Getting Unstuck and Finding Alternative Perspectives with Tero Isokauppila, Founder of Four Sigmatic

Today we wanted to bring you an episode that’s both an interview and our tips, tricks, and tools that we use for planning when transitioning into a new year. We want to help you get your best start, heading into 2019!

For our interview today, we’re incredibly excited to have our guest, Tero Isokauppila, the founder of Four Sigmatic, joining us today. Four Sigmatic is a company that has been making drinking mushrooms a thing since 2012. They’re taking a centuries-old tradition of brewing mushroom tea to an entirely new level.

In this episode, Taro talks a lot about perspective — which is vital in living a healthy, whole, balanced life. He also speaks about the important lessons he learned while traveling and living amongst different cultures; his journey into wellness and creating his company, Four Sigmatic; and many of the self-care practices that help him take control of his day and produce improved outcomes.

Topics Discussed:

[2:00] About today’s episode.

[2:51] If you connect with any parts of the episode, take a screenshot, tag us, and share with us on social media!

[4:13] Our fan of the week!

[5:27] About today’s guest, Tero Isokauppila.

[8:20] Our actionable tips for the new year.

[26:56] How to set intentions going into the new year.

[31:51] Conversation portion of the podcast.

[32:24] About Tero’s background, prior to starting his company, Four Sigmatic.

[40:11] Tero’s lessons learned while traveling and living amongst different cultures and the importance of understanding and respecting other ways of life.

[57:30] Speaking on the importance of immigration and the spreading of culture.

[1:02:20] Tero speaks about his journey into wellness and creating his company, Four Sigmatic.

[1:04:37] Ours and Tero’s small practices throughout the day to take control and produce healthy, improved outcomes.

[1:15:29] The best advice Tero has ever received.

[1:16:24] What has been Tero’s proudest moment.

[1:18:23] The most difficult moment in Tero’s life.

[1:20:36] Tero’s self-care practices.

[1:22:10] What ignites Tero!

[1:15:23] About Tero’s book on mushrooms.

Mentioned in this Episode:

Wheel of Life (Get on the mailing list for

“Creating Your Best Life Through Healthy Boundaries, Detoxing, and Plant-Based Products, with Amy Duncan of Mowellens” (IGNTD episode)

Tony Robbins

Brendon Burchard

Four Sigmatic

BlacKkKlansman (film, 2018)

Awareness: The Perils and Opportunities of Reality, by Anthony De Mello

George Carlin

“Saving the Planet” (George Carlin video)

Healing Mushrooms: A Practical and Culinary Guide to Using Mushrooms for Whole Body Health, by Tero Isokauppila

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