Family & Parenting

The Hardest Role: Motherhood

DENtalks Podcast welcomes actress Jordana Brewster for a candid conversation about motherhood, the pressures of Hollywood, and how meditation has helped her move through her anxiety. The mother of two, and star of Lethal Weapon and The Fast and Furious movie series, digs deep into how finding a spiritual practice helped her quiet her thoughts and helped her navigate her career. She speaks honestly about how parenting threw her off her practice and yet became the biggest reminder of how essential it is to hers and her kids daily balance.

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To Monk or Not To Monk

Former buddhist monk, Scott Tusa, joins us on DENtalks Podcast for a very candid conversation about the dynamics of becoming a monk at age 28 and his decision to hang up his robes. His modern take on the ancient religion is refreshing and relatable as he discusses what drew him to Buddhism, the principles of Buddha Nature and the practicality of Dukkah. Scott’s story is incredibly inspiring and you will leave this episode with a new understanding and appreciation of Buddhism.

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Owning Your Fire

Prominent yoga + meditation teacher, Nina Endrst, joins DENtalks today! Nina is an open book. She shares how she has dealt with deep trauma, anger, and learned self acceptance. How her own chronic health issues and childhood trauma promoted her career change, which ultimately led her to deepen her practice and begin to teach. For anyone who feels stuck or overwhelmed by your past, this episode is for you! Nina is a beautiful example of being empowered by your past – not letting it define you.

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Self Identity is KEY

CEO/Founder and all around wonderful human, Caitlin Crosby, joins DENTalks to share her remarkable story of starting her own business, the Giving Keys. Prepare to be inspired by this humbling conversation about religion vs spirituality, virginity, and the serendipitous moments and signs that have guided Caitlin towards the right path.

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Diamond in the Rough

Sober coach and DEN Breathwork guide, Jon Paul Crimi, joins DENtalks for a conversation that is far from your average “spiritual talk.” Jon shares his personal trip to rock bottom, and how a near-death experience at the age of 19 changed the course of his life. From rock bands to breathwork, his rough and raw journey will inspire you to embrace your faults for change. if you’ve ever felt like you might not belong, think again.

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One Cleanse at a Time

We are joined by LA’s cleanse expert and top holistic nutritionist herself, Elissa Goodman! Elissa opens up about how her battle with Hodgkins Lymphoma influenced her decision to take her health into her own hands, turning to the power of nutrition and self-love to heal. She gives us a snapshot of her daily menu and routine – take notes people – and shares advice on turning inward.

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Who Am I Without MS?

Jamie-Lynn Sigler, best known for her role of Meadow on the Sopranos, joins Tal for a brave conversation about her struggle for positivity in her battle with MS, her refreshing take on death, and how finding a practice has shifted the energy in her life. Jamie is more than a “sick girl,” she is a courageous mother of two with great practical advice we could all use to check-in with ourselves when life gets rough.

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My Ancestors are Gurus, but I Ended Up on Wall Street

Author, international speaker, spiritual guru and senior DEN teacher, Chandresh Bhardwaj, joins DENtalks for a refreshing conversation about spirituality. He shares how death played an important role in his life, how he ended up on Wall Street in his 20’s, and a surprisingly practical view on spirituality.

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Obsessions Aside

We’re joined by actress, Amanda Seyfried, who has starred in Mean Girls, Mamma Mia, Big Love and so much more. Amanda opens up about her experience as a kid struggling with undiagnosed OCD, and shares her journey to accepting this and anxiety over time. The honest conversation reminds you to stay grounded and lose the fear of looking inwards to start making sense of life.

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From Neo-Nazi to Enlightened Leader

Former neo-nazi leader turned global peace advocate, Christian Picciolini, joins DENtalks to share his inspirational story of leaving the violent hate movement he helped create, to becoming an Emmy Award winner for his “There is Life After Hate” peace campaign. This conversation with Christian touches on the importance of finding your identity, community and purpose.

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