The name The W.A.Y. within stands for Who Are You within? And as I started to ask myself this very question and dive deeper I started an incredible journey of self discovery.

My name is Giovanni Hermann Anthony Bartolomeo (you can call me G for short). Sometimes I’ll go by Herman Anthony or Hermann others just G.

I Created this show in order to share my own experiences along with many other interesting peoples stories whose experiences have inspired me along the way with the intention of helping others to find out who they are within themselves!

I’m the host of the Way Within show (www.thewaywithin.me), Collective-Evolution's Podcast and Founder of The Ideal Changes and Co-Founder of Luminous Consciousness advancement centre.

A bit more about me:

After reaching what I thought was a certain level of success in life I realized I had never defined success in terms of what it meant to me. After feeling unfulfilled, confused and borderline depressed I realized I had to have some other 'purpose' being on this earth at this time.

After a ton of personal soul searching, exploration and self reflection, the fog finally started to clear and my mission took focus. Around the same time I met the team at Collective Evolution and the rest is History!

Now we're doing our part every day to raise consciousness (including our own). I've had a passion for connecting with others and learning from their experiences and now I can share it all with you through our show, our live events in Toronto, and our Consciousness Advancement Centre.

I'm an entrepreneur at heart and love creating new Ideas and ways to help improve the planet for not only the people currently living on it but for those who we will leave it to one day! connect with me via email g@thewaywithin.me

One love, keep shining that light within!

-Hermann Anthony (G)

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Ep.9 Dr. Gabor Mate – Addiction, Childhood Trauma, Ayahuasca and much more…

Gabor_MateOn this Episode of the G and Coletti Show we got to interview one of my favourite Authors Dr. Gabor Mate.

We spoke with Dr. Mate about some deep subjects like the root causes of addiction, childhood trauma, and some possible modalities that can help heal those root causes of addiction.

For twelve years Dr. Maté worked in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside with patients challenged by hard-core drug addiction, mental illness and HIV, including at Vancouver’s Supervised Injection Site. With over 20 years of family practice and palliative care experience and extensive knowledge of the latest findings of leading-edge research, Dr. Maté is a sought-after speaker and teacher, regularly addressing health professionals, educators, and lay audiences throughout North America.

As an author, Dr. Maté has written several bestselling books including the award-winning In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters with Addiction; When the Body Says No: The Cost of Hidden Stress; and Scattered Minds: A New Look at the Origins and Healing of Attention Deficit Disorder, and co-authored Hold on to Your Kids. His works have been published internationally in twenty languages.

The thing I love about him most is that he looks at anecdotal evidence from his own experiences as a doctor. Rather than subscribing to something dictated to him in a textbook, he keeps an open mind to other possibilities, like what can cause addiction. His approach is very different from most western doctors and not only makes a lot of sense, it is also very effective. He attempts to determine the root cause of his patients suffering which in a majority of cases stems from some sort of childhood trauma.

In recent years he has seen through some of his own experiences the power of psychedelics especially ayahuasca in helping a person identify the root cause of their suffering which he feels is one of the keys to healing.

We talk about these topics and much much more in our in depth interview.

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For more info on Dr. Gabor Mate visit: http://drgabormate.com