112: Niraj Naik (aka The Renegade Pharmacist) on Ayurveda, SOMA Breath, and Breathing Less to Live Longer

Niraj Naik (aka The Renegade Pharmacist) on Ayurveda, SOMA Breath, and Breathing Less to Live Longer

Welcome to episode 112 of Optimal Health For Busy Entrepreneurs.

We have Niraj Naik stopping by for a fascinating discussion on Ayurveda and all things concerning your breathing and its connection to your health and quality of life. Niraj is a professional musician, holistic health expert, and founder of Soma Breath who has an interesting background.


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In today’s episode, you’ll hear:

  • Niraj’s origin story
  • Niraj’s music background
  • Niraj’s health battles (which were quite intense) and how he overcame them using alternative medicine principles
  • How chronic diseases could be linked to your perception of reality
  • Niraj’s life-changing experience in a darkness retreat
  • What is Ayurveda
  • How Ayurvedic principles can change your life and health
  • Niraj’s simple questions to determine the status of your overall health
  • What is SOMA Breath
  • The benefits of SOMA Breath
  • The many connections between your breathe and the state of your health
  • A deep dive into rhythmic breathing and its benefits
  • A deep exploration into oxygen
  • Connecting longevity and breathe
  • And much more

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111: First Impressions Matter: How Your Weight Correlates to the Vitality of Your Business and Career Potential

First Impressions Matter: How Your Weight Correlates to the Vitality of Your Business and Career Potential

Welcome to episode 111 of Optimal Health For Busy Entrepreneurs.

You and your business have seven seconds to make a positive impression. Within the first seven seconds, people will have formed an impression of who you are. Of course, no one wants to believe this nor even wants to admit this, but how you look entails a large portion of this first impression. I’m sharing how your weight and overall health correlate to your business and career potential in this episode.


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In today’s episode, you’ll hear:

  • How overweight and underweight people are similarly judged
  • How your image correlates to your leadership capabilities (at least initially)
  • How money and weight are connected (with research supported)
  • 2 practical reasons why weight management is essential for optimal leadership
  • The forgotten benefit of exercise
  • 2 solutions to implement to improve your weight and health while maintaining high levels of confidence
  • The big negative with the body positivity movement
  • And much more

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110: History & Health Optimization | Lessons on Optimal Health and Performance From JFK

History & Health Optimization | Lessons on Optimal Health and Performance From JFK

Welcome to episode 110 of Optimal Health For Busy Entrepreneurs.

Sparking the ideals of a new generation of Americans with charm and optimism, John F. Kennedy’s presidency, albeit brief, was unmistakable. In today’s episode, it’s the start of a new segment called History & Health Optimization. So, of course, I couldn’t think of a better figure than the 35th president of the United States to start with. So, in this episode, I’ll break down five insights from Kennedy’s time that you can use as you embark on your optimal health and performance journey.


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In today’s episode, you’ll hear:

  • Why JFK’s presidency was so impactful and how you can apply this to your health and performance
  • How JFK’s response to the Cuban Missle Crisis can teach you about optimal health and performance
  • A leadership lesson from Colin Powell that’ll help you overcome obstacles
  • How the space race relates to your health and performance
  • The critical element many overlook concerning their health
  • The 5 lessons we can learn from JFK’s tenure concerning optimizing our health and performance
  • And much more

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