Beyond the 3D

Beyond the 3D
How to Own Your Power, Take Control, and Create Your Life!

Turning Loss into an Opportunity to Take Your Life to the Next Level and Beyond
Feb 3 • 22 min
In this episode, Michael shares how shifting your perception of the loss of someone you admired into an opportunity to feel better about yourself and what you are capable of.
What We Can All Learn From Kobe Bryant
Jan 30 • 10 min
The passing of Kobe Bryant was a hit to us all. In this episode, Michael shares a question Bryant asked himself earlier in his career that could have be the driving force behind his rise to Hall of Fame Stardom, being an incredible Father, and more!
The Inner Alchemy of Wellness
Jan 23 • 41 min
What are your intentions towards wellness? In this episode, Michael discusses the connection between wellness, sovereignty, and the practice of inner alchemy, and suggests ways you can ignite your wellness regimen.
The Inner Alchemy of 2020 and Beyond
Dec 31, 2019 • 48 min
In this episode, host Michael J Russ, examines what it will take to break free of the 3D illusion to discover who you really are and experience your life in accordance with your grandest vision. What he shares will empower you to feel amazing and design…
Examples of How Inner Alchemy Creates Transformation
Dec 14, 2019 • 57 min
In this episode, Michael was inspired to take a deeper dive into how you can apply inner alchemy to shift the way you feel about yourself and your life circumstances. His inspiration emanates from a friend who is going through a rough patch in his life.
Taking Yourself to the Next Level
Nov 27, 2019 • 28 min
Altruism and connection are essential aspects of the human experience that can elevate you to the next level when you engage them with intention. This unscripted episode delves into these two elements and why you should integrate them into your every day…
Episode 101: 3 Things That Matter
Nov 16, 2019 • 48 min
There are many things that matter. In this episode, I reveal the three you should be paying the most attention to.
Episode #100-Going Beyond the 3D—Are You Feeling it?
Nov 5, 2019 • 41 min
For his 100th episode, Michael takes a deeper dive into what it means to live Beyond the 3D, asking some unique questions, and giving you 4 suggestions for engaging this classroom called life from beyond the 3D.
3 Ways to Let Go and Be Happy
Oct 8, 2019 • 31 min
Make no mistake, negative feelings are toxic and incongruent with happiness, your true essence and your birthright. In this episode, Michael explores what it takes to let go of seemingly adverse events, and the negative feelings they generate, and…
3 More Ways to Turn Lead into Gold in Your Life
Sep 27, 2019 • 51 min
In this episode, Michael expands on the concept of “Turning Lead into Gold” (negative into positive) in your life by shareing 3 more ways to perform this seemingly magical feat. In any given moment, its not what is happening, it’s how you feel about what…
Making Everyday a Perfect Day is Up to You
Sep 20, 2019 • 40 min
Is it possible to make every day your perfect day? This episode explores how you can experience happiness, joy, meaning, and fulfillment every single day of your life.
Say Goodbye to Struggle in Your Life
Sep 10, 2019 • 35 min
Do you feel as if you are struggling in some aspect of your life? This episode takes a look at what a mindset of “struggle” is and what you can do to get past it.
Use Alchemy to Unleash Intimacy and Connection in Your Relationship-Part II
Aug 27, 2019 • 45 min
In part two of this extended series about boosting “Intimacy and Connection” in your relationship, Michael shares how alchemy can be applied to transform negative feelings before they adversely impact the intimacy and connection you share with your…
Use Alchemy to Unleash Intimacy & Connection In Your Relationship-Part I
Aug 27, 2019 • 45 min
Is intimacy and connection with your significant other taking a back seat in your day to day life? In this first of two podcast episodes, Michael J. Russ lays the foundation for how to keep intimacy and connection flowing in your most cherished…
Unleash Your Power to Turn Bad to Good
Aug 8, 2019 • 34 min
As mass shootings and other events continue to unfold, this episode shares why now is the time to embrace your sovereignty and unleash your power to feel “good” about yourself and your life, and how to do it.
Unleash Your Inner Alchemist: Managing Change
Jul 30, 2019 • 38 min
Change is inevitable, right? When it happens, do you fight it or accept it? When faced with any degree of change, instead of managing it, you can transcend it and move on. This episode shares how the practice of Personal Alchemy can help you make this…
How to Own Your Sovereignty in Relationships
Jul 30, 2019 • 29 min
Do you exert absolute control over your thoughts, feelings, words, and actions in your relationships? You are being true to yourself in a relationship when you own your sovereignty. This episodes delves into what it means to own and exercise your…
5 Ways to Own Your Power in Your Relationships
Jul 22, 2019 • 37 min
Face to face relationships are precious because they are platforms for personal growth. This episode reveals 5 things you can do to own your power and foster happiness in any form of relationship, as you mitigate negativity and distractions before they…
The Joy of Turning Lead into Gold Everyday
Jul 12, 2019 • 54 min
Experiencing happiness, prosperity, and success has more to do with sharpening your ability to “turn lead into Gold” (negative into positive), than anything else. In this podcast episode, Michael highlights 4 things you can do to perform this…
3 Essential Elements for Owning Your Power
Jun 14, 2019 • 47 min
The 3 elements shared in this episode are the bedrock of your ability to perform the Personal Alchemy necessary to transcend all matter of negativity to create who you are and the way you experience your life.
The Move That Will Set You Free!
May 27, 2019 • 37 min
We all do something which creates unwanted and unnecessary feelings of frustration, anger, despair, fear, and hopelessness that interfere with your ability to experience greater joy and happiness. This episode shares a move you can apply to free yourself…
One More Thing About Happiness
May 22, 2019 • 26 min
If happiness seems elusive, it’s on you. When it comes to experiencing happiness, there is something you should know…and it’s not what you think it is.
How to Tap Into Your Infinite Flow of Joy and Happiness
May 7, 2019 • 49 min
Are you feeling all of the happiness and joy you think you are entitled to? Want more? This episode will reveal a startling fact about happiness and joy and share how you can experience an endless flow of these feelings, regardless of what is happening in…
10 Steps to Empowering Self-Talk-Part III
Apr 24, 2019 • 45 min
“What you think and say about yourself, so you become.” Does self-talk matter? YES! This episode is the last in a 3-part podcast series about curating empowering self-talk and presents the final 4 steps necessary to turn your inner conversation into the…
10 Steps to Empowering Self-Talk-Part II
Apr 18, 2019 • 29 min
Words matter, especially the words you think and say about yourself and the actions you take when faced with loss, failure, adverse situations, and challenging circumstances. This episode shares steps 4 through 6 of a 10-step process you can apply to turn…
How to Turn Lead into Gold in Real Time
Apr 10, 2019 • 56 min
Happiness and joy are your birthright and you already have the ability to assure these feelings flow, regardless of your circumstances. In this episode, Michael shares how to apply the power of “Personal Alchemy” to perform this seemingly impossible task.
10 Steps to Empowering Self-Talk: Part I
Apr 6, 2019 • 25 min
In this episode, Michael lays out an even more specific process you can apply to rein in negative self-talk and curate a life altering inner conversation. There are ten steps in all and this episode reveals the first three.
How to Own Your Self-Talk Everyday
Mar 30, 2019 • 34 min
The most important conversation you have everyday is with yourself. In this episode, Michael shares how you can own this conversation everyday to manage and transform your feelings and help you succeed in unimaginable ways!!
The Key to Unlocking Your Ability to Turn Lead Into Gold
Mar 21, 2019 • 29 min
If you want to Own Your Power and start “Turning Lead into Gold” in your life, there is something you must do before anything else. In this episode, Michael reveals exactly what it is and why you need to do it now.
Processing Hateful Acts-Unscripted
Mar 19, 2019 • 18 min
People are acting out their worst instincts through Hateful Acts, such as mass shootings. This unscripted episode shares 3 things you can do to successfully process these events as they continue to unfold in the world around us.
Unleashing Your Inner Alchemist: Releasing Trauma
Mar 13, 2019 • 34 min
We have all experienced events we considered traumatic. Are you still harboring residual negative feelings about these events? Do you want to shed them and move on. This episode expounds on an affirmation which can help you do just that.
Unleashing Your Inner Alchemist Part 4-How to Manage Adversity
Feb 26, 2019 • 41 min
Adversity does not have to stop you in your tracks! In this episode, Michael shares a 3-step framework you can apply to transform the way you approach and respond to unfortunate, misfortunate, and challenging events.
One Listeners Quest to Own Their Power
Feb 12, 2019 • 33 min
If you learn better by example, this episode shares how one listener is owning her power to forge a deeper connection with her 3 young children by transforming her self-talk, eliminating thought viruses, and releasing herself from the need to control.
10 Ways to Know You Are Owning Your Power
Feb 6, 2019 • 43 min
Do you feel as if you are you owning your power? Are you happy, content, fulfilled, and self-confident? If not, it is likely you are giving away your power to outside people and circumstances. In this podcast, Michael shares 10 ways to know you actually…
Owning Your Power in Action #2- Feeling Your Way Through Life
Feb 4, 2019 • 36 min
This episode shares the connection between feelings and owning your power.
Owning Your Power in Action: Self-Talk
Jan 28, 2019 • 44 min
There is a running conversation in your head about you and what you are doing. This conversation, also known as self-talk, has immense power to program happiness, fulfillment, and success. Self-talk is one of the elements of “personal alchemy” you can…
Be the Master of Your Emotions
Jan 12, 2019 • 59 min
You were born to do one thing and if you did this one thing, your life would transform in unimaginable ways. What is this one thing? Being the Master of Your Emotions. In this episode, Michael shares the connection between owning your power, emotional…
10 Things You Can Do to Take Control of Your Life
Dec 28, 2018 • 41 min
Do certain aspects of your life seem beyond your control? This episode shares 10 things you can start doing to give you this control. Any one of them will send your life off in a new direction.
Happiness is an Inside Job
Dec 16, 2018 • 32 min
We all want to be happy. This episode explores how we all can be happy, once we understand one basic premise.
Approaching Your Future With Intention
Dec 12, 2018 • 21 min
Its your life. This episode delves into what it means to have faith in yourself and create your life with intention and expectations of positive outcomes.
Unleashing Your Inner Alchemist-Part 3
Dec 1, 2018 • 53 min
This third episode in the Unleashing Your Inner Alchemist series takes a deeper dive into the element of Contrast and how you can apply it to take greater ownership of your ability to shape the way you feel and create your life experience.
Mastering Your Perceptions: The Tony Bennett Story
Nov 27, 2018 • 17 min
Have you ever been in a situation where you told yourself you could not do something? Perhaps you were afraid of failing or embarrassing yourself. In this episode, Michael shares how a quick shift in perception enabled him to out perform 6 Tony Bennett…
Words That Matter
Nov 20, 2018 • 22 min
This episode reveals a couple of words in your self-talk vocabulary that negatively impact the way you feel as you approach adverse situations and life challenges, and how by eliminating them, you can prevent self-generated hurdles to achievement.
Unleaching Your Inner Alchemist: Part Two
Nov 5, 2018 • 31 min
In Part One, I shared the Meaning of Alchemy and why you should be using Alchemy to help you feel Amazing, energetic, and fulfilled every day! In Part Two of this series, I delve deeper into how to perform these seemingly impossible transformations,…
Unleashing Your Inner Alchemist: Part One
Nov 3, 2018 • 15 min
You are an alchemist! Whether you apply your abilities as an alchemist to perform the personal alchemy necessary to transform your life is up to you. In this episode, Michael shares the meaning of personal alchemy and how it can be used to transform your…
How to Take Greater Ownership of Your Power
Oct 19, 2018 • 21 min
My recent encounter with Hurricane Michael, which impacted the Gulf Coast of Florida, prompted me to share the 7 point protocol I employ to assure I am owning my power during such events. Listen to this podcast and take greater ownership of your power.
How to Deal with Negative People
Oct 6, 2018 • 33 min
If there are people in your life who make you feel frustrated, sad, fearful, depressed, angry, guilty, or less than able, this podcast gives you a plan for dealing with negative people. Just listen, apply, and take ownership of your power to a higher…
Harnessing the Transformative Power of Contrast
Sep 21, 2018 • 29 min
One of the greatest tools you have for being in charge of your feelings, thoughts, and responses to challenges is “Contrast.” In this episode, Michael reveals the power of contrast and how you can apply it through intention to own your power and shape…
BT3D-Unscripted: How to Be Confident
Sep 14, 2018 • 30 min
Confidence, we all need it and we all want it. In this episode, Michael shares 4 tips for how to BE More confident, regardless of your circumstances.
Beyond the 3D-Unscripted: How to Use Your Thoughts and Words to Help You Succeed
Sep 10, 2018 • 30 min
As a creator, you are endowed with the ability to design yourself and your life. Your inner conversation/self-talk is one of the main elements you can apply to realize intentions, goals, and dreams. In this unscripted episode, Michael shares an alchemic…
BT3D-Unscripted-The Importance of Knowing What Drives You
Sep 4, 2018 • 22 min
Do you know what drives you, what gets you up and running every morning? Is it Money or the fear of not having enough money? Is it passion? Is it a goal or dream? Are you paying particular attention to the feelings you are driven by? Feelings are a key…
Disrupt the Way You Interact With Outside Influences-Media & Advertising
Aug 31, 2018 • 34 min
In this episode, Michael reveals why it is important to be intimately aware of how media and advertising impact the way you feel and how you can own your power while engaging with these outside influences.
Disrupt the Way You Think About Money
Aug 25, 2018 • 30 min
Money is an outside influence which can affect your feelings and state of being…if you allow it to do so! In this episode, Michael shares how you can own your power and take control of your thoughts about money to give yourself the best opportunity to…
Be a Master: Disrupting Habitual Responses
Aug 9, 2018 • 36 min
You were born a creator with the ability to ascend above the 3D world of fear, pain, suffering, and distraction to shape yourself into the person you were meant to be and create the life you were meant to live. This episode delves into how you can apply…
Be a Master, Disrupt the Way You Connect With Others
Jul 30, 2018 • 25 min
To fully own your power, you must be a disrupter of your feelings, thoughts, perceptions, and responses to adversity. In this episode, Michael shares how disrupting the way you connect with people can lead to deeper relational connection.
Be a Master: Transitioning from Fear to Expectation
Jul 12, 2018 • 42 min
You were born with the ability to be the Master of yourself and your life. In this podcast, Michael shares why it is important to transition from thoughts and actions rooted in fear, to thoughts and actions rooted in expectation as soon as possible.
Tap Into Your Inner Master- Part I
Jun 25, 2018 • 39 min
You have the ability to master your life, you just need to access it. In his first series episode in the Mastering Your Life series, Michael dives in to what it means to master your life and how you can get started. It is your life journey. Owning your…
Hack Your Power to Turn Lead into Gold
May 27, 2018 • 31 min
To Hack is to gain authorization to something you did not previously have access to. In this episode, Michael discusses how you have the innate ability to hack your attitude, state of being, awareness, perceptions, and actions every day to own your power…
How To Make Every Day Count
May 17, 2018 • 20 min
It should not take a a hit on the head by cosmic debris for you to realize that each day is a precious gift, a blank canvas upon which you can create your masterpiece vision of you and your life. You can own your power, jump in, and make each day what you…
Own Your Happiness 2.0: 5 Ways to Connect With Happiness
Apr 29, 2018 • 30 min
Look inside and you will see, you were born to be happy. You have an unlimited capacity for happiness. In order to access your innate happiness, however, you have to claim it. The first episode of Own Your Happiness, Michael shares two things you can do…
Own Your Happiness
Apr 19, 2018 • 26 min
Happiness is something we all want more of. Would it surprise you to find out that you already are happy and don’t need to go get it? In this episode, Michael shares how you were born with an unlimited capacity for happiness and how owning your happiness…
Own Your Time-7 Things YOu Can Do to Put More Time In Your Day
Mar 31, 2018 • 25 min
We all want more time to do things. Fact is, you don’t need more time, you need to use the time your have more efficiently. In this episode, Michael reveals the seven tips he has been using to successfully Own Time and put more time in his day.
How to Own Your Resilience
Mar 20, 2018 • 29 min
How resilient are you? Resilience is your capacity for recovery. When you own your resilience, you own the path to letting go and moving on with intention and purpose. In this episode of Beyond the 3D, Michael shares what it means to Own Your Resilience…
Live Life by Design
Mar 7, 2018 • 16 min
If you are like the vast majority of souls on this planet, you want to be happy, healthy, fulfilled, loved, self-confident, prosperous and successful at whatever you endeavor to do with your life. This can only be experienced when you live life by design.…
Own Your Self-Talk, Own Your Power
Feb 21, 2018 • 29 min
This episode delves into one of the most important elements for being an alchemist in your life—Self-Talk! What you think and say about yourself and what you are doing matters! Period! Michael offers 4 steps you can use to shift your self-talk into a…
Have You Connected With Your Power?
Feb 4, 2018 • 21 min
Have you connected with your power? Are you feeling it? Has owning your power has caused you to think and act in a different way or make different choices? Owning your power is something we are all capable of because we already have the power to control…
How to Own Your Power Every Day
Jan 25, 2018 • 16 min
Owning Your Power is something you do 24/7. You are either living from your power or you are giving it away. This is the fine line you walk every day. In this episode, Michael discusses what is necessary to own your power every single day of your life, so…
6 Steps to Prosperity and Abundance
Jan 15, 2018 • 17 min
You were born with the power to create you and your life. This includes greater abundance. In this episode, Michael outlines a 6-step formula you can apply if you desire greater abundance (a great deal of something) in your life. These steps might seem…
Own Your Power: Don’t Live Your Life, Feel Your Life
Jan 10, 2018 • 15 min
2018 is the year of owning your power and taking control of your life! In this episode, Michael issues a unique challenge, instead of living your life, why not feel your life? Life is a string of moments. Why not feel your way through each one of them.
12 Tips For Making 2018 Your Best Year Yet!
Dec 31, 2017 • 18 min
The question I have for you is, how do you feel about the person you are now and the life you have created for yourself? You have an opportunity to make the next 365 days, and every day thereafter, your best yet. My mission is to help you Be the person…
Owning Your Power is a State of Being
Dec 16, 2017 • 13 min
To Be or Not to Be, that is the Question. If you want to own your power, to BE is the only answer. In this episode, Michael continues to help you lay the foundation for owning your power and controlling your life. In other words, manifesting the person…
Before You Can Own Your Power You Need to Do This
Dec 9, 2017 • 14 min
It is likely you are giving control of your power to others without even realizing it. In this episode, Michael continues his quest to help you take control of your power and control your life as he discusses two important moves you can use to clean your…
What it Means to Own Your Power
Dec 3, 2017 • 17 min
In order to own your power and take control of your life, it is important to know what it means. In this episode, Michael gives you a taste of a person who owns their power.
Master Your Life and Turn Lead into Gold-An Introduction
Nov 22, 2017 • 23 min
An introduction to how you can own your power to control your life.
Are You Updating Your Minds Operating System?
Sep 29, 2017 • 17 min
10 STeps to a Winning Conversation: Part 1
Beyond the 3D: The Reboot of 2017
Sep 8, 2017 • 6 min
If you are anything like the rest of us, you want: Freedom Fulfillment Happiness Money Love Abundance Intimacy Right about now, you are probably asking yourself how you are going to get this extensive list of Premium goodies. In this reboot of my…
Awareness: Tune in for Success!
Sep 7, 2017 • 16 min
Back in 2003, I authored an audio book called Powerful Sales: Manage Your Energy, Achieve Your Goals. The book reveals practical concepts I have been using for over 20 years to manage time and energy and enhance my abundance as a fully commissioned…
Realize Goals and Dreams With This Crucial Step
May 30, 2017 • 36 min
We all want to realize our goals and dreams. Is there a process you could employ that can help you reach them more quickly? YES!!! In this episode of my latest segment, Zero Adversity Life, Gary Epler, MD, a lauded Harvard Medical School Professor,…
Are You Resilient?
May 4, 2017 • 7 min
A new book called Option B has ignited a conversation about what it means to be resilient and how can you be more resilient. In this episode, Michael J. Russ, author of , discusses his go-to for being more resilient after experiencing any…
Zero Adversity: Hack the Blame Game
Apr 26, 2017 • 5 min
When practicing Zero Adversity, one on my main go-to life tools is Ultimate Responsibility. I refuse to fall prey to the blame game. It is easy to blame someone or some event for the way you feel and the actions you have to take. In fact, too…
Her Beautiful Face
Mar 30, 2017 • 38 min
When a crisis of some sort happens to someone you care about, how to you help them through it? There is no guide you can read, so most people default to addressing the situation from the level of the problem itself. This approach can be uncomfortable…
What is a Thought Virus?
Mar 23, 2017 • 10 min
Your life is a reflection of what you think about most. As I say in my audio books, if you want to change anything about your life, you must first change your thinking. One of the things you can do to expedite life change is get rid of your thought…
The 7 Words That Hold You Back
Mar 1, 2017 • 10 min
The most important conversation you have each day is in your head—your inner conversation. What you might not be aware of is how vital this conversation is to your overall happiness, success, and prosperity. In this episode of Beyond the 3D, Michael…
3 Tips for Greater Success and Abundance
Feb 16, 2017 • 16 min
We all want a ride on the success and abundance train. The question we must ask is, how do we get a ticket to ride and then make the ride last a lifetime? The answer to this question is more mental than physical. Your state of mind has…
Why Some Students Succeed When Others Do Not
Jan 12, 2017 • 19 min
The most important conversation you have each day is the one that goes on in your head: your inner conversation or self-talk. The influence this conversation has on you and what you experience cannot be denied. Whether you think you can or think you…
Happy 2017! What Now?
Jan 4, 2017 • 69 min
You’ve given and received “Happy New Year!” to one and all. How do you proceed? Did you make a New Years resolution? Perhaps to get in shape, lose weight, make more money, make a deeper commitment to your relationship or family, or (God forbid)…
Your Body Needs This Mineral!
Nov 25, 2016 • 52 min
My Interview with Carolyn Dean, MD
Using Vibrational Energy to Make Deeper Connections
Nov 1, 2016 • 57 min
You have an operating frequency. This frequency might be slow, fast, stressed, excited, fearful, distressed, impassioned, loving, or distant. There are more frequencies that we can count. What is important to understand is when you become aware of…
The New Formula for Prosperity
Oct 18, 2016 • 59 min
Prosperity. Everyone wants it. The question is, why aren’t more people obtaining it? This episode centers around this question and reveals the 21st Century formula for prosperity thinking and manifesting abundance (a boat load of something!!!).
How to Establish an Instant Connection With Someone
Sep 6, 2016 • 41 min
In this episode of Beyond the 3D, Michael J. Russ and Glenn Brooks discuss how to generate an instant connection with a perfect stranger. Although the conversation is directed towards college students, this critical aspect of relational intelligence…
Beyond the 3D: Social Media Branding for Students
Sep 2, 2016 • 23 min
In this episode of Beyond the 3D, Michael J. Russ discusses how college students should be defining themselves through social media branding with Erica Bailey, CEO of CWG Digital.
Beyond the 3D: Elevate Yourself!
Sep 2, 2016 • 30 min
The 3D world is the world dominated by drama, fear, scarcity, worry, anxiety, and stress. If you desire to be, do, and have more in your life, you must elevate yourself above the fray of the 3D world. You can do this by recognizing that YOU are the…
Reboot Your New Year’s Resolutions
Feb 2, 2016 • 6 min
Zero Adversity Training 101
Don’t Fight Change, Embrace It!
Jan 28, 2016 • 9 min
Let’s face it, you hate change. You would rather things remain the same because the unknown can be daunting and scary. Unfortunately, change is a fact of life and something you need to come to grips with if you want to evolve. Change can either be…
Mastering Your Inner Conversation
Sep 22, 2015 • 6 min
You might be sabotaging your efforts in life without even knowing it. The saboteur responsible for this astonishing little feat is your inner conversation, also known as your self-talk. Yes, that seemingly non-stop conversation about you and what you…
Neutralizing the Adverse Effects of “Slackers”
Sep 3, 2015 • 7 min
We have all encountered people who give less of an effort than they should during projects at work and in life in general. We will never be able to understand the deep seeded reasoning behind why they fail to give 100% and we will never have any…
Overcoming Distress
Jun 10, 2015 • 7 min
In our ever changing, fast paced world, the feeling distressed has become a natural aspect of daily living. Fortunately,it doesn’t have to be this way. In this episode, Michael J. Russ, author of the amazon bestselling book, Zero Adversity, reveals…
3 Tips tp Healing After Divorce
May 18, 2015 • 6 min
Crafting a Positive Life After Divorce