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3 Netflix Documentaries That Will Open Your Mind To A New Perspective


I love watching documentaries to open my mind to a new perspective and teach me something new, so I wanted to share 3 of my top picks with you. All very different, but I found each one powerful, fascinating and intense. So if you want to open up to learning more about the world, you may want to add these to your list of what to watch on Netflix.

I found this documentary fascinating. It’s directed by Kelly Noonan about the power of the mind which includes stories from spiritual leaders, physicians and those with chronic illnesses revealing the powerful connection between the human psyche and psychical health.

Kelly takes us on a scientific and spiritual journey where we discover that our thoughts, beliefs and emotions have a huge impact on our health and ability to heal.

I found it educational, yet it is simply explained and intrigued me to know more about the power of the mind, which is a subject I have studied for decades. It tapped into the mind of leading scientists and spiritual teachers who shared their knowledge in a way that was easy to understand and explained what works, what doesn’t and why.

Marianne Williamson, Dr Deepak Chopra, Dr Joe Dispenza, Dr David Hamiliton, Michael Beckwith, William, the medical medium are a few of the internationally recognized leading experts featured.

I loved this, just loved this. I watched it with a group of friends and there was mixed opinions, so much so that we had to keep switching it off and on to discuss.  I have always been an avid fan of Tony Robbins. I find his energy contagious and always feel his sincerity in his words.  Some of my friends didn’t like it for various reasons. I loved it.

Joe Berlinger is an activist and award winning documentary maker who by his own omission was skeptical when he began filming how much change Tony could make to people’s lives in 6 days. He said his goals was not to get people to go spend money with Tony Robbins but to sit down for 2 hours and think about the direction and quality of their lives.

Granted never before access behind the scenes and unveil the workings of this mega event ‘Date with destiny’ I found it fascinating to meet the man behind the brand. I have been to his events and he is an incredible force, no question but to watch how he handles such complex challenges people bring to the table in such a short space of time is extraordinary. Some of the issues dealt with here are highly disturbing and made me cry but seeing so many people have hope after going through so much pain made my heart smile. Love him or loathe him, I highly recommend you watch it.

I was riveted from the get go to discover what went on behind the scenes with what was supposed to be the more excusive, luxurious party and never happened.   This was a fraudulent luxury music festival founded by Billy McFarland, CEO of Fyre media Inc who is now serving up to a decade in jail as he pleaded guilty to wire fraud charges.

There were clearly suspicions from the get go but yet so many were duped by Billy. What fascinated me was the way he laughed, partied and drank copious amounts of beer whilst all the way along he was playing everyone knowing it wouldn’t happen and seemingly comfortable with spending money that wasn’t his.

He defrauded investors of $27.4 million.

After watching it I had a strong suspicion this wasn’t the last we hear of this smooth talking co man.  I have since read reports that he is planning a come -back when he leaves jail.

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I’m Annie Ashdown, Author, Success coach, Cognitive Hypnotherapist,Speaker, based in London. I write about everything I’ve done wrong as a woman personally and professionally whilst out there in the trenches.

I work with high achievers who want to conquer imposter syndrome, crush self -doubt, and de-escalate anxiety. I help them knock down the wall that’s causing them frustration and standing between them and their next level of success so they can get closer to the dream life they’ve set their sights on.

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