What is up welcome to Wellness + Wisdom the place where we discover how to gather apply and embody mental, physical, emotional, spiritual, and financial intelligence so we can live life well in the modern hustle culture.
I'm Josh Trent and over the past 8+ years, I've asked myself and my guests a profound yet simple question: how do I live my life well?
What is the wisdom it requires, to live an amazing life? I believe wisdom is experience, knowledge, and discernment of love and fear, dark and light.
On today's podcast we absorb this wisdom from my friend and return guest Mike Salemi to explore the hustle culture paradox the antidote for the grind, Mike's work with Kambo and healing energy, and with his new son Luca on the way the meaning of loving fatherhood.
Mike is a dear brother. He's a podcast host of The Path podcast which I got to be a guest on he is also a world-class Health wellness and fitness presenter specializing in kettlebell and the advanced human movement he's also a deeply educated check practitioner with more certifications than you could count.
But what I love the absolute most about Mike is his heart. Every time I hang out with him he makes me smile I can feel his childlike curiosity for life and I can only imagine how much value and how much life-altering knowledge you yourself will get from this podcast.
“We are more than who we think we are. We are more than what we do. There's a time and a place for the hustle and the grind but we need to develop those pause points and moments in our day to reflect:
Is that actually true? Or is that coming from a wound, projection, idea, or conditioning.” – Mike Salemi
The Consequences Of Hustle Culture
If you commit to listening to the very end, if you've ever wondered why you are burned out, or if you've been questioning why you have nagging injuries which is a byproduct of this hustle culture and the paradox.
Or if you've been looking for alternative healing methods like Kambo, the frog medicine, or if you yourself are a parent or going to be a parent at some point in your life this podcast is going to deliver some exceptional inspiration that goes far beyond just being motivated.
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Now let's drop in with my brother podcaster and new dad-to-be, Mike Salemi.
About Mike Salemi
Mike Salemi specializes in human performance and is a sought-after international presenter in the field of health and fitness.
Mike has a diverse background in strength and conditioning and has competed over the course of 15+ years at an elite level in Powerlifting and Kettlebell Sport.
Through his own path of resolving sport-related injuries, Mike understands the importance of integrating the body, mind, and spirit to foster high performance in the long term.
His motivation is to help athletes, fitness professionals, and coaches discover their own potential from the inside out.
Professionally, Mike has served as a Division 1 strength and conditioning coach for Santa Clara University, as well as has been the trainer to elite athletes across a wide range of sports.
His focus is on teaching educational workshops, certifications, and creating programs on unconventional training that build more balanced athletes.