Grief

Meeting Pain with Love

We are incredibly honored to welcome the widely-adored Sharon Salzberg to DENtalks! Sharon is a world-renowned Buddhist meditation teacher, New York Times bestselling author, and one of the key influential people credited with bringing meditation to the West. We talk about what it means to accept change, compassionately making space for pain, developing self-respect, and later break down the various approaches to ultimately achieving our goals.

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All the Feels

We were delighted to be joined by 3 sought-after sex & relationship experts, John Wineland, Emily Morse of Sex with Emily, and Ryan Weiss for our latest DENtalks LIVE: All the Feels Mastering Sex and Relationships Panel! Things went deep in this panel, our experts discussed topics such as communication, turn-on’s, the sexiness of devotion, what it means to do the work, what intimacy really is, seeing opportunity in infidelity, the real purpose of relationships and more.

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The Art of Loss & Love

A yoga teacher for over 20 years and the founder of Pacific Ashtanga Yoga Shala, it was the loss of her husband just 48 days after his cancer diagnosis that truly showed Diana Christinson the importance of living a life of love and gratitude. She went on to found the Love BIG Project in his honor, to remind others just how short life is, and to inspire them to find gratitude and take advantage of every moment of it.

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Heather Prete

Who says holidays HAVE to be stressful? In this short Holiday Survival Guide BONUS episode – we are joined by DEN Senior Mindfulness Teacher, who you all know and love, Heather Prete. We were lucky enough to have so many of you send in questions and topics you’d like us to discuss, so the beauty of this episode is that it is all about YOU and we cover pretty much everything! Be sure to stay until the end as Heather shares a Self Compassion Body Scan which you can practice anytime.

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A Conscious Convo on Love

Today we have relationship guru & New York Times bestselling author – Katherine Woodward Thomas is the woman behind the book “Conscious Uncoupling” – made famous by the divorce of none other than Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin. Katherine was single and with just 8 months to her 42nd birthday, Katherine committed to being engaged by 42. Her success prompted her to share the power of manifestation in her acclaimed book, “Calling in the One.”

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Blurring the Religious Borders

Rabbi Wolpe has been named the most influential rabbi in America by Newsweek, and one of the 50 most influential Jews in the world by the Jerusalem Post. In this episode, we dive into both finding and losing faith, the difference between religion and spirituality, and the common thread that runs between beliefs around the world. Rabbi Wolpe humbly shares insights and perspectives that stem from both his experience supporting others through death and hardship to his very personal battle with cancer.

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DENtalks Live: Marianne Williamson

In this one of a kind conversation, Marianne Williamson sits with Tal to share wisdom on everything from pushing past our egos, to our handling relationships with others, and ultimately how to listen to your higher call from God. We dive into today’s current events and political divide, as Marianne gives us a sneak peek at her bid for office to come. Stay tuned for a 20 min deep meditation guided by the legend herself – you won’t want to miss it.

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The Golden Parachute

Meditation teacher, spiritual leader, and artist, Biet Simkin, believes that meditation should never be boring and creates a complete rock and roll experience through her art, music, and spiritual teachings. This woman has experienced more loss, addiction, and sadness than most ever will – but today, she sits before us glowing and happy. Not only does she openly share her past struggles, but we also talk about how you can actually stop your destructive path, how to believe in yourself, the act of surrender, and who we all actually are at the core.

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I Started to Live After I Died

We are honored to have Shaman Durek, 3rd generation shaman, spiritual teacher, and inspirational leader with us on DENtalks to discuss how ego drives us, resolving conflicts through love, how we all deserve and can attain happiness and how he DOES NOT believe in forgiveness. This episode is not for the closed minded – we discuss other dimensions, the dark energies that inhabit our planet, how forgiveness puts you in a purgatory like state, female vs. victim empowerment, and magnetic duality. Look, this episode is deep, but in the best kind of way.

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Homeless NOT Hopeless

LaRayia Gaston’s organization “Lunch on Me” pioneers new grassroots methods to empower the most vulnerable among us, LA’s homeless community. She refuses to give them something that she wouldn’t eat, and explains how one of the biggest problems is how we dehumanize this community, and by ignoring someone’s existence causes incredible damage. LaRayia teaches us how daily microgestures change the world, how we can all check our ego at the door.

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