EPISODE 133 - HEALING YOUR LIFE WITH GRATITUDE & NATURE WITH LOUIE SCHWARTZBERG
The Power of Gratitude
Join us in this absolutely fascinating conversation with special guest, film-maker Louie Schwartzberg (Fantastic Fungi and Gratitude Revealed), to dive into how the power of gratitude and appreciation of nature's intelligence can heal our lives.
Fantastic Fungi and understanding how important the foundations of soil and pollinators are in our lives
Louie’s journey into creating nature films
The physical, spiritual and emotional healing powers of practicing gratitude
Reconnecting with our ability to be turned on by life as a part of our creative life force energy
Divine Masculine and Divine Feminine in nature
Society’s obsession with fear vs beauty
How to consciously practice gratitude and choose media that is not toxic for us
How our ability to feel emotions is our greatest evolutionary evolvement and the key to helping our uplevel in consciousness
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About Louie Schwartzberg
Louie Schwartzberg is a Renowned Filmmaker, and Director of the Award-Winning documentary Fantastic Fungi narrated by Brie Larson, which is featured on Netflix and rated 100% on Rotten Tomatoes.
Louie has spent his notable career providing breathtaking imagery using time-lapse, high-speed, and macro cinematography techniques. He is a visual artist who breaks barriers, connects with audiences, and tells stories that celebrate life and reveal the mysteries and wisdom of nature, people, and places.
In Louie’s new film, Gratitude Revealed, he takes the viewer on a transformational cinematic experience of how to live a more meaningful life full of gratitude. In Fantastic Fungi, Louie explored the magic of the natural world beneath our feet; in Gratitude Revealed he takes that wisdom above ground, and journeys into the soul to celebrate the human spirit. Through his intimate conversations with everyday people, thought leaders, and personalities, gratitude is revealed as a proven pathway back from the disconnection we feel in our lives.
On April 20, 2023, Louie launched The Louie Channel, a unique streaming channel dedicated to inspiring wonder, awe, gratitude and hope, that will feature all of Louie’s work, as well as curated artists and will include an audience engagement platform for live events and conversations.
Louie‘s three TED talks have over 65 million combined views. He was Oprah Winfrey’s guest on Super Soul Sunday, and his Gratitude Revealed programs premiered on the OWN online platform. In 2017 he received the Debra Simon award for Leadership in Mental Wellness from Global Wellness Summit. Additionally, Louie received the 2020 Grand Visionary Award from the American Visionary Art Museum, in addition to many Clio awards and Emmy nominations.
Louie has received various awards including Captain Planet, Superhero for the Earth Award, a National Medal for Garden Club of America, The Semel Healthy Campus Initiative (HCI) Eudaimonia Award for Mental Wellness, and an Award from Maui Film Festival for Fantastic Fungi. He is the only artist to be inducted into the Association for the Advancement of Science Foundation’s Invention Ambassadors Program.
His past theatrical releases include the 3D IMAX film Mysteries of the Unseen World with National Geographic; Wings of Life for Disneynature narrated by Meryl Streep, and America's Heart and Soul for Walt Disney Studios. Louie has also directed Soarin’ Around the World; the most popular motion simulator ride film now playing at Disney Theme Parks globally. Louie also directed three seasons of Moving Art, which are featured on Netflix.
For Louie, the greatest satisfaction is creating works that inspire audiences to celebrate life and protect what we love. Louie is currently based in Los Angeles, CA, where he continues to push the envelope and set trends for new ways to capture that which is too slow, too fast, too small, and too vast for the human eye.