30 - Finding Purpose in Transformation: From Yoga to Psychedelics with Henry Winslow

A Way of Thinking

20-09-2023 • 1 hr 6 mins

Join us for this thought-provoking conversation with Henry Winslow. Henry is a yoga instructor.  He is the 2018 winner of the World Yoga Asana Championships in Beijing.  He is the host of the Dharma Talk podcast. His latest project is Tricycle Day, a free twice-weekly newsletter covering psychedelic science, business, and policy.  He is currently based in Austin, Texas.

In the episode, we talk all about purpose through the concepts of purpose, dharma, and ikigai.  We talk about Henry's path into entrepreneurship and creating Dharma Talk.  We also discuss his yoga journey and becoming the winner of the World Yoga Asana Champion.  Lastly, Henry shares his latest project, Tricycle Day, a  twice weekly newsletter on psychedelics.

Highlights from the episode:

Purpose, Dharma, and Ikigai: Henry discusses the importance of being aware of our micro-level activities and macro-level life goals, constantly recalibrating our actions to align with our evolving priorities.

Entrepreneurship: Henry shares his early entrepreneurial ventures from selling stray golf balls back to golfers to kombucha accessories and how being of service is a critical part of the entrepreneurial journey.

Dharma Talk: We talk about why Henry started Dharma Talk and the gifts of doing the podcast.

Yoga Championships: Henry shares how he became the winner of the World Yoga Asana Champion and how his win ultimately came from surrendering.

Deepening the Practice: Henry highlights how love and constant practice transformed his yoga practice

Tricycle Day and Psychedelics: Henry shares his personal journey exploring psychedelics and connecting to simply existing.  We discuss the importance of integrating the peak experience into your life.  Henry also talks about how this led him to create his newsletter to share current events and stories in this evolving landscape.

Don't miss this episode if you're looking to explore dharma, entrepreneurship, psychedelics, and so much more!

What we discuss:

0:00:00 Intro

0:08:18 Purpose, Dharma, and Ikigai

00:16:37 Entrepreneurship

00:25:16 Dharma Talk

00:34:51 Yoga Championships

00:43:21 Deepening the Practice

00:48:12 Tricycle Day and Psychedelics

01:00:03 Final Questions

Announcements:

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Episode Links:

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Get in Touch with Henry:

Subscribe to Tricycle Day

Follow @henrywins on Instagram

Get in Touch with Jessica:

Visit www.jessicahwangcoaching.com

Follow @jessicahwangcoaching on Instagram

Music co-written by Steven Murillo (@someoneinatreeband) & Jessica Hwang (@jessicahwangcoaching)

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