Today we discuss letting go of our heavy emotional baggage and living a healthy and ageless lifestyle.


My first guest, Dr. Bradley Nelson, is the author of the best-selling book, “The Emotion Code,” that explains how to identify and release trapped emotions that block us from wellness. He joins me today to share how emotionally-charged events from our past can stay with us in the form of “trapped emotions,” and how we can release our emotional baggage to have more abundance, love, health, and happiness in our lives.

My second guest, Rico Caveglia, is a speaker, author, multi-gold and silver medalist in the California State Senior Olympics, and America’s Healthy Aging Trainer. He joins me today to share how we can stay healthier, have more energy and vitality, live longer, and avoid illness, dis-ease, and growing old by having a positive mindset and taking the best possible care of our body, mind, and spirit.


We Discuss:

  • What trapped emotions are and how they affect our mental and physical health
  • Understanding, identifying, and releasing trapped emotions that block our wellness
  • Why emotional trauma is the root cause of most discomfort, pain, and illness
  • What illnesses are most likely to be caused or exacerbated by trapped emotions
  • What’s been discovered about the role of the heart in our emotional/physical health
  • What “Heart-Walls” are and why many people suffer from them without realizing it
  • How we can lower our stress levels and better cope with the stress in our lives
  • Why living a happier, healthier, and longer life is significantly impacted by our mindset
  • What the “Ageless Living Lifestyle” is the distinction between aging and growing old
  • Why it’s never too late to start changing our habits and living a healthier lifestyle
  • The benefits of living an “ageless” life and the top 10 anti-growing old tips


“Emotional baggage is causing so much distortion in people’s lives; so many physical symptoms. But, it’s also derailing people so that they’re much more challenged as far as creating the life that they really want.”  –  Dr. Bradley Nelson


About Dr. Bradley:
Image of Dr. Bradley Nelson, author of "The Emotion Code: How to Release Your Trapped Emotions for Abundant Health, Love, and Happiness" - on Voices of Courage with Ken D. Foster

Dr. Brad was raised in rural Montana and practically grew up on the back of a horse. As a child, Dr. Brad suffered two life-threatening illnesses – both of which were healed, not by traditional western medicine, but by separate alternative methods that tapped the power of energy. These experiences were to shape Dr. Brad’s life going forward.

In college, Dr. Brad studied computer programming and decided to pursue a career in business. But just six months before entering the MBA program at Brigham Young University, he had an epiphany. “I had asked God for guidance about my future. One night, I woke up and my mind was overflowing with thoughts of service to mankind and to humanity. The feelings were absolutely overwhelming, and as my head was filled with thoughts of healing and helping the world, a voice that was crystal clear spoke to me saying, ‘This is a sacred calling.'”

In response to this calling, Dr. Brad entered Life Chiropractic College West, in San Lorenzo, California in 1988. After graduating with honors, he began his practice as a holistic chiropractic physician and saw a wide variety of patients, many of whom had seemingly incurable conditions. “I remember my instructors saying that the brain is the most sophisticated computer in the known universe. And I thought, ‘Wow. If the brain is really this supercomputer, how amazing it would be to access the data that is stored there to unlock keys to help these people heal.'”

Through extensive study in disciplines such as ancient medical practices, psychology, and quantum physics as well as the guidance of his own spiritual practice, Dr. Brad discovered that packets of unprocessed emotion were the basis of most conditions. “The body is essentially energy, and emotion is energy as well. When the energy of a negative emotion is trapped in the body, it impacts the body’s self-healing system. These trapped emotions are almost like tumors. At the least, they can obstruct healing. At their worst, they actually create disease and physical problems.”

Using this knowledge, Dr. Brad designed processes that have helped thousands of people achieve greater wellness by learning to identify and release their trapped emotions. “I developed a method of accessing the intrinsic genius of my patients’ subconscious minds. Once the trapped emotion is identified by the subconscious, we use the laws of energy and electromagnetic fields and employ the Governing Meridian to release them. Though the process is based on some pretty sophisticated and subtle knowledge, we’ve made it so simple that even a child can do it.”

He calls the process The Emotion Code. A key element of The Emotion Code is removing emotional energies that have clustered around the heart, interfering with one’s ability to find love and success. Dr. Brad has coined this cluster of emotions the “Heart-Wall™,” and it has been called “the most important discovery in the history of energy medicine.”

Based on his phenomenal success, Dr. Brad attracted patients from all over the country and Canada. “Somewhere along the line, I developed a very powerful feeling that people could do a lot to help themselves. I had a deep, driving urge to empower people. So I began teaching seminars to do just that in 1998.”

The Emotion Code: How to Release Your Trapped Emotions for Abundant Health, Love, and Happiness - book by Dr. Bradley Nelson

Dr. Brad continued his private practice and his teaching until 2004 when he realized that his method was destined for a broader audience. Selling his practice, Dr. Brad devoted his time to writing his best-selling book “The Emotion Code: How to Release Your Trapped Emotions for Abundant Health, Love, and Happiness,” which was first published in 2007. (A newly revised and expanded edition of “The Emotion Code” is now available.)

“The success of that book has been astonishing to me. It taught me how powerful the written word is. There are people now on every continent and in nearly every country who are using The Emotion Code to get rid of their own emotional baggage and the best part is that they are helping their loved ones to do the same.”

Today, as one of the world’s foremost experts on natural methods of achieving wellness, Dr. Brad spends his time lecturing internationally, writing articles, and developing the next iteration of The Emotion Code (The Body Code) and credential programs for The Emotion Code and The Body Code practitioners.

Father to seven children, Dr. Brad lives in St. George, Utah, with his wife Jean and their two youngest children.


About Rico:
Image of Rico Caveglia, creator of The Ageless Living Lifestyle, The Vitality For Life Training System the Be Bold Never Be Old Wellness Club, and the Fearless Aging Podcast - on Voices of Courage with Ken D. Foster

Rico Caveglia, Chronological Age 78 Fitness Age 35, is America’s Healthy Aging Trainer and creator of The Ageless Living Lifestyle.

He is also the creator of The Vitality For Life Training System, the Be Bold Never Be Old Wellness Club, and the Fearless Aging Podcast.

Rico is a speaker, an award-winning author of 29 books/DVD programs, an inventor, and a certified personal trainer and health coach for 38 years.

He is a multi-Gold and Silver Medalist in the California State Senior Olympics.

Rico’s mind/body/spiritual interactive training programs educate, inspire, and empower participants to enjoy a high level of total wellness for life.


“Everything in your life, if you want it to be successful, you’ve got to take responsibility for it and make it happen yourself. You can be a lot healthier and live a lot longer if you take the responsibility to go out and learn what you need to do for you personally, and then commit to doing it on a consistent basis.”  –  Rico Caveglia


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