Exploring the Dark Side: Sensory Deprivation and Altered States with Sean McCormick

seanfloatGet ready for an interstellar, extra-dimensional journey into sensory deprivation, the shadow self, astral projection, artificial intelligence, getting better sleep, and more.

Sean McCormick is a life coach and entrepreneur, best known for starting Float Seattle.

To get there, he made a transformational leap from his corporate job to becoming an entrepreneur.  His first float was a transcendental experience that altered his course in life.

In today’s episode, we discuss Sean’s morning routine, antidotes to heightened levels of stress, out-of-body experiences, the importance of sleep, shamanic work, meditation and much, much more. In Sean’s words:

“If you’re unhappy, you have to be bold enough to make a change in your life.”


  • Sean’s morning coffee routine (from the beginning)
  • 5HTP for mood enhancement (5:00)
  • Introduction to Sean, the startup he’s working on, and the shadowself (13:15)
  • Artificial Intelligence and our dark side (22:00)
  • Sean’s first experience in a sensory deprivation tank (28:45)
  • The practice of astral projection (34:00)
  • Sleep paralysis and alien abduction (40:30)
  • “You have to take seriously the notion that understanding the universe is your responsibility, because the only understanding of the universe that will be useful to you is your own understanding.”  – Terence Mckenna (51:25)
  • We discuss Sean’s shamanic path to discovering a spirit animal (52:13)
  • Developing habits to sleep better (1:02:00)
  • Sean offers 3 steps to unplug (1:07:26)

Sean will return in episode 315 :-p



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Exploring the Dark Side: Sensory Deprivation and Altered States with Sean McCormick

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