207. The Enlightenment Project - Jonathan Robinson
Is enlightenment what we think it is?
Is following a guru the right path for spiritual seekers?
Jonathan Robinson is the author of the new book, The Enlightenment Project. Over the past 40 years, he has interviewed some of the most influential spiritual leaders of our time, including the Dalai Lama, Ram Dass, and Mother Teresa, and has been a frequent guest on The Oprah Show. In this episode, we talk a lot about enlightenment - what it is (you might be surprised!), common misconce…
206. Helping the Blind to See - Nate Zeleznick
Is it possible for visually blind people to energetically sense their surroundings as if they have sight?
Nate Zeleznick is the President and Co-founder of Vibravision®, which merges ancient energetic martial arts with modern science and training technology, to offer the most advanced personal energy management system on the planet. Over the past 20+ years he has mastered the energetic arts, co-founded the only U.S. school allowed to train these capabilities, has received validatio…
205. Overcoming Scoliosis and Autoimmune Disorder - Brenda Carey
How does the subconscious mind equate something being wrong with our health to something being “wrong with me,” particularly in adolescence?
Can pain be the catalyst to finding purpose?
Brenda Carey is passionate about guiding people to Energetically align with their heart’s deepest desire. Her calling is to inspire others from her own personal transformation of the struggles of spinal fusion surgery and autoimmune issues. She is the creator of the holistic health program Inspire…
203. Shamanic Family Living - The Sacred Family film
Carmen and Sergio are shamans in Peru, guiding seekers through a spiritual journey through ayahuasca ceremonies. They are also parents to three teenage children. The new documentary, The Sacred Family, follows Carmen, Sergio, and their children on a thousand mile road trip into the Amazon to find balance in their lives. Against the backdrop of honoring the sacredness to be found in life, the family also experiences the all-too-familiar encroachment of the addictions of modern lif…
202. Full Sight to Blind and Back Again - Vanessa Potter
Imagine living your life exactly as you are today, and suddenly over the course of three days your sight continually deteriorates until you are completely blind. As you and the doctors try to figure out what is happening, you realize you also cannot stand up; paralysis is now setting in.
This is what Vanessa Potter went through ten years ago. She went from a busy television producer to full-time healing from blindness and paralysis. She was able to overcome her health issues by imm…
200. Milestone Celebration: FAQs with Michael Massey
Michael Massey joins to celebrate the 200th episode of The Meditation Conversation podcast! It seems like just yesterday I was releasing the 100th episode. We thought it would be fun to answer some Frequently Asked Questions that each of us receive. We talk about personality constructs, and the deconstruction of personality which can come through spiritual awakening, the ups and downs to trying to get your family to adopt a meditation practice, what the concept of God means to us, a…
199. Otherworldly Soul Family Reunion - The Zenith
It was a joy to reconnect with The Zenith from Ireland. The Zenith and I have come together a couple of times previously - once on his podcast, The Spirit Channel, and in episode 177 of The Meditation Conversation. The Zenith was excited to come back on and share his experience of his consciousness expanding and rising into the spirit realm. He shares a fascinating and unique perspective on this profound soul union. Some highlights of our conversation include:
- Zenith shares an am…
198. The Root Cause of Your Illness - Magic Barclay
How did Magic Barclay go from a Stage 4, terminal cancer diagnosis to helping others heal through a holistic approach to health?
Could a trauma from decades ago be causing health symptoms you are experiencing today?
Magic Barclay joins from Australia to discuss her journey to healing and how she is helping others to their own healing with a wholistic view. Magic is the author of 4 books, and is an expert in many areas related to toxicity and immune function.
- What is wholeism? …
197. Transformative Yoga - Lily Allen-Duenas
Lily Allen-Duenas left her secure corporate job, packed up her stuff, sold her car, and moved to Cambodia to teach yoga and dive deeply into the studies of yoga, meditation, Reiki healing, and other modalities. How was she able to recognize the inner guidance that lead to that huge leap? What is the experience of Vipassana retreat like? What do you learn in that discomfort and pain?
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196. Wisdom Hidden in Trauma - Stacia Aashna
How can growing up with trauma help to unlock superpowers?
Stacia Aashna has experienced this for herself. She grew up in a traumatic environment, and the transformation healing required for her to find joy provided fertile soil for her to be able to also help others. In this conversation, we touch on many topics, including:
- How yoga and psychotherapy helped her overcome panic attacks so severe she would faint.
- What is Internal Family System (IFS), and how does it assist in h…