In this episode, Mark Labriola II and Benjamin Manley interview Andre Dantzler from SociallyU. Andre shares his journey from working in the corporate world to starting his own business and the importance of systems and mindset in building a successful business. He emphasizes the challenges and rewards of entrepreneurship and the importance of finding alignment in your work. Andre also discusses the balance between work and family life and the process of discovering your identity and purpose. He shares his experience of hiring and growing his team, emphasizing the value of caring for employees and creating a positive customer experience. Andre also highlights the significance of excellence and love in his approach to business. He explains how sharing knowledge and secrets has been revolutionary for his company. Overall, Andre's journey showcases the power of building a team, fostering ownership, and prioritizing the well-being of both employees and customers.Takeaways Entrepreneurship is not for the faint of heart and requires resilience and optimism. Finding alignment in your work and saying no to opportunities that don't align with your values and strengths is crucial. Balancing work and family life is essential, and it's important to prioritize and be present in each area. Discovering your identity and purpose takes time and self-reflection. Growth in business often requires hiring and surrounding yourself with the right people. Building a successful business requires a systems mindset and the ability to ask the right questions. Hiring employees instead of relying solely on contractors can lead to a more cohesive and committed team. Excellence and love are key guiding principles for creating a positive customer experience. Sharing knowledge and secrets can lead to growth and attract clients who appreciate transparency and value. Chapters00:00 Introduction to The Friday Habit01:01 Guest Introduction: Andre Dantzler from SociallyU02:27 Andre's Origin Story and Business Journey08:54 Leaving the Corporate World and Starting His Own Business13:15 The Challenges and Rewards of Entrepreneurship19:19 Balancing Work and Family Life25:32 Finding Alignment and Saying No to Opportunities29:34 Discovering Identity and Purpose35:33 Growth and Hiring in the Business35:46 The Importance of Systems and Mindset36:46 Challenges and Growth in the Studio37:33 The Impact of Growth on Systems39:14 Hiring and Financial Considerations40:28 The Difference Between Contractors and Employees41:48 Creating a Team and Fostering Ownership44:31 Building a Sustainable Business45:53 The Importance of Excellence and Love47:48 Creating a Positive Customer Experience50:42 The Role of Hospitality in Shaping Culture53:12 The Power of Caring for People56:05 The Value of Sharing Secrets and Knowledge01:01:42 Connecting with Socially InclinedGo to TheFridayHabit.com to find show notes for this episode. There you can also find links to our websites and ways to get in touch. At the bottom of the page you can download our guide to the Friday Habit system that will show you how to set aside one full day each week dedicated to working on your business instead of in your business.If you enjoyed this episode please subscribe and leave us a review in the Apple podcasts app.If you have a question or a topic you'd like us to cover don't forget to record us a quick voice memo and send it to email@example.comThanks for listening to The Friday Habit.Until next time. Live every day like it's Friday.Listen, rate, and subscribe!Apple PodcastsSpotifyGoogle Podcasts
Dean Robert Harrington, an esteemed cardiologist and the new dean of Weill Cornell Medicine, joins Dr. Stieg to explore the fascinating conversations that go on between the heart and the brain. From the electrical signals sent from the brain to the oxygenated blood flow the heart sends back, find out what keeps both organs going—and what happens when something disrupts that balance. Turns out you really can die of a broken heart!
Today our guest is John Morrison an Educational Leadership Consultant, and named One of Canada's Outstanding Principals by the Learning Partnership. We talk with John about how we can better connect students to school in a meaningful way and how this directly connects with attendance. He also shares about the research that they did which shows the impact of students missing classes and the 4 things that they started to do in response to begin to decrease the number of students that were absent. John also talks about the importance of finding ways to engage students and gives some practical ways that we can listen to students and help show them that they matter. Learn More: Visit the CharacterStrong Website John Morrison has been recognized as One of Canada's Outstanding Principals by the Learning Partnership, is the recipient of the Leader in Education award from the national Harmony Movement, and the Peace Medallion from the Y.M.C.A. He was a school leader at the secondary school level for 12 years, with the final 6 years as the principal of Anderson Collegiate and Vocational Institute in Whitby, Ontario. John then moved on to the role of Coordinator of Leadership Programs at the Faculty of Education at York University, Toronto. He initially taught the Principals Qualifications Program (PQP) while still a principal, then moved into the role of coordinating all the PQP and other leadership programs, conferences, and events for the Faculty of Education for a period of 5 years. John rewrote the PQP on two occasions for reaccreditation through the Ontario College of Teachers, making significant revisions to reflect a greater focus on innovative thought and leadership. He codeveloped and wrote the two-part Private Schools Principals Program for the Ontario Federation of Independent Schools and after three years of successful offerings, revised and updated the PSP to meet the standards of the Ontario College of Teachers. It then became the Principals Qualifications Program – Private School Focus. John was contracted by the Department of Education and Early Childhood Education in Prince Edward Island to coordinate the design and development of the two-part Administrator's Leadership Program. He worked with a team of school leaders from PEI to identify the key components required for this program and with a broader team to determine the most applicable resources. This program is now in its seventh year of successful operation. John also worked with the Schulich School of Business at York University in the development of an Executive Leadership Program for school leaders in Ontario and was an advisor to the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, Executive Leadership Program for Canada's Outstanding Principals. Currently he is consulting and advising the British Columbia Principals/Vice Principals Association as they develop a leadership program for the Ministry of Education in British Columbia. He has spoken at local, regional, and national events, including keynoting at the 2023 Canadian Association of Principals National Conference. The most common adjectives used to describe his workshops/presentations/keynotes are “inspiring” and “thought provoking”. John is also the author of The IT Factor: Discover and Unleash Your Own Unique Leadership Potential, a Bestseller on Amazon.
What does it look like to live out the gospel in your profession? How can you make an impact for the Kingdom in the public sphere?In this month's episode of The Connecting Podcast, Paul has a conversation with husband and wife Makoto and Haejin Shim Fujimura.Makoto is a prolific painter and artist who formed the International Arts Movement and was appointed by the president to the National Council on the Arts in 2003.Haejin is an attorney and is the CEO of Embers International, a global organization that seeks to protect, restore, and empower victims of injustice.We discuss their professional ventures and more on this month's episode of The Connecting Podcast.-Most Sundays we are unprepared to offer to our Lord the worship he deserves and open our hearts to instruction from his word. In his newest book, Sunday Matters, Paul Tripp will help you slow down, pay attention, and fall deeper in love with the gospel of Jesus Christ before you walk through the doors of church every week. Get your copy today at PaulTripp.com/Sunday.
In this week's episode of Barely Famous, join Kail as she engages in a captivating conversation with celebrity psychic medium Jonathan Mark. Gain invaluable insights as Jonathan unravels the secrets of spotting fake mediums and shares the evolution of his extraordinary gifts. Jonathan also talks about his work with the FBI and NYPD, where he delves into high-profile cases like the Gilgo Beach murders and the search for Gabby Petito. Additionally, Jonathan opens up about his experiences working with celebrities, offering a glimpse into his unique approach when dealing with high-profile clients. Please support the show by checking out our sponsors! Viia Hemp: Head over to Viiahemp.com and use the code FAMOUS to receive 15% off and get one free sample on any order. (21+) Shopify: Sign up for a one-dollar-per-month trial period at SHOPIFY.COM/barelyfamous BetterHelp: This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp. Give online therapy a try at betterhelp.com/barely and get on your way to being your best self Angi: Download the free Angi mobile app today or visit Angi.com Jimmy Dean: Learn more at JimmyDean.com To watch the full episode + other exclusive content, join my Patreon community! Patreon.com/kaillowry
If you're struggling in your dating life, you need this episode!In this episode, I discuss how to show up securely attached when dating and on your journey to find love. I emphasize the importance of pacing emotional investment and being intentional with how you invest your energy.Tune in for these juicy takeaways and more:Become a securely attached love scientist by gathering data and learning about yourself and relationships.Pace your emotional investment and be intentional with your energy.Deal with pressure and comparison by focusing on your own journey and growth.Connect with your securely attached identity and align your actions with that version of yourself.Believe the data gathered in relationships and make decisions based on it.Pull back when necessary and seek reciprocated energy in relationships.This December I am feeling extra grateful, and extra generous, that is why I am extending the Triple 4 Black Friday Offer! This is your last chance to save big on the Empowered.Secure.Loved. Relationship Program:Click Here to Apply to the E.S.L. Program*Note this offer is limited to the first 5 women who enroll in the program in December, so act now before you miss out!Key Episode Points:00:00 Introduction and Personal Stories00:58 Becoming a Securely Attached Love Scientist04:19 Pacing Emotional Investment08:03 Dealing with Pressure and Comparison10:29 Connecting with Your Securely Attached Identity14:18 Believing the Data20:23 Pulling Back and Reciprocated Energy22:18 Special Offer and Conclusion
Which Way is North? A Creative Compass for Makers, Marketers, and Mysticswith Will CadyWill's Website @willcady on Instagram Introduction of Guest: Will Cady- Former hospitality professional with a decade of experience.- Discussing his background, starting with barista and server jobs.- Inspiration from seeing others list their full work experience, emphasizing the value of every job.- Today, Global Brand Ambassador for Reddit and former head of Karma Lab.- Advises marketers, executives, and creative individuals, specializing in modern meditation techniques.- Introducing Will's book, "Which Way is North?" and discussing AI's impact on human creativity.AI and Human Creativity- AI is another mind but needs a human heart.- Fear and frustration about AI taking over, but human insight will shape the future.- A comparison to historical creative renaissances and the current technological evolution.Creativity and Transformation- Living in times of transformation is challenging but presents opportunities for greatness.- Empowering people to be creative with unprecedented resources.- Encouraging courage and self-discovery in creative endeavors.Book Introduction: Which Way is North?- Subtitle: A Creative Compass for Makers, Marketers, and Mystics.- A compass as a tool for personal creative journeys.- Will discusses his unique viewpoint as a global brand ambassador for Reddit.Reddit's Structure and Direction- Reddit is structured into contextual environments (communities).- Emphasizing the importance of context in discussions and interactions.- Contrasting Reddit with other platforms and its role in the evolving internet landscape.Creativity Methodology: Curiosities- Curiosity as an object to be found and explored.- Connecting curiosity with meditation practices, mindfulness, and archetypal literacy.- Noticing and exploring unusual elements as a fundamental part of creativity.Book Excerpt: The Creative Journey as a Heart-Centered Activity- Discussing the concept of the universe as an infinite sea.- The center is everywhere, and individuals are their own north stars.- Encouraging readers to explore the story within their hearts and embrace the creative journey.Applying the Book's Principles- The book as a companion for readers, offering multiple layers of understanding.- Written with a lyrical prose that may require multiple readings for full absorption.- Encouraging readers to use the book as an oracle or revisit it as needed.Craftsmanship and Writing Process- The collaborative process of writing a book.- The role of humility in receiving and incorporating feedback from editors.- The emergence of symbols and structures during the writing process.Transforming Anxiety into Creativity- Anxiety as creativity ready to be transmuted.- Embracing anxiety as a source of creative energy.- Connecting anxiety to the unique qualities that differentiate humans from AI.Copyright 2023 Mark Stinson Thanks to our sponsor ...Exact Rush B
Chef Katie Chin joins Amanda Ma, CEO of Innovate Marketing Group to discuss upcoming catering trends! Listen now on EventUp! Celebrity Chef Katie Chin is an Award-winning cookbook author, caterer, blogger and Culinary Ambassador to the National Pediatric Cancer Foundation. After growing up working in the kitchens of her late mother Leeann Chin's award-winning Minneapolis-area restaurants, Katie pursued a career in film and television marketing, but eventually left her executive position to return to her culinary roots. Katie has been featured in many publications such as USA Today, O Magazine, Cooking Light, Bon Appetit, Elle, Real Simple, The Wall Street Journal, HuffPost and Epicurious. Her numerous appearances on national television include The Kelly Clarkson Show, Live with Kelly and Ryan, The Real, The Today Show, Hallmark Channel, Cooking Channel, Cutthroat Kitchen, Beat Bobby Flay, ABC's Localish and as a guest judge on Food Network's Iron Chef America. In 2013, Katie was a featured chef at the annual Easter Egg Roll at the White House under the Obama administration. Her fifth cookbook "Katie Chin's Global Family Cookbook" was released in June 2021. Katie is co-chair of Los Angeles Mayor Karen Bass' AAPI LA Task Force, serves on the board of #teachaapi and is the SW Regional Ambassador for Women's Entrepreneurship Day. Follow us! https://www.instagram.com/innovatemkg/ https://www.linkedin.com/company/innovate-marketing-group https://firstname.lastname@example.org
Introduction Host Stacy Gissal takes the spotlight to unravel the mysteries of Sacral Authorities in Human Design. Exploring the innate ability of sacral authorities to trust their gut reactions in the moment & embrace spontaneity. Understanding Sacral Authorities Stacy highlights the unique characteristic of sacral authorities: the ability to know immediately whether something is a yes or a no. The temptation to process this instinct with the mind, the danger of overthinking, and the importance of honoring the gut response. Steve Jobs and Connecting the Dots Stacy draws parallels to Steve Jobs' quote, "You can't connect the dots looking forward." The reminder that the mind's need for logical connections may hinder sacral authorities from trusting their immediate gut reactions. Avoiding Wasted Time and Energy Stacy discusses the common tendency to waste time and energy by resisting the gut instinct and later returning to the initial knowing. Encouragement to let life unfold naturally and embrace the unknown, trusting that the next steps will reveal themselves. The Magic of Surrendering to the Unknown Stacy challenges the fear of the unknown and encourages sacral authorities to surrender to it. Exploring the richness of opportunities and magic that comes from not rigidly planning every detail of life. The Life Force of the Sacral The sacral as the life force, embodying fun, pleasure, and play. A call to prioritize these essential aspects often neglected in our busy lives. Generator's Morning Ritual Stacy prompts generators to consider what they say yes to first thing in the morning, urging them to prioritize activities that bring joy and fulfillment. Relationship Dynamics for Sacral Authorities Emphasizing the importance of each person following their own authority in relationships. Acknowledging that what may be a yes for one may not be a yes for another, and that's perfectly okay. Opportunity for Understanding Stacy invites listeners to sign up for a free mini session to delve deeper into their Human Design. Visit www.evolvebeyondlimits.com for more information. Disclaimer Reminder that the information presented in the podcast is for educational and informational purposes and should not substitute for professional advice.
We have a special guest this week! Persia Juliet joins Michael to share her knowledge on Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and the connection to the elements that make up our composition. Persia begins by sharing her back story, including her introduction to yoga and first teaching experience as a Bikram yoga teacher. Persia now lives in Bali where she teaches yin yoga and offers training in Yin Yoga and traditional Chinese medicine. Persia talks about her first exposure to Chinese medicine and how this genuine passion led her to study further, diving into the philosophy and the anatomy of the Chinese meridians. Persia shares about the 5 elements and relates them to the seasons in traditional Chinese medicine, as opposed to the 4 seasons as we know them in the West. They talk about the water, wood, fire, earth and metal elements, the qualities of these 5 seasons, and how they relate to Yin and Yang energy, and the meridian lines (in TCM known as: energy lines). They connect the (energy) elements to the seasons and discuss how to find your own element. Listen to this full episode to learn more about your element, the seasons that are connected, as well as the energy lines and organs that are associated with each element. Instagram: @misspersiajuliet Episode Chapters: 00:00 Introduction 04:00 Persia's introduction to yoga 09:05 Persia's first teaching experience 12:05 Teaching in Bali 15:30 Chinese medicine and the meridians 18:00 The cross-over between Yin Yoga and Chinese medicine 19:20 The 5 seasons in traditional Chinese medicine 25:45 The 5 elements and essence energy 31:20 Connecting the elements to the seasons 35:25 What is your element? 44:30 You're all of the elements 54:00 Yin Yoga and the 5 elements 58:15 Final thoughts --- About Going Pro Yoga: At Going Pro Yoga, we help yoga teachers become even better by teaching them new skills and giving them the tools they need to make their yoga classes safe, fun, and special for everyone. **Right now you can try Going Pro Yoga FREE for 7-days and sample: All Tools Needed to Master Cueing, Sequencing, and Alignment Video Library of over 75 fully Sequenced Classes, Sequence Chunks, and Flows FIRST EVER Yoga Cueing System with Over 160 poses and Hundreds of Variations Wisdom Talks from over 20,000 Hours of Teaching Experience Anatomy and Injury Prevention as it relates to Yoga. To Learn More, Visit Going Pro Yoga, and Start your 7-Day Free Trial! For more information about in-person trainings in Bali, https://www.elementsofpoweryoga.com/advancedtrainings --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/goingproyoga/message
The live show at CIM with Kofuzi, Peter Bromka, and Matt Chittim was an absolute blast! The energy at CIM is truly special and we couldn't wait to break it down before talking about Kofuzi's methods that make him one-of-a-kind. Chapters 1:40 - The Excitement of CIM 2:20 - Enjoying the Race Experience 3:20 - Maximizing the Race Experience 4:00 - The Nerdiest Race 5:20 - Race Logistics and Atmosphere 7:25 - Tips for Enjoying CIM 10:10 - Running with a GoPro and Connecting with Other Runners 11:10 - Filming Running Videos and Capturing Effort 14:25 - The Kofuzi Method of Tracking Shoes 15:25 - The Kufuzi Run Club and Community 17:10 - Choosing Shoes for Races 19:00 - The Magic of CIM and Emotional Finish Line Moments 20:00 - Running Alongside Races and Filming Techniques 23:20 - Effort Level and Running Form in Pro Runners 25:35 - Favorite Runners to Watch 28:25 - Bucket List Races and Running Adventures 30:30 - Balancing Racing and Enjoying the Experience 31:25 - The Kofuzi Run Club and Virtual Community 35:25 - Highlighting Apparel and Reviewing Running Gear
“It's not about starting up, it's about staying up.” This is a special episode only available to our podcast subscribers, which we call The Mini Chief. These are short, sharp highlights from our fabulous CEO guests, where you get a 5 to 10 minute snapshot from their full episode. Our latest episode is from our Best of Series with the Co-Founder of The Real Estate Stylist, Sara Chamberlain. Her full episode is titled Being a rebel, becoming unemployable, and knowing your business inside-out and you can find the full audio and show notes here:
This is a very special listener episode because, for the first time, Nichole and Scott are recording in the same studio in person! Another reason is that they share some of their experiences about the recent Body, Mind, Spirit Celebration in Cincinnati, Ohio, which served as a springboard for the launch of their book, Looking for Angels.In addition, the theme of this episode is about Our Sprit Team – how they interact with us in different ways, by hiding lost items, through loud voices, or being mischievous, among other eye-opening ways. As always, thank you to everyone who shared stories!Get your copy of Looking for Angels: A Guide to Understanding and Connecting with Angels at lookingforangelsbook.com. You can order the book, a signed copy, or a limited-edition Gift Box as well. Each of them makes a great holiday gift!REMINDER to email proof of your book purchase to email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org by December 11th to receive a free pass to the Looking for Angels virtual event on January 11th. Additional details to follow.The audiobook is also now available on Audible!If you would like to connect with Nichole, visit her website, Instagram, Facebook, or TikTok.To connect with Scott, visit his website, Instagram, or Facebook.A Psychic's Story wouldn't be possible without your support so THANK YOU for listening. And if you would like to support the podcast, please:SUBSCRIBE in your favorite podcast player.FOLLOW @apsychicsstory on Instagram.BOOK a session with Nichole.SIGN-UP to receive emails, news, alerts and more from A Psychic's Story.BECOME a Psychic Club member on Patreon to access additional content.This podcast is intended to inspire you on your personal journey toward inner peace. The podcast host, co-hosts or guests are not psychologists or medical doctors and do not offer any professional health or medical advice. If you are suffering from any psychological or medical conditions, please seek help from a qualified health professional.Support the show
In the depths of her grief, Maribeth Decker stumbled upon an extraordinary connection that would forever change her perspective on life and death. As she embarked on a journey of self-discovery through energy healing, the unexpected happened. Her beloved departed dog returned to her in a moment of pure magic. With his ears asymmetrical and a joyful grin on his face, Timmy materialized in the dining room, leaving Maribeth in awe. This heartwarming tale invites us to explore the profound bonds we share with our animal companions, hinting at the incredible revelations that lie ahead. Do you wish to gain a deeper understanding and find solace during the difficult time of losing your beloved pets? Wondering how you can achieve a greater awareness and acceptance of the natural dying process of animals? Join us as our guest, Maribeth, shares insightful solutions that will empower you to attain a newfound peace and tranquility amidst the loss of your animal companions. Discover the path towards a heightened awareness and a profound sense of understanding, enabling you to embrace the passing of your cherished pets with grace and acceptance. In this episode, you will be able to: Gain insights into animal communication and telepathy, deepening your bond with your furry friends. Discover the profound emotional bond between humans and animals, and how it can bring comfort and joy to your life. Develop a better understanding of the dying process of animals, providing comfort and support during difficult times. Explore the myths surrounding animal transitions, debunking misconceptions and finding solace in the natural order of life. Recognize the significance of animals in our lives and the positive impact they have on our well-being and happiness. Maribeth Decker is not your average animal lover. She possesses a unique gift - the ability to communicate with animals on a telepathic level. As an intuitive animal communicator, medical intuitive, and energy healer, Maribeth has dedicated her life to helping pet guardians navigate through challenging situations with their beloved animals. Through her work at Sacredgrove.com, she uses her intuitive abilities to address physical, emotional, and behavioral issues in animals. Maribeth's journey into animal communication began when her own dogs started communicating with her, leading her to explore energy work. Now, she helps others tap into their own intuition and deepen their connection with their pets. With her guidance, anyone can learn to communicate with animals and understand their needs and desires on a deeper level. Maribeth's compassion and expertise have brought comfort and understanding to countless pet owners, making her a trusted resource in the world of animal communication. The key moments in this episode are: 00:00:14 - Introduction 00:01:08 - Importance of Animal Communication 00:03:19 - Personal Experience with Animal Communication 00:06:18 - Dealing with the Loss of a Pet 00:09:35 - How Animal Communication Works 00:11:22 - Learning Animal Communication 00:12:53 - Conclusion 00:16:03 - Early Spiritual Experience 00:17:23 - Intuition and Military Experience 00:20:07 - Animal Transitions and the Dying Process 00:22:36 - Communicating with Animals in Their Final Moments 00:23:04 - Myths About Animal Transitions 00:30:45 - The Beauty of Unexpected Connections 00:31:38 - Dream Visitations from Departed Pets 00:32:51 - Finding the Right Dog 00:33:31 - The Significance of Dreams 00:34:03 - Connecting with Maribeth Check out Sacredgrove.com: Visit Maribeth Decker's website to learn more about her work as an intuitive animal communicator, medical intuitive, and energy healer. Explore the services she offers for healing and connecting with your pets. Try Quantum Upgrade: Get your free seven-day trial of Quantum Upgrade. Experience the high-frequency quantum field that harmonizes your energy, balances your body, boosts performance, and shields you from harmful EMF frequencies. Take the Uconnect class: If you're interested in learning how to communicate with animals, consider taking the Uconnect class taught by Mary Beth Decker. This class will teach you the basics of animal communication and help you develop your intuition to deepen your connection with your pet. Practice animal communication: Start practicing animal communication with your own pets or with other people's pets. Join a group setting or find a teacher who can guide you in developing your telepathic abilities. Trust in yourself and your ability to connect with animals. Share your experiences: If you have had experiences with intuitive animal communication or if you have stories about your pets, share them with others.
“People believe that the voice they have is the voice they were born with, and it's not true. They were born with an instrument and they have to learn how to play it.” In this episode of The Inner Chief podcast, I speak to the World's #1 Celebrity Voice Coach, Roger Love, the man who taught Bradley Cooper, Reece Witherspoon, The Beach Boys and more to use their voice to change the world.
In light of the recent and unexpected passing of our longtime host, Jeremy Holden, Connecting ALS is taking a pause to regroup. During this time, we'll be revisiting impactful past episodes that continue to resonate with the ALS community. This episode, which first aired on February 16th 2023, is a conversation between host Jeremy Holden, ALS Association Trustee, Larry Falivena and neurologist and leading ALS researcher, Dr. Michael Benatar. They talk about interesting new developments in what we understand about the genetic underpinnings of ALS, and how that understanding might someday lead to interesting new treatments.
Connecting to homebuyers can be a difficult task for broadband marketers. Thankfully, it is a lot easier with Fiber Homes — an online service that real estate agents can use to inform their clients about houses that have fiber internet and point them directly to the local ISP for service. Kaleigh Cox, director of marketing at DxTel, tells our listeners about Fiber Homes on this podcast episode.
Today, I have the absolute pleasure of sharing my conversation with the one and only Douglas McKelvey. Douglas is a songwriter, author, and liturgy writer extraordinaire. I have never met someone like Douglas. His gift with words and passion for Christ cultivates a visceral invitation to be more present in this life, to find your fight again as you walk this weary way, and speaks to our hope of the next life with Jesus. Douglas shares with me his story of what led him to Nashville, TN, his journey from songwriting to fiction writing and the idea of unpacking his belief that every moment in this life is sacramental, and sometimes words can help us to be present. Thus, the birth of Every Moment Holy. There are now 3 volumes of Every Moment Holy, each unique in how they offer opportunities for us to be awake to the moments we are living in. Whether that is something as simple as waking up in the morning and enjoying a sunrise, something unique like beginning a novel, or the keeping of bees, holiday celebrations, to going on a trip, there is a liturgy for it in one of these volumes. Many of these liturgies, especially in volume two, also hold space for the hard and holy moments around grief and lament, and even for those facing the end of their life. I cannot begin to express how much many of these liturgies have ministered to me as we've walked through many losses, and the anniversary of losses, over the last few years. As it is that time of year, Douglas and I also talk about how to embrace the season of advent, which asks our hearts to prepare Christ room, but also to ask “where is our hope?” as we wait for Jesus to come back again. He even blesses us with a reading of his “A Liturgy for the Start of the Christmas Season.” I hope all of this conversation serves as a blessing for you in this season. I hope it is serves as an invitation to prepare Him room not just for now, but for always. And I hope and pray, it reminds you that you are not alone in this life, no matter how it may seem, and Jesus is coming back for us. You matter. Your story matters. Merry Christmas! Connecting with Douglas and Every Moment Holy: Facebook Instagram Douglas' Website EMH Website EMH Downloads, some free, some for purchase EMH App Please consider joining our Patreon community. If you have enjoyed what you have heard on the podcast today or from other episodes, we would so appreciate your support to keep the Simply Stories Podcast going. You can sign up for as little as $3 a month and each tier offers gifts that I hope will bless you in return. If you cannot financially commit at this time, please consider leaving us a star rating and/or review on Apple Podcasts. My family and I are so grateful for each of you and how you are part of our story. Scripture References: Matthew 28:18-20, Acts 2:36-Christ is the Lord over all Colossians 3:17-Whatever you do whether in word or deed Romans 12, 1 Corinthians 12- Being a living sacrifice Romans 8:22- Groaning and longing with creation Acts 2, Hebrews 10:19-25-The body of Christ in worship together Romans 12:3-8, 1 Corinthians 12:8-10, Ephesians 4:7-13- 1 Timothy 4:14-, 1 Peter 4:10- We are given spiritual gifts and our gifts are for ministering Psalm 23:4- The valley of the shadow Psalm 91, Psalm 42, Psalm 55, Psalm 34- Psalms that express disappointment, fear, pain, heartbreak Lamentations 3:19-24-But this I call to mind, and therefore I have hope… great is His faithfulness Job 2:8-10- sitting on the ash heap Job 13:15- Even so I believe you are faithful Psalm 27:13-14- What would have become of me if I had not believed I would see the goodness of the Lord? Wait for and hope for the Lord Revelation 12:12-13- come quickly John 1:5- The light has come and pierced the darkness Daniel 2:44, Revelation 11:15- Jesus is the King who will set all things right and establish a dwelling place on earth that never ends Revelation 21:4- He will wipe every tear from your eyes Habbakuk 1:2-How long oh Lord will you make me look at violence Luke 22:19-20-The Lord's Supper 1 Corinthians 13:12, Hebrews 10:1-5- We see now with veiled faces and a dim picture Revelation 19:6-9-The marriage supper of the lamb John 1 (14)- the MSG- “Jesus moves into the neighborhood” Luke 1-3-The Christmas story Isaiah 9:6- The Prince of Peace 1 Corinthians 16:23- Jesus is waiting with open arms References: Charlie and Andi Peacok- The Art House Mechanical royalties for songwriters Coram deo Leslie Bustard “In the Garden” Odessa Settles Andrew Peterson Every Moment Holy Volume 1 Rabbit Room Press “Liturgy for the Ritual of Morning Coffee” Every Moment Holy: Death, Grief and Hope Volume 2 Ned Bustard Examples of the cries of the Psalmists are “alive to the hope and alive to the heartache” My personal favorite reel of the insanity of December Every Moment Holy: The Work of the People Volume 3 Connecting with Emily and Simply Stories Podcast: Instagram (Em life // Podcast Life) Facebook Twitter Blog
Zach Beeson is an Angels fan currently living in Eastern Indiana. He's visited over 180 ballparks and does a great job of documenting his journeys on social media and the Baseball Bucket List website. We discuss his most recent trip to the Arizona Fall League, how he uses the game to connect to local cultures, and how the season doesn't really end with the last out of the World Series. Below is a list of streaming platforms and TV channels Zach has provided to help Bucketheads stream games and learn more about his favorite international leagues.
Paul Epstein, leadership expert, organizational culture guru, and Founder of Purpose Labs. With nearly fifteen years of experience in professional sports management and business coaching, Paul shares his transformative journey and insights with our audience. Career Journey: A brief overview of Paul's career, from his roles in multiple NFL and NBA teams to his current mission with Purpose Labs. The life-changing transformation at the San Francisco 49ers that led Paul to discover his 'Why' and inspire purpose in others. Navigating Corporate Challenges: Selling for a "losing" team and playing "offense" in a "defense" environment. Insights into a competitive corporate environment and rising up in a challenging workplace. Engaging with Professional Athletes: Strategies for founders to capture the attention of professional athletes or teams. Best practices for founders partnering with celebrities for endorsements. Transition from Sports to Purpose Labs: Reasons behind Paul's transition from the world of sports to founding Purpose Labs. Insights and lessons for entrepreneurs and business owners. Exploring the Book "Playing Offense": Understanding "Most Valuable Decision" (MVD) and its significance. Green-light life vs. red-light life, the "Head + Heart = Hands" equation, and the challenge of a "yellow light" situation. Decision-Making and Confidence Building: The 4 Cs for making better decisions faster. Building unshakable confidence and the role of a growth mindset. CEO Traits and Future Goals: Traits observed in the best CEOs. Paul's goals for the scalability of impact in the coming years. Connecting with Paul: How to learn more about Paul, Purpose Labs, and his impactful work. Additional Insights (if time permits): Faking it until you make it vs. real authenticity. Understanding "breaking the needle." Being at peak performance in business when needed. Discoveries from Paul's podcast interviews with exceptional individuals. Tune in to gain valuable insights on leadership, decision-making, and building unshakable confidence with Paul Epstein. Connect with Paul: LinkedIn
Ever wondered how something as simple and innate as your breath could be the key to transforming not just how you navigate stress and emotions but your entire approach to life? Join us on 'Meltdown to Mastery' as Jayne Marquis ND sits down with Mary O Dwyer to explore the profound world of Transformational Breathwork. Are you ready to discover how mastering 'the breath' can be the catalyst for a life-changing journey from chaos to control? Today's episode is a breath of fresh air – quite literally – as we delve into the profound realm of Transformational Breathwork with the remarkable Mary O Dwyer. Join Jayne and Mary as they explore three invaluable takeaways from Transformational Breathwork that you can seamlessly integrate into your daily life: Breathing Into Stressful Situations: Discover how to use your breath as a tool to navigate through moments of stress and emotion. Mary provides insights into identifying where these tensions manifest in your body and how conscious breathing can be a game-changer in these situations. Releasing Emotions and Stressors: Learn practical techniques to release the grip of emotions and stressors, allowing for a smoother flow in your life. Mary shares wisdom on how the breath can be a powerful force in dissolving tension, paving the way for a more relaxed and harmonious existence. Connecting to Something Greater: Transformational Breathwork isn't just about the physical act of breathing; it extends to a profound spiritual connection. Mary guides us on a path to explore how intentional breathing can facilitate a deeper connection to something greater than ourselves, providing a gateway to true spiritual enrichment. Meltdown to Mastery is a journey into discovering the parts of our subconscious mind and beliefs that lead to meltdowns, crisis or midlife crisis for women. And, may hold us back from true mastery where we effortlessly know how to manifest success, health, flow and abundance in our lives. Manifestation gets real. This link goes to most places Meltdown to Mastery is published, if you would like to engage from another platform. https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/jayne-marquis This podcast is for information purposes only and represents the views and opinions of the speakers. The information presented is not meant to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent disease. We recommend you seek the advice of a licensed healthcare practitioner before beginning any natural, complimentary, or conventional treatment. To find more with Mary - IG @BreathOfNewLife FB @TheBreathOfNewLifeWeb Www.TheBreathOfNewLife.com Email Mary@TheBreathOfNewLife.com
On this episode of Real Talk, Susan and Kristina are joined by Dr. Christopher Thuber for an insider's guide to summer camp success. Dr. Thurber has dedicated his professional life to improving how trusted adults nurture others and to enhancing the lives of adventurous youth. A graduate of Harvard and UCLA, Dr. Thurber has served as a psychologist and instructor at Phillips Exeter Academy since 1999. Over the past 25 years, he has been invited to lead workshops on five continents. His best-selling family resource, The Summer Camp Handbook, was recently translated into Mandarin to help launch the youth camping movement in China. And his most recent book, The Unlikely Art of Parental Pressure, was described by The Atlantic as “a tour de force” and “the rare parenting book that respects both parents and children.” Dr. Thurber's research and writing have focused on homesickness prevention and healthy parenting, especially in the domains of pressure and learning from mistakes. LINKS MENTIONED IN THE SHOW: https://drchristhurber.com/ https://www.exeter.edu/faculty/christopher-austin-thurber https://www.amazon.com/Yes-Your-Kid-Parents-Todays/dp/1637743807 SHOW NOTES: Introduction and the importance of planning for children's summer camp (00:21) Introduction of Dr. Christopher Thurber (00:57) Ideal age for children to start attending overnight summer camps (1:53) Benefits of longer stays at camps and how they affect homesickness and personal growth (3:07) Insights into the positive impacts of summer camps on children's social skills and self-confidence (5:54) Choosing the right summer camp and what to look for (7:34) The role of camp advisors and the best time to start looking for summer camps (9:19) Indicators of a camp's quality (10:14) Tips on how to vet summer camps (11:46) Addressing homesickness and how to prepare your child for camp experiences (14:32) Impact of technology and social media on children's camp experiences (17:00) Guidance on managing communication with children at camp (19:19) Advice for parents on conversations to have with their children before sending them to camp for the first time (22:55) Importance of not making 'pickup deals' with children and fostering independence (24:24) Tips for selecting the right camp (26:00) Conclusion with final advice for parents on preparing for the camp season and fostering a positive experience for their children (28:00) TRANSCRIPT: Susan Stone: Welcome back to Real Talk with Susan Stone and Kristina Suler. We are full-time moms and attorneys bringing our student defense legal practice to life with real candid conversation. Susan Stone: Kristina, believe it or not, even though we're looking outside and there's a lot of snow out there, yuck. Did you know what time it is? Kristina Supler: Well, umm, if I'm thinking about what we're going to talk about today, I'm gonna guess that we're in the time of year that despite the snow outside, we have to start planning for our children's summers. Susan Stone: And especially summer camp. Believe it or not, if you want your child to go to one of the more, uh, popular summer camps, now is the time that you would register. And it's hard to think about it because like Santa Claus hasn't even come down that shoe. Kristina Supler: I know, and I'm particularly excited to speak with today's guest because I'm in, in my own family, wrestling with the idea of sending my son off to camp. And so this is, I'm really looking forward to today's talk. Susan Stone: We might learn a little something on real talk. Why don't you introduce our guests? Kristina Supler: Sure. Today we are joined by Dr. Chris Thurber, who has dedicated his professional life to improving how adults nurture others and enhance the lives of youth. A graduate of Harvard and UCLA, Dr. Thurber has served as a psychologist and instructor at Phillips Exeter Academy since 1999. Susan Stone: I've heard of it. Kristina Supler: Sure, he's written some books. His best-selling family resource is the Summer Camp Handbook, which has been translated into Mandarin. Believe it or not, and more recently, he has authored The Unlikely Art of Parental Pressure, which was described by the Atlantic as, “the rare parenting book that respects both parents and children”. Dr. Thurber's research and writing have focused on homesickness prevention, healthy parenting and helping children learn from mistakes. So Doctor Thurber, thanks for joining us today. Dr. Chris Thurber: Thanks for having me as a guest. Yeah, I'm excited to be here. Susan Stone: So it's so funny. I was thinking about summer camp and I still remember that when my oldest, whose birthday it is today, happy birthday, Alex. But when she was in 3rd grade, I went on a field trip to Maine with her and we looked at camps together. Kristina Supler: I can only imagine. Ohh camp touring. What a life. Susan Stone: Yeah, it was great. We had the best bonding time, but the question is for you. I chose for to be a rising 4th grader as a time to go to camp. We looked at camps when she was a rising 3rd grader. In your professional opinion, what is the best time to send students away for a summer camp and experience? And I just have a second part to that question. I chose a camp where I just threw my kid in for seven weeks because I was told on from a well-known Cleveland area psychologist that they do better with a longer stint because when you do a shorter stint, just as you're getting over homesickness, you're yanking them away. Thoughts? Dr. Chris Thurber: Well, in terms of what age a child should be at overnight summer camp and I, I do think that like any experience overnight timer camp is not for everyone. But I would say that in my experience as a parent, as a researcher, as a psychologist, there's probably a camp for everyone. And I think it's a perfect complement to the traditional classroom setting. So a way of boosting kids social and emotional learning, a way of increasing their social skills, their confidence, their sense of adventure. And there's wonderful research to support all of my life experience and anecdotal evidence. The age at which a young person might go to overnight camp for the first time depends a lot on their previous life experiences and a little bit on their personality, and I think the way I would answer that question is not by giving you a number like 7 years old or 8 years old or 9 years old. But I could say that most overnight camps uh would take children as young as seven or eight. So that tells you something about 150 years of trial and error has landed us at that age, but for particular child, it really is gonna depend on that parent or primary caregiver looking carefully at that child's readiness, which depends a lot on what previous experience that child has had away from home. I don't know for Alex, but I would imagine that she had spent overnight at a friend's house, or she'd been at her grandparents house without you there for a couple of days. And that's the perfect sort of preparation for multiple weeks at an overnight camp. Susan Stone: And do you have a thought about the second part of my question, 4 weeks versus 7 weeks or maybe even shorter depending on the camp? Dr. Chris Thurber: Well, I haven't in my experience noticed a difference in the factor that your friend cited, which is intensity of homesickness. In fact, this was what I wrote my dissertation on was homesickness and have followed the research that's been done since then, quite closely enough to know that there isn't a difference in, say, homesickness intensity between someone who's staying at camp for two weeks versus 4 weeks versus 7 weeks. That again, I would say your friend was right in that longer stays and I would say four weeks or more result in a more immersive experience for young people and that shorter stays just a few days are a good taste of what? Overnight camp is like, but aren't gonna create the kind of social bonds and result in the sort of self-reliance and you know, willingness to try new things that will happen with a longer stay. Susan Stone: That's exactly what I learned at that time. That you'd really takes a good chunk of time like 4 weeks as the minimum before you can really develop the friendships, develop leader styles, or even reinvent yourself. You could be that nerd at school and that fabulous person at camp. It's a chance of really defining yourself. Kristina Supler: Sounds like a good movie. Dr. Chris Thurber: It is very cool in that way. Well, it's a good movie and an even better experience. It's one we, you know, we underestimate sometimes. I think the social pressures that young people feel in elementary school even and you mentioned the unlikely art of parental pressure that I wrote with Hank Weissinger. We took a look at a lot of the research that's been done and were surprised ourselves to see how pernicious the effects of unhealthy pressure are for even elementary school age children and a lot of it is about pressure to conform, conform to dress, conform to preferences for favorite TV shows and how you present yourself online. So there are a lot of different domains of conformity, all of which happily evaporate at the best camps, and I think that that sort of reinventing yourself and boost in self-confidence can happen in as little as two weeks. I would also agree with you that a longer stay like 4 or 7 is going to strengthen that young person's confidence. Kristina Supler: Dr. Thurber, I'm curious to hear your thoughts for our listeners out there, parents with the child, let's just say in grade school age is irrelevant, but a child who's maybe only slept at grandparent's house or has had maybe one or two sleepovers with a friend family member, whomever, what advice would you give those parents for sort of the building blocks to help ease your child into this experience to go away from home? Dr. Chris Thurber: To have more of those, I mean, and we were at deficit because of having to quarantine many of us during the pandemic. So we have some catching up to do in providing healthy experiences for kids away from home. And just as you suggested in your question a day here a night here a couple days expanding to you know, two or three days, those sorts of experiences are what give a young person confidence in their ability to spend time away from home without their primary caregiver or caregivers and they can alert you as a parent to any sort of anxieties that need to be sorted out prior to a camp stay. Susan Stone: What should parents look for in and overnight camp? Kristina Supler: Hmm. That's a good question because no camp is gonna say yeah, send your kid here. We're OK. I mean, every camp has a long list of superlatives. Best, most fun. Exciting. You name it. You know, everyone's smiling on on the video on the website. What do you what should parents look for when vetting camps? Dr. Chris Thurber: You guys are cracking me up and it's such a great question. First of all, can I just say how happy I am that we're recording this in late November and hopefully it'll be provided to your listeners soon because as you said in the opener, this is the time. This is the time uh. I get asked to do podcasts all the time in May, right? Kristina Supler: But well, I know this was and this was Susan's idea, this idea, an experienced camp mom sender offer. Dr. Chris Thurber: Well, may all moms and dads be as pression as Susan and Kristina? Seriously, it's it's, you know, this is the time to be thinking about it. This is the time, as Christina said, to be preparing with practice time away from home and what you should look for in a summer camp is a great question because and you were joking about it, you go into a camp's website. Remember that that's marketing, and I'm not deriding camps or their websites, and it's important that they have them and there's great information on them. But remember, it's marketing and the the camps are gonna look similar. I mean, you can distinguish the all boys camps from the all girls camps, from the all gender camps, from the Coed camps and the ones that have horseback riding from the ones that don't have horseback riding. And that is information that you can call from a website, but that's not telling you anything about the quality. So I would say three things that I think parents need to look for and you have listeners all around the world, but let's bring it down to North America. In Canada, there are provincial camp associations like for Ontario and for British Columbia, et cetera. In the United States, we have the American Camp Association. These are the accrediting bodies for camps, and it doesn't guarantee that a particular camp is a great match for your kid. But these associations are a first step that can't that parents should look for is the camp accredited to be an operation? It needs to be certified by the Board of Health in most states, so you can assume that that's the case, but you can ask to see their, you know, Board of Health cert. Then I would say by whom are you accredited knowing that accreditation happens once every few years and it is a way of saying at the time this camp was visited by trained peers and the camp world it it met these minimum criteria? Or maybe exceeded them then is where it gets interesting, and that's why Jon Malinowski and I wrote the Summer Camp Handbook, because there are lots of accredited camps and some of them I wouldn't ever send my own child to and some of them I would be glad to. So I think what you need to look for is first and foremost after it's passed Board of Health and accreditation. Is this a place where there's a good deal of tenure among the staff now? Potentially, the director who was there for 30 years, just retired, and so the new directors only been there for a couple of years. But you wanna look over time? What's the average tenure of the director? What is the average tenure for the other senior staff, assistant directors, program directors, waterfront directors and how long did the staff who work there generally work there, and that tenure tells you a lot about the loyalty and the spirit and the consistency that will exist at that camp, which I think are all important contributors to a young person having a really positive experience. Next is where do they get their staff and how do they train them? And this is really my wheelhouse because yeah. Susan Stone: I remember that because the camp I had sent my children to through a lot of counselors that they receive from Australia and England, and I remember because they made my kids eat Vegemite and they thought that was hilarious, but they were great. They really had some really fun and they were learning the fun, cute accents and they love it and I don't know if you agree with this, but I really like that the camp we ended up selecting had a therapist and staff to deal with the issues and it really was quite helpful. Dr. Chris Thurber: Yeah, I endorsed that wholeheartedly. And I think that people in that position, a mental health professional who's part of a camp, often also participate in the staff training. So as I was saying, where the staff from where they how are they hired? How are they trained that that's really crucial, right? I mean, the centerpiece of the camp experience is gonna be your child's new relationship with this young adult surrogate caregiver. Will they make peer friends? Yes, of course. But who influences the experience more than anyone else are the young adult leaders. And so you wanna know as much as you can about them. Kristina Supler: That's a really great piece of advice for parents out there listening to this though, to look at the tenure of staff and employees, how many come back year after year because that speaks volumes for the nature of the experience, happy staff then hopefully translates to happy campers. So I love that. Dr. Chris Thurber: It definitely does. Susan Stone: Now, I don't want to date myself in my next question. Do you remember the Alan Sherman song? Hello mudda. Hello fada. I won't sing for everybody. It's like one of my favorite songs. It's a really funny song. Alan Sherman. Hello mudda. Hello fada FADDUH. Great song for you listeners out there. I would play it, but it talks about homesickness and you know, I remember when I sent my kids to camp. I I thoughts homesickness was normal, so when I got the first I miss you mom letter. I knew it was temporary and then by the time you picked them up, they're like, oh, I wanna stay in there crying that they're leaving. However, my kids were young and went to camp pre COVID and pre the mental health issues that Kristina and I wrestle with every day. I mean, I believe that kids are wrestling with social media. My kids did not have cell phones when they went to camp. It was unthinkable that a young child or a middle schooler would have a cell phone. Kristina Supler: That's so interesting that you say that, Susan. I hadn't thought about that, and imagining well my daughter, I mean, I guess I have a direct experience with this, but I hadn't really tied it to the context of our practice. When she's away at camp in the camp experience, she has every summer's two weeks of sleep away and there's no electronics or anything like that. And she's fine. I mean, she adores her camp experience, but for many students who are so tied to their devices, social media, all those connections to then have them ripped away, it makes the transition all the more difficult. And pile on top of that homesickness. It actually is a lot. It's a tall, emotional order for adolescence. Susan Stone: So how do you know Doctor Thurber between normal homesickness, that a parent should go, huh that'll pass, versus something's curious I need to check in on this and how. What is the appropriate way to check in on this? It is not get on a plane I assume and pull your kid out immediately. But is it? Dr. Chris Thurber: No, absolutely not. Susan Stone: I could be wrong. Dr. Chris Thurber: No, you're not wrong. Again, you're right. You're also again present in, saying that home sickness is normal because it absolutely is. Of course, it varies in intensity from one person to another, but adults miss things about home when they're away as well, like on a business trip or something like that. So right, so look, the and this is really essential preparation in addition to what I said earlier about some practice time away from home. But letting your child know that you expect that there will be some things they miss about home. Maybe it'll be home cooking. Maybe it'll be you, or if there's another parent in the household, maybe it'll be the comforts of their room. The dog, dog, sibling, whatever it might be and you know it's different things for different people. But with practice time away from home and with an understanding that this is an absolutely normal phenomenon. And I tell kids. Look, there's something about home you miss that means there's something about home you love. That's wonderful. And all those things that you love are gonna be there when camp wraps up. So love this while you're at camp, love this experience. Make yourself at home here and look forward to what you're going to return to. You know, it's fantastic, however. There are instances when you know the intensity of home sickness is getting in the way of that child's enjoying activities and participating in other ways at camp. It's getting in the way of their making new friends and it's getting in the way of their eating and sleeping and well-trained staff are gonna know. How to spot that? Here's a kid who isn't eating well, sleeping well, not participating, not making friends. So those sort of primary functions of a camper when they're, you know, a day or two, we're going to make it if it's that extreme on a chronic basis, that camper is not eating well, sleeping well. Connecting participating. The first thing that's gonna happen again with at a camp with a well-trained staff is someone at camp is gonna contact you and say, here's the situation. Here's how we've been managing it. Let's talk about options, but it would be a huge mistake for any parent to preemptively respond to what is in 99.9% of cases, a normative, homesick letter by getting themselves to the camp and robbing their child of such an important developmental experience. Kristina Supler: Do phone calls help or hurt a child sort of weather the storm of homesickness. Dr. Chris Thurber: Unequivocally, they hurt until you've passed at least the two-week mark and then phone calls, if it's a four or seven week experience, are appropriate if they are scheduled not as a treatment for homesickness, not you missed your mom or you miss your dad or and so let's get them on the phone. It's never a treatment for homesickness and it if it's ever used by camp directors who don't know the research, haven't been to one of my workshops or parents who, you know, haven't read this summer camp handbook. And again, these are loving, well-intentioned people, but it is absolutely the wrong thing to do. If it's a scheduled contact after the two-week Mark that's used simply as a way to keep in touch, great. Even better though, letter writing. Because think about the difference you have to ponder You have to personalize. You have to reflect and then to get a response you have to wait and that's really good for kids. They don't have enough practice. Susan Stone: Delayed gratification. Kristina Supler: Though I will say that all the the shishi camps now, there's still some letter writing, but then there's the there's emails and it's not, you know, unfettered access, but you have to wait a day for your response. So there's a little bit of delayed gratification, but it's not like a week for the post to be delivered. Susan Stone: Oh, what about care packages? Because I know that I remember this like it was yesterday. What started out as send a few pieces of candy, then became my kids were saying this one got this and this one got that, and you don't love me if you don't send me this and…. Kristina Supler: The status thing, it almost turned into as well. The comparisons who got what. Susan Stone: And I was always on the bottom. Does that surprise you? Kristina Supler: I doubt that very much. Susan Stone: And I'm telling you I sent some good care packages. Thoughts? Dr. Chris Thurber: Well, if you know if, if you're bored this summer, you could send me some care packages just to my home because I won't be. But now I see it it that is the problem you just described it and most camps are moving to a policy of no care packages. Sending your child to camp investing your you know time and your money. Although many camps also offer financial aid, you did a wonderful thing by involving Susan, your child, in the search for what camp is it going to be? It gave Alex decision control. She felt involved in the process. That is a wonderful way to diminish the intensity of homesickness. So without having a conversation, the two of us, you did so many things well. And I would say if the camp now is not allowing care packages, they're doing something well, because having your child go to camp is a way of showing you care in all caps, bold exclamation point, italics underlined. This is a way of showing you care and the camp has wonderful food and snacks and lots of things to do. So you don't need to send care packages and that makes it easier for everybody, not just in the name of equity and preventing this kind of comparison, but also in the name of hygiene, you know, camps that allow care packages. Susan Stone: Or lack thereof. Dr. Chris Thurber: Ohh. Or exactly? Susan Stone: I mean, I came back and saw some yellow teeth. I doubt we're brushed, but you know that's part of it. Dr. Chris Thurber: Yeah, well, there's that. There's that, but there's also raccoons and mice and squirrels and all the other, you know, creepy crawlies that also love your chocolate chip cookies. Susan Stone: Yeah. Who wouldn't. Kristina Supler: I'm curious, are there any conversations that sort of come to mind that you encourage parents to have with their children before sending them off? Probably the first time or so to camp. Dr. Chris Thurber: So it's it, you know, it's normal for expect that your child is gonna express some kind of trepidation. It could be, what if I feel homesick? Or what if I don't like this? Or what if I'm not making friends, but the response that I coach parents to have when there's some kind of expression of, you know, concern is or anticipatory anxiety? Hey, I'm glad I'm glad we're talking about this. I think there will be some sort of adjustment because it's a new place with new traditions, different menu of activities and food. And of course, like that takes some getting used to. It's also part of the excitement is that it's different, different from home. It's different from school and I've every confidence that you will be able to push through those periods of adjustment those days when you feel like, ohh, you wish you had another friend or you're missing something from home or you don't like what's served for lunch. That's part of the experience and then you know, so that's the conversation to have is one that expresses optimism, optimism and confidence. The conversation not to have at any cost in any circumstance is the pickup deal, so saying, well, if you don't like it, I'll come and get you. Susan Stone: Umm, Nope, not happening. Dr. Chris Thurber: If you feel homesick, yeah. Because you have, you have just, you know, incapacitated the camp staff, whatever they would say to coach your child through a normal bout of homesickness is immediately surpassed by your offer on the table, which is there something you don't like? I'm gonna come and get you. What we wanna be doing as loving parents is saying, you know, there's something you don't like or if you're uncomfortable, I want you to learn the coping skills to manage that right. I mean, and you don't have to use those words, but when you say you can persevere, the camp staff are there to help you write to me about how you feel. And I'll write back. You know, this is this is what we want to say. Without ever, ever putting on the table a pickup deal it just it it it's horrible. Kristina Supler: But what's interesting is that essentially what I'm hearing you say, reading between the lines are listening between the lines. It is parents don't insert yourself in the process. So no, I'll come get you if you're miserable. Don't insist on phone. Let your child have an opportunity to excel and navigate conflict and emotions on on the child's own footing. Dr. Chris Thurber: Yes, PS:, we deserve a break. As you know from full-time parenthood, so enjoy yourself. Susan Stone: Amen. Well, if you can't do the pre summer before the summer tour, which I have to say I could do for my first child. But then two and three didn't have that luxury. What is the advice you give parents right now, end of November, early December, to help give students the choice of camps. Would it be helpful because you really can't do a camp visit now? Camps are closed. So would you say have them look online and watch those great videos and then maybe have a call with the camp director? Dr. Chris Thurber: That would be perfect. I think they're probably some things you can do before you go online, such as, you know, open ended conversation about what do you imagining you'd like to do at camp and are you imagining that you would like to be at an A Coed camp or an all gender camper or voice camper or girls camp? Are you imagining you would like to be in the mountains close to the shore on a lake. So you can throw some of those parameters out there, and if you have camp experience, you can also describe the camp where you at and what that was like and then you can go online and do a bit of a virtual tour, but the American Camp Association website and kids camps and a few other places, if you Google databases of summer camps, you're gonna be able to find keeping in mind that the American Camp Association database and the provincial camps associations databases are the only ones that camps are not paying an extra fee for to advertise. So yes, it's all marketing. Yes, it's all advertising and yes, you have to pay to be a member of the American Camp Association or the Ontario Camp Association, but you don't have to pay anything extra to be listed. You do have to pay extra to be listed in these other online listings, so you may not get a complete list, but you can narrow it down and then you can start as you said, going on to the websites and taking a peek. And it's wonderful to be able to talk to the camp director. One other thing that I would ask the camp director is could you give me the names of some families local to me who have kids at camp right now or have in the last few years. And the reason I would phrase it like that families local to me is twofold. One, if you say give me the names of some families, they're going to give you the names of the two families that are their personal friends who loved camp the most and are an extension of the marketing. If you say families local to you, that means that they can't hand pick the two families to zoom with, their local to whatever town you're in. Plus, if they are families local to you, this is the best thing getting families together, whether it's during this winter break or you know sometime in January, February or maybe the March or April break. But you know, so the kids can talk camp. You know, I'm talking about a returning camper and the parents can chat about what helped their child and what helped their own adjustment, because of course they're gonna miss their kids. But I think that's wonderful. So just add that as the cherry on top to your virtual tour idea. Susan Stone: I remember doing that by the way, calling the parents were local. I did and I also used, they were great, a camp advisor where I spoke to the person and said what I was interested and they generated a list and it was free. So parents should know. You know, I don't know how you feel about camp advisors. There are people who take their fees from the camps and not the parents. Dr. Chris Thurber: Mm-hmm. Right. Susan Stone: Umm. Is that something you would recommend as well? Dr. Chris Thurber: I think that as long as you recognize what it is that is being paid for, either by you or the camp which is access camp advisors can be enormously helpful in meeting a family, meeting a child, helping that child cull down you know their interests or listen to what their interests are and cull down the list of camps, knowing that you're going to be getting a choice or be offered a few camps that are already on that camp advisor's list. The pro being that camp advisor has personally vetted those camps, so they've done some of the background research for you. The downside being the list is limited to the camps that paid to work with that advisor or you know it's a limited by the advisor's geographic scope, but it can be enormously helpful and wonderful dimension to finding camps. You do your virtual camp tour and then talk to a camp advisor. You start to get some like convergent validity if you're coming up with the same two or three camp names, right? Kristina Supler: Absolutely. Look, Doctor Thurber, this has been a real treat. I think that you've given us some really, really great information and food for thought. Dr. Chris Thurber: Oh good. Kristina Supler: For parent listeners out there and I'm glad that we were able to talk summer camp, but gives us something to look forward to on this cold snowy day. Susan Stone: Kristina, do you think that we could go to summer camp? Kristina Supler: I wish. Spa weekend. That's our summer camp, right? Dr. Chris Thurber: There you go, Club Med. Susan Stone: A spa hour, if we're lucky. Susan Stone: Thank you, Dr. Thurber. We really loved having you. Dr. Chris Thurber: Thank you both. Susan Stone: We really loved having you. Dr. Chris Thurber: I love being here. Happy holidays. Kristina Supler: Thanks for listening to Real Talk with Susan and Kristina. 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In episode 237, we have a special on the ground episode to share how one organization's journey and commitment to family based care plays out through all the people in their organization. We're featuring voices through Selamta Family Project in Addis Ababa and invite you to join us in this conversation to celebrate the family care movement taking place in Ethiopia. Show Notes Julia shares how she became involved in the sector (3:30) Selamta's programs and striving for forever families (5:00) Trust-based relational culture (10:00) Transforming children's welfare in Ethiopia (12:00) Tamrat shares about Selamta's model (18:30) The reality of aging out (21:32) Collaboration and partnership on the ground (23:30) Connecting with love and care (25:00) Providing consistent care (27:00) What family can provide (35:00) The difference that family makes (41:00) Hearing from older youth (48:00) Resources and Links from the show Selamta Family Project On the Ground in Lesotho- The Power of Family Reunification
Father Dave and Associate Director of Busted Halo Ministries Father Evan Cummings welcome Catholic speaker and author Bobby Angel to discuss his new book, “Gaming and the Heroic Life: A Quest for Holiness in the Virtual World.”
Welcome to episode #210 of Fire and Soul. Join me in a highly conscious and heart forward conversation with author, activator, and community leader, @jocelyn_kuhn — and one of my very best friends who's back for the second time.In this conversation, Jocelyn shares her take on the importance of clearing your energetic field for authentic driven creation, connection to self and source, and how to embrace our relationships as an invitation to be rooted in our purpose.Jocelyn lives and breathes personal transformation. At her core, she's driven by a deep passion for helping others change their lives for the better. It's those moments of revelation, the 'light bulb' instances, that fuel her every day. When she sees someone realize a truth or a new way of being that they can never unsee, that's where she finds her true calling.Her work, whether it's through her book "Thriving Through Transitions," her role at the Canfield Training Group, or her own brand, Your Best Life Daily, is more than just a job – it's a reflection of her obsession with understanding what drives people. Jocelyn is constantly exploring how we can all contribute to a more joyful and fulfilling world.This isn't just about strategies and theories for Jocelyn; it's about real, tangible change. She's committed to digging deep, uncovering the motivations and aspirations that lie at the heart of human behavior. Her approach is personal, heartfelt, and deeply empathetic, making her not just a guide, but a companion on the journey towards a more joyful life.For Jocelyn, every step towards personal growth in others is a step towards a collectively brighter future. Let's journey!HOST RESOURCESMagnetic Creator MastermindSoul Essence Retreat in Ojai, CAWatch Fire and Soul on YouTubeGUEST RESOURCEShttps://www.yourbestlifedaily.com/Thriving Through Transitions BookYour Best Life Daily Book ClubConnect with Jocelyn on InstagramConnect with Jocelyn on Facebook Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
In this ALL IN edition of Profit First Nation, Danielle welcomes Kelly Sullivan Ruta, a clinical psychotherapist turned coach, focused on building an unstoppable team by cultivating emotional agility. Kelly shares insights into the concept of the Ultimate Inner Operating System, emphasizing the importance of skills like emotional agility and emotional intelligence in scaling a business via power skills. If you want to learn how to enhance your own emotional intelligence and empower your teams for success, this episode is for you. TIMESTAMPS: [00:19] Introduction to the episode and guest, Kelly Sullivan Ruda. [03:31] Discussion on the importance of emotional agility when scaling a business and building a strong team. [04:50] Highlighting the impact of emotional agility on talent retention, stress reduction, and avoiding burnout. [06:47] Example of a company overcoming challenges through the development of emotional agility. [09:19] The significance of incorporating learning and development into an organization for employee satisfaction and business success. [14:13] Reframing soft skills as power skills and their measurable impact on business outcomes. [16:50] Distinguishing between emotional agility and emotional intelligence. [19:06] Connecting emotional intelligence to effective communication, problem-solving, and creating a positive workplace culture. [22:27] Emphasizing the importance of aligning team values and the positive outcomes it produces. Key Takeaways: Developing emotional agility is a powerful tool for leaders and teams to navigate challenges, maintain resilience, and create a positive work environment. Reframe the terminology from "soft skills" to "power skills" to acknowledge the measurable impact these skills have on business outcomes, team performance, and overall success. Emotional intelligence is essential for leaders to connect on a deeper level with their teams, fostering a positive workplace culture, reducing turnover, and increasing employee satisfaction. Kelly Sullivan Ruta is a clinical psychotherapist of two decades who made a leap into the coaching world to help entrepreneurs create an ultimate inner operating system for scaling without breakdown. Kelly believes entrepreneurs are perfectly positioned to create a massive positive impact on the planet. But she also knows that no strategy, plan, or tactic will ever outperform one's mindset, limiting beliefs, conditioned programs, or habits. She is obsessed with helping entrepreneurs do deep inner work while they scale and grow. Resources: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kellyruta/ https://www.facebook.com/KellyRutaMentor https://www.instagram.com/kellysruta/ https://kellyruta.com/ https://kellyruta.com/op/psw-audio-series/ Pre-Order ALL IN: How Great Leaders Build Unstoppable Teams https://www.amazon.com/All-Great-Leaders-Build-Unstoppable/dp/0593544501/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=all+in+mike+michalowicz&qid=1700164489&sr=8-1 ABOUT THE HOST: Danielle Mulvey is a former flight attendant-turned-entrepreneur and owns multiple businesses doing $50 million in annual revenue. She is one of the exclusive, select group of Mastery-Certified Profit First Professionals worldwide and the go-to “HOW TO IMPLEMENT” workshop facilitator for Profit First and WSJ Journal best-selling author Mike Michalowicz following his keynote speeches. Danielle is currently running multiple businesses, from start-ups to mature businesses with 10-year plus track records and revenues ranging from $1M to $50 million in annual revenues and is a certified numbers geek about Profit First, leveraging the DIY cash management system for small business to achieve maximum profitability. She can personally guide business owners to achieve maximum profitability based on her 25 years of experience as an entrepreneur who has been there and done that. Additionally, Danielle authored the book The Rapid Read™ Guide to The 5-Star Employee Rating System™ and is currently collaborating with Wall Street Journal best-selling author Mike Michalowicz on his new book, to be released in Q1 2024, titled ALL IN: How Great Leaders Build Unstoppable Teams. Mike Michalowicz is an entrepreneur and New York Times and Wall Street Journal best-selling author of Profit First, The Pumpkin Plan, SURGE, Toilet Paper Entrepreneur, Clockwork, Fix This Next and Get Different. BusinessWeek called Toilet Paper Entrepreneur, a business cult classic. His books have been translated into ten languages, and Mike has had the privilege to speak on stages worldwide because of his passion for connecting with entrepreneurs. As the founder of Profit First Professionals, he empowers accountants, bookkeepers, and business coaches with the tools and techniques to maximize client profitability, allowing them to uplevel from being one of the 83% of small businesses operating check-to-check and struggling to be profitable to becoming one of the 17% of thriving and highly valuable businesses with cash in the bank to correlate to profitability. Mike also co-founded the business growth consultancy Provendus Group and has successfully founded, built, and sold two technology service-based companies. He is passionate about sharing his experiences and advice with entrepreneurs and sits on formal and informal advisory boards while maintaining relationships with angel and early-stage investors. RESOURCES: Danielle Mulvey - Website https://www.daniellemulvey.com/ Danielle Mulvey - Linkedin http://linkedin.com/in/danielle-mulvey-66a315 The All In Company - Website http://theallincompany.com Profit First Nation - Website http://profitfirstnation.com Mike Michalowicz - Website http://mikemichalowicz.com Mike Michalowicz - Linkedin http://linkedin.com/in/mikemichalowicz Mike Michalowicz - Twitter http://mikemichalowicz Profit First Professionals - Website http://profitfirstprofessionals.com Mike Michalowicz - Books http://mikemichalowicz.com/books/
This Week in Startups is brought to you by… CLA - Get started with CLA's CPAs, consultants, and wealth advisors now at https://www.claconnect.com/tech House of Macadamias - Get a free month's supply of Macadamia Milk with any order at https://www.houseofmacadamias.com/twist by using code TWIST20! .Tech Domains - Apply to get your startup featured on This Week in Startups at https://www.startups.tech/jason Today's show: 23andMe's Anne Wojcicki joins Jason for a deep dive on genome testing and healthcare. They cover the dramatic reduction in genome sequencing costs from billions to just $99 (3:15), the role of blood testing and sequencing in shaping 23andMe's health approach (27:02), the curious case of the venomous Gila monster (42:09), and much more! * Timestamps: (0:00) Anne Wojcicki of 23andMe joins Jason for an insightful discussion. (1:28) Exploring the impact of 23andMe and the trend of genome sequencing for proactive health management. (3:15) Tracing the dramatic reduction in genome sequencing costs from billions to just $99. (10:58) CLA - Get started with CLA's CPAs, consultants, and wealth advisors now at https://www.claconnect.com/tech 12:24) Discussing a pivotal moment in advancing our understanding of health and genetics. (18:41) Strategies for integrating new health initiatives in the U.S. and international healthcare systems. (22:26) House of Macadamias is the next big health trend! Get a free month's supply of Macadamia Milk with any order at https://www.houseofmacadamias.com/twist by using code TWIST20! (23:54) Addressing the need for a paradigm shift in healthcare policies and incentive structures. (27:02) The role of blood testing and exome sequencing in shaping 23andMe's comprehensive health approach. (30:45) Embracing a holistic perspective in personal health and wellness. (32:57) .Tech Domains has a new program called startups.tech, where you can get your startup featured on This Week in Startups. Go to http://www.startups.tech/jason to find out how! (34:02) Emphasizing the significance of regular blood tests for health monitoring. (41:55) A lesson in healthcare for everyone and the curious case of the venomous Gila monster. (48:59) Connecting the dots between modern healthcare, science, and technology: A real-life 'choose-your-own-adventure'. (52:39) Exploring the benefits of Lemonaid Health's acquisition by 23andMe. (58:32) Anne Wojcicki reflects on her 17-year journey in the field and shares her vision for the future of health and genetics. * Subscribe to This Week in Startups on Apple: https://rb.gy/v19fcp * Check out 23andMe: https://www.23andme.com * Follow Anne: X: https://twitter.com/annewoj23 LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/annewojcicki Follow Jason: X: https://twitter.com/jason Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jason LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jasoncalacanis * Thanks to our partners: (10:58) CLA - Get started with CLA's CPAs, consultants, and wealth advisors now at https://www.claconnect.com/tech (22:26) House of Macadamias is the next big health trend! Get a free month's supply of Macadamia Milk with any order at https://www.houseofmacadamias.com/twist by using code TWIST20! (32:57) .Tech Domains has a new program called startups.tech, where you can get your startup featured on This Week in Startups. Go to http://www.startups.tech/jason to find out how! * Great 2023 interviews: Steve Huffman, Brian Chesky, Aaron Levie, Sophia Amoruso, Reid Hoffman, Frank Slootman, Billy McFarland * Check out Jason's suite of newsletters: https://substack.com/@calacanis * Follow TWiST: Substack: https://twistartups.substack.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/TWiStartups YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/thisweekin * Subscribe to the Founder University Podcast: https://www.founder.university/podcast
Einat Nathan is a mother of five, a parenting expert, a counselor, and the bestselling author of a parenting book called “My Everything”, which got translated in 11 languages. Einat talks about her Israeli mother Miriam who died at a young age from Multiple Sclerosis. From Miriam, we learn about connecting to others and being able to rely on yourself; about beauty and importance of the whole spectrum of emotions; and about learning not to be a people pleaser. Einat openly talks about raising five children and having a career, about stillbirth, and raising an autistic child. From her, we learn one of the biggest and most freeing truths: that life is messy. And that it's good that way. To learn more about Einat, please visit her website. To subscribe to Ana's new "Mama Loves…” newsletter, please go here. To learn more about "Thank You, mama" creative writing workshop, visit here. To contact Ana, to be a guest, or suggest a guest, please send your mail to: email@example.com For more about “Thank You, Mama", please visit: http://www.thankyoumama.net To connect with Ana on social media: https://www.instagram.com/anatajder/ https://www.facebook.com/ana.tajder https://www.linkedin.com/in/anatajder/ https://twitter.com/tajder
Dustin Baker, the founder of BioProtein Technologies, discusses the benefits and misconceptions surrounding human growth hormone (HGH) and the non-synthetic alternative, BioPro Plus. He addresses the hesitations and misconceptions about HGH, the difference between HGH and testosterone replacement therapy (TRT), and the regulations and cost associated with growth hormone. Dustin explains how BioPro Plus works and its affordability compared to synthetic HGH. He also discusses the potential risks and side effects of synthetic drugs and the correlation between growth hormone and cancer. Dustin shares anecdotal evidence of the positive effects of BioPro Plus, including improved energy, libido, and recovery. In this conversation, Dustin Baker discusses natural ways to boost human growth hormone (HGH) levels. He emphasizes the importance of restorative sleep, high-intensity interval training, and proper nutrition. Dustin also explains how BioPro Plus, a growth factor formula, can improve sleep cycles. Overall, the conversation highlights the impact of lifestyle choices on hormone production and the potential benefits of using natural methods to optimize health. Takeaways BioPro Plus is a non-synthetic alternative to HGH that offers similar benefits at a fraction of the cost. Growth hormone and TRT have different effects and are regulated differently, leading to the popularity of TRT over growth hormone. The potential risks and side effects of synthetic drugs can be mitigated by proper management and monitoring. BioPro Plus provides growth factors that trigger cell signals without replacing hormones, making it a safer option. Anecdotal evidence suggests that BioPro Plus can improve energy, libido, recovery, and overall well-being. Restorative sleep is crucial for hormone secretion, and wearing wearables to track sleep can help optimize sleep quality. High-intensity interval training is an effective way to stimulate growth hormone production. Proper nutrition plays a significant role in hormone production, and avoiding endocrine disruptors in food is important. BioPro Plus, a natural growth factor formula, can enhance sleep cycles and improve hormone secretion. Chapters 00:00 Introduction to BioPro Plus and HGH 01:09 Hesitations and Misconceptions about HGH 04:23 Difference between TRT and Growth Hormone 06:39 Regulations and Cost of Growth Hormone 07:13 Affordability and Administration of BioPro Plus 08:06 Difference between Growth Hormone and TRT in Terms of Effects 09:22 Considerations for Hormone Balance 10:16 Potential Risks and Side Effects of Synthetic Drugs 12:32 How BioPro Plus Works and its Non-Synthetic Nature 13:28 Correlation between Growth Hormone and Cancer 15:15 Effects of Growth Hormone on Aging 16:43 Balancing Anti-Aging and Longevity with HGH 17:34 Affordability and Benefits of BioPro Plus 19:09 Dustin's Personal Experience and Passion for BioPro Plus 23:04 Effects of Stopping BioPro Plus 26:13 Anecdotal Evidence of BioPro Plus Benefits 30:25 Other Benefits of BioPro Plus 38:39 Anecdotal Feedback from Users 41:58 Natural Ways to Boost HGH 42:31 The Importance of Restorative Sleep 43:28 High-Intensity Interval Training 44:46 The Impact of Nutrition on Hormone Production 47:21 Effects of BioPro Plus on Sleep 49:50 Connecting with Dustin Baker and BioProtein Technology
Meghan Rhodes is a qualified herbalist who has helped over 80 women start living herbalism, making healthier, safer solutions for themselves and their families a reality. As the founder of Rhodes Roots & Remedies, she has written 10 course books, authored the book Easy Herbal Remedies for Infants and developed a unique four season sense-based herbalism course and journey, Awaken Herbal Wisdom. Meghan's practice of herbalism is rooted in the belief that we must remember, reclaim and relearn our knowledge of our bodies, our autonomy and how to work with plant medicine in order to bring control of our own health back into our families and homes for a sustainable future for ourselves and the planet. Meghan is a member of both the College of Practitioners of Phytotherapy and the Ayurvedic Professionals Association. Connect with Meghan - Get on the waiting list for Meghan's intensive herbalism course - Awaken Herbal Wisdom - enrolling annually - bit.ly/3JsKIAq or DM Meghan the word ACCESS for the link. - Exclusive access to exploring one of the seven tastes - https://bit.ly/47vdbQs - Instagram - @rhodesrootsandremedies (https://www.instagram.com/rhodesrootsandremedies/) - Website - www.rhodesrootsandremedies.co.uk Where to connect with Andrea Website: https://andreaclaassen.com/ Instagram: https://instagram.com/seasonalandrea Seasonal Living Collective: https://andreaclaassen.com/seasonal-living-collective Andrea Claassen Bio Andrea Claassen is an Ayurvedic Wellness Counselor, Ayurvedic Postpartum Doula, RYT 500 hour yoga teacher, and Wild Woman Circle leader who has been in the wellness space since 2007. Her mission is to help you start to live a cyclical life by living in alignment with the seasons using Ayurveda as your guide. She does this by teaching her Peaceful Power Practices centered around movement, mindfulness & mother nature through an Ayurvedic lens. You can hear more from Andrea on her Peaceful Power Podcast where she aims to deliver actionable takeaways for you to live a more holistic lifestyle. Connect with Andrea on her website at www.andreaclaassen.com
In our stressful, fast-paced culture that focuses primarily on physical reality, subtle energies are often shrugged off due to their immaterial nature. We no longer commune with the moon, the sun, or the powerful earth cycles that once guided human societies. But the ancient people who miraculously built structures such as Stonehenge, Sacsayhuaman, the Puma Punku, the Great Pyramids and more... THEY were in tune with these ancient forces of nature. Will we ever understand the depth of their wisdom and capabilities? Maria Wheatley is a second-generation dowser who is a leading authority on the geodetic system of earth energies. She was taught how to decode and divine the land by her late father, Dennis Wheatley, who was considered to be one of the UKs top Master Dowsers. In this episode, you will learn practical tips that will help you reconnect with your sacred feminine nature, the subtle energies of the Earth and other planetary structures as well as the ancestral people who know so much more than we do. We discuss... What we can all learn from sacred sites How to detect earth energies The science of earth divination and how to harmonize our lives with it How to tap into the electromagnetic field of the earth and how it can change our physical body The definition of alchemy The history of magic. If you're fascinated by ancient power spots, temples, pyramids and culture this episode is for YOU! And if you want more on these topics, I highly recommend Awakening Aphrodite Episode 161. Moon Energy: Uncovering the Biological, Cultural and Metaphysical Significance of the Lunar Cycles TIME STAMPS 00:00 The Beginning 00:11:15 Our World: Gaia 00:12:31 How To Find Natural Energies 00:15:29 What Is Geomancy? 00:17:35 How To Optimize Your Environment 00:19:58 Does Dowsing Really Work? 00:23:20 Using Electricity To Analyze Dowsing 00:25:23 Ancient Cultures and Power Spots 00:29:49 What Happened To The Long Skulled People? 00:34:12 Feminine Sacred Sites 00:40:09 The Power of Sacred Sites in Jerusalem 00:42:24 The Power of Egypt 00:45:17 The Power Days Of The Year 00:56:41 How To Ground Yourself and Optimize Your Current State 00:59:24 The Nature Of Cyclical Energy 01:02:55 5G Service Provider 01:04:21 Earth's Message To Her People 01:06:02 Masculine and Feminine Pendulums 01:09:02 Esoteric Definitions 01:11:35 Closing Statements & Resources Subscribing and sharing your kind thoughts & feedback in a review on iTunes is the ultimate way to support Amy and help Awakening Aphrodite in everyone...so thank you in advance!:) You can find all things Amy at: amyfournier.com Jump on Amy's email list where she shares her personal stuff and her newest health and wellness tips and favorite products, classes, course and events updates. For special discounts on Amy's favorite products, visit her estore. We appreciate and encourage you to reach out and interact with us by leaving a comment, following and sharing the episodes at @FitAmyTV on IG and Amy Fournier on FB and remember, you can also watch the episodes on YouTube at Awakening Aphrodite Podcast/FitAmyTV!