Transformative Stories with Plant Medicine

Welcome to The Awakened Leader Podcast

Transformative Stories with Plant Medicine by 1heart

Want to hear about what it is like to go on a 1heart Journey straight from our alumni and learn how their lives have been transformed since?


Welcome to our podcast: The Awakened Leader | Transformative Stories with Plant Medicine, a series of intimate episodes that captures stories from CEOs, change makers and creatives on their experience. Learn how those moments have propelled them to elevate their life and the lives of those around them.

In each episode, we speak 1 on 1 with high performing heart-centered leaders and conscious creators. We’ll go deep on how their lives have been transformed from their work with sacred psychedelic plant medicine within our unique 1heart container.

Our intention with this podcast is to plant a seed within your heart that we all are powerful conscious creators capable of manifesting our most aligned lives filled with joy, fulfillment, and love.

Please enjoy the episodes with our 1heart alumni below!

Episode 9 with Keith Ferrazzi

#1 New York Times Bestselling Author on Overcoming Unworthiness From Poverty & Shame Around Sexuality To Discovering Self-Love, the Love of His Life, & Deeper Impact

Keith Ferrazzi is a #1 New York Times best-selling author & a highly successful executive team coach. But even with all of his success, he still lacked a sense of self-love. Thanks to ayahuasca & the 1heart container, Keith cultivated self-love, called in the love of his life, and continues to impact 1heart’s organization & the world of executive teams profoundly. 

From his hard work with work, life, love, & psilocybin to the gifts & insights 1heart’s ayahuasca experience gave him, Keith’s wisdom, humor, & commitment pour into this insightful & vulnerable conversation.

Listen to his story on Apple Podcasts | Spotify | YouTube 

Episode 8 with Paul Austin

Igniting Masculinity with Ayahuasca, Welcoming Community as Medicine, and Paving the Non-Clinical Psychedelic Path

Paul Austin is paving the non-clinical psychedelic path that weaves in personal and professional transformation. Paul’s wealth of knowledge shines as he discusses the skill of psychedelics, community as medicine, advice for & from ayahuasca, integrating masculinity, the gifts of non-duality, and what it means to express ourselves fully.

He also shares what he intends to learn in his return to Ayahuasca after a multi-year hiatus, how to master microdosing, and what makes 1heart different from other ayahuasca retreat organizations.

Listen to his story on Apple Podcasts | Spotify | YouTube

Episode 7 with Megan Sullivan

How Apple’s Film Director Discovered Her Mission as a Social Impact Storyteller

Megan joined 1heart’s first-ever ayahuasca retreat as an award-winning adventurous spirit directing ads for Apple. But she also brought a skeptical, cynical nature, and if it wasn’t for 1heart’s community and integration process, she might’ve left after a challenging first ceremony.

Her trust in 1heart led to one of the most beautiful experiences of her life, and in less than a year, she found her voice and became a platform for underserved communities, women, and stories.

Listen to her story on Apple Podcasts | Spotify | YouTube

Episode 6 with Tiffany Liu

Walking Away from Silicon Valley Success to Walking On the Path of Service, Authenticity, and Dharma

Tiffany Liu is on a path of alignment and enlightenment. Her ayahuasca experience with 1heart supported her in ditching the Silicon Valley success recipe for a life of depth, service, and surrender.

This episode is packed with wisdom, introspective questions we can ask ourselves, and advice to those who find themselves walking an untraditional path.

Listen to her story on Apple Podcasts | Spotify | YouTube

Episode 5 with Jeremy Abramson

Why We Play Small, Empowering Others, Life Changing Experiences, & a Microdosing Mastermind

Jeremy Abramson is a recognized thought leader who credits 1heart as the most transformative experience that unleashed his full potential.

He went from playing small to empowering others to step into their highest expressions by founding Microdosing Mastermind & hosting the Thrive University podcast.

Listen to his story on Apple Podcasts | Spotify | YouTube

Episode 4 with Palak Patel

From a Comfortably Numb Celebrity Chef to a Vibrant Creator

No longer comfortably numb, celebrity chef Palak Patel speaks about how Ayahuasca forever changed her life and elevated her into an unstoppable, vibrant creator.

She speaks vulnerably about the insights, breakthroughs, and takeaways she’s embodied, thanks to her experiences with 1heart.

Listen to her story on Apple Podcasts | Spotify | YouTube

Episode 3 with Alex Maceda

From Depression as a Stanford MBA and Silicon Valley Startup Exec to Thriving and Abundant Artistry

Alex Maceda, aka amac, lived Western society’s dream life. She had the money, influence, credentials, and status people dream of. But all of these things left her broken, depressed, and empty.

Then she found her way to 1heart. And her time at this transformational Ayahuasca retreat organization cleared the smoke so she could live in her fullest color. Amac began following her natural passion of being an artist, which supports her soul and lifestyle in ways society’s dream never did, or could.

Listen to her story on Apple Podcasts | Spotify | YouTube

Episode 2 with Sherif Fouad

From Chasing Worldly Distractions to Awakening Buddha Nature

Sherif Fouad is a powerful, wise, and poetic man who found his way to Buddha Nature. And Sherif continues to find ways to express this state of being in his work and life. But these teachings didn’t come easy.

In his first Ayahuasca ceremony with 1heart, the gates of Hell broke open, and he saw how he was chasing things that never truly mattered. But by his final Ayahuasca experience, he was put in touch with the radiant, empowered parts of himself that had been boxed away for too long. 

Listen to his story on Apple Podcasts | Spotify | YouTube

Episode 1 with Gerard Adams

From 8-Figure Startup Hustle to Thriving in Harmony & Fatherhood

Gerard Adams became a million by 24. And being a New York City hustler cultivated a knack for playing big games. But after selling Elite Daily, he was left empty and depressed.

1heart and his Ayahuasca experience shifted his perspective and allowed him to embody that everything he needs for wholeness is born within rather than done ‘out there.’ It’s been four years since he participated in our Ayahuasca retreat, and he continues to embody the balance between hustle and harmony.

Listen to his story on Apple Podcasts | Spotify | YouTube

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