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LISTEN NOW: SEASON 2 EPISODE 5: Exploring the World: Adventures and Insights with Miguel

Join us for an exhilarating journey into the heart of adventure and self-discovery as we sit down with Miguel Yga, a modern-day explorer and travel writer extraordinaire. Born in Monterrey, Mexico, Miguel's insatiable curiosity and deep yearning to connect with the world around him have propelled him on a remarkable odyssey, one filled with daring escapades, profound encounters, and unexpected twists of fate.

As a seasoned adventurer, Miguel has traversed the globe, from the sun-kissed beaches of the Bahamas to the ancient ruins of the Maya civilization, from the remote Lacandon jungle to the vast expanse of the Sonoran Desert. Along the way, he's danced with danger, forged bonds with indigenous cultures, and unearthed timeless wisdom that speaks to the essence of our shared humanity.

In this captivating episode, Miguel shares riveting stories of his travels, from his encounters with Maya shamans to his harrowing experiences in the wild. Through his tales, we gain insights into the transformative power of embracing the unknown, the beauty of cultural exchange, and the profound connections that unite us all.

Prepare to be inspired, enlightened, and moved as Miguel's extraordinary adventures come to life before your very ears. This is an episode you won't want to miss!

To learn more about Miguel, his books and travels, please check out:


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LISTEN NOW: SEASON 2 EPISODE 4: Embracing Authenticity: A Journey of Sacred Self-Awareness with Rachael

In this deeply introspective episode of ThoughtVolution, host Stefan Dubiel engages in a profound conversation with Rachael, a coach, consultant, and IFS-informed practitioner, whose journey embodies resilience, wisdom, and the unyielding pursuit of authenticity. Born and raised in Missouri, Rachael's story is a multifaceted tapestry woven from the threads of her bi-cultural upbringing, adventures abroad in France, and experiences as a single parent to her beloved twins, Elyse and Adrian.

As Rachael shares her journey, listeners are invited to explore the depths of her experiences—both external and internal. From navigating the complexities of dyslexia and possibly ADHD to embracing her unique quirks and challenges with grace and resilience, Rachael's journey is a testament to the transformative power of self-awareness and self-acceptance.

Throughout the conversation, Rachael courageously confronts societal norms and challenges misconceptions, particularly within the Christian community. Her willingness to share stories of love, loss, and redemption—from her journey of divorce to her quest for sacred self-awareness—offers listeners a glimpse into the transformative potential of vulnerability and authenticity.

As the conversation unfolds, Stefan and Rachael delve into taboo topics, challenging listeners to reframe their perspectives and embrace a more compassionate and empathetic approach to life. Through Rachael's journey, listeners are reminded that even in the darkest of times, there is always a glimmer of light waiting to guide them home.

Tune in to ThoughtVolution as we embark on a journey of self-discovery, resilience, and redemption with Rachael, one heartfelt conversation at a time.

To find out more about Rachael, please check out


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LISTEN NOW: SEASON 2 EPISODE 3: SPECIAL APRIL POP-UP EPISODE - Healing Hearts: Carmen's Tale of Transformation with Rescue Dogs

In this heartwarming episode of ThoughtVolution, host Stefan Dubiel invites listeners to embark on a journey of resilience, hope, and the transformative power of unconditional love. Our guest, Carmen, shares her remarkable story of overcoming adversity after suffering a severe concussion and traumatic brain injury in a tragic accident. For over two years, Carmen battled with pain, anxiety, and overwhelming sadness until she found solace in an unexpected prescription—a rescue dog named Coconut.

Through her profound bond with Coconut, Carmen discovered a newfound purpose and passion for advocating for rescue dogs and supporting small businesses with her marketing expertise. Over four years of dedicated volunteering at a rescue shelter, Carmen's efforts led to the adoption of over 6,500 rescue dogs, highlighting the profound impact of canine companionship on individuals facing various challenges.

Carmen's journey serves as a powerful reminder of the strength and spirit of the human-animal bond, inspiring hope and healing in the hearts of listeners. Through her writing and speaking engagements, Carmen continues to raise awareness about the transformative power of rescue dogs, offering solace and inspiration to those in need.

Join us as we delve into Carmen's inspiring journey, celebrating the profound connection between humans and their four-legged companions, and the boundless love that knows no bounds.

Learn more about Carmen, her books, and her advocacy work for rescue dogs:


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LISTEN NOW: SEASON 2 EPISODE 2: From Darkness to Light: A Journey of Courage and Transformation with Josh

In this gripping episode of ThoughtVolution, host Stefan Dubiel introduces us to Josh, a Relationship Communication Coach from Hayle, Cornwall, whose life story is nothing short of extraordinary. Raised within the confines of a Jehovah's Witness upbringing, Josh battled with profound challenges including suicidal thoughts, self-harm, and alcoholism during his teenage years. Yet, against all odds, he chose to embrace life with a renewed determination after a near-death experience.

Through raw honesty and unwavering resilience, Josh has transformed his pain into wisdom, becoming a beacon of hope and strength for others. As Stefan delves into Josh's deeply personal journey, listeners are invited to witness the transformative power of the human spirit, finding inspiration in the depths of Josh's courage and vulnerability.

From moments of darkness to profound moments of light, this episode illuminates the journey of self-discovery, empowerment, and the boundless possibilities found within the human heart. Join us as we explore the compelling narrative of Josh—a testament to the enduring power of hope, resilience, and the unwavering pursuit of a life worth living.

To connect with Josh directly, please check out his social media links:

Important disclaimer: We want to acknowledge that the personal opinions shared by our guest regarding his own experience with religion are solely reflective of his individual journey. At ThoughtVolution, we respect people of all faiths and beliefs, and it's important to recognize that each person's spiritual journey is unique and valid. Our intention is never to offend or mock any faith group or individual beliefs. Instead, we aim to create a platform for open, respectful dialogue and understanding. We hope that today's episode serves as an opportunity for reflection, empathy, and connection, regardless of one's religious background.

Trigger Warning: This episode contains discussions about self harm and suicide, which may trigger emotional responses. Listener discretion is advised, and we encourage you to prioritize your mental well-being. If you or someone you know is experiencing difficult times, please seek support from local resources or contact a helpline. Reach out to us if you need help finding the right resources.


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LISTEN NOW: SEASON 2 EPISODE 1: Unveiling Shadows: Danielle Patrice's Journey Through Pain, Perseverance, and the Science of Healing

In the Season 2 premiere of ThoughtVolution, host Stefan Dubiel reconnects with the ThoughtVolutionists after a meaningful hiatus. The episode introduces Danielle Patrice, a passionate individual living in New Jersey with her sons William and Walter. Danielle Patrice's life takes an unexpected turn as she becomes a survivor of domestic abuse.

As an author, Danielle Patrice channels her pain into words, offering a poignant narrative that transcends personal experience. What sets her story apart is her remarkable journey into neuroscience, where, despite not being a neuroscientist, she collaborates with a mentor and an online research academy to delve into the causes and complexities of domestic violence.

The episode serves as a powerful exploration of Danielle Patrice's resilience, pain, and her relentless pursuit of understanding. 

Listeners are invited to witness the transformation of pain into knowledge and resilience into a guiding light.

Titled "Unveiling Shadows: Danielle Patrice's Journey Through Pain, Perseverance, and the Science of Healing," this episode promises an emotional and enlightening expedition into the heart of the human experience. Join ThoughtVolution as it reopens its doors to explore the truth about domestic abuse and celebrate the strength that emerges from the shadows.


Trigger Warning: This episode contains discussions about domestic abuse, which may be distressing for some listeners. Listener discretion is advised, and we encourage you to prioritize your mental well-being. If you or someone you know is experiencing domestic violence, please seek support from local resources or contact a helpline.


To find out more about Danielle Patrice, to order her book, or to connect with her on social media, please check out the links in her linktree:


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Season 2 is just around the corner. Stay tuned.


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