About Dr. Sukhi
Hi there, my name is Sukhi Muker and welcome to my blog. My inspiration comes from living and empowering people to create purposeful, powerful and authentic lives. The entire purpose of this blog is to support people, just like you, to rock your greatest and most extraordinary life. I have personally been in this process of Mastery for over 20 years and I have supported thousands of people on this journey. I hope you enjoy this brief overview about me and all that I live for…
This journey started out as a quest to simply improve the quality of my own personal life. As a teenager I was deeply immersed in a life of crime, violence and drugs. I am a high school drop-out, have been homeless, in jail and have lived in some of the darkest shades of life all before the age of 19. As a result, I have experienced that the source of happiness and life fulfillment begins from within and only then can it spread to outer success within the physical material world. We are the conscious creators of our lives and I am living proof that anyone can transform their life and get the results they desire.
I spent ten years in formal post secondary education, have read and referenced over 2000 books and articles, studied over 200 disciplines such as cutting edge sciences, physiology, quantum mechanics, advanced psychology, business, economics, organizational turn around, eastern philosophy, theology and spirituality to name just a few. I have also learned from many innovative minds ranging from doctors, healers, professional athletes, sages, billionaires and personal growth and development visionaries.
My ultimate inspiration comes from leading by example and sharing all the tools and strategies I have learned to empower people to master the art of living. Working with thousands of people I have learned that there are ten areas of life that deserve our constant energy and attention. My soon to be published book: Master Your Life… 9 Strategies to Rock Extraordinary Health, Wealth & Happiness, takes people on a three part journey and process to achieve this. This blog is simply an extension of that process.
So let’s start from the beginning…
I was born in Glasgow, Scotland and spent the first few years of my life living in Great Britain. Eventually my parents, older brother and I moved to Vancouver, BC, Canada in the late 70’s. I was told I was a strong minded child and was very set in my ways of doing things. When we first moved to Canada my family did not have a lot of money and we actually lived in a 200 square foot attic with a 4 foot ceiling. I had the gift of being raised in a low socioeconomic environment, which at the time was known as one of the roughest and toughest neighborhoods in the country. As a result, I was exposed to the darker shades of life at a very young age and created some fairly distorted perceptions of life. Many of my crazy experiences and stories are in the first part of my book.
As a child I didn’t fit in, was unpopular and got bullied and made fun of. I was not a happy child and found life very challenging. This continued for several years until I got severely beaten up at age 10 and decided that things must change. I didn’t feel my parents understood me or could help me, so I decided to learn from my peers instead. I began to embrace my environment and delved into the vibe of fear and hostility. I became a very rough and tough teenager, so much so that by the age of 14 I could no longer see eye to eye with my parents so I decided it was time to leave home. Teachers and the school cop (yes the east side schools had one full time) also told me I was wasting their time, I was out of control and I would never amount to anything in life…Hmmm that’s a great outlook for a fourteen-year-old kid.
With this motivation, I also dropped out of high school, was in and out of jail and soon found myself homeless living in the intercity streets sleeping on park benches. Doing whatever it took to survive, over the next several years I was in survival mode completely immersed in a life of crime, violence and drugs. I continued to spiral out of control in a massive way until I finally hit rock bottom and almost lost my life. I was at the tipping point between life and death.
I was forced to take a long hard look at my life and who I was being to finally realize that if I continued on this path I would never see my 19th birthday. I finally woke up and the stage was set for a remarkable transformation. With all my focus and determination I said “good-bye” to the life I had created and completely transformed my direction. As a high-school drop out I had never read a single book in my life, yet I overcame the adversity and obtained the necessary credits to be accepted into college and university. I formally obtained degrees in Exercise Science and Kinesiology, with a minor in psychology and graduated with honors and distinction from the University of Victoria. I then received a professional degree from the prestigious Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College becoming a Doctor of Chiropractic graduating on the Dean’s list with clinical honors and distinction. Becoming a dedicated student of life I accepted that these 10 years of formal education was simply a foundation from which I could grow.
It has been almost 20 years since I was at my “tipping point” between life and death (Yes, time flies when you’re having fun!). So for almost 2 decades I’ve dedicated my life to understanding universal laws as they relate to human behavior and peak performance in all ten areas of life. In life our voids drive our values and because I was told I was pretty much an idiot and wouldn’t amount to anything I became a serious bookworm.
Today, I have not only read many books and studied many different disciplines, I have also had the gift of traveling the globe throughout North America, Europe and to isolated places in Asia, India and South America learning from great minds and immersing myself in different cultures researching the elements that drive human behavior. Over the past 2 decades I have also participated in several dozen personal growth and development programs ranging from 2 to 10 days in duration (some of which were crazy intense) and have worked with these leaders constantly improving myself in all areas of my life. As a result, I have been blessed to have the opportunity to model some of the most innovative minds and successful people who are engaged in mastering their lives.
For me this journey first began as a path to simply transform the quality of my life. It has certainly done that yet it has also inspired and fueled me to have a mission that is so much greater than myself. Over the past several years I have touched the lives of tens of thousands of people. I now have set a new standard, to transform the lives of millions by teaching and having people experience the core distinctions and strategies that can be applied to improve their quality of life and create mastery.
Anyone who has met me knows that I have a passion for living and being fully alive that is contagious. I practice what I preach and am living proof that anyone can create an extraordinary life (remember I’m just a high school drop out from nowhere). During my live events, programs and processes participants have transformed their focus and direction. They refer to me as being an inspiring and dynamic speaker, healer, author and peak performance strategist. All of my messages come straight from my heart with personal stories of challenge and tried and tested strategies that will inspire and empower people to live powerful, purposeful and authentic lives. I teach from real world experience using the same strategies that transformed my past pain and desperation into a life of inspiration, service and purpose.
Today I play, live and play (most people call this one work) in the stunning ocean front community of West Vancouver in British Columbia, Canada with my beautiful wife, Kate. Kate and I have an extraordinary relationship and we nurture and cultivate it everyday. We live in a cool new home, custom designed and built to our specifications with breathtaking views of the ocean and mountains in one of the most desirable places on earth.
I have a completely innovative and unique practice called the Centre for Optimal Living, where I touch peoples lives physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually with all that I know. I get the opportunity to speak to small and large groups every month planting seeds of how to rock an extraordinary life.
At the age of 38 I am in the best shape of my life as an ultra-endurance athlete, running hundreds of marathons, and longer races such as Ironman, 50 mile, 100 km and 100 mile runs. In life I have pushed myself physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually to the edges of what most people would say is impossible to see what is possible.
I love to be with inspiring people, being in nature, on motorcycle trips, enjoying fine wholesome cuisine and consciously creating my life and living it in my ideals. Since the day I almost lost my life I have taken nothing for granted, for me every day above ground is a blessing and gift. I live every day with purpose and intention and I know that anyone can create and live a vastly fortunate and extraordinary life with the right mindset, strategies, persistence and patience. It’s as simple as making the choice to just do it.
Your Life, Your Choice…
I know that you’ve stumbled across my blog for a reason, perhaps a friend shared it with you or perhaps a synchronous event brought you here. Whatever the reason it’s no accident and because you’re reading this right now, your life has the potential to improve in a vastly profound way. At my core I’m just a regular guy who loves people and life. I know what it’s like to be on the other end of this spectrum and it sucks. Wherever you are in your life know that you have the power to change it and rock your extraordinary life.
Each week my promise is that I will provide you with the most innovative tools and strategies to help you master every area of your life. If this journey and process resonates with you I encourage you to join my Facebook Fan page and subscribe to my newsletter to stay on top of all the action. I also encourage you to share my insights with your loved ones, and leave your comments on my posts and videos. I love reading them and your words and insights fuel me to keep giving more. Thanks for stopping in! I look forward to this awesome journey with you.
“Mastering others is strength, mastering yourself is true power” – Lau Tzu -
To Your Mastery,