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Podcast Episode 221: Rock Bottom Breakthroughs & Connecting with Your Inner Self with Eddy Phimphrachanh

Today on the show, Samantha is joined by nightclub owner turned psychedelic guide, Eddy Phimphrachang. After close to a decade of owning and operating a restaurant and nightclub, Eddy experienced a health and life crisis that became the catalyst for his transition into the health and fitness industry, as a gym owner and beach body extraordinaire. Although this was a step in the right direction, Eddy’s physical and mental health complications still lingered in these roles. Nowadays, Eddy lives in Toronto, working on his urban home sanctuary where he helps clients shed layers of mental and emotional stress through bodywork, breathwork, and guided psychedelic experiences. In this episode, Eddy and Samantha break down each step of Eddy’s remarkably diverse journey from 19 year-old restaurant owner to becoming a full-time psychedelic facilitator.    

 

In this episode of The Wellness Witch Podcast:

  • How Eddy went from 19-year-old entrepreneur to psychedelic facilitator
  • Eddy’s shift of focus from his external world to his internal world
  • How being exposed to different cultures can shake up our worldview
  • What to expect from guided psychedelic healing sessions

 

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This show is produced by Soulfire Productions

Top 3 relevant quotes:

  • “I decided that I really needed to focus on my inner world, and not mask it with physical appearance, a strong social life, alcohol and fun. I became more aware that I was running away from something.”
    • Eddy Phimphrachanh
    • 14:26
  • “I knew people were struggling on a deeper level. They didn’t need more beach body clients, they needed mental and emotional support. And I did too and that’s what was missing. It was always ‘sell, sell, sell!’, but I had these underlying wounds that we’re not addressed and I feel like that’s the root of many peoples’ health struggles.”
    • Eddy
    • 25:36
  • “I was 27 and I had all this success, money, a big car and a nice beautiful loft, but I was so unhappy. I still felt unfulfilled and had lingering health challenges. There was still something missing and I knew I had to go in.”
    • Eddy
    • 27:03
  • “When you’re in a habitual pattern, it’s like being on a hamster wheel. You can’t really change your thoughts. But when you’re exposed to different cultures, and a new way of being and living, your whole worldview gets shaken up.”
    • Eddy
    • 29:57
  • “Under psychedelics, we’re more plastic and easily moldable.”
    • Eddy
    • 35:39

 

VG: 

Option 1: 

Eddy 10:53: “After my partner and I broke up, I think I was around 25-26 years old, I spiralled into some depression…

 

Option 2:

Eddy 17:53: “That happened to be around the same time as my brother’s passing. He passed, suddenly, at the age of 27…

 

Option 3:

Eddy 30:46: “At the time I did not know, but now I know: During my travels, I was picking up different tools…

 

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