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Ep. 62 | Michael Locasto - Expanding Human Potential Starts with Awareness


April 26, 2022


On this episode of The Rich Equation Podcast, Ashish is joined by Michael Locasto. Michael is an AZ-based inner transformational coach with years of experience in training hundreds of elite-level athletes, guiding men and women into alignment with their true nature. His work is a combination of mindset, energy coaching, embodiment tools & practices, Eastern philosophy, and flow state psychology. For the past ten years, Michael has developed a deep curiosity about expanding human potential.

In this episode, Michael talks about his childhood and the lessons he learned as he dealt with self-image issues. He talked about how we can cultivate awareness and be consistent with being mindful and present at the moment. He talked about the ego and its connection to shaping your identity and reality. He also gives advice on how to increase the level of awareness and mindset.


00:00 – Ashish introduces Michael

02:09 – Michael talks about his childhood, having Scheuermann’s disease, and dealing with feelings of inadequacy and self-image issues

07:18 – Michael talks about what caused him to desire greater awareness, develop disciplines, and find his purpose

11:42 – Ashish asks Michael what is going on scientifically with our bodies when we practice meditation and be more intentional with our thoughts and actions

17:15 – Michael talks about how we are conditioned to make other things around us responsible for how we feel, and how we take back our own power

22:48 – Michael talks about the role of the ego on your identity and how it shapes your reality

27:08 – Michael gives some advice for someone who wants to start increasing their level of awareness and mindset

31:29 – Ego vs Heart

33:20 – Michael guides us to a few minutes of breathwork and grounding technique

40:55 – Michael shares his thoughts on what it means to live a rich life


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