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Oct 24, 2023

This week, Joy chats with Matt Maruca who is the founder and CEO of Ra Optics, a company that teaches people about the essential role that light plays in health and develops advanced light therapy-based products. He founded Ra Optics after a decade-long personal health journey that ultimately led him to light. The discovery that we are ultimately beings of light has led him to a profound interest in the nature of consciousness and existence itself.

In this episode Matt shares how he cultivates his inner light everyday and how you can take steps to begin letting your inner light shine. You’ll love hearing about his perspective on walking and why he’s decided to do the Camino de Santiago. Matt is such a joy to speak with, so we know you’re going to love this episode!

If you want to learn more about what it means to have an internal light and how to cultivate it daily, then you won’t want to miss this episode. So settle in with a calming cuppa tea and get ready to be inspired by Matt’s incredible outlook on life!


Episode Highlights:

  • How Matt’s health issues inspired him to explore the healing power of light. 

  • His process of believing his issues were genetic to things he could change.

  • Why the internal aspect of light is as important as external light. 

  • The damaging effects of functioning from a place of fear. 

  • Actionable suggestions to begin cultivating your inner light. 

  • The importance of meal timing to promote sleep and circadian rhythm. 

  • How changing our thoughts can change how we live our life. 

  • Why how we start our morning sets the foundation for our energy for the rest of the day. 

  • The importance of catching when you slip into problem consciousness so you can shift to opportunity consciousness. 

  • Why we need to embrace the energy of hope. 

  • What the “cult of speed” is and why we need to reject it. 

  • Hope requires willful action in order to create a new reality. 

  • The book that inspired Matt to slow down, step outside of his comfort zone and explore the world. 

  • The rejuvenating power of walking. 

  • Why Matt decided to walk the Camino de Santiago. 

  • The importance of being honest in all of your actions. 

  • What Matt hopes to get out of his pilgrimage. 



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