Anxiety & Mental Health

From Mormonism to Meditation

We are so excited to welcome our friend, Benjamin Decker, a founding teacher at DEN Meditation, author of Practical Meditation for Beginners, and leader of our Learn to Meditate online workshop at DENanywhere.com. In this episode, you will learn how he’s become the man he is today – from growing up in a Mormon household where he is a direct descendant of Joseph Smith, the beliefs from Mormonism that he still holds to be true today, the mystical side of Mormonism, how he believes sexuality is a preference, the importance of a committed meditation practice, and how intuition is the key to everything in life.

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Yogi Without Borders

Emily Morwen, co-founder of Modo Yoga LA, talks to us about several transitions in her life that led her to open her yoga studio. Modo Yoga started originally in Canada and has over 80 locations worldwide, all with individual owners who collectively meet every year to create a like-minded community focused on acceptance and diversity. Emily talks to us about what makes this community so special, why practicing hot yoga resonates with her, and how she incorporates her own grounding techniques (such as singing) into her yoga classes.

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From Boardroom to Bali

Ben Feder is the former CEO of Take Two Interaction – the gaming company that’s behind some of the best known video games like Grand Theft Auto and Civilization. However everything changed for him when he decided to take a sabbatical and move his family of 6 to Bali. We discuss the power of choice, the risks and tradeoffs for the choices we make, how you don’t have to be in the one percent to make these leaps in life, what things he still practices today from his time in Bali, and so much more.

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Life Outside the Suffering State

Transformational leader Preethaji, along with her husband Krishnaji, are adored by many including Usher, Arianna Huffington, Ari Emanyel, and Mark Sullivan to name a few and have been referred to as two of the most transformational leaders of our time, helping millions around the world achieve love, prosperity and purpose through the power of the beautiful state. Preethji teaches us that if we can shift ourselves into a beautiful state, then everything begins to flow with ease.

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DENtalks LIVE: TRANSpiritual

On this episode of DENtalks LIVE, we’re so honored to have Jayson Moton as our guest for a very important conversation on TRANSpirituality! Jayson shares with us the feeling of being trapped in a gender role that felt unfamiliar. In this very special episode, he shares with us his experience of coming out to friends and family, the ongoing process of finding your identity beyond the body, and how to look for the balance between both our masculine and feminine qualities

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Design Your Life

Celinne Da Costa is a coach by day and a writer by night who finally made the big decision to leave the corporate world and venture down a not so traditional path, where the idea for her business came about, and the fears she confronted in order to take that leap of faith for her future. The power of getting to know yourself is a huge theme for this episode. Celinne shares many tips that we can all implement in our own lives to better understand ourselves, confront our fears, and live life to the fullest.

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Pinpointing the Problem

Cara Jolly, Acupuncturist and Herbalist, began her journey in science, conducting research at UIC and NYU alongside prominent psychologists – however she realized the limited set of beliefs many scientists had and set off on a holistic path of healing. Cara shares with us her story from science to eventually opening up her own Holistic Health center in Los Angeles. We dive into everything about acupuncture, from our energy bodies, what a meridian point is, how the acupuncture needles puncture fascia, some of her favorite miracle stories, and so much more!

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You’re A Psychic Too!

Best-selling author and psychic, Laura Day, talks to us about the intuitive and healing abilities that exist in all of us! We talk about the importance of creating community and plugging into that interconnectedness to find healing through each other. We discuss a process called “embodiment,” where you ask questions to identify your goal or wish and then run an experiment to see where your mind goes. Understanding how embodiment works and using mindfulness to be more fully in “you” can help with anxiety, depression, weight loss and more!

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Eating with Intention

This episode is all about LIVING (and eating) with intention. Cassandra Bodzak openly shares her journey of disordered eating and how she turned to spirituality and meditation to help her through it – she even refers to her sickest days as a divine intervention, a mindset we can all benefit from. She shares so many tips on being your own food investigator, how to properly do an elimination diet to get to a root cause of discomfort, how your period affects your eating, and even the meaning behind your food cravings.

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CBD 101

This conversation is way more than your average THC vs CBD conversation. From wanting to be a pharmacist at a young age to now owning a successful CBD company, Mowellens Founder, Amy Duncan, has always had a love for science, wellness, and a self proclaimed knack for simplifying complex topics. She breaks down what CBD is, how it affects our bodies, tips on how to incorporate CBD in your everyday life from your latte to your skincare, the importance of listening to your intuition, and prevailing past negativity to follow your passion.

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