Molly Bloom is an American entrepreneur, speaker, and author of the 2014 memoir Molly's Game: The True Story of the 26-Year-Old Woman Behind the Most Exclusive, High-Stakes Underground Poker Game in the World! She had trained for years to become an Olympic skier, but was injured while trying to qualify for the Olympics.
How powerful is meditation? Well, billionaire Ray Dalio literally credits it as the primary reason for whatever success he’s had. Vishen Lakhiani uses it to bend reality. And Tim Storey meditates so that he can “think big in small places.” On this special Impact Theory clips show with Tom Bilyeu, those three guests, along with Joe Dispenza, Dr. Shefali, Robert Greene, Colin O’Brady and Molly Bloom describe the science, the experience, and the power of meditation. Find out exactly how meditation affects you biologically, how to instantly go into a meditative state, and why meditation has led so many extraordinary people to liberation, fearlessness, and success.   This episode is brought to you by: Women of Impact Podcast hosted by Lisa Bilyeu: Audible: Get 1 credit to pick any title and 2 Audible Originals from a monthly selection. Visit or text IMPACT to 500-500 Better Help: Get 10% off your first month at     SHOW NOTES:   Joe Dispenza explains how meditation affects you on a biological level [1:52] Dr. Shefali explains how meditation leads to the liberation of the self [4:55] Dr. Shefali’s meditation is the most basic type, just following your breath [7:01] Robert Greene talks about how he uses meditation to reset his mind every day [7:40] Vishen Lakhiani explains that meditation helps you bend reality [10:13] Surrendering and going within allows you to tap into your deep intuition [11:48] Colin O’Brady describes the ups and downs of learning to meditate [13:19] Molly Bloom pursued a crisis mindset (liberated and fearless) without being in a crisis [16:46] Tim Storey explains how to instantly go into a state of meditation [19:02] Meditation is to set your mind, so focus on a mindset of gratitude [20:36] Ray Dalio credits meditation and overcoming his ego for his success [21:50]   QUOTES:   Ray Dalio: “Meditation is fantastic. Meditation is the biggest gift I can give anyone. And I would say, more than anything, it is whatever reason for success I’ve had.” [21:56]   Tim Storey: “Think big in small places.” [21:43]   Vishen Lakhiani: “Meditation helps you bend reality.” [10:58]   FOLLOW:   Joe Dispenza:  Dr. Shefali:  Robert Greene:  Vishen Lakhiani: Colin O’Brady: Molly Bloom: Tim Storey: Ray Dalio:
Molly Bloom, the exceptional woman behind Molly’s Game, ran the world’s most successful illegal poker game. And then it all came crashing down. It’s a fascinating story, but what is more amazing is her recovery from devastating failure. On this episode of Impact Theory with Tom Bilyeu, Molly Bloom explains the importance of courage, character and integrity, how to recover from even the most brutal setbacks, and how to enjoy your life on the road to success.   This episode is sponsored by: Butcherbox: ButcherBox. Use the discount code: "TOM" at butcherbox.comto get 20$ off and FREE BACON Plastiq: Sign up for a new PLASTIQ account at and send $50 in fee-free payments! Fearless Motivation: Search Fearless Motivation on pretty much every music platform: Apple Music, Spotify, Google Music, Deezer, name it, and find the perfect soundtrack for your own journey to greatness. Skillshare: Start learning on Skillshare today with 2 free months at Impact Theory University: Visit   SHOW NOTES: Molly talks about being the underdog [3:40] What is “constructive suffering?” [4:41] Molly advocates perseverance as the primary value [6:48] Molly explains how her father taught her to face fear [8:48] Molly talks about how she might raise her kids [10:25] Molly explains why she decided to hold on to her integrity at all costs [11:56] Molly says that her come back from rock bottom is her most impressive accomplishment [15:04] Molly describes the process to getting her story told through a movie [16:34] Molly defines survival mode and explains how she used survival mode to succeed [19:54] Molly explains the “rage to master” [26:05] Molly talks about flexibility and self-awareness, and how it’s necessary to adapt [28:15] Molly talks about her relationship with her father [31:02] Molly describes the advantages of femininity [33:58] No shortcuts [37:08] Molly advocates being ok with uncomfortable feelings and emotions [39:01] Molly claims that meditation will make you dangerous [40:26] Molly describes mental training and character development [42:26] Molly discusses the limitations of self-help and how she wants to overcome those limits [45:13] Molly shares the impact she wants to have on the world [48:47]   QUOTES: “Fear is the greatest thief of dreams and a fulfilling life.” [10:18] “He sits back in his chair and he gives me this amused expression. And he’s like, “Well I’ll tell you one thing. I’ve never met someone so down on their luck and so full of themselves.” [19:14] “You know inside when you’ve taken a shortcut. When you haven’t shown up 100%...No shortcuts. Ever. Every detail, you put your name on.”  [38:04] “I was around some of the world’s most successful, wealthy, powerful people. I can count on this hand and half of this hand how many people were enjoying their life.” [44:25]   FOLLOW MOLLY: INSTAGRAM: TWITTER:
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Apr 21st, 1978
Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States of America
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