Category Archives: Podcast

CSP #8: The Five Invitations with Frank Ostaseski

An internationally respected Buddhist teacher, Frank Ostaseski is the visionary cofounder of the Zen Hospice Project and Metta Institute. He has sat on the precipice of death with more than a thousand people. He has trained countless clinicians and caregivers in the art of mindful and compassionate care. In The Five Invitations: Discovering What Death Can Teach Us About Living Fully, he distills the lessons gleaned over decades of selfless service offering an evocative and stirring guide that points to a radical path to transformation.

The Five Invitations:

  • Don’t Wait
  • Welcome Everything, Push Away Nothing
  • Bring Your Whole Self to the Experience
  • Find a Place of Rest in the Middle of Things
  • Cultivate Don’t Know Mind

The Five Invitations: Discovering What Death Can Teach Us About Living Fully are mutually supportive principles, permeated with love that are reliable guides for being with dying. And, as it turns out, they have a relevance for all of us in living a life of integrity, meaning and purpose. They can be understood as best practices for anyone navigating a life transition, coping with loss or serious illness or a personal crisis. They guide us toward appreciating life’s preciousness. The Five Invitations is a powerful and inspiring exploration of the essential wisdom dying has to show about waking up fully to our lives.

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CSP #7: Secret missions of kindness with Kelly Rae Roberts

Listen in as Kelly Rae Roberts and I talk about secret missions of kindness… and the ways that creativity, intention and kindness intersect.

Kelly Rae Roberts is an author, an artist and a possibilitarian. You can find her gorgeous art prints, her book and so much more inspiration on her website. 

Show Notes:

Lovebomb: The retreat we mention at the beginning of the episode.
A powerful ritual from one of our Lovebomb retreats.

AND… if you get inspired by the conversation and want to join in the Make Your Own Magic e-course, you are more than welcome!

 

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CSP #6: A tribute to Amy Krouse Rosenthal: Make the most of your time here.


You likely saw her piece in the NYtimes Modern Love this week entitled You May Want to Marry My Husband. It’s heartbreaking and beautiful and if you haven’t read it, please do so that you can have this window into her gorgeous heart.

This is an interview I recorded about 10 years ago, when I thought I had all the time in the world to continue to get to know Amy and celebrate her work. It is with great love and admiration that I bring you this little time capsule of an episode. It is one tiny thing I can do to honor her magic!


Amy Krouse Rosenthal
is a person who likes to make things. She is a contributor to the TED conference and NPR. Her 30+ books for children include Little Pea, Uni the Unicorn, I Wish You More, Exclamation Mark, Spoon, Chopsticks, Duck! Rabbit!, Yes Day, The OK Book, The Wonder Book, Cookies: Bite-Size Life Lessons, Plant a Kiss, and Wumbers.

As for her adult work, Amazon named Encyclopedia of an Ordinary Life one of the top 10 memoirs of the decade.  A guided journal based on this book was recently released, titled Encyclopedia of Me: My Life from A-Z.  Some of her other bestselling guided journals include The Belly Book, The Bride-to-be-Book, My Birthday Book and The Big Sibling Book.

Her viral videos include The Beckoning of Lovely, The Money Tree, The Kindness Thought Bubble, and Life is a Marathon.

Notes:

Amy’s website

You May Want to Marry My Husband by Amy Krouse Rosenthal

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CSP #5: SARK on Deeply Grieving and Wildly Living

So excited and moved to bring you the newest episode of the podcast! The interview is with my longtime friend and mentor SARK… It’s a vulnerable and poignant conversation about grief, love, the afterlife and even dating again after loss.

It’s juicy. And if you know SARK, you know that’s just how she rolls.

It’s my honor to bring you this episode.

SARK (Susan Ariel Rainbow Kennedy) is a bestselling author and artist. Her books have sold over two million copies. She is the founder and creative fountain of Planet SARK, a thriving business that creates fabulous products and services to support empowered living. She lives gladly in San Francisco.

Notes:

Succulent Wild Love: Six Powerful Habits for Feeling More Love More Often by SARK and Dr. John Waddell

Magical story of how I met SARK.

Second Firsts: Christina Rasmussen

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CSP #4: The Drama Triangle and the gifts of anger with Juna Mustad

Juna Mustad is a Life & Relationship Coach, as well as an Intuitive. Her genius is in supporting people who are experiencing big or small life transitions. Whether they are facing challenges in their primary relationship, changing jobs, experiencing health & body issues, or simply have a sense that something needs to change. I support and guide my clients into gaining greater clarity and confidence as they step forward into the new life they are creating. I use a skillful combination of intuition, the Hendricks Institute’s brilliant whole-body coaching techniques, and somatic therapy. My unique gift is my ability to make personal growth not only sustainable, but also deeply enriching, rewarding and fun.

Website: www.junamustad.com Relationship Blog: www.dailyrelationship.com

Show notes:

  1. The Drama Triangle originated with Stephen Karpman. Juna and her partner Justin have a free e-course about it here if you’d like to go deeper.
  2. You can get an intuitive session with Juna here.
  3. The Good Girl’s Guide to Anger by Juna Mustad on Elephant Journal.
  4. Waking up in Bali: Retreat with Juna Mustad and Andrea Scher this May 8th-14th. There are still a couple of spots available!

 

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CSP #3: Flora Bowley on brave, intuitive painting

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Flora Bowley is an internationally celebrated painter, workshop facilitator, author, visionary, and inspirationalist. Her soulful and transformational approach to painting has inspired thousands of people across the globe to “let go, be bold, and unfold” as they move through fear and welcome joyful spontaneous expression back into the creative process. Combining twenty years of professional painting experience with her background as a yoga instructor, massage therapist, and lifelong truth seeker, Flora infuses her teaching and painting style with a deep connection to body, mind, and spirit. This unique fusion offers up a truly transformational experience – one that honors intuition, self-discovery, and the perfect, ever-changing present moment.

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Show notes:

There’s still time to register for Flora’s Creative Revolution e-course!

You can find her brand new book Creative Revolution: Personal Transformation through Brave Intuitive Painting here.

The Miracle Morning: The Not-So-Obvious Secret Guaranteed to Transform Your Life (Before 8AM)

 

CSP #2: The Art of Money with Bari Tessler

Bari Tessler Linden, M.A., is a Financial Therapist, Mentor Coach, Mama-preneur, and the Founder of The Art of Money. She has guided thousands of people to new, empowered, and refreshingly honest relationships with money through her nurturing, body-centered approach.

Bari earned a Masters in Somatic Psychology from Naropa University and worked in body-centered therapy for over a decade before unexpectedly falling in love with bookkeeping systems and money work. Her unique methodology integrates these two worlds into deep money healing that honors all the facets of our money relationships: body to spirit, lineage to career, smart practices to deep visioning, and much more.

You can learn more about the Art of Money School here! Still time to register for this year.

 

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CSP #1: Curvy yoga with Anna Guest-Jelley

Oh my goodness friends. I am beyond excited to bring you the very first episode of the Creative Superheroes podcast! Anna Guest-Jelley is the perfect person to kick things off… She is wise and grounded and full of insight about self-compassion and self-love.

Listen in as we talk about how Anna created Curvy Yoga, what body acceptance actually looks like and feels like + how deep transformation often comes through our bodies.

You can find Anna’s brand new book here: Curvy Yoga: Love Yourself & Your Body a Little More Each Day

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