Love Not Fear Podcast

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Ep. 29 Redefining productivity: How to allocate your time for maximum happiness with David Henzel and Eduard Brink

What if the key to productivity isn't about doing more, but about being more? Dive deep into a transformative journey with David Henzel and Eduard Brink on the latest episode of the Love Not Fear podcast. In this thought-provoking episode, discover how the autopilot of daily habits shapes our lives more than we realize, and learn how a conscious shift in these routines can lead us from a path of fear to one of freedom and fulfillment. David and Eduard share personal insights on the critical importance of how we allocate our time, not just in the pursuit of efficiency but in the cultivation of happiness. They explore the intricate balance between work, personal growth, and family life, revealing strategies to ensure your calendar reflects your true values and priorities.

Ep. 28 Grow through what you go through: Mastering the art of letting go with David Henzel and Eduard Brink

How does releasing emotional baggage change the way we experience the world around us? Step into a transformative journey with the latest episode of the Love Not Fear podcast, where hosts David Henzel and Eduard Brink invite you to master the art of letting go and growing through what you go through. This episode delves into the heart of personal transformation, using David's unique experience with aphantasia as a backdrop to explore how we can all learn to release the past and embrace the present for a richer, more fulfilling life. It's a powerful call to action: to shed the weights that hold us back, to turn our trials into triumphs, and to find strength in the moments that challenge us the most. Discover the keys to unlocking gratitude, resilience, and growth, no matter what life throws your way. This isn't just about overcoming obstacles; it's about learning to dance in the rain, finding joy in the journey, and cultivating a mindset that sees every challenge as an opportunity to grow.

Ep. 27 Embracing change, celebrating progress: Lessons in lifelong transformation with David Henzel and Eduard Brink

Dive into an enlightening conversation with David Henzel and Eduard Brink on this episode of the Love Not Fear podcast, where they delve into the heart of new year's resolutions - their creation, their challenges, and what it truly takes to stick to them through the year. Broadcasting live from Eduard's office, this episode offers a rare glimpse into the personal and profound journey of setting and sticking to goals. They explore the curious case of resolutions - why we make them, where we stumble, and how a select few manage to cross the finish line. Through personal tales and candid revelations, discover the lesser-known statistics that shed light on the fate of these yearly promises and the psychological undertow that often leads to their demise. From discussing the power of environmental cues to the importance of self-awareness and the concept of an "error log," David and Eduard navigate the highs and lows of habit formation.

Ep. 26 From vision to movement: The game-changing philosophy of Junk Kouture with Troy Armour

In this groundbreaking episode of the "Love Not Fear" podcast, we dive deep into the heart of creativity and sustainability with the visionary Troy Armour, the innovative mind behind Junk Kouture. This global phenomenon is not just redefining fashion; it's transforming how we view waste, art, and the power of young minds. Imagine a world where trash turns into treasure, where the next generation leads the charge in environmental stewardship through the lens of fashion. Troy takes us on a journey from the inception of Junk Kouture in the northwest of Ireland to its explosion onto the global stage, illustrating how creativity can spark a movement and change the world.

Ep. 25 Easing the load: How to shift from overwhelm to compassion with David Henzel and Eduard Brink

In this captivating episode of the "Love Not Fear" podcast, hosts David Henzel and Eduard Brink discuss the art of transforming stress into caring actions. David shares his personal battles with juggling too many projects and how focusing on whom he's serving has been a game-changer. Eduard, in turn, reflects on his own experiences of comparing himself to others and finding solace in gratitude and self-improvement. The conversation is rich with insights on the destructive nature of stress and the healing power of caring — not just for others, but for oneself.

Ep. 24 From good to great communication: Unlocking the Communication Code with Jeremie Kubicek

In this episode Jeremie Kubicek, a globally recognized author and speaker, brings his wealth of global experience to the table, providing insights that transcend conventional communication strategies. "The Communication Code" explores the intricate relationship between expectations and communication. Jeremie introduces the concept of 'code words' – key terms that help in understanding and meeting the expectations in every interaction – Celebrate, Care, Clarify, Collaborate, and Critique. They serve as a guide to not only express one's own needs but also to interpret and fulfill the needs of others effectively.

Ep. 23 The illusion of comfort: Why stagnation isn’t bliss with David Henzel and Eduard Brink

Have you ever considered that your comfort zone might be holding you back? David and Eduard challenge this notion head-on, exploring why comfort often leads to stagnation and how embracing discomfort can unlock new levels of self-discovery. They share practical advice, from reimagining daily routines to tackling fears headfirst. This episode isn't just about pushing boundaries but about understanding them. Why do we cling to comfort, and how can stepping into the unknown lead to unimaginable growth? Whether it's about transforming body and mind through exercise or the subtle art of negotiation as a life skill.

Ep. 22 Confronting inner barriers: The role of protector and projector in self-development with David Henzel and Eduard Brink

Ever felt like there's a part of you holding back, whispering cautions and fears into your ear? That's the Protector, the voice that aims to keep us safe but often at the cost of our full potential. Contrastingly, the Projector represents our bolder, more outspoken self, pushing us to expand our comfort zones and embrace the unknown. In this riveting episode of the Love Not Fear podcast, join hosts David Henzel and Eduard Brink as they delve into the compelling concept of the 'Protector' versus 'Projector' within us all. Through their engaging discussion, David and Eduard explore how we can identify and balance these inner voices to transform our lives.

Ep. 21 Action over anxiety: How the Serenity Prayer redefines stress management with David Henzel and Eduard Brink

How often do we let go of control over things we can't change, and focus on what we can? In this episode of the Love not Fear podcast, hosts David Henzel and Eduard Brink discuss the Serenity Prayer and its impact on reducing stress and anxiety. They delve into the three elements of the prayer: accepting the things you cannot change, having the courage to change the things you can, and knowing the difference between the two. The hosts share personal stories and insights on how they apply the Serenity Prayer in their own lives, emphasizing the importance of focusing on what you can control and taking action to make positive changes.

Ep. 20 From Subconscious Beliefs to Conscious Success with David Henzel and Eduard Brink

Do you really know what you want in life, or are subconscious beliefs steering your ship? In this insightful episode of the "Love Not Fear" podcast, the focus is on the compelling topic of subconscious beliefs and their impact on achieving the life we desire. The conversation delves into the intriguing ways in which our unexamined beliefs, often rooted in culture and personal experiences, can unknowingly hold us back from realizing our true potential and desires. Tune in and discover practical strategies and thought exercises designed to help you uncover your genuine aspirations and navigate past subconscious barriers.

Ep. 19 Emotional intelligence vs Running your life on autopilot with David Henzel and Eduard Brink

Join David Henzel and Eduard Brink in the new episode of the “Love Not Fear” Podcast, where they chat about something we've all wondered: is it better to live with emotional intelligence or just cruise through life on autopilot? They delve into the concept of emotional intelligence as the ability to recognize, express, and manage emotions effectively, contrasting it with the ease and potential pitfalls of running life on autopilot. The conversation includes personal anecdotes and practical tips, such as David's experiment of refraining from impulsive purchases and Eduard's insights on confronting fears and discomfort.

Ep. 18 Passion vs Purpose with David Henzel and Eduard Brink

In this episode, David Henzel and Eduard Brink discuss the importance of finding passion and purpose in life. They explore the concept of ikigai and how it can help individuals align their skills, passions, and what the world needs. They also touch on the potential crisis of meaning and identity in today's world and how having a purpose can navigate through difficult times. To top it off, they wrap up with a super handy exercise for listeners to assess their activities and see if they're really in line with their personal goals and aspirations. Tune in now!

Ep. 17 Growth Choices vs Safe Choices with David Henzel and Eduard Brink

Ready to transform your life? Join David Henzel and Eduard Brink on the Love Not Fear podcast as they unravel the secrets of Growth Choices vs. Safe Choices! The episode explores the benefits of embracing challenges, stepping out of your comfort zone, and the drawbacks of consistently opting for the safe path in life. Don't miss the call to action at the end, prompting you to identify an area in your life where you can make a growth choice and share your experiences in the comments. Tune in and embrace the journey from love, not fear.

Ep. 16 Insights vs Results with David Henzel and Eduard Brink

How do you navigate the balance between learning valuable insights from failures and achieving tangible results in your personal or professional journey? Well, join us in a new episode of the Love Not Fear podcast, where the hosts David Henzel and Eduard Brink delve into the dynamic interplay between insights and results.

Ep. 15 Committing vs Trying with David Henzel and Eduard Brink

Are you tired of merely trying and ready to embrace the power of true commitment? In this episode of the Love Not Fear podcast, hosts David Henzel and Eduard Brink delve into the powerful distinction between committing and trying. They explore the impact of language on our actions, discussing how the word "try" often implies a lack of commitment and can be a manifestation of fear. The hosts share personal experiences and insights into the role of commitment in achieving goals, building habits, and navigating the challenges of new endeavors. The conversation covers the importance of being aware of language, the value of commitment backed by habits, and the role of ego in hindering progress.

Ep. 14 Productivity vs Busyness with David Henzel and Eduard Brink

In this episode of the Love Not Fear podcast, hosts David Henzel and Eduard Brink delve into the distinction between productivity and busyness. They explore the societal pressure to stay busy and its potential impact on true productivity. The hosts share personal experiences and habits that contribute to their own productivity, emphasizing the importance of aligning actions with core values. The conversation touches on topics such as intentional positivity, the value of ‘think time’, and the significance of self-care. 

Ep. 13 Being an Owner vs Being a Victim with David Henzel and Eduard Brink

Welcome to another episode of the Love Not Fear podcast. Today, David Henzel and Eduard Brink explore the concept of living in harmony, touching on various aspects such as harmony with oneself, others, and the planet. Harmony has two dimensions: with people and with the planet. But what about being in harmony with oneself? Can your thoughts and actions be in harmony?

Ep. 12 Living in Harmony with David Henzel and Eduard Brink

Embark on a journey with the Love Not Fear community as we dive into the profound exploration of living in harmony. Join David Henzel and Eduard Brink in meaningful conversations that touch on aligning with core values, finding balance in the midst of imbalance, and navigating the intricate battle between what you can control and what you can't.

Ep. 11 Uncertainty vs Direction with David Henzel and Eduard Brink

In this episode of the Love Not Fear podcast, hosts David Henzel and Eduard Brink explore the delicate balance between uncertainty and having a clear direction in life. They discuss the power of intention, the importance of aligning behavior with desired outcomes, and various strategies for managing goals and tasks. The conversation touches on productivity tools, the significance of control, and the role of progress in alleviating anxiety.

Ep. 10 Being Responsible vs Blaming with David Henzel and Eduard Brink

In this enlightening episode of the Love Not Fear podcast, hosts David Henzel and Eduard Brink engage in a thought-provoking conversation on the age-old dilemma of "Being Responsible vs. Blaming." They delve into the profound implications of personal responsibility, dissect the destructive nature of blame, and offer actionable insights to empower listeners in their daily lives.

Ep. 9 Should vs Must with David Henzel and Eduard Brink

Step into a thought-provoking conversation with hosts David Henzel and Eduard Brink on the "Love Not Fear" podcast as they navigate the intriguing topic of "Should vs. Must." In this engaging episode, they unravel the profound influence of these two words on decision-making, motivation, and your overall sense of well-being. Discover the secrets of distinguishing between obligations and desires, uncover the power of internal versus external motivations, and reframe actions as heartfelt wants instead of mundane necessities!

Ep. 8 Worrying vs Concerning with David Henzel and Eduard Brink

Hop in for a cozy chat with David Henzel and Eduard Brink in a new episode of the "Love Not Fear" podcast! Ever found yourself torn between pleasing others and truly serving them? Dive into their friendly banter as they share personal stories, laugh over social media habits, and explore the deeper joys of genuine service. They challenge us all to think about the choices we make daily, from business decisions to personal interactions. And hey, they even leave us with a fun challenge: How can we be better buddies to ourselves, our families, and our work? Tune in for some good vibes and great insights!

Ep. 7 Pleasing vs Serving with David Henzel and Eduard Brink

Hop in for a cozy chat with David Henzel and Eduard Brink in a new episode of the "Love Not Fear" podcast! Ever found yourself torn between pleasing others and truly serving them? Dive into their friendly banter as they share personal stories, laugh over social media habits, and explore the deeper joys of genuine service. They challenge us all to think about the choices we make daily, from business decisions to personal interactions. And hey, they even leave us with a fun challenge: How can we be better buddies to ourselves, our families, and our work? Tune in for some good vibes and great insights!

Ep. 6 Honesty vs Truth with David Henzel and Eduard Brink

Dive into a captivating discussion on the "Love Not Fear" podcast as David Henzel and Eduard Brink unpack the intriguing dynamics between honesty and truth. Ever caught yourself in a spiral of negative self-talk? Or wondered how to navigate tricky conversations without causing harm? This episode is your guide! With personal anecdotes, thought-provoking insights, and a sprinkle of humor, David and Eduard challenge you to transform your communication style. Discover the power of words, the art of kind feedback, and the magic of speaking from love, not fear. Tune in for an episode that's not just enlightening but also irresistibly engaging. Don't miss out!

Ep. 5 Can’t vs Won’t with David Henzel and Eduard Brink

Dive into a heart-to-heart chat with David Henzel and Eduard Brink in a new episode of the "Love not fear" podcast! This episode unpacks the real difference between saying "can't" and "won't." Ever caught yourself in a loop of worries? David shares a game-changing concept of "worry time." Meanwhile, Eduard spills the beans on how small routines can lead to big results. And guess what? They've got a surprise tool to help you discover your core values! So, grab a cuppa, get comfy, and join the duo for a blend of insights, laughs, and some real talk. See you there!

Ep. 4 Progress vs Thriving with David Henzel and Eduard Brink

Dive into episode 4 of the "Love Not Fear" podcast, where Eduard Brink and David Henzel chat like old pals about the intriguing contrast between "progress" and "thriving." David drops some wisdom bombs, reminding us that progress is our ticket to happiness. Ever felt stuck? They chat about why we should avoid life's standstills and the magic of positive pep talks to ourselves. Eduard paints a picture of thriving as riding life's flow, making every day a new adventure. They also spill the beans on the secret sauce of gratitude, with David sharing his morning ritual that sets the tone for his day. They touch on life's big questions, like what we can control and the art of accepting what we can't. Ready for a mindset makeover? This episode is your go-to guide!

Ep. 3 Stop vs Stopping with David Henzel and Eduard Brink

Have you ever wondered why we halt things that are good for us? Or how to keep pushing forward even when the going gets tough? Our hosts have got you covered! Eduard shares his cool 3S mantra: "slowing down," "seeking silence," and "simplifying." And wait till you hear about the awe-inspiring story of Olympic champ Bibian Mentel! David throws in some golden nuggets about the magic of knowing your "why" and the power of core values. So, grab a cuppa, tune in, and let's explore together! Oh, and before you go, they've got a little challenge for you – head over to lovenotfear.com and share your core values with the world. See you there!

Ep. 2 Wanting vs Choosing with David Henzel and Eduard Brink

In this episode, David Henzel and Eduard Brink unpack the nuanced distinction between "wanting" and "choosing." They discuss how our intentions, often influenced by external pressures, can sometimes misalign with our true desires. Through insightful conversations, they highlight the importance of self-reflection in understanding our genuine choices and how recognizing this difference can empower individuals to shape a more authentic and fulfilling reality.

Ep. 1 Wanting vs Creating with David Henzel and Eduard Brink

Ever felt stuck in the cycle of just wanting things without taking the leap to create them? Well, you're not alone! Dive into a heart-to-heart as David shares insights on the joy of creation over mere consumption, while Eduard spills the beans on finding the right balance between dreaming and doing. Plus, get a dose of inspiration from their personal stories and discover why it's cool to sometimes be the "dumbest in the room."

Intro: Welcome to the “Love Not Fear” podcast

In the introductory episode of the "Love Not Fear" Podcast, hosts David Henzel and Eduard Brink dive deep into the ethos behind their movement. Together, they discuss their vision for the podcast, inviting listeners to join their community and embark on a journey of self-discovery, growth, and embracing love over fear.

Our Hosts

Eduard Brink

A dedicated entrepreneur and a lighting designer specializing in high-end lighting solutions. An active member of the Entrepreneurs’ Organization, holding various leadership roles and is passionate about traveling, meeting new people, and promoting sustainable living practices.

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David Henzel

A veteran entrepreneur who has been building in the SaaS and e-commerce space for over 20 years. With a passion for helping individuals and organizations reach their full potential, he shares his personal experiences and insights to guide others on their entrepreneurial journey.

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