Today I welcome Diego Perez, better known as Yung Pueblo. Diego inspires us to feel empowered in our ability to transform and uplevel ourselves, embrace change, and tap into our inner strength—not just to endure, but to thrive—unlocking a world of boundless possibilities. In this episode, he gives us tangible techniques that we can implement today to start thriving and creating an abundant life.
Diego Perez is a meditator and New York Times bestselling author who is widely known on Instagram and various social media networks through his pen name Yung Pueblo. Online he has an audience of nearly 3 million people. His writing focuses on the power of self-healing, creating healthy relationships, and the wisdom that comes when we truly work on knowing ourselves. Get his newest book, The Way Forward, today!
01:03 The never-ending journey to self-growth
02:50 Embracing the unknown
06:02 Transforming disagreements into understanding
09:24 The Way Forward
13:15 Vipassana Meditation
21:20 For people bad at meditating
23:04 Intuition vs. reactivity
25:35 Intuition as your compass for life
27:20 The benefits of meditation
31:29 The challenges of being seen as a teacher
35:27 Complexities of hierarchy and fame
41:21 Dissolving hierarchy in relationships
44:41 Reclaiming your inner wisdom
49:18 The inspiration behind ‘The Way Forward’
51:38 Integrity and embracing impermanence
54:56 Where can you start?