Episode 36: Radical Brilliance with Arjuna Ardagh

Arjuna Ardagh is a Radical Brilliance Coach, writer and public speaker, and he was the original founder of Awakening Coaching. He has trained more than 2,000 people to become Awakening Coaches over the last 25 years. 


Arjuna is the author of nine books, including the 2005 #1 national bestseller The Translucent Revolution, featured in “O” magazine. Arjuna has been a speaker at conferences all over the world, and has appeared on TV, radio and in print media in 12 countries. He has spoken at Google and at the United Nations. He is a member of the Transformational Leadership Council. He lives with his wife, Chameli Ardagh, in Nevada City, California.


In this interview I dive deep with Arjuna on what brings our lives meaning, how we can overcome our blocks that keep us from living a meaningful life, and steps we can take today to get us on our best possible path. This is a long conversation, but you won’t know how much you will benefit from this conversation until the end of the podcast. A must listen.



1:51 – Arjuna reflects on the name, beautifully broken

3:57 – The experience of having a national best-selling book

6:17 – What is the catalyst that gives our lives meaning and depth?

12:15 – Seeing the full spectrum of wealth and poverty in 24 hours 

16:26 – The false narrative of a soulmate

20:56 – The 4 elements that contribute to a fulfilled life

26:54 – Consciousness without boundaries vs. flow state

27:24 – The Brilliance Cycle in detail

37:01 – Why depression can follow from major accomplishments

42:37 – The most important gifts that we receive

44:17 – The practical purpose of the Brilliance Cycle

47:20 – 4 ways that the cycle gets blocked

51:32 – Why do we need radically brilliant people in the world?

55:16 – How we find the best version of ourselves

58:53 – What blocks Freddie

1:00:23 – The reason why there is no one solution for everyone (or even you)

1:05:47 – Will Radical Brilliance revolutionize the coaching industry?

1:08:18 – Connecting to the Radical Brilliance Community

1:10:57 – One practice you will never regret

1:15:50 – If you have that tug on your heart for more, this is where to look first

1:24:22 – Your call to action



Visit his website – https://radicalbrilliance.com/

Listen to his podcast – https://radicalbrilliance.com/category/podcasts/ 

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See the Brilliance Cycle – https://radicalbrilliance.com/forgive-yourself/



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I’m Freddie Kimmel, a Functional Health Coach, Reiki Healer, Certified Personal Trainer, Gut Health Specialist, and proud cancer survivor. I help men and women eliminate brain fog, bloat and belly fat through gut health.


I’ve been featured in *The Wall Street Journal*, the Full Plate Podcast, An Excellent Example of Being Human, State of the Arts on LA talk radio and *Dance Magazine*. I have a Bachelor of Fine Arts from SUNY Brockport, attended SUNY Fredonia, and graduated from the Institute of Functional Health Coaching.


I can be found in NYC living each day to its fullest and focused on creating more value then what I capture. Please stand back from the awesomeness that’s about to unfold. 



Interview: Arjuna Ardagh

Podcast edited and mixed by 51 features. Connect with Andrew at andrew {at} 51features {dot} com.