Human Connection and Internal Resistance with Kam Knight
This week we have Kam Knight on the show!
Kam Knight is a coach, writer, and author of several bestselling books in the area of mental performance such as memory, concentration, and productivity. He has dedicated the last 15 years of his life to understanding the secrets of the mind and how to optimize its performance.
When Kam isn’t writing, he’s globetrotting having traveled to nearly 100 countries around the world. Some of his adventures include diving with hammerhead sharks in the Galapagos, biking the Death Road in Bolivia, hiking the tallest mountain range in Africa, and sleeping in the world’s oldest rainforest in Malaysia.
In this episode, we discussed:
Kam’s early life, his struggles, and how they affected his life
Kam’s world travels and how they changed his perception of the world
The cultural conditioning we experience in our lives and the importance of human connection and physical contact
The dangers of social distancing and isolation
The spiral of shame and judgement
How evolutionary psychology helped Kam understand the himself and the world in a new way
The balance between desire and internal resistance and how to get clear on what we really want