Health & Nutrition

Spritual Guide for Surviving Quarantine

This week we are bringing you our go to Spiritual Guide for Surviving Quarantine with three of our favorite ladies – Mama Medicine aka Deborah Hanekamp, Feng Shui expert Meghan Wallace James, and Crystal Queen Colleen McCann. This episode is FILLED with practical tips and tricks that we can use right now to help us spiritually survive this COVID-19 quarantine.

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We All Need Some Meditation Right Now

After several years in a high-pressure position in the music industry, Megan Monahan went in search of a life with more balance – heading south to the coastal retreat of San Diego. Away from the urban sprawl, Megan was able to destress and immerse herself in her own healing at the Chopra Center of Wellbeing. Megan is the author of Don’t Hate, Meditate and we are so lucky to have her with us at The DEN for a light hearted conversation about meditation, forgiveness, and finding inner calm.

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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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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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Lisa’s Thirty Life Crisis

For anyone struggling with anxiety, depression, or OCD – this episode is proof that you are not alone. Youtuber and author of Thirty Life Crisis, Lisa Schwartz aka Lisbug, is very vulnerable with us as she dives into her experience with anxiety and OCD, healing childhood wounds, the key role relationships played in her finally getting help, how finding a therapist is like dating, and the many ways she’s learned to deal with her anxiety including using a mantra! She even shares advice on how to support someone who is suffering with anxiety, OCD, or depression.

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All the Astrological Details

Rose Theodora discusses the level of responsibility involved in giving an individual a reading, why strategy and knowing the basic formula is consequential, as well as the importance of practicing discernment. We also get into the difference between fortune telling and deriving information, the effects of being born during a lunar or solar eclipse (talk about magnetic), how being born a twin affects your chart, and all the nuances of chart reading! Rose even shares how your choices of food, the clothes you wear, and your favorite colors all are impacted by the arrangement of the planets in your chart!

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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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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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