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CSP #23: Fear vs. Love (on the canvas and off!) with Whitney Freya

Whitney Freya’s North Star is “Life is the canvas of your soul.” She is passionate about guiding you into a Personal Painting Practice that is your own self-energy work, meditation, prayer and healing. Her third book has just been published and is titled RISE ABOVE, Free Your Mind One Brush Stroke at a Time! It is full color magic! She began her creative career 21 years ago as a wanna-be artist, with no formal art training. She opened an art center in an old home in Nashville, TN and she spiraled out from there!

 

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CSP #22: Sacred Storytelling with Leah Lamb

Leah Lamb, studied with many masters of story in theater, film, as well as Neighborhood playhouse school of theater and received a masters in social work. She has produced documentaries, PSA’s and interactive theater events. Her work focuses on strengthening  communities, and creates unique gatherings where participants can explore the mythic forms while exploring their consciousness. Leah created the storytelling ceremony, a place where complex social issues are addressed such as The Story of The Witch, and She Rises, A New Creation Story for a New Paradigm.  Lamb is committing to using story to meet the moment of the times we are living in, and views stories as the vehicle to explore the world we are living in.

For seven years she worked as a wilderness guide with youth with youth at risk. Her storytelling has taken on several mediums, including launching the Green Channel at the Emmy award winning television network, Current TV, and has written about the environment for National Geographic News Watch, Planet Green, Huffington Post Spirituality & Health Magazine and Fast Company.  Lamb is a graduate of the 13 Moon Mystery School, and is a scholar at the Orphan Wisdom School, and is the creator of Soul Stories, a form of mystical storytelling that allows for people to explore their archetypal structure and examine their lives through the metaphors presented in the mythic landscape from a one of a kind story created just for them.

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CSP #21: The Art of Appreciation with Mike Robbins

Mike Robbins is the author of four books, Focus on the Good StuffBe Yourself Everyone Else is Already TakenNothing Changes Until You Do, and, Bring Your Whole Self to Work. He’s a former pro baseball player whose playing career ended due to an injury.  For the past 17 years, he’s been a sought-after motivational speaker who delivers keynotes and seminars to groups of all kinds.  Some of his clients include Google, Wells Fargo, eBay, Schwab, Gap, and the San Francisco Giants.  He and his work have been featured in Forbes and the Wall Street Journal, as well as on ABC News and the Oprah radio network.  Since 2008 he has been a regular contributor to the Huffington Post and his books have been translated into fourteen different languages.  For more information about Mike and his work, visit www.Mike-Robbins.com.

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CSP #20: The Subtraction Project with Cass McCrory

Cass McCrory is a Mom of 3, wife to one amazing guy, Business Strategist and owner of Capra Strategy, creator of Subtraction Project a passion project about how we can get such full lives to “add-up.” In all things she looks to enjoy the journey, find the adventure and learn.

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CSP #19: Playing into love with dating coach Macy Matarazzo

From heartbreak after heartbreak to becoming a first-time bride after 40, Macy Matarazzo has discovered the sweet spot of attracting LOVE. She leverages a combination of her leadership corporate change management expertise, creative exploration, Intuitive/Energy Healing, Kundalini yoga/meditation and other radical proven technologies for transformation. She shares a powerful and FUN path to help women experience positive change in their lives and has been working with these tools for over 10 years.

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[2:40] Macy’s personal struggle around relationships.
[8:30] Declaring her year to find her beloved.
[10:17] Emerging and allowing our real selves to be seen, playing into love.
[15:30] How we are always trying to be better versions of ourselves.
[18:14] No-rules dating strategy
[21:49] Growing our intuition so that we attracting people with real resonance.
[23:45] Macy coaches Andrea about a weird dating situation.
[29:59] Communicating with your future beloved’s higher self.
[36:00] On self-love and being “needy”

CSP #18: The Courage Habit with Kate Swoboda

Kate Swoboda (aka, “Kate Courageous”) is Director of the Courageous Living Coach Certification and creator of YourCourageousLife.com, where she teaches people how to change old patterns of self-doubt and create courageous habits (and courageous lives) using the neuropsychology of habit-formation. She helps individuals who feel stuck start connecting to their most courageous selves, and she helps companies to create more innovative office cultures where teams at every level feel valued for their contribution to the whole.

Kate was deemed one of the top 50 bloggers in health, fitness and happiness by Greatist. She has contributed to Entrepreneur, USA Today, Forbes, Lifetime Moms, The Intelligent Optimist, MindBodyGreen, Business Insider, and more. She has been a consultant for teams within businesses, and she’s spoken at conferences and seminars on the topic of courage as it relates to personal development, releasing overwhelm, business and marketing, money mindset, wellness, increasing emotional resilience, and healthy goal-setting using habit-formation techniques.

Her first book, The Courage Habit: How to Accept Your Fears, Release the Past, and Live Your Courageous Life (New Harbinger Publications) will be on shelves in spring 2018.

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Show notes:

[5:24] Jealousy is a map
[8:08] Mondo Beyondo + how it helped Kate’s life come alive
[11:10] Creating the Courageous Living Coach Certification
[19:02] Defining courage
[21:20] How courage lives in the body
[28:30] Tonglen practice and soul hygiene

P.S. If you’d like to know more about the Courageous Living Coach Certification, click on this link for the full scoop. She is taking applications now + the program will start in January 2018.

 

 

CSP #17: Get your scary sh*t done with Jennifer Louden

Jennifer Louden is a personal growth pioneer who helped launch the concept of self-care with her first best-selling book The Woman’s Comfort Book. She’s the author of 6 additional books on well-being and whole living: The Couple’s Comfort Book, The Pregnant Woman’s Comfort Book, The Woman’s Retreat Book, Comfort Secrets for Busy Women (The Comfort Queen’s Guide to Life in hardcover), The Life Organizer, and A Year of Daily Joy. There are about a million copies of her books in print in 9 languages.

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CSP #16: White Hot Truth with Danielle LaPorte

Danielle LaPorte is an invited member of Oprah’s Super Soul 100, a group who, in Oprah Winfrey’s words, “is uniquely connecting the world together with a spiritual energy that matters.”

She is author of White Hot Truth: Clarity for Keeping It Real on Your Spiritual Path from One Seeker to Another, The Fire Starter Sessions: A Soulful + Practical Guide to Creating Success on Your Own Terms, and The Desire Map: A Guide to Creating Goals with Soul—the book that has been translated into 8 languages, evolved into a yearly day planner system, a top 10 iTunes app, and an international workshop program with licensed facilitators in 15 countries.

Named one of the “Top 100 Websites for Women” by Forbes, millions of visitors go to DanielleLaPorte.com every month for her daily #Truthbombs and what’s been called “the best place online for kickass spirituality.”

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Show Notes:

[3:24] Why she wrote White Hot Truth
[5:30] The vicious cycle of trying to be better and graduating from self-help
[9:30] Our stable of intuitives
[12:00] One being discerning about our tools
[13:40] Spiritual glamour
[16:35] On choosing to be here, in a body
[20:59] Sacred sex + sex magic
[26:29] Faux freedoms + open relationships
[31:50] Spiritual activism

CSP #15: Boundaries + Protection with Pixie Lighthorse

Pixie Lighthorse mothers the nurture-deficient world by teaching Earth Medicine theory and skills. Her educational programs are used by helpers and healers to advance in their fields of study, as well as by individuals in the self-healing process.

She is the author of the Prayers of Honoring series, written to restore the bonds between people and nature while healing spiritual trauma. In 2017, she completed her third book, Boundaries & Protection.

She has created and taught over forty online educational courses applying integrative shamanism, animal and plant studies, and the Medicine Wheel. She also developed a shamanic painting course entitled Visual Quest for online and live audiences.

She defines Earth Medicine as the accumulated learnings modeled by nature: the creatures, plants and geology which make up our world.

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CSP #14: Live Awake with Sarah Blondin

Busy pursuing a career in Acting in Vancouver, life took a massive turn when Sarah became pregnant with her first son. Her spirit called her- rather forced- her into nature. Upon submersion into solitude and the quiet country life she discovered her authentic writing voice and began creating the podcast series ‘Live Awake’ (August 2015-current). Her teachings and meditations have been requested for use in prisons in the United States as well as recovery and wellness programs, and have been translated into several different languages. She has since given birth to her second son and attributes much of her creativity and insights to becoming and being mother.

 

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