Christopher Maher on the Habits & Health Podcast

In December 2022, Christopher Maher spoke to Tony Winyard on episode 98 of the Habits & Health Podcast.

In this episode, they discuss stress resolution and balance and what that means. By combining a “SEAL team mindset” with modern stress resolution strategies, Christopher taught himself to free his body, mind, and emotions from pain, tension, and emotional distortion by developing subtractive tools for eliminating unresolved stress, tension, and emotional distortion.

Timestamps for topics discussed in this episode:

06:21 In the navy

08:37 SEAL training

10:24 The difference between SEALS and the navy

15:47 Intensity of being in the SEALS

17:05 Dealing with stress as a SEAL and afterwards

18:02 What stress does to the body

19:53 Training as a semi professional athlete

22:45 Boarding school

24:40 Finding purpose

26:22 Introduction to the Healing Dao System and Chinese medicine

27:38 Studying stress

29:50 I come from a country of peasants

31:04 Difference between stress management and stress resolution

32:00 Negative stress management tools

32:46 Positive stress management tools

35:32 Stress Resolution

37:13 Lifetime Accumulated Stress

40:34 Hormetic stress

41:33 Temperatures

43:17 Limiting beliefs

45:30 What do you mean by balance?

48:55 Tao Te Ching

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Christopher Lee Maher is a former Navy SEAL who endured intense amounts of physical, mental, and emotional stress as a child and during and after his military career. He has taught himself how to free his energy, body, mind and emotions from pain by developing the emotional, physical, mental, and spiritual aspects of being. Christopher studied Traditional Chinese Medical Practices at the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine and at Yo San University, then continued his studies at The Universal Healing Tao System. He is a student of Grand Master Mantak Chia at the Universal Tao Master School in Chiang Mai, Thailand, and is currently pursuing his Master’s and Doctorate degrees in Traditional Chinese Medicine.

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