This week we’re doing an encore presentation with chef, author and renowned speaker Seamus Mullen. We had a fascinating chat with Seamus but it was so long ago — and we thought his views were so relevant — that we thought it was time to reprise the interview. We know Seamus as an acclaimed author, speaker and one who has had his own health crises that left him at death’s door, before providing empowerment and a path to wellness for others through his work. Now he’s co-hosting the Goopfellas podcast to connect with others and share stories of personal transformation, and we couldn’t be more excited for him!
Seamus Mullen talks about...
His mountain bike race where he peed himself just before he crossed the finish line. (Luckily this was prior to Instagram).
The drawbacks of modern medicine and his own wellness experience.
How he thinks of health as being “a thousand choices”.
How he believes that it wasn’t one cataclysmic event has made him sick, more a series of events, beginning in childhood.
How all the small choices he made contributed to his ill health.
His motorcycle accident. Which took feeling like a bunch of crap to a new level.
His diagnosis with rheumatoid arthritis, what this means and how this played out with his general health.
How standard medicine often doesn’t help underlying issues.
The holistic approach to healing.
His journey to being a chef.
How so many foods aren’t suited to us.
Our instant gratification society.
If you’re dedicated and committed to better health, you will feel better. Health good and bad is contagious.
We as a nation have the responsibility to stop exporting poor health.
How we need to track what we're eating.
Dialing into thousands of years of food knowledge as he outlines in his book.
Food needs to be visually vibrant.
Personal empowerment is so important. Provide people with a path to wellness.
Seamus’ advice is to stop treating yourself as a victim. His work is inspirational and accessible. Please enjoy this interview.