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Temazcal (Sweat Lodge)

Temazcal (Sweat Lodge)

It was cave-black in the small earthen hut. The opening to the fresh cool air of the jungle was sealed completely by a thick leather shield. A pile of molten stones was giving off immense heat fro...

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Truth In Iboga's Eden

Truth In Iboga's Eden

There was a buzz around my body, like I was caught inside a high voltage shed. The humming field of energy extended at least two to three feet, enveloping me in a palpable cocoon. My heart was poun...

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The Warrior Ethos

The Warrior Ethos

Pressfield's other non-fiction The War of Art was one of the most influential books in my career.

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The Sage Replies

The Sage Replies

Our lives are just wind and rapid water but our legacy is undying. Even as flesh becomes flower fodder And our last kin finish crying, The deeds of our life, the way we fought, are an aperture on t...

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JRE 167:  On A Better Society

JRE 167: On A Better Society

In a podcast that bounces around all over the place we follow a meandering line toward figuring out what is necessary to build a better society. PODCAST #167 - Aubrey Marcus, Brian Redban from Jo...

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The Warrior Questions

The Warrior Questions

Over leather boiled and mail oiled, Rooted I stand with sword gleaming. Eyes squinted, tuned for battle, Scanning, searching for demons teaming. As I wait at ready my arms grow heavy, The foes reve...

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To the 8th Dimension - An Ayahuasca Tale

To the 8th Dimension - An Ayahuasca Tale

I was told that it takes 28 days for you to integrate what you experienced in the worlds opened up by the Ayahuasca. The shamans who guided our journeys in the heart of the Peruvian Amazon warned ...

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The Red Queen

The Red Queen

I used to call this book a "Masterpiece.” But then after spending some time with Dr. Chris Ryan I realized that this book only told a part of the story.

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The Cosmic Serpent

The Cosmic Serpent

While this book is probably the most topic specific of any of the other highly recommended books, I think the pathways of thinking it opens up extend far beyond the boundaries of a man’s quest for the root of knowledge in the Amazon.

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Zen in the Art of Archery

Zen in the Art of Archery

This book, written in the 1950’s was the first mainstream exposure to Zen for a lot of Americans.

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The Game

The Game

You are one of the good guys who always sees his dream-girl slip away, or a person who simply wants to learn how to be a more interesting person to everyone you encounter.

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The Alchemist

The Alchemist

This is one of the first books that profoundly changed my life for the better. People praise the Bible incessantly for the ‘great stories’ that teach us lessons about life.

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What Should I Achieve Before I Die?

Life can go by in a flash.  So what should we look to experience before transition out? This ebook outlines the five things to achieve in life before we can say the famous Lakota words: "Hoka Hey, today is a good day to die."