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Oct 2, 2023

How to Stop Overthinking & Live in the Moment with Yung Pueblo

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Awareness, Compassion, Growth, Letting Go, Meditation, Mentality, Spirituality, Transformation


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!


  • Diego explains the power behind making small decisions every day 
  • How we can reclaim power over our lives
  • How to distinguish between intuition and trauma
  • Ways to implement mindfulness for a successful life

00:00 Intro

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?