Jimmy Rex on Placing a Cease to Intercourse Trafficking & What to Watch For

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Katie: Hi there, and welcome to the “Wellness Mama Podcast.” I’m Katie from wellnessmama.com and wellnesse.com. That’s wellness with an E on the tip. And this episode tackles a troublesome matter, however I feel a really, crucial one in in the present day’s world. And that’s the matter of intercourse trafficking. I’m right here with Jimmy Rex, who’s an unimaginable one who chooses to stay his life in a approach the place not one second goes to waste. And for him, this implies actively being on the bottom, serving to rescue individuals from intercourse trafficking, amongst many, many, many different issues.

 

He’s at present, as an example, an lively actual property agent with probably the most sought out teaching applications within the nation about actual property. And he’s additionally a extremely popular speaker. He has his personal podcast known as “The Jimmy Rex Present” that reveals extraordinary individuals, residing extraordinary lives. And he additionally spends time making an attempt to make a distinction on the earth, together with as an undercover operative for varied organizations that rescue individuals from intercourse trafficking, together with quite a few very harmful journeys to different nations to avoid wasting younger youngsters and youngsters.

 

And we discuss this in the present day, how he’s labored on 12 totally different operations to rescue individuals, how this can be a widespread drawback in lots of U.S. cities and worldwide, and the way usually, once they land in a brand new place, they’re able to discover individuals being trafficked inside simply a few hours. Why intercourse trafficking doesn’t all the time appear like you suppose it might, and what to look at for. Why these organizations spend six occasions as a lot on aftercare than rescues, and the way they help individuals after they’re rescued. And issues like tips on how to educate your children to concentrate on the chance, what to look out for in your individual children and of their associates, essential boundaries to assist your children put in place so they are going to be much less in danger, tech tips to concentrate on. How, particularly youngsters, are focused by know-how and social media. Some journey ideas associated to staying secure, particularly in different nations. Necessary conversations to have together with your children round this matter, and steps we will all take to assist this drawback worldwide, in addition to some actually fascinating facet tangents about Jimmy and what he does on the earth. So like I stated, robust matter, however I feel an essential one. And I feel that you’ll study rather a lot. I do know I did and didn’t notice fairly how widespread and horrific this drawback is. So on that be aware, let’s be part of Jimmy.

 

Katie: Jimmy, welcome. Thanks for being right here.

 

Jimmy: Hey, I recognize you having me on, thanks.

 

Katie: Nicely, I’m excited to speak in the present day a couple of matter that I feel lots of people possibly desire not to consider, however one which I feel is absolutely, actually essential. And that’s the matter of childhood intercourse trafficking. And I do know that’s an intense one. And we’re gonna go a whole lot of totally different instructions with this. However at the start, I’d love to listen to how you bought into this work within the first place.

 

Jimmy: Yeah, so our mutual pal, Paul Hutchinson. I used to be at a networking assembly about six years in the past and I heard him talking. He had simply acquired again from doing his first undercover operation that he had gone on. And as I used to be listening to him inform the story, it simply touched me in a approach that I knew I needed to be part of this. I knew this was going to be one thing I used to be gonna be concerned with for the remainder of my life. And so, I simply made it a mission of mine to someway have the ability to create sufficient worth to be part of this group that was going and doing this. And, , six, eight months later, I discovered myself on my first op. And since then, I’ve been in a position to be on 12 totally different operations. However I actually simply knew after I heard it, I needed to do one thing about it. And so simply made certain that I may do all the pieces I may to offer worth.

 

Katie: And I do know this can be a factor that individuals right here could also be talked about within the media or see occasional mainstream information references to. However I really feel prefer it, hopefully, isn’t near residence for lots of people so usually it’s a simple factor to type of ignore, however are you able to discuss how huge of an issue that is worldwide and why this was so essential to you?

 

Jimmy: Yeah, I imply, I don’t know actual numbers or something like that, however I can let you know this, anytime we went to a brand new metropolis, if we went on the lookout for it, more often than not inside 45 minutes to an hour, we may discover individuals prepared to promote us children for intercourse once we had been undercover. And in order that tells you, , in lots of of those cities, I’ve been to earlier than on trip and by no means crossed my thoughts, by no means thought twice about it. However the second we went on the lookout for it, it was that straightforward to seek out. And so, I do know that in most locations across the nation, it’s not out within the open, it’s not one thing you’ll ever see or take into consideration, but it surely’s occurring on a regular basis.

 

Katie: So actually, this can be a factor that would very a lot be taking place and certain is in a lot of our personal communities?

 

Jimmy: Yeah. I imply, it was actually, I imply, inside a few hours, for certain, we may discover individuals prepared to promote as youngsters that had been already doing it.

 

Katie: Wow. And is that…? I do know within the analysis I’ve achieved, a whole lot of that is taking place technologically now and the elevated entry to know-how is making this occur. And there are methods that that’s taking place type of underground, even on-line, is that what you guys are seeing as effectively?

 

Jimmy: Yeah. We didn’t actually do a lot with the web stuff, however I imply, when you consider, , so as to, A, visitors a child, or to be the particular person on the opposite finish of that, going to search for youngsters to have intercourse with, it’s important to have entry to youngsters. And so previously, a whole lot of occasions, all that, , you’ll hear about was some member of the family or possibly a trainer or one thing like that, anyone that was near these children. Nicely now, due to the web, we all know there’s simply much more accessibility for these individuals seeking to do these issues. And to allow them to each visitors and discover youngsters simpler by the web. And so, clearly, it’s turn into a really prevalent place the place that occurs.

 

Katie: So once you say you’ve gone on 12 totally different operations, what does that appear like? Are you guys in a position to really rescue a number of the children from these conditions?

 

Jimmy: Yeah. So I’ve been on 12 ops that had been concerned with rescuing youngsters. So we go right down to totally different areas the place we all know one thing’s occurring, or we’ve been tipped off that there could be an issue. And we’d go down undercover. And our job is to enter the worst locations in these cities and discover the worst individuals and attempt to discover these which might be trafficking youngsters. And so we’re utilizing, , all of our talents to mainly attempt to discover the children and the individuals prepared to promote us the children.

 

And so forth all 12 of these ops, just a few of them, , didn’t find yourself getting the children. One thing occurred, anyone acquired tipped off, or no matter it may need been, however the majority of them went very profitable. And general, I feel I’ve been in a position to be part of now rescuing over 150 youngsters and having over 45, 50 guys and ladies arrested. And so, yeah, we’d actually simply go undercover, we’d go into these cities. We’d fly in and begin doing our factor that we do so as to discover them. And like I stated, typically it might take us just a few days to type of get all of it arrange, typically it’d be very fast, however that’s type of what it appeared like.

 

Katie: And I’ll admit, it’s considerably unfathomable to me that that is taking place and particularly on such a big scale. Like, I really can’t even comprehend after I learn these stats. Are these like dad and mom and caregivers which might be collaborating on this, are these youngsters being kidnapped, or what are you guys often discovering?

 

Jimmy: Yeah. So we see just a little little bit of all the pieces. So it doesn’t often appear like you’ll suppose. So we’ve got seen youngsters behind cages and bars. That’s, in Haiti, that was, , the fact of the scenario one time. That’s not often what you see although. So sometimes, what’s occurring is a whole lot of these youngsters are trafficked both by anyone they know, by a member of the family, by a pal, by a trainer. I’ll offer you one instance. We had been in a metropolis in Latin America, and it was a seventh or eighth-grade faculty trainer.

 

She used her place to lure these women that she was instructing. For instance, so she would inform them, “Hey, , I’ve acquired an additional $20 should you’ll go to this celebration. We’re gonna have a celebration. It ought to be enjoyable.” Lure them into the celebration. Subsequent factor they know, they’re being raped. And the trainer tells them, “For those who inform anyone, inform your dad and mom, then I’m gonna inform them that you just went and had intercourse with these males. After which we’ll inform all people what you’ve achieved.” After which mainly it’s a disgrace factor.

 

After which they, … And we all know this as a result of a number of the occasions once we had been capable of finding these traffickers, we’d have the ability to faucet their telephones. And the Mexican police or the Latin police, whoever we had been working with, would pay attention to the conversations. And these women could be begging to not need to go, however they might go nonetheless. And so a whole lot of them had been even residing at residence and being trafficked out of their very own home. Plenty of them, you bought a neighbor or a member of the family or anyone like that’s doing it.

 

Plenty of occasions, the ladies or the women, , they weren’t even… typically they didn’t even know the depth of the how unhealthy it was, what was taking place to them. They knew that, , they had been being trafficked out, however they didn’t absolutely perceive. They had been too younger to essentially comprehend what was occurring. So you actually see just a little little bit of all the pieces, however often, it’s anyone in these sorts of conditions. Plenty of occasions, runaways or women that, , had a bother in the home, they might go stay with a member of the family or a pal, and subsequent factor , they’re residing with the traffickers or no matter that may appear like. And so, we noticed all of that.

 

One of many first issues that we do, anytime we’re gonna go right into a metropolis, a brand new metropolis, and go undercover, we’ve got to verify first that they’ve all of the aftercare arrange in order that if we do a rescue and we discover these younger women, that they’ve aftercare set as much as assist them or to maintain them. And so we wouldn’t even ever go do an op with out that setup. And a part of the rationale for that’s if we rescue the women and there’s no aftercare, there’s no approach to assist them, it’s really worse for them a whole lot of occasions. And so, , we work along with these organizations.

 

And so, one of many first questions that they all the time determine, or one of many first issues they determine is, “Okay. Was this particular person residing at residence? Have been they lacking? In the event that they had been lacking, had been they reported lacking?” As a result of that’s often an indication whether or not the dad and mom had been concerned or not. And so, , we actually did a whole lot of work on the again finish to be sure that was all taken care of. That’s a extremely huge a part of it’s simply to be sure that their scenario is secure at residence. And if not, they wouldn’t return to that scenario.

 

Katie: That was gonna be my follow-up query is what does aftercare appear like? As a result of I can solely think about that there’s in all probability rather a lot that wants to enter this from the psychological well being facet, from the bodily well being facet to the logistical facet of constructing certain they’ve a secure place to be after. What all goes into that?

 

Jimmy: Yeah. Similar to you simply stated, all of that, , a whole lot of therapists, a whole lot of caretakers, lots of people. After which additionally determining what the women needed with their lives. Making an attempt to attach them to the precise individuals that would assist them in the event that they needed to go to highschool, in the event that they needed to have a sure profession. Somebody needed to, , bake or get into hair reducing or no matter that could be. Give them one thing the place they’d an opportunity to study and develop and never have to return to a nasty scenario.

 

However that’s… Yeah, aftercare concerned all of the above. And by the point, , I labored rather a lot with a bunch known as… effectively, I labored with a whole lot of totally different teams, however Youngster Liberation Basis and Operation Underground Railroad. I do know, , for these organizations, they spend much more cash. I heard as soon as, I can’t confirm this, however I heard one time they spend six occasions extra money per youngster on aftercare that they do on the precise rescues themselves.

 

Katie: Wow. Nicely, that appears tremendous, tremendous essential. What sort of age vary do you sometimes see when these individuals are rescued? I’m just a little scared to ask, however I’d assume it’s largely like youngsters and younger adults, or do you see type of throughout the board?

 

Jimmy: Often 12 to 14, 15 is type of what most of them are. , I feel the youngest I noticed was 12. I feel the oldest that we… We rescued some that weren’t underage, however , nonetheless being exploited or no matter. However the majority had been that 12 to 17, 12 to 16 vary.

 

Katie: And is there a course of for coping with the people who find themselves doing the trafficking? Like, are there in these totally different nations and particularly within the U.S., like, is there really a technique of them being delivered to justice or what does that appear like?

 

Jimmy: Oh yeah. Yeah, yeah, yeah. And we by no means labored within the U.S. The U.S. has, , a whole lot of enforcement businesses. I do know there’s some organizations that work along with these legislation enforcement businesses. However you gotta keep in mind, a whole lot of these nations we go to, they don’t have the cash or the means to do it. And they also have reached out to us to assist them. They desperately need our assist. , for instance, after I did a few ops in Mexico, they had been so grateful to us that they ended up awarding me and my group of associates that had been along with me, , diplomat standing and a few actually cool awards and issues like that as a result of they’re so grateful. As a result of, , one of many detrimental stuff you hear about that is like, “Oh, the Individuals simply wanna go G.I. Joe or no matter.” And it’s actually not true in any respect. They had been so grateful to have us there to have the ability to work with them.

 

And what the Individuals are in a position to do is a lot simpler as a result of we appear like the individuals which might be happening there for the trafficking within the first place. And so we’re in a position to simply get much more info. I keep in mind one op we did, , it took us about 24 hours. The pinnacle of the federal police in that nation stated, “You guys have gotten us extra info in 24 hours than we gotten in 14 months.” We had all their names, their social medias, their telephone numbers, , all the pieces we wanted for these guys. And so for us, the chance to go down there and try this, it’s simply way more efficient, way more environment friendly for them. However yeah, it’s a course of of constructing certain you’re working along with every authority on each single op. You’re working very carefully hand in hand.

 

Katie: And I really feel like from right here, there’s type of a two-prong method I wanna go into. The primary being, for all of the dad and mom listening, most individuals listening are dad and mom, what can we concentrate on, indicators to search for, hopefully not in our personal youngsters for anybody listening, however in possibly different youngsters that we’re interacting with, our youngsters’ associates, simply generally, that may be type of warning indicators for issues like abuse and kidnapping and intercourse trafficking?

 

Jimmy: Yeah. I feel it’s actually essential to show your children in the event that they’re uncomfortable with one thing, to let . I do know after I was a child, I had like a bizarre uncle and nothing ever occurred, however I simply felt uncomfortable with him. He all the time needed to kiss me on the lips like when he was saying hello and bye, and I used to be in a position to get out of it. However, , I keep in mind my dad and mom being like, “Be good or no matter.” And it’s like, no, don’t. Like, should you really feel uncomfortable with one thing, that’s an indication that possibly you need to keep away from that particular person. Or when you have, like, a neighbor that’s just a little bit creepy, there’s in all probability one thing to that. So don’t…

 

I keep in mind simply as a child, , dad and mom, a whole lot of occasions, they don’t need their children to come back off impolite, however I feel it’s essential to let your children know should you don’t wanna speak to anyone otherwise you don’t wanna be good to anyone that’s an grownup, that’s good. Like, let me know and also you don’t need to. You don’t need to be pleasant to all people, even when it’s your grandparent or your uncle or whoever it could be. I feel that’s one essential factor for fogeys. After which simply search for issues. Like, it’s not okay for fogeys to be associates with children. It’s not okay for fogeys to be overly pleasant with children. Or, sorry, strangers, . To be… So if anyone’s making an attempt to love… Often, in the event that they’re gonna do one thing, nonetheless to at the present time, I feel more often than not, the traffickers know the children. And so take note of that.

 

If the trainer is contacting the coed outdoors of church or faculty, in all probability not okay. If there’s issues that they need them to maintain from you as a dad or mum, not okay. And so I feel it’s essential to only have open communication together with your children and simply allow them to know, “Hey, I’m by no means gonna get mad at you. But when there’s ever an grownup wanting to fulfill up or speak or no matter, I simply wanna know what’s occurring and I’ll make sure that, , to be part of it. Simply have a really open dialogue together with your children. As a result of often it seems to be like an grownup that’s simply making an attempt to be good they usually’ll make you appear to be you’re the loopy one.

 

However , I feel children, particularly if children are simply uncomfortable round anyone, take note of their vitality. In case you have a neighbor that the child’s all the time hiding from or doesn’t wanna speak to or type of clamps up round, that could be an indication that, , they don’t wanna be round that neighbor or one thing could be occurring there. And so I feel that’s a very powerful factor so far as with individuals . So far as individuals you don’t know, I feel, once more, simply instructing your children to have the ability to say, , to have the ability to say no, to yell in the event that they’re in bother, to watch out the place they’re going, to only concentrate, , all the principle issues that you’d already inform your child as a dad or mum.

 

Katie: Yeah. And I feel that boundary one, particularly round bodily contact is absolutely, actually essential. To simply echo what you stated of even at a younger age, , not forcing our youngsters to hug a relative in the event that they don’t wish to. And educate them from the second that they perceive that your physique is yours to make selections about, interval. And I help your selections about that. For those who don’t wanna…you’ll not be compelled to hug or kiss any relative, together with me. Like, that is your physique, your autonomy, and I’m your largest supporter in that.

 

And that’s additionally actually nice recommendation about simply watching grownup relationships and ensuring we’re part of them with different adults outdoors the household. As a result of actually, like, after all, there will be mentorship conditions or lecturers who’re nice with the children, however there’s no motive dad and mom can’t be concerned in these relationships as effectively.

 

What in regards to the social media facet? As a result of that is an space that after I was at these ages, didn’t exist. So this was one thing I didn’t need to navigate as a teen. And now, as dad and mom, we’re navigating with our youngsters fairly often from a youthful age. And I’ve learn no less than that fairly a little bit of the concentrating on that occurs goes on by social media or by on-line channels.

 

Jimmy: Yeah. So, that is a type of issues that folks won’t be very conscious of in any respect, however it is vitally straightforward to contact children or teenage children by social media apps for these individuals. So I’ll offer you an instance. We had been on trip undercover. Nicely, I ought to say, our group was undercover. There was, with us, one of many guys that got here down undercover, his spouse and cousin got here to be on trip within the metropolis. So earlier than the ops began, they had been hanging out. Nicely, one of many cousin was on her social media on Fb, I imagine, or Instagram.

 

And he or she had simply posted that she was on this explicit seashore metropolis hanging out and acquired contacted by this man on there that stated, “Oh. Hey, we’ve got this celebration occurring. It’s on the membership, this, this. You guys ought to come.” Nicely, we noticed it later and it was one of many traffickers that we had been working with undercover in that metropolis had contacted her to come back to this celebration. I imply, she was, I feel 19 or 20, so she wasn’t underage, however nonetheless, he didn’t know that. And who is aware of if that might’ve changed into a trafficking scenario. So a whole lot of occasions, individuals will submit their photos they usually’ll put the landmark that they’re by.

 

Nicely, these traffickers can search by a landmark, they will search by metropolis. They will see, , the place these individuals are after which they contact them in real-time and say, “Oh. Hey, we acquired this celebration,” or, “Hey, we acquired this occasion occurring.” And so I simply suppose it’s essential that they turn into conscious. As a result of a whole lot of occasions, particularly teenage children and teenage women, they could be occurring a trip they usually harmlessly are posting about the place they’re at in real-time and exhibiting that and it simply type of opens that door. Particularly should you’re in another country, what I like to recommend to individuals to do is submit all the pieces three or 4 days later. So wait until you permit the place you’re at.

 

For those who wanna do a video in your Instagram story, as a substitute of posting that story in real-time, , wait three days, make the video, after which submit all the pieces just a few days later. I do know that’s not as enjoyable as doing it in real-time, however particularly abroad, I simply suppose that’s actually essential to not let individuals know the place you’re at. Plenty of occasions, these are small cities, they’re seashore cities, , you’re in some Southeast Asia place or one thing or, , Latin nation, or South America, or wherever it could be. As a result of it’s a very actual factor. And likewise, it simply opens the door even for individuals…

 

, and oldsters as effectively, by the way in which. For those who’re posting and also you’re approach in another country otherwise you’re very distant from residence and you’ve got teenage children at residence, effectively, in all probability not a good suggestion to submit in real-time both as a result of now if anyone’s been watching you and your children, they know you guys are away, they might possibly attempt to make their transfer in your child at the moment when you’re out. And so I feel it’s actually essential to only concentrate on that. I do know we wanna present the world all the pieces we’re doing, however when you have, , teenage children, particularly your youthful children, I simply suppose it’s good time to place, , put some area in between the place you might be in order that no person can…

 

I’ve a detailed household that I’m superb associates with known as the Bucket Listing Household. And also you may need heard of them earlier than. I’ve gone on a number of journeys with them, with Garrett and Jess and their household. They usually all the time wait three or 4 or 5 days to submit from the place they really are so individuals don’t know the place they’re at. They will’t come and, , who is aware of what they could attempt to do or no matter. And so, I realized that from Garrett firsthand. However , it’s a fairly good thought to only submit just a few days later.

 

Katie: Yeah. That’s such a easy tip, however such an essential one. And it’s one I’ve inadvertently achieved simply due to having type of an internet platform. I’d find yourself assembly up with individuals if I posted the place I really was, which was really nice, as a result of I really like assembly up with my readers, but it surely made me notice like, wow, it’s really easy for individuals to determine and put the items collectively and there’s this chance of individuals being in the identical place. However once we consider it by this lens, particularly for youths, that could be a easy tip. It makes a complete lot of sense. I do know children are so used to posting all the pieces and sharing their complete life on social media, however that’s such an essential tip.

 

Jimmy: Yeah. I imply, I do the identical factor. Once I go, , I’m going to a whole lot of sporting occasions, and I submit that in real-time. I don’t have little children at residence both and stuff like that so it’s not as huge of a deal. However yeah, it’s simply a type of little issues. Additionally, simply generally, in social media, take note of who your children are speaking with. In the event that they’re youngsters, in the event that they’re on the apps, I feel it’s simply essential to have a superb relationship with them and never get mad at them should you ever see them speaking to adults as a result of they’re gonna conceal it from you in that case. And so I feel should you can actually come from a spot of understanding and curiosity and love with them, and simply allow them to know like, “Hey, I simply wanna just remember to are protected.”

 

I simply inform them, “I simply wanna be sure to’re protected. You by no means know. I’ll by no means get mad at you, but when adults ever attain out to you, I’d like to know.” I used to be, , speaking to anyone fairly just lately and she or he had talked about, she’s older now, however she had talked about when she was 16 and 17, she had 37 to 39-year-old guys, , that she was occurring dates with as a 16-year-old, 15-year-old. And also you’re like, “Geez, the place had been the dad and mom on this?” ? However it’s actually essential to know who your children are speaking to. And so I simply suppose the extra you possibly can create that comfortability with them the place they’re gonna be sincere and open with you and also you don’t get mad at them for it, I feel you’re gonna have the ability to present an area the place they’ll really share it with you.

 

Katie: Yeah. And the significance of simply having these open conversations. And like I stated, social media didn’t exist after I was a teen, however I had guys in particular person who’re a lot, a lot, a lot older attempt to make contact and speak to me. And like that felt bizarre on the time. And, like, I didn’t have a superb context essentially for, like, what do I do about this? And so I feel having these conversations together with your children actually early and ensuring, such as you stated, that they hear time and again, like, “I’ll by no means be mad at you. I’ll all the time be your advocate. And these are essential. Even should you simply have a suspicion or an inkling or one thing simply feels bizarre, we will discuss it, something, and you’ll not ever get in bother for that.” Simply to create kinda that security web.

 

And I feel the opposite a part of this, so like I feel the dad and mom being conscious with our personal children is tremendous, tremendous essential. However such as you’ve defined, this can be a worldwide drawback, sadly. It appears to be an rising drawback nonetheless in in the present day’s society. And I do know, like, as an example, me as a mother of six children, I can’t go do sting operations very simply in different nations, however what are some ways in which we will get entangled and assist help the training, help the struggle in opposition to this for different individuals’s children and elsewhere?

 

Jimmy: Yeah. , I feel probably the most essential issues you are able to do is to start out with your individual self, your loved ones, the individuals that you just affect. Paul all the time has this saying. He says, “Jimmy, I’m gonna educate you a lesson in regards to the circle of affect.” He says, “If it’s throughout the circle you could affect it, then you may have the precise to fret about it. If it’s not inside that circle, you may have two decisions. You both don’t fear about it otherwise you make a much bigger circle so as to affect extra and you’ll ultimately do one thing about it.”

 

So so far as, like, yeah, you’re not gonna have the ability to go undercover and do these type of issues. What you are able to do is to assist help the organizations like Youngster Liberation Basis that, , goes and does this sort of stuff. You’ll be able to help them by sharing their tales, by sharing their social medias, by sharing their posts, liking it, commenting it, simply letting the phrase get on the market. Additionally what you’re doing proper now, proper? Doing this podcast. And one of many issues that, , I’m cautious to share after I inform individuals tips on how to share that is you don’t wanna share it in a approach that’s unfaithful or loopy.

 

You’ll discover I by no means give stats or numbers I don’t know. I don’t wanna throw issues on the market. As a result of what I feel what occurred with this motion just a little bit during the last 12 months or two is the individuals which might be actually evil, I feel that they tried to lump on this problem with QAnon and a few of these different loopy theories which might be on the market. And so what it did is it type of minimized all of it, proper? It was like, “Oh, it’s only a bunch of loopy individuals.” However it’s like, “No. I’ve seen firsthand. I do know the issue that’s on the market. I don’t know the extent to precisely how enormous it’s, but it surely’s huge and it’s an issue.”

 

However as a result of so many individuals began sounding loopy with the way in which they shared it and sharing numbers and stats that possibly weren’t true, they had been in a position to lump it in and simply be like, “Yeah, that’s all simply a part of the loopy proper wing conspiracy.” And so I’m very cautious to not share issues that aren’t true. I wanna be sure that individuals know this can be a actual factor. That is taking place. It doesn’t imply that Tom Hanks is consuming youngsters. It implies that, , that there’s a pedophile. And we all know Ghislaine Maxwell trial occurring proper now. This can be a actual factor. It’s been taking place.

 

However cautious the way you share it. I share it in a approach the place it’s like, “Look, that is in all probability taking place proper in your yard.” It doesn’t matter if the elites of the world are doing it within the sense that that’s not essentially what you’ll want to be sharing. What you’ll want to be sharing is, like, look, straight up on the bottom, how can I be affecting my neighborhood, my metropolis, and type of fear in regards to the issues you possibly can really affect? That’s the very best factor I’m making an attempt to get out of that is you’re not gonna have the ability to do something if the world leaders are all doing this.

 

Like, there’s not a lot you are able to do or say about that. What you may do is, in your group, assist educate individuals, assist individuals see the issue that’s on the market. After which simply assist them be, , once more, be good neighbors. The strongest neighborhoods the place this isn’t taking place is the place there’s sturdy neighborhoods, they’re serving to one another, they care about one another. They’re prepared to speak to one another. And so, I feel that to me is the easiest way to do it. After which, clearly, once more, simply spreading the attention and issues like that.

 

Katie: And I’ll make sure that, I do know that there are additionally many on-line sources, together with the organizations you talked about. I’ll make sure that these are linked to the present notes at wellnessmama.fm. so that you guys can learn and discover a few of these precise information to share and know what to look at for and in your individual group. I additionally absolutely agree with you that having sturdy communities in our native space is part of the answer. And likewise, I’ve talked about it in so many podcast episodes, it’s essential for well being, it’s essential for psychological well being, it’s essential for longevity.

 

Like, there’s a motive blue zones have sturdy communities and that’s as a result of they’re important to us as human animals. However that is additionally simply one other instance of why that’s so essential. And particularly for our youngsters. I do know that is an space that’s been robust for lots of people the final couple of years for the reason that group’s been tougher with a whole lot of the restrictions which have gone on, however one which’s very, crucial to nurture.

 

And so I’ll make sure that all these hyperlinks are included within the present notes. I’d like to additionally speak just a little bit extra about you personally so individuals can perceive the work that you just’re doing and likewise why that is, , so essential to you and the way you’re employed to enhance the world in a complete lot of various areas. And I’ve some notes in my present notes, one being, should you had been gonna give a TED Speak, it might be about type of the concept of your e book, which is “You Finish Up The place You’re Heading.” So I’d love to listen to you discuss that just a little bit as a result of I feel that is additionally actually related to folks.

 

Jimmy: Yeah, yeah. So a number of years in the past, once more, I type of had this second the place I used to be making an attempt to determine what my life was gonna be about, what the aim of my life was going to be. And I felt very strongly finally about my goal, and it’s to assist individuals stay a rare life, to unfold love and goodness by having a playful spirit, and exhibiting how to do this. And so one of many issues that… I’ll let you know a fast story too. The hat that I’m sporting, it’s a emblem for my firm. It’s known as “We Are The They.”

 

And the way that took place is I got here again from considered one of these ops. It was really probably the most harmful ones we’d ever been on. And, , I used to be telling my girlfriend on the time, she picked me up on the airport, and we had been speaking all in regards to the op and the way scary it was and the way cool it was as a result of we acquired the rescue and we took these horrible guys down. And I’m telling her all about it and she or he pulls over and she or he goes, “Hey, I gotta be sincere. I don’t need you to go do that anymore.” And I used to be like, “What do you imply? I simply rescued these children. Like, that is my life’s goal right here. , it’s gonna be a giant a part of it.”

 

And he or she says, “Nicely, I do know, but it surely’s simply such a nasty surroundings.”It’s simply actually scary. It’s harmful.” And he or she stated, “Why can’t they simply go do it?” And with out considering, I stated, “Nicely, there is no such thing as a they, we’re the they.” And as quickly as I stated it, I used to be like ‘Oh, shit, that’s…” And, , and I knew… And in order that grew to become the mannequin for my life is “We’re the they.” And in order that, , once more, along with the e book, I simply attempt to assist individuals. I coach males tips on how to turn into the very best model of themselves. It’s a bunch known as “We Are The They.”

 

And mainly, we simply, by being males of integrity, by being sincere about what, , I observed over time, the individuals that might attain out to me essentially the most, they needed group they usually needed a secure place the place they might open up and have individuals love them by development and making an attempt to turn into the very best model of themselves. And in order that’s the place I began that. The e book primarily follows what known as the hero’s journey, which is the trail that all of us go on.

 

And I feel it’s essential in life to keep in mind that attending to the place we’re making an attempt to get, it’s not a easy path. It’s not a simple path. However that journey, that hero’s journey that we go on. And mainly, should you’ve by no means thought of what you need your life to appear like, you’re simply gonna find yourself the place you’re heading. You’re simply gonna go wherever the wind type of takes you. No matter particular person desires you to be part of their story, they’ll add you in as a chunk. And often, you’ll spend your life constructing their dream or their factor.

 

And so if what you need, should you get crystal clear on the place you’re making an attempt to go and what you’re making an attempt to do… , you requested me on the very starting of this, how did you get into this? And finally, it’s as straightforward as I simply determined I used to be going to do that. I made that call. I had a why enormous after which I found out tips on how to make that occur. And in order that’s that approach with all the pieces in life. I simply type of, , by the e book and thru my teaching program, encourage individuals to determine precisely what they need in life after which go about determining why that’s what they need after which determining tips on how to go about doing it.

 

Katie: Yeah. I feel that’s so essential. I haven’t had an opportunity to learn it but, however I’m undoubtedly going to take a look at your e book. I even have a be aware in my present notes that you’ve got an honorary doctorate diploma from 13 universities in Mexico. And I really feel like I want to listen to extra about this.

 

Jimmy: Yeah, that was a part of… So we did a whole lot of these ops early on. We had been in Mexico. We had been in a position to rescue a whole lot of children down there they usually had been so grateful to us for doing this. Like I stated, they didn’t have the flexibility, the means to do it. And so, a number of years in the past, they flew up, in all probability 30, 35 officers from Mexico flew up, and we did a particular ceremony on the Capitol constructing right here in Utah with the Lawyer Normal of Utah. They gave us honorary doctorate levels.

 

So I’ve this group of buddies from highschool. There’s eight of us which might be all greatest associates. And two of them grew to become medical doctors. One’s an orthopedist surgeon and one’s a plastic surgeon. And I made the joke to them. I stated, “Gosh, guys, who would’ve ever thought that three of us would turn into medical doctors, ?” They usually didn’t suppose that was very humorous since they put 15 years of faculty into it. However it was simply type of an honor that we acquired to have, simply one thing type of cool and one thing type of fascinating I put in my bio.

 

Katie: I even have a be aware that you just’ve been to 84 nations. And I’d love to listen to just some of the highest ones that you’d advocate essentially the most.

 

Jimmy: Yeah. Yeah, yeah. So the truth is, what occurred, I’ll inform the story of why I began doing that. So in 2014, I had a buddy, his title was Eric Hill. And he had a objective, he was gonna go to each single nation within the shortest period of time ever. And he’d gotten to I feel over 50 of them in lower than 6 or 7 months. And he was doing this world odyssey. And he ended up passing away. He was paragliding and had an accident and died. And I keep in mind there was this, type of, this hashtag that went round, #livelikeEric.

 

And what that meant to me was this man was actually residing his life. He was doing all these wonderful issues and going and simply residing his life. And I remembered I hadn’t been in another country in years. I’d been simply working my butt off on a regular basis. And I stated to myself, I stated, , “If I died tomorrow, like, the tragedy that that might be.” And so I simply made it a objective. I simply stated, “I’m simply gonna go see the world.” And so I began touring, went on a number of journeys with associates, with teams of associates, with, , anyone I used to be courting, after which went on a number of on my own too.

 

And what I found is simply this world, when you determine, like, how stunning the world is, once you actually can recognize the world for all the pieces it’s, you may have a a lot stronger want to put it aside, a a lot stronger want to do good on the earth, I feel. And so for me, I actually encourage all people, drop a whole lot of prejudices and also you’re in a position to actually see individuals and perceive that we’re all a part of the identical human household. However to select just a few, I’d say, , Eire and Scotland and Iceland are wonderful. Everybody of their lives ought to do an African safari.

 

, I keep in mind sleeping out in the midst of the bush in Zimbabwe and waking up there’s lions 200-feet away and there’s monkeys swinging within the bushes above us. And a honey badger actually crawled proper as much as my leg. And I keep in mind sitting on this berm overlooking this sort of this hill and into type of like a marsh and there was hippos and within the distance, there’s giraffes and rhinos. And it’s simply essentially the most surreal factor that… You begin to go go to all these individuals. What actually is cool goes and visiting the native individuals in all these locations, ? And also you begin to simply actually have a love for humanity. It actually drops any prejudices you may have.

 

I do know I went a few years in the past to Egypt with a pal of mine. And he grew up there and his household nonetheless lives there. And we spent just a few days with them after we went and noticed the pyramids and all that. And this household was, , a Muslim household. And I’m in Utah. We don’t have very many minorities, simply being sincere with you. You type of concern what you don’t know and so that you’re all the time just a bit bit afraid of these individuals. And so going over there although and feeling their like to me. They usually introduced me into their houses and fed us and essentially the most wonderful meals and simply the way in which they handled us and honored us was actually particular.

 

And I spotted, , all these stuff you’re afraid of in life, when you get close to them, you now not are. And, , Brené Brown talks about this on a regular basis, leaning into individuals. Similar factor with animals. In truth, I’m an enormous shark man. I really like sharks. I like to swim with sharks. I’ve swum with 15 totally different species of sharks, together with bull sharks, tiger sharks, all this and not using a cage. And when you may have a tiger shark coming at you, proper? I used to be in the midst of the Atlantic Ocean. It’s 15-feet lengthy. It’s this huge… It seems to be like a miniature bus coming at you, however you are feeling its vitality towards you. And as a substitute of being afraid, you’re simply in amazement and marvel.

 

This factor lives right here on this physique of water and it’s arising and it’s simply curious, and it’s you and also you’re it. There’s no cage. It’s simply this alternate of vitality and love and it actually modifications your view in the direction of most issues. And so, a part of what I educate, , the lads in my teaching program is we go do scary issues as a result of we’ve got these irrational fears from what we’re informed to imagine from society. , the information media wants you to be in concern in order that they will, , promote. I imply, , concern sells and all these various things. And so what we attempt to do is by touring and by going and experiencing all this, it’s such a phenomenal world on the market. And I feel that’s the great thing about touring.

 

Katie: I agree with you. I’ve thought with my very own children is, like, I do know I can look again and notice a number of the harder occasions of my life helped me turn into the particular person I’m in the present day. And but I don’t wanna deliberately create a tough life for my children. And journey’s type of the proper resolution as a result of there’s a whole lot of inherent issue that comes together with journey. And such as you stated, you acquire a complete new perspective on humanity and on the world and the way we’re all a lot extra related and comparable than we regularly develop up once we develop up in a homogenous space. And so journey’s undoubtedly a core worth for us as effectively. Though you may have traveled to many, many extra locations, which is superior and galvanizing.

 

Jimmy: Yeah. You do a whole lot of problem-solving once you journey, to your level, , is making an attempt to determine issues out on the go and you’ll’t converse the language and also you gotta determine stuff and also you simply do. You simply find yourself figuring it out. However I really like that concept as a dad or mum to, , assist your children develop.

 

Katie: After which lastly, on my notes, I’ve a be aware that you just’re the President of the Chris Farley Fan Membership. And I really feel like that wants some rationalization as effectively.

 

Jimmy: Yeah. So me and my associates, once we had been in highschool, I used to be a Sophomore in highschool when Chris Farley handed away, and we had been simply such huge followers. I imply, I needed to be Chris Farley. Most guys, , most children in all probability needed to be an athlete or needed to be one of many film stars that was getting all the women. I needed to be Chris Farley. I simply thought he was the very best ever. And so me and my associates, the day he handed away, which is December 18th, really it was simply yesterday, was two days in the past, sorry, it was Chris Farley Day. December 18th was the day he handed away. So we’d get collectively yearly and watch all his motion pictures.

 

After which one 12 months… , I used to be all the time simply Googling Chris Farley trying into issues. And I keep in mind one 12 months, again in possibly 2002 or 2003, I Googled Chris Farley and there was a basis arrange by his brother, Tom, the place they had been elevating cash to assist, , hold children off medication. So I reached out to him and we began a relationship. After which a couple of 12 months later, two years later, Chris Farley acquired a star on Hollywood and we acquired invited out to come back to it. And Tom stated, “Hey, I imply, you guys are mainly the fan membership. Why don’t you come on out and are available to the star ceremony?”

 

And so we got here out, went to the occasion. It was very non-public. I feel there was possibly 70 individuals. I imply, we’re speaking it’s Adam Sandler, Chris Rock, David Spade, Tom Arnold, Gary Busey, the blokes from Paramount, his household, and us. And it was very intimate. And acquired to the star ceremony, went to the after-party, and frolicked with all people. It was type of a celebration, but additionally type of somber. , I keep in mind Adam Sandler simply being tremendous unhappy and… However then and we, yeah, grew to become the unofficial official Chris Farley Fan Membership that day. And so I grew to become the president of that.

 

We did an occasion a few years later right here in Utah the place, , his brothers got here in and we did this large celebration to lift cash for the inspiration. And we had, like, pizza and it was the meat lovers pizza within the trunk pizza part. We had the hen wings. There was the Tommy likey, Tommy Need Wingy hen wings. And had standup comedians come and performed all his motion pictures. And so I keep in contact fairly commonly along with his brothers to at the present time, had them on my podcast final 12 months. We discuss it on a regular basis. And only a particular little connection I feel to this man that I by no means met however have been in a position to create a whole lot of, , the enjoyment that I had as a child by life was by him. So I’ve type of honored him that approach.

 

Katie: What a cool story.

 

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And as we get towards the tip of time, one other query I like to ask is that if there’s a e book or numerous books which have had a profound influence in your life, and if that’s the case, what they’re and why?

 

Jimmy: Yeah. I imply, I’m an enormous reader. And so I used to learn 50 to 100 books a 12 months for a very long time. That was in all probability earlier than I began my podcast. That’s what I’d do. Now I, , research a whole lot of podcasts and podcast visitors so I can get individuals on my podcast. However I nonetheless learn fairly a bit. And I’d say, if I may decide one e book that each man ought to learn known as “The Manner of the Superior Man” by David Deida. David has personally been a coach of mine as effectively, however he’s, I imply, that e book, simply nails, tips on how to present up as a person.

 

However that’s one e book that had an enormous profound change on my life. So many, however “Suppose and Develop Wealthy,” , “The 4 Agreements,” these are all books that I attempt to learn no less than as soon as yearly or two. After which something by Brene Brown is particular and teaches you tips on how to love humanity just a little bit higher. And so, yeah, these are a few of my favorites.

 

Katie: And I do know that past a e book, you’ve achieved a lot on the earth we didn’t even get to speak about in the present day, together with a whole lot of work in actual property and a lot extra. So the place can individuals discover you on-line and continue learning about all of the stuff you’re doing?

 

Jimmy: Yeah. The most effective place to seek out me, my Instagram is @mrjimmyrex, and I submit all the pieces that I’m doing on there. Anytime I’m talking, anytime I’ve occasions, my new podcasts that come out, any, , events that I’m internet hosting or throwing any charity occasions for this charity or others that I’m doing, I share on there. And so simply comply with me on @mrjimmyrex. That’s in all probability the easiest way. And be at liberty to achieve out anytime if I can assist in any approach. I’m superb at getting again to individuals in my DMs. I do all that myself and so completely happy to assist anyone if, , if there’s a necessity that I can help you.

 

Katie: Thanks a lot. And like I stated, I’ll make sure that we hyperlink to all the various things we’ve talked about, particularly the organizations that individuals can help if they will’t actively go do work on this space, in addition to to your entire locations that you just stay on-line. However Jimmy, thanks a lot for taking the time to be right here in the present day. You’ve gotten such an enchanting story and all the adventures of your life. And I’m so grateful for you educating about this and for the work that you just’ve achieved instantly to assist with this drawback worldwide.

 

Jimmy: Nicely, thanks. It’s one thing that, , when you get into it and also you begin doing it, you notice how particular it’s, how particular to have the ability to assist these individuals which might be on this scenario. I imply, we even have gone in and seen the women being, , in these positions and we’ve been in a position to have the rescues. And it’ll change you and it modifications you eternally. And so it’s particular to me. It’s particular to have the ability to share about it and assist different individuals turn into conscious. And so if I can ever do anything to assist unfold consciousness, I’m all the time obtainable. And thanks once more for having me on.

 

Katie: Thanks a lot for being right here. And thanks as all the time to all of you who’re listening for sharing your time, your vitality, and your consideration with us in the present day. We’re each so grateful that you just did. And I hope that you’ll be part of me once more on the following episode of the “Wellness Mama” podcast.

 

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