Eli Buren shares how deepening our relationship with nature helps us appreciate each other more, and why it’s so important to become adept at both yin/yang aspects within ourselves: sharpness & softness, ferocity & vulnerability. He talks about how romantic love relationships naturally invite us into a place of being disturbed, and how turning toward discomfort can amplify intimacy and vitality.
Dr. Christina Compton talks about the role of doctors as health collaborators rather than authorities & how finding a cure to any physical imbalance requires us to go within to find the answers. She also shares that 99.9% of all physical imbalances have emotional/mental or spiritual/energetic causes, and offers one possible spiritual understanding of the virus situation that is occurring today.
We the people are powerful -- it’s time to take charge. It’s time to bloom. It’s time to create the lives we want, despite perceived limitations. Any frustration or anger we experience due to world circumstances can be used to infuse passion into our strengths, projects and life design.
I talk to Lisa Reinhardt from Wei of Chocolate, who’s been caregiving her parents who are in their 90s. Last month her father passed, and she made the decision to move her mother cross-country even though conventional thought was against it. She describes their adventure, talks about the importance of a community and the power of spaciousness practices to help you tap into your own knowingness to trust yourself.
In this episode I talk to Erin Claire Jones about Human Design. She shares about the five types of Human Design, along with the nine different energy centers and how that makes each of us operate differently. She describes how we can use Human Design to create the optimum ways for us to work together, make decisions and approach life and love depending on the unique combination that makes us who we are.
A solo cast with Katie hess about liberating ourselves from self-doubt - how a recent near-death experience showed me that fear does not exist in a state of awake awareness (being fully in the present moment).
In this episode I sit down with Montessori teacher Caitlyn McLelland; we talk about self-awareness, observation and experience-based learning and how it impacts homeschooling and/or having our kids home at this time.
Robin Sandomirksky shares about ‘radical ok-ness’ during a time of rapid change, when we are liberating collective and individual fears. She shares about how we can use this time to learn to feel connected even if we’re physically separate from loved ones. We can see what’s happening outside of us as a reflection of our own creation.
In this episode I talk to Sarah Simon, The Mint Gardener, about her mindfulness practices of being a watercolor artist, a gardener and a mother. We chat about creativity tips, pro-mom tips for creative kids, how to dissolve your inner critic and make a space that inspires you to create. We talk about how she got a book deal from Instagram, how she chose a publisher and how she designed her book tour. We talked about painting and drawing with watercolor, gouache and ink, whether for joy, business or processing life’s challenges.
In this mini-solo-cast, Katie Hess asks some fundamental questions about receiving: When does it challenge and stretch us out of our comfort zone? When do we feel like we must do it all? How much support, love and abundance can we handle? She reflects about receiving, prosperity, support and when we experience resistance.
In this episode I talk with baker, horticulturist + James Beard Award Winner, Sarah Owens. She specializes in sourdough cultures and other types of fermentation, as well as locally-grown and heirloom ingredients.
We talk about why food preparation is so sacred and the beauty of making food with your hands. Hint: it transmits your own special essence to people who eat your food - through the microbiome (bacterial cultures) on your hands.
Do you ever wish you had that perfect practice -- that after an hour, you’d have done your exercise, meditation and health/wellness practices all wrapped into one? This week I talk with Frank Banuelos about just that!
I speak with luminary intuitive Robin Sandomirsky about the single most important practice she teaches people and business: how to make friends with the scary parts of yourself and how to liberate old habits that hold you back, using self-compassion, pure awareness and embodiment practices.
Lisa Reinhardt, founder of Wei of Chocolate and I talk about the upcoming hurricane that’s moving her way in Florida, and the last time she survived a hurricane, being without power for nine days with her 90-year-old parents. Most importantly, we talk about how to use uncertainty as a practice for freedom.
Robin Sandomirsky is a luminary intuitive who lives in small town New England with two children and a small collection of unruly four legged light bringers. Together, we talk about our culture's habit of fleeting discomfort and our tendency to repress parts of ourselves that we deem as undesirable.
Heather Joy Magdelano is a visionary, advocate, mother and healer. Together we talk about her journey as a mother to two children with a rare genetic syndrome called Wolf-Hirschhorn. We get real about the complexity of emotions that parents with kids with disabilities experience, caregiver burnout and how to avoid it, finding joy in deep acceptance.
Paige David is a mindfulness trainer, entrepreneur, and cancer survivor. Together, we talk about cancer being an opportunity to soften and being curious instead of engaging in a battle. We discuss mindfulness practices, noticing how stress affects your body and how perspective is everything.
Anjie Cho is an architect, feng shui educator and author of Holistic Spaces: 108 Ways to Create a Mindful and Peaceful Home. Together, we talk about specific practices to tap into your everyday magic, beauty and potential through nature, flowers, meditation, relationships, the five elements and all the ways the world communicates with you.
A super intimate episode, I talk straight from the heart, two weeks after the death of my sweet dog Joy who lived to almost 17. I discuss the experiences leading up to her death, her last breaths and the days afterward and the bizarre qualities of grief, the beauty of death and how a direct experience of death enriches our lives and awakens our wisdom.
Lisa is one of my best friends and like a sister to me. As the founder of Wei of Chocolate, she delights in giving people permission to eat chocolate every day without guilt. Together talk about why you can and should be eating dark chocolate every day, how to tap into the five elements around you and what defines cacao as a superfood vs. a dessert.
Born in Tahiti, raised in Canada, and now based in New York City, Téana is the Director of Programming at Deepak Homebase, a sacred salon theater founded by Deepak Chopra & ABC Home's Paulette Cole in 2011. Together, we talk of finding stillness in a go-go-go world and ways to slow down and tune into your inner landscape.
Megan McDonough is co-founder and CEO of Wholebeing Institute, an educational organization focusing on the science of whole-person wellbeing. She uses divergent thinking and creative perspectives to lead, harnessing the best in people for the greatest good.
Katie embarks on a journey of finding language for something that doesn’t yet have a language. When she looked at the themes during the last few collection trips, she realized there are two main themes that are presenting themselves in a BIG way lately.
In July of 2017, my dear friend Robin flew across the country to help care for her friend and soul sister, Kelly Clark. While she was there, Kelly transitioned out of her earthly body. In this episode, we talk about it. The precious gift of care-giving, how watching your best friend die can be beautiful and change your relationship with living, the grief of great loss, the ceremony of preparing her body, and so. much. more.
Carrie-Anne Moss is an actress, mother, wife, and owner of Annapurna Living. Though she is blessed with her work, it is her marriage and family that are her deepest callings and have brought Carrie-Anne the greatest joy.