Magic, Brain-Hacking and Performance

Keith Barry

Keith Barry is a magician, hypnotist and mentalist, who focuses on helping people recalibrate their subconscious minds to strive to become the best versions of themselves and achieve their personal goals. He was born in Waterford City, Ireland, where he developed his interest in magic when he was 14 years old.  

Most recently, he has returned to television with his RTE series ‘The Keith Barry Experience’. His TED talk is one of the top 20 viewed TED talks of all time. As a mind coach, Keith has worked with many world-class athletes, business people, influencers, and actors to assist them in unleashing their subconscious potential. 

He’s known for his public speaking engagements, performing magic shows, and his work producing and appearing on television shows such as Brain Hacker, CSI: Miami, and Now You See Me. Keith has recently released a book called ‘Brain Hacks: Everyday Mind Magic for Creating the Life You Want’.


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02:57 What drew Keith to magic

04:26 Being a mentalist and hypnotist

06:05 The skills needed to become a magician

11:29 Motivational mentalism

17:59 Regaining focus and eliminating distractions

25:23 Why there isn’t enough focus on energy psychology

33:05 The conscious versus subconscious mind

47:47 Habits to consider eliminating from your lifestyle

55:51 How to handle negative self-doubt

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