Family & Parenting

COVID-19 Series: Part 1

As a leader in the community, Rabbi Wolpe shares with us the ways that he has been continuing to spread joy during this time. He talks about the importance of learning how to smile at ourselves when we’re alone, keeping traditions alive, being flexible with change, and finding the resources within OURSELVES to make us happy, calm, and content. Rabbi Wolpe also shares the 3 lessons he believes we are supposed to be learning from this pandemic. There are so many positive takeaways from this episode that we can all turn towards during this time!

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Embracing Uncertainty

When Mike Bender first started “Awkward Family Photos” in 2009 he was still working as a writer in Hollywood, but the immediate response to the website inspired him to go with the momentum. Mike talks about the transition to an unexpected career change and how it altered his perspective to embrace ‘nothingness’ and rewire our brains with our thoughts so they stop triggering the neural pathways that cause us harm.

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Practical Non Toxic Living

Sophia Gushee, a toxic exposures expert also known as a “clean living guru,” first cultivated an interest in researching toxic exposures simply as a mom trying to find safe products for her children. What we love most about Sophia is that she advocates for practical nontoxic living, recognizing that everyone is going to be different in what they’re willing to give up, and balance is key, as it is impossible to live completely non toxic. Are you looking for guidance as to what you can do to reduce toxins in your everyday life? This episode is for you!

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Living at a Higher Vibration

Spiritual writer, certified spiritual practitioner, and founder of Vibrate Higher Daily, Lalah Delia, opens up and shares her story of making a conscious shift from showing up without power in relationships to breaking out of the cycle of abuse. Once she realized that she needed to have her own needs met before she could share herself with others, then, and only then, could she take a step on the ladder toward self-actualization. Her fascinating journey reminds us of our shared humanity as so many of us struggle to recognize our own self worth or have the courage to stand in our power.

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Do The F*cking Work

This week we welcome back one of our favorites, Jon Paul Crimi, a well-known breathwork teacher and transformational coach, as well as Founder & CEO of the sober coaching business Total Life Solution. We talk about the importance of asking for help when overcoming addiction and trauma to find self-love, and the willingness to let go of where you think you should be to get to where you’re supposed to be. If you’re looking for a no-nonsense approach for how to create change in your life, Jon Paul will show you how to do the work.

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Learn to Love Your Body

Embody Love Movement is a non-profit whose mission is to empower girls and women to celebrate their inner beauty, commit to kindness, and contribute to meaningful change in the world. Dr. Melody Moore is doing incredible work and shares with us her own personal struggles with body image, her traumatic childhood, how yoga came into her life, and the importance of pausing and taking a deep breath. She even opens up deeply about her affair and the importance of learning how to forgive yourself. Dr. Moore is relatable and a wealth of knowledge and we feel so lucky to have her as a guest on DENtalks.

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Lessons from a Mindful Millennial

This week we sit down with one of our very own DEN teachers, Laurasia Mattingly. She shares with us how the loss of her mother unconsciously lead her down a path of reckless behavior and self numbing and how discovering meditation and mindfulness brought awareness to what she was doing so she could begin the healing process. If you’re looking for ideas on how to manifest and practice gratitude in the midst of personal struggles, or even just hear more insight from one of your favorite DEN instructors, then this is a great episode for you!

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Human Design: Roadmap of Your Life

Human Design Guide, Erin Claire Jones, takes us on a deep dive into Human Design – understanding your wiring or operating system and how you make decisions. We will dive into all this and more as Erin walks us through the 5 Human Design types – Generator, Manifesting Generator, Manifestors, Projectors, and Reflectors, how she uses Human Design in a business setting, how to build a team using Human Design, the diverse characteristics of each type, how the different types can work together, and how you can use the information provided by your Human Design type to help you navigate life.

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The Missing Link to Success is Intuition

Psychic, intuitive, medium, meditation leader and author of Intuitive Being, Jill Willard, covers a lot of ground on topics such as past lives, parenting, patriarchy, chakras, intuition and energy centers. Jill offers many practical tips on how we can all tap into our own intuition and strengthen our energy centers. She even dishes on how people like Martin Luther King Jr, Michael Jackson, and JFK have come through to her in readings – but her stories may not be what you’d expect. This episode is full of surprises and will leave you questioning a lot, in the best way possible.

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14,000 Mile Journey Within

Travel writer, public speaker, and the author of “To Shake The Sleeping Self, Jedidah Jenkins, digs into his 14,000 mile cycling trip from Oregon to Patagonia and the surprising (or not so surprising) lessons that came out of this brave adventure. This episode has so many incredible takeaways, but one of the biggest lessons Jedidah shares is how a journey like the one he took, really do work in impacting and changing your life forever. It may not be on your expected timeline, but the journey is always working within you.

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