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unfu*k nation

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unfu*k nation

the podcast

unfu*k nation

the podcast

If you’re ready to forge the life you want but need clarity to help cut through the bullshit; join Unfuck Nation with Gary John Bishop for the real, honest advice that’ll get straight to the heart of how you can unleash a whole new kind of living.

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If you’re ready to forge the life you want but need clarity to help cut through the bullshit; join Unfuck Nation with Gary John Bishop for the real, honest advice that’ll get straight to the heart of how you can unleash a whole new kind of living.

NEW EPISODES EVERY TUESDAY

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recent episodes

Cutting People Out is a BAD Idea

EP: 038 | 36 MIN | AIRED: 06.08.2021

“Cut toxic people from your life… Blah de Blah Blah Blah.” If I see it one more time on Social Media I will SCREAM! In this episode, we finally confront why cutting anyone from your life is a crappy practice and one that you will carry around in the most unexpected ways for the rest of your life. What’s the alternative? That’s what we’re dealing with!

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Trust: What is it good for?

EP: 037 | 34 MIN | AIRED: 06.01.2021

One of the questions most asked of the Nation is in relationship to trust. Should I trust? How do I get trust back? Will they ever trust me again? Well, in this episode, we go DEEP into the domain of trust and all that it means. Bring your trust issues to the party and let’s start a fire!

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A Life of Creation vs. Default – CHOOSE!

EP: 036 | 25 MIN | AIRED: 05.25.2021

Most human beings end up with lives they never started out with in mind. What we fail to see is just how much of our everyday life is carried out completely on autopilot. In this episode, we take a clean look at what it takes for you to live a life of creation versus a life of spinning your wheels on default. Here we go!

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EP: 044 | 42 MIN | AIRED: 07.20.2021

All too often, I hear from people trying to get their life back to the way it was. STOP! In this episode, we reset the panic button and open up a whole new direction for you and your life. And for those of you struggling with making a major decision, don't miss this week's question from the Nation!

EP: 043 | 23 MIN | AIRED: 07.13.2021

It seems the most common thing we hear when it comes to personal development is the idea of simply "being yourself." But is it really that simple? And what does being yourself really mean anyway? Open your doors or we'll blow them off with this week's episode!

EP: 042 | 25 MIN | AIRED: 07.06.2021

It seems everyone wants to change something about their life, but haven't you ever noticed how you mysteriously get dragged back into doing the same old, same old? Buckle up tight, folks, we're headed into your future!

EP: 041 | 30 MIN | AIRED: 06.29.2021

When we hear the word "impact" we mostly focus on how we're the ones being impacted by situations and people. In true Unfuck Nation style, we're unlocking the whole picture of impact and how it can change your life forever.

EP: 044 | 42 MIN | AIRED: 07.20.2021

All too often, I hear from people trying to get their life back to the way it was. STOP! In this episode, we reset the panic button and open up a whole new direction for you and your life. And for those of you struggling with making a major decision, don't miss this week's question from the Nation!

EP: 043 | 23 MIN | AIRED: 07.13.2021

It seems the most common thing we hear when it comes to personal development is the idea of simply "being yourself." But is it really that simple? And what does being yourself really mean anyway? Open your doors or we'll blow them off with this week's episode!

EP: 042 | 25 MIN | AIRED: 07.06.2021

It seems everyone wants to change something about their life, but haven't you ever noticed how you mysteriously get dragged back into doing the same old, same old? Buckle up tight, folks, we're headed into your future!

EP: 041 | 30 MIN | AIRED: 06.29.2021

When we hear the word "impact" we mostly focus on how we're the ones being impacted by situations and people. In true Unfuck Nation style, we're unlocking the whole picture of impact and how it can change your life forever.

Where Do I Start?

EP: 020 | 35 MIN | AIRED: 02.02.2021

Most of us say we want to change but find ourselves stopped at the doorway to the future, hampered by the demands of the life we currently have or weighed down by the one we used to have. Let’s cut to the chase of what you need to get clear about and step into what’s next for you and your life. On this week’s episode of the nation, Gary’s addressing the burning question on many peoples lips, “I know I need to change my life, but how?”

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The War on Words : Doing My Best

EP: 019 | 06 MIN | AIRED: 01.26.2020

In this edition of the War on Words, Gary’s set his sights on the self limiting belief, “I’m doing my best.” As it turns out, this seemingly harmless phrase is holding you back from reaching new heights, but what’s worse is that it’s giving you an excuse for why you’re not executing against your goals right now. So, throw “doing my best” in the bin and find out what Gary recommends taking on in its place.

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Let’s Get After It

EP: 018 | 37 MIN | AIRED: 01.13.2021

Whether you’re experiencing growing pains or you’re stuck at a plateau, don’t you think it’s high time you break through your self imposed barriers? There are always moments when we feel the urge to make a change for ourselves, but it’s incredibly common to tip toe around change-making actions. So, Gary’s back on the mic to help you get real with yourself about what it takes to move the needle and – as usual – to answer some questions from the Nation!

Read More »

There is No “Hope”

EP: 017 | 36 MIN | AIRED: 01.05.2021

Don’t be fooled, Gary’s not going through an existential crisis. Quite to the contrary – he’s carving up the annual tradition of making New Year’s Resolutions to give you the keys to real, significant life change. That’s right, we’re unfu*king 2021!

Read More »

Winning at Life Without Losing Yourself

EP: 016 | 33 MIN | AIRED: 12.29.2020

All too often, we get so caught up trying to develop ourselves that we stop paying attention to those people and priorities in our lives that matter. But is there a better way? Is there some balance we can find, or would that require making some deal with the devil? CUT IT OUT!

Read More »

The War on Words : I Don’t Know & It Is What It Is

EP: 015 | 09 MIN | AIRED: 12.15.2020

If you want to change your life, change your talk! For the final War on Words of 2020, Gary’s on the warpath to show the nation that there’s no place for intellectually lazy language like “I Don’t Know” and “It Is What It Is.” So if you’re ready to break out of your language traps and live a more inspired life, lace up your combat boots, because it’s time for the war!

Read More »

You Can’t Divorce Your Kids

EP: 014 | 38 MIN | AIRED: 12.08.2020

Gary’s been on a roll through these last few episodes! You’ve heard his insights on authenticity, relationships, and family – but this one goes out to all the parents, the wanna-be parents, the soon-to-be parents, and even the helicopter parents.

Read More »

Winning Them Back

EP: 013 | 36 MIN | AIRED: 12.02.2020

It’s no secret – even the most long-lived romantic relationships face their fair share of obstacles. But when your love is tested, you need to be open to the idea that it might not be the relationship that needs to get unfu*ked… It might just be you! So turn up the volume, because GJB is back on the warpath to bring you for another riveting episode of Unfu*k Nation.

Read More »

Family Failings

EP: 012 | 34 MIN | AIRED: 11.18.2020

Family is always the centerpiece of the Holiday Season. So, while the global pandemic is likely forcing you to scale back the size of your cornucopia this Thanksgiving, the question remains: what sort of drama will your family be bringing to this year’s festivities? Well, before you get carried away with your carving knife, Gary’s here with a fresh batch of insights to help you handle your Family Failings as we head into the Holidays.

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War on Words: Getting There & Work in Progress

EP: 011 | 10 MIN | AIRED: 11.10.2020

Gary’s back to show you how you’re getting trapped in your own language with another installment of The War on Words. This time, Gary’s taking up arms against the phrases “Getting There” and “Work in Progress,” to show you that you need to really connect with your present instead of buying yourself off with some promise of “the future you.” So light your torch and grab your pitchfork, it’s time for War!

Read More »

Taking the Leap

EP: 010 | 36 MIN | AIRED: 11.04.2020

If you’re someone who’s interested in making a significant life change, strap in and turn up the volume! On this episode, Gary’s pulling the curtain back to reveal what you need to break free from your hamster wheel and how you can embrace the uncertainty on the other side of your leap of faith.

Read More »

Your Truth is BS – Part 2

EP: 009 | 22 MIN | AIRED: 10.27.2020

In the eye-opening conclusion to last week’s conversation about authenticity and speaking your truth – Gary’s taking the nation straight to the heart of how your complaints bastardize the truth and take you from “being authentic” to “being an @$$hole.” But that’s just the beginning! Gary’s going up against a lightning round of questions to show what authenticity is all about before capping things off with one HUGE question from the nation.

Read More »

EP: 044 | 42 MIN | AIRED: 07.20.2021

All too often, I hear from people trying to get their life back to the way it was. STOP! In this episode, we reset the panic button and open up a whole new direction for you and your life. And for those of you struggling with making a major decision, don't miss this week's question from the Nation!

EP: 043 | 23 MIN | AIRED: 07.13.2021

It seems the most common thing we hear when it comes to personal development is the idea of simply "being yourself." But is it really that simple? And what does being yourself really mean anyway? Open your doors or we'll blow them off with this week's episode!

EP: 042 | 25 MIN | AIRED: 07.06.2021

It seems everyone wants to change something about their life, but haven't you ever noticed how you mysteriously get dragged back into doing the same old, same old? Buckle up tight, folks, we're headed into your future!

EP: 041 | 30 MIN | AIRED: 06.29.2021

When we hear the word "impact" we mostly focus on how we're the ones being impacted by situations and people. In true Unfuck Nation style, we're unlocking the whole picture of impact and how it can change your life forever.

Where Do I Start?

EP: 020 | 35 MIN | AIRED: 02.02.2021

Most of us say we want to change but find ourselves stopped at the doorway to the future, hampered by the demands of the life we currently have or weighed down by the one we used to have. Let’s cut to the chase of what you need to get clear about and step into what’s next for you and your life. On this week’s episode of the nation, Gary’s addressing the burning question on many peoples lips, “I know I need to change my life, but how?”

Read More »

The War on Words : Doing My Best

EP: 019 | 06 MIN | AIRED: 01.26.2020

In this edition of the War on Words, Gary’s set his sights on the self limiting belief, “I’m doing my best.” As it turns out, this seemingly harmless phrase is holding you back from reaching new heights, but what’s worse is that it’s giving you an excuse for why you’re not executing against your goals right now. So, throw “doing my best” in the bin and find out what Gary recommends taking on in its place.

Read More »

Let’s Get After It

EP: 018 | 37 MIN | AIRED: 01.13.2021

Whether you’re experiencing growing pains or you’re stuck at a plateau, don’t you think it’s high time you break through your self imposed barriers? There are always moments when we feel the urge to make a change for ourselves, but it’s incredibly common to tip toe around change-making actions. So, Gary’s back on the mic to help you get real with yourself about what it takes to move the needle and – as usual – to answer some questions from the Nation!

Read More »

There is No “Hope”

EP: 017 | 36 MIN | AIRED: 01.05.2021

Don’t be fooled, Gary’s not going through an existential crisis. Quite to the contrary – he’s carving up the annual tradition of making New Year’s Resolutions to give you the keys to real, significant life change. That’s right, we’re unfu*king 2021!

Read More »

Winning at Life Without Losing Yourself

EP: 016 | 33 MIN | AIRED: 12.29.2020

All too often, we get so caught up trying to develop ourselves that we stop paying attention to those people and priorities in our lives that matter. But is there a better way? Is there some balance we can find, or would that require making some deal with the devil? CUT IT OUT!

Read More »

The War on Words : I Don’t Know & It Is What It Is

EP: 015 | 09 MIN | AIRED: 12.15.2020

If you want to change your life, change your talk! For the final War on Words of 2020, Gary’s on the warpath to show the nation that there’s no place for intellectually lazy language like “I Don’t Know” and “It Is What It Is.” So if you’re ready to break out of your language traps and live a more inspired life, lace up your combat boots, because it’s time for the war!

Read More »

You Can’t Divorce Your Kids

EP: 014 | 38 MIN | AIRED: 12.08.2020

Gary’s been on a roll through these last few episodes! You’ve heard his insights on authenticity, relationships, and family – but this one goes out to all the parents, the wanna-be parents, the soon-to-be parents, and even the helicopter parents.

Read More »

Winning Them Back

EP: 013 | 36 MIN | AIRED: 12.02.2020

It’s no secret – even the most long-lived romantic relationships face their fair share of obstacles. But when your love is tested, you need to be open to the idea that it might not be the relationship that needs to get unfu*ked… It might just be you! So turn up the volume, because GJB is back on the warpath to bring you for another riveting episode of Unfu*k Nation.

Read More »

Family Failings

EP: 012 | 34 MIN | AIRED: 11.18.2020

Family is always the centerpiece of the Holiday Season. So, while the global pandemic is likely forcing you to scale back the size of your cornucopia this Thanksgiving, the question remains: what sort of drama will your family be bringing to this year’s festivities? Well, before you get carried away with your carving knife, Gary’s here with a fresh batch of insights to help you handle your Family Failings as we head into the Holidays.

Read More »

War on Words: Getting There & Work in Progress

EP: 011 | 10 MIN | AIRED: 11.10.2020

Gary’s back to show you how you’re getting trapped in your own language with another installment of The War on Words. This time, Gary’s taking up arms against the phrases “Getting There” and “Work in Progress,” to show you that you need to really connect with your present instead of buying yourself off with some promise of “the future you.” So light your torch and grab your pitchfork, it’s time for War!

Read More »

Taking the Leap

EP: 010 | 36 MIN | AIRED: 11.04.2020

If you’re someone who’s interested in making a significant life change, strap in and turn up the volume! On this episode, Gary’s pulling the curtain back to reveal what you need to break free from your hamster wheel and how you can embrace the uncertainty on the other side of your leap of faith.

Read More »

Your Truth is BS – Part 2

EP: 009 | 22 MIN | AIRED: 10.27.2020

In the eye-opening conclusion to last week’s conversation about authenticity and speaking your truth – Gary’s taking the nation straight to the heart of how your complaints bastardize the truth and take you from “being authentic” to “being an @$$hole.” But that’s just the beginning! Gary’s going up against a lightning round of questions to show what authenticity is all about before capping things off with one HUGE question from the nation.

Read More »

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