Mets meets Mark Stephens a famous hypnotist who, for over three decades, has helped thousands of people change their lives. In 1990, Mark was diagnosed with a rapidly growing lymphoma and given just six months to live. Mets and Mark discuss how he had to utilise meditation to overcome the challenges he faced.

QUOTES

[4:01] “Instagram is fantastic, so is social media. The problem is spending hours and hours on it”

[8:32] “Breathe in peace, breathe out and release”

[9:31] “The mind, even during meditation, will be to busy to focus”

[12:27] “People get stuck in the ‘I’ll do it later’ trance” [16:50] “Food had become the anaesthetic”

[18:52] “He was conditioned from a very early age, a lot of parents use food as a bribe. As a soother and a comforter”

[27:20] “Goals are everything. If you don’t have a goal, how do you know where you’re going?”

[30:24] “He had burnt the idea into his mind”

[32:52] “Without action, you’re destined to fail”

[37:32] “Zen in the 70s was hugely popular”

SHOW NOTES

[1:12] Mark explains how he started meditating at 8 years old in order to battle the fear of dying that came with suffering from chronic asthma.

[5:00] Mets and Mark discuss social media and how it causes major procrastination in today’s society.

[5:25] They both discuss Mark’s recent appearance on Current Affairs and how he helped a young girl called Chloe through his hypnotism.

[9:02] They both then chat about the different types of meditation there is and the benefits of the practise as a whole.

[12:27] Mets and Mark revise procrastination and how you can use meditation to overcome it.

[14:39] Mark tells the story of Jordan, a man he helped to lose over 200kg and completely change his mindset!

[25:54] Mets and Mark chat about the importance of goal setting and having a goal to work towards.

[33:59] They then talk about how to utilise meditation in order to create an impact.

[38:09] Mark talks about his childhood suffering with sever asthma and how he learnt yoga and meditation in hospital to overcome his panic attacks.

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