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From Drug Dealer to Business Entrepreneur: Aren Bahia

From Drug Dealer to Business Entrepreneur: Aren Bahia

Update: 2024-05-26
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In this Final Bali Edition episode of the podcast, we speak to Aren Jeet Singh Bahia. He shares his journey from a period of intense personal and professional turmoil to profound self-discovery and transformation. He discusses the impact of business breakups, relationship endings, and unexpected challenges like being stranded in Australia. Finding solace through mindfulness practices, breathwork, and plant medicine, he emphasises the importance of self-compassion, community support, and continuous self-improvement. Furthermore, the episode delves into the necessity of teaching practical life skills, such as meditation and financial literacy, to children, highlighting concerns about societal trends and the undervaluation of traditional masculine traits. Concluding with reflections on politeness, brain health, and amplifying intellectual capabilities, the episode aims to inspire listeners to adopt positive mindsets and purposeful living.

00:00 A Turbulent Journey: From Vancouver to Australia

00:01 Navigating Business and Personal Challenges

01:01 The Stress of Conflict and Preparing for the Worst

02:05 Unexpected Detour: Stuck in Australia

04:50 Finding Solace and Clarity Through Breathwork and Ceremonies

07:55 Reflecting on Personal Growth and Transformation

08:37 From Crime to Yoga: A Radical Life Change

17:37 The Healing Power of Meditation and Mindfulness

26:59 Tackling Negative Thoughts with Tactical Mindfulness

30:41 Rebuilding Self-Identity and Overcoming Shame

35:26 Gratitude and Personal Growth

36:37 The Power of Community and Self-Improvement

38:21 Reflections on Happiness and Materialism

39:09 The Importance of Deep Friendships and Mental Health

41:27 Exploring Plant Medicine and Consciousness

51:51 Navigating Identity and Social Expectations

54:42 Parenting, Life Skills, and Raising Capable Humans

01:04:07 Embracing Masculinity and Personal Development

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From Drug Dealer to Business Entrepreneur: Aren Bahia

From Drug Dealer to Business Entrepreneur: Aren Bahia

Nick Betar