Livin’ Good Currency Ep. 22: James Rouse on Giving Yourself Permission to be Well

The Lesson: Wellness isn’t just about getting enough sleep and exercise. Some maladies need our permission—our precise focus, attention, and sympathy, in order for our biological tools to do the work of healing us.

Notable Excerpt: “I believe if I give myself permission to receive what you (God) are giving me, then I’ll have predictable peace, purpose, and pollination for the rest of my life. And I’ve never craved anything but that. These are my new drugs of choice—I think it was Degas who said, “I don’t need drugs, I am drugs—I am drugs in a human form. We are a walking pharmaceutical of spirituality, but man alive do we not open up the medicine cabinet which is the heart space, open it, and allow ourselves to receive the medicine.”

The Guest: Dr. James Rouse is a naturopathic doctor, award-winning author, media personality, and sought after speaker whose enthusiasm and passion for wellness inspires others to optimize their personal and professional lives.

His passion for helping others live life optimally extends to creating healthy food products. Dr. James is co-founder and product formulator for Healthy Skoop, a functional nutrition line. He is also the co-founder of The Well & Company, a lifestyle company and community that is igniting a self-care revolution.

Dr. James has authored 13 books (and counting), including the recently released, Mind Body Life Mastery.

The Podcast: Livin’ Good Currency explores the relationship of time to our lives. It focuses on learning how super-successful people align their purpose with their passions to do good for themselves and others daily, and features a co-host who knows better than anyone the value of time (see below). How do you want to spend your life? This hour can inspire you, along with upcoming guests, to be sure you are ‘Livin’ Good Currency’ and never get caught running out of time.

The Hosts: Good News Network fans will know Tony (Anthony) Samadani as the co-owner of GNN and its Chief of Strategic Partnerships. Co-host Tobias Tubbs was handed a double life sentence without the possibility of parole for a crime he didn’t commit. Behind bars, he used his own version of the Livin’ Good Currency formula to inspire young men in prison to turn their hours into honors. An expert in conflict resolution, spirituality, and philosophy, Tobias is a master gardener who employs ex-felons to grow their Good Currency by planting crops and feeding neighborhoods.

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