Life Transition

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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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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Soulmates

For our DENtalks LIVE panel on SOULMATES, we were joined by Ryan Weiss – Life coach and Spiritual Counselor, Jill Willard – Intuitive, Medium, Meditation Leader and author, and Katherine Woodward Thomas – NY Times Bestselling Author, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, and Transformative Educator. This panel is filled with a multitude of lessons, but one shines through it all – If we can cultivate joy within ourselves and evolve into our own maturity, this is when our light shines and we thus attract the right soul mate who is meant for our soul growth.

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Miracles with Gateway Healing

Katie Kyleen Sabbaghian is a spiritual psychologist and a soul healer who shares her fascinating story of self healing and recovery after receiving an alarming medical diagnosis. She describes how she sought solutions outside of herself, from traditional medicine to alternative healing modalities, to no avail. It was only in a moment of complete surrender that allowed her to invoke divine assistance. Kate struggled to understand this “spiritual intervention,” which led her to more formal study and ultimately a Master’s in Spiritual Psychology.

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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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DENtalks LIVE: Practical Astrology

Our favorite Israeli Astrologer, Gahl Sasson is back with us LIVE for our 100th episode to chat all about Practical Astrology. Gahl gives us practical ways we can all use astrology in our own lives and emphasizes the importance of awareness and oneness. He even relates astrology to google maps, we know our destination and astrology will lay out different ways to get there but ultimately it is up to us to choose which path to take to get there. Have questions about the moon cycle? Lucky for us, Gahl walks us through the different moon cycles and what is best to do during each cycle. This episode is filled with practical tips to incorporate astrology into your ever day life.

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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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