam then move into the topic of rewiring your brain and the most efficient methods to employ. Cheryl explains the notion of combatting your survival brain as a way to progress in life and why that is the greatest impediment to a successful rewiring and personal growth.
On today's show Adam sits down with comedian and author Ms. Pat to talk about the journey from a life of drugs and hardship to a life of stand-up comedy. Ms. Pat tells Adam her life story starting out in the bluff of Atlanta. They chat about growing up and being forced to steal as well as having children before the age of 13. Adam and Ms. Pat talk about the notion of race and how it plays into everyday life. Then Adam asks Ms. Pat about the beginning of her stand-up career and what pushed her away from selling drugs to stand up comedy.
On today's Take A Knee, Ace chats with NFL Hall of Fame voter and New York Daily News columnist Gary Myers. His new book My First Coach covers the topic of quarterbacks and their fathers and the two get going first on Phill Simms. The Super Bowl MVP has never opened up about his troubled childhood until speaking with Gary. Contrast that with Tom Brady and his father Sr. who would gold together every Saturday morning. They also discuss Gary's unique position as one of the 48 voters on NFL Hall of Fame inductees.
This week Adam chats with Dr. Robert Lustig, a neuroendocrinologist at UCSF, about the methods that the biggest industries use to hack our minds. Adam and Robert chat first about where the family dinner has gone and why we are seeking pleasure at every turn in our lives. Adam and Dr. Lustig then chat the origins of Coca Cola and how caffeine and sugar aren't too different to the original ingredients. Dr. Robert warns us that it is not just the food industry that is trying to hack our minds, politics and tech are doing it too. Adam and Dr. Robert then chat about the 4 things that can help get your mind back to how it used to work.