Sex & Relationships

The Light of The North Star

This week we sit down with the amazing teacher, Light Watkins, to talk serendipity, synchronicity and taking the leaps of faith that require you to build a safety net on the way down. Light is a former model-turned-accomplished author, speaker and Vedic meditation teacher who is a true example of how things will always fall into place exactly how they’re supposed to as long as you have faith in the Universe. Light reminds us all that following your heart will never let you down.

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Surpassing My Spiritual ‘Quota’

Actress Sarah Shahi, mom of 3, has more references and a perfect quote for every situation. As a regular client of the DEN we knew we had to get deep with her on DENtalks. You would never guess by how well read she is (and all the quotes) that it was only 3 years ago, with the death of her father, that she really started honing in on her studies of spirituality. However, when looking back, she shares some crazy stories that illuminate that she really has had a connection with the beyond from a very young age.

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Riding the Cosmic Waves

Today we are joined by Gahl Sasson, teacher of Astrology, Mythology, Mysticism, Kabbalah, and so much more. W Magazine even named him the best astrologer in Los Angeles! We discuss Past Lives and how learning a language is Gahl’s recommendation for helping you tap into your past lives. We dive into some juicy topics about astrology, like exploring the charts of certain countries and why some have proclivity towards war more than others, how astrology was used in WW2, and what we have to look our for in 2019.

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Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff

Founder and CEO of Shape House, an Urban Sweat Lodge, Sophie Chiche opened her first location 6 years ago, and since then has opened 10 locations in Los Angeles and New York catching the attention of celebrities, wellness influencers, press and all those in search of a more spiritual approach to wellness. Sophie opens up about her own personal journey that lead her to sweating, just 10 years ago she was 350 pounds! She shares with us her struggles, and how she began to listen to her own voice inside.

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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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Lights, Camera, ACTIVISM!

Sophia Bush is an actress, an activist, and a producer. You may know from her roles on One Tree Hill, Chicago PD, and John Tucker Must Die. She is also blazing the way for people to own activism as a major part of who they are in their own lives. She is also blazing the way for people to own activism as a major part of who they are in their own lives. She has a loud voice on social media and is fearless in her beliefs – whatever they may bring. She is an inspiration to many and she doesn’t get stuck in her fear.

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Find Your Circle, Find Yourself

Andréa Bendewald, a phenomenal mom, friend, actress, and also incredible spiritual leader here at The DEN Meditation, is with us today for a conversation rooted in The Art of Circling. Andrea runs our circles at The DEN, which we will talk about more in depth in today’s episode. We chat about her journey from being a successful actress to a spiritual mentor, the art of listening, falling off the spiritual wagon (and how you can get back on it), the law of attraction, how to stay centered, and how to dig deep in a world that sometimes rewards what’s on the surface.

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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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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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