Diego Perez is the meditator, writer, and speaker known as Yung Pueblo. Originally from Ecuador, he moved to Boston as a child and soon became involved in activism, campaigning for personal liberation. His message of self-healing, self-love and the wisdom that comes, with truly knowing ourselves now reaches hundreds of thousands on social media. His book Inward is an Amazon bestseller, and he now travels the world helping people to find inner peace and mental clarity.
00:00 | Trailer
02:43 | Brian’s thoughts on the episode
03:49 | Brian’s introduction
04:31 | Yung’s impression of London
05:28 | How Brian first became aware of the work of Yung Pueblo
09:00 | Example of Yung’s posts on Instagram and why he wrote them
16:00 | People are asking themselves how do I find happiness and feel good inside myself
17:47 | Seeking positivity in your life on Instagram
20:37 | Social media is a way for humanity to have a conversation with itself
27:54 | The practices of the past, religious in origin, that brought people together
29:40 | Emotional history affects your daily behaviour
35:40 | The inner work people can do, including meditation, silent retreats, yoga, psychiatry, psychedelics
50:09 | What Yung means by goals versus craving, understanding of which was a critical illumination for him
1:02:28 | Is there any correlation between pleasure, happiness, meaning, calmness and freedom
1:05:32 | Human habit versus human nature
1:09:13 | When the world is facing massive challenges, opportunities for self-transformation have appeared
1:10:14 | Yung’s concerns for the world’s future
1:17:22 | I am my strongest when I’m calm
1:19:00 | Yung elaborates about anxiety
1:21:03 | The past is a lens through which you see things
1:23:40 | How to start to meditate
1:26:24 | Yung’s views on addictions and describes his own addictions
1:41:55 | Why Diego Perez chose the pseudonym Yung Pueblo
1:45:29 | What life looks life five years from now for Yung Pueblo
1:48:06 | His sharing of his thoughtful words has grown quickly without hard marketing
1:50:16 | Yung’s daily practice
1:52:08 | His superpower
1:53:55 | Best and worst days of his life
1:57:16 | What scares Yung
1:58:31 | What we would be surprised to learn about Yung
2:00:44 | What keeps him awake at night
2:02:44 | Phone call to the 20 years old Diego Perez
2:03:36 | Success secrets
2:04:52 | Brian’s summing up.
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