Podcast

Caffeine for the Soul with Michael Neill

Michael Neill is an internationally renowned transformative coach and the best-selling author of six books including Supercoach, Creating the Impossible, The Inside-Out Revolution and The Space Within. His weekly radio show, Living from the Inside Out, has been a listener favorite on Hay House Radio for over a decade and his TEDx talks, ‘Why Aren’t We Awesomer?’and ‘Can a TEDx Talk Really Change the World?’ have been viewed by over a million people around the world. ​His weekly blog and p...more

Episodes

  • Putting Ice in the Soup

    Aug 19 2019

    This week's podcast explains how it is that changing the outside world can seem to change our inner world, even though it never really works that way.

  • Pouring Gas On The Fire

    Aug 12 2019

    This week's podcast is an exploration of a couple of the key ingredients in turning possibilities into reality. I also talk about a fire worth tending inside ourselves.

  • It's a Feeling

    Jul 29 2019

    This week's podcast points to the heart of the inside-out understanding and why social media might not be the optimal forum for exploring the deeper nature of reality and the human experience.

  • Before the Therefore

    Jul 22 2019

    In this week's podcast I share one of the core distinctions that makes exploring the principles behind the inside-out understanding different from pretty much any other transformative conversation I've explored in my 30 plus years of spiritual spelunking.

  • Realizing Mental Health

    Jul 15 2019

    In this week's podcast I explore what's really on offer when we dive deep into the principles behind the inside-out understanding.

  • Who Am I?

    Jul 08 2019

    In this week's podcast we'll explore going beyond self-concept and discovering who and what we really are.

  • Emerging Voices

    Jul 01 2019

    For this week's podcast I talk about my fascination with people who either have something to say but difficulty saying it or are brilliant at communicating but still struggling to find something authentically worth communicating about.

  • Living from the Inside-Out

    Jun 24 2019

    In this week's podcast I share my reflections on the essence of this understanding and a simple experiment to put it to the test in your own life.

  • The Unreliable Narrator

    Jun 17 2019

    This week's podcast is an exploration of what Agatha Christie and Don Miguel Ruiz have to say about navigating our lives with ease and grace.

  • Six Words That Changed My Life

    Jun 09 2019

    This week's podcast is the story of one of my biggest wake up calls since I began in this conversation. It was the first time that I really saw just how made up my personal reality is, and by proxy how much more possibility there is for the future than I'd ever thought possible.

  • More Full Stops, Less Commas

    Jun 02 2019

    How much more peace and quiet would show up in your world if you didn't feel the need to explain, justify, or defend your experience?

  • Obviousness

    May 26 2019

    Then in this week's podcast I take on the same idea but this time emphasizing the common sense nature, or "obviousness" of our behavior given the frameworks we are operating inside of.

  • What is Mental Health?, part two

    May 19 2019

    In this week's podcast I share and expand upon the simple realization that ended my battle with depression and anxiety - the fact that we are all sitting in the middle of mental health, we just don't know it. Our mental health is our spiritual nature; our spiritual nature is our mental health. 

  • What is Mental Health?, part one

    May 13 2019

    In this week’s podcast, I share some thoughts on the psychological immune system and what I consider to be the two key indicators of true mental health.

  • The Simplest Definition of Success

    May 06 2019

    In this week’s podcast I share what I’ve been seeing about the relationship between happiness and success and how differently we play the game when we begin with a more helpful end in mind.

  • The Financial Thermostat

    Apr 29 2019

    This week’s podcast is an exploration of the most significant thing I discovered about money in researching the mindset of "happy millionaires and billionaires".

  • The Cycle of Effortless Change

    Apr 22 2019

    In this week’s podcast, I talk about why behavioral prescriptions like "stop smoking" or "meditate more" rarely move the needle on our behavior, and how easily change can happen when we understand how it actually works.

  • The Best Magic Trick in the World

    Apr 15 2019

    This week's podcast is one of my favorites and points to the "always already there" nature of our own thinking. You may not be able to figure out how the trick works, but knowing it's a trick is half the battle won. 

  • What Inside-Out Really Means

    Apr 07 2019

    In this week’s podcast I do my best to go beyond the “exam answer” that we’re living in the feeling of our thinking to the heart of how reality is actually created.

  • The One You Feed

    Mar 31 2019

    This week's podcast is adapted from a recent blog and explores how the shift from ego driven to spiritually guided is never more than one thought away. 

  • Invisible Impact

    Mar 24 2019

    This week's podcast highlights how some of the most obvious measures of progress and signs of change can be hidden from view until you know where to look to find them.

  • Functionally Stoned

    Mar 18 2019

    This week's podcast is a somewhat tongue in cheek meditation on what it's like to live in a state of meditation. 

  • Opening the Doors to Life

    Mar 10 2019

    This week's podcast is an exploration of how simple it can be to invite in the creative genius of the universe!

  • The Ultimate Fear

    Mar 04 2019

    This week's episode is a reflection of sorts on how when we get comfortable operating in the unknown, even the thought of death itself loses its sting and becomes an adventure to be anticipated rather than and ending to be feared.

  • Emotophobia

    Feb 25 2019

    This week's podcast is a slightly tongue in cheek look at one of the biggest misunderstandings affecting Western civilization - the idea that we're not ever supposed to feel bad and we need to do whatever we can to stop, change, fix, or solve our feelings.

  • The Myth of Compassion Fatigue

    Feb 18 2019

    In this week's podcast I explore how the feeling of hopelessness and futility is what actually exhausts us and makes it seem like it would hurt too much to care about other people and the world around us. I also talk about how being hope-full is a realistic option, wherever we find ourselves in our life.

  • Lessons Learned From MI-6

    Feb 11 2019

    In this week's podcast I share just that - what I saw highlighted about the nature of our innate real-time responsive intelligence while enjoying last year's Mission Impossible blockbuster.

  • The Paper Thin Nature Of Thought​

    Feb 04 2019

    In this week's podcast I either hammer the point home or beat it to death as I share some lessons learned while listening to my colleague Mara Gleason talking about what she's learned in a lifetime of working with businesses and shares through her non-profit, the One Solution Global Initiative.​

  • 8+

    Jan 28 2019

    This week's podcast talks about a basic standard for operational excellence we've instituted within my company over the past few years and why such a basic difference can make such a comprehensive difference.

  • Obviousness

    Jan 21 2019

    This week's podcast is an exploration of, well, obviousness. In particular, I share how the black and white path of knowing or not knowing what to do is one of the simplest and most reliable ways to navigate through life.

  • The Only Two Problems

    Jan 14 2019

    This week's episode of the Caffeine for the Soul podcast does exactly what the title suggests - explains the only two problems people ever come to me with and the simple solution to them both.

  • Welcome To The Human Condition

    Jan 07 2019

    In this week's podcast I share one of the insights that has made the biggest difference in reducing stress and pressure in my own life and work.

  • What Should I Do?

    Dec 31 2018

    This week's podcast is an exploration of how our bias towards "right action" can distract us from our own wisdom.

  • What Do You Know?

    Dec 24 2018

    In this week's podcast I share a story about the Scottish mystic Syd Banks and his continually pushing people towards following their own wisdom, not his.

  • A Whole New Way of Thinking About Commitment

    Dec 16 2018

    In this week's podcast I share what I've been seeing about the nature of commitment and how it has nothing to do with willpower and everything to do with self-awareness.

  • How to Awaken Hope

    Nov 23 2018

    Today's podcast is again taken from the audiobook of Supercoach. If you've been finding yourself discouraged or downhearted in your life or work, these three simple ideas will help you see that you can't think your way out of a problem you've made up with your thinking.  

  • The Rich Man and the Beggar

    Nov 22 2018

    Today's excerpt from the audiobook of Supercoach and is one of my favorite stories from the original edition of the book called The Rich Man and the Beggar.

  • The Hedgehog of Wisdom

    Nov 21 2018

    In today's audiobook excerpt from Supercoach, I share one of the "secrets" my clients tell me has made the biggest difference in their lives and a simple exercise to help clarify your inner wisdom from what Karen Horney called "the inner tyrant - the voice of the should".

  • What My Dogs Taught Me About Goals

    Nov 20 2018

    Today's podcast is taken from the audiobook of the 10th anniversary edition of my book Supercoach: 10 Secrets to Transform Anyone's Life.

  • Ten Years Later...

    Nov 19 2018

    Today's podcast is an excerpt from the Supercoach audiobook, where I share more of the story of what's changed in over a decade of studying and sharing the Three Principles and why I was so excited at the chance to do a complete overhaul of the original book.

  • How to Fall in Love with Selling

    Nov 12 2018

    A complete change of pace in this week's podcast. If sales is a part of your job (and it almost inevitably is), I think you'll find this one extremely helpful!

  • Bringing Your Genius to Life,

    Nov 05 2018

    This week's podcast is excerpted from last month's most popular radio show and explores both the true meaning of the word "genius" and what it takes to unleash the best you have inside you. 

  • How to Be Original

    Oct 28 2018

    This week's podcast is an exploration of the difference between 'different' and 'original' and why original thought is the key to pretty much any game changing innovation in pretty much every field.

  • Fear Less

    Oct 21 2018

    In this week's podcast I share how a deeper understanding of the nature of fear allows you to live fearlessly regardless of what you happen to be feeling in any given moment.

  • The Secret of Innovation

    Oct 14 2018

    This week's podcast shares a simple way to get beyond your habitual thinking and into the space of innovation - the space of fresh, original thoughts and ideas.

  • The Three Languages of the Three Principles

    Oct 07 2018

    In this week's podcast I share an insight from Syd Banks that helped me see that talking about Mind, Consciousness, and Thought isn't always the best way to share them.

  • Understanding vs. Action

    Oct 01 2018

    In this week's podcast I explore why answering the question "how does it work?" is nearly always more helpful than trying to answer the question "how do I do it?"

  • The Art of Contented Dreaming

    Sep 23 2018

    In this week's podcast I share what I've learned about goals and contentment over three decades of trying to decide between them only to discover they're part of the same unfolding.

  • Who Would You Be Without Your Story?

    Sep 17 2018

    In this week's podcast I explore what it is to become conscious of yourself as Consciousness and how life changes when we stop trying to "tell it like it is".

  • The Art of Teaching

    Sep 09 2018

    In the podcast this week, I share a distinction that explains why some teachers are seemingly able to impact anybody while others struggle to get through to almost anyone. It also points to how you can become more effective in whatever it is you teach through a simple shift in your preparation. 

  • A Whole New Way of Thinking About Cancer and Health

    Jul 30 2018

    In this week's podcast I​'m excited to share an excerpt from my new online video program with Anita Moorjani, Experiencing God.  It's taken from the live Q&A we did during filming, and it's one of the most powerful messages I've ever heard about what really moves the needle when it comes to overcoming illness and cultivating our natural movement towards health and well-being.

  • Pigeon Dancing

    Jul 22 2018

    In this week's podcast, I continue the avian theme of my blog with an exploration of Pigeon Dancing, broadening it out beyond the realm of money to show how often we all get caught up in superstitious rituals for happiness and success and what we can do to experience more freedom, love, contentment, and joy.

  • The Peace of Mind

    Jul 16 2018

    In this week's podcast, I'm sharing another clip from the Audible edition of The Space Within. ​​It points to the world of difference between the absence of thought and the presence of the deeper mind.

  • Why the Three Principles Won't Change Your Life (and What Will)

    Jul 08 2018

    ​In th​is week's podcast​ ​I run through the difference between universal truth and the impact seeing truth will inevitably make in the way we live our lives.

  • Why Size Matters?

    Jul 02 2018

    This week's podcast is an exploration of how we inadvertently psych ourselves out when we believe ideas like "big" and "small" have existence outside the temporary reality of our own thinking.

  • Riding the Updraft

    Jun 25 2018

    In this week's podcast I share a metaphor for how recognizing what we have going for us lets us live our lives and impact the world with greater ease and impact.

  • Beyond Self-Improvement

    Jun 17 2018

    In this week’s podcast I share one of my favorite metaphors for how working on ourselves can get in the way of loving our lives.​

  • The Point of the Three Principles

    Jun 10 2018

    In this week's podcast I share a story that began life as a part of the Caffeine for the soul blog. It sums up, as best I have yet been able, the difference between trying not to suffer because, "hey, it's all thought" and waking up to the divine nature of your soul.

  • Slamming Your Hand in the Car Door of Life

    Jun 04 2018

    In this week’s podcast I discuss why movies can’t be powerful, people can’t be inspiring, and thoughts can never (yes, never) be triggered by circumstances.

  • How to Be More of Who You Really Are

    May 27 2018

    In this week's podcast you can listen to the first chapter of The Space Within excerpted from the unabridged Audible edition.

  • Hercule Poriot Guide To Transformative Coaching

    May 20 2018

    In today's podcast​, I talk about what I learned about what I do from watching the movie Murder on the Orient Express. (I'm pretty sure it makes more sense when you listen to it, but you can let me know... :-)

  • Rules vs. Wisdom

    May 13 2018

    In this week's podcast I use the ten commandments as a metaphor for unleashing your inner wisdom and divinity.

  • Beyond Relief

    May 06 2018

    In today's podcast​ I share a few stories that point to how much more is on offer with a deeper understanding of the principles than just getting relief from the feelings of stress and pressure in our lives.

  • Being Messy

    Apr 29 2018

    In today's podcast ​I explore the connection between time management, English gardens, and how aligning yourself with the messiness of life helps clean things up tremendously well.​

  • The Comedy Of Psychology

    Apr 23 2018

    In today's podcast, I suggest a different way of thinking about your thinking - one with considerably more patience and humor than you're probably used to.

  • Are You OK?

    Apr 16 2018

    This week's podcast is an exploration of a simple idea at the heart of understanding resilience, freedom, and high performance. It's one of the many questions I'll be exploring alongside Garret Kramer and Jamie Smart at the beginning of June on our two day workshop, Getting in the Game.

  • The Laughing Buddha Driving a Porsche

    Apr 09 2018

    This week's podcast explores the seeming dichotomy between pursuing a spiritual path through life and enjoying the things of the world. This is something I wrestle with from time to time, and is at the heart of the paradoxical need for "Caffeine for the Soul".

  • What I'm Up to as a Coach, part three

    Apr 01 2018

    ​This week's podcast is the final part of What I'm Up to as a Coach, where I ​address one of the fundamental purposes of coaching - assisting people in creating cool sh*t in the world!

  • What I'm Up to as a Coach, part two

    Mar 26 2018

    ​This week's podcast is part two of What I'm Up to as a Coach, where I speak to ​opening up to a larger field of possibility without falling down the rabbit hole of psychology.

  • What I'm Up to as a Coach, part one

    Mar 19 2018

    This week's podcast is the first of another three part series​. In part one, I point to the essence of the impact of transformative coaching, regardless of the particular approach you use or the particular clients you might be working with.

  • Don't Make Me Think

    Mar 11 2018

    Today's podcast picks up on the theme from this week's blog but places it into the context of creativity and productivity - how to get the most out of your innate creative potential.

  • Mistakes and Mastery

    Mar 04 2018

    In this week's podcast I explore how the willingness to make mistakes as we go is the key to mastery over time.

  • Are You Special?

    Feb 26 2018

    This week's podcast is an exploration of the relationship between personal and impersonal, ego and essence, and how being ordinary is one of the most extraordinary things we can realize.

  • Pressure and High Performance

    Feb 19 2018

    This week's podcast is taken from the latest installment of my new video series A Whole New Way of Thinking about... These videos are currently available exclusively to members of my Inner Circle, and we'll be bringing out a new video every month for at least the rest of this year.

  • Goals vs. Miracles

    Feb 04 2018

    For the podcast this week, I'm sharing a clip called Goals vs. Miracles taken from Creating the Impossible 2018. By the time you're done listening, you'll be able to distinguish between goal setting and 'miracle setting' and have a clear idea about the pros and cons of each approach.

  • Creating Big Stuff

    Jan 29 2018

    Today's podcast is built around an excerpt from my new book Creating the Impossible: A 90 Day Program to Get your Dreams Out of your Head and into the World. In it, I speak to how and why we stop ourselves and how to create what we most want in our lives.

  • Dicken Bettinger and Natasha Swerdloff part five: The Ultimate Answer

    Jan 26 2018

    Today's podcast is the final in a series of five excerpts from an interview I did with Dicken Bettinger and Natasha Swerdloff, authors of the book Coming Home. 

  • Dicken Bettinger and Natasha Swerdloff part four: Going Deeper

    Jan 25 2018

    Today's podcast is the fourth in a series of five excerpts from an interview I did with Dicken Bettinger and Natasha Swerdloff, authors of the book Coming Home. In our final podcast we'll be speaking about The Ultimate Answer.

  • Dicken Bettinger and Natasha Swerdloff part three: Beyond the Words

    Jan 24 2018

    Today's podcast is the third in a series of five excerpts from an interview I did with Dicken Bettinger and Natasha Swerdloff, authors of the book Coming Home. Over the course of the week we'll also be speaking about: Going Deeper and The Ultimate Answer.

  • Dicken Bettinger and Natasha Swerdloff part two: The God Problem

    Jan 23 2018

    Today's podcast is the second in a series of five excerpts from an interview I did with Dicken Bettinger and Natasha Swerdloff, authors of the book Coming Home. Over the course of the week we'll also be speaking about: Beyond the Words, Going Deeper, The Ultimate Answer.

  • Dicken Bettinger and Natasha Swerdloff, part one: The Heart of the Three Principles

    Jan 22 2018

    Today's podcast is the first in a series of five excerpts from an interview I did with Dicken Bettinger and Natasha Swerdloff, authors of the book Coming Home. Over the course of the week we'll also be speaking about: The God Problem, Beyond the Words, Going Deeper, The Ultimate Answer.

  • May You Live in Interesting Times

    Jan 15 2018

    In this podcast I share the epilogue from the Creating the Impossible book - some reflections on what Mahatma Gandhi's relationship with his son has to do with being a successful rapper, selling a million records, and ending racism in the world.

  • ​Low Pressure, High Performance

    Jan 08 2018

    In this week's podcast I share the best of what I've learned about the surprising relationship between pressure and performance and how to take advantage of it in your own life and work.

  • The Secrets of Effortless Productivity, part five

    Jan 05 2018

    This week's podcast is taken from chapter four "The Secrets of Effortless Productivity" of my new book, Creating the Impossible

  • The Secrets of Effortless Productivity, part four

    Jan 04 2018

    This week's podcast is taken from chapter four "The Secrets of Effortless Productivity" of my new book, Creating the Impossible

  • The Secrets of Effortless Productivity, part three

    Jan 03 2018

    This week's podcast is taken from chapter four "The Secrets of Effortless Productivity" of my new book, Creating the Impossible

  • The Secrets of Effortless Productivity, part two

    Jan 02 2018

    This week's podcast is taken from chapter four "The Secrets of Effortless Productivity" of my new book, Creating the Impossible

  • The Secrets of Effortless Productivity, part one

    Jan 01 2018

    This week's podcast is taken from chapter four "The Secrets of Effortless Productivity" of my new book, Creating the Impossible

  • The Three Elements of Loving What You Do

    Dec 18 2017

    In this episode I share the fruits of a conversation I had with my friend and mentor George Pransky about how easy it is to love any (yes, any!) job on the planet.

  • The Balloon of Consciousness

    Dec 10 2017

    In this podcast I share a simple metaphor for how we can go higher and experience more of our innate health and deeper nature in our daily lives.

  • Ordinary Miracles

    Nov 27 2017

    In this episode I'm sharing an audio excerpt  from the Living from the Inside-Out Self Study program. In less than a week, this program has gone from brand new to 'New and Noteworthy' to bestseller status on Udemy.

  • Are You the One?

    Nov 20 2017

    On this podcast, I share one of my favorite teaching stories from one of my pre-principles books, Feel Happy Now!

  • What Are You Listening For?

    Nov 13 2017

    In recognition of all the people who love all the metaphors stories me and other 3P teachers share but wish we'd occasionally just tell them what the heck they should be doing if they want to be enlightened and successful and stuff, this podcast is built around the number one distinction between why some people get profoundly affected by the transformative conversation while others hear the same words but often fail to get impacted at the same level.

  • Is Life Work Balance a Good Idea?

    Nov 06 2017

    In this week's podcast, I begin an exploration about the perils of pursuing balance from the outside-in and some different ways of thinking about the whole idea of what makes for a life well lived.

  • The Nature of Skill

    Oct 30 2017

    In this podcast, I share an espresso-sized excerpt from one our most popular self-study programs, The Obstacle Course to Success. In it I share one of my all time favorite quotes about the secret to doing great work in the world.

  • One Piece of Advice for Men

    Oct 23 2017

    ​In this episode​, I share a bit of my thinking around #MeToo from a man's point of view, not on what it's like to be a woman but what ​might be helpful for us to think about as men.  ​

  • What's Your Highest Goal

    Oct 16 2017

    What's the one priority that will make everything you do work better? Is there a universal answer to that question or is it idiosyncratic for each of us?

  • If the Principles are so Great, Why Are We Still Killing Each Other?

    Oct 09 2017

    This episode contains my reflections on yet another mass shooting here in the States, and what an understanding of the Three Principles can do for our ability to respond in a way that not only does no harm but might well make a positive difference as well.

  • The Dragon Story

    Oct 02 2017

    In this episode, I share The Dragon Story. While this originally emerged as part of a client coaching session, I get emails and messages on a regular basis telling me about how this one story has changed their lives!

  • No, Really!

    Sep 25 2017

    In this episode I share the core idea behind our most popular new program this year, The Advanced Course. It will help you to separate spiritual fact from fiction and be impacted more deeply by the principles.

  • ​How Much of Success is Up to You?

    Sep 18 2017

    This podcast is a​n exploration of our role in the daily creation of our lives, and how we can tilt the odds of success in our favor whether or not we're in control of the universe.

  • A Deeper Understanding of "Mindfulness"

    Sep 11 2017

    An espresso sized reflection on the nature of mindfulness as being awake to the spiritual essence of life as opposed to ​overly self-conscious about our wandering thoughts.

  • Staying in the Conversation

    Sep 04 2017

    T​his week's podcast is about ​Staying in the Conversation, and describes what I've come to see as the three levels of understanding that inevitably come with a deeper understanding of the principles behind the human experience.​

  • Do Enlightened People Have Bad Days?

    Aug 28 2017

    This episode is an exploration of the false expectations we can set up for ourselves when we begin to think that any person, place, or condition can save us from the human condition.

  • An Inside-Out View of Racism and Prejudice

    Aug 21 2017

    In this episode I take on current events as best I can - it's a meditation on what racism is, where it comes from, and how we as a society can continue to evolve beyond it. 

  • The Momentum Formula

    Aug 14 2017

    This epsidode ​is a recounting of how something I read in a Dave Ramsey book really impacted the way I think about creating success, despite the fact that it turns out I misunderstood what he was trying to say!

  • The Nine Obstacles to Success

    Aug 10 2017

    In this episode I give an overview of The Nine Obstacles to Success, that I explore in our newest online self-study program, The Obstacle Course to Success. It's based on one of the most successful models I used in my coaching, the "obstacle analysis grid", where I coded the most common obstacle areas that my clients and students reported facing in their pursuit of success and collated strategies for getting over, through, or beyond them.

  • The​ Hedgehog of Wisdom​

    Aug 07 2017

    In ​this podcast​ I share some thoughts on how focusing on one thing (like, I don't know, the Three Principles? :-) can be a more powerful strategy for success than trying to find a hundred different tactics for a hundred different situations.

  • A Different Take on the Work of Byron Katie

    Jul 31 2017

    In this episode, ​I share ​an inside-out perspective on Byron Katie's "The Work", which played a significant role in my pre-principles explorations of how the mind works and how to live a rich and meaning-full life.

  • The Three Essential Prayers

    Jul 24 2017

    In this podcast ​I share my take on Anne Lamott's Three Essential Prayers and what they have to do with a life well lived.

  • Separating Thought from Circumstance

    Jul 17 2017

    In ​this week's podcast ​I share my take on the somewhat surprising relationship between circumstances and our thoughts and feelings.

  • Mara Gleason, part five: Infinite Problems, One Solution

    Jul 14 2017

    This week's podcast features a five part interview with Mara Gleason, newly bestselling author of One Thought Changes Everything.  In this final episode we talk about infinite problems and the one solution!

  • Mara Gleason, part four: Waking Up to Feeling

    Jul 13 2017

    This week's podcast features a five part interview with Mara Gleason, newly bestselling author of One Thought Changes Everything.  In this episode we talk about waking up to feeling.

  • Mara Gleason, part three: Slowing Down to Life

    Jul 12 2017

    This week's podcast features a five part interview with Mara Gleason, newly bestselling author of One Thought Changes Everything.  In this episode we talk about what it is like to slow down to the speed of life.

  • Mara Gleason, part two: Being Mugged by God

    Jul 11 2017

    This week's podcast features a five part interview with Mara Gleason, newly bestselling author of One Thought Changes Everything.  In today's episode Mara shares her story of how being held at gunpoint led to a spiritual awakening.

  • Mara Gleason, part one: One Thought Changes Everything

    Jul 10 2017

    This week's Caffeine for the Soul podcast features a five part interview with Mara Gleason, newly bestselling author of One Thought Changes Everything.  

  • "Fuggetaboutit"

    Jul 03 2017

    This episode has me coming to terms with a piece of advice that Syd Banks reportedly doled out on a regular basis which makes perfect sense and I still find difficult at times ​to wrap my head around.

  • A Guide to “Getting It”

    Jun 26 2017

    If you've ever got frustrated that it seems as though you're the only one not having life-changing insights into the inside-out understanding, this week's podcast A Guide to "Getting It", will hopefully be a welcome relief and friendly guide!

  • How to Win the Mental Game (for anyone aged nine or above)

    Jun 19 2017

    This episode is a recounting of a conversation I had with my nine year old godson last weekend about the mental game of tennis. As well as being relevant to performance at any age, people often ask "how do you talk about this stuff with kids?", so I hope this will prove helpful on both counts.

  • Mojo

    Dec 30 2016

    All this week on Caffeine for the Soul, we'll be sharing excerpts from the new audio version of The Space Within. Michael will be talking about insight, well-being, peace of mind, creativity, and high-performance over the course of the week. In the last episode in the series Michael talks our Mojo - how we lose it and how to get it back.

  • Going Back to the Drawing Board

    Dec 29 2016

    All this week on Caffeine for the Soul, we'll be sharing excerpts from the new audio version of The Space Within. Michael will be talking about insight, well-being, peace of mind, creativity, and high-performance over the course of the week. In today's episode Michael goes back to the drawing board...

  • Going Deeper

    Dec 28 2016

    All this week on Caffeine for the Soul, we'll be sharing excerpts from the new audio version of The Space Within. Michael will be talking about insight, well-being, peace of mind, creativity, and high-performance over the course of the week. In today's episode Michael goes deeper into Peace of Mind.

  • Abandoning the Pursuit of 24/7 Happiness

    Dec 27 2016

    All this week on Caffeine for the Soul, we'll be sharing excerpts from the new audio version of The Space Within. Michael will be talking about insight, well-being, peace of mind, creativity, and high-performance over the course of the week. In today's episode Michael explores the idea of "Abandoning the Pursuit of 24/7 Happiness"....

  • How to Get the Most Out of Our Time Together

    Dec 26 2016

    All this week on Caffeine for the Soul, we'll be sharing excerpts from the new audio version of The Space Within. Michael will be talking about insight, well-being, peace of mind, creativity, and high-performance over the course of the week. Today's episode is taking from the Introduction and explains "How to Get the Most Out of Our Time Together"....

  • Love and Creative Disruption

    Dec 12 2016

    In today's podcast Michael shares what it seems to him is at the heart of both powerful coaching and personal transformation - the willingness to love and be loved unconditionally and to have your personal thinking about yourself and life disrupted, disturbed, and disrobed, revealing the creative source, potential, and power underneath it.  

  • The Helpers Dilemma

    Dec 09 2016

    On the Caffeine for the Soul podcast this week, Michael will be giving voice to the Supercoach rewrites with a few impromptu tweaks and additions as he goes.  

  • The Bodhisattvas Vow

    Dec 08 2016

    On the Caffeine for the Soul podcast this week, Michael will be giving voice to the Supercoach rewrites with a few impromptu tweaks and additions as he goes.  

  • Waking Up Your Dreams

    Dec 05 2016

    On the Caffeine for the Soul podcast this week, Michael will be giving voice to the Supercoach rewrites with a few impromptu tweaks and additions as he goes.  

  • Robert Holden, part five: The Stillpoint and the Action Field

    Dec 02 2016

    This week's podcast is a five part interview with best-selling author Robert Holden. Our theme was "Life-Work Balance", something that as overachievers who really care about their families has been an ongoing inquiry for both for many years now. In this final part Michael and Robert discuss the stillpoint and the action field.

  • Robert Holden, part four: Living for Now vs. Living for Later

    Dec 01 2016

    This week's podcast is a five part interview with best-selling author Robert Holden. Our theme was "Life-Work Balance", something that as overachievers who really care about their families has been an ongoing inquiry for both for many years now. In part four Michael and Robert discuss how living for now vs. living for later can take us out of balance.

  • Robert Holden, Part three: How your Bank Balance impacts your Life-Work Balance

    Nov 30 2016

    This week's podcast is a five part interview with best-selling author Robert Holden. Our theme was "Life-Work Balance", something that as overachievers who really care about their families has been an ongoing inquiry for both for many years now. In part three Michael and Robert discuss how your bank balance impacts your life-work balance.

  • Robert Holden, part two: A Writer's Point of View on Living a Balanced Life

    Nov 29 2016

    This week's podcast is a five part interview with best-selling author Robert Holden. Our theme was "Life-Work Balance", something that as overachievers who really care about their families has been an ongoing inquiry for both for many years now. In part two Michael and Robert discuss living a balance life from the point of view of being writers.

  • Robert Holden, part one: Finding Life-Work Balance

    Nov 28 2016

    This week's podcast is a five part interview with best-selling author Robert Holden. Our theme was "Life-Work Balance", something that as overachievers who really care about their families has been an ongoing inquiry for both for many years now. In part one Michael and Robert explore finding the life-work balance.    

  • Are You There

    Nov 25 2016

    In this week's Caffeine for the Soul podcast Michael explore the idea of "meditation without meditating" - one of the often unsung gifts of the inside-out understanding. In today's podcast Michael asks Are You There?

  • Unconditional Peace of Mind

    Nov 23 2016

    In this week's Caffeine for the Soul podcast Michael explore the idea of "meditation without meditating" - one of the often unsung gifts of the inside-out understanding. In today's podcast Michael explores Unconditional Peace of Mind  

  • Meditation without Meditating

    Nov 21 2016

    In this week's Caffeine for the Soul podcast Michael explore the idea of "meditation without meditating" - one of the often unsung gifts of the inside-out understanding.

  • Jamie Smart, part five: Handling Uncertainty and Change

    Nov 18 2016

    This week's podcast is a five part conversation with my one time coaching apprentice Jamie Smart, now a best-selling author in his own right and in my mind one of the most visionary thinkers I know. We discuss his new book, Results: Think Less, Achieve More, in this final episode we talk about Handling Uncertainty and Change What's the One Thing That Would Make the Biggest Difference in Your Life?   RESULTS. We all want them, yet many of us struggle to achieve them. Or we get results in one area...more

  • Jamie Smart, part four: The Only Two Challenges to Creating What You Want

    Nov 17 2016

    This week's podcast is a five part conversation with my one time coaching apprentice Jamie Smart, now a best-selling author in his own right and in my mind one of the most visionary thinkers I know. We discuss his new book, Results: Think Less, Achieve More, in today's episode we talk about The Only Two Challenges to Creating What You Want.  What's the One Thing That Would Make the Biggest Difference in Your Life?   RESULTS. We all want them, yet many of us struggle to achieve them. Or we get re...more

  • Jamie Smart, part three: The Truth about Goals

    Nov 16 2016

    This week's podcast is a five part conversation with my one time coaching apprentice Jamie Smart, now a best-selling author in his own right and in my mind one of the most visionary thinkers I know. We discuss his new book, Results: Think Less, Achieve More, beginning with today's episode, The Truth about Goals.  What's the One Thing That Would Make the Biggest Difference in Your Life?   RESULTS. We all want them, yet many of us struggle to achieve them. Or we get results in one area, while fail...more

  • Jamie Smart, part two: The Source of Results

    Nov 15 2016

    This week's podcast is a five part conversation with my one time coaching apprentice Jamie Smart, now a best-selling author in his own right and in my mind one of the most visionary thinkers I know. We discuss his new book, Results: Think Less, Achieve More, beginning with today's episode, The Source of Results.  What's the One Thing That Would Make the Biggest Difference in Your Life?   RESULTS. We all want them, yet many of us struggle to achieve them. Or we get results in one area, while fail...more

  • Jamie Smart, part one: Reality, Results, and You

    Nov 14 2016

    This week's podcast is a five part conversation with my one time coaching apprentice Jamie Smart, now a best-selling author in his own right and in my mind one of the most visionary thinkers I know. We discuss his new book, Results: Think Less, Achieve More, beginning with today's episode, Reality, Results, and You.  What's the One Thing That Would Make the Biggest Difference in Your Life?   RESULTS. We all want them, yet many of us struggle to achieve them. Or we get results in one area, while ...more

  • Dancing Between the Spiritual and the Material

    Nov 11 2016

    In this week's podcasts, Michael will be talking about the nature of the transformative conversation using excerpts from the audio edition of his bestselling book to date, The Inside-Out Revolution.

  • The Two Elements of Transformation

    Nov 09 2016

    In this week's podcasts, Michael will be talking about the nature of the transformative conversation using excerpts from the audio edition of his bestselling book to date, The Inside-Out Revolution.

  • The Transformative Conversation

    Nov 07 2016

    In this week's podcasts, Michael will be talking about the nature of the transformative conversation using excerpts from the audio edition of his bestselling book to date, The Inside-Out Revolution.

  • Cultivating Genius

    Nov 04 2016

    In this episode Michael explores what it is to unleash excellence in yourself and others and then go beyond excellence to cultivating genius!

  • Effortless Effort

    Nov 02 2016

    This week Michael will be exploring what it is to unleash excellence in yourself and others and then go beyond excellence to cultivating genius - in this episode he explores effortless effort.

  • Unleashing Excellence

    Oct 31 2016

    This week Michael will be exploring what it is to unleash excellence in yourself and others and then go beyond excellence to cultivating genius - the highest and best expression available to us in our lives.

  • The Kindness of the Design

    Oct 21 2016

    In the last instalment this week on fear, Michael talks about the kindness of the design in our experience of fear.

  • Fearlessness

    Oct 19 2016

    This week Michael will be speaking about fear. In today's episode Michael talks about fearlessness.

  • How to Make Fear Irrelevant

    Oct 17 2016

    This week Michael will be speaking about fear. In today's espresso-sized instalment Michael talks about what our lives would be like if fear was irrelevant.

  • Anita Moorjani, part five: The Myth of Positivity

    Oct 14 2016

    All this week Michael with be talking with New York Times best-selling author Anita Moorjani about her latest book - What If This Is Heaven?: How Our Cultural Myths Prevent Us from Experiencing Heaven on Earth. In the final episode Michael and Anita discuss the myth of positivity.  “Having already faced death, I now know that spending a lifetime of always playing it safe —for example, by choosing the safest career, by pleasing people, worrying about what everyone else thinks of me, meeting ever...more

  • Anita Moorjani, part four: Ego vs. Egotistical

    Oct 13 2016

    All this week Michael with be talking with New York Times best-selling author Anita Moorjani about her latest book - What If This Is Heaven?: How Our Cultural Myths Prevent Us from Experiencing Heaven on Earth. In this episode Michael and Anita discuss the Ego vs. Egotistical  “Having already faced death, I now know that spending a lifetime of always playing it safe —for example, by choosing the safest career, by pleasing people, worrying about what everyone else thinks of me, meeting everyone ...more

  • Anita Moorjani, part three: You're not Broken

    Oct 12 2016

    All this week Michael with be talking with New York Times best-selling author Anita Moorjani about her latest book - What If This Is Heaven?: How Our Cultural Myths Prevent Us from Experiencing Heaven on Earth. In this episode Michael and Anita talk about discovering that we are not broken.  “Having already faced death, I now know that spending a lifetime of always playing it safe —for example, by choosing the safest career, by pleasing people, worrying about what everyone else thinks of me, me...more

  • Anita Moorjani, part two: Loving Yourself

    Oct 11 2016

    All this week Michael with be talking with New York Times best-selling author Anita Moorjani about her latest book - What If This Is Heaven?: How Our Cultural Myths Prevent Us from Experiencing Heaven on Earth. In this episode Michael and Anita talk about loving yourself an unconditional love.  “Having already faced death, I now know that spending a lifetime of always playing it safe —for example, by choosing the safest career, by pleasing people, worrying about what everyone else thinks of me,...more

  • Anita Moorjani, part one- What if this is Heaven?

    Oct 10 2016

    All this week Michael with be talking with New York Times best-selling author Anita Moorjani about her latest book - What If This Is Heaven?: How Our Cultural Myths Prevent Us from Experiencing Heaven on Earth. In this episode Michael and Anita talk about how to live in Heaven in the here and now.   “Having already faced death, I now know that spending a lifetime of always playing it safe —for example, by choosing the safest career, by pleasing people, worrying about what everyone else thinks of...more

  • The Bottom Line

    Oct 07 2016

    Michael rounds up the final episode of this series on the master variable for success!

  • Finding Extra Bandwidth

    Oct 06 2016

    Continuing to explore the master variable for success, today Michael explores how you can find extra bandwidth.

  • Why State of Mind Matters

    Oct 05 2016

    Continuing to explore the master variable for success, today Michael explains why state of mind matters.

  • The Master Variable for Success

    Oct 04 2016

    In today's episode Michael shares with you the master variable for success.

  • What it Takes to Succeed

    Oct 03 2016

    This week on Caffeine for the Soul, Michael explores the master variable for success - what it is and how to work with it to be on your game more of the time! 

  • A Creator's Prayer

    Sep 23 2016

    Michael rounds off this week's exploration of the miraculous with 'A Creators Prayer'.

  • A Formula for Miracles

    Sep 22 2016

    In this episode Michael shares the formula for miracles !

  • Miracle Setting

    Sep 21 2016

    In this episode Michael introduces the idea of miracle setting and how that differs from goal setting!

  • Miracles vs. Goals

    Sep 20 2016

    Continuing this week's theme of miracles and the miraculous, Michael talks about goals, achievements and the idea of 'miracle setting'!

  • Living Miraculously

    Sep 19 2016

    We'll be exploring miracles all week - what they are and how to experience more of them in your life! 

  • Making Sense of Life in a Whole New Way

    Sep 10 2016

    In the final episode this week, Michael shares the three basic truths about how life and the mind work, and why seeing them can help make sense of life in a whole new way!

  • Your Inner Spark

    Sep 08 2016

    Continuing this week's discussion on The Three Principles (and why you should care) Michael talks about our 'Inner Spark'

  • What Do We Mean by the Three Principles

    Sep 05 2016

    In this podcast Michael explore ​the Three Principles, and the different ways they're talked about and shared in the world.

  • The Kindness of Fear

    Sep 02 2016

    In this episode Michael talk about becoming more fearless but even more helpfully, less afraid of being afraid.

  • Predicting the Future

    Sep 01 2016

    In this episode Michael explains the real reason why predicting the future is difficult.

  • Where Confidence Comes From

    Aug 31 2016

    Continuing this week's theme on confidence, Michael explores where confidence really comes from.

  • Confidence and the Three Little Pigs, part two

    Aug 30 2016

    In this episode Michael finishes the story of Confidence and the 3 Little Pigs 

  • Confidence and the Three Little Pigs, part one

    Aug 29 2016

    The theme for week's podcast is confidence, and Michael begins with the metaphor of the Three Little Pigs....

  • How to Become More Intelligent Today

    Aug 26 2016

    In the last episode exploring the Facebook Feed of the Mind, Michael shares a very simple strategy that will make you more intelligent by the end of the day!

  • The Zone

    Aug 25 2016

    If you want to do better, if you want to be better and spend more time in 'the zone' then knowing about the only thing that stops that flow might be useful!

  • Undistracted Non-Meditation

    Aug 24 2016

    In this episode Michael shares his interpretation of 'Undistracted Non-Meditation' and how it can make a difference in your life.

  • The Problem with Positivity and Mindfulness

    Aug 23 2016

    Continuing the idea of the Facebook Feed of the Mind, in this episode Michael talks about the problem with Positivity and Mindfulness.

  • The Facebook Feed of the Mind

    Aug 22 2016

    This week Michael explores how to become more intelligent by understanding how the mind actually works.

  • Potatoes, Eggs, and Coffee

    Jul 25 2016

    In this episode Michael explore what potatoes, eggs and coffee have to do with dealing with adversity.

  • How Long Does It Take to Succeed

    Jul 22 2016

    In the last episode this week on the topic of success, Michael share what he has seen on just how long does it take to succeed!

  • Snakes Ladders and Success

    Jul 21 2016

    What can we learn about success from the board game, snakes and ladders?  Join Michael for this episode and find out!

  • The Law of Compensation

    Jul 20 2016

    In this episode Michael talks about the law of compensation and how it relates to our success in life.

  • Tilting the Odds in Your Favor

    Jul 19 2016

    In this episode Michael shares some of the things that he has come to see that tilts the odds in your favor.

  • Are We in Control of Our Success?

    Jul 18 2016

    In this episode Michael explores control, in particular how much control we have in creating what we want in life and how much we actually need. 

  • Brainstorming Beyond the Brain

    Jul 15 2016

    In the last episode of this week exploring your amazing mind, Michael looks at brainstorming beyond the brain.

  • Your Built In GPS

    Jul 14 2016

    In this episode Michael talks about our built in GPS and how you can use it to navigate life.

  • The Mind and the Brain

    Jul 13 2016

    In this episode Michael explores the Mind and the Brain.

  • Using Your Mind Like a Laser

    Jul 12 2016

    Michael continues the conversation about your amazing mind to discuss how you can use your mind like a laser. 

  • Your Amazing Mind

    Jul 11 2016

    In this week's podcasts, Michael explores 'Your Amazing Mind'.

  • The Soul

    Jul 08 2016

    In the final part of the series on 'what is caffeine for the soul' Michael talks about the soul.

  • Waking Up

    Jul 07 2016

    In this episode Michael talks about 'waking up' as it is talked about in spiritual traditions.

  • The Sacred and the Profane

    Jul 06 2016

    In this episode Michael explores the relationship between the sacred and the profane.

  • When Humanity and Divinity Collide

    Jul 05 2016

    In this episode Michael explores his thoughts on the 'Soul' as the place where our Humanity and Divinity collide.

  • What is Caffeine for the Soul?

    Jul 01 2016

    Join Michael Neill, internationally renowned transformative coach and the best-selling author, for this first edition of 'Caffeine for Soul'.