Dec 25, 2020
Tess joins me in this special year-end episode to reflect on the year that has passed. We each share our top three lessons from 2020. We also discuss how to discern from a place of wisdom and become aware of our ego. If you want to learn useful insights to help you face the year ahead, tune in to the full episode.
Dec 18, 2020
The vastness of the universe tells us that there's so much left to be discovered. Even if you don't believe in miracles or horoscopes, you can't deny that they can be right and may even predict how a country will change over the next several years.
Maren Altman joins us to share her journey to becoming an astrologer. She also talks about Stoic philosophy, things to look forward to in the next 2 years, and noteworthy predictions for 2021.
Dec 11, 2020
Does women’s success have to come at the cost of their health? Can we trade a fulfilling and healthy life for our job and financial security?
This week, siblings Chelsea and Mitch Glaser introduce us to their company, Fredi, and how it aims to help women prioritize their wellness. They also discuss their journey toward self-care, the value of nootropics, and their advice for people having a hard time amid today’s global crisis.
Dec 4, 2020
Stories are how we make sense of the world. However, some stories fail to do justice to the complexity of the human experience. Nowhere is this more evident than in the stories of people with disability.
In this episode, Sitting Pretty author Rebekah Taussig explains how stories influence policy decisions and shape the experiences of people with disability. She shares how we can tell more inclusive stories that reflect the breadth and depth of their experiences.
Nov 27, 2020
We all want to be in a lasting, healthy relationship, but how can we achieve that? I’ve got a special person on board to talk about this topic — my long-time partner and fiancé, Torry. He’s here with me today to share stories about our relationship and how we keep it going.
In today’s episode, we open up about our relationship and exchange insights on how we built it over the years. We talk about building trust, having good communication, and setting healthy boundaries.
Nov 20, 2020
Many of us have become accustomed to the rapid and instant nature of this day's tech-savvy world. When it comes to finding balance, we tend to seek quick fixes to alleviate our stress and anxiety. James Bailey is the founder and an instructor of Sevanti Institute. He strives to help people achieve authenticity and cultivate faith in oneself through the gift of yoga. His online school has a three-tier yoga program leading to a certification for those who want to teach.
Nov 13, 2020
In this pandemic, staying on top of our health has become more crucial than ever. When we can’t find the motivation to exercise, technologies like Tonal personal trainer provide a solution to reclaim your health and jump-start a healthier lifestyle.
Aly Orady joins us in this episode to share how his journey toward a healthy lifestyle led him to build Tonal. We can all draw inspiration from Aly’s mindset and positive energy when it comes to owning his health.
Nov 6, 2020
We seem to have forgone cooking with love because everything is on the go nowadays. But there's beauty in slowing down to see how food takes form and eating it with the people you love.
Listen to this episode as Dawn Aurora Hunt shares with us her life as a pagan, using spells as energy work and cooking up food with magic. She will also discuss her book, A Kitchen Witch's Guide to Recipes for Love & Romance, and how it teaches people to love themselves through cooking.
Oct 30, 2020
In reaching for your dreams, going through dark times is inevitable. But if you follow your inner voice, you’ll eventually see the light at the end of the tunnel. Your family, friends, and faith in yourself will get you where you want to be.
This week, singer Ally Brooke talks about her book, Finding Your Harmony. She shares how her unwavering faith helped her overcome her struggles in life. Ally’s warrior spirit will inspire you to keep fighting for your dreams, so listen to the full episode.
Oct 23, 2020
We are living in unprecedented times. How do we prevent these tragedies from overwhelming us? The answer—returning to ourselves through meditation.
Listen to this episode as Alan Finger discusses why we are trapped in our own thoughts and misbelief. As a yoga and meditation expert, he believes we are excessively reactive to the world around us because we don't take the time to be still. Now more than ever, we need to practice yoga to find inner peace in this anxiety-inducing world.
Oct 16, 2020
The world is progressing toward becoming more accepting of the LGBTQ community. However, we still have a long way to reach the ideal state of full love. Full love will start at home, with the family. In this episode, listen to Dr. Paria Hassouri and her transgender child’s story of transition. From denial, anger, and grief to acceptance, Paria shares how to see your child’s authentic self. She hopes more families and communities will radically love their transgender members.
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Oct 9, 2020
JD Cargill is a producer, film expert, and most notably, a broadcast journalist with multiple awards under his belt. JD’s career in broadcast news started at KTLA in 2000 as a production assistant, eventually serving as a senior entertainment producer for News@Ten. In 2002, he became a Hollywood-based reporter for Rise TV on UK’s Channel 4 in London. Then, in 2004, he worked at CNN as an overseer of the film, television, and entertainment news beat.
Follow JD on Instagram! @jdcargill
Oct 2, 2020
Doug Evans is a simple man who joined the army when he was 17 years old. Because of his adventurous spirit, he discovered sprouting. He turned this passion into a book entitled The Sprout Book. Doug is an advocate of mindful eating for a healthier and happier life.
Know more about Doug and his work through his Instagram account @DougEvans
Sep 25, 2020
The journey toward healing has never been straightforward. Although it's good to be optimistic, you also have to allow yourself to feel negativity as you come home to your true self.
Christine Gutierrez joins us in this episode to share why feeling your negative emotions is much better for your healing. Christine will also talk about her new book, I Am Diosa, and how it can help people from different walks of life.
If you're on your journey back to your true self, this episode is for you.
Sep 22, 2020
Meera Lee Patel is an illustrator and writer based in Nashville, Tennessee. Coming from Brooklyn, she began working as an editor at a publishing company after graduating with degrees in English and Journalism & Media Studies. A self-taught artist, her stationery and gift line are inspired by nature and her home country, India.
Her book My Friend Fear features Meera’s reflections about her fears, thoughtful questions on creativity, and beautiful watercolor paintings.
For more https://meeralee.com/
Sep 18, 2020
Pandemic or not, life goes on. As we continue to practice yoga in these unprecedented times, ancient wisdom becomes more relevant now more than ever.
In this episode, yogic teachers Richard Freeman and Mary Taylor share the Bhagavad Gita’s influence on their practice. They discuss what it means to wake up to your intelligence to live a balanced life and share how traveling makes them feel radically loved.
If you want to infuse your mindfulness practice with timeless wisdom, this episode is for you!
Sep 11, 2020
For some people, grief can be paralyzing. It can take us months or years to move on, and it can affect our outlook in life. However, for some, grief is a stepping stone to emotional healing.
In today’s episode, Alicia “Ace” Easter talks about how yoga healed her grief and what she’s learned during quarantine, the things you can do while stuck at home, and how you can be an activist in your unique way.
If you are in grief and finding it hard to heal in these trying times, this episode is for yo
Sep 4, 2020
The road to spiritual healing can be frustrating, and it can be easy to just give up. But no matter what, you must find your true source of freedom and joy. Through this, you can heal from the things that ruin you.
Sah D’Simone tells us why it is important to choose the right path for you. You will also get insights into the epigenetics of family trauma. He also shares how being sassy adds joy to his spiritual journey.
Tune in and be inspired by Sah’s commitment to spiritual healing through medita
Aug 30, 2020
Jasmin Jenkins is a grief guide and the founder of Fall Up, a community platform created to support people navigating the spectrum of grief. Here, she answers questions from the fullest about navigating loss.
What are the different stages of grieving?
They are identified as denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance.
Even with this, I want to remind you that grief is not a linear process.
For more info: www.griefisuniversal.com www.wefallup.com www.jasmin-jenkins.com
Aug 28, 2020
At least once, we’ve all hesitated to pursue something because of uncertainty. Will switching to a new job move your life forward? Will anything work out in this real world?
Fear can make us feel small and hold us back from our full potential. In this episode, Meera Lee Patel shares how art and writing help her and her audience process anxiety. Find out how she uses uncertain times to fuel her creative process. She also provides tips on how to soothe your negative thoughts during the pandemic.
Aug 21, 2020
Are you living the life you’ve always wanted? If your answer is no, may you have the courage to start again and build the life you desire.
In this episode, Jen Pastiloff talks about the importance of living a life congruent with our true selves and moving away from fear. She also talks about how she's helping amplify the voices of the vulnerable sectors of society at a time of civil unrest.
If you want to learn how to live an authentic life that’s congruent with who you are, tune in!
Aug 14, 2020
Have you ever felt lost following the “normal” flow of life? Sometimes conforming to societal standards can lead us to go against our heart-centered flow.
So how can we choose to live in our own flow?
Listen to learn how Noel Elie strikes a balance between finding success and doing her craft. Noel also shares how learning to say “no” has helped her realize she always has a choice.
If you want to live an unapologetic life, then this episode is for you!
Aug 7, 2020
The beauty industry is a challenging field, especially for women of color. Beauty secrets and rituals from different cultures are often under-celebrated. Listen to Nyakio Grieco share how her family’s beauty secrets helped her start her brand. Nyakio also emphasizes her passion to help young girls recognize their potential and achieve their dreams.
If you want to know more about Nyakio’s beauty secrets, listen to this episode!
Jul 31, 2020
Sweets are life. However, they do not do sweet things to our bodies. Thus, we need to learn how to eat healthy to ensure our diet does not harm our skin.
In this episode, Dr. Nigma Talib discusses the adverse effects of sugar on your skin. She also talks about what types of food you should consume and avoid. Finally, she shares how you can develop a healthy self-care routine.
Tune in if you want to know how to eat healthy for your skin!