In this episode of the Hustle and Flowchart Podcast, host Joe Fier sits down with guest Amish Shah, an entrepreneur and filmmaker focused on the world of Ayurveda.
Amish describes his personal journey of massive business success and the pivotal moments that led him to embrace a healthier lifestyle.
They dive deep into the principles of Ayurveda and the importance of understanding the elements for optimal well-being. From breath work and detoxifying teas to embracing self-awareness and breaking free from addiction, Amish shares practical tips for achieving balance and scaling both oneself and one’s business.
Tune in to gain insights and inspiration on creating a life of purpose and holistic success.
Childhood Symptoms and Unexplained Health Issues
- Amish grew up eating Indian food, considering it healthier compared to later eating habits.
- Experienced symptoms like headaches, stomach pains, and vitiligo throughout childhood.
- Doctors were unable to provide explanations for these symptoms.
- Unhealthy eating habits worsened during college years.
Financial Success and Lavish Lifestyle
- Achieved online entrepreneurial success in their mid-20s.
- Led to a luxurious lifestyle filled with parties and extravagant indulgences.
- Bought a Maserati and fulfilled their dream in San Diego.
- Neglected exercise and experienced increased health issues.
Health Issues and Lifestyle Transformation
- Diagnosed with high cholesterol, fatty liver, and pre-diabetes.
- Made a radical shift in lifestyle, reducing alcohol consumption and unhealthy food choices.
- Reflected on addictive patterns and the consequences of a wealthy and carefree lifestyle.
Ayurveda and Self-Awareness
- Amish discuss the power of Ayurveda and understanding the elements.
- Personal story shared, highlighting the importance of holistic diagnoses based on physical and emotional symptoms.
- Implementation of suggestions leads to positive results, such as the absence of back pain after 15 years.
Detoxification and Digestion Tips
- Recommends detoxifying organ tea made from cumin seeds, coriander seeds, and fennel seeds.
- Advises against drinking ice cold water throughout the day, as it negatively impacts digestion.
- Encourages consuming warm or room temperature liquids for a healthy digestive system.
Pain, Reflection, and Transformation
- Intense physical and mental pain prompts deeper self-awareness and examination of habits and addictions.
- Identified business, money, material possessions, alcohol, media, and the club scene as addictions.
- Embarked on a health journey, exploring Ayurveda and personal development.
Celiac Disease and Ulcers
- Experienced unpredictable pain triggered by certain foods like ramen.
- Diagnosed with celiac disease and stopped consuming gluten.
- Dealt with ulcers in the stomach.
The Power of Breath Work and Pranayam
- Breath work, known as pranayam, is important in Ayurveda and personal development.
- Breath control helps manage emotions and achieve altered states.
- Nadi Shodhana Pranayama, or alternate nostril breathing, balances brain hemispheres for a coherent state and flow state.
The American Dream, Influences, and Entrepreneurship
- Amish’s upbringing as an immigrant son in New Jersey influenced their pursuit of the American dream.
- Motivated by making money and surpassing their parents’ prosperity.
- Shifted mindset from a focus on numbers to impact and value in entrepreneurship.
Ayurveda’s Impact and Motivation
- Ayurveda’s healing effects motivated Amish to finish their film project.
- Utilized Ayurveda, yoga, meditation, and dietary changes to improve health.
In this episode, Amish Shah provides a personal and inspiring account of his journey to better health and balance. By exploring Ayurveda, self-awareness, and making positive lifestyle changes, Amish shares valuable insights on how hustle, health, and healing are interconnected. Listeners are encouraged to reflect on their own habits and addictions, and consider the potential benefits of adopting a holistic approach to success and well-being.
Overall, this episode serves as a reminder that in the pursuit of success, it’s crucial to prioritize our health and listen to our bodies. Through Amish’s experiences and practical advice, listeners are empowered to crack the code of the natural law and find their own path to hustle, health, and healing.
About Amish Shah
Amish Shah is an entrepreneur, filmmaker, and visionary who builds businesses that guide people to the source of their true potential. He believes that the key to reclaiming our gifts is in the ancient wisdom that guides us to live in perfect harmony with nature. His businesses harness this wisdom and spread it through leading-edge technology platforms, media projects, and humanity-first initiatives designed to transform millions of lives. His businesses include The Natural Law, Project:Yourself, and Ancient Explorers. He has also built Azaga, the world’s first virtual app incubator, and a mobile content publisher with over 8 million downloads.
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