Understand and Activate Your Subconscious Mind with Dr. Mike Dow & Mark Gober

Original Air Date Wednesday, March 18, 2020 

Most people have pondered their purpose in life. ‘Why am I here?’ and ‘what am I here to do?’ are common questions we ask of the universe. Ancient cultures used sleep temples and deep meditation techniques to delve into their intuition and become more at peace with their purpose. Is it possible to achieve peace and connectedness in the distracted world we live in today? To gain a better understanding of where science and spirituality intersect when discussing consciousness, Positive Psychology Podcast Host, Lisa Cypers Kamen speaks with Dr. Mike Dow and Mark Gober. Dr. Dow is an author with the mission of helping people heal their brains. He helps people replace negative experiences in their subconscious mind with emotionally-charged positive ones. And, Mark Gober is a Silicon Valley executive whose book and podcast research phenomenons of human consciousness that we are unable to explain with certainty.

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Dr. Mike Dow — Activate Your Subconscious Mind:
  • Dr. Mike explains the conscious and the subconscious mind and how they work for us. [1:41]
  • Is it possible to delete a negative experience and install optimism in its place? [7:39]
  • Subconscious Visualization Technique (SVT) is the first technique that integrates cognitive-behavioral tools with hypnosis, bilateral stimulation, and visualization. [15:13]
  • Ancient rituals and practices were our ancestors’ way of activating the subconscious. [11:52]
  • SVT can assist people with PTSD and sleep hygiene issues by accessing the amygdala and reducing emotionally-charged memories. [20:40]

Dr. Mike Dow is a psychotherapist, best-selling author, and brain-health expert. Dr. Mike holds a master of science degree in marriage and family therapy and a doctorate in psychology.

Book: Your Subconscious Brain Can Change Your Life: Overcome Obstacles Heal Your Body & Reach Any Goal with a Revolutionary Technique


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Mark Gober — Understanding Consciousness:
  • Mark describes his lifelong fascination with consciousness and the purpose of humans in the universe. [29:19]
  • How to strengthen your experience of consciousness. [33:38]
  • In Mark’s book, An End to Upside Down Thinking and his upcoming podcast, he investigates remote viewing, near-death experiences, and how we access consciousness. [36:22]
  • The connection between science and spirituality. [40:08]
  • Mark describes terminal lucidity and deathbed visions. [48:26]

Mark Gober was drawn to astrophysics yet decided to pursue studies in what drives human behavior, ending with a degree in psychology with a focus on behavioral economics. After stumbling across podcasts that exposed him to new ideas, Mark began sharing his findings with family and friends, gaining feedback that their lives were changing. From here, his book, podcast and other content have formed.

Book: An End to Upside Down Thinking Dispelling the Myth that the Brain Produces Consciousness and the Implications for Everyday Life

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